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Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-28-2004, 01:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By Katambra
Yep! I live in St. Paul now but I grew up in...

Yep! I live in St. Paul now but I grew up in White Bear. What a bummer about sheepy yarn! The nosy in me wants to know what other people have experienced there...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-27-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By Katambra
I've been to 2 around here but I am sure there...

I've been to 2 around here but I am sure there are more. The first is the sheepy yarn shop and if I can avoid it, I won't shop there again. I asked the woman how she got her felted items so firm...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-19-2004, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Katambra
I make all my covers with one layer of PUL and...

I make all my covers with one layer of PUL and one layer of cotton on the outside and I have never had a wicking problem. I use FOE as the binding.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-07-2004, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Katambra
Try this: Tell him that he can have his...

Try this:

Tell him that he can have his diaper to poop in and that you are sorry over this battle. Tell him he can poop in the diaper but that he MUST be in the bathroom when he poops as that is...
Forum: Parenting   04-29-2004, 08:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,267
Posted By Katambra
I wouldn't change it. It's a unique name so even...

I wouldn't change it. It's a unique name so even after you change it, you will still have people mispronouncing it. My parents changed my name when I was a baby and I am not happy about that. I vote...
Forum: Allergies   04-20-2004, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By Katambra
My chiro did it a few times but I got the...

My chiro did it a few times but I got the feeling she was conveniently hitting pressure points. I'm not saying it's all baloney, but I'm not buying into it 100 percent either.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-20-2004, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,202
Posted By Katambra
I do pilates too. I use a video and there is no...

I do pilates too. I use a video and there is no equippment. It has really really helped my back. I do have alot of fat in my belly, but the biggest reason for the pooch is saggy muscles so pilates...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-20-2004, 04:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,504
Posted By Katambra
I say "Well, I wouldn't say easy, but they sure...

I say "Well, I wouldn't say easy, but they sure are great kids!"

Whenever people used to compliment me on my kids' behavior I would always put them down too "You should see them at home" or...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-15-2004, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Katambra
I think locks are not enough. I really want to...

I think locks are not enough. I really want to get gates for all the windows that we have. 2 years ago my son was in his room napping (so I thought) and I heard the tinkling of breaking glass. I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-25-2004, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Katambra
Thanks everyone! Billie Kay, I know they...

Thanks everyone!

Billie Kay, I know they have patterns and what not at weirdolls.com and a few other places. I've heard to avoid magic cabin but have no experience. I think there is also a site...
Forum: Women's Health   03-24-2004, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Katambra
As far as I know, there is no electricity going...

As far as I know, there is no electricity going to the brain. Basically a tiny speaker is inserted into the ear that sends out little clicks. A microphone picks up the Otoacoustic emissions.
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Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-24-2004, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Katambra
That's really sweet! Nice job!

That's really sweet! Nice job!
Forum: Women's Health   03-24-2004, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Katambra
What worries you about the test? Do you know...

What worries you about the test? Do you know which test it was? Here the OAE is now routinely done as newborns in the hospital. My yountest had it as a newborn and my 4 year old had it at 4 months...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-23-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,434
Posted By Katambra
Quote: Maybe we should start telling parents...

Quote:
Maybe we should start telling parents if they want their son's circumcized, they should WITNESS ONE before consenting to it. That would change their minds.
I convinced my sister and her dh...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-23-2004, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Katambra
There is usually a little screw or knob right...

There is usually a little screw or knob right next to the needle. You unscrew that and the needle will fall out. Make sure you put the new needle in as far as you can and tighten it well. On my...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-21-2004, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Katambra
It was supposed to be a boy doll but turned into...

It was supposed to be a boy doll but turned into a girl. I don't know what to do with it now since I have boys and they have all rejected her lol. I didn't have a pattern so I winged everything. I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-16-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By Katambra
I think I knit american but my friend knits like...

I think I knit american but my friend knits like this http://www.heartstringsfiberarts.com/leverstyle.shtm and she is the fastest knitter i have ever seen! I've never seen anyone hold the needle...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2004, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Katambra
If you want one without sleeves you don't really...

If you want one without sleeves you don't really need a pattern. I made tons of them for my son. You only need 3 pieces, the back and two fronts. I made mine with a zipper. If you don't want a...
Forum: Parenting   02-20-2004, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Katambra
I've had tons of slings. I tried nojo first,...

I've had tons of slings. I tried nojo first, then OTSBH (yuck) then a homemade sling, a maya wrap, a mamaroo, a mesh sling, a snugli, a backpack and a rebozo. I like my maya wrap the best. It was...
Forum: Parenting   02-20-2004, 10:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,149
Posted By Katambra
Can I comment from the kid perspective? My name...

Can I comment from the kid perspective? My name was changed when I was a baby because my father did not like it. I detest my "new" name and will be changing it back. Growing up I always knew that...
Forum: Parenting   02-20-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,432
Posted By Katambra
Quote: I think it's really cruel and...

Quote:
I think it's really cruel and unecessary to pierce an infant's ears. The question wouldn't come up if it was a boy, so why do it to a girl, kwim? Boys have ears too, and we don't think about...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-18-2004, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Katambra
Homeopathics are completely safe during...

Homeopathics are completely safe during pregancy. If you look at a bottle of tylenol, it's going to have the same warning. It's and FDA requirement. The only remedy that I have heard you shouldn't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-17-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Katambra
I haven't read all the replies but I can tell...

I haven't read all the replies but I can tell you that I was the politest, most cooperative, loveliest kid ever when I was at someone else's house but that didn't mean that I was always polite or...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-15-2004, 02:00 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 17,350
Posted By Katambra
Quote: Based on all the attention this thread...

Quote:
Based on all the attention this thread was getting, I re-queried about writing on the topic for them, but they said that they have too many articles questioning the safety of products we use...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-15-2004, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Katambra
I'm a little bit of both. I am more on the...

I'm a little bit of both. I am more on the informed choice side. As long as a person really does have the info they can do what they want. I get annoyed when people do things "just because" On the...
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