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Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,763
Posted By missbrea
I don't know about your area, but in my local...

I don't know about your area, but in my local craigslist there are lots of ads where SAHMs offer care for a child or two (I do this personally, for my husband's coworker). You could also inquire with...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   07-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By missbrea
Victor is rapidly closing on 8 months. He can...

Victor is rapidly closing on 8 months. He can army crawl/wriggle all over the place now, has 2 teeth, and can get in and out of sitting positions. He's realized that pulling up to stand is a thing,...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   07-09-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 494
Posted By missbrea
Here are a few recent shots of Victor:

Here are a few recent shots of Victor:
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-20-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By missbrea
My son is only 7 months, but I suspect he'll be...

My son is only 7 months, but I suspect he'll be the same way. I offer him food every couple days and he loves to play with it. But should any get in his mouth he wrinkles his nose and gives me this...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,641
Posted By missbrea
I get the Tdap vaccine for myself, against my own...

I get the Tdap vaccine for myself, against my own best interests, exclusively for the greater good. Sort of a "civic duty" feeling. It gives me a fever and awful aches for days every time, and I...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-04-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By missbrea
Thank you so much, that is useful information.

Thank you so much, that is useful information.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   06-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By missbrea
The Circle C area has lots of attachment...

The Circle C area has lots of attachment parenting families, from what I can tell! I am in NW Austin, with limited transportation so I don't get south very often. I recommend joining the facebook...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-01-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By missbrea
Which vaccines may shed?

I am doing some delayed vaccination with my son due to family history of vaccine reactions and his eczema/risk of asthma issues.

I am also babysitting a younger infant who is being vaccinated on...
Forum: C-section Birth   05-24-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By missbrea
This is so comforting to me. One of my big...

This is so comforting to me. One of my big issues with my C-section was fearing that my baby's gut bacteria were permanently compromised.
Forum: Family Planning   05-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By missbrea
My local pharmacy had to special-order mine. ...

My local pharmacy had to special-order mine.  One idea, if you have health insurance, is to ask if they have a mail-order pharmacy that might have them.
 
I am looking through the files at the...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   05-17-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 494
Posted By missbrea
Victor turned 6 months old a  couple days ago! I...

Victor turned 6 months old a  couple days ago! I took some pictures of him, plus some in the little sailor suit I made for him to wear to our friends' wedding today.
 ...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-10-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By missbrea
Thank you both, I'll keep holding off :). I...

Thank you both, I'll keep holding off :). I think I will just wait for all the readiness signs.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By missbrea
My exclusively breastfed 5 month old was a month...

My exclusively breastfed 5 month old was a month premature (so 4 months adjusted). Should I introduce solids when he turns 6 months old later this month, or should I wait until he turns 7 months old...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-08-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By missbrea
Is there a certain brand or size of cup I should...

Is there a certain brand or size of cup I should look for? I would like to try this.
Forum: Family Planning   05-06-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By missbrea
I like my diaphragm fairly well, but don't love...

I like my diaphragm fairly well, but don't love it. It is a little inconvenient, but it is the least-bad method of contraception I've found so far.  You can put it in well in advance of needing it,...
Forum: Parenting   04-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,637
Posted By missbrea
I liked both pages on Facebook.

I liked both pages on Facebook.
Forum: Parenting   04-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,637
Posted By missbrea
Sounds like a good probiotic, I would love to...

Sounds like a good probiotic, I would love to try it.
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   04-16-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 494
Posted By missbrea
Your photography is excellent and your daughter...

Your photography is excellent and your daughter is lovely KaliShanti!

Here is Victor at 5 months:

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/329626/width/200/height/400/flags/LL...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   04-11-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 62
Posted By missbrea
Lilac, I have found this site very helpful:...

Lilac, I have found this site very helpful: http://fit2b.us/how-to-check-for-diastasis-hd/.
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   03-22-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 494
Posted By missbrea
Victor at 4 months: ...

Victor at 4 months:
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/327515/width/200/height/400/flags/LL (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/327515/)
 ...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   03-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 62
Posted By missbrea
Oh, it is good to hear updates on everybody :) ...

Oh, it is good to hear updates on everybody :)
 
Victor is 4 months now, and he's a very cheerful and vigorous little fellow. He wants very much to be able to crawl, and can lift his whole bottom ...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   02-25-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 276
Posted By missbrea
I've found this site helpful for encouraging my...

I've found this site helpful for encouraging my husband in dealing with the baby crying: http://purplecrying.info/information-for-dads.php (my husband won't read things but he believes me when I...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   02-15-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 494
Posted By missbrea
Could very well be, that's what it was called!...

Could very well be, that's what it was called! Here's the pattern for anyone else who's interested:
thriftyknitter.com/?p=223 (http://thriftyknitter.com/?p=223)
 
It's awesome, doesn't upset my...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   02-11-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 494
Posted By missbrea
Here is Victor at 12 weeks in a little tweed...

Here is Victor at 12 weeks in a little tweed vest I knit for him:
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/324244/width/500/height/700...
Forum: December 2013 Due Date Club   01-14-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 84
Posted By missbrea
Is the milk leaking supposed to go away? I...

Is the milk leaking supposed to go away? I certainly hope so. I'm 8 weeks postpartum and still getting waterfalls that soak all the way down my shirt and onto my skirt. I haven't left the house in...
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