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Forum: Mental Health   04-04-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By mamareba
Hi mamas! Im trying out sjw for anxiety/ ocd...

Hi mamas!
Im trying out sjw for anxiety/ ocd symptoms exacerbated by hormonal pp swings. Im irritable alot of the time but much more so in the second half of my cycle. Ive been feeling like I could...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By mamareba
Thanks mamas for the advice, i feel much better...

Thanks mamas for the advice, i feel much better now. We have had a couple of weekends where my dsd has stayed with her mom ( holiday schedule, etc.) And we are getting our footing for tbe next time...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-30-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By mamareba
Sounds pretty pitiful right? Im just so...

Sounds pretty pitiful right? Im just so exhausted i feel i cant manage all this anymore...

I have a twenty eight month old and an eight month old, and we have dsd on weekends and for holiday...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-21-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By mamareba
Is silent reflux when they dont cry ? I feel...

Is silent reflux when they dont cry ? I feel like he may be eating a little less than he was before... but he also doesn't spit up hardly at all... 
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By mamareba
My other post talks about how now Im wondering...

My other post talks about how now Im wondering if this could be a reflux issue. 
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By mamareba
Lazurii,  Thank you so much for your response!...

Lazurii, 
Thank you so much for your response! Im just now seeing it. 
 
I posted another post about my lil guy because I didn't even realize that this one made it through...
 
Anyway, I ended...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By mamareba
Hi Mamas!    So here is Baby Zephyrs story: ...

Hi Mamas! 
 
So here is Baby Zephyrs story: 
 
Around his third or fourth day in the world he started to sound stuffy.  HIs 20 month old older sis had somehow gotten a cold around this time so...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-15-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By mamareba
Ive read alot of threads about this topic... And...

Ive read alot of threads about this topic... And i just cant figure out... How do i tell the difference between normal newborn "wetness" and a problematic breathing issue? My little.zephyr...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-15-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 271
Posted By mamareba
My two week old.has this issue too. My mw...

My two week old.has this issue too. My mw suggested apple cider vinegar. I believe it was a tbsp to a.cup of.water. It did clear it a.bit. Good luck!
Forum: Family Safety   03-15-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By mamareba
hi mamas!  Someone gave us a free Britax seat,...

hi mamas! 
Someone gave us a free Britax seat, but we discovered it was expired.  We then got two new carseats. I saved the Britax cover though because it looked so cozy. We haven't switched it out...
Forum: Homebirth   02-26-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By mamareba
Hi Mamas!  I am preparing to write a letter to...

Hi Mamas! 
I am preparing to write a letter to my insurance asking for an exception due to unreasonable distance.  I have SeeChange insurance through CIGNA and then eba&m which will cover part of...
Forum: California, Nevada   12-30-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By mamareba
Hi mamas!    I am looking for...

Hi mamas! 
 
I am looking for reccomendations for a marriage therapist/ couple counselor in sonoma county. We have Cigna insurance and there seems to be a long list of people we can go to.  I have...
Forum: Diapering   03-27-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 28,307
Posted By mamareba
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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-04-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By mamareba
Well, I guess like with anything, there is a lot...

Well, I guess like with anything, there is a lot of backstory that can not be conveyed in a post.  
 
To me, scabies, especially with a four month old in the home, is not a minor medical issue. It...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-03-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By mamareba
Wow, the last two responses, ouch. I thought...

Wow, the last two responses, ouch. I thought this was a safe place to suss out situations.  when someone lies to me over and over again it creates suspicions. its not just this once. even so, just...
Forum: California, Nevada   03-01-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By mamareba
Hi mamas~    My partner and I have chosen...

Hi mamas~ 
 
My partner and I have chosen "godparents" for our lo.  Not in the religious sense, but in the sense of, if something horrible happened, her godparents, our best friends, would raise...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-17-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,758
Posted By mamareba
Hi mamas!    Koru~ some thoughts on your...

Hi mamas! 
 
Koru~ some thoughts on your dreadies... I agree with canadian granola... its definitely a journey, and a journey of spirit and if I may humbly say, a bit of loss of ego (not saying...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-17-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By mamareba
aricha: Amazing response, and so right on ! this...

aricha: Amazing response, and so right on ! this has given me great perspective on how to help my stepdaughter in the future... thank you! 
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-15-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By mamareba
I'm listening in on this too...  A LOT of these...

I'm listening in on this too...  A LOT of these behaviors are exactly like my 8 year old stepdaughter, who I've known for 3 years.  The lying, trying to cheat at every game (so it gets to the point...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-15-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By mamareba
This may sound weird... but here's the...

This may sound weird... but here's the situation... 
 
My bonus daughter is 8 and I've known her since she was 5.  I have a 5 month old baby too.  
 
usually I am the one helping my 8 year old...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-05-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,758
Posted By mamareba
Supercute website with the baby dreads! thanks...

Supercute website with the baby dreads! thanks koru! 
 
I just wanted to add that I went for um, maybe 3 years with CRAZY looking hair! the natural process was a LONG one... but I loved it!
 
I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-29-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,758
Posted By mamareba
PS. Just read your last blog post! Love it! I...

PS. Just read your last blog post! Love it! I feel very much the same way about dreads.  When people ask me why I started mine, so long ago, I just reply, they were inside me, I needed to show them...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-29-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,758
Posted By mamareba
koru... sometimes I dilute the bronners with...

koru... sometimes I dilute the bronners with half water, sometimes I don't.  I actually only did that to save money, not because I felt like the full strength had a negative effect on my hair.   I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-29-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,758
Posted By mamareba
I have used a lot of different shampoos and /i...

I have used a lot of different shampoos and /i always come back to good ole liquid dr. bronners.  sudses up better thn aything else ive tried, no residue. leaves my head feeling great, esp. when I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-20-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 237
Posted By mamareba
hi Klear~ I can relate, Im 32, and became a step...

hi Klear~ I can relate, Im 32, and became a step mama to a five year old girl when I was 30.  She will be 8 in May, its been a wonderful process.  Five is a beautiful age to meet a bonus mama! Still...
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