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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-06-2013, 01:39 AM
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Forum: Women's Health   11-17-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By jksmith
Dry her bum with a hair dryer that has a low...

Dry her bum with a hair dryer that has a low heat setting and give her diaper free time, like putting her down for naps on a changing pad covered with an old towel.  Change her frequently and try...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-17-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By jksmith
I feel the same way. My 11 month old has been...

I feel the same way. My 11 month old has been the same way since he started teething at 5 1/2 months.
A friend of mine has a baby the same age who is also breastfed on demand, baby led weaning, and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-17-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 36,382
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Forum: Life With a Baby   11-13-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 36,382
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Forum: Life With a Baby   11-08-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 36,382
Posted By jksmith
  I've been going through the same thing for 5...


I've been going through the same thing for 5 months now... since he was 5 1/2 months old. The No-Cry Sleep Solution arrived today from amazon so hopefully it will have some answers for me!
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-20-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By jksmith
here is my super cheap bean burger recipe:   ...

here is my super cheap bean burger recipe:
 
1 can of beans rinsed and drained (of course you could use the same amount of dried beans, soaked and cooked too)
1 cup quick oats
1 egg (or...
Forum: Diapering   10-20-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By jksmith
I use flats too, and they're great because the...

I use flats too, and they're great because the grow with your baby, and dry much faster. They're also really cheap or you can make them yourself with bargain bin flannel!
I also like mother ease,...
Forum: Mental Health   10-15-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By jksmith
I don't have much advice for you other than, try...

I don't have much advice for you other than, try to find a local support group, or least something you can do for yourself weekly to look forward to. Can you take a class, or join a bookclub, or...
Forum: March 2012   10-15-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 748
Posted By jksmith
Breastfeeding is amazing. I did have sore...

Breastfeeding is amazing. I did have sore nipples for a few weeks, but it was worth it in so many ways. It was everything I always thought it would be. I can feed my baby anywhere, anytime, with no...
Forum: Parenting   10-15-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,401
Posted By jksmith
This reminds me of something that I thought...

This reminds me of something that I thought about saying in response to my MIL. She was saying on several occasions 'oh well, a little bit of plastic/ nitrates/ white bread/ sugar etc. won't hurt'...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-14-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By jksmith
Is she able to crawl around alot on her own yet?...

Is she able to crawl around alot on her own yet? My son (now 10 mos) was like that until he got moving, and now he likes to play and explore on his own alot (with everything baby proofed of course)....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-14-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,679
Posted By jksmith
Similar the tune patty idea, here is my bean...

Similar the tune patty idea, here is my bean burger recipe:
 
1 can of beans rinsed and drained
1 cup quick oats
1 egg
3 tbsp sauce (bbq, salsa, or anything you want)
minced onions, garlic,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-12-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By jksmith
I didn't go into labour until 42 weeks after...

I didn't go into labour until 42 weeks after trying everything (seriously, I did castor oil TWICE!) fortunately my midwives stick to 42 week rule. But even if I'd gone another day I would have...
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,401
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Forum: Parenting   10-12-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,401
Posted By jksmith
I have been dealing with the same problem. And I...

I have been dealing with the same problem. And I knew my inlaws for 8 1/2 years before the baby was born! Basically, you can make suggestions if they ask, but when they give you a bunch of crap just...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-11-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-11-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-10-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By jksmith
Wow thanks!

Wow thanks!
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-08-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By jksmith
Thanks! I will do that. I was considering...

Thanks! I will do that. I was considering starting probiotics anyway, as he will be in child care soon.
 
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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-08-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By jksmith
I originally was looking for preservative and/...

I originally was looking for preservative and/ or adjuvant free vaccines, but after much research discovered that there's really no such thing (at least not in Canada).
 
So I have opted for a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-08-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,679
Posted By jksmith
I would like to add that it might help if the...

I would like to add that it might help if the rest of the family ate breakfast too. It's cheaper (oatmeal, peanut butter toast, eggs, homemade multigrain pancakes) to buy breakfast foods than fill...
Forum: Parenting   08-20-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,669
Posted By jksmith
I was always an independent child. At age 8 I...

I was always an independent child. At age 8 I had my own alarm clock and would get myself up and dressed in the morning, make myself a bowl of cereal or toast, pack my lunch and kiss my mom good bye...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-19-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,797
Posted By jksmith
update: more success with increased solid food...

update: more success with increased solid food during the day and bedtime routine starting with oatmeal and applesauce and weak chamomile tea, then bath, story, and nurse to sleep. Only woke up...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-17-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,797
Posted By jksmith
so update: I started increasing the amount of...

so update:
I started increasing the amount of solid food, especially meat and whole grains, and introduced yogurt and cheese, and it seems to be helping. Getting a few more 3-4 hour periods of...
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