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Forum: Craft Workshops   01-17-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 933
Posted By Gidget
I love to make necklaces and bracelets....

I love to make necklaces and bracelets. Especially with beads. Looking for patterns anyone is willing to share. Peyote stitch is of special interest to me. Brick stitch is great too. TIA.
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-03-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,250
Posted By Gidget
Hmm. I found this post doing a search. Cetaphil...

Hmm. I found this post doing a search. Cetaphil sounds promising. The pharmacist at the drugstore yesterday scared me though. She said if the piojos get really bad I might have to have my house...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-01-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Gidget
I hope this is the right place to post this. I...

I hope this is the right place to post this. I have decided after 14 years together to finally leave a toxic relationship. We have three kids together. While I am excited I am also terrified of...
Forum: Lactivism   02-16-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Gidget
I understand both of you. I am still a huge bf...

I understand both of you. I am still a huge bf advocate even though my last child has been weaned since he was 20 months http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif But when I...
Forum: Women's Health   02-16-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Gidget
First, I know this belongs elswhere but that...

First, I know this belongs elswhere but that forum just is not as active as this one. So, could you mods please leave it here for a little while before moving it?

I was diagnosed as moderately...
Forum: Lactivism   02-16-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By Gidget
Sounds like a classic case of denial to me. I...

Sounds like a classic case of denial to me. I don't know a whole lot about how studies work but when a bunch of them show the same thing, I think you have to admit there is merit. Fortunately, I...
Forum: Lactivism   02-14-2006, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Gidget
I hate reading those debates. It only makes me...

I hate reading those debates. It only makes me mad that they only publish opinions on each extreme end in most cases. Seems like another way of keeping the "mommy wars" going.
Forum: Lactivism   02-14-2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Gidget
I just love how they recruit bf/former bf moms...

I just love how they recruit bf/former bf moms to do thier ads. Lovely.
Forum: Lactivism   02-02-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Gidget
Pretty scary stuff. Yikes. And to think they...

Pretty scary stuff. Yikes. And to think they want her to beleive it is no big deal. Ugh. I am so glad I was willing and able to bf.
Forum: Lactivism   02-02-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 547
Posted By Gidget
Here is a more direct link. ...

Here is a more direct link.

http://www.princelionheart.com/site/whatsnew.html
Forum: Lactivism   02-02-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
  bumbo
Views: 547
Posted By Gidget
Not sure if you know about it or if this company...

Not sure if you know about it or if this company has any questionable practices but I saw a different brand of this kind of baby seat advertised in a magazine. Here is a link to the site.
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Forum: Lactivism   02-01-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,586
Posted By Gidget
It drives me mad too. I feel like asking them if...

It drives me mad too. I feel like asking them if they are sure. No diabetes? Thyriod issues? High cholesterol or bp? You get the idea. But I am not that nosy or confrontational. ANd its so easy to...
Forum: Lactivism   01-27-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Gidget
While I am a strong supporter of bf, the ability...

While I am a strong supporter of bf, the ability to bf does not make a mom. It is simply one aspect of it. If a bf mom was neglectful and abusive and the father was caring and loving(hypothetically...
Forum: Lactivism   01-27-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,691
Posted By Gidget
Voted. 52 yes and 48 no now. Awesome!

Voted. 52 yes and 48 no now. Awesome!
Forum: Lactivism   01-26-2006, 10:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,473
Posted By Gidget
Funny how the site says "Warning: Bibfeeder is...

Funny how the site says "Warning: Bibfeeder is not a babysitter!" Isn't that the intent of such a product? I simply do not have any idea where this product would actually be necessary.
Forum: Lactivism   01-26-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By Gidget
I have never had blood pressure issues and from...

I have never had blood pressure issues and from what I have heard about this book, its a good start towards them. I'll pass. Stubborn ignorance seriously gets to me.
Forum: Lactivism   01-25-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Gidget
But I agree with the pp who suggest that you say...

But I agree with the pp who suggest that you say you know she did what she thought was best at the time and that you have good info to give her the next time around if she is receptive to it.
Forum: Lactivism   01-25-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Gidget
I think it is both. People tend to throw out...

I think it is both. People tend to throw out infor or advice at really bad times or times it just isnt warranted. AND, ff'ers are very very defensive. It is really actually impossible to get through...
Forum: Lactivism   01-25-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Gidget
I have had that same thing happen too. Or when I...

I have had that same thing happen too. Or when I bought Avent cups.
Forum: Lactivism   01-25-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Gidget
Hmm,interesting. How long did Ameda have this...

Hmm,interesting. How long did Ameda have this contract? I got a free double electric from them in 2002 and it was a Medela. Then I borrowed one in 2004 and it was a Medela hospital grade one(can't...
Forum: Lactivism   01-20-2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Gidget
Awesome! I think they sound really cute and are...

Awesome! I think they sound really cute and are way preferrable to the log rolling and roller derby ones.
Forum: Lactivism   01-19-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By Gidget
I agree. I had ppd with my kids and OCD. I had...

I agree. I had ppd with my kids and OCD. I had obsessive thoughts of doing odd harmful things to my oldest for a long time. I never acted but I was scared that if someone knew that obsessive ideas...
Forum: Lactivism   01-18-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Gidget
Quote: Originally Posted by Yulia_R I've got...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yulia_R
I've got mine when my baby was 4m.o. (now he is 7.5m.o. and still is basically exclusively breastfed). Since then I have been having my period every month. My...
Forum: Lactivism   01-13-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Gidget
That's really cool! And congrats on your baby. I...

That's really cool! And congrats on your baby. I didn't realize you were even pg again. Cool.
Forum: Lactivism   01-11-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Gidget
Quote: Originally Posted by JSerene Dealing...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JSerene
Dealing with my "kid issues" to them means inisting she take a bottle from dh in my absence (as if we haven't tried).

In dd's early months there were times I...
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