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Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-10-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,197
Posted By carepear
I think you two need to have a talk about...

I think you two need to have a talk about responsibilities.  If she wants to be treated like an adult ie later curfew, she needs to act like an adult, ie pay bills.
 
At 17 I was attending college...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-30-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By carepear
I've had BV once in my life.  It wasn't a big...

I've had BV once in my life.  It wasn't a big deal.  And all but one of my partners have been circumcised. 
 
To me its not a valid trade off.
Forum: Babywearing   11-15-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 6,881
Posted By carepear
I never really considered NOT babywearing but as...

I never really considered NOT babywearing but as a first time mom with multiple sclerosis I knew it would come in handy.  I cannot fathom having to grocery shop or cook while holding a baby or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,018
Posted By carepear
Hi ladies,  I just wanted to check in with the...

Hi ladies,  I just wanted to check in with the other mamas of skinny babies.  The kid just had her 1 year appt (at 13 months - I forgot!) and she weighed in at 16 lbs 1 oz.  I always say I'm not...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-26-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By carepear
I just want to put it out there that if you are...

I just want to put it out there that if you are having a hard time getting your kiddo to take a bottle to please take a moment and test your milk for lipase.  Just take a sip of what you are...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-26-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,858
Posted By carepear
Alright, I haven't read all of the above posts...

Alright, I haven't read all of the above posts so maybe this is already covered but what chart are you using?

And do you have a pretty mobile/active 6 month old?
 
Also, you can get your milk...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,960
Posted By carepear
Oh, its not your dog.  Then just keep...

Oh, its not your dog. 

Then just keep calling animal control.  That's your only option.  They are jerks with a dangerous dog.  Don't feel bad about it.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,960
Posted By carepear
I don't have time to read all the posts but...

I don't have time to read all the posts but wanted to comment...
 
Sadly, most breed rescues aren't going to take a dog that has a history of biting people.  Especially a pit rescue.  They are...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-23-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By carepear
Posting just so I can remember to watch this...

Posting just so I can remember to watch this thread.  I'm thinking of stopping cosleeping as well and need some tips. 
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-23-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By carepear
I'm curious about this as well.  I have a 10...

I'm curious about this as well.  I have a 10 month old that I feel really needs the nutrition at night since she is in daycare during the day and doesn't take a bottle well.  We have had weight...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 18,664
Posted By carepear
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Forum: Life With a Baby   06-07-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By carepear
LOL I do stuff like this all the time. ...

LOL I do stuff like this all the time.  Sometimes my brain just about falls out and my husband just looks at me like I'm the craziest person in the world. 
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By carepear
I don't think this is physically possible.

I don't think this is physically possible.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-17-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,780
Posted By carepear
 Where can I find this online?  I have so many...


Where can I find this online?  I have so many people who tell me to use CIO who don't even know who Ferber is but if I could tell them that the man who popularized it no longer recommends it that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-13-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,018
Posted By carepear
We do ground beef, chicken, peanut butter,...

We do ground beef, chicken, peanut butter, squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes.  If something isn't fatty then I add oil to it.  Now that she is much better at eating I don't worry about adding too...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-13-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By carepear
 Why do people do this?  Just mentioning you...


Why do people do this?  Just mentioning you are tired, stressed, whatever is not a cry for help or a plea to have someone criticize your parenting techniques!
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-13-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By carepear
The best thing to do is to try to prevent this. ...

The best thing to do is to try to prevent this.  No artificial nipples at all until breastfeeding is established.  This means no pacis, no bottles, no formula.  The worst thing you can do for latch...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   05-04-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By carepear
My friend in Nac recommends Dr. Coffman.

My friend in Nac recommends Dr. Coffman.
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-02-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By carepear
My kiddo naps in arms at home but naps in her...

My kiddo naps in arms at home but naps in her crib at daycare.  I usually nurse her to sleep but at daycare they "pat her down" which is just patting her back until she falls asleep.  I've seen this...
Forum: Parenting   04-25-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By carepear
IF you are interested in limiting access to...

IF you are interested in limiting access to websites I would recommend something like OpenDNS.  They have a free version but we use the paid at work (I'm in IT).  You could block browsing to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-15-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By carepear
I think I responded to this in another thread...

I think I responded to this in another thread but the scalding thing isn't that big of a deal.  The munchkin warmer is easy to trick into getting the milk hot enough.  If you are interested in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By carepear
And yes, she fell off the WHO charts as well. 

And yes, she fell off the WHO charts as well. 
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By carepear
I think it depends on the kid.  And the type of...

I think it depends on the kid.  And the type of solids you feed.  My daughter fell completely off the charts and actually lost 2 oz over the course of a month.  She didn't start to gain until we...
Forum: Diapering   04-12-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By carepear
I wouldn't worry about it.  As long as you are...

I wouldn't worry about it.  As long as you are still going outside without a hazmat suit I would have to say that your diapers are at no bigger risk than you are while going to check the mail.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-11-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By carepear
Sorry hon, I feel for ya.  I have the same issue...

Sorry hon, I feel for ya.  I have the same issue and my daughter won't even take scalded milk.  She's a picky lady.  I know my milk lasts 36 hrs at the most so I have to pump in the for her 2nd...
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