Preschool

  1. Preschool What does the purple "star" mean at the end of some responses on here? 12-20-2014 10:46am (5 replies)
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    • Flagged for review 12-20-2014 10:46am
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      • But your response was just flagged, why? Did you get to decide to do that? 12-20-2014 10:47am
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      • ^ means it is a new post 12-20-2014 10:47am
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        • Thank you!! 12-20-2014 10:49am
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  2. Preschool What's a better gift for a teacher - chocolate, $25 starbucks card, $25 Sephora card? 12-18-2014 11:17am (6 replies)
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    • sephor 12-18-2014 11:18am
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    • starbucks gc unless she wears makeup and you're sure she'll like sephora 12-18-2014 11:19am
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      • not everyone drinks coffee or like starbucks 12-18-2014 11:20am
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        • true but starbucks offers a lot more than coffee 12-18-2014 11:21am
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    • if she's young, sephora 12-18-2014 11:20am
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    • sephora. starbucks is gross. 12-18-2014 11:22am
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  3. Preschool How to choose the Children tableware...(more) 12-12-2014 4:11am (0 replies)
    The baby mom and dad for the choice of tableware is very discreet, by the children how to choose the tableware is a very learned things, today in the choice to introduce some children tableware advice: 1, first of all, from the safety of tableware. In choosing a children's tableware to fully considering the safety of tableware, ceramic is fragile, stainless steel containing heavy metal content is too heavy, plastic and easy toxic, and heat resistance. So, in contrast, melamine tableware is promoting choice, melamine tableware is now the international popular new type of tableware. Then, the advantages of melamine is also very obvious: it has a ceramic handle, smooth texture, avirulent insipidity, accord with national food hygiene standard and American FDA health standards; Its impact resistance, resistance to fall off, durable; Its good heat resistance, and 30 ¡æ ~ 120 ¡æ; Lightweight insulation, not hot; Good chemical stability, suitable for all sorts of
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  4. Preschool Washington Market school any opinion? 12-10-2014 2:05pm (0 replies)
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  5. Preschool Feedback on Washington Market school or blue school?...(more) 12-9-2014 10:17pm (2 replies)
    Does anyone have feedback on either school? I really liked both when I toured
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    • Preschool? It really doesn't matter. 12-9-2014 10:18pm
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    • op, i'd suggest trying urbanbaby. 12-9-2014 10:24pm
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  6. Preschool My dh's career is nowhere. Yes I work, but if it would be so much easier if dh made a decent salary. I try not to get down about it, but dh had every opportunity- he just had a...(more) 12-9-2014 1:21pm (20 replies)
    bit of bad luck but really it's failure to launch on his behalf. Never has taken responsibility for himself. He has finally agreed to get on some meds -- horrible mood swings-- and go for therapy. He is 38. Is there hope we can has a happy life together? (We are not in a good place ) or should i start planning my plan b?
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    • What's plan B--a different career or landing a new man with more $? 12-9-2014 1:22pm
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      • Or perhaps op can take some responsibility and make more $$. Why is this always on the dh? 12-9-2014 1:22pm
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        • You know and I know that is usually the "deal" in a marriage 12-9-2014 1:23pm
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        • Listen- my dh makes 42k a year. I am not talking about making 200k-- but a career track job making 80k would be amazing 12-9-2014 1:27pm
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    • hang in there. 12-9-2014 1:22pm
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    • what's his salary? 12-9-2014 1:23pm
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      • he makes about 42k a year 12-9-2014 1:26pm
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        • ouch--I make more than that and I work two days a week. What does he do? 12-9-2014 1:27pm
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          • Are you a MD? Low level marketing job 12-9-2014 1:27pm
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            • Not even close--speech pathologist. 12-9-2014 1:28pm
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        • if it makes you feel better, mine makes less. 12-9-2014 1:27pm
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          • ^^^ and his ex-wife is suing him to pay for half their daughter's college expenses. I don't know what to do. 12-9-2014 1:28pm
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          • What does your dh do? If my dh was following a passion or building a buisness- it would be different. Instead he...(more) 12-9-2014 1:29pm
            Is in a dead end job. And he had so many opportunyies
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            • Eh, following your passion does not pay the bills. 12-9-2014 1:29pm
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              • No- but if it mean developing a successful career/business- it can 12-9-2014 1:31pm
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            • dead end, and won't leave out of fear. Also wants free time so he can do his "music"-- I'd like to smash the guitar over his head. (I'm sure his exwife felt the same) 12-9-2014 1:30pm
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        • My mouth just dropped 12-9-2014 1:28pm
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          • np: Jesus Christ idiot, $42k is an average or even above average salary in most of the USA 12-9-2014 1:30pm
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            • Not in a major coastal city 12-9-2014 1:31pm
