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Forum: Diapering   11-21-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By SaoirseC
wow, even in winter? i'm not worried about...

wow, even in winter? i'm not worried about breathability at this point. my 4 yo daughter has a pair that she loves, and we had a pair for her when she was just a few months old, though she wasn't...
Forum: Diapering   11-20-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By SaoirseC
i've noticed that both old navy and children's...

i've noticed that both old navy and children's place have fleece-lined jeans for babies. has anyone tried either brand over cloth diapers? i'd like to buy one or two pair of these for my little one,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-15-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By SaoirseC
Yes!! though i have to say that i do feel it's...

Yes!! though i have to say that i do feel it's important for me to be here, and also that i don't feel like that every day. like when the kids happily pull out their workbooks and ask me to help...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-13-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By SaoirseC
MBhf- what would I do if I was single? I would...

MBhf- what would I do if I was single? I would go to work and come home to make dinner for myself. That's my point, single adults manage to eat even though they're at work all day. I don't see how...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-13-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By SaoirseC
Part of the problem is that he exaggerates how...

Part of the problem is that he exaggerates how often it is that he doesn't have dinner ready. I made dinner every night last week except one day, and I think I was volunteering late or something...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-11-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By SaoirseC
This is very similar to the other WOH/dinner...

This is very similar to the other WOH/dinner thread, but I didn't want to hijack.

I'm kind of at a stand-still right now with this issue. My husband expects that I make dinner for him when he...
Forum: Diapering   09-20-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By SaoirseC
I'm trying to rehabilitate some older pocket...

I'm trying to rehabilitate some older pocket diapers (some FB, some made by a friend) when I noticed that there was quite a bit of lint between the PUL and microfleece, around the buttons. As I...
Forum: Family Safety   09-18-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By SaoirseC
Quote: Originally Posted by triscuitsmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by triscuitsmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15843226)
For my brother he really doesn't have...
Forum: Family Safety   09-14-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By SaoirseC
LOL, my little brother is 17 and I made him hold...

LOL, my little brother is 17 and I made him hold his nephew. We were on padded carpet (at home we have all hardwood floors), and I think he was just hesitant because of a lack of experience.
Forum: Family Safety   09-14-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By SaoirseC
There's a 5 year age gap between myself and my...

There's a 5 year age gap between myself and my next sibling. I wasn't really allowed to hold, carry, or help care for any of my younger brothers (I was 9 when my youngest brother was born). Maybe...
Forum: Family Safety   09-13-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By SaoirseC
Greenmami- I've forgotten about the flailing...

Greenmami- I've forgotten about the flailing that older babies do. Thanks for the reminder.
Peony- I'm looking forward to that sturdier age. Of course, by the time that DS#2 is that size, he's not...
Forum: Family Safety   09-13-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By SaoirseC
For those of you with older kids, at what age do...

For those of you with older kids, at what age do you think it's safe for an older child to carry a baby? My son is almost 7, and DS#2 is 4 months old. DS#1 is 50ish lbs, and a little taller for his...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-07-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,451
Posted By SaoirseC
YES!!!...

YES!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
We coslept and nightnursed until around the 2nd birthday. I have a 4 yo (actually, she'll be 4 next month) and a 6 yo, as well...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-04-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By SaoirseC
Thanks ladies. I'll keep this in mind. Any clue...

Thanks ladies. I'll keep this in mind. Any clue at what age it should be corrected by? I'd rather waitit out if I can, but I don't want it to develop into a problem by waiting too long.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-03-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By SaoirseC
My almost 4 yo daughter is stuttering. It seems...

My almost 4 yo daughter is stuttering. It seems to happen only when she's excited or anxious, and she hasn't said anything about it bothering her yet. She won't be going to preschool, and I don't...
Forum: Babywearing   09-01-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By SaoirseC
It's challenging, but there are directions on...

It's challenging, but there are directions on youtube on how to do a HBC with a newborn. I've done it myself, but the challenge was just too much (that was with a wrap- I think a mei tei would be...
Forum: Unschooling   08-31-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,920
Posted By SaoirseC
Kids are 6.5 and almost 4 (also a small baby). ...

Kids are 6.5 and almost 4 (also a small baby).

For a while, it was just 1 hr per kid per day (we have a laptop, so their options are: games, websites, hulu, and netflix). They could share their...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-31-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By SaoirseC
I'm there with you as well. Mine are 6.5, almost...

I'm there with you as well. Mine are 6.5, almost 4, and 3.5 mos. The littlest doesn't nap really (except on me) and the few times that I do have without holding a baby, I spend cleaning...
Forum: Babywearing   08-31-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By SaoirseC
My son is right around this age (he's actually...

My son is right around this age (he's actually 15 wks). It seems like his eyesight is developing more, and he's into seeing what's "out there". It sucks for my spinal health/balance, but I've been...
Forum: Dental   08-31-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By SaoirseC
thanks suburbanmom. bluebirdmama- So her...

thanks suburbanmom.

bluebirdmama-
So her decay started at 2. How old was she when you started your regimen, and when did it seal over? Where did you get your supplies (which companies)? I'd...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-31-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By SaoirseC
If you check the dental forums, you'll find a...

If you check the dental forums, you'll find a lot of posts about night-nursing and dental decay, as well as posts by a lot of mamas who were able to halt or prevent decay without night-weaning.
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-31-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By SaoirseC
I would consider making the issue known to your...

I would consider making the issue known to your doctor/allergist as well. I remember not liking a specific nurse, and I mentioned it sheepishly to my doc who thanked me for sharing my input. I came...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-31-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By SaoirseC
Actually spughy, higher lactobacillus counts...

Actually spughy, higher lactobacillus counts (specifically L. acidophilus) are associated with an increase in caries lesions and a drop in L. acidophilus count is associated with an arrest in the...
Forum: Dental   08-30-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,852
Posted By SaoirseC
Quote: Originally Posted by luv2bamommy2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by luv2bamommy2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14144874)
Now dogs should not get Xylitol,...
Forum: Dental   08-30-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By SaoirseC
Dry mouth can be caused by iron deficiency- have...

Dry mouth can be caused by iron deficiency- have you been tested for iron-deficient anemia?
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