Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 181
Search took 1.02 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: skye's mama
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-20-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By skye's mama
Another vote for Barclay's, though the pp's link...

Another vote for Barclay's, though the pp's link is no longer valid. Use

http://www.barclaywoods.com/home.htm

Even if you don't go with theirs, they have a lot of information about why you...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-11-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By skye's mama
So those of you using orris root, where did you...

So those of you using orris root, where did you get it? I tried three local stores: Whole Foods, Country Sun, Elephant Pharm. Elephant Pharm supposedly stocks it but didn't have any. So I am...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-08-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By skye's mama
Oooh, I am glad I ran across this thread. I am...

Oooh, I am glad I ran across this thread. I am trying to think of a present for my girls' teachers that they could help with. My mil gave me some probably at least a decade ago, and I didn't really...
Forum: Montessori   11-18-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By skye's mama
I just thought I'd give this thread a bump,...

I just thought I'd give this thread a bump, since I have been re-reading Montessori from the Start to get some ideas for my 12 week old son.

Ursula - How are things going with your daughter? Are...
Forum: Montessori   11-18-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By skye's mama
Lillard and Jessen, in their book Montessori...

Lillard and Jessen, in their book Montessori from the Start, describe several infant mobiles in some detail, but not quite enough detail to reproduce them. I have tried a couple of websearches to...
Forum: September 2006   10-09-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,337
Posted By skye's mama
Dear Moma Justice, I just read your post...

Dear Moma Justice,

I just read your post and have lit a candle for your dear baby Rain. I am watching the flame, trying to think of what words to say. If only there was something any of us could...
Forum: Montessori   09-10-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By skye's mama
Sorry I don't have any words of wisdom to have....

Sorry I don't have any words of wisdom to have. But I am in a similar situation with regards to the thinking chair with my three year olds, and am interested in hearing more about what people think...
Forum: September 2006   09-03-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By skye's mama
Leif Arcturus was born at home early Monday...

Leif Arcturus was born at home early Monday morning, August 28, 5:30 a.m. He weighed 7lb.5oz.

On Sunday morning I started leaking amniotic fluid. My midwife was not only out of town five hours...
Forum: Montessori   07-26-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By skye's mama
My girls, who will be three in August, started...

My girls, who will be three in August, started Montessori school in June. So far they have been pushed down, hit on the head with sand toys (repeatedly, even after the teacher had intervened), had...
Forum: Co-op Archive   07-26-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,614
Posted By skye's mama
I'm interested in the Kleen Kanteen too. Been...

I'm interested in the Kleen Kanteen too. Been meaning to find an alternative to our plastic for a while. Does anyone use the insulated version? Can a sports top fit on those as well? I think the...
Forum: Montessori   07-19-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
So I just wanted to update my original post....

So I just wanted to update my original post. Both of my girls have been fine with me dropping them off at school now since Monday. So three consecutive days of success. I wanted to just summarize...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-07-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By skye's mama
Thanks so much for your responses. Lizc - I...

Thanks so much for your responses.

Lizc - I never would have thought to look at pottery barn.

Pycelan - OK, sounds like the llbean should work then, since I think my girls are pretty average...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-06-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By skye's mama
Anyone have one they like? I prefer basic colors...

Anyone have one they like? I prefer basic colors (hopefully one green and one blue since my girls seem to have chosen these colors as "their" colors). I am looking at this one...
Forum: Montessori   07-05-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Flor For...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flor
For example, when I taught first grade, I wanted the children to have a lot of choices and put the "power" in their hands. It often led to chaos (it was my first...
Forum: Montessori   07-01-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
Hi Lillianna, Thanks so much for your...

Hi Lillianna,

Thanks so much for your response. Your insight is very helpful. I obviously am not trained in Montessori do not have your expertise. I want to eventually ask you about almost...
Forum: Montessori   06-30-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Flor BTW, the...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flor
BTW, the approach I mentioned, with ds going and getting to know the teacher on days when the other children aren't present, was completely the teacher's idea. She...
Forum: Montessori   06-28-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Montessorimom8 ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Montessorimom8
How about going just outside the door and waiting? My friend did this for a week or two. Then you are available but not necessarily 'right there'.

My...
Forum: Montessori   06-28-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Flor They give...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flor
They give you this hand out and hide you in the corner. It says please don't interact, if the kids address you respond shortly and let them go back to work.
...
Forum: Montessori   06-28-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Feb2003 We...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Feb2003
We prepared him for the idea of being there without us and he was completely unfazed from 9-12 for a 5 day week in the summer before the baby, but had...
Forum: Montessori   06-26-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By skye's mama
My almost 3 year old girls just started a...

My almost 3 year old girls just started a Montessori program. They'll be attending from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. five days a week (at least that is the current plan). I stay at the school with them. This...
Forum: September 2006   06-26-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By skye's mama
Along the lines of the shampoo...I started...

Along the lines of the shampoo...I started brushing my teeth the other night and kind of froze when I did not recognize the toothpaste flavor. My raced through all the possible medicine cabinet...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-24-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,245
Posted By skye's mama
As my mom tells it, the reason her first child...

As my mom tells it, the reason her first child was born at home in '62 was because she could not find a hospital that would allow my father to be present. It doesn't sound like she was so concerned...
Forum: September 2006   06-21-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By skye's mama
Can't say I am much of a name critic - I like...

Can't say I am much of a name critic - I like what I like but usually don't have a clue about advice for others - but I made it through your post and now suddenly am craving a chocolate bar...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-16-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By skye's mama
My recollection, which is not super clear, is...

My recollection, which is not super clear, is that I held Zoe briefly. Then my husband held her while Skye was being born three minutes later (I think the doctor used amniohook to break Skye's water...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-16-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,639
Posted By skye's mama
Hi Katy - I am late to joining this thread,...

Hi Katy -

I am late to joining this thread, but if/when you decide to start looking to buy again I can refer you to the realtor we used to buy our house. We were very happy with him. PM me if you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 181

 
Forum Jump: