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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-27-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 11,406
Posted By pinky
Hey there,   I hope you don't mind my...

Hey there,
 
I hope you don't mind my crashing this thread, but I'm hoping there might be some central NY moms who could offer some advice to me.  I started my own thread but haven't gotten any...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-20-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By pinky
If you can get to a Whole Foods, their 365...

If you can get to a Whole Foods, their 365 organic milk is not UP.  And comes from pasture-based cows. Some Organic Valley milk is UP, and some is not, so you have to label read carefully.
 
You...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-19-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By pinky
Hi there,   We spend every July in central...

Hi there,
 
We spend every July in central NY (Chenango Co.), and I'm looking for some dance classes (especially ballet) that my increasingly serious dancer can take while we're there.  She...
Forum: Unschooling   05-11-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By pinky
Okay, I don't really mean extra-curricular, but...

Okay, I don't really mean extra-curricular, but I couldn't figure out a better concise way to talk about out-of-the-home-passionate-interests-that-take-up-a-lot-of time.  If she were in school, they...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   02-21-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By pinky
We love Dr. Vines at Family-Centered Health Care...

We love Dr. Vines at Family-Centered Health Care in Hillsborough.  Definitely open-minded about vaxing!
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   01-25-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By pinky
I was also going to suggest La Leche League...

I was also going to suggest La Leche League meetings.  Here's a link to the CH LLL group page:
http://www.lllofchapelhill.org/
 
Forum: Unschooling   01-15-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,388
Posted By pinky
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by kathymuggle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1341870/as-an-user-do-you#post_16827842)

If you self...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-01-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By pinky
Durham and the surrounding area has a really...

Durham and the surrounding area has a really vibrant secular homeschooling community.  More classes and activities and all sorts of stuff than you could ever fit into your schedule.  And I find that...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-01-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By pinky
Had baby #2 at UNC with Family Practice and it...

Had baby #2 at UNC with Family Practice and it was as good an experience as a hospital birth can be, I think. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif
One thing that's nice about FP is...
Forum: Unschooling   10-04-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By pinky
I'm also curious about the specifc kinds of...

I'm also curious about the specifc kinds of interests that you're talking about.
 
My kids are 10 and almost 7, and when there is interest in something new, we talk about resources--time and...
Forum: Unschooling   09-16-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,901
Posted By pinky
I struggle with all of this myself.  How old are...

I struggle with all of this myself.  How old are your kids?  I find that my 10 y.o. within the last year has really turned a corner in terms of being able to step up and be helpful and see the...
Forum: Unschooling   08-30-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By pinky
I have to say that personally, I've never really...

I have to say that personally, I've never really adjusted to the big format change.  My home page/user profile doesn't work the same way, and I just stopped coming to MDC as much. I just haven't...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   08-09-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By pinky
Julie, I mentioned in a reply that I spend July...

Julie, I mentioned in a reply that I spend July in upstate NY (about an hour NE of Ithaca), so I think I can give you a good comparison.
 
Summer is an entirely different beast down here. ...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   08-03-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By pinky
Hi Julie,   I think there haven't been more...

Hi Julie,
 
I think there haven't been more replies to this thread because, honestly, your questions get asked pretty often.  If you search the archives you'll find multiple threads about moving...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-18-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By pinky
OP, I have been thinking about you and your...

OP, I have been thinking about you and your daughter a lot since I posted.
 
I wonder if you could talk to the folks at Horizons or some other program about how to get your daughter into...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-10-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By pinky
Where are you located?  UNC in Chapel Hill has...

Where are you located?  UNC in Chapel Hill has an excellent program specifically for pregnant women and mothers with substance abuse problems, with both outpatient and residential programs.
 ...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   06-02-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By pinky
Hi, we spend every summer in Central NY...

Hi, we spend every summer in Central NY (Northern Chenango County) and I'm looking for a dance studio where my 10 y.o. could take a few classes--ballet in particular.
 
The most important thing to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-30-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By pinky
Have you read "Adventures in Tandem Nursing"? ...

Have you read "Adventures in Tandem Nursing"?  It's such a great book that talks a lot about this topic.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-29-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By pinky
And just FYI, your milk gets fattier as your...

And just FYI, your milk gets fattier as your child grows.  This makes sense, right--it's easier to meet the caloric needs of a growing baby.  The thing that decreases in your milk over time is...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   05-09-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By pinky
Charlotte!   It's Barbara here, happy...

Charlotte!
 
It's Barbara here, happy guardian to your Samantha.
 
(small world, huh?)
 
(sorry to hijack, I'm just always surprised by how many folks on here it turns out I know IRL).
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   05-08-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By pinky
Yes, renting really is a good idea.  The good...

Yes, renting really is a good idea.  The good news is that at least in Durham, many of the older/more central neighborhoods are a mix of rentals and owner-occupied homes.
 
Have you signed up for...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   05-07-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,662
Posted By pinky
I also wanted to add that with dd#1, it happened...

I also wanted to add that with dd#1, it happened differently, since I was also nursing her little sister and had plenty of milk.  I remember thinking just what you did--why in the world would she...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   05-05-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By pinky
This just happened to come across my...

This just happened to come across my neighborhood listserv:
http://1103iredell.epropertysites.com/
It's on the end of my neighborhood that's closer to the local commercial district (9th street)...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   05-05-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,662
Posted By pinky
When my enthusiastic nurser was nearing 5, she...

When my enthusiastic nurser was nearing 5, she started complaining that there wasn't enough milk and that the milk tasted funny.  This slowed her down considerably and led to her weaning at about...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-05-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By pinky
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Rani http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1311404/2-year-old-suddenly-spitting-up#post_16426314)...
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