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Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-01-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By VikingKvinna
Oh, I'm sorry - I misread your OP and thought...

Oh, I'm sorry - I misread your OP and thought your DD was literally physically pushing. Gosh, that does change things somewhat...I mean, your friend shouldn't get "scary angry" over a child saying...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-01-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By VikingKvinna
Please help! Over the weekend DP said to me that...

Please help! Over the weekend DP said to me that he is ready to try spanking our DS, who is almost 6 and with whom we've been having a lot of trouble lately. I am opposed to this -- adamantly...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-01-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By VikingKvinna
It sounds as though you left the situation...

It sounds as though you left the situation having resolved things, at least somewhat, with your friend, though?

I think leaving at the first signs of trouble (and explaining to your DD beforehand...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-01-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By VikingKvinna
Hugs, Mama. Doesn't the "only Mom will do" thing...

Hugs, Mama. Doesn't the "only Mom will do" thing drive you batty, especially when it's something as seemingly small as putting on lotion or getting a glass of water?


Still, give yourself a pat...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-11-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By VikingKvinna
What a sweet idea! I'd add some reminiscing:...

What a sweet idea! I'd add some reminiscing: remember the first time you saw each other/first time you kissed/any other special memories (favorite memory of each other) as well as some daydreams: if...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-11-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 524
Posted By VikingKvinna
Sorry, but i have to agree with the posters who...

Sorry, but i have to agree with the posters who didn't see much wrong with your DH's responses. Yes, you were having a conversation at cross purposes, but he's concerned for the welfare of the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-21-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By VikingKvinna
Quote: Originally Posted by KJoslyn78...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KJoslyn78 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12652489)

Personally, if i was invited for dinner i...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-20-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By VikingKvinna
Quote: Originally Posted by paisleypoet...

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Originally Posted by paisleypoet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12651710)
Is lentil loaf too "out there?" I don't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-20-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By VikingKvinna
Quote: Originally Posted by texaspeach...

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Originally Posted by texaspeach http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12649447)
I like them mashed with chipotle and adobo...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-20-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,041
Posted By VikingKvinna
Tonight we are having ham and cabbage -- a...

Tonight we are having ham and cabbage -- a half-picnic ham, cooked in a small amount of water until falling off the bone, with potatoes and wedges of cabbage added to the mix....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-20-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,041
Posted By VikingKvinna
Quote: Originally Posted by flminivanmama...

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Originally Posted by flminivanmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12647575)
oh duh - we can't use tofu either (due...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-20-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By VikingKvinna
OK, so for two years running now we've had...

OK, so for two years running now we've had vegetarian guests coming for Thanksgiving, and both times I haven't found out until the last minute (either that they were vegetarian, or that they were...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-20-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By VikingKvinna
Hi mamas, We're having company tomorrow and...

Hi mamas,
We're having company tomorrow and the guest is GF/DF. I have dinner covered, but need some ideas for a gluten-free, dairy-free dessert. Ideally I'd like it to be something I can make from...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-20-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 32,219
Posted By VikingKvinna
Quote: Originally Posted by EmeraldGardener...

Quote:
Originally Posted by EmeraldGardener http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12648911)
One little tip that I learned in the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-19-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,041
Posted By VikingKvinna
Quote: Originally Posted by flminivanmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by flminivanmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12640906)
i forgot to add last night, this sounds...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-18-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,041
Posted By VikingKvinna
flminivanmama, what are borekas? Last night...

flminivanmama, what are borekas?

Last night we had asian-style salmon patties, garlic-and-sesame asian greens (tat soi and baby bok choy) and jasmine rice.

Tonight is chicken enchiladas.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-16-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,041
Posted By VikingKvinna
Tonight we had a roasted chicken, gravy, whipped...

Tonight we had a roasted chicken, gravy, whipped potatoes, and sauteed buttered spinach.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-16-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By VikingKvinna
I thought rice didn't do so well in the slow...

I thought rice didn't do so well in the slow cooker? I'd rather just make it fresh.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-16-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By VikingKvinna
It is very easy to make breakfast sandwiches,...

It is very easy to make breakfast sandwiches, like McDs, but for much cheaper and better. It doesn't take long to heat them in the oven (if you turn the oven on first thing when you get up) or can...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-16-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By VikingKvinna
It's a special occasion for DD too, right?...

It's a special occasion for DD too, right? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I would make a third for her, cut the meat off, and give her some for Thanksgiving and then...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-11-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By VikingKvinna
We almost always have quick bread or muffins on...

We almost always have quick bread or muffins on hand. I also love hummus with carrots or pita bread. Also, tortilla chips (MYO to make them healthier) with bean dip or cheese or salsa or guac or all...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-11-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By VikingKvinna
Cooking Light, Gourmet, and Saveur are the ones...

Cooking Light, Gourmet, and Saveur are the ones I subscribe to. Once in a while I get Food & Wine as a treat. I like Martha Stewart's various mags too -- Living and Everyday Food (is that the name...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-11-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By VikingKvinna
Homemade mac-n-cheese? Roasted chicken with...

Homemade mac-n-cheese?

Roasted chicken with some kind of squash.

Veggie pizza.

Soup? My kids aren't big soup fans but maybe yours are. Veggies, some chicken, some noodles?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-11-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,041
Posted By VikingKvinna
Let's see, what have we been eating for dinner?...

Let's see, what have we been eating for dinner? Last night I made minestrone, with grilled cheese sandwiches for the picky people. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-09-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 1,427
Posted By VikingKvinna
My DP has a goatee, but no mustache. He used to...

My DP has a goatee, but no mustache. He used to have one, but I talked him into shaving it a few years ago and he looks so much better w/o it, IMO. I wouldn't mind if he was clean shaven, although...
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