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Forum: Parenting   02-19-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By equilibrium
Moving our boys to a shared room (step-bros)...

Moving our boys to a shared room (step-bros) starting next week. They will have bunk beds. They are 9.5 and 5.5. What should be do about bedtime in a shared bedroom?
 
 
The 5.5 year old usually...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By equilibrium
Thank you for your reply. Very true. I have to...

Thank you for your reply. Very true. I have to get some counseling as well. I have a 5.5 year old very much hyperactive ADHD and I am diag combined-type ADHD which makes it really difficult. I am...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-14-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By equilibrium
I need help. I feel like we are going crazy at...

I need help. I feel like we are going crazy at home and we have no ideas on how to parent our increasingly difficult son (my stepson) and not sure of techniques to try. I need help.
 
I don't want...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,874
Posted By equilibrium
I don't know our alltime best frugal tip but we...

I don't know our alltime best frugal tip but we have done a lot of little things that add up to big savings over a longer term. First, stop driving the minivan! It's expensive on gas and too many...
Forum: Parenting   02-06-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By equilibrium
We need to come up with a visual board of...

We need to come up with a visual board of expectations and say consequence, etc for appropriate and inappropriate behaviour for our kids. The oldest are 5.5 and 9.5.
 
The 9.5 year old is my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-08-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By equilibrium
I have severe nausea and vomitting of pregnancy...

I have severe nausea and vomitting of pregnancy (NVP) and now on Diclectin 8 times daily. But, I am getting side effects and I think it's being overdosed a bit now-hard fast beating heart, can't...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-02-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,584
Posted By equilibrium
Hi all. I'm a fluffy mama and just found out I...

Hi all. I'm a fluffy mama and just found out I am pregnant with #3. My stats are 5'2 and about 175. To put in perspective ds#1- I was about 130lbs and went up to 195 day before I gave birth. ds#2 I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-16-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By equilibrium
I have been having crazy terribly moodswings,...

I have been having crazy terribly moodswings, exhaustion, emotional frustration, etc etc. I have had AF since he was born. DH is like "what is going on???" I am like "I have no idea and I hate it"....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-31-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By equilibrium
Thanks for the tips! The keflex totally...

Thanks for the tips! The keflex totally irritates my tummy so I have to take with food and will keep up the probiotics. Good pt about keeping it going for a few weeks. Besides the tummy issues I got...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-30-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By equilibrium
I appreciate all this discussion. I went to my...

I appreciate all this discussion. I went to my GP today and since it's still very sore even to the touch, he is putting me on Keflex 4x500mg a day for 7 days. And I have to return in 7 days, and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-28-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By equilibrium
Let me first explain that Ds is my second son bf...

Let me first explain that Ds is my second son bf and he just turned 1. My first son nursed for 2 years and it was not without pain and issues, mostly resolved after the first few months. This past...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-21-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By equilibrium
Perhaps Dr Newman could help write a letter to...

Perhaps Dr Newman could help write a letter to him, his office.
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-18-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By equilibrium
I can assume that a previous poster said that...

I can assume that a previous poster said that Not effexor when other drugs such as SSRI's like Zoloft are available because there might have been more research, data available on contraindications....
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-18-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By equilibrium
Hi Mama. Sorry you are going through this....

Hi Mama. Sorry you are going through this. During my first pregnancy I was on Effexor but went down to lowest dose possible (37.5mg) XR until I had Ds1. I nursed for just 2 weeks shy of 2 years with...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By equilibrium
We are needing some books, resources to help...

We are needing some books, resources to help teach our children (blended fam) 4 and 8 about touching, private parts, etc.

Any recommendations would be appreciated. Thank you.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-15-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,345
Posted By equilibrium
Quote: Originally Posted by aramat...

Quote:
Originally Posted by aramat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15735468)
8 mos here... I have so much trouble snapping...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-15-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,345
Posted By equilibrium
Quote: Originally Posted by red + lulu...

Quote:
Originally Posted by red + lulu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15732431)
yeah, all that. but dd is 12 mo and we've...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-22-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By equilibrium
We are desperate for help. After much consult...

We are desperate for help. After much consult and no advice or help by two MW, and an LC and more....a public health nurse said...I think babe has a really high palate and that could be part of our...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-18-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,159
Posted By equilibrium
Quote: Originally Posted by Bokonon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bokonon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15416940)
Correlation does not equal causation.
...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-15-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By equilibrium
Bump. I think I have eczema on my...

Bump. I think I have eczema on my areolas/nipples. Irritated, buring, red, spots, look light slightly raised patches. Not thrush! Have treated twice with Gen Violet. Viaderm KC cream and also APNO...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-10-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,410
Posted By equilibrium
Hi there, I came on here to look for help...

Hi there,

I came on here to look for help after C-section as well. I have beginning now to get these hard spasm-like pains-and they really really hurt around my incision. I can tell it is around...
Forum: Babywearing   05-01-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By equilibrium
CChrissyy...that is great! I was wondering the...

CChrissyy...that is great! I was wondering the same thing (pre-buying a butterfly). Now I can see the difference. I have an older 4th gen Beco that I love but I think the easy switching to the back...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-01-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By equilibrium
My son was barely 18 lbs at about 10 months and...

My son was barely 18 lbs at about 10 months and only weighed 20 lbs from about 1-2.5 years. He is now 3.5 and weighs 28 pounds but has grown upwards.

He nursed well, ate from homemade food as...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-28-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By equilibrium
I would absolutely do it. Why not? It is much...

I would absolutely do it. Why not? It is much better than any milk you could buy in a store! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-28-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By equilibrium
Hi there, I am sorry I cannot offer any...

Hi there,

I am sorry I cannot offer any advice as my son suddenly refused breast at 23.5 months old. I am now bf my 5 week old babe. I just wanted to pass on some hugs. I cringed and felt...
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