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Laura Anne Farley
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EUC cloth diapers

Started Dec 7, 2009

Cloth Diaper Sales and Consulting
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura Anne Farley Dec 22, 2009.

Washable Training Pants

Started Jul 10, 2009

 

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Laura Anne Farley left a comment for Tori Groat
"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."
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley replied to LocalFoodie's discussion Healthy, Local Food All Year
"Is this affordable. Our budget is so tight."
Mar 17, 2009
Tori Groat left a comment for Laura Anne Farley
"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…"
Mar 17, 2009
Tori Groat and Laura Anne Farley are now friends
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley left a comment for Tori Groat
"How are you? I wanted to touch base and see if you were still teaching yoga and if you were homeschooling?"
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley posted discussions
Mar 6, 2009

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What does "holistic" mean to you?
Holistic means natural and back to basics living. Keeping the toxins and man-made pollutants away as much as possible. Honoring our bodies with the good stuff from nature and preserving our planet. Raising our children at home with a strong support system of family and friends and keeping a positive environment.
How long have you been interested in holistic living?
Since grade school I've studied the environment and learned how destructive man can be. I've always been interested in the theories but only recently really became a part of the solution. I began using natural cleaners, recycling more, looking at the things in my own home that contribute to pollution. I began cloth diapering and became an advocate. I started my own company and have been spreading the word on how cloth diapering benefits the environment and our babies.
a little about me
I am a 30 year old mother of 2 girls 6/03 and 11/06. I am married to the love of my life that I met as a senior in high school and he was in the Navy. We own 2 dobermans and support the doberman rescue "Broken Dobe" through FOSTERING. We have own own cloth diaper sales and consulting business Baby Booty Wear that we hope to grow and become one of the largest advocates and resources for modern family cloth diapering. We just added Juice Plus to our resources for healthy living! Awesome product! See events for Wellness Workshops!
What professional or business affiliations do you offer?
RDA business Member, HMN, Diaper Pin, CEO of BabyBooty Wear, Juice Plus Distributor

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At 1:04pm on March 31, 2010, Pat said…
Next MNO is Tuesday, the 6th at Bombay Grill in Pineville if you can join us.


Hope you are doing well!


Pat
At 5:51pm on October 5, 2009, Pat said…
We thought we'd head to Ilios Noche on Providence Rd, about 7:30pm tomorrow for the MNO. Any chance you can join us?

Pat and Anna
At 7:57am on March 17, 2009, Tori Groat said…
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 schooling? I tried to contact Jennifer to see if I could her to come over to my house and help me set up a montessori classroom and help get me started but her number is no longer in service and so I e-mailed her but no response from her? Do you happen to know if she's still at the same place and running Mapleseed?
At 6:52pm on November 12, 2008, Karen Davis said…
I will look forward to meeting you Sunday, unless you are going to Pat's Thursday - I am planning to come with my youngest, Zachary, who is 7. Let me tell you though, that in my two hours on Sunday (the library closes at 5pm), I will start out with the legal stuff and go from there depending on who comes and what their needs are. It is very informal. I think you will find it helpful to meet other homeschoolers and hear the discussion even if it doesn't end up touching on everything. I will tell you where to go for a great overview of the various types of homeschooling. That is the basic homeschooling seminar at Growing Scholars. Those are done by Misty Spinelli and she does an excellent job. She and I have different strengths you might say. You do have to call ahead to sign up as the space is limited but it is also free. www.growingscholars.com
Let me tell you that most husbands start off very wary of the idea of homeschooling. I happened to accidentally find out about it when my oldest was 3 months old (over 20 years ago). So I had 4 or 5 years to talk my dh into it and it took most of that! haha And then he said just to 3rd or 4th grade. But by the time we got there, we never looked back. And a good thing too, with all of our moves.
At 10:53am on October 21, 2008, Gina Grothoff said…
I look forward to meeting you sometime soon. I will be out of town this Friday- but maybe another Friday or at an event! I am not sure yet if I am going to the event this Sat. at Pat's house. I have a 6 y/o daughter.
At 1:41pm on October 16, 2008, Cara Yara said…
We homeschool and my 2.5 yr old goes to St. Luke's playschool 2 mornings a week. That gives me time to work with the older kids (8 & 6) without interruptions.
At 10:39pm on October 13, 2008, Cara Yara said…
I'm glad the covers were large, everything fits him great already! Its funny, I really needed to get more covers and a few more diapers since he grew out of his prefolds..but I kept putting it off. I guess I somehow knew that you would have those imse vimse available today! :)

We'll see how we like these covers and how our other covers are working for us. At some point we might need more. How much are the covers new?

Cara
At 10:14am on October 13, 2008, Cara Yara said…
I might be interested, what sizes are these?
At 9:52pm on October 12, 2008, Cara Yara said…
I do use Dr. Bronner's on my wool covers that I hand wash in the sink, mainly because it's in my soap foam dispenser already! It works fine for those and doesn't harm them at all. I have also used it for spot cleaning on covers that I'd like to reuse without sending them through an entire wash cycle. I haven't tried using it in my washing machine. I have an HE washer and I'm wary about using anything besides the HE detergent in there. I use the Tide Free.
 
 
 

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Amanda Holmes left a comment for sandra
"I hope she feels better! I'm working almost the whole wknd, but call anyway & if i miss you, i'll get back soon as i can! Ive been feeling large... :) How've u been?"
Mar 20, 2009
sandra left a comment for Amanda Holmes
"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."
Mar 19, 2009
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Mar 19, 2009
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"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…"
Mar 19, 2009
Francie replied to Pat's discussion Monthly Holistic Gatherings
"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…"
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"Hey it's Sandra, I wrote down the wrong phone number for you and you are not on my caller id anymore. Give me a call :)"
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Anna replied to Pat's discussion Monthly Holistic Gatherings
"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…"
Mar 18, 2009
Pat posted a discussion

Monthly Holistic Gatherings

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
Mar 18, 2009
Leigh Fransen posted a discussion

Please Support the Birth Center! AKA, who likes hockey?

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
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley left a comment for Tori Groat
"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."
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley replied to LocalFoodie's discussion Healthy, Local Food All Year
"Is this affordable. Our budget is so tight."
Mar 17, 2009
Tori Groat left a comment for Laura Anne Farley
"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…"
Mar 17, 2009
Tori Groat and Laura Anne Farley are now friends
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley left a comment for Tori Groat
"How are you? I wanted to touch base and see if you were still teaching yoga and if you were homeschooling?"
Mar 17, 2009
Sarah W posted a discussion

Cooking Class based on Nourishing Traditions

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
Mar 16, 2009
Meredith replied to Angela Spielman's discussion Preschool?
"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…"
Mar 16, 2009
Joette replied to Tori Groat's discussion NAET : Has anyone heard/used this method for eliminating food allergies??
"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.…"
Mar 16, 2009
Missy posted a discussion

Gardening Volunteer Opportunity-details below

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
Mar 16, 2009
Pat posted a discussion

Carolina Raptor Center-Bring Cash

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
Mar 16, 2009

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