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Forum: Parenting   05-04-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Shaki
Cancer sucks! I'm sorry Mama. Sending supportive...

Cancer sucks! I'm sorry Mama. Sending supportive vibes to you, your mom, and whole family.
 
My mom lives with us, she has leukemia which is currently in remission. So we are holding steady there....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-13-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Shaki
I would not point out Grandpas behavior or in...

I would not point out Grandpas behavior or in any way focus on trying to change him. Instead I would make consistent use of the phrase "I've got this, thanks," and remove my child to a private area...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-13-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Shaki
get a washcloth wet and then stick it in the...

get a washcloth wet and then stick it in the freezer...goodtimes!
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-13-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Shaki
For the baby stage just holding a book looking...

For the baby stage just holding a book looking at the pictures and talking about the images can be fun. If your babe is grabbing/eating the book (totally normal-my little guy does this and my older...
Forum: Parenting   04-05-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Shaki
For me being specific, really listening, really...

For me being specific, really listening, really looking, really responding is what it's about. I think what you said to your DS was specific and showed that you were really looking at and taking in...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-05-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Shaki
I am the OP. Posting again in case someone with...

I am the OP. Posting again in case someone with the same problem is ever searching the forums. I did resolve the biting issue, It happens only occasionally now. Yelling did not help (for us). It...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-28-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Shaki
bumping anyone advice??

bumping
anyone advice??
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-27-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Shaki
Help please. My DS is a chronic biter while...

Help please. My DS is a chronic biter while nursing. It's VERY difficult. He is 11 months old and I am desperate...I have tried pulling him in towards the breast (which does make him release the...
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,349
Posted By Shaki
Yes I would absolutely be concerned. I would...

Yes I would absolutely be concerned. I would immediately discontinue visitation and seek both legal and medical/emotional help. Best of luck to you. Listen to your DD take your own feelings and her...
Forum: Parenting   12-17-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Shaki
Yes it sounds like you need to become more...

Yes it sounds like you need to become more callous about donating and returning things. I didn't mention it in my previous post but we have some experience with what you are going thru and I finally...
Forum: Parenting   12-16-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Shaki
Would it be possible to steer them towards...

Would it be possible to steer them towards "non-stuff" gifts? In other words things that don't cause clutter but are long lasting gifts, like music, dance, athletics, visual arts classes or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-03-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Shaki
How high is the fever? My ped usually takes a...

How high is the fever? My ped usually takes a watch and wait approach. He advises to give tylenol and than take a warm bath. Letting the water cool slowly as your babe sits in the bath can help...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-29-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,017
Posted By Shaki
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Quote:Originally Posted by aeterna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-28-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,017
Posted By Shaki
My baby is 7 months old. he sleeps in our bed...

My baby is 7 months old. he sleeps in our bed (or in arms/sling/mei tai) He goes to bed around 8ish and wakes up around 7ish. He wakes up about 3ish (this a guess more accurate would be to say less...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-19-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By Shaki
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Quote:Originally Posted by gardenbelle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332619/rotten-teeth-from-nigh-nursing#post_16754694)...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-18-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By Shaki
I'm not informed on the big picture issues that...

I'm not informed on the big picture issues that many posters are discussing (minerals and diet and all that). I just wanted to chime in and say my DD did have tooth decay and our pediatric dentist...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-14-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,826
Posted By Shaki
I was also disappointed in the article(s) and...

I was also disappointed in the article(s) and felt that they were alarmist and overly patronizing and sensational. Not at all what I turn to mothering for. My thought upon reading was "Oh jeesh now...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-13-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By Shaki
DD (5) grew out of nursing (mostly) on her own....

DD (5) grew out of nursing (mostly) on her own. I did night wean her at 18 months and I began shortening daytime nursings when she was 2.5--she weaned at 3. She's got all kinds of strategies for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-09-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Shaki
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Quote:Originally Posted by Baby_Cakes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,103
Posted By Shaki
As a parent I prefer a group gift, and I think...

As a parent I prefer a group gift, and I think it's more useful for the teachers. I agree with the pp that is depends on the culture of the school but I think a sliding scale amount would be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-04-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,876
Posted By Shaki
Most useful for us was bouncing. We used that...

Most useful for us was bouncing. We used that with DD and now use it with DS (6 months). Bouncing DS while in a mei tai and nursing works well most of the time. Worked for DD too. You can think of...
Forum: Parenting   11-02-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Shaki
I think the fill in the blank notes are fine. My...

I think the fill in the blank notes are fine. My DD has received a few, and they are fine.
 
I guess I'd rather get a handwritten "thank you for the gift" (doesn't even have to say what the gift...
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,016
Posted By Shaki
Sounds like the issue is not really the hello...

Sounds like the issue is not really the hello kitty laptop but deeper control and respect issues between the OP and her inlaws. Probably past history of feeling disrespected and not listened to that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 853
Posted By Shaki
sneakers or gym shoes--used interchangeably....

sneakers or gym shoes--used interchangeably. Midwest. :)
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-28-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By Shaki
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Quote:Originally Posted by mugglesmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334132/how-much-do-you-expect-from-your-sos#post_16719954)...
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