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Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-17-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 4,335
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I'm so enjoying seeing what everyone is making...

I'm so enjoying seeing what everyone is making this year!  I've given myself permission to not do a handmade holiday this year since we have a new baby.  Most of my knitting over the past year was...
Forum: Waldorf   09-28-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
We make dragon bread each year and  have a...

We make dragon bread each year and  have a special meal.  Last year we dyed capes with tumeric.  My son's St. George doll comes out  for the holiday as do some dragon and St. Michael pictures for...
Forum: Waldorf   08-12-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
No real tips, but I sympathize.  I'm now in my...

No real tips, but I sympathize.  I'm now in my third trimester and things are getting better, but for the first trimester especially, I just was not able to keep our rhythm up by any means.  I was...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   07-12-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
So, my previous midwives and I mutually decided...

So, my previous midwives and I mutually decided that we were not a good fit for each other and I am looking for a new care provider for this pregnancy due to some supposed health issues (that might...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   05-15-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
Does anyone have a lactation consultant in...

Does anyone have a lactation consultant in Northern Virginia who they recommend?  Specifically, I am looking for someone who has experience dealing with IGT (Insufficient Glandular Tissue).  I'm...
Forum: Waldorf   04-03-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I tend to be a bit of an NPR junky and have...

I tend to be a bit of an NPR junky and have really had to limit myself as  my DS has become a bit more aware over the past year.  It's hard, but I think worth it.  One thing to think about is how...
Forum: Waldorf   01-23-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
We celebrate by making dipped and poured beeswax...

We celebrate by making dipped and poured beeswax candles that we use on our Candlemas table, on the dinner table for much of the year, in our birthday ring on birthdays and as birthday cake candles....
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-23-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 12,833
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I'm forgoing the doll sling.  Maybe I'll finish...

I'm forgoing the doll sling.  Maybe I'll finish it and give it to him at epiphany.  It was really just a little something extra to go with his doll baby anyways.
 
Here's the barn my mom and I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-22-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 12,833
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I've been enjoying catching up on everyone's...

I've been enjoying catching up on everyone's projects here.  DS decided he wanted a baby doll for Christmas so I finished making a Waldorf baby doll for him today. I knit a pair of wool longies for...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,999
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
When we first started with Waldorf I noticed...

When we first started with Waldorf I noticed that all of the early childhood teachers except one always wore skirts at our previous school.  I think it is related to wearing the aprons in that in...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-04-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 953
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by BubblingBrooks http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1333203/any-tfs-gearing-up-to-ttc-in-2012#post_16731877)...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-31-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 16,249
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
Hello!     DH and I are just starting ttc...

Hello!  
 
DH and I are just starting ttc for #2.  I just had my IUD removed last week so we'll see how long it takes me to have a real cycle.  DS (almost 3) was an oops baby and I had a really...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-30-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 953
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
Thanks!  (My son and I used to live in a...

Thanks!  (My son and I used to live in a neighborhood with lots of old oak trees and spent hours under them most days)
 
Right now I'm just using the RRL tea that I could get at the grocery store...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-30-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 953
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
So happy to have found this thread!  I've been...

So happy to have found this thread!  I've been off the TF wagon for a few months now and not feeling so great.  DH and I recently decided that we are ttc so I am ever so slowly trying to get us back...
Forum: Waldorf   10-25-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
We love our Ruskovilla pants.  I ordered them...

We love our Ruskovilla pants.  I ordered them for ds over the summer on sale and they are fantastic.  As you know we're in the same region and I think they will serve us well.  We started using them...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-13-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 12,833
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
My mom started talking about how nice a needle...

My mom started talking about how nice a needle felted nativity would be yesterday, so guess what I'm working on.  I've completed the Mary figure so far and Joseph's body has been created, I just...
Forum: Waldorf   10-12-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
DS is turning three in November and I'm trying...

DS is turning three in November and I'm trying to prepare for his birthday party.  It will be a small party (probably three other three year olds).  He has decided he wants a gnome birthday, so I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-02-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 12,833
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I'm happy to share.  I wish I could give you a...

I'm happy to share.  I wish I could give you a link for this.  I know it came from somewhere online, but I just have it copied into a text document from a couple years ago.  It doesn't specify how...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-01-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 12,833
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I've done very little since my first burst of...

I've done very little since my first burst of motivation this summer.  I have been making jams and jellies and such since the spring, so I'm thinking so jars of those might be good to give to each...
Forum: Waldorf   09-24-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by irismum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1330744/grain-mill#post_16671315)

 this would be my dream...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-01-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,421
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
I'd love to hear more about this too!  Success...

I'd love to hear more about this too!  Success stories or no success stories with this would be great.
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-29-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
We've started recently with this too and are on...

We've started recently with this too and are on a pretty tight budget. Our family is also breaking a lot of costly and not so healthy habits right now with these changes.
 
I've focused on getting...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-29-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 12,833
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
thanks!  I think he's going to really love it!...

thanks!  I think he's going to really love it!  It was a lot of fun to make.   I also made a little wool vest with needle felted toadstools on it from a felted sweater, but that might be for ds's...
Forum: Waldorf   07-29-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
 Sarah,  I am so excited to see that you are...


Sarah,  I am so excited to see that you are now selling them too!  We had quite a search trying to get one about 6 months ago.  They are such fantastic toys!
Quote:Originally Posted by Sarah...
Forum: Waldorf   07-29-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By UnderTheOldOakTree
oops!

oops!
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