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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-29-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By valkyrina
I'm not really sure where he wants to go, but we...

I'm not really sure where he wants to go, but we usually sit in the rocking chair by their beds, and he just comes over and stands there until you pick him up. We've tried ignoring him and just...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-28-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By valkyrina
Okay, it's really just one of them. But it's...

Okay, it's really just one of them. But it's bad. The boys just turned two, and have been sleeping on a queen mattress together. Life was good, they had FINALLY started to sleep pretty well, etc....
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   08-29-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By valkyrina
Hi ladies, Just wanted to send a heads-up...

Hi ladies,

Just wanted to send a heads-up that there will be a workshop offered for free at Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center in Portland for anyone wanting to learn more about how to make...
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-28-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By valkyrina
One of my clients just told me that she came...

One of my clients just told me that she came back from discussing her birth plan with her OB, and the OB gave her a really hard time about wanting to delay cord clamping. Apparently, she told my...
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-17-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By valkyrina
That's pretty much what I was thinking, I just...

That's pretty much what I was thinking, I just wanted to see if anyone had any fabulous or horrible reviews to share.
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-17-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By valkyrina
Has anyone heard of this? It's a marketing...

Has anyone heard of this? It's a marketing course for people who own birthing businesses. I'm pretty lost as to how to find doula clients, so this sounds great, but I would like to see if anyone...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   07-30-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By valkyrina
One or the other of them will. When I asked our...

One or the other of them will. When I asked our doctor, she said that if the one in Saco won't, the one in Scarborough will. she couldn't remember which one, but it might even be both.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-30-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By valkyrina
If you are in Southern Maine, I will do it for...

If you are in Southern Maine, I will do it for you for free; I'm in training.
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   07-25-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By valkyrina
We have been very happy with University Health...

We have been very happy with University Health care in Saco. They are a family practice program, but they also have a pediatric practice in Scarborough that I've heard really good things about. Good...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-12-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By valkyrina
We also handle it playfully, or at least in a...

We also handle it playfully, or at least in a nonchalant way. I usually say in a silly way "hey, what are you doing down there on the floor? that is so silly!" , or sometimes I say, "you're good,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-09-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By valkyrina
We loved the ez-2-nurse! I ended up having 3 of...

We loved the ez-2-nurse! I ended up having 3 of them (we only bought one), and stashed one with each set of grandparents. I was a 40H after the boys were born (yikes!), and I'm a little bit taller,...
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-21-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By valkyrina
Thanks! After I posted, I looked some more, and...

Thanks! After I posted, I looked some more, and I think you are right; there doesn't seem to be any sort of certificate or anything short of going to school to be a LMT. And who knows, maybe down...
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-21-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By valkyrina
Hi all, has anyone ever heard of massage...

Hi all,

has anyone ever heard of massage classes just for doulas? I have looked in to becoming a massage doula, but it seems like you also need to be a licensed massage therapist to do that. I'm...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   06-19-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By valkyrina
I am just finishing up my DONA doula...

I am just finishing up my DONA doula certification, and I was really hoping to find another newbie to help as a backup doula. I can help with finding certification births as well as being a backup....
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-13-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By valkyrina
Hi all, We are going to the Amherst area...

Hi all,

We are going to the Amherst area for a family reunion in a couple of weeks, and we want to make a long weekend out of it, but can't afford a hotel. So we wanted to camp, but it looks like...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   06-13-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By valkyrina
Well, we are a bit south of Portland, in...

Well, we are a bit south of Portland, in Biddeford, but we are up for get-togethers. My guys are 21 months, so a bit older than yours, but we know lots of moms around here. My two fave places to...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-17-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By valkyrina
I don't usually post on this forum, since I have...

I don't usually post on this forum, since I have been a SAHM up until now. But I am transitioning into going to work, and it's not going well for the boys. We have a dear friend who runs a home day...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-16-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By valkyrina
Oh, ouch. This happened to me too, and it was so...

Oh, ouch. This happened to me too, and it was so disheartening. But I can tell you that it only lasted for three months, and now when I get AF it's no big deal. So the only advice I have,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-13-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By valkyrina
Thanks, ladies! This morning was a little bit...

Thanks, ladies! This morning was a little bit better. Jonah didn't ask at all until after breakfast, at which point I am totally okay to nurse them. Owen was asking all morning from the moment he...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-12-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By valkyrina
Hi ladies, please don't flame me. I need...

Hi ladies,

please don't flame me. I need help; my 19-month-old twins are used to waking up and nursing first thing in the AM. They used to wake up around 5, I would crawl into bed with them and...
Forum: Gardening   04-01-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,845
Posted By valkyrina
I finally could SEE my garden yesterday, since...

I finally could SEE my garden yesterday, since the snow is almost all melted, and I went out to check it out and found PLANTS! The lemon balm is coming up nicely, and there are little sprigs of...
Forum: Gardening   03-22-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,845
Posted By valkyrina
Thanks for the ideas about the slugs! I think...

Thanks for the ideas about the slugs! I think I'm going to try beer and the eggshell idea. We eat a LOT of eggs, so I think I'll have plenty of shells to both help fertilize and to keep the slugs...
Forum: Gardening   03-19-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,845
Posted By valkyrina
Oooh, can I join? Last year was my first...

Oooh, can I join?

Last year was my first solo garden (as in, without neighbors who were former farmers), and my first year canning (And I did it all on a glass-top stove with no specialized...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-18-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By valkyrina
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lurk.gif: Very interested to hear replies on this one....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-12-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,096
Posted By valkyrina
As far as the house goes, I just invite people...

As far as the house goes, I just invite people over. Then I feel like I HAVE to clean. A lot of stuff just gets hidden, in closets or the grown-up bedroom, but I also make a game of it with the...
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