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Forum: Canada   03-10-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By orangatan
Hi, My family is currently having a difficult...

Hi,
My family is currently having a difficult time finding affordable housing.  Dh and I have two kids (ages 3.5 and 1.5) and a little surprise baby on the way.  I know ages ago I saw a thread...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-15-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By orangatan
Never heard of Scotch broth before but it sounds...

Never heard of Scotch broth before but it sounds devine! Yum!
Thanks for the list Kl5- I had a look through it and the recipes were way out of my skill set. Or maybe they just sound that way-...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-15-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By orangatan
I just started making bone broth and while...

I just started making bone broth and while picking up a few items at the local store I noticed tney were selling lamb bones and on impluse I just bought them. Now I have this yummy bone broth...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-09-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By orangatan
We have a queen size mattress and bought a wool...

We have a queen size mattress and bought a wool mattress protector off ebay (new) for $99. It has protected or mattress from a lot of stuff, urine, birth, ect. I do wash it and dryer dry for a bit...
Forum: Canada   03-06-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 34,730
Posted By orangatan
I too think teeth caries are hugely genetic. Dh...

I too think teeth caries are hugely genetic. Dh brushes once a day, no flossing, never has a cavity. I brush and floss twice a day at least and I have issues all.the.time. So not fair.
DD has had a...
Forum: Canada   03-03-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 34,730
Posted By orangatan
re: Dr. Patton Looks like Dr. Patton has...

re: Dr. Patton
Looks like Dr. Patton has changed his ways because he was my (and my sister's) pediatric dentist 10-15 years ago and he was...strange. As a kid I really liked his neat office (trike...
Forum: Canada   02-27-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 34,730
Posted By orangatan
I have DD sitting on my hip in the sling and...

I have DD sitting on my hip in the sling and find no issues. Mind you she's not in there for hours, 30-40 min at the most. DH will still front carry her in the ergo...helps she's only 22-23...
Forum: Canada   02-27-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 34,730
Posted By orangatan
Giraffee- I use my ring sling with my 2.5 yo...

Giraffee- I use my ring sling with my 2.5 yo often! When we go for longer walks or walks close to bed/nap time she loves to be in a hip carry. Not crazy at all!
Forum: Canada   02-19-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By orangatan
Hey there, Im from BC and don't know a whole...

Hey there,
Im from BC and don't know a whole heck of a lot about law but wanted to tell you what I do know in case it helps. Here in BC most lawyers will do a free consult to see if the services...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-13-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By orangatan
I had a hard adjustment after DD, more than baby...

I had a hard adjustment after DD, more than baby blues but not full blown PPD. This time around I took, on the advice of my naturopath, a fish oil suplement of omega 3's, a multi vit B supplement...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-06-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By orangatan
I love it when I tandem nurse my almost 4 month...

I love it when I tandem nurse my almost 4 month old and my 2 year old and they hold hands or smile/giggle at each other. Or if my baby falls asleep DD will gently trace over his nose, cheek, and...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-06-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,810
Posted By orangatan
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grouphug.gif I read it too
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-06-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By orangatan
I see it! Dh sees it, and even DD sees it! I...

I see it! Dh sees it, and even DD sees it!
I saw it right away, called DH over to reminisce about the line we first saw at 8dpo with DS on the same type of test. DD had to have a look too, totally...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-31-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,140
Posted By orangatan
I had a similar experience after both my births...

I had a similar experience after both my births and both times it was PP bleeding not a period. I agree that it sounds like PP bleeding for you too, My midwife mentioned it's actually not that...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-31-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,007
Posted By orangatan
That even if you have a wonderful, amazing, home...

That even if you have a wonderful, amazing, home waterbirth like you've dreamed of, it's ok to not have that OMG I LOVE MY BABY feeling right away. I said hello, passed baby to DH and went to have a...
Forum: Canada   01-30-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 23,959
Posted By orangatan
giraffee- Welcome! We see Dr. Haddad too. Not...

giraffee- Welcome! We see Dr. Haddad too.
Not sure if you would be into it, but I cannot say enough good things about our naturopath. He actually has special interest in kid's emotional health/...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-27-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By orangatan
Aw, yes, us too! Come 4:30 pm you'll find me...

Aw, yes, us too!
Come 4:30 pm you'll find me in the dark bathroom, bouncing on a ball, babe in sling, hairdryer on...I'll be out at around 5pm with my lovely sleeping baby...but as soon as I hit...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-19-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By orangatan
ohhhh, the vinegar added to the oil sounds...

ohhhh, the vinegar added to the oil sounds delish, will try that next time! Thanks! We eat our with a little parm cheese in with the salt and dip in...
Forum: Dental   01-18-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,868
Posted By orangatan
Not sure where you are located but I bought mine...

Not sure where you are located but I bought mine at a local drug store(London Drugs) -they had it in a small glass bottle beside all the tooth ache and cold sore stuff. Of course natural pharmacies...
Forum: Homebirth   01-18-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By orangatan
With our first child we ended up having 4...

With our first child we ended up having 4 midwives involved in our care and we gave each of them a pretty potted plant and a card with pictures from the birth.
With our second child we got our...
Forum: Canada   01-18-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By orangatan
That's great to know, thanks! Kind of on...

That's great to know, thanks!

Kind of on the same note, many people don't know about this but there are SO many stores that have what is called the "scanning code of practice". This means that...
Forum: Canada   01-18-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,535
Posted By orangatan
We had DD's blood drawn at Children's last...

We had DD's blood drawn at Children's last Thursday and they were good with her- it was so much harder on me then anything. She did cry but nothing three mini marshmallows...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-15-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By orangatan
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/no...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/notes2.gif
Forum: Dental   01-14-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,868
Posted By orangatan
Try clove oil! My toothache did end in a root...

Try clove oil! My toothache did end in a root canal and the pain was horrible. The only thing that helped numb it a bit until I could see the dentist in the morning was clove oil, it worked better...
Forum: Women's Health   01-14-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By orangatan
Urgh, I hate being judged by doctors so we saw...

Urgh, I hate being judged by doctors so we saw ND exclusively for all our families medical care for the last few years. Recently it started getting way too expensive so we went on a huge hunt and...
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