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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By mommyabroad
What are good resources for providing a...

What are good resources for providing a Montessori education through upper elementary at home?  DS went to Montessori schools on and off for several years and I love the approach for so many...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-02-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,044
Posted By mommyabroad
Anyone's 3-year-old not sleep through the night...

Anyone's 3-year-old not sleep through the night --- and is up multiple times?  It's like DD keeps waking up to make sure someone is there. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-20-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
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DD is 2 1/2 and has been using the potty during...

DD is 2 1/2 and has been using the potty during the day for several months.  She very much wants out of diapers at night.  She will not wear pullups and complains of diapers being "too tight" at...
Forum: Randall Neustaedter   11-01-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By mommyabroad
DS's Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis...

DS's Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis indicated nothing out of range except for very, very elevated beta-glucuronidase?  Over 16,000.  What does this mean and how can we treat it?  And what...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By mommyabroad
Will do .. thanks!

Will do .. thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   10-25-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By mommyabroad
DS's CDSA indicated nothing out of range except...

DS's CDSA indicated nothing out of range except for way elevated beta-glucuronidase?  Over 16,000.  What does this mean?  And what causes this?
 
DS is 9.
 
There is a history of digestive...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-30-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,389
Posted By mommyabroad
MariaMadly, the mice story is so beautiful.  I...

MariaMadly, the mice story is so beautiful.  I loved the line about how your child wasn't going down without them.  We have so many stuffies here -- each one loved and important --- they seem to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-22-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By mommyabroad
I would take the herbs for at least three...

I would take the herbs for at least three months.  Last night, the pain was excruciating.  I had a fever, the shakes, chills, and realized I either had appendicitis or ruptured cyst(s).  It still...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-21-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By mommyabroad
I nursed my DS until almost 4 ... DD just turned...

I nursed my DS until almost 4 ... DD just turned 2.  She has nightweaned but still nurses several times a day.  I am having severe ovarian pain and an ultrasound confirmed multiple cysts.  My doctor...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-16-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By mommyabroad
Frozen bananas in a blender with a few...

Frozen bananas in a blender with a few teaspoons/tablespoons of nut butter and raw cacao powder!  This is an amazing, decadent treat in our family.  And iron packed.
 
Also, raw brownie bites ----...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-27-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By mommyabroad
Thanks everyone for the replies.  Right now,...

Thanks everyone for the replies.  Right now, school is not an option for my DS.  And I so wish that more sleep could happen for me.  After reading the replies, I started taking more B vitamins and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-18-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By mommyabroad
3-5 .. it always has been.  Even before kids!

3-5 .. it always has been.  Even before kids!
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-18-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By mommyabroad
I felt like I did everything (well, almost...

I felt like I did everything (well, almost everything!) right with DS.  And it was very very difficult for me because it became more about perfection than about freedom and joy.  The cure?  For me,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-18-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By mommyabroad
My DD is 16 months.  DS is 8-years-old.  Before...

My DD is 16 months.  DS is 8-years-old.  Before I got pregnant with DD in 2009, I had just returned to work (20 hours)  and felt like I had gotten some balance and energy back after 4 years of...
Forum: Learning at School   08-28-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,413
Posted By mommyabroad
Oh my gosh, where do you live????  The schools...

Oh my gosh, where do you live????  The schools sounds fabulous.

 
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Forum: Unschooling   06-14-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By mommyabroad
I would love to find other kids for my older son...

I would love to find other kids for my older son to hang out with but his interests are so different from all of our neighborhood children and friends' children and he just doesn't seem to fit in...
Forum: Unschooling   06-06-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By mommyabroad
Happy and engaged seems to be the key!    

Happy and engaged seems to be the key!
 
 
Forum: Unschooling   05-26-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By mommyabroad
DS is almost 8; DD almost 1.  We pulled DS from...

DS is almost 8; DD almost 1.  We pulled DS from school in late February and I have been quite overhwhelmed with the day to day life of a baby and an older, active child at home.  The baby's pace of...
Forum: Women's Health   04-03-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By mommyabroad
Betonite clay for the poultice, right?  That...

Betonite clay for the poultice, right?  That resonates with me!
Forum: Women's Health   04-03-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By mommyabroad
Thanks for your replies and suggestions.   I...

Thanks for your replies and suggestions.
 
I was applying the GSE and extras 2-3x a day.  What flowers are good for yeast?  I had also used California Baby's Calendula cream (the kind in a little...
Forum: Women's Health   04-01-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By mommyabroad
Good question -- doctor said fungal.  How do I...

Good question -- doctor said fungal.  How do I know?  This thing itches and grows.
Forum: Women's Health   03-31-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By mommyabroad
After each of my two babies was born, I...

After each of my two babies was born, I developed a yeast rash on the inside of my thighs -- hours spent cross legged nursing, extra carbs in any form to maintain weight while breastfeeding and cure...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-10-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By mommyabroad
Would love for others to chime in as well --...

Would love for others to chime in as well -- this has been a valuable discussion for me.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-09-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By mommyabroad
Would they wear him in a sling or Moby? Or...

Would they wear him in a sling or Moby? Or strange as it may sound, would the care provider visit you in your home to spend time with your son? Sort of a transition phase in a familiar environment?...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-09-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By mommyabroad
Wow -- thank you for all of the thoughtful...

Wow -- thank you for all of the thoughtful replies. I kept meaning to post sooner, but there was just so much to ponder -- the struggles of part-timing, the question of vocation, the importance of...
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