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#1 of 115 Old 06-19-2006, 01:39 AM - Thread Starter
 
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How Crunchy Are You?

1. Do you have homebirths?

15 points for “yes” (unassisted)

10 points for “yes” (with a midwife in attendance)

5 points for alternative birthing center

2 points for “thinking about/would like homebirth”

0 for “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

2. Will you circumcise future sons?

5 points for “no”

-5 points for “yes”.

3. Do you use cloth diapers?

20 point if you do Elimination Communication (no diapers)

15 points if “yes” (wash and make your own)

10 points if “yes” (wash your own)

5 points if “yes” (diaper service)

2 points if “thinking about it”

0 points if “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

4. Do you observe your fertility signals using Natural Family Planning/Fertility Awareness and use that for birth control/trying to conceive?

10 points for “yes” (observe and use for birth control/ttc) or you use ecological breastfeeding/lactational amnorrhea

5 points for “yes” (observe for trying to conceive)

2 points “thinking about it”

0 points for “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

5. Do you breastfeed exclusively for the first 6+ months?

10 points if “yes” (or do you intend to)

5 points for “no” (use occasional bottles of expressed breastmilk)

2 points for “no” (use occasional bottles of formula)

0 for “no” (don’t breastfeed by choice).

6. Do you co-sleep?

10 points for “yes” (all night every night)

5 points for “yes” (part/all of most nights)

2 points for “thinking about it”

0 points for “no”.

7. Do you use a sling/soft carrier?

5 points for “yes”

2 points for “thinking about it”

0 points for “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

8. Do you believe in/practice child-led weaning (even if that means breastfeeding for several years)?

15 points for “yes” (complete child-led weaning)

10 points for “yes” (up to 3 years)

5 points for “yes” (up to 2 years)

2 points for “thinking about it”

0 points for “no” (you’ll wean the baby at 1 year or earlier).

9. Do you tandem nurse/nurse during your pregnancy?

10 points for “yes” (nurse during pgcy and tandem nurse)

5 points for “yes” (nurse during pgcy, but wean before birth)

2 points for “thinking about it”

0 points for “no”(wouldn’t consider it).

10. Do you eat organic/whole/natural foods and limit your meat?

15 points for “yes” (grow own/buy organic, shop only at health food store, grind own wheat, vegetarian, etc.)

10 points for “yes” (grow some of own food, buy organic, use whole wheat flour, bake own bread, eat some meat occasionally)

5 points for “yes” (try to buy natural, whole grain foods, etc.)

2 points for “thinking about it”

0 points for “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

11. Do you use herbal/homeopathic remedies?

10 points if “yes” (very rarely see a regular doctor)

5 points if “yes” (but use a doctor occasionally)

2 points if “thinking about it” (see a doc for now)

0 points for “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

12. Do you homeschool?

10 points if “yes” (currently homeschool)

5 points for “yes” (will homeschool)

2 points for “thinking about it”

0 points for “no” (wouldn’t consider it).

13. What's your take on childhood vaccinations?

15 points for no vaccines

10 for delayed, selective vaccination

5 points for selective, on schedule vaccination

2 points for thinking about not vaccinating

0 points for vaxing on schedule.

14. Would you/have you ever breastfeed/fed someone else's baby or have someone else bf your child?

10 points if yes (have or someone has bf your baby)

5 points if yes (would)

2 points if maybe

0 if no (wouldn't consider it).

15. Do you use cloth/re-usable products for mom?

10 points if yes (make own)

5 points if yes (buy own)

2 points if thinking about it

0 points if no.

Ratings

120 – 140 Super Nutty, Ultra-Crunchy Granola Earth Mama

90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!

60 – 89 Pretty Crispy

20 – 59 Sprinkled with Granola

5 – 19 Instant Oatmeal

0 - 4 Jell-O

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Note my kids' ages in my sig; most of this is past tense.

1. Do you have homebirths?

10 points for "yes" (with a midwife in attendance)

2. Will you circumcise future sons?

5 points for "no"

3. Do you use cloth diapers?

5 points if "yes" (diaper service)

4. Do you observe your fertility signals using Natural Family Planning/Fertility Awareness and use that for birth control/trying to conceive?


5 points for "yes" (observe for trying to conceive)


5. Do you breastfeed exclusively for the first 6+ months?

10 points if "yes" (or do you intend to)

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6. Do you co-sleep?

