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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,437
Posted By Aletheia
What a fabulous crew! I haven't been on MDC for...

What a fabulous crew! I haven't been on MDC for a long time; the last DDC moved to FB and I haven't really needed any more support than they've been able to give me. But it's fun to be back, and to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 143
Posted By Aletheia
fourth pregnancy... and first girl! Very...

fourth pregnancy... and first girl! Very excited!!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,871
Posted By Aletheia
Hi all! I just joined. Here is the first...

Hi all! I just joined. Here is the first picture I've managed to take of this pregnancy. This is #4 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) , and our first girl, at...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,207
Posted By Aletheia
Another new add...

Welcome to MDC, JoKasta!

I've been meaning to get around to joining a DDC for this babe for, well, 21 weeks now. :) I'm also trying to finish a dissertation before baby arrives, so I haven't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-14-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Aletheia
mommarific- good ideas!  (hard boiled eggs,...

mommarific- good ideas!  (hard boiled eggs, too!)
 
I was just realizing last night that good quality containers are a big part of what's missing.  What kind do you have?  
 
A friend just...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Aletheia
Hi mamas!  I'd like to reduce our reliance on...

Hi mamas!  I'd like to reduce our reliance on pre-packaged snack foods, both for our health and the health of the planet.  We do pack along fruits and veggies.  However, my two oldest (boys, 7 and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
liked classic hostess on facebook.

liked classic hostess on facebook.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
Summer Veggie Ratatouille with Sausage serves...

Summer Veggie Ratatouille with Sausage
serves 6-8
 
1 lb mild italian sausage
3 Tbsp cooking oil of your choice
1 large eggplant, cut into bite sized pieces
1 large white onion, diced
2...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
Easy DF Fudgsicles serves 4   1 can heavy...

Easy DF Fudgsicles
serves 4
 
1 can heavy coconut milk
~1/4 cup chocolate syrup of your choice
 
Mix.
Pour in molds.
Wait impatiently while they freeze.
Delicious!  The coconut milk is so...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
Grilled Sesame Zucchini, vegan   4 medium...

Grilled Sesame Zucchini, vegan
 
4 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise
 
3 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp Bragg's liquid aminos or soy sauce
a splash of rice vinegar
 
Prepare...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
Shared with friends!

Shared with friends!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 48,604
Posted By Aletheia
Bump

Bump
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
Zucchini and Carrot Frittatas (or "Frisbees", as...

Zucchini and Carrot Frittatas (or "Frisbees", as my 5 year old insists.)  DF, kid-friendly
serves 4-6
 
2 medium to large zucchinis
3 medium to large carrots
1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion
3...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By Aletheia
Warm Rainbow Salad, vegan, DF, GF, kid-friendly ...

Warm Rainbow Salad, vegan, DF, GF, kid-friendly
serves 4-6
 
Ingredients:
 
2 bunches of kale/chard or other greens, or mixture
1/2 purple cabbage
4 medium carrots
1 medium sweet onion,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Aletheia
Whoops!  This is what happens when I try to post...

Whoops!  This is what happens when I try to post when I have the flu.  These two recipes need to be moved to the contest thread.  Sorry!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Aletheia
2 medium to large zucchinis 3 medium to large...

2 medium to large zucchinis
3 medium to large carrots
1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion
3 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
a bit of sweetener of your choice (we use stevia)
1 Tbsp oil, plus...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Aletheia
Ingredients:   2 bunches of kale/chard or...

Ingredients:
 
2 bunches of kale/chard or other greens, or mixture
1/2 purple cabbage
4 medium carrots
1 medium sweet onion, diced
1 each red and yellow peppers, diced
~2 Tbsp oil- I've used...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-19-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Aletheia
The videos on youtube made it look so easy.  Can...

The videos on youtube made it look so easy.  Can you help me troubleshoot?
 
I poured off a bunch of rich cream off our recent delivery of raw milk- our first.  I added a pinch of salt, and I let...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-18-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Aletheia
We have 1.5 gallons of creamy raw milk in our...

We have 1.5 gallons of creamy raw milk in our fridge for the first time.  Can I expect a tummy ache for the first few days?  We've never drunk raw milk before.  
 
Also- should I try to make...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-14-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Aletheia
Thanks for all of the replies! I especially like...

Thanks for all of the replies! I especially like the idea of moving dinner up. I may just do that.

I think I also may bring back our "kid table" and allow more shenanigans there. I want to make...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-13-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Aletheia
My boys, 7 and 5, are really hard on clothes....

My boys, 7 and 5, are really hard on clothes.  Stains, rips, stretched out- they do it all.  Full service boys.  :)  
 
I am contemplating this year having them have a nicer set of "school...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-07-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Aletheia
Thanks, all.    It's the 5 year old who...

Thanks, all. 
 
It's the 5 year old who doesn't eat, because a) he is a very slow eater under the best circumstances and b) the best circumstances mean his big brother is not sitting in the room-...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-05-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Aletheia
Our older two boys, 7 and 5, have been making...

Our older two boys, 7 and 5, have been making family meal times a really stressful experience for me for some time.  I am having a hard time figuring out how to fix the problem.  
 
They throw...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-05-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,814
Posted By Aletheia
No.  Punishment is not necessary.  Punishment is...

No.  Punishment is not necessary.  Punishment is doing something to a child to make them feel badly about themselves.  Consequences, on the other hand, are any actions that need to be undertaken by...
Forum: Allergies   06-15-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Aletheia
DS3 came down with what I thought was a cold in...

DS3 came down with what I thought was a cold in early May.  6 weeks later, I'm still needing to clear his nose multiple times daily, we're struggling to nurse well, and then... bam: last week, enter...
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