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Forum: Homeschooling August 7th, 2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: When is your first day?

we start on the 12th of August. DS(7) will be in 2nd grade, DD(1.5) is doing toddler work. We use Montessori for all subjects. My son will also work with Life of Fred as a supplement to math because...
Forum: Homeschooling July 7th, 2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Summertime

i was planning to do year round schooling with a short summer break (my son went to a school that was year round for preschool and they did a 7 week summer break and 3 three week breaks during the...
Forum: Cloth Diapering June 27th, 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Who has experience with rashes?

hand foot and mouth disease is what she had.
the rash is mostly cleared up now but i still have her in pampers using the cream the doc gave us. Hoping to move back to the cloth once everything is...
Forum: Vegetarian Mommies June 25th, 2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: What's Cooking This Week? 6/2/2013

those cupcakes are so cute! the cake looks really yummy too. are the desserts vegan? i have not yet tried a vegan cake.
Forum: Vegetarian Mommies June 25th, 2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: What's Cooking This Week? 6/22/2013

we have pretty much given up on making dinners. Everyone kind of eats what they feel like having instead of one big meal. for example, yesterday I had a giant salad, DH had quinoa/bean/veggie bowl,...
Forum: Vegetarian Mommies June 25th, 2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
weaning vegan

I am starting the weaning process with my DD who is almost 18mo old. She has had cow milk but its a rare occurrence. My son who is 7 still drinks cow milk and we are in the process of transitioning...
Forum: Food Allergies June 20th, 2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: where do I start?

NEVERMIND.....we've determined it is a virus
Forum: Cloth Diapering June 19th, 2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Night time

we always used them for overnight as well. My favorites for overnight have been the best bottom diapers with hemp/cotton inserts. never have a leak!
Forum: Food Allergies June 18th, 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
where do I start?

Im new to this section but not to the boards. I have a 17mo old DD who has been having some rashes that concern me and the doctor doesnt give me any answers. I was hoping someone here might have an...
Forum: Cloth Diapering June 18th, 2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Who has experience with rashes?

we used flips with disposable inserts for a while until we ran out, then i got pampers because they are easier to get. I still have trouble remembering to buy diapers before i run out. the flips...
Forum: Cloth Diapering June 17th, 2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Who has experience with rashes?

thank you ladies for your responses!

I am now confused even more as all of the sudden she is getting the rash in pampers too. She has been doing pretty good in them since February (i was going off...
Forum: Cloth Diapering June 13th, 2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Who has experience with rashes?

I could use some advice or many just someone else who might catch something that i missed. I dont know what is going on with my DD that is causing her rashes. This is what I know so far:

1. her...
Forum: Homeschooling May 20th, 2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: What if your child asks to go to public school?

my son has never asked to go to public school. ive just explained to him how regular school works and he has never wanted to do it. The idea of sitting in a chair all day long doing paper work doesnt...
Forum: Homeschooling May 14th, 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Common Core and Homeschool Curricula.

forgive me, i'm still new to homeschooling but does this just have to do with the standardized testing? I mean there arent any new rules for us homeschoolers besides the fact that our kids need to do...
Forum: Cloth Diapering May 8th, 2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Drying

everything goes in the dryer on medium heat normally. covers i will hang to dry sometimes if i remember. Most of our diapers are AIOs so they take forever to dry, plus they are natural fibers which...
Forum: Cloth Diapering May 8th, 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: too small for newborn diapers (pics)

aww so cute! Ive never had a tiny baby so we didnt even use newborn size. Ive always heard great things about the lil joeys. If you are renting can you get them to send you more lil joeys to replace...
Forum: Homeschooling May 3rd, 2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Food!

Does your family eat breakfast? If so, what's the usual?
the kids always eat breakfast, usually cereal and yogurt. We sometimes have eggs. I honestly dont know if my DH eats breakfast most days...
Forum: Breastfeeding May 3rd, 2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: QOTD- did you/ do you use lanolin?

yes, i used it for several months in the beginning. it works great for both healing cracks and preventing them
Forum: Natural Childbirth May 3rd, 2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Slowly falling apart...

Hang in there. I noticed this thread because it reminded me of one I made last year before my DDs birth. I had other issues at the end of my pregnancy threatening my NCB too and I was terrified and...
Forum: Cloth Diapering April 30th, 2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Still havent issues

Thanks everyone who is making suggestions! I can use all the ideas i can get



I thought of that too and i have tried several different soaps BUT i was trying samples mainly since i didnt want...
Forum: Breastfeeding April 30th, 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: blisters

ok, updating, things are getting better. the blisters are going away. I still dont know what happened. I wonder if it somehow was rubbing on her newish molars. they have been growing in for a while...
Forum: Breastfeeding April 28th, 2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
blisters

any idea what would cause blisters on the nipple? im in some major pain and i dont even know what is causing this or how to get rid of it. its only on one but now the other is starting to hurt some...
Forum: Cloth Diapering April 26th, 2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Still havent issues

honestly, i dont think its the detergent. i have been through several brands now and with the charlies we used it since she was born with no reactions and then all of the sudden there is rash.


...
Forum: Cloth Diapering April 26th, 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Thoughts on prefolds for a newbie to CD?

Do you have a preference in brand? most at the CD online stores are pretty much the same. Look at how many layers they have and the dimensions. Stay away from gerber ones they sell in regular stores....
Forum: Cloth Diapering April 24th, 2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Erin.minus.thyroid
Re: Still havent issues

thank you.
I have only tried stripping using the RLR so far. I will look for Funk Rock. I hadnt even thought about using the bathtub for soaking. I have a HE top loader and it will drain if left to...
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