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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-04-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By jennnk
We just moved to Beaverton (TV Highway & 170th)...

We just moved to Beaverton (TV Highway & 170th) and we need a good family practice physician close by. I know, given our neighborhood, that very little would be walking distance, but the bus is...
Forum: March 2008   04-22-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,636
Posted By jennnk
Alex gets a bath every 10-14 days. Basically he...

Alex gets a bath every 10-14 days. Basically he has to be awake, calm, & well-fed at the same time Andy's ready for a bath and George has to be home because that's his thing, and all those variables...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-22-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,125
Posted By jennnk
Why not get a bunch of cheap ribbon & some wide...

Why not get a bunch of cheap ribbon & some wide elastic (adult-sized cotton stretchy headbands work great for this, you can usually find them in 3-packs at the dollar store) and make a skirt to go...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,978
Posted By jennnk
I did. I was unsure about it, but when the mom...

I did. I was unsure about it, but when the mom talked about the case worker coming to her house, the complaints the worker brought up weren't things I had said, so I know someone else was just as...
Forum: March 2008   02-21-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By jennnk
Quote: Originally Posted by jillybeans...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jillybeans http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10594705)
I'm having the hardest time coming up with...
Forum: March 2008   02-10-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By jennnk
I've been having the same thing, with the added...

I've been having the same thing, with the added fun times of having the pain transfer along a nerve to my groin. My midwife says it's normal and to not worry about it.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-27-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,155
Posted By jennnk
Quote: Originally Posted by sarah_bella1050...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sarah_bella1050 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10398914)
From the acticle I found it seems...
Forum: March 2008   12-06-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By jennnk
Quote: Originally Posted by mommycakes...

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Originally Posted by mommycakes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9933744)
Where is your family? I only ask b/c ours...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-06-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,604
Posted By jennnk
I was walking to the yarn shop by myself one day...

I was walking to the yarn shop by myself one day and there was a dead raccoon on the sidewalk. I called my husband and had him call animal control to come get it. By the time I went home, the...
Forum: March 2008   12-05-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By jennnk
We were fine here in the Queen Anne...

We were fine here in the Queen Anne neighborhood, but if I-5 doesn't get cleared and/or re-floods before Christmas, we might have to postpone spending the holiday with family. I am NOT spending 7-8...
Forum: March 2008   11-30-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,136
Posted By jennnk
I don't think it's necessary, nor do I think...

I don't think it's necessary, nor do I think it's mutilation. I think it's a cosmetic outpatient procedure that parents can choose to have or not have done. This excludes, of course, a bris or the...
Forum: March 2008   11-16-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 270
Posted By jennnk
Andy (2) and I talk about the baby a lot. He...

Andy (2) and I talk about the baby a lot. He often requests to see my belly, so he can kiss it, and he knows he needs to "be gentle with him" when his baby brother comes. I asked him the other night...
Forum: TP -- The OLD ONE   11-15-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By jennnk
I kept all the maternity clothes I wore while...

I kept all the maternity clothes I wore while pregnant with Andy, but I doubt we'll be going for a third and even if we do, I need winter-appropriate clothes more than i need to save these things....
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-13-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By jennnk
Quote: Originally Posted by lilyka...

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Originally Posted by lilyka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9722509)
this is a pet peeve of mine. I have a great...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-12-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By jennnk
I made an adult-sized one, just made it wider &...

I made an adult-sized one, just made it wider & longer than the original. It took exactly one skein of malabrigo, which is 216 yards. I figured I was making twice as many stitches, so I'd use twice...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-11-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,578
Posted By jennnk
Quote: Originally Posted by leomom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by leomom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9694856)
The problem with the books is that I have a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-09-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By jennnk
you could go with a silk/wool blend. Someone on...

you could go with a silk/wool blend. Someone on Ravelry made it using Louisa Harding Grace silk & wool. An alpaca/silk blend would also be very very nice, and warm, with just a bit of halo. I agree...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-08-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By jennnk
Yeah, I'd go to the hardware store & get a lead...

Yeah, I'd go to the hardware store & get a lead testing kit, test all the painted parts, and THEN put it together if it all comes out OK. If it doesn't, then report the lead to the company, pack it...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-26-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,696
Posted By jennnk
Not to make light of the situation, but don't...

Not to make light of the situation, but don't people get genital piercings to enhance sexual stimulation? I mean, I understand this wasn't done in a sterile environment - the article says it was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-20-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By jennnk
It was right after we moved to Seattle, so in...

It was right after we moved to Seattle, so in April. That would make him *counts backward* 17 months at the time. He's highly verbal, though. Today he rubbed my belly and said, "Oooh, beautiful!"...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-20-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,036
Posted By jennnk
Quote: Originally Posted by Herausgeber...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Herausgeber http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9494449)
That is horrible. I would just find a new...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-20-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By jennnk
We made the pumpkin muffins from Vegan with a...

We made the pumpkin muffins from Vegan with a Vengeance for Andy's first birthday, and they were a huge hit. Frosting was a tub of Tofutti Better than Cream Cheese and enough powdered sugar to make...
Forum: Waldorf   10-20-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By jennnk
Do you knit? The Kiddie Cadet pattern by Alice...

Do you knit? The Kiddie Cadet pattern by Alice Schnebly has a brim and could easily have ear flaps put onto it, too.
Forum: Learning at School   10-20-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By jennnk
We had Channel One in our high school and I...

We had Channel One in our high school and I HATED it. All of us did. We didn't pay attention to it, mostly talked through it and passed notes and did whatever. Some of our teachers put it on mute...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-17-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By jennnk
my favorite are balls in the round, my own...

my favorite are balls in the round, my own pattern.
using provisional cast-on, cast-on 12 sts.
rnd 1 & 2: k
rnd 3: kfb (24 sts)
rnd 4: k
rnd 5: [k1, kfb] repeat to end (36 sts)
rnd 6: k
rnd...
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