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Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,145
Posted By tex.mom
I don't get it... does "proactive" mean there...

I don't get it... does "proactive" mean there are no nursing toddlers at present, but just in case there are some in the future, and just in case there are complaints?  Maybe they should criminalize...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-16-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By tex.mom
My 1st dd was like this and subsequent 2 babies...

My 1st dd was like this and subsequent 2 babies to some extent.  My 1st 2 needed craniosacral relief as mentioned, which I found out later was party due to them having been OP (didn't come out that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-13-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 34,461
Posted By tex.mom
My 4 yr. old son is extremely verbally...

My 4 yr. old son is extremely verbally expressive, but his fine motor skills are practically nonexistent.  He could recite his ABC's by a year old but he still can't write them.  At T-Ball the other...
Forum: Parenting   05-03-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,475
Posted By tex.mom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by tex.mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1311118/do-you-public-school#post_16422529)
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Forum: Parenting   05-03-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,475
Posted By tex.mom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kathymuggle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1311118/do-you-public-school#post_16423704)



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Forum: Parenting   05-02-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,475
Posted By tex.mom
Thanks for your perspective.  I've been a...

Thanks for your perspective.  I've been a schoolteacher too, but actually not sure where it leaves me in this decision, lol.  Our local schools are definitely considered great academically.  For me...
Forum: Parenting   05-02-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By tex.mom
My friend's ds is gradually weaning with her...

My friend's ds is gradually weaning with her current pregnancy, and she'd like to find a children's book to read him.  Anyone know of anything I could get her?  Thanks!
Forum: Parenting   05-02-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,475
Posted By tex.mom
Non-vaxing, non-circ'ing, natural birthing......

Non-vaxing, non-circ'ing, natural birthing... homeschooling.  Right?  That's the way I see it most of the time!  But I'm curious and looking for input from those who are fairly countercultural but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-26-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,507
Posted By tex.mom
I think it depends on how active a sleeper...

I think it depends on how active a sleeper you've got.  Two of my children, and now my youngest too, were just so active in their sleep, I didn't feel comfortable leaving them sleeping in another...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-19-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,836
Posted By tex.mom
Mine didn't really like the arm's reach...

Mine didn't really like the arm's reach co-sleeper either (also bought used off craigslist), but I did like it for napping so I could get up and do things a little more comfortably.  In bed, I...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-10-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By tex.mom
If you're a doula or midwife (or student), and...

If you're a doula or midwife (or student), and have young children, wondering what you do for childcare?  I've done DONA training but not my births to get certified, and am also interested in the...
Forum: Midwives   01-09-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,681
Posted By tex.mom
Hi!  I'm also in Texas (Houston/Katy) but...

Hi!  I'm also in Texas (Houston/Katy) but haven't posted here in a looong time... came lurking today to check out the birth professionals forum.  I'm also really interested in midwifery and keep...
Forum: Parenting   03-24-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 9,450
Posted By tex.mom
It doesn't surprise me either as lots of others...

It doesn't surprise me either as lots of others have said. People are weird.

We kinda do both here though. I make sure my kids know the proper names, b/c you're supposed to in the horrifying case...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-23-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By tex.mom
Things may have changed, but I've talked with my...

Things may have changed, but I've talked with my mw about this before and at the time she said they would do it if it was a 2nd VBAC, just not a 1st. Bernadette Olivier at Rite of Passage in...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-23-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By tex.mom
When we lived there I saw Dinah Waranch and was...

When we lived there I saw Dinah Waranch and was really excited about planning a homebirth with her, but unfortunately we moved at 32 wks. I found her extremely laid back and trusting, at least that...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-23-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By tex.mom
We're on the West Houston/Katy side, but willing...

We're on the West Houston/Katy side, but willing to drive in this case if it becomes necessary. I'm only 40 wks. this week but in the off chance I go to 42 (again), willing to do pretty much...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-23-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By tex.mom
Quote: Originally Posted by almadianna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by almadianna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13416481)
oh wow, thanks for the update tex.mom I...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-23-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By tex.mom
We're in the area but can't really help...

We're in the area but can't really help specifically, I just sympathize! We're Catholic, and while I have met other crunchy Catholic mamas, in general I agree that most don't question the status...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-23-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By tex.mom
We've been very happy with Bernadette Olivier at...

We've been very happy with Bernadette Olivier at Rite of Passage in Pearland (www.pearlandbirthcenter.com (http://www.pearlandbirthcenter.com)). I had my youngest there and am due again any day now,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-12-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,395
Posted By tex.mom
I'm in this forum because I could very well go...

I'm in this forum because I could very well go unassisted this time (3rd baby, short labors, birth center an hour away) and I'm fine with that, maybe even a bit excited, but just want to study up....
Forum: Mental Health   03-02-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By tex.mom
Quote: Originally Posted by ~Purity♥Lake~...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ~Purity♥Lake~ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13284143)
From my experience, this is very true....
Forum: Mental Health   03-01-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By tex.mom
Quote: Originally Posted by Labbemama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Labbemama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13278227)
Texmom,
To be clear you mom says she...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-28-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,302
Posted By tex.mom
Thanks for all the responses and heartfelt...

Thanks for all the responses and heartfelt sharing of personal experiences. It sounds like a lot of people have dealt with similar.

I actually couldn't find this thread, being from awhile back...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-27-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By tex.mom
I've come to the realization I want to do lotus...

I've come to the realization I want to do lotus birth. I'm delivering with a midwife at a birth center and feel she'd be fine with it. Thing is, I just feel ill-equipped to do it myself! I guess...
Forum: Mental Health   02-18-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By tex.mom
Hi all, hoping I can get some direction here....

Hi all, hoping I can get some direction here. I'm an only child, 3 young children and soon expecting #4, and my mother has been single for 25 years--heavily reliant on our relationship. I've...
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