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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By JamieCatheryn
Those two polio figures don't conflict, both can...

Those two polio figures don't conflict, both can be true if you look at the details. The first reassures though, says to me yes polio can get bad but usually is not so bad as it sounds. The other...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-01-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By JamieCatheryn
We read My Side of the Mountain a couple months...

We read My Side of the Mountain a couple months ago too and the sequel to it. The last few books we read together were that, Matilda, Julie of the Wolves, Pippi Longstocking and Pippi on the South...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-28-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By JamieCatheryn
The studies show breastfeeding to prevent...

The studies show breastfeeding to prevent obesity. It's a perfectly balanced form of nutrition and all those trace good things in there help keep the digestion in perfect order during nursing and for...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   05-23-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Probably some kind of flu, I've had illnesses go...

Probably some kind of flu, I've had illnesses go through our house that seemed to ease up but then secondary symptoms like that lasted a long while. I'd give some children's Mucinex to clear up the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-23-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Have you used an actual medicated anti-fungal...

Have you used an actual medicated anti-fungal cream? I would get some Lotrimin to try next. No harm in seeing a doctor in a couple days to have it properly diagnosed, possibly get an Rx to treat it,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-18-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Besides correcting the kids, what methods are you...

Besides correcting the kids, what methods are you using to teach them the right behavior with the dog? I'd try and take away privileges to interact with the dog at all for a while after each offense...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-18-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Some physical activity is important too, so is...

Some physical activity is important too, so is getting enough sleep. But average type of teen socializing is so unnecessary, all that reading and hanging out with girls like herself will be so much...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-17-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My 3rd one was intense and contractions did hurt,...

My 3rd one was intense and contractions did hurt, but it was all quite manageable and all I could say was "wow" repeatedly right after about how easy that one was, amazed it was already done, 7 hours...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,596
Posted By JamieCatheryn
The red and green powder drinks are pretty good...

The red and green powder drinks are pretty good whole food supp for kids. Macro coco greens and miracle reds for instance.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-16-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I made a list of all the things that need doing...

I made a list of all the things that need doing regularly so if anybody has spare time they can scan through, pick an item that needs doing, and do that. When they don't, like usual, it's all me. The...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-16-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Perhaps make a paper sachet with her name on it...

Perhaps make a paper sachet with her name on it (heart shaped maybe? red or pink?) filled with powdered or pellet organic fertilizer, have her help plant that underneath when you put the placenta and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-15-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I studied/practiced HypnoBabies while pregnant...

I studied/practiced HypnoBabies while pregnant with my 3rd but didn't really get into a good hypnotic state during birthing. The "peace" cue made a good positive chant and the practice going limp...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-15-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By JamieCatheryn
We're a friendly lot here and guys are also...

We're a friendly lot here and guys are also welcome. The main topics on here relate to raising children. But there are some boards here about gardening, finances, country life, nutrition and cooking,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,423
Posted By JamieCatheryn
If your city zoning allows it, get 8 hens and...

If your city zoning allows it, get 8 hens and probably no rooster (neighbors wouldn't appreciate the crowing). If the neighbors and laws are ok with a roo he would help guard and lead the ladies...
Forum: Homebirth   05-13-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My midwife I had for my 2nd went beyond 43 weeks...

My midwife I had for my 2nd went beyond 43 weeks with one of hers and had a c-section with that baby, I think a short cord prevented him engaging or something. All of mine were in the 41-42 week...
Forum: Learning at School   05-13-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By JamieCatheryn
No chance they'll enact that, it's totally a...

No chance they'll enact that, it's totally a state's issue and besides many do not want to risk messing with religious exemptions. This Representative Wilson throws in tons and tons of mostly extreme...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-09-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Greens like lettuce, mustard, kale, also parsley....

Greens like lettuce, mustard, kale, also parsley. Peas and root veggies do ok with limited sun.
Forum: Child & Teen Health   05-08-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Sounds like something related to inflammation to...

Sounds like something related to inflammation to me or possibly cysts, with white blood cells up without sign of infection anywhere. Can you get them to ultrasound her? The bladder especially since...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-08-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Wow our families are almost identical. I've got a...

Wow our families are almost identical. I've got a homeschooling 9 and 5 year old and a 2 year old. Mine are all boys. Some days the 9 year old takes all day long to get through schoolwork, leaving me...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-08-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By JamieCatheryn
3 and 6 weeks are big growth spurts and they...

3 and 6 weeks are big growth spurts and they nurse about constantly, you may remember this but not as pronounced with your other babies. If you need a break it's ok to let him fuss or cry for a few...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-06-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I think when they begin to walk they're toddlers...

I think when they begin to walk they're toddlers but you can call them baby still, then when they master walking and start speaking pretty well they become little kids. Of course they're always your...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-05-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine tasted foods about 5 months to 12 months or...

Mine tasted foods about 5 months to 12 months or so but never ate a whole lot until later. Not baby food, just soft regular foods.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-05-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine have been pretty normal after returning at...

Mine have been pretty normal after returning at 14, 13, 17 months post babies regardless of weaning, but with mine weaning was very gradual for all of them. That is, cycles were normal except for one...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 42,624
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Try contacting vital statistics, they don't seem...

Try contacting vital statistics, they don't seem to have birth registration forms online that I can see.
303-692-2200
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-05-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,423
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I usually spend almost $5 a person by that math....

I usually spend almost $5 a person by that math. But my 2 year old eats more than my 6 year old, and my 9 year old eats more than I do, and sometimes my DH buys his lunch. We didn't have much this...
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