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Forum: Waldorf   12-15-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By mom4peace
I'm considering Waldorf teacher training and...

I'm considering Waldorf teacher training and would like to hear some of the experiences of other parents who also work as Waldorf teachers. I've studied Steiner/Waldorf education since I was...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-27-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By mom4peace
My DS will be 4 in January. He really only...

My DS will be 4 in January. He really only nurses at nap (which he doesn't always take) and nightetime, but at night he nurses a lot. Sometimes I feel like it's all night. Occassionally he nurses...
Forum: Spirituality   01-28-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,945
Posted By mom4peace
We're Pagan, and although we have a few our two...

We're Pagan, and although we have a few our two most common are:
 
Thank you to all the life energy that went into this food.
May everyone in the world have enough food to eat
and may our...
Forum: Spirituality   01-28-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 36,633
Posted By mom4peace
Hi, I just found this thread. I've been working...

Hi, I just found this thread. I've been working with flower essences for about two years now with some amazing results--particularly with my son. Haven't had time to read every entry, but looking...
Forum: Women's Health   03-05-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By mom4peace
Does anyone have experience using either ferrous...

Does anyone have experience using either ferrous sulfate or floravit to treat anemia and could you please share your experiences?

We found out DS is anemic at his one year WBV. His hemoglobin was...
Forum: Women's Health   02-27-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By mom4peace
I think you're suppose to add a degree if you...

I think you're suppose to add a degree if you take it under the arm, but I'm not sure. I think 100 is enough to feel a difference, though, and 101 definitely.
Forum: Women's Health   02-27-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By mom4peace
Yes, he sits up, and he goes over onto his...

Yes, he sits up, and he goes over onto his knees, but mostly just pulling towards me. Like, sometimes he'll lunge onto all fours for a toy, but mostly he does it when he's reaching for me. Even...
Forum: Women's Health   02-27-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By mom4peace
Thanks for all the advice. I actually found a...

Thanks for all the advice. I actually found a pediatrician who will see him, so hopefully between the naturopath and pedi., we can get his iron level back up.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-26-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By mom4peace
My DS is 13 months. We found out he is anemic at...

My DS is 13 months. We found out he is anemic at his 1 year WBV--his hemoglobin level was 6.5. He also isn't crawling or walking yet. The first pediatrician I took him to didn't really comment on...
Forum: Women's Health   02-23-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By mom4peace
Don't know if this is the "right" spot to post...

Don't know if this is the "right" spot to post this, but here goes...

We don't vax, and DS hasn't been to the ped. since about 5 months, however, he was 6 weeks premature and I was a littler...
Forum: Waldorf   02-06-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By mom4peace
I just recently read HOE, and then reread BTRB,...

I just recently read HOE, and then reread BTRB, and I would agree HOE for reference. It really is a great book, however, BTRB is definitely worth reading.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-06-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By mom4peace
It's really, really uncommon for an EBF baby to...

It's really, really uncommon for an EBF baby to be constipated. My DS went every day, twice a day, then all of the sudden went three days w/out a BM, THEN, he went 21 days, twice!!! Had him to the...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   02-06-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By mom4peace
I think the shell analogy is a good one. In the...

I think the shell analogy is a good one. In the beginning, I mourned the loss of the end of my pregnancy, my homebirth, those golden moments right after he was born--a great deal. It took a while...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-06-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 36,908
Posted By mom4peace
Yeah, I guess we should have expected it because...

Yeah, I guess we should have expected it because I have blue eyes, but I'm the only person in my family. My mid-wife kept telling us he would probably have my eyes, but I thought mine were probably...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-06-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 36,908
Posted By mom4peace
Quote: Originally Posted by FondestBianca...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FondestBianca http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13142185)
totally didn't expect blue eyes!
...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   02-04-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By mom4peace
We just recently moved to the area, and I need...

We just recently moved to the area, and I need to find a pediatrician who is open to unvaxed kids, as well as AP parenting. Does anyone know of a good pediatrician in either Rockbridge, Augusta or...
Forum: Waldorf   01-30-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By mom4peace
I was just reading "Painting with Children" by...

I was just reading "Painting with Children" by Brunhild Muiller today. Here are the steps this book gives:

Mix the colors, one to a jar. Use one part paint to two parts water. Each child should...
Forum: Waldorf   01-12-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By mom4peace
Thanks for the link yukookoo. One of our...

Thanks for the link yukookoo. One of our readjustments was moving to Virginia (where I'm from) from California--and we really miss it! I'm familiar with this program. The program in Portland is also...
Forum: Activism and News   01-12-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,703
Posted By mom4peace
ok, seriously, are these laws born out of some...

ok, seriously, are these laws born out of some twisted malice or do the authors just not use common sense? Um, yes we want our children safe, and our small businesses too.
Forum: Waldorf   01-12-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By mom4peace
My son is almost 1 year and I'm considering...

My son is almost 1 year and I'm considering entering a Waldorf training program in the future and have a few questions.

A little background:
My undergrad is in journalism and english, and I have...
Forum: Babywearing   10-12-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By mom4peace
I have one ring sling, one wrap, and an ergo.

I have one ring sling, one wrap, and an ergo.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-09-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By mom4peace
You can also dry them. There was an article in...

You can also dry them. There was an article in the last issue of Mother Earth News about storing tomato harvest.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-09-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By mom4peace
As an ethical vegan, I would also have to pass...

As an ethical vegan, I would also have to pass on the oysters. There are a lot of great plant-based ways to get iron. Spirulina and Floradix are both great options. Drinking nettle tea is another...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-07-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By mom4peace
I'm not sure if this is the correct forum,...

I'm not sure if this is the correct forum, because I don't think my eight month old is ready for "discipline", but one element of gd seems like coming up with creative ways to redirects kids energy,...
Forum: Parenting   09-23-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By mom4peace
My dh, ds and I moved back from CA to VA a...

My dh, ds and I moved back from CA to VA a couple of months ago to be closer to family. I got pregnant unexpectedly at the very end of the graduate program where dh and I met. We loved where we...
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