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Forum: Women's Health   11-04-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By motocita
My five year old still has it as well. In her...

My five year old still has it as well. In her case, I see it when she's reacting to her food allergies. She is allergic to salicylates (found mostly in fruits and vegetables). FYI, allergy to...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-09-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,240
Posted By motocita
to the OP: my dd gets allergy shiners too. or i...

to the OP: my dd gets allergy shiners too. or i should say she used to. we've been off grains (all grains, including rice and corn) for a couple of months now and the shiners are way reduced. they...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-09-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,240
Posted By motocita
i've pretty much come to the same conclusion-...

i've pretty much come to the same conclusion- that a TF will not cure all. this was a hard pill for me to swallow and sometimes i do feel angry about how much energy/time/emotion/money i'm spending,...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-30-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 522
Posted By motocita
my dh works about 100 hours a week. he works...

my dh works about 100 hours a week. he works from home so he's here, but he's downstairs and only comes up for food which he eats back at his desk. i hate it. it's been this way for a few months...
Forum: Dental   03-29-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 37,934
Posted By motocita
my 3 year old and i have been drinking bone...

my 3 year old and i have been drinking bone broth, taking cod liver oil + x factor, coconut oil, raw dairy, etc. for a couple of years now. one of the first things i noticed was how hard my teeth...
Forum: Dental   03-28-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,190
Posted By motocita
My dd and I have been taking Cod Liver Oil and X...

My dd and I have been taking Cod Liver Oil and X Factor daily, plus drinking chicken broth and eating Coconut Oil as much as possible, for about 2 years now. A few weeks after starting, my teeth...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-19-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,200
Posted By motocita
what has worked for me is to re-connect with dd...

what has worked for me is to re-connect with dd if she is acting out. there are times when she is worked up and needs to scream/run out her frustration first, but when she is done we cuddle and only...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-14-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,360
Posted By motocita
bluebell, i understand completely your angst. i...

bluebell, i understand completely your angst. i have been there so many times. i feel like dealing with my dd's allergies/intolerances has aged me. i feel like i have been to hell and back, so many...
Forum: Allergies   03-04-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By motocita
my dd (3.5) has been on a special diet since she...

my dd (3.5) has been on a special diet since she was about 2. i prepare all her food, and bring it to go everywhere. i tell her that her body doesn't like certain foods, and what the consequences...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-06-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,206
Posted By motocita
Quote: Originally Posted by timneh_mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by timneh_mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10471597)
Pick up some of his toys, at least SOME of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-05-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By motocita
is it possible that your language is too...

is it possible that your language is too permissive? by this i mean, are you giving him too many choices? or a choice when he is just not in the mood to make a choice?

my dd is 3, and recently i...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-29-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By motocita
hi there, i have no experience to offer in terms...

hi there, i have no experience to offer in terms of moving with a child. BUT, i too read gordon neufeld's book, and believe that we parents need to keep an eye on strong attachments, especially this...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-29-2008, 03:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By motocita
i haven't read all the replies (sorry) but i...

i haven't read all the replies (sorry) but i would err on the side of believing her. my 3 year old dd used to say she was nauseous often and i dismissed it for a long time, because i thought it was...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-31-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,683
Posted By motocita
mine is 3.5 so i'm not officially in this club,...

mine is 3.5 so i'm not officially in this club, yet. i'm pretty sure i will be! my dd loves loves loves nursing. i have to admit though that i'm glad she rarely wants to nurse in public anymore. i...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-25-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By motocita
i left a job paying 60K a few months after my dd...

i left a job paying 60K a few months after my dd was born. all my i thought it was important to be a working mom, to show my dd that a woman can have a career too. but once she was born, i realized...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-31-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By motocita
i'm still nursing my 3.5 yo. so i was kind of...

i'm still nursing my 3.5 yo. so i was kind of surprised that i seem to be experiencing some sort of hormone shift. suddenly my lovely-everything-is-wonderful-i'm in motherhood bliss- feeling seems...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-24-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By motocita
i watched a show called the Truth About Food...

i watched a show called the Truth About Food (ongoing series) where they carried out an experiment at school. i think there were about 30 kids involved. they had kids taste several typical snacks...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-24-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 789
Posted By motocita
Quote: Originally Posted by lovemyfamily6...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovemyfamily6 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9521331)

I'm really bothered by adults that...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-12-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 730
Posted By motocita
Quote: Originally Posted by FiberLover...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FiberLover http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9407472)

(the one thing that I kind of miss....bad...
Forum: Allergies   09-04-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,067
Posted By motocita
Quote: Originally Posted by Jaimee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaimee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9078680)
I've read this entire thread and I want to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-03-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,127
Posted By motocita
potty diva, i have a 3 year old who acts this...

potty diva, i have a 3 year old who acts this way (grumpy, impatient, aggressive) after eating certain foods she is allergic to. the difference in her temperament is like night and day. just thought...
Forum: Allergies   08-18-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By motocita
we had good results doing NAET allergy testing....

we had good results doing NAET allergy testing. it turned out to be very accurate, and we were able to determine all our allergies in just one visit. i highly recommend it.
Forum: Women's Health   08-18-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By motocita
first of all, i'm so sorry you're dealing with...

first of all, i'm so sorry you're dealing with this. my little girl had it and it was just awful, for both of us.

here are the things that worked for us: diet changes and digestive enzymes. i'm...
Forum: Women's Health   08-18-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By motocita
coconut oil. it actually is similar to...

coconut oil. it actually is similar to breastmilk and enhances breastfeeding. you can learn more about it here: http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/
i've been using it for about a year now, and...
Forum: Allergies   08-16-2007, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By motocita
i've been dealing with allergies (food...

i've been dealing with allergies (food intolerances) for my 2 year old dd for a year now. we've pretty much done it all.

if i were you knowing what i know now, i would start with digestive...
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