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Forum: Allergies   09-28-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I know first-hand how hard it is to eliminate...

I know first-hand how hard it is to eliminate corn completely but I have to say for my DD2 it has been completely worth the effort. She never tested positive to corn on any of the tests IgE or IgG...
Forum: Allergies   09-16-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I think it's hard to know for sure because it...

I think it's hard to know for sure because it really depends on the severity of the allergy. Last year DD1 had a peanut allegry in her class but could still have a peanut butter sandwich she just...
Forum: Allergies   09-15-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I totally agree with what mamafish9 is saying....

I totally agree with what mamafish9 is saying. The natural calm won't really hurt and it does such amazing things. I take it all the time and I give it to my 3 daughters all the time too. I would...
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,056
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I'm so glad I found this thread. I read it last...

I'm so glad I found this thread. I read it last night and forwarded it to my parents. We have talked for a long time about moving to a small farmette, with one house for my family that has a big...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-10-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,245
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I haven't ever posted to this forum before and I...

I haven't ever posted to this forum before and I don't know if any of my three girls are gifted but I would say they are all advanced in their speech.

When my oldest was a little over 2.5 years...
Forum: Allergies   12-10-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,449
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
We sometimes use just organic coconut oil in...

We sometimes use just organic coconut oil in place of lotion. I rotate coconut oil and aquaphor. I use the aquaphor to help seal the moisture into her skin. The nice thing about coconut oils (as...
Forum: Allergies   12-10-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
Oh boy - I can imagine how overwhelmed you're...

Oh boy - I can imagine how overwhelmed you're feeling right now. My middle DD had intolerances and when we received her test results back and it showed 21 different items we were definitely shocked...
Forum: Allergies   11-23-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
We like this cake - as another alternative. ...

We like this cake - as another alternative.

Maple/Coconut Cake:

I started with this recipe from Allergy-Free Cooking blog.

http://angkantz.blogspot.com/2008/09...-birthday.html

and...
Forum: Allergies   11-19-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
Here's a couple helpful links for corn...

Here's a couple helpful links for corn derivatives and corn free products just to get you started:
http://www.cornallergens.com/list/co...ergen-list.php
http://corn-freefoods.blogspot.com/

I...
Forum: Allergies   11-19-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
Maple/Coconut Cake: I started with this...

Maple/Coconut Cake:

I started with this recipe from Allergy-Free Cooking blog.

http://angkantz.blogspot.com/2008/09...-birthday.html

and changed it a bit so our recipe was

1 c. buckwheat...
Forum: Allergies   11-17-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I could have written your post about a year ago...

I could have written your post about a year ago - and well I'm sure I probably did. I totally understand what you are going through. We have gotten allot better but are still working on it all the...
Forum: Allergies   11-17-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
Only IgG but we did have a seperate test run for...

Only IgG but we did have a seperate test run for IgE. We used ImmunoLabs.
Forum: Allergies   11-13-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
Quote: Originally Posted by TanyaLopez...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TanyaLopez http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14667761)
eta: and this is why I'm really unsure of...
Forum: Allergies   11-13-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 308
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
serenitii "That sounds good. What were your...

serenitii "That sounds good. What were your modifications to the recipe?"

Here's a link to the recipe http://www.bobsredmill.com/recipes_detail.php?rid=115

Well I didn't have to change too...
Forum: Allergies   11-12-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 308
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
For egg replacers I have used the ground flax...

For egg replacers I have used the ground flax like Kathy mentioned but I have also lately used 3 TBS of unsweetened applesauce mixed with 1 tsp of corn free baking powder. It has worked well -...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-22-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I have to agree with HappilyEvrAfter "I quickly...

I have to agree with HappilyEvrAfter "I quickly realized that I was not parenting "mainstream" after watching the parents around me. I get tons of wonderful advice from reading this site!"
...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I have no advice either but we are right there...

I have no advice either but we are right there with you. Except that we have the added fun of our 3 year old just plain spitting on the floor - no cup to take away. UGH! I think we are headed to a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I'm sorry I don't have much to offer in terms of...

I'm sorry I don't have much to offer in terms of help but didn't want you to feel alone so here's a bit of commiseration. I was coming to this forum today for similar help as you are asking for -...
Forum: Allergies   09-10-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I have the same question as LBMarie9.

I have the same question as LBMarie9.
Forum: Allergies   09-08-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I have to add on as another person who thinks...

I have to add on as another person who thinks your awesome.

I don't know how you do it - really. Even after your list - I still don't know.

Yesterday I had all 3 girls and a sick husband and...
Forum: Women's Health   09-02-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I was nervous to try water kefir - not sure I...

I was nervous to try water kefir - not sure I had the time to figure out what to do ect. I finally ordered grains a month or so ago and have found it to be easy (only I forget sometimes how long the...
Forum: Allergies   09-02-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
A couple quick thoughts - 1) she just might...

A couple quick thoughts -

1) she just might look like she's completely fine between bouts but really she's having symptoms you’re not attributing to food reactions. Kathy's list gives you a good...
Forum: Allergies   09-01-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
We lost rice too and it is so hard to find any...

We lost rice too and it is so hard to find any prepared GF products without it. But we also can't have corn, oats, and many of the typical oils so most prepared foods are out for us.

We stopped...
Forum: Allergies   08-31-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
That cake recipe that diditus recommended is...

That cake recipe that diditus recommended is mine that I tweeked from a recipe I found online - only thing to be careful about is don't over bake it. I just made it this weekend for my oldest DD's...
Forum: Allergies   08-26-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By Hedwig_Fly
I don't know the answer for the OP but I am...

I don't know the answer for the OP but I am moving forward with additional Celiac testing because I want to know if I'm going to have a life-long issue with gluten that could also affect my...
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