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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-23-2010, 01:48 PM
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Not exactly a yard sale but...A local town sets...

Not exactly a yard sale but...A local town sets up a flea market and festival for Labor Day. Many houses put out their garage sale items, some sell crafts and there are many antique dealers set up....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-13-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Bookworm?
We grill everything! Meat, bread all kinds of...

We grill everything! Meat, bread all kinds of veggies. Tomatoe slices grilled on one side, flipped and sprinkled with mozz or parm cheese are delicious! Corn on the cob can be grilled in the husks...
Forum: Lactivism   05-06-2010, 06:38 PM
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Sure chemer, pm me.

Sure chemer, pm me.
Forum: Lactivism   05-04-2010, 09:18 PM
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Views: 1,262
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I don't get the "legal concerns". What could...

I don't get the "legal concerns". What could they possibly mean? Our LLL group has done this for years. We've always made up hospital packets of literature including a meeting notice. They don't...
Forum: Lactivism   05-02-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,262
Posted By Bookworm?
Healthy baby bounty bags. There are on sale...

Healthy baby bounty bags. There are on sale right now, buy one at 1.99 get one free. Pretty cheap. Mostly it's full of freebies but there is a card with proper latch on it. You could use these and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-12-2010, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Bookworm?
Quote: Originally Posted by Viola...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Viola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15288467)
You don't yadda yadda sex!...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-27-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Bookworm?
You would likely be incredibly uncomfortable by...

You would likely be incredibly uncomfortable by the first night. Your body can't just go from nursing 8 times a day to nothing. Hand expression is an option though.
Sounds like you realize you're...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-18-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Bookworm?
Just make sure to nurse 8-12 times every 24...

Just make sure to nurse 8-12 times every 24 hours. So one longer (5-6 hrs) stretch of sleep is okay as long as you are nursing frequently the rest of the time.
Congratulations on the birth of your...
Forum: Grief and Loss   12-13-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,336
Posted By Bookworm?
I'm so sorry, I cannot imagine what you are...

I'm so sorry, I cannot imagine what you are going through. Couldn't read and not post.
Forum: Family Safety   12-11-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Bookworm?
Thanks, I doubt my grandma could pass the 5 step...

Thanks, I doubt my grandma could pass the 5 step test! I'm pretty sure my ds does though, I'll have to check a copule of those.
Forum: Family Safety   12-11-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Bookworm?
We tease my grandma that she should ride in a...

We tease my grandma that she should ride in a booster seat, she is 4'9" on a good day. My ds is the same height as her. He has been out of a booster for the last year or so and is almost 10. 4' 8"...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-11-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By Bookworm?
It's also really common around 3 mo to notice a...

It's also really common around 3 mo to notice a drop in supply. Your supply is going from being hormone driven to baby driven. You're still pumping MORE than he is taking in while you are gone. It's...
Forum: Lactivism   12-10-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By Bookworm?
ME! ME! I am doing the exact same thing! I am...

ME! ME! I am doing the exact same thing! I am the first breastfeeding counselor our WIC office has had and I've been there about a year. Our office is very small so what I've done may not apply to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,418
Posted By Bookworm?
I'm sorry. That is miserable. I won't say mine...

I'm sorry. That is miserable. I won't say mine is miserable but not what we planned. Cancelled travel plans because dd1 started vomitting yesterday. She's eating some and drinking some but has...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-23-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Bookworm?
You've gotten some great suggestions. I just...

You've gotten some great suggestions. I just wanted to mention using a timer. You can say in 3 min it's time to pick up and then set the timer. Or if she wants to get out something else you can say...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   11-21-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By Bookworm?
My 2 that continued to nurse into thier 3rd year...

My 2 that continued to nurse into thier 3rd year were completely different.
Dd1 didn't nightwean until she weaned altogether. Dd2 nightweaned at about 2.5 I think. Maybe 2.75. I just realized one...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   11-21-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Bookworm?
I'm way late on this but just thought I'd post...

I'm way late on this but just thought I'd post in case you might still see this. I'm about 45 min north of Beardstown. It's a great area for farmer's markets. Lots of fresh melons late summer. PM me...
Forum: Parenting   11-20-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,885
Posted By Bookworm?
I finally thought of one. We were on a family...

I finally thought of one.
We were on a family vacation listening to a presentation at a wildlife preserve. The children were all gathered around the lady in front talking about the animals and the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-19-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 401
Posted By Bookworm?
How about quilt squares? One for each of 18...

How about quilt squares? One for each of 18 years? And you don't HAVE to put all the ornaments on the tree every year. Dh and I both have lots of ornaments from our childhoods. Sometimes I put them...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Bookworm?
Also, alot of meat has to have been "bad" right...

Also, alot of meat has to have been "bad" right after cooking in order to make a person sick. If it didn't make you sick last night, it's not likely to make you sick today. The longer it sits out...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-31-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 980
Posted By Bookworm?
Quote: Originally Posted by mamalisa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamalisa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14575266)
It goes to the doer of the laundry. Sorry,...
Forum: Grief and Loss   10-31-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,851
Posted By Bookworm?
How heartbreaking! ...

How heartbreaking!

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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-22-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Bookworm?
Have you tried block feeding to reduce the...

Have you tried block feeding to reduce the choking? That would be keeping baby on one side per feeding or block of time. Normally no you would not need to wake a baby of that age. Is his weight gain...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-22-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,556
Posted By Bookworm?
Not a milk duct necessarily but an opening for...

Not a milk duct necessarily but an opening for milk. It's normal and shouldn't cause and problems.
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-22-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Bookworm?
I second the cup. An eight mo old doesn't need a...

I second the cup. An eight mo old doesn't need a bottle. Start working with a cup with some ebm or water in it. Lidded cup without the valve or open cup might work best. Can you nurse him before you...
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