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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-20-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Lilygoose
I would try contacting them and begging.  I...

I would try contacting them and begging.  I switched practices at 37 weeks and initially those the new practice told me that they could not possibly take me.  Luckily my Bradley instrucctor had used...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-18-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,745
Posted By Lilygoose
You might be.  I had a natural hospital birth at...

You might be.  I had a natural hospital birth at a branch of our hospital system that was a women's hospital.  Although they were honest about not specializing in natural birth, they presented...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-25-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Lilygoose
I find that things run much more smoothly for...

I find that things run much more smoothly for everyone at my house when I don't yell (and I am speaking of like you when you are trying to get your DD's attention-not at her for doing something I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-17-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Lilygoose
It sounds like he gets a lot of attention for...

It sounds like he gets a lot of attention for this behavior (mostly b/c this is one of those behaviors that is kinda hard to just ignore).  I would see if taking a more low key/less attention...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-15-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Lilygoose
Also figure out if your child needs/wants direct...

Also figure out if your child needs/wants direct comfort or actually does better being left to themselves a bit.  If I try to comfort my DD in the beginning or middle of her tantrum she just gets...
Forum: Parenting   02-08-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,979
Posted By Lilygoose
I just wanted to suggest that there may be some...

I just wanted to suggest that there may be some middle ground here.  Picking up something like a jar of low sugar, more mainstream style peanut butter and some whole grain bread, no HFCS, etc. (the...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-04-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Lilygoose
Prior to having my DD (almost 2.5 years ago) I...

Prior to having my DD (almost 2.5 years ago) I was very comfortable being sexually assertive and had no problem initiating.  Since having her though, my sex drive and emotions surrounding have just...
Forum: Family Safety   02-04-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By Lilygoose
Just wanted to let you know I had the same seat...

Just wanted to let you know I had the same seat and the same problem (i hated that seat, for many reasons, this being one of them).  We were never able to get it resolved and my DD had the same...
Forum: Family Safety   02-04-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By Lilygoose
I have a complete air and have found that the...

I have a complete air and have found that the harness tightens best if it is not buckled.  When i try to tighten it with the harness buckled it can be very dificult to downright impossible.  However...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-07-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Lilygoose
My DD 27 months has had a play kitchen for a...

My DD 27 months has had a play kitchen for a while and her emjoyment of it comes in spurts.  There are times she plays with it everyday and there are whole weeks that go by in which she doesn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-08-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,710
Posted By Lilygoose
My DD is 26 months.  She currently loves her art...

My DD is 26 months.  She currently loves her art easel, particularly the chalkboard part, and gets really excited when we use the paper and paints.  She also adores very simple puzzles (the kind...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-07-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By Lilygoose
My DD is a wall drawer also.  We give her...

My DD is a wall drawer also.  We give her washable crayons-they really do wipe of most surfaces fairly easily- and we try to provide good supervision when she's drawing.  If she does color on the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-28-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By Lilygoose
It varies so much that its hard to say what you...

It varies so much that its hard to say what you will feel, both physically and emotionally, up to doing.  I hit my nesting phase after DD was born and cleaned my house from top to bottom the week...
Forum: Family Safety   11-26-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By Lilygoose
I have this seat and I really like it.  It...

I have this seat and I really like it.  It installs easily (using latch-have not tried w/ a seatbelt) and my DD is very comfy in it.  She's very tall (over 3 feet at 2 years old) and is comfy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-24-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Lilygoose
My DD turned 2 a month ago and this sounds...

My DD turned 2 a month ago and this sounds exactly like her!  It was like hitting a switch.  My normally agreeably, helpful, little handful (she's always been strong willed, but never with such...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-22-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,587
Posted By Lilygoose
Okay, so this may be completely not doable, but...

Okay, so this may be completely not doable, but I have long eyelashes that are very straight and they get in my eyes, sometimes (though not seemingly as bad as what you described).  I use an eyelash...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-18-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Lilygoose
Although my DD (23 months) does not generally...

Although my DD (23 months) does not generally want to spend all the time in the potty she sometimes will and is known for using it as a way to get out of things, b/c she knows its the activity that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-05-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 40,900
Posted By Lilygoose
Quote: Originally Posted by Bisou...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bisou http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16019055)
Hi Lilygoose:

I agree that kids, especially...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-04-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,400
Posted By Lilygoose
Quote: Originally Posted by Chavelamomela...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chavelamomela http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16013724)
I agree. My DH is also not a huge...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-04-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 40,900
Posted By Lilygoose
Is it possible the therapist was trying to...

Is it possible the therapist was trying to create a situation that sent your son spiralling because she feels that you are not consistent enough and she wanted to demonstrate? Which would be...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-01-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Lilygoose
That picture you have in your mind of blissfully...

That picture you have in your mind of blissfully sleeping babes is not necessarily how it works when you CIO. When my DD was about 8 months I was so sleep deprived I was truly losing my mind. Both...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-27-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Lilygoose
My DD (almost 2) has some issues with this as...

My DD (almost 2) has some issues with this as well. What has worked for us is telling her that the shirt is dirty and letting her throw it into the laundry basket. But that's generally the only way...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-21-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By Lilygoose
did she color them with washable crayons? If so...

did she color them with washable crayons? If so you might be able to wipe them down (damp cloth or babywipe). My DD has colored in some of her board books, but we try to prevent this. When left...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-15-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By Lilygoose
My DD was about this age when we first tried...

My DD was about this age when we first tried transitioning her to a toddler bed. We had the bed in our room. When we were still awake we would just leave the door open a crack, our bedroom is pretty...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-15-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Lilygoose
I agree with the other posters. At that age DD...

I agree with the other posters. At that age DD regulated her sleep. She wasn't old enough/developed enough to respond to a routine. And she generally was awake between 6 or 7 and 9 or 10 at night. I...
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