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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   01-26-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By quelindo
Do you know of any neighborhoods like the one I...

Do you know of any neighborhoods like the one I described?
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   01-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By quelindo
My husband and I live just outside Milwaukee,...

My husband and I live just outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and have our entire lives. However, neither of us are "winter people" -- we don't ski or even really go sledding with the kids. The boys...
Forum: Women's Health   10-19-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By quelindo
I'm coming to the conclusion that my six-year...

I'm coming to the conclusion that my six-year old son may have fructose malabsorption, too. How is your DH doing on the diet?
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-19-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,923
Posted By quelindo
I'm looking for recommendations for supportive...

I'm looking for recommendations for supportive nursing tanks/camis with a built-in padded bra. I leak & need to wear pads, so I want something with thick padding to conceal the breast pads. It also...
Forum: Women's Health   03-17-2011, 02:18 PM
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Views: 66,036
Posted By quelindo
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Forum: Allergies   03-06-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By quelindo
Well, the current ongoing issue is encopresis...

Well, the current ongoing issue is encopresis (we think). He has bouts of dark, sticky poop and has accidents, both pee and poop.
 
He's been gluten-free since he was a toddler and corn-free for...
Forum: Allergies   03-05-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By quelindo
My son was very colicky as an infant -- he slept...

My son was very colicky as an infant -- he slept horribly and would pump his little legs and cry as though his tummy hurt him. He also spit up constantly until the age of six months and developed...
Forum: Allergies   03-05-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By quelindo
Has anyone here done the GAPS diet? I just got...

Has anyone here done the GAPS diet? I just got the book and have started reading. I find this stuff fascinating, but the thought of actually DOING the diet is so overwhelming. When Henry was a...
Forum: Women's Health   03-01-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By quelindo
No, he hasn't really had bowel issues much. He...

No, he hasn't really had bowel issues much. He was late to potty-train, but I think that's more because of his personality. He was dry all night long even when he was in diapers from the time he was...
Forum: Women's Health   02-26-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By quelindo
Did her son have any other symptoms? I mean, my...

Did her son have any other symptoms? I mean, my son has no issues walking or running at all, and I'm just wondering if that rules out a problem with his spine.
Forum: Women's Health   02-25-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By quelindo
My son, now 5.5 yo, was born with a sacral...

My son, now 5.5 yo, was born with a sacral dimple. His ped monitered it and said he was able to see the bottom of the hole when he was a baby, so we didn't have any testing done. Henry has had no...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-23-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,802
Posted By quelindo
Well, I guess I should mention that we're...

Well, I guess I should mention that we're planning on sending DS5 to school soon, so I need to know that he can put his outerwear on by himself (and also wipe himself after pooping, but that's...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-23-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,475
Posted By quelindo
I completely understand, too, kdaisy. Add to all...

I completely understand, too, kdaisy. Add to all that a 5 yo who kepps having accidents... Ugh. Sneaking into the kitchen for a chunk of good chocolate ten times a day was helping me stay sane.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-23-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,802
Posted By quelindo
Thank you for the replies.   Yes, we had a...

Thank you for the replies.
 
Yes, we had a baby in November and DS5 was not happy about it. I think he's seeing that it's not as bad as he was dreading (he's never been around babies & I don't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-22-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,802
Posted By quelindo
My son is 5.5 yo and has a very strong...

My son is 5.5 yo and has a very strong personality. He's always been VERY attached to me, but lately I could just cry over how we interact. Essentially, he refuses to do things DH or I ask him to...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-21-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 56,287
Posted By quelindo
DH's mother treated me horribly. What made...

DH's mother treated me horribly. What made things even worse is that everyone always commented on how welcoming & accepting she was.
 
She died suddenly over eight years ago and my FIL remarried a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,475
Posted By quelindo
Okay, I'm starting today, not on Monday. I have...

Okay, I'm starting today, not on Monday. I have been eating too much sugar lately and feel like crap, so I might as well use that feeling to motivate me. I'm going grocery shopping today and will...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-18-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,475
Posted By quelindo
Can I join? I so need to get off sugar. I have...

Can I join? I so need to get off sugar. I have done it a few times before for months at a time & felt great. And I know it would be better for my 13-week old nursling. But I'm so tired & stressed...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-12-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By quelindo
I'd like to compare rates on insurance to make...

I'd like to compare rates on insurance to make sure we're getting the best price, and I'm wondering if anyone can recommend an online site to do just that. I'd be comparing car, home and umbrella...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-06-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By quelindo
My son is not reading yet, but he is sounding...

My son is not reading yet, but he is sounding out the first letter of words and asking us to spell things for him. He's very smart with math (knows simple fractions and can add and subtract single...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-25-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By quelindo
I agree with insulating, food storage, etc. and...

I agree with insulating, food storage, etc. and I'm working toward that. But I'm wondering if we should be investing in the stock market/bonds or not...I can't help feeling that we're losing out by...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-23-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By quelindo
How do you invest?   My DH has a 401K that...

How do you invest?
 
My DH has a 401K that of course took a big hit a few years ago. We are not currently contributing -- we're taking a break to pay off some bills and build up an emergency fund...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-04-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By quelindo
I have a six-week old and I'm wondering when he...

I have a six-week old and I'm wondering when he might start developing a "normal" two-nap-a-day schedule, and when I can start trying to get him to nap in his crib.
 
He sleeps with me at night,...
Forum: Babywearing   01-04-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By quelindo
Thank you for the suggestions! I will try doing...

Thank you for the suggestions! I will try doing one or both of these ideas.
 
I have ring slings, a Moby wrap, and pouch slings, but he hates them all so far. Well, he was okay in the Moby, but...
Forum: Babywearing   01-03-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By quelindo
My favorite carrier with my first DS was the mei...

My favorite carrier with my first DS was the mei tai. I'd love to wear my six-week old in one, but when I put him in froggy-leg he stiffens his legs so he's standing in it and cries. Is he too...
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