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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-24-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By mettamama
For the past few years, we've kept an apartment...

For the past few years, we've kept an apartment in Evanston. (Until this year, we were spending 3 months a year there...) And while we love Evanston, we're open to other neighborhoods, though I must...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-22-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By mettamama
I wanted to thank you all for responding to my...

I wanted to thank you all for responding to my original post. Your responses give me a place to begin. We'll be in Chicago early in December (brrr!), but I may try to see some schools then...
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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-12-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By mettamama
Hi Chicago parents, We're in Los Angeles &...

Hi Chicago parents,

We're in Los Angeles & contemplating a Chicago move (my husband is a native...)

With one guy in preschool, we're thinking about the next step in his education. Out here...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-11-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By mettamama
This information is terrifically helpful. Thank...

This information is terrifically helpful. Thank you so much!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-10-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By mettamama
My family will be in Evanston for much of the...

My family will be in Evanston for much of the summer & I'm hoping to locate a place to buy kosher organic poultry & meat. (I'm in L.A. where it is ridiculously easy to obtain.)

Any guidance would...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-01-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By mettamama
Hi everyone, My friends in Western Mass (near...

Hi everyone,
My friends in Western Mass (near Northampton--they're in Easthampton) just had their first babe (healthy boy!) & I want to hire someone to make some healthy meals for them in the...
Forum: Allergies   04-08-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By mettamama
Hi everyone, My 7mo DS (my 2nd DS) has had...

Hi everyone,

My 7mo DS (my 2nd DS) has had severe eczema. Now, the rash is under control but he remains tormented by a horrible itch from head-to-toe. I've seen several MDs & an acupuncture...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-08-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By mettamama
Hi everyone, My 7-month-old DS (my 2nd DS)...

Hi everyone,

My 7-month-old DS (my 2nd DS) has had a terrible allergy/eczema situation. Now his rash is under control, but he is plagued (plagued!!) by horrific itching head-to-toe especially at...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-29-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By mettamama
Hi Chicago mamas, I'm here visiting from...

Hi Chicago mamas,

I'm here visiting from Los Angeles & have quite a bit of expressed milk I cannot take back with me. Most of it is frozen. We're staying in Evanston, but if you know someone who...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-18-2006, 02:57 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 11,938
Posted By mettamama
Hello Jewish mamalehs, I hope I'm not...

Hello Jewish mamalehs,

I hope I'm not barging in on the conversation, but I thought someone here might be able to help me...

I'm due next month with boy2 & am trying to get some information...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-02-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By mettamama
Hey Mamas, For those of you who travel by...

Hey Mamas,

For those of you who travel by plane, do you have some good suggestions for our upcoming LA-NY flight? We fly often, but I really need some fresh ideas! (Our DS does not watch...
Forum: Diapering   04-30-2006, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,107
Posted By mettamama
I'll try stripping them & I'll also invest in...

I'll try stripping them & I'll also invest in some hemp dipes for inserts instead of the microfiber. FYI we use any variety of gentle soaps--Ecosomething, 7th Generation, Whole Foods generics.
...
Forum: Diapering   04-28-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,107
Posted By mettamama
I hope you guys can advise us because DH & I...

I hope you guys can advise us because DH & I know of no other CDers. Isn't that amazing?

DS is 22mo & largely uses Fuzzies with a thick terry insert. In the past six months or so we've noticed...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-26-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By mettamama
Three of us share our main bedroom--me, DH, & DS...

Three of us share our main bedroom--me, DH, & DS (22 months). We're expecting DS 2 (I call him XY2) in September & because we know no one who has a family bed or sleeping room with more than one DC,...
Forum: September 2006   02-03-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By mettamama
I'm "coming out" here--due 9/22ish with #2. Had...

I'm "coming out" here--due 9/22ish with #2. Had a miscarriage in November, am 40, but feel super pg (MORNING sickness? I wish!), so cautiously optimisitic...

Meanwhile...my ds (19 mo) has begun...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-23-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By mettamama
To AJP- I'm in L.A. & my ped is in Culver...

To AJP-
I'm in L.A. & my ped is in Culver City. And I love her. Send me a note if you want more info. Thanks for the raw milk info.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-22-2005, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By mettamama
My pediatrician recommended we use raw milk for...

My pediatrician recommended we use raw milk for our toddler, who just weaned himself last month (13 months). I'm in CA, where we can get RM in the store... But I've been wondering if I'm killing off...
Forum: Diapering   05-20-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 574
Posted By mettamama
You guys rock! And--I can't remember who posted...

You guys rock! And--I can't remember who posted the mini shower link, but THANK YOU MUCHO. I'm sending the link to DH & I think he'll be happily satisfied...
Forum: Diapering   05-20-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 574
Posted By mettamama
Fellow CDers, I love using CDs with my DS...

Fellow CDers,

I love using CDs with my DS (10 months old), but the poop situation has become increasingly big, sticky, messy & I know you all KWIM...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-26-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By mettamama
DH & I are worried about our new twin nephews &...

DH & I are worried about our new twin nephews & we're looking for some good articles to send to my brother & sister-in-law about how lack of nurturing (i.e., picking up crying babes, etc) can lead...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-22-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By mettamama
I've got a few problems here & would appreciate...

I've got a few problems here & would appreciate any suggestions from you all!

DS has a mouthful of teeth at 10 months & while he hasn't bit me outright, the teeth make bfing rather uncomfortable....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-07-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By mettamama
We're thinking of using her as a pede, but don't...

We're thinking of using her as a pede, but don't know anyone personally who sees her. If you do, please respond to this post & let me know if you like her. Thanks!...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-19-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By mettamama
I've posted often on this board about ds's sleep...

I've posted often on this board about ds's sleep (and the demise of his excellent newborn sleep patterns.) DS is a rather premature mover: crawling steadily now at 4 1/2 mo. Sleep downhilled when...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-12-2004, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By mettamama
sister, i feel your pain! ds was such a...

sister, i feel your pain!

ds was such a champ sleeper for his first 3 mo, then whammo all that changed. it started when he began rolling over (at 9 weeks, ugh!) and from there he powered straight...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-11-2004, 09:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,054
Posted By mettamama
"Just curious...what is ebm?" ...

"Just curious...what is ebm?"


emily--expressed breast milk http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

thanks, everybody. yeah, i like the "don't worry" idea (i worry 'bout...
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