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Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,723
Posted By askins
DS typically gets 1 half hour show per day,...

DS typically gets 1 half hour show per day, either Little Einsteins or Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.  This started so that I/the nanny could get his sister down for nap, which used to be quite an...
Forum: Family Planning   07-16-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 658,180
Posted By askins
Not everyone has heavy bleeding with Paragard. ...

Not everyone has heavy bleeding with Paragard.  I don't.  I have had my Paragard for 11 months, and basically love it. 
 
I am totally with you on the no-hormone thing.
 
Have you looked into...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-16-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,649
Posted By askins
We had "up-and-down" for a bus.  Because "The...

We had "up-and-down" for a bus.  Because "The people on the bus go up and down!"
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-26-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By askins
Same situation here too, with a 26mo.  I sort of...

Same situation here too, with a 26mo.  I sort of suspect the summer sun... but this happened sort of suddenly about a week and a half ago, so it might just be the new normal.  I'm contemplating if...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   06-24-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By askins
Hi there.  My husband and I are getting really...

Hi there.  My husband and I are getting really fed up with the medical "systems."  We are required (sort of) by our insurance to have annual physicals which are covered at 100%, plus I have this...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-23-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By askins
Oh yeah.  Clear shot of boy parts.  Yay!  

Oh yeah.  Clear shot of boy parts.  Yay!
 
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-22-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,118
Posted By askins
I was 30 for my first and 31 for my second.  If...

I was 30 for my first and 31 for my second.  If we go for #3 I'll likely be 34... or that's the plan anyway.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-22-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By askins
I watched a free webinar today on this topic,...

I watched a free webinar today on this topic, and they are repeating it at 10pm Eastern tonight.  Here's the link for registration if you are interested.  I think even if you can't attend on time,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By askins
Does the hospital have a tub for either labor or...

Does the hospital have a tub for either labor or birth?  I wanted to labor in the tub, but got very hot.  With my first birth I needed two fans blowing on me while in the tub, and with my second I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-21-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By askins
This article is all over my google news feed:...

This article is all over my google news feed: http://www.rttnews.com/2122298/sids-risk-may-be-higher-for-children-who-share-beds-with-parents.aspx?type=kh
 
I'd like to call shenanigans on it, but...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-20-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 717
Posted By askins
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Katie8681 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382360/post-partum-hemorrage-experiences/20#post_17362736)
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Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-20-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 717
Posted By askins
Here's my PPH story:   I gave birth to both...

Here's my PPH story:
 
I gave birth to both my babies in an out-of-hospital birth center with CNMs.  I had no risk factors for PPH prior to my first birth.
 
DS was born with a nuchal hand and...
Forum: Potty Learning   05-20-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By askins
I sympathize, mama.  I PTed my 21 month old when...

I sympathize, mama.  I PTed my 21 month old when his sister was 9 months.  I don't have much advice, other than try a back carry so you have more mobility/lifting leverage? 
 
Also, I take one leg...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-20-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By askins
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by clairebear3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1383379/switching-from-formula-to-cows-milk#post_17359188)
I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By askins
My supply tanked around 7 weeks pregnant.  I...

My supply tanked around 7 weeks pregnant.  I didn't know I was pregnant at the time.  DS was 6 months old at the time, and I continued to nurse him for another two months.  He got crankier and...
Forum: Family Planning   05-20-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By askins
I'm six years older than my next brother and...

I'm six years older than my next brother and eight years older than my baby brother.  The large gap between me and bro #1 was due to secondary infertility.  Then bro #2 was an oops because my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-16-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 8,817
Posted By askins
I was just about to embark on the overwhelming...

I was just about to embark on the overwhelming task of cleaning the house, so cleaning in ten minute bursts seems like a great idea to me!
 
Also, I LOVE the idea of a sanctuary spot!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-15-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By askins
My DS transitioned from formula to cow's milk at...

My DS transitioned from formula to cow's milk at a year, with no problems.  I think that the message that a one-year-old on formula is a racket by the formula companies to get you to spend more...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By askins
I'm sorry you are going through this.  My DS...

I'm sorry you are going through this.  My DS didn't say his first word until 17 months.  He had 100 words before 21 months, and is now (just over 2) speaking in sentences.  So not having words at 16...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   05-08-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By askins
Laura - I have to say, that I didn't get the...

Laura - I have to say, that I didn't get the greatest vibe from Dr. Hall either.  I saw him for two ultrasounds during my 2nd pregnancy (dating&viability and the 20week) he was over an hour late...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-11-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By askins
My DD has lots of fine hair.  We use Burt's Bees...

My DD has lots of fine hair.  We use Burt's Bees Baby Shampoo to wash.  And then if there are tangles we use some Burt's Bees Baby Oil on the comb (which leaves her hair a little greasy, but not...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-01-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By askins
My DS didn't have his first word until 17...

My DS didn't have his first word until 17 months.  Now at 23 months, he has a fantastic vocabulary, multi-word phrases, and can communicate complex thoughts. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-28-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By askins
Corelle.  Works great with my rambunctious boy -...

Corelle.  Works great with my rambunctious boy - and still looks like nice tableware!
 
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-21-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By askins
I had my DD in the water and it was awesome.   I...

I had my DD in the water and it was awesome.   I had had DS on land and really wanted to try the water with DD and I'm so glad I did!
 
One thing that happened with us is that I scooped DD up at...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-21-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By askins
oops replied to wrong thread.

oops replied to wrong thread.
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