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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,219
Posted By StrawberryFields
I am not really and OLDIE, oldie, but I joined...

I am not really and OLDIE, oldie, but I joined early in 2005 when I was pregnant with my DS, who is now turning 8. I take long breaks from MDC and nowadays I can barely find my way around. I still...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-26-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,340
Posted By StrawberryFields
Well, I have had two hospital births (one...

Well, I have had two hospital births (one transfer/one planned) and one successful home birth. I am definitely not trying to glamorize hospital birth, but I did have a great experience there. The...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-24-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,175
Posted By StrawberryFields
I am so, so sorry to hear this. Peace to...

I am so, so sorry to hear this. Peace to DragonflyBlue during this time of unimaginable loss.
Forum: August 2011   03-02-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 935
Posted By StrawberryFields
DDC crashing :) I agree with everyone else on...

DDC crashing :) I agree with everyone else on the thread.  I have a 5 year old ds, a 3 year old dd, and a 1 year old dd.  My son was a high energy baby and toddler, but my youngest daughter is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-01-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By StrawberryFields
We got my ds the book "Insiders Space" for his...

We got my ds the book "Insiders Space" for his 5th birthday (along with Insiders Dinosaurs and Insiders Volcanoes and Earthquakes).  He loves it, and it was really inexpensive used on Amazon.
 
He...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-27-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By StrawberryFields
Thank you for your responses!!  I have started...

Thank you for your responses!!  I have started the antibiotics.  Normally I am not one to run and get abx right away... in fact, I don't recall my ds ever having them before.  But I was very...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-27-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By StrawberryFields
I don't know if that link is working for anyone...

I don't know if that link is working for anyone else, I can't seem to get it to work when I click on it but it works when I put it right in my address bar.  This is my first time using this new...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-27-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By StrawberryFields
Hi there,   This is going to be a little...

Hi there,
 
This is going to be a little abbreviated because I have three kids running around like maniacs, but I would love some advice or BTDT.  My ds (5) has complained of pain in his penis...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-14-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 743
Posted By StrawberryFields
I am left handed and it is a complete non issue...

I am left handed and it is a complete non issue to me. I don't even think about it. Certainly not as much as right handed people seem to, considering that right handed people constantly comment...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-10-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,352
Posted By StrawberryFields
Dh does not need to get up with the baby. I...

Dh does not need to get up with the baby. I don't see any reason for him to get up too since I need to feed her. His nighttime duties are to take care of the older kids if they call out.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-10-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By StrawberryFields
I think nice Tonka trucks are good for outside...

I think nice Tonka trucks are good for outside play especially. I wasn't too impressed with the longevity of our Bruder truck. My ds is not rough with his toys at all, but the one we bought him for...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   10-08-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By StrawberryFields
My name is Amanda, too! Funny!...

My name is Amanda, too! Funny! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif Don't worry about not saying hi, two members of your group actually did introduce themselves and ask...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-07-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,459
Posted By StrawberryFields
I never understood this either, as other moms...

I never understood this either, as other moms will share silly pictures of their kids sleeping in their spaghetti, or passed out on the dining room chair. I just could not see my kids ever...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By StrawberryFields
I am totally lopsided too but it's my fault. I...

I am totally lopsided too but it's my fault. I am left handed and I always defer to nursing on right side so that I can use my left arm and hand to multitask! I have tried to even it out without any...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-07-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By StrawberryFields
I am not able to pump and so I start introducing...

I am not able to pump and so I start introducing goats milk for all of my kids around 10 months--this baby a little earlier at almost 9 months. I have never left for an entire day or anything, but I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-07-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By StrawberryFields
I don't have much advice because I am in the...

I don't have much advice because I am in the same place with my 8 month old. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif Unfortunately it seems like all 3 of my kids have...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   10-07-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By StrawberryFields
Quote: Originally Posted by Scarlet_Redhead...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scarlet_Redhead http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15857460)
- We meet at Humbolt Park playground...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-04-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,279
Posted By StrawberryFields
I do kick my kids outside. They are 4.5 and 2.5....

I do kick my kids outside. They are 4.5 and 2.5. My 2.5 year old is always happy to go out there so she jumps up and cheers, but my almost-5 year old drags his feet and protests. We have a nice yard...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-21-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,206
Posted By StrawberryFields
I have never done any kind of massage or...

I have never done any kind of massage or stretching. Three kids, two hospital births, one homebirth, no tearing.
Forum: Babywearing   09-17-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By StrawberryFields
Thanks for the advice/stories/information... I...

Thanks for the advice/stories/information... I want to reiterate that I did make a doctor appointment as soon as I got home. Just in case that was missed in my first post, since I am getting a lot...
Forum: Babywearing   09-17-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By StrawberryFields
Quote: Originally Posted by klemomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by klemomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15853106)
I too would not think it was the Kozy, but...
Forum: Babywearing   09-16-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By StrawberryFields
NAK and wrestlinng a squirmy 8 month old Hi...

NAK and wrestlinng a squirmy 8 month old

Hi mamas,

I took my 8 month old for a walk today. She was in a Kozy, just a regular front carry, nothing fancy. Suddenly I noticed she was all blue...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-29-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By StrawberryFields
I made this same discovery!! And the funny thing...

I made this same discovery!! And the funny thing is I WAS doing laundry almost every day, yet I still struggled with it backing up. For some reason it must have been the sorting that was causing...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-29-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,693
Posted By StrawberryFields
Either my fridge is super tall, or I am super...

Either my fridge is super tall, or I am super short, because I can't reach up there. So, nothing. There is a cabinet up there but I can't reach it either. If I put something decorative I don't think...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-27-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,483
Posted By StrawberryFields
I was in your shoes during my last pregnancy. My...

I was in your shoes during my last pregnancy. My first baby was an attempted homebirth, hospital transfer, and I got an epidural at the very end. My second birth was a successful drug free...
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