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Forum: The Childhood Years   05-31-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Mama_Meme
here's an update and while the process was no...

here's an update and while the process was no fun, i think the result was good. 
 
We ended up having ot go to the hospital as she was showing signs of dehydration and refused any liquids.  the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Mama_Meme
thanks for the advice.  I have been just giving...

thanks for the advice.  I have been just giving her whatever she wants to eat, which isn't very much right now... 
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Mama_Meme
HI all!   Maybe this should go in health.  ...

HI all!
 
Maybe this should go in health. 
 
I'm really at the end of my rope.  every time my daughter (5.5) gets sick (which thankfully isn't often), she is completely and utterly impossible....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-09-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Mama_Meme
I usually go out on my balcony and take a breath...

I usually go out on my balcony and take a breath of fresh air.  or i sit really calmly and breathe.  or i lock myself in a room and breathe.  or I make some tea. 
i also try to remember that she's...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-09-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Mama_Meme
Hi! I am, in fact, as SAHM who is single.   I've...

Hi! I am, in fact, as SAHM who is single.   I've been separated for a year now and my ex is also really good financially, which allows me to stay home, as well as government child tax benefit.  I...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-30-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Mama_Meme
well, i have a neighbour who is willing to sit...

well, i have a neighbour who is willing to sit at a coffee shop with me and tell me the folks she knows that are single, and interested in women, so that seems like a start to me....
also, a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-30-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,827
Posted By Mama_Meme
DD is 32 months and we're finally getting...

DD is 32 months and we're finally getting consistent "good night sleeps" of 6 or more hours uninterrupted more than 5 nights/week. We've coslept since the beginning and honestly, it was incredibly...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-23-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Mama_Meme
smocks and aprons? Hmm, that might work better...

smocks and aprons? Hmm, that might work better than bibs (we have a little on who refuses bibs too).
And sunshine! that's super easy!
Thanks so much!!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-18-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Mama_Meme
Am I the only momma out there who can't possibly...

Am I the only momma out there who can't possibly keep her toddler's clothes clean? I have a very active little 2.5 yr old girl who loves playing in dirt and eating messily. She refuses bibs and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-18-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Mama_Meme
We got a book called "what I see I can be". It...

We got a book called "what I see I can be". It has a CD with it too. It helps kids imagine they are the things in the poses, like trees or mountains. My DD loves it and she's 2.5.
she can't do all...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-01-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Mama_Meme
Thanks for the support all. I will look into how...

Thanks for the support all. I will look into how much spousal support I should be getting. We're trying to do this without too much legal intervention, as we both think this will be less stressful....
Forum: Single Parenting   03-31-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Mama_Meme
I have been a SAHM since my DD was born (she's...

I have been a SAHM since my DD was born (she's now 2.5) and I've been totally financially dependent on my ex. He makes quite good money so I've gotten a little used to budgeting with a higher...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-02-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,833
Posted By Mama_Meme
I find that personal growth is actually...

I find that personal growth is actually something I have more time for, as I am not spending all that energy forcing myself into a mould I don't fit. It's like personal growth happens so much easier...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-31-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,833
Posted By Mama_Meme
well, to the OP. i just did this. and yes, no...

well, to the OP. i just did this.
and yes, no matter what, i think this was the right decision. He and I just had no spark, we never really did. I love him, he is a great father and supporter of...
Forum: TV-Free   01-08-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By Mama_Meme
Hi all! my DH programs iPhones for a...

Hi all!

my DH programs iPhones for a living. we have 4 of them in our house, all with different apps on them. A lot of the apps that my DH programs are for pre-schoolers.
My DD is 26 months, she...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-08-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By Mama_Meme
K - well, I mostly play games on my iPhone....

K - well, I mostly play games on my iPhone. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif but I have some really fun ones:

- Running with Scissors: Pre-season (it's running with...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-30-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By Mama_Meme
So, I really wanted to CLW, really agree with...

So, I really wanted to CLW, really agree with it, and also have had a VERY intense nursing experience, that has been painful for much and has involved VERY little sleep. I had decided to wean slowly...
Forum: Parenting   12-17-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,357
Posted By Mama_Meme
Man, the things I said. First, I said I...

Man, the things I said.

First, I said I wanted like 20 kids. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif My DD is now just over 2 and I have no inkling towards another (though I...
Forum: Parenting   12-16-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,590
Posted By Mama_Meme
wow! what a thread! About food: We allow...

wow! what a thread!

About food:
We allow some choice for breakfast and it usually ends up being eggs. If I don't feel like eggs, I eat something different. that's OK with me. For lunch and...
Forum: Parenting   12-13-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mama_Meme
I've been TV free for 10 years now, and when I...

I've been TV free for 10 years now, and when I had milk-blister for 6 weeks when DD was 8 months old, I watched movies GALORE, to take my mind off the incessant pain.
So, don't go to hard on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-13-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Mama_Meme
thanks mommas! I've been reading all I can...

thanks mommas!

I've been reading all I can about parenting lately: rereading unconditional parenting and everything by Jean Liedloff, "becoming the parent you want to be" etc etc.

I think...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-12-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Mama_Meme
HI there! my DD turned two in November and...

HI there!

my DD turned two in November and it's like she's become a different being. My calm and very cooperative little one became a tantruming and fiercly uncooperative toddler. it's like a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-11-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Mama_Meme
Hi there! My DD (2yo) loved snow last year....

Hi there!

My DD (2yo) loved snow last year. We had tons of fun playing in it. This year, though, if snow is falling from the sky, she cries and only wants to be carried by me. She refuses to be...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Mama_Meme
LOL! I would have if I could have, but we're...

LOL! I would have if I could have, but we're TV-free! so it isn't even an option.
We ended up reading LOTS of books and going for a low impact walk and washing the dog.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Mama_Meme
So, we got *maybe* 3 hours of sleep last night,...

So, we got *maybe* 3 hours of sleep last night, and yet, DD is still awake and active today, refusing naps etc. I am just exhausted! i'm trying to find something that i can do with her that is low...
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