"Angela-- with regard to your preschool question, we also have spirited little ones that thrive around other children. We thought about homeschooling, but then found a great philosophy of learning. We found a "progressive" preschool, which…"
"Jenn--- Do you already have your midwife? If not, I believe the midwife I used last year has moved from her practice in Huntersville (with Dr. Peacock) to somewhere around Gaston Memorial. She was INCREDIBLE. Her name is Marcia Chiluck. She made my…"
"I've never heard of it, but am very interested in learning more... anything to help with my little ones' food intolerances... it looks like there is a doctor on Sardis Rd (NAET of Carolina). Have you called to talk to anyone yet?"
An endless journey of finding more natural ways to live. For me, so far, the most important 'discovery' was opening my eyes to the fact that the medical establishment may not have my best interests at heart. That has opened the door to so many other things, and I am just beginning!
How long have you been interested in holistic living?
I started becoming interested after the the birth of my son 3 1/2 years ago, and then became extremely interested while pregnant with my daughter. Prior to that, I sometimes tried to eat organic, and I was a vegetarian, but I had no idea what holistic living could entail.
a little about me
We moved to Charlotte 4 years ago (from Chicago), and I have had two children since coming here (my son is 3 1/2 and my daughter is 1). Since moving here, we have been trying to lead a more natural life, including medical care (i.e., homeopathy, naturapathy, energy healing, no vaccines, etc.), foods (organic, trying to understand raw, etc.), raising of my children (attachment parenting, still breastfeeding both, co-sleeping, etc.) I am amazed at the things I have been discovering along the way.
What professional or business affiliations do you offer?
Well, I'm not sure it's an 'offering,' but I am an attorney at a very large law firm in Charlotte.
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I just had someone ask me about needing an AP/homeschool friendly attorney. Do you see individuals? She is needing someone regarding an ex-husband, I believe. She lives in the north part of Charlotte and cost was a concern. Any recommendations would be appreciated and I'll pass them along.
"I wanted to see if you were around tomorrow but now my sweet Elizabeth has thrown up twice in her bed and so we will be staying home from daycare. Thanks for your number. How have you been feeling? I will try calling you over the weekend."
"I just have to add an update about Dan....
I LOVE HIM! He is sooooo sweet! He is very curious. We were all building a horse shelter, and while the rest of the horses could care less what we were doing, and spent the afternoon grazing, Dan was in our…"
"I was all set to go to the grocery shopping gig, and then couldn't make it! I think most of my problem right now is I have to drive my kids to take care of the horses every single day, plus soccer runs, which my husband has actually been good…"
"I've had Bee School for the past 2 months on Tuesday nights. It's made the MNOs impossible and extra nights off hard. I'm saving my time to see Tori's presentation on Sunday. I will be back with the MNOs in April.
We had some…"
We have only two folks RSVP'd to come tonight. I hope that others will join us. My husband comes home early so that I can attend. But, if we are going to have limited participation, I'd rather cancel the gathering in advance.What are your thoughts? Are the days, times, frequencies an issue? Same with the MNO?Thanks, PatSee More
Hi all,A group of midwives (myself included) are working very hard to get a birth center open in our area soon! We just kicked off a fund raiser:http://www.gocheckers.com/fundraisers/#ccmcBuy some tickets to the Charlotte Checkers hockey game on April 4th, and support the birth center! Forward this link to anyone you know who might be interested. We need all the help we can get to spread the word and get these tickets sold!…See More
"This year she did not run Mapleseed. I was going to call her sometime. I started homeschooling in Novembr. I really like Charlotte Mason and have been reading her books. We have a small group that wants to co op 2 days a week."
"I'm great, Laura! Hope all is well on your end too! Yes, still teaching yoga and I'm gearing up to homeschool starting this summer! I'm SO excited to share more time with my girls!! :) What about you? What's your plans for…"
Just wanted to post some info on a cooking class being offered by a woman I know. It will be held at her home in South Charlotte. Space is limited. If you decide to sign up, please let her know that you found out from Exploring Holistic Alternatives / Sarah Wood. (I am also signed up for this class and really looking forward to it!)____________________Healthy cooking classes and Nutrition basicsA 6-wks mix of theory and class demonstration allowing you to get comfortable with new techniques…See More
"My children have attended The Children's Schoolhouse, located on Rte 115 in Huntersville, NC. It is a Co-Op, mixed age pre-school and transitional kindergarten. It is a wonderful place that fosters creativity and freedom and independence in…"
"Both of my boys have been through SRT, which is similar to NAET. SRT combines kinesiology, homeopathy and acupressure. We have had great success with it. It was expensive, initially. The doctor we go to is a doctor of osteopathy in Cleveland, Ohio.…"
I won't be able to go, but thought you all might find this cool to be a part of. If I could, I'd be there. MissyInstead of our regular monthly Sierra Club meeting at Freedom Park, we will participate in a volunteer event this Saturday. See details below. Hope to see you there!March 21, 2009 Volunteer Event@ James Martin Middle SchoolWhen: 9am - 12pm, Saturday March 21st (1st Day of Spring!)Mark your calendars now! We have an exciting opportunity for volunteers to get involved in the local…See More
We have only 31 people confirmed for tomorrow at 2:30pm. That is our minimum number to get the discounted rate of $4.50 per person. I'm hoping to have another family or two sign up this morning to give us a buffer, in case anyone is sick tomorrow.Please let me know if you would like to attend the 2:30pm class tomorrow!! Also, if anyone can not attend their confirmed class (see below), I need to know ASAP, today, please.Everyone is requested to BRING CASH and EXACT CHANGE to pay the educator…See More