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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-26-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
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That's awful, I'm so sorry--and I hope we won't...

That's awful, I'm so sorry--and I hope we won't run into a similar problem, because my 16 month old DD still nurses all night too!  For what it's worth, her dentist told me that that's fine, and not...
Forum: Babywearing   12-26-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, I still wear my DD (16 months, 20.5 lbs)...

Hi, I still wear my DD (16 months, 20.5 lbs) quite a lot, though we often use the stroller too (for jogging).  I have an Ergo and a ring sling.  I can wear her in the ring sling for about 30 minutes...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-26-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,854
Posted By Choose2Reuse
My DD loves almond pancakes made with almond...

My DD loves almond pancakes made with almond flour, applesauce or ground pear, and a little bit of egg.  She eats them with yogurt.  (The recipe is in the book "The Top 100 Finger Foods for Babies...
Forum: Diapering   12-26-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Choose2Reuse
We used prefolds & covers and loved them.  One...

We used prefolds & covers and loved them.  One thing:  if you think you might have a smallish baby, consider splurging for the XS size dipes & covers.  My DD was 6 lbs 1 oz and even the Green...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-18-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 839
Posted By Choose2Reuse
I think you should try to forget the hurtful...

I think you should try to forget the hurtful comments the doctor made and the idea that it's "too late" for your little one because he's already chubby.  It's never too late.  If you feed him...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, I don't know if this will help, but my DD...

Hi, I don't know if this will help, but my DD (15 months) hates, absolutely HATES, having to eat from a plate or in a high chair.  She wants to be on the move, and she wants to eat from my plate.  I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-14-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By Choose2Reuse
The No Cry Sleep Solution book is great and is...

The No Cry Sleep Solution book is great and is what our pediatrician recommends too.
 
But I have to admit that it doesn't work real well right now for our DD, who is usually a terrible...
Forum: Babywearing   12-13-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By Choose2Reuse
I have a linen sling (unpadded) and spread over...

I have a linen sling (unpadded) and spread over my whole shoulder, it was pretty good for about 30 or 45 minutes when my DD was 18 lbs-ish.  (She's skinny so that was around 9 months to a year...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-08-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, I just wanted to say good for you for still...

Hi, I just wanted to say good for you for still breastfeeding even though you hate it!   I have my moments when I'm not too fond of it either...my DD is 15 months and teething up a storm right now,...
Forum: Diapering   12-07-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Choose2Reuse
My DD was pretty small (6 lbs 1 oz) and the ONLY...

My DD was pretty small (6 lbs 1 oz) and the ONLY cover that fit for the first couple weeks was the Bummies XS (6-8 lbs).  I only had one though--Thirsties  duos size 1 and XS Thirsties worked pretty...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-03-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, my DD (15 months) till recently was in a...

Hi, my DD (15 months) till recently was in a similar situation...always by my side!  I had a few very long doctor's appointments (1-2 hrs each) recently and my mom was able to take her and keep her...
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, I saw that you haven't got any replies so...

Hi, I saw that you haven't got any replies so here's my take on things...it may destroy my crunchy street cred but here goes, hopefully it'll help!
 
1.  You can totally use bleach on cloth...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-24-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By Choose2Reuse
My DD is 15 months old now and my family is...

My DD is 15 months old now and my family is reeeeeeally into Christmas.  We love Christmas so much that my lil sis was cheering the early Thanksgiving this year because yay!  it means more time to...
Forum: Diapering   11-24-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi all, I'm wondering when you cloth diapering...

Hi all, I'm wondering when you cloth diapering mamas started potty training your kids.  My DD (15 months) is clearly not ready yet, but is getting closer...she knows when she's going to poo and will...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-20-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Sorry, no suggestions (except that your post...

Sorry, no suggestions (except that your post made me think of night terrors), I just wanted to wish you good luck because that sounds really hard to deal with.  My DD (14 months) sometimes cries in...
Forum: Diapering   11-15-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, I'm afraid I don't know much about flats,...

Hi, I'm afraid I don't know much about flats, but we handwashed prefolds & line-dried them for the first 6 or 7 months, and it worked really well.  Prefolds seemed way easier to me than flats...
Forum: Diapering   11-15-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, we used to soak our diapers because we...

Hi, we used to soak our diapers because we washed them by hand (no washer in apartment) and it helped get the yucky stuff out.  However, now that we wash them in the washing machine, I just stuff...
Forum: Diapering   11-12-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Choose2Reuse
We used sposies for the first couple days...

We used sposies for the first couple days because we were in the hospital.  We put on cloth as soon as we were ready to come home (day 2?).  The poo was transitioning then--my milk was just coming...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-07-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Choose2Reuse
I don't use a cup myself, so I'm going to send...

I don't use a cup myself, so I'm going to send TracyGladRags from http://www.gladrags.com to answer your question.  However, I'm pretty sure from her answers in the past that yes, it goes quite far...
Forum: Multicultural Families   11-07-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, I speak mostly English with my DD with some...

Hi, I speak mostly English with my DD with some Marathi (my DH's mother tongue).  There are definitely some challenges to speaking a foreign language with your kid, especially if you aren't fluent. ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-05-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Choose2Reuse
My DD does this too and it's awful annoying. ...

My DD does this too and it's awful annoying.  (She's 14 months.)  We do two things which at least cut down on it:
 
1.  We have a little blanket under her high chair to catch the worst messes.  I...
Forum: Diapering   11-05-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi there, my DD (14 months) is a pretty heavy...

Hi there, my DD (14 months) is a pretty heavy wetter too... on the occasions when we've used sposies (trips and such) she regularly pees through them, which is a major pain.  We always have used...
Forum: Diapering   11-02-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Hi, we use prefolds + thirsties covers and love...

Hi, we use prefolds + thirsties covers and love them. (DD is 14 months old & we've used them from birth.)  She doesn't nap long (sigh) but at night we fold an extra prefold (a smaller size) and put...
Forum: Babywearing   11-02-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Choose2Reuse
I hated the Moby because it took a long time to...

I hated the Moby because it took a long time to get on/off and my baby would just SCREAM--she was very fussy.  Also, she was very small and wriggly and it didn't feel very safe to me--either she...
Forum: Diapering   11-02-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Choose2Reuse
Sorry I didn't see this earlier...  I'd go ahead...

Sorry I didn't see this earlier...  I'd go ahead and try vinegar if you like, I wouldn't imagine there would be any problem as long as it all washes out, though I'm not sure it'll do you a lot of...
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