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Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-16-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
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It's hard to know where to start. You seem...

It's hard to know where to start. You seem stressed and tired of the current situation, so 'resolve for change' looks like as good a place to start as anywhere; kudos to you for posting!
There's no...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-12-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,239
Posted By user_name
Don't buy it if it's not nutrient-dense or...

Don't buy it if it's not nutrient-dense or healthful for anyone in the family to eat/drink it. Physical activity is a crock; brief, intense, careful strength training is key. Stop playing head...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-10-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By user_name
Thanks so much. I actually came back here to...

Thanks so much. I actually came back here to delete my post after searching more about what a foreskin restoration involves -- yeah, definitely not for kids. Before I just thought that it was a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-10-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By user_name
My son is circ'd. (I got to make the no-vax...

My son is circ'd. (I got to make the no-vax call, husband got the circumcision decision. I felt guilty for a long time; had to let it go & forgive myself b/c what's done is done.)
 
I've always...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-20-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By user_name
   Quote:Originally Posted by...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by neptunemama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1209002/let-s-move-campaign#post_15238937)
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-17-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By user_name
My kiddo was excited about it too, until I...

My kiddo was excited about it too, until I explained to him that his cousin doesn't ride a school bus (she started Kinder in a public school this year) AND that we would make a cardboard "bus" we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-17-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By user_name
I haven't tried it yet (ordered & on the way!),...

I haven't tried it yet (ordered & on the way!), but the reviews look positive for the Math Arts book by MaryAnn Kohl. I'm not sure about hands-on reading resources, but my kiddos have really enjoyed...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-17-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By user_name
Similarly to others, we just started saying we...

Similarly to others, we just started saying we were thinking of/considering/looking into the idea of homeschooling whenever it came up. Our families know us (me) as the odd-ball, though, so we...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-28-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By user_name
And let's face it, the whole "accessing healthy...

And let's face it, the whole "accessing healthy & affordable food" section is a crock. So what if someone lives more than a mile away from a supermarket?! There's plenty of "access" to food in the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-28-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By user_name
For our son's birthdays I either build or carve...

For our son's birthdays I either build or carve a watermelon sculpture and decorate it with other fruits he can have.
His first such "cake" was tiers of watermelon circles (progressively smaller...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-28-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,167
Posted By user_name
Though I realize you're asking about diet, I...

Though I realize you're asking about diet, I couldn't help but jump in here & offer some information from Body By Science, by John Little & Doug McGuff, MD:

"...high cholesterol levels are really...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-16-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By user_name
2 words: kelly. mom.

2 words: kelly. mom.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-16-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By user_name
how often do you offer new foods that get...

how often do you offer new foods that get rejected? my son refused to eat many things for the first few times we offered it to him, but we kept at it - without offering anything else. by the 3rd or...
Forum: Women's Health   10-07-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By user_name
so you mean w/o professional help? yes.

so you mean w/o professional help?

yes.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By user_name
reading this article:...

reading this article: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?p...d=agSkfeIV2ryg (http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601080&sid=agSkfeIV2ryg)

...i would think it a good idea to have your IgG2...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-15-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,285
Posted By user_name
is there a hippa violation in there somewhere?

is there a hippa violation in there somewhere?
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-15-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By user_name
it would be a good idea to wait and see how your...

it would be a good idea to wait and see how your nursing relationship is going at the time. if you &/or baby are struggling, the event just might not be worth the risk. although if all is hunky...
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By user_name
With H1N1 circling about, I'm hesitant to give...

With H1N1 circling about, I'm hesitant to give DS a honey-based cough remedy for his newly-developed cough. He doesn't have a fever or any other symptoms really, but it still has inspired me to get...
Forum: Spirituality   08-25-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,149
Posted By user_name
It seems as though there is an overwhelming...

It seems as though there is an overwhelming opinion in this thread that Christians don't understand how someone can believe in God and not believe in the God of the Christian Bible. I beg to differ....
Forum: Women's Health   07-10-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,606
Posted By user_name
just my $.02: after watching our ds's mrsa...

just my $.02:

after watching our ds's mrsa fail to respond to batroban and a couple of different courses of antibiotics (including keflex), dh & i agreed to ditch the docs. we continued the same...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-08-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By user_name
mbf beats boppy in my book! (though pillows were...

mbf beats boppy in my book! (though pillows were always so much more readily available, it seemed...) http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: California, Nevada   05-26-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By user_name
Hi Mamas! I'm hoping to find a hotel in the San...

Hi Mamas! I'm hoping to find a hotel in the San Diego area that might accomodate my both my DH's late-night tv habit and our two toddlers' early bedtime. A room with a bed (or area for a...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   05-06-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By user_name
please consider sharing your feelings with your...

please consider sharing your feelings with your dh about this. your deep emotions might not be about nursing at all, but rather feeling respected and supported for your mothering -- and without that...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-24-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By user_name
my dh loves him some raw revolution or larabars...

my dh loves him some raw revolution or larabars for breakfast and even lunch when he doesn't get a break. if you try them, we highly recommend the cashew & spirulina flavor of raw revolution bar and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-14-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By user_name
yep == dh was just starting his 2nd year of...

yep == dh was just starting his 2nd year of dental school when we had our first child. i resigned from my job early-on in my pregnancy, so apart from selling our house the next year (and making a...
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