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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-21-2003, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By MotherDove
My dd (20months) is very sensitive, and can be...

My dd (20months) is very sensitive, and can be easily upset by people and situations she is unfamiliar with. She is also afraid of the vaccum cleaner. Generally, I leave the vaccuming to dh, because...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-21-2003, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By MotherDove
I need to get my baby to the dentist. Her front...

I need to get my baby to the dentist. Her front two teeth are chipping--from both a fall and decay, I believe. But I'm so afraid of how dd will react to any treatment the dentist would want to...
Forum: Parenting   01-07-2003, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,846
Posted By MotherDove
Eventually, my 18mo dd will be proof of the...

Eventually, my 18mo dd will be proof of the effectiveness of APing. But now, my words don't have a lot of back up. She's sweet, intelligent, and empathetic, but to others, she's shy and clingy. And...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-10-2002, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By MotherDove
Wow! What a courageous girl! She sure knows how...

Wow! What a courageous girl! She sure knows how to have fun. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-09-2002, 10:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,917
Posted By MotherDove
We sign with dd too! She's 15 &1/2 months now,...

We sign with dd too! She's 15 &1/2 months now, and we've been doing it since approx 8 months. She's only been signing back to us since about 11 months (memory not great, though). She rarely uses the...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-22-2002, 02:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,370
Posted By MotherDove
I heard of EC when dd was 8mo, and I tried it....

I heard of EC when dd was 8mo, and I tried it. She did pee and occassionally poop in the sink or toilet when I held her, but she never did start letting me know when she needed to go. I did get...
Forum: Women's Health   09-20-2002, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
  Fever!
Views: 495
Posted By MotherDove
When my dd (at 10mo) got a fever, all stores...

When my dd (at 10mo) got a fever, all stores were closed (Easter). So I called my midwife and she suggested having her drink or bathe in catnip tea. There's another cat-something tea (catmint, I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-17-2002, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,143
Posted By MotherDove
I can certainly understand your viewpoint. I...

I can certainly understand your viewpoint. I personally believe that a person can be responsible while taking a risk. These people I know have no children, they educate themselves on what they're...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-16-2002, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,143
Posted By MotherDove
I don't generally visit the Pre/Teen boards...

I don't generally visit the Pre/Teen boards because my dd is only 14 mo. However, I just heard of something that I wanted to share and get comments on. Congress is trying to pass legislation to make...
Forum: Women's Health   08-15-2002, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By MotherDove
Hylands has a homeopathic remedy for Vaginitis....

Hylands has a homeopathic remedy for Vaginitis. I've been using it, and I think it has done the trick.

I've also been taking herbal remedies. But I've taken similar things in the past and they...
Forum: Women's Health   08-15-2002, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By MotherDove
I think herbs should be used for most conditions...

I think herbs should be used for most conditions before turning to a pharmaceutical drug. Since I am not an herbalist (though I plan to go to school to become one in a few years), I will ask one...
Forum: Spirituality   08-14-2002, 07:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By MotherDove
When I was aetheist, I thought that "faith" was...

When I was aetheist, I thought that "faith" was a scam. What better way to get people to believe something that sounded attractive, but couldn't be proven in any way.

But when I met my future...
Forum: Spirituality   08-14-2002, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By MotherDove
I feel so sad for her family. May they find the...

I feel so sad for her family. May they find the support they need to carry on without her. How sad she couldn't live to see her new baby...
Forum: Spirituality   08-07-2002, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 958
Posted By MotherDove
In Pagan Parenting, Kristin Madden has a chapter...

In Pagan Parenting, Kristin Madden has a chapter dedicated to this subject, which may help you think this problem through. One of her suggestions is finding a pagan community in which your children...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   08-02-2002, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By MotherDove
I replied to another post under Homebirth, but...

I replied to another post under Homebirth, but here's the same info:
I had a homebirth in Broomfield with a wonderful midwife from Boulder. Her name is Elizabeth Moore. If you pm me, I'll give you...
Forum: Homebirth   08-02-2002, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By MotherDove
AdinaL-- Maybe you've found out by now, but...

AdinaL--

Maybe you've found out by now, but homebirth is legal in Colorado. I had a homebirth in Broomfield with a wonderful, liscenced midwife from Boulder. Her name is Elizabeth Moore. I'll...
Forum: Spirituality   07-30-2002, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By MotherDove
Yes, that's right. We moved to the mountains (in...

Yes, that's right. We moved to the mountains (in Colorado). So far, it's been really great. Lots of driving though. Next year, we gotta do a lot of mitigation (clearing out trees). Lots of work, but...
Forum: Spirituality   07-27-2002, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,345
Posted By MotherDove
I would also like to have a solstice celebration...

I would also like to have a solstice celebration this year. In my family, and apparently my dh's family as well, Christmas has always been a meaningless celebration. And we're tired of breaking the...
Forum: Spirituality   07-27-2002, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By MotherDove
Here's an interesting link for you to check out:...

Here's an interesting link for you to check out:

Catholic Craft (http://countylimerick.prohosting.com/craft/)
Forum: Spirituality   07-27-2002, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By MotherDove
Hi Spirit and everyone else! I've been on...

Hi Spirit and everyone else!

I've been on these Mothering boards for quite a while. I used to visit here in the spirituality boards, but haven't been here for quite some time. I really need to...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-27-2002, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By MotherDove
Don't know, just wondering... What about...

Don't know, just wondering...

What about hydrogen peroxide?
Forum: Homebirth   07-11-2002, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By MotherDove
I thought it was a fantastic article! I had the...

I thought it was a fantastic article! I had the perfect birth, at home, free of any drugs or intervention. Now I have the proof that homebirth is better. I sent the article to someone I know who...
Forum: Women's Health   06-24-2002, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By MotherDove
Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child suggests...

Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child suggests Phosphorus to detoxify the liver if general anesthesia was used. 30x or 200x, one dose.
For two days, give him one dose of Arnica 30xor 9c 3 to 4 times...
Forum: Women's Health   06-20-2002, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By MotherDove
Lucky for me, I don't have experience with this....

Lucky for me, I don't have experience with this. I think the advice you've been given so far is great. But I've been working with flower essences lately, so one thing popped into my mind. Star of...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2002, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By MotherDove
I also think this is a great topic of...

I also think this is a great topic of discussion. But difficult to bring up among people who would call the cops on someone for leaving a child in the car. I would never call the cops for something...
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