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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By indigo_sue
My husband and I are just getting ready to start...

My husband and I are just getting ready to start toilet training our DS, who is two and a half and is really interested in this whole potty issue. A few ideas we're going to try using:

- If he...
Forum: Canada   11-17-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By indigo_sue
I'm in Prince George on business for two nights...

I'm in Prince George on business for two nights (arrived today). I brought my old Avent pump with me because my toddler is still nursing, but I had to leave him home... he hasn't had pumped milk for...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-13-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By indigo_sue
Hi everyone, My SIL gave birth last Friday...

Hi everyone,

My SIL gave birth last Friday by c-section after an early induction. She had gestational diabetes and the doctors advised her to induce at 39 weeks. The baby was 8lb14oz and had low...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-10-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By indigo_sue
I used the My Brest Friend personally, but I...

I used the My Brest Friend personally, but I think everyone has a personal preference. I was just using bed pillows for the first few weeks but I found they weren't firm enough to BF for very long -...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-09-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By indigo_sue
Oh I'm totally not judging on the C-section...

Oh I'm totally not judging on the C-section thing... I'm personally terrified of surgery and needles so anybody who can survive two epidurals and a c-section gets my vote for Local Hero!

What's...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-08-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By indigo_sue
HI all, My SIL delivered her baby via...

HI all,

My SIL delivered her baby via C-section on Friday morning (5am). She had gestational diabetes and the baby's blood sugar was very low after the delivery. DN (that's darling niece!) was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-07-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By indigo_sue
Thanks everyone for putting my mind at ease! ...

Thanks everyone for putting my mind at ease!

Thanks for the suggestions about carriers. I was wondering if we should bother with an umbrella stroller or just bring our Ergo. DS is a *big* boy......
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-06-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By indigo_sue
Next October, we are planning to take a big trip...

Next October, we are planning to take a big trip and I'm wondering if there are any tips, things I should be aware of, etc.

We are first going to Australia where I'm competing in rowing for the...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By indigo_sue
Oooh yes, reading - I find reading things in my...

Oooh yes, reading - I find reading things in my field to be a great way to bolster my confidence and enthusiasm.

Also, I'd like to say something which you probably already know, but might...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By indigo_sue
HI Proudmom! I'm also a self-employed mom,...

HI Proudmom!

I'm also a self-employed mom, and let me tell you I really recognize what you're saying here! I do business consulting, working with small companies who probably couldn't afford a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-06-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By indigo_sue
Quote: Originally Posted by Boot...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Boot http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12326674)
He and all his little friends live in these...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-06-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By indigo_sue
I'm not sure if this is the right forum to post...

I'm not sure if this is the right forum to post this in, but since my DS is a toddler now I figured I'd start here.

DS is 14 months old now. When he was 6mo we moved from Vancouver, BC to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-27-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By indigo_sue
My DS switched to a one nap over the past month...

My DS switched to a one nap over the past month or so (he's almost 13mo now). It was kind of touch and go there for a while because he'd be cranky but not want to go to bed, etc. Eventually I...
Forum: Canada   08-24-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By indigo_sue
Victoria moms, help... I have a 1 year old, not...

Victoria moms, help... I have a 1 year old, not yet walking but power-crawling, who is extremely energetic. Today's rain has kiboshed our plans to go to the beach... what else is there to do for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-24-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,777
Posted By indigo_sue
No walking here either. He seems to stand up for...

No walking here either. He seems to stand up for a few seconds and then realize he's standing and freak out. His birthday was August 3.
Forum: Lactivism   08-14-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,022
Posted By indigo_sue
For sure, quote away Erin! Something...

For sure, quote away Erin!

Something occurred to me as well... where does WestJet draw the line about whether someone exercising their legally protected rights is making other guests...
Forum: Lactivism   08-13-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,022
Posted By indigo_sue
I wrote to WestJet on their website and got a...

I wrote to WestJet on their website and got a reply. I'll try to quote it here and see what happens (whether I get in doo doo from the PM).

My letter:

I am absolutely appalled at hearing that...
Forum: Lactivism   08-09-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,022
Posted By indigo_sue
I wish we could do a nurse-in ON WestJet...

I wish we could do a nurse-in ON WestJet flights, but that would be super expensive for all of us. I think going to the gates at various airports would be a good idea, though. Or if you can't get to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 939
Posted By indigo_sue
Quote: Originally Posted by VijayOwens...

Quote:
Originally Posted by VijayOwens http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11751807)
My daughter calls it "sit down" or "oh...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By indigo_sue
I didn't get much until about 28 weeks, but then...

I didn't get much until about 28 weeks, but then after the birth I had a HUUUUGE supply.

Keep in mind it's not just about whether you can make milk... make sure you have support in the first...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By indigo_sue
Ditto on the footstool! Also, pillow pillows...

Ditto on the footstool! Also, pillow pillows pillows. Hoist that baby up so you can hold your back in a neutral position instead of hunching or arching. What I did was hold my DS in a position,...
Forum: Lactivism   07-23-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By indigo_sue
I was thinking about all the places I've nursed...

I was thinking about all the places I've nursed my son, and came up with the idea to make this adaptation:

Do you like to nurse your son?
Would you nurse him here or there?
Would you nurse him...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,777
Posted By indigo_sue
Well, I can't get into the offsite forum because...

Well, I can't get into the offsite forum because my username was never validated and I can't seem to figure out how to contact the forum administrator. So, not the greatest experience with that...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-21-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,147
Posted By indigo_sue
We were SO lucky to get this RIE daycare space,...

We were SO lucky to get this RIE daycare space, and it happened on a total fluke. In this province there's an agency (Child Care Resource and Referral) which keeps lists of all licensed and/or...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-29-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By indigo_sue
Quote: Originally Posted by TheAJs...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheAJs http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11575616)
The thing is.. if he didn't like the idea, I...
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