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Forum: Allergies   09-30-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,594
Posted By Jes'sBeth
I feel for you! We're gluten free, rice free,...

I feel for you! We're gluten free, rice free, soy free, dairy free, buckwheat free, almond free (and on and on!) Gluten, rice, soy free is a challenge and I can only imagine that pulling out corn...
Forum: Allergies   09-14-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Jes'sBeth
Hey there. My intolerant to everything kid is...

Hey there. My intolerant to everything kid is starting preschool. The school is really responsive to our needs and we're able to pack our own snack with no problem however they have lots of...
Forum: Allergies   07-17-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Jes'sBeth
we call our daughter a 'fruitarian' because...

we call our daughter a 'fruitarian' because after taking the wheat out she mostly eats fruit. (she east a LOT of it too!) Of course it's not completely true but she's sensitive to SO SO SO much...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-09-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Jes'sBeth
I don't have one but I'd really really like to...

I don't have one but I'd really really like to see a free one as well....
anyone ? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-02-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,470
Posted By Jes'sBeth
okay so we have finished working out our budget,...

okay so we have finished working out our budget, with $ for all the sinking funds we would like. And we are currently planning to spend $1038 more than our income. So that's bad.

hmmmmm no wonder...
Forum: Allergies   02-04-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Jes'sBeth
We still have sweet potatoes and sorgham but not...

We still have sweet potatoes and sorgham but not buckwheat. She was VERY, VERY reactive to all legumes tested (carob, kidney beans, navy beans, etc.) She did react to several nightshades (I've...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-03-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,475
Posted By Jes'sBeth
wait though, waterproof things can still be wet!...

wait though, waterproof things can still be wet! The plastic book things that my toddler has in the tub is waterproof but it still gets wet! sure the water beads off their feathers and the duck's...
Forum: Allergies   02-03-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Jes'sBeth
My DD is 22 months. She's doing SO. MUCH....

My DD is 22 months. She's doing SO. MUCH. BETTER! Actually she started improving before we pulled stuff out of her diet and put her on a high quality probiotic. That stopped the nightly cough we've...
Forum: Allergies   02-02-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Jes'sBeth
DD2 has this huge long list of food...

DD2 has this huge long list of food sensitivities. With grains we're left with quinoa, amaranth, millet and corn (I know... weird but her IgG level on corn was 0, lower than any other grains...)...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,757
Posted By Jes'sBeth
hey there. I can join your 'misery loves...

hey there. I can join your 'misery loves company' party. I ALSO have a 4.5 yr old and a 1.5 yr old (actually she's 22 months so perhaps a bit older?) My 22 month old is also still nursing at night...
Forum: Allergies   01-18-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Jes'sBeth
sigh. we're working with a naturopath and...

sigh.

we're working with a naturopath and have already seen significant improvement with the introduction of a really good probiotic. (the every night cough disappeared YAY!) that was before we...
Forum: Allergies   01-18-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Jes'sBeth
Proudmamanow and I got DD2's IgG list back and...

Proudmamanow and I got DD2's IgG list back and it's long (see Proudmamanow's thread)

So DD2 and i are still nursing and I'm wondering what I should be doing to keep DD2 healthy without going nuts...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-20-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By Jes'sBeth
Junie B Jones makes me want to rip my ears off!...

Junie B Jones makes me want to rip my ears off! We've been doing a lot of books on tape from the library and I will never check a Junie B Jones book out of the library after that one! The grammar!...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-11-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By Jes'sBeth
We had the same problem with Montessori last...

We had the same problem with Montessori last year (though we also had other problems - specifically language since it was a French school and our DD speaks English) She did NOT do well there. We...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-06-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Jes'sBeth
I could have written your post a year ago!...

I could have written your post a year ago! Montessori did not work for our child at all. Mostly because she is an anglophone and was at a Francophone Montessori school (we had been told it was a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-06-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,333
Posted By Jes'sBeth
We're just coming to giftedness after trying to...

We're just coming to giftedness after trying to figure out our DD1 who is 4.5. I'm quite sure that she's gifted. She's an INTENSE kid and she is really really fond of numbers. (she's been doing...
Forum: Family Safety   12-01-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Jes'sBeth
I have heard from a few well experienced techs...

I have heard from a few well experienced techs that you CANNOT get a good install with a radian in the 3rd row. I can't remember if that was forward facing or rear facing. I can easily put a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-07-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 798
Posted By Jes'sBeth
just to clarify... we don't have cable...

just to clarify... we don't have cable http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif We have never had cable. Our rabbit ears were paid off years ago and serve us well. Well that and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-07-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 798
Posted By Jes'sBeth
So we are once again in the position of trying...

So we are once again in the position of trying to get rid of debt...on the plus side, it's because we are anticipating problems, rather than being smack dab in the middle of them. We have been using...
Forum: Family Safety   06-09-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Jes'sBeth
Yeah, I'm working on it too... Think of a major...

Yeah, I'm working on it too... Think of a major league baseball pitcher throwing a cell phone at your kid's head/ face. When I think of that image I get the cold sweats and start tying things down...
Forum: Family Safety   06-09-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By Jes'sBeth
We had a very interesting discussion about this...

We had a very interesting discussion about this in my car seat tech course. Apparently there are 2 things driving up the weight limit on harnesses... first is heavier children. As we have larger and...
Forum: Learning at School   05-04-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Jes'sBeth
Those sound like really hard choices. I don't...

Those sound like really hard choices. I don't think I'd want my 2 yr old sitting doing school work and I REALLY value 2nd language learning (especially if there is exposure to the language outside...
Forum: Learning at School   05-04-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,353
Posted By Jes'sBeth
You know... kids are really good at 'covering'...

You know... kids are really good at 'covering' when they don't know things. I used to tutor a boy who REALLY struggled with essay writing. That kid would talk the paint off the wall to stall. It was...
Forum: Family Safety   04-25-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By Jes'sBeth
we LOVE LOVE LOVE ours...

we LOVE LOVE LOVE ours http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif We like the 3rd row (though it's usually folded down) the extra space (our old car is a Toyota Tercel. It's...
Forum: Canada   04-21-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Jes'sBeth
We went to Great Wolf Lodge (and except for that...

We went to Great Wolf Lodge (and except for that day of stomach flu) it was fantastic! Our 4 yr old is not very daring in the water and only did one of the small child's water slides twice (for her...
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