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Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   08-03-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By gingerstar
Hi Alaska Mamas, A friend of mine is having...

Hi Alaska Mamas,

A friend of mine is having a nurse in:

SAFEWAY
3627 Airport Way, Fairbanks, Alaska
Friday, August 6th, 2010
At 2 (TWO) pm!!!

Here is her blog with her story:
Forum: Pets   05-14-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By gingerstar
When your vet checks him out, be sure to test...

When your vet checks him out, be sure to test for giardia, which is common in puppies and easy to cure.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-13-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,830
Posted By gingerstar
Quote: Originally Posted by IntuitiveJamie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by IntuitiveJamie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15347885)
Actually if anyone can lead me to an...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-13-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,226
Posted By gingerstar
I heard a solution during the elections that I...

I heard a solution during the elections that I loved.

For every obnoxious FWD:FWD:FWD: - make a small donation (say, to Obama/the Democratic Party - for the ones insisting he's a Muslim, or made...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-13-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By gingerstar
What a great neighbor you are! One thing that...

What a great neighbor you are!
One thing that is helpful, and it might not be too late, and if you have room, see if there is any salvageable food in their fridge/freezer that you can store for...
Forum: Pets   04-03-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By gingerstar
I wish I had some encouragement for you there -...

I wish I had some encouragement for you there - at nearly two, mine is only just getting that one figured out. I can see some progress...
Forum: Pets   04-02-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By gingerstar
No, it really is that easy. Dogs respond to...

No, it really is that easy. Dogs respond to crate training because it meets their needs, they feel safe, and provided the crate is used responsibly (not crated too long or used as punishment) your...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-01-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By gingerstar
Yikes! I got the same thing!

Yikes! I got the same thing!
Forum: Pets   04-01-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,876
Posted By gingerstar
I have a large (70 lb) dog, pretty high energy,...

I have a large (70 lb) dog, pretty high energy, and a terrible chewer. (She's not yet 2, I'm hoping she'll yet grow out of this!!) She loves her crate. If I'm up later than usual she will ask to go...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-01-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,887
Posted By gingerstar
Quote: Originally Posted by sapphire_chan...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sapphire_chan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15210565)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-30-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 37
  Poll: Muppet Poll!
Views: 630
Posted By gingerstar
Don't know, not Swedish, but my uncle married a...

Don't know, not Swedish, but my uncle married a Norwegian woman and moved to Norway, which requires you to take language courses, and he told me it took him days before he could stop thinking of the...
Forum: Pets   03-30-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By gingerstar
I really like the book "Childproofing your...

I really like the book "Childproofing your Dog...
Forum: Pets   03-30-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,290
Posted By gingerstar
Mary,...

Mary, http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif I'm so sorry you are facing this. Grief is twice as hard for us moms, isn't it, coping with our own and watching our children in pain as...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-23-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,748
Posted By gingerstar
I know someone who has the same reaction to...

I know someone who has the same reaction to alpaca yarn; she found out the hard way, having spent over $100 on some wonderful alpaca for a sweater for herself....
Forum: Pets   02-18-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,650
Posted By gingerstar
Congrats on your sweet puppy! Boxers are...

Congrats on your sweet puppy! Boxers are awesome. And you are awesome for learning as much as you can before you get your pup!

You've gotten great advice, I just wanted to add My Smart Puppy...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-18-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By gingerstar
If you are looking toward warmer weather, my 4...

If you are looking toward warmer weather, my 4 yo loved Elenka (http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer09/PATTelenka.php) from last summer's Knitty.
Forum: Pets   02-17-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By gingerstar
Reviving this old thread because I just read...

Reviving this old thread because I just read another thing to try - in the place where she likes to jump up, put a very shallow pan (maybe a cookie sheet with sides?) with water in it. She wouldn't...
Forum: Pets   02-17-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By gingerstar
I'm sorry, I don't really have any advice for...

I'm sorry, I don't really have any advice for the food situation, other than to try other kinds of food, since kitties can be finicky as we all know!

For the litter - my mom had that issue when...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-12-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 750
Posted By gingerstar
New Zealand. We had a visiting professor from...

New Zealand. We had a visiting professor from there, and I just love everything about it, from talking with him.

Norway (or Denmark) would be runnerup. My uncle lives there, and it sounds like...
Forum: Pets   02-10-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By gingerstar
Quote: Originally Posted by COgirl19...

Quote:
Originally Posted by COgirl19 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15046241)
maybe they did switch the ingredients on us....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-06-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By gingerstar
Quote: Originally Posted by MadiMamacita...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MadiMamacita http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15032124)
my mom always says "Unless she is in...
Forum: Pets   02-06-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By gingerstar
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif I'm sorry, for you and your kitty.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-06-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By gingerstar
Darling! It'll be a lucky babe that can wear it....

Darling! It'll be a lucky babe that can wear it.
Chin up, you should feel pleased with that!
Forum: Pets   02-02-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,015
Posted By gingerstar
I've never bred a dog, but my understanding from...

I've never bred a dog, but my understanding from the breeders I know is that birthing is totally different in dogs than in humans.

For one thing, they know that gestation in dogs is exactly 63...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-28-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By gingerstar
I had good luck on meetup.com, with an AP...

I had good luck on meetup.com, with an AP mommies group. I also used to go to a local LLL group, which also did playdates - I miss that group, it was terrific. You can find your local LLL group here...
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