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Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   02-25-2014, 08:28 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Hi!   A group of us in the Omaha-Lincoln...

Hi!
 
A group of us in the Omaha-Lincoln area are hoping to found Nebraska's first Sudbury school.
 
The Sudbury model functions by a direct democracy where all individuals, adults and children,...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   02-25-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Hi!   A group of us in the Omaha-Lincoln...

Hi!
 
A group of us in the Omaha-Lincoln area are hoping to found Nebraska's first Sudbury school.
 
The Sudbury model functions by a direct democracy where all individuals, adults and children,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-05-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Oh! I need to update!   My friend brought it...

Oh! I need to update!
 
My friend brought it up in December totally out of the blue! We had a good conversation where we shared what we know, and we recommended the Penn and Teller Bullshit video...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-05-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Oh, skycheat-- I absolutely agree ever kid comes...

Oh, skycheat-- I absolutely agree ever kid comes with an issue. Sleep is absolutely hers! Otherwise, parenting her is very pleasant and "easy"
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-05-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
The 3:30-4:30 wake up I was anticipating turned...

The 3:30-4:30 wake up I was anticipating turned into a 1:30 wake up. She only slept seven hours, so I tried to encourage her to lay down to finish her rest. She just bawled, and when she wasn't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-04-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
skycheat, you make good point with screentime! I...

skycheat, you make good point with screentime! I have not noticed a discernible difference directly from screentime late in the day, BUT, we do have much more Netflix recently while the house is in...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-03-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Yes we have tried and it doesn't work for her....

Yes we have tried and it doesn't work for her. For instance, we read/told stories and sang for an hour tonight in bed and she wasn't phased. It relaxed her, but no sleep.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-03-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
I'm totally cool with her sleeping with us, it's...

I'm totally cool with her sleeping with us, it's *getting* her to sleep that has been the challenge. The crib was introduced only to help her fall asleep when falling asleep in the big bed was no...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-03-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
My DD is 27mo. She has always been a challenge...

My DD is 27mo. She has always been a challenge to put to sleep. Some weeks/months are fantastic, but most have required endurance and creativity beyond what I perceive to be par for infant/toddler...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-29-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
My friend is in her first trimester with her 2nd...

My friend is in her first trimester with her 2nd child.
 
Her first was a boy (now 2.5yo). He had a NICU start, and was circ'd because the baby next him was intact and they saw what a hassle it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,809
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Quote:Originally Posted by Hippie Mama in...

Quote:Originally Posted by Hippie Mama in MI http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1362474/he-showed-me-his-penis/20#post_17116242)

Disgusting. If...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-01-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Guava, yes, she senses the difference, spits it...

Guava, yes, she senses the difference, spits it out, and acts really offended tween I've tried that.
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-29-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
DD is almost 16 mo, bedsharing, and still...

DD is almost 16 mo, bedsharing, and still breastfeeding day and night.
 
We were on a nice, long easy BFing stretch from about 5mo until nearly 14mo, where we had very little issues. She did wake...
Forum: Parenting   02-29-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Learning_Mum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1346468/never-enough-never-good-enough#post_16895139)
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Forum: Parenting   02-28-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,233
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Thanks for the feedback everyone. We are...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. We are scrapping the plan, because it is obvious it was heading us in a direction we did not want to go. We definitely want the money given to her from other...
Forum: Parenting   02-28-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,233
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CatsCradle http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345915/how-are-your-kids-going-to-go-to-college/180#post_16894897)
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Forum: Parenting   02-28-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,233
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Quote:Originally Posted by captain...

Quote:Originally Posted by captain optimism http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345915/how-are-your-kids-going-to-go-to-college/180#post_16894824)...
Forum: Parenting   02-28-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,233
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TiredX2 http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345915/how-are-your-kids-going-to-go-to-college/180#post_16894514)


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Forum: Parenting   02-28-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,233
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
We do have a savings account for DD. Every pay...

We do have a savings account for DD. Every pay period, we stick $10-$20 in it. All of her birthday/Christmas/special occasion money goes in it. The "savings" portion our kids' own jobs may go in...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-20-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
I am having a hard time striking this balance...

I am having a hard time striking this balance too. DD is 15.5 mo. I have forlorn household tasks drowning me from all sides and recreational things I would like to do (such as, sew her a pillowcase...
Forum: Parenting   02-09-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,794
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
I didn't read it all, I started zoning out when...

I didn't read it all, I started zoning out when she talked about making a 2-3 monther "wait" and how the French didn't snack. Er. Ok. The French can be superior parents, and I can be me :)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-20-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,752
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
Oh. My god GO TO SLEEP and stay that way!!!!!...

Oh. My god GO TO SLEEP and stay that way!!!!! I'm right here. You know this bed and this room. Pleeeeeeeeeas!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
We just recently nightweaned, due to very...

We just recently nightweaned, due to very frequent night wakings and continuous comfort nursing overnight. She has always been a frequent nurser but it was never an issue--- I slept through it and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-19-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
We have a 14.5mo, and she goes to sleep sometime...

We have a 14.5mo, and she goes to sleep sometime between 6:30-8. 
 
She gets in the tub about 5:30, then she gets her diaper and a camisole on. We eat dinner 6-6:30ish. Depending on how she is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-13-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By AnnaBees Mama
We are in the process of this right now (DD...

We are in the process of this right now (DD 14mo)
 
We decided to start the transition because she was nursing allllll night long and would wake if I tried to unlatch her, yet her latch was...
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