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Forum: Parenting   07-13-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
  Sticky: High needs child
Views: 3,924
Posted By philothea
Hi mamas, hugs to all of you! It sounds like each...

Hi mamas, hugs to all of you! It sounds like each of you are going through a rough time with your little ones. My 3 yr old DD is high needs/very spirited and i actually logged into mothering looking...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-17-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By philothea
Yes those are all great ideas! Thank you! I think...

Yes those are all great ideas! Thank you! I think simplifying our meals and aiming for one-dish wonders will help a lot. My dh is a holistic health coach and integrative nutritionist so our meal...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-12-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By philothea
I needed to read all of this! Very helpful! Thank...

I needed to read all of this! Very helpful! Thank you ladies. I wanted to add that there is a difference between leisure and laziness. We as human beings *need* leisure and times of rest which help...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-27-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By philothea
That was excellent advice! I night-weaned my dd...

That was excellent advice! I night-weaned my dd around 14-16 months and all I can say is: I wish I had done it sooner. It was rough. She is high-needs so it took a while. We did the dr. Jay Gordon...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-30-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By philothea
I hear Ya. Your words resound with me: if my kids...

I hear Ya. Your words resound with me: if my kids get the disease, I'll never forgive myself. If they have complications/die from the vaccine, I'll never forgive myself. Dh and I are always seeking...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-14-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,560
Posted By philothea
I do not like what Maria is doing either. Her...

I do not like what Maria is doing either. Her approach is wrong. It is very rude of her and not encouraging at all.


My excuse? It truly comes down to priorities. If someone wants to make...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-13-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By philothea
I actually have organic soil that I allow my...

I actually have organic soil that I allow my babies to play in and put in their mouths if they want to. It's very instinctual obviously and it's actually highly beneficial. Here are 2 articles on the...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By philothea
I am so sorry for your loss....

I am so sorry for your loss. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif that is so heartbreaking. I hope you find lots of support and healing IRL and here on MDC. Rest in peace little...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   05-10-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By philothea
Great advice fisherfamily! Im in the postpartum...

Great advice fisherfamily! Im in the postpartum period right now and want to reallyfollow what you said. Thanks!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,165
Posted By philothea
Find your local La Leche league support group...

Find your local La Leche league support group and go to the meetings! I can't tell you what a difference this made for me! My mother and all women in my family breastfed so it was a no-brainer for...
Forum: Birth Stories   04-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,773
Posted By philothea
My baby is here!!! Born at home this morning in...

My baby is here!!! Born at home this morning in our bath tub!!! I was sleeping and woke up bc my water broke with a gush at 3:30am. Contactions came irregularly soon afterwards and he was born at...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By philothea
My dh caught our first and I hope he or I catch...

My dh caught our first and I hope he or I catch our second real soon! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Intact Care   03-31-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By philothea
First time posting in this forum as my dc is a...

First time posting in this forum as my dc is a girl, but we are about to have a boy. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif dh and I are passionate about not circing and will be having...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By philothea
Oh no! I had that with my last pregnancy! It was...

Oh no! I had that with my last pregnancy! It was bad. Constantly waking up with that pain! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif sorry you're going through it. I treasure the day...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,745
Posted By philothea
By far my favorite post partum relief came from...

By far my favorite post partum relief came from the pads I had previously frozen with a HERBAL SITZ BATH concoction. My midwife told me prior to birth to make the sitz bath herbal recipe in a pot on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,381
Posted By philothea
So glad to find this thread! Just had an...

So glad to find this thread!

Just had an eldery man (like in his 60's/70's) who I've never met before but have seen occasionally at events
come up to me and put his hand on my shoulder and say...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,983
Posted By philothea
I am so sorry! I feel so bad for you! Can you...

I am so sorry! I feel so bad for you! Can you switch to a different care provider?? I would highly recommend finding someone who treats you better! You deserve to be treated better! Those people...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,983
Posted By philothea
Sorry you are going through all this. I also...

Sorry you are going through all this. I also have an irritable uterus and at the moment am extremely upest/depressed bc I have a husband who doesn't understand and complains all the time that I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,390
Posted By philothea
Bumping...

Bumping http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Family Safety   03-18-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By philothea
Keep your kids rear-facing as long as...

Keep your kids rear-facing as long as possible! Research shows that the risk of small children being killed or seriously injured is FIVE TIMES HIGHER for those sitting in forward-facing seats than...
Forum: Homebirth   03-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By philothea
Whoa! Very cool! Thanks for sharing!

Whoa! Very cool! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By philothea
That is so great to hear mattie! So happy for...

That is so great to hear mattie! So happy for you!!! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif and it definitely gives me hope!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-20-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By philothea
Yep, agree with pp's... I didn't have a single...

Yep, agree with pp's... I didn't have a single ultrasound with my daughter who is now a happy healthy 21 month old and was born at home with no complications whatsoever. It is really something you'd...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-20-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By philothea
Chiropractor was fantastic and now I'm doing...

Chiropractor was fantastic and now I'm doing swimming 3x a week and sitting on an exercise ball regularly throughout the day.
I am seeing a big improvement from these Changes. Unfortunately the SPD...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-16-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By philothea
Thanks for the replies everyone! It helps to...

Thanks for the replies everyone! It helps to know we're not alone and to read that it doesn't always necessarily affect labor and delivery.

What are your most common symptoms problems/issues with...
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