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Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-12-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By sacredjourney
I took a Registered Holistic Nutritionist course...

I took a Registered Holistic Nutritionist course a few years ago and had the same issue. The course came with a book outlining a fresh perspective to selling yourself. Basically the idea is that you...
Forum: Birth Professionals   11-11-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By sacredjourney
I am in a similar situation. I have a 2.5 yo and...

I am in a similar situation. I have a 2.5 yo and a dp who works regular hours. I have dreamed everyday of being a midwife for the past 2.5 years. I went to University, got amazing marks, and I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-10-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By sacredjourney
It took 2 years to organize but my mother and...

It took 2 years to organize but my mother and grandmother actually watch my daughter for me the days I have school. I've been through quite a few situations, and I like this by far, the best.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-02-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By sacredjourney
I'm not sure how busy your daycare personal are,...

I'm not sure how busy your daycare personal are, but could you send some hand sanitizer and ask them to use it right before any hand to mouth contact. I know some contact is impossible to prevent,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-25-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By sacredjourney
DD and I spend a lot of time in the car...

DD and I spend a lot of time in the car together, so we make the most of it by chatting each other up and paying attention to the surroundings which we drive through.

I am good at making varied,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-21-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By sacredjourney
When I suggested online courses, I forgot to...

When I suggested online courses, I forgot to specify that taking a few online courses while taking at-school-courses as well, can help you and dp arrange your schedules so that one of you is always...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-21-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By sacredjourney
Glad that it worked out for him and you. It's...

Glad that it worked out for him and you. It's such a relief when you have child care that puts your mind and heart to peace.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-19-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By sacredjourney
I looked at ads in Craigslist, under vegetarian...

I looked at ads in Craigslist, under vegetarian because they tended to have no tv and lots of outdoor activities.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-19-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By sacredjourney
One of you may be able to take some online...

One of you may be able to take some online courses as well, increasing the amount of time you get to be at home with baby.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-19-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By sacredjourney
I'd sa number one, because the woman in option...

I'd sa number one, because the woman in option two is lonely and bored, and I don't think that's a healthy role model for children.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-05-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By sacredjourney
I know how you feel. 2.5 dd is the same way...

I know how you feel. 2.5 dd is the same way about brushing teeth and rinsing hair in the bath.

I have recently discovered a way to get her to brush her teeth. We always read at least one book...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-22-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By sacredjourney
Thanks for the posts. I can definitely say that...

Thanks for the posts. I can definitely say that she hasn't seen anything like that on tv (we only ever have kids shows on), nor has she seen us dtd, except once accidently, and it wasn't explicit....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-20-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By sacredjourney
her fascination with sex. DD is 2, and has...

her fascination with sex.

DD is 2, and has recently become quite interested in what she calls "Yoni's." She will take her dolls and place one on top of the other, and just leave them like that....
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-08-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By sacredjourney
I don't have much to offer, but I remember...

I don't have much to offer, but I remember having to choose where to live at your DSS same age- it's heartbreaking for a child to have to make that decision, when he loves both parents, and he may...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-28-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,975
Posted By sacredjourney
Is it possible that DSD represents the parts of...

Is it possible that DSD represents the parts of DP you dislike most (ie junkfood, tv loving etc) and that is the reason you feel so angered around her? I think that your goal should not be to love...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-16-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,755
Posted By sacredjourney
DD is completely unvaxed, and I have taken a...

DD is completely unvaxed, and I have taken a different route depending on who I am talking to. If I am talking to someone with children, or who may have children in the future, I feel it necessary...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-16-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By sacredjourney
Some single mothering tips: It is hard the...

Some single mothering tips:
It is hard the first while, as you look around and feel like YOU are not home, and will obviously worry about your DS feeling the same way. I separated when DD was 1.5...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-15-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 691
Posted By sacredjourney
We only recently developed a solid night time...

We only recently developed a solid night time routine.

6:15- bath
6:40- snack
7- two books
then lights out and I sit and rub her back, after a few moments she's out and I sneak out quietly.
...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-02-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By sacredjourney
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-26-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 749
Posted By sacredjourney
If I have an errand to do, and the chance to go...

If I have an errand to do, and the chance to go to a fun place afterward, I usually just emphasize the fun place for getting ready. For example I say "Let's get your pants on so we can go outside to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-07-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By sacredjourney
Dp is very respectful of dd (2 yo) no matter...

Dp is very respectful of dd (2 yo) no matter what her mood, and is always trying to understand what she wants/ needs. He spends lots of time reading, colouring and playing on the floor with her...
Forum: Family Planning   03-04-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By sacredjourney
Thanks for all the info. I've done loads of...

Thanks for all the info.

I've done loads of research; everywhere from general websites to scholarly articles. I just needed to know if I was missing anything. Dp and I have had lots of talks...
Forum: Family Planning   03-04-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By sacredjourney
I just want to know what the risks/ downsides...

I just want to know what the risks/ downsides are if DH gets a vasectomy now and then has it reversed in about 5 years for our next baby.
Thanks!
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-02-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By sacredjourney
plain chickpeas!! mmmm

plain chickpeas!! mmmm
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-22-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,790
Posted By sacredjourney
I was the foster sister of girls who were...

I was the foster sister of girls who were biologically related to my foster parents. They were all very loud and funny, and sometimes I felt left out. The best thing someone could have done for me...
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