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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By DavinaT
Yep, sounds like adolescent behaviour alright,

Yep, sounds like adolescent behaviour alright,
Forum: Homebirth   07-28-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By DavinaT
If you can pre-register to save on paper work at...

If you can pre-register to save on paper work at the time (if needed) I would say to do so if is means a garuantee of care - but I don't think they can legally refuse a transfer tho you don't want...
Forum: Diapering   07-28-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By DavinaT
Hi, Sorry to start a new thread but I don't...

Hi,
Sorry to start a new thread but I don't see this covered in the basics or sticky's.
Creches here will not take cloth diapered babies (I'm in Ireland)| -period...
Forum: September 2009   07-24-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 401
Posted By DavinaT
We're kind of the opposite. Due to a medical...

We're kind of the opposite. Due to a medical condition, I CANNOT survive on less sleep than the need my body dictates http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif . It's very...
Forum: July 2009   07-24-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By DavinaT
just wanted to say ope your l'il ones recover...

just wanted to say ope your l'il ones recover very soon and aren't too affected by the whole experience.
Take care
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-13-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By DavinaT
To add, if I may, to what Thandiwe said iun...

To add, if I may, to what Thandiwe said iun relation to the newer IUDs. The mirena IUS, is plastic so there's not copper. Is progesterone coated for extrra protection but contains no oestrogen. It's...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-08-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By DavinaT
Subbing if I may. I would be interested in this...

Subbing if I may. I would be interested in this as my beloved likes meats such as beef hearts and lambs liver as his family used to eat them but growing up my family very rarely had organ meats of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-08-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By DavinaT
The same as a poster above I would break that...

The same as a poster above I would break that down into smaller categories as I would find that easier to work with.:
Category 1 : Groceries to include food, light bulbs, dog food (we buy it by the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-08-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By DavinaT
. . . and subbing

. . . and subbing
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-08-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By DavinaT
I don't know if this will help but what I do it...

I don't know if this will help but what I do it get a plain sheet of paper - doc format (or use excel if your comfortable with it) use household income as your total, subtract what I call the...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-07-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By DavinaT
Congratulations on you baby and marriage. I find...

Congratulations on you baby and marriage. I find it astonishing that in this day and age your parents wanted to force adoption or marriage onto you....
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-29-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By DavinaT
Hi Amber thanks for letting me know, I'm not...

Hi Amber thanks for letting me know, I'm not clued in at all on that - but to be honest hygiene aside, my family would NEVER go for it. We tend to recycle t-shirts for every day wear to gardening...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-26-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By DavinaT
Pardon my ignorance ladies but what is GBS? Is...

Pardon my ignorance ladies but what is GBS? Is it like Rhesus blood disorder?
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-26-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By DavinaT
Hi, I can't offer any advice I'm afraid but I...

Hi, I can't offer any advice I'm afraid but I hsve a question if it's ok to piggyback? What exactly is the family cloth? Is this like a large towel that everyone uses? Sorry, I'm totally ignorant on...
Forum: Lactivism   06-19-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By DavinaT
Hi, I'm guessing it's becuase it is never...

Hi,

I'm guessing it's becuase it is never acceptable to (in the worst case of the couple who's child fell out of bed) purposely disloate your child's arm - but in their case an accident happened....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-16-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By DavinaT
Becuase it is never performed here except for...

Becuase it is never performed here except for serious medical reasons, where all else has failed - rather like any surgery on a child and it is very rare for it to be doen to babies, generallly the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-15-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,693
Posted By DavinaT
I think for some people it comes from the days...

I think for some people it comes from the days when pregnant women are supposed to be "delicate" but for most they're just concerned. I think the last poster was right. Be guided by your own body as...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By DavinaT
Given thaT i CANNOT SKINP ON SLEEP DUE TO A...

Given thaT i CANNOT SKINP ON SLEEP DUE TO A MEDICAL CONDITION (IF I did I would end up really sick ) I sleep when baby sleepand mybeleoved co-parents with me. We take ALL the help we can get as...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,545
Posted By DavinaT
To feed the baby every 4 hours during the day so...

To feed the baby every 4 hours during the day so that "she gets used to being hungry, and it doesn't wake her up at night."???
If this was done to a prisoner it would constitute torture. If you...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By DavinaT
40366141If people want a creature they can...

40366141If people want a creature they can "train", why not get a performing dog or circus animal? If people want their lives to be "pre-baby normal" - DON'T have a baby!. YES, I do feel strongly...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-31-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,454
Posted By DavinaT
The whole -absoluely no alcohol at all- type of...

The whole -absoluely no alcohol at all- type of prohibition is a uniquely North American perspective, that puzzles a lot of Europeans. In most of Europe (except maybe the UK) the tenet is,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,507
Posted By DavinaT
Two last names are absolutely normal in Spain,...

Two last names are absolutely normal in Spain, Portugal and much of South America. In fact in the former one last name would be considered as having something missing (i.e. either the mothers or...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,507
Posted By DavinaT
Two last names are absolutely normal in Spain,...

Two last names are absolutely normal in Spain, Portugal and much of South America. In fact in the former one last name would be considered as having something missing (i.e. either the mothers or...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-24-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,506
Posted By DavinaT
To the OP, your "job" if your DH wants to call...

To the OP, your "job" if your DH wants to call it that is a SAHM - That is, a Stay At Home Mom, NOT a SAHH - Stay At Home Housekeeper. If he wants a SAHH, he needs to advertise a Domestic Asisstant!...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-24-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By DavinaT
Limabear, I agree completely. if BOTH partners...

Limabear, I agree completely. if BOTH partners are parents - then they co-parent as a joint operation. Not with one "helping" the other. My lil'one 'helps' with household chores (ok, she messes but...
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