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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-27-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,465
Posted By Margot Dawson
I haven't read through all the posts here- but I...

I haven't read through all the posts here- but I wanted to comment.  Is bedsharing safe?  No.  It isn't safe.  But on that note, nothing you do with a baby is 100% safe.  Driving in the car with...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-16-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,445
Posted By Margot Dawson
I haven't read all the responses yet, but this...

I haven't read all the responses yet, but this kind of thing is so child dependent, in my opinion.  You just have to know your own child (which I'm sure you do!).  No matter what age other parents...
Forum: Lactivism   04-22-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
Interesting article!  Apparently I am not the...

Interesting article!  Apparently I am not the only one... http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif  
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Forum: Lactivism   04-20-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
I am sooo glad we had this discussion when we...

I am sooo glad we had this discussion when we did.  One of my good friends, who I was particularly disappointed with for having FF, just told me in tears that her baby may have autism and is being...
Forum: Lactivism   04-19-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by Youngfrankenstein http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350721/breastfeeding-passion/40#post_16952688)

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Forum: Lactivism   04-19-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by coffeegirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350721/breastfeeding-passion/40#post_16952330)

How...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Wildwomyn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350721/breastfeeding-passion/20#post_16950273)

I was...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
Am I brainwashed by sites like this? ...

Am I brainwashed by sites like this?
 http://thebabybond.com/InfantDeaths.html 
 http://www.lactivist.com/dangform.html
http://kellymom.com/nutrition/milk/infant-formula/
 
Is it possible that...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
It is super unfair of me to project my judgments...

It is super unfair of me to project my judgments on other moms.  That's kind of why I asked the question in the start of this thread.  Do you guys jusdge other parents at all for any of their...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
Ladies, this thread has helped me quite a bit....

Ladies, this thread has helped me quite a bit.  I just had a long talk with my DH, and I came to the realization that I feel the way that I feel because of my own anger and regret toward myself for...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Lakeeffectsnow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350721/breastfeeding-passion#post_16950072)


 

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Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Youngfrankenstein http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350721/breastfeeding-passion#post_16949768)

I...
Forum: Lactivism   04-16-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
That's how I feel too.  When my best friend who...

That's how I feel too.  When my best friend who lives in Florida recently found out she was pregnant, I started scheming about how to convince her to BF and how I could mail her frozen BM... I felt...
Forum: Lactivism   04-15-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,728
Posted By Margot Dawson
I'm a typically laid back, non judgemental...

I'm a typically laid back, non judgemental person. I don't get into politics, I don't get offended easily if ever, but I have one issue I do get very passionate about: breastfeeding.  I get pissed...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-02-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Margot Dawson
I think using a fermenting crock is better...

I think using a fermenting crock is better because you don't get a "bloom" on the top since there are weights that keep the veggies under the brine water.
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-02-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Margot Dawson
t2009 that's right, you don't need whey to...

t2009 that's right, you don't need whey to ferment veggies, just salt and time :)
Forum: California, Nevada   03-27-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Margot Dawson
I'm not sure about the laws there in Nevada, but...

I'm not sure about the laws there in Nevada, but there is absolutely no need for concern about a delivery day drug test.  The marijuana will definitely be out of your system by then.  In fact I have...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-26-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Margot Dawson
I make my own sauerkraut.  Its really fun and...

I make my own sauerkraut.  Its really fun and tastes awesome!  I bought a sauerkraut crock online.  It was expensive (for me) but I think its worth it.  You simply chop your cabbage and other...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-26-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,384
Posted By Margot Dawson
I guess I was just thinking that if my baby got...

I guess I was just thinking that if my baby got sick from measles or whatever, then I would be exposed to it too.  Regardless of whether I had been vaccinated against measles, my body will still...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-25-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,384
Posted By Margot Dawson
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by emmy526 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-25-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Margot Dawson
My 15 mo just recently started nursing a lot...

My 15 mo just recently started nursing a lot more frequently too.  I have upped my vitamin D3 intake (4,000 - 8,000 IU/day), B12, and I also make sure to eat plenty of seaweed for iodine.  Also I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Margot Dawson
Ha ha, we call it Milky Boob too!  My 15 mo can...

Ha ha, we call it Milky Boob too!  My 15 mo can say Boob (more like "boo").  I was thinking about changing it too, lol.  I like the "mommy milk" idea.  Or maybe just "milky"...  I probably won't...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-25-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Margot Dawson
Sweet, I was just about to ask this same...

Sweet, I was just about to ask this same question!  I knew I'd seen the info somewhere but couldn't remember where... thanks for posting the link.
Forum: Vaccinations   03-25-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,384
Posted By Margot Dawson
This thread has been really interesting to me....

This thread has been really interesting to me.  I am on the fence about vaccines right now, and I don't feel biased toward either side really.  What I find kind of silly though is this declaration...
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