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Forum: Breastfeeding   06-27-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Backroads
Oddest or "most interesting" place you've breastfed

Last week I went on a weekend trip with Brother and Sister-in-Law, bringing along my 15-month-old daughter. We wanted to tour a nearby cave. However, we had to wait a couple of hours to begin our...
Forum: Diapering   06-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Backroads
Some consider this practice dangerous... but boil...

Some consider this practice dangerous... but boil the diapers on the stove.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-06-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Backroads
We have very few problems with cosleeping. ...

We have very few problems with cosleeping. Husband and I work different schedules, so pushing the sleeping baby over to the other is most doable.

We talked about getting her to sleep her own bed,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-21-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,021
Posted By Backroads
My mom is starting to get weird about my...

My mom is starting to get weird about my continued (though somewhat ebbing) breastfeeding.  I casually mentioned that every woman about my age (and even some older moms) in her church seem to be...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Backroads
She is doing much better, thanks for asking!

She is doing much better, thanks for asking!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-12-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Backroads
When I went back to work a couple of months...

When I went back to work a couple of months back, Husband and I figured we would just see how our now 13-month-old daughter did with weaning.  Husband (he works nights) gave her sippy cups during...
Forum: Diapering   05-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Backroads
I only use Thirsties DuoWraps and have never...

I only use Thirsties DuoWraps and have never felt the need for anything else.  Those come in only two sizes, so "bigger baby" isn't a problem. 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Backroads
She is 13 months.

She is 13 months.
Forum: Diapering   04-04-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By Backroads
I'm a happy dunknswisher with my diapers, but I...

I'm a happy dunknswisher with my diapers, but I don't see why a diaper sprayer would fall in the "need permission" category of your average rental agreement (though I agree to check for sure.)  If...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-04-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Backroads
So... I have a friend who is one of those people...

So... I have a friend who is one of those people who claim to be into Gentle Discipline but whose children really appear to just be... brats.  I hate to pass judgment on how she disciplines her...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-04-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Backroads
He's possibly teething, and that's what is...

He's possibly teething, and that's what is waking him up more than anything.  Another possibility is a growth spurt where he may be needing some extra calories at night.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Backroads
So, I have been a stay-at-home-mom for about a...

So, I have been a stay-at-home-mom for about a year now.  We're struggling a bit financially, so earlier this week I threw caution to the wind and applied for a teaching job.  Two interviews later...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By Backroads
My baby just turned a year, and I find myself...

My baby just turned a year, and I find myself looking back at that first month with envy, even though I distinctly remember how hard it was.  My husband works nights, so he would leave me with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,021
Posted By Backroads
My daughter's first birthday is today, and...

My daughter's first birthday is today, and that's when the n.p. and all other sources said we could start introducing cow's milk, which I'm for.
 
The other night, my mom says "Make sure you buy...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-13-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Backroads
So, Husband and I have been talking about having...

So, Husband and I have been talking about having another baby (no set date) and I'm still nursing the almost-one-year old.
 
Now, on conception and nursing, I've heard the full spectrum, and I'm...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,021
Posted By Backroads
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by preemieprincess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,021
Posted By Backroads
~Don't eat pizza, the baby will have an allergic...

~Don't eat pizza, the baby will have an allergic reaction (????)
~I will have to wash my nipples with anti-bacterial soap
 
And, not quite on breastfeeding, but...
 
My mom assumed I would take...
Forum: Diapering   03-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Backroads
If that doesn't work, check the water heater. ...

If that doesn't work, check the water heater.
 
I was having such trouble stripping my diapers last week via the classic method of a few hot water cycles... and they just weren't getting properly...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-17-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,561
Posted By Backroads
I'm going to put aside the fact you're receiving...

I'm going to put aside the fact you're receiving welfare.
 
Do you have a budget?  If yes, is there any wiggle room in that budget for you to set aside some tattoo  money over the course of some...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   02-16-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Backroads
This may be late...   My good friend takes...

This may be late...
 
My good friend takes her kids to Jed VanDenBerghe
Forum: Diapering   02-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Backroads
I diaper with 100% cotton prefolds, switching...

I diaper with 100% cotton prefolds, switching back and forth between plain soap and a dye/scent free detergent.  Somewhere along the line, I heard to not use natural detergents with cloth diapers as...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By Backroads
I'm afraid I have trouble understanding...

I'm afraid I have trouble understanding breastfeeding problems.  Yes, I've heard of them, read the lists, etc.  But after a couple of weeks, I had it down, and those first two weeks weren't exactly...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-13-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By Backroads
I found an article the other day that, to my...

I found an article the other day that, to my surprise, suggested that breastfeeding was recommended more than anything until the 1900s.  Wetnurses were always a big popularity, and some governments...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-13-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By Backroads
This past summer I went with my in-laws on a...

This past summer I went with my in-laws on a family party to the zoo.  Now, my two sisters-in-law and I all had baby girls within a 6-week window.  Our babies were about 3-4 months at this time. ...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,124
Posted By Backroads
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by unuselyriver http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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