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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-26-2007, 03:08 AM
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-25-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By faeriewisp
Singing fun songs only works sometimes -- for a...

Singing fun songs only works sometimes -- for a little bit.
Food/water bottles only work for a short time.
My cell phone works for maybe like 2 minutes, until she drops it. Same with any other...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,880
Posted By faeriewisp
Quote: Originally Posted by nicole lisa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nicole lisa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7398774)


Not all kids respond to TV the same...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,880
Posted By faeriewisp
In my opinion and according to my beliefs, I do...

In my opinion and according to my beliefs, I do think TV can be considered "evil." As a disclaimer, this statement is in no way a judgement against all you lovely mamas....
Forum: Waldorf   02-17-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By faeriewisp
I've had 2 "waldorf babies" after my first baby,...

I've had 2 "waldorf babies" after my first baby, and its been so much fun.

Rudolph Steiner talks about the importance of color a lot with children and babies. A mauvish-purple silk ( or a red on...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-11-2006, 02:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By faeriewisp
Necessity Maiu (Estonian for sweet girl) born...

Necessity Maiu (Estonian for sweet girl)
born Dec 1st
41.9 weeks
3 hour labor
11 pounds
not a tear
did it all by myself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: November 2006   12-11-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By faeriewisp
Necessity Maiu (Estonian for sweet girl) 41.9...

Necessity Maiu (Estonian for sweet girl)
41.9 weeks
3 hour labor
11 pounds
not a tear
did it all by myself
bet I had the biggest baby in the club?
Forum: November 2006   06-21-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By faeriewisp
I love animals, don't get me wrong, but I also...

I love animals, don't get me wrong, but I also love eating them and am a bit surprised at how emotional I got today.

My landlord came over and cut a tree down in our backyard. I have no earthly...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-21-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 956
Posted By faeriewisp
Awww, that's silly. I mean, as long as you wash...

Awww, that's silly. I mean, as long as you wash your hands, right?

Keep us updated, I'd love to know the specific wording of the code you violated.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-21-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By faeriewisp
I haven't read it in a long time. I remmeber...

I haven't read it in a long time. I remmeber liking a lot of it, but that it just didn't seem appropriate for YOUNG kids, like under 7-8.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-21-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By faeriewisp
I wanna know how MDC mamas are raising their...

I wanna know how MDC mamas are raising their sons to respect women! Not just respect, but worship!

Having daughters, I'm TRYING to raise my daughters to have enormous amounts of self love and...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-21-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By faeriewisp
I've said this several times but nature really...

I've said this several times but nature really is my lifesaver as a SAHM. Everything is new and exciting to our young ones. Yeah, the routine can get relentless and boring, but when an afternoon...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-19-2006, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By faeriewisp
Yay! Toothbrush games are great!!!! I used...

Yay! Toothbrush games are great!!!!

I used to say "show me your teeth" and then "oh my goodness your teeth are green!!! what did you eat today?"

I would change up the colors, sometimes say...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-19-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By faeriewisp
The only advice I could come up with immediately...

The only advice I could come up with immediately is try not to worry about it too much!! You may find that your MIL will have a nice touch and baby will fall asleep easily for her! Maybe give it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-19-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,140
Posted By faeriewisp
In Waldorf education your daughter might be...

In Waldorf education your daughter might be described as having the Choleric temperment -- fiery, strong and willful. Cholerics are very capable of using their strength to help others and are very...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-14-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By faeriewisp
Yeah playdates have never worked for me either,...

Yeah playdates have never worked for me either, for the same reasons. I've found it's better to keep my adult company time and dd's playtime with a friend separate. We often have a friend over to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-14-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By faeriewisp
I'm excited to hear your results now!

I'm excited to hear your results now!
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   06-14-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By faeriewisp
I was told by the US technician that before 12...

I was told by the US technician that before 12 weeks gestation all young fetuses develop at the same rate and EDD determined during this time period are very accurate. (I was found to be 10 weeks, 1...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-14-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By faeriewisp
good lord!

good lord!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-14-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By faeriewisp
Do/will you do this? Why? I'm thinking that...

Do/will you do this? Why?

I'm thinking that as long as everything progresses smoothly to me, I won't bother. With both my first there was a drop in heartrate during my pushing contractions. I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-14-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By faeriewisp
Yes the legalities are definitely an issue. ...

Yes the legalities are definitely an issue.

I like the idea of having someone available who is trained in mama and baby emergency care. It would be wonderful if there were such a person willing...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-13-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By faeriewisp
I'm not sure that blood is completely darined...

I'm not sure that blood is completely darined during slaughter???

Because isn't that the difference labeled by "kosher" -- that it really IS completely drained??
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-13-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By faeriewisp
I use it when I'm washing stuff like towels! ...

I use it when I'm washing stuff like towels!

I usually do one load every two weeks of woolens, silks and delicate cottons that I wash with a lanolin woolwash containing Eucalyptus and Lavender.
...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-13-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,943
Posted By faeriewisp
Ok here's a link for an Estonian baby naming...

Ok here's a link for an Estonian baby naming site. BOys are the blue, girls the pink, and then the list of Months shows names that Estonians actually might name babies born on a certain day!
...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-13-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,943
Posted By faeriewisp
I am Estonian and all my children will have...

I am Estonian and all my children will have Estonian middle names. They are BEAUTIFUL.

Sailor Aili (eye-lee)

Mirabai Ingel (means angel)

Boy Estonian names are awesome as well. If this next...
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