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Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-31-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By terese17
No energy, not anemic

Ok so I am 17 weeks pg with my fifth. I get about 1-2 hrs of normalcy a day and I just drop. I can't do anything. I fall asleep if I sit down. My kids have spent all summer watching hours of TV...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-16-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 8,809
Posted By terese17
Shared on Facebook!! Crossing my fingers!

Shared on Facebook!! Crossing my fingers!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-16-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 8,809
Posted By terese17
We do so many on this list it would be easier to...

We do so many on this list it would be easier to say what we don't do!! We are a family of six, in less than 1,000 sq ft. We minimize by necessity. We use cloth diapers and cloth napkins. We have a...
Forum: Parenting   02-10-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By terese17
One of my boys was like that.  We just let it...

One of my boys was like that.  We just let it grow out, eventually it will get to the point where it is past his eyes.  I only cut my sons hair when it started getting caught in the clips of his...
Forum: Parenting   02-10-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By terese17
Okay, so we live in Iowa. My husband and I have...

Okay, so we live in Iowa. My husband and I have a wedding to go to in new haven at the end of April.  We also have four children, my sister has agreed to watch the older three for a week, but she...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By terese17
There is a govt agency in Iowa called ECIA that...

There is a govt agency in Iowa called ECIA that provides a 25% down payment on new construction. So we could get a brand new, even picking out kitchen cabinets, three bedroom home with attached...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-13-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,436
Posted By terese17
so what is an oil wash as opposed to soap?

so what is an oil wash as opposed to soap?
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-11-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,436
Posted By terese17
What is your favorite natural and/or organic...

What is your favorite natural and/or organic soap/body/hair product to use for your children and yourself?  We currently have a combination of SheaMoisture and Burt's Bees and I just bought some Dr....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-10-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By terese17
yes and yes.  to everything.  I had the feeling...

yes and yes.  to everything.  I had the feeling the other night of wanting to just start jumping up and down in a crowd yelling "me, what about me, I am still here, I am still a person!!!!"  so i...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-24-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By terese17
If I owe my sister 50$ and instead I spend that...

If I owe my sister 50$ and instead I spend that money getting my hair done, yes, I should prob give her the 50$ first. However, a problem arises when someone else, who is not part of the situation,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-23-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By terese17
My children go to private schools basically for...

My children go to private schools basically for free because of our income. We are also on WIC and the kids get medicaid. I'm confused by this post. Does this mean that I am never supposed to rent a...
Forum: Parenting   07-31-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By terese17
We don't have a garage, and our house only has...

We don't have a garage, and our house only has one closest besides the bedrooms, so the whole storage and rotation thing is kinda out, as I have no place to put the ones that are not being used....
Forum: Parenting   07-29-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By terese17
okay, so we have four children, all boys, 6, 4,...

okay, so we have four children, all boys, 6, 4, 2 and four months.  We also live in a two bedroom house.  The older three are all in one room while the baby is still with us.  We recently just put...
Forum: Babywearing   06-16-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By terese17
When I wear my baby I sometimes get comments...

When I wear my baby I sometimes get comments from older women about how "They didn't have those back when I was raising babies"  And it always makes me laugh as babywearing has been around as long...
Forum: Babywearing   06-16-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,615
Posted By terese17
Hi Jane, I have a 3month old who is currently 13...

Hi Jane, I have a 3month old who is currently 13 lbs.  I have been wearing him in a homemade mei tai, "froggy style".  He is starting to fuss every time I put him in and I think it is because he is...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-07-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By terese17
It is beautiful, but I cant help but think they...

It is beautiful, but I cant help but think they have another room where they threw all their stuff so that they could take these pictures!!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-31-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,462
Posted By terese17
Hah, absolutely not. I have a 6, 3.5, 1.5, and a...

Hah, absolutely not. I have a 6, 3.5, 1.5, and a 3 month old. My house is always a mess. If I get one room done they just trash it as soon as I move to the next. If it gets too bad I kinda freak out...
Forum: Diapering   05-29-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By terese17
 I started cding my last one after he was eating...

 I started cding my last one after he was eating solids.  I have a new one now and I don't know what to do with my diapers.  I am using pocket os, so that I use the same diapers for both of them. ...
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,748
Posted By terese17
I don't know what to think about it.  I totally...

I don't know what to think about it.  I totally understand not wanting your children to be feel confined as to what they can and cannot do.  I do wonder if denying your child any sex is not, in...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-25-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 8,536
Posted By terese17
At least 95% needs to be organic.  And on a side...

At least 95% needs to be organic.  And on a side note, I came to the website today specifically looking for information about non-toxic personal health care items...So this contest was a lovely...
Forum: February 2011   03-24-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By terese17
So Liam finally decided to make an appearance! I...

So Liam finally decided to make an appearance! I had been having contractions all day on Sun. and went to the hospital that night around 9.  He was born at 11:31 P.M.  Everything went well and he is...
Forum: February 2011   03-10-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By terese17
And I'm still here.... I had to see my back-up...

And I'm still here.... I had to see my back-up midwife the other day, which is fine, she "caught" my second son.  She said"so if we offered you a way to get this started you'd prob take it right?" ...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-08-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By terese17
We live on a secluded court.  I allow my...

We live on a secluded court.  I allow my children to play outside without direct supervision.  There are no sidewalks and so the kids ride their bikes in the street.  The rules for location are that...
Forum: February 2011   03-07-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By terese17
So my midwife is going to let me go until March...

So my midwife is going to let me go until March 22nd before she is really going to try anything.  I am tired and can hardly move.  Its almost impossible to take care of my other children.  every...
Forum: February 2011   03-06-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,670
Posted By terese17
Good Luck Ravin!!

Good Luck Ravin!!
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