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Forum: Montessori   07-12-2015, 08:46 PM
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Views: 659
Posted By marsupial-mom
You may want to watch this: ...

You may want to watch this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcgN0lEh5IA&list=PLEA4D6605EEA3CAD5


Btw my son is the same age as your daughter and reads well too but sometimes complains that he'd...
Forum: Montessori   07-12-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By marsupial-mom
Any transition to public school will be...

Any transition to public school will be difficult. I say delay it as long as possible.

I went to a Montessori school up to 3rd grade. The transition to 4th was incredibly difficult. And I went to...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-06-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,068
Posted By marsupial-mom
I'm pro-vax. I don't think children should be put...

I'm pro-vax. I don't think children should be put into fostercare for being unvaxed. I was a foster parent and the system is already over burdened. I say there should be more efforts to work with...
Forum: Montessori   07-06-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By marsupial-mom
I would choose the first school but transition to...

I would choose the first school but transition to the second school at age 6.5
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-06-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By marsupial-mom
To answer your question, in my state all adults...

To answer your question, in my state all adults in a household must be licensed.

I agree with others that you should work on this relationship. A crying baby in the middle of the night won't fix...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By marsupial-mom
His main teacher is emailing us everyday to let...

His main teacher is emailing us everyday to let us know how the day went.
The alternate behaviors he's supposed to use at school are things like "use your words" and "take 10 deep breaths to calm...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By marsupial-mom
Yes, actually. It's one of the main reasons that...

Yes, actually. It's one of the main reasons that I do not want to approach this issue with punishment. I don't feel it will be effective and my experience is that it always makes it worse.

He...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By marsupial-mom
He's fairly well rested. He sleeps through the...

He's fairly well rested. He sleeps through the night.
We've also cut out all the extracurricular activities. So he's not taking any lessons at the moment. He just goes to school and then some days...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By marsupial-mom
How to stop my 5 yo hitting, kicking, etc.

It's an impulse/emotional control thing. He's what I'd call "emotionally reactive" and gets angry quickly. There's always a trigger (a kid said or did something etc). He gets quickly flooded with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By marsupial-mom
We moved when our son was 4. We went to the new...

We moved when our son was 4. We went to the new house every weekend for about two months and played in the nearby park or walked out dogs around the neighborhood. This way he got familiar with the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-15-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By marsupial-mom
The experts say listen to music you enjoy. There...

The experts say listen to music you enjoy. There is far more benefit to music in general than to specific music.
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By marsupial-mom
When our cat died we just explained what happened...

When our cat died we just explained what happened and we had a ceremony to commemorate her life. We read the book Lifetimes.
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-14-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By marsupial-mom
How to stop my 5 yo hitting, kicking, etc.

My 5 year old is acting up and getting into trouble at school and at my gym's daycare. He's hitting, kicking, throwing things, screaming, etc. So far he hasn't actually hurt anyone. He kind of pulls...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By marsupial-mom
UPDATE: It's only been a few weeks since I...

UPDATE:
It's only been a few weeks since I asked this but since then we've been having success with two sports: tennis and basketball.

Realizing that perfectionism was one of the barriers has...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,110
Posted By marsupial-mom
UPDATE: After loving to wear dresses and nail...

UPDATE:
After loving to wear dresses and nail polish for years, my son has recently decided to stop. It's clear that the other kids and perhaps some adults have told him "only girls wear dresses" or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-31-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By marsupial-mom
OK so I think I've pinpointed one of the major...

OK so I think I've pinpointed one of the major issues: perfectionism.
My son gets very frustrated when he can't do something well, even on the first try. He will enjoy soccer so long as he's making...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-30-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By marsupial-mom
I also agree that it's OK for certain toys,...

I also agree that it's OK for certain toys, games, other items to be off limits to guests. We don't share all our adult toys, games, books, etc with our guests so why should we make our kids share...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-29-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By marsupial-mom
Yes, yes, yes. He was riding a bike at age 3...

Yes, yes, yes.
He was riding a bike at age 3 (no training wheels). He throws things all the time. He kicks balls or hits them with his baseball bat. He's very athletic.

I guess I made a mistake...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-28-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By marsupial-mom
These are sports themed classes I'm talking...

These are sports themed classes I'm talking about, like LEARNING to swim, not joining the swim team. And besides, swimming is NOT bad on the joints. Likewise, kids yoga classes are not going to...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-28-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By marsupial-mom
The notion is ridiculous. I'm vegan and have...

The notion is ridiculous. I'm vegan and have great teeth. Talk to dentists and oral hygienists not regular doctors.
Forum: Parenting   01-28-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By marsupial-mom
Before we enter I explain why we're going to the...

Before we enter I explain why we're going to the toy store (gift for friend, reward for my kid, spending a gift card, etc) and I set a limit ("you can choose one toy" or "you can spend $10"). Then in...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-28-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By marsupial-mom
I would get it. Better safe than sorry.

I would get it. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-28-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By marsupial-mom
Need Suggestions on Motivating 5-year-old to do Sports

My son is athletically gifted. People comment all the time on how coordinated he is and how he looks like a "born runner" or "natural athlete." He's not going to be some super-star but he definitely...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By marsupial-mom
My husband and I have very flexible schedules but...

My husband and I have very flexible schedules but we struggle to get work done or have date nights because we can't find quality childcare. As our son has gotten older we have many more options...
Forum: Family Safety   01-26-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By marsupial-mom
You might want to look at Plush Beds Natural...

You might want to look at Plush Beds Natural Bliss Wool-Free, All Natural Latex Mattress
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