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Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-11-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By basilisa76
We have this great loveseat/sofa bed that...

We have this great loveseat/sofa bed that doesn't look nice anymore. I would love to have a custom slipcover done but don't want to pay $600!!! Do you know somebody that charges a reasonable amount...
Forum: Activism and News   04-11-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 28,727
Posted By basilisa76
Walmart Starbucks. I hate that they have...

Walmart

Starbucks. I hate that they have the power and $$ to go 100% fair trade making a HUGE impact and they just refuse, super over priced and mediocre.

Coke stuff
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-05-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By basilisa76
I have come to accept that my girls are smart,...

I have come to accept that my girls are smart, active and fun but they don't eat or sleep much. I weaned Shanti at 15 months because everytime something changed in her environment she nursed every 2...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-10-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By basilisa76
My daughter is turning 6 months tomorrow. The...

My daughter is turning 6 months tomorrow. The first 2.5 months were great at night, she woke up 3 times to nurse but did nurse around the clock during the day. After 8 weeks or so, she started...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By basilisa76
Thank you all for the advice... I guess this too...

Thank you all for the advice... I guess this too shall pass, right? It is just so weird how she SCREAMS when she wakes up... Is like she is checking that I am there! We are co-sleeping... Please...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By basilisa76
My baby is 4.5 months old. She used to sleep...

My baby is 4.5 months old. She used to sleep quite well waking up only twice at night for a few weeks until she hit the 2.5 months and she started waking up every 2 hours. She now wakes every hour....
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,730
Posted By basilisa76
Well... My baby is 4.5 months and wakes up every...

Well... My baby is 4.5 months and wakes up every hour at night (still!) so 4 hours at night is not bad... However it does seem that the baby is over-stimulated and is having trouble handling it... I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-01-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By basilisa76
My daugher was a decent sleeper at nights when...

My daugher was a decent sleeper at nights when she turned 2 months. She would wake up twice at night, although she only catnapped during the day if I held her. Whe she turned 3 months old, she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-01-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By basilisa76
It was the same for my daughter... basically I...

It was the same for my daughter... basically I just did the same thing everyday, nurse, read story, rock/sing and then when she was almost sleep put her down. The first month she yelled and I let...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-31-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,381
Posted By basilisa76
Mine didn't say much until she was @ 20 months....

Mine didn't say much until she was @ 20 months. She would just say the first syllable of a word and then all the suden at 20 months a guy on an elevator said: "I bet you are almost 2" and she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-21-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By basilisa76
I thought that the 3 months old rule for babies...

I thought that the 3 months old rule for babies to be a little easier was true until my daughter hit the 3months one week mark. I thought I was lucky to have a good sleeper, she started waking up...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-07-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,947
Posted By basilisa76
I have gotten several US$1 items from dollar...

I have gotten several US$1 items from dollar tree and creating costumes with them (And some sewing + ebay stuff)

Gigi
Forum: Montessori   10-07-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,363
Posted By basilisa76
Interesting topic... I am considering a...

Interesting topic... I am considering a Montessori for my daughter next year, she will be 3 and I am worries about her feeling a bit lonely because of the lack of personalized attention...
Gigi
Forum: Parenting   10-07-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By basilisa76
I am 18 months older than my brother and I...

I am 18 months older than my brother and I remember growing up I ALWAYS had bruises on my legs because he always kicked me!! Now we are best friends!...
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,109
Posted By basilisa76
As soon as we came to the hospital with #1. With...

As soon as we came to the hospital with #1. With the second one, it was when she was 1 week old... I kind of forgot that I had the cloth diapers!!!

Gigi
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-07-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,044
Posted By basilisa76
I weaned by daughter when she was 15 months...

I weaned by daughter when she was 15 months because I could not take it anymore... Every time there was something new/different on her environment she nursed every 2 hours day and night!!!!!

It...
Forum: Babywearing   10-07-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By basilisa76
You may want to try to fold the hotsling on your...

You may want to try to fold the hotsling on your shoulder like one mama suggested or try a different position of the baby. Also, it may be that you are developing carpal tunnel syndrom from holding...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-14-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By basilisa76
How about cheese? I think a bottle of expressed...

How about cheese? I think a bottle of expressed milk given by your husband is the best alternative and maybe reduce slowly the quantity of milk?
Gigi
Forum: Diapering   09-13-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By basilisa76
I used Fuzzi Bunz and Happy Heinys and I usually...

I used Fuzzi Bunz and Happy Heinys and I usually LOVED to show them because they look so cool and colorful! so in hot days, just a t-shirt of a short dress that went well with the color of the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 637
Posted By basilisa76
Good Night Moon (of course) but my daughter's...

Good Night Moon (of course) but my daughter's favorite is "Lulu's busy day" VERY EASY to read, lots of big colorful pictures of just a girl and her day (that is basically every toddler's day) and at...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-13-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,349
Posted By basilisa76
All of this is awful. It makes me sick.......

All of this is awful. It makes me sick.... People are suppose to support other human beings!

Gee...

Gigi
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-09-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By basilisa76
It took my daughter 4 months to be OK. She even...

It took my daughter 4 months to be OK. She even pooped because of the stress it caused her. It was awful. The day after she pooped I said I was taking her off and then the following day, when we...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-09-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By basilisa76
YES! Freecycle and Shelters. Unused and new...

YES! Freecycle and Shelters. Unused and new gifts, i give them away but usually say: I got it as a gift but I have two (or it is too big/small, whatever applies) and I thought you may like it.
Gigi
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-08-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By basilisa76
Marshalls,Old Navy & Target. I also try to...

Marshalls,Old Navy & Target. I also try to embellish plain stuff that I find cheap in Michaels, handme downs, etc.

Gigi
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-08-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By basilisa76
I am on the same boat, debating bewtween the...

I am on the same boat, debating bewtween the mini-pill and mirena. I am quite afraid of all the side effects mirena has but haven't heard much about the mini-pill... Anyone wants to share their...
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