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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-24-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Mommay
Thank you all again. I got the Nolo's guide and...

Thank you all again. I got the Nolo's guide and I've order Wrightslaw and have checked out their website. I thought that the school was fudging on their responsibilities. I didn't realize that they...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Mommay
Thank you all so much. I'm definitely going to...

Thank you all so much. I'm definitely going to look for support groups because the support I find in these posts are doing me so much good. I admit that I can grapple with low self esteem. It's hard...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-22-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Mommay
Thank you all so much. I didn't get much of a...

Thank you all so much. I didn't get much of a response initially, so I have kind of neglected this thread, but much appreciate the response. It's very good timing because today I picked up my son,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-10-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mommay
If he's reading well, then I don't think it's a...

If he's reading well, then I don't think it's a tracking issue.
 
I'm learning how individual and specific disorders can be. I'm very certain though that the place my son goes to can test for the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-09-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mommay
Definitely. My son has optical dysfunction which...

Definitely. My son has optical dysfunction which means that his eyes don't work in coordination. He has tracking and converging issues. A good optometrist should be able to detect those things. He's...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-09-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
Posted By Mommay
Thanks so much for sharing mamas. I had a...

Thanks so much for sharing mamas.

I had a hard day today and checked in here even though it's been a long time.

Reading your posts really put things in perspective for me. I get what a lot of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-09-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Mommay
Hi all. I haven't posted in a long time. I...

Hi all. I haven't posted in a long time. I thought that after ds' initial diagnosis in pre-K, I would settle in, but things have gotten worse, and I just need some place to rant so that I don't keep...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-28-2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By Mommay
Thanks 3-bees. I guess I was more referring to...

Thanks 3-bees. I guess I was more referring to other posters who seemed to recommend a product over just water. I did go to the Garden of Wisdom website and ordered their super hyaluronic acid...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-23-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By Mommay
3-bees, I still don't understand how a...

3-bees, I still don't understand how a water-based cream is better than putting oil on wet skin. Why wouldn't it dry any less quickly? Thanks.
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-26-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Mommay
I've been using Avalon vit. C moisturizer with...

I've been using Avalon vit. C moisturizer with sunscreen. I use honey without a problem.
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-21-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,744
Posted By Mommay
I get pvc-free plastic storage bags and plastic...

I get pvc-free plastic storage bags and plastic wrap from www.greenfeet.com (http://www.greenfeet.com). Reasonably priced.
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-06-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Mommay
Thanks kdabbler and hubris. I should think about...

Thanks kdabbler and hubris. I should think about packing him non-reheatable lunches. I better put my thinking cap on. He doesn't like sandwiches. I usually do a rice or a rice pasta dish. I have to...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-05-2007, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,737
Posted By Mommay
Talc used to be used to in the process of...

Talc used to be used to in the process of milling rice, and apparently still is in some cases outside of the US. But since the primary point of milling rice is to remove the endosperm resulting in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-03-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,737
Posted By Mommay
Yes. As far as I know, rinsing was only required...

Yes. As far as I know, rinsing was only required to get rid of talc, which I don't think is a problem with rice today.
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 209,472
Posted By Mommay
Thanks, Jellop for that info. on the co.

Thanks, Jellop for that info. on the co.
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-28-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Mommay
Thanks for the clarification Abimommy....

Thanks for the clarification Abimommy. Aromatherapy = therapeutic grade.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-24-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Mommay
I third the suggestion. It only takes minutes to...

I third the suggestion. It only takes minutes to reheat this way. I was reheating in the oven for up to a half hour with less success.
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-22-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Mommay
I am not familiar with goitrogens in food. Yet...

I am not familiar with goitrogens in food. Yet another thing to learn. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif But here's a site that lists some common produce with levels of...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-18-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By Mommay
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/no...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/notes2.gif:
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-18-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,089
Posted By Mommay
I've been reading this thread with interest. I...

I've been reading this thread with interest. I like the idea of a blended salad, but like others feel a bit squeamish. Luckily ds eats salad (chopped veggies, including greens) as a part of at least...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-17-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Mommay
I agree with JaneS. My diet was pretty crappy...

I agree with JaneS. My diet was pretty crappy when I first started bf. I let my nutrition totally go after giving birth because all the LLL literature told me that all the baby needs is fats,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-06-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Mommay
Mollybeesmama. I'm pro sunscreen too. People...

Mollybeesmama. I'm pro sunscreen too. People from traditional cultures in my neighborhood do not go out in the summer sun. If their children do go out, they are vigilantly kept in the shade. I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-05-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Mommay
Quote: Originally Posted by krismarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by krismarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7216209)
i don't think so... i believe most meat used...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-05-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Mommay
Something to keep in mind is that A, D,...

Something to keep in mind is that A, D, magnesium, and saturated fats help with the utilization of calcium.

Did you say your child was drinking soy milk?

Something to consider is that soy can...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-04-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Mommay
mz libbie, it's perfectly normal to have fine...

mz libbie, it's perfectly normal to have fine lines at 24. My mom told me that when I was in my twenties, I had lots of wrinkles. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif She's...
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