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Forum: Allergies   02-02-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
im also curious about the replies to this...

im also curious about the replies to this question! i have 5 non-vax kids and we do have a couple of mild issues that could be food related but not obviously so. i think it is strange that food...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-01-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
so, i think you clarified my own feeling too...

so, i think you clarified my own feeling too that there is something fun about aiming/shooting and that it is natural for boys to want this play. what you're saying makes sense- a limit on the types...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-01-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Hi, we have just relocated to NY state but are...

Hi, we have just relocated to NY state but are renting and looking for property eventually. We have family in Oswego so, we've thought of looking there (it's probably more affordable than here in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-01-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
At 10, my ds is suddenly really into the idea of...

At 10, my ds is suddenly really into the idea of getting a toy beebee gun. We just moved to the country so in a way the shift has become from wanting intensely violent popular video games (which are...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-09-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Anyone familiar with the public schools...

Anyone familiar with the public schools admitting non-vaxed kids?
Looking to tackle the registration process now..
 
Forum: Homebirth   01-16-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
I am planning the home birth of my 4th child....

I am planning the home birth of my 4th child. That said, there are 3 siblings (8,5 and 2)! We have a small house and I definitely need for someone to take them out during what will most likely be...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-12-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Thanks mamas, i definitely don't want to drive...

Thanks mamas, i definitely don't want to drive to Elmer. These days i barely have a chance to get to a doctors office, let alone a drive to get there at rush hour once a month! It sounds nice...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-06-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,047
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Good question to ask.. no regrets at all, but i...

Good question to ask.. no regrets at all, but i did have a tetanus scare and am prepared with knowledge about what to do if ever it happens again.
I guess that's the best bet!
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-06-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
I just read the thread asking about CNM's in...

I just read the thread asking about CNM's in south jersey who were holistic minded. Aside from Philly area practices there were no suggestions. I am wondering if any ob practice and hospital here in...
Forum: Allergies   07-10-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
I've always used homeopathic remedies while...

I've always used homeopathic remedies while nursing. In fact, i think I discovered these while preg/nursing my youngest. haven't had a problem, but since you ask, maybe there is something to it? Why...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-10-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Ive just started by learning vocabulary. My DH...

Ive just started by learning vocabulary. My DH isnt the best at teaching the mechanics of the language, though he speaks 4 of them, so i am going to have to learn that here and there. I purchased a...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-10-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
So, i've used this type of letter before, but...

So, i've used this type of letter before, but for an independent school where it was mostly a formality. I am just nervous that at this school, where we could possibly be the only family who doesn't...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-09-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Just considering that we may run into a major...

Just considering that we may run into a major problem enrolling our kindergartner for September. Anybody experience problems with the "religious" exemption? We lived in CO where "philosophical" was...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-09-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 32,209
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
i am just popping in to say that i am so glad to...

i am just popping in to say that i am so glad to have discovered this thread! as a dready mama of over 10 yrs, i can honestly say that i have no friends anymore with locks.. kinda sad. i am so...
Forum: Allergies   07-09-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
I am all about the homeopathic remedy called...

I am all about the homeopathic remedy called SAbadil by Boiron. there is also a homeop. eye drop that they sell in target called Similasin. Those are amazing for us! As for bees products, i think...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-09-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
we are just learning swahili !

we are just learning swahili !
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-07-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
wow, blue daisy, that sounds familiar. I have to...

wow, blue daisy, that sounds familiar. I have to say that living here in the uS we live in an African American town right down the hill from an upper income mostly white town. The experience is kind...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-06-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
So, while in the hospital i think we checked off...

So, while in the hospital i think we checked off two boxes, one for caucasian and one African/ African Amer. Can't be sure exactly what they read, but its funny because even as a "caucasian", my...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-06-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Great info- thanks everybody! Now i can...

Great info- thanks everybody! Now i can eliminate that worry.

As for non-vaxing folks, what do you think about vaccinations when you consider the case of countries where disease like yellow...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-06-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
At risk of being off topic, or whatever, i'm...

At risk of being off topic, or whatever, i'm kinda new here, i just have to get in on this conversation. I have yet to visit TZ, though my Dh is from Mwanza, and more recently (9 yrs ago) Arusha....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-06-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Thanks BeckyBird for doing some research. This...

Thanks BeckyBird for doing some research.
This has been an intriguing topic. It has provoked many thoughts and conversations here on what we and other animals eat instinctively vs. our modern...
Forum: Parenting   07-05-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
When i read the original post and subsequent...

When i read the original post and subsequent posts about toxic neighbors, i felt like you had all voiced the issue that's been building up stress in me since June- whenever school let out. That is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-05-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
As far as the idea of pica being an ethnocentric...

As far as the idea of pica being an ethnocentric idea: i agree it can be a sign of deficiency, but to classify any craving as pica is kind of like putting things into a box, which is what we often...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-04-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
All over the world it is fairly common for women...

All over the world it is fairly common for women to eat a type of clay- what ever is local - and it is carefully sifted and shaped into cakes then sold for eating. The whole idea that pica is simply...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   07-01-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,168
Posted By RootsAndMarigolds
Quote: Originally Posted by green_pyxi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by green_pyxi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13692587)
I haven't been able to attend any national...
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