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Forum: Women's Health   12-13-2003, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By sozobe
First, malamamama, congratulations!! That is...

First, malamamama, congratulations!! That is just wonderful.

Second, yes, I am disgusted that smilemomma has been fired. I came to the boards because of the nightnursing and cavities issue sept....
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-28-2003, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,401
Posted By sozobe
I definitely noticed a difference since dd...

I definitely noticed a difference since dd weaned recently. I had gotten down below pre-pregnancy weight without paying much attention to it, then she started to wean and whoa there came the pounds....
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-17-2003, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By sozobe
Hee hee nancg...! I think one thing about...

Hee hee nancg...!

I think one thing about weaning is you don't need to have it be all or nothing. It doesn't have to be "this is the last time..." I can't imagine that going well.

I've found...
Forum: Women's Health   11-16-2003, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By sozobe
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Wow, Smilemomma, I didn't realize our kidlets were so close in age. I guess it was because of all of the reading of the archives that...
Forum: Women's Health   11-14-2003, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By sozobe
Thanks! The way I understand the fluoride...

Thanks!

The way I understand the fluoride vs. gunk thing is as follows -- Smilemomma or someone else who knows for sure can confirm or correct:

The brown gunk on dd's teeth was gunk, removable...
Forum: Women's Health   11-13-2003, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By sozobe
Hi all, I posted something on rebx's thread...

Hi all,

I posted something on rebx's thread about worrisome brown spots... hied dd to the dentist, and turned out it was just gunk that they cleaned off. They said that because of the irregular...
Forum: Women's Health   10-31-2003, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By sozobe
Why thanks! Meanwhile, I'm having a new...

Why thanks!

Meanwhile, I'm having a new round of heart attacks... ack. I'm currently searching the archives for "fluorosis." I mentioned before that dd has some little tan/brown spots that...
Forum: Women's Health   10-26-2003, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By sozobe
The toothbrushing song is from "Babybug"...

The toothbrushing song is from "Babybug" magazine. I had the last line wrong -- should be "to KEEP them clean and white."

Seems like things are looking up already -- hooray indeed!...
Forum: Women's Health   10-25-2003, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By sozobe
Yep, was going to say that laughing is a really...

Yep, was going to say that laughing is a really good way to get their mouths open.

And I second malamamama's applause -- really great that you're making such an effort. It's important.

I think...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-11-2003, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By sozobe
Yep, seconding the suppositories. My dd gets...

Yep, seconding the suppositories. My dd gets barfy when she's feverish, so even when we managed to get the liquid form down her, she would promptly barf it back up. Suppositories stayed in, and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By sozobe
I've had a lot more experiences like MamaOui...

I've had a lot more experiences like MamaOui describes than outright negative comments. We have a regular playdate with a boy dd's age and his dad, and dd got upset about something and yelled, "I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-02-2003, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By sozobe
This is very timely... we just came home early...

This is very timely... we just came home early from a playdate because dd was being too rough, basically, and her playmate didn't want to play with her anymore. Ack. I'm literally in tears because...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-01-2003, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By sozobe
the_dalai_lama, our story is very similar. Dd...

the_dalai_lama, our story is very similar. Dd had already shown interest in her own bed, and we had some convoluted routine where we would go to sleep on a pallet on the floor next to her bed (yes a...
Forum: Women's Health   10-01-2003, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By sozobe
If I may comment quickly, THANKS for the info on...

If I may comment quickly, THANKS for the info on remineralization. This explains a thing or two with dd's teeth. She had white lesions, then we started using fluoride, and she had brownish (really...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2003, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By sozobe
The only one I haven't seen mentioned that my dd...

The only one I haven't seen mentioned that my dd enjoys is "Little Bill." It's also very gentle and slow-paced.

Dd loves Oswald and Little Bear, too. OT, the other day, she asked for a hotdog...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-28-2003, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By sozobe
Thanks so much for your support and suggestions!...

Thanks so much for your support and suggestions! Most appreciated.

Milkbarmom, yeah, I guess it's the eternal struggle that starts early and goes throughout our lives -- we want independence, the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-28-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 22,163
Posted By sozobe
That sounds great, Jeanne! One thing that...

That sounds great, Jeanne!

One thing that comes to mind when reading your story is that maybe there hadn't been any milk for a while, or very, very little? My dd is in the process of weaning and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-26-2003, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By sozobe
Thanks for moving it Piglet (this does seem to...

Thanks for moving it Piglet (this does seem to be a better fit), and thanks for your support, mother_sunshine. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

There isn't any nipple...
Forum: Women's Health   09-25-2003, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By sozobe
That's wonderful! Yippee!

That's wonderful! Yippee!
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-23-2003, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By sozobe
Thanks, Carolyn!...

Thanks, Carolyn! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Has anyone else experienced this? Any ideas for me on how long it will last? (I'm sure it's highly individualized,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-22-2003, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By sozobe
My daughter seems to be weaned....

My daughter seems to be weaned. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif This is about what we were shooting for -- self-weaning around her 3rd birthday -- and it happened...
Forum: Women's Health   09-15-2003, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By sozobe
I think the main thing is to emphasize NOT...

I think the main thing is to emphasize NOT swallowing! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif If you put on just a teeny-tiny bit, like a smear rather than even a...
Forum: Women's Health   09-15-2003, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By sozobe
White lesions can lead to cavities, yes (if...

White lesions can lead to cavities, yes (if that's what they are) BUT they are reversible. Fluoride toothpaste helps them remineralize, and then they are even harder than the regular tooth. Dd has...
Forum: Parenting   09-14-2003, 07:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,984
Posted By sozobe
Nice to see this thread. Dh and I had one of our...

Nice to see this thread. Dh and I had one of our first real parenting disagreements over "clitoris." He was fine with telling her that he had a penis, fine with saying that she had a vagina, but got...
Forum: Parenting   09-12-2003, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,022
Posted By sozobe
Dd said she was a grown-up lady ballerina, who...

Dd said she was a grown-up lady ballerina, who had a baby in her tummy. She had recently been a bride with a baby in her tummy, and so I asked her, "Do all ladies have babies in their tummies?" She...
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