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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-28-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
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Soy crayons? Where can you get those? And the...

Soy crayons? Where can you get those? And the stations sound like a good idea. currently all her books, toys, etc are in this big basket. She is definitely an explorer, always crawling around...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-27-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By fayth2012
So, I have been trying to create a good schedule...

So, I have been trying to create a good schedule or routine for my one year old for a while. (I know that toddlers crave structure and need boundaries..). It is easy to plan a head, but the day...
Forum: Gardening   02-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By fayth2012
I am a newbie too! Any tips or guidelines would...

I am a newbie too! Any tips or guidelines would be incredibly useful! I just want a small veggie garden, so I can decrease the amount of spending at the grocery store. Also, what can be done in...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-11-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
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Hi, I wanted to try giving peanut butter or...

Hi, I wanted to try giving peanut butter or almond butter to my one yr old (for example, apple slices with some pb on them), but I am unclear as to whether the current recommendations are to wait to...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-11-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By fayth2012
Hi, I was unsure of which forum to ask this...

Hi, I was unsure of which forum to ask this question in, but anyway, my question is there there a water bottle with a built in filter that is NOT made from plastic? I know Brita has a water bottle...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-11-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By fayth2012
Thanks for the replies!  For a short while, her...

Thanks for the replies!  For a short while, her sleeping was getting better. Now lately, it is more unpredictable, for lack of a better word. She will usually get up around 7 or 8, then she will...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-01-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By fayth2012
Hi, lately, I have been having issues with...

Hi, lately, I have been having issues with getting my 1 yr old and sleep.
Usually, she takes a hour or two hour nap sometime late morning, but after that, she either won't nap, and go to bed super...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-23-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By fayth2012
Thanks for the website suggestions- something to...

Thanks for the website suggestions- something to do during naptime! :)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-23-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By fayth2012
Thank you for your input! And, no, I meant...

Thank you for your input! And, no, I meant actual coconut oil,  just rubbing it on her hands. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-23-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
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Hi, I was wondering what kind of soap you use to...

Hi, I was wondering what kind of soap you use to wash your toddler's hands.I was thinking Dr Bronner's soap. Also, would coconut oil work (being that it is anti bacterial, and all that other good...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-23-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By fayth2012
Sassyfirechick- The finger painting sounds like...

Sassyfirechick- The finger painting sounds like a great idea! I can't wait to try it, as my child tends to put everything in their mouth, as well. As for boxes, she always like to take stuff OUT of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
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My baby is one year old now, and she hits...

My baby is one year old now, and she hits playfully. She does not do it to be mean, obviously. She just gently hits and smiles. regardless, I do not want this to become a habit. We try saying,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-19-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By fayth2012
Question: Do any of you think it would still be...

Question: Do any of you think it would still be useful to try teaching a one year old sign language by yourself? I used to try to make the signs for milk, hi, bye, mama, dada, tired, sleep, etc,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-19-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By fayth2012
What are some ideas on what to do with a one...

What are some ideas on what to do with a one year old? I want to get some variety in during the day, besides the typical reading, music, crawling/cruising time, etc.  Also, if anyone has any advice...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-19-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By fayth2012
What are some good foods to get and  quick meals...

What are some good foods to get and  quick meals to make if you want to go sugar free, dairy free, meat free, and low carb?                I am on a budget, but I want to eat healthier. 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-26-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By fayth2012
Thanks for all the info! I actually have been on...

Thanks for all the info! I actually have been on the Aha parenting website before, and I love it. The other part of my initial post was the question of how can I get my partner to do gentle...
Forum: Unschooling   12-26-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By fayth2012
Hmm, all good points! I just read up on the last...

Hmm, all good points! I just read up on the last few posts. I know my child is obviously very young, but I'm just very interested in homeschooling. (What can I say- I like to be prepared!) Anyway,...
Forum: Babywearing   12-26-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By fayth2012
The Ergo can hold babies up to 45lbs, which...

The Ergo can hold babies up to 45lbs, which sounds good. But is there any place where I can get one that is less expensive?  (Ie, less than 100 dollars). I also have a Moby, which I used when when...
Forum: Babywearing   12-25-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By fayth2012
Hi, I have seen many people who baby wear their...

Hi, I have seen many people who baby wear their baby for a few years! I have an 11 month old and I currently have an infantino baby carrier. I love baby wearing, but my baby is about 23lbs, and the...
Forum: Dental   12-23-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By fayth2012
Has oil pulling with coconut oil worked for...

Has oil pulling with coconut oil worked for anyone?
Forum: Dental   12-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By fayth2012
Sometimes I mix baking soda and coconut oil  to...

Sometimes I mix baking soda and coconut oil  to use as a toothpaste. I want to add xylitol to the mix, and use as a toothpaste for my child next year. Has anyone used that mixture? Also, how do you...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-22-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By fayth2012
I am a little leery of drinking xylitol and...

I am a little leery of drinking xylitol and water, as it is still considered a "sugar substitute". Do you know if there  are any known negative consequences to adding it to drinking water? Thanks...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-22-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By fayth2012
How much xylitol do you mix with the water? And...

How much xylitol do you mix with the water? And how many glasses do you have per day? I'm trying to drink more water, and eat less sugar, in hopes of helping my teeth. I checked out the dentist's...
Forum: Unschooling   12-22-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By fayth2012
http://www.elc-pa.org/pubs/downloads/english/oth-...

http://www.elc-pa.org/pubs/downloads/english/oth-homeschooling%207-08.pdf
I looked at this site and had some questions:  has anyone ever done a "cyber charter school" and what was the experience...
Forum: Unschooling   12-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By fayth2012
Sounds good. Also, what are good ways to teach...

Sounds good. Also, what are good ways to teach young children at home when they are 1, 2, 3 ..years old, etc? For future reference :)
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