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Forum: Child & Teen Health   06-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By majoie
Head Lice Help!

Our 7 year old twin boys have head lice. We treated them and ourselves last night with a pyrethrum shampoo. The school nurse called today and asked us to pick them up-they still had live lice and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-08-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By majoie
Hello. I've been experimenting with gluten free...

Hello. I've been experimenting with gluten free flours but not having much success.  I'm used to using white whole wheat and everyone loves my bread.  We have decided to try going GF to see if we...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-04-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By majoie
It is to me very distressing that your sister is...

It is to me very distressing that your sister is calling your DD names especially in front of her and your other children.  With her diploma in child studies she should be aware of how damaging that...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-02-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By majoie
When I was nursing my now 34 yo I only thought...

When I was nursing my now 34 yo I only thought of milk as food, so it never occurred to me to use it for skincare or medicine. I have never really made my own skincare except for using oatmeal as a...
Forum: Pets   10-28-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 35,972
Posted By majoie
I had 4 cats aged 10, 9 and 6 yo when DS1 was...

I had 4 cats aged 10, 9 and 6 yo when DS1 was born. All 4 slept on my bed. They didn't seem to notice him until he was old enough to start grabbing at them when they got near. Then they mostly...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-28-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By majoie
I wipe up spills with plain water when they...

I wipe up spills with plain water when they happen.  A couple of times a year I scrub out everything with baking soda dissolved in water. I've never unplugged it to clean it.  But a fridge I had...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-28-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By majoie
Try restaurants, especially Ice cream parlors...

Try restaurants, especially Ice cream parlors and steak/burger/hoagie joints. Things like fruit, hot peppers and other stuff come in large glass jars. If you ask they would probably give them to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-27-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By majoie
Wow! I've never heard of using it for all of...

Wow! I've never heard of using it for all of those ailments. The only thing I used it for was to mix into baby cereal and to thin other first foods.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-07-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By majoie
The commercials used to say Ivory soap is so...

The commercials used to say Ivory soap is so pure it floats. Never-the-less I'm allergic to it. Of course it floats because it's full of air. Purity has nothing to do with it.
You can also grate it...
Forum: Gardening   01-28-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By majoie
Lots of compost. The microbes will break down...

Lots of compost. The microbes will break down the hydro-carbons left in the soil from petroleum products.
Forum: Gardening   01-26-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By majoie
Thank you for this. It's the 1st one I've seen...

Thank you for this. It's the 1st one I've seen that shows counties when you click on individual states.
Forum: Gardening   01-24-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By majoie
Do your bunnies travel with you? How do you...

Do your bunnies travel with you? How do you manage that? I really understand about not wanting to trash their litter. I cringe when I'm visiting other folks who just dump their scraps into the trash...
Forum: Gardening   01-24-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By majoie
I use an empty (well rinsed) oxi-clean bucket to...

I use an empty (well rinsed) oxi-clean bucket to hold the scraps and eggshells the chickens will eat. That goes to the barn each morning. Things we don't give them like potato peels, onion skins,...
Forum: Gardening   01-24-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By majoie
I made mine out of 2x12 boards, 10 feet long 3...

I made mine out of 2x12 boards, 10 feet long 3 for each bed with 1 cut in half, making my beds about 5x10. As pp said it made it a little difficult to reach the center; I'm 5'3" tall. After a few...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-11-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By majoie
If Jesus lied about who he was (see OP) how...

If Jesus lied about who he was (see OP) how could he have been a prophet or even a "good man." Just wondering how people put their minds around that.
Forum: Religious Studies   01-10-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,230
Posted By majoie
Come now children can we stop the arguing,...

Come now children can we stop the arguing, please? Didn't Jesus say the world will know we belong to Him by the love we have for each other? One thing that convinced me that I had to be Catholic was...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-25-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By majoie
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gifI just don't understand parents deliberately hurting their kids in order to give their ex's a hard time. My thoughts and (Catholic) prayers are with...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-20-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By majoie
I'd say err on the side of too little...

I'd say err on the side of too little peppermint; you can add more if you think it needs it when you taste it. Peppermint tends to be strong. Maybe start with a teaspoon. The crushed candycanes will...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-20-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By majoie
Ummm. Doesn't the soil have to be tested for...

Ummm. Doesn't the soil have to be tested for organic certification? I thought that was part of the certification process. Am I mistaken about that?
Forum: Elimination Communication   12-13-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By majoie
Is there some reason your little one can't or...

Is there some reason your little one can't or won't pee in the toilet? Where does everybody else go? I don't mean to sound ignorant or judgemental, but why do you take him outside to pee? Our kids...
Forum: Women's Health   12-10-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By majoie
I've had trouble even with gold. The only thing...

I've had trouble even with gold. The only thing I can safely use is surgical stainless steel.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-10-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,695
Posted By majoie
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by OliveJewel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1335347/our-daily-bread#post_16752094)

I am stubborn...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-10-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By majoie
I used a rented hospital grade breast pump and...

I used a rented hospital grade breast pump and drank Mother's Milk herbal tea (Traditional Medicinals) no other drugs. I started about 6 months before the expected due date for our twins. (We had an...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-10-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By majoie
To me spritz are Christmas cookies. My recipe is...

To me spritz are Christmas cookies. My recipe is all butter, too. Since we have a walnut allergy at our house I make my Mom's recipe for walnut crescents using pistachios instead of the walnuts. I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-10-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,622
Posted By majoie
OP your cucumber sandwiches are gorgeous. I...

OP your cucumber sandwiches are gorgeous. I don't like cucumbers but I'd at least try those because they are so pretty and appealing. One of our twins loves cucumbers; the other won't touch them....
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