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          • Because so low? It is sad. He is college educated- has exeripence in finance, computer science etc 12-9-2014 1:30pm
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  7. Preschool Since I've been ordering from fresh direct, I have been spending FAR less on groceries. 12-7-2014 6:50pm (9 replies)
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    • how? i feel like they game the serving sizes. 12-7-2014 6:52pm
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      • Op, I menu plan every meal, and I don't buy their meals 12-7-2014 6:52pm
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    • Are you making casseroles with the boxes they deliver in? 12-7-2014 6:53pm
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      • Op, no. Those are for art projects :-) 12-7-2014 6:54pm
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    • $30/week mom? (lol, jk) 12-7-2014 6:54pm
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      • Op, lol. She's crazy. I try for $150 a week (2 dcs and me) 12-7-2014 6:56pm
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        • that's really good. honestly. can you post a sample week's purchase? 12-7-2014 6:57pm
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          • Op, hmm.. I don't know how to do that. But I could give you my menu for the week? 12-7-2014 7:02pm
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      • They have GREAT deals on tubs of protein powder 12-7-2014 6:56pm
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  8. Preschool Pg: hope you are planning a lovely thanksgiving. Can anything be done about the nutter repeat poster? thank you! 11-25-2014 6:56pm (0 replies)
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  9. Preschool Does your young dd wear girls undershirts under her shirts/dresses? 11-23-2014 11:01pm (3 replies)
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    • no. but my friend's dd does. she's very skinny. 11-23-2014 11:07pm
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    • she loves tanks so I get those 11-27-2014 8:23pm
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    • Mine did wear tanks from 10-12. 11-27-2014 8:27pm
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  10. Preschool Very suspenseful but just doesn't seem realistic. They sent all the military to the site of the explosive and left themselves open like that? Not possible. 11-23-2014 10:01pm (0 replies)
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  11. Preschool DH and I are getting divorced (only 1 month in so far). His work takes him OOT a lot so he won't see kids for 2wks at a time. Would FaceTime make it easier for him or miss them...(more) 11-16-2014 2:01pm (7 replies)
    more? Wanted to suggest but thot it might increase pain of separation from kids.
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    • FaceTime is excellent for this 11-16-2014 2:01pm
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    • Worry about if it's harder for kids, not dh. I travel and it makes it harder for mine if my trip is 2+ days 11-16-2014 2:02pm
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      • You're right re kids. I think it would be good for them. do you mean it's harder on your kids? 11-16-2014 2:03pm
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        • Yes. Mine were out of sight, out of mind - when they saw me they got sad 11-16-2014 2:03pm
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          • I was afraid of this. Thanks! 11-16-2014 2:06pm
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          • Just curious-- is it easier for you when you do it? 11-16-2014 2:07pm
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    • Sorry meant to type 'or miss them more' 11-16-2014 2:02pm
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  12. Preschool Anyone have a bioolar 2 spouse? 11-15-2014 9:57pm (0 replies)
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  13. Preschool DH and I divorcing. 2 kids. He came over today to do some house stuff and when he left i said hug daddy, you're not going to see him for 2 weeks (biz trip plus t'giving). He was...(more) 11-15-2014 9:41pm (12 replies)
    livid i said it and said if i couldn't figure out why then I was an idiot. I guess I'm an idiot. Any insight? (Only six weeks into divorce...ugh).
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    • He took it the wrong way 11-15-2014 9:42pm
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    • He's crazy 11-15-2014 9:42pm
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      • Thank you. This why we are divorcing 11-15-2014 9:45pm
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    • Does sound kinda insensitive. What custody do you expect? 11-15-2014 9:43pm
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      • The usual drill--weds or thurs night plus every other weekend plus he wants to attend some sports of theirs. I've encouraged and facilitated everything. 11-15-2014 9:47pm
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        • Just co 11-15-2014 9:48pm
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          • Just consider yourself lucky he's not fighting for half 11-15-2014 9:48pm
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            • I don't think he'd want half--he works too much and is too into his activities (jujitsu) etc. lis he's just not a family guy. It's very sad 11-15-2014 9:51pm
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    • He thought you were rubbing that he wouldn't be with them for thanksgiving in his face 11-15-2014 9:45pm
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      • I gave him thanksgiving actually--plus half that week when I didn't have to 11-15-2014 9:48pm
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    • It's probably hard for him to not see them for that long so you were insensitive. 11-15-2014 9:47pm
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      • That was. It my intention it was more about managing their expectations and his not leaving them casually since it will be a while 11-15-2014 9:49pm
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  14. Preschool Need help. 10yo 5th grade son have big problems with handwriting. Can anyone suggest any iPad apps or anything I can get a 5th grader to do to help him? Everything online is...(more) 11-11-2014 12:03pm (7 replies)
    geared towards younger kids.
