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Forum: Utah, Arizona   03-18-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By mrsshunk
My husband and I intend to be there. We had a...

My husband and I intend to be there. We had a wonderful experience at the Birth and Family Place with our youngest son. One of my nieces was also born there after my sister had a less than pleasant...
Forum: October 2009   03-03-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By mrsshunk
Peanut or Sweet-Pea

Peanut or Sweet-Pea
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-01-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,292
Posted By mrsshunk
These are hilarious. I have done almost all of...

These are hilarious. I have done almost all of those same things. Picking boogers, wiping bottoms, catching chewed up food. My favorite new one thanks to potty learning is sitting on the toilet with...
Forum: Lactivism   03-01-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By mrsshunk
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13283468)
I've always thought I'd ask why they...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   03-01-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,175
Posted By mrsshunk
I feel right at home here. I'm for some reason a...

I feel right at home here. I'm for some reason a really intimidating person, or so I am told. I love to debate, but I do listen as well. I'm terrible at being anything but brutally honest. There's...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   03-01-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 52,248
Posted By mrsshunk
I have learned to be social over the years, but...

I have learned to be social over the years, but I love to be left alone. My husband is a social butterfly and always bringing people over to our house. Having company energizes him but totally...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-01-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,036
Posted By mrsshunk
When we can't have our own home brew, we like...

When we can't have our own home brew, we like anything from NBB. One of our very favorites is Descheutes Brewery's Black Butte Porter. Yum! Sadly, we live in Utah and have to drive to Wyoming to get...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-01-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By mrsshunk
Break-ups are a bummer. My husband's supposed...

Break-ups are a bummer. My husband's supposed BFF broke up with him rather explosively shortly after my last son was born. In retrospect we should have seen it coming. We offended him unknowingly...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-01-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By mrsshunk
I've had a huge sweet tooth ever since my last...

I've had a huge sweet tooth ever since my last baby was born. My midwife mentioned that sugar cravings are often a sign that you're not getting enough protein. I don't know if this can be backed up...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-01-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By mrsshunk
I nursed all through my pregnancy and halfway...

I nursed all through my pregnancy and halfway through labor at 40 weeks. Both boys are still nursing together happily 6 months later.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-01-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By mrsshunk
Does anyone have suggestions on how to steer my...

Does anyone have suggestions on how to steer my 2yo towards weaning? We've been tandem nursing ever since my 6 mo was born and 2yo wants to nurse morning, noon, and night. He seems to nurse more...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-01-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By mrsshunk
I've had a lot of back and forth with my 2yo. We...

I've had a lot of back and forth with my 2yo. We EC'd since 10 weeks old so he went in the toilet pretty well until he was 17mo and baby brother was born. He took a several month break from the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-01-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 404
Posted By mrsshunk
No matter what time my 2yo goes to bed at night,...

No matter what time my 2yo goes to bed at night, he is always up somewhere between 4:30 to 6. Changing his bed-time hasn't seemed to do anything. It's not always the same time but within that...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   03-01-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,964
Posted By mrsshunk
Thanks purplepetal21. I would love to try to get...

Thanks purplepetal21. I would love to try to get to a get-together to meet some of you. Please let me know when you guys meet. We are about to take a trip up to WA to meet my new niece. My brother...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   02-27-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By mrsshunk
I didn't have a home birth with my last but we...

I didn't have a home birth with my last but we didn't go to the hospital either. We went to a birthing center with a midwife (The birth and family place in SLC), but I had to schedule the newborn...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   02-27-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 9,964
Posted By mrsshunk
Hi everybody. I just found this thread. I wish...

Hi everybody. I just found this thread. I wish I'd found it a lot sooner, but I've been pretty busy with a new baby and my 2yo. We are in Sandy and on a half-acre where we grow most of our produce...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-23-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By mrsshunk
My mom swears by the "Flowbee". It is an...

My mom swears by the "Flowbee". It is an attachment that goes on your vacuum cleaner. Turn the vacuum on and it sucks your hair up and cuts it at the set length. Great for shaggy hair, but only goes...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-23-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,524
Posted By mrsshunk
My middle boy started doing very much the same...

My middle boy started doing very much the same thing at around 10 mos. He was very persistent about certain things that I just couldn't let him do. Repeat yourself, repeat yourself, repeat yourself...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-23-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 709
Posted By mrsshunk
Oh and you can wear them outside as long as the...

Oh and you can wear them outside as long as the ground is fairly dry. My boys walk to the park in them all the time.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-23-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 709
Posted By mrsshunk
Bobux or Robeez( or the knock-offs) if barefoot...

Bobux or Robeez( or the knock-offs) if barefoot is not possible. It is much easier to keep your balance without stiff soles.
Forum: Homebirth   02-23-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,299
Posted By mrsshunk
My first boy was born in a hospital. I will...

My first boy was born in a hospital. I will never, never go to a hospital to give birth again unless someone is dying. Our wishes were totally disregarded: I was given pitocen after only seven hours...
Forum: Parenting   02-23-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By mrsshunk
Oh, I can really relate. I love my boys, but I...

Oh, I can really relate. I love my boys, but I am worn out and touched out by the end of the day. I learned early on to just take bits of time, even 5 or 10 minutes, during the day to relax/meditate...
Forum: Parenting   02-23-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,236
Posted By mrsshunk
Quote: Originally Posted by Miracle And Wonder...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miracle And Wonder http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13235576)
Now that Ianto is 2 months old,...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-23-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,400
Posted By mrsshunk
Quote: Originally Posted by PinkNFluffy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by PinkNFluffy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13240388)
Okay, bear with me, this might be a bit...
Forum: Parenting   02-21-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 130,055
Posted By mrsshunk
Quote: Originally Posted by yasinsmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by yasinsmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13231972)
I was at lunch with a friend last week. My...
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