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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   11-04-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By sweetpeas
Not sure what type of co-ops you're looking for,...

Not sure what type of co-ops you're looking for, I live near Reading, PA and run a monthly Frontier co-op and other random co-ops for toys & such as they're asked for. You can PM me for the link to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-27-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By sweetpeas
Thanks everyone! The Reading Birth and Women...

Thanks everyone! The Reading Birth and Women Center is only a couple miles from me, so that would be AWESOME. I'll definitely give them a call.

And to clarify, my last pregnancy was twins, no...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-23-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By sweetpeas
Hi, we just moved to Reading, PA (that's our...

Hi, we just moved to Reading, PA (that's our address anyway, but we seem to actually be closer to Shillington & Wyomissing? But I'm geographically challenged so what do I know LOL) and I just found...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-16-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,509
Posted By sweetpeas
Quote: Originally Posted by diosa25...

Quote:
Originally Posted by diosa25 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11481596)
I have heard to use Lavender or TTO in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,326
Posted By sweetpeas
I haven't read the other replies yet, but my...

I haven't read the other replies yet, but my kids (twin girls) are currently 4. I haven't found a need to join a specific homeschool group at this point, mainly because we seem to be too busy now...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By sweetpeas
I haven't read all the replies, but here are my...

I haven't read all the replies, but here are my random thoughts on it.

One of my girls went through a phase where she was adamant about scribbling instead of coloring, I actually really enjoy...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-04-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,208
Posted By sweetpeas
I'm doing one room a month, I'm on another forum...

I'm doing one room a month, I'm on another forum that's doing this, so I do whatever room is that month's "room" but if I were just doing it on my own, I'd start with the closets or other "storage"...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-10-2007, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,620
Posted By sweetpeas
First & 2nd birthdays were one party, family...

First & 2nd birthdays were one party, family only, one "theme" (picked by me). Third birthday was one party, friends & family, each girl chose her own "theme". Fourth birthday we did a "kid party"...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,708
Posted By sweetpeas
We're just Finishing up the Insect unit (started...

We're just Finishing up the Insect unit (started w/ families & doing them in order). There are definitely things we skip (some of the handwork stuff especially, my kids aren't into doing things w/...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-10-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By sweetpeas
Haven't read the other replies, so sorry if this...

Haven't read the other replies, so sorry if this is a repeat.

It took me a couple months (3 maybe?) to figure it out, but then what I would do was to lay one baby across my lap & lean forward...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-30-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By sweetpeas
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8239853)
What exactly is the problem with regular white...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-29-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By sweetpeas
My issue with this (twins or not) is that it's...

My issue with this (twins or not) is that it's not just about babies. She'll be 80 when they're 20. What are the odds of her being there for their wedding, or the birth of their children . . . my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-13-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By sweetpeas
My twin girls did that (always had 2 babies) for...

My twin girls did that (always had 2 babies) for a LONG time, just in the last year or so they've switched to generally just carrying one baby. Now in their pretend play the family generally...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-05-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By sweetpeas
My kids have figured it out on their own, we...

My kids have figured it out on their own, we were all sick alot this winter & ended up watching alot of kids tv (either as a way to keep them from wanting to run around & play when they needed to be...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-28-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By sweetpeas
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo has some...

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo has some animals you can feed, and they have camel rides, I don't think they have ponies though. And there's not any areas where you actually go in WITH the animals...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-28-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,515
Posted By sweetpeas
I'd say a combination. I've got some chicobags...

I'd say a combination. I've got some chicobags (I prefer them to the acme bags because the chico bags have a clip that I can clip them to the strap of my purse or my keys or whatever so they don't...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-28-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By sweetpeas
Here's a site with a variety of recipes, I'd...

Here's a site with a variety of recipes, I'd probably stick with the simpler recipes for in a foamer bottle & increase the water, so that the foamer doesn't clog.
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Forum: Natural Body Care   04-28-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By sweetpeas
If you're looking for something disposable,...

If you're looking for something disposable, Method brand (available at Target, etc) makes a sanitizing wipe that's compostable. Personally, one of the first things I worked on doing was eliminating...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-27-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,355
Posted By sweetpeas
Another vote for corelle! Also for bowls, I have...

Another vote for corelle! Also for bowls, I have some little pyrex ones likes these...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-27-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By sweetpeas
I buy it, it's less than $1/gallon, for that...

I buy it, it's less than $1/gallon, for that price it's not worth the effort it would be (seems like it would be a pain to do & you'd have to either buy or make something to "collect" it which would...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-27-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,708
Posted By sweetpeas
Quote: Originally Posted by eco_mama...

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Originally Posted by eco_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7967415)
eta: hm, maybe i won't do the colors unit...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-25-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,344
Posted By sweetpeas
Quote: Originally Posted by Ravin...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ravin http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7944803)
Doesn't the woman know any teachers? Like THEY...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-25-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 655
Posted By sweetpeas
Most teachers gave me left handed scissors (when...

Most teachers gave me left handed scissors (when I was at a school that supplied the scissors) & mom always bought me left handed scissors (once we had to supply our own) interestingly, now, I use...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-23-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 655
Posted By sweetpeas
Quote: Originally Posted by thomlynn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by thomlynn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7932791)
DH and I are both left handed so it seems...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-21-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,487
Posted By sweetpeas
Haven't read other responses, but YES it gets...

Haven't read other responses, but YES it gets better!

In the meantime, a great idea, I didn't hear until mine were older, was to find a pre-teen girl to hire to help you out. She's too young for...
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