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Forum: Games   11-03-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 3,973
Posted By kaypea
Ella Minnow Pea. It's a cute, fun read. I...

Ella Minnow Pea. It's a cute, fun read.

I love to play...
Forum: Games   11-02-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 5,836
Posted By kaypea
Nope, never had one of those. I have never...

Nope, never had one of those.

I have never broken a bone.
Forum: Women's Health   11-02-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 164
Posted By kaypea
I'm curious about this also. I've heard of...

I'm curious about this also. I've heard of garlic and yogurt, but not about application methods. My doctor also told me about a vaginal pill that is basically citric acid, and the change in ph makes...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-16-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By kaypea
We live in a cordwood fourplex! I didn't help...

We live in a cordwood fourplex! I didn't help build it, though. Just wanted to join the gang of cordwood lovers.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-13-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 305,686
Posted By kaypea
A friend of mine just put a picture of a bun in...

A friend of mine just put a picture of a bun in an oven as her profile picture. No words. It was subtle and awesome.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-07-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 466
Posted By kaypea
My DD loved Zaboomafoo at 2 and 3, and likes the...

My DD loved Zaboomafoo at 2 and 3, and likes the Wild Kratts now (4.5) and I felt a little better letting her watch them, because they feel educational, like documentaries. Lol. Anything to lessen...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-27-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,453
Posted By kaypea
He won't be nursing like that in a month! As...

He won't be nursing like that in a month! As they get bigger they are more efficient at milk removal.

Perhaps he has a really strong need to suck - have you considered trying him on a pacifier...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-27-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,453
Posted By kaypea
Let him nurse all the time! It's what will...

Let him nurse all the time! It's what will ensure a plentiful supply. I was told nurse on-demand (even if that demand was excessive) for the first 6 weeks. Then you can start teaching him other...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-12-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,499
Posted By kaypea
My daughter is 4.5, and has been like this for a...

My daughter is 4.5, and has been like this for a while. I totally choose my battles, but we are ALWAYS at odds about health-safety-civility.

I have no advice, because I am also at my wits end....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-10-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By kaypea
I can't say why it worked for us, but in...

I can't say why it worked for us, but in conjunction with monitoring behaviour triggers, stopping the action midway and helping to communicate, we also played a game called Gentle Bite.

It sounds...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-08-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By kaypea
I lived in Vancouver, and now I live in the...

I lived in Vancouver, and now I live in the Fraser Valley. If you want to find some like minds IRL, check out the Vancouver Forest Nursery. It's awesome.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-07-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 881
Posted By kaypea
Oh, and I wanted to add that I don't at all have...

Oh, and I wanted to add that I don't at all have anything figured out about how to deal with the rages. I feel like she terrorizes our whole house sometimes. I'm going to check out that book...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-07-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 881
Posted By kaypea
Thank you so much for posting this. This sounds...

Thank you so much for posting this. This sounds exactly like my daughter, and I have the same reaction. I also have an (almost) 2-year-old that needs attention during the meltdowns. Rages are a...
Forum: Birth Stories   09-07-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By kaypea
How'd it go, Westonsmommy?

How'd it go, Westonsmommy?
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   09-07-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,555
Posted By kaypea
I chose other because we live in an ecovillage...

I chose other because we live in an ecovillage that's in a very small town, but we are very rural. There's a 20-acre community farm (farmed by leaseholder farmers, not me) and a food forest and...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-03-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,712
Posted By kaypea
Wow, those inspections sound invasive. I'd like...

Wow, those inspections sound invasive. I'd like to keep my house visitor-ready as we moved into a close-knit village where drop-ins are common. Subbing for tips!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-19-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By kaypea
And by worked I mean it took 1 hour to get her...

And by worked I mean it took 1 hour to get her to sleep instead of 4. But it still took an hour, and I just had to learn that was just the way she was.

When she gave up on all naps, it took more...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-19-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By kaypea
My DD was impossible to get to sleep, but she...

My DD was impossible to get to sleep, but she did go to sleep better once I realized that 7pm was her bedtime, and any later meant she was overtired and squirrelly. White noise really helped her,...
Forum: Birth Stories   08-17-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By kaypea
I was induced with my second (my water broke and...

I was induced with my second (my water broke and was meconium-stained) and I had a 7-hour labour with no other interventions, and a 9lb 11oz healthy boy born vaginally! It can happen!

Read up on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-15-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By kaypea
Sounds like you and your partner need to have a...

Sounds like you and your partner need to have a good heart-to-heart. He just needs to step up and be more supportive. It sounds like his choices and actions are really affecting you negatively and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-15-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By kaypea
Depression in pregnancy is very real - I...

Depression in pregnancy is very real - I experienced it with both my children. I am very susceptible to hormonal shifts.

I agree with finding another doctor. Or do you have nurse practitioners...
Forum: Canada   08-05-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By kaypea
I hope you found some useful information - I...

I hope you found some useful information - I grew up in Thunder Bay though I don't live there now. If you still need info, feel free to PM me.
Forum: Parenting   07-30-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,343
Posted By kaypea
I'm glad I'm not the only one who finds the...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who finds the Giving Tree problematic.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By kaypea
I don't have a magic answer, except continuing...

I don't have a magic answer, except continuing to try different types of activities. My DD just played with older kids, and it was great for her. When they are 2, 3, 4 or sometimes even 5, the older...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-16-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,645
Posted By kaypea
My daughter - restronaut for restaurant My son...

My daughter - restronaut for restaurant
My son - cake you! For thank you.
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