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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By pamplona
thanks for replying, salr!   the update is...

thanks for replying, salr!
 
the update is that we seem to be weaned, and very peacefully so. 
 
after i wrote this post, she went several days without even asking to nurse, which floored me....
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-23-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By pamplona
thanks so much for the kind words,...

thanks so much for the kind words, blessedwithboys!  you definitely hit the nail on the head - nursing had absolutely become a habit instead of a need or something important. i never knew that could...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-16-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By pamplona
Thanks Candicemmm - glad to hear you found a...

Thanks Candicemmm - glad to hear you found a weaning approach that worked for you.

I know those types of techniques are helpful for many moms. For better or for worse, I'm big on telling DD the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By pamplona
ah ha - that makes sense!  i could definitely...

ah ha - that makes sense!  i could definitely see how you came up with the suggestions you did, since i did not include in my original post how we'd been doing "don't offer, don't refuse" for the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By pamplona
Thanks is much for the supportive words and for...

Thanks is much for the supportive words and for sharing, Lovemylab!

The funny thing is that she hasn't cried or really even complained when I've redirected her to cuddling instead of nursing....
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By pamplona
Thanks for the suggestion, Blessedwithboys, but...

Thanks for the suggestion, Blessedwithboys, but unfortunately "don't offer don't refuse" doesn't work for her at this point in time. We've actually been doing that for several months, and she still...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-15-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By pamplona
so i was hoping to let my daughter self-wean....

so i was hoping to let my daughter self-wean. she turns 4 yo soon, and has been down to nursing once a day for several months now (with my nudging). 
 
i also feel really ready to be done - my...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-15-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By pamplona
so i was hoping to let my daughter self-wean....

so i was hoping to let my daughter self-wean. she turns 4 yo soon, and has been down to nursing once a day for several months now (with my nudging). 
 
i also feel really ready to be done - my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By pamplona
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by salr http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1395771/ideas-for-weaning-4-year-old#post_17584928)

Pamplona, maybe...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By pamplona
Well, so much for that! I told my daughter as I...

Well, so much for that! I told my daughter as I was putting her to bed just now that we were going to try something new in the morning.

Either we could nurse for five minutes and cuddle for five...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-06-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By pamplona
 what a brilliant strategy, Researchparent!!  i...

 what a brilliant strategy, Researchparent!!  i could see my 3.75 yo daughter going for this too, and may well try something similar soon. 
 
i'm also going to cross-post my response from a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By pamplona
"Once it loses its pleasure or benefit or...

"Once it loses its pleasure or benefit or comfort for one of the nursing diad, things have to change."
 
^^ Thanks for reminding me of this, BethyRN!  I came on here to post about whether to wean...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By pamplona
thanks for the kind and lengthy reply, Research...

thanks for the kind and lengthy reply, Research Baby - i appreciate that!  yes - you and i both come at this issue with different histories and with different kids.  i also cannot predict how i...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By pamplona
If I was worried about the temp or weather, I'd...

If I was worried about the temp or weather, I'd just close her in the downstairs bathroom until she was ready to stop hurting me. But normally outside is more pleasant and calming for her.

If our...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By pamplona
imagine an angry child is hurting you. makes...

imagine an angry child is hurting you. makes sense to put up a barrier between you and said child.  the child is not going to "process her emotions" until she has calmed down.  and if offering a hug...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By pamplona
I do something similar with my daughter. It...

I do something similar with my daughter. It works well for us, and is not harmful/dangerous in any way in our case.

My 3.5 yo daughter's tantrums involve her trying her darnedest to hurt me...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-06-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By pamplona
that's really helpful - thanks again!   from...

that's really helpful - thanks again!
 
from reading your response and from guessing, i think my daughter will/would go longer than age 5 if i had to guess.  she's 3.5 yo now, and i can only count...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By pamplona
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by blessedwithboys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-29-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By pamplona
Thanks, Tracyamber! Maybe my daughter's...

Thanks, Tracyamber!

Maybe my daughter's unique on this one, but guessing not.http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif It seems like Mothering is one of the best places to ask random...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-25-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By pamplona
My 3.5 yo daughter is moving towards...

My 3.5 yo daughter is moving towards self-weaning, and currently nurses once a day.

She has lately been nursing only about 10 seconds and then saying she's done. This morning she told me her...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-12-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By pamplona
glad we can relate to each other, nmelanson!...

glad we can relate to each other, nmelanson!  yes - that annoys me the most too!!
 
i'm happy to say (and knocking on lots of wood) that our issue seems resolved for the moment. DD amazed me by...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-05-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By pamplona
my 3 yo daughter has come to our bed for the...

my 3 yo daughter has come to our bed for the second half of the night since she turned 2.  she's always been a wild, thrashing around in bed, really tough to bedshare with kind of gal.
 
but the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-10-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By pamplona
My DD turns 3 yo next month, and nurses 3 x a...

My DD turns 3 yo next month, and nurses 3 x a day currently. I'd like to nurse her to self-weaning, but am leaning toward (mother-led) dropping one nursing in the near-ish future. I'd be happy to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-16-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 617
Posted By pamplona
Quote:Originally Posted by Ratchet...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ratchet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381312/grooming-your-toddler#post_17326879)

but I agree it is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-14-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,426
Posted By pamplona
Quote:Originally Posted by Sarah...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sarah Louise http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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