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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-21-2013, 08:30 AM
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Posted By sacredpresence
Mamas, I need help.  My just-turned-three year...

Mamas, I need help.  My just-turned-three year old daughter and I are having epic power struggles over our nursing relationship, and I've been in tears over it several times in the last week.  I'm...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-01-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By sacredpresence
I came on here to commisserate on this very...

I came on here to commisserate on this very subject!  My 20 month old is nursing more than ever, especially at night!  And she seems to want to stay latched on forever and ever, long after she's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-08-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By sacredpresence
You are definitely not alone.  From one mom of a...

You are definitely not alone.  From one mom of a difficult sleeper to another - hugs.  It does get better.  And then it gets worse again, and then better again.  My dd is 19 months and we were...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-08-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By sacredpresence
How long does it last?????  We have been in it...

How long does it last?????  We have been in it now for several weeks, my dd is 19 months old.  She'll be 20 months on Christmas.  I AM SO TIRED.  Please tell me it will be over soon.  Anyone BTDT? ...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-16-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By sacredpresence
Can someone please tell me what the dosage would...

Can someone please tell me what the dosage would be for the Blue Ice blend of FCLO and Butter oil?  I have been taking a rounded teaspoon myself.  I'm still nursing.  I want to give some to my 16...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-16-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By sacredpresence
That happened to me to, and I went on to pass...

That happened to me to, and I went on to pass the three hour test, although I did start eating more carbs before that, I don't know if it affected it or not. 
 
Robb Wolf has written quite a bunch...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-18-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By sacredpresence
thanks it does help to hear that it passes.  i'm...

thanks it does help to hear that it passes.  i'm more or less resigned to it at the moment, although I go through periods of resenting it!  the biggest thing is I worry I will still have to walk...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-17-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,314
Posted By sacredpresence
Just a suggestion, but if you can afford it,...

Just a suggestion, but if you can afford it, maybe you can hire a personal trainer for a few sessions to get your dh set up with an eating and exercise plan that will work for him?  Or check out a...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-17-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,314
Posted By sacredpresence
I haven't read all the responses but I would...

I haven't read all the responses but I would throw a fit if DH went to the gym for two hours after work lol.  We have weights and stuff here in the garage and he does work out down there while I'm...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-17-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By sacredpresence
My dd (now 15 months) was like this as a newborn...

My dd (now 15 months) was like this as a newborn too.  My somewhat depressing solution was to never go anywhere with her in the car.  I thought I was to be a shut-in forever.  LOL.  But thankfully...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-16-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By sacredpresence
My 15 month old DD doesn't often fall asleep...

My 15 month old DD doesn't often fall asleep while nursing anymore and the only way I can get her to sleep is by walking around with her while bouncing and humming.  It has been like this her whole...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-17-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By sacredpresence
Usually I'm cool to just roll with it, but the...

Usually I'm cool to just roll with it, but the last few days nursing my 14 month old dd is really wearing on me.  I'm just feeling touched out and sick of all the slapping, kicking, squirming every...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-10-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By sacredpresence
I agree with PP who suggested all night...

I agree with PP who suggested all night co-sleeping.  The more you can just roll over and not wake up too much, the faster you return to sleep and the more rested you will be.  It does get easier. ...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-06-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By sacredpresence
Are you sure the ear infection cleared?  I have...

Are you sure the ear infection cleared?  I have heard of similar stories where the baby still had the ear infection and that was causing the sleep disruption... might be worth a second trip to the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-06-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,918
Posted By sacredpresence
Hi again, I'm the one who asked how people in...

Hi again,
I'm the one who asked how people in Sri Lanka sleep their babies.  I am curious to know this because Dr. James McKenna (http://www.nd.edu/~jmckenn1/lab/faq.html), the co-sleeping...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-23-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,918
Posted By sacredpresence
I'm curious to know whether your husbands family...

I'm curious to know whether your husbands family and people in Sri Lanka usually put babies down on tummies or backs and alone or co sleeping?
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-23-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By sacredpresence
Just want to give you a data point... The ppo...

Just want to give you a data point... The ppo never worked for me. I did have some success getting her to sleep without nursing but it didn't make her sleep longer. She still does only about thirty...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-09-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By sacredpresence
canadiangranola, that does help!  although, I'm...

canadiangranola, that does help!  although, I'm curious... how did you ever come to a place where you wanted to have another baby after enduring the sleep problems?!  Sometimes I think I could never...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-03-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By sacredpresence
I was at least hoping to hear from some BTDT...

I was at least hoping to hear from some BTDT moms who say their kid outgrew it at some point and all is well!!  Anyone???   I did have one idea, GreenbankMom, that helps me sometimes. I put a limit...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-02-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By sacredpresence
Oh my goodness.  I could have written your first...

Oh my goodness.  I could have written your first paragraph!  My DD is the exact same way.  I have to walk her to sleep, no sitting, and she usually won't nurse to sleep any more either unless she is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-17-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By sacredpresence
I know you shouldn't give honey to babies under...

I know you shouldn't give honey to babies under one year but I want to make DD a cake that has honey in the batter and icing for her first birthday.  Is it ok to give it to her now?

 
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-15-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By sacredpresence
my dd is one next week and she doesn't say any...

my dd is one next week and she doesn't say any words really.  she says mama and dada but it's more like babbling although she knows who mama and dada are.  she also says hi, but it's more like...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-22-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By sacredpresence
 Quote: I don't "sleep through it" but...



Quote:
I don't "sleep through it" but more just don't become fully awake/aware, which makes it really easy to nod off again once DS starts nursing.  
 
 
Having a pillow to put behind my...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-22-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By sacredpresence
I don't mean to discourage you, but I went to...

I don't mean to discourage you, but I went to bed at the same time as my DD until she was about 6 months old.  That was partly because she would not sleep unless I was next to her and partly because...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-22-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By sacredpresence
OP, what do you mean Dr. Gordon's schedule...

OP, what do you mean Dr. Gordon's schedule doesn't work for your situation? 
 
I think maybe your DH will have to help or even take over night time parenting for a while until she breaks the...
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