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Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   11-23-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By NetteinNJ
Just a quick update.  My little girl is...

Just a quick update.  My little girl is 18-months-old today and we're still nursing.  I am going to come back and update this further in the hopes that any other moms who struggle with the issues...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-11-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By NetteinNJ
No, thank YOU!  Wonderful ideas.  Do you use...

No, thank YOU!  Wonderful ideas.  Do you use Pinterest at all?  I've pinned tons of sensory play ideas.  I just need focus and motivation to use them more with my 10-month-old.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-16-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By NetteinNJ
Hello, local mamas!  :)   I'm sort of right...

Hello, local mamas!  :)
 
I'm sort of right around the corner, really, from Sickles in Red Bank, but we've not gone to the park there.  We'll have to try it.  I walk the track at Count Basie field...
Forum: Family Safety   12-08-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By NetteinNJ
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chickabiddy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Family Safety   12-08-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By NetteinNJ
Here's my research...in case it helps anyone...

Here's my research...in case it helps anyone else...Still trying to figure it out.
 
Car Seat Recs
 
Cosco Scenera
The Cosco Scenera® Convertible Car Seat gives you two cars seats in one!...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-08-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 57,083
Posted By NetteinNJ
Thank you, thank you, thank you!    I was...

Thank you, thank you, thank you! 
 
I was literally in tears, crying because my Gram is gone and I am facing my little girl's first Christmas with no family support or involvement on my side and...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   12-06-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By NetteinNJ
It has been quite some time since I received...

It has been quite some time since I received your reply.  I am sorry that I was not able to respond back sooner.   I did want to update you and ask again for some guidance.
 
My little girl is now...
Forum: Family Safety   12-06-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By NetteinNJ
I need some help with figuring out where to...

I need some help with figuring out where to start narrowing my search for a good car seat.  I am not in a position to get a new car, as a matter of fact, we will have help from the family to afford...
Forum: Women's Health   12-05-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 4,003
Posted By NetteinNJ
I "like" Gaia Herbs and Mothering on Facebook. ...

I "like" Gaia Herbs and Mothering on Facebook.  :)
Forum: Women's Health   12-05-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 4,003
Posted By NetteinNJ
I would love to try these products!

I would love to try these products!
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   10-16-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By NetteinNJ
I'm a childhood sexual abuse and rape survivor. ...

I'm a childhood sexual abuse and rape survivor.  I have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and now also Post-Partum Depression.  I am suffering with flashbacks, dissociation, and anxiety from being...
Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By NetteinNJ
For the cool weather, I kept one of my larger...

For the cool weather, I kept one of my larger coats that fit when I was pregnant and I will put it over us both while she is in the sling. 
Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,681
Posted By NetteinNJ
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrsKoehn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1363422/the-mistakes-i-made-with-baby-wearing#post_17112929)
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Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,681
Posted By NetteinNJ
That blog was helpful.  :)  I do wish people...

That blog was helpful.  :)  I do wish people were a bit more honest about the fact that some carrier and body types just make baby wearing more difficult.  I've got short arms, legs, and torso and...
Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By NetteinNJ
In my experience the only thing a pouch is good...

In my experience the only thing a pouch is good for is quickly popping a baby in and out when running errands.  I couldn't nurse in the one I tried (a non-stretchy homemade one that a friend let me...
Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By NetteinNJ
Another vote for a simple ring sling.  I have...

Another vote for a simple ring sling.  I have used a cotton twill ring sling from Sleeping Baby Productions since my little girl came home with us at 5 lbs 12 oz.  I still use it now at 4 months and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-21-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 511
Posted By NetteinNJ
Hmm...really good question...    I love them...

Hmm...really good question...    I love them both so much but I am food snob.  I agree that poor quality ice cream is still edible while inferior baked goods are a travesty.  I only really enjoy...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-21-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,041
Posted By NetteinNJ
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MichelleZB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1363523/mothers-who-skip-the-paci/20#post_17115617)

 
This...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-21-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 858
Posted By NetteinNJ
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shantimama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-21-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By NetteinNJ
An update: We will have made it to four months...

An update: We will have made it to four months of nursing this Sunday.  I am still having lots of days and nursing sessions that I struggle through, but it is incrementally getting better.  I think...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-05-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By NetteinNJ
I am not able to fully respond back to all of...

I am not able to fully respond back to all of you who so thoughtfully took the time to write, but I wanted to at least say thank you and let you all know that I will answer when I can and that I am...
Forum: Meal Planning   09-05-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,016
Posted By NetteinNJ
They have great, inexpensive cooked sushi.  My...

They have great, inexpensive cooked sushi.  My husband and I get it when we are having a super busy day and eat it for dinner with a salad.  Much cheaper than eating out and healthy,too! 
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-05-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,620
Posted By NetteinNJ
We only use plastic grocery bags for our garbage...

We only use plastic grocery bags for our garbage and we only have one or two of those a week in a two adult, one baby, one dog home.  We recycle, compost, and reuse/re-purpose as much as we possibly...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-27-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,587
Posted By NetteinNJ
Many thanks, LilMomma!  I feel better knowing...

Many thanks, LilMomma!  I feel better knowing that it is not too late to start.  I will also try the recommended aloe/calendula mixture...I know I did an aloe/calendula/hypericum salve that helped...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-27-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,312
Posted By NetteinNJ
Because I have been blessed with online support...

Because I have been blessed with online support by many folks who could empathize but not directly identify with my plight, I comment here to offer you many hugs and good thoughts.  My little girl...
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