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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-02-2007, 08:48 AM
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Hello! Sorry that I can't help you, but I'm sure...

Hello! Sorry that I can't help you, but I'm sure glad you brought if up....I'd never heard of Hillbilly Housewife and it's a wonderful site. So, thanks!
Forum: Babywearing   08-03-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By foxytocin
My friend's father will sometimes wear his...

My friend's father will sometimes wear his grandson and for him, a ring sling works great. This grandfather is a big guy with a beer belly.....the baby sort of perches on top of his belly. He's not...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-11-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By foxytocin
Bloomington, seconded by Lafayette, I think. You...

Bloomington, seconded by Lafayette, I think. You almost have to be around a university town to find people who actually own copies of a Dr. Sears book.
That being said, I think many communities in...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-11-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By foxytocin
My second child wouldn't let anyone hold her...

My second child wouldn't let anyone hold her besides me until she was like 9 mo's old and even then, she only did so grudgingly. You can email me too!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-31-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 8,417
Posted By foxytocin
Hello! I've lurked off and on for a while,...

Hello! I've lurked off and on for a while, reading all you Lafayette mama posts. I ought to introduce myself.
I'm Leah, and I'm home with two beautiful daughters in Logansport. We homebirthed with...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-01-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By foxytocin
I use a big handful of fresh stems and leaves in...

I use a big handful of fresh stems and leaves in a gallon of water set on the porch steps for sun tea. It's more wasteful to do this as compared to using boiling water for tea, but if you've got a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-31-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By foxytocin
Hi! I'm new to the food and nutrition forum, but...

Hi! I'm new to the food and nutrition forum, but can't think of a better place in the world to ask this question:
I've made yogurt at home and grew up with home-made yogurt. I've been thinking...
Forum: Diapering   12-27-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By foxytocin
If novel toys and much mommy animation doesn't...

If novel toys and much mommy animation doesn't work, I second the whole bit about changing on the floor and pinning the wee little body gently with your leg. This is, in fact, the only method my...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-28-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By foxytocin
Well, now. You both have got me thinking. I like...

Well, now. You both have got me thinking. I like the snap idea because it'd be pretty economical. The tube sock idea got me to thinking about another idea: I've got some fleece scraps kicking...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-28-2005, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By foxytocin
Hi! I'm not very knowledgeable about fancy...

Hi! I'm not very knowledgeable about fancy sewing, but I've got the basics down. I also have a great supply of 2T footed pajamas that my babe is swimming in because they are way too long; she's just...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-28-2005, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By foxytocin
Hi! Have you checked out Reverand Jan's website...

Hi! Have you checked out Reverand Jan's website of the folks over at the babywearer.com? And, here's another link that might help:
http://www.homeworksbest.net/art017.html
(it's a great...
Forum: Family Planning   10-27-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By foxytocin
I think that a bit over 3 months is a good trial...

I think that a bit over 3 months is a good trial period...... it seems like with the Mirena it takes that long for your system to balance.
Thoughts on the Mirena:
Today I go for my yearly...
Forum: TP -- The OLD ONE   10-17-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By foxytocin
Hello! Can't figure out who I loaned our footed...

Hello! Can't figure out who I loaned our footed sleepers to and so it doesn't look if I'll be getting 'em back. Anyone got any they need to let go of? My kiddo won't care what the colors are. I can...
Forum: Dental   10-06-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,175
Posted By foxytocin
Thanks for your response, Lilcrunchie. I have a...

Thanks for your response, Lilcrunchie. I have a friend who had a tooth like your son's. She had hers extracted when they pulled her wisdom teeth and they had to be oh so careful to not disturb her...
Forum: Dental   09-26-2005, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,175
Posted By foxytocin
Our poor baby girl cut 4 molars last week, now...

Our poor baby girl cut 4 molars last week, now her top incisors are coming through, and she has an EXTRA tooth coming through sideways that does not belong. I took her to my dentist and he took a...
Forum: Babywearing   08-31-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By foxytocin
Hey! Writing a letter's a great idea! I'll send...

Hey! Writing a letter's a great idea! I'll send one too. You never know.
Forum: Babywearing   08-30-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By foxytocin
Hi folks! I'm a lurker here and thought I'd come...

Hi folks! I'm a lurker here and thought I'd come out of my shell because we just got the fall issue of Martha Stewart Kids and lo and behold, on page 124, they have a picture of a lady with a baby...
Forum: Babywearing   08-30-2005, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By foxytocin
Maybe it's just a phase and he's got so much...

Maybe it's just a phase and he's got so much energy that he really needs to get down to ground level and explore for a bit? My second kiddo is that way. I have to let her roam a bit and then she's...
Forum: TP -- The OLD ONE   08-14-2005, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By foxytocin
I'll pm you.

I'll pm you.
Forum: Babywearing   08-02-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By foxytocin
I agree that with itty bitty babies and ring...

I agree that with itty bitty babies and ring slings, a bit of folded up something that becomes padding can be quite handy. Before the baby gains head control, it's all about tension with ring slings...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-12-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,504
Posted By foxytocin
Oh! Have you tried frozen peas? We don't even...

Oh! Have you tried frozen peas? We don't even thaw them out......this worked well with my first and is a huge hit with my second. She loves "hunting" them on her tray. I swear the little one eats...
Forum: Babywearing   06-29-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By foxytocin
Thanks for the input! I'm working on making one...

Thanks for the input! I'm working on making one with leg railing now to see how much more comfy it will be. And here's a link (hope it works) to show you what I mean when I say "hourglass."...
Forum: Babywearing   06-27-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By foxytocin
OK. So I've been on a sewing craze the last few...

OK. So I've been on a sewing craze the last few weeks (corresponds directly with a whole bunch of new clearance fabric at Joann's) and I'm experimenting with my basic pattern. Truely cannot decide...
Forum: Babywearing   06-25-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By foxytocin
Hi! I've been experimenting with making pouch...

Hi! I've been experimenting with making pouch slings and just made a very pretty one out of lilac linen..... it seems tight against the back of my babe's legs, though, when she leans out and it's...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-25-2005, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By foxytocin
If you want to do a pouch sling (very simple, I...

If you want to do a pouch sling (very simple, I agree), here is a link: http://www.ida.net/users/stace/size.html

I made one for my 3 yr old and she was not impressed......it's so hot I can barely...
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