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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-18-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By aspire2b
How are you doing? John Gottman is a...

How are you doing?

John Gottman is a respected relationship author.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-18-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By aspire2b
Thank you for sharing. Wishing you and your...

Thank you for sharing.

Wishing you and your family peace.

Wish the world was kinder.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-18-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By aspire2b
Hi there, I'm so sorry that I've no advice. I'm...

Hi there, I'm so sorry that I've no advice. I'm struggling hugely here with my DS (2yr7mon). It's been particularly tough for about 2 months. I wonder if this is a stage that a lot of toddlers go...
Forum: Randall Neustaedter   06-26-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By aspire2b
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Randall Neustaedter   06-24-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By aspire2b
Worried about lead

Hello,
I'm not sure if this is something you can help me with, but I live in a part of the world where I can eat game birds (pheasant, woodcock etc) about twice a week for at least 5 months of the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-17-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By aspire2b
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ really loved reading your posts. My DS is...

πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ really loved reading your posts. My DS is 2.5yrs. It'll all be worth it ladies. I feel much more confident about our choices now as opposed to during the first year. You will never regret...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-12-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By aspire2b
Hi all, thanks so much for the helpful advice....

Hi all, thanks so much for the helpful advice. I'm so glad to report a big improvemrnt since my original post.

It just took time for him to adjust to falling asleep without nursing. I also find...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-02-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By aspire2b
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-29-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By aspire2b
Ahhh yes... I can't remember the last time I had...

Ahhh yes... I can't remember the last time I had pretty nails. πŸ˜ƒ
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-23-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By aspire2b
Totally agree Luckiest!

Totally agree Luckiest!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-23-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By aspire2b
Good luck! I have noticed that a nap after...

Good luck!

I have noticed that a nap after 12:30 can really keep my son up late too. The past 3 evenings have been pretty good here. I think the difference has been that he was up from his mid...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-21-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By aspire2b
Hi Pepin & Headforthehill, I can identify with...

Hi Pepin & Headforthehill, I can identify with your posts a lot. I'm lucky if i get to shower twice a week too, but can only manage to wash my hair once every 5/6 days. That's definitely TMI! Sorry...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-21-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By aspire2b
Hi, hope you don't mind me replying even though...

Hi, hope you don't mind me replying even though I can't really offer any decent strategies.

For us... I do bedtime (i aim for 8pm too) and often fall asleep alongside my DS especially if he takes...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-20-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By aspire2b
Interesting and very solid advice. Thank you so...

Interesting and very solid advice. Thank you so much. I think you make a very good about manipulating sleep cycles. Thanks so much for your insight. Perhaps I should aim for an early nap on mornings...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-19-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By aspire2b
Thanks Turquessa for the suggestion. Gosh I...

Thanks Turquessa for the suggestion. Gosh I would love to try that, but our current and foreseeable circumstances don't yet allow that. I'm wondering though... Do you think there is any particular...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-15-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By aspire2b
Hi there, I actually haven't read kohn's book,...

Hi there, I actually haven't read kohn's book, but from what you are saying I think you'd also really like the approach and strategies in dr Laura Markham's book "peaceful parenting: happy child" (I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By aspire2b
I've walked in your shoes. I really feel for...

I've walked in your shoes. I really feel for you. I started to stop mentioning my sons terrible sleeping, and sort of lied by saying my DS is sleeping much better from about 7 months. Not hearing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-08-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By aspire2b
Thanks Bushmama, I've managed to reduce the...

Thanks Bushmama, I've managed to reduce the stories to 4 and then I do the fake sleeping which also has resulted in real sleeping. I think he might be teething now so that certainly isn't helping...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-06-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By aspire2b
Hi, I'm looking for some hope here. For the...

Hi,
I'm looking for some hope here.
For the past 3 nights my DS has fallen asleep without nursing. It was my suggestion as I felt that it was the next step for us. Up until 22months my DS was an...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By aspire2b
Hi Addie, You are not alone. My 27m DS has...

Hi Addie,
You are not alone. My 27m DS has been waking consistently after 5am since early January.

We have a green light alarm that comes on at 6am too. We night weaned at 22 months and he...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-23-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By aspire2b
Hi Chaiya8, It's great to hear you are feeling...

Hi Chaiya8,
It's great to hear you are feeling hopeful and have already been able to make a few changes to make your days a little more comfortable. I can really relate to your situation. Like you...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By aspire2b
Hi there, I decided to nightwean my DS at 22...

Hi there, I decided to nightwean my DS at 22 months. He woke to nurse between every light sleep phase countless times a night. I found this book wonderful and my son (to my shock) accepted it really...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-04-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By aspire2b
Hi P.J., I totally understand your natural worry...

Hi P.J., I totally understand your natural worry ... but you sound like your hunch is to not make a big deal/battle out if this.. and I think I would be doing the same if it were my son too. Every...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-02-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By aspire2b
Thanks so much BK Mommy.

Thanks so much BK Mommy.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By aspire2b
Hi there, for the past 3 weeks my 25 month old...

Hi there, for the past 3 weeks my 25 month old son has been doing the same. He used to be an all night nurser until we gently night weaned at 22 months After night weaning he started rising at 6am...
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