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Forum: Parenting   10-08-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By weliveintheforest
I think if you can bring it up in a kind way,...

I think if you can bring it up in a kind way, letting her know you respect her and aren't criticizing her, then it could be beneficial. Chances are that she already knows she's short with the kids so...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-08-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By weliveintheforest
She could try "We're just pretending anyway so it...

She could try "We're just pretending anyway so it doesn't matter who I pretend to be"

Or maybe she can start up a similar game with a different group. Most kids are fairly easy to enrol in a game...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-08-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By weliveintheforest
This is a frustrating but normal stage that many...

This is a frustrating but normal stage that many kids go through! I would avoid trying to trick or bribe him, and just focus on being consistent. Give him the chance to explore when you can, but if...
Forum: Doulas   03-10-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By weliveintheforest
I think you could make that much but first it...

I think you could make that much but first it will cost you money to do your training and get some experience so that will be important to factor in.

Something that is easier to schedule is post...
Forum: Doulas   03-10-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By weliveintheforest
I'd probably try advertising at places that sell...

I'd probably try advertising at places that sell baby things or serve pregnant women - and join the local birth network. The other local doulas will be able to refer people to you who need free doula...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,379
Posted By weliveintheforest
8 months is too long. He will not understand,...

8 months is too long.
He will not understand, he will grieve for you. You will be like a stranger to him after that long. It's not worth it.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-21-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By weliveintheforest
Doesn't sound like too much to me, I think it's...

Doesn't sound like too much to me, I think it's actually good to be getting it from a few different sources. Since Natural Calm is mag citrate you might want to make sure your daytime supplement is a...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-07-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By weliveintheforest
I think his fixation on their appearance and...

I think his fixation on their appearance and attractiveness sounds a little bit unhealthy from his end.
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By weliveintheforest
Cool showers and minty lotion for your legs :) ...

Cool showers and minty lotion for your legs :)

(no, not in this DDC, but saw your name and wanted to peek in!) :D
Forum: Alberta   06-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,298
Posted By weliveintheforest
Car seat tech course in Airdrie

If anyone is wanting to become a car seat tech, there is a course coming up in Airdrie
http://www.cpsac.org/wp/event/crst-training-airdrie-calgary-ab/
:nerd:
Forum: Childbirth Educators   03-31-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By weliveintheforest
Christian Childbirth classes

Does anyone have experience with Christian childbirth education? I'm interested in offering this to my community but am not not a certified educator yet, just a doula.
I'm trying to find out what...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   07-23-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,006
Posted By weliveintheforest
I hope things are going better... a friend of...

I hope things are going better... a friend of mine has a one year old with kidney reflux, it's definitely not anything you caused or can cause! And hopefully it's not even reflux but just a one time...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,950
Posted By weliveintheforest
Are you wiping him with every pee? I found that...

Are you wiping him with every pee? I found that lots of wiping seemed hard on my babies' skin. I only wash/wipe with poops now. I also use the sink and do a rinse with warm water, and pat dry, rather...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-15-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By weliveintheforest
how did it end up going for you guys? My baby...

how did it end up going for you guys?
My baby seems to have both a posterior tongue and a lip tie, but I haven't had him evaluated yet. He's nursing and gaining so I'm not sure we can manage the...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-03-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By weliveintheforest
congratulations!

congratulations!
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,541
Posted By weliveintheforest
I could live without one, but I'd rather not. I...

I could live without one, but I'd rather not. I live in the pacific northwest and it would take way more effort than I want to spend keeping up with laundry if I had to hang it all on racks indoors.
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By weliveintheforest
For the stink, I'd try a new detergent and maybe...

For the stink, I'd try a new detergent and maybe add a bit of borax. I'd pick something off this list that gets 4 or 5 stars http://www.pinstripesandpolkadots.com/Articles.asp?ID=263
We mostly use...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-26-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By weliveintheforest
mine came and went too... I hear you.

mine came and went too... I hear you.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By weliveintheforest
I had a really hard time going from 1 to 2! It's...

I had a really hard time going from 1 to 2! It's a big adjustment. I found that no matter what I did, there were hard times, so I really needed self care. Make sure you get some time to...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-22-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By weliveintheforest
I haven't had my baby yet but ties run in our...

I haven't had my baby yet but ties run in our family so I'll be watching for it. My 3rd has a lip tie but nursed okay, so I didn't do anything about it.. but it led to tooth decay, so if I could do...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,419
Posted By weliveintheforest
Would *I* send *my* 1 year old anywhere for a...

Would *I* send *my* 1 year old anywhere for a week? Nope. I can see that it might make sense for someone else but I couldn't do it and I think in most cases it would be pretty hard on the 1 year old.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By weliveintheforest
I would guess a rash... I don't think I'm...

I would guess a rash... I don't think I'm allergic but I get raw and ouchy if I use just disposables for long.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By weliveintheforest
oh I hope you're right Bailey!

oh I hope you're right Bailey!
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-17-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By weliveintheforest
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ocelotmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-14-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By weliveintheforest
Well I'm glad things are going your way and you...

Well I'm glad things are going your way and you got to skip the pitocin so far!!
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