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Forum: Traditional Foods   12-13-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By sisteeesmama
Thanks WuWei, that was great info and I really...

Thanks WuWei, that was great info and I really reall appreciate it! I will wait until after NEw Years and then work out a plan.

Again, thanks to all!
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-13-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By sisteeesmama
Oh, I totally make it in the crockpot overnight,...

Oh, I totally make it in the crockpot overnight, too! But I still wake up to use the potty and smell that wonderful chicken-y aroma and wish I was eating some yummy soup!
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-13-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,189
Posted By sisteeesmama
I have been trying to keep our budget under...

I have been trying to keep our budget under $100/week. We used to spend about $200/week but DH took a pay cut so this is what we have to work with just for food, not including things like TP/dish...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-13-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By sisteeesmama
You didn't get one response? Did you cross...

You didn't get one response?

Did you cross post anywhere else?
Forum: Parenting   12-13-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,508
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by Girlprof...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Girlprof http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14787125)
Love the iron-clad sense of humor idea.

A...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-09-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By sisteeesmama
I was vaxed, no allergies, dh was vaxed, egg...

I was vaxed, no allergies, dh was vaxed, egg allergies and maybe wheat. DD not vaxed at all and so far no allergies.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,038
Posted By sisteeesmama
I get the idea behind why some people don't do...

I get the idea behind why some people don't do them, I guess I am more looking for what real people do in the real moments and why, y'know?

I mean, for me, the alternative is possibly yelling or...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-09-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By sisteeesmama
(Would love to have put this in parenting for...

(Would love to have put this in parenting for the wider audience of people not just seeking vaccine info....)

I am wondering if you have a child who has allergies and if they were vaccinated and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,038
Posted By sisteeesmama
Another thread got me thinking about this. ...

Another thread got me thinking about this.

I am not sold on the idea of time outs, but I do do them for major offenses because I feel I need some recourse when my dd is being really out of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By sisteeesmama
Some will disagree, and I am not even sure I...

Some will disagree, and I am not even sure I love the idea, but it has been working some so I shall share.
We do time outs for big offenses like hitting, yelling, I would consider an abuse of the...
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By sisteeesmama
I agree with a lot of what's already been said. ...

I agree with a lot of what's already been said.

We couldn't afford a new mattress, but we did find an organic futon pad for our futon and got one of those plastic zipper covers for our bed and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By sisteeesmama
Ok, I really appreciate all of the great...

Ok, I really appreciate all of the great comments.

Here is what I think I will try:
I will remove the breakable/special ornaments that I would not want lost or smashed.
I will tether the tree...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by mamazee...

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Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14778369)
1. Barricade it off

2. Take it down and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By sisteeesmama
While I appreciate your taking the time to...

While I appreciate your taking the time to respond, I just don't want to take the tree away, it would take away from our enjoyment of the holiday!

I need to find a way to work with dd to teach...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,482
Posted By sisteeesmama
Could you skirt the issue with things like, "you...

Could you skirt the issue with things like, "you sure are a great kid!"<hug> or "I sure do love you"<kiss> "look at you taking initiative, that is SO great and helpful!" maybe I am missing the point...
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By sisteeesmama
DD is 2 and has seen Santa at the mall with my...

DD is 2 and has seen Santa at the mall with my mom, on TV and in movies and in books at story time and really really likes the whole idea.
She talks about him and asks about him and I am starting...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-09-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,023
Posted By sisteeesmama
If you think your dc's behavior will be such...

If you think your dc's behavior will be such that you will enjoy yourself and other will be able too, too, then I say bring him along. If he will really only distract you to the point where you...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By sisteeesmama
In general, I don't want to tell dd 'no' about...

In general, I don't want to tell dd 'no' about touching the ornaments on the tree, but I also don't want her to knock the whole thing over!
Our tree was bought very cheaply and is not very well...
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by ~pi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ~pi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14775575)
My 3 yo is totally happy to get in the stroller...
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by StephandOwen...

Quote:
Originally Posted by StephandOwen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14778036)
Wow. So much judgement....
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by leighi123...

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Originally Posted by leighi123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14777263)
I hate strollers for myself, they are a...
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-08-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By sisteeesmama
Thank you for all the thoughtful responses. ...

Thank you for all the thoughtful responses.

Here is what I am going to do:
bone broth with some breens in it for all three to five days
liquid from fermented veggies in spoonfuls here and there...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by felix23...

Quote:
Originally Posted by felix23 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14769786)
What I don't really understand is the judging...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By sisteeesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife...

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Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14768286)
Why the heck make things more...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By sisteeesmama
[QUOTE=lach;14763180]I've never been rammed by a...

[QUOTE=lach;14763180]I've never been rammed by a stroller either. That isn't to say that it doesn't happen, obviously, or that there aren't some really obnoxious people out there who happen to be...
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