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Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   02-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By MaryMarg
Have you found anyone yet?  I have heard others...

Have you found anyone yet?  I have heard others here in Auburn talk about going to Columbus for delivery with a midwife.  I'll be glad to try and find out more details on this if you are still...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-15-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 8,625
Posted By MaryMarg
Love the idea of creating a sanctuary spot to go...

Love the idea of creating a sanctuary spot to go to for respite... We created a "calm down" chair based on an old Mothering article.  Daddy & Mommy need a calm down AREA as well!  Also hoping for a...
Forum: Women's Health   03-27-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By MaryMarg
I don't think ear oil or anything like it passes...

I don't think ear oil or anything like it passes through the eardrum.  A few references I'd use to confirm this include the book The Holistic Pediatrician (Kemper) and Healing Childhood Ear...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-16-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By MaryMarg
Thanks for the reply--I added an essential oil...

Thanks for the reply--I added an essential oil massage and continued combing etc.  It took longer than the last time with mastitis but the lump finally cleared!
 
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-14-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By MaryMarg
We moved out of B'ham within the last year, but...

We moved out of B'ham within the last year, but when I was there, my homeopath mentioned Angela Redmond as a pediatrician who would defer vaccination. Not sure about where she is--seems like...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By MaryMarg
Ug, mastitis and DD is 22 months!  I'm through...

Ug, mastitis and DD is 22 months!  I'm through the awful first 36 hours and did start an antibiotic as my usual homeopathic remedies and massage didn't stop things in time.  Now having continued...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By MaryMarg
Ug, mastitis and DD is 22 months!  I'm through...

Ug, mastitis and DD is 22 months!  I'm through the awful first 36 hours and did start an antibiotic as my usual homeopathic remedies and massage didn't stop things in time.  Now having continued...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-11-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By MaryMarg
Ug, mastitis and DD is 22 months!  I'm through...

Ug, mastitis and DD is 22 months!  I'm through the awful first 36 hours and did start an antibiotic as my usual homeopathic remedies and massage didn't stop things in time.  Now having continued...
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By MaryMarg
We do!  My husband and I had always set goals...

We do!  My husband and I had always set goals together and, as a child, my family went on a goal-setting weekend each year.  We went to a beautiful place where we could take time to set various...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-19-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By MaryMarg
No--no problems before I used it.  Only since...

No--no problems before I used it.  Only since weaning off of it.  Motilium is used to increased bowel motility but I haven't read of anything in the literature about women who use it to increase...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-17-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By MaryMarg
I took domperidone/motilium to increase my milk...

I took domperidone/motilium to increase my milk supply with my 3rd child and it worked great.  I was down to a minimal dose when I weaned myself off the med but have since been having bowel...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-17-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By MaryMarg
Don't know about soap--we simply use Dr....

Don't know about soap--we simply use Dr. Bronner's castille soap.  Here's a great page on making your own shampoo:
 
http://mountainroseblog.com/herbal-hair-care/
 
Works great, smells great,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-17-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By MaryMarg
My 3rd child seems ready to potty train.  She...

My 3rd child seems ready to potty train.  She tells whenever she has pp or poopoo and immediately wants a diaper change.  She sits on her potty when we potty and has pp'd and poop'd in her potty. ...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-03-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By MaryMarg
Anyone making products with castor oil or castor...

Anyone making products with castor oil or castor wax (lip balms, etc.)?  How well does it work in the products and where have you purchased the wax?  TIA!
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-03-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,877
Posted By MaryMarg
Leahboo--Is your soap still not-snot??  We've...

Leahboo--Is your soap still not-snot??  We've made soap with the bronner's bar twice, modifying the glycerin but still end up with a gallon of snot-soap, too!!!  Where did you get Kirk's castille?? ...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-24-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By MaryMarg
I'm not an especially savvy cook--how do you...

I'm not an especially savvy cook--how do you cook all these grains together since they have different cooking times?  Add them at various intervals of the cooking or just dump them in and go?  How...
Forum: Women's Health   09-17-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By MaryMarg
We live in a home built in 1951 and so I had my...

We live in a home built in 1951 and so I had my children's lead levels tested at a recent check-up.  My 17 month old, who I was most concerned about based on age, mouthing, being on the floor lots,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-12-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By MaryMarg
We use Badger Anti-Bug Balm and recently,...

We use Badger Anti-Bug Balm and recently, this--http://www.herbariasoap.com/other-products/citronella-mist.html.  This last company has a BAR SOAP for camping that you can bathe in that supposedly...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-26-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By MaryMarg
Anyone use a non-chemical sunscreen/moisturizer...

Anyone use a non-chemical sunscreen/moisturizer before putting on makeup?  My skin feels too dry without it, but looking for something without the chemicals.  Thanks!
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-26-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By MaryMarg
My 7yo needs real shampoo/conditioner that's...

My 7yo needs real shampoo/conditioner that's generally non-toxic or "natural."  We've used Dr. Bronner's baby mild for soap and shampoo for years, but she needs more.  What do you use for your...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-26-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,177
Posted By MaryMarg
Ethelpea--What essential oils do you mix with...

Ethelpea--What essential oils do you mix with the coconut oil?  I'd love to try this as baking soda gives a rash and arrowroot/cornstarch don't help control odors.  Thanks!!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   07-16-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By MaryMarg
Not sure what part of AL you are in, but...

Not sure what part of AL you are in, but consider contacting one of the ladies at this group in **********:
 
http://www.birthwellin**********.com/doulas
 
They have lots of information and may...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   07-12-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By MaryMarg
Sorry so late on replying--we are in Auburn and...

Sorry so late on replying--we are in Auburn and I've heard this practice is reasonable RE non-vaccinated kids:
http://www.auburnpediatricassociates.com/
 
I use a different clinic here; my kids...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   07-12-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By MaryMarg
Sorry I haven't checked out this forum in a...

Sorry I haven't checked out this forum in a while--our son saw Dr. David Joseph, the chief of Pediatric Urology through UAB in B'ham.  This isn't close to Dekalb Co., but I'd recommend the trip.  We...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-20-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By MaryMarg
Dr. Bronner's baby mild soap works for me.  I...

Dr. Bronner's baby mild soap works for me.  I was concerned about using it b/c of dry skin, but it's not too drying.  DH uses the peppermint soap on his face (!--watch the eyes and not for kids!)...
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