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Forum: Life With a Baby   Today, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I think when they begin to walk they're toddlers...

I think when they begin to walk they're toddlers but you can call them baby still, then when they master walking and start speaking pretty well they become little kids. Of course they're always your...
Forum: Life With a Baby   Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine tasted foods about 5 months to 12 months or...

Mine tasted foods about 5 months to 12 months or so but never ate a whole lot until later. Not baby food, just soft regular foods.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine have been pretty normal after returning at...

Mine have been pretty normal after returning at 14, 13, 17 months post babies regardless of weaning, but with mine weaning was very gradual for all of them. That is, cycles were normal except for one...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 41,967
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Try contacting vital statistics, they don't seem...

Try contacting vital statistics, they don't seem to have birth registration forms online that I can see.
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I usually spend almost $5 a person by that math....

I usually spend almost $5 a person by that math. But my 2 year old eats more than my 6 year old, and my 9 year old eats more than I do, and sometimes my DH buys his lunch. We didn't have much this...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Obviously she won't talk any of the past out with...

Obviously she won't talk any of the past out with you, you've tried that and she's shut that out. My past is similar with my mom and stepdad. We keep updates casual and quick. Haven't seen each other...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Can't think of any book specifically for them,...

Can't think of any book specifically for them, but some I'd recommend for him are "Emergency Childbirth" by Gregory White, "Spiritual Midwifery" by Gaskin, my DH got a lot out of "The Thinking...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-27-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I use lanolin (the refined breastfeeding ointment...

I use lanolin (the refined breastfeeding ointment kind) as a water barrier alternative to Vaseline or whatever for diaper area irritation. Can you notice a kind of food that's making the irritation...
Forum: Toddler Health   04-26-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Eczema in the ears could do that, or maybe a...

Eczema in the ears could do that, or maybe a dental problem. Could be some kind of headache or sinus pressure thing. Food intolerance maybe, you could try an elimination diet.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine broke naturally as I was getting very...

Mine broke naturally as I was getting very dilated every time, and all the sudden downward pressure led to an urge to push right away, twice it was too soon for pushing and when I tried I had...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-23-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Are you keeping hydrated enough? That could make...

Are you keeping hydrated enough? That could make a big difference. You've already noted how it changes when everything else shows you're about to ovulate. I never noticed the stringyness, myself,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-23-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My first thought that came from from "Oedipus...

My first thought that came from from "Oedipus sings" was Oedipus Rex: The Musical :duck

Mom is the first female who is important in their life, we are kind of an archetype of women to them. I...
Forum: Dental   04-22-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Some people become allergic to tea tree oil,...

Some people become allergic to tea tree oil, clove is really strong too, and essential oils are very strong even if you can use them in dilution and/or on less sensitive areas they have potential to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-22-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I don't mind violent games, warfare based or...

I don't mind violent games, warfare based or arena fighting for example, but anything that simulates illegal activity, violence without purpose, or terrorism isn't going to get played in my house.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Great standardized test scores and...

Great standardized test scores and extracurricular experiences will help with selective universities besides a great GPA. Online schooling like that counts mostly the same as normal school. Diplomas...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Strawbale walls are superinsulated, you'd need to...

Strawbale walls are superinsulated, you'd need to add insulation when converting a shipping container, the energy efficiency as far as heat loss depends entirely on how much you add and it would take...
Forum: Toddler Health   04-17-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By JamieCatheryn
After recovering from a tummy bug last month my 2...

After recovering from a tummy bug last month my 2 year old was whiny and acted younger than he was for a few days, he was still feeling less than 100% and had gotten used to being babied while he was...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,310
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Awnings on the south windows, south and west...

Awnings on the south windows, south and west deciduous shade trees (for long term), solar attic fan, attic ventilation, sleeping downstairs on hottest nights, taking showers before bedtime to cool...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-16-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,144
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Some midwives to look into: Olivia Marshburn with...

Some midwives to look into: Olivia Marshburn with Midwifery Services, Donna Galatti with Monarch Midwifery, Nancy Harman with Birthwise. Full out of pocket costs for homebirth are similar to hospital...
Forum: Gardening   04-15-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I think people usually use cardboard or newspaper...

I think people usually use cardboard or newspaper if they are just dividing raised beds off from dirt. Why not build a box yourself with a bottom to it? It would be a rather simple design, and it'll...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-12-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I read a chapter every night to mine. Lately...

I read a chapter every night to mine. Lately we've read the Bible, Matilda, My Side of The Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, and Pippi Longstocking
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-12-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Look into getting a woodstove with a water...

Look into getting a woodstove with a water reservoir built in for hot water. Also look into diy solar solutions, like the inside of an old water heater tank painted black, possibly in a clear topped...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-11-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 371
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My kids are pretty happy with eggs and a little...

My kids are pretty happy with eggs and a little sausage or bacon, salads and grilled chicken and/or hb eggs, grilled or slow roasted meat with piles of buttered veggies on the side, and loads of...
Forum: Women's Health   04-10-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Hi, welcome to Mothering. Wow I really feel badly...

Hi, welcome to Mothering. Wow I really feel badly for that mom. By the way they will probably ask you to go back and edit the post to just give the link and a small portion of the quoted story...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-09-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Don't feel like you have to convince them of...

Don't feel like you have to convince them of anything, you won't be able to anyway. The choice is totally up to you though. You can give them a brief version of why if you want to, but refuse to get...
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