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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-23-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By johub
I have bins for everything and one bin just for...

I have bins for everything and one bin just for those miscellaneous toys that dont fit. And bigger toys go on shelves.
Near the area of the floor with the little people toys there is a low shelf...
Forum: Television   02-23-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by sessy Hope you...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sessy
Hope you had a good laugh before a good sleep!

Oh I did. I went to bed and watched 4 episodes straight!
I guess I will have to ration them from now on.
Forum: Television   02-23-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by Schrody It's my...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Schrody
It's my favorite show!

Joline, I think you're too late to start watching it. It's most likely going to be cancelled although the final decision hasn't come...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-23-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,775
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by JesseMomme Oh, I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JesseMomme
Oh, I love Mulan though, can someone tell me why THAT one is racist? (thinking) Is it the "large brute, dark, evil eyed" bad guys?

Yeah I dont see any...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-23-2006, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,686
Posted By johub
Siblings WILL share germs. Period. There is no...

Siblings WILL share germs. Period.
There is no getting around it. No stopping it.
Not nursing your 2 year old will not protect your newborn from his germs in any way.
If the babe doesnt get germs...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   02-23-2006, 01:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,007
Posted By johub
That is just AMAZING. I had heard of cases...

That is just AMAZING.
I had heard of cases where there were two different fathers etc. .
But these babies have the same biological parents, and just had a very unique gene combination. Amazing .I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-23-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By johub
I keep seeign "borax" listed as an ingredient. ...

I keep seeign "borax" listed as an ingredient.
What is in it? I had no idea it was a natural product.
I have bought it, but I had no idea it was any more natural than Tide for instance.
Forum: Television   02-23-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By johub
Oh my gosh me too! Plus I just HATE lowest...

Oh my gosh me too!
Plus I just HATE lowest common denomonator Television (reality tv) and most things on nowadays.
I like characters that are GOOD. I like to root for the good guy and see people...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-23-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,427
Posted By johub
This is what I do. I use store bought laundry...

This is what I do.
I use store bought laundry detergent, the super cheap stuff from Costco, but I make sure it is bio-degradable and phosphate free.
Then I use less than 1/4 the recommended...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-23-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By johub
No dilution for disinfection. Just one then the...

No dilution for disinfection. Just one then the other, full strength.
GOsh I LOVE this method!!!
I can be a germophobe and say goodbye to bleach forever.
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-23-2006, 12:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By johub
The curve is different with breastfed babies. ...

The curve is different with breastfed babies.
The normal healthy breastfed baby is chunkiest at about 6 months, and then tapers off on weight gain.
THey gain lots of weight really quickly (which...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-23-2006, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By johub
I think I wouldnt really worry until 12 months....

I think I wouldnt really worry until 12 months. And then I might just put a little more thought/energy into it but still not freak out about it.
Forum: Television   02-23-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By johub
Does anybody watch this show? I saw a couple...

Does anybody watch this show?
I saw a couple of episodes when it first came out, but I really dont watch enough TV to remember when something I like is on.
So this Christmas I bought the whole...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   02-23-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,448
Posted By johub
The whole article reeks of a bias that says the...

The whole article reeks of a bias that says the only thing of value is business success and material wealth. And of course that family and child rearing has no intrinsic value of its own.
Why judge...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-23-2006, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By johub
I think it comes down to two choices, either...

I think it comes down to two choices, either committing yourself to getting her used to your absences, OR committing yourself to getting her used to being confined in a backpack when you are out of...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   02-22-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,114
Posted By johub
I boycott Nestle. But there are two phases to...

I boycott Nestle.
But there are two phases to boycotting nestle. VEry few people can and do boycott every Nestle owned products.
You are participating in the boycott of you agree to boycott the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2006, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By johub
If that was true everybody I know would be too...

If that was true everybody I know would be too young for solids.
As she learns to chew these pieces will get smaller.And as she eats a variety of solids they will become unrecognizable.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 768
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by Parker'smommy I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Parker'smommy
I voted three years and this is mostly because I feel very strongly that my nurslings get at LEAST two years of breastfeeding. Yes, some babes will still...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-22-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By johub
When a child runs and an adult chases the...

When a child runs and an adult chases the chasing initiates the game.
The only way to stop the game is to not initiate chase.
I would have calmly followed the direction my child went (but trying...
Forum: Activism and News   02-22-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By johub
ACOG is a professional organization. It exists...

ACOG is a professional organization. It exists for the sole purpose of protecting and unifying its members.
They will never recognize Lay Midwives because they cannot be controlled by them. They...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-22-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,490
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by oceanbaby I...

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Originally Posted by oceanbaby
I can't thank you all enough for your replies. It is really what I needed to hear today. I've got some serious thinking to do, and dh and I need to talk about...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-22-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,775
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by lisalou Dumbing...

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Originally Posted by lisalou
Dumbing down from the original story - I mean what they did to Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast (the Jean Cocteau version), Peter Pan, etc., etc. compared to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-22-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By johub
I was wondering this too, but all of that info...

I was wondering this too, but all of that info is why to delay up to 6 months. And I have long been interested in the evidence to delay past 6 months. (which I have never found)
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   02-22-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By johub
Common weevles can happen in any grain product. ...

Common weevles can happen in any grain product.
I really look for them now after eating a bowl full of maggoty raisin bran when I was pregnant.
It is gross. But really it isnt Gerber's fault....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-22-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,775
Posted By johub
Quote: Originally Posted by lisalou But...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lisalou
But isn't part of entertainment getting involved in the story lines? I sat in on a class of stereotypes and mass media. The professor asked students to tell him...
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