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Forum: The Childhood Years   03-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By LittleCapucine
I feel sure this has been covered somewhere, but...

I feel sure this has been covered somewhere, but I can't find even one thread for kids beyond the baby years, so perhaps it is time for a new one!
 
I am looking for help finding clothing brands...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-27-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,188
Posted By LittleCapucine
I am going to make a leap here, in kindness and...

I am going to make a leap here, in kindness and with empathy, but also tough love. You have two issues I see: BEHAVIOR and FOOD. I could be wrong, but the two close families I know who also avoid...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-14-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,850
Posted By LittleCapucine
Hey - UTI, go get some D-Mannose. Research it...

Hey - UTI, go get some D-Mannose. Research it first, but it is a safe friend and works beautifully. A doctor directed my SIL to it after many rounds of abx for UTIs ceased working. The only time in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-03-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,007
Posted By LittleCapucine
For you, and the silent reading mamas, here are...

For you, and the silent reading mamas, here are practical tips that took an edge off for me.

I go to sleep when my baby does in the evening to catch that first deep stretch.

I side-carred the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-18-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By LittleCapucine
Get that baby in the water! Warm pools at eight...

Get that baby in the water! Warm pools at eight months was my standard in a mama-baby class for fun. But from the first bath we were building it - on papa's chest in the big tub the first time and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-11-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,098
Posted By LittleCapucine
Far downriver from the first pregnancy now, it's...

Far downriver from the first pregnancy now, it's easier to just say what I consider essential.

A moby wrap, a carseat and car mirror, three days worth of (side snap!) clothing, two swaddle wraps...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-11-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,157
Posted By LittleCapucine
Money; very little saving is possible now...

Money; very little saving is possible now without the 100k I used to make. Which means our retirement will not meet our needs. So comfort now, and later, was lost.

Using that work part of my...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-26-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By LittleCapucine
My little dude is the same. Try Carters, Old...

My little dude is the same. Try Carters, Old Navy, Children's Place. Those were all too snug on my big first child so they are where I look first now!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-17-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By LittleCapucine
And to share my story as you wanted, my Plan A...

And to share my story as you wanted, my Plan A was to go back part time at four months, working from home, with my husband as childcare initially and pumping so I wouldn't worry while working.

In...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-17-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By LittleCapucine
If I may - all your questions are good ones, and...

If I may - all your questions are good ones, and you're right, birth will bring answers. The only question you can answer now is "How can I avoid going back to work if it turns out I don't want to?"...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-17-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By LittleCapucine
I work for myself as a technical writer in...

I work for myself as a technical writer in software. I have an agent who looks for contracts from 10 - 20 hours of work a week for me. I found out about agents from a Society for Technical Writers...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-19-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,689
Posted By LittleCapucine
Hey, you know - there is relaxation and peace in...

Hey, you know - there is relaxation and peace in a familiar name. I have a very unusual name, and I do not consider it a gift, nor a common name a drag. A rare name must be spelled out and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-04-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,306
Posted By LittleCapucine
I'm stumped on the outdoor angle, too. There is...

I'm stumped on the outdoor angle, too. There is a lot of hose-sand-dirt-mud play going on in my back yard most days right now, and the Smaller (See Kai Run) and Robeez leather soft soles we have are...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-19-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,779
Posted By LittleCapucine
When my job is a break from my days at home, the...

When my job is a break from my days at home, the question about which is harder is answered (for me).

I do work, currently on hiatus with our second.

@msbusybee: I live where you live. I 'get'...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-16-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,615
Posted By LittleCapucine
We have these friends. Who knew they would be...

We have these friends. Who knew they would be such doormat parents pre-child? It's so awkward to deal with.

We go to their house, and not often. It's easier to act unphased by the atrocious...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-14-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,570
Posted By LittleCapucine
Interesting how most posts are about being...

Interesting how most posts are about being formula fed here!

I was nursed until I was four. And born at home! Whatever other grievous flaws my mom has, I give her full respect for birthing,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-11-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By LittleCapucine
I would pick which of her rules you can find a...

I would pick which of her rules you can find a way to say yes to. Sitting until everyone is done seems the easy one to me. And have a serious private chat about being a guest - never saying yuck and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By LittleCapucine
Don't do it. I get the rareness, but I have...

Don't do it. I get the rareness, but I have traveled with a four year old with chicken pox and she was really white, exhausted, achey for the first four days and covered in blisters quite a while....
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By LittleCapucine
I learned about this same behavior each time my...

I learned about this same behavior each time my daughter did a stretch in preschool. She is the same age as yours. It is universal; neither she or you has gone astray. It repeats anytime she begins...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-07-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By LittleCapucine
I have sympathy for the awkwardness of adult...

I have sympathy for the awkwardness of adult friendships undermined by your kid antagonizing her kid. It is an element of social life I was unprepared for and will always dread. AWKWARD. The...
Forum: Parenting   08-06-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,358
Posted By LittleCapucine
I loathe 'Tough Boris'. It often pops up in...

I loathe 'Tough Boris'. It often pops up in reading hours or library theme packs I check out, but WHY?? A mean pirate's parrot dies and an unloved ship boy plays a sad song on his violin for the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-01-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,724
Posted By LittleCapucine
As the child of extreme parents myself (in the...

As the child of extreme parents myself (in the crunchy direction), I feel like the balance I've struck comes from hard-won insight. I believe in avoiding extremes and knowing the time and place for...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-26-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,102
Posted By LittleCapucine
That afterpains are full blown contractions...

That afterpains are full blown contractions during nursing with subsequent babies...and to pee before nursing and lay a full hot water bottle on your lower abdomen while nursing to keep them tame.
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Forum: Natural Parenting News   04-26-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By LittleCapucine
In France, the official rule is a little wine is...

In France, the official rule is a little wine is fine during pregnancy. I was startled to find that out; it highlighted for me that culture was playing a role as well as research.

As an aside, in...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-18-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By LittleCapucine
Old thread...but great inspiration for me,...

Old thread...but great inspiration for me, thanks all!
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