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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By rootzdawta
I thought I might like to use the Ergo with the...

I thought I might like to use the Ergo with the new style insert with my newborn but I find that it feels so weird when I put it on.  So, I'm using my Moby pretty much exclusively until she gets...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-10-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,778
Posted By rootzdawta
I'm glad I found this thread.  We first tried GP...

I'm glad I found this thread.  We first tried GP FCLO in the mint flavor and that was so awful.  Cinnamon is much more palatable and the kids take it willingly.  I am scared to try another flavor....
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-10-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By rootzdawta
I would appreciate a mom telling me what she...

I would appreciate a mom telling me what she plans to feed my child especially if she knows that it might be something to which I would object.  It would help me trust the mom more and I think it's...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-05-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By rootzdawta
I heard Sally Fallon speaking on the Underground...

I heard Sally Fallon speaking on the Underground Wellness show and she said the same thing: heating to 170 is a very different process than commercial pasteurization and she seemed to think it was...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-25-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By rootzdawta
I wouldn't say it's terrible because you're...

I wouldn't say it's terrible because you're still getting the cultured food into you but I can definitely tell the difference when I make yogurt from raw milk versus when I make it from pasteurized...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-16-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By rootzdawta
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By rootzdawta
Yes, I *highly* recommend walks in the woods...

Yes, I *highly* recommend walks in the woods with a 2 year old.  :)  A good carrier, some water bottles and you are good to go.  LoL.  Running around after the 2 year old is par for the course....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-16-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,798
Posted By rootzdawta
Yet another vote for RSO.  Science instruction...

Yet another vote for RSO.  Science instruction is definitely a weak point for me and, lo and behold, RSO makes it enjoyable for my son and for me!  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-16-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By rootzdawta
Personally, I thrive on routine.  We generally...

Personally, I thrive on routine.  We generally do our studies in the morning and then I make sure to have some activity for the afternoon.  A playdate or a class or a walk in the woods or just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-01-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 324
Posted By rootzdawta
I have to agree with the others.  Just send a...

I have to agree with the others.  Just send a card congratulating them on their anniversary.  You could wish them well.  I think that would keep the peace.  It's really unfair that someone demand...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-22-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By rootzdawta
I've never heard of such a thing until I went...

I've never heard of such a thing until I went googling for it.  All I've ever heard is that the medium must be acidic and that's that.  Interesting stuff. . . 
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-19-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,769
Posted By rootzdawta
I had the opportunity to listen to Dr. Natasha...

I had the opportunity to listen to Dr. Natasha Campbell Mc-Bride (creator the GAPS diet) on the Underground Wellness podcast.  She mentioned that some people cannot handle bone broth (and listed the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-19-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By rootzdawta
I think the best way to eat is the way that...

I think the best way to eat is the way that makes you feel good.  I eat a primarily paleo diet but I also have been on the specific carbohydrate diet too along with fermented foods and proper...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-03-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,463
Posted By rootzdawta
I find The Firm Transfirmer series...

I find The Firm Transfirmer series (http://www.collagevideo.com/workout-video/the-firm-transfirmer-series-basic-9290) to be very low impact. Have you checked out Collage Video? They have previews of...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-03-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,731
Posted By rootzdawta
Mark Sisson broke down the differences between...

Mark Sisson broke down the differences between paleo and primal here (http://www.marksdailyapple.com/whats-the-difference-between-primal-and-paleo/).  
 
I'm gradually transitioning myself and my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-03-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,573
Posted By rootzdawta
For the longest time, I thought my biggest...

For the longest time, I thought my biggest concern was finding a group of friends for my sons who they see on a consistent basis.  I wanted them to have a get-together they look forward to every...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-01-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By rootzdawta
I've tried backpacks and lunchboxes for my kids...

I've tried backpacks and lunchboxes for my kids but I end up carrying everything myself eventually.  So nowadays, I just pack one big backpack and one big lunchbag with all their stuff and I carry...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-01-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By rootzdawta
How about Progressive Phonics...

How about Progressive Phonics (http://www.progressivephonics.com/~suzettew/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1)?  There's also Funnix (http://www.funnix.com/) which you pay for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-01-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By rootzdawta
We're using Math-U-See.  We're on the Beta level...

We're using Math-U-See.  We're on the Beta level right now and I like the program although I think I have to go back and review some things that DS does not seem to have mastered.  It's not a cheap...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By rootzdawta
I'm finally getting around to posting . . .   ...

I'm finally getting around to posting . . . 
 
I've been reading Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves and so far I've really been enjoying it and gaining lots of insight and ideas. This morning...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-18-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By rootzdawta
Well, I eventually ended up purchasing...

Well, I eventually ended up purchasing PowerBlocks (adjustable dumbbells from 5-45 lbs.) because I was getting stronger and outgrowing the weights I had around (4, 5, 6# dumbbells and various weight...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-17-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By rootzdawta
^^The way I reasoned it through was that it was...

^^The way I reasoned it through was that it was cheaper than a typical gym membership.  There's a good book, Strong Women Stay Young...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-16-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By rootzdawta
I can recommend Chalean Extreme.  I really liked...

I can recommend Chalean Extreme.  I really liked the results I saw with that program.  
Forum: June 2011   01-07-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,710
Posted By rootzdawta
Hi all.  I removed some posts for privacy...

Hi all.  I removed some posts for privacy issues.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-07-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By rootzdawta
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