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Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-04-2003, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By whizzie
((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))) Sucky times...

((((((((((((hugs))))))))))))

Sucky times eh? Our youngest has *just* got his last molars through, he's now 22 months. But ooooh boy, what a hard time it has been. FYI, he's *still* napping...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-07-2003, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By whizzie
Dh and I have adopted the "hi-lo" kitchen table...

Dh and I have adopted the "hi-lo" kitchen table discussion. It really helps us to reconnect after a day of work/kids. We describe the highs and the lows, and we open up to each other by being...
Forum: Dads   04-06-2003, 04:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,796
Posted By whizzie
Our 3yo has been experimenting with the "i don't...

Our 3yo has been experimenting with the "i don't love you", "I don't want you" statements. I find that he usually means that he's not into any contact with that parent at that moment. So I ask him...
Forum: Parenting   04-06-2003, 03:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,190
Posted By whizzie
a friend of mine had this with her mother. she...

a friend of mine had this with her mother. she tried the nod technique, didn't work, cuz mother kept going on and on and on.

she then realized that her mother was not so much not listening to...
Forum: Homebirth   04-04-2003, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By whizzie
woohooooooo hokie!...

woohooooooo hokie! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-30-2003, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By whizzie
I found with both my boys that they would become...

I found with both my boys that they would become clingier than usual at that time. Part of it was teething, but I am also convinced that part of it was that their world is getting so big, that they...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-29-2003, 03:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,003
Posted By whizzie
Quote: Originally posted by Colorful~Mama ...

Quote:
Originally posted by Colorful~Mama
lol. i know.. i have months to go, but no name sounds right. not one.
Don't you think though that when the name feels right, it is the name that fits the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-28-2003, 02:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,003
Posted By whizzie
I certainly feel like our boys told me their...

I certainly feel like our boys told me their names...
I woke up one morning, about 7m pregnant with our first, and the first thought that came was: "This is a boy and his name is Joshua". I hadn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-27-2003, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By whizzie
Yep, perfectly normal! I worked in childcare for...

Yep, perfectly normal! I worked in childcare for 9 years, mostly in the age group of 1-2. No worries mama. They have just realized that they are not you, and that you are not them. They are starting...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-25-2003, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By whizzie
Liz, I wish you love, strength and a happy...

Liz, I wish you love, strength and a happy birth. You take care of yourself, do what you need to do. Follow that inner voice, it is apparently very strong. (((((hugs)))))
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-24-2003, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By whizzie
I didn't feel like it was necessary with our...

I didn't feel like it was necessary with our first... so didn't do it.
Everything was fine, and continued to go fine.

When I was pregnant with our second, I was convinced that this was a girl....
Forum: Lactivism   03-24-2003, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By whizzie
I LOVE the Mariana doll! How beautifully made!...

I LOVE the Mariana doll! How beautifully made! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2003, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By whizzie
Our first child loves to be totally tucked in...

Our first child loves to be totally tucked in under the duvet. To prevent suffocation, we have a wool duvet. Dh and I have separate mattresses, and separate duvets. When we were all still sharing...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-24-2003, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By whizzie
Frodo, Great post! Totally agreeing with you....

Frodo, Great post! Totally agreeing with you. 100% http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Candiland, sounds like you are on a good track with this. It's *your* energy, and...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-24-2003, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By whizzie
You are right to question her statement. An...

You are right to question her statement.
An ectopic pregnancy will cause a steady increase in the pregnancy hormone that pregnancy tests test for. The hormones don't *suddenly* stop, they continue...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-23-2003, 04:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,138
Posted By whizzie
So how's everyone doing??? Thread sort of...

So how's everyone doing???
Thread sort of petered out, didn't it?

We're doing good. Luca is almost 17m now, and he's quite the individual. For one, he *walks* down the stairs off our kitchen...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-23-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By whizzie
here's an example...

here's an example (http://www.simplantex.co.uk/bed_sitter_support.html)

Mine is not as rigid as that one; however, it gives a very clear idea of the shape of the pillow/chair.
Mine is softer,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-23-2003, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By whizzie
It looks like a chair almost... but it is...

It looks like a chair almost... but it is totally soft and made of foam. There are little arm rests (which I found great for supporting my arm while nursing, or even using as a pillow while I was...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-23-2003, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,753
Posted By whizzie
We have had several arrangements, depending on...

We have had several arrangements, depending on how many kids, age, etc. So I didn't answer in the poll...

When ds1 was born, we all slept in a queen size bed. Tried to use the crib as a side-car....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-23-2003, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By whizzie
I never got the hang of it properly. My kids...

I never got the hang of it properly. My kids were also burpers, so I had to sit them up to burp them anyway. Our first was a spitter... so for him it was just better to sit more upright while...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-17-2003, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By whizzie
My brother did the butt-shuffle until he was 2....

My brother did the butt-shuffle until he was 2. And then he walked without trouble.

A friend of mine moved the coffee table just that bit further away from the sofa, so that her dd had to take a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-17-2002, 01:33 PM
Replies: 68
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Views: 2,177
Posted By whizzie
Susan, hi! Mr.Whizz and the kids and I hope to...

Susan, hi! Mr.Whizz and the kids and I hope to move to Courtenay in about 5 years time. If you come to Victoria next time, get in touch??? I'd love to hear you out on Courtenay.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2002, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,138
Posted By whizzie
Quote: Originally posted by Moon s when she...

Quote:
Originally posted by Moon
s when she crawls up the slanted back of my claw foot tub and slides back down it into the water.


I am NOT envious. I am NOT envious. I am NOT envious......
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2002, 12:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,138
Posted By whizzie
Oh, and Miranda, what did the ped say might be...

Oh, and Miranda, what did the ped say might be the cause for concern with regard to the big head circumference of you son? Or is it just a monitoring concern of the ped? (as in wanting to monitor...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2002, 12:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,138
Posted By whizzie
Hi Eris! Good to see you here too....

Hi Eris! Good to see you here too. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
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