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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By newmamalizzy
One logistical issue that comes to mind is...

One logistical issue that comes to mind is dragging kids along to doctors and dentist appointments. I can sometimes arrange for my parents to watch my daughter for me, but my mother has health...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By newmamalizzy
I actually have the book but have never...

I actually have the book but have never implemented the full method. I do start seeing results just by deemphasizing negative behaviors and paying more attention to positives. I think her psyche is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-29-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By newmamalizzy
Defiant, angry 4 year old

I need some major help with my 4 year old DD. Our problems are not new, but at the moment things seem totally out of control. I'll start with an example: Over the weekend my 4 month old stopped...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-28-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By newmamalizzy
Sounds very similar to my DD (nearly 5) who will...

Sounds very similar to my DD (nearly 5) who will pick at her dinner but then not be able to fall asleep because she's hungry. Small dish of yogurt and bam. Out like a light. In our house it's just...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-28-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 56
Posted By newmamalizzy
I think that if it doesn't feel like a problem...

I think that if it doesn't feel like a problem then it probably isn't :). My kiddo would have struggled with the timing aspect more thsn the places. She does better with a predictable schedule. BUT...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-28-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27
Posted By newmamalizzy
I've never done coconut, but lanolin is great.

I've never done coconut, but lanolin is great.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-27-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 424
Posted By newmamalizzy
I definitely have my reasonable goal and my "I...

I definitely have my reasonable goal and my "I wish" goal. I have a box of clothes in the attic labelled "liz's 140lb clothes." They are going to be totally age inappropriate by the time I get to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-26-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 424
Posted By newmamalizzy
I'm down to 172.4, still mostly on the primal...

I'm down to 172.4, still mostly on the primal blueprint. I never feel hungry, so I'm having to trsck my consumption closely to make sure I'm getting enough for nursing.
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   01-23-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By newmamalizzy
Baked Tofu cubes with soy sauce, veggie sticks,...

Baked Tofu cubes with soy sauce, veggie sticks, peanut sauce to dip
Deviled egg
Frittata or egg muffin
Cottage cheese and fruit
Hummus and veggies and pita chips or pretzels
Tuna or salmon...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
We're doing turkey crumbles and tomato sauce over...

We're doing turkey crumbles and tomato sauce over spaghetti/squash with broccoli.
Forum: Meal Planning   01-21-2015, 02:30 PM
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Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
Freezer meatloaf maybe?

Freezer meatloaf maybe?
Forum: Meal Planning   01-20-2015, 09:57 AM
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Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
Anyone have a good pot roast recipe? I ruined...

Anyone have a good pot roast recipe? I ruined yet another last night, a crockpot version. Dry meat, way too oniony broth. Yuck.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-19-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 424
Posted By newmamalizzy
174.8 today. Less than last week, but not enough...

174.8 today. Less than last week, but not enough to convince me of a downward trend.
Forum: Meal Planning   01-18-2015, 09:11 AM
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Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
Just me and DD (and baby) this week. Plan is ...

Just me and DD (and baby) this week. Plan is

Salmon and broccoli tonight
Pot roast Monday
Leftover roast in shepard's pie with green beans
More leftover roast in tomato veggie soup
Turkey...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-15-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,284
Posted By newmamalizzy
Interesting discussion, especially since my kiddo...

Interesting discussion, especially since my kiddo is pretty close to the "defiant child" category. I tend to do exactly what you said in your last post, contactmaya: I stop engaging, but give a lot...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-15-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By newmamalizzy
She sounds just like my nearly 5 year old. ...

She sounds just like my nearly 5 year old. Funny, because my DD is very responsible about the rules that are second nature to her, but she needs to be reminded about other things every single time....
Forum: Meal Planning   01-15-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
I guess we're going with tofu/broccoli stir fry...

I guess we're going with tofu/broccoli stir fry tonight. It's sounding kind of blah to me, but we don't have many options left.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-13-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By newmamalizzy
I don't know that you're doomed, but I will say...

I don't know that you're doomed, but I will say that I think 3-4 months is when you start to really discover your baby's sleep personality once the newborn period is really worn off. Four months is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-13-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 424
Posted By newmamalizzy
Yes, I need to experiment a bit. I think it may...

Yes, I need to experiment a bit. I think it may be nonstarchy veggies that I'm lacking, of al things. I'm craving light, crisp things, like cucumber. Might just be dehydration. I definitely need...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-13-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 424
Posted By newmamalizzy
A disappointing 176.8. I've been doing a liberal...

A disappointing 176.8. I've been doing a liberal take on the primal blueprint for 5 days and I expected to see that exciting quick loss that often comes at the start of a new diet. I feel like I...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-13-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
Hm. I can't find the chicken stock I simmered...

Hm. I can't find the chicken stock I simmered for 4 hours yesterday. I have a sneaking suspicion that my overzealous husband threw it out while doing dishes....guess that means I need a new dinner...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-11-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By newmamalizzy
I have been sleeping with my 3 month old since...

I have been sleeping with my 3 month old since she was newborn and had similar worries, but am happy to report that I haven't felt worried about that for weeks now, so - very temporary for you to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-11-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By newmamalizzy
I'm so sad for you that there are no lactation...

I'm so sad for you that there are no lactation consultants in your area. I relied on them so heavily with both my kids. I was ultimately not successful breastfeeding my first, but I'm three months...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By newmamalizzy
Well, on this site you won't get anyone who...

Well, on this site you won't get anyone who thinks that's okay, but I agree with the above poster that you probably won't get very far broaching the subject with your friend. I think you are already...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 61,228
Posted By newmamalizzy
Another chicken week here, since I ended up with...

Another chicken week here, since I ended up with an emergency rotisserie yesterday.

* chicken with carrot/rutabaga mash and green beans
* chicken fajitas
* chicken and kale soup
* tofu stir...
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