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Forum: Parenting   09-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,644
Posted By babelsgp
Bettyjones one day my eldest sprayed her sister...

Bettyjones one day my eldest sprayed her sister with perfume in the face. We were at my mother's. I don't own spray perfume and I don't think my eldest meant to spray her in the face. But, my mother...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,644
Posted By babelsgp
I have bigger kids now, and many of you are...

I have bigger kids now, and many of you are talking about very little kids. Around here, time-outs weren't useful in fact they seemed to distract away from the message we wanted to convey. First, I...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   03-27-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By babelsgp
We are going to be birthing in a birth center,...

We are going to be birthing in a birth center, and our two daughters 4 & 6 want to be there. So rather than getting a sitter, I thought hiring a student doula would be fitting, to get a birth...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-15-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,138
Posted By babelsgp
Thank you for all of the replies. Labor is so...

Thank you for all of the replies. Labor is so individual, but hearing the differences is pretty neat. Back labor is hard, I had it with my second and my doc/midwife (I don't remember which she is,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-14-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,138
Posted By babelsgp
I got epidurals with both of my pregnancies, in...

I got epidurals with both of my pregnancies, in both I got to 9cm and then decided to get an epidural. This time I may be birthing at a birth center. I want to know if there is anyone out there who...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   10-05-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By babelsgp
Does anyone know if they have a weigh-off in...

Does anyone know if they have a weigh-off in MD/DE/southern PA for giant pumpkins?
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   10-05-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By babelsgp
That's best for us too. I'll PM you my number.

That's best for us too. I'll PM you my number.
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   10-04-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By babelsgp
I'd be interested in joining you. We live in...

I'd be interested in joining you. We live in Chesapeake Isle, but plan on going to Upper Chesapeake unless I grow a pair and decide to do this at home! (so the drive is just something we are...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-09-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By babelsgp
This has several: ...

This has several:
http://www.wholesomebabyfood.com/tipFirstBDay.htm
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-09-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By babelsgp
OK so I am so excited I thought I would share....

OK so I am so excited I thought I would share. My kids are 3 and 5, very very picky, like soup, hate mine, BUT NOT this time! WOOOHHOOOO
 
1/2 onion
2-3 cloves garlic
small can V-8
can kidney...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   02-17-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By babelsgp
Dentist AM tomorrow- in Burlington oO But what...

Dentist AM tomorrow- in Burlington oO
But what about next week?
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   02-15-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By babelsgp
My husband is interviewing for a travel-type...

My husband is interviewing for a travel-type position and one of the places we could live is in NM. Right now we live in Vermont. It's VERY community active, lots of farms with berry picking in the...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   02-15-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By babelsgp
Sorry I am bad BAD about posting, I would love...

Sorry I am bad BAD about posting, I would love to meet up!  I'll check back this time quicker.
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   12-08-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By babelsgp
We need some friends. I have two daughters 3 and...

We need some friends. I have two daughters 3 and 5, and since I stay at home, I don't exactly make many friends for my girls. When I am at the park I am playing with them, not trying to meet other...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   12-08-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By babelsgp
To rehash, so basically a portfolio and parent...

To rehash, so basically a portfolio and parent report is needed, or they also need the teacher's assessment? I am not planning on traditionally teaching our children, more of a we have it available,...
Forum: Unschooling   11-17-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By babelsgp
As far as math is in our house, it's by doing. ...

As far as math is in our house, it's by doing.  Because I started out the school year with Montessori type tools, she has those available, as well. I'm not sure if I am an "unschooler," I offer...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-16-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By babelsgp
TY I think that's it-sensitivity. I have been...

TY I think that's it-sensitivity. I have been trying to have a set idea of what I want to do each day, as if I have some meetable goal for the week, and I haven't been considering where she is and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-10-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By babelsgp
Funny you added Waldorf.  I've been recently...

Funny you added Waldorf.  I've been recently thinking I should just add some items of Waldorfy inspired things and watch them in both worlds. I really think a lot of it depends on the child.  My...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-10-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By babelsgp
My daughters are 2 1/2 and 4 1/2.  I am planning...

My daughters are 2 1/2 and 4 1/2.  I am planning on homeschooling them, for LOTS and LOTS of reasons.  This year I started Montessori style, I thought it would be fun and it would give me a starting...
Forum: Parenting   10-05-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By babelsgp
-finish a project, in entirety in one day -not...

-finish a project, in entirety in one day
-not have to put away the scissors, needles, screwdriver, blade, etc. and then wonder where I put them to keep out of little hands
-having a house that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-29-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By babelsgp
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif Any new news about Jo Shoes? I didn't even realize this was going to be a problem! I'm so so bummed... Is lil Jo the replacement to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,723
Posted By babelsgp
I don't know if this is really on-topic but... ...

I don't know if this is really on-topic but...

Those of you doing Santa letters, the USPS does help with this.

Obviously we can mail them to the North Pole, AK, but we can also receive them...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-19-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By babelsgp
Yup Around here she started...

Yup




Around here she started nursing more during pregnancy and it's less since the baby was born, but more than before I was preggo

It's cute to see them nurse at the same time, but the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-19-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,987
Posted By babelsgp
My DD LOVES to nurse, she's 31mo (2 yr 7mo), I'm...

My DD LOVES to nurse, she's 31mo (2 yr 7mo), I'm done but yes the relationship is very close and she uses them for connection throughout the day, something I WILL miss once she weans.

She talks...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-19-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By babelsgp
This may belong in a different area...Please...

This may belong in a different area...Please throw it into whatever category if I got it wrong http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I'm pro- child-led weaning, but I am...
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