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Forum: Lactivism   02-28-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
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Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-15-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alki Mama
Here's another update. Our new son was born in...

Here's another update. Our new son was born in May (unexpectedly unassisted homebirth, hee) so is 7 months old. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/babyboy.gif DS1 is 4 and loves his baby...
Forum: Lactivism   01-15-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Alki Mama
Lani of the Boobie Time blog started this...

Lani of the Boobie Time blog started this awesome campaign. Sesame Street used to show videos that including breastfeeding, and they replaced them all in the '90s with solely bottle-feeding images....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-15-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 21,352
Posted By Alki Mama
And I like Bella Luna as well (and I really do!).

And I like Bella Luna as well (and I really do!).
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-15-2011, 07:28 PM
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Views: 21,352
Posted By Alki Mama
I like you on FB! Yea!

I like you on FB! Yea!
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-27-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alki Mama
@MunchiesMom, here's my experience right now...

@MunchiesMom, here's my experience right now with breastfeeding during pregnancy. I'm ~18-19 weeks and my milk dried up around 15 weeks, no colostrum yet. I was pretty bummed, but it hasn't stopped...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-05-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alki Mama
Oh, and just in case it helps anyone else in...

Oh, and just in case it helps anyone else in this situation in the future, another thing we've been telling DS is that, if the milk is gone and he's still hungry and thirsty, he can have water or...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-05-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alki Mama
It has meant so much to me to read your kind...

It has meant so much to me to read your kind words and similar experiences and feelings. I'm glad I'm not alone.

DP and I sort of decided to stop worrying about TTC but not try to prevent, and...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-17-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alki Mama
So I'm feeling conflicted and am hoping to gain...

So I'm feeling conflicted and am hoping to gain some perspective and a little peace.

I have one son, who's 3 years old, and nurses day and night. I had thought he'd have slowed down by this age,...
Forum: Elimination Communication   11-03-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Alki Mama
Thanks so much for your encouragement! I don't...

Thanks so much for your encouragement! I don't know anyone else around here ECing, and my extended family has made fun of me for making more work for myself (as they put it). Sorry for the delay in...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By Alki Mama
Thanks for all the help! Quote: ...

Thanks for all the help!

Quote:
Originally Posted by lioralourie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12355755)
Off topic,...
Forum: Elimination Communication   10-29-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Alki Mama
Yes, another potty-strike thread... I've been...

Yes, another potty-strike thread... I've been reading the others and combing the archives, but I'm just so discouraged that I'm going to write in anyway. I'm wondering if we should just call it...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-24-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Alki Mama
James McKenna has some good stuff referenced on...

James McKenna has some good stuff referenced on his site. Here's one sample that sites studies you could look up:

http://www.nd.edu/~jmckenn1/lab/longterm.html

Quote:
In a survey of adult...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-24-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by KimPM...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KimPM http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12457306)
I also had to install light blocking shades and...
Forum: Family Safety   10-24-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,924
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12440423)
Don't remember if I put it in this thread- a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-24-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Alki Mama
I'm sorry about your FIL and your DH's stressful...

I'm sorry about your FIL and your DH's stressful situation. I don't have much advice to offer, but I wanted you to know someone was at least trying to think of some!

Your DS sounds as spazzy as...
Forum: Family Safety   10-23-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by an_aurora...

Quote:
Originally Posted by an_aurora http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12453425)
The Radian actually is wider the shoulder...
Forum: Family Safety   10-23-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by an_aurora...

Quote:
Originally Posted by an_aurora http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12453390)
Either way, RF is always 5 times safer than...
Forum: Family Safety   10-23-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by bobandjess99...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bobandjess99 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12446918)
SO....you might be surprised how long...
Forum: Family Safety   10-23-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by an_aurora...

Quote:
Originally Posted by an_aurora http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12450533)
ALL of the crash tests are set up in this...
Forum: Family Safety   10-22-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
I'm having trouble finding Canadian stats. This...

I'm having trouble finding Canadian stats. This would be a great article to read -- Injury potential of a three-year-old Hybrid III dummy in forward and rearward facing positions under CMVSS 208...
Forum: Family Safety   10-22-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,924
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Ironica...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ironica http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12439389)
Just a point of order: the Regent is not...
Forum: Family Safety   10-22-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Twinklefae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Twinklefae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12438253)
I would try finding the Canadian stats for...
Forum: Family Safety   10-21-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
Here's the info I've collected. I found it all...

Here's the info I've collected. I found it all online, but some of it was only in PDF form, so I apologize for lack of URLs.

INJURIES TO CHILDREN IN FORWARD FACING CHILD RESTRAINTS by Arbogast,...
Forum: Family Safety   10-21-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Alki Mama
I thought I'd move this question...

I thought I'd move this question (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showpost.php?p=12338740&postcount=137) into a new thread:

Does anyone know the relative safety of top-tethered forward...
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