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Forum: Natural Body Care   01-14-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By ~Nancy~
I have used both of those Badger Balms on my...

I have used both of those Badger Balms on my three-year-old, and on myself while I was breastfeeding.  To my knowledge, they are very safe products.
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-07-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,179
Posted By ~Nancy~
I have always showered daily, and put on some...

I have always showered daily, and put on some type of moisturizer immediately after.
 
My kids get a daily bath.  When they were younger, I put coconut oil on them after their bath.  After they...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-20-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By ~Nancy~
I like Badger Balm's anti-insect balm.  It comes...

I like Badger Balm's anti-insect balm.  It comes in a convenient roll up tube.
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-04-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By ~Nancy~
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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-26-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By ~Nancy~
I love my Enell sports bra.  I am a 32 DD, and...

I love my Enell sports bra.  I am a 32 DD, and Enell eliminates any bouncing.  Even while I am nursing.  Running, even step aerobics, I literally have zero breast movement.  It is a compression bra,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-19-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 27,363
Posted By ~Nancy~
We named our boys Sai and Jaymin.    A few...

We named our boys Sai and Jaymin. 
 
A few more:
Dillon (Dylan)
Shan (Shawn)
Kiran
Chethan (Kathan)
 
Here is a web site, that allows you to search for Indian baby names that are easily...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-21-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,517
Posted By ~Nancy~
Good idea - thanks! The one I have is Phillips...

Good idea - thanks! The one I have is Phillips Brand. I'll check the generic ones
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-19-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,517
Posted By ~Nancy~
I have been using milk of magnesia as deodorant...

I have been using milk of magnesia as deodorant for the past few weeks. I have really been astounded by how well this works! Literally no odor at all, even after exercising. And it doesn't give me...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-15-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By ~Nancy~
I used Yurt craft for postpartum. They worked...

I used Yurt craft for postpartum. They worked great. I still use them as an overnight pad. On the first day of my period, I will also use them, only while at home. They are large enough that you can...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-15-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ~Nancy~
I just wash with hand soap and hot water when...

I just wash with hand soap and hot water when emptying the cup. After my period is over, I do boil it for a few minutes, before putting it away for the next month.

I have never noticed a smell. I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-07-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By ~Nancy~
It was actually my husband that pointed out that...

It was actually my husband that pointed out that I should watch my reaction in front of our children. I guess once he saw me look particularly defeated when a stranger was dumbfounded that our...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-07-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By ~Nancy~
Nicole - I have also been approached by people...

Nicole - I have also been approached by people who were interested in an international adoption, wanting to know "where I got" my beautiful children! I wasn't trying to be sarcastic at all, I was...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-06-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By ~Nancy~
I am also white, with an Indian husband. My...

I am also white, with an Indian husband. My children look very Indian.

When I am alone with them, people frequently ask, "where are they from?"

I just answer them very matter-of-factly, with a...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-04-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,941
Posted By ~Nancy~
Just a suggestion .... you said that your wife...

Just a suggestion .... you said that your wife liked the name Dylan. I think that this is also an Indian name. Maybe spelled Dhillon?
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-27-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By ~Nancy~
I like Badger Balm's Evolving Oil.

I like Badger Balm's Evolving Oil.
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-11-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,757
Posted By ~Nancy~
Lately, I have been using Badger Balm's Evolving...

Lately, I have been using Badger Balm's Evolving Oil. I really like it. I use it mostly around my eyes, but also on dry areas of my face.
I also have sensitive, acne prone skin (rosecea)
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-11-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By ~Nancy~
We must have the same ointment as Evie's Mama -...

We must have the same ointment as Evie's Mama - the jar says "Tea Tree Therapy Antiseptic Ointment Eucalyptus Australiana & Lavender Oil"

It doesn't sting at all; feels soothing, even on scraped...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-11-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,524
Posted By ~Nancy~
Does Aubrey shampoo work well if you have hard...

Does Aubrey shampoo work well if you have hard water?

I have switched almost all of my care products to natural, healthier alternative. But I just haven't found a shampoo that works.

Like the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-10-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By ~Nancy~
Yes, his foreskin has pulled back down into the...

Yes, his foreskin has pulled back down into the regular position.

I am going to talk to my urologist about what can be done to educate the medical staff at the adjacent children's hospital in...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-10-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By ~Nancy~
I put Tea Tree Antiseptic Ointment on bug bites....

I put Tea Tree Antiseptic Ointment on bug bites.

It seems to help them to stop itching, and the tea tree oil can help prevent infection from scratching.
...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-09-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By ~Nancy~
Thanks - I appreciate the advice. I have a...

Thanks - I appreciate the advice.

I have a lot of faith in the doctor that treats our son. He is a pediatric urologist, and everyone at his office is knowledgeable about handling an intact boy....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-09-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By ~Nancy~
I'm kind of concerned about my son, and I'm...

I'm kind of concerned about my son, and I'm hoping someone here will have some advice.

My 2-year-old son was diagnosed with kidney reflux when he was 10 weeks old.

Follow up care involved a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-04-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By ~Nancy~
I switched to cloth pads several years ago, and...

I switched to cloth pads several years ago, and love using them. Now I use a Ladycup, with cloth panty liners as back-up.
My currrent favorite panty liners are Lunapads. Expensive, but worth it,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-04-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,377
Posted By ~Nancy~
I had similar issues with the Diva Cup. It just...

I had similar issues with the Diva Cup. It just wasn't a good fit for me.

But I have loved using a Ladycup. It is softer, smaller, and shorter. It did have a stem that bothered me. I cut the stem...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-16-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By ~Nancy~
I have found that I have to wash my pads alone...

I have found that I have to wash my pads alone to get them really clean. I use hot water, Charlie's soap, double rinse, with vinegar in the rinse water.

I don't have a front loader, but I do have...
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