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Forum: Meal Planning   11-16-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By wafflefish
Thank you! My crock pot is going to be very busy...

Thank you! My crock pot is going to be very busy this week!
Forum: Meal Planning   11-09-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By wafflefish
We were given this box of really nice potatoes...

We were given this box of really nice potatoes and I want to use them before they go bad. I already made some awesome clam chowder and I'm going to make potato salad next.
 
What are your favorite...
Forum: Parenting   11-09-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 5,477
Posted By wafflefish
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-09-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By wafflefish
I feel like it just keeps getting harder instead...

I feel like it just keeps getting harder instead of easier. I'm guessing some things are typical for her age but they are making me frustrated and feeling stressed. Breastfeeding is no fun at the...
Forum: Family Planning   10-15-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By wafflefish
I have been on a pop for the past 6 months. My...

I have been on a pop for the past 6 months. My dd is 9 months old. She is still breastfeeding.
 
Did anyone else have their periods get lighter as the months go by? It's like when I had my iud......
Forum: Diapering   10-13-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By wafflefish
rumparooz newborn cover was my favorite for the...

rumparooz newborn cover was my favorite for the first couple months. It fit until at least 15 pounds. It has rise snaps so it can go really small in case you need it to. I was impressed at how long...
Forum: Diapering   10-13-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By wafflefish
Wow, it seems like you have a good system....

Wow, it seems like you have a good system. Nothing seems really wrong with what you are doing to me. I have had similar problems lately. Stinky even after a dawn strip. The only thing I can add is...
Forum: Diapering   10-13-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By wafflefish
I store dirty diapers in a small plastic bin....

I store dirty diapers in a small plastic bin. Its clear, 27 litters. Don't put a lid on it. It will make them smell. I use the bath tub the rinse it out when I need to. It cost way less than one of...
Forum: Diapering   10-12-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By wafflefish
Wool covers are the only way I can use my huge...

Wool covers are the only way I can use my huge bulkly prefolds. I hate trying to stuff them in a pul cover. I made some snapless fitted fleece pocket thingies. That way I can pad fold a flat, stick...
Forum: Diapering   10-10-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By wafflefish
The wool will absorb some but won't feel wet....

The wool will absorb some but won't feel wet. You let it air dry between uses and hand wash every couple weeks or if it gets poo on it. lanolin in the wool keeps it from getting smelly.
Forum: Diapering   10-10-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By wafflefish
Is it something that could be boiled?   I...

Is it something that could be boiled?
 
I haven't had this problem personally but thing that come to mind are vinegar, maybe soak overnight in a strong mix. Tea tree oil, or RLR. I know folk use...
Forum: Diapering   10-10-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By wafflefish
if it were me I wouldn't resort to bleaching...

if it were me I wouldn't resort to bleaching yet. It doesn't sound like the diapers. If the rash only happens with poo the it could be just that. My DD gets rashy even if she only has it on her a...
Forum: Women's Health   10-10-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By wafflefish
I will be visiting my family for a couple weeks...

I will be visiting my family for a couple weeks and one has shingles (maybe). My DD is 9 months and I'm wondering what the chances of her getting the chicken pox are. I'm not scared of it but I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By wafflefish
I'm sure my 9 month old knows what "no" means....

I'm sure my 9 month old knows what "no" means. Obeying is a whole different thing. 
Forum: Family Safety   10-09-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 466
Posted By wafflefish
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JudiAU http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1361353/guns#post_17085485)

 It is possible to be safe, but I...
Forum: Family Safety   10-09-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By wafflefish
I got the truefit as our only seat. If I was...

I got the truefit as our only seat. If I was having another baby I would get an infant seat instead and the hand down the truefit when the time came. It did fit our 9 pound newborn but I felt the...
Forum: Family Safety   10-09-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By wafflefish
My family is very frugal. We don't buy much new....

My family is very frugal. We don't buy much new. When my dd is ready to move out of our bed the best hope I have for getting her non-toxic mattress is to make one. I will probably make a futon type...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-09-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By wafflefish
DD is 9 months. I feel like I was woken up 100...

DD is 9 months. I feel like I was woken up 100 times last night. We moved to the recliner in the middle of the night. Usually she stays asleep better there but it didn't really work. She doesn't cry...
Forum: Diapering   10-08-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By wafflefish
When I first decided to try wool I thought I...

When I first decided to try wool I thought I would only like wraps but then I tried some knit longies and shorties and feel in love. I also had someone make me a soaker from interlock and it rocks....
Forum: Diapering   10-08-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By wafflefish
I'm too cheap to buy wool wash so I have only...

I'm too cheap to buy wool wash so I have only used dr bronners. After I wash I refill and add lanolin.
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By wafflefish
alot of folks swear by coconut oil. It's ok to...

alot of folks swear by coconut oil. It's ok to get on the diapers. It's just the zinc oxide you have to worry about.
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By wafflefish
If you don't like the idea of spending $15 per...

If you don't like the idea of spending $15 per diaper, choose something other than AIO's. They take forever to dry anyway.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-15-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By wafflefish
My DD is 8mo. I'm still having trouble figuring...

My DD is 8mo. I'm still having trouble figuring out how to get stuff done. We cosleep and she won't nap without me. When she is playing she cries if I try to go do the dishes or do laundry. She...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-15-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By wafflefish
- tv remote   - anything the cat likes   ...

- tv remote
 
- anything the cat likes
 
- metal whisk
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-15-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By wafflefish
I have an 8mo that is ec. Instead of guessing...

I have an 8mo that is ec. Instead of guessing when she needs to go I just put her on the potty at diaper changes. Its a lot less work this way. 
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