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Forum: Life With a Baby   06-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,463
Posted By craftymcgluestick
We do not have carpet, but if we did, it would...

We do not have carpet, but if we did, it would honestly be the least of my worries with what goes in my 10 month old's mouth. She wants to crawl *everywhere* and makes quite a fuss if she can't get...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-23-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,234
Posted By craftymcgluestick
I live in a humid climate and have very thick...

I live in a humid climate and have very thick cloth diapers. I suppose I *could* return to old style unfolded diapers and line dry them over a couple of days, but for my sanity and conserving...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-03-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Zirconia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1397517/help-me-wrap-my-brain-around-minimalism#post_17571757)
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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-06-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,158
Posted By craftymcgluestick
I always called it nursing to my son and he...

I always called it nursing to my son and he would give the nursing/milk sign before he started talking. But then he called it "nay" when he started talking, then "nay nay" and it morphed to "nonnie"...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-23-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 10,364
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Wow. What a revelation! Your explanation of how...

Wow. What a revelation! Your explanation of how her behavior explains this now makes sense, but I was pretty surprised.

I hope you take good care and allow yourself to grieve, so you can move on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-15-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,623
Posted By craftymcgluestick
We love Kipper and Pingu in our house, plus most...

We love Kipper and Pingu in our house, plus most of the PBS Kids line-up, except Sid the Science Kid, which I find to be annoying and full of propaganda. Specifically, we love Super Why, Peg + Cat,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,212
Posted By craftymcgluestick
When someone compliments you on losing weight...

When someone compliments you on losing weight lately just as you polish off your second entree.

When the waiter says "Anyone save room for dessert?" Your table mates grumble how full they are and...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   09-20-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Hi there! I'm in Nacogdoches, as well, so not...

Hi there! I'm in Nacogdoches, as well, so not too far, but not exactly close. I recently learned that a friend of mine from LLL here is moving to Marshall where she is an apprentice to a midwife...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,415
Posted By craftymcgluestick
I do get that babies don't care about gendered...

I do get that babies don't care about gendered clothing. I don't need everything for my girl to be twirly swirly pink with purple frosting and for my boy stuff to be all monster trucks fighting each...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,970
Posted By craftymcgluestick
OMG,...

OMG, http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaugh.gifComtessa at everything. Everything. You said. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

...you realize that you don't have a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-05-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,415
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Is it bad that I use neither a shopping cart...

Is it bad that I use neither a shopping cart cover, nor wipe down the seat? I just figure we'll wash our hands when we get home...or stick them in our mouths and noses right away. That happens, too....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-05-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,970
Posted By craftymcgluestick
No one in your house is college-aged, but you...

No one in your house is college-aged, but you feel like you're living in a frat house with the level of order and randomness of objects you come across. Oh hai solo cups in the bath tub!...I didn't...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-23-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 942
Posted By craftymcgluestick
I absolutely nurse on demand/cue and not...

I absolutely nurse on demand/cue and not according to a schedule. A baby is a living biological system (well, and a person with feelings, obviously), but as such- each one is unique and has needs...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-21-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,415
Posted By craftymcgluestick
This isn't exactly useless, but I find it...

This isn't exactly useless, but I find it hilarious when infant clothing has a pocket(s). My sister sent me some wonderful wool longies with a back pocket on them. Obviously essential for the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-16-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,496
Posted By craftymcgluestick
I am the youngest of five kids and we were all...

I am the youngest of five kids and we were all breastfed- all until age 1+ and me until I was just under 3 years old. My mom was an LLL leader in the 70s and as she worked as a labor and delivery...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-10-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By craftymcgluestick
My DS loves Kipper, too. Can't get enough...

My DS loves Kipper, too. Can't get enough Kipper. We also watch Daniel Tiger and the LeapFrog shows (especially Numberland). We had been watching Pingu, but there was one especially intense episode...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-10-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,970
Posted By craftymcgluestick
...you schedule all appointments after mentally...

...you schedule all appointments after mentally adding in the hour to hour and a half it will take to get your kids dressed and in the car (and if lucky: fed and not screaming), in addition to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-10-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Terraka, it sounds like your friend has a lot...

Terraka, it sounds like your friend has a lot going on. Is it possible that she also has postpartum depression? I definitely understand low energy (I have a 2 week old and a 2.5 year old myself),...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-08-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,570
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chloe'sMama http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-04-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Thanks mamas! Mumikimum, overstepping our...

Thanks mamas!

Mumikimum, overstepping our experiences resonates exactly! I was working on DS's Halloween costume, which he had decided on and we were making together and then, without asking,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,109
Posted By craftymcgluestick
I have a book I love to read and re-read that...

I have a book I love to read and re-read that always inspires me called Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui by Karen Kingston.

Basic principles of Feng Shui are discussed, but the book deals more...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-04-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Can anyone offer advice on what to do if DH will...

Can anyone offer advice on what to do if DH will not be forthcoming with his parents? He feels like it's a grandparent's "right" to give as much as they want, but it's also our right to just pitch...
Forum: Babywearing   07-18-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 12,854
Posted By craftymcgluestick
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/30401...

http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/304011/width/200/height/400/flags/LL (http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/304011/)

Giant backpack, little front pack while on vacation in Maine.
Forum: Site Help   04-04-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Hi there, I access mothering community almost...

Hi there,
I access mothering community almost exclusively from my phone while resting with my toddler. About 4 days ago while submitting a post, I got an error message that kicked me out to the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-14-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,570
Posted By craftymcgluestick
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chloe'sMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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