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Forum: Life With a Baby   11-07-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By KeanusMomma
11mo DD responds well to saying, "Time for a...

11mo DD responds well to saying, "Time for a diaper change!" with the ASL sign for "change" first, then giving her a toy while she is getting changed, talking to her sweetly during, and using...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-07-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By KeanusMomma
My therapist says I need time away. I don't have...

My therapist says I need time away. I don't have friends to hang out with, I don't have any dating prospects, my career is slowly growing and not too lucrative right now, and I am breastfeeding the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-29-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By KeanusMomma
Dd hates Johnny jump up. I don't have an...

Dd hates Johnny jump up. I don't have an exersaucer because they are expensive and no one's bought me one. I never thought it was necessary because I was really looking forward to wearing this baby....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-29-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By KeanusMomma
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lauren http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358998/i-need-tips-on-how-to-make-my-bed-safer#post_17058854)
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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-25-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By KeanusMomma
I started with a queen size memory foam mattress...

I started with a queen size memory foam mattress on top of box spring on top of other wooden things with a wood sleigh style bed frame. The head and foot is really high, and then there are lower...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-14-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By KeanusMomma
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/irked.g...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/irked.gifI am so sick of x doing these kinds of things. We made plans over a month ago, I still have the texts, and now....I should explain.
 
Ds's dad...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-14-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By KeanusMomma
Dd keeps changing and growing and I can't keep...

Dd keeps changing and growing and I can't keep up. I'm fine with spending time playing with her, I don't need to get my apartment spotless, but I do need to have clean dishes and be showered for...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-29-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 338
Posted By KeanusMomma
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KristyDi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1354245/alcohol#post_16993882)
Also I found that I seemed to be...
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,489
Posted By KeanusMomma
What about taking the car seat on the plane? A...

What about taking the car seat on the plane? A lot of modern seats are safe for air travel as well, so get the baby a seat, put him in the car seat that works on the plane and in the car, then...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-24-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By KeanusMomma
With my first pregnancy I was totally freaked...

With my first pregnancy I was totally freaked out I was 18, and even though I lived with my bf, my conservative, judgemental mom did not approve of shacking up, so I just knew she'd be angry about a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-10-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By KeanusMomma
When my son was born, I didn't have a lot of...

When my son was born, I didn't have a lot of resources, and I worked as a carhop. The only option I saw was to feed my babe formula while I was away. Luckily, this worked out really well and we went...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-18-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By KeanusMomma
They were stuffed with microfiber cloth,...

They were stuffed with microfiber cloth, hemp/microfiber inserts, or a flat diaper. They leaked anytime. They are os and leaked out the leg hole, as if it was too big. The insert wouldn't be soaked,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-16-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By KeanusMomma
...they leak! Apparently pockets are not the...

...they leak! Apparently pockets are not the best for side sleepers anyway, and I think they'd fit an older baby better and not leak. But I'm not sure. If they will work when dd is older, I will...
Forum: Diapering   12-16-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By KeanusMomma
Is this normal? or should I expect to change...

Is this normal? or should I expect to change cover with every poop? Dd is 4 weeks old and we have a Thirsties PUL cover and some g pants.
Forum: Babywearing   12-04-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,296
Posted By KeanusMomma
If I were to take walks outdoors or go to...

If I were to take walks outdoors or go to football games, etc., I'd need something more, but so far I have worn my newborn with arm warmers on me, hat on her, and a good warm scarf around my neck...
Forum: Babywearing   10-23-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,518
Posted By KeanusMomma
I don't have much exp yet, but i'm going to try...

I don't have much exp yet, but i'm going to try upcycling old ts into crop tops, and wear them over low cut/nursing tanks. This way I don't have a lot of fabric to move around.
Forum: November 2011   09-08-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,986
Posted By KeanusMomma
Mine is now head down, facing my right. I don't...

Mine is now head down, facing my right. I don't remember whether it's best to have baby facing my right or my left, but i'm very glad for head down! Just hoping for facing my back by delivery time.
Forum: Babywearing   09-05-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,343
Posted By KeanusMomma
I have used flannel or jersey. Stretch fabric...

I have used flannel or jersey. Stretch fabric like jersey is more comfy, but i've heard it's only good for small babies, not strong enough once they get bigger. Whichever you choose, just get 5 or 6...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-31-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By KeanusMomma
I am making diapers and some pads for me, and I...

I am making diapers and some pads for me, and I am pretty sure that I have heard conflicting info on how to care for the PUL. Does the high dryer temp help for waterproofing, or do I need to line...
Forum: November 2011   08-28-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By KeanusMomma
I have heard that gaining weight on lots of...

I have heard that gaining weight on lots of healthy foods is easier to lose pp than gaining from junk. I try to eat things like peanut butter and eggs and olive oil instead of candy bars, etc. That...
Forum: November 2011   08-26-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 660
Posted By KeanusMomma
i've decided to be Quinn from Glee. I'm going to...

i've decided to be Quinn from Glee. I'm going to make a simple pleated skirt (i've done it before when I was a spartan cheerleader) and just decorate a white non-maternity sweatshirt to look like a...
Forum: November 2011   08-26-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,986
Posted By KeanusMomma
My midwives keep palpating a transverse...

My midwives keep palpating a transverse presentation. I figure if I get her to turn before full term, she'll just turn right back, so trying not to trip about it. Lately I have felt a more diagonal...
Forum: November 2011   08-22-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 605
Posted By KeanusMomma
No piad leave for me--I am going to have to work...

No piad leave for me--I am going to have to work up until baaby for financial reasons. If I take off any earlier, I will run out of money and really will have less time with baby. I will hopefully...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-20-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By KeanusMomma
I am almost 30 weeks pregnant, and the sex is...

I am almost 30 weeks pregnant, and the sex is going to be a surprise. I am going to CD and will be using pocket diapers. I have several on my baby registry (my shower is tomorrow), but I'd also...
Forum: November 2011   08-14-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,228
Posted By KeanusMomma
I have a small set of purchased cloth pads from...

I have a small set of purchased cloth pads from awhile back, but I never used enough to wash them all in one load, and don't have a home machine...but now that i'll be cloth diapering, it won't be...
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