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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Emalin
Hi, I've been trolling around the forums...

Hi,
I've been trolling around the forums trying to gather advice about weaning. I planned to wean my daughter by age two. Unfortunately, my family went through a huge upheaval around that time, and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-06-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By Emalin
We use the Trestria natural latex bumper by...

We use the Trestria natural latex bumper by Better for Babies. I put it on my Amazon registry never dreaming anyone would spring for it. It is not cheap. Now that we have used it for over 2 years I...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2012   12-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,369
Posted By Emalin
1. Planetwise large wet bag with handles (new) ...

1. Planetwise large wet bag with handles (new)
2. Hooter Hider nursing cover, pink pattern (new)
3. XL tank type sleeping nursing bra, black (new)
Forum: California, Nevada   09-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Emalin
Thanks so much. I will definitely check these...

Thanks so much. I will definitely check these websites out!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-11-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Emalin
Oh, it's good to hear that someone else went...

Oh, it's good to hear that someone else went through this and that it resolved eventually! We are consulting a developmental/behavioral specialist this week to see what we can learn. I am also...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-10-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Emalin
Thanks! Interesting that it's what would...

Thanks! Interesting that it's what would traditionally be considered mental health-related reasons (depression, anxiety, ect.). A few months ago I was reviewing some studies showing the connection...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,964
Posted By Emalin
Ina May Gaskin's book! It demystifies the...

Ina May Gaskin's book! It demystifies the process but doesn't focus so much on problems (even though potential problems are definitely addressed). Very grounding and helps get you to a place where...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Emalin
I delayed solids until about 9 months and am...

I delayed solids until about 9 months and am still breastfeeding way more than would be expected with my 17-month-old, who doesn't have strong appetite for or digestion of solid foods. I just make...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,801
Posted By Emalin
My midwife told me to use baby food jars too. I...

My midwife told me to use baby food jars too. I never ended up pumping or storing much, so can't offer much more than that. I do use recycled baby food jars to store frozen homemade baby food...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   09-09-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Emalin
I would be interested in how you did this,...

I would be interested in how you did this, Minerva. My daughter is only 17 months old, but she nurses like a newborn. Neither of us gets much sleep, which affects both of us during the day. Her...
Forum: Diapering   09-09-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Emalin
We have a Blueberry bamboo pocket with bamboo...

We have a Blueberry bamboo pocket with bamboo fleece lining. We like it. Also love Grovias. Their cotton inserts hold as much as any microfleece diaper. If you preassemble them, they are as easy to...
Forum: California, Nevada   09-09-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Emalin
Hi, We moved to Incline Village about six...

Hi,
We moved to Incline Village about six months ago. I'm wondering if anyone could recommend a holistic-minded md or naturopath in the wider area who has experience with young children. My...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-09-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Emalin
Her skin is pretty normal. No eczema, itchiness,...

Her skin is pretty normal. No eczema, itchiness, rashes, dryness, or other signs of allergies on the skin. Occasionally, I will notice a little bit of darkness under the eyes, but that could very...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-09-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Emalin
My 17-month-old daughter has never slept through...

My 17-month-old daughter has never slept through the night. And when I say "never slept through the night", I mean she's often up every 10-20 minutes, with a few hour-long (two hours if we're lucky)...
Forum: TV-Free   07-11-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,338
Posted By Emalin
Build a fort with sofa cushions and sheets,...

Build a fort with sofa cushions and sheets, puppet shows, make up stories together (can use stuffed animals or puppets), get some costumes (can often find these at consignment or thrift stores or...
Forum: Homebirth   04-25-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,080
Posted By Emalin
Don't have a lot more to add. Mainly want to...

Don't have a lot more to add. Mainly want to second others who said that all their great oils, teas, ect went unused. EOs made me nauseous even though I normally love them. I'm an herbalist and...
Forum: Parenting   10-21-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Emalin
Thanks so much. I'm feeling much more confident...

Thanks so much. I'm feeling much more confident about the move now!
Forum: April 2012   10-19-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 393
Posted By Emalin
I second Gingerbane on the Mountain Buggy. Great...

I second Gingerbane on the Mountain Buggy. Great for running or regular walks. Good for all terrain types. (Though you don't want to run with a small baby or go over bumpy roads for that matter.) It...
Forum: Parenting   10-18-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Emalin
So, I'm a flat-lander and self-admitted weather...

So, I'm a flat-lander and self-admitted weather wimp from San Francisco Bay Area and am moving to the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. My soon-to-be hometown gets about 20 feet of snow on average and...
Forum: October 2011   09-28-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,351
Posted By Emalin
I just ordered the Fertile Focus microscope on...

I just ordered the Fertile Focus microscope on the recommendation of my midwife. You look at a dried saliva sample each day, and the crystal pattern shows ovulation. It's apparently 98-99%...
Forum: Diapering   09-10-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Emalin
Hi, My baby shot up to the top of the weight...

Hi,
My baby shot up to the top of the weight and height charts very quickly. At five months, she is already on the last setting of most of her one-size diapers (with the exception of Bum Genius and...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-25-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Emalin
Thanks Viola! Great resources.

Thanks Viola! Great resources.
Forum: California, Nevada   08-14-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Emalin
Hello, I will most likely be relocating to the...

Hello,
I will most likely be relocating to the Tahoe area (North Shore, Nevada side) in the next few months. I'm curious to know about the parenting and natural living scene in the area. Any advice...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-30-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,115
Posted By Emalin
I also use a small pillow and pull a light...

I also use a small pillow and pull a light blanket just to waist level. All three of us have our own blankets so baby, who stays at chest level between us doesn't get covered. When it was cold, I...
Forum: July 2011   06-30-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By Emalin
Sorry if there is any duplication here. Wasn't...

Sorry if there is any duplication here. Wasn't able to read through the thread. I had the same question before I had my first baby three months ago. The kitchen sink with a towel in the bottom is...
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