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Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-02-2014, 09:03 AM
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Views: 672
Posted By Danesmama
Thanks for all of the replies!     Lauren-...

Thanks for all of the replies!  
 
Lauren-  Getting your PE means getting your Professional Engineer's license.   Without my PE I can only work under another engineer because I don't have a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Danesmama
I'm not sure where to start, so I'll just jump...

I'm not sure where to start, so I'll just jump in!
 
I have been a SAHM for the past 10 years.  I have a Master Degree in Structural Engineering, but never worked long enough to get my PE, which I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-14-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Danesmama
I bought a bunch of steel cut oats about a year...

I bought a bunch of steel cut oats about a year ago that we have not eaten. My ds#1 (9 years old) boycotted oats when I started making the steel cut rather than rolled. So, the steel cut oats got...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,305
Posted By Danesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13908796)
Okay - so it's not OK not to apologize....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,305
Posted By Danesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13908475)
And, making them apologize teaches them...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,305
Posted By Danesmama
I have my children apologize. I don't "force" my...

I have my children apologize. I don't "force" my children to apologize - there is no strong arming. I think letting your child not apologize is letting them feel that their actions are OK, when they...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Danesmama
I was hoping some of you would have some...

I was hoping some of you would have some suggestions of how I could deal with my sons fighting over toys? We are just starting Summer Vacation and I am already at my boiling point over all of their...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,445
Posted By Danesmama
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO FIGHT OVER EVERY SINGLE TOY...

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO FIGHT OVER EVERY SINGLE TOY IN THE HOUSE! WE HAVE FIVE LIGHT SABERS - YOU MAY NOT ALL FIGHT OVER THE ONE WITH THE FUNNY SCRATCH IN ITS HANDLE!!!!!!!

PLEASE STOP HITTING YOUR...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-09-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,729
Posted By Danesmama
I like sugar too...

I like sugar too http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif: I have had a hard time making the TF switch. I used to work in a bakery and love to make muffins, cakes, quick breads etc....
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-25-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,633
Posted By Danesmama
I'm just starting to read the China Study and...

I'm just starting to read the China Study and have followed NT for a long time. I hope this thread stays alive because after I finish the China Study I am going to read Weston A Price's book.

So...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-22-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Danesmama
I never thought of Coconut milk!...

I never thought of Coconut milk! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gif Thanks for mentioning that FairyRae. That does sound like it would taste good. I tried almond milk, but...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-21-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,633
Posted By Danesmama
I have been interested in TF for about 5 years...

I have been interested in TF for about 5 years now - I got Sally Fallon's book when ds2 was born. My neighbor just gave us a copy of the China Study, so I'm very interested in this thread. Before I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-21-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Danesmama
Hi - I aspire towards getting my family on...

Hi -

I aspire towards getting my family on a TF diet. We have been getting raw cow's milk for quite a while now. My problem is that I cannot digest milk - even raw cow's milk. I like to have a...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-21-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,037
Posted By Danesmama
The spot that I think is mold could be...

The spot that I think is mold could be considered brown. I sent an e-mail with a picture of the spot in question to the person who sold me the scoby and received a reply that maybe I had a yeast...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-21-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Danesmama
Honestly, this time the dough had the cracked...

Honestly, this time the dough had the cracked surface as I kneaded it. I use a machine for most of the kneading, but then did a little bit by hand at the very end. As I kneaded it the surface was...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-21-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Danesmama
I recently started making sourdough again after...

I recently started making sourdough again after a long break. The reason that I took the break is that my sourdough was tasting unpleasantly sour, and the gluten kept breaking down before it would...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-21-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,037
Posted By Danesmama
I am making my first batch of kombucha. The tea...

I am making my first batch of kombucha. The tea has been fermenting for about 6 days now, and when I went to check it there seems to be a mold spot growing on the scoby. Is that normal?

I would...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-12-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Danesmama
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-12-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Danesmama
I volunteered last week to teach a small group...

I volunteered last week to teach a small group of students in my son's class about cooking. I thought that I would find some great idea on the internet showing me what to do, but have not found...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-24-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,729
Posted By Danesmama
Sorry about the puffy lip BrownLioness...

Sorry about the puffy lip BrownLioness http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif . . . Maybe it would be good to be allergic to McD's though.

How is everyone else doing? I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 5,015
Posted By Danesmama
Hi I'm sooo new to Dave Ramsey, but I want to...

Hi I'm sooo new to Dave Ramsey, but I want to join too. I have to admit our debt is truly large, but having all of your examples to follow really helps me tackle the monumental task of reducing our...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-01-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,729
Posted By Danesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by sunshinestarr...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sunshinestarr http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13108147)
Baking is definitely a sore point for...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-01-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,729
Posted By Danesmama
One of my biggest tripping points for TF is...

One of my biggest tripping points for TF is changing my baking. I worked as a Baker just before I met my dh and love muffins, cookies, pancakes etc. I've tried soaking the flour a few times for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-30-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,254
Posted By Danesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by herwitsend...

Quote:
Originally Posted by herwitsend http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13090749)
The announcement today was that YES, there...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-30-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Danesmama
Thanks Dogmom327 for the instructions for making...

Thanks Dogmom327 for the instructions for making room temperature yogurt. I know I would run into problems with the 70 degree temperature needed for culturing - our house is around 65 to 66 degrees...
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