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Forum: Babywearing   03-25-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Alexsandra
I did The Continuum Concept, under the tutelage...

I did The Continuum Concept, under the tutelage of Jean Liedloff, where one carries the baby from birth to crawling.  I did a LOT of activities with baby in the sling, as long as it felt safe.  Some...
Forum: Babywearing   03-10-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Alexsandra
Typically as you get more active while you carry...

Typically as you get more active while you carry your baby in a sling, they will settle down.
Forum: Babywearing   01-14-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Alexsandra
 Sorry to ask what is obvious to others--what's...

 Sorry to ask what is obvious to others--what's OP nofrillsmama? (opposite?) 
Forum: Babywearing   01-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Alexsandra
IMO, the most important thing for your infant...

IMO, the most important thing for your infant and family is for him to be carried now.  i would do ANY THING possible to get a sling and make carrying your infant #1 priority.  The benefits show up...
Forum: Babywearing   01-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Alexsandra
Just to repeat and be more clear, I take a quote...

Just to repeat and be more clear, I take a quote from what I wrote above:  "CC children generally will reach the basic milestones about the same age . . . "  That means walking, rolling crawling. ...
Forum: Babywearing   01-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Alexsandra
CONGRATULATIONS ON DOING THE CONTINUUM CONCEPT...

CONGRATULATIONS ON DOING THE CONTINUUM CONCEPT SO FAR!!
Jean Liedloff, the author of The Continuum Concept, (TCC) and I worked together until she asked me to continue her work.  In my 23 years of...
Forum: Babywearing   10-15-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 334
Posted By Alexsandra
I do not understand why anyone fusses with...

I do not understand why anyone fusses with carrying the baby up high when on your back.  Look at native pictures of women carrying their young babies.  None of them have the baby breathing on your...
Forum: Babywearing   09-25-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Alexsandra
Below is a link to an article I wrote on DDH....

Below is a link to an article I wrote on DDH. MAYBE some of you will find it useful. The research on this topic led me to write another article which I could not publish due it’s controversial...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-08-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,945
Posted By Alexsandra
Thanks for your posts everyone.  My ds got his...

Thanks for your posts everyone.  My ds got his cell phone around age 13 (2003).   Sounds to me like CURRENT society demands a cell phone for kids!  They'll have to make their own choices as to how...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-05-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,945
Posted By Alexsandra
Depends on a number of things.  Ds was...

Depends on a number of things. 
Ds was interested in business from age 4 or 5.   At 12-13,  I gave him a choice as to how he thought it would be wise for us to use the money for a cell phone:   "We...
Forum: Babywearing   08-02-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Alexsandra
Your baby will not get too cold!  I am from MT...

Your baby will not get too cold!  I am from MT and believe me, it takes a lot more for your baby to get uncomfortably cold. I gave ds a heat rash in the winter, fearing he would get too cold on my...
Forum: Babywearing   07-31-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Alexsandra
I am a Feldenkrais Practitioner (movement...

I am a Feldenkrais Practitioner (movement scientist)  and Continuum Concept Consultant.  My lower back was killing me when I first called Jean Liedloff, author of  The Continuum Concept.  Our ds was...
Forum: Babywearing   07-04-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Alexsandra
Good for you!  It is the most valuable baby item...

Good for you!  It is the most valuable baby item anyone can buy.  I went through 9 slings before finding one that worked for ALL activities.  It was mandatory because we committed to carrying him...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-21-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,701
Posted By Alexsandra
Nuture Shock IS shocking.  For example doctors...

Nuture Shock IS shocking.  For example doctors debunked 15,000 studies in one swoop.  Assumptions we make are way off, say, about increasing a child's confidence by telling them they are smart.  Or,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-18-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,701
Posted By Alexsandra
NURTURE SHOCK (non- fiction).  Also on CD. ...

NURTURE SHOCK (non- fiction).  Also on CD.  Parents benefit from this interesting book-big time.
 
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-27-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By Alexsandra
 A very sweet, short book entitled, Kinship With...

 A very sweet, short book entitled, Kinship With All Life is true and I would think kids would love it.  It is about how the author, Allen Boone, makes peace with all nature's creatures and just how...
Forum: Babywearing   05-27-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By Alexsandra
I have never liked the term either.  Yet, one...

I have never liked the term either.  Yet, one cannot change what is already adapted.  Humans only wear an inanimate object.  We don't dogwear, catwear, petwear.    These inanimate objects are used...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-23-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,154
Posted By Alexsandra
I am most impressed your ability to follow your...

I am most impressed your ability to follow your instincts and stick with them in spite of the grandmother's opinion!  Excellent for you!  Carrying your young until she crawls is the most...
Forum: Babywearing   05-23-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,114
Posted By Alexsandra
Sorry you had to go through this.  I had this...

Sorry you had to go through this.  I had this happen 3 times back in the early '90's and found it most disturbing.  Shocking it still happens in 2013!
 
Forum: Babywearing   05-18-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Alexsandra
maybe read the Continuum Concept by Jean...

maybe read the Continuum Concept by Jean Liedloff:  The more you have your baby attached, the more secure and safe she'll feel. It easier later for you both.  Your child will not be nearly as...
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