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Forum: Women's Health   02-19-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By greenbeanmama
Oh good.  So we'll be on the right track soon,...

Oh good.  So we'll be on the right track soon, it sounds.  One doctor told me that all the pulminologist would do is tell me to keep using Pulmicort.  But it sounds like there is help for him; we...
Forum: Women's Health   02-18-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By greenbeanmama
My four-year-old's asthma is out of control and...

My four-year-old's asthma is out of control and I don't know what to do.
 
Last winter he had a lingering cough for two months - nothing serious, just noticeable.  By the time I finally decided to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-07-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By greenbeanmama
We're looking at ordering curriculum for next...

We're looking at ordering curriculum for next year, and we'll be going with Sonlight core K.  But my son will be through Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons by the end of this schoolyear. ...
Forum: Women's Health   01-15-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By greenbeanmama
Fresh pineapple helps me when I go through a...

Fresh pineapple helps me when I go through a period of time when I bruise easily.  There's an enzyme in fresh pineapple (destroyed by heat, hence not canned) that helps - it also helps ripen the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-07-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By greenbeanmama
Oh, Mama, that doesn't sound like a good...

Oh, Mama, that doesn't sound like a good situation!
 
I have a son who is four, and I can tell that he's the one who will most likely get picked on in later years.  My only consolation is that,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-06-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By greenbeanmama
My four-year-old LOVES to cook, and has since...

My four-year-old LOVES to cook, and has since before he's been walking. He has a play kitchen, and helps with things like shredding lettuce for salads and helping measure flour, etc. But now he's...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-05-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By greenbeanmama
So, due to gall bladder issues, my husband's...

So, due to gall bladder issues, my husband's dinners have consisted of three things lately: baked potatoes, chicken noodle soup, or chicken and rice. He wants variety, but I'm not a very good cook...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-31-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By greenbeanmama
Yeah, it wasn't so much the tree incident in and...

Yeah, it wasn't so much the tree incident in and of itself, but that sort of thing has been happening MUCH more frequently over the past two weeks. My son got sick last night (fever, throwing p,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By greenbeanmama
My son just turned four.  As a baby, he was very...

My son just turned four.  As a baby, he was very high needs (nursed every hour and half around the clock, didn't sleep through the night until two years, didn't handle being separated from me very...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By greenbeanmama
I'd say my son, who is four, isn't a "block"...

I'd say my son, who is four, isn't a "block" kiddo.  We have about three hundred blocks in different colors and shapes, but he never just plays with them on his own.  The only time he's interested...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-29-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By greenbeanmama
Oy.  We are so much in the same boat.  For my...

Oy.  We are so much in the same boat.  For my son's first birthday, Grandpa and Grandma got him a bouncy horse (among other things).  For his second birthday, they got him a full-frame riding horse...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-21-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By greenbeanmama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by nwatt http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By greenbeanmama
Have you heard of Teaching Your Child to Read in...

Have you heard of Teaching Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons?  I can't remember the author, but if you check Amazon, you'll find it.  They said that any four- or five-year-old should be able to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-10-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By greenbeanmama
We're using Sonlight P4/5 right now, but my son...

We're using Sonlight P4/5 right now, but my son is ready and wanting to learn to read.  The LA for kindergarten with Sonlight has so much writing!  He's not that developed with fine motor skills yet...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-28-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By greenbeanmama
My son will be four on the 16th, so they're very...

My son will be four on the 16th, so they're very close in age!
 
We usually do a small party (family only), where I make the cake "match" the gift - last year he got a Hot Wheel race track, so I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-23-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,823
Posted By greenbeanmama
I would so love an orange poppysed recipe.   ...

I would so love an orange poppysed recipe.
 
 
 
 
 
 
And can I confess that I don't have a cranberry orange bread recipe? (hint, hint!)  We don't do much with breads - I do Christmas cookie...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   11-13-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 20,484
Posted By greenbeanmama
Anyone in Iowa with the pox?  I know there's...

Anyone in Iowa with the pox?  I know there's some about two hours from us, but was hoping to not drive quite that far - we're south central (Marion/Mahaska Counties)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-13-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By greenbeanmama
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Quote:Originally Posted by MJoKirk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-13-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By greenbeanmama
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Quote:Originally Posted by Marylizah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-13-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,591
Posted By greenbeanmama
We're getting our 14-month-old a play tree house...

We're getting our 14-month-old a play tree house (doll house in tree form).  It's waaay too old for her.  Why is she getting it?  Because it's really for her older brother, but if it's "hers"...
Forum: Women's Health   11-13-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By greenbeanmama
   Quote:Originally Posted by Panserbjorne ...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Panserbjorne


Depends on the color for the "furriness" as well.  You can actually tell a lot about organ function from the tongue.  Chinese...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-12-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,872
Posted By greenbeanmama
Well, we have an old drafty farm house, with...

Well, we have an old drafty farm house, with many single-paned windows (covered in plastic right now), and there is no insulation under part of our kitchen and bathroom (our pipes freeze if we don't...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-12-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By greenbeanmama
Sometimes when I swallow food, it goes up...

Sometimes when I swallow food, it goes up instead of down, and gets stuck somewhere in my nasal cavity.  It happens lots when I eat pasta or rice, and every single time I eat Twizzlers.  Sometimes...
Forum: Women's Health   11-10-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By greenbeanmama
Well, this isn't a natural remedy, but my son...

Well, this isn't a natural remedy, but my son takes Miralax every day.  Not a full dose (he's only four), but he started on it when he was about 14 months, and if we skip a day or two, we definitely...
Forum: Women's Health   11-10-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By greenbeanmama
Oh yes - forgot to mention that if you have a...

Oh yes - forgot to mention that if you have a tendency of taking it off in the middle of the night (and not realizing it because you're still half asleep), you might want to check out the different...
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