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Forum: Traditional Foods   05-14-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By berry987
This is an old thread, but I'm hoping to revive...

This is an old thread, but I'm hoping to revive it as we embark on GAPS. I've attempted the GAPS intro twice in the last year. I've caved after three days both times! The first time I tired to get...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-09-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By berry987
I'm an ex-vegan. And ex-vegetarian. I became a...

I'm an ex-vegan. And ex-vegetarian. I became a vegetarian when I was 16, a vegan at 19 (after reading Diet for a New America), went back to lacto-ovo vegetarianism after a little over a year, then...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 745
Posted By berry987
I voted 2 years because my kids are two years...

I voted 2 years because my kids are two years apart (except the last two, who are 3 years apart) - 8, 6, 4 and 1 - and that's what I know. But honestly, it's hard. I love how close they all are, how...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   08-30-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By berry987
My husband got the job in Missoula!! We are...

My husband got the job in Missoula!! We are moving at the end of October and are so excited. We told the kids last night and it went well...hopefully the transition won't be too rough.
 
If there...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   08-21-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By berry987
Bumping also -- my husband interviewed for a job...

Bumping also -- my husband interviewed for a job in Missoula today and thinks it went very well. We live in Wisconsin and while I've always thought Missoula sounded wonderful I'm...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By berry987
We follow a whole foods diet - grass fed meat,...

We follow a whole foods diet - grass fed meat, seafood, organic vegetables and fruit with limited wheat and dairy. I was a vegetarian for 6 years and a vegan for 1 year (whole foods too) but my...
Forum: Dental   08-13-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By berry987
I just want to add that there are "functional"...

I just want to add that there are "functional" orthodontists who do not do extractions. My 7 year old has a crowded mouth and we are talking about putting in some kind of jaw expander (goes on roof...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-04-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By berry987
What about soaked oatmeal? I mix in a big dollop...

What about soaked oatmeal? I mix in a big dollop of unsalted butter, coconut oil, some maple syrup and blueberries. So creamy and delicious and It satisfies my kids' cravings for cereal.
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-25-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By berry987
Have you read "Deep Nutrition" by Cate Shanahan?...

Have you read "Deep Nutrition" by Cate Shanahan? Excellent resource on the topic of nutrition and jaw structure.
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-18-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By berry987
This is sort of related to another post, but I...

This is sort of related to another post, but I didn't want to piggy back so I'm starting my own thread. My daughter is almost 9 months old and formula fed (with some donated milk early on) because I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-29-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By berry987
We drink raw milk and I use it in cooking, too....

We drink raw milk and I use it in cooking, too. When the kids have friends over to play sometimes they want a snack or drink. I never offer a glass of milk because I know some parents would be...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-29-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By berry987
Yes, we do raw egg yolks in smoothies (maybe...

Yes, we do raw egg yolks in smoothies (maybe once a week). I agree with the PP that said the negative stuff is associated with raw egg whites, so I think you're good to go with yolks.
Forum: Parenting   06-27-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By berry987
It sounds really normal to me. I have four kids...

It sounds really normal to me. I have four kids - 7, 5, 3 and 8 months. My 5 and 3 year old take tubs together and they are often laughing and trying to grab each others penises, etc. They are...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-15-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By berry987
I didn't read the other responses because I was...

I didn't read the other responses because I was so excited to post! So please forgive me if I'm repetitive.

I became pregnant just week after starting hardcore primal/paleo in March 2011. It was...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By berry987
My 7 month old is eating whatever we eat, either...

My 7 month old is eating whatever we eat, either pureed or just chopped into tiny pieces. In a pinch I feed her some mixture of avocado, banana, hard boiled egg yolk, and plain full-fat yogurt. 
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By berry987
..are resilient and open-minded. Because that a...

..are resilient and open-minded. Because that a happy person makes.
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-19-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By berry987
My oldest is fairly sweets-obsessed (he's 7) and...

My oldest is fairly sweets-obsessed (he's 7) and we instituted "dessert night" three times a week. Mon/Wed/Fri I make or buy a dessert and the kids have their treat after dinner (regardless of...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-28-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By berry987
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by holyhelianthus http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-28-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By berry987
I was a vegetarian for 10 years, a vegan for 1...

I was a vegetarian for 10 years, a vegan for 1 year. I now eat a TF style diet (kind of a primal/WAPF hybrid) and have been eating some version of that way for a year or more (of 7years of meat...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-28-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,409
Posted By berry987
Just a thought on the body odor. Try...

Just a thought on the body odor. Try supplementing magnesium (there are fizzy powders that are fruity and tasty like Natural Calm). I notice when I drink the stuff I don't need deodorant (I heard...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-28-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,059
Posted By berry987
Oh my gosh, thank you so much for the great...

Oh my gosh, thank you so much for the great suggestions!! I made a batch of beef stock over the last 3 days and salted it this morning with celtic sea salt. My kids were curious and drank some, but...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-26-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,059
Posted By berry987
I'm new to bone broth. I've made a few batches...

I'm new to bone broth. I've made a few batches and used one to make a really good potato leek soup, but otherwise I'm not really sure what to do with it. I imagined heating it up and having my kids...
Forum: Parenting   04-19-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By berry987
Thanks everyone for the great ideas!      ...

Thanks everyone for the great ideas! 
 
 
Quote:Originally Posted by NiteNicole http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-19-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,292
Posted By berry987
Oh, yes, I've been there! All these ideas are...

Oh, yes, I've been there! All these ideas are great. I just want to add that one of the reasons you are exhausted is because you are eating the sugary, processed stuff. Especially while...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-17-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By berry987
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by serenbat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350607/raw-milk-for-my-20-month-old-safe#post_16949760)

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