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May 28th, 2007, 07:47 PM
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Or just your Vagina, LOL! Mrs Pil's words! Do you do HOmeopathy, skip vaxing? Breastfeed for longer than is the "norm"? Eat natural foods?
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May 29th, 2007, 01:24 AM
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You know, I do a lot of those things. And I'm a midwife. So yeah, I thought I was crunchy in other areas of my life. Then I found this and decided I'm not really all that crunchy!
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May 30th, 2007, 07:21 AM
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I cloth diaper the babies, don't vax, use some natural and homeopathic remedies as well as some conventional methods. We eat mostly organic/natural foods only that we get through our co-op and have delivered from the organic farms but I do pick up a few non-organic/natural food products at the grocery store. We also homeschool, equate spirituality/nature, and are interested in sustainable living/building. Most people I know have said I'm the crunchy/hippie type since I was a kid so I guess it must be somewhat true.
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May 30th, 2007, 08:38 AM
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we dont vax, homebirth, extended nurse, nurse through pregnancy, cosleep, do some homeopathic remedies, but we are just starting to get into eating more natural and organic.
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May 31st, 2007, 08:46 AM
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yes, we practice full-term breastfeeding, will tandem nurse and nurse through pregnancy, do not vax, co-sleep, babywear, GD, planning on homeschooling and use homeopathy/nontraditional medicine as much as possible. I'm trying to get DH on board with organic/whole foods, but it's taking some time.
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May 31st, 2007, 06:01 PM
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I'm not all the crunchy! I breastfeed and follow child led weaning and we co-sleep. That's about all my crunchiness
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June 6th, 2007, 11:21 AM
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I'm off-the-charts crunchy. I've even researched composting toilets in case I can ever talk DH into it! B)
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June 7th, 2007, 07:48 PM
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I crunch. Hard. Abbey you will undoubtedly find this funny but I was talking today with DH about family cloth and composting toilets. He says absolutely no but I did just convince him to start an organic garden so we'll see what the future holds
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