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by mrsflibble
Thu Jul 12, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Energy saving light bulbs from school
Replies: 8
Views: 3216

cool!
by mrsflibble
Thu Jul 12, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Gripe Water
Replies: 25
Views: 8315

I used gripe water for sophie, and use it myself for trapped wind.
peppermint tea works well too. I prefer mine cold.
by mrsflibble
Thu Jul 12, 2007 3:04 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: school cooking lessons
Replies: 60
Views: 16568

recipe for sweet chilli sauce http://foodandthoughts.blogspot.com/2005/03/best-sweet-chili-sauce-evah.html my cooking teacher used to be anoyed every time I brought in something prepared at home as a replacement for shop bought stuff. Things like pastry, pasta, even tuna mayo spread . have any of yo...
by mrsflibble
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: The most eco friendly alternative to disposable nappies
Replies: 18
Views: 7309

I couldnt do the catching method. Mind you, I'm getting quite good at noticing when my own little free range baby needs to poop. but i still miss sometimes, then we get the "I've done a poo somewhere, I'm not going to tell you where it is I'm just going to grin at you, say poo a lot and giggle when ...
by mrsflibble
Thu May 24, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: sterilising for babies
Replies: 25
Views: 8486

glenniedragon wrote: R is a good healthy girl, with lovely hair/coat
hahahahaha!!!!!!!! :lol: mine would have called the social and taken soph with her I think.
by mrsflibble
Thu May 24, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home Educating?
Replies: 60
Views: 19794

OK, this is all really good fodder for me to get my teeth into lol! finally, I'm terrible at maths. will that matter or do you think I'd be able to learn along with sophie? my mum is a teacher's assistant in a special school and she's 1 week ahead of Connor, the boy she aides in class, learning Maka...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Home Educating?
Replies: 60
Views: 19794

I know that feeling, I was a high flyer until I hit a levels and went off the rails a bit. i stillmanaged uni but dropped out because of pressure and also i had been forced into the whole application process by people who thought they knew better. mind you, if I'd not gone to uni i never would have ...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Nursery Rhyme Police
Replies: 17
Views: 8100

I was fired from a moderator post on another website because I put on the lyrics to a song played on one of sophie's toys http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzHWFy3MqWQ The firing came because the song lyrics happen to have a certain word in them... here are the lyrics, I wont print the word as I like i...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: huge sense of achievment
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

huge sense of achievment

I've just discovered how easy it is to make baby clothes. I'm not going to go all out and only ever dress sophie in stuff made by me, nor am I going to give up my charity shop bargain hunts but I am so proud of this dress. http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s280/FlibblePics/DSCF6711.jpg I'm especial...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 3:24 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: sterilising for babies
Replies: 25
Views: 8486

oh goodness I totally agree with you on that!!
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Mummy Mafia
Replies: 36
Views: 14883

"that dress came from where? you made it? whyever did you do that?!" a comment from a local mum recently when she commented on how pretty my daughter's sun dress was- not the complete change of tone after I told her I made it. *holds head high* I think she's jealous. :lol: either she wants one or fe...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: unbelivable
Replies: 21
Views: 7163

in school I was told that white currants don't exist. I knew they must so 'cos I'd eaten the ones grown by me and my gran. I was also shouted at once for eating daisies and told I would die. Again by a teacher. :roll: I still eat daisies. :lol: me and sophie have some tadpoles at the moment, and one...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Gifting
Replies: 4
Views: 2795

I don't believe in big parties or big presents but I also don't believe in taking away the child's right to a celebration. For us sophie's birthday will always be a huge time to celebrate not only her coming into the world, but also my survival. I do, however, include sophie in givinjg money to char...
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Eggs
Replies: 24
Views: 7124

according to some studies, the link between eggs and cholesterol is minimal, and is outweighed by the health benefits associated with eating eggs- the vitamines and protein and such.
by mrsflibble
Wed May 23, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Dyslexia
Replies: 82
Views: 30094

my dyslexia wasn't diagnosed until I was in my 20s, my littlest brother is 12 and he's been diagnosed for a while now but gets little or no help at school. my older little brother is 14 and he went for tests. he has exactly the problems I do and all that jazz but the school appointed edu psychologis...