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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,997
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Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-28-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Marylizah
Hi, mama. I can hear your concern for the safety...

Hi, mama. I can hear your concern for the safety of your kiddo, and while I understand why you're worried about the safety of plastic toys at the daycare, I think the previous posters are right to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-25-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Marylizah
Could it be reflux? I know that can sometimes...

Could it be reflux? I know that can sometimes cause coughing and might explain the gagging.
 
Hope he feels better soon.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-22-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Marylizah
Well, I guess we'll have to be the exceptions,...

Well, I guess we'll have to be the exceptions, then!
 
DS1 breastfed until age 3, no vaxes until age 3 and then only DTaP, and was almost never sick between birth-18 months, was often sick between...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Marylizah
My first son was always all over the place with...

My first son was always all over the place with naps. But DS2 has always had more of a schedule. In your shoes I would try a nap after 1-2 hours of being awake. Dim room, nursing, rocking or...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   03-16-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,673
Posted By Marylizah
I'm enraged for your friend. Having had a...

I'm enraged for your friend. Having had a traumatic c-section, what helped me heal was partly the kindness and care of the team at the hospital but PRIMARILY the love and support of my husband. OP,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-15-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Marylizah
DS2, 13 months, is obsessed with my hair. It's...

DS2, 13 months, is obsessed with my hair. It's sort of become his lovey. He has to have it in this hands when he's sleepy, which means that he's often grabbing at my hair or yanking on it if I've...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-07-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By Marylizah
Hi,   I had a c-section with DS2 and had no...

Hi,
 
I had a c-section with DS2 and had no breastfeeding issues whatsoever.
 
In our case, it was an emergency c-section under general anesthesia, so pretty much totally unexpected. Immediately...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-05-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By Marylizah
I can't read and not post, although I don't have...

I can't read and not post, although I don't have much to say beyond, you sound like an *amazing* mom.
 
And for the record, I sometimes internet-overshare, yell at my kids, let housework slide...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-04-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Marylizah
You know, there's a time and a place for...

You know, there's a time and a place for everything. And given what you describe I seriously doubt that anything you could have said would have made those parents think twice about their decision....
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-01-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,344
Posted By Marylizah
Phoebe, thinking of you in this difficult time....

Phoebe, thinking of you in this difficult time. It sounds like you are doing a great job keeping things calm for the kids. I know it will all work out in the end, in the meantime I am sending you...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-26-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,591
Posted By Marylizah
For the record, I don't really care what other...

For the record, I don't really care what other kids wear anywhere. Not my business, not my problem. But for my kids, no, we don't go out of the house in pyjamas.
 
I think I require more structure...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-25-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,009
Posted By Marylizah
Barring complications for me or for the baby, I...

Barring complications for me or for the baby, I would totally do it. Babies sleep constantly at that age, the family will get to meet the baby, you will get to celebrate your grandmother's 100th...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-25-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,591
Posted By Marylizah
No, I would not.   I think georgia summed it...

No, I would not.
 
I think georgia summed it up really well. The day has a rhythm: in the morning, we get dressed. (And that could be sweats/costume/track pants, whatever) and at night we put on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-20-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By Marylizah
I would definitely use diapers for both kids...

I would definitely use diapers for both kids during the flight. Sometimes you can't get up to go to the bathroom (right before takeoff or landing) and the newly trained tend to need to go...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,344
Posted By Marylizah
Hey mamas! Long time no chat.   TXMom! Good...

Hey mamas! Long time no chat.
 
TXMom! Good to hear from you and CONGRATULATIONS!! on number 3! How exciting!
 
Max, I'm so glad to hear your DH's business is going well. What awesome news! And...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-19-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Marylizah
Oh, wow, can't believe I forgot Wait Wait, Don't...

Oh, wow, can't believe I forgot Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me. Also an NPR podcast.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-19-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Marylizah
I am a podcast junkie. :insert bag-on-head...

I am a podcast junkie. :insert bag-on-head smilie:
 
Some of my favorites, besides the ones you've listed:
 
Selected Shorts from PRI (short stories read by actors)
The Bugle (sarcastic British...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-19-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,079
Posted By Marylizah
Hi mama,   I've been following your thread...

Hi mama,
 
I've been following your thread for a couple of days now. My kids are spaced much farther apart, but I definitely noticed that as soon as the baby came home I felt very differently...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-18-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,927
Posted By Marylizah
Errr, this may not be what you want to hear, but...

Errr, this may not be what you want to hear, but in my case a nuchal cord put my baby into severe distress and he ended up being born via emergency c-section. He was fine, and they didn't realize...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-17-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,762
Posted By Marylizah
Hey mamas,   Another Jan '10 mama who...

Hey mamas,
 
Another Jan '10 mama who dropped off the boards for a while after DS2 was born. He turned one on Jan 29th, he walks (is trying to run) has started to climb, loves to throw and kick...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-14-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,281
Posted By Marylizah
Just a quick reply in favor of setting limits......

Just a quick reply in favor of setting limits... I'm in the process of setting screen time limits for DS1. Up until now, he hasn't really had any, and it's gotten to the point where, if I let him,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-13-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By Marylizah
DS2 will be turning one shortly (!!!) and, in...

DS2 will be turning one shortly (!!!) and, in keeping with what we did for DS1 we're planning to make a photo montage of his first year. I need some music recs, in particular for the first song...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-12-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By Marylizah
Wow, what a horrible, terrifying experience you...

Wow, what a horrible, terrifying experience you had. What strikes me when you write about it is that not one word is about the operation. The trauma and the terror you write about is the abrupted...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-05-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,267
Posted By Marylizah
When you say "spoken Arabic", which dialect do...

When you say "spoken Arabic", which dialect do you mean?
 
I haven't found any good videos. We have one Lebanese DVD (Mini Studio)-- it's full of the stupidest, most annoying songs on the planet....
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