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Forum: Women's Health   06-11-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,912
Posted By haitimom
Croup and whooping cough can sound similar. When...

Croup and whooping cough can sound similar. When we were young my brother had whooping cough. It sounds like a bark but croup makes a similar noise on the intake of breath. I have treated croup many...
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By haitimom
I have found that cool night air is the most...

I have found that cool night air is the most helpful at night when they seem to coughing the worst. If it's cold out I just bundle them up and sit outside. Inside I use a cool mist vaporizer, I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-20-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By haitimom
I do it often. I mostly limit it to two separate...

I do it often. I mostly limit it to two separate orders. It makes things easier for me. I also don't if there is a line. I figure as the customer, I can didvide my purcases any way I like. Their job...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-20-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,923
Posted By haitimom
My best recent score was a Vita-Mix for $9.75....

My best recent score was a Vita-Mix for $9.75. My best score ever was an All-American canner for $29.99. They go for about $300 new,not sure about used. I was pretty geeked to say the least!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-19-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,080
Posted By haitimom
I voted wooden sled and from northern states.  I...

I voted wooden sled and from northern states.  I guess now that I think about it I'm from the midwest. I'm from Ohio. A toboggan is a wooden sled w/metal runners. A plastic sled is a sled, a round...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-02-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By haitimom
Montana Mom,          Thanks for the link. I...

Montana Mom,
         Thanks for the link. I feel like I wrote it. People have always been surprised to hear that I didn't gain my extra weight during my prenancies, that it was always the first 30...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-23-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By haitimom
Can anyone suggest a really good chiropractor?...

Can anyone suggest a really good chiropractor? I'm looking for someone that is really good with babies and adults.
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-22-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By haitimom
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-17-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By haitimom
We will in St.Petersburg for two months,over the...

We will in St.Petersburg for two months,over the holidays. We have never been there before. Can anyone tell me some great activities to do as a family? Are there any great places to buy groceries?...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,352
Posted By haitimom
My best score ever was an All-American canner...

My best score ever was an All-American canner for $29.99. It was a "splurge" but they are $300 brand new.http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Family Planning   02-21-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By haitimom
We have been in the same boat,twice. After my...

We have been in the same boat,twice. After my first two were born we stopped because they were both born w/ birth defects. Logically it made no sense to have more but our hearts had always wanted...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-24-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By haitimom
Thanks everyone. I think I am going to go with a...

Thanks everyone. I think I am going to go with a DRD kit. I am still trying to decide if I should buy the pre-made head.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-12-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By haitimom
I would love to make a cloth baby doll for my dd...

I would love to make a cloth baby doll for my dd age 18mo. I fell inlove with the Kathy Kruse dolls. They are very cost prohibitive. I hadn't thought to make my own until I visited here. I am a new...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-07-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By haitimom
I agree with the previous posters. I keep our...

I agree with the previous posters. I keep our own cow. In my state raw milk is legal. I still couldn't find raw milk that was organic. I did find local organic dairies that was pasturized and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-06-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By haitimom
How do you take the powders? In a smoothie,off...

How do you take the powders? In a smoothie,off the spoon? I was just thinking the liquids would be easier to take.
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-03-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By haitimom
Infeel that I need to take a calcium supplement....

Infeel that I need to take a calcium supplement. I know to take mag. also. My question is, Which one? Wilderness Family Naturals has powdered nutraceuticals, coral calcium and these liquid ones....
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-24-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 51,881
Posted By haitimom
I read the other posts and wanted to add this....

I read the other posts and wanted to add this. For breathing it in I believe it has the same effect as coal dust for the miner, = black lung. Also cotton lung for the mill worker. Breathing in the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-24-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 51,881
Posted By haitimom
Hello Ladies, I didn't read all the posts,I...

Hello Ladies,
I didn't read all the posts,I will later,but I wanted to share my experiences with you. We use DE all the time. It works great for all gut/bowel issues. IMO While living in Haiti we...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-24-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By haitimom
I agree with you that it looks very restrictive....

I agree with you that it looks very restrictive. In my experience swaddling does make a difference in the first few weeks. I didn't swaddle my first, because he was born in June and it was so darn...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   09-18-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By haitimom
Does anyone use a steam canner for fruits and...

Does anyone use a steam canner for fruits and jams? I canned some applesauce and plums and let me tell you that boiling water bath is a pain. The plums looked like mush when they were done. They...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   09-12-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By haitimom
Tomatos are a high-acid food. They don't need to...

Tomatos are a high-acid food. They don't need to be pressure canned. A boiling water bath is fine. That might make a difference. HTH!
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   08-28-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,828
Posted By haitimom
We are an hour or so north of Seattle also. I...

We are an hour or so north of Seattle also. I would love to expose my younger two and get it out of the way.
When my first two had it they got it from a daycare chld of mine who went to school. Her...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-19-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By haitimom
So we get home late last night and the pigs are...

So we get home late last night and the pigs are out. Thankfully they're in the yard. We lead them in the pen and we notice one has a cut or a split/crack in fer foot/hoof?. We asked the neighbor...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-16-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By haitimom
I can give you the name of a friend of mine. She...

I can give you the name of a friend of mine. She is in Zeeland. I used to live there. I don't know how Tf she is but I know her and her mother and sisters were actively trying to start a co-op in...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By haitimom
My DD had a few when she was about 3. They...

My DD had a few when she was about 3. They flovor thr Barium for kiddos. At the local hospital they had little bottles that were banana flovored. At the childrens hospital the mixed in their chose...
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