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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-27-2010, 08:59 AM
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Posted By boigrrrlwonder
The first batch of kefir, the whey had...

The first batch of kefir, the whey had completely separated in less than 12 hrs. I halved the kefir grains, and made a good batch that took about 18 hours to make. This is my third batch. I'm using...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-24-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
To be honest, my daughter thought of the diaper...

To be honest, my daughter thought of the diaper as a potty - if we just used diapers when she was out, she would soil diapers when we were out and be completely fine at home. For us, we just...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-24-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My DD graduated at 18 months. She became a big...

My DD graduated at 18 months. She became a big sis at almost 3. After a year and a half of being completely done, she regressed, particularly around night-time. Not what you want to hear, huh?
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   08-17-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,789
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
I attended a Sudbury school for a couple of...

I attended a Sudbury school for a couple of years, and then graduated. I was wondering if there are any others on this board who attended a Sudbury school who would like to chat?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My 3.5yo has become interested in writing her...

My 3.5yo has become interested in writing her name, the name of family members, etc... I show her the "correct way" to write these things. She ends up with recognizable letters, but not made the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-27-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My daughter would cry and cry and cry in a...

My daughter would cry and cry and cry in a church nursery. We ended up taking a break from attending. At 3yo, she cried once about the separation (for Sunday School), but said she wanted to go back....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,888
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Quote: Originally Posted by meetoo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by meetoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15667447)
I made the kids up a neat nature backpack for...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-26-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My husband didn't look at the expiration date of...

My husband didn't look at the expiration date of the milk, and now we have over a quart of sour milk. It's full fat and non-homogenized. Recipe ideas?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-23-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,888
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Quote: Originally Posted by Momma Aimee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Momma Aimee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15652782)
jealous.

at 3 my older son could not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,888
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Can we talk about overscheduling? how many...

Can we talk about overscheduling? how many activities do you all have your three year olds in? i don't think we'd do any if she were in pre-K, but with a 700 sq apartment, no yard, and four people...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-22-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
By letting her watch tv while we did it....

By letting her watch tv while we did it. Eventually, she got old enough that an explanation sufficed, but before 2yo, we used tv.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-14-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,888
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Quote: Originally Posted by zebaby...

Quote:
Originally Posted by zebaby http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15535198)
Speaking of the different rates that kids...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
We're going cherry picking!...

We're going cherry picking! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif I'm looking for a good sugar-free (no white sugar, brown sugar, molasses, or maple syrup; we do use fruit juice...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-07-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,883
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Quote: Originally Posted by AutumnAir...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AutumnAir http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15411128)
I'm worried about adding another LO to the...
Forum: Family Safety   05-31-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
2-wheeler

2-wheeler
Forum: Family Safety   05-31-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My daughter got one of these. Other than a...

My daughter got one of these. Other than a helmet, what safety equipment should I invest in? She doesn't really have the coordination to ride it with both feet off the ground, and I'm not sure when...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-27-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Quote: Originally Posted by mamadelbosque...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamadelbosque http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15449759)
I don't stop when we're going somewhere...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-25-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My three month old probably spends in the ball...

My three month old probably spends in the ball park of 14 hours a day swaddled, but that's because whenever he's sleeping (or I'm trying to get him to sleep), he's swaddled.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-21-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
I'm looking for a good craft for a three year...

I'm looking for a good craft for a three year old to make for a present for fathers' day. Any suggestions?
Forum: Babywearing   05-20-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
Anyone have any tips for helping with lower back...

Anyone have any tips for helping with lower back pain when wearing the moby? I wore my first daughter all the time in it until she was six months, but it's hurting my back with my three month old...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-18-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
I have a three year old, and no, she isn't in...

I have a three year old, and no, she isn't in any sports. Too young, I think.
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-17-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
I have a large 3 month old. According to the ec...

I have a large 3 month old. According to the ec store (http://www.theecstore.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=168&products_id=860&zenid=4a0e9d7acf1d0e9c961ffcebd2234c14) Gerbers 18 month...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-15-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
I have a larger gap between kids (little less...

I have a larger gap between kids (little less than three years), and the first two months were the hardest of my life. But, if I could give any mom pregnant with her second advice, it would be to...
Forum: Babywearing   05-14-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
My baby often falls asleep in the carrier, but...

My baby often falls asleep in the carrier, but unless he's swaddled, he wakes up when I try to take him out. What carriers would be best for wearing a swaddled baby?
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-14-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By boigrrrlwonder
I change diapers (or potty) my baby at night,...

I change diapers (or potty) my baby at night, but he's a good sleeper. Whenever he wakes up, I check if he's wet, potty him, then nurse him. Sometimes he's too hungry to go potty until he has nursed...
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