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Forum: Life with a Toddler   Today, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By katelove
Maybe you could clarify what you're hoping for...

Maybe you could clarify what you're hoping for from this thread. I was responding to these questions from your OP;

"Does anyone have any advice? Or even any guidance on how long until kiddo will...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   Today, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By katelove
Of course my toddlers did/do that. And I let them...

Of course my toddlers did/do that. And I let them when the stakes aren't too high. But if they were going to injure themselves or someone else then no I don't wait to see if they pass the will...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By katelove
But, what you wanted was for him to put his foot...

But, what you wanted was for him to put his foot down and move away. It took him a whole minute, you asking repeatedly and then he went and did what he probably intended to do all the time, which was...
Forum: Breastfeeding   Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By katelove
With my first I used one of those plastic,...

With my first I used one of those plastic, stackable outdoor chairs with a pillow behind my back. I also found that a horseshoe-shaped twin feeding pillow gave me the best support for feeding.
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By katelove
I probably would have physically moved him rather...

I probably would have physically moved him rather than let him hold his foot over her for a whole minute. At that age, my girls needed physical redirection and distraction more than just verbal...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By katelove
It's not a set in stone rule. I think the issue...

It's not a set in stone rule. I think the issue is that fruit and grains are the foods which increase blood sugar levels and if you eat a lot of fruit you may not be able to have the grains and...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By katelove
The 'It's Not The Stork' series has a book for...

The 'It's Not The Stork' series has a book for older kids I think. The pictures in 'It's Not The Stork' are certainly clearly labelled.


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Forum: Breastfeeding   09-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By katelove
It probably would be helpful but it sounds like...

It probably would be helpful but it sounds like your baby is quite resistant. Is it worth the trauma to you both? Have you tried a cup?


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Forum: Personal Growth   09-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By katelove
I don't know whether you should get divorced now...

I don't know whether you should get divorced now or not but I'm quite sure a month is not long enough to know whether he has been able to make permanent changes.

How would a divorce improve the...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-25-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By katelove
I agree! And l don't think any doctor's surgeries...

I agree! And l don't think any doctor's surgeries would have it. In Australia even EDs don't keep it in stock. We order it from the Blood Bank for individual patients as it's required.



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Forum: Elimination Communication   09-24-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By katelove
The previous posters have given you some possible...

The previous posters have given you some possible reasons. You may never know why she is having misses at the moment but I guarantee you it is not spite.

I'm wondering if you maybe have something...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-23-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,275
Posted By katelove
62.4kg (137.57lb) Only 100g up from last...

62.4kg (137.57lb)

Only 100g up from last week. Is rather it was 100g down but that's ok.


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Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,008
Posted By katelove
Pasteurised honey too, in Australia at least. ...

Pasteurised honey too, in Australia at least.

As far a I know, nothing else is to be absolutely avoided. Although I have seen advice to start with egg yolk rather than white or whole egg. I think...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-23-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By katelove
We didn't with our first. She didn't like it and...

We didn't with our first. She didn't like it and most of her daytime sleeping was done in a Moby anyway.

Our second DD also slept in a carrier during the day but did enjoy being wrapped in bed. I...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,008
Posted By katelove
My daughter's kindy is peanut-free. I don't have...

My daughter's kindy is peanut-free. I don't have any problem complying with this (I totally get the argument about kids being less vigilant but it's not an issue I can muster any energy for in our...
Forum: Site Help   09-21-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,599
Posted By katelove
Yes to all of this. Sent from my...

Yes to all of this.



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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-20-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By katelove
We have been reading the book 'Everyone's Got a...

We have been reading the book 'Everyone's Got a Bottom' since they were 4yo and 18mo. They love it.

We also teach them that no-one can touch them if they don't want them too and they can hold out...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By katelove
If they're not open to hearing your reasons and...

If they're not open to hearing your reasons and won't listen beyond two sentences then there can't be any dialogue. I think the best you can do is say "we've made the decision we feel is best for our...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By katelove
So does Australia. Sent from my iPhone...

So does Australia.


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Forum: Site Help   09-19-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,599
Posted By katelove
I agree with the PPs. The new mobile site seems...

I agree with the PPs. The new mobile site seems to have lost all features I requested be added to the older version. And, TBH, I can't really be bothered describing them all again.

I have switched...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-19-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,275
Posted By katelove
I'm sorry to hear of yours and your family's...

I'm sorry to hear of yours and your family's loss, Lilac.


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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By katelove
Absolutely. If she is developing well, gaining...

Absolutely. If she is developing well, gaining weight and not showing any signs of dehydration let her sleep. Sleep is very important for healthy development. And for mama's sanity ;-)


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Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-18-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By katelove
I agree, sounds like your SI joint. A physio...

I agree, sounds like your SI joint. A physio specialising in back problems will be able to give you some exercises to minimise the issue.


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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-17-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,444
Posted By katelove
Depends what is meant by "resuscitation". Chest...

Depends what is meant by "resuscitation". Chest compressions need to be done on a hard surface but, when it comes to newborns, we tend to use the word resuscitation to mean any activity beyond drying...
Forum: Fertility   09-17-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By katelove
I'm sorry you didn't get the news you were hoping...

I'm sorry you didn't get the news you were hoping for. Would your partner be more open to the idea of producing the sample at home? As long as it is kept at body temp and delivered within a certain...
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