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Forum: Traditional Foods   10-27-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,350
Posted By harmonymama
Hi Vaquitita, I'm new to this thread, but 2...

Hi Vaquitita,
I'm new to this thread, but 2 months into GAPS with my husband and 2 boys.  I hope GAPS intro is going well for you.  I can see this thread is not very active.  If you are still...
Forum: Women's Health   08-09-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By harmonymama
sbgrace, thank you, thank you! I'm going to look...

sbgrace, thank you, thank you! I'm going to look into that probiotic right away. Just took my first dose of antibiotic, yuck! Other thoughts are welcome too!
Celeste
Forum: Women's Health   08-09-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By harmonymama
Hi, I know all you gut-healing mamas can help...

Hi, I know all you gut-healing mamas can help me. I have decided to take antibiotics for the first time in over 10 years, because I have Lyme disease.

Please advise me on a good, mild, one-strain...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-15-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By harmonymama
I'm an LLL leader and I've seen breastfeeding...

I'm an LLL leader and I've seen breastfeeding babies do just fine with a pacifier. I've also seen breastfeeding problems caused by artificial nipples, both bottles and pacifiers. So caution is...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-15-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By harmonymama
This is also one of the reasons we recently...

This is also one of the reasons we recently moved to an ecovillage in a cold, rainy area of the Northeast, but only one of the reasons... We wanted a place with land, community, Northern (because of...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-15-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 857
Posted By harmonymama
We recently moved and our truck leaked. Now I...

We recently moved and our truck leaked. Now I have mildew on my the tops of my favorite oak bookshelves. From a quick google search it looks like mildew isn't easy to remove from wood. I read to use...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-11-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By harmonymama
I'm interested in learning more too!

I'm interested in learning more too!
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-03-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By harmonymama
If your daughter is entering K, she and her...

If your daughter is entering K, she and her friends are or will soon be old enough for boosters that can be quite small and pop in and out easily and fit in a trunk when not in use. You could also...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-03-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By harmonymama
Our toilets get flushed on the poops too,...

Our toilets get flushed on the poops too, usually in the mornings. I also flush them in the evening before bed so they don't have pee sitting all night getting stinky. I pour a little vinegar in...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-27-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By harmonymama
We don't do grey water, but we live in a desert...

We don't do grey water, but we live in a desert and definitely do "If its yellow let it mellow." To me that is a bare minimum of water ethics in a place with water scarcity. And yes, my bathrooms...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-25-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
I wanna hear canning party stories too!! I'm...

I wanna hear canning party stories too!! I'm planning some myself this season. Luckily I'll be in a community with some experienced canners; we're moving to an ecovillage. I'm so excited! Just in...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-25-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By harmonymama
My first baby was born a vaginal breech. You can...

My first baby was born a vaginal breech. You can find the story in my siggy below, if you are interested. I remember what a touch moment this is, when you just don't know where to find the best...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-25-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By harmonymama
I now use bamboo paper towels that I can reuse...

I now use bamboo paper towels that I can reuse over and over again (for really messy stuff) as well as washable super-absorbent cloths for more basic quick liquid cleanup.
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-24-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By harmonymama
He's right. Its time to start transitioning...

He's right. Its time to start transitioning ourselves and our families now to a post-petroleum world: end our auto dependence, find telecommuting work, or work based on our immediate neighborhood...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-10-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
I hope that rumor is true. Rwanda instituted a...

I hope that rumor is true. Rwanda instituted a ban on plastic bags a couple of years ago, because they were causing an environmental nightmare. Its amazing how people get used to things when they...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-07-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
Fairymom, I am so sorry you felt alienated by...

Fairymom,
I am so sorry you felt alienated by the discussion about family size, and I really appreciate your honesty in sharing your feelings about it. For my part, I felt a little uncomfortable...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-03-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
I forgot- I have thought about adopting a child...

I forgot- I have thought about adopting a child rather than having another bio child. I think that could only be considered a positive, sustainable choice. Children need homes, so adoptive parents...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-03-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
I have definitely thought about how many...

I have definitely thought about how many children I have in relationship to a sustainable population for the Earth. In terms of carbon footprint I am not sure, but in our culture I'm pretty sure its...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-03-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By harmonymama
Yeah, I wish I could have been there today, but...

Yeah, I wish I could have been there today, but I did the next best thing and watched live streaming video. It was so inspiring! I've got the links on my blog. If you go to the live stream link, it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-03-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
Oops, that link was the CNN article. For other...

Oops, that link was the CNN article. For other links, here's my blog:

http://reNEWeconomy.org
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-03-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
I agree about the initial cost that eventually...

I agree about the initial cost that eventually becomes much more economical. I've really seen that in how I shop. It used to seem so costly to shop at health food stores and eat organic (and...
Forum: Activism and News   02-26-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By harmonymama
I had to come here and share on MDC that the...

I had to come here and share on MDC that the biggest rally and civil disobedience ever to stop global warming and climate change is happening this Monday March 2. Check it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-26-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By harmonymama
I had to come here and share at MDC that the...

I had to come here and share at MDC that the biggest rally and civil disobedience ever to stop global warming and climate change is happening this Monday March 2. Check it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-26-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,634
Posted By harmonymama
This is such a great group! Thanks for all the...

This is such a great group! Thanks for all the votes. I'll be compiling them shortly.

I had to come here and share that the biggest rally and civil disobedience ever to stop global warming and...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-20-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By harmonymama
Great, I think. But I don't know all the...

Great, I think. But I don't know all the details. I researched wave farm technology a while back, and as I recall it depends on the specific technology (there are several) and the specific company...
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