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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-12-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Shy0717
A little background about us.  DS will be 18...

A little background about us.  DS will be 18 months old on the 21st and is VERY VERY spirited and strong willed.  He's very busy and is on the move almost the entire time he is awake.  He's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-12-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Shy0717
We're here!!!  Isaac will be 18 months on the...

We're here!!!  Isaac will be 18 months on the 21st and he is kicking my butt lol.  He's sooooo active I feel like I struggle to keep up.  He's had a huge language explosion over the past 2-3 weeks...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-30-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Shy0717
Keep pumping!! I work full time 3 nights a week...

Keep pumping!! I work full time 3 nights a week out of the home and used to pump at home and at work. I cut down to just pumping at work months ago and now ds is 11 months and I've blown through my...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-11-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,895
Posted By Shy0717
Here's my list. Boobs for feeding A...

Here's my list.

Boobs for feeding

A good pump and bottles-I work outside of the home so this is the method of
feeding I chose to use while I'm gone. Never interferred with bfing.

Carseat...
Forum: Allergies   04-03-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Shy0717
This was recommended to us by ds pediatrician...

This was recommended to us by ds pediatrician who's pretty holistic and into more natural remedies. We use 2 capsules topically/day and it's helped a good amount with the inflammation. We also use a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-23-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By Shy0717
I will have to try that. I finally was able to...

I will have to try that. I finally was able to get ds ezcema under control after months and months of battling. I take fish/flax oil combo along with bathing ds once no more than twice a week. I...
Forum: Family Safety   03-19-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Shy0717
We are going to be doing a ton of traveling here...

We are going to be doing a ton of traveling here in the next few months and I would like to purchase a convertible carseat specifically for traveling purposes. Here at home we use a Britax Marathon...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-19-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Shy0717
Quote: Originally Posted by kismetbaby...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kismetbaby http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15203081)
I just got a Maclaren triumph off of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Shy0717
This is one of the perks of living in the house...

This is one of the perks of living in the house you grew up in. All of the kids I babysat as a teen are now old enough to babysit (that's not to say I'd leave him with all of them if you kwim). One...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Shy0717
This summer we are going to be doing TONS of...

This summer we are going to be doing TONS of traveling which means we'll be spending lots of time in the airport. I think I've got the carseat situation figured out but I really need a different...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Shy0717
Hmmm I'm not quite sure since ds is my only one....

Hmmm I'm not quite sure since ds is my only one. He's almost 9 months old and has never cried with our pedi and we've done several well and sick baby appts. Maybe it makes a difference that they are...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Shy0717
I would say go with dairy first but make sure...

I would say go with dairy first but make sure it's completely out of your diet (there's a lot of hidden dairy in other foods). If you're still having issues you can try an elimination diet. We've...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-13-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 987
Posted By Shy0717
For the longest time ds made his own schedule...

For the longest time ds made his own schedule and it worked for us so I went with it. The change started because ds was having a hard time staying asleep at night (up every hour and just restless)....
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-09-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Shy0717
I agree that its probably an intolerance of some...

I agree that its probably an intolerance of some sort. I would stop all solids at that age. With ds its been a constant battle and the only thing that works for us is to bathe once a week. DS skin...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-06-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Shy0717
DS' father has not been very involved in his...

DS' father has not been very involved in his life (he's 7 months). He is basically a visitor that comes every 2 ish months to say hey and play with ds for 2 ish hours then he leaves. Mind you, he...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-05-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,097
Posted By Shy0717
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif We all have been there mama. In fact I was just there last night. There is a reason sleep deprivation is a form of torture.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-04-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Shy0717
I've read it. I thought overall the NCSS had...

I've read it. I thought overall the NCSS had some good tips but the constant lists and charting was an impossibility for me when I was so exhausted. For us I took a couple ideas that I thought would...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-04-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By Shy0717
DS is 7 months and 98% of the time I nurse him...

DS is 7 months and 98% of the time I nurse him lying in bed and he falls asleep. I play the same lullaby cd at naptime and bedtime so he associates it with rest time. The other 2% I may nurse him...
Forum: Television   01-27-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,653
Posted By Shy0717
Who's watching the season finale??

Who's watching the season finale??
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-21-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Shy0717
Ok well I feel like a doofus. Another bottom...

Ok well I feel like a doofus. Another bottom tooth popped through today (felt it when trying to nurse him down for a nap). Apparently he's just decided to get all of his teeth at once lol. And now I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-21-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Shy0717
Well I'm glad to know we're not alone lol. I was...

Well I'm glad to know we're not alone lol. I was also feeding him everytime he roused but I've stopped doing that. Around 1 ish last night I decided he was going to go 3 hours unless he really acted...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-21-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Shy0717
DS is KILLING me. For the past few weeks we've...

DS is KILLING me. For the past few weeks we've been doing this hourly waking thing and I am at my breaking point. He had his first tooth finally pop through last weekend so I attributed the horrible...
Forum: Diapering   01-21-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,181
Posted By Shy0717
Looking at everyone's wash routines kind of...

Looking at everyone's wash routines kind of surprise me. I had someone here reccommend Tide HE (filled to the 1 line) and that's what I use. I know its not the most popular but the natural type...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-19-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By Shy0717
To a give a little backstory: I am a single mama...

To a give a little backstory: I am a single mama to ds (almost 7 months) who works 3 nights a week as a nurse (12 hr shifts). While I'm working I leave him with my parents overnight and pick him up...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-18-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,644
Posted By Shy0717
Quote: Originally Posted by fawnanddoe...

Quote:
Originally Posted by fawnanddoe http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14948635)
Have you tried some tea tree oil? Earth...
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