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Forum: Babywearing   09-08-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By mommybaker
I would suggest a Gira or Vatania.  These wraps...

I would suggest a Gira or Vatania.  These wraps are generally thin and take little breaking in.  If you can access a FSOT site, you could find one used.  They are not necessarily cheaper but have...
Forum: Babywearing   03-30-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 18,452
Posted By mommybaker
my husband would love one of these because they...

my husband would love one of these because they are easier to put on then the one that we have!  I would love to win!
Forum: VBAC   03-25-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,784
Posted By mommybaker
I would recommend finding a VBAC support group....

I would recommend finding a VBAC support group.  We have a small one in my area, and it is a great way to get advice.  It also helps you work though your fears in an enviroment that is supportive...
Forum: Parenting   03-25-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By mommybaker
I love my Moby wrap.  My daughter was a summer...

I love my Moby wrap.  My daughter was a summer baby, and it was perfect for walking around at night when the mosquitoes were crazy.  
Forum: July 2011   03-22-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By mommybaker
We have really limitted birthing classes, just...

We have really limitted birthing classes, just the local health office, so I am reading and reading!  I wish I had more options, especially Birthing from Within!
Forum: July 2011   03-21-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,484
Posted By mommybaker
Thanks to my rural Canadian home, maternity...

Thanks to my rural Canadian home, maternity clothes are really hard to find.  I found some jeans that made my husband happy, but only because they are so tight... why do they only made S, M L and...
Forum: July 2011   03-16-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,484
Posted By mommybaker
I am doing a garden this year, I have even...

I am doing a garden this year, I have even started a few plants on my kitchen window!  Every year my carrots never work, this year they will!  Even if I have to plant them a few times!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,350
Posted By mommybaker
thanks so much, this is helping to narrow it...

thanks so much, this is helping to narrow it down!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-13-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,350
Posted By mommybaker
My husband and I are looking into getting our...

My husband and I are looking into getting our own home flour mill... I am wondering if anyone has great suggestions on machines they liked.  We are looking to stop buying any bread products from the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-30-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,752
Posted By mommybaker
 I am not sure if this is gentle parenting......


I am not sure if this is gentle parenting... but for tantrums, I make sure my 2 year old is safe and will not hurt herself, and then calmly say that I will listen when she can talk to me calmly....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-30-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,752
Posted By mommybaker
My daughter is 2 and really likes to run away....

My daughter is 2 and really likes to run away.  I dislike it a lot because it usually makes her more emotional then she was before.  Unless she is headed for danger, I say calmly that I will not...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-28-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,924
Posted By mommybaker
I had a great hospital birth.  It was an...

I had a great hospital birth.  It was an emergency c-section at a small town hospital.  The nurses were really great and I knew my surgeon personally!  So great!  In this hospital they bring the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-27-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By mommybaker
It is hard to work on this, especially because...

It is hard to work on this, especially because if they feel us leaving, it gets worse.  It takes a while, but start working on 'be right back'.  My daughter used to cry at the window if I ran...
Forum: Birth Stories   01-27-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By mommybaker
My daughter's birth story is anything but...

My daughter's birth story is anything but perfect, yet I have accepted everything about it... and I think it is a beautiful reminder that there are doctor's with our best interests at heart.
 
It...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-27-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,946
Posted By mommybaker
my wonderful husband is just impressed if a few...

my wonderful husband is just impressed if a few days a week, I have showered, dressed and cleaned the house.  He is happy to see me happy and usually appreciates the effort I put into welcoming him....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-26-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By mommybaker
Kids at this age have huge ownership...

Kids at this age have huge ownership mentalities.  Something in their hand is theirs.  It is important to acknowledge that and ask them to give the toy.  If they refuse, give them a time limit, so...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-26-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,138
Posted By mommybaker
My daughter who is 2 can hit and scratch too....

My daughter who is 2 can hit and scratch too.  Usually I just calmly tell her that I want to be with her, but when she hits me, I feel owie and would like gentle touches.  If she persists, I try...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-26-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By mommybaker
That is really great idea... one that I am going...

That is really great idea... one that I am going to put into practice!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-25-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By mommybaker
My lovely daughter is a joy to be around most of...

My lovely daughter is a joy to be around most of the time.  She is a really funny and great kid, but her biggest bad habit is whining. I am not sure if my pregnancy hormones have made me less...
Forum: Babywearing   01-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,034
Posted By mommybaker
I usually didn't bundle my daughter up too much....

I usually didn't bundle my daughter up too much.  I would walk my dog in very cold weather, but just wrap her to myself, and cover us both with a coat and a small blanket over her head to keep the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-24-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By mommybaker
I think it take practice for them to understand...

I think it take practice for them to understand what is happening.  My dd is 2 and it took a while for her to understand things like 'be right back' or 'one minute'.  I started by making these...
Forum: VBAC   01-21-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By mommybaker
What certain questions and request should we...

What certain questions and request should we make?  I am not able to have a midwife at my birth, but am having a really great labour and delivery nurse who is my best friend at the birth!
Forum: July 2011   01-20-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By mommybaker
I also have noticed that things seem to be...

I also have noticed that things seem to be changing sooner on.  I already have had significant cyatic (sp) nerve pain in my butt!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-19-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,460
Posted By mommybaker
I never require my dd to say please and...

I never require my dd to say please and thankyou, but just model it.  If she is being whiny, then I remind her there are nice ways to ask for things, and then she gets it.  She also really likes the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-19-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By mommybaker
I have not read that book, but found 'having a...

I have not read that book, but found 'having a new child by friday' to be helpful and have some good ideas.
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