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Forum: Parents as Partners   03-08-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By intrepidmother
Ummmm.... If your husband thinks its creepy and...

Ummmm.... If your husband thinks its creepy and you and him have already spoken about it- I would ask him if he would be comfortable leaving your kids alone with him. I would also ask whether dad...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-08-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 573
Posted By intrepidmother
I haven't read all the other posts, but why...

I haven't read all the other posts, but why don't you start your DD in her own room in her own bed and whoever she wakes up for the first time, bring her into bed for the rest of the night? That...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-05-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By intrepidmother
Argh. I hate that! I've stopped talking about it...

Argh. I hate that! I've stopped talking about it and when it's brought up, I nod and smile, all the while thankful I've never put my baby through the trauma of CIO. 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-05-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,403
Posted By intrepidmother
Don't buy from this woman! I ordered back in...

Don't buy from this woman! I ordered back in june and never received my order! Nor is she answering phone or responding to e-mail. I doubt I'll receive money back or my product. 
 
I heard they're...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-22-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By intrepidmother
Don't take it personally!  He's not doing this...

Don't take it personally!  He's not doing this because he hates you or your son. I know that you know that, but do you KNOW that?  I have 2 kids. When other children hit/hurt/yell at my oldest (2 yr...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-21-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By intrepidmother
Plug the nose! It worked like a charm for me......

Plug the nose! It worked like a charm for me... they really hate it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-28-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By intrepidmother
My nephew was the same way... he hated the...

My nephew was the same way... he hated the feeling of being suspended and poop dropping into the toilet made him nervous.  He didn't learn until he was 4....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-25-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By intrepidmother
I was going to say the same thing... we have a...

I was going to say the same thing... we have a fan turned on all the time to dull the noises in the house. 
 
When we first started to put DD to sleep in her "big girl bed", we nursed and rubbed...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,151
Posted By intrepidmother
I've had this happen, too... at night when DD...

I've had this happen, too... at night when DD was just learning to roll over.... It is the worst feeling in the world!  Needless-to-say, we got a bed rail and I learned my lesson.  BTW- DD is no...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-13-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By intrepidmother
Thanks for the replies!  i hate screaming and I...

Thanks for the replies!  i hate screaming and I hate losing my cool and I HATE knowing that it will happen again :)  I will take a look at that presentation when I have a moment... any tools and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-11-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By intrepidmother
I yelled at my DD today. I screamed at her to...

I yelled at my DD today. I screamed at her to "shut up". I feel horrible and it was done during an epic tantrum while her brother was crying.

She's sleeping now and, as always, I'm left to ponder...
Forum: Family Safety   10-09-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,235
Posted By intrepidmother
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/di...

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/digital-culture/ivor-tossell/facebooks-photo-tagging-tweaks-rig-the-game-against-privacy/article2191666/
 
maybe not related to using pics of kids,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-04-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By intrepidmother
You've given me hope!!!!!     Thanks.... I...

You've given me hope!!!!!  
 
Thanks.... I really hope it's the same thing :)
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-03-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By intrepidmother
Seriously- now what?     I've tried...

Seriously- now what?
 
 
I've tried everything in the early stages of the plugged duct (massaging, hot showers, pumping.... etc) and eventually it stopped hurting and it wasn't bothering me....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-27-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By intrepidmother
My LO's are 23 months apart and it was an...

My LO's are 23 months apart and it was an adjustment (of course!), but soooooooooooooooo much easier than expected.  Time also flies by and it wasn't nearly as crazy as it was with the first!  You...
Forum: Family Safety   09-26-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,235
Posted By intrepidmother
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by magnoliasmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-20-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By intrepidmother
My DD was the same way (and still nurses to...

My DD was the same way (and still nurses to sleep when I'm home) until I got a nanny for when I needed to go back to work.  I was very nervous about leaving her (I never weaned her)... however, I...
Forum: Family Safety   09-17-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,235
Posted By intrepidmother
I started putting pics on FB of my kids, but...

I started putting pics on FB of my kids, but I've stopped.  I don't trust social networking sites and I don't trust the Internet.  Once pics are on the Internet, they are there for good.... always...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-30-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By intrepidmother
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by mamamelissa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-07-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By intrepidmother
I would echo the night-weaning suggestion.  I...

I would echo the night-weaning suggestion.  I night-weaned DD at 20 months and have had a good night's sleep since then.  When we weaned, we still brought her into our bed, but told her "not until...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By intrepidmother
We transitioned our DC at 22 months to a single...

We transitioned our DC at 22 months to a single bed.  We put a rail up and made her room be a "big girl room", which made it feel special.  She never had trouble adjusting to the bed.  The reason I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-01-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By intrepidmother
Before DS was born, I was nursing my DD 3 times...

Before DS was born, I was nursing my DD 3 times a day (morning, nap, bed).... I thought to myself that I wanted to nurse DD until she was AT LEAST 2yrs old and wean her completely by 3.

Well........
Forum: Parenting   06-20-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,305
Posted By intrepidmother
Welllllllllllllllll,   You are a...

Welllllllllllllllll,
 
You are a self-proclaimed control freak.  Control freaks have trouble letting go and being okay with.... unpredictable events happening.  The painting issue is annoying, but...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-26-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By intrepidmother
Don't comment.

Don't comment.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-24-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 461
Posted By intrepidmother
I totally follow pps thinking. I never saw a...

I totally follow pps thinking. I never saw a problem with complimenting weight loss in the past, but since I've had my DD, everyone feels the need to compliment my weight loss and I definitely feel...
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