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Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By JamieCatheryn
We usually don't even go, but Monday we did visit...

We usually don't even go, but Monday we did visit ToysRus for my 2 year old's birthday to pick his own gift. He didn't even understand the choose one to take home concept, he just went around the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine gets migraines after too much starch or...

Mine gets migraines after too much starch or sugar, even with GF stuff. I have had trouble with offering a separate snack for my child in these situations, having a teacher tease him about not...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 19
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Whole grains have a lot about them that are...

Whole grains have a lot about them that are better than refined grains, and sprouted is even better, but decreasing or skipping grains is even better still. Greens, root veggies, and fruits are such...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 19
Posted By JamieCatheryn
They say 3-6 months. It might be safe anyway but...

They say 3-6 months. It might be safe anyway but I'd just make a fresh batch, not a huge loss.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 17
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I would suspect a few vegetarians or particularly...

I would suspect a few vegetarians or particularly vegans might have a calcium deficiency if they aren't mindful of their choices, that can cause lose teeth. Fruits and vegetables, raw particularly,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-24-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By JamieCatheryn
On their back is what's recommended now. Face...

On their back is what's recommended now. Face down there's a very small chance they could smother themselves, also most mattresses give off harmful chemicals and they breathe less of them face up. I...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   01-23-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'd try to make up a couple batches of things a...

I'd try to make up a couple batches of things a week and alternate them every other day, or make for dinner and send as leftovers.

lentil sweet potato nuggets (toddler shouldn't care if it's cold)...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By JamieCatheryn
A midwife is more likely to support a natural...

A midwife is more likely to support a natural birth than a doctor if that's what you are asking. Some are more medically minded and less trust the process in their approach. Get recommendations from...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-20-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 61
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'd definitely try a several weeks long strict...

I'd definitely try a several weeks long strict elimination diet such as GAPS protocol in case certain foods make it worse, as it often the case. Sounds like something a friend of ours suffers from,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-19-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Beginning nursing with my first was a nightmare,...

Beginning nursing with my first was a nightmare, complete with LC's and nurses who gave no supportive advice only threats about failure to thrive and orders to give formula (he couldn't keep the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-19-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 136
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'm not familiar with the curriculum you are...

I'm not familiar with the curriculum you are using, but does he know the steps to putting together a composition? Choosing topic and details, writing an intro, body, and conclusion? With my son,...
Forum: Homebirth   01-18-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Between contractions I could usually communicate...

Between contractions I could usually communicate fine, though in transition whatever I said was probably rather obscured while I was overwhelmed for a while. In my longest birth (first baby and it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-18-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 173
Posted By JamieCatheryn
For my 8 year old, usually 3-4 hours depending on...

For my 8 year old, usually 3-4 hours depending on that day's assigned work and how focused he is. For the 5 year old, 30 minutes. There is a state law requiring 6 hours a day at age 8 and up, I guess...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-18-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 25
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I did a search in the history here and found this...

I did a search in the history here and found this CNM practice recommended, hope this helps http://www.paragonobgyn.com/staff/midwives.html
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 92
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Contractions for me would stop being predictable,...

Contractions for me would stop being predictable, and as one faded away another might start up, or one would be very strong and the next fairly weak, very little break between them. It gets harder to...
Forum: Dental   01-08-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 45
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My children never had more than some tiredness,...

My children never had more than some tiredness, numbness, and mild discomfort the day of their fillings or crowns. My husband on the other hand has tooth pain for a couple days after he has dental...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 135
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Of course! You can request they not even offer,...

Of course! You can request they not even offer, tell them you know it's an option and will ask for it if you change your mind, but you may be suggestable in the intense moments of labor and don't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-07-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Avocado is healthy and soft. Banana is a good one...

Avocado is healthy and soft. Banana is a good one too. They can try and fruits or veggies, raw or cooked, that are soft enough to gum rather than chew. Soft meats chopped small are fine too. We use...
Forum: Mental Health   01-06-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 20
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I was downright suicidal on the pill. Condoms,...

I was downright suicidal on the pill. Condoms, and sometimes FAM, have been a better alternative, if a little anoying in the moment.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-03-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 84
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I decided to go traditional and grow sweet corn,...

I decided to go traditional and grow sweet corn, green beans, yellow squash and zucchini, sweet potatoes, and snap peas. We have strawberries, grapes, blueberries, and asparagus out there already.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 69
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Where? If it's my own yard and I know it's safe...

Where? If it's my own yard and I know it's safe dirt (no poisons or feces), I'd roll my eyes about it and wash them off later. There's good bacteria and such that are beneficial in there. If it were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-02-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I've done both and they both have great strong...

I've done both and they both have great strong points, and both cover many important things equally. Bradley is more information intensive, important if you'll be in the hospital and asked to make a...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By JamieCatheryn
We did pretty well. I knitted a few things and...

We did pretty well. I knitted a few things and made candies, but I didn't knock myself out working on handmade. I did most of my shopping on Amazon to keep it simple, shipping was free and I got to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-01-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Well, after a while the milk flows less quickly,...

Well, after a while the milk flows less quickly, and has less water and more fat content. Maybe she only wants foremilk right then? Or she's just being particular and exercising her powers of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-22-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By JamieCatheryn
We use Soaring with Spelling, it has a list each...

We use Soaring with Spelling, it has a list each week, a pretest, 3 days of games and exercises with them, and a final test. Pretty quick and effective. I can't say even the puzzles are super fun for...
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