10 points for "yes" (all night every night)


7. Do you use a sling/soft carrier?

5 points for "yes"


8. Do you believe in/practice child-led weaning (even if that means breastfeeding for several years)?

15 points for "yes" (complete child-led weaning)

(best option; dd was completely child-led, ds weaned at five with a bit of...um...encouragement.)

9. Do you tandem nurse/nurse during your pregnancy?

10 points for "yes" (nurse during pgcy and tandem nurse)


10. Do you eat organic/whole/natural foods and limit your meat?

15 points for "yes" (grow own/buy organic, shop only at health food store, grind own wheat, vegetarian, etc.)


11. Do you use herbal/homeopathic remedies?

10 points if "yes" (very rarely see a regular doctor)


12. Do you homeschool?

10 points if "yes" (currently homeschool)


13. What's your take on childhood vaccinations?


10 for delayed, selective vaccination


14. Would you/have you ever breastfeed/fed someone else's baby or have someone else bf your child?

10 points if yes (have or someone has bf your baby)


15. Do you use cloth/re-usable products for mom?

(and 17yodd)

10 points if yes (make own)

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120 - 140 Super Nutty, Ultra-Crunchy Granola Earth Mama
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Heh.
Im crunchier than I thought. I got 100 even.
90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!
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1. Do you have homebirths? yes 10pts

2. Will you circumcise future sons? no 5pts

3. Do you use cloth diapers? yes 10pts

4. Do you observe your fertility signals using Natural Family Planning/Fertility Awareness and use that for birth control/trying to conceive? thinking about it 2pts

5. Do you breastfeed exclusively for the first 6+ months? yes 10pts

6. Do you co-sleep? yes 10pts

7. Do you use a sling/soft carrier? yes 5pts

8. Do you believe in/practice child-led weaning (even if that means breastfeeding for several years)? yes 15pts

9. Do you tandem nurse/nurse during your pregnancy? yes 10pts

10. Do you eat organic/whole/natural foods and limit your meat? yes 5pts

11. Do you use herbal/homeopathic remedies? yes 10pts

12. Do you homeschool? thinking about it 2pts

13. What's your take on childhood vaccinations? none 15pts

14. Would you/have you ever breastfeed/fed someone else's baby or have someone else bf your child? yes 10pts

15. Do you use cloth/re-usable products for mom? yes 5pts

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120 – 140 Super Nutty, Ultra-Crunchy Granola Earth Mama
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Wow. 104. And I don't even consider myself crunchy!!
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Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!

108....if i get pregnant again..i think it would be higher...because i had to write considering for a few that if i had a small one again i'd be doing.

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Wow... I can't believe I've graduated from semi-crunchy...:
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So this explains why so many people think I'm a nut. 125 points, I'm not only a nut, I'm Super Nutty!!!







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How Crunchy Are You?

1. Do you have homebirths?


10 points for “yes” (with a midwife in attendance)


2. Will you circumcise future sons?

5 points for “no”


3. Do you use cloth diapers?


10 points if “yes” (wash your own)


4. Do you observe your fertility signals using Natural Family Planning/Fertility Awareness and use that for birth control/trying to conceive?


5 points for “yes” (observe for trying to conceive)


5. Do you breastfeed exclusively for the first 6+ months?

10 points if “yes”


6. Do you co-sleep?

10 points for “yes” (all night every night)


7. Do you use a sling/soft carrier?

5 points for “yes”


8. Do you believe in/practice child-led weaning (even if that means breastfeeding for several years)?

15 points for “yes” (complete child-led weaning)


9. Do you tandem nurse/nurse during your pregnancy?

10 points for “yes” (nurse during pgcy and tandem nurse)


10. Do you eat organic/whole/natural foods and limit your meat?


5 points for “yes” (try to buy natural, whole grain foods, etc.)


11. Do you use herbal/homeopathic remedies?

10 points if “yes” (very rarely see a regular doctor)


12. Do you homeschool?

10 points if “yes” (currently homeschool)


13. What's your take on childhood vaccinations?


10 for delayed, selective vaccination


14. Would you/have you ever breastfeed/fed someone else's baby or have someone else bf your child?

5 points if yes (would)


15. Do you use cloth/re-usable products for mom?


5 points if yes (buy own)



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120 – 140 Super Nutty, Ultra-Crunchy Granola Earth Mama

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I've argued I'm not crunchy, and I scored


127!!!!


