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Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-06-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By mambera
I have a PhD in neurobiology.  Honestly I left...

I have a PhD in neurobiology.  Honestly I left bench science in large part because I felt it was totally incompatible with parenting young children.  Fortunately I also have an MD and was able to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,118
Posted By mambera
Hi luckymama, that sounds like a really tough...

Hi luckymama, that sounds like a really tough situation and I don't pretend to have the magic answer
I just wanted to add a small tidbit regarding your question about how to get them to try stuff...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By mambera
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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By mambera
Wow, there seems to be consensus on this.  I...

Wow, there seems to be consensus on this.  I guess I am a pushover.
 
I do send her home for dinner if our main meal is something I know she doesn't eat. 
Also dinner at our house is not really...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-08-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By mambera
DD (4) is a fantastic eater.  Loves vegetables...

DD (4) is a fantastic eater.  Loves vegetables of every description, generally meh about most desserts.
She gets along really well with the girl next door (7) and they play together a lot.  GND is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-25-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,228
Posted By mambera
You guys. Sodium, potassium, and phosphate ions...

You guys. Sodium, potassium, and phosphate ions are all completely normal components of your body and are crucial for the proper functioning of your heart and nerve cells.
 
Sodium and potassium...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-03-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By mambera
About 30 months with my first (I got pregnant...

About 30 months with my first (I got pregnant when she was 20 months though, gave tandeming a shot but it really wasn't for us, and tapered her off pretty quickly).  I'm still nursing my second who...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-20-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By mambera
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Forum: Parenting   10-06-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By mambera
Quote: (1.) Totally my choice, finances not an...

Quote:
(1.) Totally my choice, finances not an issue, followed my heart on whether or not to work or for how long.

(2.) No choice, circumstances/finances dictated I must work.

(5.) Found...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-21-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
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Forum: Family Planning   04-21-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By mambera
I think it really depends on what your schooling...

I think it really depends on what your schooling is like, and what you expect your professional life to be like afterwards.
 
In general schooling (esp undergrad, grad depending on the field) is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-20-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
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Forum: The Mindful Home   04-20-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,873
Posted By mambera
OK we ended up buying a futon set from The Futon...

OK we ended up buying a futon set from The Futon Shop. I think they are only in CA but they completely customize the filling - they have a number of nontoxic options, we went with 100% wool, no...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-17-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-15-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-14-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-14-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-13-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By mambera
OK the cauliflower quiche was a hit.  I used...

OK the cauliflower quiche was a hit.  I used ricotta and DH thought it was great.  Honestly it wasn't my own favorite (it was a little on the heavy side for me) but it was certainly edible and...
Forum: Family Planning   04-13-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By mambera
Oh boo.  Thanks for the input everyone.  Guess...

Oh boo.  Thanks for the input everyone.  Guess it will be back to condoms for us, at least for a while.  Sigh.
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By mambera
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by GuavaGirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381222/fears-of-going-from-1-to-2#post_17323461)

I just don't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-09-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,432
Posted By mambera
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Quote:Originally Posted by luckiest http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-08-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By mambera
Hey I just bought a big head of cauliflower at...

Hey I just bought a big head of cauliflower at the farmers' market yesterday because it looked so yummy.  I am totally making the cheese puff tonight (was going to try polenta and veggies but maybe...
Forum: Family Planning   04-08-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By mambera
I'm jumping the gun a little here, but we are...

I'm jumping the gun a little here, but we are considering TTC starting about six months from now.
If we did we would be trying to time for a boy, which would require me to be able to pinpoint...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By mambera
Gosh I love the polenta/veggie pie idea...

Gosh I love the polenta/veggie pie idea neptunemama.  What veggie combos do you usually put in it?  Would zucchini, mushroom, tomato, egg/ricotta be too wet?
 
Some other great ideas in here as...
Forum: Fertility   04-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By mambera
So sorry for your losses, TenzinsMama and...

So sorry for your losses, TenzinsMama and maos211.  I have thought about the possibility of losing someone - I also have friends and loved ones who have lost siblings and children and it is so...
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