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Forum: The Childhood Years   05-22-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By ktmama
Hi all I hope some of you who have BTDT with a...

Hi all
I hope some of you who have BTDT with a 7 yo (my experience w dd1 was so different) can help.  I am worried about how my almost 7 yo is defensive and can't admit to simple mistakes.  She...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-19-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By ktmama
I was just jumping on mothering to ask the same...

I was just jumping on mothering to ask the same thing, except it's only been a week for us.  My breasts are VERY tender right now, just finished my cycle (so I'm not pg).  I've nursed three kids and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By ktmama
Wow!  Thank you so much for that very...

Wow!  Thank you so much for that very informative post!  I'm not much of a calorie counter and my main goal is to be healthy, not skinny.  I do want to look good, though, but honestly I'm just not...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-28-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By ktmama
OK, I'm not exactly "fat" by American standards,...

OK, I'm not exactly "fat" by American standards, but I have been carrying around 15 extra pounds since the birth of my dd six years ago and my belly is getting BIGGER, not smaller, even after three...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By ktmama
thanks Mary.  I know what you mean about wearing...

thanks Mary.  I know what you mean about wearing them out.  I often compare my two youngest to puppies - they need their daily run!
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-15-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,217
Posted By ktmama
Thanks so much for your reply.  Today was a...

Thanks so much for your reply.  Today was a better day.  I talked with a friend of mine tonight who's personality is a lot like my dd and she was very helpful too.  The experiment continues!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-14-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By ktmama
No advice, but I can commiserate!  I'm 46 and...

No advice, but I can commiserate!  I'm 46 and breastfeeding my two year old.  I also have an almost six year old and an almost 14 year old.  My periods really have changed and I'm definitely more...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-14-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By ktmama
Hi Mamas My two year old has, over the past...

Hi Mamas
My two year old has, over the past two months or so, gone from a very easy twenty-minute sleep routine to taking 90 minutes to get to sleep.  During that time, he has given up nursing to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,217
Posted By ktmama
Hi Mamas.  Oh boy.  Where to begin?   My...

Hi Mamas.  Oh boy.  Where to begin?
 
My almost six year old dd and I have had a really good relationship until the beginning of the school year last year.  I don't know if the events are...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-20-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By ktmama
If your main concern is for what your children...

If your main concern is for what your children may be exposed to as adults, why not let them decide for themselves when they are adults? They may choose to vaccinate and may choose not to. But as...
Forum: Diapering   01-09-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By ktmama
My little guy is a daytime EC grad (at 19...

My little guy is a daytime EC grad (at 19 months!) and so we are using just two cloth diapers a day.  This means that I usually only wash dipes once a week.  This can't be good, although washing a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-12-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By ktmama
Here's what works for us.  My kids get one hour...

Here's what works for us.  My kids get one hour of TV or one movie a week.  Their chores have to be done and the TV room (playroom) has to be clean.  We also all gather on Friday for Family Movie...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-20-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By ktmama
It might help to kind of "force" a routine on...

It might help to kind of "force" a routine on him. You don't mention if you do this, so here goes....

My ds has always been a crappy sleeper, but what's really helped is to wake him up at the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-13-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By ktmama
Hi mamas I'm going for a dental procedure next...

Hi mamas
I'm going for a dental procedure next week that requires numbing. This means my dentist will be administering both epi and Novacaine - anywhere from one to three carps. Does anyone know...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-11-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By ktmama
My ds is 15 months and we've ECd since birth and...

My ds is 15 months and we've ECd since birth and now, finally, he is using a sign for potty. Are you ready for this?

He grunts
Bends his knees
Grabs his crotch AND
Then stands up on his toes....
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-11-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 363
Posted By ktmama
My ds is a diaper/nap pooper too! The ONLY way...

My ds is a diaper/nap pooper too! The ONLY way to catch one in the potty is for me to hold him above the pot - either the big potty or his BBLP hands under his thighs and his knees to his chest.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-26-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By ktmama
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-26-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By ktmama
Hi all I had my first son 15 months ago who,...

Hi all
I had my first son 15 months ago who, like his father, is intact. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I noticed yesterday that the very tip of his penis is red,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-23-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By ktmama
I'm in the first stage of nightweaning my almost...

I'm in the first stage of nightweaning my almost 15 mo ds. We started about three weeks ago. He has woken up forever at the three hour mark (roughly about 10:00) and I decided to keep that nursing....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-09-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By ktmama
Hi mamas! My lovely 14 mo ds is new to all day...

Hi mamas!
My lovely 14 mo ds is new to all day walking and so I've put him in hard-soled shoes when we are out and about. For the longest time, he's been in soft-soled shoes and, while I have...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-12-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By ktmama
I tried nightweaning ds around 10 months and it...

I tried nightweaning ds around 10 months and it was a very traumatic four nights, so we stopped. HOWEVER, he did make some sort of connection (or maybe it was just the timing) and he started...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-11-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By ktmama
I wouldn't be comfortable letting my 3.5 yo play...

I wouldn't be comfortable letting my 3.5 yo play in another room while I slept, but can he do something quiet in your room while you doze? I've found that kind of half-sleep, while not outright...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-08-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ktmama
I used a pattern like this one: ...

I used a pattern like this one:

http://doityourselfec.blogspot.com/2...-trainers.html (http://doityourselfec.blogspot.com/2008/01/non-waterproof-tiny-trainers.html)

but I made mine out of...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-08-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By ktmama
thank you so much for this inspiration. My son...

thank you so much for this inspiration. My son turned one two weeks ago and hasn't really signed consistently or said "peepee" EVER. My dd was a grad at 21 months and a SUPER ecer, so I've been...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-04-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By ktmama
Please also remember that friends, family,...

Please also remember that friends, family, bloggers and even MDC posters (!) tell you what they want to tell you, which are not always the facts. As my mother is fond of saying, please don't compare...
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