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Forum: Fertility   03-20-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By ivymae
Oh my goodness! I'm not an overly religious...

Oh my goodness! I'm not an overly religious person, but any time I hear about this happening I can't help but think "Well, God got in the last laugh there!" Hoping for a amazing sleeper this time...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-11-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By ivymae
Mother's haven...

Mother's haven does: http://www.mothershavenidaho.com/category.aspx?categoryID=100
 
Though, depending on your squik factor, you could also go to Other Mother's and find a used one for about the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-11-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By ivymae
I need to get out daily or I go a little batty....

I need to get out daily or I go a little batty. It has been between 10 and 25 for a few weeks now, and I walk the older girls to school, we go to the coffee shop, or to a friends. I put baby in a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-07-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By ivymae
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Quote:Originally Posted by sapphire_chan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   11-26-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By ivymae
Welcome back to the area Jessica! I'm part of...

Welcome back to the area Jessica! I'm part of the Mindful mamas group, and it sounds like you will fit right in. I know there are a couple mamas there who have been looking for part time childcare,...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   11-09-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By ivymae
Welcome! We go to Dr David Bennett, up in...

Welcome! We go to Dr David Bennett, up in Chattaroy, despite living on the south hill. We just love him that much. He's a private practice, so he's the only dr you have to build a relationship with,...
Forum: Family Safety   11-01-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,492
Posted By ivymae
IME: Car rental places are rarely trained and...

IME: Car rental places are rarely trained and aware of the dangers of a expired/damaged carseat, but the baby gear rental places are. We chose to go this route after hauling two britax boulevards...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-21-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By ivymae
Honestly the first thing that popped into my...

Honestly the first thing that popped into my mind was cerebral palsy. Stiffness and low muscle tone is just one of the markers. I am in NO WAY trying to scare you, or say "Oh yes, this is what is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-15-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 4,953
Posted By ivymae
We've been doings the same things Jen - getting...

We've been doings the same things Jen - getting the house situated for Becky to LIVE here, not just be carried around here. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif The...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-15-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 4,953
Posted By ivymae
We're about to fall off the front page! Ack! ...

We're about to fall off the front page! Ack!

LNF - you suck. Spill woman, spill! (also, happy birthday lady, this is going to be an amazing year.)

Nursing to sleep: becky still needs to "nurse...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By ivymae
well, I usually wash them between kids......

well, I usually wash them between kids... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif

Really, we clean things on a as needed basis. Food, spit up or visible dirt qualifies, as...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,963
Posted By ivymae
Quote: Originally Posted by Asiago...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Asiago http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15940029)
I've read that clinginess is mother nature's...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By ivymae
The walk is a good suggestion. i have three 4...

The walk is a good suggestion. i have three 4 and under, and there are (many, many) days where I stick the two olders in the stroller or wagon, and then strap the baby to my chest, and just go. Talk...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-12-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 4,953
Posted By ivymae
Quote: Originally Posted by jsh7809...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jsh7809 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15937626)
DH says he's scared about what the future...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-12-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,963
Posted By ivymae
You answered your own question!...

You answered your own question! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif It's the walking. Until they are about this age, they really have no concept of you being a separate...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-12-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By ivymae
Cloth blocks (she will knock them down and...

Cloth blocks (she will knock them down and cackle for as long as I will sit and stack them) - also good for chewing on.
Stacking cups - again with the stacking, but also fun to put things in and...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-11-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By ivymae
If you are near spokane/idaho, Cathy Weston has...

If you are near spokane/idaho, Cathy Weston has been with me through two births and I can not recommend her enough. bloomspokane.com is a great resource for finding midwives in the Spokane area, and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-11-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By ivymae
We use emu oil! My girls only get it in the...

We use emu oil! My girls only get it in the winter - the dry air and lack on direct sunshine makes it flare up a bit.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-11-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By ivymae
We have a rocking chair that DH's mom gave us,...

We have a rocking chair that DH's mom gave us, which she rocked him to sleep in. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif We had low, berber carpet, and it worked just fine. the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-11-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By ivymae
Oh man....

Oh man. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I have been there, and it's such a hard place to be. This inability to be everything to everyone became part of my PPD, so please...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 4,953
Posted By ivymae
Serial posting to say: I'm getting fed up with...

Serial posting to say: I'm getting fed up with my postbaby body. I mean, I know it's only been six months since my body did THIS...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By ivymae
Ditto the others. Ears are self cleaning, and...

Ditto the others. Ears are self cleaning, and the more you mess with them, the more wax they will make, so just wash what you can with a washcloth on your finger. Any excess that worries you, the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 4,953
Posted By ivymae
We don't have any "Ba ba" here, but we have so...

We don't have any "Ba ba" here, but we have so many happy "Ohhhhhhhhhhhh"s. It's adorable. She strokes our faces and says "Ohhhhhhhh" in such a way that it's impossible to think it means anything...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,886
Posted By ivymae
My first rarely cried, my second fussed for 18...

My first rarely cried, my second fussed for 18 months, and still walks around scowling, and my third is laid back and only fusses/cries if we missed all of her warning cues.

Pick up the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 4,953
Posted By ivymae
LNF:...

LNF: http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif and http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif.

Thanks all for kind words about my health stuff. Last week it...
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