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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-15-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,315
Posted By ebensmama
Do it, and don't look back! I looked at your...

Do it, and don't look back! I looked at your siggy pic, and I think you'd look great w/ a super-short cut.

My favorite style for me is super-short. (I'm currently not wearing it that way, b/c I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-13-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By ebensmama
I "wash" by coating my face in apricot kernel...

I "wash" by coating my face in apricot kernel oil, then wiping / exfoliating w/ a warm, damp washcloth. In the winter, I'll dab a bit more oil on damp skin to moisturize, but in the summer, I don't...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-02-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By ebensmama
Definitely not just for college kids! AE has...

Definitely not just for college kids! AE has great clothes. (I like Hollister as well, and have been known to go in there with my boys, 2 and 4, who enjoy "rocking out" to the music they...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-24-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,677
Posted By ebensmama
OH mama! I could have written your post word for...

OH mama! I could have written your post word for word. I'm sorry I have no helpful advice, but know you are not alone in your feelings or your situation - I feel your anguish!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-24-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By ebensmama
We are trying to manage the same tendency with...

We are trying to manage the same tendency with our 3.5 yo DS. Recently, I've discovered that creating time and space for spitting to be OK has diffused it quite a bit. He can spit in the sink,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-30-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By ebensmama
I haven't had a minute to post back to this 'til...

I haven't had a minute to post back to this 'til *now*.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif But thank you all so much for your perspectives and awesome suggestions for...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-24-2006, 01:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By ebensmama
I'm in my fourth week of FT work after SAH w/ my...

I'm in my fourth week of FT work after SAH w/ my children for 3 years. I don't really mind my job. It's a good one. Great company, great people, great benes...all that. If I had a choice, however,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-08-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,777
Posted By ebensmama
We have a Wellness Room, equipped w/ a couch and...

We have a Wellness Room, equipped w/ a couch and a few chairs, cable TV, dim lighting, wellness-relatead reading materials, five lb dumbells, a fan, some wellness related videos, and a couple...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-01-2006, 11:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,707
Posted By ebensmama
Hi Ruby....

Hi Ruby. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I am really sorry to read all that your family is going through w/ this horrid DCP. Many hugs your way, mama. (And a kiss...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-01-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By ebensmama
Thanks so much for feedback! Dom was short...

Thanks so much for feedback!

Dom was short for domperidone, which I was too lazy to type out fully and took for granted that everyone would know what I was referring to...which is pretty silly...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-30-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By ebensmama
He eats a pretty wide variety of solids now....

He eats a pretty wide variety of solids now. I'll be away from him 10-11 hrs., M - F.

I do think he'll be fine w/ mostly solids while I'm at work, but I'd rather him have BF in a sippy instead of...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-30-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By ebensmama
I'm beginning work this coming Mon. and plan to...

I'm beginning work this coming Mon. and plan to pump for my 1yo DS while I'm away. I've never pumped before though (other than to try to help remedy early supply problems I had), so I'm not sure how...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-08-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By ebensmama
DH and I will both be working. If he were SAH, I...

DH and I will both be working. If he were SAH, I would not be considering any additional childcare. However, he doesn't want to SAH (and frankly, I don't think I want him to, as he is rather...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-08-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By ebensmama
Help me out, please, BTDT mamas! After...

Help me out, please, BTDT mamas! After paintstakingly researching a gajillion different childcare scenarios for our family, I am really sold on the idea of hosting an au pair. I feel it's the most...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-29-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By ebensmama
Thanks Erika!

Thanks Erika!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-29-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By ebensmama
Pardon my barge in here. I've never posted b/c I...

Pardon my barge in here. I've never posted b/c I am not a working mama (well, not a steadily employed working mama anyway), but I'm currently considering returning to my career after 3 years at home...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-07-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By ebensmama
Disclaimer: I have never made pasta w/ it yet (I...

Disclaimer: I have never made pasta w/ it yet (I opened this thread b/c I just today bought an old fashioned pasta maker http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif), but I sub...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-27-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By ebensmama
Nutritious Teething Biscuits from Vicki Lansky's...

Nutritious Teething Biscuits from Vicki Lansky's "Feed Me I'm Yours."

Ingredients:
1 beaten egg yolk
3 Tbsp maple syrup or molasses (May be omitted)
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 Tbsp oil
1/4 cup milk...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-25-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By ebensmama
I'm a Pgh area nursing mama and would love to...

I'm a Pgh area nursing mama and would love to participate! The N.Hills location is an enormously long haul I'd like to avoid, but pretty much all the others are reasonable. (If anyone is interested,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-18-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 499
Posted By ebensmama
lots of love to you Ally. I think of you quite...

lots of love to you Ally. I think of you quite often, and wish you much peace!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-17-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By ebensmama
I intend to supplement for O3s, but I have no...

I intend to supplement for O3s, but I have no clue what to buy.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif I'm looking on the Nordic Naturals site, and they have an O3 supplement...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-17-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By ebensmama
Thank you for the crash course, Amanda - it's...

Thank you for the crash course, Amanda - it's just what I needed!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif I'm thinking I can easily make sure we are getting enough O6 and O9 in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-17-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By ebensmama
I'm...

I'm confused.http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif: I know there are omega 3s, 6s, and 9s (right?), but I'm not sure why we need them or what the best sources are. I've attempted...
Forum: September 2005   10-28-2005, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By ebensmama
Michelle, I am glad you are OK! I am also glad...

Michelle, I am glad you are OK! I am also glad to hear you're giving dom a shot. It's working wonders for me - I'm BFing exclusively, which is something I've never been able to do before....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-23-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5,047
Views: 455,581
Posted By ebensmama
My baby is a 6 week old nursling, and people ask...

My baby is a 6 week old nursling, and people ask me if he sleeps through the night, then give me sympathy when I say no. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: I don't *want*...
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