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Forum: Family Safety   05-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By chel
My yard takes about 45min. to mow. I would put...

My yard takes about 45min. to mow. I would put my dd2 in a pack n pay or exersaucer when she was little
By 4 I could leave her in front of the tv

I would be very concerned about rocks and stuff...
Forum: Montessori   03-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By chel
What did he burn himself on?

What did he burn himself on?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-24-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By chel
Ive bought and sold lots of homes. There is...

Ive bought and sold lots of homes. There is almost always a legal way out for both parties. If someone is backing out before the inspections it is very early in the process. Kinda why there is...
Forum: Diapering   02-01-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By chel
I vote to skip the orange, I only got them as I...

I vote to skip the orange, I only got them as I was planning for a preemie. Sold them once she was around 10lbs

Take a look at motherease airflow covers. A thing to consider is some covers, like...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-01-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By chel
My oldest never liked to be home alone but is...

My oldest never liked to be home alone but is great when her younger sister is with her.
My baby is already asking to stay home when I run big sis to school. So about 7 mins. Since last summer I've...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-01-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By chel
I had cervical issues with my last. Not sure...

I had cervical issues with my last. Not sure what you are feeling. Mine was only picked up by u/s. I was dilating from the inside of my uterus down. So my cervix was closed and normal looking from...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By chel
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Flybye http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-11-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By chel
Might want to talk to a doctor about a nasal...

Might want to talk to a doctor about a nasal spray for bedwetting.

Not suggesting daily use, but special times, camp, slumber parties, etc.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-30-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By chel
I tried with my first, but couldn't find one...

I tried with my first, but couldn't find one that saw kids under 4.
My youngest has some issues it took me some time to find a ped for her.
Best I'm doing now is going to a clinic that has several...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-29-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By chel
From what I've seen with my kids and others,...

From what I've seen with my kids and others, bringing a new baby home makes behavior worse in older kids.
Maybe combination of expecting more and just the general stress of a change in the home...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-28-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 601
Posted By chel
Sounds like your friend is making YOU a...

Sounds like your friend is making YOU a priority.
If her oldest was a 10 yr old boy would you still say he has to be friends with your dd?
With the age gap I just don't think what you want is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-28-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 601
Posted By chel
Sounds like your friend is making YOU a...

Sounds like your friend is making YOU a priority.
If her oldest was a 10 yr old boy would you still say he has to be friends with your dd?
With the age gap I just don't think what you want is...
Forum: VBAC   07-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By chel
I had more "pulling" issues and Sharp pains that...

I had more "pulling" issues and Sharp pains that would often happen getting out of bed

I had a second csection 9 yrs later and the ob cleared up lots of scar tissue

Feels so much better now
...
Forum: Diapering   07-24-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By chel
Don't know about norms, but no I never added my...

Don't know about norms, but no I never added my diapers to last long
My aim was for a diaper to not leak but that was for one wetting episode.

I do know many that use disposable that try to...
Forum: Family Safety   07-23-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By chel
You can move to a combination seat which is a ff...

You can move to a combination seat which is a ff harness that can also be used as a booster (some do both a high back and backless). Look at the nautilius I just got the nautilius for my 40"/40lb 3...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-18-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 415
Posted By chel
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sageowl http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1386265/toddler-shoe-sizes#post_17409409)

I wish you could just RENT...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 601
Posted By chel
Watch what you wish for. Three kids together can...

Watch what you wish for. Three kids together can be a nightmare. Chances are if your friend only brought her dd, the two girls would play together and exclude your son.
Three years apart is going...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-15-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 229
Posted By chel
Helium balloons. I buy them at the dollar store,...

Helium balloons. I buy them at the dollar store, use them as decorations, then pass out to the guest at the end of the party
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-11-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 415
Posted By chel
My 3yr old wears an 11. She grows out grows them...

My 3yr old wears an 11. She grows out grows them so quickly I don't buy a bunch. A pair of sneakers year round and boots for winter and flip flops for summer
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-25-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By chel
You got some closets! I too would make the...

You got some closets!
I too would make the dining room a play area since you have such young kid/s. you should be able to get a 4 person table in the living room . Maybe a L shaped sofa in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-25-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 425
Posted By chel
We are a UU family. I've sent both my kids to...

We are a UU family. I've sent both my kids to religious preschools but so far the religious aspect has been non existence.
Ive never sent my oldest to vbs. baby still too young. If you have a local...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-21-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 227
Posted By chel
Yes. I only have backpacking dome tents. (Can't...

Yes. I only have backpacking dome tents. (Can't stand up in). My rei tents even has spots that seem made for holding and shaking. So those with larger/higher tents might not be able to. I have also...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-21-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 227
Posted By chel
I take a door mat to put in front of the tent. I...

I take a door mat to put in front of the tent. I also do the dome shake Even use a small hand broom.

Also do play tents.

We do mostly car camping. With our car nearby, we would let the kid...
Forum: Diapering   06-16-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 991
Posted By chel
24 diapers would be the least i would recommend...

24 diapers would be the least i would recommend for full time cloth for someone with easy access to a washing machine and dryer.
Yes, there can be days when you use a lot, but 24 would be extremely...
Forum: Diapering   06-13-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 991
Posted By chel
I cant imagine what happen to that diaper, but...

I cant imagine what happen to that diaper, but that is not normal or typical.
They really feel just like terry towels. When you say net, I think of swim diapers with a mesh liner, and that is so...
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