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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By farmermomma
DDC Crashing. I've dealt with lead. You can get...

DDC Crashing. I've dealt with lead. You can get lead testers in the hardware store for about ten bucks. It's a squeeze a tube to activate thing. Squeeze this onto qtips instead of wiping with the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 14,740
Posted By farmermomma
Craig's List scores: 1 big yard wagon totally big...

Craig's List scores: 1 big yard wagon totally big enough for behind a lawn mower but I put a pull handle on it $90. 3 Red Ryder wagons, 2 wooden one metal. My pumpkins ride in style.

KQ- nice...
Forum: Diapering   10-18-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By farmermomma
I know. I hate that. I used some fleece in...

I know. I hate that. I used some fleece in contrasting colors and sewed on some pieces that I tie up.

Let me know if this makes sense. I can post a picture someday if you want.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-18-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By farmermomma
Thanks. I'll check into that.

Thanks. I'll check into that.
Forum: Baby Health   10-17-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By farmermomma
I'm so glad you got tested. I never felt the need...

I'm so glad you got tested. I never felt the need to vein test either. Is kiddo walking? I think that just has to bring levels down significantly.
Forum: Unschooling   10-17-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By farmermomma
Single momma homeschooler here. Okay so you have...

Single momma homeschooler here. Okay so you have to provide the results but is there any agreed upon score that has to be met to continue unschooling? Hmm maybe this is something I should consider...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-17-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By farmermomma
Goat lice

Any advice on treating goat kid with lice? Same things as people kid? Blue scope works for my human kid anyone tried this on a goat?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,494
Posted By farmermomma
I really like that last part. We don't need a...

I really like that last part. We don't need a vaccine for everything. What are we doing to our species and the balance of the earth?

Welcome to MDC. I hope to hear more of your ideas.
Forum: Baby Health   10-13-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By farmermomma
MDC is mothering dot com. Look up the old...

MDC is mothering dot com. Look up the old threads on this. There is lots of great info and personal stories.

You can get a do it yourself lead test from the hardware store. Is there any peeling...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By farmermomma
Even better!

Even better!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-13-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By farmermomma
Talk to a lawyer. He may not be entitled to any...

Talk to a lawyer. He may not be entitled to any of it since it came through an inheritance. Or maybe a quarter of the house since you two bought out your sister. Why his brother? That does sound...
Forum: Baby Health   10-13-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By farmermomma
Have you tested for lead around the house? I...

Have you tested for lead around the house? I would get her tested. There are some special foods that can help reduce lead. Have you read through the lead threads on MDC?
Forum: Unschooling   10-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By farmermomma
Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins. Running a patch,...

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins. Running a patch, market and festival. Trying to make half of my years income in one month. Add a few drama moments like my foot getting smashed and my dog eating rat...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By farmermomma
Really she couldn't just wear a swimsuit? That's...

Really she couldn't just wear a swimsuit? That's how my mom bathes my kids. Show some respect grandma.
Forum: Single Parenting   10-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By farmermomma
Hugs. My heart goes out to you and your children...

Hugs. My heart goes out to you and your children in this challenging time.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By farmermomma
It's not about sexism. It's about switching...

It's not about sexism. It's about switching custody. It would be the same for me if genders were reversed.

The fear for me would be something's not going "right" well then just try the other...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-09-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By farmermomma
I'm all for dad's getting custody when it is...

I'm all for dad's getting custody when it is deserved but I think it is a slippery slope to lean in favor of a remarried parent because there are 2 adults now in the household. I don't have any easy...
Forum: Games   10-04-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 566
Posted By farmermomma
Yes it is. Google it.

Yes it is. Google it.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-03-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By farmermomma
I'm so sorry for what you're going through. I...

I'm so sorry for what you're going through. I just want to send you hugs. This too shall pass?
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By farmermomma
What kind of a climate are you in? How much will...

What kind of a climate are you in? How much will you be outdoors? Is it possible to put an rv close by for more living and storage and get away space? Mine was fairly inexpensive and has turned out...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By farmermomma
Yeah doesn't solve the sliding down problem. It...

Yeah doesn't solve the sliding down problem. It just keeps the teeth from being in the same ouchie spot. My guy didn't need much positioning when we went through that. I just laid him down had my...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,322
Posted By farmermomma
It's so not selfish for you to be happy. That's...

It's so not selfish for you to be happy. That's what your kids will benefit from most. If you need to be alone longer do it. Yay happy mom!
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-23-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By farmermomma
Nursed driving the tractor for hayrides around...

Nursed driving the tractor for hayrides around the pumpkin patch. He was 4/5 months then. Can we do it again at 16/17 months? I don't know.
Forum: Single Parenting   09-21-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 8,959
Posted By farmermomma
So I cried when my last period came. I'm not even...

So I cried when my last period came. I'm not even trying or logically want to be pregnant now. I'm still in the spacing period and I need to move to a new house. But part of me wants another baby...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By farmermomma
Yes. My now 6 year old was an "art director" at...

Yes. My now 6 year old was an "art director" at that age. Not so much with blocks, but story time crafts etc. Is your little one a perfectionist? I think that was the root of our issue. Anyway, happy...
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