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Forum: Unschooling   03-04-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By mummy marja
Hi there!    My thoughts:  If it was my DD,...

Hi there! 
 
My thoughts:  If it was my DD, my first thought would be that she is going through a developmental or emotional phase and from the outside, it looks like her behavior has gotten...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-13-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By mummy marja
 Quote:Originally Posted by Ellien...



Quote:Originally Posted by Ellien C http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-10-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By mummy marja
It's so hard to be living without enough sleep. ...

It's so hard to be living without enough sleep.  It's torture, and even harder when it feels like there's no end in sight.
 
Everything you describe sounds pretty normal to me, although I've heard...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-09-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By mummy marja
A few weeks ago ds fell asleep in the sled when...

A few weeks ago ds fell asleep in the sled when I took him for a walk.  I left him outside to finish his nap, and he was fine.  I think it's really good for them!  It was sunny, but below freezing...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-09-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,692
Posted By mummy marja
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/17043/width/375/height/500 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/461532/width/1000/height/800/flags/)
This is Asher at 3...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-09-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,692
Posted By mummy marja
Hi everyone!  Sitting here reading with baby on...

Hi everyone!  Sitting here reading with baby on my lap--letting him tear apart a drawer full of stuff so I can be here.  I loved reading and seeing all the pics--gorgeous babies you all have!  I'm...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-09-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By mummy marja
Thanks all.  I decided to go ahead and let him...

Thanks all.  I decided to go ahead and let him have a bit of banana to see his reaction.  He liked it, swallowed all of it, but I'm still going to wait a while.  I really think he's just excitred to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-08-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By mummy marja
I was all set to wait at least 6 months before...

I was all set to wait at least 6 months before starting solids, but my 5 months +1 week old is desperate to eat.  If someone is eating while he is nuirsing, he unlatches and tries to grab the food. ...
Forum: July 2010   10-04-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
  12 wks!
Views: 1,829
Posted By mummy marja
Baby boy just turned 3 months! He's 15 1/2 lbs...

Baby boy just turned 3 months! He's 15 1/2 lbs and 26.5 inches long! Very strong upper body, and even likes to stand with support. Absolutely loves his hands, sucks on them constantly! He's starting...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-03-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By mummy marja
I think some babies just hate baths. My first...

I think some babies just hate baths. My first two screamed when I bathed them , and #3 just likes it--I'm not doing anything differently. I tried everything to get #1 and #2 to like baths, but it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-03-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,856
Posted By mummy marja
It was definitely more difficult to adjust when...

It was definitely more difficult to adjust when my first was born. 2nd was a little easier, and #3 is proving to be a piece of cake compared with the first 2 times around!
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-25-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By mummy marja
I've got a finger-sucker over here too! He is...

I've got a finger-sucker over here too! He is almost 3 months. I've been managing by wearing him in the wrap most of the time, even for all his naps. He does sleep at night without a finger in his...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By mummy marja
Quote: Originally Posted by lmk1...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lmk1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15824261)
What did they do for blood testing? What were...
Forum: July 2010   09-10-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,538
Posted By mummy marja
DS has a very high need to suck--but he will...

DS has a very high need to suck--but he will take my finger which I'm grateful for. I wish you would take a soother though. He nurses very hard for about 5 minutes and then he is done--if I continue...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,249
Posted By mummy marja
I'm on #3 right now. And this is absolutely...

I'm on #3 right now. And this is absolutely easier than it was for me when my firstborn was a baby. It's all about experience. I'm just better at it.

Also, if you want to spend time crafting,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-09-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By mummy marja
Quote: Originally Posted by Perdita_in_Ontario...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Perdita_in_Ontario http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15815434)
I believe that respect lies in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-09-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By mummy marja
nak ds1 (now 6) had blood in stools at about 2...

nak
ds1 (now 6) had blood in stools at about 2 months old. I went off dairy, but doc also did a whole slew of blood tests to rule out other problems. The blood testing was really horrible. I really...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-08-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By mummy marja
Quote: Originally Posted by P.J....

Quote:
Originally Posted by P.J. http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15820293)
Aw mama, I feel ya...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-08-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By mummy marja
He WILL NOT STOP. He is 2 months old, and is...

He WILL NOT STOP. He is 2 months old, and is totally addicted to my middle finger. I don't mind and love that I have a way to keep him happy, but it would be nice if I didn't have to be attached to...
Forum: July 2010   09-08-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By mummy marja
My 9 week old is the same. I don't think it's...

My 9 week old is the same. I don't think it's just your parenting style--don't change that! I think it has more to do with your individual baby's temperament. She's just not ready to sleep without...
Forum: July 2010   09-07-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,602
Posted By mummy marja
Beautiful, beautiful birth! So glad I read that!...

Beautiful, beautiful birth! So glad I read that! Congratulations.
Forum: July 2010   09-07-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
  Dtd?
Views: 2,707
Posted By mummy marja
We just DTD for the first time last week. I...

We just DTD for the first time last week. I think we were at 9 weeks. I felt ready earlier, but with 2 older kids who don't nap and a babe who doesn't sleep without mama beside him there just wasn't...
Forum: July 2010   08-25-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By mummy marja
I'm no pumping expert, I never did it much so I...

I'm no pumping expert, I never did it much so I don't know, Welsh. It doesn't sounds like you got much. I used to hand-express to mix with DS1's food (he was a really picky eater even then!) and got...
Forum: July 2010   08-24-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
  Toys??
Views: 733
Posted By mummy marja
Quote: Originally Posted by terra-pip...

Quote:
Originally Posted by terra-pip http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15766562)
you'll be doing plenty to stimulate her...
Forum: July 2010   08-23-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By mummy marja
ok, sorry, just having a bad moment. DS is...

ok, sorry, just having a bad moment. DS is pretty great most of the time, I just can't put him down at all. And I'm hungry right now...better go.
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