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Forum: Parenting   03-27-2005, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By khrisday
We have one veg child, and one meat eater. My...

We have one veg child, and one meat eater.
My dd became a vegetarian at age 3, and my son loves his meat. It's doable, especially if you do most of the cooking vegetarian anyway.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-25-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By khrisday
She has sensory issues- read The Out of Sync...

She has sensory issues- read The Out of Sync Child. Because she has several tics, I would take her to a good neurologist to make sure there isn't somethign neurological going on, and also just to...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-23-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By khrisday
very nice! I haven't knit longies, so I can't...

very nice!
I haven't knit longies, so I can't really answer that- but I woudl imagine that you could knit them round until you get to the legs, and then split them off, or something.
Long Tail...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-22-2005, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By khrisday
I don't know about where you are, but where I...

I don't know about where you are, but where I live this is how it works:
without a diagnosis, you cannot get ANYTHING
you always have the option of going through private insurance, but getting...
Forum: Spirituality   03-17-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 560
Posted By khrisday
We celebrat Ostara-the spring equinox, the...

We celebrat Ostara-the spring equinox, the greening of the earth. This year it's one week before Easter, so that makes it even easier. All of the fertility symbols associated with Easter (flowers,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-06-2005, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 281
Posted By khrisday
"I think Ghandi (or insert another name) would...

"I think Ghandi (or insert another name) would disagree"
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-05-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 307
Posted By khrisday
I think Birks are great for the summer as a mom....

I think Birks are great for the summer as a mom. But I just had to point out that being short and wearing a long skirt, you are going to look like the skirt is swallowing you up. Try to find...
Forum: Parenting   03-04-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By khrisday
I don't knwo, we've had mean neighbors, and lots...

I don't knwo, we've had mean neighbors, and lots of kids who have ignored or been mean to my kids- and we're white as can be. Maybe it's not really racially motivated. But it still is difficult to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-04-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By khrisday
Love it! I have heard of kids named Truth,...

Love it!

I have heard of kids named Truth, so Tru as a nickname does not sound strange to me.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-04-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By khrisday
I think that 7 everyday outfits plus a dress up...

I think that 7 everyday outfits plus a dress up outfit is plenty, like someone else said.
If you're looking to simplify when buying new clothes, try to stick to a particular palette, so that it is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By khrisday
It's 27 years old LOL Yeah, it really needs to...

It's 27 years old LOL
Yeah, it really needs to be replaced, but in the meantime I am glad we cleaned it out and got the blanket. We have already made up our costs in one month.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-01-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 135
Posted By khrisday
We're in CAli- we have a law that requires them...

We're in CAli- we have a law that requires them to cover things through insurance (mental illnes, and developmental dealys I think- AB 88 is the law, but I think it is still therapy that is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By khrisday
Our natural gas bill was over three hundred...

Our natural gas bill was over three hundred dollars the last two winter months. We were shocked, and not prepared for that! So we went to Home Depot and got a programmable thermostat and a blanket...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By khrisday
Yep! My dh used to be a grocery clerk, and it...

Yep! My dh used to be a grocery clerk, and it was standard procedure to give the same discount on a similar item if a sale item was out of stock.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-25-2005, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By khrisday
Most kids with Autism have sensory issues, but...

Most kids with Autism have sensory issues, but it is not a part of the diagnositc criteria. Many kids with sensory issues may also have defecits in some of the areas that a person will Autism has...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-24-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By khrisday
Both of my kids were mostly cloth diapered- with...

Both of my kids were mostly cloth diapered- with sposies for outings and trips, and some periods of sposie use for whatever reason. I'm done having babies, but if I did- it woudl be cloth diapered...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-23-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By khrisday
My sister's nephew had the vaccine, and got a...

My sister's nephew had the vaccine, and got a really bad case of chicken pox from it.
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   02-20-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,464
Posted By khrisday
I had a friend who did this- her marriage was...

I had a friend who did this- her marriage was "over" and so was his. They met, fell in love again, and he and his kid moved in with her after her dh finally moved out. Fast forward a year- the old...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-20-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 190
Posted By khrisday
We spent a couple hours between a first and...

We spent a couple hours between a first and seocnd visit, the inspection and a walk through.
I loved it at first sight. I just knew it was the house for us. We bought it in October, and I still...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-20-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,065
Posted By khrisday
this is the cheapest I have found: ...

this is the cheapest I have found:
http://www.magiccabin.com/magiccabin/product.do?section_id=3&bc=1004&pgc=175&sv=333416& cmvalue=MCD|3|ARTS%20%20CRAFTS%20DEPARTMENTS|33336...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-20-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By khrisday
I make butter all the time. I leave the cream...

I make butter all the time. I leave the cream out all day before I do it though. That is what I have read to do, and it works well for me. It only takes me 15-20 minutes to get butter.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   02-19-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By khrisday
here's a link that explains it: ...

here's a link that explains it:
http://www.geoexchange.org/about/how.htm
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,867
Posted By khrisday
ownloaded the trial version to see what the...

ownloaded the trial version to see what the consequences were (there are different sets of consequences for different infractions, apparantly) The ones that came up for me were: watching the wheel...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-15-2005, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By khrisday
Yep- you get to just make up a name! We're the...

Yep- you get to just make up a name! We're the Little Twin Stars Day Academy LOL
You can fill out the form, but you don't have to. That form actually requests a lot of info that you don't have to...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-15-2005, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By khrisday
freeze them! If you already have one leftover...

freeze them!
If you already have one leftover in ther fridge, stick the next thing in the freezer until it's gone.
vegetables can be blanched and frozen too, or when they are starting to go bad...
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