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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-05-2006, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Shaunam
despite feeling like this is a place for ME away...

despite feeling like this is a place for ME away from the mainstream world, I cannot escape certain people. I'm aware MDC is a public forum, but it never occured to me that people in my life...
Forum: Parenting   09-04-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Shaunam
I'm glad ya'll liked it, however, I've realized...

I'm glad ya'll liked it, however, I've realized there's more to this whole thing and I've decided to delete this handle it a different way. ugh.
Forum: Diapering   09-04-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 793
Posted By Shaunam
You got good advice about the dumping/washing,...

You got good advice about the dumping/washing, so I'll just tackle the family issue. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

When I first decided to CD, no one was...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-04-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Shaunam
Can clothes be saved and recycled for diapers if...

Can clothes be saved and recycled for diapers if they've been washed to death in non-cloth diaper friendly detergent and fabric softener?

I just want to know before I start the time-consuming and...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-03-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Shaunam
Quote: Originally Posted by SAHMLamar ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SAHMLamar
SOOOOOOOO CUTE!!! So, how'd it work out? Keep us updated!

It worked out so-so. My DS still tried to get the diaper off. He stuck his little fingers in the...
Forum: Diapering   09-02-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Shaunam
She's definitely too small for a large. Petites...

She's definitely too small for a large. Petites and mediums would probably both fit her. Petites just have a higher rise, so if she's short, you should probably get mediums. If you definitely don't...
Forum: Diapering   09-02-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 764
Posted By Shaunam
1) That I didn't start from birth. 5 blow-outs a...

1) That I didn't start from birth. 5 blow-outs a day for 2 1/2 months and so many ruined outfits. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shake.gif I thought I would be trying to do too...
Forum: Parenting   09-02-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Shaunam
My sister has an evenflo convertible for her 1...

My sister has an evenflo convertible for her 1 year old DD. I'm not sure what kind it is, and I don't know where the manual is. It's new though. She got it like 8 months ago.

Her DD is sleeping...
Forum: Lactivism   09-02-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Shaunam
So I'm bored and lurking on a mainstream board I...

So I'm bored and lurking on a mainstream board I used to post on and I saw these two things in ONE post. "I think ff is just as good" and then "I know that breast is best". She said she never...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Shaunam
Yeah, I didn't think it was really something...

Yeah, I didn't think it was really something they could control.

Here's the pics:

http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/shauna...e2.jpg&.src=ph...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By Shaunam
Quote: Originally Posted by Tonia80 ya know,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tonia80
ya know, this thread has been very informative as just the other day I was trying to explain to DH why I woudl rather we tell family to get the boys more...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-01-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 993
Posted By Shaunam
I can understand the relief women must feel...

I can understand the relief women must feel "getting their body back", but I would never prematurely wean because of it. Going from a horrible pregnancy, to a nursing baby with food sensitivites, to...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Shaunam
Check your manuals. That might be true for...

Check your manuals. That might be true for *some* seats, but britax allows them to be in it until their shoulders are AT the top slots (not above) and their ears can be level with the top of the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Shaunam
I have a borrowed sewing machine. It's my...

I have a borrowed sewing machine. It's my sister's and she really hardly ever uses it and I make so much stuff for HER, I just keep it here....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-01-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By Shaunam
Not sure my answer will help you since my DS is...

Not sure my answer will help you since my DS is only 19 months, but I use cloth wipes with plain water on him and we *never* use soap in the shower. Like, at all. I'm a firm believer that water is...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Shaunam
I while ago (like 9 months ago) I came across a...

I while ago (like 9 months ago) I came across a cute and inventive design to keep babies and toddlers from undoing the aplix on their diapers. I can't remember the company, but they called them...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-01-2006, 03:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By Shaunam
OP- If this woman does not listen to your...

OP-

If this woman does not listen to your advice, I *would* call CPS. Someone said what she is doing isn't neglect...not true! It IS neglect, whether the mother knows it or not. Just because she...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-31-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Shaunam
You could make fleece-topped soakers and either...

You could make fleece-topped soakers and either lay the inside the diapers or sew them in to make a quick dry diaper. If you have extra absorbancy, the diaper won't get as soaked and, as long you...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-31-2006, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Shaunam
Ok, ok, I know it's a little bit early but who...

Ok, ok, I know it's a little bit early but who cares!? I really want a thread that stays afloat so post, post, post!

My questions to kick off this thread...

1) What size shoes are your...
Forum: Diapering   08-31-2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Shaunam
I've tried washing them in cold and ewwww, they...

I've tried washing them in cold and ewwww, they did NOT get clean! But I do try to keep diaper-washing costs down. Now that DS's poops roll off into the toilet, I don't need to do a cold pre-wash...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-31-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Shaunam
My DS didn't start signing until 14 months and I...

My DS didn't start signing until 14 months and I was signing casually with him since he was about 4 months (talk about a long wait!). Hang in there. All kids do everything in their own time....
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-30-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 888
Posted By Shaunam
I have to aree with the pp's who said sposies...

I have to aree with the pp's who said sposies just leak more. We used sposies at first with DS. We tried every single kind out there. I tightened them, loosened them, tried different sizes. Nothing...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2006, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Shaunam
Even if it's designed to be tough to pull and...

Even if it's designed to be tough to pull and loosen, that still seems like over-the-top stubborness. Is the dc like the marathon as far as the harness goes? Have you tried uninstalling the seat to...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Shaunam
I know they are supposed to be at or above the...

I know they are supposed to be at or above the shoulder. I took a picture since it's so hard to explain what I'm asking.

http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/shauna...e2.jpg&.src=ph...
Forum: Diapering   08-30-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By Shaunam
I wash diapers, menstrual pads, and family cloth...

I wash diapers, menstrual pads, and family cloth all together. I'd be http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif: if I separated them.
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