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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-05-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By JinxieFox
Some children just never co-sleep as well as...

Some children just never co-sleep as well as others.  I like the idea of giving her a place of her own to bed down in your room, so she can come in and be close to you, without disturbing your...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-05-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,474
Posted By JinxieFox
I always thought those car seat and stroller...

I always thought those car seat and stroller covers to practically keep a baby in a bubble were ridiculous... But, wow.  The stuff in this thread wayyy out-ridiculoused (yes, I turned into a verb)...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   08-31-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JinxieFox
Aw, thank you Lauren.  I've been fortunate...

Aw, thank you Lauren.  I've been fortunate enough to find some folks through the Omaha Natural Parenting page on Facebook.   I certainly hope to find more kindred spirits!  One can never have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-31-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By JinxieFox
I've always been the non-huggy type and not much...

I've always been the non-huggy type and not much for touching in general.
 
Back in 2002 when I had my son, his father went away for a 1-year- remote, followed by deployments year after year, so...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-26-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By JinxieFox
Thanks Adina!    So far I'm enjoying the...

Thanks Adina! 
 
So far I'm enjoying the Midwest.  It's a new experience for me (I'm from Massachusetts, and after high school lived in Delaware, Korea, and England) and I really like it here. ...
Forum: Spirituality   08-26-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By JinxieFox
As I understand it, many suicides happen in...

As I understand it, many suicides happen in concurrence with the Saturn return.  Very sad. 
 
I think, perhaps, there is some variation in Saturn's orbit - that it's not a static, set distance...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,294
Posted By JinxieFox
We just moved back to the U.S. and hubby's...

We just moved back to the U.S. and hubby's enlistment in the military ended, and we are happy, as it was very much not the lifestyle for us.
 
Now we're hoping he'll find a job.  At least my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By JinxieFox
Since my son was about 5 or 6, I've always...

Since my son was about 5 or 6, I've always bought his winter coat one size bigger.  It gets him through two winters, so instead of going through a coat every winter, we get one every other winter. ...
Forum: Spirituality   08-25-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By JinxieFox
Hm, as far as the Saturn Return, I know it...

Hm, as far as the Saturn Return, I know it happens roughly every 28ish years and generally coincides with major transitions in your life.  Things don't tend to settle down until the age of about...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-25-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,879
Posted By JinxieFox
My personal age limit is 3, maybe 3 1/2. My...

My personal age limit is 3, maybe 3 1/2.

My son self-weaned at 2 1/2, which was perfect for both of us. 
 
I think it depends on whether or not both mother and child are happy with the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-25-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By JinxieFox
Oh gosh, I know what you mean.  My first only...

Oh gosh, I know what you mean.  My first only cried on long trips, which I completely understand.  My second doesn't care for even a 15-minute trip sometimes!   I'm an AP as well.  I absolutely hate...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-25-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By JinxieFox
It's been a looong time for me, as I have a 10...

It's been a looong time for me, as I have a 10 1/2-year-old, but I know I'll face this again soon, since now I have a 7-month-old.  :)
 
With my son, he self-weaned at 2 1/2, and then I...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-25-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,556
Posted By JinxieFox
We just moved to the country - very rural.  We'd...

We just moved to the country - very rural.  We'd like to keep chickens and ducks, however we can't at our current home due to the homeowners' association.  However, we have a lake in our backyard...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   08-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JinxieFox
We just returned from to the U.S. after 2 1/2...

We just returned from to the U.S. after 2 1/2 years in England and 1 year in Korea.  We decided to settle in Nebraska, where my husband is from, so now I'm hoping to find kindred spirits nearby.
 ...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-25-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By JinxieFox
Thanks Cynthia!  I've noticed familiar names...

Thanks Cynthia!  I've noticed familiar names here and there when browsing or searching the forums, so maybe I'll encounter some of the folks I know, and meet some interesting new ones as well.  :)
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-24-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By JinxieFox
Hi all, I've read the forums for years now, but...

Hi all, I've read the forums for years now, but finally just joined.  I'm Wendy, mother to Gavin (age 10 1/2) and Rowan Alice (7 months old).  There's also hubby (#2) and we're a happy little Pagan...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-24-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,761
Posted By JinxieFox
I think the idea that we do NOTHING.   Yes,...

I think the idea that we do NOTHING.
 
Yes, I stay home with my son (whom I homeschool) and my daughter.  I also work full time from home, in addition to the 24/7 job that is parenting.
 
Years...
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