Log In Sign Up

Thursday's Thought for the Day

Forum: Traditional Parenting


Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to [email protected].

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Traditional Parenting LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
February 26th, 2009, 08:34 AM
Laney21's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: NB, Canada
Posts: 21,661
The recent trend has been toward structuring the young child's time with organized sports, music lessons, and so on. This reflects the mistaken belief that these things are more "meaningful" than play, when exactly the opposite is true.

Reply With Quote
February 26th, 2009, 09:41 AM
Jami&Marshall's Avatar Jami&Marshall
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Colorado
Posts: 10,748
Send a message via MSN to Jami&Marshall
I think there needs to be an even balance between the 2 because too much of one thing isn't good.
Marshall 10/27/05 Marshall's Blog

Reply With Quote
February 26th, 2009, 12:14 PM
Proud Happy Single Mom
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Mid-West
Posts: 5,853
I agree. I good balance of the two is what I'm planning on for Emily. Since we're country people there won't really be any people for her to easily play with so I have to make sure I involve her in activities so she can be with people here own age and learn at the same time (sharing, team work, etc).
Reply With Quote

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0