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Forum: The Childhood Years   02-07-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By lisawm
I checked out a book from our library last...

I checked out a book from our library last summer, and now, for the life of me, I can't remember title or author. It was about this issue, and what I loved about it is that it was totally...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-19-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By lisawm
My almost-7 year old DS still wets at night. We...

My almost-7 year old DS still wets at night. We use the Goodnights-type pull-up (or generic brand), but they do leak sometimes. We also use a mattress-protector like this one:...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-05-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By lisawm
My son has always been emotional and has...

My son has always been emotional and has outbursts (usually crying, but also anger, throwing things, hitting, etc.), but after DD was born a couple years ago, when he was almost 4, it got really...
Forum: Parenting   01-08-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By lisawm
Just1More - thanks so much for you thoughts &...

Just1More - thanks so much for you thoughts & experiences. A lot of what you described is similar to how my kids are reacting. And you're right, it changes as they grow older. Although DS has been...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-06-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,762
Posted By lisawm
I think this is a pretty normal age for kids to...

I think this is a pretty normal age for kids to become aware and talk about skin color. He may not be saying it as a negative to the color he is (or his father is) but more as an identification with...
Forum: Parenting   01-06-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By lisawm
Thanks for some good ideas. We do try to...

Thanks for some good ideas. We do try to call/skype often, although with the time difference and DH's long working hours it can sometimes be difficult. The interesting thing is that DS often doesn't...
Forum: Parenting   01-06-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By lisawm
DH has a job where he often travels away from...

DH has a job where he often travels away from home for extended periods of time - up to 3 months at a time. He'll be home for weeks to months in between. He has been doing this since DS, who is...
Forum: Allergies   03-08-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By lisawm
Quote: Originally Posted by kjbrown92...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kjbrown92 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13325824)
Corn and egg seem to be big eczema triggers...
Forum: Allergies   03-08-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By lisawm
I did do some extensive journaling about a year...

I did do some extensive journaling about a year ago, but didn't find anything in particular that was causing flare-ups that I could tell. He was eating at his preschool at the time, so I always...
Forum: Allergies   03-07-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,228
Posted By lisawm
Quote: Originally Posted by LBMarie9...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LBMarie9 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13311358)
and that's what i figured---removing things...
Forum: Allergies   03-07-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By lisawm
Hello, I haven't been in this forum much yet...

Hello, I haven't been in this forum much yet (just reviewed some recent posts), so forgive me for jumping right in, but I'm desperate for some feedback/pep talk. I'm in one of my very frustrated...
Forum: Allergies   03-07-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By lisawm
Quote: Originally Posted by riomidwife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by riomidwife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13319452)
I am thinking of DS who's eczema is...
Forum: Caribbean   03-07-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,169
Posted By lisawm
Anyone on here living in St. Lucia? I've...

Anyone on here living in St. Lucia? I've recently moved to St. Lucia from the states. I lived here for 2 years about 10 years ago w/ my then bf, then moved back to the states (Seattle, WA) where we...
Forum: Caribbean   03-07-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By lisawm
Hi, I'm currently living in St. Lucia (from...

Hi, I'm currently living in St. Lucia (from Seattle, WA). Based on your description I'd say St. Lucia would be a good fit. The only thing is that it's not the easiest place to get to from the West...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-01-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By lisawm
Has anyone else used cloth as opposed to...

Has anyone else used cloth as opposed to disposables? My almost 5 year old still wets at night - I have no problem with the wetting, but his disposables (Good Nights or similar generic brands) leak...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-30-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By lisawm
On the same topic, has anyone used the Green to...

On the same topic, has anyone used the Green to Grow nipples? I just bought a bunch of the bottles to have BPA-free bottles, but then I'm not so sure about the nipples. We had been using Avent...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-12-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By lisawm
It's so validating to hear how you all are...

It's so validating to hear how you all are managing this! It confirms my instinct that I don't really need to worry too much about it. DS does move around a lot at night, but I'm thinking that...
Forum: August 2007   07-09-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By lisawm
BTW, I had some massage therapy last week and...

BTW, I had some massage therapy last week and not only has it helped my hips immensly, but my ankle swelling has also been reduced significantly. So, if you're able, find a good massage therapist...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-09-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By lisawm
Thanks all, it's nice to know that it can work! ...

Thanks all, it's nice to know that it can work!
Lisa
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-04-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By lisawm
I haven't been on this board much in a while so...

I haven't been on this board much in a while so I'm sure this has been discussed, but I did try & search and didn't find a similar topic, so please forgive me if this has been covered.

Here's my...
Forum: August 2007   07-04-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,311
Posted By lisawm
Quote: Originally Posted by Cujobunny...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cujobunny http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8508492)
My mom is throwing me a baby party (on my...
Forum: August 2007   07-04-2007, 03:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By lisawm
I'm having the same problem. Here's what my mw...

I'm having the same problem. Here's what my mw recommended. And the swimming was wonderful, but by the end of the day the swelling was back, I wish I had time to swim everyday:

1) Better than...
Forum: August 2007   02-16-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,845
Posted By lisawm
I'm due Aug. 27th -thanks!

I'm due Aug. 27th -thanks!
Forum: August 2007   02-16-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By lisawm
I'm hoping for a VBAC after a c/s with my first...

I'm hoping for a VBAC after a c/s with my first son born in Jan 2004. I'm due August 27th. I have found a really supportive community through the ICAN group (International Cesarean Awareness...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-27-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,013
Posted By lisawm
Quote: Originally Posted by Tuesday Wow, so...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tuesday
Wow, so many king size beds ! We have a double and can't afford a king size right now. We started off with DS in a crib and us in our double (DH already...
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