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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-22-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Bellejar
Hi there, I am mom to three, it has been...

Hi there, I am mom to three, it has been literally three or four years since I have been on Mothering, but I remember how helpful this place was with my last move!  We relocated from the suburbs of...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-01-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Bellejar
Dahlia that would be great. My meetings are in...

Dahlia that would be great. My meetings are in the Wedgewood area. I think these parents would really benefit from the information. Let me know if she might be willing and I will take it from there.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-29-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,043
Posted By Bellejar
I just went back to work after 5 years and a...

I just went back to work after 5 years and a couple months at home. I work from about 24-40 hours a week. It is an awesome job and I love it, but at the same time our schedule has become awful. I...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-29-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Bellejar
Hi guys, I am currently leading a new parents...

Hi guys, I am currently leading a new parents group and looking for a guest speaker or two, if you know anyone who does infant massage I think that would go over particularly well with the group. SO...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-06-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,521
Posted By Bellejar
Quote: Originally Posted by justKate...

Quote:
Originally Posted by justKate http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13883750)
Hi all! I'm not sure if I've posted here...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-06-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,521
Posted By Bellejar
NO you are not the worst mother ever! If you are...

NO you are not the worst mother ever! If you are I suppose I am to. I just went back to work after a 5 year stint staying home, I work anywhere from 20-40 hours a week as a contract attorney. I have...
Forum: Mental Health   03-12-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Bellejar
Vitamin D helps with light deficiency. I would...

Vitamin D helps with light deficiency. I would say if you can't shake it off in a few days it is time for medication. I think I had a much harder time bonding with my second daughter in her time in...
Forum: Family Safety   03-12-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,108
Posted By Bellejar
I have alarms on all my doors so if someone...

I have alarms on all my doors so if someone opens one I hear a loud BONG. It is the greatest thing since sliced bread. I am so sorry this happened to you. Now you know you have a wonderer,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-06-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By Bellejar
We did the bob books as well, also there were...

We did the bob books as well, also there were some dora and backyardigans phonics books that my daughter really liked. We also love starfall.com
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-06-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Bellejar
Why is your husband against AS 1? Just curious...

Why is your husband against AS 1? Just curious that is my second choice.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-04-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Bellejar
Yeah, but you are on mothering, the demographic...

Yeah, but you are on mothering, the demographic here is that of the alternative schools *grin*.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-04-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Bellejar
I just came here to post this question as well....

I just came here to post this question as well. My eldest is going into kidergarten in the fall. I am planning to list Daniel Bagley Montessori as my first choice, but only because I love Montessori...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-04-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By Bellejar
Cynthia Keller at Redmond pediatric, both she...

Cynthia Keller at Redmond pediatric, both she and my favorite nurse there nursed for 2 years. We love her. I commute from seattle so we can still see her. I think the above poster is talking about...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-28-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Bellejar
Quote: Originally Posted by Amydoula...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Amydoula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13264862)
So I failed my 1 hour GTT this morning...
Forum: Mental Health   02-16-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Bellejar
You could file assault charges with your local...

You could file assault charges with your local pd. You asked her to stop and she didn't. I don't think this is right at all. At least complain to the department head and the medical license board.
Forum: Mental Health   02-16-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Bellejar
My psychaitrist put it best - if you were a...

My psychaitrist put it best - if you were a diabetic wouldn't you take insulin?

I had thought meds meant failure, but in reality they are needed treatment for a chemical imbalance. I just totally...
Forum: Lactivism   02-16-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Bellejar
There have to be grants out there for postnatal...

There have to be grants out there for postnatal health of infants - you should nose around and start the nonprofit if it doesn't exist. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Parenting   02-14-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,435
Posted By Bellejar
German Shepherds are not bred to be "kid...

German Shepherds are not bred to be "kid friendly." You should do some more research and find a breed your husband likes that is. Really, they are very large aggressive dogs. (I know someone will...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-12-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,530
Posted By Bellejar
I had whooping cough four years ago, the cough...

I had whooping cough four years ago, the cough lasted for four or so months and was so bad it made me vomit. I would seriously consider homeschooling until the outbreak is over. Seriously, this was...
Forum: Mental Health   02-12-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,218
Posted By Bellejar
As soon as I saw my problems affecting my...

As soon as I saw my problems affecting my parenting, my husband took two weeks of vacation, I got into therapy, the first month I was in at least twice a week and I also went to a psychiatrist who...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-12-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By Bellejar
I just came on to post this. What an awesome...

I just came on to post this. What an awesome story!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-20-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Bellejar
Wow, 14 months without a blanket! We sleep with...

Wow, 14 months without a blanket! We sleep with a duvet and my 10 month old sleeps with me sometimes, I tuck it under his arms and of course there are no pillows. I think after a year it is okay,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,521
Posted By Bellejar
Seems like UW and SU have gotten a lot more...

Seems like UW and SU have gotten a lot more proactive on babies and breastfeeding. That is awesome. I was at SU as a visiting student my last semester but graduated/went 2.5 years to the University...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-23-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,922
Posted By Bellejar
Our Christmas letter is pretty straight forward....

Our Christmas letter is pretty straight forward. It included information about how the crappy economy has ruined our life and how we were robbed in July of pretty much everything we own. Seriously,...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   12-23-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,140
Posted By Bellejar
Yep Seattle is very Crunchy and crunchy...

Yep Seattle is very Crunchy and crunchy friendly. We have Bastyr College in Kirkland which trains Naturopaths, A chrio every five feet, alll the trader joe's and whole foods you could ever want...
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