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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-03-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By dejohe
I don't know about US laws, but in terms of...

I don't know about US laws, but in terms of house size, that was my concern too. We are in a 'starter' home, have 3 children in here and are adopting a 4th. The social worker didn't even bat an eye...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-16-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By dejohe
Quote: Originally Posted by EFmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by EFmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13200080)
We went into what I call "austerity mode," and...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-16-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By dejohe
Quote: Originally Posted by BethNC...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BethNC http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13199150)
I don't know anything about raffles, but I'm...
Forum: Women's Health   02-16-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By dejohe
FWIW, I've heard (never tried tho) that silk...

FWIW, I've heard (never tried tho) that silk topped liners or pads are great for preventing yeast infections.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-16-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By dejohe
So I'm curious...we are adopting internationally...

So I'm curious...we are adopting internationally and are struggling to make ends meet. What methods have you used to help cover costs?

The only thing I've done so far (besides apply for a grant)...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-16-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By dejohe
We are also in Alberta and have decided to go...

We are also in Alberta and have decided to go with an International Adoption. There is a fair amount of info on Alberta gov's website, so I'm assuming the other provinces have something on theres as...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-28-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By dejohe
Wow, what a beauty! congrats!

Wow, what a beauty! congrats!
Forum: Parenting   07-07-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,734
Posted By dejohe
Well....what happened....did ya test?

Well....what happened....did ya test?
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-07-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,649
Posted By dejohe
I can't imagine it would hurt it, especially...

I can't imagine it would hurt it, especially once. I think it's fine. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-21-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By dejohe
Okay, I don't know why I smelled my Vita-mix...

Okay, I don't know why I smelled my Vita-mix this morning, but oh it was bad!! No, I don't put fish (or meat, for that matter) in it - I usually only use it to make smoothies. I then rinse it out...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-20-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By dejohe
Quote: Originally Posted by young_mama08...

Quote:
Originally Posted by young_mama08 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11028354)
I dont know for sure if its chocolate or...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-15-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By dejohe
Quote: Originally Posted by stilllearning85...

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Originally Posted by stilllearning85 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10988597)
Mmmmm! Gotta try this!!!
By the way,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-15-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 647
Posted By dejohe
I have the 'new' Pampered Chef one and I love...

I have the 'new' Pampered Chef one and I love it. It cuts the sides and then you use the 'clippers' to pop the lid off. There are no sharp edges, nor does the can opener get dirty. I believe it is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-29-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By dejohe
I, too, have the same dilemma. Two of my girls...

I, too, have the same dilemma. Two of my girls are in preschool now (ages 3 & 5), which means they are receiving food that I don't really know about. Unfortunately, I do not have kids like some of...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-29-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By dejohe
Interesting question! Although I don't know who...

Interesting question! Although I don't know who specifically who would get really detailed education in this area - perhaps an epidemiologist?
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-23-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By dejohe
Quote: Originally Posted by Kerrie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kerrie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10358598)
I really want to lose some weight and I just...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-19-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,689
Posted By dejohe
Thanks so much everyone for this information! I...

Thanks so much everyone for this information! I have read The Maker's Diet and *try* to follow the principles in there. When I have in the past and stuck with it, I noticed a BIG difference. I am...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-16-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By dejohe
broccoli? wow, never thought of that one. how...

broccoli? wow, never thought of that one. how much ginger do you add - are you using 'real' ginger or powdered?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-15-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By dejohe
In a step towards eating a bit more healthy, I...

In a step towards eating a bit more healthy, I bought a Breville juicer and want to know what you make in your juicer.
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thank you!! and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-14-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By dejohe
Here's my predicament.... My first two...

Here's my predicament....

My first two girls are chronic thumb suckers. So when #3 came along and found her thumb, I gave her a soother (as hard as it was for me, but thinking hey, I can take...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-24-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By dejohe
So, I've had issues with the whole vaccination...

So, I've had issues with the whole vaccination thing since my first was a baby. We vaccinated dd#1 and #2 (after being informed they would not be allowed in school, which was false). Now I am facing...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-19-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By dejohe
I ordered mine from betterlife.com

I ordered mine from betterlife.com
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-17-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By dejohe
My friend had one of those trailers and it came...

My friend had one of those trailers and it came with a 'sling' that attached, in which she placed her baby. I don't know if it was safe for biking, but definitely for use as a stroller (they weren't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-17-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By dejohe
I buy goat's milk...and the chunky thing to me...

I buy goat's milk...and the chunky thing to me tells me that the milk is probably on the way out. I'd taste it for sure, though. Actually, what I've done is brought it back to the store and showed...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-14-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,210
Posted By dejohe
Try at a yard or garage sale!

Try at a yard or garage sale!
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