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Forum: The Mindful Home   09-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By farmermomma
What kind of a climate are you in? How much will...

What kind of a climate are you in? How much will you be outdoors? Is it possible to put an rv close by for more living and storage and get away space? Mine was fairly inexpensive and has turned out...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By farmermomma
Yeah doesn't solve the sliding down problem. It...

Yeah doesn't solve the sliding down problem. It just keeps the teeth from being in the same ouchie spot. My guy didn't need much positioning when we went through that. I just laid him down had my...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By farmermomma
It's so not selfish for you to be happy. That's...

It's so not selfish for you to be happy. That's what your kids will benefit from most. If you need to be alone longer do it. Yay happy mom!
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-23-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By farmermomma
Nursed driving the tractor for hayrides around...

Nursed driving the tractor for hayrides around the pumpkin patch. He was 4/5 months then. Can we do it again at 16/17 months? I don't know.
Forum: Single Parenting   09-21-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 8,298
Posted By farmermomma
So I cried when my last period came. I'm not even...

So I cried when my last period came. I'm not even trying or logically want to be pregnant now. I'm still in the spacing period and I need to move to a new house. But part of me wants another baby...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By farmermomma
Yes. My now 6 year old was an "art director" at...

Yes. My now 6 year old was an "art director" at that age. Not so much with blocks, but story time crafts etc. Is your little one a perfectionist? I think that was the root of our issue. Anyway, happy...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By farmermomma
I got through bite injuries through nursing...

I got through bite injuries through nursing laying down and have LO upside down, with baby feet by my head. I think I tried pumping once with a breast injury. Ouch.

Maybe someone else can help...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By farmermomma
I read that when LO starts to wave goodbye is a...

I read that when LO starts to wave goodbye is a good time to introduce signs.

My 6 year old, 16 month old and I love Signing time videos. We get them from our little library. We, big folks, can...
Forum: Waldorf   09-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By farmermomma
We don't have a Waldorf school around here. There...

We don't have a Waldorf school around here. There is an active meetup group and some people interested in starting a school. Our meetup group is great and kindergarten looks good too from visiting...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By farmermomma
I have stayed there. It is lovely. I have been to...

I have stayed there. It is lovely. I have been to some ap groups through meetup there. Good luck. Hopefully we'll make it this winter.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By farmermomma
When my 3-17 day old was in the NICU they asked...

When my 3-17 day old was in the NICU they asked me Every. Stinking. Day. if I wanted him circumcised. Didn't seem the time or place for it. We're here for "intensive care" not elective surgery. So...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By farmermomma
When they set up *that* system (and call it...

When they set up *that* system (and call it Montessori) you may just have to be *that* parent. I'm definitely seeing the social and academic as interconnected. Hopefully, you can help the teacher can...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By farmermomma
In what ways is the school like Montessori ? It...

In what ways is the school like Montessori ? It doesn't seem to be meeting him where he's at.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By farmermomma
Don't think they were hunting. It was a hand gun....

Don't think they were hunting. It was a hand gun. Seems like bar is closing dumb idea. They probably thought it was far enough from the city and the road that they could get away with it. So far they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By farmermomma
Okay so the cops have been back for a trespasser...

Okay so the cops have been back for a trespasser and still no one can commiserate with me on gun stupidness. Really?
Forum: Parenting   09-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By farmermomma
Anyone else smell a troll? Just seems too over...

Anyone else smell a troll? Just seems too over the top to me.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By farmermomma
Hello ? Anyone out there?

Hello ? Anyone out there?
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By farmermomma
Ugh guns!

Very scary night last night. Someone trespassed and fired a handgun out of a vehicle about 200 feet from my sleeping babies and me. I called police. They found shells and tire tracks. They are...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By farmermomma
Welcome home.

Welcome home.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By farmermomma
Hugs. How stressful. Hopefully has blown over by...

Hugs. How stressful. Hopefully has blown over by now?
Forum: Book Clubs   08-29-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By farmermomma
I'm missing my copy of Ethical Slut. Lost it in...

I'm missing my copy of Ethical Slut. Lost it in travels. - Easy is a bad thing? Is there some virtue in being difficult?
Forum: TV-Free   08-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By farmermomma
There used to be a coffee shop downtown called...

There used to be a coffee shop downtown called the Abbey. They tore it down and put up a ritzy glitzy place though. I miss the Abbey. So yeah, there once was a downtown Abbey in my life, but alas no...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By farmermomma
Look into birthing at The Farm in Summertown, TN....

Look into birthing at The Farm in Summertown, TN. Fabulous midwives there. It was covered by my friends insurance when a homebirth in her state wouldn't because of the laws.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-24-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By farmermomma
A quick snip can rid you of elastic at the...

A quick snip can rid you of elastic at the ankles. There are machines that shave off pilling too.

How about plain knit pants though or sporty pants. I can always find these at the big used kids...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,776
Posted By farmermomma
Good for him. Glad you're letting her stay as...

Good for him. Glad you're letting her stay as much as possible. Let him support her as much as he can. Let him feel the pain and sacrifices of the pregnancy. The baby will be that much more precious...
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