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Forum: Diapering   07-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By MissAnthrope
Actually, if baby is allergic to lanolin, you can...

Actually, if baby is allergic to lanolin, you can still use wool covers, but they must come to you clean (i.e. don't buy pre-lanolinized covers) and you have to treat them with olive oil instead of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-06-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 880
Posted By MissAnthrope
We don't shop for clothes in stores.  We shop...

We don't shop for clothes in stores.  We shop online for better access to quality organic clothing and to avoid exposing our children to the gender dichotomy, and more and more as time goes on, we...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,824
Posted By MissAnthrope
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Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,824
Posted By MissAnthrope
I've never pushed more than 30 minutes-- not...

I've never pushed more than 30 minutes-- not with the nuchal hand baby, not even with the late-turning nearly-shoulder-dystocia baby.
 
I have short labors (less than 12 hours start-to-finish),...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By MissAnthrope
My grandmother was a great user of newspaper,...

My grandmother was a great user of newspaper, but we don't get a newspaper, so that's not an option for us.
 
We re-use gift bags and boxes from things we've received, and we save the plain...
Forum: Parenting   09-27-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,945
Posted By MissAnthrope
DH and I usually use mommy/daddy to refer to...

DH and I usually use mommy/daddy to refer to each other in the third person (I have to tell my 2yo DAILY "Daddy is at work right now, sweetheart."), but we use the regular first person (I don't ask...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,967
Posted By MissAnthrope
... when your child's glasses are lost, you...

... when your child's glasses are lost, you check inside the plastic recycling truck and the egg chute of the stuffed chicken first.
 
... you are expert at piecing together what your child ate...
Forum: Diapering   09-12-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,041
Posted By MissAnthrope
We use flats but double with prefolds for older...

We use flats but double with prefolds for older kids (we use an origami fold and tuck a tri-folded prefold into the rectangular part of the diaper)-- babies under about 9-12 months generally don't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-09-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,844
Posted By MissAnthrope
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-30-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,844
Posted By MissAnthrope
Storebought, we opted for Robeez and the various...

Storebought, we opted for Robeez and the various knockoffs thereof (ministar, etc.).  But my favorite new-walker shoes are the ones I make...I use a pattern very much like this one:...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-23-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 940
Posted By MissAnthrope
All of my three have gone through phases where...

All of my three have gone through phases where they nursed every half hour during certain times of day.  In the first three months or so, my third nursed every 30-50 minutes around the clock most...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-16-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,493
Posted By MissAnthrope
I was breastfed, but weaned earlier than either...

I was breastfed, but weaned earlier than either of us was ready for due to a biting problem (I think I was about 18mo-- so this would have been 1988). My mother often says she wishes she'd stuck it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-09-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,364
Posted By MissAnthrope
We don't punish or discipline.  Etymologically,...

We don't punish or discipline.  Etymologically, parent means one who brings forth-- the same root, in Latin, as the word for giving birth.  Being the parent doesn't mean being the bad guy, being the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-09-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By MissAnthrope
Totally normal.   When my third was that...

Totally normal.
 
When my third was that age, he LOVED to chew up apple slices-- but he'd spit all the solid mass right back out.  Very frustrating, but children under 12-15 months aren't supposed...
Forum: Diapering   07-18-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,234
Posted By MissAnthrope
We had a very heavy wetter who slept through the...

We had a very heavy wetter who slept through the night very early (like 10 hour nights at 2-3 months old), and what worked for him was a flat with two prefolds inside the center section of an...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-18-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,621
Posted By MissAnthrope
My 2.5yo says "bint-bint" for "elephant".  And...

My 2.5yo says "bint-bint" for "elephant".  And "stah belluh-belluh" for "strawberry".
 
My 3.5yo calls Five Guys "Fries Guys" and invented the phrase "hand-mouth" for tongs (you know, because you...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-18-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,328
Posted By MissAnthrope
My broken ankle was much more painful than...

My broken ankle was much more painful than childbirth.
 
Labor is extremely intense, but the difficult part is dealing with the fact that you aren't in control-- it's not that it's painful, it's...
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,875
Posted By MissAnthrope
I'm 25, and while I would definitely want to...

I'm 25, and while I would definitely want to talk to my child about the possible implications of these messages just like OP did, ultimately, it's her body and her sexual agency to do with as she...
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 566
Posted By MissAnthrope
Either to go into labor NOW (I'm about 44 weeks)...

Either to go into labor NOW (I'm about 44 weeks) or to have the grace to accept that this baby will arrive in hir own time, no matter how "late" society tells me ze is.
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,813
Posted By MissAnthrope
At 4, it is totally normal for kids to "graze". ...

At 4, it is totally normal for kids to "graze".  We have a 3.5yo and a 2.5yo right now ourselves, so we are deep in the grazing valley!  To cut down on waste and my own frustration, I serve them...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-20-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,598
Posted By MissAnthrope
Like PPs, I wouldn't be bothered by OP's...

Like PPs, I wouldn't be bothered by OP's friends' home environment.  As a friend I would hope to see this woman living without the financial obligation to engage in sex work, but as a mother I would...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-24-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,667
Posted By MissAnthrope
We do a more child-led semi-US thing, too, so we...

We do a more child-led semi-US thing, too, so we definitely view learning as a constant.
 
Over the summer, I'm hoping to get the 3.5yo sewing and finger knitting.  We are expecting a new baby any...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,987
Posted By MissAnthrope
The guarantee that this babe I'm carrying will...

The guarantee that this babe I'm carrying will be OUT before then!  I'm more pregnant now than any woman in my family has been since my great-aunt was born 70 years ago, and my patience is wearing...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,191
Posted By MissAnthrope
We swear in front of the children.  What words...

We swear in front of the children.  What words are and aren't "cursing" is so arbitrary, I don't see how any particular small set should be off-limits.
 
We don't use ableist, sexist, racist, or...
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,099
Posted By MissAnthrope
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