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    • The fact that you're looking to an iPad to deal with handwriting is telling. 11-11-2014 12:04pm
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      • How about offering her a suggestion? Np. 11-11-2014 12:05pm
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        • My suggestion is to have ds practice handwriting by doing handwriting not by doing something on an electronic device. 11-11-2014 12:08pm
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    • Go back to paper and pen with worksheets 11-11-2014 12:06pm
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    • Can I as a serious question? Does it matter enough to be an issue? 11-11-2014 12:08pm
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      • Yes it does. His teacher said so and I agree. We're hoping if there is an app that requires a stylus or pen he will be more likely to try it. 11-11-2014 12:09pm
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    • Post on toddler 11-11-2014 12:08pm
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  15. Preschool Re: Garden House School. There are two directors - do you know which one takes care of the admission process? I think I've seen one at my ds's playdate...(more) 10-30-2014 11:10am (0 replies)
    she didn't formally introduced herself as a director so I'm not 100% sure. Any clues?
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  16. Preschool Would you send to Steiner in NYC an extremely gifted (per IQ test) child with anxiety issues and possible ADHD that you do not want to medicate? 10-20-2014 11:54am (14 replies)
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    • why no meds? how are you managing the anxiety? 10-20-2014 11:55am
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      • Therapy for anxiety. No meds because I don't want to give him speed. 10-20-2014 11:55am
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        • well, a df's son did was very happy at steiner and eventually went to a gen ed hs and did well. 10-20-2014 11:57am
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          • Did the friend's DC have issues or problems? 10-20-2014 11:58am
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    • op: who would dislike this? My god! 10-20-2014 11:56am
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      • you're new around here, arent you? 10-20-2014 11:57am
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        • No, actually. Not at all. The SN board is 99.999 percent helpful. It's rude to dislike the post of a mom with a child of special needs. 10-20-2014 11:58am
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          • you can't mention giftedness without getting flamed. 10-20-2014 12:01pm
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      • I have a pg kid, they hate it on here. Lots of jealous, petty moms. I would try anything before medication. 10-20-2014 11:57am
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        • What is PG? 10-20-2014 11:57am
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          • It's an iq score range 10-20-2014 12:00pm
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    • Rudoplf Steiner? 10-20-2014 11:56am
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  17. Preschool Do you know anyone who reconciled after separation? Grasping at straws here, I guess; DH wants a divorce and I hope that he will realize while being on his own that the problems...(more) 10-20-2014 8:31am (15 replies)
    aren't fully the marriage.
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    • do you want a divorce? 10-20-2014 8:33am
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      • I'm on the fence. If I'm right about what is fixable, I would be. If not then no. 10-20-2014 8:36am
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    • Is the problem that he's having an affair? 10-20-2014 8:33am
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      • No. I believe he's depressed for a number if reasons after five really hard years of entrepreneurial stress, my having been ill and other fun things. 10-20-2014 8:38am
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        • Why does he say he wants divorce 10-20-2014 8:42am
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    • You posted on preschool, BTW. Go to toddler 10-20-2014 8:33am
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      • you go 1st 10-20-2014 8:35am
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        • No, you!...(more) 10-20-2014 8:36am
          See -- definitely preschool behavior
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      • Op here--not sure why toddler different. My kid's in preschool. 10-20-2014 8:39am
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        • np: the names of the board don't mean anything anymore. Toddler is just where everyone posts everything (except for special needs stuff). many of the women on there already have...(more) 10-20-2014 8:42am
          kids in H.S. by now.
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          • Oh! Didn't realize this. Thanks! 10-20-2014 8:52am
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    • I have a cousin who did. They were apart for a year or so when their oldest dc was about a year old. He's in his 20's now. 10-20-2014 8:45am
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      • Thanks. I hope this is me one day. 10-20-2014 8:50am
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  18. Preschool DH and I've been thru awful five years w his company struggling and my fighting cancer. He's announced he's leaving. I think the marriage is salvageable but I can't push it or...(more) 10-19-2014 3:21pm (15 replies)
    he'll slam (not jus close) the door. I believe he's depressed and has been for a long time. Am I foolish to hope he'll miss DCs and me enough to examine his feelings and try again after we've been apart for a while? I don't think he's thought this through.
