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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By ZeldasMom
  Don't know how cheap this is, but what about...


Don't know how cheap this is, but what about putting together a woodworking kit for your son?
 
Lester Walker's Housebuilding for Children has instructions for kids your son's age to make...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By ZeldasMom
We just moved into an apartment that has an...

We just moved into an apartment that has an eat-in kitchen with a booth, which is great in man ways. However my almost 5yo bounces around like a little rubber ball. Truthfully, he was not great at...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By ZeldasMom
We have a stokke tripp trapp/kinderzeat for our...

We have a stokke tripp trapp/kinderzeat for our almost 3yo and we love it. We now want to get one for our almost 5yo. He doesn't need it to reach the table, but he is so restless and jumpy at meals...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
  Bilibo?
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Posted By ZeldasMom
My kids are almost 3 and almost 5. We got a...

My kids are almost 3 and almost 5. We got a bilibo this summer and they haven't played with it much after the first day (it was a big hit initially and I had to set the timer to help with turn...
Forum: Waldorf   08-14-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By ZeldasMom
For the Children's Hour by Carolyn S Bailey is a...

For the Children's Hour by Carolyn S Bailey is a great book with wholesome stories:
http://www.mainlesson.com/display.ph...tory=_contents...
Forum: Waldorf   08-14-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By ZeldasMom
And do sweet corn cobs work? We have a few dried...

And do sweet corn cobs work? We have a few dried corn cobs that were given to us and they are great for play. Today we processed 90 ears of corn and I am hoping to use the remains for crafts. I got...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-12-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By ZeldasMom
The one in the Mason Dixon knitting book (I...

The one in the Mason Dixon knitting book (I think it's called Heartbreakingly cute baby sweater) is very easy (it was my first sweater ever). Plus you can knit it out of dishrag cotton. I looked it...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-12-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By ZeldasMom
Jessica--I have thought of that!!!! If it was...

Jessica--I have thought of that!!!! If it was someone I really trusted I think that is what I would do. This project is so dear to me though if it gets messed up I think I would take it better if it...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-12-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By ZeldasMom
Woo-hoo! I am almost finished with my first...

Woo-hoo! I am almost finished with my first cardigan (Elizabeth Zimmermann's Tomten), and now I am contemplating sewing in a zipper. Has anyone ever done this and have any tips to share? I am...
Forum: Waldorf   08-08-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By ZeldasMom
Yay! Congratulations! Harps of Lorian...

Yay! Congratulations!

Harps of Lorian recommends some books:
http://www.harpsoflorien.com/kinderlyre.html

I also like this quote about the lyre from Mary Lynne Channer. I'll paste a bit of it...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-25-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By ZeldasMom
Where is a good place to live with children? It...

Where is a good place to live with children? It doesn't necessarily have to be in Syracuse. Our kids are going to be 3 and 5. We spend at least an hour outside every day, so access to nature is a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-02-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 830
Posted By ZeldasMom
I have found the good side to this problem is I...

I have found the good side to this problem is I spend less $$$.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif

My basic MO is to wear my 13mo DD on my back and try to work in time...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-02-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,528
Posted By ZeldasMom
Anything by Richard Scarry (the books written...

Anything by Richard Scarry (the books written when he was alive, not the newer ones made by his estate. To get the old books unabridged you have to buy them off ebay--at least this is true of what...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By ZeldasMom
Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp is...

Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp is helpful with this kind of thing. I like the DVD better than the book. In a nutshell the technique is you say what they would say if they could, using...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By ZeldasMom
Ugh. So what happens when the parents are bad?

Ugh. So what happens when the parents are bad?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 439
Posted By ZeldasMom
Quote: Originally Posted by DreamsInDigital...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DreamsInDigital http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6423252)
I love Christmas but this year we...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-02-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 21,009
Posted By ZeldasMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Mighty Jalapeno...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mighty Jalapeno http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6432575)
Why do you wish you had never seen...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-02-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 21,009
Posted By ZeldasMom
Quote: Originally Posted by BurgundyElephant...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BurgundyElephant http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6432571)
skipped huge parts of the lesbian...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-02-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 21,009
Posted By ZeldasMom
I am going to go back and read this whole...

I am going to go back and read this whole thread--it looks good!

movies:
Sybil
Requiem for a Dream
The Exorcist

books:
none for imagery (though there have been some that have been a waste...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By ZeldasMom
Thanks, mamas....

Thanks, mamas. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I am still deciding whether to get E2LD2D and your feedback helps. I have read quite a bit on this topic (Unconditional...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By ZeldasMom
http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=52...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=520832 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=520832)

HTH! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-02-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By ZeldasMom
Quote: Originally Posted by MamatoAlex...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MamatoAlex http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6428432)
Sorry, forgot to ask...which PF do people...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By ZeldasMom
I was thinking about choosing Easy to Love,...

I was thinking about choosing Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline by Becky Bailey, Ph.d. for the next GD book I read. This comment from the Publisher's Weekly synopsis of the book is giving me...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By ZeldasMom
Parenting from the Inside Out...

Parenting from the Inside Out...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By ZeldasMom
Quote: Originally Posted by srain...

Quote:
Originally Posted by srain http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6425279)
Outside of grade school, I thankfully don't see...
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