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Forum: Single Parenting   04-18-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,531
Posted By Wachee
I have faced an ex similar to yours but I was...

I have faced an ex similar to yours but I was lucky enough to get out after a year and a half. I think first you need to find therapy for yourself, it helped me tremendously and don't do a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-18-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,832
Posted By Wachee
Jack Newman has a great protocol for mom working...

Jack Newman has a great protocol for mom working outside the house. Most of it applies to a little later 3-6 months but it might just be the push you need to keep pumping for the first few months...
Forum: Canada   04-17-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By Wachee
Yay!

Yay!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By Wachee
I won't comment on if it is normal or not but I...

I won't comment on if it is normal or not but I do think parents should trust their gut. If you think something is not right, get help. At 2 years of age the earlier the better, it can mean a big...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-17-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By Wachee
I agree with the normal pain versus real pain. I...

I agree with the normal pain versus real pain. I had real pain initially when I got a yeast infection on one nipple. That was followed with almost 2 months of normal pain as my nipples weren't used...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,910
Posted By Wachee
I think it would be a great idea, but what I...

I think it would be a great idea, but what I would do is make the theme of the party caring for the environment and with the invites include facts like how many plastic cups and plates go in the...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,106
Posted By Wachee
I think just wanting to get your shopping done...

I think just wanting to get your shopping done quickly is the biggest problem. They probably have that figured out and take advantage as a free for all for behaviour because you are willing to let...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-17-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Wachee
I had my DS sleep in a bassinet beside me until...

I had my DS sleep in a bassinet beside me until he was 3 months but he was similar he would only sleep well in a crib (I had planned on not even buying a crib, sigh, I wanted the family bed but...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-17-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,024
Posted By Wachee
I work with kids with Autism and my...

I work with kids with Autism and my recommendation is always the same, if there is no need do not disclose. They are treated differently when there is a diagnosis - they will be let away with things...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-17-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Wachee
My DS naps in my bed. It is a foam mattress only...

My DS naps in my bed. It is a foam mattress only a couple of inches from the floor. I have safety proofed the room and put a gate near the door in case he wakes and crawls. He only fell out once...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By Wachee
I agree with having some stuff he can destroy...

I agree with having some stuff he can destroy but on the spot redirection can be done as well. If you were there with the kitchen set and he starts taking it apart, let him start for a second then...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,155
Posted By Wachee
A friend of mine had problems with her 7 year...

A friend of mine had problems with her 7 year old DS. For him it was not an amount of sleep issue. What worked was she went in in the morning and he stayed in bed. When it was time to go to school...
Forum: December 2011   04-17-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Wachee
Talk to your midwife or doctor. My midwife told...

Talk to your midwife or doctor. My midwife told me that because i had a good diet if I just took folic acid and iron pills (I have always been deficient including during pregnancy) I would been fine...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-17-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Wachee
I have to say yes, it is worth it. I went on a...

I have to say yes, it is worth it. I went on a strict diet as well because of gas and crying from my DS and what I ended up doing was one day found he was great so I repeated the same foods for the...
Forum: Canada   03-30-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
There is one of those in Barrie too but it is...

There is one of those in Barrie too but it is closed Friday afternoons.
Forum: Canada   03-26-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
I am open to another suggestion too.  Just let...

I am open to another suggestion too.  Just let me know, because my son is only 10 months I am not to sure what kid friendly places are around Barrie yet.
Forum: Canada   03-25-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
I don't know anyone in Barrie that might be...

I don't know anyone in Barrie that might be interested in this. I get strange looks for saying I buy organic let alone the response to my beliefs on schooling, family beds, tv etc. Lol.
Forum: TV-Free   03-25-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Wachee
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Mittsy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1279754/how-to-go-tv-free#post_16049842)
 
Can...
Forum: Canada   03-25-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
Why don't we start out at the library and (if it...

Why don't we start out at the library and (if it is a nice day) we can decide if we walk down and check out the cafe's on Dundas or stay there.  I know there are a few there but haven't been to any....
Forum: TV-Free   03-25-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,627
Posted By Wachee
I work with kids with Autism and I think going...

I work with kids with Autism and I think going TV free is great, you may even see a reduction in his behaviour after an adjustment period because he may sometimes throw tantrums because he knows in...
Forum: Canada   03-25-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
1:30 would be better for me, I am doing...

1:30 would be better for me, I am doing something at noon so I could get there by one but it would be cutting it close.  I am not sure where to meet up, any suggestions?
Forum: Canada   03-25-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
yes, definately.  I can only meet on Thursday...

yes, definately.  I can only meet on Thursday and Friday's or the weekend, though.
Forum: TV-Free   03-25-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,656
Posted By Wachee
This is a topic close to my heart.  I was tv...

This is a topic close to my heart.  I was tv free myself for 10 years.  I noticed so many benefits for even myself and want to make this a lifestyle choice for the family.
 
The problem is when DS...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-25-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wachee
I never cover, I am most comfortable with...

I never cover, I am most comfortable with nursing shirts or V neck shirts that I can just pull down but I am not very modest - when it comes to feeding, I just do what feel comfortable and...
Forum: Canada   03-25-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Wachee
I would love to be a part of a group in Barrie,...

I would love to be a part of a group in Barrie, coming from TO with an overflow of places for natural, attachment and other "alternative" family practices and people who believe in them I am...
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