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Forum: Parenting   05-20-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By shotmama
Okay now I feel I need to say something else....

Okay now I feel I need to say something else. And I do realize this is the internet and it is fully my fault for posting such sensitive and personal information online -- reactions and opinions are...
Forum: Parenting   05-19-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By shotmama
BAhhh okay I apologize again, I meant 'okay' as...

BAhhh okay I apologize again, I meant 'okay' as in there is no hitting and there is only 'getting along,' and I put those in quotation marks cause I highly doubt that even in those times it's 100%...
Forum: Parenting   05-19-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By shotmama
I'm sorry it seems I had said something...

I'm sorry it seems I had said something confusing. The incident when my mother and I had that fight was while the LO was sleeping in another room. And she was trying to tell me to stop, and she had...
Forum: Parenting   05-18-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By shotmama
One more thing, we live with my brother which...

One more thing, we live with my brother which was okay at first, but unfortunately he now agrees with my parents in our 'unhealthy' habits. If we moved but stayed in same place, my mom WILL show up...
Forum: Parenting   05-18-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By shotmama
Thanks for the feedback. I do use, 'thanks for...

Thanks for the feedback. I do use, 'thanks for the input,' when I can, but usually when they ask when they already are doing it. And they won't stop unless I physically put my hands in the way, and...
Forum: Parenting   05-18-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By shotmama
Hello!   I have all these feelings that I...

Hello!
 
I have all these feelings that I feel people in my current world do not quite understand. I was hoping to find an understanding soul here. I have made a few threads talking about how...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-24-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By shotmama
still BFing, and will do it if she asks for it...

still BFing, and will do it if she asks for it at night.
co-sleeping as well. 
 
i'm a stay at home mother and she is VERY attached to me, and i to her, so naturally we spend a lot of time...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-06-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By shotmama
mine is nearing 18mo and is kinda having the...

mine is nearing 18mo and is kinda having the same problem. i get super tired of setting up meal a, back up meal b and c if she doesn't take a or b, and sometimes even c. she loves eating if it's...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-28-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,798
Posted By shotmama
well, i was a late bloomer (seriously didn't get...

well, i was a late bloomer (seriously didn't get my d-cups, from then barely there breasts, until AFTER i turned 20) and i had very conservative parents, but attended a very open minded and highly...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-13-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,834
Posted By shotmama
DH grew up in Sao Paolo and then moved to Japan...

DH grew up in Sao Paolo and then moved to Japan when he was 11. He understood Japanese pretty well before moving but basically started using it as another dominant language from then on. He spoke...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-13-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,518
Posted By shotmama
..there was a group of small children (3-4 years...

..there was a group of small children (3-4 years old) singing and dancing along with two adults, and one of the songs was about a young raccoon who was watching his new baby sibling being brought up...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-07-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By shotmama
It sounded like he did! i love it! so cute!...

It sounded like he did! i love it! so cute! hahaha
 
 
DD's playdate (was 3 years old at the time) made a joke, too, but i'm not sure if he knew it or not. i look a lot younger than i really am...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-07-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By shotmama
wooden blocks at toysrus??   75 pieces for...

wooden blocks at toysrus??
 
75 pieces for $15
150 pieces for $30
 
some of the blocks have paint, so if you're concerned about your little one eating it, you could buy the 150 piece one and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-07-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By shotmama
DD had her 15 month well check and she was 75%...

DD had her 15 month well check and she was 75% on height and 25% on weight. Doctor said she should be closer to her height percentile for weight. Also, suggested that her night waking may be caused...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-01-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By shotmama
i was told that unless it's a horrible amount of...

i was told that unless it's a horrible amount of blood, there was nothing to worry too much about. breastmilk and blood being bodily fluids, would get absorbed easily.
 
but gosh i remember those...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-01-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By shotmama
i'm trying to keep my weight above 110 but i'm...

i'm trying to keep my weight above 110 but i'm failing horribly at it (i'm 105 right now). i've found i can bump up my weight if i eat more avocados and more protein. trying to eat more fatty fish...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-31-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By shotmama
sorry ignore my double post, since no one had...

sorry ignore my double post, since no one had any answers in this forum i tried in the breastfeeding challenges forum, only to have the topic moved here again. >_< mmm!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-23-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By shotmama
well just in case there was anyone else with a...

well just in case there was anyone else with a similar problem, i think i may have found out the answer! i called a la leche league leader who said some babies get a weird pain/sensation while...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-21-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By shotmama
aww no worries mama! i should have done that...

aww no worries mama! i should have done that this weekend! my parents are actually REALLY against BF. and i made the mistake of doing it once in front of my mother and she almost threw up in front...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-21-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By shotmama
my DD always nursed as much as a newborn until.....

my DD always nursed as much as a newborn until.. well, now!
it used to be 10-12 times, and now may be changing to 6-8. the amount of solids hasn't changed much, but i wonder if molar teething makes...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-18-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,612
Posted By shotmama
i let my 14.5 mo roam around while eating. but...

i let my 14.5 mo roam around while eating. but not at dinner, cause that is when hubby comes home and he doesn't like the roaming around for dinner.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-16-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By shotmama
did you mean the baby teeth like the 20 of them?...

did you mean the baby teeth like the 20 of them? my DD is 14 months, has 16 and the last four baby teeth are moving. does this mean the light of the tunnel is coming sooner than we think? haha! if...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-14-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By shotmama
i hope more people post like this, too! it's 4...

i hope more people post like this, too!
it's 4 am and i love being next to DD (14.5 months) at night but maybe she's getting uncomfortable with me in bed at night, now.
 
we were wondering if...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-07-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By shotmama
i love all these answers! thank you experienced...

i love all these answers! thank you experienced mamas!
 
so we survived the holidays, somehow. i tried to pay more attention to why people were concerned, and i realize it's cause they notice she...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-07-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By shotmama
DD (14 months) started to push around her toy...

DD (14 months) started to push around her toy dump truck, while trying to make machine noises after watching the city waste management truck come by and take all the neighborhood's trash. she puts...
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