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Forum: Women's Health   12-17-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Barbee
DS recently got pinworms from school. We ended...

DS recently got pinworms from school. We ended up doing two rounds of PinX, an over the counter pinworm medication. His last dose was about 10 days ago. We did it twice, 10 days apart, and the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-15-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Barbee
Hi,  We're using OM. My 5 year old son is at a...

Hi, 
We're using OM. My 5 year old son is at a homeschool charter so he has classes twice a week and the rest is with me at home. His classes at school are extracurricular. This trimester he is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Barbee
Thank you for your replies mamas! I told him...

Thank you for your replies mamas! I told him that he could spit in the toilet or the grass but everything else is off limits. We'll see how it goes. I appreciate your wisdom.
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-03-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Barbee
It's making me crazy. He swishes spit between...

It's making me crazy. He swishes spit between his teeth and sometimes spits on the floor. I don't know how to make him stop and the sound of his spit is making me ill not to mention the spit on the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,023
Posted By Barbee
Hi. We're just starting kindergarten over here....

Hi. We're just starting kindergarten over here. My ds is in a homeschool charter that provides classes two days a week and money for supplies. Right now he's taking outdoor ed, music, tennis and a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-18-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Barbee
My ds is like your dd. He still gets up at the...

My ds is like your dd. He still gets up at the same time no matter what time he goes to bed. If he goes to bed late, he's grumpy the next day....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-15-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Barbee
My ds has been ready to get up at unreasonably...

My ds has been ready to get up at unreasonably early times. This morning it was dark outside. His room is attached to my room and I know that he can play in there safely by himself (he'll be 5 in a...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-07-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Barbee
I did get the homeopathic nosodes for my ds. Two...

I did get the homeopathic nosodes for my ds. Two years ago, he got pertussis, but it was the most mild of all of his friends. In fact, his medically trained relative couldn't even tell he had it....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-15-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Barbee
I read this article as it was posted to...

I read this article as it was posted to Facebook. It's another guilt trip in my opinion. "We, as non vaccinators will be responsible for infant deaths." Ridiculous! We are never given the full...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-09-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By Barbee
Are they really effective? I know the liquid cal...

Are they really effective? I know the liquid cal mag is probably the best, but it's so pricey.
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-27-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Barbee
We just got a tandem for our 4yo. He's scared to...

We just got a tandem for our 4yo. He's scared to death of it. Any tips to gently encourage him?
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-23-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Barbee
I grew up with yelling and although I try really...

I grew up with yelling and although I try really hard not to, I sometimes yell. Not every day, not even every week, but I do. Yesterday my ds and I were at the park sitting in the grass when he...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-14-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Barbee
We have the Dyson ball and I love it. The hose...

We have the Dyson ball and I love it. The hose attachment alone is worth it. You can also turn the brush off if you are worried about scratching the floor.
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-18-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,866
Posted By Barbee
Quote: Originally Posted by MommyHawk...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MommyHawk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15069889)
how do you 'sprinkle' baking soda? doesn't...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-15-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,866
Posted By Barbee
I always moisturize with coconut oil when i get...

I always moisturize with coconut oil when i get out of the shower which includes my arm pits. After I'm dry, I sprinkle some baking soda in my arm pits. I've never had a problem with staining. I...
Forum: Women's Health   02-15-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Barbee
my dh also has gout at a young age, as well as...

my dh also has gout at a young age, as well as my brother in law and best friend's husband. My husband is able to prevent it as soon as he starts feeling the "tingling" in his toe by drinking a...
Forum: Women's Health   02-02-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Barbee
I've been dealing with a cervical fibroid tumor...

I've been dealing with a cervical fibroid tumor for a while now. It causes a lot of bleeding with blood clots. Changing my diet has helped a lot, but I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with...
Forum: Women's Health   12-23-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Barbee
I make my own kombucha and have been drinking...

I make my own kombucha and have been drinking that. I was the only one in the family who didn't throw up but I am nauseated. Dh drank the last one today and the next batch doesn't get bottled for...
Forum: Women's Health   12-19-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Barbee
Both my ds and dh have/had it. I have so much to...

Both my ds and dh have/had it. I have so much to do. Any tips?
Forum: Women's Health   12-19-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Barbee
Chia seeds. You can add them to almost anything....

Chia seeds. You can add them to almost anything. I like them soaked in water with a little agave, or added to oatmeal which is how my ds eats it. Google ideas.
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Barbee
last year we took beading wire and beads along...

last year we took beading wire and beads along with a prism and made suncatchers. they turned out really beautiful and most of the beads we found as necklaces at the thrift store. the prism is...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-22-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Barbee
I can knit and sew. I can't crochet for the life...

I can knit and sew. I can't crochet for the life of me.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-21-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By Barbee
My niece loves to read and she loves soccer. Any...

My niece loves to read and she loves soccer. Any ideas for a homemade Christmas gift?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-20-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Barbee
but I'm going to ask anyway since at this point...

but I'm going to ask anyway since at this point I'm getting desperate for $$$.. Does anyone know anything about the work at home data entry jobs I see listed in the paper? I'm leery because they ask...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-09-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Barbee
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