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Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-16-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,696
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
I don't know about KY but in ID, you don't even...

I don't know about KY but in ID, you don't even need to have indoor plumbing or a flush toilet to be a foster parent ;)
 
Maybe you could get the info by contacting a foster licensing agency or...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
My husband and I are probably going to be...

My husband and I are probably going to be changing careers and moving into the country in about 6 months.  The job will pay much less than the one we have now but we feel that the move is the right...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-26-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
We're renting so my options are very limited...

We're renting so my options are very limited about what I can do.  But, I'd still like your ideas.
 
I cleaned out about half of the cupboards today.  They feel like there better now but I don't...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-22-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Please post!

Please post!
Forum: Montessori   03-19-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Maybe this is the wrong question but how did you...

Maybe this is the wrong question but how did you keep your 8 month old in the bed?  Ok, I understand that the point of that type of bed is so that they can get out of it.  I guess my question is-...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-19-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
If you're going to knit the hats, I would start...

If you're going to knit the hats, I would start with the largest hat size your pattern references- adult-male-large- if you have it.  There are several good books on felting or you could probably...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-10-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
If you have a husband, try to get him to go to...

If you have a husband, try to get him to go to the hearings.  My husband went and the judge was really impressed that the foster dad was that involved in the process.  It also showed the relatives...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
My 7 1/2 month old is really starting to get...

My 7 1/2 month old is really starting to get into "helping" me in the kitchen.  I'm going to have to put some of these suggestions in a basket down low that she can get into.
 
I especially like...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-07-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Ok, so for the first time in my foster child's...

Ok, so for the first time in my foster child's life, she's got a schedule, at least for bedtime, wake time, and a morning nap.  But, she also has consistent wake up times during the night.  They...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-03-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Thanks for your support.  It helps just knowing...

Thanks for your support.  It helps just knowing that I can complain to someone.
 
My husband changed her bed a bit and made it more comfortable and now she can't get enough sleep.  Ever since he...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-27-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Some background:  We have a 7 month old foster...

Some background:  We have a 7 month old foster baby that we've had since she was 3 months old.  When I got her at 3 months, I was her 4th mom!!!  She's had many attachment issues because of that...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-13-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Let's make a list of "Found Items" we could use...

Let's make a list of "Found Items" we could use in our play kitchens!  They can be either recycled, thrift, or found....
 
- mini bread pans
- mini cereal boxes (stuffed with stuffing and tapes...
Forum: Infertility   10-11-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Firstly, sorry about the yeast-y beast-ies.  I...

Firstly, sorry about the yeast-y beast-ies.  I hate them!  I've had lots of trouble with the monsters since me ectopic pregnancy 5 years ago.  I like to use yogurt directly in the "affected" area....
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-27-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,342
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Vitamin B12 works well for people who are loved...

Vitamin B12 works well for people who are loved by the bugs.  I don't know about using it with kids, though.  For myself, though, it greatly reduced my bites and doesn't smell.
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-29-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 0
  Mud!
Views: 153
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Help! It's mud season here and I think I'm going...

Help! It's mud season here and I think I'm going to go crazy. What do ya'll do to survive? Obviously, getting the shoes off at the door is helpful, but how do you contain the mud and get everything...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-05-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
Thank you. It's really comforting to hear that...

Thank you. It's really comforting to hear that other families have done this. What kinds of treats do you make? I was thinking about making home-made ice cream toppings. Has anyone made their own...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-27-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,898
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
try searching for premie baby sized clothes as...

try searching for premie baby sized clothes as well. You might be able to find something that will work. If you're experimental, you could take one pattern, like for a onesie and use it for multiple...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-27-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
I made one for myself. I felted a rectangle,...

I made one for myself. I felted a rectangle, then knit a complicated cable which I sewed to the felt rectangle. The double point needles stick through the cabling and then the whole thing is rolled...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-27-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
My sister-in-law's family and mine are living in...

My sister-in-law's family and mine are living in a very hot country (southern hemisphere, desert) and are already discussing how to make Christmas special for the kids. We can't buy a tree and there...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,116
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
My family camped a lot when I was growing up...

My family camped a lot when I was growing up (5-10x a year, but sometimes the less frequent years had trips that were longer: 4-5 days; most were just weekends) so here are some things I've learned...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-20-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,318
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
This may seem evil to you, but one time I shaved...

This may seem evil to you, but one time I shaved just one leg after not shaving our entire marriage (only 2 years at that point). Then, I asked my husband to feel both legs and tell me which one he...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-13-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,421
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
What is the dif between a corded and cordless...

What is the dif between a corded and cordless kettle? Is a cordless kettle battery powered?

Sorry, it looks silly to write the questions, but I'm really curious because all of the cordless...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-13-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
What do you mean? I saw the mattress pads in a...

What do you mean? I saw the mattress pads in a store...?
Forum: Spirituality   03-12-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
I think it's very interesting to look at how...

I think it's very interesting to look at how one's practices one's faith vs what the main teachings of one's faith actually say. I am not getting on one side or the other, I just think that it's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-12-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By zech13_9_goforgold
I was worried about allergies also. I've only...

I was worried about allergies also. I've only been wearing lined dried clothing for about 6 wks, but I haven't had as many problems as I thought I would. Our clothes are ironed after coming off the...
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