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i so could have written your post! my almost 17month old daughter is the same way. i started reading pantley's book last week but haven't made any changes yet. although when i started looking at the clock (which i never did before...i didn't want to know how often dd was waking) i thought i would pull my hair out, that it was every hour! i night weaned my ds when he was 3, the thought of another year and a half is crazymaking for me. so sorry this is of no help to...
sounds like a tough time for all of you! my only thought would be, have you got a sling? perhaps if you weren't sitting down and nursing with baby snug in a sling you might not feel tied down.
i'm a big fan of asking questions of people..."i was wondering why you felt grace needed a time-out?" and take the conversation from where they at. based on some care-givers lack of education, i feel that it is important to gently pass on information, especially when it is affecting your child. they are getting paid to do a job and if the customer is not satisfied with the service it is important to speak up. and if you are not satisfied that they can't guarantee that...
tooth decay is so awful. my ds at 3 had to be put under anestetic twice to deal with all his dental caries. i went through 3 dentists until i found one who did not tell me to stop breastfeeding. i'm not sure how wide of a practice it is, but at our dentist's office they have a child life specialist on staff to help the children deal with the experience. she used playmobile and a dog puppet (with wierd human teeth!) to show ds what the dentist would be doing and why. ...
well, after much lurking, i thought it was time to post an introduction! while i am new to mdc, the magazine (along with compleat mother) made me feel like i wasn't alone in this crazy society that we live in! i have birthed both my children at home, bfing my son till 5 and currently bfing my dd. we cloth diaper, stopped vaccinating my son thanks to mothering, family bed. however i have so much to learn in regards to gentle discipline and nutrition. so i have been...
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