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Forum: Personal Growth   05-06-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 155,677
Posted By raksmama
Luper, I know you posted this in September and...

Luper, I know you posted this in September and it is May now, but I thought I would answer anyway even if I am very late. Our Waldorf ordeal over and done and i hardly ever go on this forum now, but...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-11-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By raksmama
 Please, Can any Mamas here share a great recipe...

 Please, Can any Mamas here share a great recipe for energy bars ? I'd like one using soaked nuts. I tried using a recipe but when I used soaked nuts and seeds it did not work.
Thanks!
Forum: Learning at School   10-11-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,818
Posted By raksmama
My son just started High school, 9th grade this...

My son just started High school, 9th grade this year and it does seem he has a few hours of homework every night, often even on weekends.
It has been gradual. He did not have a lot in elementary...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-25-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 155,677
Posted By raksmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lisasign2me http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/683104/life-after-waldorf-a-support-group/1080#post_16909275)
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Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-04-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By raksmama
I think your request is reasonable.   I have...

I think your request is reasonable.
 
I have tried allowing my son (14) to set his own limits, but unfortunately it is not working! Last night he took 2 hours to do homework that should have taken...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-20-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,225
Posted By raksmama
 This is good to know! thanks so sharing!   ...


This is good to know! thanks so sharing!
 
Quote:Originally Posted by BubblingBrooks http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-16-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By raksmama
   My Sympathies and big hug to you!  I...


 
My Sympathies and big hug to you!  I still remember my first meeting with my son's kindergarten teachers. They had only negative things to say about him. I was crushed, so I know how you feel!...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-15-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By raksmama
   DS (13) was diagnosed with a co-ordination...


 DS (13) was diagnosed with a co-ordination disorder at around 7. Since then he has greatly improved and even started to play soccer. However he is extremely tight and injured himself while...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-15-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 884
Posted By raksmama
considering he just started conventional school...

considering he just started conventional school and is doing well there and liking it, I'd say leave him in school.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-15-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By raksmama
I agree!

I agree!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-09-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By raksmama
Sorry I don't have any concrete advice for you,...

Sorry I don't have any concrete advice for you, only my sympathy! It hurts when this happens! My 13 can be moody like that too. Generally he is good natured, but he can say mean things when he gets...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-04-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By raksmama
The one you mentioned looks very good too and I...

The one you mentioned looks very good too and I think I'll check it out!
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-04-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,444
Posted By raksmama
Thanks! I've never been able to find Harmony...

Thanks! I've never been able to find Harmony butter. We do buy our beef from a local farm in Alymer, so I will ask about milk.
Does anyone know about Goats Milk? I personally tollerate it better...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-03-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By raksmama
  We have been eating TF for some time now...


We have been eating TF for some time now with a few lapses now and then like eating out or when we travel. My husband never lost any weight.   Finally he did a TF version of the South Beach diet....
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-03-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,444
Posted By raksmama
We live in Canada too. I would like to find raw...

We live in Canada too. I would like to find raw milk, but since I can't, I still think organic is better. But we use mostly milk products like kefir, yougurt, cream  and cheese rather than milk.  I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-01-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By raksmama
 If I had to narrow it down it would be Isabel...

 If I had to narrow it down it would be Isabel Allende, Rudolfo Anaya and Charles De Lint.
Why? Because with all of them I've loved everything I've read with the exception of a few short stories...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-01-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By raksmama
 Do you mean Nights at the Circus by Angela...

 Do you mean Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter? http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0140077030/theendicotstudio...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-24-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,225
Posted By raksmama
 Before I made my broth the TF way, I only...


Before I made my broth the TF way, I only simmered the chicken about and hour so I used to add herbs and spices. Now because I aim at cooking the bones around 12 hours I only put the spices and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-22-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,225
Posted By raksmama
 My husband is like that. He can't stand the...


My husband is like that. He can't stand the way it makes the house smell.He is happy to have the soup i make from the broth however!
For this reason I don't make broth as often as i would like, I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-09-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By raksmama
 I was still using canned tomatoes,organic but...

 I was still using canned tomatoes,organic but nevertheless..we've stopped now. But it is  important to know that some foods should just not be eaten if you can't get organic.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-21-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By raksmama
Foods You Should Never Eat   I have posted a...

Foods You Should Never Eat
 
I have posted a link to this article for all you Mamas who have relatives for friends who do not understand your family's food choices.
This article is from a very...
Forum: Women's Health   12-21-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By raksmama
  Thanks so much for your reply!  I'd given...


Thanks so much for your reply!  I'd given up!
I will check out the special needs forum. I had not thought of that.
I have not had my son tested yet but will.
Just wondering what are the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-20-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By raksmama
Wow! Really moving! Thanks for sharing!

Wow! Really moving! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-20-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,225
Posted By raksmama
   From what I understand, Weston A Price...


 From what I understand, Weston A Price examined the diets of many different cultures and the diets really did vary. The isolated Swiss ate dairy, but not fish, The Japanese fish but not dairy....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-18-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 695
Posted By raksmama
The Dancing Girls of Lahore by Louise Brown   ...

The Dancing Girls of Lahore by Louise Brown
 
http://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Girls-Lahore-Pakistans-Pleasure/dp/0060740426...
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