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Forum: December 2010   03-27-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By ajsgirl
Well, after 18 months of trying with NO success,...

Well, after 18 months of trying with NO success, lots of fertility tests and three months of acupuncture (not in the last few months though), I tested a very faint + this morning! I'm on CD31. My...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-07-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,318
Posted By ajsgirl
We rent our 4 br/3ba house in Northern...

We rent our 4 br/3ba house in Northern California for $3995 a month. Our landlord covers the landscaping and home maintenance, but we cover all other expenses (bills, trash, etc).

If you plan to...
Forum: Learning at School   01-15-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By ajsgirl
We're moving two towns away in about a month...

We're moving two towns away in about a month (midyear). My son, who is not very good with transitions and loves his current kindergarten teacher, will have to change schools at that time.

Can...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-09-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,108
Posted By ajsgirl
We're considering moving to a great rental house...

We're considering moving to a great rental house in a great neighborhood with great schools, but downfall is that the guy who lives there now smokes. The house smells like smoke. We're concerned...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By ajsgirl
Thank you! Thank you! Thank yoU!!!! That's...

Thank you! Thank you! Thank yoU!!!!

That's exactly what I was looking for. I'm thinking of making it into a Monster instead of a raven and making the trees into houses and the baskets halloween...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By ajsgirl
How many pieces are in the bird puzzle?

How many pieces are in the bird puzzle?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By ajsgirl
Hi everyone, I'm looking to make a...

Hi everyone,

I'm looking to make a non-competitive floor game for at home play. We're really trying to save some money these days and I was hoping to make an Orchard-type game out of felt for the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-12-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By ajsgirl
I just don't get it. We raised him in a gentle...

I just don't get it. We raised him in a gentle household. He doesn't watch any violent tv (tv is pretty restricted). Yet, at preschool and now at Kindergarten, he is gravitating toward playing with...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-10-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By ajsgirl
Most powerbars have nuts. He eats lots of beans,...

Most powerbars have nuts. He eats lots of beans, but I'm not sure he'll eat them in the morning for a snack. I'll try though!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By ajsgirl
I didn't know that about sprouted bagels! I have...

I didn't know that about sprouted bagels! I have bought them, but just because they were healthier. I'll definitely try that.

He won't eat meatballs. I've tried.. turkey and others. He won't eat...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-07-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By ajsgirl
I doubt he would try cottage cheese. I wish he...

I doubt he would try cottage cheese. I wish he would! I can try the sunflower seed butter. It might be less offensive than soy-nut butter.

How about a recipe for a protein-rich nut-free muffin?...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-07-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By ajsgirl
My ds has just started Kindergarten and although...

My ds has just started Kindergarten and although they don't stay for lunch, we have to pack him three healthy snacks for breaks throughout the morning. He is not nut free, but his classroom is. I'm...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-12-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By ajsgirl
My ds starts Kindergarten in a couple of weeks,...

My ds starts Kindergarten in a couple of weeks, so this has been on my mind as well.

The answer is, there is no answer, really. Kids come in with all different levels of knowledge. And the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-05-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By ajsgirl
My daughter, who learned (enthusiastically) how...

My daughter, who learned (enthusiastically) how to use to toilet in May, has been refusing to pee on the toilet lately. She will hold it until she's crying and screaming and will still refuse to go....
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-02-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,727
Posted By ajsgirl
Those planet heroes are perfect! Why didn't we...

Those planet heroes are perfect! Why didn't we see those yesterday???? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:

My son is SOOOOOO into planets these days, so this is really...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-02-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,727
Posted By ajsgirl
My 5 yo son is really loving action figures...

My 5 yo son is really loving action figures these days. We had a really hard time finding one at the store that wasn't a mini killing machine. We finally found a power ranger with drills on his arms...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-29-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By ajsgirl
I haven't used deoderant or anti-perspirant for...

I haven't used deoderant or anti-perspirant for about 5-6 years now and haven't felt like I needed it. But lately, I can smell myself. My hormones have changed a bit and that's probably why. Can...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-29-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By ajsgirl
I second the rec's for UV Naturals. It's a...

I second the rec's for UV Naturals. It's a little greasy and pricey, but it works and it's a safe one on the cosmetics database list.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-20-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By ajsgirl
My ds goes to The Kids Place in Corte Madera....

My ds goes to The Kids Place in Corte Madera. It's Reggio based and they have classrooms for all ages: an infant room, a toddler room, a 2.5-4 yo room, and a 4-6 yo room. It's very play based. It's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-28-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By ajsgirl
The accidents are sporadic... one day it's 4x,...

The accidents are sporadic... one day it's 4x, the next, she's dry all day. She was naked for the first few days, now in regular clothes with underpants. It's just that she gets distracted and even...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-28-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By ajsgirl
My dd started potty learning 2 weeks ago. She...

My dd started potty learning 2 weeks ago. She was enthusiastic and really enjoyed it. She did very well, hardly an accident, getting herself on the potty by herself without telling anyone. She But...
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-28-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By ajsgirl
My mom's friend is having a hysterectomy next...

My mom's friend is having a hysterectomy next month. She is very high risk for uterine and ovarian cancer and has already survived breast cancer. I live close to her friend (she's really my friend...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-21-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By ajsgirl
I'm not sure if this is the right place to post...

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but....

I'm looking for nice underpants for my dd. We have some Hannah Andersson, but I'm looking for some variety. Can anyone recommend...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-18-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 965
Posted By ajsgirl
Have you looked into sugar waxing? It's sugar,...

Have you looked into sugar waxing? It's sugar, water and lemon juice, boiled to 250 F and then cooled. Google it for the exact recipe! I made some and it works pretty well! haven't tried it on legs...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-18-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By ajsgirl
We're anxiously awaiting a new latex mattress...

We're anxiously awaiting a new latex mattress from www.sleepez.com (http://www.sleepez.com). Another MDC mama recommended it to me. We're buying a twin for dd, and it was $775 plus $75 shipping. You...
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