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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-22-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,812
Posted By Carma
I also want to know. We cosleep with all our...

I also want to know. We cosleep with all our kids, oldest DD is 7. I cannot get her to her own room now, she would be by herself, while the other two are still with us. I can try to get the two...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-22-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Carma
I also saw this study. Unfortunately it is in...

I also saw this study. Unfortunately it is in many papers, I read about it in a Dutch newspaper.
The research has many flaws. The biggest is that they are not referring to SIDS but death trough...
Forum: Parenting   12-20-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,683
Posted By Carma
My son also had long hair until he was about 4....

My son also had long hair until he was about 4. I loved it, and no negative comments from anyone. However when we cut it (he wanted it short), some people said, that it looked much better short :( I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-25-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,765
Posted By Carma
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by choochootwo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1333730/im-exhausted-is-this-normal#post_16716551)

I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-24-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,765
Posted By Carma
Could it be that you are also anemic, that can...

Could it be that you are also anemic, that can make you feel very low-energy too?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-14-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,778
Posted By Carma
Usually it is is taking your husbands name or...

Usually it is is taking your husbands name or keeping your father's name ;-) What's the difference?
 
Quote:I get crap all the time that DD is not in daycare and I'm not working....and it totally...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-26-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,500
Posted By Carma
I think that a lot of people who say that also...

I think that a lot of people who say that also mean that your children will be special, but not is a racist or negative way. We have kids with the fine blond hair blue eyes look, and we also get a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-14-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Carma
You could try to get a hold of Jack Newton...

You could try to get a hold of Jack Newton ointment, there is a recipe on this page: http://breastfeeding.about.com/od/nippleproblems/qt/triplenipple.htm. That helps with different possible nipples...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-21-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By Carma
We started about 2 years after I finished my PhD...

We started about 2 years after I finished my PhD at 30 years old and had worked for about 2 years, I had wanted to start trying to have children since I was 25 or so but felt it was a bad idea due...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-13-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By Carma
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by annekevdbroek http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-10-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,968
Posted By Carma
I have a feeling that things like Facebook etc.,...

I have a feeling that things like Facebook etc., make it even worse. A lot of people show only the good parts of their life (baking cookies with the kids, kids playing wonderfully together). Which...
Forum: Diapering   06-07-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By Carma
It is also good to keep the washing machine...

It is also good to keep the washing machine clean. If you don't run hot water washes you can have bacteria buildup in the machine causing laundry to smell. I keep the door and the detergent inlet...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-03-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,733
Posted By Carma
Yes, it depends how much you earn. If you can...

Yes, it depends how much you earn. If you can afford it, I assume a nanny would be least stressfull from what I see with friends. But I found it stressful to find an affordable good english speaking...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-03-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,214
Posted By Carma
Please don't laugh at me...

Please don't laugh at me http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/Sheepish.gif My husband wouldn't want me to stop working, because then he would feel very anxious about being the only (money)...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-29-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,214
Posted By Carma
My DH is always jealous of colleagues that have...

My DH is always jealous of colleagues that have a spouse that is a SAHP. He says: "they don't need to get groceries, clean the house in the evening, etc., they just get out of bed, go to work and...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-26-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,729
Posted By Carma
I discovered frozen veggies. They are almost the...

I discovered frozen veggies. They are almost the same taste as fresh (and often cheaper). I just put them in the microwave for a few minutes.
 
Our kids are also often hungry earlier then we can...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-26-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Carma
  Quote:Some of the things that seem silly but...


Quote:Some of the things that seem silly but have really worn me down in the past 3 years is the whole get them up ready and out to daycare, by 7:30am, constantly supplying disposable diapers,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-25-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Carma
We have 3 kids, I did take about 4-5 months of...

We have 3 kids, I did take about 4-5 months of leave with each of them The oldest is 5, the middle 3 and the youngest 12 months. I am happy, but I am really hoping that it will not get busier than...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-25-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,214
Posted By Carma
I think it is a job. When my DH and I come home...

I think it is a job. When my DH and I come home after work (we both work full time), we often say "on to our other full time job" (we have 3 small kids).
Not every job is just as busy, not every...
Forum: Diapering   05-11-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Carma
No experience with Staph. But what type of...

No experience with Staph. But what type of diapers do you have? Some diapers you can also boil, which is another good way of sanitizing.
 
Carma
Forum: Diapering   05-09-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Carma
You could also use flushable liners, then you...

You could also use flushable liners, then you can just flush the solid poop with the liner and put the diaper in wetbag. I feel wetting the diaper makes it more smelly... I didn't use liners myself...
Forum: Diapering   05-04-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Carma
My 2010 FuzziBunz are fine sofar. I read...

My 2010 FuzziBunz are fine sofar. I read somewhere that stretching the elastic when it is hot (from dryer) is very bad. I linedry my covers and only machinedry the inserts just in case.
 
carma
Forum: Diapering   05-04-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Carma
Oh, I meant just boil the inserts, not the...

Oh, I meant just boil the inserts, not the pocket itself, that would indeed be a bad idea  ;-) For that maybe bleach is indeed better and scrubbing.
 
Carma
Forum: Diapering   05-04-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Carma
I second the boiling as an alternative to...

I second the boiling as an alternative to bleach. It indeed sounds like some bacteria or yeast is in the diapers. Are they in any way smelly when wet? 
 
A big pot on the stove. Or soak a few...
Forum: Diapering   05-01-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,374
Posted By Carma
I am using the coconut oil as a preventive. That...

I am using the coconut oil as a preventive. That could maybe help in your case if the moisture and acidity of the urine is causing the rash.
 
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