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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-08-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,309
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I would try looking for info from other sources....

I would try looking for info from other sources. You got some here but overall I find this board not always the most UC supportive- though it is good to get varying views. For example one thing you...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-01-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,309
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Swede- I do not wish to argue with you. Surely...

Swede- I do not wish to argue with you. Surely you can understand the problem of the so often played "dead baby" card. I truly believe every women should be able to decide for herself as she informs...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-01-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,309
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Honestly I would not automatically rule out a...

Honestly I would not automatically rule out a UC. This is babe #7 - how did your other births go- was there complications form your Diabetes? Since you still have a lot of time before the birth I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-29-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,666
Posted By Spirit Dancer
  I looked into DE quite a bit awhile ago and...


I looked into DE quite a bit awhile ago and I am convinced it is safe for human consumption (the food grade one) and can help in certain ailments. My Dh and I took it for parasite and it worked....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Honestly I have found that my 5 yr is old enough...

Honestly I have found that my 5 yr is old enough to be able to understand a bit about my own obvious feelings. You need a lot of patinece for 5yrs olds as they are still very young but on the flip...
Forum: VBAC   12-05-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,180
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Actually I disagree with you. :) You are an...

Actually I disagree with you. :) You are an excellant canditate for a VBAC. MAny women including myself are the same build as you and give birth vaginally to even bigger babies. I say that to...
Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Actually I think what the teacher is doing is...

Actually I think what the teacher is doing is fine. Even at 5yr old I am exposing him to  opinion vs. fact, illogical vs, logical thinking, how to sift through ideas to find sound reason and fact....
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Mama, mama calm down! It is OK. I do not have...

Mama, mama calm down! It is OK. I do not have time to post helpful solutions but ALL three years old do the things you mentioned. Most 3yrs including mine go though a time of regression where they...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-21-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Was she doing the hitting/ peeing before she...

Was she doing the hitting/ peeing before she started school or is it new? If it is new, I do not think it is a "discipline" issue but rather classic signs that she is seriously stressed out or that...
Forum: Parenting   09-21-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By Spirit Dancer
My experience has been that small children (like...

My experience has been that small children (like 2 and 3) do not lie but they do have viid imaginations and can get their stories easily mixed up. Even just talking to other children can lead them...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-15-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Actually the majority of ppl in the world do...

Actually the majority of ppl in the world do some form of a squat when they poop. It is healthier and makes better use of the muscles involved in the elimination process. So really us "sittters" are...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-12-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I have never heard of this. Can i ask why your...

I have never heard of this. Can i ask why your bed is wrapped in plastic?
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-10-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I can certainly agree he should pay more of her...

I can certainly agree he should pay more of her expenses so I would sit down and have a serious talk with him and see what he says. Word it in a way so it does not seem like you are critizing him...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I am sorry you are ealing withthis issue. I have...

I am sorry you are ealing withthis issue. I have no personal experience with a child and strings in poo but I did have a dog who did this (ate strings/ binder twine ect). What the vet told me -which...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-03-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I say go for it!! Blessings in your journey.

I say go for it!! Blessings in your journey.
Forum: Family Safety   09-02-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By Spirit Dancer
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by DahliaRW http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1327492/bike-helmets#post_16636278)





Completely...
Forum: Family Safety   09-01-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By Spirit Dancer
So according to this site it takes a plastic bag...

So according to this site it takes a plastic bag 10 to 20 years to biodegrade. And MUCH longer for styrofoam....
Forum: Midwives   09-01-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Spirit Dancer
ONe the other hand I loved the story about the...

ONe the other hand I loved the story about the midwife from like 200 years ago who  would bring all her children with her to births and she had a LOT of children. That true story was in the last...
Forum: Family Safety   09-01-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By Spirit Dancer
OK I have a question that has been on my mind...

OK I have a question that has been on my mind for awhile. I have read in numerous sources that it takes about 100 years for a plastic grocery bag to completely decompose and even longer for a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-30-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Spirit Dancer
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Just1More http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1327106/need-help-again-3-5-yo-terror#post_16631127)

Well,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-27-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,455
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I do not think so but do not know for sure. I...

I do not think so but do not know for sure. I live in a fairly large city with two large hospitals and neither hospital will cirumcise a baby. To do so one must call to make an appt with the one dr...
Forum: Women's Health   08-25-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,256
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Right now my 18 mo old has a bruise on his spine...

Right now my 18 mo old has a bruise on his spine I assume he got from hitting it somehow but I am not worried. In the past I have had a abruise on my spine and it did hurt but healed up fine. I...
Forum: Midwives   08-25-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Spirit Dancer
I have done this. Bringing a babe of any age to...

I have done this. Bringing a babe of any age to prenatel visits has never been an issue. Bringing a babe to  a birth worked well until about 4 mo then I had to stop. BY this point the babe was more...
Forum: Family Safety   08-14-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Just my 2 cents but I would turn her ffing. I...

Just my 2 cents but I would turn her ffing. I would not feel it was worth fighting the battle over anymore. But you are the parent so you do what you want.
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-09-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By Spirit Dancer
Cutting the cord before the baby is fully out...

Cutting the cord before the baby is fully out can be very dangerous if the baby's shoulders  get stuck! Sometimes shoulder dystocia can last 5 plus minutes and if the baby is getting no oxygen...
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