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Forum: Homebirth   07-14-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By LaLaLuna
I'm curious how your husband plans to handle his...

I'm curious how your husband plans to handle his mother.  The son ER MD/mom OB RN sounds like a very curious combination (who trumps who?).  I would think that he would be the first person to inform...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-13-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By LaLaLuna
 Meee tooooo!!!  That right there is why I...


Meee tooooo!!!  That right there is why I cropped my hair short as a teen and took about 15 years to grow it out again! 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-12-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By LaLaLuna
Spraying water and a little finger combing can...

Spraying water and a little finger combing can help.  What really helps with my messy-in-the-morning curly hair is using a silk scarf as a pillow case (took one of the kids' old silk playscarfs and...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-12-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,817
Posted By LaLaLuna
Ever since I read a similar thread a couple...

Ever since I read a similar thread a couple years ago I've been using Oyin Funk Butter.  I think it's similar to the coconut and baking soda recipes other people mentioned but I find that I just...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-27-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,026
Posted By LaLaLuna
Everything that laohaire said, plus you might...

Everything that laohaire said, plus you might consider trying to replace that rubber gasket around the door before you invest in a whole new washing machine. That might take care of the perma-nast...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-09-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By LaLaLuna
Oops- Sorry Madimamacita!~ I'm running on too...

Oops- Sorry Madimamacita!~ I'm running on too little sleep and didn't see your PP!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-09-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By LaLaLuna
You could also try a lower-tech version of a...

You could also try a lower-tech version of a similar treasure hunting game: letterboxing.

See www.atlasquest.com (http://www.atlasquest.com) for more info - instead of trading trinkets you leave...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-09-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 248
Posted By LaLaLuna
Something that wasn't released or sold in the...

Something that wasn't released or sold in the United States perhaps? I do like the little garlic sash!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-12-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By LaLaLuna
Maybe you could get him a book on letting go of...

Maybe you could get him a book on letting go of childhood abuse.

(Snarky! Sorry!)


But I agree- asking for a gift visa is blatantly tasteless. Maybe you and your dd could go scatter...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-07-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By LaLaLuna
http://www.medbd.ca.gov/consumer/complaint_info.h...

http://www.medbd.ca.gov/consumer/complaint_info.html

This is the medical board for the state of California, which grants that Dr. the license to practice in that state. Giving reviews on ratings...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-07-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By LaLaLuna
subbing. Have a 13 yo we want to take out of...

subbing. Have a 13 yo we want to take out of school next year for similar reasons.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-19-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By LaLaLuna
I periodically go on a seek and purge mission in...

I periodically go on a seek and purge mission in the house- clutter pretty much ruins my mood on a regular basis but I feel like I'm the only one in the family who actively does anything about it. I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-19-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,138
Posted By LaLaLuna
Finish cleaning one room before you start the...

Finish cleaning one room before you start the next.

I'm a terrible housekeeper- easily distracted and led off by the fairies. If I keep it firmly in mind that I'm going to finish the room I'm in...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-24-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By LaLaLuna
Quote: Originally Posted by majazama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by majazama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12853590)
my auntie ususally washes the walls before...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-24-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By LaLaLuna
I think I *feel* like I lose weight because as...

I think I *feel* like I lose weight because as the clutter goes away I don't have to turn sideways and suck in my gut to get through my house...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-22-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By LaLaLuna
Contact the NICu's Medical Social Worker at the...

Contact the NICu's Medical Social Worker at the hospital in question and ask them what needs there are. They may know of one family in particular that needs extra help or there may be a broader...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 944
Posted By LaLaLuna
Quote: Originally Posted by MusicianDad...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MusicianDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12847617)
But I would insist on making it very...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-31-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By LaLaLuna
DS1 stopped napping at about 18 mos. old and I...

DS1 stopped napping at about 18 mos. old and I just about cried from the relief- because he'd fall asleep by 10 every night instead of 2 am. Once he'd get asleep he'd stay asleep but getting him...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-03-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By LaLaLuna
Quote: Originally Posted by nik_907...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nik_907 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10676963)

Just wanting to know how exciting is it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-10-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By LaLaLuna
What color would you paint it? I have a short...

What color would you paint it? I have a short hallway that connects the front entryway to the rest of the house, with a bathroom halfway down. It is currently painted white with white trim (gag) and...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-25-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 415
Posted By LaLaLuna
I missed that he was a little premature. I bet...

I missed that he was a little premature. I bet that hospital changes its policy on oxyhoods now!

And I agree Ammaarah- thank god he didn't damage his lungs because that would have been a lifetime...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By LaLaLuna
We have been asked by a counselor to read "Love...

We have been asked by a counselor to read "Love and Logic" by Foster-Klein and also "When Love isn't Enough" by Nancy Thomas as part of a process of addressing some behavioral issues with our...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By LaLaLuna
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif One of the many perks of parenting boys; penis based humor! (not to mention belch based, fart based, and stinky-feet based humor...)

It...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-24-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By LaLaLuna
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I don't know anything about Sunny Hill, but I wanted to wish you well. Don't hesitate to ask questions once you get there- all the places...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 896
Posted By LaLaLuna
I don't have the attention span to be a good...

I don't have the attention span to be a good housekeeper- way too willing to be distracted by anything else at all!

Plus the boy factor... right now, my youngest son's bedroom wall has a very...
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