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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By vegmom
Anxiety can be so crippling. I suffered through...

Anxiety can be so crippling. I suffered through high school with it and ended up dropping out then graduated doing it part time and ended up transferring through 3 high schools until i found an...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By vegmom
This guy needs to be charged and have some sort...

This guy needs to be charged and have some sort of record. He will likely re-offend especially since hardly anybody made a big deal about your incident. Keep knocking on doors and phoning ppl until...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By vegmom
What is your degree in? Do they have classes...

What is your degree in? Do they have classes that you could take online? The only problem with that is that you need to be consistent. I have bought courses and never finished them because everyday...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-28-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By vegmom
Wow, you guys have a very hectic work schedule!...

Wow, you guys have a very hectic work schedule! I sympathize with you. I gave up my career to take care of my dds. Then we moved to a very rural area with little job opportunities. Some people have...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-28-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,047
Posted By vegmom
I had cystic and ocular rosacea. It was so...

I had cystic and ocular rosacea. It was so horrible and I very desperate to get help. I went to the dermatologist and dr. and they could not tell me why I have this major skin problem since I never...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-28-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By vegmom
We experienced this in kindergarten as well. It...

We experienced this in kindergarten as well. It passed and nothing came of it.
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-25-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,929
Posted By vegmom
subbing...

subbing http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif. We have had a few water leaks in the house.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-25-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By vegmom
This must be so stressful for you... there are...

This must be so stressful for you... there are many innovative ways to make money. I have friend who was a dog walker in a big city and then when he bought a house in the country he now took his...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-25-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By vegmom
Hi Katie, I am in a very similar situation. I...

Hi Katie,
I am in a very similar situation. I grew up in big cities and only knew city life. I have moved around quite a bit and gave birth to my daughter in the suburbs of Chicago. She was 9...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-25-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,606
Posted By vegmom
I too have feared that if something happens to...

I too have feared that if something happens to DH or his income that we will end up living in a cardboard box in a ditch getting the family dinner out of trash bins (my nightmare). It has always...
Forum: Learning at School   12-25-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By vegmom
My kids are also in French immersion and I chose...

My kids are also in French immersion and I chose that over homeschooling. I would consider talking to the teachers and seeing what they feel is important to them in a classroom environment. The...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-25-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,214
Posted By vegmom
I am here too! I had picked up a Mothering...

I am here too! I had picked up a Mothering Magazine at Whole Foods in Chicago around 2001 and fell in love with it when pregnant with my first dd. When she was born I needed the magazine for amazing...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-25-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,472
Posted By vegmom
What are you doing to engage the mother daughter...

What are you doing to engage the mother daughter relationship? I know as moms that we are busy doing every day things for our children, helping them with homework, driving them to extra-curriculars,...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   12-25-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 299
Posted By vegmom
I have used liquid Iodine for my dd's warts and...

I have used liquid Iodine for my dd's warts and the wart that I had last summer. Iodine gets absorbed through the skin so it also beneficial for the body. My dd's warts were awfully bad as I had...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-25-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,311
Posted By vegmom
Another great book is Toxic In -Laws by Susan...

Another great book is Toxic In -Laws by Susan Forward. I got that book out of the library. I had a huge revelation on my situation about why my MIL actions had traumatized me so much after about 9...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-24-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,782
Posted By vegmom
I know that in my household that food is the...

I know that in my household that food is the biggest expense and above our mortgage. We feed 4 and the OP has to feed 6. What I do and have done in the past is ...
- grow my own garden, store and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-24-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,624
Posted By vegmom
I never buy dollar store food unless it is brand...

I never buy dollar store food unless it is brand name. I am a label reader and most of the ingredient list of cheap food reads like chemistry lab potions and experiments. However, I do have to say...
Forum: Dental   12-24-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,373
Posted By vegmom
Hi CJ, I ended up removing my filling with a...

Hi CJ, I ended up removing my filling with a holistic dentist. It was a tough choice and not sure a right one. I had cancelled my appointment a few times because my family had the flu. I was not...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-23-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By vegmom
another option would be advertising for...

another option would be advertising for housecleaning jobs. In the past this is what ive done. I also have a member of my family who is a personal support worker who assists the elderly in their...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-06-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,423
Posted By vegmom
I am so sorry to hear that this has happened to...

I am so sorry to hear that this has happened to your family. Thank you for posting about it. I have learned a great deal reading about your ordeal. I pray that you and your family have continued...
Forum: Gardening   10-04-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By vegmom
I have a neighbour that uses round up regularly...

I have a neighbour that uses round up regularly and even has their kids spraying it. They are fantastic neighbours and I do not want to "ruffle feathers". I have been helping her pull her garden as...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 868
Posted By vegmom
I have been here for almost nine years. It got...

I have been here for almost nine years. It got me through some serious isolation when I moved from suburban chicago to living in the middle of nowhere. MDC was some serious therapy for me and thanks...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-02-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,212
Posted By vegmom
I have to jump in. I love milk and drink lots of...

I have to jump in. I love milk and drink lots of it. My dh grew up on an organic dairy farm. When I was nursing dd1, I was introduced to this farm life and also felt sorry for the cows being...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-02-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,900
Posted By vegmom
I throw in a handful of parsley in my green...

I throw in a handful of parsley in my green smoothies. The smoothie does end up having a slight parsley flavour. But after this type of green smoothie I immediately feel much more energetic and...
Forum: Women's Health   12-15-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,966
Posted By vegmom
Even though this is an old thread I would like...

Even though this is an old thread I would like to join this group! I had a mercury amalgam replaced last November while I had undiagnosed walking pneumonia. I guess getting dental work done while...
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