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Forum: Personal Growth   12-14-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,915
Posted By HollyBearsMom
I see this from another angle- how wonderful is...

I see this from another angle- how wonderful is it that OP's nieces and nephews have such a close relationship with their grandparents!  That is truly a gift for those kids.  Having other loving...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-11-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By HollyBearsMom
   Quote:Originally Posted by Cynthia...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Cynthia Mosher http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-10-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By HollyBearsMom
  A vax...


A vax advertisement. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/43235/width/600/height/363...
Forum: Parenting   08-07-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By HollyBearsMom
My son is going into the 4th grade at a very...

My son is going into the 4th grade at a very expensive private school. Most of these families have considerably more money than we do, better cars, bigger homes (often multiple homes-summer, winter,...
Forum: Parenting   08-07-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 984
Posted By HollyBearsMom
never, but I often lose anyway, LOL. 

never, but I often lose anyway, LOL. 
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-06-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By HollyBearsMom
Made the most amazing eggplant parm with these...

Made the most amazing eggplant parm with these small pale purple and white striped eggplants.  I made the sauce with roasted cherry tomatoes and baby purple onions.  Added some pureed chard that was...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-30-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By HollyBearsMom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by happy1nluv http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1323429/making-real-food-from-scratch#post_16577434)...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-28-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By HollyBearsMom
I swear by my vacu-sealer.  It pays for itself...

I swear by my vacu-sealer.  It pays for itself quickly and is not only good for homemade food but for breaking apart bulk purchases into more manageable sizes. 
 
I dedicate 2 Sundays a month as...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-25-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By HollyBearsMom
We got a large amount of beets and carrots last...

We got a large amount of beets and carrots last share so I made beet and carrot "chips" that I served with a creamy horseradish dip. Munchie goodness!

I also made a lasagna with both Swiss and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-25-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,087
Posted By HollyBearsMom
I am back!!!!! After a grueling recovery from...

I am back!!!!! After a grueling recovery from surgery I have finally been cleared to resume basic activities!! This mean that I can drive, climb stairs and even do moderate low impact exercise. So...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 443
Posted By HollyBearsMom
Mine is people who seem to have no control over...

Mine is people who seem to have no control over their usage.
 
I have a cell phone, and Ipad and a lap top but every one knows that I am not available 24/7. I have no problem turning my phone off....
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-02-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By HollyBearsMom
every other week when the cleaning people come....

every other week when the cleaning people come. best 2 days of the month!
Forum: October 2011   07-02-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,692
Posted By HollyBearsMom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Jane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: October 2011   07-02-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,692
Posted By HollyBearsMom
My brothers is small and only has 3 fish but he...

My brothers is small and only has 3 fish but he says its a bear so I can imagine.
 
Have you seen the koi pond app for Iphone? When I get stressed It calms me right down, LOL.
Forum: October 2011   07-02-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,692
Posted By HollyBearsMom
  Jane=   I meant to add to my post that I...


Jane=
 
I meant to add to my post that I love the photos of your fish! My brother has small koi pond but yours?  Wow!  Is it a ton of work?
Forum: October 2011   07-02-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,692
Posted By HollyBearsMom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by KABB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-02-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By HollyBearsMom
Do you a work agreement? A job description? A...

Do you a work agreement? A job description? A contract? If you don't now might be the time to sit down and discuss to formalize expectations.
Forum: Grief and Loss   07-01-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,489
Posted By HollyBearsMom
I am so very sorry your loss. I am glad you are...

I am so very sorry your loss. I am glad you are surrounded by family. May they give you the love, joy and strength you and your children need.
 
I will remember Ben in my prayers.
 ...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-29-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By HollyBearsMom
I wouldn't say idiot either. Unless you are...

I wouldn't say idiot either. Unless you are lactating woman, have experience with lactating woman who pump or are involved in such a field that gives you said experience I don't know how you would...
Forum: Parenting   06-29-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By HollyBearsMom
Not sure why you care about the opinion of your...

Not sure why you care about the opinion of your nosy neighbor? As the parent you have a more informed POV on who is the better caregiver for your child. If you are happy with the arrangement and she...
Forum: Family Safety   06-29-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By HollyBearsMom
As long as it is comfortable for both the parent...

As long as it is comfortable for both the parent and the children I think free-range parenting is a great philosophy.  However like most philosophies (A/P, CC, etc) you will find parents who take it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-23-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By HollyBearsMom
No but I had an oversupply. Even when my son...

No but I had an oversupply. Even when my son self weaned he continued to have BM for a loooong time. 
 
Oh wait!  I completely forgot! A few years ago I was cleaning out my pantry and found an...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-23-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 330
Posted By HollyBearsMom
I am and I admit I am.  Not necessarily the...

I am and I admit I am.  Not necessarily the Internet for Internet sake, it is more site specific but I feel it when I can't get on.  I get antsy, am afraid I might miss something.  It's really...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-22-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,592
Posted By HollyBearsMom
no.  Even when my son was infant we didn't.  He...

no.  Even when my son was infant we didn't.  He was going to bed at 6:30!! I was barely getting home from work. Even as a toddler/older kid it was "off to bed, big kiss and see you soon".
 
He...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-22-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,087
Posted By HollyBearsMom
Well it has been nine days since my surgery and...

Well it has been nine days since my surgery and my eating plan has gone to hell in a hand basket, once of the reasons I have not posted that much. While my post op went well I can anticipate being...
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