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Forum: The Childhood Years   03-10-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,620
Posted By Goddess's mom
Another suggestion for the swearing that I have...

Another suggestion for the swearing that I have good results from is just to very calmly say "that is potty language.  Go swear in the bathroom."  Every time.  The first couple of times they will go...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-20-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By Goddess's mom
Here's some that we have done,   Sculpy is...

Here's some that we have done,
 
Sculpy is always good.  There's "bath bombs"  baking soda and citric acid with some colour and scent, vanilla will work.  You use just enough moisture to get htem...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-06-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Goddess's mom
[ how do you do taxes for the year? Thus...

[ how do you do taxes for the year?

Thus far I haven't made enough to really pay taxes. Keep your reciepts! In Manitoba I can write off a portion of my utilities, based on how much of my house...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-04-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By Goddess's mom
about the breastfeeding its ok to BF in front of...

about the breastfeeding its ok to BF in front of the kids right?


When I started taking kids into my home (this time) they started 2 weeks before my daughter was born. I took a week off and then...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-02-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By Goddess's mom
If you are licensed there are probably specific...

If you are licensed there are probably specific rules about age ratio. I have been a child care provider for 19 years now. Skip the TV. I NEVER use one with daycare kids, there are always other...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-17-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,694
Posted By Goddess's mom
When I was in University I hit the bottom of...

When I was in University I hit the bottom of social anxiety, I had trouble buying a roll of stamps at the post office and I said enough of this @#$%! I started takling to people, the bus driver,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-11-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By Goddess's mom
I know a lot of people will be reading this...

I know a lot of people will be reading this thinking about how they are trying to discourage their child's risk taking behaviourhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-26-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,250
Posted By Goddess's mom
We almost always eat supper together as a family...

We almost always eat supper together as a family and since I have a home daycare I eat lunch with the kids or at least sit at the table with them. (at a little tiny table on little tiny chairs,...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 107,930
Posted By Goddess's mom
I have been a nanny and a home daycare provider...

I have been a nanny and a home daycare provider for the last 18 years and people have always been impressed with how well behaved my kids were. So when I got pregnant I had EVERY SINGLE ONE of my...
Forum: Babywearing   05-21-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By Goddess's mom
I love the wraps (also in the size 20ish area) I...

I love the wraps (also in the size 20ish area) I have a woven one now (Elleroo) that has less stretch. the stretchy wraps are great for wee babies but not so much bigger babies or toddlers.

Have...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-19-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By Goddess's mom
My list of "anything by these authors is good"...

My list of "anything by these authors is good" authors:

Terry Pratchett (my go to man)
Mercedes Lackey
Tamora Pierce (young adult but good for grown ups too)
Robin Hobb
Robin Mckinley
Diana...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-19-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Goddess's mom
I have a daycare with other kids so alas, the...

I have a daycare with other kids so alas, the books and movies weren't an option but a good wrap that I could nurse in was great. One time I nursed walking down the street pulling the wagon full of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-18-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Goddess's mom
Creme Brule for dessert. Trust me on this. You...

Creme Brule for dessert. Trust me on this. You can make it ahead of time and carmelize just before. I use my toaster oven to carmelize. You can make it in coffee cups if you don't have ramekin...
Forum: Diapering   05-17-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Goddess's mom
In the last couple of months, after more than a...

In the last couple of months, after more than a year of NO problems whatsoever, suddenly ALL of my Mother ease diaper covers (PUL I am assuming) are developing leaks. They seem to be losing their...
Forum: Diapering   05-17-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Goddess's mom
We have used the Mother ease diaper system since...

We have used the Mother ease diaper system since my daughter was 6 months old. She is in them when we go out, we have travelled and she sleeps in them every night. They have been ideal. We thought...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-12-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By Goddess's mom
This is the one I use, it takes some time but it...

This is the one I use, it takes some time but it is easy and forgiving and very yummy.

PHO BO (BEEF NOODLE SOUP)
8 oz beef sirloin
1 ¼ lb wide rice noodles, soaked in warm water for 20 minutes...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-11-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By Goddess's mom
I may be re-inventing the wheel, or at least a...

I may be re-inventing the wheel, or at least a thread that already exists but...

I have been wanting to homeschool since before I had my daughter but I feel a little unprepared (she is 20 months...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-13-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Goddess's mom
Quote: Originally Posted by Beauchamp...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Beauchamp http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15292206)
I've heard that only mamas have the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-12-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Goddess's mom
Quote: Originally Posted by Tjej...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tjej http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15282837)


Also, I suppose a lot of people on here...
Forum: Waldorf   04-07-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By Goddess's mom
Thanks. Yeah, the Montessori ones are easy. I...

Thanks. Yeah, the Montessori ones are easy. I like the ideas behind the Waldorf philosophy. I would choose that over homeschooling if it was available.
Forum: Babywearing   04-06-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Goddess's mom
Have you tried a wrap (like a cuddlywrap or a...

Have you tried a wrap (like a cuddlywrap or a moby wrap)? It is my favourite. It takes a little bit to learn but once you have it down you get a really secure carry, front, back or hip. You can find...
Forum: Family Safety   03-11-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By Goddess's mom
Quote: Originally Posted by chickabiddy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by chickabiddy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15164141)
GM, what seat do you have? Not all...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-11-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,750
Posted By Goddess's mom
I use my electric stove or my crock pot. You...

I use my electric stove or my crock pot. You could probably use you oven as well, which would be less of a fire hazard. In terms of turning it off while you are in bed you are flirting with food...
Forum: Family Safety   03-09-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By Goddess's mom
I like the convertable car seat/high back...

I like the convertable car seat/high back booster seats. I have a booster that is a high back that can be removed and I dislike it very much. I like the tether straps on the convertable car seats...
Forum: Waldorf   03-06-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By Goddess's mom
Does anyone know of any Waldorf type schools or...

Does anyone know of any Waldorf type schools or home schooling groups in Winnipeg, Manitoba? The only place listed on the website as a Waldorf school is a play ground so I am thinking that info is...
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