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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-05-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,767
Posted By QuestionGal
I've not read the whole thread, just the OP, and...

I've not read the whole thread, just the OP, and I'm not in your state/area so the laws might be different  but a couple of things jump out:
 
1- I've NEVER heard of a law firm acting as a debt...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,196
Posted By QuestionGal
Hmm, I'm wondering if she's in a "Wonder Weeks"...

Hmm, I'm wondering if she's in a "Wonder Weeks" phase? I'd have to go look it up but it sounds about right. (Meaning she's on the cusp of some big mental or physical milestone and that the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-15-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By QuestionGal
I finally remembered.    Parenting with Love...

I finally remembered. 
 
Parenting with Love & Logic!! THIS book is great. I kept trying to remember the title to include it in my earlier post but couldn't.  Anyways it's a great book and some...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-12-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By QuestionGal
I think your biggest issue is lack of sleep for...

I think your biggest issue is lack of sleep for everyone, it sounds like your whole family is overtired. Remember, sleep deprivation is a torture method (yes, i'm serious).  Whether you or DS has...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-03-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By QuestionGal
no time to read PP's    have you thought...

no time to read PP's 
 
have you thought about baby getting overheated in the bucket seat? That material is NOT breathable and with them facing backwards it gets warm quickly.  Both my kids had...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-03-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By QuestionGal
also have you tried baby probiotics? (if he's...

also have you tried baby probiotics? (if he's throwing up breakfast at 8pm I thinking his digestive system isn't processing the food very well). My DD is supplemented with formula and we've found...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-03-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By QuestionGal
I've been in a slightly different situation. DS...

I've been in a slightly different situation. DS started a 1/2 day (9-2) program twice a week at 11 months. They only napped for 45-60 minutes instead of his usual 2 2hr naps. 
 
At 11 mo your LO...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-24-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By QuestionGal
I second the water idea. It's more water than...

I second the water idea. It's more water than you'd imagine. I think I read somewhere that when just starting out they should get 2-4oz of water per day and go up from there. Since your LO is 9...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-24-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,393
Posted By QuestionGal
DD is 6 mo old, DS is almost 4 yrs.    I...

DD is 6 mo old, DS is almost 4 yrs. 
 
I think having a date night with your husband who is about to deploy to IRAQ is WAAAAY more important than debating weather it's "good" or not for a baby to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-18-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By QuestionGal
ETA: I take back everything I just said. As soon...

ETA: I take back everything I just said. As soon as I hit "submit" on this reply DD woke from her nap and has refused to sleep since then.... 6, almost 7 hours ago!! I take back all my sleep advice...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-11-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By QuestionGal
silent reflux??

silent reflux??
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-05-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By QuestionGal
ETA: wrote a post then decided it was probably...

ETA: wrote a post then decided it was probably not much help to the OP since we have not had the same issues at the same age.  
 
I really do wish you luck in finding a routine that works for you....
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-20-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,936
Posted By QuestionGal
first food with DS was fortified rice...

first food with DS was fortified rice cereal.....BIG FAT CONSTIPATING MISTAKE.  He ended up getting prunes as his second food. 
 
After THAT... he got baked sweet potato thinned with breast milk....
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-20-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,976
Posted By QuestionGal
Same boat here too! DD is 5 months and showing...

Same boat here too! DD is 5 months and showing all the signs of readiness.  I was also aware of the recent recommendation changes that the PP referenced (introduce solid between 4-6 months instead...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-19-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 36,170
Posted By QuestionGal
i vote for sleep on belly and add the idea of an...

i vote for sleep on belly and add the idea of an Angel Care Monitor to give you peace of mind. 
 
or  try swaddling and see if that works.
 ...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-14-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,485
Posted By QuestionGal
DS didn't sleep more than about 2-3 hour...

DS didn't sleep more than about 2-3 hour stretches until we night-weaned him at about 11 months. I was a walking zombie.
 
DD has been sleeping through the night since about 4 weeks....and I mean...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-13-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By QuestionGal
i'll be the odd-ball here and say that yes, you...

i'll be the odd-ball here and say that yes, you can probably begin nightweaning. Doesn't mean he'll suddenly go the entire 10 hours without eating but it sounds like he's old enough (and presumably...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-09-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,622
Posted By QuestionGal
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



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Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   06-08-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By QuestionGal
LOVE Dr. Milner. He is the backup OB for my...

LOVE Dr. Milner. He is the backup OB for my midwife and I had to see him a couple times during my last pregnancy. He was great. Took time to talk to me, discussed options with me, answered my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By QuestionGal
Blogger & Wordpress are the only ones that I've...

Blogger & Wordpress are the only ones that I've had experience with.
Both allow you to post photos, though Wordpress compiles them into a slideshow, blogger only does one picture at a time (so...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-22-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By QuestionGal
que pasa calabaza (what's happening pumpkin)-...

que pasa calabaza (what's happening pumpkin)- about the only thing I can remember from high school spanish =)
 
ETA: Hola hola coca cola
 
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-22-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,119
Posted By QuestionGal
oh goodness, I remember what that was like....

oh goodness, I remember what that was like. TORTURE!!
 
1- she sounds overtired, it'll take a couple DAYS of good sleep to get her caught up. (She could also be overstimulated but I'm leaning...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-22-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By QuestionGal
first tooth a week before reaching 6 months (I...

first tooth a week before reaching 6 months (I found out when he grabbed my finger to gnaw on it....ouch!)
 
drooling, gnawing on fingers/fists, sensitive to temperature (didn't like hot or cold...
Forum: Parenting   05-19-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,802
Posted By QuestionGal
**I have chosen to remove my response since this...

**I have chosen to remove my response since this thread has now been linked to the Mothering Facebook page**
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-14-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By QuestionGal
water with meals and we found that prunes...

water with meals and we found that prunes (either juice or pureed) were the trick. Pears didn't quite work. 
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