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Forum: Breastfeeding   09-11-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By Tonia80
Yep, I always made sure my babes got sunshine...

Yep, I always made sure my babes got sunshine everyday even just for a few minutes. And yep I got those commenst too! Ugh! My SIL used to plop her infant in a carseat in the front window (she had a...
Forum: Lactivism   09-11-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,332
Posted By Tonia80
Heck, if you wanna NIP while standing on your...

Heck, if you wanna NIP while standing on your head singing a country tune I would not care less. If I saw you nursing wether covered up head to toe or just whipping it out I would just smile at you...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-11-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Tonia80
DS is 3 and is a SCREAMER. Anytime he gets upset...

DS is 3 and is a SCREAMER. Anytime he gets upset he will scream at full force. It happens alot when his 5 yr old brother teases him and I am working on THAT issue but HOW can I get my 3 yr old to...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-11-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,139
Posted By Tonia80
commercialism on tv Nestle chemical laden...

commercialism on tv
Nestle
chemical laden cleaning products
toys that promote mindlessness or violence
foods containing artificial colors, preservatives or flavors
violence (including other...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Tonia80
I think you may have a good point with making...

I think you may have a good point with making one resentful by giving the other all of the attention. But at teh same time you cannot reward negative behavior of course. I am also a daycare provider...
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By Tonia80
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif Yep. BTDT!!! My oldest discovered tampons and pads one day. He had the tampons all out of the wrappers and stuck together to make swords...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-09-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Tonia80
It really depends on the child. My youngest is...

It really depends on the child. My youngest is 16 months old and LOVEs to sit on the big potty with the insert but a few months ago he was scared of teh hieght of teh big toilet and preffered his...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-09-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Tonia80
yep, that was what I was gonna suggest was soap....

yep, that was what I was gonna suggest was soap. I have been holding onto a BM soap recipe for nearly a year now but I just never seem to have the time.... It is a cute idea though......
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Tonia80
I agree about birth control. It works best if...

I agree about birth control. It works best if you use no artificial nipples and nurse at least every 2 to 3 hours. If you want to stay away from hormone birth control liek I do, maybe try the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Tonia80
Scarletts Designs makes pretty ones. (I dont...

Scarletts Designs makes pretty ones. (I dont like the ones with the bright colored beads that look childish IMO, I wanted one I culd wear out in public.) I have the elephant one that my son loves...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Tonia80
I plop mine in a bowl of hot water to thaw as I...

I plop mine in a bowl of hot water to thaw as I usually forget to thaw them till I desperatly need it.....
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 804
Posted By Tonia80
I do child care in my home and am apalled taht...

I do child care in my home and am apalled taht she woudl so willingly go against your wishes. My reaction if I really felt your child was hungry would be to call you first and then if you did not...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By Tonia80
I second that, try to offer the Bm as much as...

I second that, try to offer the Bm as much as possible. Its the best thing for her right now. A tummy bug went around here a few months back and my breastfed baby bounced back sooo much faster than...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-09-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By Tonia80
My best advice would be to encourage your sons...

My best advice would be to encourage your sons to think fro themselves. Instead of seeing your rol=e as dominating with HAVING to step in to discipline, see it as a TEACHER. Guide your older sona nd...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-09-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Tonia80
I can relate to hwo you are feeling as I have a...

I can relate to hwo you are feeling as I have a VERY aggressive 3 year old who has always been that way,. He gets easily frusturated and will become very physical towards me when he feels that way....
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 729
Posted By Tonia80
My kids actually homeschool but they get loads...

My kids actually homeschool but they get loads of social interaction when the public schooled kids get home as we live in an apartment complex with lots of young kids. The way the apartments are set...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-08-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By Tonia80
I agree with you about the seeing teh bottles...

I agree with you about the seeing teh bottles teh same as nursing. I prematurly weaned my 3 year old at 11 months when a dr told me I HAD to to go on a medication. (he waswrong but I did not know...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-08-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Tonia80
My youngest has been sleeping in a twin sized...

My youngest has been sleeping in a twin sized bed (often starting the night out with hsi 3 year odl brother) since he turned one. He sleeps straight through the night on hsi own. it is his brothers...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-08-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,929
Posted By Tonia80
I think it is not a big deal as long as it is...

I think it is not a big deal as long as it is used respectfully. To me, I see no difference in a harness compared to using a sling or backpack carrier or stroller or just holding your childs...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-07-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Tonia80
i am a vinegar aholic here and use it for...

i am a vinegar aholic here and use it for everything! Thsi week I used it to.....
clean my windows and mirrors,
disinfect my bathroom and kitchen counters,sinks, toilet, etc....
put some in a...
Forum: Lactivism   09-07-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By Tonia80
That is really cool. I second the comment on the...

That is really cool. I second the comment on the above poster about not ever seeing a nursing mama at the WIC office.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-07-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Tonia80
I absolutly agree that it is still nursing.

I absolutly agree that it is still nursing.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-07-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,652
Posted By Tonia80
The only childproofing I do is that I keep...

The only childproofing I do is that I keep cleaning supplies and medicines up on a high shelf and the outlets have covers but taht is mainly cuz I do alot of babysitting in my home. Instead, I take...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-07-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,328
Posted By Tonia80
I totalluy agree you ned to not worry so much...

I totalluy agree you ned to not worry so much about it as my kid snever slept more than 3 hours at a stretch at 5 months old! My youngest has turned out to be my best sleeper and he was nearly 1...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-07-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,394
Posted By Tonia80
A foggy distant memory......back in my first...

A foggy distant memory......back in my first trimester of my first pregnancy when that killer fatigue hits ya. My oldest child is 5.5 years old now......
Boy it sure is depressing to put an actual...
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