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Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-17-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By gurumama
I'm thinking about getting my husband to finish...

I'm thinking about getting my husband to finish his degree, and my possibly getting a master's degree through Western Governors University...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-04-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,631
Posted By gurumama
Quote: Originally Posted by LionessMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LionessMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15795325)
yes accidents happen. i have had my kids...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-01-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,076
Posted By gurumama
Quote: Originally Posted by soso-lynn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by soso-lynn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15688167)
LOL. So you are saying that regular...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-01-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,076
Posted By gurumama
Quote: Originally Posted by eliofamily...

Quote:
Originally Posted by eliofamily http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15682787)

Miscarriage isn't the worst that can...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-26-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By gurumama
FYI - I put this in F&F because it involves...

FYI - I put this in F&F because it involves getting a refund, but if it's better in a health or nutrition area, please move it, mods.

Four major types of cereal are being recalled - with a full...
Forum: Women's Health   06-09-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By gurumama
Your child can't become addicted to a narcotic...

Your child can't become addicted to a narcotic if the pain is acute (short term); narcotics addiction develops over time for people with long-term pain management issues.

She also won't become...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-28-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By gurumama
Glad to help! I just got mine (ordered 4 with...

Glad to help! I just got mine (ordered 4 with such a great price). The sale is on through May 31.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-25-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By gurumama
Amazon has Nutiva Organic coconut oil on sale...

Amazon has Nutiva Organic coconut oil on sale for $21.15 for TWO 29-ounce jars, with free shipping: Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-29-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By gurumama
My older kids are asking to go to camp but some...

My older kids are asking to go to camp but some of the places around here are $300 per week, per kid for DAY camp! This article talks about camperships for summer camps for kids...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-17-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,190
Posted By gurumama
You would have to define "non-natural" birth in...

You would have to define "non-natural" birth in careful detail for any research to be valid. And control for all factors that could bias the research.

And where are these hospitals that take the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-06-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By gurumama
$20/hour in the Northeast is not a lot. Not when...

$20/hour in the Northeast is not a lot. Not when rent on a 2 br apartment can be $1000/month or more, electricity is $.19 per kW, oil for heating is $3.15/gallon, etc..

Plus, the OP said her...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-28-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By gurumama
Is this for Verizon? There are two collection...

Is this for Verizon? There are two collection company scams going on right now, one from Solomon PC and the other from Allied State. They create fake "past due" accounts with Verizon and then send...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-04-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 25,303
Posted By gurumama
Oh, and I had personal experience with HSLDA and...

Oh, and I had personal experience with HSLDA and we're not Christian. The lawyer they sent was wonderful. He wasn't overly aggressive but was VERY assertive about getting the school district to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-04-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 25,303
Posted By gurumama
Quote: Originally Posted by GuestMama42...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GuestMama42 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15026169)

But they told us that we couldn’t...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-18-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By gurumama
We got something from a collection agency for...

We got something from a collection agency for Verizon for $100. I sent a "validate the debt" letter. Is the collection agency you're dealing with Allen & Allen?

Because they have 30 days from the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-10-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,740
Posted By gurumama
I had two toll violations here in MA last month....

I had two toll violations here in MA last month. My transponder was hooked up for auto refill for a credit card that had expired, and I hadn't updated the new cc info (didn't realize it).

I went...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-30-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,216
Posted By gurumama
http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-3...rcent-of-F...

http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-3...rcent-of-Food# (http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-31469-Framingham-Food-Examiner~y2009m11d30-Americans-Waste-40-Percent-of-Food#)

This article really...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-16-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By gurumama
Sometimes they do promotions where you can get...

Sometimes they do promotions where you can get 10% off meals out. My husband used to do this for business trips, when the meals were reimbursed by his employer anyhow.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-15-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By gurumama
One of the ways we made a decent bit of that was...

One of the ways we made a decent bit of that was by registering every card we could find and buying gas at the stores that kick back a few cents per gallon.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-15-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By gurumama
A looong time ago I opened a UPromise account...

A looong time ago I opened a UPromise account for my son, and we accumulated something like $200-300 in there.

Did you know you don't have to transfer that money into a 529 plan? You can just get...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-02-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,632
Posted By gurumama
It has doubled what I can pump (1 ounce vs. 2...

It has doubled what I can pump (1 ounce vs. 2 now), and the baby is full and sleeping better from night nursing.

I'm only on 2-10 mg tablets 3 times a day. When I was taking 1 table 4x/day it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-02-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,751
Posted By gurumama
Quote: Originally Posted by jessaroo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jessaroo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14522258)
I plan to collect gift cards towards my...
Forum: Women's Health   10-26-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By gurumama
My doctor has me on 10,000 IU/day, but I was...

My doctor has me on 10,000 IU/day, but I was deficient. I've been taking that level since February, and in May I was at 42--he wants my levels at 60+

Canada is doing trials on swine flu and...
Forum: Women's Health   10-26-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By gurumama
My doctor told me that to reach toxicity you...

My doctor told me that to reach toxicity you would need to take 40,000 IU per day as supplement, every day, for 4+ years before being in danger of toxicity.

I read that Canada's public health...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-25-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 842
Posted By gurumama
I like some of the ideas in this article, and...

I like some of the ideas in this article, and they are things ANYONE can do, not just homeowners, and not expensive "pay $3000 to insulate your house" ideas:...
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