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#121 of 122 Old 07-26-2010, 01:13 AM
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Originally Posted by ~Demeter~ View Post
I was excited to see colostrum, too! Though my daughter has definitely forgotten how to nurse properly in the past couple months where I had no milk. I's still icky to nurse her and I'm really limiting in how long I let her nurse for.
I almost went crazy for a couple of weeks with DD's morning nursing session, which lasts 20-30 minutes after waking, but it has gotten *much* better in the past week or two. The evening session is down to 30 seconds almost completely by DD's own doing. I simply moved us to the rocking chair to nurse instead of bed, and she does a few seconds on each side before requesting a story. It's kinda funny to me that she only nurses for that short amount of time at bedtime, since she asks to nurse a LOT during the day.

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im pretty glad im not nursing right now . im so utterly exhausted i think it would make me insane...its hard enough getting the kids cups of water 8 million times a day (when 2 out of 3 are capable of doing it themselves but want mama to do it) i just want to nap today..post festival burn out....
but seriously...i used to be able to pretend/make myself believe i wasn't tired..now i feel like its in my bones. not feeling like the greatest mom today.

eta: camping food..

umm...anything you can cook in a cast iron pan or pot or not cook at all is good..
we had veggie dogs one night.. bean & cheese burritos (just put the refries and cheese and whatever else (i like sunflower seeds and sauteed onions) and warm up till brown in the pan)
popcorn is always a fun treat.. a pot with a lid is all you need.
i got a box of annies mac/cheese but we didnt eat it.. soup & grilled cheese? camping is usually one of those times i buy packaged foods i normally wouldnt for the ease and simplicity but i have camped and cooked 100% home-made meals lots too. a 2 burner stove is handy. we just had a 1 burner this trip so we made it simple.
i did make hash-browns (boiled the chopped potatoes a bit before frying them up) and scrambled eggs the first morning for fun.. i like how yummy everything tastes when you cook outside under the blue sky!

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