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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-07-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,584
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I really dislike clutter and apparently...

I really dislike clutter and apparently (according to my husband) I give stuff away that I really shouldn't. My thinking is that if I haven't used it in a year then we don't need it. For example, we...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-06-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,657
Posted By jitterbug
Why exactly are we recommended to give our...

Why exactly are we recommended to give our babies milk (once they've stopped breastfeeding or formula feeding). There are so many calories and fat in milk it doesn't leave much room any other food....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-05-2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By jitterbug
I know that I have to lighten up when it comes...

I know that I have to lighten up when it comes to special events but it bothers me that grandparents want to spoil their grandkids with junk food. Isn't that teaching our kids that the "rules" are...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-22-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By jitterbug
For those who are giving their children soy,...

For those who are giving their children soy, rice or almond milk are your children getting enough fat per day? That's my only concern regarding the switch from cow's milk to a "milk" alternative. I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-20-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By jitterbug
The Kripalu Cookbook is excellent. All the meals...

The Kripalu Cookbook is excellent. All the meals are delicious and vegetarian. I haven't come across any recipe that was not a repeater.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-15-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
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Does anyone know of any mainstream sources that...

Does anyone know of any mainstream sources that mention why infants should not be given milk? I've come across one study in Diabetes Care that mentions a link between milk products and diabetes. I'd...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-15-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By jitterbug
I read in Super Baby Foods that the iron in...

I read in Super Baby Foods that the iron in plant sources is not well absorbed by the body. Does that include legumes as well? I'm concerned about my daughter's (and mine) iron intake. She eats...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-13-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,514
Posted By jitterbug
I think many kids get hooked on bad food because...

I think many kids get hooked on bad food because of grandma. There's no avoiding it, is there? I have a friend who's very health conscious and makes sure that her daughter eats well. She knows that...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,514
Posted By jitterbug
I have to add to this because I need to vent a...

I have to add to this because I need to vent a bit. My MIL babysat my 9-month old daughter recently for a couple of hours and let her have a sip of her ginger ale! I was shocked and so upset when I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,514
Posted By jitterbug
I was recently out one afternoon and I saw a...

I was recently out one afternoon and I saw a woman feeding her child cheezies (bright, orange coloured chips). I was shocked. He could not have been more than 3 years old. First of all, I don't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By jitterbug
Looking for ideas of what to feed my 9-month old...

Looking for ideas of what to feed my 9-month old girl. She enjoys all legumes, fruits, veggies & grains. Just curious what typical meals throughout the day look like for you guys. She is eating...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-19-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By jitterbug
Hi, I have an 8-month old (days shy of turning 9...

Hi, I have an 8-month old (days shy of turning 9 months). I asked her pediatrician about giving her milk and he said it's ok. I guess milk is given for calcium. Are there moms out there who are not...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-06-2005, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By jitterbug
I make my own miso soup using dark miso. Is it...

I make my own miso soup using dark miso. Is it ok to feed it to my 8 month old?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-05-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By jitterbug
I would like to start feeding my 8-month old...

I would like to start feeding my 8-month old daughter some of the foods that my husband and I enjoy. I was thinking of letting her try quinoa and other whole grains such as steel-cut Irish oatmeal....
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By jitterbug
My lil' one loves yoga-type music such as Snatam...

My lil' one loves yoga-type music such as Snatam Kaur Khalsa and Deva Premal. I also have some lullaby music, but I don't find it as soothing.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-16-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By jitterbug
Any tips on how to cook chicken so that it can...

Any tips on how to cook chicken so that it can be frozen in ice cube trays for baby meals? I bought some organic chicken thighs and it was suggested that I boil the chicken for what seems like a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-08-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By jitterbug
I've been feeding my lil' one plain organic...

I've been feeding my lil' one plain organic yogurt since about 6 months. It's very high in fat and I always mix it with a homemade apple & prune combo, banana, avocado or any other fruit that she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-07-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By jitterbug
In the last three months I've been sick three...

In the last three months I've been sick three times while my lil' one has been healthy and happy as a clam. Is this a postpartum thing? I take good care of myself, exercise daily and I'm constantly...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-02-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By jitterbug
I kept reading conflicting info about yogurt so...

I kept reading conflicting info about yogurt so I decided to follow one source (a book that was published by The Toronto Hospital for Sick Children). In this book it outlines how much food to give...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-01-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By jitterbug
Hi, I was thinking of trying finger foods with...

Hi, I was thinking of trying finger foods with my lil' one. She eats pureed foods but I have to entertain her while she eats and she often wants her own spoon to play with. When I feed her she often...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-31-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By jitterbug
Thank you! FlyLady was driving me bonkers. How...

Thank you! FlyLady was driving me bonkers. How are you expected to clean if you're constantly deleting e-mails from your inbox? Imagine my...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-31-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By jitterbug
Hello, I was a subscriber of FlyLady for one...

Hello, I was a subscriber of FlyLady for one day. I'm looking for a list or some type of schedule that other moms use on a daily/weekly basis. What needs to be done each day, weekly, monthly.
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