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Forum: Parenting   06-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By velveeta
Burned out, seeking support and ideas...

Hey Mamas,

I have four kids, and I'm only nursing my youngest, who is 14 months old. I feel like if he's awake, he's nursing, and I'm becoming sore! I have a whole list of complaints, so here...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-09-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By velveeta
Thank you for these kind replies! Today is...

Thank you for these kind replies! Today is better. Honestly, I wish my children didn't have to get so many lessons of me apologizing! Lol. It is just so hard.

Yes, as unschoolers, I know we as a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By velveeta
So, I am a typical AP mom. My oldest ds (10) has...

So, I am a typical AP mom. My oldest ds (10) has a HFA diagnosis. We unschool. I am mindful most of the time. I believe parenting, for our family, is my spiritual journey. I put everything I have...
Forum: Grief and Loss   04-30-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,451
Posted By velveeta
Oh, Mama, I am so sorry for your great loss. A...

Oh, Mama, I am so sorry for your great loss. A mother should never have to outlive her child. Your whole beautiful spirit was hurt so badly by this experience. Could it perhaps have rendered you...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-30-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By velveeta
Hi there. I have had a headache pretty much...

Hi there. I have had a headache pretty much non-stop since my birth 19 days ago. It was a natural birth at home, but it was precipitous.

My last birth three years ago was a xfer for an emergency...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-29-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By velveeta
Hi OP!...

Hi OP! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

My family is like yours... All HSP. Unschooling, etc (consensual living). We just had our fourth baby two weeks ago, and the NOISE from...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By velveeta
You must check out www.squattypotty.com...

You must check out www.squattypotty.com (http://www.squattypotty.com). This thing changed my life. I am not kidding. Seriously, if you are in that position again try to raise your feet up and lean...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-27-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By velveeta
I take way higher doses of all that, especially...

I take way higher doses of all that, especially C. And I did it in pregnancy to our great benefit. I am nursing a newborn.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-27-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By velveeta
I'll be the lady who irritates... #1. 40...

I'll be the lady who irritates...

#1. 40 weeks exactly
#2. 39 weeks, 4 days
#3. 40 weeks exactly
#4. 41 weeks, 4 days! OMG. It was crazy!
All spontaneous. I took a lot of vitamin c with...
Forum: Television   04-25-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 817
Posted By velveeta
Fantasy Island!!!

Fantasy Island!!!
Forum: Lactivism   04-24-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By velveeta
Whoa! We eat a traditional diet now, but my milk...

Whoa! We eat a traditional diet now, but my milk was still very nourishing, even when it was fueled by Dr. Pepper.

This is so disappointing... Like many of you, I hold onto the good. We don't use...
Forum: VBAC   04-24-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,909
Posted By velveeta
Your story made me cry. You are amazing! I...

Your story made me cry. You are amazing! I understand completely. Those people who commented about where you ended up have no idea. You had a healing wonderful home birth with your twins.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-20-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By velveeta
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by journeymom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381957/thinking-of-everyone-in-boston#post_17335803)

John...
Forum: Spirituality   04-14-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,969
Posted By velveeta
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tracy http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381410/the-official-2013-treasure-map-thread/60#post_17329908)

I have not...
Forum: Spirituality   04-14-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,969
Posted By velveeta
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tracy http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381410/the-official-2013-treasure-map-thread/60#post_17329908)

I have not...
Forum: Spirituality   04-10-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,915
Posted By velveeta
I had other plans for my TM. You know all the...

I had other plans for my TM. You know all the usual things, health, happiness, etc. but now, I am asking for the biggest thing of all...

I thought I would have my baby two weeks ago, and I'd be...
Forum: Babywearing   04-04-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By velveeta
I had no idea! This was really eye opening.

I had no idea! This was really eye opening.
Forum: Homebirth   04-02-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By velveeta
Well, as for accuracy, it is based on Jenny's...

Well, as for accuracy, it is based on Jenny's memoirs, so...

I love it. I would totally love a no nonsense HB with Sr. Evangeline and Chummy. Sr. Evangeline would be all, "stop complaining! Lets...
Forum: Mental Health   04-01-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By velveeta
Oh, hugs to you, Mama. I do know just how you...

Oh, hugs to you, Mama. I do know just how you feel. I also get so much from my children (love, fulfillment, etc) that I would never trade it. I am overdue with #4, so firmly in the stress zone, as...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-01-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By velveeta
I'm so sorry that you must do this. My DH had...

I'm so sorry that you must do this. My DH had to, as well when he became a US citizen. We used homeopathic thuja in a 30 potency. And I also gave him milk thistle (herbal) for two weeks to support...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-01-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,660
Posted By velveeta
I agree with what others have said. Oftentimes,...

I agree with what others have said. Oftentimes, on my biomedical treatments list, we discuss that certain stims and behaviors seem to be related to very specific imbalances. An example is mouthing,...
Forum: Homebirth   03-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By velveeta
Oh, I am sorry that you are having to make this...

Oh, I am sorry that you are having to make this choice. And that 100%mom had to do that, too. You know, be burdened to worry about such obstacles as the law, and so. I also had some similar hurdles...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-22-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By velveeta
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Polliwog http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1379881/formula-feeding#post_17307080)

I disagree, Velveeta. I think this...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-22-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By velveeta
Wow, it really seems like you might want to post...

Wow, it really seems like you might want to post this in another forum, OP. I wish I knew something about formula so that I might offer experience.

It sounds like you want to know: what is the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-21-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,209
Posted By velveeta
I'm glad you posted an update. I have been...

I'm glad you posted an update. I have been thinking of this young lady. I think the best thing you can do is to welcome her to your home and love her, just as you did.
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