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Forum: Spirituality   04-10-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,969
Posted By jyurina
DH and I are atheist. We were raised Jehovahs...

DH and I are atheist. We were raised Jehovahs Witness. In a departure from that we handle most questions about death, religion etc with-"Well this is what I believe, what do you think?" SO our plan...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-10-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,988
Posted By jyurina
I also had my son in San Diego. When we were...

I also had my son in San Diego. When we were asked we said "no, of course not" most of the nurses were supportive. One was not and went into a litany of reasons why we should, and told us how...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-10-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By jyurina
Unfortunately giving people all the information...

Unfortunately giving people all the information never guarantees a good decision. She and her husband will have to deal with that decision and you can at least feel that you tried, which is more...
Forum: Gardening   03-08-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By jyurina
If you buy organic the potatoes are not sprayed...

If you buy organic the potatoes are not sprayed and will work fine. I have 10 plants right now from organic reds I bought to eat and planted what sprouted. I have gotten yummy potatoes this way...
Forum: Gardening   01-20-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By jyurina
I grew them for the first time last year and got...

I grew them for the first time last year and got a few yummy ones-my biggest challenge was squash beetleshttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif. I was told (here in fact)...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-02-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By jyurina
I had really good success with oxy clean/HOT...

I had really good success with oxy clean/HOT water, and a serious rinse as well. No smell, and the carpets were clean.
Forum: Gardening   01-02-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By jyurina
I bought an heirloom variety last year-it was...

I bought an heirloom variety last year-it was wein-something, anyway the tomatos are REALLY sweet and yummy and the tomatos are pink to purple with green stripes.
Forum: Gardening   01-02-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 592
Posted By jyurina
I just put in my broccoli and lettuce! Yay! Tip...

I just put in my broccoli and lettuce! Yay! Tip for beating the heat. Last year by fluke I planted a bunch of sunflowers and my daughter went a little nutso with the seeds-well they all came up and...
Forum: Gardening   12-26-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 592
Posted By jyurina
SO it is getting time for second plantings! I am...

SO it is getting time for second plantings! I am getting ready to expand the garden and get busy putting in my winter/spring plants. Anyone else getting stuff in the ground? What have you had...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-22-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By jyurina
If any of you live near a Trader Joes they have...

If any of you live near a Trader Joes they have a store brand of Castille soap that has peppermint EO and some aloe and only costs $3 for a bottle
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-22-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By jyurina
Castile soap works well, as does soapnuts...

Castile soap works well, as does soapnuts liquid-especially if you put it into one of those foamer things-clears up eczema to boot!
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-22-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,340
Posted By jyurina
My 10 yo son recently had a very bad case of...

My 10 yo son recently had a very bad case of chapped lips that ended up involving his chin, and the sides of his mouth-it was painful and cracked. The Lanolin cleared it within 1...
Forum: Gardening   12-03-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By jyurina
I got some awesome plants from compost....

I got some awesome plants from compost. basically I was lazy and didn't turn it enough so I got potatoes, tomatoes, and a honeydew vine. This was mu first year back gardening and I spent more. But I...
Forum: Pets   12-03-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By jyurina
My dobie is a very enthusiastic, loving, HUGE...

My dobie is a very enthusiastic, loving, HUGE dog. So we did sorta crate train him-he had the laundry room to himself to sleep in and since it is open to the rest of the house we just used a baby...
Forum: Gardening   11-28-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By jyurina
I just asked and he was fine with it. We really...

I just asked and he was fine with it. We really didn't have much grass to begin with, and trying to weed and feed it killed it more. So now we have a nice garden area being taken over by pumpkin...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-27-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,993
Posted By jyurina
I love my soap nuts and have used them...

I love my soap nuts and have used them exclusively for over a year. Here are a few tips I have picked up from friends and through trial and error
Greasy type stains need to be pretreated-I found...
Forum: Pets   10-21-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By jyurina
The kitten is young enough to adapt well to...

The kitten is young enough to adapt well to bathing. If you start now a weekly bath will cut both dander and saliva related allergens. The first cat I got when I got married was a rescue at about 6...
Forum: Pets   10-21-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By jyurina
I get freezed dried chicken strips or dog jerky...

I get freezed dried chicken strips or dog jerky from Trader Joe's and put that in , broken into big pieces and wedged in-takes him a while
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-18-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By jyurina
My daughter had that from birth till we started...

My daughter had that from birth till we started treating her eczema with homeopathic utica urens and fish oil pills-cleared up both things in about a month and she hasn't had them since
Forum: Pets   10-18-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By jyurina
I have three cats and one large Booda Loo-We use...

I have three cats and one large Booda Loo-We use Fry's(AKA Kroger) brand crystal blend scoopable litter and I scoop every other day and it doesn't smell. We have tried Swheat Scoop, Johnny Cat,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-18-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,822
Posted By jyurina
Because I believe ALL children have the right to...

Because I believe ALL children have the right to intact genitals
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-01-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By jyurina
You can look for the specific mattress on the...

You can look for the specific mattress on the Ikea website and then see what the specific impact of the components are. I know I have bought two of the foam mattresses for my kids because they were...
Forum: Pets   10-01-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 392
Posted By jyurina
My dobie has destroyed most toys easily, but the...

My dobie has destroyed most toys easily, but the Kong stood up to all the abuse. The other thing he loves-but you gotta watch them-is 2 liter bottles. When it is empty we throw it to him and he will...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-28-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By jyurina
About the pits of fire. I started rubbing shea...

About the pits of fire. I started rubbing shea butter into my pits before applying the Funk Butter and making sure to wash it off at night. No more pits of fire and no BO all summer here in...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-26-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By jyurina
Funk Butter by Oyin is magic

Funk Butter by Oyin is magic
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