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Forum: Life With a Baby   Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 110
Posted By MichelleZB
Babywise doesn't seem to get how breastfeeding...

Babywise doesn't seem to get how breastfeeding works. You will have supply problems if you do not feed on demand. But the book is written by a religious fanatic, not a biologist. So... that's all.
Forum: Activism and News   11-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,650
Posted By MichelleZB
I'm a working mom and breastfed and baby wore and...

I'm a working mom and breastfed and baby wore and did that stuff. My husband and I don't have a lot of money and a lot of things we did for practicality reasons, like cloth diapering. Rather than...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-10-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By MichelleZB
It looks like your baby is only 2 or 3 days old...

It looks like your baby is only 2 or 3 days old and isn't really nursing much yet! I wouldn't be surprised if it takes a few days more for your milk to come in... totally normal!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By MichelleZB
If you want to help with your money, give to a...

If you want to help with your money, give to a charitable organization who can give you a receipt you can use to reduce your tax bill.
Forum: Lactivism   10-25-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By MichelleZB
The hospital is pursuing Baby Friendly...

The hospital is pursuing Baby Friendly designation! Hahahahahahaha. Is there someone we can contact on that board?
Forum: Lactivism   10-25-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By MichelleZB
What's blowing my mind is that this doctor...

What's blowing my mind is that this doctor REGULARLY sees babies, which means she must regularly has babies in her waiting room, probably hungry ones. This has never come up before?

Surely they...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By MichelleZB
I am concerned about how disrespectful he was of...

I am concerned about how disrespectful he was of you. Does he have anything to say for himself on that front? Have you talked about it?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-07-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 81,656
Posted By MichelleZB
Ok mamabear, let's see if we can find you that...

Ok mamabear, let's see if we can find you that $85. Brainstorm.

Can you do some evening or weekend babysitting for a friend, or advertise through a website like Craigslist?

Ditto housecleaning?...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-04-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By MichelleZB
Good luck and hang in there! Do whatever you have...

Good luck and hang in there! Do whatever you have to do to make it work for you guys, and don't bother trying to do what somebody else said is "right".

I liked being on the couch, and the nursing...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-30-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By MichelleZB
We have YNAB'ed for a month and we're loving it!...

We have YNAB'ed for a month and we're loving it! I had trouble getting my husband on board with tracking our spending, but he loves the app! It was hard to get him to do zero-based budgeting. He was...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By MichelleZB
Few mothers have exactly equal outputs. Nurse...

Few mothers have exactly equal outputs. Nurse more on the weaker side. My son would only nurse on one side per session (I know you were supposed to switch them, but he didn't want to) so I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By MichelleZB
Ok. First of all, I want to congratulate you!...

Ok. First of all, I want to congratulate you! Breastfeeding with an unsupportive family is hard, and yes, you have an unsupportive family.

Breastfeeding only works on demand. To breastfeed...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By MichelleZB
We never got around to putting up the baby gates,...

We never got around to putting up the baby gates, and just followed our son up and down the stairs. When he got good at it, we stopped following, but I don't remember when that was. 2 and a half?
Forum: Intact Care   09-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By MichelleZB
Maybe it's retraction, maybe it's not, who cares?...

Maybe it's retraction, maybe it's not, who cares? Just tell your doctor that he doesn't need his penis messed around with. You'll let her know if there's a problem she needs to check out.

Our...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By MichelleZB
Rides are for fun. You go on them if you want. If...

Rides are for fun. You go on them if you want. If you don't want to go on them, what's the big deal? I literally don't understand his problem. I can see making your kid do things that are good for...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-13-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By MichelleZB
Here's my advice. When she comes once a month,...

Here's my advice. When she comes once a month, say, "Gosh, I'm so glad you're here! I'm exhausted. Here, take the baby." Then go to the spa for a day and let her change those diapers however she damn...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,636
Posted By MichelleZB
You should probably be able to get him to skip a...

You should probably be able to get him to skip a grade sometime so he can catch up before high school. If he did, say, kindergarten and grade 1, you could probably cover grade 2 material over a...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-05-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By MichelleZB
You should be able to have friends over; it's...

You should be able to have friends over; it's your house. They'll get used to having visitors!
Forum: Family Safety   08-26-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By MichelleZB
We love our Honda Fit! You can really "fit" all...

We love our Honda Fit! You can really "fit" all sorts of stuff in it because the seats go down... it's like a micro-van! No car seat issues here; excellent fuel economy.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By MichelleZB
We are strongly pro-vaccine, and here are my...

We are strongly pro-vaccine, and here are my scores:

Economic Left/Right: -8.50
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28

I have done this quiz many times before, and am always this left, but I...
Forum: Parenting   08-11-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By MichelleZB
There could be a bunch of things bothering him. ...

There could be a bunch of things bothering him.

One is that he could be feeling resentful for the years where he felt like he was holding it together to support you, but only feels like he could...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,043
Posted By MichelleZB
Becksyboo, your 5 year old can talk! So you can...

Becksyboo, your 5 year old can talk! So you can asking him if he is experiencing chronic penis pain. Little boys often play with their penises, and it isn't usually because of pain.

A wait-and-see...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By MichelleZB
Renting can be a risk, but won't necessarily be...

Renting can be a risk, but won't necessarily be the worst option. You can rent out the house you hate, and use the rental payments to cover its mortgage. Then you can rent another house somewhere...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-03-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By MichelleZB
It's not quite an apt comparison. The foreskin...

It's not quite an apt comparison. The foreskin has an active use as part of the penis.

Some of the silent letters in French have a visual use (in showing agreement, etc.) and some do not.

Of...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-31-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,524
Posted By MichelleZB
Of course I was talking about high-functioning...

Of course I was talking about high-functioning autism. It is precisely those cases which likely go undiagnosed when there is less-than-adequate medical care.

Samaxtics, you make it sound like the...
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