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Forum: Waldorf   08-05-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
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Personally not a fan of Child's First Teacher...

Personally not a fan of Child's First Teacher b/c of her views on extended breastfeeding.
 
Rainbow Bridge is great. My fave was Heaven on Earth though which I thought was very practical. I am...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-05-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
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Post partum depression has been linked to a...

Post partum depression has been linked to a shortage of vitamin D and omega 3 fats in the diet, so first thing i would consider is diet and supplements. Spend time in the sun w/o sunscreen too - jus...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-05-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
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I buy the bags of organic sprouted grain...

I buy the bags of organic sprouted grain granola. They are pricey at about $10 per bag. However, I add in dried coconut, dried superberry mix (mulberry, goji etc) and some nuts so I about double the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-05-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
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I am hesitant to ever say there is one "right"...

I am hesitant to ever say there is one "right" way to eat as even with TF there was wide variety amongst cultures. Yet every culture evolved with some animal foods. In fact it is believed this is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-05-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,018
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As a psychology doctoral student and single...

As a psychology doctoral student and single mother I can relate to this question on a number of levels.
 
I was raised in an atmosphere in which spanking was the only way to correct a child. I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-26-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Attached Mama
For what it's worth, here are my own...

For what it's worth, here are my own experiences....
 
I went veg when i got a dog and realized how awesome animals were. I had never really liked meat much so I didn't miss it very much. After...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-26-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Attached Mama
I think you are talking about two separate...

I think you are talking about two separate processes that affect grains: soaking vs. sprouting. Along with fermenting, all three processes help to neutralize anti-nutrients in grains and legumes....
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-26-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,393
Posted By Attached Mama
Agreed, you have to ask. Also, if it is grain...

Agreed, you have to ask. Also, if it is grain finished, the chemical composition of the meat changes rapidly to be the same as any grain fed animal. Omega 3's espec diminish rapidly in the meat if...
Forum: Waldorf   07-26-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
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One last thing.... a lot of my Waldorfy friends...

One last thing.... a lot of my Waldorfy friends have registered their children (with the school district) at age 6 for Kindergartern rather than first grade. That gives you another year before...
Forum: Waldorf   07-26-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
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We have used some Oak Meadow and are switching...

We have used some Oak Meadow and are switching this year to Christopherus. I agree that Christopherus is far more true to Waldorf philosophies and Oak Meadow is only Waldorf inclined and introduces...
Forum: Learning at School   06-12-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,192
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I think a kid covering their hands with...

I think a kid covering their hands with chemicals IS a legitimate medical concern! Just not widely publicized or recognized yet. The fact is that we are *all* allergic to those chemicals b/c some of...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-12-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
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I am in NY and pay about $26 for a 50lb bag of...

I am in NY and pay about $26 for a 50lb bag of organic feed for my chickens. I highly doubt you could make it for cheaper than that! Just thinking of what my local food co-op sells bulk grains...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-05-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,965
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meandk0610 I started reading your post and...

meandk0610 I started reading your post and thought, "Wait! Did I respond to this at some time?!" I also am a divorced single mom with a 6 year old daughter LOL
 
Anyway, we are just beginning our...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-05-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Attached Mama
Well, we have been here for about 2 months now....

Well, we have been here for about 2 months now. We love it!! Feels like we are living in paradise! My daughter has her dreamed of tipi in the woods which friends helped to errect and paint Native...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-05-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
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We live in the country, rent a 2 BR on 1.5...

We live in the country, rent a 2 BR on 1.5 acres, have chickens, landlord tilled up the gardens - vegetable, herb, flower and 3 sisters gardens. Landlords even drove 4 hrs roundtrip to help  me pick...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-05-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By Attached Mama
Maybe try not to go totally no grains at first,...

Maybe try not to go totally no grains at first, just cut way back and follow your body's lead. I tend to be an all or nothing person but I am learning that sometimes moderation is the way to go. I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-05-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
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Cognitive Behavioral therapy and desensitization...

Cognitive Behavioral therapy and desensitization therapy are very helpful for anxiety. It helps one to rationalize why/what they are afriad of, to explore their fears in a safe environment and to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-05-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,594
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I would never buy memory foam!! They stink and...

I would never buy memory foam!! They stink and are full of toxins!
 
Ikea has a relatively inexpensive latex foam mattress. Not sure of *all* of the components, but I do know they dont' use PBDE's...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   03-07-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
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Bumping this.... doesn't anyone have a good...

Bumping this.... doesn't anyone have a good sitter to recommend ??? I have been going through care.com but would prefer someone a bit crunchier than the average person responding there.
 
Thanks :)
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-07-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Attached Mama
Needing crunchy opinions....   Currently, my...

Needing crunchy opinions....
 
Currently, my daughter and I and two dogs live on a main road in a suburb. We have found a country place that is pretty near perfect.
 
2 BR cottage on 1.5 acres...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-07-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By Attached Mama
I am a full time doctoral student, single mom,...

I am a full time doctoral student, single mom, and homeschool my 6.5 year old. I think if you find the right situation and are extremely organized, it doesn't have to be all that difficult....
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-26-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,771
Posted By Attached Mama
Ok, count us in! This actually sounds easy...

Ok, count us in! This actually sounds easy compared to what we have been doing ((sigh....)).
 
Dd is 6.5 and has been super, super healthy until a few months ago when she began complaining of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-24-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Attached Mama
Maybe you have already done this, but if your...

Maybe you have already done this, but if your daughter is also dealing with extreme temper tantrums, you might want to research food and environmental allergies. For example, I was just reading how...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-22-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Attached Mama
Hi All,   I am working on a doctorate in...

Hi All,
 
I am working on a doctorate in psychology with a low residency program, mostly in Vt and I live nearbye in NY. However, we will be in Cincinnati for a week in May, and I will need...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-16-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,462
Posted By Attached Mama
thank you. i was wondering about native forest...

thank you. i was wondering about native forest since it's the brand i buy :)
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