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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 1,913
Posted By lava
Ok, I haven't posted on MDC here lately, too...

Ok, I haven't posted on MDC here lately, too much judging (IMHO), but this seems likely to be supportive. 
 
I randomly found this page today.  I'm in. 

My scale is broken (battery is dead)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By lava
You can always use a baby carrier.  Better than...

You can always use a baby carrier.  Better than carrying him.  Get a mei tai or SSC and put him on your back.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-05-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By lava
I'm interested in reviewing :)

I'm interested in reviewing :)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By lava
Thanks for the feedback. 

Thanks for the feedback. 
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-24-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By lava
NM (MD)

NM (MD)
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-26-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By lava
Mine returned at 6 weeks with 4 kids.  1st one...

Mine returned at 6 weeks with 4 kids.  1st one having issues with BFing, next 3 EBF, cosleeping, no bottles, etc.  #3 had a paci but #2 nursed  I think literally round the clock sometimes :). ...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-16-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By lava
It sounds weird but slice onions in half and...

It sounds weird but slice onions in half and leave them around the house on plates.  I cannot tell you why chemically but they absorb or counteract paint, stain, and other decorative chemicals.
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By lava
Thanks :) That's actually the conversation I...

Thanks :)
That's actually the conversation I just had with my husband since my last post, been letting him think about if he wants to do that or me (talk to her dh). 
He's going to call him...
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By lava
Sorry, there's actually more background there. ...

Sorry, there's actually more background there.  Her husband is a former alcoholic, sober a decade or more.  He and my dh used to party together in their "misspent youth."  When we recently met them,...
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By lava
Well, I hadn't gotten back on to post, kids been...

Well, I hadn't gotten back on to post, kids been sick, Xmas.  We missed a couple practices, etc.
The only other mom that I know was aware of the problem also and I have talked about it a fair...
Forum: Parenting   12-22-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By lava
Took dd to sports practice last night and...

Took dd to sports practice last night and another mom had dropped off her kids and then gone out for dinner.  Came back 2/3 way through, drunk.  I didn't say anything and let her drive her girls...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-31-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,254
Posted By lava
In no particular order and without looking back...

In no particular order and without looking back to see who said what http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif

I remember reading research with one of the others kids about...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-29-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By lava
I totally get that, askew...

I totally get that, askew http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif. Fingers way crossed for your dd when she goes off meds! I've dealt with hypotonia and delays with DS2 and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-29-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By lava
Sorry for the delayed answer...

Sorry for the delayed answer http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Do you have a link you'd share (PM?) to that video? I still think what DS has looks like IS but they...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-29-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,254
Posted By lava
Brief update on us (though I didn't post too...

Brief update on us (though I didn't post too much before, I was there!):

Oliver is big and chubby and happy. We say he's "so happy he can't stand himself" because he will smile or laugh and curl...
Forum: Fertility   03-29-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By lava
With #1 we had bf problems so she was getting...

With #1 we had bf problems so she was getting formula and I was pumping and bf'ing part-time and gave up by 2-3 months. Got 1st pp period at 6 weeks.

With #2, #3, and #4, very successful bf'ing,...
Forum: Family Safety   03-29-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By lava
Was shopping with 4.5MO DS this weekend--he's...

Was shopping with 4.5MO DS this weekend--he's big for his age and very active--he was in my Comfy Joey pouch, on my front, sitting up facing me and having a 'conversation' with me while he chewed on...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   03-18-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By lava
Quick answer between other things, my kids are...

Quick answer between other things, my kids are 10YO, 4YO, 3YO, and 4MO, and I had a 6-week miscarriage and an 8-week ectopic in between #1 and #2....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-18-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By lava
Despite the fact that no one responded before,...

Despite the fact that no one responded before, I'm being optimistic.

So he's now 4.5 MO and still has these "episodes" sometimes. Mostly in his carseat between the house and the car or the first...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-01-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By lava
Kenny Loggins' Return to Pooh Corner. There's a...

Kenny Loggins' Return to Pooh Corner. There's a sequel too (More Songs from) which is IMHO not as good.
-lava
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-06-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By lava
OK, so I've had this in the back of my head for...

OK, so I've had this in the back of my head for a few weeks but have avoided thinking about it as much as possible.

Basic story of DS1: He has had epilepsy. Dxd at age 2 when he had a presumed...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-06-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By lava
My 9WO has been getting his thumb pretty...

My 9WO has been getting his thumb pretty consistently in certain positions for about 2 weeks--on his left side on the bed he can get it 80% of the time--on his left side in his bouncy 95% of the...
Forum: Television   12-26-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By lava
Their office, that is, call the public...

Their office, that is, call the public information dept. They have (had?) little magazine/guides each month. I have a couple here from the 70s (my mother worked for them and I was in a few of them)....
Forum: Dental   12-13-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By lava
My 2nd child, now 4.5, had a "sippy cup...

My 2nd child, now 4.5, had a "sippy cup addiction" after self-weaning from EBF at 10 months. I didn't take him to the dentist until he was 3.5 and by then it was almost too late. His "two front...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-08-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By lava
I'm now 1 month PP from birth of 4th dc. I'm not...

I'm now 1 month PP from birth of 4th dc. I'm not sure if my memory is fuzzy or ? so asking you mamas these questions http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

So, first, I had...
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