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Forum: Lactivism   10-06-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,826
Posted By KempsMama
He's not being very Christian, IMO.  I breastfed...

He's not being very Christian, IMO.  I breastfed my baby, in Mass, sitting in the front row, every day but Saturdays for nearly 6 months.  Not a peep from my clergy.  Later on I found out there had...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-06-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,014
Posted By KempsMama
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Quote:Originally Posted by choli http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332050/inexpensive-new-clothing-for-kids-mamas#post_16690408)
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Forum: Parenting   10-06-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 106,931
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-06-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 979
Posted By KempsMama
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Forum: Parenting   10-05-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,041
Posted By KempsMama
My three year old has NPR on in his bedroom...

My three year old has NPR on in his bedroom nearly 24/7.  They play classical music at night, and the radio doesn't get shut off.  He will lay on his bed and listen to A Prairie Home Companion and...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-05-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By KempsMama
I think the key there is "exposed to".  We are...

I think the key there is "exposed to".  We are exposed to many germs each day, but things like sanitary conditions, our nose hairs, and other defense mechanism's protect us before we reach the point...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-02-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By KempsMama
Both mine hung by a thread, I just snipped it so...

Both mine hung by a thread, I just snipped it so it wouldn't snag on anything. Never had an issue with infection.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-02-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By KempsMama
Limits can be a slippery slope, but limits can...

Limits can be a slippery slope, but limits can also save a nursing relationship. If you feel at your wits end, I think setting some limits might be in order. If it doesn't work out well, you can...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-01-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By KempsMama
I would say you do anything that helps-if...

I would say you do anything that helps-if distracting him works, do that. Sometimes you never discover the reason for it.

Look into some teething remedies, I love hylands tabs, but others may...
Forum: Women's Health   09-29-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,833
Posted By KempsMama
How is her breathing? Is she retracting? Do you...

How is her breathing? Is she retracting? Do you hear any weezing in her chest (not in her throat, which can occur with a cold). If the answer to any of those is yes, I would take her in to see a...
Forum: Spirituality   09-27-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 422
Posted By KempsMama
NAB, 2nd edition  Roman Catholic

NAB, 2nd edition  Roman Catholic
Forum: March 2012   09-26-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 374
Posted By KempsMama
DDCC to say I've nursed two, and I usually just...

DDCC to say I've nursed two, and I usually just went with a nursing tank and my normal tops.  The only nursing "clothing" I bought were dresses. 
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-26-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By KempsMama
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Quote:Originally Posted by kitchensqueen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1330990/first-day-alone-with-the-baby#post_16674434)
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Forum: September 2011   09-26-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,636
Posted By KempsMama
To help with the soreness, I found a cool rag...

To help with the soreness, I found a cool rag helped at times, lansinoh ointment and going braless/shirtless as much as possible.
 
This is a normal thing, and knowing that can make it easier, but...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-26-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 825
Posted By KempsMama
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Quote:Originally Posted by Imakcerka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1330866/i-think-i-m-becomming-an-ageist/20#post_16673879)
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-25-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 825
Posted By KempsMama
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-25-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 825
Posted By KempsMama
I know how you feel, I've gotten most of my WTF...

I know how you feel, I've gotten most of my WTF advice/comments from that same group.  The raised their children in a different time, when "they" said formula was best, children needed stiff shoes...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-25-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By KempsMama
I'm not a single parent, but my BFF is dealing...

I'm not a single parent, but my BFF is dealing with a custody issue, and I thought you ladies my know what she can do.
 
B and her DH, P, were recently awarded physical custody of P's two sons...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-25-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By KempsMama
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Quote:Originally Posted by emmy526 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1330387/must-get-a-flu-vax-how-would-you-prepare#post_16672522)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 979
Posted By KempsMama
Heck no.  That is so offensive, I don't even...

Heck no.  That is so offensive, I don't even know what to say about it.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-21-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By KempsMama
I would load up on things to boost your immune...

I would load up on things to boost your immune system. Also, no tylenol the day of, there is some research in children that indicates it reduces the effectiveness of the vaccine, and it would be...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-21-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,433
Posted By KempsMama
We don't vax for religious reasons, but I would...

We don't vax for religious reasons, but I would do the RSV profolactics for a NICU baby.  My youngest is an RSV survivor with long term health implications, and I can't imagine how much worse it...
Forum: January 2012   09-21-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 359
Posted By KempsMama
Also, pick up some books about breastfeeding.  I...

Also, pick up some books about breastfeeding.  I like A Womanly Guide to Breastfeeding and So That's What They're For.
Forum: Family Safety   09-20-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By KempsMama
While I understand your logic, you just want to...

While I understand your logic, you just want to keep your child safe, so you'll use an illegal seat, I think you need to think beyond "the safest option".  Some points to consider.
 
A)you are...
Forum: September 2011   08-15-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,632
Posted By KempsMama
What a tough decision!  I'm sure you'll get a...

What a tough decision!  I'm sure you'll get a lot of "here's what I would do's" but make your own choice.  Make whatever you think will be the least stressful, safest option for both you and your...
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