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Forum: Elimination Communication   06-21-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By thezoolife
The active body/mind thing does make sense. I...

The active body/mind thing does make sense.
I usually don't try to put her down for a nap until she rubbing her eyes. I have the mindset that if I let her go past the threshold it's going to be be...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-20-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By thezoolife
Try not to stress about the misses. I know it's...

Try not to stress about the misses. I know it's hard even if you miss and change his diaper at least he's not in wet diapers for prolonged periods so that's a plus.
When I start to get frustrated...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-20-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By thezoolife
She usually pees about every 20 mins in the...

She usually pees about every 20 mins in the morning. This goes on from when she wakes up till after her first nap. Most mornings she's dry so I always chuck it up to getting all her night time...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-20-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By thezoolife
My 6 month old is notoriously hard to get to nap...

My 6 month old is notoriously hard to get to nap during the day. I use to just let her sleep whenever she did but that lead to not really napping and epic over tired breakdowns at the end of the...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-20-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By thezoolife
You have a 13 month old and a 19 month old?...

You have a 13 month old and a 19 month old? Kudos to you for ECing both. I'm not sure i could handle it.
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-05-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By thezoolife
I posted the commercial because it is cute and I...

I posted the commercial because it is cute and I wanted people to see what the big fuss was about. My husband and I had a discussion about this commercial because as an interracial couple with a...
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-04-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By thezoolife
There was backlash because apparently America...

There was backlash because apparently America doesn't like an inter-racial couple being featured. 
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-03-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By thezoolife
Following!

Following!
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-03-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By thezoolife
Night time continues to be better for us with...

Night time continues to be better for us with ECing then during the day. I think it's because now that DD is older (5 months) her night time signals continue to be consistent, (beating her legs on...
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-03-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By thezoolife
For those who might not have heard, as i hadn't...

For those who might not have heard, as i hadn't till this morning, Cheerios had a ton of backlash cuz they made a commercial with a biracial couple & their kid.
See video here:...
Forum: Pets   05-21-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By thezoolife
Ripkin. Just a cool name.

Ripkin. Just a cool name.
Forum: Pets   05-06-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By thezoolife
I was once walking my sisters big dumb lab on a...

I was once walking my sisters big dumb lab on a leash and an off the leash dog ran up to him and then ran away. In the excitement of chasing the dog the lab dragged me down the block. I had to let...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-30-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By thezoolife
I've started putting her in underwear after the...

I've started putting her in underwear after the morning nap and keeping her in them until I have a miss. Sometimes it's an hour. Other times it's several. My way of easing into it.
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-29-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By thezoolife
One of the better stories on EC I've read. They...

One of the better stories on EC I've read. They usually make people sound like they are crazy potting their baby between parked cars and the like.
Forum: Pets   04-25-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By thezoolife
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/295631/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/295631/)
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-24-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By thezoolife
Look for towns off the Metro-North Railroad...

Look for towns off the Metro-North Railroad (http://www.mta.info/mnr/html/planning/schedules/). They are the commuter train that ends in Grand Central. There are 3 different lines. You can also look...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   04-15-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By thezoolife
I was due on the 13th of December and when DD...

I was due on the 13th of December and when DD was 5 days late was told that amniotic fluid was too low and I needed to act right away. Ended up in a cesarean but I keep feeling like they were lying...
Forum: Pets   04-12-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By thezoolife
After you give birth you can have someone bring...

After you give birth you can have someone bring a blanket that the baby has been wrapped in home so they can smell the baby before it gets there. If there's a place that will be off limits to them...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-11-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,171
Posted By thezoolife
When I told my supervisor that I was pregnant...

When I told my supervisor that I was pregnant her response was "I have to stop hiring girls". Lol.
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-10-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By thezoolife
Oh no! they don't do NY. Boo!

Oh no! they don't do NY. Boo!
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-10-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By thezoolife
I mean a true modular home. DH were looking at a...

I mean a true modular home. DH were looking at a house that was on 2 acres and it's going for 320K and it's nearly falling apart. Driving away from the house I saw that land was for sale. Looked...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-08-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By thezoolife
Any one live in one? Plusses, minuses, what...

Any one live in one? Plusses, minuses, what company did you use?
We're testing the water.
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-08-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By thezoolife
So, we've been ECing since DD was 3 weeks. She's...

So, we've been ECing since DD was 3 weeks. She's now 16 weeks. We catch about 75% of time. I have her in cloth diapers (cover included) as back up always.
I have a couple of tiny pairs of underwear...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By thezoolife
I use the summer infant lil' potty.   It has...

I use the summer infant lil' potty.
 
It has a high back which helps support my baby (she's 15 weeks) which is nice. The splash guard in front is kind of low and sometimes she is able to pee over...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-06-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By thezoolife
I heard that lots of naked time helps but...

I heard that lots of naked time helps but truthfully I never felt comfortable doing that so I can't tell you from experience.
What I can say is that I started with DD around that age and would just...
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