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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-15-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Altair
You are amazing pumping for 3 babies!  GO YOU!!!!

You are amazing pumping for 3 babies!  GO YOU!!!!
Forum: Waldorf   11-23-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,370
Posted By Altair
Any black Friday Waldorf deals?

Any black Friday Waldorf deals?
Forum: C-section Birth   11-08-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By Altair
I've always used the phrase "needed help" also. ...

I've always used the phrase "needed help" also.  When I was pregnant with my son  i told him that most babies are born between the mommy's legs, and she pushes them out, like when we go to the...
Forum: Waldorf   09-26-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,370
Posted By Altair
I was just going to post that too!   Little...

I was just going to post that too!
 
Little Colorado waldorf play stands
 
http://www.zulily.com/invite/ralford443/e/little-colorado-092612.html?tid=social_emailref_shareviaicon_na
 
 
We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 818
Posted By Altair
I can see having your mother for holidays, but...

I can see having your mother for holidays, but dis-allowing your MIL, could cause some bad feelings, no? Or am I misunderstanding?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-12-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 847
Posted By Altair
Oh thanks! I hope they are doing well.

Oh thanks! I hope they are doing well.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-11-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 847
Posted By Altair
Is the mom of triplets still here?  Kathryn?  

Is the mom of triplets still here?  Kathryn?  
Forum: Homebirth   07-09-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By Altair
I just bought this one: ...

I just bought this one:
http://www.yourwaterbirth.com/oasis-eco-pool-c-1_39.html
 
shipping was expensive, but I'm excited to try it.  
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-09-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Altair
Just get a couch that you find very comfortable...

Just get a couch that you find very comfortable and you'll find a way to be comfortable BFing on it!  In the beginning you use a lot of pillows generally anyway, and then you stop needing pillows...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-03-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,018
Posted By Altair
Right now we have a 1,100 sq ft apartment in...

Right now we have a 1,100 sq ft apartment in Manhattan.  We hit the jackpot buying this place, so we will likely never move unless a 3 BD becomes available in our development.  
 
1,100 feels...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-03-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By Altair
We both worked FT when my son was young, but...

We both worked FT when my son was young, but split our shifts so that 99% of the childcare was done by us.  That said, we did do occasional date nights happily, with either my in-laws watching him...
Forum: Family Safety   07-02-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Altair
Oh wow, I love that seat!  I am keeping that one...

Oh wow, I love that seat!  I am keeping that one in mind when #2 outgrows the bucket. Never thought I'd think a car seat was *sexy* ...
 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-28-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Altair
One thing to factor in is that you aren't...

One thing to factor in is that you aren't splitting the cost of a FT nanny-- it usually costs more than that. So here $15 hr is normal for a nanny of one kid, $18 may be normal for 2 siblings, but...
Forum: Site Help   06-23-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By Altair
I have not been able to access the general group...

I have not been able to access the general group for July 2012 on tapatalk, like someone above said only threads I posted to on my computer. Is there a solution yet? I've given up on it and only go...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-22-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,236
Posted By Altair
That's not ok for him to see, with his history....

That's not ok for him to see, with his history. Use a lock immediately when you are intimate, and unlock when you're finished. Yes, may kill the spontaneity, but sex with kids in the house is always...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-22-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Altair
Re-reading, has she moved and that's why it's...

Re-reading, has she moved and that's why it's longer? I still wouldn't do the longer visits at this age, even if it means not seeing each other as much, if your daughter is overall not having fun....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-22-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Altair
I'm confused why she's there for a few days, I...

I'm confused why she's there for a few days, I think that is way too much for little kids unless there is a family emergency or something. I would invite her over for an hour or two, max, and play...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-19-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By Altair
We found a very good price on a dyson on amazon...

We found a very good price on a dyson on amazon and have been so happy!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-18-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Altair
Others are from the old AOL boards here? Who?

Others are from the old AOL boards here? Who?
Forum: Family Safety   06-10-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Altair
We have a BMW X3 (smallish SUV) and our (40 lb)...

We have a BMW X3 (smallish SUV) and our (40 lb) 3 year old is FF in a True Fit Premiere.  Our baby will be in a Snugride 35, which we are installing today.
 
Right now, we have the TFP on the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-23-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Altair
I don't think you need to provide dinner, but...

I don't think you need to provide dinner, but I'd let her know what snacks/drinks you have and make sure you have some! Snacking after the kids are in bed is a time honored tradition in teen...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-23-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By Altair
I think used is the way to go-- put out an ISO...

I think used is the way to go-- put out an ISO on parenting lists. They clean up very nicely soaked in the sink with a glug of bleach and hot water.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-21-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Altair
http://www.zulily.com/invite/ralford443/p/hygeia-...

http://www.zulily.com/invite/ralford443/p/hygeia-breast-pump-enjoye-ext-breastpumps-with-deluxe-tote-17601-1551526.html

I wasn't sure whether to get another Medela or the Hygeia for my new baby....
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-09-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By Altair
Can you try upping the solids (especially good...

Can you try upping the solids (especially good fats and proteins)?  Most babies don't need purees, but some mashed avocado for a baby not growing well can't hurt.  I'd also try soft egg yolks,...
Forum: Learning at School   05-08-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,273
Posted By Altair
At this time of year, even the most friendly...

At this time of year, even the most friendly school is not that welcome to prospective parents who stop in.  I do all of the tours for the school I teach at, and I get dozens of calls a day for...
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