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Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   02-20-2013, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Climbing Rose
Another former NICU mom here, and I'm sorry...

Another former NICU mom here, and I'm sorry you're both going thru this.

If you took her home and just nursed her 24/7 she might be just fine. But they don't know that. I think the NICU can be...
Forum: Marilyn Milos   12-31-2012, 02:51 PM
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Views: 154
Posted By Climbing Rose
My last two boys are intact, and were born at...

My last two boys are intact, and were born at home.
 
My newest little guy came early, at 29 weeks. 
He was born in the hospital and spent time in the NICU.
It was heart-breaking, and I was not...
Forum: Marilyn Milos   12-31-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By Climbing Rose
Hi Marilyn,   I am so happy to see that I...

Hi Marilyn,
 
I am so happy to see that I can ask you this personally.
 
My last two boys were home water births who never left my side, and who are intact.
 
A few months ago I had a preemie...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-31-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Climbing Rose
My last two boys were home water births who...

My last two boys were home water births who never left my side, and who are intact.
 
A few months ago I had a preemie who spent time in the NICU, and I was not able to be with him 24/7. 
He was...
Forum: Birth and Baby Supplies   12-07-2012, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Climbing Rose
Like new, only used really one and a half...

Like new, only used really one and a half times.   :)
 
Everything is there, including the booklet.
 
Very clean and nice.
 
Sorry I can't post pictures here, but they are on my phone so I can...
Forum: Birth and Baby Supplies   12-07-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By Climbing Rose
Like new, used for only a few weeks.   Comes...

Like new, used for only a few weeks.
 
Comes with (if you want them) many flanges with attachments, brand new Medela microwave steam sterilizing bag, 5 milk storage bottles, and 3 newer Dr....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-18-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,737
Posted By Climbing Rose
I have had both- natural (home water births) and...

I have had both- natural (home water births) and epidurals.
 
Honestly, I prefer the epidural.  I have fast, intense births, and it has been a God-send.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-18-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Climbing Rose
I don't know if this is very useful, because...

I don't know if this is very useful, because it's just anecdotal, but DH and I were just talking about polio.
 
He told me he just found out his boss had it as a child. 
I said that I thought...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-18-2012, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Climbing Rose
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by angelarose1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-18-2012, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Climbing Rose
Maybe different things just work for different...

Maybe different things just work for different people.
 
 
I will say again, that since taking Dr. Schultz SuperFoods, and using some of his others things, this is the first pregnancy I have had...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-18-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,318
Posted By Climbing Rose
I think the best way to do this is to take the...

I think the best way to do this is to take the piles of books in front of an empty book shelf (or two or three, whatever you have), and pick them up and decide what ones you really want on it....
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-18-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By Climbing Rose
I am sorry you are all going through this.   ...

I am sorry you are all going through this.
 
I have know some younger to mid-age adults who have had cancer and who have went into remission. I think getting it at a younger age (as opposed to...
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-18-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,967
Posted By Climbing Rose
I am so sorry. I just sat here and cried while I...

I am so sorry. I just sat here and cried while I read. My heart goes out to you and your family, all of you. You are such a good mom! Please take care of yourself.
Forum: Women's Health   05-14-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Climbing Rose
We used to struggle with this.  Here is what...

We used to struggle with this.  Here is what works for us-
 
*Dr. Schulze (American Botanical Pharmacy) has a good-tasting organic, herbal remedy for DC.  It's called Intestinal Formula #3.  I...
Forum: Women's Health   05-14-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By Climbing Rose
I had this when DS was a baby.    He...

I had this when DS was a baby. 
 
He supposedly had low iron (which it turned out he didn't, but that's a whole other story) so to correct his iron levels, my midwife told me to take a ton of...
Forum: Religious Studies   05-11-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By Climbing Rose
Hmmm.... I am thinking of books to recommend, at...

Hmmm.... I am thinking of books to recommend, at least from a general, traditional anabaptist perspective....
 
Maybe you live close enough to a Mennonite library or bookstore you could go to.
 ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-11-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By Climbing Rose
It's good you're thinking about her feelings-...

It's good you're thinking about her feelings- but it's also likely she won't even care.
 
When I give people things like that, they they think they can use, it's because I just want it out of my...
Forum: Homebirth   05-11-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Climbing Rose
I wish I had thought about the birth pool thing...

I wish I had thought about the birth pool thing a bit beforehand myself.
 
Once I was in it, I kept saying I wanted it hotter, and it was the only baby I had that I asked someone to take him from...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By Climbing Rose
That would upset me too.   If it helps any-...

That would upset me too.
 
If it helps any- I would try to look at it like this (after I calmed down  =).
 
The worst case scenario if you check on a child is: you get an angry parent to deal...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-09-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,063
Posted By Climbing Rose
I have shared this before on here, but way back...

I have shared this before on here, but way back when DS was a newborn, I was sitting on my new best friend's couch.  I had met her at an LLL meeting, and she had her first baby too- just a little...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-09-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Climbing Rose
If he totally shuts the door to homeschooling,...

If he totally shuts the door to homeschooling, you could present a decent private school as a compromise, and ask him to cover the costs of that.
 
I say that because hopefully a private school...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-09-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By Climbing Rose
I know what you mean.  I am a homeschooling...

I know what you mean. 
I am a homeschooling mom with a large family, and our days can get pretty wild sometimes.  I don't have a lot of time right now to plan and carry out the "perfect"...
Forum: Unschooling   05-08-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By Climbing Rose
We are not 100% pure unschoolers, but that said,...

We are not 100% pure unschoolers, but that said, my DC have almost no screen time.
 
We have no TV.  My oldest DS watches maybe 2 or 3 documentaries on the computer a year (he just watched "the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-08-2012, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Climbing Rose
I totally understand!  I remember those days.  ...

I totally understand!  I remember those days. 
(Honestly, I also remember eating chocolate cake for breakfast sometimes then too- cause it only took one hand....
Forum: Spirituality   05-07-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Climbing Rose
I'm glad you liked it!   We used to go to a...

I'm glad you liked it!
 
We used to go to a church that sounds a lot like that one.
 
You could always keep your DD with you, when you go back. 
 
Maybe as she gets to know the other DC over...
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