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Forum: Diapering   10-31-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By TheSlingMama
Petunia Pickle Bottom and Ju Ju Be are probably...

Petunia Pickle Bottom and Ju Ju Be are probably going to be the best shot at finding what you're looking for in a diaper bag.  They are a little costly (I'm not sure how much WeeBees sold for but...
Forum: Diapering   10-31-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By TheSlingMama
Gerber prefolds are filled with polyester...

Gerber prefolds are filled with polyester batting so they don't really absorb much.  Definitely try a different prefold!  Our preference is for GMD (Green Mountain Diaper) prefolds.  As for the rash...
Forum: Diapering   10-31-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By TheSlingMama
Honestly, I've felt that way myself in the past...

Honestly, I've felt that way myself in the past few months on occasion.  My daughter is 27 months and almost as heavy as your LO and EVERYTHING was leaking and driving me batty!  We gave it one last...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-31-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By TheSlingMama
I love Dr. Bronner's if you're looking for...

I love Dr. Bronner's if you're looking for something scented.  We love the soap!
Forum: Parenting   10-31-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,428
Posted By TheSlingMama
My little flapper! ...

My little flapper!

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Forum: Waldorf   06-09-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By TheSlingMama
I am so excited!  My 'local' (read 90 minutes...

I am so excited!  My 'local' (read 90 minutes both ways) Waldorf school (Shining Rivers School) is hosting a foundation studies course!  I hope I can swing the deposit and tuition - I want to become...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-08-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,776
Posted By TheSlingMama
It takes me about 3 minutes to run the sweeper...

It takes me about 3 minutes to run the sweeper over all the floors and 2 minutes or so to pick up all the toys and toss them in their appropriate baskets.  The other 15 minutes is spent...
Forum: Spirituality   06-07-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,441
Posted By TheSlingMama
If possibly I would do both - or maybe alternate?

If possibly I would do both - or maybe alternate?
Forum: Waldorf   06-05-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By TheSlingMama
Thanks a bunch!  We've finally settled on what...

Thanks a bunch!  We've finally settled on what we're getting for her - I'm so excited!!! 
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-05-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,776
Posted By TheSlingMama
I have 2 medium/large dogs, 2 grown men, a 2...

I have 2 medium/large dogs, 2 grown men, a 2 year old, and me in our home.  I spend about 20 minutes a day cleaning (picking up toys and putting them away when we're done, running the vacuum, and...
Forum: Spirituality   06-05-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,441
Posted By TheSlingMama
I wish there was something close by but sadly...

I wish there was something close by but sadly there isn't.  I'm doing really well implementing some of the ideas from Buddhism for Mothers.  It's helping my daughter and I a lot!  Next I'm going to...
Forum: Waldorf   06-04-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By TheSlingMama
It does thank you!!!  My daughter will be...

It does thank you!!!  My daughter will be turning two which is why I'm so indecisive.  I know the 3+ is a CYA by the company but for legitimate reasons.  Hmm....she's not really mouthing anymore and...
Forum: Waldorf   06-04-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By TheSlingMama
My father is making my daughter a small wooden...

My father is making my daughter a small wooden kitchen for her second birthday next month and my mother crocheted her some food.  I plan on buying her some food to go with it.  I'm having the...
Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By TheSlingMama
For us we're using an ObiMama mei tai and it is...

For us we're using an ObiMama mei tai and it is remarkably cool and supportive.  I don't tolerate heat well either but this is working for us so far.
Forum: Diapering   04-30-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By TheSlingMama
We love Babykicks Organic One Size Hemp Fitteds...

We love Babykicks Organic One Size Hemp Fitteds - they are awesome!

 
Forum: Babywearing   04-30-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By TheSlingMama
Thanks mamas!  Unfortunately, we don't have a...

Thanks mamas!  Unfortunately, we don't have a local babywearing group (I'm trying to change that!!) so I can't borrow one from anywhere.  My Boba is just sitting at the Kanga office waiting for them...
Forum: Waldorf   04-30-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By TheSlingMama
Mama I have nothing for you but a hug and...

Mama I have nothing for you but a hug and support.  My daughter is the same way and we're still struggling with it.

 
Forum: Babywearing   04-29-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By TheSlingMama
Thanks for the input mamas!  Let me clarify that...

Thanks for the input mamas!  Let me clarify that this would be a squishy around the house/short errands pop in & out kind of thing.  Mei tais and SSCs are far too warm for humid MO summers for this...
Forum: Babywearing   04-29-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By TheSlingMama
Have any mamas successfully and comfortably worn...

Have any mamas successfully and comfortably worn their toddlers of 25+ lbs in a sleepy wrap?  According to their website the fabric is different from a Moby and more supportive and I found one for a...
Forum: Waldorf   04-22-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By TheSlingMama
I'm honestly not sure how to approach Easter. ...

I'm honestly not sure how to approach Easter.  We're a Buddhist household so it hold nothing but commercial appeal for us and I don't want to encourage that, kwim?  Thankfully she won't really...
Forum: Babywearing   04-19-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,513
Posted By TheSlingMama
My horrible experience was with Kanga Care.  The...

My horrible experience was with Kanga Care.  The most WRETCHED service, behavior, and attitude I've EVER seen and I worked in customer service before I had my DD!  UGH!  I appreciate the sentiment...
Forum: Spirituality   04-19-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,441
Posted By TheSlingMama
 Rofl, love it!  I know I could make my own...


Rofl, love it!  I know I could make my own but it's going to be a Mother's Day gift from my family if the funds come in in time.  Otherwise it'll be for our anniversary.  SO is Buddhist and would...
Forum: Spirituality   04-17-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,441
Posted By TheSlingMama
If all goes according to plan I'll start reading...

If all goes according to plan I'll start reading my Buddhism for Mothers tonight!  (Lol, you know the plan where the little goes to bed on time.)  I'm so excited!  I plan on ordering a mala as soon...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-14-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By TheSlingMama
 Really?  AWESOME!  Biokleen is available...


Really?  AWESOME!  Biokleen is available locally so I'll see if they have the spray too!  Two doggies, a toddler, a MAN ('nuff said, lol), and me all in a small apartment don't make for super...
Forum: Babywearing   04-10-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,513
Posted By TheSlingMama
My issue was not with diapers.com - I ordered...

My issue was not with diapers.com - I ordered from another company.  I went ahead and let the order stand and the Boba should be arriving sometime next week.  I've decided to try it out and then...
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