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Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-20-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By milomama
I'm having trouble with my 21 month old's sleep...

I'm having trouble with my 21 month old's sleep and can't seem to find any similar situations!  Hoping someone can help...
 
She slept with us until about 10 months when she was more restless than...
Forum: Women's Health   12-05-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 4,090
Posted By milomama
This would be so useful over the winter!

This would be so useful over the winter!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-20-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 5,811
Posted By milomama
My son appears to have linguistic strengths -...

My son appears to have linguistic strengths - though tough to do with a 3.5 year old!
Forum: Women's Health   11-02-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By milomama
Last weekend my 3 year old DS was waking up...

Last weekend my 3 year old DS was waking up several times a night to pee.  It didn't hurt him to go, but sometimes he had a lot of urgency to get to the potty.  He was a little out of sorts also.  I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-26-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By milomama
I am a very tired mama of two - DS is 3 years...

I am a very tired mama of two - DS is 3 years old and sleeps well and DD is 6 months and is awake every 1-2 hours.  DS slept poorly for the first 2 years of his life, but I continually nursed him...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-11-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By milomama
Thanks for the replies.  We've tried white noise...

Thanks for the replies.  We've tried white noise and a quiet room, though I've not tried blackout shades.  The other issue is that often it's too late for a proper nap routine - she's already mad...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-05-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By milomama
My DD is almost 6 months and always nurses to...

My DD is almost 6 months and always nurses to sleep at night and for naps.  Until recently, she'd easily go down and stay asleep in the sling for her naps.  Or sometimes I'd just hold her.  We...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-10-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By milomama
I've been toying with the idea of doing the SCD...

I've been toying with the idea of doing the SCD for over a year now.  I was diagnosed with celiac disease about 18 months ago, and though things are much improved, there are some lingering digestive...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-31-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By milomama
My dd was born 16 days ago at home, the placenta...

My dd was born 16 days ago at home, the placenta went in the freezer right after it was delivered.  I had thought about smoothies after birth, but didn't get around to it.  I've felt good so far,...
Forum: January 2012   01-30-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,666
Posted By milomama
With my first, I had a postpartum hemorrhage...

With my first, I had a postpartum hemorrhage that led my midwife to think my milk would come in late.  So, I was started on a regime of pumping and giving supplemental formula.  My son was a sleepy...
Forum: January 2012   01-24-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By milomama
I've not participated much in this group...

I've not participated much in this group (something about a demanding two year old and an exhausting pregnancy stopped me), but have been reading all your birth stories...so many amazing stories and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-06-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By milomama
I just got the results of a blood test done at...

I just got the results of a blood test done at 38w2d.  My hemoglobin is 107 (I'm in Canada...think that's 10.7 in the US) and ferritin is only 7.  That was two days ago, so I'm 38w4d today.
 
I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By milomama
I'm  a few days past 37 weeks.  So, on Dec. 24,...

I'm  a few days past 37 weeks.  So, on Dec. 24, I believe I lost much of the mucus plug.  Dec 25 from about 11 am-8 pm, I had menstural like crampiness and contractions every 4 minutes....
Forum: Women's Health   12-15-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By milomama
I was diagnosed with celiac disease last year,...

I was diagnosed with celiac disease last year, when my son was about 18 months old.  I'm a SAHM, so our whole house went gf, since I do all the cooking and since, with a toddler, our kitchen is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-13-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,402
Posted By milomama
I'm deciding on Vitamin K myself, but thought I...

I'm deciding on Vitamin K myself, but thought I would mention that I am in Ontario and I declined the eye drops with my first born in 2009, so it is absolutely not necessary.  It was a hospital...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-02-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By milomama
My 13 year old brother is coming to visit next...

My 13 year old brother is coming to visit next weekend and has expressed an interest in baking!  My two year old would also enjoy this, so it's a perfect plan!  I want to make Christmas cookies,...
Forum: Pets   11-16-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By milomama
Thank you for the replies.  The support means a...

Thank you for the replies.  The support means a lot to me, I feel so much guilt over the fact that I really don't like her right now.  
 
I booked an appointment with the vet to look into...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-16-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,942
Posted By milomama
I needed to add to this: it is a wonderful tool...

I needed to add to this: it is a wonderful tool to be able to nurse a toddler to sleep!  I am 31 weeks pregnant and exhausted by the end of the day (SAHM to very busy 2.5 year old).  He sometimes...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-16-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By milomama
I just purchased a used "La Bassine" birth pool....

I just purchased a used "La Bassine" birth pool.  It was used once, with a liner.  It came with a hose (never used) and a faucet adapter, and a vinyl repair patch.
 
I've noticed online various...
Forum: Pets   11-13-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By milomama
My cat just peed on my son's bed and I need to...

My cat just peed on my son's bed and I need to vent a little, and figure out what to do.  This cat has been driving me crazy.  She started peeing on our beds recently, which is not okay!  She has...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-17-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By milomama
DS (2.5 years) has been having issues with...

DS (2.5 years) has been having issues with sharing/taking turns for a little while now.  But I've noticed lately that it's all about the other kid not doing it right or putting things in the "wrong"...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-30-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By milomama
I definitely haven't had milk for a while, but...

I definitely haven't had milk for a while, but he kept on sucking until this last week.  It just surprised me a little, as I had got myself thinking he would dry suck throughout the pregnancy.  I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-27-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By milomama
Over the past week or so, my 2.5 year old has...

Over the past week or so, my 2.5 year old has stopped sucking when he nurses.  I am 24 weeks pregnant, and when I first got pregnant he was nursing about 4 times a day.  For the past several months...
Forum: January 2012   09-09-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
Posted By milomama
I'm interested in following this.  When is...

I'm interested in following this.  When is everyone starting?  I've started to think about freezer meals, but don't want to do it too soon and have stuff go off.  Also, do you cook everything before...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-07-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By milomama
So, I was secretly quite proud when my two year...

So, I was secretly quite proud when my two year old was good with sharing.  He'd play side by side with kids, and if they took things, he'd be calm.  He'd hand toys to other kids.
 
Haha...now I...
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