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Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-17-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By imakebelieve
I make bath bombs. I get mine from...

I make bath bombs. I get mine from www.betweenfriendstoo.com (http://www.betweenfriendstoo.com).
Laura
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-21-2004, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By imakebelieve
Quote: Originally Posted by vegiemom It...

Quote:
Originally Posted by vegiemom
It sounds like HE is also feeling the pressure to be uncomfortable with it. Maybe you could start kindly weaning him? Find another comfort to help him sleep?
...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-21-2004, 11:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,155
Posted By imakebelieve
When ds was three, I was in line at the store...

When ds was three, I was in line at the store and probably not paying close attention, because he said really loudly "I said, I want your big pink nannies!"
He also said "udder one" that cracked me...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-21-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By imakebelieve
Hi, It's been a while since I've checked in....

Hi,
It's been a while since I've checked in. But, lately, I'm finding I'm needing some support. My ds who will be 6 in March is nursing to sleep and sometimes in the morning. The problem of course...
Forum: Parenting   04-14-2004, 07:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,649
Posted By imakebelieve
Quote: [i]"A lucky a$$ b!tch...ya lil...

Quote:
[i]"A lucky a$$ b!tch...ya lil b@st@rd". but from her it never bothered me!! She also threatens to beatmy kids and the ythink it is hysterical-it is the oddest thing. Kids always knew she...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-27-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By imakebelieve
Maybe they could be in a home daycare setting...

Maybe they could be in a home daycare setting and you could arrange some type of switching with another mom. Then you could have them in a home setting, but with a family. Or can you work from home?...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-27-2004, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By imakebelieve
I don't mean to be rude or anything, but I think...

I don't mean to be rude or anything, but I think you would be missing out on the advantages of homeschooling, being with your kids and your kids being with you. If you are okay with sending them out...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2004, 02:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,499
Posted By imakebelieve
We decided to let ds go totally on his own. He...

We decided to let ds go totally on his own. He was interested at 2 so I went out and bought the potty seat, and made a big deal. Then nothing. We let it go, I never intended to start this early...
Forum: Parenting   09-30-2003, 10:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,655
Posted By imakebelieve
I used mine more than I thought I would, but...

I used mine more than I thought I would, but mostly to care my stuff at first. We had a 4 pound baby with an eight pound heart monitor, so the stroller came in handy. I had a lot of gear because he...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-13-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By imakebelieve
My son also likes to shoot things with his...

My son also likes to shoot things with his laser. At one point it was a "gun", but we just kept saying guns are not allowed in our home. WE don't play that way in our family. Then one day, he play...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-31-2003, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By imakebelieve
My ds has slept with us since he was born. Ds...

My ds has slept with us since he was born. Ds considers the family bedroom his bedroom. He has a huge playroom with his toys. We do have extra rooms that are being used for other things, office for...
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By imakebelieve
We are also very easy going about our day. Some...

We are also very easy going about our day. Some would say Chaos, but it doesn't feel that way unless I am with a very routine oriented family. I have a friend who is staying home for the next year...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-14-2003, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By imakebelieve
I try to do the nightime routine. It does start...

I try to do the nightime routine. It does start the day better. If I do that and the weekly home blessing, I am in good shape. Anyone else do a nighttime routine? Here is mine:
-10 minute tidy up...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-04-2003, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By imakebelieve
I second the kit idea, if she's a crafty kid ...

I second the kit idea, if she's a crafty kid
Beading kits
soapmaking kits
fairy doll kits
hair thingy kits
home spa kits

Something you put together yourself won't be so commercial. I saw a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-04-2003, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By imakebelieve
Weekly Home Blessing Vacuum-just the middles...

Weekly Home Blessing
Vacuum-just the middles 10 min
Dust -10 minutes
Put away Videos/Mags and Books 5 min
Sweep Kitchen 5min
Mop Kitchen 10 min
Change Sheets ( I wash them another day, I have...
Forum: Lactivism   04-25-2003, 01:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,248
Posted By imakebelieve
I don't know the spelling but we call it...

I don't know the spelling but we call it nonnies, rhymes with bonnies. I thought it uncommon until I heard Fraiser on Cheers say something about a woman having nice nonnies! Oh, well.

Ds started...
Forum: Lactivism   04-25-2003, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,347
Posted By imakebelieve
My office was very pro-breastfeeding and very...

My office was very pro-breastfeeding and very discouraged by the number of BF moms. I was like their poster child. I even made baby food out of the carrots I got. A freind of mine went in and they...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-25-2003, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By imakebelieve
Also, remember that the amount you pump is not...

Also, remember that the amount you pump is not the amount that your baby is able to get from nursing. Especially if you jsut started pumping.

I agree to check the Womanly Art and look at how he...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-25-2003, 01:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,590
Posted By imakebelieve
I notice too that my ds has been on the grumpy...

I notice too that my ds has been on the grumpy side also. I thought it might be due to many changes going on in our home, remolding our house to move, grandpa is here to help, so some stress. But,...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2003, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By imakebelieve
I truly hope that our ds will choose an...

I truly hope that our ds will choose an emotionally healthy attachable future partner. We believe heavily in brainwashinghttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif . We say things...
Forum: Parenting   04-20-2003, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,043
Posted By imakebelieve
I was: born in a hospital with my mom...

I was:

born in a hospital with my mom asleep (apparently it was common practice there to knock the mom out so she wouldn't have to feel anything)

bottle fed (no one but the poor breastfed...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-15-2003, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By imakebelieve
There are many types of learning styles and...

There are many types of learning styles and worksheets have a great appeal for some types of learners. I think as long as you are providing a balanced approach, and it sounds as though you are, you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-15-2003, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By imakebelieve
We are planning on hs our ds4. So far, I have...

We are planning on hs our ds4. So far, I have mentioned homeschooling to him here and there.

*Mommy and Daddy are going to be your teachers isn't that cool. (At least we think we are...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-15-2003, 12:01 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 22,158
Posted By imakebelieve
I am so glad to read these postings. I am...

I am so glad to read these postings. I am nursing my 4 year old son and I am the one with the oldest nurser. I know he is going to nurse for the long haul. He loves his "nannies". I am starting to...
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2003, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By imakebelieve
My ds does watch tv, sometimes more than I like....

My ds does watch tv, sometimes more than I like. He wakes up very slowly in the morning and that is when he watches some select shows. Some mornings he takes about a half an hour before he wakes up...
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