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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-22-2011, 04:48 PM
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Posted By SomedayMom
So, after overcoming a major tongue tie and...

So, after overcoming a major tongue tie and weaning from a nipple sheild at 10 weeks, things have been going really really well with my 3.5 month old.  However, in the last week he has really...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-05-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,095
Posted By SomedayMom
We had the bottle issue too AND my nipples are...

We had the bottle issue too AND my nipples are really large and while not truly flat are flatter than normal (plus I'm a G cup, great combo...).  So perhaps the nipple shield would help you.  It was...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-05-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,095
Posted By SomedayMom
I'm glad you were able to get the procedure...

I'm glad you were able to get the procedure done.  Definitely talk with the LC.
 
My DS had his TT done last week (9 days ago).  He was already on a sheild and I haven't been able to get rid of it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-03-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By SomedayMom
Thank you :)   I should update.  I actually...

Thank you :)
 
I should update.  I actually didn't even need to do a nurse in really.  When his tongue tie was clipped he was willing to latch on.  The evening after it was done was a little...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-23-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By SomedayMom
DS3 is seeing a doctor about a posterior TT...

DS3 is seeing a doctor about a posterior TT tommorrow.  If he does better after the procedure I'm considering doing a nurse in with him.  My parents are wanting the older 2 boys to sleep over on...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-23-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By SomedayMom
Oh, I'm sorry you guys are going through this...

Oh, I'm sorry you guys are going through this too.
 
Hi Jamie!!  Congrats on your little guy!  Not sure if you'd recognize me but we were in the Jan/Feb group at SE :)  Our little guys are only a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-23-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,095
Posted By SomedayMom
Hey there!  I don't have great advice, but...

Hey there!  I don't have great advice, but wanted to post b/c I am going through something similar with my 3rd baby.  He had an anterior TT clipped already and we've been seeing a chiropracter too. ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-20-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By SomedayMom
So, my 2.5 week old son is having a rough/slow...

So, my 2.5 week old son is having a rough/slow start learning to nurse.  There are/were some anatomical issues and he stopped nursing at 6 days old.  After about 6 days like that the LC suggested we...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-10-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By SomedayMom
I need some encouragement so that this doesn't...

I need some encouragement so that this doesn't seem so hopeless...
 
My son is 1 week old today.  He has not nursed in a day and a half.
 
The issues seem to be tongue tie (the front has been...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-08-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By SomedayMom
I have a 5 day old.  He had a great latch in the...

I have a 5 day old.  He had a great latch in the hospital, but when my milk came in he had a hard time getting enough milk.  I was very engorged and that just made it harder for him to latch.  He...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-07-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By SomedayMom
My 3rd baby was born on Thursday and he has a...

My 3rd baby was born on Thursday and he has a good latch and is technically doing better than either of his brothers, but he has not had the diaper output that I want to see.  He nurses a lot and I...
Forum: Learning at School   02-01-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By SomedayMom
Our school is bigger than that but with mixed...

Our school is bigger than that but with mixed age classrooms (Montessori).  It's not a huge school, but think 15-18 kids per grade level.  The thing is...in a small school that works with mixed age...
Forum: Montessori   02-01-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By SomedayMom
Is this going to be kindergarten for her or will...

Is this going to be kindergarten for her or will you be sending her somewhere else for K the year after?
 
I have 2 in Montessori...one in his K year and one is 1st year in primary.  The K year is...
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By SomedayMom
Definitely do ice skating lessons.  My son took...

Definitely do ice skating lessons.  My son took the Snowplow Sam classes.  They had him start on figure skates and move to hockey skates.  Hockey skates are a little harder.  Then he started taking...
Forum: Montessori   01-03-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By SomedayMom
When we were looking, I met with the admissions...

When we were looking, I met with the admissions directors at the school to talk about the school and what we were looking for.  The schools did want to know that the families understood Montessori...
Forum: Montessori   01-03-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By SomedayMom
The beauty of Montessori is that it doesn't...

The beauty of Montessori is that it doesn't matter where any other K is as long as your child is able to follow her path and get things in her own time.  So not reading in K would not be a big deal...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-01-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By SomedayMom
It would also depend on what your price...

It would also depend on what your price point might be and what your schooling choices are.  It sounds like you are interested in Montessori, so you might want to look up Citygarden and take a peek...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   11-27-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By SomedayMom
I am going to agree that Normandy, anything just...

I am going to agree that Normandy, anything just north of the city, not your best bet for safety.
 
I don't think St. Louis Hills is boring and it's a nice area and as safe as an urban...
Forum: Learning at School   11-27-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,344
Posted By SomedayMom
I don't do fundraising b/c my kids' school...

I don't do fundraising b/c my kids' school doesn't really do fundraising.  They raise money through an annual fund (we donate, but I do not make phone calls b/c I'm not good at that), an annual...
Forum: Montessori   10-16-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By SomedayMom
I think you need to step back and remember that...

I think you need to step back and remember that he's not even 3 yet. If you are worrying about his reading skills at this age you ARE pushing things too far. This is the age to let things come...
Forum: Montessori   10-15-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By SomedayMom
DS1 started a year ago and turned 5 3 months...

DS1 started a year ago and turned 5 3 months later.

I wouldn't say he started where the 3 year olds were, there was a lot he was able to skip. He did have to backtrack a bit to pick up on...
Forum: Montessori   10-13-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By SomedayMom
Our teachers are very good about talking with us...

Our teachers are very good about talking with us and telling us how the boys are progressing.

At this point, your daughter's age and being new to Montessori, I would step back for a bit. My DS1...
Forum: Montessori   10-11-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By SomedayMom
It took a few weeks into this year for the...

It took a few weeks into this year for the teachers in DS1 class to evaluate reading levels and they are all at their level now. Also, some kids in his class who read very early learned by sight...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-10-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By SomedayMom
Vetta Sports does instructional soccer at that...

Vetta Sports does instructional soccer at that age. My boys have both done it and LOVE it.

I have not tried team sports at that age, but maybe the Y? We did 4 year old soccer at the Y.
Forum: Montessori   09-28-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By SomedayMom
I would totally keep him out every once in a...

I would totally keep him out every once in a while if you are missing him. It's just preschool, so enjoy your days off while you can http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
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