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Forum: Life With a Baby   06-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By Chipi
My daughter just started, finally, swallowing...

My daughter just started, finally, swallowing food about a week ago. She's 11 months. Now she swallows about a third and spits out the rest. I see it as flavor and texture exposure, not nutrition.
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-19-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Chipi
My daughter is 11 months old and this sounds just...

My daughter is 11 months old and this sounds just like her! It's normal. They're curious and mobile and more curious and cranky from being tired. I'm just going with the, "this will pass" mantra.
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Chipi
I worked at a Navy CDC and I'm sure they are...

I worked at a Navy CDC and I'm sure they are similar. I also worked at a civilian center too. I think the calling you part is the trickiest. Can you just go there at a certain time each day and...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Chipi
Check out meetup.com I've had great luck...

Check out meetup.com


I've had great luck finding groups on that site.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-21-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,714
Posted By Chipi
I have three friends who delivered with both of...

I have three friends who delivered with both of the teams at psbc. Two were transfers but only because they were each in labor for over 24 hours and there was concern about the baby. The third had a...
Forum: Diapering   10-08-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Chipi
I just twist the knob straight to rinse. It...

I just twist the knob straight to rinse. It fills up, agitates a bit, and the spins and drains. Then I add detergent and run a regular load. Finally an extra rinse just like the first step.

Clean...
Forum: Babywearing   09-25-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Chipi
Hip dysplasia is something babies DEVELOP. All...

Hip dysplasia is something babies DEVELOP. All babies are born with loose joints. A 'crotch dangler' can allow the hip ball to slip out of the joint. If a baby is carried often or for longer periods...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-24-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Chipi
We have one. Not sure of the brand but it's...

We have one. Not sure of the brand but it's specifically for babies and comes from Australia I think!
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-23-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Chipi
If she doesn't like the exert saucer, don't use...

If she doesn't like the exert saucer, don't use it:) Many kids don't like any type of toy that restrains their movement. They also have reeeeally short attention spans at this age. Maybe she gets...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-23-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By Chipi
Make sure his hips can pull up into froggy...

Make sure his hips can pull up into froggy position anytime you swaddle! Babies swaddled with straight legs can have hip problems.
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Chipi
How your breast feels after nursing isn't a sign...

How your breast feels after nursing isn't a sign of how much he's getting. Maybe try going to a lactation/breastfeeding drop-in meeting where you can weigh your son before and after a feeding to see...
Forum: Diapering   08-30-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Chipi
Cute baby! I cant say what size you need as we...

Cute baby! I cant say what size you need as we are still in the orange edges! But, I would think that if you're using doublers and inserts, those will eat up some of the length. Sorry I can't help...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-30-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Chipi
My experience comes from working with one and...

My experience comes from working with one and two year olds in a preschool setting. Some kids can't control their instinct to bite. This is typically because they want something but can't verbalized...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-29-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Chipi
I don't have any advise but want to praise you...

I don't have any advise but want to praise you for trying so many things to keep your son breastfed. Have you emailed LLL? I emailed my local group and the emailed me back a day later with lots and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-29-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By Chipi
My daughter is 5 weeks today and i can finally...

My daughter is 5 weeks today and i can finally lay her down under her Munari mobile for a few minutes to pee. But if I try and get a glass of water, it's all over. She likes to be bounced on the...
Forum: Parenting   08-27-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Chipi
We are going to be moving in with my...

We are going to be moving in with my father-in-law and his 15 year old daughter, my husband's half-sister. We have a month old daughter. What types of things should we (my husband and I) plan to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Chipi
Here is what the lease says: Cancellation Fee....

Here is what the lease says:
Cancellation Fee. At any time during the remaining term of this Lease, if this Lease exceeds one month, you may cancel your obligation under this Lease by delivering to...
Forum: Diapering   08-27-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Chipi
Look at Nicky's Diapers or Kelly's Closet. I...

Look at Nicky's Diapers or Kelly's Closet. I think I've seen mixed packs similar to what you're describing.

Doesn't seem to include woolies, but here is one of their samplers packages:...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Chipi
We will be moving in with family either October...

We will be moving in with family either October 1st or February 1st. If we move in October we will be breaking our lease which means a fee of $2700. It would release is from $1500 a month rent. We...
Forum: Montessori   08-21-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Chipi
Wow. He teacher sounds totally overwhelmed. You...

Wow. He teacher sounds totally overwhelmed. You are a teacher? Then no wonder you're asking these questions. Your intuition is telling you something and you're asking it here on this forum.
Trust...
Forum: Family Safety   08-21-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Chipi
The link too me to an article on humidifiers,...

The link too me to an article on humidifiers, not one humidifier. ??
Forum: Learning at School   08-20-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Chipi
I haven't been I'm your situation but just want...

I haven't been I'm your situation but just want to suggest researching your state's grade level proficiency standards so that your child enters sixth grade ready for sixth grade. That's a tough...
Forum: Montessori   08-20-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Chipi
Yay! Superlative questions are fun. I employ the...

Yay! Superlative questions are fun. I employ the same strategy with my reluctant husband!

It sounds like the school doesn't value parent-school communication. I agree that you're probably in the...
Forum: Montessori   08-20-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Chipi
I was a preschool teacher at a non-Montessori...

I was a preschool teacher at a non-Montessori school and I understand what you mean about the difficulty communicating with parents. We had 'opening,' 'midshift,' and 'closing' teachers. If you were...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-07-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Chipi
I've been scooting to the foot of the bed since...

I've been scooting to the foot of the bed since about 34 weeks, and Baby is now 2 weeks old. It sure was annoying while pregnant to get up so often at night to pee, and since giving birth, it hasn't...
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