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Forum: The Childhood Years   09-11-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By chapulina
oh my word! this is dd exactly (4 1/2); I sort...

oh my word! this is dd exactly (4 1/2); I sort of chalked it up to having a new sibling (who is 13 months now) and some other stressors we've had, like moving and the death of my mom 1 year ago...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-02-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 822
Posted By chapulina
Hi! just wondering if there is anyone else...

Hi!

just wondering if there is anyone else out there who's dc is still needing a pull-up at nighttime, and is there anything helpful to do to help kids stay dry at night?

DD does fine during...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-14-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By chapulina
I've been a nurse for 16 years, was drawn into...

I've been a nurse for 16 years, was drawn into nursing for the ideal of caring for people, interested in diseases, medicines, etc. I love the career of nursing and all it can offer.

I would not...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-15-2005, 09:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,382
Posted By chapulina
so nice to read everyone's posts! ...has...

so nice to read everyone's posts!

...has anyone else heard of grapefruit and kiwi doing something to aid in weight loss? (maybe increasing metabolism..i don't know). maybe its just coincidental,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-14-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,382
Posted By chapulina
just checking in again! didn't do so hot...

just checking in again!

didn't do so hot yesterday - consumed too many "white" carbs. this freq. happens on sunday for me. i work 2 12hr shifts fri. and sat. night, pump at work, nurse at home,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-13-2005, 04:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,382
Posted By chapulina
Hi Medusa! I appreciate you starting a...

Hi Medusa!

I appreciate you starting a thread for those needing to lose a bit more than the "average" mamma! I hope I can stay faithful and in touch with this thread, but I don't always have time...
Forum: Lactivism   11-06-2005, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By chapulina
as someone who is going thru this right now---...

as someone who is going thru this right now--- it is rough! still more frustrating is the lack of support (xcept for here!), ...and the overwhelming ignorance 'out there'.

i think it is up to us...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-26-2005, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 38,141
Posted By chapulina
Hi everyone, just want to say that all of...

Hi everyone,

just want to say that all of you wise and devoted mammas are truly amazing!
been reading your thread lately, thinking that maybe this is my thread too, and when I read someone's...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-25-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By chapulina
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif sorry for this rough time. not sure if this is along the 3 year old need for power and control, or if there is something else going on,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-25-2005, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By chapulina
eagerly awaiting responses to this one! our...

eagerly awaiting responses to this one!

our dd is same age ,and same kind of stuff. i try to resist asking why, but the times i have, the most amazing, creative and ridiculous answers come forth.
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-21-2005, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By chapulina
just wanted to encourage you to be persistant in...

just wanted to encourage you to be persistant in treating it, because as you know, it is a VERY tenacious fungus. btdt 2x in the last 3 months, and many times over with #1!

www.drjaygordon.com...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-20-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By chapulina
nak pardon my ignorance, but i just don't...

nak

pardon my ignorance, but i just don't know. dd is 11 wks, and gaining on the slow side (4 oz/week usually). meets and exceeds the wet diaper and dirty diaper normals, alert and meeting...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-20-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By chapulina
dried milk? i've had that before, and yes, very...

dried milk? i've had that before, and yes, very ouchy until it 'gets out'.

i'm sure someone here might know the technical word for it.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-16-2005, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By chapulina
nak i struggle with anger issues too. ...

nak

i struggle with anger issues too.

someone once mentioned in a thread about learning to recognize lower levels of anger, ...like realizing when you're irritated or slightly annoyed... or...
Forum: Parenting   10-13-2005, 01:32 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 3,900
Posted By chapulina
one of my closest friends had` her wedding for...

one of my closest friends had` her wedding for adults and children over age 17 only.

we chose to not attend. I don't understand excluding children from weddings at all. excluding the elderly or...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-11-2005, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By chapulina
still sounds innocent to me, but having...

still sounds innocent to me, but having personally been "burned" with thrush with both babies, keep your eyes and senses wide open.

definately beef up your immune system

drjaygordon.com...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-08-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By chapulina
a friend once told me she shouldn't have nursed...

a friend once told me she shouldn't have nursed her two girls b/c her milk was bad. I thought that was really, really strange and had never heard that before. her rationale was that the one dd has...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,466
Posted By chapulina
men can be strange indeed... it is...

men can be strange indeed...

it is maddening that their lack of perception and inability to rouse from sleep gets them fairly normal to large amounts of sleep, while exhausted, nursing mothers...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By chapulina
oh dear, that is *really * hard, btdt myself -...

oh dear, that is *really * hard, btdt myself - with the pumping, nursing, and the almost constant crying. I commend you for being so committed to giving your baby breastmilk in such a challenging...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-03-2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By chapulina
my heart goes out to you - it is so tough when...

my heart goes out to you - it is so tough when you can't console your baby. I had this with #1.

just some fast thoughts(nak):
i've heard it can take up to a month to clear dairy from your milk...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-03-2005, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By chapulina
I love my Maya wrap; very comfortable,...

I love my Maya wrap; very comfortable, versatile, washable, durable, beautiful, and so on!
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-03-2005, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By chapulina
thank you for this thread. I have a 3.5 yo dd...

thank you for this thread. I have a 3.5 yo dd and I want to be prepared for this, should it come up. My heart breaks for all the girls going through this; I think the world of you sensitive and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-02-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By chapulina
ahhh, I know exactly what you're talking about! ...

ahhh, I know exactly what you're talking about!

i have limited success with saying let's go now so we can go to the park or whatev er.

not taking it too personally helps; also knowing the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-02-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By chapulina
Hello! I'm really needing some help with my dd's...

Hello! I'm really needing some help with my dd's potty issues. She started peeing on the toilet regularly and wearing underwear about 2 months before the baby was born. I expected her to regress a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-01-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By chapulina
oh my gosh! I just came here to post the same...

oh my gosh! I just came here to post the same question, and I read your post! dd is exactly 3 1/2, will pee on the potty (mostly), but no pooping there. had 1 successful pooping on the pot recently...
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