OK, I'll go with it!!

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Movin' on up! 104 baby!

Zen doula-mama to my spirited DS1 (2/03), my CHD (TAPVR) warrior DS2 (6/07) & a gentle baby girl (8/09)
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90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!

Mom to two boys, ages 8 and 11, and one blessing due May 8th.

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I got an 81. I think that's higher than it was last time I took that. Not sure why.
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right in the middle with 83--on the high end of PRETTY CRISPY!

Marja: consensual-living, unschooling, piano-teaching, doula and mom to 3 creative, independent people:
DD, 8, DS, 6, and Baby DS born July 1, 2010 Married to DH for 10 years!
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90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!
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122 ( I gave myself 7 points for the BF question because I didn't use any bottles with the girls but I used bottles of EBM with DS.) Then if you figure in that I EBF (no solids) for 5.5m with my younger two (not the full 6m...)

I thought I only had 117 until I realized I'd missed the last question.

I use my divacup so that's 5 pts. But if you count handkerchiefs instead of tissues as "cloth for mom," then maybe I can get the full 10 pts for "make own" because I tie-dyed my hankies?

I'm crunchy all the way!!

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I got a 130. Freakshow. That's so funny.
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90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!

I might have had more if I had more than one child, or one who was school aged.
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90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!

i would have had more but i had to put THINKING ABOUT IT for alot of them because i dont yet have kids

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How crunchy are you?

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How Crunchy Are You?

1. Do you have homebirths? I had my kids at a midwifery. Pretty close to a homebirth... First 2 kids because we didn't have running water at home, 3rd because I had my 2 kids and 2 nieces living with us in a small house and I needed to go somewhere else!
5 points for alternative birthing center


2. Will you circumcise future sons?

5 points for “no”



3. Do you use cloth diapers? I did!


10 points if “yes” (wash your own)



4. Do you observe your fertility signals using Natural Family Planning/Fertility Awareness and use that for birth control/trying to conceive? !

10 points for “yes” (observe and use for birth control/ttc) or you use ecological breastfeeding/lactational amnorrhea


5. Do you breastfeed exclusively for the first 6+ months? Absolutely!!!10 pts yes



6. Do you co-sleep? still!! 10 years and I still have a kid in the bed!!!

10 points for “yes”

7. Do you use a sling/soft carrier? I used a sling till all my kids were 3....loved it! LOVED IT!!!!

5 points for “yes”



8. Do you believe in/practice child-led weaning (even if that means breastfeeding for several years)? Yep!

15 points for “yes” (complete child-led weaning)




9. Do you tandem nurse/nurse during your pregnancy? Yep...BOTH!10 pts. for yes



10. Do you eat organic/whole/natural foods and limit your meat? I try



5 points for “yes” (try to buy natural, whole grain foods, etc.)


11. Do you use herbal/homeopathic remedies? Yep!



5 points if “yes” (but use a doctor occasionally)



12. Do you homeschool? Yes... but do I get extra crunchy points for unschooling???

10 points if “yes” (currently homeschool)



13. What's your take on childhood vaccinations?



10 for delayed, selective vaccination


14. Would you/have you ever breastfeed/fed someone else's baby or have someone else bf your child? maybe...depends on the situation. I still have horrible nightmares from the movie the Hand that Rocks the Cradle...I would have had a hard time letting someone else nurse one of my babies unless it was my sister or a very, best friend!



2 points if maybe



15. Do you use cloth/re-usable products for mom? Not yet


0 points if no.

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90 – 119 Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!
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I got 135.... Super Nutty, Ultra-Crunchy Granola Earth Mama

Cool! I like that title

 
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129, wow, higher than i thought it would be :
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140 here Yay!
I was doing the adding as I went along though and I'm not go great at math so who knows what I really got.
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My score: 120

Do my points go down if I admit to likeing Starbucks?
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132 -

And I had always considered myself more 'oatmeal' than granola. *crunch crunch*
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115 points
Mmm! Love that whole-grain crunch!

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I'm a grits girl, myself, but I do score all the way up there in that highest segment of crunchiness.
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89. I was a little freake dout at first, because I assumed it was out of 100 and I knew I wasn't that good at crunchy or that bad at math! :
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I was actually a bit surprised... I underestimated how crunchy I really am! Haha!
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