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Forum: Parenting   07-04-2003, 06:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,684
Posted By Robinmama
I had blood blisters on my nipples. We got...

I had blood blisters on my nipples.

We got a paci.

DD still uses it to sleep only. She is 3. When she is ready, she will give it up. I will not force her. Waaay back someone commented that...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2003, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Robinmama
I rewceived an email from Diana West, the author...

I rewceived an email from Diana West, the author of a book on breastfeeding after reduction and owner of a web site about it. She summed it up really well: you shouldn't look for zebras when the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-09-2003, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Robinmama
Today at the dentist the final chapter of my BF...

Today at the dentist the final chapter of my BF relationship with my 3 yo dd was written.

A long long time ago I had breast reduction. I had a devil of a time breastfeeding, blood blisters and...
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2003, 05:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,096
Posted By Robinmama
My dd is 3 and we never let her CIO. But a good...

My dd is 3 and we never let her CIO. But a good friend who had her baby 10 days before I did ferberized her son when he was 6 months old. I found it heartbreaking, and so did she. She would call me...
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,096
Posted By Robinmama
My dd is 3 and we never let her CIO. But a good...

My dd is 3 and we never let her CIO. But a good friend who had her baby 10 days before I did ferberized her son when he was 6 months old. I found it heartbreaking, and so did she. She would call me...
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2003, 10:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,465
Posted By Robinmama
I agree 100% Curious! I did not mean to try and...

I agree 100% Curious! I did not mean to try and shut down the thread by mentioning TCS. I just wanted to identify where I was coming from. To me, these are all different ideas and theories and...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2003, 05:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,465
Posted By Robinmama
I am AP with some TCS thrown in, not CC. I...

I am AP with some TCS thrown in, not CC.

I don't think that being child centred means hovering constantly waiting to give your child her every need and wish. But if we are at playgroup and my dd...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-12-2003, 05:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,543
Posted By Robinmama
That book, Endangered Minds, is fantastic! ...

That book, Endangered Minds, is fantastic!

We are fortunate enough to have a house with enough rooms that our tv is upstairs in a guest room/ tv room. My 3 year old dd largely plays downstairs...
Forum: Activism Archives   05-09-2003, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Robinmama
muslimmama is correct -- I received an email...

muslimmama is correct -- I received an email about it this morning and wanted to correct this. Her APPEAL is scheduled for June 3.

For more information specific to this case, click on this link:...
Forum: Activism Archives   05-08-2003, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Robinmama
Please take five minutes to try and save a...

Please take five minutes to try and save a mother's life, and please, PASS THE WORD....

Remember, this is the government that killed Ken Saro-Wiwa:

The Nigerian supreme court has upheld the...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2003, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By Robinmama
I posted in the rickets thread, but I wanted...

I posted in the rickets thread, but I wanted more people to see this, so I started another thread.

I have been coming to these boards for three years, under a different user name previously. I...
Forum: Women's Health   04-15-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Robinmama
Thank you VERY MUCH!!!...

Thank you VERY MUCH!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Lactivism   04-14-2003, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By Robinmama
Your baby is not obese. She sounds...

Your baby is not obese. She sounds beautiful.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Lactivism   04-14-2003, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
  Poll: Rickets poll
Views: 2,061
Posted By Robinmama
I rarely post here, but here goes. Most...

I rarely post here, but here goes.

Most North Americans have vit D deficiency. Not enough to get rickets, how silly, but inadequate vit D is one contributing factor to high rates of osteoperosis...
Forum: Women's Health   04-10-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Robinmama
Hi, I am not good at searching -- I have...

Hi,

I am not good at searching -- I have been through the archives a few times and I can't find the thread on pulpectomys.

The 3 year old boy of a good friend has many cavities and the parents...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2003, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Robinmama
With the caveat that a generaliztion in just...

With the caveat that a generaliztion in just that and every person is different.....

In our experience my dd (3 YO) sleeps the same whether she is with us or on her own, but if she is in a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-05-2003, 04:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,190
Posted By Robinmama
a lit cigarette video games computer...

a lit cigarette

video games

computer games

cable or satellite television

Toy guns or any book depicting them
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-09-2002, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Robinmama
Dark circles are also often considered a sign of...

Dark circles are also often considered a sign of food allergies. You say he is not much of an eater -- what does he eat? or is he on BM only?

Because of the possibility of food allergies, I would...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-06-2002, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By Robinmama
Just want to add one thing: Please do not...

Just want to add one thing:

Please do not leave a snack for any child this age who is unsupervised!!!!

A drink is fine, but leaving Cheerios could mean that this mommy may get up one morning,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-03-2002, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Robinmama
I am curious, Curious. Did you soak the walnuts?...

I am curious, Curious. Did you soak the walnuts? Did they sprout?

Good idea about the scrub with honey. I will try that. I c ompost about half of the left overs and use the othetr half in breads,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2002, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Robinmama
susan, I am going to offer the contrary view. ...

susan, I am going to offer the contrary view.

In fact, the recommended milk intake for a child of your son's age and size is 16 to 24 ounces. That is 2 to 3 cups. Your son is eating a lot of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2002, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By Robinmama
sloanv, You are so lucky that your life is...

sloanv,

You are so lucky that your life is so flexible. I think it is wonderful that you have been able to respond to your son in the way that you have.

I just want to agree with all the...
Forum: Spirituality   11-04-2002, 02:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,199
Posted By Robinmama
Wow, and I read every single post!...

Wow, and I read every single post! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I am ex LDS. I asked to be excommunicated because there were tenants of the church that I found...
Forum: Parenting   02-28-2002, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,622
Posted By Robinmama
My 20 month old is very very attached to her...

My 20 month old is very very attached to her "baget" (blanket) and seems to be getting more so, and not less. She is a very free spirit, very independant, so it is kind of funny.
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-20-2002, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By Robinmama
Cut up all of those receiving blankets you never...

Cut up all of those receiving blankets you never use, and if that is not enough buy some regular cloth diapers & cut them up too.

Wet them under the tap and use to wipe baby's bum. Toss them in a...
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