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Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,291
Posted By Curious
I pushed 10 hours, not including a 2 hour...

I pushed 10 hours, not including a 2 hour boycott. I had a doula and a midwife and had been in labor for 3 days. When Dd stopped moving down after 8 hours of very gradual progress, I crossed my legs...
Forum: Babywearing   07-22-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 13,932
Posted By Curious
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/304616/width/350/height/700/flags/LL (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/304616/)
My mom took this picture as we were...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-24-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,720
Posted By Curious
We've done a Waldorf (mostly) approach from the...

We've done a Waldorf (mostly) approach from the start, going through summers with the whole year feeling loose and easy. We have a lot of time off around the year for Jewish holidays so I liked...
Forum: Spirituality   12-07-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By Curious
A tree is pretty and hard to resist asking for...

A tree is pretty and hard to resist asking for if there is any option at all. We do one because my Dh is a (disillusioned) Christian but still enjoys his traditions. I don't care for it, but I'm not...
Forum: Pets   06-01-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,494
Posted By Curious
Thanks for the replies. We have an end of the...

Thanks for the replies. We have an end of the story, at least for now.
 
After all the emotion settled (and the dog Dd liked was on it's way to a new home probably as I was writing), I figured out...
Forum: Pets   04-21-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,494
Posted By Curious
Yes, there is the whole puppy-training thing; in...

Yes, there is the whole puppy-training thing; in my mind I'd been preparing myself for maybe an adult some dream day when the cat thing worked out (they have they problems but they are sociable when...
Forum: Pets   04-21-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,494
Posted By Curious
I don't mean to offend any of the dog lovers in...

I don't mean to offend any of the dog lovers in this forum. I know nothing about dogs. I had a fear of since childhood.  When Dd came along I learned to mask it - I did not want to pass on the fear...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-28-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Curious
We are native English speakers but as a family,...

We are native English speakers but as a family, we are studying the language of my family. We are all learning together and I am the most fluent, then Dd, then Dh.

I try to use the other language...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-25-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By Curious
We're Waldorf homeschooling. Waldorf for young...

We're Waldorf homeschooling. Waldorf for young children is not academic. The point is to develop creativity so that kids will be able to adapt to whatever the world is when they grow up....
Forum: Dental   05-14-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Curious
Dd, soon to be 9, had a filling about 10 months...

Dd, soon to be 9, had a filling about 10 months ago. To shorten the story, while flossing Dd I noted an abnormal looking area of gum, the dentist confirmed that Dd has an abscess in the tooth, under...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-01-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,319
Posted By Curious
I have dark hair and pale skin. My daughter has...

I have dark hair and pale skin. My daughter has golden hair. Many many times I have been asked by some mystified looking person, "Where'd the hair come from?" Here eyes are like mine seems like...
Forum: Gardening   06-08-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Curious
I was poking through a bunch of queen anne's...

I was poking through a bunch of queen anne's lace, looking for a perennial I planted last year, and I began pulling at some large thing I did not recognize. Then I realized Dh had moved the fence...
Forum: Gardening   06-03-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Curious
Christmas 3 years ago, Dh brought me a little...

Christmas 3 years ago, Dh brought me a little pine tree in a pot. It's done very well, growing taller than Dd. It's grown to completely cover a south window so Dh had the idea that to brighten our...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-03-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Curious
My Dd weaned awhile ago, but first she weaned...

My Dd weaned awhile ago, but first she weaned from my right side.

She preferred my left since early babyhood, really young. I had low supply and there was less milk on the left. But when I...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-15-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,852
Posted By Curious
The girl who nursed a zillion times a day at two...

The girl who nursed a zillion times a day at two and told me I'd have to put up with her nursing when she was bigger than I am, weaned herself this January at 7-1/2. Last year she was still nursing...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-15-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Curious
My story is here:...

My story is here: http://www.mothering.com/discussions....php?t=1064361 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=1064361)

Slowly over the past weeks to month or two, I noticed that...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-06-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Curious
To answer the questions: Dd was 8lb7oz at birth,...

To answer the questions: Dd was 8lb7oz at birth, 99%ile I think. But I'm small boned and so is Dh even though he is tall. By the time she was a year old she had found her way down to where she was...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-01-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Curious
After my first posts many years ago to MDC,...

After my first posts many years ago to MDC, about my low supply, how long would I be able to keep getting some milk into Dd, here I am to say that at 7-1/2, she decided she was done.

Early in...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-31-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,384
Posted By Curious
happyhats: I've thickened Dr. Bronner's...

happyhats:

I've thickened Dr. Bronner's soap.

I don't seem to use the stuff like others here. I had a large bottle with a handle and a narrow top purchased many years ago. Like 10. Before Dd...
Forum: Gardening   09-21-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Curious
Several plants are missing suddenly from Dd's...

Several plants are missing suddenly from Dd's garden. The others I'm not so sure when I last saw them in bloom but there are holes in her garden. Dd is upset that her stevia plant, which was 2...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-21-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,035
Posted By Curious
Dd lost her fifth tooth while we were traveling...

Dd lost her fifth tooth while we were traveling by train. I put it in a compartment in my purse, wrapped in a tissue, in a special place where I'd know to get it when I got home.

Dh needed tip...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-20-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By Curious
Eat the vegetables yourself. I don't agree with...

Eat the vegetables yourself. I don't agree with 'sneaking' them in; eventually kids need to come face to face with the things or they'll end up like my father who ate no vegetables but peas,...
Forum: Parenting   03-17-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Curious
I'm not sure I can help here but I can...

I'm not sure I can help here but I can comisserate. Maybe the comments above can help with younger children. The moral of my story is that you really need to decide whether to say anything to your...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-03-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,484
Posted By Curious
My 6 year old Dd would LOVE it! To the...

My 6 year old Dd would LOVE it!

To the adult eye, the fabric is probably distracting and perhaps disconcerting as well.

My Dd goes for baby shapes no matter how abstract. I have made several...
Forum: Babywearing   01-28-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By Curious
Heavy baby vet here. Dd is a little girl...

Heavy baby vet here.

Dd is a little girl but one heavy baby.

We walk places without sidewalks and lots of traffic, so she's been on my back until a few months ago. It's not impossible that...
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