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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-26-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Actually we do play sometimes. DH does the...

Actually we do play sometimes. DH does the DM'ing but DS has been wanting to learn & started reading some of the books to learn. Guess we could try a game without DH. With Scouts & other stuff we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-26-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Ok I know people get tired of the "what do you...

Ok I know people get tired of the "what do you do for the teens" question. My Q is, do you buy MATH curriculum for them? or are there manipulatives & games you can play? I have a 13yo & am lost when...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-13-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I want to do something fun but Earth friendly...

I want to do something fun but Earth friendly for my son's 13th Birthday. I was thinking of asking him if he would like to have party where the guests bring a donation for the animal shelter. I have...
Forum: Women's Health   06-11-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I've had a swollen Bartholin gland twice. I was...

I've had a swollen Bartholin gland twice. I was told to take sitz baths 3 times/days. I used Epsom salts in warm water. It popped after a cpl days the first time. The second time I had a good...
Forum: Women's Health   06-11-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I read somewhere to use chamomile tea...

I read somewhere to use chamomile tea compresses. Soak a washcloth in some & lay it over the eyes. I tried it a few months ago when 2 of my boys & I got conjunctivitus. I think it worked cuz it was...
Forum: Women's Health   06-10-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I want to make some hand sanitizer using fresh...

I want to make some hand sanitizer using fresh aloe from our yard. Has anyone done this before? How can I store the juice & pulp? I tried a very small amount just to check it out, but it turned red....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-10-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
We have only been vegan for a cpl yrs, but I...

We have only been vegan for a cpl yrs, but I gave up red meat while I was pg with DS#1 (now 12yo). When he was little he didn't understand it all. We would talk a little about killing animals, altho...
Forum: Women's Health   06-05-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
HI there. I know this is a few days after your...

HI there. I know this is a few days after your question & maybe you've gotten some more info, but I thought I'd chime in just in case. I've had low iron for yrs (even before giving up red meats &...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-12-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 11,417
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Hi everyone. Feels weird introducing myself in...

Hi everyone. Feels weird introducing myself in here. I had a m/c back in early April at about 11 weeks. The U/S I had in ER showed 7 weeks with no baby. We tried again in July & became pregnant...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-09-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 30,079
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Neat group! I never actually read thru the posts...

Neat group! I never actually read thru the posts in here til yesterday & today, & then just read the 1st & last cpl pages. I keep thinking Im not doing enuff green stuff, but when I read the lists...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-08-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Thank you for the responses. As for...

Thank you for the responses. As for deaths........well dying from "old age" & even an accident is more part of life than slaughter. We have had other pets over the yrs that have died & the kids...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-04-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I'm wondering if any vegans here are or have...

I'm wondering if any vegans here are or have raised chickens (while vegans)? I've been thinking for awhile that I would like to have pet chickens, but what would I do with the eggs? We are vegan so...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-06-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Hi. I had a miscarriage this...

Hi. I had a miscarriage this week.......tues........actually I think the baby was gone before that tho since I found out that the ultrasound they did in ER last Fri night showed no fetus. Anyways,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-31-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Oh & should I dilute the acv a little?

Oh & should I dilute the acv a little?
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-31-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Thank you for the fast replies!...

Thank you for the fast replies! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I do remember someone mentioning the garlic one time. How often do I change it & what about it going up...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-31-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I've been a little itchy since yesterday. Is it...

I've been a little itchy since yesterday. Is it safe to use the mix of Dr Bronners castile soap & tea tree oil that I made up? Im also pregnant, so I don't know if that makes a difference?? Just...
Forum: Homebirth   03-28-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
So in my last post I said that my oldest son was...

So in my last post I said that my oldest son was there for DS#3 birth & will be for #4 birth. Im wondering tho if anyone has had teenage boys there while delivering? I don't know if we'll have a 5th...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-28-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I've seen this mentioned a few times. Just...

I've seen this mentioned a few times. Just wondering what & where it is? Anyone have a link for it?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-27-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I agree with the posters about having something...

I agree with the posters about having something for snack that is part of dinner. On nights that we have salad, I try to get it done first so we eat that while the rest of dinner is cooking or...
Forum: Homebirth   03-27-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
When our 3rd was born our oldest (7 at the time)...

When our 3rd was born our oldest (7 at the time) was there with us. We had a water birth at a birth center. I wanted our 2nd there too (3 1/2 at the time), but he was sleeping (it was midnight &...
Forum: Homebirth   03-27-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
I'd like to add something too (I didn't go look...

I'd like to add something too (I didn't go look at the articles posted, so Im sorry for repeating if you've found this info already). If you're RH- AND the father is RH-, you will NOT need the shot...
Forum: Homebirth   03-27-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,046
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Wow I love all this info! I learn more with each...

Wow I love all this info! I learn more with each pregnancy. My 1st 2 were hosp births & 3rd was water birth at a birthcenter which I loved! This time I want to plan a homebirth. Im 7weeks so I have...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-26-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 29,710
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Hi. I still feel kind of new to not shaving. We...

Hi. I still feel kind of new to not shaving. We moved to Tucson last summer & I just stopped shaving for a few months. Then I did shave just before going to visit family cuz I thought I might go hot...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-12-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
mama2tzatziki can you use any rag on the ready...

mama2tzatziki can you use any rag on the ready mops? I would so love to have one for our living room floor to just swipe over more often (we have tile floors) cuz it's such a pain to bring out the...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-12-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By pooh-tiggermom
Well I've heard that it does, but adding some...

Well I've heard that it does, but adding some TTO is better. I add just a few drops to my spray bottle. I don't use Dr Bronners for cleaning so Im not sure there. I would guess if you're using that...
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