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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By Veslemor
You have plenty of time for that to clear your...

You have plenty of time for that to clear your system.  I recommend finding someone (naturopath perhaps) to open up to about your fear, lack of sleep, and low caloric intake.  Those sound to me like...
Forum: Homebirth   12-26-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Veslemor
Thanks for trying.  I'll be seeing a...

Thanks for trying.  I'll be seeing a perinatologist in a couple of weeks who can hopefully give me a better idea of the risks.  If anyone asks, I'd be willing to share what I learn.
Forum: Homebirth   12-13-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Veslemor
I'm prego with #3, and I have a history of SVT. ...

I'm prego with #3, and I have a history of SVT.  I've had two previous homebirths, with no complications (boys are now 5 and 7), and will be having the third in the same home.  With the first two, I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-20-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Veslemor
I don't know the specific answer to your...

I don't know the specific answer to your question, but I have a friend who had a traumatic birth experience, and the hospital tested her as part of an emergency c-section.  She came up positive for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-26-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By Veslemor
I did a similar trip up to MN and back to AZ and...

I did a similar trip up to MN and back to AZ and it made the most sense to me to look around online and buy a vehicle while I was up there, drive back and with all my stuff and sell it.  I spent...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-26-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Veslemor
For me, the problem was solved when I started...

For me, the problem was solved when I started taking calcium at night and supplementing additional magnesium.  Get an excellent quality supplement.  For the magnesium, I would recommend using either...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-12-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By Veslemor
I just want to state a personal wish.  If...

I just want to state a personal wish.  If someone goes on a forum looking for help and support, let's assume that we're hearing all the bad stuff and not a life story including all the good and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-03-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By Veslemor
Sending love!  I used to feel like I didn't...

Sending love!  I used to feel like I didn't "know" what others know about being with children; how to be on the floor playing with them without thinking about something else, and talking in a little...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-14-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Veslemor
My son has been home with me his whole life, and...

My son has been home with me his whole life, and he starts kindergarten on Tuesday (!)  I want to do some special things for him to honor this transition, and I'd love to hear some ideas.  He's...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-05-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By Veslemor
Magnesium!  When I use transdermal magnesium, I...

Magnesium!  When I use transdermal magnesium, I don't crave chocolate.  I still love it, but I don't "need" it.
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-26-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,377
Posted By Veslemor
I told my kids that when it's Christmastime,...

I told my kids that when it's Christmastime, that's the time of the year when a lot of people pretend that Santa is coming.  They still get excited about him sometimes, but my favorite was when they...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-16-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Veslemor
I just made the greatest discovery!  So looking...

I just made the greatest discovery!  So looking through the "natural" sunblocks, I found that none of them were as natural as I would like.  The active ingredient I saw most often was zinc oxide in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-25-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By Veslemor
I love my Omega juicer.  Juicing and cleaning...

I love my Omega juicer.  Juicing and cleaning are pretty quick.  Most days I just rinse the components with water (except for the juicing screen which I use a tooth brush on- 5 seconds to do that). ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-17-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,311
Posted By Veslemor
Thanks to all who chimed in.   Phroggies, I...

Thanks to all who chimed in.
 
Phroggies, I think you nailed it.  I love the idea of having the kids help, but thought the reality was that it's going to be a huge headache for everyone.  So I'm...
Forum: Parenting   08-17-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,521
Posted By Veslemor
We live next to a VA cemetary.  One morning, a...

We live next to a VA cemetary.  One morning, a funeral had bag pipes playing.  After the bagpipes, the 21 gun salute.  My four year old turns to me with a look of concern, and asks, "Mom?  Did they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-17-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,378
Posted By Veslemor
I agree with the OP.  I never thought I wanted...

I agree with the OP.  I never thought I wanted kids and I believe it was because I was fed the message, as a teen, that having a baby is a horrible thing that will ruin your life.  I thought I had...
Forum: Family Safety   08-16-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,919
Posted By Veslemor
I grew up with a pool and a lake in the back...

I grew up with a pool and a lake in the back yard, and I don't remember any supervision.  Also, I'm a very laid back mom.  So it always surprises me at how anxious I am with my kids around water.  I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-16-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,311
Posted By Veslemor
I have absolutely no idea how to keep house. ...

I have absolutely no idea how to keep house.  I'm a SAHM, so I guess it's my job to do this.  Has anyone been totally clueless like me, and then figured it out?
 
I am starting to think that it is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-03-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Veslemor
I have 4- and 2- year old boys.  A few months...

I have 4- and 2- year old boys.  A few months back, everything went under lock and key.  I also strapped every chair to the thing it goes by and I'm not even kidding.  Computer chair is strapped to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-22-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 23,393
Posted By Veslemor
I make a cream that seems, so far, to knock out...

I make a cream that seems, so far, to knock out all skin conditions including eczema.  Send me a message if you want the recipe.  I'd be willing to sell you a small amount if you don't want to...
Forum: Parenting   05-12-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Veslemor
Coconut oil helps with eczema and yeast.  Get...

Coconut oil helps with eczema and yeast.  Get some extra virgin CO and have her eat some and put it where needed and see if it helps.
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-10-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Veslemor
Being in the same boat, I'm voting for kitchen...

Being in the same boat, I'm voting for kitchen just based on me wishing mine was done.  It can be a practical place to start if you need to move appliances through other rooms since there's a good...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-29-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By Veslemor
My son is also four, so I can relate.  I am...

My son is also four, so I can relate.  I am fortunate enough to live in a house and not an apartment, so a lot of the noise is not as much of an issue.  Hopefully when you move you can find a...
Forum: Dental   04-08-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,562
Posted By Veslemor
I am in the same boat.  There are only two...

I am in the same boat.  There are only two pediatric dentists in my area and they both want to go the GA route.  I feel horrible.  DS1 has no decay, and DS2 at 2 yrs has it, so I have to say it's...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-03-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,795
Posted By Veslemor
Another 70's baby here.  I don't know how much...

Another 70's baby here.  I don't know how much my mom smoked during her pregnancies, but I know she said she chain smoked thru out labor and delivery- in the hospital!  My mom bf'd me when I was...
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