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Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-10-2006, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Snowbaby
I have a special teething blanket I want to make...

I have a special teething blanket I want to make DS. I want to put those nice textured rubber (plastic?) teething corners on it that the blankets on the market have .... but I've not clue where to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-21-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Snowbaby
We are having our bedroom painted and I would...

We are having our bedroom painted and I would like to use both non-toxic as well as odorless paint (I just know the paint fumes will make me feel horrible otherwise). Any suggestions on paint that...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-14-2006, 05:36 PM
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Views: 561
Posted By Snowbaby
There's a new baby on the way and I want to get...

There's a new baby on the way and I want to get some fabric for swaddling .... I was thinking maybe some 42"x42" fabric -- fleece or just t-shirt type cotton fabrics (for cooler nights) might be...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-14-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By Snowbaby
My DD was totally chubby for a while. She was in...

My DD was totally chubby for a while. She was in the 97th percentile on the chart at around 3 months (and up there for a while). I think those charts may have been set up with a larger sample of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-12-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Snowbaby
I was ill prepared with DD as far as nursing...

I was ill prepared with DD as far as nursing tops went. I just used regular t-shirts and shirts but honestly it was a pain to have to lift my clothes up and have my belly hang out there. I was also...
Forum: Parenting   02-05-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,607
Posted By Snowbaby
Well, I for one, love to give gifts to friends...

Well, I for one, love to give gifts to friends and family and to DD's friends when it's their special day ... so I would hate to be deprived of the opportunity and wouldn't do it to others.

When...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-05-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Snowbaby
I think that at 22 months old, it's perfectly...

I think that at 22 months old, it's perfectly reasonable for you to expect more than 3 hours of sleep in a row ... and I think your baby could use longer stretches of sleep as well.

I think it's...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Snowbaby
I agree that while 14 elderly, it is not...

I agree that while 14 elderly, it is not necessarily the end. The sudden decline that you describe concerns me, as that would be more of a sign of illness or the cat having gotten into something bad...
Forum: Women's Health   09-24-2005, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Snowbaby
I developed pretty bad eczema all over my scalp...

I developed pretty bad eczema all over my scalp (esp. on the perimeter) while pg with DD. It didn't go away post-partum though it did improve a lot.

After a year though it wasn't gone yet and I...
Forum: Parenting   09-20-2005, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Snowbaby
I'm searching for musical instruments...

I'm searching for musical instruments appropriate for a 1+ year old for DD (14 months) but everything that I find are electronic things with batteries that play jingles when she pushes a button....
Forum: Parenting   09-20-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Snowbaby
The more your girls understand WHY you can't...

The more your girls understand WHY you can't help them or run around outside, the easier it'll be for them to handle it. At their age, they can understand a lot and it can help them tremendously to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-08-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Snowbaby
Quote: I think forced pushing causes way more...

Quote:
I think forced pushing causes way more problems than it solves.
That's what I'm thinking ... I mean, wouldn't my body know just what to do? I wish I'd had the opportunity to find out. With...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-08-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Snowbaby
When my DD was born I remember knowing exactly...

When my DD was born I remember knowing exactly when it was time to push. However, though I had been good at making sure everyone left me alone (I preferred quiet meditation), at the point when I hit...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-08-2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By Snowbaby
Definitely get all your records and talk to your...

Definitely get all your records and talk to your midwife to discuss what happened in detail. Given that the baby was in a funky position and there was meconium in there, it sounds like there may...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-08-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Snowbaby
I'm looking to make some maternity tops for...

I'm looking to make some maternity tops for myself but can't find many good patterns out there. All I see are huge, round moo-moo type things or "vintage" which are sort of old-school maternity.
...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-30-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By Snowbaby
My little one is starting to enjoy doodling. But...

My little one is starting to enjoy doodling. But I know she'll spend most of her time eating the coloring instrument (crayon, marker, etc) so I'm looking for ways of providing her an outlet while...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-18-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By Snowbaby
I didn't have to have an internal until I went...

I didn't have to have an internal until I went in to deliver DD - it was just their policy that, unless something was wrong, they didn't bother. It seems like it's standard at most places and I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-21-2005, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Snowbaby
Even since I had my baby, my immune systems...

Even since I had my baby, my immune systems seems totally shot. I pick up every virus out there. I know sleep deprivation can really compromise the immune system but is there a way to counter it...
Forum: Babywearing   01-26-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Snowbaby
Sorry to post again but since it's a totally...

Sorry to post again but since it's a totally diff topic than below ....

On Mamatoto, I could only find one hip carry wrap. It's great but DD often gets in the mood to throw herself backwards for...
Forum: Babywearing   01-26-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Snowbaby
Thanks! I was playing with it as it and it's...

Thanks! I was playing with it as it and it's definitely waay too much fabric, so off I go to trim it down!
Forum: Babywearing   01-26-2005, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Snowbaby
I got a very nice cotton weave for really cheap...

I got a very nice cotton weave for really cheap to make my own wraparound sling (first timer!). It is 5 yards long and 60 inches wide. In my google search I found instructions that say it should be...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-26-2004, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Snowbaby
I love these .......

I love these .... http://www.mamaponcho.ch/ponchoinfo_EN.html

There are also these http://www.metrocast.net/~hayes/ponchos.htm at gypsy mama but it's hard to really see it and not as stylish.
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Forum: Babywearing   12-26-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Snowbaby
I'm trying to make my own but not sure where to...

I'm trying to make my own but not sure where to check out good fabrics for this sling? Any ideas?
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-21-2004, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Snowbaby
thanks ladies. I think things are improving. We...

thanks ladies. I think things are improving. We had a very rough morning yesterday, but after reading your advice, I just took to bed with and she nurse the rest of the day almost non-stop. She...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-20-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Snowbaby
I got the stomach flu the last 3-4 days and...

I got the stomach flu the last 3-4 days and since yesterday i dont' have enough milk to feed my baby. she was crying and fussy all day and finally calmed down when i gave her tons of sweet potatoes...
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