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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-13-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,288
Posted By Momalea
Why do we need to get appointments with our...

Why do we need to get appointments with our doctors now?
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-01-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,288
Posted By Momalea
I heard most of the news report while I was...

I heard most of the news report while I was driving today, but not all of it. What I remember it saying about the convenience issue was it's easier to fill out the exemption form than gather up the...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-13-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,288
Posted By Momalea
Thank-you for the update DahliaRW. I just sent...

Thank-you for the update DahliaRW. I just sent another slew of emails out, this time to the Health & Long Term Care committee members. I dread what passage of this bill might mean for those of us...
Forum: Parenting   03-12-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,072
Posted By Momalea
FYI-for those of you who are interested in...

FYI-for those of you who are interested in learning more about Gordon Neufeld's philosphy/ideas, if you go to his website you can buy DVDs of his lectures or audio downloads. The DVDs are really...
Forum: Family Safety   09-04-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Momalea
I have a dd who just turned 10. She's 4' 7 1/2 "...

I have a dd who just turned 10. She's 4' 7 1/2 " tall. In our state you can stop using a booster when you're 8 or have reached 4'9" (my understanding is that safety advocates are trying to have the...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-24-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By Momalea
I've heard good things about Dr.Saepoff and...

I've heard good things about Dr.Saepoff and she'll work with kids (if that's what you're looking for).
I go to Dr.Paul Rubin in Seattle (Northgate neighborhood) and he's great, but won't work with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-18-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By Momalea
My ds weaned at 4 years 3 months; it was a...

My ds weaned at 4 years 3 months; it was a gradual process and my the end of it my milk production seemed to be totally done. My son said there was no milk when he nursed and it was painful to nurse...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-22-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,075
Posted By Momalea
I abhor caraway seeds and just the thought of...

I abhor caraway seeds and just the thought of tapioca makes me queasy.

Love beets though! Raw or cooked, but not the weird jelly/canned beets.
Forum: Parenting   06-17-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By Momalea
I remember my dd doing this when she was a...

I remember my dd doing this when she was a toddler-4 or 5 outfits a day! It would bug me too, especially since the discarded outfits would end up on the floor and more outfits = more clothes that...
Forum: Parenting   06-10-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,149
Posted By Momalea
I work part time for a therapist and while I...

I work part time for a therapist and while I think she's an amazing human being and I have heard raves from her clients, I would personally NOT take any parenting advice from her. For one, she's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-10-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Momalea
Wow, I think it's way too young to expect a 17mo...

Wow, I think it's way too young to expect a 17mo to say "please". Just model the language you want to use in your family and it will come about eventually. If he asks for something in a way you...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-10-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,630
Posted By Momalea
I was happy to see that my comes in at 19%! It...

I was happy to see that my comes in at 19%! It also explains why I thought intact had become the norm. I'm always surprised when I see circ'd little boys in the dressing room at our local pool. All...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 409
Posted By Momalea
I changed my middle name and last name a year...

I changed my middle name and last name a year after I got married. I didn't take my husband's last name (didn't like the way it sounded and didn't like the idea of changing my name to his).

My...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-11-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,073
Posted By Momalea
All 3 of the babies I conceived were due to my...

All 3 of the babies I conceived were due to my saying, "It's time-let's do it!" My dh wanted it to be more mysterious and romantic, but frankly, I'd be charting my cycles for over 5 years before we...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-09-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By Momalea
That may answer some questions about my 4yo boy....

That may answer some questions about my 4yo boy. He turned 4 in January and my sweet mellow guy has changed a lot. He's much more competitive, does a lot of threatening ("if you don't give me-fill...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-07-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By Momalea
1st labor = 52 hours 2nd labor = 12 hours and...

1st labor = 52 hours
2nd labor = 12 hours and a very easy 12 hours at that. The only hard part of my 2nd labor was the last hour of it. The pushing phase with both babies was pretty quick, even...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-16-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Momalea
Welcome to MDC! I'm from Washington too-born...

Welcome to MDC! I'm from Washington too-born here and choosing to stay here!
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,392
Posted By Momalea
That strikes me as really odd. My dd is 9 now,...

That strikes me as really odd. My dd is 9 now, so my memory is fuzzy but I only remember her having one quick visual vaginal exam soon after she was born.
You're totally in your right to tell your...
Forum: Waldorf   03-27-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,545
Posted By Momalea
My family hasn't been involved in Waldorf, we...

My family hasn't been involved in Waldorf, we have only done homeschooling. I do know 4 families who had their child(ren) in Waldorf and decided to HS with a Waldorf/Enki emphasis instead.
One...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-26-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Momalea
I was very, very shy as a child. Well, pretty...

I was very, very shy as a child. Well, pretty much up until college. While my mother tried to do a lot of things to make me less shy/speak up for myself I found it just made it worse. For example,...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   03-26-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By Momalea
I'm sorry for your loss....

I'm sorry for your loss. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif When I lost a baby I wasn't sure if it was better that people knew I had been pregnant so they had an inkling of what...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-12-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,303
Posted By Momalea
Quote: Originally Posted by Smocked...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Smocked http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15167466)
clothdiapernation.com...
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   03-05-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Momalea
My dh has been out of work for a long time. Any...

My dh has been out of work for a long time. Any insight on when he'll be employed again? Or the nature of the work? Or should I be bracing for even harder times ahead?
Thanks.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 865
Posted By Momalea
I don't drink alcohol. Don't like the taste of...

I don't drink alcohol. Don't like the taste of it, don't like the way it makes me feel. I don't like the smell of it on my dh's breath when he does drink (rare these days as we have no money to...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   02-01-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Momalea
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