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Forum: Diapering   09-03-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By leahdbc
We are most certainly happy to help! And please...

We are most certainly happy to help! And please accept my aplogies .. we have recently made several changes which should drastically reduce any chance of a snap popping off future Little Beetle...
Forum: Diapering   01-28-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By leahdbc
Amanda, Yes, the doublers should fit nicely...

Amanda,

Yes, the doublers should fit nicely in a variety of other diapers. We designed the doublers to fit under the 'inner beetle' of our diapers but that certainly doesn't rule out their...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   11-12-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By leahdbc
well, I would respond but you already know what...

well, I would respond but you already know what I think. I *love* my Mother's Helper.

And I agree with Tamara that it is important to stress the need for flexibility. That was something we said...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-19-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by karlin I turn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by karlin
I turn the diaper over (so the snap is facing the other way) and bring the snap press down on it a couple of times. It breaks apart the snap and doesn't damage...
Forum: October 2005   06-17-2005, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By leahdbc
We cloth diaper and do all the washing here. I...

We cloth diaper and do all the washing here. I find it isn't much trouble and fitteds are my favorite, so a service wouldn't work for us.

For covers, we love wool!!!! Imse Vimse is also a nice...
Forum: October 2005   06-16-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 389
Posted By leahdbc
Good Morning! All is well here too. Still having...

Good Morning! All is well here too. Still having mild contraction and my doc wants to do a fetal fibernectin test at my next appt if not sooner - in hopes of avoiding best rest I suppose.

Ds...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-15-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Oh My! Assembly?!?! yikes. I don't think ours...

Oh My! Assembly?!?! yikes. I don't think ours required any assembly. Glad your fingernail is okay though.

I bet you will come to love it though - which one did you decide on??
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-12-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 870
Posted By leahdbc
Congratulations!!! Wishing you a completely...

Congratulations!!! Wishing you a completely morning sickness free pregnancy. Oh, and have fun picking out those NB dipes. We just started working on our little one's wool collection this week.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-12-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by JennInSeattle ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JennInSeattle
Second, is it loud? I only cut when Nathan sleeps and my husband wants to know if it's loud. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-11-2005, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by Izzybee One last...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Izzybee
One last question!

Do you have any DO's and DON'T's when using the cutter?
Any words of wisdom for a newbie?

Don't cut your fingers off...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-10-2005, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By leahdbc
Just wanted to add that my endo is insistant...

Just wanted to add that my endo is insistant that I do NOT get the generic form of synthorid. While we had to nearly double my dosage during pregnancy, switching from generic to name brand kept us...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-09-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 12,982
Posted By leahdbc
Thanks Kim. If we go this route, we will...

Thanks Kim. If we go this route, we will schedule with the same doctor who delivered our son. She knows us both quite well and is more than compasionate in terms of our wishes and Zac's limitations....
Forum: October 2005   06-09-2005, 10:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Posted By leahdbc
My son is down to nusing for just a few minutes...

My son is down to nusing for just a few minutes before bedtime and then not necessarily everynight. It is terribly painful and he knows he will be allowed to do so for just a minute or two and that...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-09-2005, 10:36 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 12,982
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by OnTheFence Leah,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by OnTheFence
Leah, Welcome!

I can definitely see your reasons for having a repeat cesarean. I know how important it is to have your spouse be able to participate, and...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-09-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by Izzybee Hey...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Izzybee
Hey Leah, do you cut hemp with your cutter?

I do (french terry and jersey). That was all we did with it for quite some time. We have only just now added...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-09-2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 12,982
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by OnTheFence Hi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by OnTheFence
Hi all,

I hope some lurkers will come out for some advice. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I will....
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-08-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by Izzybee Leah,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Izzybee
Leah, about how long would you say a blade lasts?

Our cutter has a built in sharpener (you turn it on but rather than cutting fabric, you lower the sharpener...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 11:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
I am very jealous - I would LOVE to spend some...

I am very jealous - I would LOVE to spend some time on their sales floor (and I really 'msut have' a straight knife cutter :LOL ) Hope you find a great deal!
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by Izzybee Anyone...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Izzybee
Anyone wanna comment on these two? Which would you go with? Money is no object because I want one that I will be happy with.

My vote would be for the Yamata....
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by Izzybee What do...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Izzybee
What do you put underneath of it? Like underneath all your layers so you don't end up cutting through like whatever you're cutting on? LOL

We use a rotary...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Quote: Originally Posted by didelphus So can...

Quote:
Originally Posted by didelphus
So can anyone give me a quickie rundown of how one of those works?

With ours, you plug it in, turn it on and it nearly runs by itself. The motor spins the...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
Sorry - here is what we have although it was a...

Sorry - here is what we have although it was a bit cheaper when we bought it over a year ago. It is a Consew which is a very reliable brand. Yamata makes a similiar one for around 1/2 the price.
...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-07-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,634
Posted By leahdbc
We have an industrial rotary cutter. Its great...

We have an industrial rotary cutter. Its great although it does make me a bit nervous at times - seem so easy to lose a finger if you aren't paying full attention. Ours was around $300 new. But it...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-05-2005, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By leahdbc
I was on strict bedrest from 24 weeks on - some...

I was on strict bedrest from 24 weeks on - some of my lifesavers were the laptop (I think I even found a site that had oodles of pregnancy related word find puzzles! Thats how bored I was), books,...
Forum: October 2005   06-05-2005, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By leahdbc
Maybe I am just behind but it sure seems like...

Maybe I am just behind but it sure seems like there are lots of new mamas joining us here in the Oct folder! I just wanted to say hello and welcome!...
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