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Forum: Connect With Other Moms   06-25-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Ella-6
I woke up this morning thinking that probably the...

I woke up this morning thinking that probably the hardest thing for an introvert, in those early days of motherhood, is not having enough time for reflection. This inner connection becomes a fleeting...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   06-22-2014, 01:47 PM
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Views: 52,246
Posted By Ella-6
Yes, head4thehills I do know how it is which is...

Yes, head4thehills I do know how it is which is evident in my also not immediate reply, lol.



Elaine Aron is excellent. I think somewhat of a pioneer with regard to anything HSP. From what...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   05-16-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Ella-6
I really loved how you brought up the word...

I really loved how you brought up the word compassionate. Another current favourite for me is empathy and it seems that you were talking about that too.

When I first got into discovering that I...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   05-14-2014, 01:47 PM
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Views: 52,246
Posted By Ella-6
Hi head4thehills, welcome to the Introvert...

Hi head4thehills, welcome to the Introvert thread. I'm sorry I didn't reply sooner after reading your post,. I have a 4 year old that always needs me and so I don't get a lot of time for anything...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 192
Posted By Ella-6
To me, your diet sounds like it has an emphasis...

To me, your diet sounds like it has an emphasis on healthy fats, which is what I eat when I'm trying to gain weight I know you're currently breastfeeding that's why I hesitated to bring it up.
...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-05-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 192
Posted By Ella-6
If you are serious, you need to eat way more...

If you are serious, you need to eat way more fresh fruit and vegetables. I used to only ever be skinny too, so I know how you feel.
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   10-03-2013, 03:28 AM
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Views: 52,246
Posted By Ella-6
I don't think it sounds ridiculous. You're...

I don't think it sounds ridiculous.

You're a mother who cares about your daughter's wellbeing and as such you want to provide for all of her needs. Amongst other things, providing a comfortable...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   10-01-2013, 02:18 AM
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Posted By Ella-6
I'm an introverted mum of a nearly 4 year old...

I'm an introverted mum of a nearly 4 year old who's starting to want/enjoy play dates too, if you want to chat.

What sort of trouble are you having with organising them for your DD?
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-25-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Ella-6
Dads are so awesome! They are great for so...

Dads are so awesome!

They are great for so many things that a 3 year old (or nearly 3 year old would love!)
Shoulder rides, monster games - "RAH" park visits, zoo visits, roughhousing (in an age...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-21-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By Ella-6
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mum4vr http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1379762/healthy-birthday-cake/0_100#post_17303279)

My sil told me...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-18-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By Ella-6
You could substitute sugar in a recipe with real...

You could substitute sugar in a recipe with real maple syrup...
If this suits, then substitute 3/4 cup of maple syrup for every 1 cup of sugar.
You may also need to reduce any liquid in the recipe...
Forum: Australia and New Zealand   03-13-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Ella-6
Oh no, I'm sorry to hear you are having a hard...

Oh no, I'm sorry to hear you are having a hard time.

I don't live in Canberra, but I think there would probably be AP people associated with ANU (Australian National University). Some of my AP...
Forum: Spirituality   03-06-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By Ella-6
The way I first got into the habit of sustaining...

The way I first got into the habit of sustaining spiritual practice was by making a deal with myself. I decided that I would not lay down to sleep until I had meditated. This technique worked and...
Forum: Australia and New Zealand   03-04-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Ella-6
Yes, Yes - Byron Bay is great! The hinterland...

Yes, Yes - Byron Bay is great! The hinterland area has the most beautiful countryside ever!
It's a pretty laid-back and even the visitors go there to relax. The only thing to keep in mind when...
Forum: Australia and New Zealand   03-03-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Ella-6
The nearest place that I can think of that fits...

The nearest place that I can think of that fits your requirements is Fingal which is just south of Tweed Heads. Northern New South Wales in general tends to be pretty laid back.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-02-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Ella-6
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375532/what-is-a-good-book/0_100#post_17282441)

If...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-02-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Ella-6
mrstovar, I sent you a private message.

mrstovar, I sent you a private message.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-01-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Ella-6
I've been wondering what to do with my copy of...

I've been wondering what to do with my copy of Unconditional Parenting. If you would like it I would be happy to send it to you.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-01-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Ella-6
I've just started implementing ideas from the...

I've just started implementing ideas from the "How to Talk..." book with my 38 month old DS and a few of our communication gaps have been resolved already.

I really like their philosophy as its...
Forum: Grief and Loss   12-22-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,449
Posted By Ella-6
I read your blog. Thanks so much for sharing. I...

I read your blog. Thanks so much for sharing. I am so sorry for your loss.
You are a strong and powerful woman. I could really feel that through your words.
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   01-31-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 52,246
Posted By Ella-6
Quote:Originally Posted by mich  Sometimes I...

Quote:Originally Posted by mich 
Sometimes I just look out the window and watch the world go bye for more time than seems decent. I start to wonder is it abnormal to just look out the window and...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   12-11-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,442
Posted By Ella-6
I don't know why, but for some reason what you...

I don't know why, but for some reason what you wrote, made me think about something Audrey Hepburn said. Back when she was living in war-time she couldn't get enough food to eat, so in order to get...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   12-10-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,442
Posted By Ella-6
Yay!...

Yay! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif

I've put on weight!
I'm vegetarian and have never been able to put on weight, even after eating mountains of food.


In the spirit of...
Forum: Parenting   12-02-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,710
Posted By Ella-6
Totally relate, except I need my sleep. I...

Totally relate, except I need my sleep.

I own my own business and all my clients are online.
It's taken me a quite a while to get to this place - where my work matches my temperament....
Forum: Parenting   10-07-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,174
Posted By Ella-6
Funny Face: You sound incredibly motivated and...

Funny Face: You sound incredibly motivated and hard-working to me. Being able to sustain 'what you have' would be really hard for a depressed person to pull off.
 
What if it's simply a question...
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