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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-08-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Zenmama1
Well good news! I let her skip her nap today...

Well good news! I let her skip her nap today because she was just too restless to fall asleep. She did pretty well most of the day, though at dinner she became a little onry - throwing food and her...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-07-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Zenmama1
This is so helpful! I am so glad all of you have...

This is so helpful! I am so glad all of you have taken the time to give me advice. I agree I think changing one thing at a time is a good approach. I do feel like at this point in her life it will...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-04-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Zenmama1
Thank you so much everyone for your support. I...

Thank you so much everyone for your support. I just changed the title of this thread from 30 minutes to an hour. I really need to vent because it has taken over 2 hours to put my DD to sleep...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-28-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Zenmama1
Thanks Sky! I guess that is good news and bad...

Thanks Sky! I guess that is good news and bad news. Good that nothing is out of the ordinary. But bad that it is just something I am going to have to deal with. You are right it is more of the 45...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-27-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Zenmama1
Our bedtime routine consists of bath, snack,...

Our bedtime routine consists of bath, snack, brush teeth, books, lights out & mommy or daddy lays with our 2.5 yo DD in the dark until she falls asleep. We usually start the routine about an hour...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-26-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Zenmama1
Thanks sassychick. That's a good way of putting...

Thanks sassychick. That's a good way of putting it. I will definitely give it a try.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-11-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Zenmama1
Thanks Bellingham. You bring up some good...

Thanks Bellingham. You bring up some good points. I can't protect her from everything. But I can control how much she is exposed to.

I didn't even think about future sleepovers because most of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-09-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Zenmama1
Just looking for advice here... How do you...

Just looking for advice here...
How do you deal with family members who don't practice GD?

my husband and I have siblings who all have children around the same as ours. So our daughter has 5...
Forum: Women's Health   12-19-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Zenmama1
Integrative therapeutics is working great!!...

Integrative therapeutics is working great!! Thanks so much http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-15-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Zenmama1
Thank you all so much much for the advice and...

Thank you all so much much for the advice and support. I'm going to try it all. Also, I am reading Sleepless in America and it has a lot of good tips. I also think some of her sleep resistance could...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-07-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Zenmama1
Hi I am desperate for advice. My 22 mo old...

Hi
I am desperate for advice.
My 22 mo old (high needs) DD will not go to sleep at nap or bed time without a fight. Hours of crying, demands for food or water. She seems tired probably overtired,...
Forum: Women's Health   11-11-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Zenmama1
Thanks I'll check that out. She had blood...

Thanks I'll check that out.

She had blood test for celiac but I know it's not reliable. Been considering gene test by enterolabs. Why do celiacs have probs with anemia because of the absorption...
Forum: Women's Health   11-10-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Zenmama1
Hi I am not sure if this is the right place to...

Hi
I am not sure if this is the right place to post this. But I was looking for some advice. My 21 month old daughter is just under 18lbs. So she isnt on the charts for weight. She has been labeled...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-10-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Zenmama1
Hi I am not sure if this is the right place to...

Hi
I am not sure if this is the right place to post this. But I was looking for some advice. My 21 month old daughter is just under 18lbs. So she isnt on the charts for weight. She has been labeled...
Forum: Women's Health   11-10-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Zenmama1
Hi My daughter is anemic so I need to start...

Hi
My daughter is anemic so I need to start giving her iron supplements. I want to give her Floradix, but it has an aftertaste that she doesn't like. I've tried mixing it with orange juice. Just...
Forum: Women's Health   07-18-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By Zenmama1
Oh and we had her vit d levels checked. They are...

Oh and we had her vit d levels checked. They are great and she gets plenty of sunshine
Forum: Women's Health   07-18-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By Zenmama1
We went to see her ped again today. Good news...

We went to see her ped again today. Good news she gained a few ounces since last month. About 8. Bad news is he wants us to go see a GI doc, a geneticist and wants dd to get feeding therapy. And of...
Forum: Women's Health   07-17-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By Zenmama1
Wow thank you for all the responses. I will try...

Wow thank you for all the responses. I will try to answer the questions the best I can.
DD is meeting all her milestones and appears healthy and happy.
I am very interested in hearing more about...
Forum: Women's Health   07-13-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By Zenmama1
Babysmurf: we did the blood test for celiac but...

Babysmurf: we did the blood test for celiac but it came back negative. I still think it may be an issue though. do you know of a more accurate test?

1love: unfortunately because of her dairy...
Forum: Women's Health   07-13-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By Zenmama1
DD is 17mo and 16lbs. I will check out that...

DD is 17mo and 16lbs. I will check out that link. Thanks for the responses! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Women's Health   07-13-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By Zenmama1
Hello My DD was recently diagnosed as Failure...

Hello
My DD was recently diagnosed as Failure to Thrive. She has not gained any weight in the past 5 months. I have taken her to a dietician who says I breastfeed too much and need to cut back...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-02-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,017
Posted By Zenmama1
I think you are all so right. I definitely need...

I think you are all so right. I definitely need to hang out with more moms. I think DD's unpredictable schedule has kept me from committing to plans. But I think I just need to do it and deal with...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-25-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,017
Posted By Zenmama1
Hi Simonmom That's a good question...What did...

Hi Simonmom
That's a good question...What did I think it would be like. I guess yesterday I just felt like complaining lol. Because truthfully I can hold off on doing those activities for a few...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-24-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,017
Posted By Zenmama1
Earplugs are a good idea for those tough days. I...

Earplugs are a good idea for those tough days. I have them and use them from time to time. But I should probably carry them in my pocket :). Recently we stopped trying to have a set bedtime and if...
Forum: Meal Planning   06-14-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By Zenmama1
That sounds really good cyanotype! And I usually...

That sounds really good cyanotype! And I usually have all those ingredients around. Thanks I'm going to give it a try. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
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