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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-30-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By nursing2mom
Just went to our first visit with a new family...

Just went to our first visit with a new family practice doctor, Dr. Blanner. He's at the Family Health Specialists of Lee's Summit...
Forum: Activism and News   09-13-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By nursing2mom
NVIC would be my choice. Well-done!

NVIC would be my choice. Well-done!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-19-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,703
Posted By nursing2mom
As a 41 yr old mom of 2 public-schooled kids...

As a 41 yr old mom of 2 public-schooled kids (will be 3rd and 5th grades,) we have really had the battles. We started out very strict, particularly after discovering a candida imbalance when both...
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By nursing2mom
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Forum: Parenting   06-02-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By nursing2mom
That cracked me up. I totally know where you're...

That cracked me up. I totally know where you're coming from!
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By nursing2mom
Definitely summer reading at the public library!...

Definitely summer reading at the public library!
Planting a garden
Playing outside with neighbors
Building a fort
Visiting family
Rearranging rooms so all seems new again
Board games and card...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-08-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By nursing2mom
Just as an update on the dentist... I finally...

Just as an update on the dentist... I finally went to Lighthouse Dentistry (holistic/biodentistry) with Dr. Ferguson. I haven't taken my kids yet, but I was very impressed with their philosophies!...
Forum: Meal Planning   09-21-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By nursing2mom
These are great lunch ideas for me! I have a 4th...

These are great lunch ideas for me! I have a 4th grader and 2nd grader and I can tell you I hear the same thing, "Why do we have to eat things organic?" "Why do we always have to eat whole wheat?"...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-22-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By nursing2mom
Thank you, Ursomajor! I'll check into her this...

Thank you, Ursomajor! I'll check into her this week. We had a week of doctors for my daughter and I'm SO ready to change offices.
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-09-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By nursing2mom
Lighthouse has come up a couple of times...

Lighthouse has come up a couple of times recently-- must be good! I'll have to check them out. Their website didn't really give much info when I looked at it before, but I'll see if they take my...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-08-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,527
Posted By nursing2mom
I have always been on the Missouri side of KC,...

I have always been on the Missouri side of KC, so I can't say what it's like to live on the KS side. For me, it's always seemed very consumer-oriented. That's a plus and negative in my book-- lots...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-06-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,527
Posted By nursing2mom
MyMary, I'm just finding this thread and thought...

MyMary, I'm just finding this thread and thought I'd respond to you. Welcome to Missouri! I live in Lee's Summit, southeast Kansas City, but I grew up in Liberty. I don't know about the specific...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-06-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By nursing2mom
I may have to try Dr. Greenwood, too, but I...

I may have to try Dr. Greenwood, too, but I would really like to find someone close to me in Lee's Summit. When a child's sick, it's so hard to ferry them across this city. Any experiences on the...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-08-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,828
Posted By nursing2mom
I weaned my 2nd daughter very gradually, after...

I weaned my 2nd daughter very gradually, after 7.5 yrs of nursing (initially daughter one, then tandem, then only daughter 2.) We basically quit in August of 2008, although it was down to 1 time a...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-28-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,838
Posted By nursing2mom
We've had our Siggs for several months, but only...

We've had our Siggs for several months, but only have used water in them. We've not had any funny tastes yet. Did you use acidic stuff that they say is safe, but may not be (like juice?)

I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-28-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,838
Posted By nursing2mom
Wow. Just read the info from your link. I get so...

Wow. Just read the info from your link. I get so frustrated that we have to dig so much for information! I'd always read/heard that Sigg bottles were extremely safe. While it seems they are still...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   07-08-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By nursing2mom
I'm nursing my 5 year old now. I nursed her...

I'm nursing my 5 year old now. I nursed her older sister until a few months after she turned 5, but I was tandem nursing still and weaned her. I think she would still nurse at 7 if I would let her!...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By nursing2mom
We're right with you! My mom said that 5 is a...

We're right with you! My mom said that 5 is a HUGE growth time re:independence. That's why it's a good time for them to go to school (well, back then they really started school at 5ish.) I have a 4...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-18-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 48,055
Posted By nursing2mom
I found a great 4 ceramic Ramekin snack server,...

I found a great 4 ceramic Ramekin snack server, complete with individual lids so I can put refrigerated stuff back in the fridge, and other stuff in the pantry. It's breakable, so if your kids are...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-07-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,838
Posted By nursing2mom
I finally did it! I bought 2 Sigg kid bottles...

I finally did it! I bought 2 Sigg kid bottles (.4 liter) and they don't leak so far! They are a bit of a challenge for my 4 and 6 yr olds to open-- there's a cap that's easy enough, but then a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-23-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By nursing2mom
Thanks for all the suggestions! I actually sat...

Thanks for all the suggestions! I actually sat down and had a little talk with them about coming up with ideas for quality gifts, and that has helped. I pulled up some catalog sites and they started...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-23-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By nursing2mom
I have always loved the natural toys, and my...

I have always loved the natural toys, and my girls have some, but as they get older, they are inundated with talk of electronics, pop star junk, and general plastic city gift ideas (via friends at...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-05-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,838
Posted By nursing2mom
Don't know if anyone is still reading this...

Don't know if anyone is still reading this thread, but I am desperately seeking a water bottle for my daughter's lunch box. I need it to be leak-proof, but easy to get the cap open. Our current...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-22-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By nursing2mom
I'm so sorry about the Lyme disease! Glad it was...

I'm so sorry about the Lyme disease! Glad it was caught early, though. Good for you for being off antibiotics for a decade. As one who struggles with chronic candida issues, I can tell you that when...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-05-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By nursing2mom
I used to be a speech therapist (8 years ago!),...

I used to be a speech therapist (8 years ago!), but in a nursing home, not in a school. I was trained in all ages, though. You can go to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc. site and find...
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