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Forum: Parenting   07-29-2003, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,894
Posted By mamui
Quote: What is seeing your childs first step...

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What is seeing your childs first step worth? Making cookies together? Teaching your child colors and how to read? SAH with your children is just too important.
Its not necessarily an...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2003, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By mamui
Quote: sugar is the most important thing to...

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sugar is the most important thing to eliminate from your diet.
Ans that includes all simple carbohydrates ie: anything white; bread, rice, pasta etc. if its white it all breaks down into...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2003, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By mamui
try accupuncture. I've had alot better luck with...

try accupuncture. I've had alot better luck with it over chiro.
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2003, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By mamui
I vote for a second opinion!

I vote for a second opinion!
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2003, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By mamui
Quote: and never really drinks juice....

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and never really drinks juice. sometimes a sip of ours.
ooo, stop doing this. the adult mouth has alot more bacteria that a childs but you can unfortunately pass on the adult bacteria to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2003, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By mamui
thanks for all the useful replies. She...

thanks for all the useful replies.

She falls asleep every day at school and it is required that they lay on their mats to rest [don't have to sleep] but she always does.

And the reason I need...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2003, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By mamui
From what I've heard, it is advised to not do...

From what I've heard, it is advised to not do any detox-ing untill you are done breastfeeding. Because the toxins will get into the milk.

you should be able to clear up the thrush without...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-22-2003, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By mamui
welcome mama! Its a huge adjustment but you will...

welcome mama! Its a huge adjustment but you will work it out. you don't have to make all the changes at once.

But do protect your finances from the ex.

do establish a framework of scheduled...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-22-2003, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By mamui
Mama, I feel for you!! you need a game plan....

Mama, I feel for you!! you need a game plan. Gotta get her in on lovin' and caring for the baby. I think there is good info on how to do this in the book "how to become the parent you want to be"...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-19-2003, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By mamui
ok, but what did you SAy to them to get them to...

ok, but what did you SAy to them to get them to go along with back rubbing etc. and how many books exactly did you have to read every night before they fell asleep on their own?

these days we...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-18-2003, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By mamui
ok so my dd is almost four and nurses in the wee...

ok so my dd is almost four and nurses in the wee hours in the morning and to sleep at night. She does not really go to sleep any other way other than exaustion at one or two am. She does take a nap...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-18-2003, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,218
Posted By mamui
I'm gonna take this a little ot for a sec. the...

I'm gonna take this a little ot for a sec. the info about your babe not ever taking a bottle, nursing all the time, picky habits...makes me want to suggest that you get some books on "high needs"...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-15-2003, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By mamui
check your local dshs office. Lots of states...

check your local dshs office. Lots of states have low or no cost insurance for kids if you are in the low to mid-low income brackets.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-14-2003, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By mamui
Hi, well there's good news and bad news. the...

Hi, well there's good news and bad news. the good is that you probably could get welfare if you quit your job,declared yourself head of the household on your taxes, and had dp get a new "address"...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-18-2003, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By mamui
sometimes we...do a pep talk about going to the...

sometimes we...do a pep talk about going to the store before we go in--you must stay in the cart the whole time or we will leave. I will try to finish as soon as I can .

then do it if he gets up....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-18-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By mamui
yeah, and the kids get to be packaging hounds so...

yeah, and the kids get to be packaging hounds so quickly! LIke: she won't eat applesauce unless its in a overpriced, overpackaged little cup with lid. Prefers soy milk from the little box and will...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-13-2003, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By mamui
hi, welcome!!! this board is not exactly...

hi, welcome!!! this board is not exactly crawling with single mamas. Between the end of hipmama and mamatron where is a single mama to go??

Divorce, I must say is a real pain in the ass. The best...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-13-2003, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By mamui
I had some surgery done when dd was 10 weeks...

I had some surgery done when dd was 10 weeks too. (still on the insurance as post partum)

They wanted to give me a general but I refused and asked for a local. And it went fine. I took all of one...
Forum: Learning at School   05-13-2003, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By mamui
Wait it out. It is a test. One that should be...

Wait it out. It is a test. One that should be taken seriously but not over-reacted to. (IMO) This has happened to us too and we have gotten past it, then it will happen again. There DOES seem to be...
Forum: Parenting   05-11-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By mamui
Elphabela, Happy Mother's Day! I hope you...

Elphabela, Happy Mother's Day!

I hope you are doing something relaxing with your kids today. simple and easy--that's a single mama holiday! If you're inside and bumming--go get some take-out and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-06-2003, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By mamui
just seconding the ear infection and fifth-ing...

just seconding the ear infection and fifth-ing (?) the check for allergies/sensitivities. A greaat book for this is "Is This Your Child?"

Best of Luck!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-06-2003, 02:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,482
Posted By mamui
the only way I got any chores done from 6 months...

the only way I got any chores done from 6 months to 2 years was to put dd in a small (gerry) backpack and get on with it.

But know when to stop or not do it because it can hurt your back if its...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-04-2003, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By mamui
Whats frustrating to me is the amount of...

Whats frustrating to me is the amount of unhealthy foods there are in health food stores. And with such savvy marketing techniques.


Its hard enough to try to stick to a healthy diet with out...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-02-2003, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By mamui
ok mamas of multiples, so what comments have...

ok mamas of multiples, so what comments have people said that have made your day or were uplifting regarding your children, as opposed to being stupid unthoughtful comments?

I ask as I have a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2003, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By mamui
1. stand up instantly as soon as you feel it...

1. stand up instantly as soon as you feel it coming on. Its worth it!

Yes, it is the beginning of the lack-of-sleep-for-the-next-30-years period.

2. avacadoes have more potassium (stops...
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