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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   10-14-2009, 02:04 AM
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Posted By leerypolyp
I know there are some mamas here who live there!...

I know there are some mamas here who live there! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

We just moved to Nashville and are renting while we hunt for a place to buy. I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-04-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By leerypolyp
Quote: Originally Posted by annethcz...

Quote:
Originally Posted by annethcz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13707248)
I think that play-based preschool is totally...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-16-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,187
Posted By leerypolyp
Oooh, possible pox in the Philly burbs?! How...

Oooh, possible pox in the Philly burbs?! How thrilling! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I have a sister near Boston, and might be able to come up to MA for pox in...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-23-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 750
Posted By leerypolyp
Yeah, you're going to need a few bottles. OF...

Yeah, you're going to need a few bottles. OF WINE. To deal with your MIL's breastfeeding advice.

Everybody is doing a great job covering the whole don't-need-water/don't-need-juice thing, so I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,292
Posted By leerypolyp
Quote: Originally Posted by velochic...

Quote:
Originally Posted by velochic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13363089)
There are so many crazy predictions out...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-09-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By leerypolyp
Yes to all the above.

Yes to all the above.
Forum: Parenting   03-02-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By leerypolyp
I need a schedule, or at least a serious rhythm,...

I need a schedule, or at least a serious rhythm, or I feel awful. Ditto housecleaning -- if it's not reasonably tidy I hate to go out. So I plan in a little bit in the morning, and make one or two...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-01-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,187
Posted By leerypolyp
subbing. I'm in Philadelphia and would drive up...

subbing. I'm in Philadelphia and would drive up to an hour.

We could have a chicken pox chain, all the way from Ohio to Atlantic City...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-23-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 675
Posted By leerypolyp
We don't have control over our building's heat...

We don't have control over our building's heat (old radiators), and it gets HOT. But people on the lower floors are always complaining to the management about how cold it is.

What works for us is...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-22-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By leerypolyp
Now my 3.5yo is in preschool from 9-12, so that...

Now my 3.5yo is in preschool from 9-12, so that sets our routine a lot -- and babe is just 5 weeks so comes along whatever we're doing. Before we started with preschool, though, we did something...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-21-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By leerypolyp
Yeah, I think it's CYA. I wouldn't hesitate to...

Yeah, I think it's CYA. I wouldn't hesitate to get a piercing from a reputable shop while nursing. (Although perhaps not a nipple piercing, ha ha.)
Forum: Spirituality   02-21-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By leerypolyp
It won't take you long to feel like you fit in,...

It won't take you long to feel like you fit in, either. First time I went to adult services (as opposed to children's services) I got totally lost in the siddur and could barely remember to open the...
Forum: Lactivism   02-21-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By leerypolyp
Quote: Originally Posted by One_Girl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by One_Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13232136)

But if you want to promote something, like...
Forum: Television   02-21-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,639
Posted By leerypolyp
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13232630)...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-18-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,495
Posted By leerypolyp
You know, my dh works a lot -- he has a flexible...

You know, my dh works a lot -- he has a flexible schedule to some degree but that also translates to a lot of nights spent in front of the computer until 11 or 12, and work (usually at home) pretty...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-18-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By leerypolyp
My favorite homemade pockets are made out of...

My favorite homemade pockets are made out of thrifted turtlenecks -- a heavy all-cotton knit with a lot of body and a little stretch to it, nicer than most t-shirts because they were winter-weight....
Forum: Diapering   02-17-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By leerypolyp
my fave is the LANA -- pricey (even more so...

my fave is the LANA -- pricey (even more so now!) but amazingly soft and long-lasting, great for overnight. esp if you or LO has sensitive skin, worth it. i find aristocrats nice but itchy. buy one...
Forum: Spirituality   02-17-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By leerypolyp
I would totally bring hamentaschen! Of...

I would totally bring hamentaschen!

Of course I might also bring little airline bottles of booze. For the kids, you know. (Kidding! Kidding!)

But seriously: that ADL article just makes me want...
Forum: Spirituality   02-17-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By leerypolyp
Yeah that to everything! (Esp. Sara's point. We...

Yeah that to everything! (Esp. Sara's point. We are lucky to have a wonderful community in our neighborhood that is a perfect fit, but will be moving and do not expect such a great fit next time.)
...
Forum: Lactivism   02-17-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By leerypolyp
You know what the best thing is for LLL leaders...

You know what the best thing is for LLL leaders to do? Nurse as they feel comfortable! That translates into a huge variety of nursing methods, which IMO is the absolute best example you can set....
Forum: Lactivism   02-17-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By leerypolyp
Quote: Originally Posted by hucklebearie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by hucklebearie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13206097)
Is this something LLL feels as a rule?
...
Forum: Lactivism   02-17-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By leerypolyp
in a word: no. more later.

in a word:

no.

more later.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-16-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By leerypolyp
Two things: 1) We live in an incredibly...

Two things:

1) We live in an incredibly diverse neighborhood in a big city with people from all around the world. We go everywhere and do everything (crowded kids' museums, park, preschool)...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-16-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 933
Posted By leerypolyp
Yeah, I drink the coffee. And eat the dark...

Yeah, I drink the coffee. And eat the dark chocolate.
Forum: Lactivism   02-15-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,591
Posted By leerypolyp
Quote: Originally Posted by prothyraia...

Quote:
Originally Posted by prothyraia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13193542)
Honestly, that's how I nurse pretty much...
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