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Forum: The Childhood Years   08-01-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Mama2Rio
Thanks for replying all! We have been getting...

Thanks for replying all! We have been getting better this week. Monday was a bit rocky but today and yesterday she was great after school. It is a lot of adjusting for her. DH and I have pulled back...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Mama2Rio
DD1, mostly easy going kid, just started...

DD1, mostly easy going kid, just started kindergarten last week, and since the first day she's become difficult to talk to and uncooperative. we didn't do preschool and i was on the fence to...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-26-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By Mama2Rio
Everyone's body has different needs, so it's...

Everyone's body has different needs, so it's more important you follow those needs and you'll be healthier for it. I know your question is about dairy but I can answer your question. i'm an ovo-veg,...
Forum: Parenting   10-15-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,514
Posted By Mama2Rio
my 4 yr old can be picky at times. not sure, but...

my 4 yr old can be picky at times. not sure, but it might be a power struggle with us. what has worked for us is:
taking her shopping and asking her to pick out 2 or 3 produce items she would like...
Forum: Women's Health   09-15-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Mama2Rio
i have always been very small. my mother says i...

i have always been very small. my mother says i was 35" and 25 lbs going into kindergarten. the dr was pushing my parents to have me on growth hormones and to have all kinds of tests done at yale;...
Forum: Women's Health   09-15-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Mama2Rio
no advice, just came here for the same reason,...

no advice, just came here for the same reason, so i can relate. 4 year old DD has been sick non-stop since she weaned in october, almost a year ago. i just want this kid to not be sick. while...
Forum: Family Safety   08-22-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Mama2Rio
I'm looking to get DD1 a new seat for my...

I'm looking to get DD1 a new seat for my parent's car. The car is a 1997 BMW 5-searies, no latch or top tether.
 
she's 4 yrs old, about 38" and 28-30lbs depending on what she's wearing. I need to...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-17-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Mama2Rio
 i'm usually holding her more reclined on the...

 i'm usually holding her more reclined on the prefold when she goes pee. i know when she's about to go sometimes because she'll stop nursing and kind of push back a little. .I was thinking about...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-16-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Mama2Rio
DD2, she's 3 months, second time round with EC,...

DD2, she's 3 months, second time round with EC, but i'm starting a bit younger. DD is mostly diaper free at home and has been since birth. here's where we're at:
 
she fusses a lot before she has...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   04-19-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Mama2Rio
PM'd you

PM'd you
Forum: Family Safety   03-31-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mama2Rio
Maedze- thanks for your concerns. we had more...

Maedze- thanks for your concerns. we had more than one tech working on it and then they have it to the most senior guy, so it must have been something with the car and seat compatibility, although...
Forum: Family Safety   03-30-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mama2Rio
we like the seat but was really difficult to...

we like the seat but was really difficult to install RF (even for the tech) and we promised not to move the seat until DD was FF after a half hour of the tech finally satisfied with the install. so...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-16-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Mama2Rio
i personally wouldn't worry about exposure, your...

i personally wouldn't worry about exposure, your child will not get shingles from shingles, they may get CP from shingles. i got cp from my grandmother when she had shingles, i probably had close...
Forum: Lactivism   03-10-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,740
Posted By Mama2Rio
I'll just add here, since no one's responded... ...

I'll just add here, since no one's responded...
 
i don't remember what airline i flew but i've breastfed dd on flight (she was about 5 months) so this was about 3 years ago. i nursed her in my...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-08-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,155
Posted By Mama2Rio
i did mention mj use to my midwife since i feel...

i did mention mj use to my midwife since i feel safe with her and i'm having a home birth, i joked first to see reaction and she new i was having really bad morning sickness, she didn't blink or say...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-01-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,155
Posted By Mama2Rio
I should have checked in a while ago... I see...

I should have checked in a while ago... I see there's 2 threads going... maybe we should just do a 2012 thread?
 
~D~ it's good to see you around. hope things are going okay. Happy to see you've...
Forum: Homebirth   02-24-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Mama2Rio
we've been paying my MW with the flex spending...

we've been paying my MW with the flex spending debit card (can run as a CC) and the midwife just charges it. I would just pay directly with the card and get a receipt just in case. any reason not to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-03-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Mama2Rio
we're mostly relaxed letting DD play outdoors....

we're mostly relaxed letting DD play outdoors. she can get really crazy indoors sometimes and i send her outside if i need to. she loves climbing, jumping, swinging, and she's three. if we're at the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-03-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By Mama2Rio
DD is still young, 3yrs. we don't do santa or...

DD is still young, 3yrs. we don't do santa or xmas or chanukkah. we also don't do easter or passover, ect. she thinks xmas is for the dog's b-day and every one decorates their homes for him. it's...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-16-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By Mama2Rio
i would say you just have to go with your gut....

i would say you just have to go with your gut. what ever you choose will be the best choice you could make at that time with the information you have. as long as your breastfeeding, it will protect...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-16-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Mama2Rio
my mother went off on me too, we did a few (not...

my mother went off on me too, we did a few (not most) and never followed the schedule. my father just was a little surprised and asked for reasoning and felt i was being reasonable after explaining...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-16-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By Mama2Rio
Hib for me was important because my father had...

Hib for me was important because my father had meningitis around 13 yrs old, and is deaf in one ear and endless kidney infections which has gone on to develop kidney disease from the meningitis...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   10-12-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,155
Posted By Mama2Rio
Welcome Attilla! i hope your able to get off all...

Welcome Attilla! i hope your able to get off all those prescriptions! i have mild anxiety that use to be worse. now i just end up staying at home instead of going to the grocery store or just out in...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-16-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Mama2Rio
baby gates worked well for us. my DD will chase...

baby gates worked well for us. my DD will chase and provoke the dog and he usually gets up and will hide under the bed. he is a "crazy dog" doesn't like most men and was a stray and when i had him...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-17-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,504
Posted By Mama2Rio
I am in very much need of support right now. DD...

I am in very much need of support right now. DD turned 3 in july and it was her birthday things seem to be sliding down hill and i'm at the end of my rope clinging to hopes of a 'good' day. DD never...
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