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Forum: Elimination Communication   07-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By rubelin
my oldest was in disposables 100% for the first 6...

my oldest was in disposables 100% for the first 6 mo and then we added some nakey time (or using cloth training pants) at home only, while still using disposable trainers (which are identical to...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-01-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By rubelin
Being a baby (and having a baby) generally means...

Being a baby (and having a baby) generally means not sleeping "through the night" until the baby is ready to do that, whether it's a need to pee, or a need to eat or a need to check-in with mom, or...
Forum: Site Help   06-28-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
I'm not the PP but my thread subscriptions says I...

I'm not the PP but my thread subscriptions says I have one unread post but I can't find it anywhere. I would think that the "mark all forums as read" would clear that out, but it's not working.

...
Forum: Site Help   06-27-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
Wondering if we can add back a way to expand the...

Wondering if we can add back a way to expand the posting box on the "quick reply"??

It was a great feature, especially when you're multi-quoting several posts at once, and don't want to have to...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By rubelin
working on developmental milestones always trump...

working on developmental milestones always trump pottying so a lot of babes will resist going on the potty or signalling or anything like that when they're working on crawling and walking. It can be...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By rubelin
WOO!! You might look into getting some EC...

WOO!!

You might look into getting some EC undewear or thinner diapers, both for ease of removing them (faster than diapers) and because it cuts your washing to have smaller/thinner pieces of...
Forum: Site Help   06-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
One feature that I am missing (or perhaps just...

One feature that I am missing (or perhaps just haven't been in the right circumstances to see) is the notice that a new post has been posted while you are looking at the thread. IE - when someone...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By rubelin
I would never stop offering or trying to meet...

I would never stop offering or trying to meet babe's needs to stay clean & dry, but I would cut yourself some slack (seriously, that is my mantra to ECing mommas {all mommas, really})

Do nakey...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By rubelin
might be worth at least a consult with a lawyer....

might be worth at least a consult with a lawyer. When dealing with a STBX who won't leave the home, your hands might be tied until the court orders him to leave or says it's ok for you to move out...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By rubelin
I completely understand feeling the need to...

I completely understand feeling the need to complete your schooling without the added burden of parenting and I SUPER understand wanting to make their father be responsible for his own children but...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
Can't recall exactly what it looked like (don't...

Can't recall exactly what it looked like (don't have any screenshots of the old site) but I believe it was written in the shaded bar above each post next to the username. The shaded bar was a...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
Is there a way to indicate who started the...

Is there a way to indicate who started the thread?? That was such a helpful feature & made conversations so much clearer




BTW, since I'm being a squeaky wheel this week, I also want to thank...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
ooh, that is horrid, imnsho. Everything is preset...

ooh, that is horrid, imnsho. Everything is preset as being enabled and you have to click to disable every single one to have it back to anything close to what we had with Huddler =P

Don't remember...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
where can we turn off notifications?? I do not...

where can we turn off notifications?? I do not want to get an email every time someone quotes me in the forums. can't find anything in the UserCP
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
another word about subscriptions... In the...

another word about subscriptions...

In the last version if you were subscribed to a forum, all the new threads in that forum automatically went into the list of subscribed threads (so subscribing...
Forum: Site Help   05-30-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 15,010
Posted By rubelin
Don't know if this has been asked, but is there...

Don't know if this has been asked, but is there any chance of getting a button to "mark forums read" at the TOP of the forums list??

with so many forums, it's a loooong scroll to the bottom to...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By rubelin
I would also file for child support with the...

I would also file for child support with the courts. They might not be able to track him down since he's moved across the country, but they will start calculating arrears, which he will eventually...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By rubelin
I suggest a tiny potty next to the sleeping...

I suggest a tiny potty next to the sleeping area, or simply pottying her onto an open flat diaper. She can't hold it for long so having the receptacle close by is important =)  Also, talk to her...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-24-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By rubelin
Hugs momma and welcome to your journey. You...

Hugs momma and welcome to your journey. You should be so proud for taking care of yourself and your girls by getting out =)
Forum: Single Parenting   05-14-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By rubelin
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shake.g...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shake.gif
 
So sorry for your little boy.
Forum: Single Parenting   05-05-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By rubelin
I'd send him an email explaining what you'd...

I'd send him an email explaining what you'd found out that your DS was talking about - similar to what you wrote here.
 
You can't do anything about your Ex's ideas about things but you can tell...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By rubelin
My advice is simply to relax and cut all of you...

My advice is simply to relax and cut all of you some slack =)  Like the PP said, at this stage, babes are focusing on moving and talking and pottying is WAY down on their priority list. It's the...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By rubelin
I agree with the PP that if she's relaxing and...

I agree with the PP that if she's relaxing and going then it's probably fine, but if she gets more agitated, take her away from the potty.
 
The whole thing is very much a joint endeavor. I do not...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By rubelin
yeah, that sounds pretty common. We were using a...

yeah, that sounds pretty common. We were using a small potty (a Baby Bjorn) pretty much from the start and I would find a way to comfortably seat them and then distract (or nurse) so they'd relax...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-13-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By rubelin
You want to make sure that things like thread...

You want to make sure that things like thread are included in your hourly rate. The only time I've charged for thread is when it was decorative or had to be a specific color or type. $10 per dress...
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