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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By jane-t-mommy
When someone is down around here I break out the...

When someone is down around here I break out the hot packs (rice packs) that I warm in the microwave.  Very soothing if one has the chills.  Books on tape for younger kids.  Food deliveries to the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-08-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,908
Posted By jane-t-mommy
My fav is:  open a bag of tortilla chips, warm...

My fav is:  open a bag of tortilla chips, warm up a can of refried beans, open a jar of salsa.  Dip until I can't dip no more.  This can get fancier with cheese, avocado, etc involved, but the basic...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-08-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,699
Views: 60,148
Posted By jane-t-mommy
CP enchilladas sounds heavenly!  I made Dal in...

CP enchilladas sounds heavenly!  I made Dal in my CP today, and jasmine rice in the rice cooker.  Nice to come in from a rainy night to yummy smells and hot food!  I'm serving it with green beans,...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-07-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,699
Views: 60,148
Posted By jane-t-mommy
I made a pasta bake, which is also lazy mom's...

I made a pasta bake, which is also lazy mom's lasagna:  cook shaped pasta, blend tofu, egg, garlic, seasonings and mix into pasta, stir in sauce, put in dish and top with cheese...it's a family hit....
Forum: Meal Planning   11-06-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By jane-t-mommy
A huge vat of soup/stew/chili  with biscuits or...

A huge vat of soup/stew/chili  with biscuits or bread, corn bread, roasted veggies, fruit or other pie...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-06-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By jane-t-mommy
PB & J's   Almonds with Chocolate Chips   ...

PB & J's
 
Almonds with Chocolate Chips
 
Leftover Foccacia 
 
When I make Pizza I make a TON and then we have some for snacks
 
Leftover Pancakes with PB or other Nut Butter spread between...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-02-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Here is the story:  dd (11) is a vegetarian, she...

Here is the story:  dd (11) is a vegetarian, she does eat eggs.  ds (7) a bean avoiding beanaphobe, does not like eggs, at all, and could live on noodles.  They basically are polar opposites in many...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-30-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,654
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Yes, my ds was 4 when he broke his leg (skiing)...

Yes, my ds was 4 when he broke his leg (skiing) and it was a real nightmare.  He went to physical therapy after getting the cast off and it did take some time, but he is fine now, and has been for a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By jane-t-mommy
My first thought is that she would see the kids...

My first thought is that she would see the kids entering the school at 8 (or whatever time) and not leaving until 3 (or whenever) and you could easily point out that they have been at their desks...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-26-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
A pound raw or cooked looks gigantic! I have a...

A pound raw or cooked looks gigantic! I have a food scale and I"m always amazed at how little a large amount of greens can weigh. I put loads of greens into a smoothie once or twice a day and get...
Forum: Women's Health   08-24-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By jane-t-mommy
So happy for you that your son doesn't need...

So happy for you that your son doesn't need surgery! My ds was 4 when he broke his tibia and fibula. It really sucked. No decent pain management and he couldn't use crutches, had to be carried...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-20-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Also, remember to warm up and cool down (slowly...

Also, remember to warm up and cool down (slowly working your way into and out of activity) and stretch afterwards!!! Good luck!!
Forum: Women's Health   07-25-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By jane-t-mommy
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif Do you do fever reducers at all? I always wait until the fever either hits 103 or over or if the child seems really unable to rest. But...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-25-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Wow Amber, that is really inspiring! thanks for...

Wow Amber, that is really inspiring! thanks for sharing. I also have migraines (but haven't had a one in the two weeks I've been on this plan). I'm really hoping that they resolve. I'm going to go...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-23-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Just a thought about your baby's name. Even if...

Just a thought about your baby's name. Even if your sister names one of her babies Mary, you could still use that name if you also have a girl. My step-grandfather and his cousin both shared the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-23-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Chocolate green smoothie sounds great. I don't...

Chocolate green smoothie sounds great. I don't have the eat for health book, would you mind posting that recipe? I'm going to try a Kale, Banana, Blueberry, Soy smoothie this morning...my kids think...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-22-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
I'm wondering how this is going to go when the...

I'm wondering how this is going to go when the Farmer's market season is over. I'm longing for a green house that I could grow tomatoes, chard, lettuce, and kale!!! Anyhow, 10 days in and 5.5 pounds...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-17-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
I'm off to the farmer's market for some fresh...

I'm off to the farmer's market for some fresh greens! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif I've found I really like some bean soup (cold even) poured over my greens. Almost makes...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-15-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By jane-t-mommy
I have had great success with Dr. Fuhrman's...

I have had great success with Dr. Fuhrman's book: Eat to Live. You can check him out at: http://drfuhrman.com/

Good luck with finding a workable solution!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-15-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
oh, I didn't know there was a yahoo group, cool,...

oh, I didn't know there was a yahoo group, cool, do you have a link for it?

I've decided to be very strict these first 6 weeks because I've tried losing weight (sometimes resulting in gaining up...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-14-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
The meals revolve around high nutrient plant...

The meals revolve around high nutrient plant foods. Basically 4+ servings of fruits a day, aim for 1 pound of raw vegetable salads, and 1 pound of lightly cooked green vegetables, one cup beans, one...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-14-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By jane-t-mommy
I started Dr. Fuhrman's Eat to Live 6 week plan...

I started Dr. Fuhrman's Eat to Live 6 week plan on Monday and so far the scale is down 3 pounds! Earlier this spring I tried calorie counting (with healthy food) and exercising and didn't budge the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-27-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Thanks for all the thoughtful responses. I took...

Thanks for all the thoughtful responses. I took a deep breath and talked with dd today and told her that there are other ways to "try" school without enrolling. I'm going to look into the specials...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-26-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By jane-t-mommy
Hi, my dd, always homeschooled, 9yrs old, is...

Hi, my dd, always homeschooled, 9yrs old, is interested in going to public school next fall. In a moment of extreme March blahs weakness I actually popped this idea to her as a way to alleviate my...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By jane-t-mommy
I started playing fiddle about 3 years ago with...

I started playing fiddle about 3 years ago with a group of other adult beginners. Love the camaraderie and music. Really great.
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