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Forum: Intact Care   06-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Flopsy
Sus,   Good idea - I hadn't thought about it...

Sus,
 
Good idea - I hadn't thought about it that way I guess. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif I had been looking in to a packet of information on intact care to send to our...
Forum: Intact Care   06-06-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Flopsy
Thanks for sharing your experience. :-) We're...

Thanks for sharing your experience. :-) We're not due at the doctor for a checkup again until about a year from now, but when we do go, I'm thinking about stocking up on a few of these...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   05-30-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Flopsy
I'm working with Aly and Rebecca, who are both...

I'm working with Aly and Rebecca, who are both CPMs, with Northstar Midwifery for this pregnancy and have had a wonderful experience with them. They are well-connected in the community and are...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   05-30-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Flopsy
I've not been to this clinic, but have heard...

I've not been to this clinic, but have heard wonderful things about them from my chiropractor when I asked her for recommendations for natural-minded doctors in the area.
 ...
Forum: Intact Care   05-02-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Flopsy
Thanks. Bringing intact care info along to an...

Thanks. Bringing intact care info along to an appointment seems like a good idea.
 
I also want to add a question to my original post.
 
I've realized that this is sort of a duplicate post,...
Forum: Intact Care   05-02-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By Flopsy
My husband and I have opted leave our son...

My husband and I have opted leave our son intact. He is now 18 months and has been to two different family practice docs. Both are women, both are reasonably natural-minded (or at least enough so...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-02-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Flopsy
We're definitely going to give that a try....

We're definitely going to give that a try. Thanks!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-29-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Flopsy
My 18 month old sleeps on a mattress on the...

My 18 month old sleeps on a mattress on the floor. We co-slept until he was ~8months and then switched him to his own bed for both naps and nighttime. He has done very well with this arrangement...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-04-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,312
Posted By Flopsy
Ooh, those are good ones.   Skycheattraffic,...

Ooh, those are good ones.
 
Skycheattraffic, you reminded me of another one that bugs me. We don't find out what we're having either, so I get asked a lot "Are you hoping for a boy or a girl?" Or...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,312
Posted By Flopsy
Pregnancy seems to bring out the crazy in...

Pregnancy seems to bring out the crazy in everyone. What's the dumbest/most annoying/intrusive thing you've heard from someone else about your pregnancy?
 
I'll start with a couple from my in-laws...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-09-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,482
Posted By Flopsy
I honestly didn't know I was opening such a can...

I honestly didn't know I was opening such a can of worms with this question! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif
 
I first posed this question because DH and I disagreed about...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Flopsy
Thanks for the heads-up, Vaske. I'm trying not...

Thanks for the heads-up, Vaske. I'm trying not to get my hopes too high about the gap exception. I'll give it a shot and we'll see. It sounds like there's also a chance DH would be changing jobs...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,533
Posted By Flopsy
What a great idea for a thread! I certainly do...

What a great idea for a thread! I certainly do get fed up some days, but more often than not DS and I have wonderful days and I am so, so glad I get to be home with him and see all the funny stuff...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,434
Posted By Flopsy
These are brilliant! I want more!!   ...

These are brilliant! I want more!!
 
bump:bump:bump
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Flopsy
No advice, but lots and lots of sympathy, here....

No advice, but lots and lots of sympathy, here. I take care of my 6mo nephew a few days a week and getting him down for a nap when my 15mo son is ready to play? Almost impossible. I've resorted to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-03-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Flopsy
Definitely check out spinning babies - and I...

Definitely check out spinning babies - and I would give her Forward-Leaning-Inversion a shot. There's a video on the site that shows how to do it. Chiropractic care and yoga are other good ideas....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-03-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,784
Posted By Flopsy
STOP SCREAMING!! OMG JUST STOP THE SCREAMING....

STOP SCREAMING!! OMG JUST STOP THE SCREAMING. You have everything you need, you are screaming for fun and my ears are about to bleed. Just STOOOOOOOOOOOOOP!
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-03-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Flopsy
My son was 13 months when I got pregnant with #2...

My son was 13 months when I got pregnant with #2 and now, about 3 months later, my supply is almost gone. Doesn't deter him, though. He would still nurse all day and all night if I let him. I keep...
Forum: Homebirth   02-03-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Flopsy
Thank you for these suggestions and examples!...

Thank you for these suggestions and examples! Moon - I haven't read through your blog post yet, but I'm headed there after this. :-)
 
htcmom - good question. I tried typing out a response, but...
Forum: Homebirth   02-02-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Flopsy
That's great news! Thank you for sharing that...

That's great news! Thank you for sharing that article. I think that will be a good way for me to start.
 
And good luck to you, too!
Forum: Homebirth   02-02-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Flopsy
Has anyone had any luck getting reimbursed for a...

Has anyone had any luck getting reimbursed for a homebirth through an insurance company that "doesn't cover them?" If so, please share how you did it!
 
I'm in MN and seem to be insured by the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-30-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Flopsy
Hey, anything's worth a shot! I supplement a...

Hey, anything's worth a shot! I supplement a little vitamin D in the winter here anyway. I'll try upping the dose a bit.
 
It's great to hear from other moms who have successfully nursed (or are...
Forum: Family Safety   12-29-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Flopsy
We've had an Evenflo Momentum since DS was born...

We've had an Evenflo Momentum since DS was born and love it. It's rated from 5-65lbs, so he could be in it from the start and it'll last us a while. It's a big, sturdy seat, but well-padded and DS...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-29-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,482
Posted By Flopsy
Thanks for your input, sassyfirechick. I don't...

Thanks for your input, sassyfirechick. I don't think that makes you a horrible parent at all; I think everyone has to weigh the pros and cons for themselves and decide what works best for their...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-29-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,482
Posted By Flopsy
Thanks for the great responses, everyone. I...

Thanks for the great responses, everyone. I honestly thought I knew all the pros and cons about RF vs. FF, but clearly I didn't. Adorkable, your info and videos were especially helpful.
 
We have...
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