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Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-29-2008, 10:42 AM
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Views: 51,496
Posted By mudmama
My uncle recently passed away too. Explaining it...

My uncle recently passed away too. Explaining it to my 7 yo was simple. Told her what happened in simple terms; he died from an awful disease called cancer that people can get and we don't really...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-25-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By mudmama
I have a freezer full of last yrs elk and deer...

I have a freezer full of last yrs elk and deer meats. I need to make room for the fresh meats coming in soon. Any ideas what I can do with all this meat. I've been cooking some for the dogs with...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-25-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By mudmama
Thank You! This was soo yummy! We're on a...

Thank You! This was soo yummy! We're on a powdered sugar phase right now, so the kids rolled them in Psugar. Then we used the left over on toast and bagels the next morning. My kids are asking for...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-24-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By mudmama
1/2 peroxide and 1/2 baking soda will take the...

1/2 peroxide and 1/2 baking soda will take the skunk smell out of your dog and anything else better than any expensive bought stuff.
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-23-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 51,496
Posted By mudmama
new here. and subbing. I grew up going to a...

new here. and subbing.

I grew up going to a Christian church every Sunday, youth group, church camp, all that stuff, till I was 16. I knew it wasn't for me. but only recently, I'm 33, am I...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   08-23-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By mudmama
This is just a longshot. Some of us mama's in...

This is just a longshot. Some of us mama's in the Three Forks Madison Valley area are meeting once a week for playgroups. Anyone else out there from the valley want to join us?
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   08-23-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By mudmama
We pay $12/ hr at a real high-end place.

We pay $12/ hr at a real high-end place.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-23-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By mudmama
Yes, I've found the same connection with my dd....

Yes, I've found the same connection with my dd. I call it the "couch potato blues." but why? It must be hard to transition from lazy entertainment to reality. I don't really know. No TV at all has...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-17-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By mudmama
We use sticky traps, Works good in my jeep too....

We use sticky traps, Works good in my jeep too. yes, they get my jeep. In our garage though we use an invention of my dh and you are all welcome to build this ingenius contraption yourselves... It's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,005
Posted By mudmama
For the most part my dd is very well behaved and...

For the most part my dd is very well behaved and wants to please. She's happy, loved, smart, healthy. She's never really thrown tantrums when she was younger. But this summer she's bursting with...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-03-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By mudmama
I think meeting my childrens needs first is...

I think meeting my childrens needs first is priority--educating, entertaining, loving, etc. I also feel that all the housework, cooking, managing is done out of respect for my family. It's important...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-21-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By mudmama
I use about a cup of vinegar in a spray bottle...

I use about a cup of vinegar in a spray bottle of water and then add a splash of simple green multipurpose cleaner. I use this to clean everything. On the tub and sinks I also sprinkle baking soda...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-20-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,413
Posted By mudmama
right now a glass of wine and reading other...

right now a glass of wine and reading other peoples tradgedies while the kids take a bath. It's nice to hear i'm not the only one falling apart sometimes. My kids have been sick for two weeks (I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-20-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,033
Posted By mudmama
5:45 here, cause dd gets up at 6:20 to catch the...

5:45 here, cause dd gets up at 6:20 to catch the bus at 7. I like to shower and check email before anyone wakes up. Then of course I nap for 2 hrs in the afternoon with my ds. On weekends I sleep in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-02-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By mudmama
I've got 10 lbs of venison I want to make into...

I've got 10 lbs of venison I want to make into meatballs today (and freeze). But I don't have a good recipe. Anyone have a yummy bulk meatball recipe? I need it today!!
Forum: Mental Health   11-26-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By mudmama
Since galaxfern has brought this up again, I...

Since galaxfern has brought this up again, I thought I'd give a little update on my dd's hairpulling. She has started at a new school and through this stress did not show any hairpulling at all! I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-19-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By mudmama
Kool-Aid works great on silk!

Kool-Aid works great on silk!
Forum: Women's Health   11-19-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By mudmama
Oops, I rushed around again. Didnt see there was...

Oops, I rushed around again. Didnt see there was a Vac Forum. I'll read/post there.
Forum: Women's Health   11-19-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By mudmama
I recently went and got my flu shot b/c I didn't...

I recently went and got my flu shot b/c I didn't want to deal with the sickness this yr. They really urged me to get my kids done as well, ages 2 and 6, with the new nasal mister. I don't know...
Forum: Learning at School   09-12-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,988
Posted By mudmama
Yes, its not the teachers fault that she doesn't...

Yes, its not the teachers fault that she doesn't understand that this is wrong. I put faith in educated people. Perhaps I'll get the nerve to confront her with my thoughts on the candy reward issue....
Forum: Spirituality   09-11-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By mudmama
I'm searching for blessing poems for a ceramics...

I'm searching for blessing poems for a ceramics project, but also to teach my dc. I've posted about this before in another forum. I'm looking particularly for meal and bedtime blessings, but also...
Forum: Learning at School   09-10-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,988
Posted By mudmama
This issue also made me wonder about...

This issue also made me wonder about homeschooling my dd. Last week the candy turned into pretzels and crackers. I don't think it going to be an everyday thing. And at the most it will only be 1-2...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-07-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By mudmama
Hi Kellid! We just use the washable fabric ones...

Hi Kellid! We just use the washable fabric ones from Target.

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Forum: Learning at School   09-05-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,988
Posted By mudmama
Thank you for all your helpful advice. I was...

Thank you for all your helpful advice. I was reminded how hard teachers work for our dc. Yesterday the teacher offered skittles or animal crackers as a reward, and wouldn't you know it, my dd...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By mudmama
Yes, I'm a potter too! Got a BFA in it. I guess...

Yes, I'm a potter too! Got a BFA in it. I guess I'm a professional potter on hiatus. I find it nearly impossible to work with the kids, especially the 2yo. I used to teach classes when I lived...
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