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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-27-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By mama_b
So yesterday I peeled and cubed a bunch of...

So yesterday I peeled and cubed a bunch of potatoes for a recipe, but dh didn't end up coming home in time for dinner so I didn't make it.  By the time I was going to put them away they had...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By mama_b
Yes, I think so.  Junk food like slushies is...

Yes, I think so.  Junk food like slushies is pretty common for "mainstream" people and you didn't give the family member any instructions as to what to feed/not feed her.  It really isn't their...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-10-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By mama_b
I never came back to thank everyone for the...

I never came back to thank everyone for the suggestions.  I appreciate it.  I just bought the cookbook Fresh From the Vegan Slow Cooker and I'm going to start putting stuff in the crockpot early in...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-09-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By mama_b
If you all are that hungry even after eating...

If you all are that hungry even after eating large meals, you may just need more fat in your diet.  It sounds like you already have some pretty good ideas for meals.  I would try cooking with a...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-17-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By mama_b
I have been really good about eating vegan since...

I have been really good about eating vegan since the morning sickness ended and I would like to keep it that way. But I am SO exhausted and by the time I'm done running kids around all day I am too...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-23-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 34me http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380150/need-advice-about-buying-a-car#post_17308614)

I know you've...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-23-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by htcmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380150/need-advice-about-buying-a-car#post_17307139)

What if you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-22-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Escaping http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380150/need-advice-about-buying-a-car#post_17307085)

You'd be...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-22-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
Baby will make 3 but we take road trips every...

Baby will make 3 but we take road trips every month or 2 to visit family and we take our dog so a sedan is not an option. We are already extremely squished and uncomfortable with 2 kids and the dog.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-22-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
I'm in the US. Any new van would be way moe than...

I'm in the US. Any new van would be way moe than $150 even if leased. Thanks for the suggestion though. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-21-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
Thanks for your response...

Thanks for your response http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif  I didn't mention that this van will become our primary vehicle because our current one won't fit everyone.  So even for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-20-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By mama_b
I will try not to make this too long.  6 years...

I will try not to make this too long.  6 years ago our car died and my husband insisted on buying a new car.   I have always hated having a car payment.  It ate up a huge chunk of our income, and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-09-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By mama_b
I am definitely showing sooner this time.  Felt...

I am definitely showing sooner this time.  Felt movement at about the same time as last time.  Not worried much about adding a third to the mix.  I already feel stretched beyond my limit, so adding...
Forum: Unschooling   03-09-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By mama_b
I'm dealing with the same thing with my 7 year...

I'm dealing with the same thing with my 7 year old dd who is also really sensitive.  Sometimes, when I am not able to explain something in a way that satisfies her I just tell her that as she gets...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-07-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By mama_b
I'm confused.  Was it her $2 that you took?  If...

I'm confused.  Was it her $2 that you took?  If so, I don't blame her for wanting to take it back.
 
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-28-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,732
Posted By mama_b
I think that if your dh really wants it, and it...

I think that if your dh really wants it, and it isn't going to put your family in a horrible situation to buy it, it's really unfair not to take his feelings into consideration.  I would be super...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-28-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By mama_b
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Philothea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372597/beach-vacation-with-a-1-mo-old#post_17245416)

I knew I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-26-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By mama_b
Personally, there is no way I would travel with...

Personally, there is no way I would travel with a baby that small.  I wouldn't even be recovered from childbirth yet.  If you feel great, go for it.  But I wouldn't set anything in stone.
 
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-25-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,852
Posted By mama_b
Could you please tell me how you make your...

Could you please tell me how you make your lentils with red wine?  That sounds soooo good!
Forum: Diapering   09-24-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By mama_b
It depends on the shape of your baby. But for...

It depends on the shape of your baby. But for us, Pampers worked better for both dd and ds.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-24-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By mama_b
I see you have decided to continue formula...

I see you have decided to continue formula (which I think is great!), but if you're looking for an alternative milk, hemp milk is really good and healthy. Has good fats and tastes really good too!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-03-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By mama_b
Quote: Originally Posted by abimommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by abimommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14326509)
Why don't you ask your mom and your MIL if...
Forum: Family Safety   09-01-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By mama_b
Not possible, sorry. I also have a Yaris. I live...

Not possible, sorry. I also have a Yaris. I live in fear of getting pg for the same reason, lol.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-01-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By mama_b
He is short, but he's in the 5th percentile for...

He is short, but he's in the 5th percentile for height, so he's on the chart. He used to drink a 4oz juice box of apple juice every day because dd did. I never gave them to dd at that age, but it's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-01-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By mama_b
He is offered food all day long. I always leave...

He is offered food all day long. I always leave out finger food for him like crackers or cereal, and he is offered about 4 or 5 small meals a day in addition to that, which could be anything. The...
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