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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-26-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By zannster
I might not fit what you're looking for, since I...

I might not fit what you're looking for, since I don't homeschool, but I have kids raised with two languages. You definitely could start now. You can get kids' books in the other language you want,...
Forum: Site Help   06-22-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By zannster
Green indicators?

Can you tell me what the green items on the left side of posts are? There is a square next to the very top of each post, and a dot on the bottom, next to the triangle for reporting posts. I'm...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-25-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,131
Posted By zannster
I don't think it's soupy. It's often not much...

I don't think it's soupy. It's often not much more than a smear on her underwear though. I wonder if sometimes she starts and then forces it to stop. It also seems really dark, which concerns me a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-25-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,131
Posted By zannster
So how are your poop-resistant little girls...

So how are your poop-resistant little girls doing? What ended up working the best?
 
I'm in a similar scenario with my nearly 3 year old. We started potty training about two weeks ago, entirely...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-27-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,339
Posted By zannster
I've been trying to keep it at 65 degrees all...

I've been trying to keep it at 65 degrees all the time. As it gets colder, certain parts of our house don't stay as warm (remodeling, poor insulation), and I may sometimes bump it up to 68 or so.
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-07-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,306
Posted By zannster
My first started nursing in bed at about a week...

My first started nursing in bed at about a week (which was a couple of days after we got home from the c/s hospital stay). I was DD so not huge but not small either. DS would not stay asleep on his...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-03-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By zannster
Thanks. That may be true about nursing on the...

Thanks. That may be true about nursing on the unsore side first. I have been nursing her on the sore side first when she goes to sleep, because she usually stays awake long enough to nurse on both...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-01-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By zannster
Hmm. The white spot that I saw earlier could...

Hmm. The white spot that I saw earlier could have been a blister, but I don't see anything like that now. It looks normal to me .http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shrug.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-01-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By zannster
I am currently nursing my 16 month old. About...

I am currently nursing my 16 month old. About six days ago, I developed a sore, lumpy area and overall breast soreness - which I assumed to be a plugged duct. There was no indication that it was...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-28-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By zannster
I moved to Seattle (actually just north of the...

I moved to Seattle (actually just north of the city) last September from the Midwest.
 
There are a lot of evergreen trees in this area - moreso then Seattle proper, I think. And I don't like...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-21-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,391
Posted By zannster
   Height and weight if you know it?   ...


 
Height and weight if you know it?
 
Ari will be a year on the 30th, and we haven't had any WB visits in several months, so I don't have anything official. She's roughly 20-21 pounds and ~27...
Forum: Parenting   02-16-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,559
Posted By zannster
I couldn't do the apartment. No way. I lived in...

I couldn't do the apartment. No way. I lived in an apartment when DS was little, and I hated not being able to let him outside. We did have a ground floor unit with the door to outside, but it was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-06-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By zannster
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hola.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hola.gif
 
I haven't been on here in what seems like ages. We moved to Seattle back in September, and it's been a difficult adjustment. My DS started...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-06-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By zannster
I'm just curious...if you had an older child and...

I'm just curious...if you had an older child and decided to give them any vaccinations, how did you go about it? I don't mean the schedule; I mean the inevitable battle/trauma when they realize...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-18-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By zannster
Even with the weather turning worse soon? San...

Even with the weather turning worse soon? San Diego sounds nicer about now. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I recently moved to western WA and feel homesick for a...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-17-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By zannster
Hi! I'm looking for other moms with babies/young...

Hi! I'm looking for other moms with babies/young toddlers who would be interested in chatting and hanging out from time to time around finicky naps. (I have a 6 month old). I moved to the area about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-14-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,330
Posted By zannster
Nothing here yet either. This isn't surprising,...

Nothing here yet either. This isn't surprising, since it never really recovered from DS, who is now five (I hear you Jen! LOL).
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-04-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By zannster
The tradition in our family is to put the little...

The tradition in our family is to put the little one down on the floor (on a sheet), wearing nothing but a diaper, and let them discover their little cake....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-29-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By zannster
Quote: Originally Posted by staceychev...

Quote:
Originally Posted by staceychev http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15678654)
Oh, what I wouldn't do to have a cleaning...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-29-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By zannster
Hey, I was just going to hunt down this thread!...

Hey, I was just going to hunt down this thread! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I think we've hit a bit of 4 mo sleep regression here. Night isn't too bad (knock on...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-25-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By zannster
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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

Sounds like a stressful day to me! (Happy birthday!)
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-23-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,212
Posted By zannster
Here's a pic from a couple of days ago. She'll...

Here's a pic from a couple of days ago. She'll be 4 mos in a week.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...791resized.jpg...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-22-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By zannster
I often had mixed feelings dropping DS off at...

I often had mixed feelings dropping DS off at preschool when he was younger. I *needed* some alone time and time to get things done, but it felt very odd leaving him with someone else. Also, during...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,477
Posted By zannster
We use the California Baby wash and lotion that...

We use the California Baby wash and lotion that are fragrance-free (not sure if all their products are). DD usually doesn't need moisturizer though; now I'm using it on my face....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By zannster
DS's favorite item was a little riding car (not...

DS's favorite item was a little riding car (not sure what else to call it) with Nemo characters on it. Yes, it made noises. I bought it for his first birthday, and he continued to play with it for a...
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