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Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-03-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By Fireflyx
OH what a great idea!!  My son is a HUGE biter...

OH what a great idea!!  My son is a HUGE biter at 2.5.  He does it out of frustration of not getting his way mostly.  He tries to bite me, other kids, the day care providers, his father, my mother....
Forum: Parenting   07-30-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,332
Posted By Fireflyx
I can't stand Stuck by Oliver Jeffers.  I like...

I can't stand Stuck by Oliver Jeffers.  I like the drawings but the story is basically about a selfish little boy who doesn't give a hoot about anyone else.
 
Oh, and just because the story has...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   05-21-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,841
Posted By Fireflyx
Did you see the counterpoint?  While the guy...

Did you see the counterpoint?  While the guy that wrote it is quite rude (inappropriate to call children "stupid") it has a lot of merit.
 ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-12-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Fireflyx
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by skycheattraffic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-11-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Fireflyx
Hi everyone -   I'm looking for some ideas...

Hi everyone -
 
I'm looking for some ideas for entertaining my 21 month old on our daily subway commute.  It's about a 30-40 min ride and 12 minutes of walking.  He's pretty good and I'm all for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-01-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,198
Posted By Fireflyx
I was just about 42 when he was born.    ...

I was just about 42 when he was born. 
 
I've thought, in the past year, about trying to have a second but I no longer have a husband and had some infertility issues even in having this guy.  He's...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-25-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 88
Posted By Fireflyx
Hi there everyone -   I've posted on here in...

Hi there everyone -
 
I've posted on here in the past but thought I'd do an Intro too.
 
I'm on the older side, have a 1 year old boy, and am struggling with working, getting a divorce from my...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Fireflyx
LeahG - I did a lot of holding!  My mother is...

LeahG - I did a lot of holding!  My mother is pretty old school and she was there helping me out but I stuck to it with the holding. 
 
On top of crying after eating (a sure sign of reflux) for a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-09-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Fireflyx
I feel your pain - I discovered my LO had silent...

I feel your pain - I discovered my LO had silent reflux at around 6 weeks and felt so bad I didn't catch it earlier.  And while it does get better, it is by no means easy :(
 
Anyway, I had him in...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-28-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By Fireflyx
@Mama of 1 - Hmmm, Iron deficiency?  Was the...

@Mama of 1 - Hmmm, Iron deficiency?  Was the solution for you to take iron supplements assuming you were breastfeeding not formula feeding?
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-28-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,539
Posted By Fireflyx
Nope - it's the only time I really get to do...

Nope - it's the only time I really get to do anything - like cook dinner. I go to bed about 2-3 hours after him - he usually wakes up to nurse when I go to bed so it works out.
 
edit: He's in bed...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-10-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Fireflyx
earlyworm - I'm in about the same position as...

earlyworm - I'm in about the same position as you - but LO is ~5 months.   I had him in a co-sleeper next to me and would bring him into the bed around 2am.  At month 3 he would typically go back to...
Forum: August 2011   05-23-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,058
Posted By Fireflyx
I wish I had known that you would not need tubes...

I wish I had known that you would not need tubes and tubes of lanolin.  I just used the samples from the hospital and returned all of the tubes that were given to me or purchased.  I still even have...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By Fireflyx
I'm very excited about this magazine - so many...

I'm very excited about this magazine - so many good things come out of Missoula (Adventure Cycling is another one that comes to mind)!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-28-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By Fireflyx
I'm glad to see this thread. Right now the...

I'm glad to see this thread. Right now the Seedling is only 3 months old and I' plan to co-sleep until around a year, year and a half however I'd heard that it was impossible to get them into their...
Forum: Product testing: volunteers wanted-- CLOSED. Thank you for your interest   04-28-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 75
 
Views: 1,490
Posted By Fireflyx
I'm game. I love reviewing things.  

I'm game. I love reviewing things.

 
Forum: August 2011   04-28-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,058
Posted By Fireflyx
Despite my difficult situation and the stress in...

Despite my difficult situation and the stress in trying to accommodate and include my future ex-husband in some of the day to day doings with the baby I have reminded myself over and over again that...
Forum: August 2011   04-28-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,058
Posted By Fireflyx
Oh! I actually thought those felt kinda cool...

Oh! I actually thought those felt kinda cool http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/nut.gif   It was the way I knew my body was doing what it was supposed to be doing.  I didn't realize that they...
Forum: August 2011   04-27-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,058
Posted By Fireflyx
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by jillybeans http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1310222/what-i-wish-i-had-known#post_16412661)
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Forum: August 2011   04-27-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,058
Posted By Fireflyx
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Agatha_Ann http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1310222/what-i-wish-i-had-known#post_16412030)
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Forum: August 2011   04-27-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,136
Posted By Fireflyx
Sugar sugar sugar.  It's a horrible poison to...

Sugar sugar sugar.  It's a horrible poison to like!!  Right  now it's malted milk balls but they have to go because I'm trying to go milk-free to see if it reduces my Seedling's gas problems.
 ...
Forum: August 2011   04-27-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,305
Posted By Fireflyx
@Jennyfah - Thanks for more info on those two...

@Jennyfah - Thanks for more info on those two links.  I liked that they seemed to show valid data but you never know if it's processed correctly.  I've learned to put disclaimers anytime there are...
Forum: August 2011   04-26-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,305
Posted By Fireflyx
I suspect that most people who are on this site...

I suspect that most people who are on this site predominately feel that circumcision is not necessary.  I too do not believe it is necessary but as I said earlier, my relationship unfortunately...
Forum: August 2011   04-24-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,305
Posted By Fireflyx
@beachygranola - I was in the same situation a...

@beachygranola - I was in the same situation a few months ago and did all the research.  These are some great links - especially the one's from Carlyle.  (JulianneW - I wish I had seen those to pass...
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