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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-18-2009, 06:16 PM
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Posted By fraya
I have a 4 y.o. daughter with neuromuscular...

I have a 4 y.o. daughter with neuromuscular issues, and I'm 4.5 months pregnant. We have a small SUV. It is starting to get difficult for me to get her into her carseat. I've thought about a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-15-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By fraya
Thank you. I am looking for something foldable...

Thank you. I am looking for something foldable [so I can pack it in a suitcase]. A conventional one will meet our needs, I'm just not sure which conventional one!

Thanks much.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-15-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By fraya
I am looking for a portable, foldable hook-on...

I am looking for a portable, foldable hook-on booster seat for restaurant eating. It needs the high back to support my daughter's low tone & a strap between the legs. I've seen Munchkin & Regalo. I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-23-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By fraya
So, how do I attach that to the sweater? Sew it...

So, how do I attach that to the sweater? Sew it by hand? With a whip-stitch? Can I use fabric or does it have to be thin sweater knit?

Thanks
Pamela
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-22-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By fraya
I know this isn't exactly yarn crafting, but...

I know this isn't exactly yarn crafting, but this is the only place that comes to mind for this kind of help ...

My husband has a couple of cashmere sweaters that are rather thin and have...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-06-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By fraya
Yes, it's chunky. What's a basketweave? And...

Yes, it's chunky. What's a basketweave?

And now I cannot find my Vogue book ... argh!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-06-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By fraya
I want to make a scarf for my sister. I bought...

I want to make a scarf for my sister. I bought some Alpaca Soft yarn, 4 skeins, and size 10 needles. I started with a garter stitch and that doesn't look right, I don't think.

I ordered a couple...
Forum: Craft Workshops   05-06-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,780
Posted By fraya
Any pictures of what it looks like in the end?...

Any pictures of what it looks like in the end? Is it really narrow ribbon in order to go around the end or how are the curves handled? Thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   03-12-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By fraya
Is this what you mean by Bauhaus?...

Is this what you mean by Bauhaus? http://www.bauhaususa.com/
Forum: Women's Health   03-12-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By fraya
I checked Ikea, but almost all of their...

I checked Ikea, but almost all of their furniture has some pressed-board [like particleboard] components. I Asked Anna on their website but that didn't give me anything except the party line about...
Forum: Women's Health   03-12-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By fraya
I'm having so much trouble finding an all-wood,...

I'm having so much trouble finding an all-wood, eco-friendly, fun bed frame for my 6 y.o. son. The fun ones seem to have metal in the frame. Is a metal frame going to attract and store EMR?
...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-26-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By fraya
Thanks so much! This is encouraging. I...

Thanks so much! This is encouraging.

I guess the next question will be affordability of housing.

Thanks so much!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-25-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By fraya
We are looking to move somewhere with a...

We are looking to move somewhere with a temperate climate. A lush tropical area would be ideal, but we'd also like to be on the West Coast [because we have family here], which leads us to...
Forum: Parenting   02-13-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By fraya
I'm thinking about letting my almost-6 y.o. play...

I'm thinking about letting my almost-6 y.o. play lasertag. I can't decide if it would satisfy his fascination with guns and aggression or fuel it to extremes. I also think it might just really freak...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-05-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By fraya
I'm looking for an awesome dog trainer on the...

I'm looking for an awesome dog trainer on the West side, hopefully, who does not use reward-based training [d/n seem to work w/ my pup]. Any great experiences out there?

Thanks!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-20-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By fraya
Hi. My husband and I are working on creating the...

Hi. My husband and I are working on creating the life we want. We adore so much about Portland, though the weather is really rough. We both are intrigued by Santa Fe but have not visited.

What do...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-10-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By fraya
Thanks. I've tried blueberries, blackberries,...

Thanks. I've tried blueberries, blackberries, pears, prune juice [she hates it], pineapples ... but she doesn't eat enough of them from frozen. She'll eat gobs when we're out picking, though. And it...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By fraya
My booklet [which is amazing] says: arnica...

My booklet [which is amazing] says:

arnica 30c before setting [pain + swelling]
worse for the slightest movement, stitching pains: bryonia 30c
if shooting nerve pains, hypericum 30c

after...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,030
Posted By fraya
We've had excellent results with homeopathy. ...

We've had excellent results with homeopathy.

She could check on www.hpathy.com (http://www.hpathy.com) .

If she's loquacious, she might consider lachesis.

Otherwise, perhaps...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-10-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By fraya
My daughter is 22 mos. old and physically...

My daughter is 22 mos. old and physically delayed such that she doesn't roll, sit, etc. With trunkal support, she can walk, bounce, etc.

She's eating a fair amount of solids. But her poop is...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-06-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By fraya
OK. I think we've settled on the Hilton Kauai....

OK. I think we've settled on the Hilton Kauai. It's cheaper than most and has a freshwater pool [which will be important to 3 members of our family]. Not a very swimmable beach but a good one is a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-03-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By fraya
I'm in need of underwear and want to buy organic...

I'm in need of underwear and want to buy organic cotton underwear. There are so many options, including making my own...I'm looking for recommendations so that I don't waste my money. My old undies...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-31-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 96
Posted By fraya
Thanks for all the tips! Where do you all...

Thanks for all the tips!

Where do you all stay?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-31-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 96
Posted By fraya
My family is in need of a serious vacation, and...

My family is in need of a serious vacation, and we've decided on Hawai'i. I'd like someplace peaceful and serene with great stuff for kids to do--beach, swimming, hiking. One of my dreams is to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-31-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By fraya
My family is in need of a serious vacation, and...

My family is in need of a serious vacation, and we've decided on Hawai'i. I'd like someplace peaceful and serene with great stuff for kids to do--beach, swimming, hiking. One of my dreams is to...
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