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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,670
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I'm following :)   My blog is glimmersnaps...

I'm following :)
 
My blog is glimmersnaps (http://glimmersnaps.wordpress.com/). I do a little homelearning stuff (I plan to start doing more!) and a lot of organization and DIY-type stuff. All...
Forum: Montessori   02-26-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By Glimmersnaps
There are some great photos and ideas on these...

There are some great photos and ideas on these blogs:
 
http://jen-peacefulparenting.blogspot.com/2011/10/infant-and-young-toddler-montessori_13.html
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-10-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I was just talking to a co-worker last week...

I was just talking to a co-worker last week about this. Both our one-year-olds wake up between sleep cycles to nurse back to sleep. I'd love to know if he will grow out of this. I really hate the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-10-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Glimmersnaps
My babe was much younger when he had to be put...

My babe was much younger when he had to be put under GA for an MRI. It's a different situation, but we could nurse up until 5 hours before and I was not allowed in the MRI room. They explained that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-10-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I had an early teether too. Yes for him all the...

I had an early teether too. Yes for him all the teeth started lining up down there and then sort of took turns sloooowly popping out. I think by 6 months we switched from Tylenol to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-09-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By Glimmersnaps
Sorry... I need to go to bed and I didn't read...

Sorry... I need to go to bed and I didn't read through all the suggestions so sorry if I repeat...
 
DS is exactly the same way. He loves picking up beans and little cut up carrots. Also I give...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-09-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I've been meaning to preserve our DS memories...

I've been meaning to preserve our DS memories for a year now... I say do something-- anything-- now. I want to make a few photo collages and slideshows (maybe iMovie?) of special events and photos...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-09-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By Glimmersnaps
@bookwise I know what you mean about the...

@bookwise I know what you mean about the complexion stuff... DH is Indian so we hear a lot of color comments from his family. His brother had a baby girl around the same time and there are lots of...
Forum: Diapering   02-09-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Glimmersnaps
Ah I just started another thread with a similar...

Ah I just started another thread with a similar issue. Wool didn't work for us, but I've heard it works for others. I just tried the Kawaii Baby Goodnights Heavy Wetter diaper. So far, so good. It's...
Forum: Diapering   02-09-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Glimmersnaps
DS is an average wetter but a wild sleeper. We...

DS is an average wetter but a wild sleeper. We always used a snappied PF with either a wool or Thirsties cover. We tried a couple of snazzy hemp or organic cotton fitteds, but the problem isn't in...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-09-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By Glimmersnaps
Thought I'd chime in here even though this is an...

Thought I'd chime in here even though this is an old post...
 
I have made the transition to paperless and it's great. One thing that helped me with organization was making a chart with all my...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-05-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I'd like to buy a baby doll for my niece, who...

I'd like to buy a baby doll for my niece, who will be a big sister later this year. She has light-ish olive skin but black hair and brown eyes. I'd like to find a baby that looks similar to her (and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-03-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Glimmersnaps
Oh I found this and thought of you... ...

Oh I found this and thought of you...
http://www.specialtybottle.com/index.aspx
Forum: Diapering   02-02-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I'm glad I could help!    I think you could...

I'm glad I could help! 
 
I think you could really use them in any cover but the GroVia ones might fit a little better. I once used some Flip liners in my Thirsties covers while traveling. They...
Forum: Diapering   02-02-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By Glimmersnaps
Welcome to cloth :) I tried to answer your...

Welcome to cloth :) I tried to answer your questions below:
 
Quote:Originally Posted by MamaInTheDesert http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Diapering   02-02-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,851
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I don't know how old he is, but I had some...

I don't know how old he is, but I had some similar concerns when DS was about 4 or 5 months. We were visiting family and everyone got into my head about how he wasn't sitting up (assisted) because...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,257
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I was 29 when DS was born. I plan to have one or...

I was 29 when DS was born. I plan to have one or two more but I'd like to be done by 35ish. 
 
My mom was 21 when I was born so she had a much different experience. She brings it up a lot when we...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-30-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I was really worried about this too! Sometimes...

I was really worried about this too! Sometimes I'd put him in the Pack and Play but I felt like it moved too much every time he moved so he was easily awakened. I also tried keeping him in a "nest"...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-30-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By Glimmersnaps
Well this is a little late, but here's my...

Well this is a little late, but here's my experience: 
 
DS is too young to understand now, but in the future we plan to really make a big deal out of the Eids. This way when he asks why we don't...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-30-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I have a similar problem and I'm a renter too,...

I have a similar problem and I'm a renter too, so there's not much in the way of carpentry I can do. I have seen awesome ideas about mounting Ball jars to the underside of the cabinet by their lids...
Forum: Montessori   01-30-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By Glimmersnaps
I'm interested in expanding Montessori-style...

I'm interested in expanding Montessori-style learning with my nearly one year old. We have been doing treasure baskets since he could sit up on his own. I watch his interests very carefully and try...
Forum: Montessori   01-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Glimmersnaps
This blog has wonderful ideas: ...

This blog has wonderful ideas:
http://jen-peacefulparenting.blogspot.com/
 
I do Montessori-style activities with a 2 yo I babysit, but I do find it difficult at times because she doesn't have...
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