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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-27-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Spring Lily
We've been to quite a few parties where instead...

We've been to quite a few parties where instead of goody bags, the parents got the guests a little gift. Basically, take all the money you would have spent on candy and junky toys, and put that into...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Spring Lily
I would not take it personally, because this mom...

I would not take it personally, because this mom obviously has issues. And honestly, if these neighbors are acting like a bunch of cliquish snobs, you're better off without them! Good to know that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-16-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Spring Lily
It sounds like he's not telling them out of fear...

It sounds like he's not telling them out of fear for how they will react. Perhaps the most supportive thing you can do is develop a plan with him for how to help them deal with it after he tells...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-12-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Spring Lily
Just to put it out there, since you originally...

Just to put it out there, since you originally planned to cosleep--if you haven't tried it at this age, you don't know that it won't work.

I used a guard rail on my bed and slept in the middle...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-28-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Spring Lily
No you're not crazy, that was rude. ...

No you're not crazy, that was rude.
Quote:Originally Posted by ColoradoMama626 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-14-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Spring Lily
HCG levels don't tell you much, if they're high...

HCG levels don't tell you much, if they're high it's just a good sign that the pregnancy is going well. Morning sickness is the same. I have friends who were much sicker with a singleton than with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-10-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 197
Posted By Spring Lily
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HappyHappyMommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Spring Lily
I nightweaned my first one at around...13-14...

I nightweaned my first one at around...13-14 months. My twins were so underweight and had so many eating issues, and I was so scared they'd cry at night and wake the other one up, that I waited...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-17-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Spring Lily
Lilybelle, I remember being where you are and it...

Lilybelle, I remember being where you are and it does not feel good--mentally or physically! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif

I think it's important to listen to your body when...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-03-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 6,582
Posted By Spring Lily
56 months, 41 of those have been tandem (twins)....

56 months, 41 of those have been tandem (twins). We're now weaning, so the final count will probably be 57!
Forum: Parenting   07-31-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,176
Posted By Spring Lily
Yes, it does. Or did for me. I have 3, ages 6 ,...

Yes, it does. Or did for me. I have 3, ages 6 , 4 & 4. After my twins were born I knew we were done, and I was sad about that. Totally overwhelmed with parenting but so sad at each step--this is the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-22-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By Spring Lily
I know there was a thread like this a few months...

I know there was a thread like this a few months ago in the vegetarian forum that had some more suggestions. I have a thin preschooler (under 5% as well) and have met with dieticians to confirm I'm...
Forum: Lactivism   05-10-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,504
Posted By Spring Lily
I haven't read the article, but my first...

I haven't read the article, but my first impression is that Time has created a provocative cover knowing that it will prejudice most readers against APing. The article is about APing, so I'm half...
Forum: Women's Health   04-29-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Spring Lily
We went through scabies awhile ago and that does...

We went through scabies awhile ago and that does not look like it at all. Some kind of rash, possibly fungal? Scabies is really more like tiny bug bites that get worse at night. They tend to be in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-23-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By Spring Lily
Why not ask at your local bike shop? They are...

Why not ask at your local bike shop? They are going to have a better variety than somewhere like Toys R Us, plus if you buy you'd be able to support local business. Usually if you buy your bike...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-09-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Spring Lily
The BFF and her family are wonderful and that is...

The BFF and her family are wonderful and that is definitely not an unhealthy friendship, I think you're reading a little too much into that. I didn't share every single detail because I don't think...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-08-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Spring Lily
I don't think you can read too much into the...

I don't think you can read too much into the morning sickness. If you were at a specialist (especially if it was an RE) you're probably feeling a little extra anxious about every little thing, would...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-07-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Spring Lily
I didn't go into all the details in my 1st post,...

I didn't go into all the details in my 1st post, but there are a handful of kids who are doing the same things as DD. It's just a small group. And to clarify, she is not in GATE, that doesn't start...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-07-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Spring Lily
My DD is 5 and in Kindergarten (a split grade...

My DD is 5 and in Kindergarten (a split grade class), but is doing 1st grade math and reading. She's often pulled out of the K group to do work with the 1st graders or stays after school for...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-23-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Spring Lily
Congratulations! How exciting....

Congratulations! How exciting. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

My DD1 was a high needs baby, too (she was 2 when they were born), and that made me extra panicky about twins. I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-19-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,624
Posted By Spring Lily
I gave birth in the hospital and they did this a...

I gave birth in the hospital and they did this a little after my vaginal birth, but after my c-section it was really bad. It had nothing to do with the placenta, this is in recovery, later. I was...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-16-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By Spring Lily
I noticed that in describing most of your...

I noticed that in describing most of your interactions with her, you didn't give a lot of description of how you said things. For her you used words like "raged" and "stormed" but it's not clear if...
Forum: Doulas   02-15-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By Spring Lily
I had a doula and ended up with an epidural. It...

I had a doula and ended up with an epidural. It was not planned. My labor was so stressful and scary at times (there was one point they almost rushed me out for a c-section) that I felt like my...
Forum: Parenting   02-14-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,804
Posted By Spring Lily
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrsSlocombe http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1344817/would-you-describe-me-as-a-natural-parent#post_16875825)

This...
Forum: Family Safety   02-13-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Spring Lily
Google photos of extended rear facing, so you...

Google photos of extended rear facing, so you can get an idea of what it looks like for bigger kids. They usually cross their legs or dangle them off of the sides.

One thing that helped me keep...
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