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Forum: Reuse & Recycle   07-15-2013, 03:12 PM
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Posted By TracyGladRags
Definitely don't flush anything that does not...

Definitely don't flush anything that does not specifically say that it's "flushable"! This wreaks havoc on your septic system OR on the water treatment system in your area. As far as less waste,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-15-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 510
Posted By TracyGladRags
This is an awesome thread, with lots of great...

This is an awesome thread, with lots of great advice! And I love how willing OP is to learn more about her body. You rock :)
 
I'd definitely second the reply that says to give sea sponge tampons...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-15-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By TracyGladRags
Felting wool well can be a pretty time-consuming...

Felting wool well can be a pretty time-consuming process! It might be worth it to just purchase some wool felt to use.
 
Personally, I'd probably loosely knit a large square, and then felt that....
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   06-04-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By TracyGladRags
I'm a big fan of taking a look at what's in your...

I'm a big fan of taking a look at what's in your bin (trash or recycling) and keeping track of where it's coming from. You said there's a lot of paper -- what kinds of paper? Is it from work/school?...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   06-04-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,286
Posted By TracyGladRags
This is BIZARRE.   People always think I'm...

This is BIZARRE.
 
People always think I'm weird for not having any paper towels in my home. I haven't had them in years -- I just use dish towels to clean up any spills, or old rags for *really*...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-03-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By TracyGladRags
Definitely give your current cup a try! It might...

Definitely give your current cup a try! It might still fit okay.
 
The reason they suggest a different size after 30 is because women's bodies change as we age, and stuff sort of shifts around a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-22-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By TracyGladRags
You're welcome! Yeah, some pad companies with...

You're welcome! Yeah, some pad companies with the insert/holder system tell you to change the inserts only, but I'm not a fan. ;)
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-22-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By TracyGladRags
With our pads, you actually change the WHOLE pad...

With our pads, you actually change the WHOLE pad (holder and inserts) rather than just the inserts. It's more comfortable that way http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif
 
Glad I was...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-12-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By TracyGladRags
I wrote this short e-book that might help answer...

I wrote this short e-book that might help answer some of your questions about material: http://gladrags.com/mothering (you'll also get a coupon for 10% off at GladRags.com (http://www.gladrags.com))...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-08-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By TracyGladRags
Love that so many people have said menstrual...

Love that so many people have said menstrual cups/cloth pads in this thread! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
 
I tried no-poo for a while and couldn't really get into it. I don't...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-14-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by womenswisdom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1377053/menstrual-cup-after-giving-birth#post_17295317)
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Forum: Women's Health   03-11-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,206
Posted By TracyGladRags
I'm super curious too!   As far as...

I'm super curious too!
 
As far as Morgellons... I have always read that Morgellons is not a true disease/infection, but a kind of delusion.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-06-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By TracyGladRags
You are an awesome mama for wanting to support...

You are an awesome mama for wanting to support her in this! Yay yay! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
 
My tips as far as getting teens to use reusables:

make sure she's...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By TracyGladRags
Can you describe what you mean by uncomfortable?...

Can you describe what you mean by uncomfortable? Was it pressure? Pain? Where was the discomfort located -- near the labia, or internally? That might help me troubleshoot.
 
I'd say definitely...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by t2009 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dayiscoming2006 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Declaration http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-26-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by swimchick39 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1362777/cloth-pads-for-early-menstruation#post_17277818)
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Forum: Natural Body Care   02-24-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
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Quote:Originally Posted by t2009 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-24-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dayiscoming2006 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-24-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By TracyGladRags
I used Everyday Minerals for a while. I think...

I used Everyday Minerals for a while. I think their formulas tended to be better for sensitive skin than Bare Minerals.
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-20-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by naturelle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-18-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by janecarmel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-17-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fionashappymama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-17-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By TracyGladRags
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Quote:Originally Posted by StacyRD http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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