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Forum: Waldorf   12-15-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Melaniee
Hmm...the ones I have known mostly are or become...

Hmm...the ones I have known mostly are or become teachers. ;)
Forum: California, Nevada   11-18-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By Melaniee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moonInLion http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Waldorf   10-16-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Melaniee
I think that's a pretty typical commute for...

I think that's a pretty typical commute for people.  I would do it (and have). What I would ask is are you sure the commute won't get worse, and/or that you would not consider relocating? We had a...
Forum: California, Nevada   09-23-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Melaniee
Dr. Saul in Thousand Oaks, all the way.  He's...

Dr. Saul in Thousand Oaks, all the way.  He's amazing, we moved away and I wish he could have come with us. 
 
He's mainstream, but thoughtful and respectful. He would have conversations with me...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-12-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,663
Posted By Melaniee
OMG. How scary! I think you have already done...

OMG. How scary! I think you have already done everything you can.  The next steps would be to keep my food right under my nose all day long, stay away from the co-worker as much as possible, and...
Forum: Waldorf   08-12-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,350
Posted By Melaniee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DHinJersey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375112/my-child-is-three-and-he-cannot-read/20#post_17388536)
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Forum: Waldorf   08-12-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Melaniee
Figure out if you have a consignment sale nearby...

Figure out if you have a consignment sale nearby and stash it all away in boxes to sell at the sale. :)
 
I actually donated tons. When Ds was little there was a local crisis pregnancy center that...
Forum: Waldorf   10-28-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Melaniee
Oh, and I forgot the Advent wreath.  Those...

Oh, and I forgot the Advent wreath.  Those usually play a big part, but having grown up Christian I can say the way they use or talk about them in school looks nothing like the way it was done at...
Forum: Waldorf   10-25-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Melaniee
In my experience, those who are not Christian,...

In my experience, those who are not Christian, will think the festivals are overly-Christian. Those who are more conservatively-Christian, will think the blessings and some festivals are Pagan.  So...
Forum: Parenting   10-03-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Melaniee
I have a 10 1/2 yo. I'd be happy to answer any...

I have a 10 1/2 yo. I'd be happy to answer any questions but no, you can't interview him. ;)
Forum: California, Nevada   09-17-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Melaniee
I haven't seen much of a presence here, either,...

I haven't seen much of a presence here, either, but it doesn't mean they're aren't plenty that I have run into, IRL. At one point there was  thread talking about play dates. However my kids are,...
Forum: Waldorf   09-12-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Melaniee
Well Autumn starts next Saturday, so I don't...

Well Autumn starts next Saturday, so I don't think it's so outrageous to start Fall stories if you won't be meeting again in Fall.
Forum: Waldorf   09-12-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Melaniee
Oh my heart is breaking for them. I hope they...

Oh my heart is breaking for them. I hope they can work it out.  ITA, the little one will have a hard go of it. They will likely need him to do a year over in public at that age.  I think it's also...
Forum: Waldorf   09-07-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Melaniee
Nope. Two schools, no nurse. Just First Aid and...

Nope. Two schools, no nurse. Just First Aid and emergency trained faculty and staff, and supplies of course.
Forum: Waldorf   09-02-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Melaniee
I think that's really a subjective question. I...

I think that's really a subjective question. I suggest you visit your local school to see what their programs are like. Many have regular tours scheduled where you can get a glimpse of the...
Forum: Waldorf   08-29-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By Melaniee
Well, I started where you were (but it was due...

Well, I started where you were (but it was due to pregnancy that I had plugged my son in for a few hours each morning).  As we weaned from it I just kept a mental list of things we could do so that...
Forum: Waldorf   08-29-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Melaniee
Something to consider...when it comes to...

Something to consider...when it comes to airplanes you may actually want to bring SOMETHING that they wouldn't normally do/watch/see. I know this is a wierd place to read this (and trust me, my kids...
Forum: Waldorf   08-29-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Melaniee
ITA, I would start with as little TV (and...

ITA, I would start with as little TV (and media-charactered "things") as possible, add to that as little of the typical recorded children's music, and as a PPer said add a rhythm to your days and...
Forum: Waldorf   08-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Melaniee
You may want to try the California area in...

You may want to try the California area in 'Finding your Tribe.'
Forum: California, Nevada   08-12-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Melaniee
I used to work in that area and people seem to...

I used to work in that area and people seem to love that school. Sorry that's all I know.  To me that means it probably gets high scores and is quite academic, but I really don't know. Have you...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-12-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Melaniee
Any public school you can simply sign the waivor...

Any public school you can simply sign the waivor on the back of the blue vaccination card. ITA, that I'm not sure private institutions must accept it, though?  I have had the experience of...
Forum: Waldorf   08-12-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By Melaniee
One can argue back and forth in theory if he...

One can argue back and forth in theory if he was, if he wasn't, if it's taught, if it's not.  What I can say is that the theories PeteK likes to quote have yet to be taught to my children in Waldorf...
Forum: Waldorf   04-14-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Melaniee
I have seen children come from other schools who...

I have seen children come from other schools who were just so much younger than the rest of the class try to come in, and it just doesn't seem to go well. They would have been so much better suited...
Forum: California, Nevada   04-11-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Melaniee
Hi. San Jose is actually one of the cheaper...

Hi. San Jose is actually one of the cheaper cities in Silicon Valley to live. So if the employer is in SJ, then you're already ahead of the game. 
Forum: Waldorf   03-20-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,576
Posted By Melaniee
My memory is rusty, else I'd just give you a big...

My memory is rusty, else I'd just give you a big list, sorry!  I am now feeling like I should have been writing things down more when my littles were really little.
 
Which ones are you already...
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