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Forum: Family Safety   04-26-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By HannahJ
shoot, no advice on this?   Surely others...

shoot, no advice on this?
 
Surely others have been in this situation, where you have a baby seat that is outgrown around 2/3 years old and need a new one at that point?  If so, what did you pick...
Forum: Family Safety   04-24-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By HannahJ
I've got a 2.5 year old who has been in a Combi...

I've got a 2.5 year old who has been in a Combi Cocorro since he was born. With a new baby coming soon, I need to get him a new seat so that the baby can use his.
 
Details:
-He's 30-35 # now,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-01-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,220
Posted By HannahJ
This is so bizarre, that it must be shared... ...

This is so bizarre, that it must be shared...
 
A stranger in a store once told me that it's best to not get a baby too dependent on breast milk (and to do formula instead) just in case something...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By HannahJ
thanks, everyone! so helpful.   Yes, I think...

thanks, everyone! so helpful.
 
Yes, I think he'd do well w/ some of the Montessori philosophy around order.  And it really does make sense to me, especially at this age in particular.  Hey, I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By HannahJ
My toddler is 2 1/2   Just curious if this...

My toddler is 2 1/2
 
Just curious if this is my son's personality/character, or if it is more of an age thing.  He is extremely particular about things being in the right place, my doing things...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-12-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 65,685
Posted By HannahJ
Well, I have good news for the bleach-crotch...

Well, I have good news for the bleach-crotch sisterhood (of which I am a member myself)...
 
It's likely caused by a hydrogen-peroxide-producing bacteria.
 
And at least according to this study,...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-01-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,098
Posted By HannahJ
This one has been a hit multiple times in our...

This one has been a hit multiple times in our house...
 
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/1882
 
And Whole Foods has some other great ones, many of which are "throw in the pot" type of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-31-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By HannahJ
No, and I didn't know such a thing existed!   ...

No, and I didn't know such a thing existed!  
 
I don't actually own a pressure canner yet because I don't want to buy one without knowing I can properly use it.  The one I am looking at, though,...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-31-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By HannahJ
Ah, i thought you meant dried beans right into...

Ah, i thought you meant dried beans right into the crockpot.  Sorry, my ears just perk up any time I hear of something with the fewest steps possible!  Although I suppose one could put all...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-31-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By HannahJ
Thanks so much for your reply, Arduinna.  Can...

Thanks so much for your reply, Arduinna.  Can you tell me what you mean when you say it's not a good idea... do you mean from a safety perspective (ie, not getting the canner up to the correct...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-30-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By HannahJ
I've got so much sympathy for this.  It's hard...

I've got so much sympathy for this.  It's hard to cook good healthy whole foods... even recipes that are seemingly simple... with all the chopping, prepping and then clean-up, it truly is...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-30-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By HannahJ
We love:   daal w/ rice and a vegetable ...

We love:
 
daal w/ rice and a vegetable
beans and rice w/ side of steamed cabbage
black bean soup w/ bread and a veg. on the side
 
I'm noticing they're all bean dishes!  
 
we also do a lot...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-30-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By HannahJ
I thought the country livers might be good...

I thought the country livers might be good people to ask...
 
I really want a pressure canner, but I've unfortunately got an induction cooktop.  It seems that the best ones (seems that people love...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-29-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By HannahJ
I'd like to buy a pressure canner and it seems...

I'd like to buy a pressure canner and it seems that the All-American is the brand people really love.  Unfortunately, though, they're aluminum and won't work on my induction cooktop.  :(
 
Any...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By HannahJ
Looking for inspiration...   I am taking my...

Looking for inspiration...
 
I am taking my 2 year old to a costume event this year for Halloween, so am trying to come up with some ideas for something I can make/create.  I can sew simple...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-21-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By HannahJ
So interesting to hear all of your experiences. ...

So interesting to hear all of your experiences.  My thought on the fact that evenings are already hard was this... I imagined that without a nap, I'd be putting him to bed much earlier (ie,  maybe...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-18-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By HannahJ
Curious to poll people and learn when your child...

Curious to poll people and learn when your child stopped napping.
 
And what were the signs that led you to realize it was ending?
 
My boy has been waking almost 2 hours earlier than usual each...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-18-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By HannahJ
Mamas, I'm in sort of a rough phase here with...

Mamas,
I'm in sort of a rough phase here with my toddler, in finding things to occupy him on his own.  I engage with him all the time I'm with him, but there are times when I would love for him to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-24-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By HannahJ
I'm ready to transition my almost-two-year-old...

I'm ready to transition my almost-two-year-old to his own bed.  He's been doing a combo of being on the floor on a crib mattress, and also sleeping with us.  I'd like to get him a twin bed because I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-21-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By HannahJ
shux. nobody's experienced this?     Or...

shux. nobody's experienced this?  
 
Or anyone have an opinion on what it might mean?
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-20-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By HannahJ
this is the 2nd cycle in a row that I've had...

this is the 2nd cycle in a row that I've had spotting a day or two before ovulation.  It's been either brown or very dark/ almost black.  But it's definitely not bright red.  Makes me think it isn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 984
Posted By HannahJ
so glad to see this. not sure how I missed it,...

so glad to see this. not sure how I missed it, but I just posted a question about montessori and implementing it at home.  should have checked this first!  What resources do you all use to learn...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By HannahJ
Hi, mamas   I'm looking for resources that...

Hi, mamas
 
I'm looking for resources that will help me with ideas for setting up our home in the most conducive way to help my 18 month old help himself.  I'm not too familiar with the montessori...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-22-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By HannahJ
So far, we've co-slept with my son, but I'd like...

So far, we've co-slept with my son, but I'd like to start transitioning him to a crib by our bed.  He's 18 months.  How do I keep him warm?  He's got full body pajamas and I do put socks on him and...
Forum: Family Safety   10-16-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By HannahJ
thanks, guys! The four year old rides in a...

thanks, guys!
The four year old rides in a Cosco Scenera at home, I'm almost certain.  And I know those are pretty inexpensive.  I didn't know they were narrow- I'm going to look into that.  I'll...
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