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Forum: Traditional Foods   11-26-2012, 01:13 AM
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Posted By 298mom
Anyone have experience with the gaps diet...

Anyone have experience with the gaps diet helping their little ones sleep better? Succees stories please! (Thinking of gaps for 17-month-old.)
Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   06-02-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By 298mom
My daughter's only 3, so I can't speak for...

My daughter's only 3, so I can't speak for unhomeschoolers (although I hope to find them in a few years!).  But there's a good LLL crew around here.  Meetings are on 3rd Thursdays, with occasional...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-14-2011, 02:19 PM
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Views: 180
Posted By 298mom
My midwife recommended the supplement/herb...

My midwife recommended the supplement/herb protocol that's from the mothering article on GBS (and she added olive leaf extract starting at 36 weeks) for reducing my colonization (I'm 34 weeks and...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-14-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By 298mom
You've already made your decision, so maybe you...

You've already made your decision, so maybe you don't want to think about other possibilities...but with my MW, it's against state law for her to give abx (even though she has training to do so), so...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-02-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By 298mom
I think another thing to consider is whether the...

I think another thing to consider is whether the doc is on board with all your other desires.  (Since you're planning to take your birth plan to your next appt, that should work things out.)  It's...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-02-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,964
Posted By 298mom
The hospital I went to had a rule about Mama's...

The hospital I went to had a rule about Mama's gown AND baby's clothes.  I couldn't put our own clothes on the baby until we were checking out.  Their reasoning is that clothes you bring in might be...
Forum: Homebirth   03-05-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,762
Posted By 298mom
Good luck with making your decision!  It can be...

Good luck with making your decision!  It can be so conflicting, especially when so few people are really educated about home birth, and the majority of what you hear about it is that it's dangerous,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-10-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By 298mom
We lived in a house with 1950's wiring, and...

We lived in a house with 1950's wiring, and there was one ceiling fan that we couldn't put them in - they would make a popping sound and start to MELT! They'd have a burned-looking place on them....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By 298mom
Well, it IS possible that she might give up her...

Well, it IS possible that she might give up her nap since we're not nursing. But if we were still nursing, she would definitely sleep. This morning, for example, she was falling asleep nursing at...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By 298mom
Quote: Originally Posted by Evie's Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Evie's Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15542527)
I would also talk to her well before...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By 298mom
Sorry this is long - My dd is 2yrs 4mo old....

Sorry this is long -
My dd is 2yrs 4mo old. She still nurses, but two weeks ago we cut out nursing to sleep. I stopped nursing to sleep partly because we're TTC and I want to slowly wean through...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-31-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By 298mom
I agree - you've got to set limits to keep...

I agree - you've got to set limits to keep yourself happy with nursing. How to do that is the tricky part, of course. =) And some of that depends on how verbal/communicative your daughter is.
When...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-31-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,323
Posted By 298mom
You've gotten a lot of great replies, but I...

You've gotten a lot of great replies, but I wanted to add - Because doctors are in a position of authority and knowledge, it's hard to go against what they say. But sadly, lots of doctors give...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-17-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By 298mom
I'm having trouble finding recycled wool...

I'm having trouble finding recycled wool sweaters that are priced to cut up. I have seen a few wool coats or blazers and wondered about using them for wrap covers. I know they wouldn't work for a...
Forum: Fertility   10-03-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By 298mom
I'm taking .35mg norethindrone (progestin-only...

I'm taking .35mg norethindrone (progestin-only while bfing).
I saw a new doctor to get my rx refilled last year, and she mentioned that if I have a perioad while on this low-dose bc, then it's not...
Forum: Family Safety   08-20-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By 298mom
I feel like this question is slightly dumb, but...

I feel like this question is slightly dumb, but are long-sleeved rash guard swim suits hot? If dd plays in the sand for a long time and dries out, will it be too hot?
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-01-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By 298mom
Thanks for the offer! I thought it was 60 for...

Thanks for the offer! I thought it was 60 for some reason, and have been working hard to get to it. And then this morning I was scrolling down, and "voila!" there was the trading post. =) Turns out...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-01-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By 298mom
That's such a great way for you to transition...

That's such a great way for you to transition (or rather, let him transition on his own time)! This inspires me to go ahead and get dd a mattress - I had been thinking of doing that. (And it's still...
Forum: Babywearing   08-01-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By 298mom
It could just be the way you're wearing it, or...

It could just be the way you're wearing it, or it could be that a different shoulder style would be better for you. That's a small baby and a short amount of time to be putting you in so much pain,...
Forum: Babywearing   08-01-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
  My wrap
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Posted By 298mom
Wow, that's a beautiful tie dye. I'm so sorry it...

Wow, that's a beautiful tie dye. I'm so sorry it hasn't come back to you.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-01-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By 298mom
I just started with my 17-month-old. (She's...

I just started with my 17-month-old. (She's super verbal, though, and understands a lot.) I put toys in tubs/boxes without lids, so I started out slowly: if she was playing with the blocks, when she...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-31-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By 298mom
http://www.kellymom.com/bf/concerns/mom/nippleble...

http://www.kellymom.com/bf/concerns/mom/nipplebleb.html

Yep. That article above mentions it.
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-31-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
  Ec dvd
Views: 270
Posted By 298mom
Thanks! I've never seen that website before.

Thanks! I've never seen that website before.
Forum: Babywearing   07-31-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By 298mom
I did a back carry with two slings a few times,...

I did a back carry with two slings a few times, before I had a MT, because I am a terrible wrapper. I have to have two-shouldered carries, so two slings seemed good. I never did it much because dd...
Forum: Craft Workshops   07-31-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
  Robeez?
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Posted By 298mom
I've been making the mini mocs using a leather...

I've been making the mini mocs using a leather skirt/pants from a thrift store ($2 total!). If the leather gets slick, I rough it up with sandpaper. I made some out of felted wool that are great for...
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