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    • he's leaving you while you have the cancer? 10-19-2014 3:23pm
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    • He'll come back. 10-19-2014 3:23pm
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    • I am sorry. Have you guys tried marriage counseling? Would he be willing to try that? 10-19-2014 3:23pm
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      • No--he doesn't believe in counseling 10-19-2014 3:29pm
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    • I'm terribly sorry. Re your question: of course, anything's possible. See if he'll do therapy w you, even if he moves out. GL 10-19-2014 3:23pm
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    • Counseling? 10-19-2014 3:23pm
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    • You'd want him back? 10-19-2014 3:26pm
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    • Miss that really how you think "through" is spelled? 10-19-2014 3:27pm
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      • ^ is 10-19-2014 3:27pm
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      • You need to reread the post, jackass. You read it incorrectly. 10-19-2014 3:32pm
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    • Op: I am still in treatment but appear to be in remission. Having reconstructive breast surgery in December 10-19-2014 3:28pm
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    • I don't know but I think that if someone is depressed, that could go the other way. Losing their family would certainly send most people somewhere dark. Depressed people typically...(more) 10-19-2014 3:28pm
      have a hard time being proactive. That's part of the disorder.
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      • Op: I agree; that's why I think he's not thinking clearly. He just wants an end to his pain and he thinks we are it but I really do not think we are. 10-19-2014 3:30pm
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        • Yeah, I don't know what the answer is but I think of the old analogy of putting your oxygen mask on before helping the invalid next to you. Save yourself, get strong, and only...(more) 10-19-2014 3:33pm
          then can you help others. I know it's not that cut and dry though.
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  19. Preschool How do you see texts on iCloud? 10-6-2014 11:06am (1 reply)
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  20. Preschool This post has been disliked 5 times. showI am fed up with all the crooked Italians out here in nj. They're all a bunch of morally challenged crooks that deal in cash only. Tax 10-6-2014 10:25am (10 replies)
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    • My jewish MIL does the same thing. It's not only ITalians. 10-6-2014 10:25am
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      • I'm surrounded by Italians out here. It's disgusting and they all do it. Running businesses retail business that are cash only just stinks of crooked. 10-6-2014 10:29am
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      • this! 10-6-2014 10:31am
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    • ANTI-ITALIAN BIGOT IS UP EARLY 10-6-2014 10:26am
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    • Hmm.. I'm in NJ. Where are these dreadful Italians? 10-6-2014 10:26am
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    • Do not take the bait, ladies 10-6-2014 10:27am
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    • Pro tip: watch less tv 10-6-2014 10:27am
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    • it's not just italians. dumb bigot 10-6-2014 10:29am
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  21. Preschool Birthday venues in manhattan for turning 4 asd kid; appreciate any suggestions. Would a cooking class setting work? or what about art farm? don't want a very loud venue but other...(more) 10-4-2014 9:52am (1 reply)
    suggestions appreciated.
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    • Art farm is crazy loud. Post on toddler or sn 10-4-2014 9:55am
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  22. Preschool Yikes. 3rd grade Dd got back first common core math test yesterday. Of the 28 kids in her math group (the advanced but not gifted group) only 8 kids got >50%. Ugh. 9-27-2014 8:48am (2 replies)
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    • what exactly is a common core test? 9-27-2014 8:48am
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    • That's why they do an assessment at the beginning of the year. The kids have until the spring to get to where they need to be. Don't panic. 9-27-2014 8:50am
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  23. Preschool Dd has always gravitated to boys instead of girls. She thinks girls 9-24-2014 9:39pm (1 reply)
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    • ^^oops posted to wrong board 9-24-2014 9:40pm
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  24. Preschool If you drink lattes, which flavor do you get and where do you get it from? 9-22-2014 2:31pm (4 replies)
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    • almond milk latte 9-22-2014 2:32pm
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    • soy latte, starbucks generally - they use the soymilk I like 9-22-2014 2:32pm
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    • Soy, mocha or hazelnut. 9-22-2014 2:53pm
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    • pumkin spice - starbucks, maple - gorilla, vanilla - think 9-30-2014 1:09pm
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  25. Preschool I love Honest Tea. 9-22-2014 2:03pm (0 replies)
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