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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-10-2012, 04:07 PM
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Posted By SeekingJoy
Any tips on how to find a crunchy family to rent...

Any tips on how to find a crunchy family to rent our Triangle-area home? We have a posting on craigslist and mention that we have rain barrels, Energy star appliances, are walking distance from...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-10-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By SeekingJoy
Do you have to move? I grew up there, and moved...

Do you have to move? I grew up there, and moved away for a reason. :( 
Forum: Site Help   05-21-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By SeekingJoy
Is there any way to change a screen name? 

Is there any way to change a screen name? 
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   05-10-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By SeekingJoy
I hope that at some point those of you who have...

I hope that at some point those of you who have PM'ed me might feel comfortable sharing your perspectives more publicly. I got a very candid, balanced, open perspective on the Lucy Daniels Center...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-09-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By SeekingJoy
Mint has an app. :D

Mint has an app. :D
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   04-28-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By SeekingJoy
I will PM you. Thank you! Our first meeting was...

I will PM you. Thank you! Our first meeting was yesterday. It was fine, but I think I have more questions than answers now and am still not sure of our path. 
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   04-25-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By SeekingJoy
Thanks for the response. We have continued...

Thanks for the response. We have continued asking around, and have heard they have a more psychoanalytic approach than we might be comfortable with. Regardless, we have an appointment shortly to at...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   04-15-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By SeekingJoy
Does anyone in the Triangle have experience with...

Does anyone in the Triangle have experience with the Lucy Daniels Center? Experiences positive or negative are welcome. Or, if you went elsewhere for pediatric mental health services -- specifically...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-31-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,536
Posted By SeekingJoy
Thanks for the great update! 

Thanks for the great update! 
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-29-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,428
Posted By SeekingJoy
DD (3.5) and DS (5.5) both bathe independently....

DD (3.5) and DS (5.5) both bathe independently. DD needs some help getting the water temperature right, but is fine to shower alone, get out by herself, dry herself and start getting dressed. She...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-13-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By SeekingJoy
Since your DH is already in therapy and...

Since your DH is already in therapy and receiving CBT support, what about a resource like The Happiness Project (http://www.happiness-project.com/)?
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-27-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By SeekingJoy
My current duvet has ties that can be used with...

My current duvet has ties that can be used with the small loops at the corners of the comforter. I tie in the top corners, slide the cover down like a pillow case, tie in the bottom corners and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-13-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,506
Posted By SeekingJoy
18.   Eta: I also would not pay for it,...

18.
 
Eta: I also would not pay for it, although I also would not pay for my DD to get a boob job or either child to get any form of cosmetic surgery, especially not one with such real...
Forum: Television   01-11-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By SeekingJoy
I thought of this thread today when we watched...

I thought of this thread today when we watched 45 minutes of short YouTube videos on learning how to juggle -- and then started trying to teach ourselves how with our playsilks -- and then this...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-05-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By SeekingJoy
What is her nap/bedtime routine at home? Does...

What is her nap/bedtime routine at home? Does she prefer it to be dark? White noise? To be rocked a minute before being laid down?
 
If your goal is to get them both to nap at around the same...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-04-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,823
Posted By SeekingJoy
Why does your DH want to circumcise your son?...

Why does your DH want to circumcise your son? Sharing your reasons with us would help us inform your decision.
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-04-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By SeekingJoy
I am fairly private about it. Somewhere around 2...

I am fairly private about it. Somewhere around 2 yrs old, I stopped talking about nursing. Gradually before then I stopped nursing her in public. As she made her way to 3 and then turned 3, we...
Forum: Television   01-03-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By SeekingJoy
DS loves the "how things work/are made" types of...

DS loves the "how things work/are made" types of shows and seems to learn more from them than when we just read books (although he loves his books about how things work). I think it has to do with...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By SeekingJoy
Mine did this sometimes when their wet or dirty...

Mine did this sometimes when their wet or dirty diaper was bothering them. A fleece liner helped some. They would also do this when they got too hot, cold, or uncomfortable and I would just adjust...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-28-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By SeekingJoy
DD is 3, and I still nurse her to sleep. She can...

DD is 3, and I still nurse her to sleep. She can and will go to sleep for DH, but it takes so much longer and he has to sit with her that we find it easiest to just nurse her to sleep most nights.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-26-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By SeekingJoy
Does trying to cluster feed her right before you...

Does trying to cluster feed her right before you put her down help?
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-24-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By SeekingJoy
What happens if you go ahead and put her down...

What happens if you go ahead and put her down when she asks at 9? Will she sleep for a bit and then wake up happy? It sounds like she is in a funky cortisol cycle.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-23-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By SeekingJoy
These suggestions give me a lot to think about....

These suggestions give me a lot to think about. DD is enrolled in childcare/preschool two mornings a week currently while I work, but a foreign language immersion preschool program isn't an option...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,956
Posted By SeekingJoy
I heard DD telling DS this today, and I swooped...

I heard DD telling DS this today, and I swooped in to straighten them both out. She heard it at school, but it really rubbed me the wrong way to see her try to hurt him by telling him he wouldn't...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-21-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By SeekingJoy
As a former South Carolinian, this would be...

As a former South Carolinian, this would be fantastic!
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