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Forum: The Childhood Years   09-12-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,234
Posted By meetoo
I just skimmed the posts, but I don't believe...

I just skimmed the posts, but I don't believe there is any advantage to teaching preschoolers to read(not to be confused with readiness skills). I've read many studies that actually state teaching...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-23-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By meetoo
If I were you I would request a conference with...

If I were you I would request a conference with the teacher. It sounds like they really need to be more lenient while she adjusts. The stuff they are taking recess away for is just plain old silly....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-17-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,565
Posted By meetoo
There are a ton of ways to "challenge" your...

There are a ton of ways to "challenge" your child without using a curriculum. Many children are not ready at 4 for formal reading lessons or worksheets. Some aren't ready academically and others...
Forum: Learning at School   07-19-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By meetoo
I agree wit hteh posters that said 2 weeks isn't...

I agree wit hteh posters that said 2 weeks isn't enough time. I'm very homeschooling friendly also, but two weeks is not a fair shot. First grade is a big adjustment (longer day, more work etc.)...
Forum: Learning at School   07-19-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By meetoo
This year my kids are doing one of those summer...

This year my kids are doing one of those summer books. Ours is Summer Express I think? It's made as a bridge between grades. This is the first year I have ever had them do seat work. One of my kids...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By meetoo
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by Triniity http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1351856/whats-wrong-with-her-x-posted-gd-forum#post_16963536)
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-05-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,983
Posted By meetoo
Oh I'm joining! I'm in the midst of spring...

Oh I'm joining! I'm in the midst of spring cleaning/decluttering! This year I decided to work from teh top down. I'm trying to get all the bedrooms decluttered. Bathroom/linen closet are ok so I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-05-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By meetoo
I just reorganized my sons room partly due to...

I just reorganized my sons room partly due to his ADHD too. What I did was really limit the number of toys. His room is also quite small so that was a challenge. Everything has a it's own bin, and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-05-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By meetoo
I have some pictures if anyone wants to see PM...

I have some pictures if anyone wants to see PM me. Also it's been almost a month and he is keeping his room fairly clean!!!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-04-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,785
Posted By meetoo
I disagree with the above poster. I'm personally...

I disagree with the above poster. I'm personally not a big fan of Alfie Kohn in the home. 3 is a very difficult age for many kids, mommy being pregnant never...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-01-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,594
Posted By meetoo
I try very hard not to judge other parents. What...

I try very hard not to judge other parents. What people do with their kids is their business, barring abuse of course, I just don't care. We all try to do our best. The thing about preschool that...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-01-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By meetoo
Second shift is...

Second shift is rough. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif . your husband does need to realize that you are working too and need a bit of time to yourself. Maybe a morning run would...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-31-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
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Views: 380
Posted By meetoo
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by 3littlelambs http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349104/preschool-help#post_16931955)



this is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-31-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
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Views: 380
Posted By meetoo
   Quote:Originally Posted by Lillian...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Lillian J http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349104/preschool-help#post_16930952)

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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-30-2012, 04:06 AM
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Views: 380
Posted By meetoo
I love Lillian's web site! She has so many...

I love Lillian's web site! She has so many wonderful resources. :) 
 
I'm home with my preschooler now , with no plans to send her to preschool ever.  She gets plenty of social interaction between...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-25-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By meetoo
We have a small space and a ton of stuffed...

We have a small space and a ton of stuffed animals. I never counted them but i would think over 100 easily. My kids love them, named them, have story lines for each one.....I'm not allowed to part...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-22-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By meetoo
            From this NY times...


 
 
 
 
 
From this NY times Article  (http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/poison/lead-poisoning/overview.html)
 
Lead is a very strong poison. When a person swallows a lead object or...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-21-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By meetoo
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by talk2kara http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Women's Health   03-21-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By meetoo
In the short term make sure your husband...

In the short term make sure your husband showers/changes the second he gets home (better if you have somewhere not in the home he can change). At least make sure his shoes are removed before...
Forum: Women's Health   03-19-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By meetoo
I've seen you post several times about your DD's...

I've seen you post several times about your DD's behavior and I just wanted to say the lead could be causing the behavior problems too. It can also make them physically sick, which can seem like a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-18-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By meetoo
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by mommy22IN http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1347495/small-kids-room#post_16912763)

I'm in the same...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By meetoo
my sons room came out so cute! He loves it! Just...

my sons room came out so cute! He loves it! Just waiting for DH to hang up his rings, then I will take a few pictures. I have not even started on the girls room......I'm really going to try to get...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-11-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By meetoo
Ok for the girls room I was going  to store all...

Ok for the girls room I was going  to store all the toys/hamper in the closet, but now I'm wondering if I might be better off trying to fit all my oldest DD's clothes in the closet instead and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-10-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By meetoo
It was such a blessing she had the bed! Saved me...

It was such a blessing she had the bed! Saved me 130$. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif
 
I still have some spray painting to do then I will...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-10-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By meetoo
Greenemami: Good to hear someone else in the...

Greenemami: Good to hear someone else in the same boat. It's soooooo hard to keep the rooms clean. It's really hard to organize because they are so small, then when 3 things get left out it looks a...
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