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Forum: Single Parenting   03-20-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By rainface
It's been nearly a year since my husband left,...

It's been nearly a year since my husband left, and we've been able to be quite friendly and pleasant (it's best for our 2 year old) but it requires an insane amount of effort on my part. He broke my...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By rainface
I am a single mom (for the past 9 months) to a...

I am a single mom (for the past 9 months) to a 2.5 year old. She's slept touching me every night of her life (except for the 4 nights I was on a business trip, then she slept with my mom). We are...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-14-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By rainface
I have a 28 month old as well, and it never...

I have a 28 month old as well, and it never occurred to me to expect her to pick up her toys when told. She's sort of like a cat, in that she'll do something if she thinks it's her idea...
The...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-15-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By rainface
Yep. I just posted in another thread that it's...

Yep. I just posted in another thread that it's like fingernails on a chalkboard. Especially right before my period every month. I just want to jump out the window. I have developed zero tolerance...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-15-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By rainface
My DD is 27 months old and she's still a big fan...

My DD is 27 months old and she's still a big fan of nursing. Unfortunately it's getting to be finger nails on a chalkboard for me (especially right before my period) so I've started limiting her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By rainface
I can't give advice on night weaning or...

I can't give advice on night weaning or transitioning from cosleeping (because I haven't done either) but I can tell you about going on trips http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif When...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-24-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By rainface
Hot dogs...

Hot dogs http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
34 years ago, my parents bought some property in the woods and built a little house with no electricity or running water. They really...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-10-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By rainface
" He is so much a part of the fabric of my life....

" He is so much a part of the fabric of my life. It just seems so surreal that he so easily can move on to someone he has only known for a few months. Life is so much brighter and light filled now...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-08-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,373
Views: 52,126
Posted By rainface
Broccoli rice casserole, mashed sweet potatoes,...

Broccoli rice casserole, mashed sweet potatoes, and a quick green olive and celery salad with lemon juice dressing. There will be a bunch of leftovers...
Forum: Parenting   11-03-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,698
Posted By rainface
Best piece of parenting advice I ever got was...

Best piece of parenting advice I ever got was from my mom as I observed her taking in my younger brother's wayward teenage friend after his dad kicked him out. "Is that the hill you want to die on?"...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-28-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,373
Views: 52,126
Posted By rainface
Turkey and sweet potato chili. I used a bottle...

Turkey and sweet potato chili. I used a bottle of Fat Tire...I love the taste of beer in chili. DD ate sour cream and picked the black beans out of her chili :-/
Forum: Single Parenting   10-26-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By rainface
MamaRuga, I completely hear you. Except I just...

MamaRuga, I completely hear you. Except I just have one 2 year old daughter... My husband left me because he doesn't love me and doesn't want to be a father or husband. He also has aspergers. He...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-19-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By rainface
My ex moved about 40 minutes away, to be closer...

My ex moved about 40 minutes away, to be closer to where he goes to school. I stayed (for now) in the apartment we got to be close to his job at the time. Go figure. He comes to see our daughter...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-12-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By rainface
Argh. That would put me to the end of my rope...

Argh. That would put me to the end of my rope too. I used to be able to pop DD on the boob and go back to sleep under those circumstances, but it can get harder to get comfortable and go back to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-12-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By rainface
The commenting on babies/toddlers weight in...

The commenting on babies/toddlers weight in adult terms drives me nuts. My daughter was delightfully round and well fed as a baby, lots of rolls up her legs, and a round little belly. When she...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-12-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By rainface
I just signed divorce paperwork yesterday, I was...

I just signed divorce paperwork yesterday, I was surprised to see that there was actually a percentage breakdown with multiple options. We checked %10 of time with father %90 of time with mother....
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-10-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By rainface
Sounds like my daughter. She's 23.5 months,...

Sounds like my daughter. She's 23.5 months, cosleeping, nursing at night. I work full time and can't nurse her during the day so I haven't nightweaned. I'm committed to breast feeding as long as she...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By rainface
I'm heartbroken that I will likely not have...

I'm heartbroken that I will likely not have anymore children...although, at this point I'm not picturing being with anyone again either. I'm 33 and DD is 2. My husband informed me on my birthday...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   09-26-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By rainface
I also have an almost 2 year old who doesn't eat...

I also have an almost 2 year old who doesn't eat very much. I would love it if she would consistently eat peanut butter and bananas!
She still nurses so I know she's getting calories there but I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-15-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By rainface
I just have one 23 month old but she walked at...

I just have one 23 month old but she walked at 10 months and didn't really talk until about 18 months. The previous comment is about right. I stayed within arms reach for months and felt like I was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-06-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By rainface
He'll outgrow it. And the cats will adjust. Or...

He'll outgrow it. And the cats will adjust. Or they'll take a swipe at him and he'll learn to be gentle. Make sure the cats have an escape route to avoid him and keep showing him how to be gentle....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-23-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By rainface
My first thought is that her son is still really...

My first thought is that her son is still really little with typical toddler impulse control and world outlook. My DD just turned 22 months and I can't imagine her sharing or not pushing...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By rainface
My STBX also has Aspergers and I'm also...

My STBX also has Aspergers and I'm also struggling with how to encourage him to parent. DD is 22 months old and he can play with her and focus on her for an hour or so but that's his limit. This...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-21-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By rainface
I'm lonely too. I wish I had a good answer....

I'm lonely too. I wish I had a good answer. Socializing, let alone making new friends is hard with a toddler hanging off you.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-20-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By rainface
My DD is 22 months and my period came back when...

My DD is 22 months and my period came back when she was 7 months old. I get so sensitive and touched out just before my period starts that I have to grit my teeth to make it through nursing...
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