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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-28-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By voxana
I don't think my kids would have tolerated night...

I don't think my kids would have tolerated night weaning at your daughter's age, but if you want to give it a try, I have a couple suggestions.  For getting the baby to go down awake, you could...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-28-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By voxana
Sorry, no suggestion here, but it sounds really...

Sorry, no suggestion here, but it sounds really interesting that they're sleeping together so well. Maybe try the twin mattress on the floor?  With you there to keep an eye, what is there to lose?...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   06-11-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By voxana
Just sent you a PM.  FYI, for anybody who is...

Just sent you a PM.  FYI, for anybody who is looking, I've found three AP-minded home daycares in the west suburbs.  
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-26-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 799
Posted By voxana
My nipples itch when I nurse my toddler (2yo)...

My nipples itch when I nurse my toddler (2yo) and sometimes the whole breast itches in general.  I know some of the this can be normal while pregnant, but I'm kind of paranoid about yeast since my...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-21-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By voxana
We ended up selecting a home daycare run by a...

We ended up selecting a home daycare run by a lady who seems empathetic and respectful of the children, has a nice sunny environment, and a large backyard.  My son has been going for only about 1.5...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-19-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,623
Posted By voxana
Hi Mamas,   My little guy was born in early...

Hi Mamas,
 
My little guy was born in early May 09 and I thought this may be a good forum to post a couple questions:  How many of you have stopped nursing to sleep by now, and do you have any...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-04-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By voxana
Beginning this week we're trying a home daycare...

Beginning this week we're trying a home daycare in Naperville, IL--about 15 minutes from us (we live in Wheaton.)  The woman who runs it seems very respectful and empathetic with children and...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-15-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By voxana
This may be a shot in the dark, but I'm looking...

This may be a shot in the dark, but I'm looking for a home daycare for my 22mo, just for 4 days per week, 3.5 hours each day.  I'd love to find a provider with some common childcare philosophy to...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-15-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,816
Posted By voxana
Hope it's okay to jump into this thread with a...

Hope it's okay to jump into this thread with a quick question---Are any of you home daycare providers located in Chicago's west suburbs?  I'll probably also post in the Finding your Tribe forum, but...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-14-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By voxana
A friend of mine, who is currently night...

A friend of mine, who is currently night weaning, has been teaching her 2yo about "sleeping all night long, w/out milk" by giving him puppet shows about it with his favorite characters.  She also...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-09-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By voxana
I discovered long ago that my child, now 22...

I discovered long ago that my child, now 22 months, hates it when I work on the computer, has no tolerance for me sitting still, seeming to do nothing.  To get around this I had a young lady coming...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-09-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By voxana
That's rough, giving up so many foods for...

That's rough, giving up so many foods for nursing, I know!  As long as you can continue to nurse, I'd still try to stay away from the your ds's allergies.  For a probiotic you could try coconut milk...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-09-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By voxana
I'm in the same boat, also at 20 weeks pregnant....

I'm in the same boat, also at 20 weeks pregnant.  I noticed right away that my son's diapers were less wet then before.  So I'm trying to increase the amount he drinks.  I had never given him a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-09-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By voxana
My 22mo used to only fall asleep with nursing....

My 22mo used to only fall asleep with nursing.  Now I've had to change it up a bit since he doesn't fall asleep that way anymore. I've now added rocking simultaneously w/ nursing (in total darkness)...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-09-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By voxana
BTW, in the studies that have been done...

BTW, in the studies that have been done demonstrating the effectiveness of St. John's Wart, the dosage begins at 300 mg 3x per day, for a total of 900 mgs.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-09-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By voxana
Sympathize with you completely since I also have...

Sympathize with you completely since I also have some level of seasonal affective disorder and it's stronger this year with having a nursing toddler and being pregnant with my second. I've never...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-11-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By voxana
I agree, I'm also very concerned about why he is...

I agree, I'm also very concerned about why he is crying out so loudly when he wakes...he didn't used to do that.  To me it sounds like he is in pain, to dh, he thinks ds is trying to wake me up to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-11-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By voxana
My 18mo is an avid nurser, and I don't mind it....

My 18mo is an avid nurser, and I don't mind it.  We cosleep and he wakes maybe 5 or 6 times and unfortunately he cries out quite loudly every time he wakes and my dh isn't doing well with the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-09-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By voxana
My 17mo ds doesn't want anything on his feet at...

My 17mo ds doesn't want anything on his feet at night, but then wakes more because he gets a little chilly, especially cold feet. He uses me (nursing and cuddling) to get warmed up but then rolls...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-08-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By voxana
I know how it feels my 17mo does the same thing...

I know how it feels my 17mo does the same thing when his molars are coming in. One doctor told me that breast milk is specifically soothing to their sore gums and so that is why they want to nurse...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-08-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By voxana
I'll be flying with my 14mo son and am thinking...

I'll be flying with my 14mo son and am thinking of getting him some new toys...any recommendations? Oh, and any general advice on plane travel with a 1yo would be much appreciated. ;-)
Thanks!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-17-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By voxana
Yeah, my 13mo is doing the same thing. I wonder...

Yeah, my 13mo is doing the same thing. I wonder if it is time to stop nursing him to sleep....but I dunno how to make that change!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-17-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By voxana
We made a very cozy "family crib" for my ds (now...

We made a very cozy "family crib" for my ds (now 13 months). We side-carred the crib, with the crib on the lowest setting, and to make our mattress levels even, we boosted up the whole crib by...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-27-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By voxana
My 11mo sleeps in nearly every position...

My 11mo sleeps in nearly every position possible. At 4-7 months he woke the least if he was on his tummy and sometimes I would even roll him over onto it. I wasn't worried about tummy sleeping...
Forum: April 2010   04-21-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By voxana
Moving around helped me the most. Anytime I was...

Moving around helped me the most. Anytime I was on the bed the contractions felt so much worse. Don't let anybody pin you down on the bed for a long time by being strapped to an IV. You gotta have...
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