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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-06-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By Rosebud1
OP here.....   Well so it continues.   ...

OP here.....
 
Well so it continues.
 
My daughter had a playdate at a friend's house yesterday .  We have told them she is on a restricted diet and sent a full lunch for her.  She was only...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-24-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By Rosebud1
Sigh....   I have been doing so much...

Sigh....
 
I have been doing so much research into healthy eating.  My child has some chronic issues that doctors have not been able to address (asthma,etc).
 
Basically we want our child to eat...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-11-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Rosebud1
I am slowly dipping my toe into the world of...

I am slowly dipping my toe into the world of Weston Price!
 
I eat a lot of raw almonds.  I tried to sprout them (soaked for one day, rinsed three times a day for three days, let drain), but they...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-14-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Rosebud1
I have been very blessed to stay home with my...

I have been very blessed to stay home with my child for 3.5 years.  I do babysit part time, but am able to bring my child along.  This time together has been very valuable to me.
 
I have some...
Forum: Allergies   06-29-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Rosebud1
Ah, the whole "age appropriate" thing......  In...

Ah, the whole "age appropriate" thing......  In my opinion, my DD's behavior and temperment are worse than what one could expect for her age.  I feel like there can be the attitude of, "well she's...
Forum: Allergies   06-28-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Rosebud1
  I don't have a lot of insight but will be...


I don't have a lot of insight but will be watching this thread avidly, as we are in similar boats!
 
I have a 3.5 y.o. DD who had the cough that would not go away (for three months) this...
Forum: Allergies   06-28-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By Rosebud1
mispost!

mispost!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-12-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 21,279
Posted By Rosebud1
I don't struggle too much with weight but I do...

I don't struggle too much with weight but I do have a tendency to eat certain foods compulsively.  "The End of Overeating" book, which outlines how the food industry is deliberately putting...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-01-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,655
Posted By Rosebud1
Gosh, I can relate to this thread.   I actually...

Gosh, I can relate to this thread.   I actually think I am getting  TOO cheap!  If that is possible!
 
I get severe sticker shock whenever I enter a normal store, I am so used to thrift store...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,313
Posted By Rosebud1
OP here.....   Wow, this thread has spun off...

OP here.....
 
Wow, this thread has spun off in some really interesting directions. I've enjoyed the ride!  
 
To clarify, my family's financial struggle is not too serious.  We are putting food...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-30-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,029
Posted By Rosebud1
Just want to add that I too believe that paying...

Just want to add that I too believe that paying for things on credit and through debt cannot continue endlessly.  I was Christmas shopping (where I live in Canada) in a very busy department store....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-26-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,313
Posted By Rosebud1
Okay, this thread is bumming me out now!  : )  ...

Okay, this thread is bumming me out now!  : )     I just moved from the land of 25 cent thrift store items (rural California) to British Columbia, the land of the $3.99 thrift store items!  None of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-24-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,313
Posted By Rosebud1
This is something I am struggling with.  I work...

This is something I am struggling with.  I work really hard to keep my household running smoothly, and feel very challenged and fulfilled as a SAHM. In fact, I love it. For someone who doesn't have...
Forum: Parenting   11-02-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,239
Posted By Rosebud1
I did not like Halloween this year. I have a 2.5...

I did not like Halloween this year. I have a 2.5 y/o DD and I thought I was going to reduce her candy consumption by having her stay home and greet trick or treaters. There were tons of older kids...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-25-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Rosebud1
Warning -- this is a little yucky and TMI. ...

Warning -- this is a little yucky and TMI.

We don't have food with artificial colors in our home, but my 2.5 y/o DD went to a birthday party yesterday that had cupcakes that were supremely dyed...
Forum: Women's Health   10-25-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Rosebud1
Anyone seen this? Very thought provoking, though...

Anyone seen this? Very thought provoking, though some parts I found a bit hard to believe.

Some of the theories --

mega-dosing vitamins for good health
vilifying prescription drugs, while...
Forum: Parenting   10-22-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Rosebud1
I think it's important for children to help with...

I think it's important for children to help with household chores. I would connect their participation with other more fun household activities. Like, I would love to bake banana bread with you now,...
Forum: Parenting   10-18-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,934
Posted By Rosebud1
OP, all I can say is that you need to keep your...

OP, all I can say is that you need to keep your eyes on the prize and get out of that house as soon as possible. I get that you truly are concerned about your DN, but I imagine it is incredibly...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-14-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Rosebud1
We are broke, but we live in a rental with white...

We are broke, but we live in a rental with white carpets and one toddler, so... we really need a vacuum! We may have to go the used route. Unfortunately, the 'extra' vacuums people have given away...
Forum: Learning at School   10-09-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,788
Posted By Rosebud1
I am wondering if there is a toxic culture in...

I am wondering if there is a toxic culture in our schools, that is permitted to continue or is not being addressed by those in charge.

Can schools get tougher on bullying? Can students be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By Rosebud1
I love having a leisurely breakfast with my DD. ...

I love having a leisurely breakfast with my DD.

I love making a bajillion trips to the library with her for free books, anytime.

I love building her vocabulary and appreciation by walking...
Forum: Allergies   10-01-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Rosebud1
My 2.5 y.o. DD has just been demanding cow's...

My 2.5 y.o. DD has just been demanding cow's milk around the clock lately. "Mommy, I want some milk". Over and over all day. We don't do a lot of juice in our family, and she is showing a strong...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-01-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Rosebud1
*reposted in more appropriate forum -- Allergy! *

*reposted in more appropriate forum -- Allergy! *
Forum: Parenting   09-27-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,977
Posted By Rosebud1
Lach, You (along with this thread) have...

Lach,

You (along with this thread) have really provided me some food for thought. I am a SAHM that has not enrolled my LO (almost 3) in Preschool yet. My mindset was very much like.... throughout...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-19-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,017
Posted By Rosebud1
Love this thread! High quality chocolate...

Love this thread!

High quality chocolate (Belgian, usually) and good coffee for the house for me.

Cute consignment-bought clothes for my daughter.

Microbrew beer for my husband.
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