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Forum: Women's Health   08-20-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Ekere
Thanks so much. Please do come in and join the...

Thanks so much. Please do come in and join the conversation whenever you get the urge. This is a passion for me! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Women's Health   08-20-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Ekere
I agree with the last reply, it seems like the...

I agree with the last reply, it seems like the Hypothyroidism is the underlying cause of the hormonal imbalance and the irregular periods. If you could work with an ND or a good herbalist (one who...
Forum: Women's Health   08-20-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Ekere
I finally decided to take the leap and write...

I finally decided to take the leap and write about my journey into herbalism. I am hoping that this blog can become a conversation. With all of the health issues we are seeing in communities of...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Ekere
Thank you all so much for your replies. I feel...

Thank you all so much for your replies. I feel ready to get down to the business at hand. Will let you know how it goes.

BTW-The church of flip-flops. lol...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-24-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Ekere
Dr. Joy Degruy talks about discipline in the AA...

Dr. Joy Degruy talks about discipline in the AA community in her work on post-Traumatic Slave syndrome. Her ideas are incredible and they resonate.

http://www.joydegruy.com/

Honestly, i think...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-24-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Ekere
Greetings, Mamas. I hope you are all well. My...

Greetings, Mamas. I hope you are all well. My oldest daughter received her Polio vaccinations when we lived in Belgium (you go to jail there if you don't do that one, and it is the only one they...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-24-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Ekere
Greetings. I hope all is well. I'm right there...

Greetings. I hope all is well. I'm right there with you!!! I have two girls, ages 3 and a half and 22 months. And I do know what you mean about perceptions of how we raise our children.

My...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-16-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,268
Posted By Ekere
Bad Mama Jama said "NO, I just come and feed her...

Bad Mama Jama said "NO, I just come and feed her when she looks hungry." I am on the verge of tears laughing my A@# off at that one.

Love it.




one love,
Ekere
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-10-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Ekere
Yes! It was worse at night. Just when i thought...

Yes! It was worse at night. Just when i thought it was over, my little one surprised me. What a strange bug. It seems like lots of people in my area are dealing with it. Stomach viruses really freak...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-09-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,268
Posted By Ekere
I guess I get all the direct nosy folks coming...

I guess I get all the direct nosy folks coming up to me.

I've been asked if my children are mine too many times by now. Last week a woman I've never met said. "Their father is Indian, right?" The...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-09-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Ekere
alright, well...my children are well again. My...

alright, well...my children are well again. My neighbor came down with the bug last night though.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-07-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Ekere
anybody else in New York have children with some...

anybody else in New York have children with some mystery bug that has them throwing up everything???? If so, what are you doing about it?



one love,
Ekere
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-07-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Ekere
greetings. my experience at the BBC was fine but...

greetings. my experience at the BBC was fine but my experience with a home birth was INCREDIBLE. I felt like my home birth midwife was a spiritual midwife. She was tapped into me and she was...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-07-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Ekere
greetings. my experience at the BBC was fine but...

greetings. my experience at the BBC was fine but my experience with a home birth was INCREDIBLE. I felt like my home birth midwife was a spiritual midwife. She was tapped into me and she was...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-10-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Ekere
lol--have a car! That health food store is...

lol--have a car! That health food store is sooooo expensive, but the Sri Chinmoy restaurants are yummy and affordable. We're going to try the Urban Organic service and take it from there. I think...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-09-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Ekere
Greetings. Dh and I were planning to move to...

Greetings. Dh and I were planning to move to Jersey City, but after visiting our apartment to be for the second time...let's just say we changed our minds quickfast and in a hurry....
Forum: Women's Health   03-09-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Ekere
Honey works wonders. Antiseptic and probably...

Honey works wonders. Antiseptic and probably always in the kitchen. My herbal teacher showed and proved this to our class and I have used it since. Oh, and St John's wort tincture is fabulous. I...
Forum: Women's Health   03-09-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Ekere
sorry to disappear, Ladies, but the computer...

sorry to disappear, Ladies, but the computer froze. Thanks for your replies, they really are helping me to feel strong in my decision to let nature run her course.

Questions: what is a vcug test?...
Forum: Women's Health   02-25-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Ekere
greetings. Has anyone dealt with this? Dd is two...

greetings. Has anyone dealt with this? Dd is two and half. I have read that when her hormones kick in, the labia will separate and all will be well but the ped doesn't think so and has recommended a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-06-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Ekere
What an awesome reply! It really gets me excited...

What an awesome reply! It really gets me excited about moving to Jersey. I feel like there is possibility now.

We will be moving to Delaware Avenue. It's really close to Lincoln park and I am...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-04-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Ekere
This is the best place to get around with a...

This is the best place to get around with a little one!!!! I agree with the previous post: sling or baby carrier is great! There are quite a few subway stops with elevators and when you get to one...
Forum: Babywearing   02-02-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Ekere
Wow. I was just about to post on this topic...

Wow. I was just about to post on this topic myself. I don't have any answers, just the same question. My dd will NOT sleep without me in the bed. This has been going for two months or so and it is...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-30-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,347
Posted By Ekere
kristen, kristen, kristen!!!! I have heard...

kristen, kristen, kristen!!!! I have heard nothing but raves about her. I had an appoinment with her while I was pregnant--she subs at the brooklyn birthing center when the midwives are away--and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-28-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Ekere
The Brooklyn Birthing Center accepts medicaid. I...

The Brooklyn Birthing Center accepts medicaid. I had my second baby there. You can check them out and see if you like the vibe.

I've also heard that there are also some fabulous home birth...
Forum: Babywearing   01-28-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By Ekere
Back carrying is fabulous. I have done it with...

Back carrying is fabulous. I have done it with the fabric I wrap my head with. I am awaiting a woven didymos to give me more options and I am considering a beco baby carrier. Anyone have experience...
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