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Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-01-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 86,473
Posted By katt
I put my boy's hair in a pony, just the front...

I put my boy's hair in a pony, just the front 1/2, on top of his head, ala Pebbles.  lol  
when he got older and his hair got longer, I just swept it to the side with a magic clip (one of those...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-25-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,399
Posted By katt
Hi!  I just found this thread and am not up to...

Hi!  I just found this thread and am not up to reading 450 posts.  So, here's a quick intro.
My older DS, 6, has been playing Suzuki Piano for about 2 years now.  He's got Go Tell Aunt Rhodie down....
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-25-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By katt
I don't know about GH or Tacoma, but we're in...

I don't know about GH or Tacoma, but we're in Port Orchard and the GP I see (very very occassionally) was pretty cool about it.  No lecture, nothing.  The nurses were all: Great! less work for us....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-14-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,927
Posted By katt
I had my second DS in September. I know, it's...

I had my second DS in September. I know, it's been a while since i've been here.
I was totally expecting baby to look more like his brother, but he doesn't.  My recessive genes really came into...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 9,647
Posted By katt
Why do we home school?   We home school for...

Why do we home school?
 
We home school for several reasons, so we can tailor our children's education to them and their strengths, so they are learning to their level and not to the lowest common...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-30-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By katt
I'm in S. Kitsap County,  here in WA. I've had a...

I'm in S. Kitsap County,  here in WA. I've had a home water-birth with both children, one in s.snohomish co. and over here in Kitsap.  Both were fully covered by dshs.  It was fairly easy.  I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By katt
You're doing great!  One never knows when a rash...

You're doing great!  One never knows when a rash will happen, just roll with it and try and fix the cause while treating the rash.
 
We CD here and I use Earth Mama Angel Baby Butt Balm for when...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-29-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 36,739
Posted By katt
Everyone has such beautiful babies!  Awww here...

Everyone has such beautiful babies!  Awww
here is my contribution.
DH is Filipino  I am American Mutt (mostly n.european descent)
The baby is very smilie, normally.  I promise.  lol
 ...
Forum: Homebirth   12-29-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By katt
Make sure you have the correct pieces to attach...

Make sure you have the correct pieces to attach your hose to the faucet (or wherever you are getting your water)
Have a back up plan if you run out of hot water
I got towels at Goodwill, they were...
Forum: Homebirth   12-29-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By katt
Hi!  I'm in S. Kitsap Co.  I can't comment...

Hi! 
I'm in S. Kitsap Co.  I can't comment toward Carol or Karla as MW.  I've heard good things about Louisa.
I'm not military, i have friends that are, but I don't think they used DSHS.
I used...
Forum: Parenting   11-04-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 5,391
Posted By katt
awesome!!!  this would be a great prize

awesome!!!  this would be a great prize
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-11-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By katt
i think you are dead on.  not every baby is...

i think you are dead on.  not every baby is going to hit the dr's average.  some babies are going to fall on both ends of the bell curve.  
 
Being small runs in your family.  As long as she's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-10-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,068
Posted By katt
we bought a Strider bike for my son when he...

we bought a Strider bike for my son when he turned 2.  We LOVED it!  lightweight, small and adjustable.  
Since my son has gone on to a pedal bike his Strider has since gone on to teach at least 3...
Forum: Family Safety   09-23-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By katt
It all depends on if your baby will fit the...

It all depends on if your baby will fit the carseat.
My son was born at 6lbs8oz, so technically he should have fit into the blvd.  rated 5lbs at smallest, BUT, he wasn't tall enough, shoulder...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-21-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,091
Posted By katt
My MW, independent, not part of a practice, does...

My MW, independent, not part of a practice, does not REQUIRE any tests.  There are some she likes to take and we talk about them, why she prefers to do them and what information the tests provide...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-08-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By katt
we started sitting on the potty around 18 months...

we started sitting on the potty around 18 months ish.  I'd put him on his potty when i knew he would have to go and then we'd sit there and read a book for a while.  If he pottied, GREAT!  If he...
Forum: Diapering   08-07-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By katt
Ditto everyone else   We CD'd from birth and...

Ditto everyone else
 
We CD'd from birth and it was no big deal.  
 
Breastfeed baby poo is water soluble, just throw everything in the wash.  No biggie.
 
I did a rinse, a hot wash, and an...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,356
Posted By katt
We're doing Kindy through an ALE with a district...

We're doing Kindy through an ALE with a district near us.  :)
Our official curriculums are:
Math U See
- goals for math: more general number understanding, more addition and subtraction, Telling...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-02-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,262
Posted By katt
We are attending school through Quilcene's ALE...

We are attending school through Quilcene's ALE program.  So, we're homeschooling with a public school back-up.  I'll check in and write up what we're doing and have a teacher for help and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-02-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By katt
I try to avoid.  My kid doesn't need to be...

I try to avoid.  My kid doesn't need to be providing 'free' marketing.  OTOH I'm not going to say NO if he loves a shirt and pics it out and we can get it.
I'm okay with the Superman LOGO (the S...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-01-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 122
Posted By katt
The very first thing I'd do?  Probably have to...

The very first thing I'd do?  Probably have to go pee.
After that, while not fun or frivolous, I'd pay off ALL our debt.  ALL of it.  Then set up trust accounts and retirement accounts.  After...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-16-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 86,473
Posted By katt
My 5.5 year old just had his haircut. He was so...

My 5.5 year old just had his haircut. He was so excited, even picked out the hairstyle online and took the pix to the salon. He's now got a faux hawk and the shortest hair he's had since he was a...
Forum: Parenting   07-16-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,290
Posted By katt
No, it is not unreasonable to expect the other...

No, it is not unreasonable to expect the other mother to enforce HER rules. You've done your best to respect her wishes and pass that Lang to your son. Now it is her turn to do the same.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-11-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By katt
I think I met with Geraldine and her partner...

I think I met with Geraldine and her partner when DH and I were interviewing care providers with our first.
 
We ended up going with Val and Ali at PSBC (Sunita was the student midwife at the...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-10-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By katt
i have a cousin out in Wenatchee or Cle Elum I...

i have a cousin out in Wenatchee or Cle Elum I believe.
She's pretty crunchy Christian family of 4.  :)
 
i can FB her and see if I can give you her FB info if you like.
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