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Forum: Spirituality   10-27-2013, 07:03 AM
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No problem!

No problem!
Forum: Spirituality   10-26-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 344
Posted By Thistlemoon
Hi Maia!   Actually her name, Alba means...

Hi Maia!
 
Actually her name, Alba means "dawn" in Italian (my husband is from Italy) and she was conceived on the winter solstice, so we thought it was apt. Also Alba is the gaelic name for...
Forum: Spirituality   10-25-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 344
Posted By Thistlemoon
Hi All!   Sorry I have been out of touch. I...

Hi All!
 
Sorry I have been out of touch. I guess I have been adjusting to being a new mom and my online time has been limited. Also for some reason I am not getting notifications from the site...
Forum: Spirituality   09-16-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 617
Posted By Thistlemoon
Hi guys,   Just checking back in! I was in...

Hi guys,
 
Just checking back in! I was in labor when I wrote my last post and we welcomed Alba Rose Jenevieve into the world on September 8, 2013 at 2:50 am.
 
I had a great labor, most of the...
Forum: Spirituality   09-07-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 617
Posted By Thistlemoon
Revolting - Any news about your husband? How is...

Revolting - Any news about your husband? How is his arm? Hoping that things turned out OK and they were able to find some light duty work for him.
 
Happy September Mamas!
 
I have been obsessed...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-27-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Thistlemoon
I have mostly homeopathics too, like arnica for...

I have mostly homeopathics too, like arnica for pain. I also have some nice herbal tea blends that my friend made up for me with nettles, motherwort, rose, calendula and raspberry leaf.
Forum: Spirituality   08-24-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 297
Posted By Thistlemoon
I am here too, baby dropped last week and I am...

I am here too, baby dropped last week and I am officially 37 weeks. So we are busy finishing last minute projects, doing a million errands and I am trying to stock the freezer with some post-birth...
Forum: Spirituality   08-02-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 297
Posted By Thistlemoon
Wow, so you have Druid family lineage ? Very...

Wow, so you have Druid family lineage ? Very cool and amazing that it was passed down for all those generations.Beautiful!
Forum: Spirituality   08-02-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 297
Posted By Thistlemoon
Happy Lammas/Lughnasadh/First Harvest to all of...

Happy Lammas/Lughnasadh/First Harvest to all of you! :)
 
I was terrible at celebrating this year. Lammas is usually the day I drag my husband out into the woods to go and pick wild berries. But...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   07-25-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Thistlemoon
Check out Applecheek Farm for raw milk. They are...

Check out Applecheek Farm for raw milk. They are in Hyde Park, near Morrisville they also have amazing grassfed beef, chickens, soy free eggs, and pastured pork. A great family farm. They are always...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-15-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By Thistlemoon
I haven't had a baby before, but I am planning...

I haven't had a baby before, but I am planning to eat my placenta in the form of a placenta smoothie right after birth and then I am getting the rest encapsulated, although I might save some to bury...
Forum: Spirituality   07-15-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Thistlemoon
That sounds so lovely Monkey Princess! 

That sounds so lovely Monkey Princess! 
Forum: Spirituality   07-14-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Thistlemoon
THANK YOU so much for responding to my post. I...

THANK YOU so much for responding to my post. I was beginning to feel like there was no one out there that could relate to what I was going through. So I appreciate your story and your journey,...
Forum: Homebirth   07-11-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By Thistlemoon
Great! This is all really helpful. I have...

Great! This is all really helpful. I have decided to have a smoothie right after birth and I just put a deposit down for someone to come to the house and do placenta encapsulation as well. Plus I do...
Forum: Spirituality   07-08-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 501
Posted By Thistlemoon
Maiasaura - Where do you live now? Winter is...

Maiasaura - Where do you live now? Winter is easy in NE - it is all about layers and having the right clothes for the job (think thermalwear). For me, when it is hot, I can't take my skin off, but...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   07-08-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Thistlemoon
Welcome to Vermont! :) Such a small world- I...

Welcome to Vermont! :) Such a small world- I lived for 12 years in western MA and we will be raising a bi-lingual child (Italian and English)! 
 
I don't live in the NEK, but close, in Lamoille...
Forum: Spirituality   07-08-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 501
Posted By Thistlemoon
I love seafood too! All that good iodine! I ate...

I love seafood too! All that good iodine! I ate seafood at least twice a day when we were in FL in April. Coming back to this beautiful land-locked state was difficult in that regard!
 
Yeah it is...
Forum: Spirituality   07-07-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 501
Posted By Thistlemoon
It has been hot and raining here. So I have been...

It has been hot and raining here. So I have been spending much time in my one room with AC. I do not do well with the heat in general and at 30 weeks, I am handling it even less ;)
Forum: Homebirth   07-04-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By Thistlemoon
Great! This is so helpful!

Great! This is so helpful!
Forum: Homebirth   07-03-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By Thistlemoon
This is great information you guys! Thank you! I...

This is great information you guys! Thank you! I talked to my midwife yesterday and she was saying the smell and taste of the placenta is very "intense", but it sounds like from what you all are...
Forum: Homebirth   07-01-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By Thistlemoon
Anyone choosing to consume some of their...

Anyone choosing to consume some of their placenta? I am curious about this and interested to learning more about how it is done. I have heard smoothies, or just eating a piece or getting it dried...
Forum: Spirituality   06-21-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 772
Posted By Thistlemoon
I am loving all the comments about "home" and...

I am loving all the comments about "home" and what it means. It is funny, 4 years ago we moved to rural VT to homestead and put down roots. It was to be our "forever" home...and now we are planning...
Forum: Spirituality   06-17-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Thistlemoon
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Spirituality   06-17-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 772
Posted By Thistlemoon
I agree with the whole home is where the people...

I agree with the whole home is where the people you love are. But for me there is something more, like landscape, what materials the house is made out of, the "vibe" of the place. I have lived...
Forum: Spirituality   06-12-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 772
Posted By Thistlemoon
Yeah it is amazing what different landscapes can...

Yeah it is amazing what different landscapes can bring up. I have lived in lots of different places, desert, near the ocean, here in the mountains, suburbia. All have a different flavor of the same...
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