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Forum: Waldorf   12-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
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At that age, the biggest part of our rhythm...

At that age, the biggest part of our rhythm revolved around nap time, which was more or less at the same times every day (but like you, she napped with/on me).  Before nap time, we'd go outside for...
Forum: Family Safety   09-16-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By inkandpaper
The reason I am so strongly considering a...

The reason I am so strongly considering a Swedish car seat is the maximum height, not weight.  I think the max weight on the Foonf or Radian would be plenty sufficient for my dd.  I have a long...
Forum: Family Safety   09-15-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By inkandpaper
Ok, so I have an almost-15-month old dd who...

Ok, so I have an almost-15-month old dd who weighs 21 lbs and is about 75% for height and currently rides in a Maxi Cosi Pria 70 as she has since birth.  I am really happy with her seat.  I chose it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-09-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,717
Posted By inkandpaper
Gemmine, I have the same issue with one side...

Gemmine, I have the same issue with one side hurting more than the other.
 
My daughter is now 14 months, and we finally have an appointment!  We are going to see Dr. Kotlow in Albany at the end...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-16-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By inkandpaper
Have you looked into lip or tongue ties?  They...

Have you looked into lip or tongue ties?  They can make a baby inefficient at nursing, which is really easy to mistake for low supply.  Constant, constant nursing all. the. time. can be a sign.  So...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-12-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By inkandpaper
I had a thread a few months ago about starting...

I had a thread a few months ago about starting night-time ec with my dd (now 12mo), and  successfully initiated ec at night.  Most nights i would potty her 1-2 times and she would be dry all night...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-02-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By inkandpaper
And the only one I can find so far is this...

And the only one I can find so far is this one: http://www.amazon.com/Honest-Foam-24-Inch-Wedge/dp/B00B72JOQQ/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1372792199&sr=8-3&keywords=honest+bumpers...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By inkandpaper
Same with my almost 1-year-old.  She used to...

Same with my almost 1-year-old.  She used to love baths, and now she cries and won't sit down - only stands up clinging to the side.  The only thing I can tie is to is that one time she slipped and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-20-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,717
Posted By inkandpaper
Bumping/subbing.  I have an almost-one-year-old...

Bumping/subbing.  I have an almost-one-year-old with a significant lip tie, and I am hopefully maybe going to have it revised.  
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-04-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By inkandpaper
Yeah, my husband told me about it.  He described...

Yeah, my husband told me about it.  He described the ad to me, and I kept waiting for the offensive part.  I had the same reaction as you, mamaprovides.  I mean really, that's offensive?  (We're an...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   06-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By inkandpaper
I live in Pensacola, FL and have a soon-to-be 1...

I live in Pensacola, FL and have a soon-to-be 1 year old little girl.  I would like to host a Waldorf playgroup starting sometime this summer or fall.  It would be very informal to start with, as...
Forum: Waldorf   05-28-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By inkandpaper
Ok, so after giving this some thought and...

Ok, so after giving this some thought and talking it over with my husband, I decided that since this is my first attempt at running any sort of group or meeting, I am going to start with something...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-16-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By inkandpaper
I had a home birth and I toured the hospital...

I had a home birth and I toured the hospital that I would have transferred to had I needed it.  I wanted to be familiar with the place just in case I had ended up there.  I was curious to know what...
Forum: Waldorf   05-07-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By inkandpaper
That sounds really nice,  Dovey. Simple little...

That sounds really nice,  Dovey. Simple little actitivities like that are what I am thinking of.  
 
I came across this...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-03-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,047
Posted By inkandpaper
I have this mini...

I have this mini crib: http://www.amazon.com/DaVinci-Emily-Mini-Crib-Honey/dp/B000FT9J44/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1367635938&sr=8-3&keywords=mini+crib...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   04-19-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By inkandpaper
I think it's a great idea!  There is something...

I think it's a great idea!  There is something similar in the Maryland/DC area on the meetup website (http://www.meetup.com/Natural-Mamas-in-Silver-Spring-Working-Together-Communally/).  I only...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-16-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By inkandpaper
My dd is just shy of 10 months, and I've been...

My dd is just shy of 10 months, and I've been thinking ahead to the end of her first year in terms of breastfeeding logistics. I'm already seeing some changes to "toddler nursing" like the...
Forum: Waldorf   04-08-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By inkandpaper
Thank you!  That is very helpful.  One thing I...

Thank you!  That is very helpful.  One thing I have been wondering is how to engage the parents in some sort of lesson/discussion/whatever without making the atmosphere for the little ones feel too...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-02-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By inkandpaper
Alright, I have updates from nighttime ec...

Alright, I have updates from nighttime ec experimentation.  I've been doing some partial elimination diets and food trials at the same time, so I've have a lot of confounding variables to work with,...
Forum: Waldorf   03-30-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By inkandpaper
I'm considering starting a Waldorf playgroup (or...

I'm considering starting a Waldorf playgroup (or parent-toddler group) this summer or fall after my dd turns 1.  As far as I know, there is absolutely nothing Waldorf-related in the area - no...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-13-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By inkandpaper
Thanks for sharing that overall pattern, Seraf!...

Thanks for sharing that overall pattern, Seraf!  That might me what I end up using if i can get my hands on a wool sweater.  I like to dress dd warmly at night because if I share my blankets with...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-11-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By inkandpaper
By potty i do mean a little kiddy potty - I have...

By potty i do mean a little kiddy potty - I have the Baby Bjorn little potty and smart potty.  The smart potty insert kind of works as a top hat.  I think I would put a potty cozy on it so it isn't...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-09-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By inkandpaper
Ok, so I just started full-time ec with my dd...

Ok, so I just started full-time ec with my dd who is 8 months old.  We'd been casually ec-ing since a couple weeks old, and I felt like we were both ready to move it up a notch.  So we're doing ok...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-01-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By inkandpaper
...how do I work with this?     We live on...

...how do I work with this?  
 
We live on the ground floor and have a nice-sized concrete patio.  Just past the railing is the apartment complex landscaping that they spray with something at...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-01-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By inkandpaper
I'm trying to figure this out for myself.  I've...

I'm trying to figure this out for myself.  I've had several plugged ducts and two rounds of mastitis.  Are you drinking enough water?  I got one nasty (red and inflamed) plug when I was dehydrated...
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