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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By colorclash
I'm in Long Beach, CA. Summer is giving it's last...

I'm in Long Beach, CA. Summer is giving it's last hurrah, over 95 degrees just like every year. We spent the afternoon at the beach trying to enjoy what we have instead of longing for cooler weather.
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By colorclash
Planning a second home birth! I'm excited...

Planning a second home birth!

I'm excited for you ladies planning midwife assisted births! I hope they are healing and empowering for you! Enjoy the nice leisurely and ON TIME appointments.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 524
Posted By colorclash
I've told a few friends for moral support, but...

I've told a few friends for moral support, but haven't told family yet. I have an almost four year old and I'd love to know when (and how) those of you with older siblings have shared the news. I...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 733
Posted By colorclash
Gah, it gets so snarky in the mainstream DDCs. I...

Gah, it gets so snarky in the mainstream DDCs. I love it over here. My dd was born at home,
cloth diapered, is "still" nursing two weeks shy of her fourth birthday, and every now and then is still...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By colorclash
I'm taking the new chapter perfect prenatals as...

I'm taking the new chapter perfect prenatals as well and I've been feeling better the past couple days, which in turn is stressing me out about this pregnancy not sticking. When I felt like poop, I...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   09-07-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By colorclash
I can do beans and eggs right now. Sometimes...

I can do beans and eggs right now. Sometimes cheese.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-06-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By colorclash
You guys are inspiring! I'm working on taking...

You guys are inspiring! I'm working on taking naps when I'm tired midday and letting go of the guilt that I feel about not getting stuff done around the house.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,646
Posted By colorclash
Howdy. I'm due April 30 or May 1, but I feel like...

Howdy. I'm due April 30 or May 1, but I feel like everyone is so far ahead of me over in the April DDC. So I'm joining here too! I'm almost 6wks along. This is my third pregnancy. My first was an...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   09-02-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By colorclash
With my daughter a few years ago, I went in for...

With my daughter a few years ago, I went in for an ultrasound and measured two weeks earlier than I should have been based on LMP. We were able to see a heartbeat because I was measuring at 7wks, but...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   08-23-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By colorclash
I'm still nursing my almost 4 year old once or...

I'm still nursing my almost 4 year old once or twice a day. Don't really have any weaning plans yet, but that might change if it becomes too painful.
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   08-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,032
Posted By colorclash
Hi everyone! I just got a BFP this morning. I've...

Hi everyone! I just got a BFP this morning. I've been feeling a bit off the past couple days, so I wanted to take a test first thing. I woke up extra early and took the test. I glanced over at the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By colorclash
I have a question about potty learning...

I have a question about potty learning regressions, my daughter will be 2 in a couple weeks and has been potty learned for about 2 months or so.  This week was a big week for us.  On Moday we...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By colorclash
We just went through this last week with my 22...

We just went through this last week with my 22 mo DD. We had great success with nakey time, but not so much with panties or the padded training underwear. We have a potty that DD brings into...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-02-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,855
Posted By colorclash
My dd also is 22 months old and a night owl who...

My dd also is 22 months old and a night owl who was constantly up until 11 or later. I read the no cry sleep solution for toddlers and started doing a bed time routine that has really helped. Now...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-31-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By colorclash
Thanks for all the input!  What a difference a...

Thanks for all the input!  What a difference a few days make.  
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-25-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By colorclash
We are at the point where my dd (she is 22...

We are at the point where my dd (she is 22 months old) will take herself to the potty to pee IF she is naked from the waist down.  She's been doing this pretty solidly for about a week.  Poops are...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-02-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By colorclash
My DD is 21 months old and has been cloth...

My DD is 21 months old and has been cloth diapered since birth.  Now that its warm, she spends much of the day naked and happy as a clam.  For the past couple weeks, we have gotten into the routine...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-19-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By colorclash
We use Dr. Pam Middleton in Newport Beach,...

We use Dr. Pam Middleton in Newport Beach, outside of Fashion Island.  She is great!!!! Our appointments with her are usually an hour long and there is never a crowded waiting room.  She does not do...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-21-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,359
Posted By colorclash
I overhead my MIL (who has been supportive of my...

I overhead my MIL (who has been supportive of my nursing even at 18 months) tell my uncle that dd is still drinking mothers milk when she was 14 months old. He balked and said, "Still??!????!? It's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-29-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By colorclash
She is getting out of bed while we are in the...

She is getting out of bed while we are in the process of going to sleep.  Your first two suggestions are things I hadn't thought of (I can't believe closing the door didn't occur to me...) I like...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-28-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By colorclash
So we've been co-sleeping since the beginning,...

So we've been co-sleeping since the beginning, and its been going great.  My 12 month old dd has always been an so-so sleeper and getting her to actually fall asleep has been the hardest part.  Now...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-18-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,815
Posted By colorclash
I came to MDC tonight for this exact problem....

I came to MDC tonight for this exact problem.  My DD is 7 1/2 months and has started waking up a bunch of times between bedtime and 12 am.  She used to just wake up once around 10 and could be...
Forum: Diapering   04-23-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,376
Posted By colorclash
I http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/still...

I http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/stillheart.gif flats also!  They wash really well and dry super quick!
 
I usually fold them down to the size of a prefold and then put them on the baby...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-22-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,756
Posted By colorclash
I've been making toothpaste for a few months,...

I've been making toothpaste for a few months, and each time have made a few adjustments to the recipe, that is very similar to the progressive pioneer one.  This is the one...
Forum: Diapering   04-11-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,388
Posted By colorclash
I'm no sure if your question has been answered,...

I'm no sure if your question has been answered, so I'm going to add my two cents.
 
I've never tried to wash my wool w dr. bronner's but since its just pure soap, I'm thinking it would work in...
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