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Forum: The Childhood Years   04-04-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By cgmama
Wooden eggs from the craft store can be painted...

Wooden eggs from the craft store can be painted with watercolors and look great! The kids can get really creative and have a lot of fun.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-04-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By cgmama
When I was wanting to teach myself to knit, I...

When I was wanting to teach myself to knit, I got library books from the kids section at the library. I don't remember specific titles, but they all had bright pictures and easy to understand...
Forum: Babywearing   04-02-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By cgmama
Hi there!  It is very easy to make your own wrap...

Hi there!  It is very easy to make your own wrap carrier.  They are typically 5 yards long.  I actually make and sell them on etsy.  From a length of fabric off the bolt, you actually get TWO wraps,...
Forum: Babywearing   04-02-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By cgmama
Love, love, LOVE a wrap for newborns and all the...

Love, love, LOVE a wrap for newborns and all the way up to toddlerhood really.  When they get a bit bigger, I use a mei tai for quick ins and outs, but still use a wrap for times when I will be...
Forum: Waldorf   04-02-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By cgmama
I am always working on so much!  I just finished...

I am always working on so much!  I just finished a bunch of knit easter eggs and peg gnomeys for a craft swap, which was great fun.  I think I will do a few more for my nieces and my kids Easter...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-02-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,790
Posted By cgmama
I have five children ranging from 9 down to...

I have five children ranging from 9 down to almost 2.  They have ALL gone through a tough toddler period at some point.  My almost four year old is just edging out of it and I can see the almost two...
Forum: Unschooling   07-20-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By cgmama
I added a title, which should solve the problem!

I added a title, which should solve the problem!
Forum: Unschooling   07-20-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By cgmama
Thanks, ladies. Unfortunatly, by the time I got...

Thanks, ladies. Unfortunatly, by the time I got your replies, the talk was over. It was rather last minute! It went well -- the audience was interested and receptive. The one other panel member, who...
Forum: Unschooling   07-19-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By cgmama
Hi Ladies, I have been asked to be on a...

Hi Ladies,

I have been asked to be on a panel of moms representing different educational practices. I am the official unschooler in the panel....
Forum: June 2010   02-13-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By cgmama
Thanks, ladies! I have had my iron checked --...

Thanks, ladies! I have had my iron checked -- but it was the finger prick test. The numbers (11? I think) were normal, according to my mw. I have Floradix, but have been terrible about taking it....
Forum: June 2010   02-11-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By cgmama
Hi! I am a major "lirker", but I think this is...

Hi! I am a major "lirker", but I think this is my first actual posthttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

I am currently 22 weeks pregnant with my fifth child and I am...
Forum: Allergies   10-25-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By cgmama
Your story sounds JUST like mine. My oldest is 6...

Your story sounds JUST like mine. My oldest is 6 and has had eczema since the very begining. We just got our Genova test results back Wednesday. It is not easy trying to cook to the new specifics --...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-16-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By cgmama
I know just how you feel. My son is one today...

I know just how you feel. My son is one today and he has become quite the biter. He has two upper and two lower teeth which he loves to use to chew my nipples! He has taken to doing it at night when...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-12-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,325
Posted By cgmama
I have no experience with formula, but I do know...

I have no experience with formula, but I do know that goat milk cleared up my sons eczema. I give it a hearty recomendation. He had eczema from 9 months until we switched to gm at about 3 years. He...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-11-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 8,434
Posted By cgmama
I am more of a lurker here than anything, but I...

I am more of a lurker here than anything, but I remember a while back someone asked about music / kindermusik in the area. There is a new music studio opening in Lafayette which will be offering...
Forum: Babywearing   07-11-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By cgmama
Before you pull it over your shoulder from...

Before you pull it over your shoulder from behind, take one edge and hold your arm straight out to your side (horizintal to ground) then pull it over your shoulder. It will probably cover from you...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-25-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 8,434
Posted By cgmama
MommyTorf it was great to meet you the other...

MommyTorf it was great to meet you the other day! I am glad you enjoyed storytime. I apologize for not being overly friendly -- these last few weeks of pregnancy are making me a pain!

See you and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-13-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 8,434
Posted By cgmama
I am fairly new to MDC, I haven't posted much. I...

I am fairly new to MDC, I haven't posted much. I am excited to find a group of mom's here in Lafayette. My husband and I have recently opened a little lunch / ice cream shop downtown, across from...
Forum: Allergies   04-01-2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By cgmama
Eczema on our babies is so awful!! My son had it...

Eczema on our babies is so awful!! My son had it for the first three years of his life. Every doc I went to gave him a stronger steriod and swore to me that food allergies don't cause eczema. I...
Forum: Allergies   04-01-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,062
Posted By cgmama
My ds had severe eczema from age 6m to about age...

My ds had severe eczema from age 6m to about age 3, due to cow milk allergy. I went to a number of different docs, who of course gave him steriods and assured me that eczema is not caused my food...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-24-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,547
Posted By cgmama
Get the books "Parenting with Grace: The...

Get the books "Parenting with Grace: The Catholic Parent's Guide to Raising (Practically) Perfect Kids" by Gregory Popcak (sp?)

This book is GREAT for Catholic parents who want to GD. There is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-17-2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By cgmama
Gregory Popcak's book "Parenting with Grace" is...

Gregory Popcak's book "Parenting with Grace" is a good GD book based on the Catholic faith.
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