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Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   05-12-2014, 11:24 PM
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Posted By NJKim
I'd love to connect with some natural minded...

I'd love to connect with some natural minded moms in the Jacksonville area! We're being relocated for my husband's job, currently in Phoenix and moving early to mid June. My son will be 6 and my...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   05-02-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By NJKim
Thanks for the info. We're actually looking at...

Thanks for the info. We're actually looking at moving down to TX now so I guess Chicago is out, at least for now...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-28-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By NJKim
Hi. There is a possibility we could be moving to...

Hi. There is a possibility we could be moving to the Chicago area in a few months from NJ and I was looking at Naperville and Warrenville. I'm a LLL leader and member of Holistic moms out here in NJ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-15-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By NJKim
We try to keep things simplified by getting rid...

We try to keep things simplified by getting rid of toys as new ones come in so I have a big box of toys to give away but am not sure where to donate them in NJ other than Salvation Army. Just...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-06-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By NJKim
I'm 7 weeks pregnant with #2 and for the past...

I'm 7 weeks pregnant with #2 and for the past week and a half have been so nauseous all day long. I took 50 mg of vit b6 this morning and no nausea all day, I'm like a new person! Just thought I'd...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-21-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By NJKim
Same situation here with my 26 month old. We...

Same situation here with my 26 month old. We nightweaned when he was 21 months, a month later he got a cold so we ended up back into nursing all night (never got my period). At 24 months,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By NJKim
Do what feels right to you. There are many kids...

Do what feels right to you. There are many kids who don't self wean at night until 3 or 4 years old. DS is just over 2 and still nursing a lot so I think it depends on the child. We just nightweaned...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-29-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By NJKim
We moved from JC to Central NJ just before...

We moved from JC to Central NJ just before having our son 2 years ago. Downtown near Grove St, Hamilton Park and Paulus Hook are great places. So many young families in the area. Don't move near...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-30-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By NJKim
I posted on your more recent thread about my...

I posted on your more recent thread about my recent nightweaning... my 22 month old has done the same thing, once we nightweaned, he's been nursing so much more during the day. It's a big transition...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-30-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By NJKim
We nightweaned about 6 weeks ago, DS is 22...

We nightweaned about 6 weeks ago, DS is 22 months now. He's had about 6 or 7 nights where he'll do a 4-5 hour stretch but then wakes a lot between 2am-6am so I feel like I'm getting less sleep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-27-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By NJKim
I googled it and came up with a few sites but...

I googled it and came up with a few sites but just wondering if anyone has actually had a good one for their toddler? I thought it would be a fun b'day present for my son and his little buddy who...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-26-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By NJKim
What specifically makes you think you have a low...

What specifically makes you think you have a low supply? Has he been gaining weight slowly?

Often when babies "nurse all the time", they aren't necessarily getting milk all that time, they use...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-23-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By NJKim
I've recently started reading Unconditional...

I've recently started reading Unconditional Parenting and he has a good take on the whole "I'm sorry" thing. Basically that by forcing kids to say it, we're just teaching them to lie as they get...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-23-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By NJKim
With my 22 month old, we've recently starting...

With my 22 month old, we've recently starting letting him climb in himself and do the buckles like a "big boy". I think it's already losing it's appeal though...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-23-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By NJKim
Yes, they can learn to hold it, even when night...

Yes, they can learn to hold it, even when night nursing! DS was daytime potty trained at 17 months but still wore a diaper at night. Some mornings he would be dry, some mornings soaked. At 18...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-23-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By NJKim
I just night weaned my son at 21 months a month...

I just night weaned my son at 21 months a month ago and I'm getting even less sleep now because sometimes he just won't go back to sleep - it was so easy with nursing!!! There are lots of reasons...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-23-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By NJKim
Yep, sounds pretty normal. If he's nursing that...

Yep, sounds pretty normal. If he's nursing that often, your breasts shouldn't feel full! And pumping is no indicator of how much he's getting, it's never the same. At that age, they have a lot going...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-23-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By NJKim
How often are you nursing during the day? ...

How often are you nursing during the day?

If you're still waking at night, you could just hand express a little milk so that you won't feel so engorged, no need to have a pump. This will help...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-22-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By NJKim
Yes, that's very common. Sounds like a nursing...

Yes, that's very common. Sounds like a nursing strike which typically only lasts a few days. Try switching postions, if she's learning to roll, she could have strained some muscles and it hurts when...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-22-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By NJKim
There are several reasons for nursing strikes,...

There are several reasons for nursing strikes, and sometimes you can never find a reason. Could be teething, developmental milestones, stress, etc. Starving a baby into nursing is no longer...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-22-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By NJKim
I used Judy Hagan, she's amazing and SO...

I used Judy Hagan, she's amazing and SO knowledgeable!
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-22-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By NJKim
They lost so much money on the last one so the...

They lost so much money on the last one so the next one will be VERY low key, definitely no Ina May!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-22-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By NJKim
We just nightweaned a month ago at 21 months,...

We just nightweaned a month ago at 21 months, for the same reason - trying to get my cycle back. He nurses so much during the day that I can't imagine this will cause him to wean completely in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-01-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By NJKim
That sounds exactly like my 21 month old so we...

That sounds exactly like my 21 month old so we did just night wean. Mainly because I still haven't have my period yet and would love to start working on #2.... and having more than 1-2 hours of...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-17-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By NJKim
Lots of time at that age, they really need a...

Lots of time at that age, they really need a dark, quiet place to nurse so they aren't distracted. She's probably so interested in playing and looking at things that she forgets to nurse or doesn't...
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