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Forum: Family Safety   03-30-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Compensation might be limited in terms of what...

Compensation might be limited in terms of what the airline will pay for potentially damaged property, but it won't hurt to have the seat checked out by the fire department (for some reason the fire...
Forum: Parenting   03-30-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Children can be exposed to some licensed...

Children can be exposed to some licensed characters without it completely stunting their imaginations.  It's a balance.  If al they have are dolls that go to tv shows and movies, and they watch the...
Forum: Women's Health   03-27-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,051
Posted By Ella Enchanted
I know I'm a bit late to the game, but some...

I know I'm a bit late to the game, but some states have extremely stringent guidelines on who's allowed to give piercings.  Also not all members of the AAP are piercers, yet still are members.  It's...
Forum: Women's Health   03-27-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Ella Enchanted
I'm surprised your employer didn't call 911.  By...

I'm surprised your employer didn't call 911.  By federal law, your medical bills from an on-the-job injury are covered by worker's comp.  Go to the ER if you haven't already, and tell them it...
Forum: Women's Health   03-27-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Express some milk into a clean cup and use an...

Express some milk into a clean cup and use an eye dropped.  Let her go to sleep and put a few drops on her lid by her lashes and gently open her eye a bit so that some gets in.
Forum: Women's Health   03-27-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Ella Enchanted
How long and deep is the cut?   Also you can...

How long and deep is the cut?
 
Also you can use Super Glue to glue minor cuts.  Super Glue was invented for battlefield use for just that purpose.  I'm the daughter of a nurse, and this is what...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-27-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ella Enchanted
I'm a very crafty person, a Jill-of-all-Trades....

I'm a very crafty person, a Jill-of-all-Trades.  I've dabbled in a bit of everything, and the first things I ever made were dolls. :)  Kits can just be less expensive to buy than buying separate...
Forum: Women's Health   03-25-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By Ella Enchanted
I'm 99% sure this is strep.  From the pustules...

I'm 99% sure this is strep.  From the pustules to the swollen lymph nodes.  Now not only do I not have a car to get to a doctor, but with how many allergies I have, from all the -cillins to all the...
Forum: Infertility   03-11-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Ella Enchanted
My infertility is the result of a car accident....

My infertility is the result of a car accident.  Scar tissue ended up occluding my fallopian tubes.  To have DD#1, we went through two fresh IVF cycles and an FET, back-to-back-to-back.  Started end...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-11-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Annette, he WASN'T shaken up.  He was laughing...

Annette, he WASN'T shaken up.  He was laughing and thought it was fun!  He didn't understand the danger.  Bu he understood not wanting to be spanked again, and never EVER darted into the street...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-11-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Isn't it crazy how just HOW you put the thread...

Isn't it crazy how just HOW you put the thread on/around the guide for winding can make a massive difference?
 
Kylix, if you still can't figure it out, a trip to a sewing machine repair shop will...
Forum: California, Nevada   03-10-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Ella Enchanted
We're got no running car. :(  We're lucky to...

We're got no running car. :(  We're lucky to live just 4 miles from my husband's work, so he can walk or bike.  If it's somewhere I can get, I'd love to meet up!  My little girl loves other kids and...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Completely rethread your machine, making sure to...

Completely rethread your machine, making sure to do both the top AND the bottom threads right.  Make sure the bobbin is in the right way.  Adjust the tension from loosest to tightest and back again...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Most of us have grown up with public-schooling...

Most of us have grown up with public-schooling just being "the way it's done," and it can be hard to turn away from a lifetime of one thing being drilled into us.  It helps to keep in mind that...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,560
Posted By Ella Enchanted
I have both the Brother you linked to (I paid a...

I have both the Brother you linked to (I paid a lot more than that a while ago, so am jealous it's just $175 now), as well as a Kenmore and a Singer.  I never use the singer, and the Brother and...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By Ella Enchanted
You can try joann.com

You can try joann.com
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,553
Posted By Ella Enchanted
LilStar, I've never heard that shirring isn't...

LilStar, I've never heard that shirring isn't supposed to be possible with a drop-in bobbin machine.  I've never had any trouble.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,553
Posted By Ella Enchanted
I've got a machine that's a drop-in bobbin...

I've got a machine that's a drop-in bobbin (Brother), one that's got a front-load (Kenmore), and a Singer that I never use.  The Brother is computerized, and the Kenmore is mechanical.  I've found...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ella Enchanted
If she's completely new to hand-arts, get her a...

If she's completely new to hand-arts, get her a small cross-stich kit to get her used to handling fabric in a hoop.  The squares will help her learn to carefully place stitches by giving her a spot...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,459
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Here you...

Here you go: http://www.rubysbeadwork.com/SlidingKnots.html
 
You can use either leather cord, or satin-ropecord.  If you use the satin-rope cord, you'll want to either singe the ends or dip them...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By Ella Enchanted
shipwreck-beads.com has a lot, but they do have...

shipwreck-beads.com has a lot, but they do have a minimum order amount.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-09-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Hi, All, I'm looking for a Waldorf doll kit that...

Hi, All, I'm looking for a Waldorf doll kit that I can buy using Paypal.  I've only found the Heavy Baby doll, but want to make my daughter a "kid" doll, and I just don't want to take the time...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Ella Enchanted
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Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-09-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By Ella Enchanted
Look into business courses at a local community...

Look into business courses at a local community colleges.  That might help with something like this. :)
Forum: Activism and News   03-09-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,831
Posted By Ella Enchanted
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