Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 74
Search took 0.46 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: farmer
Forum: Women's Health   11-09-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By farmer
I have had similar issues...for me, dairy and...

I have had similar issues...for me, dairy and wheat/grains both give me problems. Dairy = gas, Wheat/Grains = heartburn. I'd get off of both for a month or so, and see if that helps?

I...
Forum: Babywearing   11-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By farmer
I hear you about the crying, but honestly, you...

I hear you about the crying, but honestly, you wouldn't take a baby/toddler out of the carseat and hold it on your lap while driving, I don't see it much different with a puppy. As long as the puppy...
Forum: Babywearing   11-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By farmer
I used a make-shift wrap for my lab puppy, and it...

I used a make-shift wrap for my lab puppy, and it worked well, especially when she'd get tired on long walks. I wouldn't wear a puppy in the car, for the same reasons I wouldn't wear a baby,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By farmer
How old is she? My DS will be 18 months old...

How old is she? My DS will be 18 months old tomorrow, and he's down to one nap, sometimes he only sleeps for fifteen minutes! :O Other times he'll sleep for an hour or, occasionally two. I...
Forum: Babywearing   10-01-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By farmer
Maybe try a pleated shoulder? Sleeping Baby...

Maybe try a pleated shoulder? Sleeping Baby Production is a SAHM business and she makes really nice slings. I had a conversion that she made, and it was very nice! I loved the shoulder for front...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By farmer
Jumping into this kind of late, but my DS is the...

Jumping into this kind of late, but my DS is the same age as yours (almost 18 months), and I can completely commiserate! My little guy is very sweet, affectionate and INTENSE and PHYSICAL. He can...
Forum: Family Planning   09-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By farmer
Hi! I have been in the same situation. I...

Hi!

I have been in the same situation. I had my fifth baby at 43 as well! My older kids at the time were 20, 17, 15 and 12. I was divorced and with a new partner, who had no children but had...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By farmer
I'm glad my response helped! Honestly, from what...

I'm glad my response helped! Honestly, from what I've seen, I think it's almost better to NOT have a "scheduled" nap time or bedtime. So many people I know get locked into their kids' schedules and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-25-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By farmer
My DS is 17 months, and has been doing just one...

My DS is 17 months, and has been doing just one naps for a few months now. He comes to work with me, and our schedule changes depending on the day of the week and seasonal jobs, so we don't have a...
Forum: Potty Learning   09-05-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By farmer
My son has been ECed since he was a few weeks...

My son has been ECed since he was a few weeks old. He's 17 months old today, and he's been in cloth undies for a few months now. What really worked for us, when he went through his "I want to MOVE,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By farmer
We were TV free for years, even before I was...

We were TV free for years, even before I was divorced. Now, we have a TV in our room, that's hooked up to a dish, but it gets watched only a few times a year (sports, olympics). We also have a TV...
Forum: Family Safety   08-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By farmer
Hi!

I would keep both kids harnessed as long as they fit height/weight. I'm planning to go with a Frontier as well, once my son outgrows his NextFit. I don't see the point in buying a convertible, if...
Forum: Family Safety   08-11-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By farmer
Not sure what you mean about the NextFit not...

Not sure what you mean about the NextFit not having side impact protection? It goes to 40lbs rear-facing, and it fits in a lot of small cars rearfacing. I have one and have put it (RF) in the...
Forum: Babywearing   08-10-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By farmer
I bring my son to work with me, and use a Maya...

I bring my son to work with me, and use a Maya Wrap and a SSC, depending on the situation. I've been very happy with my Maya Wraps! I can nurse him and keep on working, then when he falls asleep I...
Forum: Babywearing   08-10-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By farmer
I think if you go to www.thebabywearer.com...

I think if you go to www.thebabywearer.com forums, they have an entire section of DIY carriers. There are quite a few accomplished seamstresses there who would probably have lots of ideas for you! ...
Forum: Family Safety   08-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By farmer
I started taking my kids to the local swimming...

I started taking my kids to the local swimming hole when they were maybe 4 1/2 and 1 1/2? Then the next summer I had a newborn and a 5 1/2 and a 2 1/2. It was fine. My kids all learned to swim the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By farmer
I went through my teenage/young adulthood years...

I went through my teenage/young adulthood years with very painful gas, and I finally realized that for me, dairy and grains were the culprit. I was a vegetarian from 13-31, and it wasn't until I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-21-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By farmer
I've always had a little plastic Little...

I've always had a little plastic Little Tikes/Step 2 climber in the house for the kids. When my first batch of kids were small, we had an entire active room--big climber with a wading pool at the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-19-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By farmer
I have five kids, and my middle child (youngest...

I have five kids, and my middle child (youngest daughter), didn't really start talking until she was over two. She would say "EEEE" for everything and point. I wish I had done signing with her! I...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-19-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By farmer
I went a different route. We used Charlie Banana...

I went a different route. We used Charlie Banana training pants. They come in tiny sizes (small is 9-14lbs!) and have a waterproof top layer, and an organic cotton inner layer with a terry soaker...
Forum: Family Safety   06-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By farmer
Please consider getting your son a seat on the...

Please consider getting your son a seat on the plane. It is really the only safe way to travel with a baby. You wouldn't consider letting him just ride in your lap in the car, why do it on the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-19-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By farmer
I prefer a harness to a stroller if you're...

I prefer a harness to a stroller if you're trying to get some of his energy out!  :)  My son is just over a year old, and we use our harness when we go to his older siblings' track meets.  He is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-07-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By farmer
I was brought up in a Catholic family.  Our...

I was brought up in a Catholic family.  Our whole family went to church every Sunday/religious day, I was in Youth Group, my parents were on Parrish Council.  Very involved.  Well, I enjoyed the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By farmer
We have used Robeez and Bobux, but now that he's...

We have used Robeez and Bobux, but now that he's running outside too, we needed something that gripped.  (Those leather soles are very slippery)  We really like the SoftStar brand of shoes.  They...
Forum: Babywearing   04-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By farmer
Glad it helped!  One more thing I just thought...

Glad it helped!  One more thing I just thought of--I tend to wear my son on the back of my hip (to free up my arm) when I'm working, and the padded Maya is SO much better for that.  In an unpadded...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 74

 
Forum Jump: