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Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 20,660
Posted By DesireeH
Henrietta Lacks is another example. Good read:...

Henrietta Lacks is another example. Good read: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6493208-the-immortal-life-of-henrietta-lacks?ac=1

P.S. Here is the pubmed article with the reanalysis of that...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By DesireeH
I flip them backwards or put them behind better...

I flip them backwards or put them behind better books (at the library too.)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 66,131
Posted By DesireeH
Add me to this club. My 6th grader loves this...

Add me to this club. My 6th grader loves this game. He started making money off it somehow.  He has his own server and sells rank. Hopefully it is legal and it doesn't come back to bite him (us.)...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   02-06-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,592
Posted By DesireeH
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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-06-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By DesireeH
I love lentil tacos with organic corn tortillas...

I love lentil tacos with organic corn tortillas topped with avocado or mango salsa. Yum! That's my quick go-to dinner.
 
Another quickie is red potato, kale, white bean soup in the crockpot.
Forum: Parenting   02-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,585
Posted By DesireeH
I voted 9:30 but they usually don't fall asleep...

I voted 9:30 but they usually don't fall asleep until 10 ish. (6th and 2nd grade.) They get up at 7:30 for school. Weekends are more like 11:30-12 but they sleep in.
Forum: Pets   07-08-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By DesireeH
I get Castor and Pollux Organix for my almost 11...

I get Castor and Pollux Organix for my almost 11 year old boxer. No corn, soy, etc.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By DesireeH
Have you ever read Eating Animals by Jonathan...

Have you ever read Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer? I really loved that book (even though it made me sick and pissed off.) I learned a lot too, like "free range" really means nothing, they...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DesireeH
oatmeal is super yummy with a shredded carrot...

oatmeal is super yummy with a shredded carrot and raisins and a bit of real maple syrup and cinnamon (and walnuts.) Taste's like carrot cake.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DesireeH
I couldn't do a $300 budget though. Ours is more...

I couldn't do a $300 budget though. Ours is more than triple that (I am picky about organic though and my kids can eat! LOL)
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DesireeH
Lentil tacos are a cheap filling dinner: lentils...

Lentil tacos are a cheap filling dinner: lentils (I buy the melissa's one, already cooked and soft since I can't get lentils right on my own), corn tortillas, avocado+ salsa (I love homemade poblano...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-08-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By DesireeH
I'm the only vegan in my house. My family does...

I'm the only vegan in my house. My family does eat a lot of vegan meals because I'm the cook (and I don't cook meat) but when we go out or to friends, they eat whatever they want. I do kind of wish...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,389
Posted By DesireeH
Big hugs, mama.  When I was 10 years old, in...

Big hugs, mama.  When I was 10 years old, in 1990, my mom had a full term baby boy die the same way, in a HOSPITAL. Bad things sometimes happen no matter where you are and disgusting that she is...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,340
Posted By DesireeH
My daughter (second child, first homebirth) was...

My daughter (second child, first homebirth) was 41+6 days so almost 2 weeks past my edd. My labor and birth was awesome, she came when she was ready, and she was 7 pounds 12 oz.  (My mom said I was...
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,852
Posted By DesireeH
I used the thirty dollar 60" fishy pool too.

I used the thirty dollar 60" fishy pool too.
Forum: Homebirth   07-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By DesireeH
My midwife came back to my house on day 2 to do...

My midwife came back to my house on day 2 to do it and mailed it to the lab, she did it while I was nursing so it was a little less traumatic. I was glad we did it because that lab paper is how the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-26-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,175
Posted By DesireeH
The corn would be hard, I like the ezekial...

The corn would be hard, I like the ezekial sprouted corn tortillas (or the Sonoma organic ones, non GMO.)  I don't eat soy though so I do find it difficult sometimes to use vegan recipe books, etc....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-25-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,911
Posted By DesireeH
YAY, I love CSA delivery days!!! I had quinoa...

YAY, I love CSA delivery days!!! I had quinoa with aduki beans, zucchini, and red hot chili pepper for lunch today!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-25-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 979
Posted By DesireeH
I think 2002 but I have to post to see. Haha  ...

I think 2002 but I have to post to see. Haha
 
oops, I guess it was early 2003. :P
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-25-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
Posted By DesireeH
My opinion is do your best. I am in California...

My opinion is do your best. I am in California and I helped collect signatures for GMO labeling and while it feels important to me, all the negative talk sometimes makes it feel pointless, until I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-25-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,911
Posted By DesireeH
Tonight is hakubaku organic udon noodles with...

Tonight is hakubaku organic udon noodles with organic broccoli, mushrooms, cashews, liquid aminos, a bit of coconut oil and some nutritional yeast.  We eat this at least once a week. haha!
 
For...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-25-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,175
Posted By DesireeH
Hi Vegan mamas!   I'm 32 year vegan in So...

Hi Vegan mamas!
 
I'm 32 year vegan in So Cal. My husband and kids are not but they do eat vegan meals about 5 days a week because they eat what I cook. :P I went vegan a year ago (but in the past...
Forum: Midwives   07-25-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By DesireeH
I used Karen Baker for my daughter's birth in...

I used Karen Baker for my daughter's birth in 2005 and she is amazing and I highly recommend her.  My SIL used her last year and loved her as well, my SIL was a homebirth to hospital transfer (not...
Forum: California, Nevada   07-25-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By DesireeH
Charles Pumphrey in Sun City didn't give me any...

Charles Pumphrey in Sun City didn't give me any issue (I only went once though, I never did well baby checks.)
Forum: California, Nevada   07-25-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By DesireeH
It's been 6 years since I had my homebirth so...

It's been 6 years since I had my homebirth so prices have probably gone up but I paid 2400 (but I lived in Inland Empire at the time which is cheaper than LA typically.) I was given a "cash paying"...
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