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Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-20-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By littlehawksmom
What's the rush? We waited until it felt right...

What's the rush?
We waited until it felt right to name our first.
It took five months! And although we got some looks, waiting felt right! Ds was 'little bird' until his name came.
I've heard...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-14-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By littlehawksmom
Subbing-I am in the same boat. Mothering...

Subbing-I am in the same boat.

Mothering seems to me to be a relentless, thankless, exhausting job that is never good enough.

I do not like the person I tend to be with my kids-strict,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-19-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,183
Posted By littlehawksmom
Please, please don't ever use poison! Our cat...

Please, please don't ever use poison! Our cat died of D-Con poisoning last summer (most likely from eating a recently poisoned mouse).

It could be the most horribly painful and full of suffering...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-06-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,153
Posted By littlehawksmom
Both my LOs had a hard time gaining. The second...

Both my LOs had a hard time gaining. The second one esp. (14.5 lbs at a year!!). That was such a hard period for us.

We found chiropractry very effective for increasing her appetite and improving...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-31-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By littlehawksmom
Does jerky made with only spices need to be...

Does jerky made with only spices need to be refrigerated in order to keep?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-28-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 509
Posted By littlehawksmom
You can do it! I worked for 10 years as a...

You can do it!

I worked for 10 years as a residential electrician. On some jobs, I was the only woman (and about 30-60 men).

I loved it. Sometimes I got attention I did not want, but quickly...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-29-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By littlehawksmom
Just subscribing...j We have so many of the...

Just subscribing...j

We have so many of the same issues (including the spanking http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif) with our (undiagnosed) DS of the same age.

Good luck.
...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   12-28-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,017
Posted By littlehawksmom
They don't even make bras for my AAAs. Well,...

They don't even make bras for my AAAs. Well, maybe a 'training bra'.

I've never really worn one and probably never will.
Forum: Postpartum Depression   12-27-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By littlehawksmom
How are you? Do you have any support IRL? ...

How are you?

Do you have any support IRL?
Are you getting enough exercise-yes it is okay to use a stroller and get out and really walk. This helps me more than anything.
Are you getting enough...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By littlehawksmom
Sorry, no advice. It just sounds so familiar I...

Sorry, no advice. It just sounds so familiar I had to post. I know how exhausting and emotionally draining it can be. Sometimes I just dread bedtime. I would love it too be a snuggly time of...
Forum: Spirituality   10-25-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 28,211
Posted By littlehawksmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Aubergine68...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aubergine68 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14572131)
I want to explore the essential oils for...
Forum: Spirituality   10-21-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 28,211
Posted By littlehawksmom
Nice to meet you all! So much great info and...

Nice to meet you all! So much great info and good spirits here!

As far as the house cleaning thing, how about using essential oils? I usually do the cleaning (with vinegar, baking soda, borax, or...
Forum: Spirituality   10-15-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 28,211
Posted By littlehawksmom
Have you read the book by a Masaru Emoto (a...

Have you read the book by a Masaru Emoto (a Japanese professor) who did the experiments with water?
If not, do.
He 'exposed' water to words, pictures and music and then froze it and took pictures...
Forum: Spirituality   10-15-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 28,211
Posted By littlehawksmom
i LOVE THIS THREAD! I haven't read through...

i LOVE THIS THREAD!

I haven't read through it yet, but I can tell there is som much to learn and so many wise women to meet.

I do have my own ideas and experiences to share, when I have a...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   10-07-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 95,044
Posted By littlehawksmom
Hi everyone! I am not in this tribe, but I...

Hi everyone!

I am not in this tribe, but I was hoping some you mamas might have any ideas on how to transform my one tattoo.

It is simply three rings around my upper arm. Three lines, thin...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-04-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By littlehawksmom
Thanks for a well informed thread and great...

Thanks for a well informed thread and great questions!

Here is another. My hens just love the whole fresh coconut that I bought for my kids to whack and eat. The kids lost interest in it and the...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-04-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By littlehawksmom
We live in a small town where everyone knows...

We live in a small town where everyone knows everyone, too.

We now have 3 large hens (who lay green eggs...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-16-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By littlehawksmom
My son (6.5)sounds so similar. But we are...

My son (6.5)sounds so similar. But we are flailing, looking for our rhythm, so no advice, only open ears.

But slightly OT, what does a cleaning-your-room flip chart (or a flip chart in general)...
Forum: Parenting   07-15-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By littlehawksmom
Being a mom is by far the hardest thing I have...

Being a mom is by far the hardest thing I have ever done-and I have done a lot of hard things.

That said, the best thing about being a mom is that my children have taught me more about myself and...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-02-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,262
Posted By littlehawksmom
I think it depends on your job somewhat. When...

I think it depends on your job somewhat. When working on tall ladders with large tools, and hammers, I quit around 4-5 months. Then I worked as a cashier pretty much until the last day.
I agree...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 560
Posted By littlehawksmom
I always keep homeopathic arnica in my purse, as...

I always keep homeopathic arnica in my purse, as well as bandaids, and a wound ointment.

I take a more extensive first aid kit as well as a homeopathic kit if we are going farther out or...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-27-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,518
Posted By littlehawksmom
Yes. I feel so much better in my present...

Yes.

I feel so much better in my present climate than where I grew up. Lack of sunshine and clear skies can definitely cause anxiety for me.

Anyway, change can be very good.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-05-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By littlehawksmom
Go for it! That's what I did and it is fun,...

Go for it!
That's what I did and it is fun, pretty easy, and will give some good results (well, not every time, but it is worth the mistakes). You may make mistakes and have to throw out some milk,...
Forum: Learning at School   02-27-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,318
Posted By littlehawksmom
The meeting went well. They have some good ideas...

The meeting went well. They have some good ideas to help ds throughout the day, and agreed to let him go outside for 10 min two additional times, if he can be attentive in class. I don't know what...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-25-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By littlehawksmom
I have heard that a homeschooler has a right to...

I have heard that a homeschooler has a right to a certain amount of attendance at their district's public school-to attend gym, or teams or music, I guess.

does anyone know anything about this? I...
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