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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-22-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 27
Posted By JamieCatheryn
We use Soaring with Spelling, it has a list each...

We use Soaring with Spelling, it has a list each week, a pretest, 3 days of games and exercises with them, and a final test. Pretty quick and effective. I can't say even the puzzles are super fun for...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-21-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Is she mature enough to follow teacher's...

Is she mature enough to follow teacher's instructions at that level? I always found the problems I and others had outside of our own age group was a matter of the peer's immaturity at certain ages,...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Being on the ball with good open-ended follow-up...

Being on the ball with good open-ended follow-up questions are great. Catch something someone says and ask them more about it. Then there's family, or how they met their significant other, their...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 143
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I know it's just semantics and please forgive my...

I know it's just semantics and please forgive my OCD but accuracy might help your searches. Influenza, the actual "flu", gives sinus symptoms, fevers, and body aches. It's more contagious because of...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-12-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Emergency Childbirth is mainly a guide for...

Emergency Childbirth is mainly a guide for attending a normal birth, especially how to be patient and calm and what not to do to interfere, it's great info and may help start the discussion and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-12-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'd expect you'd need a judge in that county to...

I'd expect you'd need a judge in that county to fix it. Maybe call a lawyer? At least to consult about it, possibly to sort it out for you.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I have mine bathe/shower twice a week, more often...

I have mine bathe/shower twice a week, more often if they get dirty. Once the pre-puberty b.o. sets in (somewhere 8-11?) it will be daily.
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   12-12-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By JamieCatheryn
What about unsweetened applesauce? One of mine...

What about unsweetened applesauce? One of mine loves the taste of apples but hates the texture and work of chewing them. Or adding veg purees to dips, pasta sauces or baked goods?
Forum: Diapering   12-12-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 26
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I take it really simple and put it through 2-3...

I take it really simple and put it through 2-3 heavy hot wash cycles with a tiny bit of detergent and tumble dry. They aren't absorbent until they've been washed a few times.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Why exactly do you feel they need the day out? Do...

Why exactly do you feel they need the day out? Do you need the time to do other things, do you see a social need of theirs, educational, or just that they need to get used to school structure? I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 23
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Yeah they are certified non-GMO ...

Yeah they are certified non-GMO
http://www.nongmoproject.org/find-non-gmo/search-participating-products/search/?brandId=8030
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 74
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Your supplements sound good, I wouldn't worry...

Your supplements sound good, I wouldn't worry about iron if you're on Floradix. I'd increase the meat, not huge portions right away if you don't like them just add in a handful of diced chicken,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-06-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 44
Posted By JamieCatheryn
She'll need to learn to take something, sippy...

She'll need to learn to take something, sippy cup, a bottle, or carefully given an open cup. That's way too long to go without milk or anything. 5 hours was about my limit between nursings about 18...
Forum: Homebirth   12-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Try the free hypnobabies relaxation track...

Try the free hypnobabies relaxation track https://www.hypnobabies.com/free-mp3 , learn it and use those techniques right before your bp gets checked. I would do that whenever I felt my bp rising or I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Your allergies are way more serious than most...

Your allergies are way more serious than most people's, most are only familiar with getting itchy eyes/ stuffy nose if you're in a house with them too long, the kind of thing people would deal with...
Forum: Homebirth   12-04-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'm sure their stats are better if they risk out...

I'm sure their stats are better if they risk out anything forseeable that may hurt their stats, but all things being equal birth center is pretty similar to home but new-to-you germs. Possibly a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-01-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'm sure it's a little freaky to watch the...

I'm sure it's a little freaky to watch the crowning and birth from a certain angle, but aside from the one gush of blood that comes after the baby and right before the placenta I wouldn't call birth...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-01-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 361
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I wouldn't leave my dad alone with mine for more...

I wouldn't leave my dad alone with mine for more than a few hours. It makes him a little oblivious sometimes of what's appropriate to say and what details he should be mindful of. By about age 9 I...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   11-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I've seen it at around $600/child/month, $1,100...

I've seen it at around $600/child/month, $1,100 for some special cases like medical needs and emergency shelter. Some foster parents abuse the system by spending way too little of it on the children...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-28-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I always do my kids' time outs, if they need...

I always do my kids' time outs, if they need them, in a chair within my sight. If out of sight they just find ways to continue to act out or they get frantic, plus keeping them close seems to work...
Forum: Women's Health   11-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 14
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Sounds plausible, hormones do strange things to...

Sounds plausible, hormones do strange things to one's sense of smell, recall how sensitive and skewed it becomes in pregnancy. And vitex alters hormones. You could be smelling actual VOCs nobody else...
Forum: Intact Care   11-22-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Wow, that's awful. If everything is now...

Wow, that's awful. If everything is now functioning normally I would cancel the appt and drop the issue completely, if there's still an issue I would see another doctor.

Guys don't want to be...
Forum: Family Planning   11-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Put pad wrappers in the trash and wear undies to...

Put pad wrappers in the trash and wear undies to bed when your regular time comes? lol
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By JamieCatheryn
First of all, congrats! My guess is he needs...

First of all, congrats!

My guess is he needs time to work it out himself. So far as I've seen every guy's first major reaction to pregnancy is feeling the weight of responsibility, some just meet...
Forum: Homebirth   11-15-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By JamieCatheryn
One of my former midwives moved north of there,...

One of my former midwives moved north of there, Maya Hawthorn. She works for Brookhaven Women's Health Center. It's almost 2 hours away though, maybe contacting them could get you leads somewhere...
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