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Forum: Traditional Foods   09-19-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By insomniamama
I would like to begin giving my 8 month old DD...

I would like to begin giving my 8 month old DD FLCO and royal butter and was wondering which flavor has worked best for other infants and which method of feeding it has worked best. Thanks so much...
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-17-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,216
Posted By insomniamama
I'm at a loss for words on this subject, all I...

I'm at a loss for words on this subject, all I can express is grief. It has been easier to explain the death of our kitten to a hit-and-run; the death of the great-grandparents to old age; the freak...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-13-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,037
Posted By insomniamama
With my first 2 children, birth happened within...

With my first 2 children, birth happened within 24hrs of the loss of the plug; with #3 it's not as predictable as I thought. I lost it 2 days ago and the labor contractions haven't begun yet. I've...
Forum: Diapering   12-31-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By insomniamama
 We don't use onesies. I like the idea of...


We don't use onesies. I like the idea of cutting/serging them at the waist, though, as another parent suggested ;) Kimono tops worked best for us and we restocked for our next baby, due any day.
Forum: Diapering   12-31-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By insomniamama
  For both of my children I was happiest  with...


For both of my children I was happiest  with prefolds and wool diaper covers. I had Kissaluvs and sherpa diapers (both requiring the wool covers I had on hand) but did not like them for their...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-09-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By insomniamama
Hi there mamas, I had a Chorionic Villus...

Hi there mamas,

I had a Chorionic Villus Sampling screening test this morning and have been ordered strict bedrest for 24 hours and minimal activity for 72 hours total afterwards. It was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-09-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,052
Posted By insomniamama
Hi there mamas, I had a Chorionic Villus...

Hi there mamas,

I had a Chorionic Villus Sampling screening test this morning and have been ordered strict bedrest for 24 hours and minimal activity for 72 hours total afterwards. It was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-06-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,689
Posted By insomniamama
This is a wonderful relief! I'm feeling hopeful...

This is a wonderful relief! I'm feeling hopeful now. Thank you!! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-06-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,689
Posted By insomniamama
I'm a little paranoid and irrational and hoping...

I'm a little paranoid and irrational and hoping someone could offer a word of experience or knowledge:

This week, after reading about taking vitamin B6 for morning sickness, I made a mistake when...
Forum: Craft Workshops   12-12-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 917
Posted By insomniamama
Hi! I'm trying to find any hints on cutting your...

Hi! I'm trying to find any hints on cutting your own wooden building blocks from available hardwood. Does anyone have a link?
I know this is probably pretty straightforward, but I can't...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By insomniamama
Thank you SO so much for your constructive...

Thank you SO so much for your constructive feedback! You really put some thought into this, and it means so much to me that you took the time.

I've noted every suggestion you made and am going to...
Forum: Parenting   11-24-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By insomniamama
Hi there! I need your help...

Hi there! I need your help http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I was hoping to get some feedback from some smart, conscientious mothers about a "parenting" project I'm...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-24-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By insomniamama
Hey there--does anyone have any fresh, green...

Hey there--does anyone have any fresh, green craft ideas for (first graders) that relate to thanksgiving? I'm looking for something Waldorf-inspired, nature-centric, evocative of "thanks" and...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-27-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By insomniamama
Those links are great! I'll post pictures when...

Those links are great! I'll post pictures when I'm done--hopefully I won't have many snags along the way; if I do then I'm sure someone here can help. I love having this forum as a resource and I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-26-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By insomniamama
My son wants me to make a chain link hood, like...

My son wants me to make a chain link hood, like the one in this photo:

http://www.novanatural.com/product.phtml?pr=4904

and I need a pattern idea to go from, since I am new to crochet...ing. I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-17-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By insomniamama
anyone have instructions or a link to them? I...

anyone have instructions or a link to them? I know they can't be too hard to make if you already have the tools........thanks mamas http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-03-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By insomniamama
I use embroidery floss to wrap and natural wool...

I use embroidery floss to wrap and natural wool roving for hair. My next batch will have colored wool for hair. But the first batch turned out pretty cute. These take a little patience but are well...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-07-2006, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By insomniamama
I'd love to afford one of these: ...

I'd love to afford one of these:

http://www.novanatural.com/product.p...r=2928&sec=679 (http://www.novanatural.com/product.phtml?pr=2928&sec=679)

...but I can't! Fortunately, I have a woodshop...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-20-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By insomniamama
Yes! I am taking it too personally. As easy as...

Yes! I am taking it too personally. As easy as it is to objectify right here before you, it is just as difficult for me to objectify when I am a heated situation--and what a heated situation it was...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By insomniamama
My son turned 5 a few weeks ago. I have certain...

My son turned 5 a few weeks ago. I have certain behavioral expectations. Namely, I expect him to show remorse if he intentionally or accidentally throws a rock at his friend and that rock hits his...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,607
Posted By insomniamama
I don't know how long I've been doing it, but I...

I don't know how long I've been doing it, but I think I've started getting down on the floor to really "play" with my boys occasionally since they started getting into dolls and little playthings. I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2006, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By insomniamama
We have a dinosaur SUV and a diesel Volkswagen...

We have a dinosaur SUV and a diesel Volkswagen Golf. Of the two, I choose to drive the golf with my two children, who fit comfortably in back. It has four doors and a jawdropping amount of trunk...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-19-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By insomniamama
ofcourse! non-elasticized pants....now, if only...

ofcourse! non-elasticized pants....now, if only I could FIND some. I guess there's always good ol' skool-style Wranglers? Perfect for us in Austin. Maybe a leather cowboy belt with his name tooled...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-19-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By insomniamama
What's the best way to respond, when I think...

What's the best way to respond, when I think it's a healthy thing in itself, but socially awkward for me? I'm constantly thinking, sometimes begging him, "will ya just go somewhere private so you...
Forum: Parenting   12-16-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,864
Posted By insomniamama
Santa Clause and his elves have a real...

Santa Clause and his elves have a real importance whether you believe in seeing them, or not. When we experiment with believing in imaginary things, we explore the unseen world, the sublime world of...
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