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Forum: Natural Body Care   03-04-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By BedHead
I do, with Dr Bronners Peppermint liquid soap,...

I do, with Dr Bronners Peppermint liquid soap, just a bit.  I love the tingly feel in the morning - it helps wake me up :)
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-04-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By BedHead
My daughter uses henna all the time.  She's dark...

My daughter uses henna all the time.  She's dark blonde and it makes her hair a nice shade of orangey blonde.  She buys bricks of it and melts it on the stove somehow.  I think she gets it from Lush.
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-04-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By BedHead
Haven't tried that, thanks!

Haven't tried that, thanks!
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-03-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By BedHead
I've read about turmeric having wonderful...

I've read about turmeric having wonderful antinflammatory properties, but it looks like I'd need to eat a LOT of it.  Has anyone had success witha  supplement?  If so where'd you get it? 
 ...
Forum: Unschooling   10-20-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By BedHead
My daughter just graduated.  The school board...

My daughter just graduated.  The school board did her diploma.  It's very official looking.  If we want a transcript they will also give us one - we graded her on various things over the years.  As...
Forum: Unschooling   10-20-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By BedHead
My daughter decided to leave school when she was...

My daughter decided to leave school when she was in grade nine and educate herself.  That was in 2008.  Before that I had never heard of unschooling but as soon as I did I knew it was right for her,...
Forum: Unschooling   10-20-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By BedHead
My unschooler got her grade 12 diploma this year...

My unschooler got her grade 12 diploma this year :) :)  It's all official looking and everything. 
 
She's working at a bakery franchise being trained for a management position.  Her employer is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-19-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,767
Posted By BedHead
Mine is my three kids in 1994 - over 16 years...

Mine is my three kids in 1994 - over 16 years ago!  My how time flies.  Sigh.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-19-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,211
Posted By BedHead
I don't see how allowing them to sleep in...

I don't see how allowing them to sleep in separate rooms is giving them any opportunities they don't have somewhere else.  That said, I don't think I would have let my kids have a bf/gf sleep over...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-12-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By BedHead
We are doing a local Christmas and would like to...

We are doing a local Christmas and would like to make mead, so I am wondering what the best way would be to go about getting 'local' yeast.  Has anyone had success capturing their own for it?  Could...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,218
Posted By BedHead
My kids names all end in an 'ee' sound. It...

My kids names all end in an 'ee' sound. It wasn't planned - that's just the way it ended up http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-29-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By BedHead
Thanks - I hadn't thought of that!

Thanks - I hadn't thought of that!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-28-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
  Poll: Take-out
Views: 1,092
Posted By BedHead
I said once or twice a month, but it's really...

I said once or twice a month, but it's really more like once every month or two.

I went thru a period like you are experiencing. Finally I said enough is enough, and just decided that if we ate...
Forum: Women's Health   10-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,189
Posted By BedHead
I get tinnitus and I also get a ticking/purring...

I get tinnitus and I also get a ticking/purring sound which is something different, from air behind my eardrum somewhere. I've had both for years and have never tried anything to really get rid of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-27-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By BedHead
Quote: Originally Posted by Chicky2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chicky2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15989816)
Save them (cut into cubes) for your Tday...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-27-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,477
Posted By BedHead
Wow, if only! I get them for $5 a dozen,...

Wow, if only! I get them for $5 a dozen, delivered to my door along with my milk. At the farmers market they're $4.75 a dozen. Those are both organic, though. I've seen non organic sell for about $3...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-27-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By BedHead
We are doing a 'local' Christmas dinner this...

We are doing a 'local' Christmas dinner this year, and I will need to make butter for it a day or two beforehand. I want to use my raw cream, but would need more than I get in a couple of weeks. If...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-25-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By BedHead
What's the reason for adding acid at all?

What's the reason for adding acid at all?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-25-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By BedHead
16yo dd will not be going this year, for the...

16yo dd will not be going this year, for the first time. She literally spends MONTHS planning and executing her costumes every year. She started one this year but the time got away on her and I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-18-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By BedHead
All you can do is keep offering your place for...

All you can do is keep offering your place for them to study, and make sure the poor kid is aware that she can come to you if she needs anything. My kids have friends that I've felt like I want to...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-30-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By BedHead
I was wondering this the other day - I bought a...

I was wondering this the other day - I bought a huge glass jug of organic apple cider because it was on sale and I liked the jug http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif and I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-30-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By BedHead
You CAN, it isn't going to hurt you, but like pp...

You CAN, it isn't going to hurt you, but like pp says it may affect the texture.

I've probably done it, I tend to freeze EVERYthing, cooked or not.
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-30-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By BedHead
I save all my veggie ends and peels and throw...

I save all my veggie ends and peels and throw them into my stock, and the other day I had three lemon halves I threw in and it was a much nicer smell when it was cooking than when I use vinegar.
Forum: Single Parenting   09-24-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
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Views: 2,632
Posted By BedHead
I am so very sorry. Sadly I know exactly how you...

I am so very sorry. Sadly I know exactly how you feel. It was 6 months ago that I discovered evidence on my husbands computer that he was doing the same - he was signed up for all kinds of sex...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-23-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By BedHead
I don't know about nutritionally, but it's sure...

I don't know about nutritionally, but it's sure a lot cheaper to make your own.
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