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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-14-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By lizziebits
She is way to young to understand the the I...

She is way to young to understand the the I can't be near you thing.
 
What worked for us was - No hit. Gentle. And then I'd take the hand and gently stroke my face. It seemed pretty effective.
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,099
Posted By lizziebits
I read the replies and thought the guy was going...

I read the replies and thought the guy was going to be heartless. In actuality, I agree with very much of what he says. He sounds like a great dad. I've also read articles that expressed that...
Forum: Family Planning   04-10-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 755
Posted By lizziebits
37w 3 days, 38 weeks

37w 3 days, 38 weeks
Forum: Women's Health   04-09-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By lizziebits
My daughter seems to run higher fevers -- she...

My daughter seems to run higher fevers -- she just had a virus of some sort where she was up to 105 at night. From what I understand, fevers are most effective in the 100-102 range. Motrin generally...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-27-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By lizziebits
So, I am just getting back to this thread. I was...

So, I am just getting back to this thread. I was originally thinking that the terms were important because I think when discussing location of birth and choice of attendent, that the qualifications...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-24-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By lizziebits
The terms high risk and low risk are thrown...

The terms high risk and low risk are thrown around a lot when discussing birth/midwifery/obstetrics and so on but I don't so often see these terms fleshed out.
 
What do you think makes for high...
Forum: Homebirth   03-10-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,454
Posted By lizziebits
 Now I don't have a source for this, and I don't...

 Now I don't have a source for this, and I don't really have time to look right now, but I always thought precipitous labors increased the risk of hemorrhage and fetal distress?
 
Quote:Originally...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-10-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By lizziebits
My DS just turned 4 in Jan and I can tell you...

My DS just turned 4 in Jan and I can tell you he's the same way -- tired and cranky if he's not getting his 12 hours. He also stopped napping a little over 3.5. I'd honestly put him to bed even...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-10-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By lizziebits
What time does he go to bed at night? Is he...

What time does he go to bed at night? Is he getting a good 11-12 hours of sleep?
 
At a minimum, I'd trade on and off with your husband in terms of getting up with him in the morning until you can...
Forum: Homebirth   02-23-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,454
Posted By lizziebits
   Quote:Originally Posted by Tumble...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Tumble Bumbles http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-22-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,454
Posted By lizziebits
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by carriebft http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-22-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,454
Posted By lizziebits
 Here is another place that there seems to be...


Here is another place that there seems to be a double standard with regards to midwives and OBs.
 
If a mother tells about her birth in the hospital, and that the OB said that "you must have a...
Forum: Homebirth   02-22-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,454
Posted By lizziebits
 These bolded lines sound awfully dismissive...


These bolded lines sound awfully dismissive to me. To Liz, who lost a baby, it's basically say: "Well, that's just life." And yet, just a few lines later it's mention how one's birth can have a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-17-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,913
Posted By lizziebits
37+4 38   110% sure about my dates.

37+4
38
 
110% sure about my dates.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-26-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,140
Posted By lizziebits
I also do motivated moms! Here's our new...

I also do motivated moms!

Here's our new schedule -- I have a 4 month old and a 3 year old, and a teacher husband who just went back to school

Wake up: Get dressed, make breakfast, play with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-24-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By lizziebits
My EBF 4 month old is now waking up a million...

My EBF 4 month old is now waking up a million times per night after going stretches of 7-8 hours beforehand (she started doing super long stretches around 1 month, I think). She nurses, but I don't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-03-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,711
Posted By lizziebits
Just to chime in on the "go to your room" thing...

Just to chime in on the "go to your room" thing -- I think it probably depends on the kid. We do this with our 3 year old DS sometimes, and it works really well for him. He's definitely an...
Forum: Religious Studies   06-20-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By lizziebits
Well, I guess I view it as prayer is just...

Well, I guess I view it as prayer is just basically talking to God. And, there are many different types of prayer -- adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication. So while sometimes we are...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-18-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 789
Posted By lizziebits
I had a rocking chair with my first, which is...

I had a rocking chair with my first, which is still in his room. With my second, with got a glider off freecycle. I've used both extensively, but I think the glider is super comfortable. Not a...
Forum: Family Planning   06-17-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By lizziebits
Breastfeeding affects every women differently,...

Breastfeeding affects every women differently, and as I've just discovered, every pregnancy differently.

If your baby is
- under 6 months old,
- does most sucking at your breast
- sleeps less...
Forum: April 2010   05-25-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By lizziebits
We just from the swing during the day to her...

We just from the swing during the day to her crib. She was starting to really become aware of stuff going on around her, so now when we are home she sleeps swaddled in the crib w/ white noise. When...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-23-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By lizziebits
No personal experience, but my DH teaches for an...

No personal experience, but my DH teaches for an (awesome) PA cyber charter, and he has told Agora has had some majors issues lately. Some pretty serious issues with the administration I think....
Forum: April 2010   05-17-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By lizziebits
Elise has a had this heartbreaking, hoarse cry...

Elise has a had this heartbreaking, hoarse cry the last week or so. But, she has a had a cold (a gift from her big brother).

If the cough isn't a cold, and it's pretty consistent, I'd add that to...
Forum: April 2010   05-13-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,008
Posted By lizziebits
At this point, DH's main interaction with the...

At this point, DH's main interaction with the baby comes while she is sleeping. Last night he held her while she slept for at least an hour while I put DS to bed. He will change a diaper if I ask,...
Forum: April 2010   05-11-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,282
Posted By lizziebits
Many prayers for you, Mercy, and the whole...

Many prayers for you, Mercy, and the whole family.
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