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Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   04-17-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,902
Posted By a13xandra
I can't possibly know what you're going...

I can't possibly know what you're going through.  I can't say that I thought the same simply because I didn't feel the same.  What you say or think under torture shouldn't be held against you! ...
Forum: Mental Health   05-25-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By a13xandra
Get an emergency appointment with her doctor to...

Get an emergency appointment with her doctor to re-evaluate that medication. I had problems on Abilify, myself.
Forum: Family Safety   05-15-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,740
Posted By a13xandra
We use the moldable silicone earplugs and the...

We use the moldable silicone earplugs and the earmuffs when we fly.  She can't pull the plugs out when the other ear protection is on.  Brands:  Putty Buddies floating colourful soft moldable...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-20-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By a13xandra
My productivity went downhill, too. So you're...

My productivity went downhill, too. So you're not alone.  My house is messier than before babe, to be sure, and I get less of my work done. However, I'd keep trying on a schedule, if I were you,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-20-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 20,456
Posted By a13xandra
Eris is also in frustration stage. She seems...

Eris is also in frustration stage. She seems nowhere near being able to crawl or sit herself up. She doesn't even like sitting or tummy time for long.  I'm Pagan, my Easter celebration was a month...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-20-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,321
Posted By a13xandra
I love The Mama Tao!

I love The Mama Tao!
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-11-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,226
Posted By a13xandra
  Quote:Originally Posted by expat-mama...


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Forum: Mental Health   04-07-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,431
Posted By a13xandra
I have experience with PRN Zyprexa during...

I have experience with PRN Zyprexa during pregnancy.  It has a shorter half-life then Seroquel.  The problem with anti-psychotics and pregnancy is that very few studies have been done.  The few that...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-04-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By a13xandra
Look up Kat Fagerlie in Seattle.  She was my...

Look up Kat Fagerlie in Seattle.  She was my birth and postpartum doula and I LOVED her.  My husband even gave her a huge tip.  I can't praise her enough.  She was AMAZING in every way.  She's...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-10-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By a13xandra
I was going to say, get a year-long family pass...

I was going to say, get a year-long family pass to the zoo and take the kids there every morning you can!  It is open all year.   Welcome to the area!  I'm near you, in Renton.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-10-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By a13xandra
I live in Renton, and I love it!  Public...

I live in Renton, and I love it!  Public transport sucks, though.  And yes, it is that rainy.  But I hope you get used to the rain and start to love it, like I do!  I get happy when it rains, and it...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   02-01-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By a13xandra
I live in Renton, and I love it here!  The...

I live in Renton, and I love it here!  The closest military base is Fort Lewis.  There are no military dudes or dudettes in uniform hanging around unless you go south to Seatac and hang out inside...
Forum: Babywearing   01-27-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By a13xandra
First of all, I'm a big fan of slings.  I have a...

First of all, I'm a big fan of slings.  I have a Baby KTan and a SevenSlings brand currently.  This summer, I'm going on a trip to Ireland and Scotland, and want to use a sling instead of a stroller...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-25-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 20,456
Posted By a13xandra
My little girl is 18 weeks today.  Yesterday's...

My little girl is 18 weeks today.  Yesterday's doctor appointment said she was 12lbs 13 oz, and 24" long!   She may be 40th percentile on weight, but she is a smart one, so she's figuring out object...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-23-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By a13xandra
I agree with the above poster about deciding...

I agree with the above poster about deciding whether quiet time should include such "enjoyment."  She might be too young to drop all naps?  It sounds like she's not getting any benefit from an...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-23-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By a13xandra
You can fix this and break the cycle!  But it...

You can fix this and break the cycle!  But it won't just turn off like a lightswitch.  I'd suggest going to see a therapist, specifically Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, if you can. That way you can...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-22-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By a13xandra
I'm an ex-teacher and district curriculum...

I'm an ex-teacher and district curriculum leader.  Administrators have to spend much of their time face-saving and trying to distance themselves from liability, so they're going to be infuriating to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-21-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,852
Posted By a13xandra
If she becomes violent, this may be a deeper...

If she becomes violent, this may be a deeper issue than ballet or anything else, and might be a cry for help. I would probably start some therapy with her to help her find a way to express her...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-19-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By a13xandra
Too far for me, down here in Renton, but if...

Too far for me, down here in Renton, but if you're ever down south you're welcome to hook up with me for stitchin' and tea. 
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-15-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By a13xandra
If your husband is game for the long ferry...

If your husband is game for the long ferry commute, have him get a motorcycle, as they're more affordable, and daily trips add up. 
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-15-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By a13xandra
Good luck!  I'll cross my fingers for you!  Send...

Good luck!  I'll cross my fingers for you!  Send me a PM for my contact information when you want to grab a cup of tea, or caffeine-free beverage when you're pregnant! 
Forum: Site Help   01-15-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,552
Posted By a13xandra
More social networking integration!  For...

More social networking integration!  For example, being able to sign in via Twitter, or post discussions to Twitter, or see other users' social networking accounts that they've linked to MDC.
Forum: Activism and News   01-14-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By a13xandra
I'm big into volunteering, also, and when my...

I'm big into volunteering, also, and when my daughter is ready, I want to involve her.  My local Campfire Kids community family clubs have adult volunteer days that I hope I can bring her to.  Also,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-13-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By a13xandra
My baby is a car screamer.  I sing her favourite...

My baby is a car screamer.  I sing her favourite songs, turn up the radio for her.  "I hear you're upset, Eris. There, there. I love you!"  At stoplights sometimes we hold hands over the seat, or I...
Forum: Spirituality   01-13-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 11,039
Posted By a13xandra
Just popping by to say "hello."  I'm Pagan, and...

Just popping by to say "hello."  I'm Pagan, and new to MDC.
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