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Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-23-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,787
Posted By Nora'sMama
OP, if by some chance you aren't there yet, GO...

OP, if by some chance you aren't there yet, GO TO THE ER. SSNRIs are NOTHING to mess around with.

And yeah, Poison Control almost never sends people to the ER. My dd ate Vicks Vaposteam out of...
Forum: TV-Free   10-19-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,758
Posted By Nora'sMama
CC, I really do understand where you're coming...

CC, I really do understand where you're coming from and I agree with much of what you have written. But, I must say that while I too have no desire to control my dd in some simplistic way, as...
Forum: TV-Free   10-18-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,758
Posted By Nora'sMama
subbing, this is an issue I think about a lot....

subbing, this is an issue I think about a lot. My dd was TV-free until almost 2 but has watched increasing amounts since then and is one of those people (like me) who are easily addicted to this...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-09-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,375
Posted By Nora'sMama
I had this side effect when pregnant so I...

I had this side effect when pregnant so I switched to Tom's of Maine toothpaste b/c it smelled much less offensive than Colgate. I suppose you could also try just brushing with a baking soda paste...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-02-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,889
Posted By Nora'sMama
I don't think it's necessary. That said, a lot...

I don't think it's necessary. That said, a lot of kids love preschool, and a lot of moms love having their kids at preschool!

I took dd to a parent-participation preschool all last year. (A...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-30-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By Nora'sMama
That certainly sounds like an odd storytime...

That certainly sounds like an odd storytime program. I actually do the storytime program once or twice a month at a local library (a paid position, although I started as a parent volunteer). It's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-10-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,055
Posted By Nora'sMama
Quote: Originally Posted by teachma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by teachma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12041265)
My daughter's name is Talia. We need an E...
Forum: Women's Health   09-09-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,093
Posted By Nora'sMama
It's so annoying when doctors haven't heard of...

It's so annoying when doctors haven't heard of something you bring up at an appt., especially when it is a recognized treatment for a common affliction - they are supposed to be the experts! (Don't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By Nora'sMama
I'm sorry I have no advice for you, but I wanted...

I'm sorry I have no advice for you, but I wanted to share a little commiseration - my 3y4mo went from trained to completely un-trained when we went on vacation this summer. It has now been 2 months...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,009
Posted By Nora'sMama
Quote: Originally Posted by pantufla...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pantufla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12136097)
I don't really see that I've "sacrificed"...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,009
Posted By Nora'sMama
Quote: Originally Posted by avivaelona...

Quote:
Originally Posted by avivaelona http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12133953)
One thing that I think is a little...
Forum: Infertility   09-09-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By Nora'sMama
Quote: Originally Posted by maybebabysoon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by maybebabysoon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12110971)
this has been my first full cycle on...
Forum: Infertility   09-09-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By Nora'sMama
Quote: Originally Posted by maybebabysoon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by maybebabysoon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11686126)
did you stay on it for part or all of...
Forum: Infertility   09-09-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By Nora'sMama
Quote: Originally Posted by maybebabysoon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by maybebabysoon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11681837)
has anyone gotten pregnant just using...
Forum: Women's Health   09-08-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,093
Posted By Nora'sMama
I felt bad that your thread had no replies so I...

I felt bad that your thread had no replies so I did some Googling for you. It looks like a legitimate technique!

http://www.healthscout.com/ency/68/168/main.html

Why don't you ask your health...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-08-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,009
Posted By Nora'sMama
I just want to chime in to say that when you...

I just want to chime in to say that when you have a newborn/infant, it may seem like you will NEVER get back to "normal life" again. Especially when it is your first. Even with a very easy baby,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-06-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Nora'sMama
My doula was a calm, steady presence. She made...

My doula was a calm, steady presence. She made gentle suggestions for position changes, etc. She repeated what the HCPs said to me and talked to me about options when appropriate, but she did NOT...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-06-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,332
Posted By Nora'sMama
For my municipality it says that a family of 3...

For my municipality it says that a family of 3 should spend around $800 a month on housing. I have no idea where they came up with that. You cannot even get a 1-bedroom in the ghetto for $800;...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-29-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By Nora'sMama
I'm guessing your DH will not be fooled by a...

I'm guessing your DH will not be fooled by a Tofurkey, and the little one won't go for Rice Dream?

How about kind of assigning dishes for the potluck, like "OK can you bring a vegetable dish" and...
Forum: Birth Stories   08-28-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,785
Posted By Nora'sMama
Sounds like she may not have been...

Sounds like she may not have been well-positioned when labor started.

So much of what you post reminds me of my labor, although it didn't last as long. I also ended up with interventions I hadn't...
Forum: Women's Health   06-15-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,527
Posted By Nora'sMama
You need to seek prompt medical treatment. ...

You need to seek prompt medical treatment.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_r...Bite_treatment (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_recluse_spider#Bite_treatment)

I don't know why they would...
Forum: Parenting   06-06-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,931
Posted By Nora'sMama
Hi - I think this is my first post to this...

Hi - I think this is my first post to this thread, although I've been lurking for a long time.

I have a 3-yo dd and we do theoretically plan to have another, so let me know if my perspective is...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-05-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Nora'sMama
Thanks very much - now I feel I have a lot of...

Thanks very much - now I feel I have a lot of options to choose from! I'm intrigued by the idea of getting a little "apartment" with kitchen instead of a hotel room, so I'm eager to look into the...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-31-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Nora'sMama
Thank you so much, ewe+lamb!...

Thank you so much, ewe+lamb! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-30-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Nora'sMama
I see there isn't much activity in this...

I see there isn't much activity in this subforum, but I thought I'd give it a shot anyway.

We're going to be in Paris for about 5 days this July and I was wondering if anyone has any hotel...
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