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Forum: Family Safety   05-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By melon
Maybe this is a silly question, but what is the...

Maybe this is a silly question, but what is the min weight for this seat?...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-28-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By melon
I've seen monkey mamas at the zoo tell their...

I've seen monkey mamas at the zoo tell their nurseling to screw off when she was busy or preoccupied. Very natural.
Nursing a toddler doesn't mean giving in to his every whim. He has boundaries,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-27-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By melon
No advice, but in a similar situation. DS is 17...

No advice, but in a similar situation. DS is 17 mos, and wakes every 2 hours or so at night to nurse. I need him to night wean. I'm so tired and my back is so kinked from laying on my side. He likes...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-08-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By melon
No playing with or squishing the non nursing...

No playing with or squishing the non nursing boob. Also, no blowing raspberries while latched.
 
oh yea, and no climbing on mommy's face while latched.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-08-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
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Views: 360
Posted By melon
we went at 3 yo, and the ped dentist said that...

we went at 3 yo, and the ped dentist said that was fine. He said that they do recommend coming in at 1 yo,  but mostly to educate the parents, like tell them to brush their kids' teeth, avoid soda...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-01-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,586
Posted By melon
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by karika http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1228857/gentle-discipline-with-a-12-month-old#post_15456362)
4. If...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-24-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,783
Posted By melon
STOP RUNNNNNING THE GIANT METAL DUMPTRUCK UP AND...

STOP RUNNNNNING THE GIANT METAL DUMPTRUCK UP AND DOWN THE HALLWAY.
STOP RUNNING. STOP CRASHING.
Stop filling it with shoes, blocks, fish food, and other random objects, and stop SMASHING it into...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-07-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By melon
thermos foogoos for us too. Or the Funtainer...

thermos foogoos for us too. Or the Funtainer ones with the characters. Hate the characters but they are 2 oz bigger than the foogoos.
I wash my thermoses by hand, and use a bottle nipple brush for...
Forum: Parenting   11-03-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 20,530
Posted By melon
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/40772/width/525/height/700 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/801241/width/525/height/700/flags/)
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-15-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By melon
Not so much for babes, but tuck this away for 2+...

Not so much for babes, but tuck this away for 2+ years from now:
magazine subscriptions (Nat Geo Kids, Highlights, etc)
arts and crafts supplies (stickers, paints, sidewalk chalk, etc)
outdoor...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By melon
Not a cure-all, but it helps both my 2.5 yo and...

Not a cure-all, but it helps both my 2.5 yo and my 5 mo sleep better if there is white noise on. We have one of those heartbeat things that goes off on a timer and comes back on if baby moves it....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-01-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By melon
He will not take the bottle. He can, and he has....

He will not take the bottle. He can, and he has. I work 3 nights a week, and last night was the 2nd time I came home to find he drank NOTHING. I nurse him right before I leave, and sometimes he will...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-16-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By melon
kidsteals.com has solid tees today in all...

kidsteals.com has solid tees today in all different colors including pink and lavender.
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-12-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By melon
Hi, I have some loose leaf tea leftover. Can...

Hi,
I have some loose leaf tea leftover. Can anyone tell me if any of these are beneficial to drink for BF?
RRL, Alfalfa Leaf, Nettle Leaf, and Rosehips.
 
Thanks!
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-12-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By melon
No, I didn't ask if they'd be getting the style....

No, I didn't ask if they'd be getting the style. It's very similar, so I just settled. I'm really anxious to get it, because he's a fussy little guy, and the teeth are about to break through. Also,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-12-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By melon
Thanks for your replies. I just ordered from...

Thanks for your replies. I just ordered from IBF.
Samstress, I was looking for the semi polished ones, but thanks for the link. How long will you be running that co-op? I'm thinking of replacing my...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By melon
Hi, I want to buy one for my 4 mo, and...

Hi,
I want to buy one for my 4 mo, and Inspired By Finn seems to be the agreed upon best place to buy them. But they don't have the one I like.
 
Does anyone have experience buying from Hazelaid?...
Forum: In Search Of (ISO)   08-10-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By melon
Hi, I have about 6 Huggies codes, but I mostly...

Hi,
I have about 6 Huggies codes, but I mostly use Pampers, and so I belong to the Pampers program. Anyone wanna trade?
I use Huggies Pull ups and wipes, so I could continue to send you the codes...
Forum: Women's Health   08-06-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,897
Posted By melon
So glad to hear they're coming back. They were...

So glad to hear they're coming back. They were great with my now-2-yo....My 3 month old will be teething before i know it...
what do we have to do to join the focus group?
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-27-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By melon
Ugh, I am having the same problem with my 11...

Ugh, I am having the same problem with my 11 week old. I haaaave to go back to work asap. I started a thread in Breastfeeding on it, if you want to see if any posted anything helpful there.
Thanks,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-26-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By melon
Thanks for your responses. We are still...

Thanks for your responses. We are still struggling. I suppose he would figure it out eventually, but the thought of my hungry little guy crying for milk with me nowhere around breaks my heart. He...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-24-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By melon
I can't really help you, but I think some kids...

I can't really help you, but I think some kids just don't like them. Neither of mine took it, although I am still trying with my 11 week old. He will take it for a few seconds, but then spits it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By melon
DS1 took a bottle, no prob, cold EBM straight...

DS1 took a bottle, no prob, cold EBM straight from the fridge.... so I assumed it would be the same this time around....well, turns out nothing is the same this time! DS2 will NOT take a bottle, and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-02-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By melon
Dunno, but I'm right there with you. Mine are 26...

Dunno, but I'm right there with you. Mine are 26 mo and 7 weeks.
And the little one is a CRIER. He's so hard to soothe. Sometimes he is screaming and I have to put him down to tend to his brother...
Forum: Babywearing   06-11-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,140
Posted By melon
Hi, My baby is almost 5 weeks old now, and...

Hi,
My baby is almost 5 weeks old now, and probably close to 10 lbs. I've been using the Ergo, without the insert, for short periods. He loves it, and usually goes to sleep. I wear it a little...
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