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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-09-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By manitobamama
My daughter is 26 months and abruptly stopped...

My daughter is 26 months and abruptly stopped nursing!

She nursed last at 1 am and then has only had the nipple in her mouth for comfort no sucking. She got really upset at naptime with a holy...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-02-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By manitobamama
Anyone represent yourself in family court? ...

Anyone represent yourself in family court?
Dh's ex is pushing issues that could be settled out of court and we CAN NOT afford a lawyer! So advice???? BTW we are in Canada
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-18-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,907
Posted By manitobamama
I actually have been on both sides of the fence...

I actually have been on both sides of the fence and the courts did favor me. I never treated my children's father like my dh has been treated! I don't believe in sweeping statements either BUT the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-18-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,907
Posted By manitobamama
IME and in our case YES YES YES Dad gets less...

IME and in our case YES YES YES
Dad gets less than 100 hours a month and has to 'ask' permission on bm's terms for more time. Currently he's being punished by bm so there is NO extra time granted!...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By manitobamama
hillbillyhousewife.com has a great grocery list...

hillbillyhousewife.com has a great grocery list for little $ and recipes too!
I do sales and buy beef once a year organic for a family of
7 we spend about $300 a month and always looking for ways...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By manitobamama
my kids love: bagels yogurt veggies and...

my kids love:
bagels
yogurt
veggies and dip
fruit
salad
leftovers but with no way to warm them up this can be challanging
muffins

we don't do sandwiches unless it's leftover meat ie roast...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-13-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,597
Posted By manitobamama
This po's me too! I hate the marketing geared to...

This po's me too! I hate the marketing geared to young children, everything is has this logo or HSM logo on it. I despise HM and HSM so I accidently loose the clothing mil buys with this stuff on...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-13-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By manitobamama
I would say go back to court if you can afford...

I would say go back to court if you can afford it. We are in canada too and biomom still has complete control and uses the order to her advantage whenever possible. She just removed summer...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-19-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By manitobamama
omg I guess I have to admit I have a toddler...

omg I guess I have to admit I have a toddler now! Geesh where did the time go?
I'm not on here much as I am always on the offsite! It really does rock since I don't have to weed through everything...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-23-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,732
Posted By manitobamama
edited for double post

edited for double post
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-23-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,732
Posted By manitobamama
hahahaha you mamas with such tiny babes... we...

hahahaha you mamas with such tiny babes... we have now lost over 6 lbs... and we weigh in at 28 lbs 14 oz and we are 30 inches tall....

seriously summer 07 mamas come on over to the other site......
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-25-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,732
Posted By manitobamama
Hi July mamas, I'm never on mdc anymore since...

Hi July mamas, I'm never on mdc anymore since all the july (summerbabies 07) mamas hang out in another forum. I've been missing some of you mamas that aren't over there!
I can't believe my BABY...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-29-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By manitobamama
I'm here whining with you mama! dd is almost 7...

I'm here whining with you mama! dd is almost 7 months and hasn't slept well for a few months now. Some mornings I am so tired I cry at the drop of a hat and I'm not the best mommy I can...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-30-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By manitobamama
Thank you mamas for you input and wisdom. We...

Thank you mamas for you input and wisdom.
We have decided to be very vigilant and keep an eye on things. He has been hanging out at our place a lot and seems like a really great 'kid'. He has had a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-30-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By manitobamama
Hugs mama! We went through this for a few weeks...

Hugs mama! We went through this for a few weeks and it drove me completely insane. I was trying to get things done and she was up non stop. I was exhausted and at the end of my patience. I was so...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-30-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By manitobamama
I had horrible headaches as a preteen and teen,...

I had horrible headaches as a preteen and teen, I think it was totally stress related. I did grow out of them althouth if I am really stressed I will get a headache, I have learnt to cut the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-29-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By manitobamama
Yikes, my just turned 14 yo is dating a guy that...

Yikes, my just turned 14 yo is dating a guy that will be 19 in 2 months!!! They lied to us that he was 17 and I have addressed with both of them that they lied to us. Now dh and I are wondering what...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-29-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By manitobamama
Hugs mama! A blended family puts a lot of stress...

Hugs mama! A blended family puts a lot of stress on your relationship! It is HARD work! Hang in there mama and like other pp said maybe some counselling would help you guys!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-29-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By manitobamama
cio makes me cringe... I so couldn't do that ......

cio makes me cringe... I so couldn't do that ... it tears me up to hear of a mom cio never mind smacking the LO... I am pretty judgemental and even as an inexperienced teen mom I could not cio it...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-29-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,590
Posted By manitobamama
we havent used a crib yet and we are almost at...

we havent used a crib yet and we are almost at six months.... I do think we might borrow one for naps since she is so mobile now and I don't want to put our bed on the floor, too much cat/dog hair...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-29-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,194
Posted By manitobamama
we are now going through our second round with...

we are now going through our second round with the mediator on the agreement.
what I didn't like about the first agreement....
Dh to do 95% of the driving ( we live 2.5 hours one way)
bio mom to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By manitobamama
ahh how cute! I bet she just melted you!

ahh how cute! I bet she just melted you!
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 738
Posted By manitobamama
Quote: Originally Posted by Mrs.Bufford...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mrs.Bufford http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10120630)
Waking up in the morning with my little...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,348
Posted By manitobamama
agk, I don't like that nestle bought out...

agk, I don't like that nestle bought out gerber...I had a beautiful gerber spoon for my older dd's that i can't find grrr...
Question excuse my ignorance, why do you want no plastic?
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By manitobamama
Any one read his book, Listening to Your Baby? I...

Any one read his book, Listening to Your Baby? I just borrowed it from our LLL group. I liked the book just wanted other opinions.
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