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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By Tahpenes
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dovey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380311/vegan-mamas-honey#post_17331286)I recently learned (from a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-23-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Tahpenes
Depending on how she's washing her face, twice a...

Depending on how she's washing her face, twice a day might be too much. If she's scouring, or using something that may be taking off the top layers and all the oils, then her skin may be producing...
Forum: Family Safety   04-22-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,058
Posted By Tahpenes
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Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Family Safety   04-22-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,058
Posted By Tahpenes
It isn't just "hot climates" in which children...

It isn't just "hot climates" in which children die after being left alone in a car. My father, who was a volunteer EMT in upstate New York, had to respond to a scene once in which a young child died...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-22-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,418
Posted By Tahpenes
This is a great idea! I'll provide any help I...

This is a great idea! I'll provide any help I can. What kind of thing(s) still need to be done?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-20-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Tahpenes
The number of sleepovers with teenagers...

The number of sleepovers with teenagers definitely differs based on region, then.
 
I could count on one hand the number of sleepovers I was invited to in elementary and middle school, but during...
Forum: Family Safety   04-20-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,058
Posted By Tahpenes
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Spirituality   04-18-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 767
Posted By Tahpenes
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kittywitty http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381129/pagan-families-in-april/20#post_17332745)

I signed up...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-18-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Tahpenes
Is this a girl who's a friend, or a girlfriend? ...

Is this a girl who's a friend, or a girlfriend?
 
If the latter, my answer would be pretty simple: I'm not enabling under age sex in the house. In most states (certainly in mine) the age of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-18-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,082
Posted By Tahpenes
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Quote:Originally Posted by bobcat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,060
Posted By Tahpenes
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381482/do-big-families-bother-you/20#post_17329687) 
The...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-17-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Tahpenes
Maybe you're dehydrated and/or have low-blood...

Maybe you're dehydrated and/or have low-blood pressure? I tend to have very low blood-pressure, and during my period I start to really hurt if I exert myself.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-17-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 809
Posted By Tahpenes
Katy, we actually moved from Buffalo to...

Katy, we actually moved from Buffalo to Alexandria, VA a few years ago. :)
 
Buffalo is a city with shrinking pains. There are a lot of bad neighborhoods and a high crime rate, and the city is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-17-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,082
Posted By Tahpenes
For me, my first birth was quite painful....

For me, my first birth was quite painful. However, I was not in a comfortable situation (being constantly derided and fought by nurses who wanted me on my back with an epidural, and literally mocked...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-17-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By Tahpenes
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-16-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By Tahpenes
We don't use a lot of milks for drinking or...

We don't use a lot of milks for drinking or cooking, but to the extent we do (mostly for cereal and when the kids want something other than water to drink) we tend to switch around between different...
Forum: Family Safety   04-16-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,058
Posted By Tahpenes
We've found young kids left alone in cars a...

We've found young kids left alone in cars a number of times. So far it's always been at a business establishment, so typically my husband has gone in to notify the business's personnel while I...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   04-15-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By Tahpenes
It's just heartbreaking.  Sending sympathies and...

It's just heartbreaking.  Sending sympathies and well-wishes to the greater Boston community, and in particular to anybody who was impacted by the events today.
 ...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-15-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Tahpenes
My parents have kept bees for about 20 years. If...

My parents have kept bees for about 20 years. If you're lucky, and can find a beekeeping supply place near you, they'll be able to provide you with resources and contacts.
 
Fifteen years ago I...
Forum: Activism and News   04-14-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,136
Posted By Tahpenes
Just found out in the local independent...

Just found out in the local independent newspaper today that fracking has been approved in the George Washington National Forest, on the border between Virginia and West Virginia. The rivers in this...
Forum: Activism and News   04-14-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Tahpenes
John Aravosis at http://www.americablog.com is...

John Aravosis at http://www.americablog.com is going to have his ear to the ground on this issue. He's an activist for gay rights, an attorney, and is located in DC.  His article on the DOMA...
Forum: Gardening   04-14-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 822
Posted By Tahpenes
After going through the effort to build our own...

After going through the effort to build our own A-frame trellises for our tomato and cucumber seedlings (started indoors from seeds carefully hoarded from last year's...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-14-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 512
Posted By Tahpenes
My husband and I used to do D&D,...

My husband and I used to do D&D, Mechwarrior/Battletech, and a few other smaller tabletop RPGs. Now we run occasional one-on-one True20 games after our kids are asleep (we don't know anybody in the...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-07-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By Tahpenes
Just a note that if you're interested in working...

Just a note that if you're interested in working for the federal government, not all agencies post their attorney jobs on usajobs.gov. DOJ, for instance, keeps a separate site for attorney...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   06-07-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Tahpenes
Subbing this thread, laehmichal, and I wish I...

Subbing this thread, laehmichal, and I wish I had contacts to give you. :/ I had a birth at Womens & Childrens almost two years back with the midwifery group which wasn't terrible, but also had...
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