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Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-04-2010, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Fiercemama
Hi Mamas - I've been looking to find a website I...

Hi Mamas - I've been looking to find a website I saw a few years ago, of a mother who wrote her cs birth story multiple times, reflecting on her changing perspective and relationship to the event as...
Forum: Spirituality   07-10-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,389
Posted By Fiercemama
My husband has switched to "holy smokes!" Its...

My husband has switched to "holy smokes!" Its extremely endearing. I love him for it, AND I think its kinda cool too. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Spirituality   10-23-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Fiercemama
bump Hope to meet some MDCers IRL this...

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Hope to meet some MDCers IRL this weekend. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif
Forum: Canada   10-23-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Fiercemama
bump Looking forward to meeting some...

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Looking forward to meeting some MDC'ers in person!
Forum: Spirituality   10-14-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,553
Posted By Fiercemama
Dear Whalemilk, Anxious to see you, I died...

Dear Whalemilk,

Anxious to see you, I died to the world

Hearing your voice at the city’s edge,
at the horizon of form and space,

how could I then notice anything hands made;
how could I...
Forum: Spirituality   10-10-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Fiercemama
I've gotten so busy with practice and getting...

I've gotten so busy with practice and getting our Sangha off the ground that I haven't been around these parts much lately. Hope its OK to share deets on this event that I am producing....
Forum: Canada   10-10-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Fiercemama
I've gotten so busy with life that I haven't...

I've gotten so busy with life that I haven't been around these parts much lately. Hope its OK to share deets on this event that I am producing....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-31-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Fiercemama
My mum gave me a good tip once which is that if...

My mum gave me a good tip once which is that if you can't afford to spend much on your clothes, black always looks better.

BUT, if you go with black, or a white shirt, make sure to add something...
Forum: Learning at School   01-30-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By Fiercemama
Where I am the ratio for that age (3-5) is 1:8...

Where I am the ratio for that age (3-5) is 1:8 in daycare.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-29-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Fiercemama
If you use after school care in someone's home,...

If you use after school care in someone's home, are your kids able to participate in extra curricular activities at the school? How does this work?

We are trying to make a decision about an...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-17-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Fiercemama
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Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-15-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Fiercemama
What do mamas have to say about homework done...

What do mamas have to say about homework done during afterschool care. Is it good to have it out of the way so that you can enjoy your evening as a family? Will I have no idea what my child is doing...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-15-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Fiercemama
Looking for advice from any of you mamas using...

Looking for advice from any of you mamas using homecare for your school aged kids.

DD has been in FT care since 12 mos, but we've always been in a daycare centre. We've been very happy and...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-15-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Fiercemama
Health insurance in Canada varies from province...

Health insurance in Canada varies from province to province, although we have "universal healthcare". I put it in parenthesis because not everything is covered, and with government cutbacks, there...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By Fiercemama
My DD has been in FT daycare for 5 years, but...

My DD has been in FT daycare for 5 years, but always in a centre. When she moves to Grade 1 in the fall, we will likely be looking at homecare.

There is only ONE daycare for schoolaged kids that...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-11-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Fiercemama
My hair is down to the middle of my back, and...

My hair is down to the middle of my back, and I'm 95% ready to take it off. I have a few questions for any mamas out there who've done the same.

Part of my reason for doing this is to be able to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By Fiercemama
I just saw online the other day that Gap and Old...

I just saw online the other day that Gap and Old Navy makes slim sizes.

I have found that Gymboree fits long,and is similar quality to Gap. I've found things from Gymboree second hand - I find...
Forum: Parenting   11-27-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Fiercemama
What about selling it on Ebay or Craigslist or...

What about selling it on Ebay or Craigslist or something like that?
Forum: Lactivism   11-27-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,339
Posted By Fiercemama
I love this thread. Nope, I never had a bad...

I love this thread.

Nope, I never had a bad experience. I DO have three lovely moments when three very different strangers shared beautiful positive comments with me.

One of them was when I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-23-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Fiercemama
My DD NEV-ER unlatched on her own. EVER. I...

My DD NEV-ER unlatched on her own. EVER. I realized that part of the problem was her getting all comfy with nursing, then me arbitrarily telling her "that's it, we're done, off you go". Try looking...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-22-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By Fiercemama
Clean enough to be healthy, dirty enough to be...

Clean enough to be healthy, dirty enough to be happy. That's my motto.

Be patient with the carrier - some kidlets go through stages, or sometimes it takes some experimentation to find one that...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-22-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Fiercemama
Not something I tried myself, but the...

Not something I tried myself, but the homeopathic phytolacca is what I have heard recommended for plugs and mastitis. I know of mums who experienced recurrent plugs who used it successfully.
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-21-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Fiercemama
Not true for bf babies... ...

Not true for bf babies...
http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns...n-nursing.html (http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/ear-infection-nursing.html)
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-12-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Fiercemama
I like the People book too. We have this...

I like the People book too.

We have this book, I'm happy with it, and DD has often asked for it:
http://www.amazon.com/What-I-Believe.../dp/0761314482...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-12-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Fiercemama
Think about the last thing you bought -...

Think about the last thing you bought - sweater/CD/book/kitchen do-dad, whatever. Think about that feeling you had when you bought it, how you thought it would make you happy, and change your life,...
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