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Forum: Babywearing   10-24-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By Sheryl1678
One time I was walking my parents two small...

One time I was walking my parents two small dogs, one in each hand with my daughter (probably 9 mo old) in a stretchy pouch that held her fairly snugly. A HUGE dog came out of nowhere and came after...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-21-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,571
Posted By Sheryl1678
I hovered/knelt over a bowl after the delivery...

I hovered/knelt over a bowl after the delivery and until the placenta was delivered to eliminate the guesswork. It can be difficult for an experienced midwife/doctor to measure especially if you are...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,577
Posted By Sheryl1678
I don't have advice but I am happy to see that...

I don't have advice but I am happy to see that other parents go through the same thing. My 5 yo still loses it regularly. I also think its a blood sugar issue but it used to be compounded by chronic...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-14-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Sheryl1678
My personal opinion is that EC goes much better...

My personal opinion is that EC goes much better without diapers. I find diapers to be a crutch. I can pay less attention so I catch less. It doesn't matter how old my little one is.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-29-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By Sheryl1678
Quote: Originally Posted by basje...

Quote:
Originally Posted by basje http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15670532)
fyi, if you're delaying clamping for an hour or...
Forum: Babywearing   07-29-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,910
Posted By Sheryl1678
I have always had to take my little one out of...

I have always had to take my little one out of the carrier but I have never had to take the carrier off. I always use a simple pouch carrier so it is just like another piece of clothing (no...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-03-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By Sheryl1678
My approach was to prepare by knowing what was...

My approach was to prepare by knowing what was an actual problem (bleeding over 2 cups for example) and what is just a variation of normal. I researched it in advance and knew when I needed to go to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-15-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Sheryl1678
I was hoping that my daughter would be at the...

I was hoping that my daughter would be at the birth with me (she was 3.5 at the time) but I was pretty much incapacitated as soon as contractions started and my vocalizations were LOUD and totally...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-07-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,389
Posted By Sheryl1678
I would love to birth in the ocean or woods if I...

I would love to birth in the ocean or woods if I ever have another child. A cabin sounds lovely. Can you check with a Realtor for a monthly rental and just camp out from 38-42 weeks?...
Forum: Women's Health   06-07-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Sheryl1678
I saw this too and shared it on my FB page...

I saw this too and shared it on my FB page yesterday!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Isolating with kegels never made any sense to me. It always struck me that a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-06-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Sheryl1678
My 18 mom old also sings Ashy Ashy DOWN!!! and...

My 18 mom old also sings Ashy Ashy DOWN!!! and Happy Day Day to YOU! I love it! My first daughter never sang until she was much older. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-06-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By Sheryl1678
It is never crazy if it works for your family...

It is never crazy if it works for your family and helps everyone get a better night sleep while helping your little one feel safe and secure.

My daughter starting sleeping in her own room at 4,...
Forum: Diapering   05-29-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Sheryl1678
Have you seen this care sheet by Bummis?...

Have you seen this care sheet by Bummis? http://www.bummis.com/us/en/super-whisper-wrap.php It might be useful.

I also know that the staff at Bummis is incredibly helpful if you have any...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-27-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Sheryl1678
We have practiced EC since birth with my...

We have practiced EC since birth with my youngest and she is now 17 mo. We usually keep a Baby Bjorn Little Potty (bblp) in the trunk and move it to a seat after driving or before we go into our...
Forum: Women's Health   05-27-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Sheryl1678
Thanks to everyone for their answers. I agree...

Thanks to everyone for their answers. I agree that it sounds like the thyroid and that I should take her in. I was a little freaked at first.

It does move around easily and is soft to the touch...
Forum: Women's Health   05-20-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Sheryl1678
My daughter has been complaining for a couple of...

My daughter has been complaining for a couple of months about her neck. She has said it is sore and she rubs the hollow directly in the middle of her neck.

This morning I rubbed on the sore spot...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,270
Posted By Sheryl1678
My ex-hubby's name is Stefan and his nickname...

My ex-hubby's name is Stefan and his nickname was Stef.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-23-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Sheryl1678
I am going through the exact same thing with my...

I am going through the exact same thing with my DD 4.5. Her "nastiness" has grown exponentially since her sister was born 15 mo ago. Sigh.

I am wondering the exact same things as you. I try...
Forum: Diapering   03-23-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Sheryl1678
What about some kind of pull up diaper? There...

What about some kind of pull up diaper? There are a variety of pull on, snap off trainers, covers and AIOs.

I started doing vertical changes with both my daughters at around 6 mo old and they are...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-19-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Sheryl1678
What a great interview!

What a great interview!
Forum: Diapering   03-19-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Sheryl1678
Do you have any cloth diapering or natural...

Do you have any cloth diapering or natural family living stores near you? Many moms swear by Rockin Green. You can check their retailer list and maybe find a store near you that carries it.

I use...
Forum: Diapering   03-19-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Sheryl1678
There are a bunch of great cloth training pants...

There are a bunch of great cloth training pants that you can try. Imse Vimse and Bummis both have waterproof versions although they probably wont keep the bed dry if he is a heavy wetter.

You...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-05-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Sheryl1678
You can use superglue like the other poster said...

You can use superglue like the other poster said but you need to use it right away while the tear is still fresh. If you wait even a day or so, it will be too late.

I also read somewhere about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-02-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Sheryl1678
My 14 mo LOVES Kiss My Face berry flavored...

My 14 mo LOVES Kiss My Face berry flavored toothpaste for kids. So does my 4yo. It really does make a huge difference in willingness to brush.

I also got them both a firefly that lights up for a...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-01-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Sheryl1678
Potty bowls (like from Continuum Concept) are a...

Potty bowls (like from Continuum Concept) are a must. I had 3. I kept them in the car and at my place and at my parents.

I also used a little wool changing pad covered in prefolds up until she...
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