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Forum: Diapering   10-23-2006, 07:58 PM
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Posted By organic_homestead
I love EarthyBirthy Mama and have ordered all my...

I love EarthyBirthy Mama and have ordered all my diapers and covers from her since finding her. I, too, just found this sale. Good to not about the backorder, I ordered some of the ImseVimse organic...
Forum: Parenting   08-25-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,426
Posted By organic_homestead
Quote: Originally Posted by Tummy History: ...

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DS says he wants to be homeschooled, and I just cannot do that financially, not to mention that he will NOT write 20 spelling words when I ask him to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-25-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By organic_homestead
Quote: Originally Posted by ani'smommy We...

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We are pretty anti-TV in our house, but I have borrowed the signing times videos from the library and she picked up a ton from watching them once or twice....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-25-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By organic_homestead
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna If she's...

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Originally Posted by alegna
If she's HUNGRY, then nurse more. Her nutrition needs to come from breastmilk. I would skip the cereal- grains are hard on their bodies so early. Let her...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-24-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By organic_homestead
I make my popcorn with a Whirlypop. It's done on...

I make my popcorn with a Whirlypop. It's done on the stove top and has a handle built into the lid to constantly stir the popcorn. Also, once you use it awhile, it gets seasoned and you don't have...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-24-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By organic_homestead
I have tried bananas a couple of times and dd...

I have tried bananas a couple of times and dd just doesn't seem to like them. She makes such a face and I've even tried mixing it with bm. She does, however, really like the oatmeal cereal and eats...
Forum: Parenting   08-24-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By organic_homestead
I feel very fortunate that my partner is very...

I feel very fortunate that my partner is very sensitive to gender stereotypes. In fact many times he questions his bahavior if we'd had a boy instead of a girl. And he is insistent that our dd...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-24-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By organic_homestead
Hello, I haven't found this topic anywhere and...

Hello, I haven't found this topic anywhere and not sure if it should go under parenting or education. I'm just wondering if any of you sign and what your experience has been.

My dd is almost 6...
Forum: Parenting   08-23-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By organic_homestead
Quote: Originally Posted by BlueStateMama I...

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I promised DH I'd start the whole babysitter thing, but I've been dragging my feet and this was a pretty big set-back for me. Now I'm completely...
Forum: Site Help   08-23-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By organic_homestead
Hello. I am wondering if there is a thread for...

Hello. I am wondering if there is a thread for signing with baby already and if not where I might be able to start that (under Education or Natural Parenting?).
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-21-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By organic_homestead
I bought two bras from Decent Exposures and have...

I bought two bras from Decent Exposures and have been very happy. They are easily undone and redone up with just one hand (sometimes a requirement!). The company custom makes all of the bras so you...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-21-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By organic_homestead
I pump 2x day at work and I use the Quick Clean...

I pump 2x day at work and I use the Quick Clean micro-steam bags to sterilize after rinsing everything. The bags I have can be used up to 20 times. I got mine (as well as my pump) from this site:...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-18-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By organic_homestead
I have a little insulated bag that came with my...

I have a little insulated bag that came with my breast pump but I also have a fridge at work. The bags that I use has a little sheet that lists how long breastmilk can last and it says up to 10...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-11-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By organic_homestead
I've been pumping for two months now (back to...

I've been pumping for two months now (back to work full time). At first I pumped whenever I could just so I wouldn't be caught without any milk for dd at the sitters. Then I got into a routine, pump...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-10-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 929
Posted By organic_homestead
During my pregnancy I was really good at taking...

During my pregnancy I was really good at taking my prenatals and now I'm still taking them but many mornings I forget as I'm rushing around so much just to get out the door on time (which usually...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-10-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By organic_homestead
I have a really nice and almost brand new...

I have a really nice and almost brand new crockpot which I rarely use. I'd like to use it more esp. now that we have a little one and not much time for cooking. My dh is concerned with me leaving it...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-04-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By organic_homestead
A farmer friend gave me an organic cantelope...

A farmer friend gave me an organic cantelope yesterday and I couldn't wait to dig into last night, it smelled so good! I mushed some up and finger fed dd and she really liked it. I think she likes...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-04-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By organic_homestead
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna Compare...

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Originally Posted by alegna
Compare us to similar mammals. Think on an evolutionary perspective. Other mammals have built in mechanisms (like wolves who regurgitate for their young) Humans...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-03-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By organic_homestead
Quote: Originally Posted by mamak05 I freeze...

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Originally Posted by mamak05
I freeze portions in icecube trays and defrost when needed in a little cup of hot water. (Avocado doesn't freeze well!)

Have fun!

Do you use regular ice...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-02-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By organic_homestead
I'm also just looking into making my own food....

I'm also just looking into making my own food. Of course at this young of age I know I don't need to follow recipes, just mash up single foods, such as sweet potato, avocado, banana etc. However,...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-25-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,518
Posted By organic_homestead
For those interested in seeing the special...

For those interested in seeing the special report from Channel 13 on Attachment Parenting, go to this link: http://www.whotv.com/Global/story.as...av=menu100_5_4...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-25-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,518
Posted By organic_homestead
I had all intention to watch this but when I got...

I had all intention to watch this but when I got home from my meeting that night I was completely wiped out and dd and I went to bed at 9:30. However, I've spoken to a few people who saw it,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-20-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By organic_homestead
These are some great recipes, but I would...

These are some great recipes, but I would caution people on using raw eggs. Even organic eggs can have salmonella. And just in case some don't know, babies under 1 year should not have any form of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-20-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By organic_homestead
I'm not a doctor nor a nutritionist, but what I...

I'm not a doctor nor a nutritionist, but what I do know about iron absorption is that it doesn't matter how much iron is in the food, it matters with how much the body can absorb. The best way to...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-20-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By organic_homestead
First, I'd like to chime in that you are so...

First, I'd like to chime in that you are so lucky to be able to have a Sears as your practitioner. I have been so impressed with everthing that I've read from them.

You have already been given...
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