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Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-11-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,352
Posted By dutchgal
I love the Black Apple doll featured on the...

I love the Black Apple doll featured on the Martha Stewart site: http://www.marthastewart.com/article/black-apple-doll
 
It's a great beginner project. There is a pattern you need to enlarge a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-30-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,798
Posted By dutchgal
We have the Duktig IKEA kitchen and DD...

We have the Duktig IKEA kitchen and DD absolutely loves it. It gets played with every day. Nothing has fallen off, nothing has broken and we got it for her last year for Christmas, she was 2.5 then....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,250
Posted By dutchgal
Quote: Originally Posted by AngelBee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngelBee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15691058)
I probably would not eat food out of the...
Forum: Unschooling   07-26-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By dutchgal
Quote: Originally Posted by SundayCrepes...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SundayCrepes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15587390)
I've heard that floaties actually hinder...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-30-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,424
Posted By dutchgal
Looks like the end of a green onion, the rooty...

Looks like the end of a green onion, the rooty part made its way into the stuff. Ew.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-10-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,779
Posted By dutchgal
Lots of befores and afters---HTH!...

Lots of befores and afters---HTH! (http://yourtrainingdomain.com/gallery.html)
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By dutchgal
I hear ya, mama. I have a 3 year old who does...

I hear ya, mama. I have a 3 year old who does this. I have had *some* success with a timer, I set it and then tell her she has to play by herself until the timer rings. It buys me about 5-10 minutes...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-11-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,622
Posted By dutchgal
I'm doing Pilates for Dummies, and finding I'm...

I'm doing Pilates for Dummies, and finding I'm able to do it every other day. I live in a second floor condo, so quite sure my downstairs neighbors wouldn't enjoy me doing a 30-day shred. Reading...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-03-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By dutchgal
Quote: Originally Posted by lotus.blossom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lotus.blossom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15221610)
sparkpeople.com It WORKS! I'm currently...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-15-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By dutchgal
I say send them the pic, can't hurt, the worst...

I say send them the pic, can't hurt, the worst they can say is that they can't replace it. I think they need to replace it for you, that looks like a total misfunction!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-07-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,463
Posted By dutchgal
Uhhh what? I would hope speech therapy works, or...

Uhhh what? I would hope speech therapy works, or I wouldn't be doing what I do! I'm a speech therapist and see lots of kids and they do improve. We base our approaches on evidenced based practices...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-04-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By dutchgal
May I suggest a book called "Honey I Wrecked the...

May I suggest a book called "Honey I Wrecked the Kids."?? It's made a ton of difference for me and how my days with DD go. It's Adlerian, it gives a ton of strategies for any given situation, and it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-04-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By dutchgal
My DD is there too. Lately, I have been making...

My DD is there too. Lately, I have been making sure I run her ragged in the morning, go to a playground, give her lots of opportunities to move around and her nap seems to have returned. Is there a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-02-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,283
Posted By dutchgal
Nobody's mentioned the book Honey I Wrecked The...

Nobody's mentioned the book Honey I Wrecked The Kids...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-21-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By dutchgal
We have the Playmobil 1-2-3 stuff, vintage...

We have the Playmobil 1-2-3 stuff, vintage Fisher Price Little People, and the plastic animals mentioned above. Of the three, the animals get the most play--'dis is the momma, did is the dadda and...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-19-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By dutchgal
Huge hugs to you...wish things were a little...

Huge hugs to you...wish things were a little more cut and dried for you. Sounds like a frustrating time. FWIW, I totally think you're pg! Hang in there!!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-19-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By dutchgal
On the tweaked one and the 'untweaked' one, when...

On the tweaked one and the 'untweaked' one, when I blow it up, I can see pink lines. VERY faint.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-19-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By dutchgal
I can see a VERY VERY VERY faint line...

I can see a VERY VERY VERY faint line...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-17-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,826
Posted By dutchgal
Why not wait and test again tomorrow? i know...

Why not wait and test again tomorrow? i know it's an agonizing wait, but...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-14-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By dutchgal
I'm reading this for the second time, because I...

I'm reading this for the second time, because I really do love it. The power struggles I have with DD are totally diffused when I remember the techniques in this book. I'm an absolute fan of this...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-07-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,316
Posted By dutchgal
We had the Take and Toss ones, and they hardly...

We had the Take and Toss ones, and they hardly ever spilled and worked well. Also, the Rubbermaid straw boxes are also good, and it was the first one DD really took to. Apparently BF kids have a lot...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-06-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By dutchgal
Sending your little guy healing vibes, and you...

Sending your little guy healing vibes, and you strength to deal with it all...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-06-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By dutchgal
I could have written your post at that age. My...

I could have written your post at that age. My DD is 2.5 now and she now knows that we only watch a DVD at breakfast time. I tell her to say goodbye to the characters after I have paused the DVD and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-31-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By dutchgal
The information about your DD is YOUR...

The information about your DD is YOUR information, so if you disagree with it, dispute it and set up a telephone call or a meeting. I can't believe they would just write a report after one...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-24-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By dutchgal
I was just talking to a mom the other day who...

I was just talking to a mom the other day who had turned her bathroom into a teeny nursery for her baby boy, took the toilet out and everything! Sounds like you're thinking along the same...
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