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Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By vespersongs
  We recently got approved for NJ Family Care...


We recently got approved for NJ Family Care for our whole family, and have the Horizon BCBS HMO.
Well, I went for a physical the other day and waited for *three and a half hours* in the waiting...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-24-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By vespersongs
We recently got approved for NJ Family Care for...

We recently got approved for NJ Family Care for our whole family, and have the Horizon BCBS HMO.
Well, I went for a physical the other day and waited for *three and a half hours* in the waiting...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-20-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By vespersongs
My school (in New Jersey) recently sent me a...

My school (in New Jersey) recently sent me a letter stating that they didn't have my daughter's exemption on file (how convenient; it was the FIRST form I submitted when registering!), and now they...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-19-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,108
Posted By vespersongs
Hi--I was just notified by the school nurse that...

Hi--I was just notified by the school nurse that they won't accept my religious exemption that I submitted because of new statutes, and I'm afraid she'll be asked to leave--TOMORROW is the cutoff...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-29-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,181
Posted By vespersongs
Quote: Originally Posted by melodyka...

Quote:
Originally Posted by melodyka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15991849)
we have chickenpox in wynnewood, pa. we were...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-29-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By vespersongs
Anyone have any advice for someone starting to...

Anyone have any advice for someone starting to use cloth pads and/or diva cup? How many do you need? Better companies? Make them yourself? Can you use the cup if you've had children?

Also, anyone...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-05-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By vespersongs
REAAAAALLY felt like I had to clarify for...

REAAAAALLY felt like I had to clarify for GuildJenn.

I don't think that working or finding childcare is sacrificing family. Absolutely the contrary. Our home has the least stress when we know...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-04-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By vespersongs
Really got a kick out of that "outsourcing the...

Really got a kick out of that "outsourcing the games you don't like" article!

Well, since it's a short term issue (until pre-K next fall), I guess I'll have to grit my teeth and bear it. Nothing...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-03-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By vespersongs
I am an illustrator and a signed recording...

I am an illustrator and a signed recording artist, and 2009 marked me going back between part-and full-time. It's been great, but immensely challenging. My daughter is 4 and very, very clingy (and...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-13-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By vespersongs
I have 2 kids, 6 and 3, and would love to get...

I have 2 kids, 6 and 3, and would love to get the pox. vespersongs@hotmail.com or 973-568-3138. Thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   08-13-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By vespersongs
Hi there, If your twins do wind up getting the...

Hi there,
If your twins do wind up getting the pox, would you share them with my 2 kids (6 and 3)? I'm in northern NJ.
Thanks!
Vesper
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-13-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By vespersongs
It's August 13 and I'm willing to drive and/or...

It's August 13 and I'm willing to drive and/or pay postage for pox lollies. I'm in the NYC area, in NJ. Thanks! vespersongs@hotmail.com or 973-568-3138....
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-13-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By vespersongs
When making yogurt, you generally want to kill...

When making yogurt, you generally want to kill the existing bacteria so that the yogurt-making bacteria do not have to compete. I don't know about using soured milk to make yogurt (not sure how it...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By vespersongs
I also keep my yogurt maker on for 24 hours....

I also keep my yogurt maker on for 24 hours. Most manufacturers say 6-8. I like mine thick and tart.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By vespersongs
Do it in the oven--trying to keep a consistent...

Do it in the oven--trying to keep a consistent temp. Easier in an electric oven. Turn it on to 150ºF for a few minutes, then off and leave it. Do it every hour or so. Yogurt makers get pretty warm,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-12-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By vespersongs
I get the toilet analogy, but i felt like i was...

I get the toilet analogy, but i felt like i was going to fall through it. maybe the opening towards the front is too wide? On the toilet, you feel like you could sit there, stable, for a while. This...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-12-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By vespersongs
I just bought a birth stool:...

I just bought a birth stool: http://www.birthwithsol.com/birthstool1.html , and it came today. I'm really excited to start having it available to my students and clients. HOWEVER, I tried sitting on...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-31-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By vespersongs
Thanks! Keep it coming, ladies! This is so...

Thanks! Keep it coming, ladies! This is so helpful...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-30-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By vespersongs
Help! I have a mom (CB student of mine) who has...

Help! I have a mom (CB student of mine) who has a very large chest who is considering weaning. Baby is only 3 weeks old. Mom has anxiety disorder and is having PP trouble. Everything she describes...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-05-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By vespersongs
OK, I know that's a long subject line... ...

OK, I know that's a long subject line...

Anyway, my ? is, are there any other Christian (or not) waldorf HSers, who are doing preschool (really, kindergarten is what i think ds is ready for) but...
Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By vespersongs
Quote: Originally Posted by momeeboys ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by momeeboys
Besides moms and MILs will always find something wrong with your parenting style.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
...
Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2006, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By vespersongs
Hi, I'm wearing my 8 month old dd a LOT more...

Hi,
I'm wearing my 8 month old dd a LOT more than I did my first ds, mainly because I'm chasing ds around so much that I can't put dd down!

I have noticed that she's sitting alone and...
Forum: Homebirth   05-29-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,271
Posted By vespersongs
...enjoy the "shock" that other people give you....

...enjoy the "shock" that other people give you. You've done a beautiful thing by having your baby at home, and you shouldn't be ashamed of it. Not to minimize others' choices, but I personally...
Forum: Homebirth   05-29-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,271
Posted By vespersongs
I am still processing both of my births. My last...

I am still processing both of my births. My last one (8 months ago!) was way more intense than the first (the first felt like a party!). I think you should not expect that those feelings will ever...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-13-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,450
Posted By vespersongs
Thanks SO MUCH for this thread--i have a ton of...

Thanks SO MUCH for this thread--i have a ton of receiving blankets that I am going to cut up. I hate going to Big Box Mart (see jibjab.com for a FUNNY movie by that name!!!) for my wipes...and pull...
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