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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Obviously she won't talk any of the past out with...

Obviously she won't talk any of the past out with you, you've tried that and she's shut that out. My past is similar with my mom and stepdad. We keep updates casual and quick. Haven't seen each other...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Can't think of any book specifically for them,...

Can't think of any book specifically for them, but some I'd recommend for him are "Emergency Childbirth" by Gregory White, "Spiritual Midwifery" by Gaskin, my DH got a lot out of "The Thinking...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-27-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I use lanolin (the refined breastfeeding ointment...

I use lanolin (the refined breastfeeding ointment kind) as a water barrier alternative to Vaseline or whatever for diaper area irritation. Can you notice a kind of food that's making the irritation...
Forum: Toddler Health   04-26-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Eczema in the ears could do that, or maybe a...

Eczema in the ears could do that, or maybe a dental problem. Could be some kind of headache or sinus pressure thing. Food intolerance maybe, you could try an elimination diet.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine broke naturally as I was getting very...

Mine broke naturally as I was getting very dilated every time, and all the sudden downward pressure led to an urge to push right away, twice it was too soon for pushing and when I tried I had...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-23-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Are you keeping hydrated enough? That could make...

Are you keeping hydrated enough? That could make a big difference. You've already noted how it changes when everything else shows you're about to ovulate. I never noticed the stringyness, myself,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-23-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My first thought that came from from "Oedipus...

My first thought that came from from "Oedipus sings" was Oedipus Rex: The Musical :duck

Mom is the first female who is important in their life, we are kind of an archetype of women to them. I...
Forum: Dental   04-22-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Some people become allergic to tea tree oil,...

Some people become allergic to tea tree oil, clove is really strong too, and essential oils are very strong even if you can use them in dilution and/or on less sensitive areas they have potential to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-22-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I don't mind violent games, warfare based or...

I don't mind violent games, warfare based or arena fighting for example, but anything that simulates illegal activity, violence without purpose, or terrorism isn't going to get played in my house.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Great standardized test scores and...

Great standardized test scores and extracurricular experiences will help with selective universities besides a great GPA. Online schooling like that counts mostly the same as normal school. Diplomas...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Strawbale walls are superinsulated, you'd need to...

Strawbale walls are superinsulated, you'd need to add insulation when converting a shipping container, the energy efficiency as far as heat loss depends entirely on how much you add and it would take...
Forum: Toddler Health   04-17-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By JamieCatheryn
After recovering from a tummy bug last month my 2...

After recovering from a tummy bug last month my 2 year old was whiny and acted younger than he was for a few days, he was still feeling less than 100% and had gotten used to being babied while he was...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,840
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Awnings on the south windows, south and west...

Awnings on the south windows, south and west deciduous shade trees (for long term), solar attic fan, attic ventilation, sleeping downstairs on hottest nights, taking showers before bedtime to cool...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-16-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Some midwives to look into: Olivia Marshburn with...

Some midwives to look into: Olivia Marshburn with Midwifery Services, Donna Galatti with Monarch Midwifery, Nancy Harman with Birthwise. Full out of pocket costs for homebirth are similar to hospital...
Forum: Gardening   04-15-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I think people usually use cardboard or newspaper...

I think people usually use cardboard or newspaper if they are just dividing raised beds off from dirt. Why not build a box yourself with a bottom to it? It would be a rather simple design, and it'll...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-12-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I read a chapter every night to mine. Lately...

I read a chapter every night to mine. Lately we've read the Bible, Matilda, My Side of The Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, and Pippi Longstocking
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-12-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Look into getting a woodstove with a water...

Look into getting a woodstove with a water reservoir built in for hot water. Also look into diy solar solutions, like the inside of an old water heater tank painted black, possibly in a clear topped...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-11-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 360
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My kids are pretty happy with eggs and a little...

My kids are pretty happy with eggs and a little sausage or bacon, salads and grilled chicken and/or hb eggs, grilled or slow roasted meat with piles of buttered veggies on the side, and loads of...
Forum: Women's Health   04-10-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Hi, welcome to Mothering. Wow I really feel badly...

Hi, welcome to Mothering. Wow I really feel badly for that mom. By the way they will probably ask you to go back and edit the post to just give the link and a small portion of the quoted story...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-09-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Don't feel like you have to convince them of...

Don't feel like you have to convince them of anything, you won't be able to anyway. The choice is totally up to you though. You can give them a brief version of why if you want to, but refuse to get...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-09-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,106
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Some form of cold pack might be good the first...

Some form of cold pack might be good the first day afterward. Heavy flow pads or folded birdseye flats were fine for me for lochia. My water always broke at the end of labor so I was naked or nearly...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-08-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By JamieCatheryn
They'll be laying by about 4-5 months old if you...

They'll be laying by about 4-5 months old if you buy chicks, but sometimes you'll find local people who will raise pullets and sell them once they're hitting their prime, or some people sell them at...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-08-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I don't have experience with fibro but I do lean...

I don't have experience with fibro but I do lean toward paleo on a budget ($130/wk for 5 people). On sale/in season produce are a must, and you have to buy the cheapest meat cuts. Buy in bulk and...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-02-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Can you tell if it's just skin or into muscle?...

Can you tell if it's just skin or into muscle? Because unless it's pretty deep it would be fine most likely, my midwives I've had said they avoid stitching as long as things aren't very deep and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By JamieCatheryn
At your kids' age it wouldn't be about childcare...

At your kids' age it wouldn't be about childcare but instead about spending time with her mostly for grandma's sake now but theirs in the long term. Even at 17-25 I went over to spend time with my...
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