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Forum: Life With a Baby   04-30-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By megannt
My daughter is almost 10 months and we just give...

My daughter is almost 10 months and we just give her fruits and veg all across the board. I was giving her all kinds of food, but she was having some tummy/night sleeping issues and her naturopath...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-30-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,198
Posted By megannt
I had a swaddle addict on my hands. What we did...

I had a swaddle addict on my hands. What we did is we would always try and get her out of it, but then if all else failed, then we would use it. It wasn't worth it for us to lose massive amounts of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-30-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By megannt
Thank  you for your reply! I made the tea with...

Thank  you for your reply! I made the tea with water and she loved. Helps that she is really into drinking out a glass like her mama.
 
If the tea doesn't help, I am totally going to try the gripe...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-28-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,962
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Forum: Breastfeeding   04-28-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By megannt
My daughter has been having some gas issues at...

My daughter has been having some gas issues at night that are making it very difficult for her to settle. I visited my naturopath yesterday and she recommended a certain kind of herbal tea...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-26-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By megannt
Yup, I have one of those, too. Well, sometimes...

Yup, I have one of those, too. Well, sometimes she is a velcro baby, some days she is more independent.. She used to not be down with anyone but mom or dad holding her, which was super stressful...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-26-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By megannt
Yes, swaddling! That was the one thing that...

Yes, swaddling! That was the one thing that really helped. we used the velcro swaddle blankets and they rocked. Oh, and maybe a white noise machine? We have one for our baby and it keeps all the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-25-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By megannt
This probably isn't what you were hoping to...

This probably isn't what you were hoping to hear, but this is exactly how DD was when she was little. I held her all of the time for naps because she would give me long naps that way. If I laid her...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,090
Posted By megannt
 I flew with my daughter and we didn't bring a...


I flew with my daughter and we didn't bring a stroller. That being said, I was with a couple family members so there were lots of helping hands to carry my bags, etc. I think you might want a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-23-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By megannt
My DD is 9.5 months old. We started solids...

My DD is 9.5 months old. We started solids around 6 months old and are using the baby led weaning method. She eats solids twice a day, usually veggies and fruits.
 
I am having the hardest time...
Forum: Babywearing   04-22-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By megannt
Sounds like I am not the majority, but I...

Sounds like I am not the majority, but I actually like the new ergo insert. We used it when our little one wasn't quite big enough. The ergo was the only carrier that my husband felt comfortable...
Forum: Babywearing   04-22-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,276
Posted By megannt
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-22-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,842
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-22-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
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Forum: Parenting   04-22-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,977
Posted By megannt
My little one is usually asleep between 7 and 8....

My little one is usually asleep between 7 and 8. I find that the most important thing to getting her to bed on time is eating right when DH comes home, around 5:00 or 5:30. Another thing that helps...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-22-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By megannt
As a teacher, I personally am not a fan of this...

As a teacher, I personally am not a fan of this program. Reading is a developmental milestone and not a skill that can be 'jump started' in order to put the child ahead. The  younger years are such...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-22-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By megannt
Sorry you are having such a rough time, mama. My...

Sorry you are having such a rough time, mama. My prayers are with you. I know how draining it can be with one, so my heart goes out to you. Have you thought about finding a play group? Do you have a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-22-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By megannt
Is there any way that you could get your husband...

Is there any way that you could get your husband to talk to her? With my in-laws, I find that the best thing is to create a united front. Make sure the your husband is behind you 100 percent.  I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-22-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,249
Posted By megannt
If it makes you feel any better, know that my...

If it makes you feel any better, know that my baby was a really reluctant napper. Thankfully, she would go down, but wouldn't sleep for very  long. I would usually just hold her while I watched a TV...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-19-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,880
Posted By megannt
PPO did not work for me, like she explains it in...

PPO did not work for me, like she explains it in the book. I haven't had much luck with getting her off the breast because I have a baby that loves it, too, but there have been a couple of things...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-19-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By megannt
All you have to do is remember that gagging is...

All you have to do is remember that gagging is normal and not dangerous. My husband was absolutely terrified of my daughter choking and would get upset when she would gag. I would just talk to him...
Forum: June 2011   04-09-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,248
Posted By megannt
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Forum: Babywearing   04-09-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,040
Posted By megannt
I agree that the moby is by far the best one for...

I agree that the moby is by far the best one for newborns. I miss it!! Wrap it tighter than you think at first, before you put the baby in. I wrapped mine pretty tight, but I think that is something...
Forum: Babywearing   04-09-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By megannt
Love this thread! I have been wanting to do back...

Love this thread! I have been wanting to do back carries but they seem so intimidating. I am going to try it now, thanks for the inspiration and great links. Lyndzies, I hear you about the soft bed!
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-07-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,271
Posted By megannt
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