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Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-17-2005, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By MamaMae
Thanks so much! That does help, and looks about...

Thanks so much! That does help, and looks about right to me for size. I'll have to check out Tiny Poopockets pattern. I'm a little out of the diapering loop this time around!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-16-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By MamaMae
Hi there! I've looked around the archives a bit,...

Hi there! I've looked around the archives a bit, but sorry if this is posted somewhere I couldn't see!

I'm due soon with our third babe, and my last two babes were tiny little things (6 lbs or...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-16-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,205
Posted By MamaMae
Hi there! And kudos to you for thinking about...

Hi there! And kudos to you for thinking about all of this BEFORE it's an issue!

We've always had a family bed, and used it for naptime--never had a baby fall off a bed yet! LOL!

For the early...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-13-2005, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By MamaMae
There's a really great tutorial over on...

There's a really great tutorial over on www.craftster.org (http://www.craftster.org) for making your own cloth menstrual pads. I used this woman's templates and really liked how they came out. Of...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-13-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By MamaMae
My favorite online fabric shops are: ...

My favorite online fabric shops are:

www.equilter.com (http://www.equilter.com)
www.reprodepotfabrics.com (http://www.reprodepotfabrics.com)
www.sewzannes.com (http://www.sewzannes.com)...
Forum: Diapering   03-13-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By MamaMae
I've used Bumpy's (with other wool covers) for...

I've used Bumpy's (with other wool covers) for both of my babes, and have always machine washed, on warm, gentle cycle, with Eucalan. Line dry. With the Eucalan, I very rarely need to lanolize...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-13-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By MamaMae
Hi there! Which one best fits your style of...

Hi there!

Which one best fits your style of homeschooling? Or rather, which one most inspires you?

I read Home Education when I can find it (at the library, or a friends house), but I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-26-2004, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By MamaMae
Oh, that's brilliant! We should collaborate! LOL!

Oh, that's brilliant! We should collaborate! LOL!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-21-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By MamaMae
Thanks! That looks adorable! I'm not...

Thanks! That looks adorable!

I'm not necessarily wanting him to wean right now (though somedays I think that would be nice! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif ), but...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-21-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By MamaMae
So we've got all the great breastfeeding...

So we've got all the great breastfeeding books--Breastmilk Makes My Tummy Yummy, I'm Made of Mama's Milk, Michelle the Nursing Toddler. But are there any books for children about weaning??

My 3.5...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-17-2004, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By MamaMae
Hey there! I just wanted to echo what Stacy...

Hey there! I just wanted to echo what Stacy said. I don't nurse both at the same time--have only done it a handful of times when I was in a real pinch and just had no other alternative. I've found...
Forum: Parenting   05-16-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By MamaMae
Hmnn.....interesting issue. I consider our...

Hmnn.....interesting issue. I consider our parenting to be very respectful and gentle. But we do "use" reverse psychology. We use it as a game, though, so it feels very different. Calvin asks to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By MamaMae
I've found their sizing to be fairly small. I'm...

I've found their sizing to be fairly small. I'm a size 4 (Gap, Old Navy), and need to wear a much larger size in Forever 21. (6 or 8 even).

Their stuff is so cute though!

Amanda
Forum: Diapering   05-16-2004, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By MamaMae
My experience has been that they felt *very*...

My experience has been that they felt *very* easily. I got a few of mine used, and they were too small compared to the same "size" that I bought new. I only handwash mine--I know some people wash...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-16-2004, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By MamaMae
Hi there, My favorite homeschooling book is...

Hi there,

My favorite homeschooling book is Teach Your Own by John Holt (it was just re-released for the 20th anniversary, I think, and edited by Pat Farenga). It's definitely "unschooling," so...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-30-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By MamaMae
oh yes, sorry, in my attempt to simplify, I...

oh yes, sorry, in my attempt to simplify, I guess I left out lots of details! LOL!

Her daughter has been weaning herself for a few months now, and at the same time, my friend must begin a new...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-30-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By MamaMae
My dearest friend is in the process of weaning...

My dearest friend is in the process of weaning with her 3 year old daughter. She knows this will be her last child, and she's having a very hard time with the transition. I'm going to give her a...
Forum: Parenting   03-16-2004, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By MamaMae
Oh that's so cute! DS (also 3), recently...

Oh that's so cute!

DS (also 3), recently told me, "when I'm an adult, I'm going to grow a beard, drink coffee and beer, and eat meat!" Ha! All the things we keep telling him he can do when he's...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-02-2004, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By MamaMae
Welcome and congratulations!! I find that...

Welcome and congratulations!!

I find that I'm much less sensitive to my toddler's nursing if I nurse them seperately. Nursing them both at literally the same time always felt too irritating to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-25-2003, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By MamaMae
You could also try to explain WHY it's a good...

You could also try to explain WHY it's a good idea NOT to pick your nose. My son, a frequent nose picker http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif, seemed a bit deterred when we...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-25-2003, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By MamaMae
Hey Nursing Mamas! I just wanted to share our...

Hey Nursing Mamas! I just wanted to share our story too....

My children are 26 months apart, and I've been tandem nursing now for 9 months. I have to say this has been perhaps the most difficult...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-21-2003, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By MamaMae
We love the HERBS FOR KIDS Gummomile. Awesome...

We love the HERBS FOR KIDS Gummomile. Awesome stuff!
Forum: Lactivism   08-31-2003, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By MamaMae
We like: Breastmilk Makes My Tummy Yummy and...

We like:
Breastmilk Makes My Tummy Yummy
and
Michelle: The Nursing Toddler

Both we got through Attachments Catalog
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-31-2003, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By MamaMae
Ebay, of course!!...

Ebay, of course!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif It's the only way I can afford the silly european clothes I'm addicted to for my kiddos!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-31-2003, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By MamaMae
That's too cute! DS gives "european" kisses, but...

That's too cute! DS gives "european" kisses, but when he asks for them, it sounds like "peein kisses"...he gets a few funny looks!! LOL!
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