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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-16-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By beebalmmama
You're welcome!  Thanks Monica S., I hadn't come...

You're welcome!  Thanks Monica S., I hadn't come across this group yet either.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By beebalmmama
What about seed flours/meal? Flax meal chia...

What about seed flours/meal?
Flax meal
chia seed meal
arrowroot starch,
cashew meal
sunflower seed meal
 
I haven't specifically tried any of these, because I can't do nuts/seeds/starches....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-16-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By beebalmmama
Here's a few of the staple meals I've been...

Here's a few of the staple meals I've been making lately:
 
Turkey Meatloaf muffins. found the idea to make them muffin style over loaf from Against All Grain. Although I use a slightly different...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-06-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By beebalmmama
I'm not sure if your still checking this thread,...

I'm not sure if your still checking this thread, but here's my experience. My LO also just turned 4 and even refused to consider "having a birthday" because I had been preparing him to wean and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-06-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By beebalmmama
I haven't been lately, but started making it...

I haven't been lately, but started making it this past year. It was a lot easier than I thought it would be. I got a scoby from a friend of a friend. I will have to ask for another when I start...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-06-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By beebalmmama
I've been eating mostly paleo for about 6 months...

I've been eating mostly paleo for about 6 months now (I still eat cheese). Fortunately there are a ton of paleo blogs out there, some better than others. I did end up getting a cookbook (Against All...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-06-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By beebalmmama
I have been eating paleo/scd for about 6 months...

I have been eating paleo/scd for about 6 months now and my grocery bill is quite a bit higher than it used to be. Although my family is not eating paleo, most of our dinners are shared and I cannot...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-04-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By beebalmmama
We always do that too. My sons love getting new...

We always do that too. My sons love getting new toothbrushes, sock, etc.
This year they are each getting:
 
toothbrushes
socks
AA batteries
a few chocolates
single size Horizon chocolate milk...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By beebalmmama
I wouldn't worry about getting more than one...

I wouldn't worry about getting more than one card at this point, unless you forsee having an extremely large bill which would require a large credit limit.
We had several credit cards when I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-17-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By beebalmmama
I see you've already taken everyone's advice,...

I see you've already taken everyone's advice, but I thought I'd chime in with my experience.
My ds (34 months) has been receiving speech therapy services through EI for 8 months now and it's been...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By beebalmmama
I don't have a whole lot of advice on the...

I don't have a whole lot of advice on the regressing, because I don't have any experience with it. But are you sure he's not been aware of your pregnancy. I know it's early but that might be...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,760
Posted By beebalmmama
We have ds in sandals, right now he's wearing a...

We have ds in sandals, right now he's wearing a pair of tevas. But I also have a pair of water shoes he could wear. Last summer I pretty much kept him in the water shoes since they had pretty...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By beebalmmama
I used to think 'we' did such a good job with ds...

I used to think 'we' did such a good job with ds 1 by introducing the potty early and having him potty trained by 24 months at home and 28 months or so at daycare.  Ha ha ha ha....I realize now that...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-06-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By beebalmmama
I finally registered for the GRE in September. I...

I finally registered for the GRE in September. I was wondering if anyone here has some suggestions for prep material for the revised test. I personally don't have experience with either the old or...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-14-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By beebalmmama
I just completed two semesters of A&P and did...

I just completed two semesters of A&P and did very well. I finished my undergrad 10 years ago and didn't find that I was lacking anything. Anatomy is mostly memorization but I think Physiology is...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-28-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By beebalmmama
I don't have specific advice about going about...

I don't have specific advice about going about it. But if I were in your shoes I would focus on trying to night wean her. Personally I've always needed dh's help with nightweaning. If I were in the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-21-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By beebalmmama
I have one cabinet in the kitchen which stores...

I have one cabinet in the kitchen which stores my most used bulk and pantry type items. Dh installed a rolling shelf inside for canned tomatoes which saves a bit more rooom in there. Most of it is...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   01-20-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By beebalmmama
I realize you may already have found someone....

I realize you may already have found someone. But I homebirthed my second with Beth Karberg and she was excellent!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-16-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By beebalmmama
I agree that with the economy it is tough in...

I agree that with the economy it is tough in some places to find a teaching position. But in regards to taking what you can get, the same could be argued for nursing. New nurses don't typically have...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-15-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,265
Posted By beebalmmama
We're currently in the process of trying to get...

We're currently in the process of trying to get ds (25 months) evaluated with EI. Hopefully we'll have some sort of meeting this week. I was more of the 'don't worry and wait approach', but I don't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-12-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By beebalmmama
I'd check with some property managment companies...

I'd check with some property managment companies too. Some are a pain and not great but others are good. I wouldn't give up on CL entirely though. Some good rentals we've found through CL and I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,764
Posted By beebalmmama
Just today found a Cuisnart coffee maker for $6,...

Just today found a Cuisnart coffee maker for $6, just like my old one (which happens to still work great after 10 yrs). I'm thinking of holding onto it for backup when ours finally does break, or...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-12-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By beebalmmama
Yes, I would be upset. However I'd try to get...

Yes, I would be upset. However I'd try to get over it and give him a break if it wasn't intentional. If he chose to ignore the bus after seeing it I'd be pissed. Dh got a lucky draw a few weeks...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By beebalmmama
I took care of a little girl for a mother in...

I took care of a little girl for a mother in your same position. I was just starting to offer childcare in my home as a SAHM and it worked out pretty well. I would have liked to have had her longer,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By beebalmmama
Well in regards to working opposite shifts of...

Well in regards to working opposite shifts of your dh you may be almost guaranteed of that with nursing, especially if you plan on working in a hospital setting. My BFF has been working in a...
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