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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   06-01-2011, 07:15 PM
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-29-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
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What helped me with my 4 yo is a book called...

What helped me with my 4 yo is a book called "Setting Limits For the Strong Willed Child." 
 
Strong limits and the consequences behind them for me is the trick for successful GD a strong willed...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-29-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
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http://www.montessoriservices.com/store/   ...

http://www.montessoriservices.com/store/
 
Montessori Services and For Small Hands (a part of MS) has a catalog you can order.  It's great fun to look through and get ideas from, even if you...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-29-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,537
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I personally don't worry about fat.  We honestly...

I personally don't worry about fat.  We honestly eat really heavy meat (fats) plus nuts, seeds, coconut oil, and other fats.  And I have never felt better!    If I felt bad then I might worry about...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-28-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,537
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http://www.celiac.com/  Look on the menu on the...

http://www.celiac.com/  Look on the menu on the right side for a list of both safe and unsafe ingredients.  HTH!
 
On a side note I have been enjoying the "cook"book Ani's Raw Food Desserts.  The...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-22-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
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Authentic Indian cooking blog.  This is a great...

Authentic Indian cooking blog.  This is a great blog but personally I've had a hard time finding ingredients. 
http://ruchikacooks.com/
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-21-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
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There is no GMO popcorn.  Popcorn is different...

There is no GMO popcorn.  Popcorn is different from the sweet non-GMO we eat and different from GMO corn which is used for processing.  It is a specific, and non GMO, type of corn.  Non organic...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-20-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
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http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/   On...

http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/
 
On this site you have to pay for a membership to view all the recipes.  You can click your child's allergies and they will give you recipes.  There also are...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-17-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
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MSG is naturally present in certain foods and...

MSG is naturally present in certain foods and using these foods has been present for centuries/thousands of years.  The present chemical processed form of MSG is poison imo. 
 
For a biased...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
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The poems/songs in that book didn't flow very...

The poems/songs in that book didn't flow very well for us.  I found a much easier time with songs, poems, and fingerplays from other sources which have a better rhythm.  The flow also made it hard...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-16-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,537
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Just a tip for those struggling with portion...

Just a tip for those struggling with portion sizes.  We have stopped using our big dinner size plates in the house.  We use the small plates instead.  I'm in the habit of filling the plate with food...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-15-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,812
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It's funny how things change.  When I was making...

It's funny how things change.  When I was making our plans I had no idea there was a Waldorf school in our area much less one that is a co-op for homeschoolers!!!!  For our curriculum I'm going to...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-14-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,537
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**User name change here**   For breakfast we...

**User name change here**
 
For breakfast we have eggs, lots of eggs.  Omelets with ham or ground beef.  Scrambled eggs and nitrate free bacon.  Smoked salmon crepes.  That sort of thing.
 
To...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-10-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
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Forum: Allergies   05-10-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
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I have a gluten, dairy, soy, and almond...

I have a gluten, dairy, soy, and almond intolerant child who has been having grain issues lately.  She has no problem with coconut.  We eat coconut oil, coconut flour, coconut milk, and coconut...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-10-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
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DD per the school district is set to start K in...

DD per the school district is set to start K in fall.  Registration is Thursday.  I have always planned on homeschooling her.  Everyone around me (except DH) though is telling me school is the best...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-09-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
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Not only are you dealing with a long flight but...

Not only are you dealing with a long flight but you are dealing with a drastic time change that will be tough on the little one.  I personally would give .25 to .5 mg ( 250- 500 mcg) of melatonin. ...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-08-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
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First I would learn how to cook.  I can give you...

First I would learn how to cook.  I can give you hope in that department.  4 years ago I called my DH at work when I made a grilled cheese sandwich.  That is how pathetic I was in the kitchen!!!  A...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-08-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
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Have you considered private speech therapy?  For...

Have you considered private speech therapy?  For our insurance the need of speech therapy is proven in that DS's articulation is so low but the other language skills are high. The discrepancy alone...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-07-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
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I was wondering how everyone incorporates your...

I was wondering how everyone incorporates your spirituality into your homeschooling?  I model mindfullness and we do yoga together and am "Waldorf-inspired" because it just resonates with me.  How...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-07-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By CCJWGM
Welcome to McMinnville...

Welcome to McMinnville http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/Welcome.gif
 
I think all Mac resources have been listed.  Check into Tiny Tots though.  Your first visit is free and if you don't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-07-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By CCJWGM
No advice but I'm here with you!  My DS is the...

No advice but I'm here with you!  My DS is the epitome of picky eaters.  The words "I don't like chocolate chip cookies" has actually passed his lips.  You are doing far better than me if you can...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-06-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By CCJWGM
I have yet to find a "one diet fits all"...

I have yet to find a "one diet fits all" solution.  The only way I found the perfect diet for myself is trial and error as pp suggested.  It was a slow process for myself  but truly rewarding in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-01-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
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Little Acorn Learning is great and offers...

Little Acorn Learning is great and offers activities which can easily carry over for many years.  It's highly structured for those who need it and those, like me, who don't can easily pick and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-28-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,058
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 Ditto for me on that whole post.  I need my...


Ditto for me on that whole post.  I need my coffee just to get through the day.  I'm trying to cut down on 2 or so cups and substituting with tea but still for the average day it's...
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