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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-17-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,941
Posted By ColesMom
I think I appear mainstream because I dress...

I think I appear mainstream because I dress mainstream -- with a tendency towards trying to look "nice" (makeup and cute outfit) whenever I go out in public. I don't parent mainstream though and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-28-2004, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 91
Posted By ColesMom
I'm not sure I can remember all of the justices...

I'm not sure I can remember all of the justices but here goes:

Rehnquist - Conservative
Scalia - Conservative
Thomas - Conservative
O'Connor - Moderate
Kennedy - Conservative/Moderate
White...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-28-2004, 10:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,854
Posted By ColesMom
Yes, I do get overwhelmed. I have a 4.5 year old...

Yes, I do get overwhelmed. I have a 4.5 year old ds and and a 16 month old ds; I work two days a week out of the house; I have a dh that works long and stressful hours out of the house; and I have a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-27-2004, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By ColesMom
I assume that there's no way you can get a king...

I assume that there's no way you can get a king size bed right? If that's the case, this is what we've done in the past:

Request that a cot be put in the room and have dh sleep in it. Then you...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-27-2004, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By ColesMom
BEWARE - DON"T READ THIS IF YOU DON'T WANT TO...

BEWARE - DON"T READ THIS IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED IN THE MOVIE!!!!!!

I saw this yesterday too! I liked it but was expecting something a bit more along the lines of the book by Ira...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-28-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By ColesMom
Hi deliria - I just got home from having dinner...

Hi deliria - I just got home from having dinner with a friend who is single and has no kids. She's obsessed with the fact that we cosleep with our 4 year old and 1 year old ds's. She thinks we're...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-27-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By ColesMom
Have you considered having the baby tested for...

Have you considered having the baby tested for allergies? I took 11 month old ds to a pediatric allergist back in November because I had read of a study that linked allergies to recurrent ear...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-24-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By ColesMom
Things I do differently this time around...

Things I do differently this time around include:

1. Feel confident leaving him with a babysitter who is not my mother - he's such an easy going baby and he loves this older woman who babysits...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-06-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 22,049
Posted By ColesMom
Thanks Mother_Sunshine! I'm so glad I found you...

Thanks Mother_Sunshine! I'm so glad I found you too. I like being in touch with my fellow "freaky moms" as my pediatrician sister describes all of us AP practicing mothers!
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-06-2004, 01:42 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 22,049
Posted By ColesMom
WOW! This thread has been a real lifesaver! I've...

WOW! This thread has been a real lifesaver! I've been struggling along lately tandem nursing my 4 year old (turned 4 in October) and 10 month old and feeling like I was the only person in the world...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-20-2003, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,506
Posted By ColesMom
We just discovered tinkertoys right before ds...

We just discovered tinkertoys right before ds turned 4 - he absolutely loves them! I have never seen or heard of fiddlesticks. How are they different than tinkertoys?
Forum: Women's Health   11-08-2003, 12:10 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 56,110
Posted By ColesMom
He's finished his second round of antibiotics...

He's finished his second round of antibiotics (another story!) and is now having digestive problems. He's had 1/4 t. of the babyjarrodophilous once a day, but I"m wondering if I can or should give...
Forum: Women's Health   11-02-2003, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By ColesMom
Thanks Cobluegirl and Pumpkinhead! Thanks...

Thanks Cobluegirl and Pumpkinhead!

Thanks Pumpkinhead for the information on the probiotics. You're right - the stuff I'm using has the other probiotics in it too, besides aphidopholous. I'm...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-02-2003, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By ColesMom
Just wanted to let you know all's well that ends...

Just wanted to let you know all's well that ends well - we arranged a chance meeting between the two boys in at a local playground. As soon as they saw eachother they started playing with eachother...
Forum: Women's Health   10-29-2003, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By ColesMom
Well, he's now on a second antibiotic since the...

Well, he's now on a second antibiotic since the first one didn't work. I told the pediatrician that I was dubious about antibiotics but he said this particular infection is definitely one that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-27-2003, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By ColesMom
I am having a hard time with this scenario: ...

I am having a hard time with this scenario:

My ds had a disagreement with his best friend last month over sharing a toy they both wanted to play with. His friend walked away from ds saying "I...
Forum: Women's Health   10-27-2003, 01:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By ColesMom
Anyone recommend a chiro or homeopath in the...

Anyone recommend a chiro or homeopath in the Washington, DC area (including Northern Va. or MD)?

Thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   10-27-2003, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By ColesMom
Idsapmom - thanks for responding! I've been...

Idsapmom - thanks for responding!

I've been exclusively breastfeeding him since he was born - no formula, but recently started some solids. This is his first ear infection. He just finished his...
Forum: Health Care Practitioners   10-27-2003, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By ColesMom
I can't seem to figure out how to locate one of...

I can't seem to figure out how to locate one of these! Thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   10-27-2003, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,290
Posted By ColesMom
My 8 month old has had a nasty ear infection all...

My 8 month old has had a nasty ear infection all week. It's been so sad - he's been in so much pain that I started motrin which seemed to work. He also got on an antibiotic that seemed to be working...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-14-2003, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By ColesMom
My ds is turning 4 next week and absolutely...

My ds is turning 4 next week and absolutely loves tinker toys! I got them for him yesterday thinking they'd be a good birthday present but I couldn't wait that long to give them to him - I was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-14-2003, 11:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,364
Posted By ColesMom
Chase was born 2/17/03. He's doing so well - he...

Chase was born 2/17/03. He's doing so well - he just started crawling this week! He has two teeth and seems to be teething. Poor guy. He's not a big eater although he is a big boy! He likes yogurt...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-28-2003, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By ColesMom
I can't believe it's already been 7 1/2 months...

I can't believe it's already been 7 1/2 months since Chase was born! He's an absolutely delightful little guy. Not so little - he's somewhere over 20 lbs! He seems to be always smiling and laughing...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-28-2003, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By ColesMom
I'm tandem nursing a 6 month old and a 3 1/2...

I'm tandem nursing a 6 month old and a 3 1/2 year old. Not my favorite activity in the world to do both at the same time but am okay with having them nurse one by one. I'll have to get that book...
Forum: Women's Health   08-27-2003, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By ColesMom
Does anyone know if it's okay to use these white...

Does anyone know if it's okay to use these white strips while nursing? I read an article in Alternative Health magazine which indicated that the white strips were perfectly safe, but I'm wondering...
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