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Forum: Diapering   02-22-2011, 02:20 PM
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Posted By tootersmom
Glad to hear they're working better!   You...

Glad to hear they're working better!
 
You might want to try Arm & Hammer Essentials (perfume and dye free) as it seems to work okay and can be found just about anywhere. I like to have a couple...
Forum: Diapering   02-22-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By tootersmom
Oh, and apparently I should have clarified...

Oh, and apparently I should have clarified above. PP is correct - pouring water on your diapers is not technically a way to test for repelling, but it has always given me a better idea of what is...
Forum: Diapering   02-22-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By tootersmom
As you can see, opinions vary greatly when it...

As you can see, opinions vary greatly when it comes to diapering! ;)
 
Here is some info copied from http://cottonbabies.com .I read above you said you'd visited their site about detergents, but...
Forum: Diapering   02-20-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By tootersmom
I would start by stripping with Dawn and several...

I would start by stripping with Dawn and several HOT wash cycles to see if that helps.
 
It's possible you have detergent build-up from washing along with her clothing (not adding a secondary...
Forum: Diapering   02-20-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By tootersmom
I use a three step wash routine of a full cold...

I use a three step wash routine of a full cold wash cycle - full hot wash cycle with detergent - cold rinse cycle. Some will begin with a cold RINSE rather than a wash, I've found I need the WASH to...
Forum: Diapering   02-20-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By tootersmom
Is it possible you're having repelling issues? I...

Is it possible you're having repelling issues? I have a chubby baby, too. And while I only use prefolds and covers, I never have leaking problems unless I wait too long between changes. Try pouring...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-13-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By tootersmom
We're following Dr. Sears delayed schedule. I'm...

We're following Dr. Sears delayed schedule. I'm sure there are those who find problems with it as well, but I just didn't feel informed enough to decide what and when at the time DD was born. It's...
Forum: Babywearing   10-21-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By tootersmom
Thanks. I thought that might be the case with...

Thanks. I thought that might be the case with the canvas. I finally decided on the organic Sea Green. It's supposed to be here Saturday - I can't wait!...
Forum: Babywearing   10-20-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By tootersmom
I tried on an organic cotton Ergo over the...

I tried on an organic cotton Ergo over the weekend and loved it (super soft & comfy) but was not wild about the color choices they carried in the store. I'm really digging the Galaxy Grey online,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-13-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By tootersmom
It is my understanding that only early...

It is my understanding that only early ultrasounds can accurately predict due dates. At 20+ weeks there is too much variation to get closer than a week or two at best. (At least that's what I was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-13-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By tootersmom
My OB doesn't even do them at all unless you're...

My OB doesn't even do them at all unless you're actively contracting.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-11-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By tootersmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Right of Passage...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Right of Passage http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15387203)
Farrah is a lovely name...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-11-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By tootersmom
Quote: Originally Posted by slsurface...

Quote:
Originally Posted by slsurface http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15387013)
Lately (week 33 or so) my sugar is a little...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-08-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By tootersmom
Thank you for all the great responses, ladies! ...

Thank you for all the great responses, ladies!

As of yesterday, we may have a name! I'm still trying it out, but so far it seems to want to stick...

Farrah (or Farah - we're still playing with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-05-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By tootersmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Mammo2Sammo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mammo2Sammo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15376041)
I don't think self-naming is necessary,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-05-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By tootersmom
Thank you all for sharing such beautiful names!!...

Thank you all for sharing such beautiful names!!

To those that asked what type of names I like, I'm basically open to anything. Although lately unisex names have been appealing to me.

My short...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-05-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By tootersmom
I have nothing. I've been through a thousand...

I have nothing. I've been through a thousand names and I can't find "THE ONE". I've always loved the name Arden for a girl, but now that I'm expecting one, the name just isn't clicking for me.
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-11-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,153
Posted By tootersmom
I know someone addressed this already, but I...

I know someone addressed this already, but I also had spotting each month (mostly brown with a little red) around the time I would have had my period. If I remember correctly, it happened every...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-04-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By tootersmom
Just to reassure you, my sister did this at 3...

Just to reassure you, my sister did this at 3 also. She stammered (repeating words rather than sounds over and over.) It became pretty severe, but by the time she was 4 it had completely resolved...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-02-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,803
Posted By tootersmom
Have you tried one of those online sites where...

Have you tried one of those online sites where you upload a headshot and then "try on" different hairstyles? Maybe it would give her a better idea of whether she'd actually like it or not.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-02-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By tootersmom
Here's the DC website's listing of "kids" comics...

Here's the DC website's listing of "kids" comics available this month. Some are definitely for older kids, but the Superfriends series looks okay for the younger ones...
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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-01-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 908
Posted By tootersmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Blooming...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blooming http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11599890)
jillmamma- Do you know where you can get one...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-01-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 908
Posted By tootersmom
My son plays with his 8 yr. old cousin everyday....

My son plays with his 8 yr. old cousin everyday. When they're not outside, they like to play with building type things: legos, megablocks, wooden blocks etc. They also love to role play with...
Forum: Parenting   07-01-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,356
Posted By tootersmom
I come from a large extended family. One...

I come from a large extended family. One Christmas many years ago my aunt and uncle gave each of the girls (I think we were about age 15 and up) $50 VS gift certificates. Each of the boys got one...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-01-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By tootersmom
My son sounds just like yours....

My son sounds just like yours. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

Apparently Marvel Comics makes a line of comics for "young readers" under the title of Marvel...
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