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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-07-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Iguanavere
"look for a grandma or mother with children!" ...

"look for a grandma or mother with children!"

There is an old song tape called "Saftey Kids" and they have a song with those lyrics. All of the songs are good on the tape and both my 4 and 6 year...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-07-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By Iguanavere
Well, I am still doing 100 oz of water a day and...

Well, I am still doing 100 oz of water a day and I have been little sporadic in my diet and supplements over the holidays, but the itching has been mostly manageable. I'm thinking that it couldn't...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-31-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By Iguanavere
Has anyone ever experienced this during...

Has anyone ever experienced this during pregnancy? At around 24 weeks (roughly) I started to get a nearly uncontrollable itching sensation on my belly. Especially at night. It progressed to all over...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-07-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Iguanavere
I am trying to make dolls like this: ...

I am trying to make dolls like this:

http://tinyurl.com/yco52c


I'm pretty sure that all I need are some wooden beads for the head, pipe cleaners, wool to needle felt the bodies and make hair...
Forum: Craft Workshops   12-06-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,175
Posted By Iguanavere
I would love to make some standing puppets for...

I would love to make some standing puppets for my children, but I am having a doozy of a time finding the jearsey knit in flesh tones at my local fabric stores. The Magic Cabin prices seem...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-06-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Iguanavere
You actually can stay home. Just for a little...

You actually can stay home. Just for a little while. It takes about 21 days to form a new habit, so you could just clear the calendar, including house guests and focus on only forming a different...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-06-2005, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Iguanavere
Hey all - I am the moderator at...

Hey all - I am the moderator at SOCALAP@yahoogroups.com.....

Also, check out your local LLL groups. You find tons of AP mamas there....

Leah - I am near you....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-06-2005, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Iguanavere
It sounds like you have it right. Just remember...

It sounds like you have it right. Just remember to be very empathetic if your baby doesn't buy your new situation. This may be hard and also try being flexible. Year 2 can be a really hard time with...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-01-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Iguanavere
"...you are following your instincts so your...

"...you are following your instincts so your baby can receive the best care possible. I on the other hand placed my instincts aside believing that everyone around me was right and that I was reading...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-14-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Iguanavere
How many teeth does your baby have? Does he show...

How many teeth does your baby have? Does he show all the physical signs of being ready to eat solid food? Does he still tongue thrust if food is in his mouth? Can sit up by himself unsupported? How...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-02-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Iguanavere
I know the family in that episode and they are...

I know the family in that episode and they are great attachment parents! The mother is my hero - her first child was born with a cleft pallate and lip and she pumped for a year for him, including...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-02-2005, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By Iguanavere
Signing Times uses ASL. I would recommend using...

Signing Times uses ASL. I would recommend using ASL, simply because it is a recognized language. I did make some alterations when the sign was too diffecult for ds. For example the sign for "help"...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-01-2005, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By Iguanavere
I totally understand your frustration! I have a...

I totally understand your frustration! I have a 4.5 year old boy who wasn't diagnosed until he was 3 with a severe receptive language delay among other issues.

I would suggest a couple of things:...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-11-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Iguanavere
Try reading, "The Child With Special Needs" by...

Try reading, "The Child With Special Needs" by Greenspan, et. al.

They go into detail about how to do floortime. Basically they are excercises that are child-led that work on specific issues....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-05-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,704
Posted By Iguanavere
"Oh, I am so glad someone else said this! I too,...

"Oh, I am so glad someone else said this! I too, think that statement is hogwash.. how on earth can you eat food depleted of vitamins and minerals and your milk will still contain them? It's not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-31-2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By Iguanavere
I too really need structure, or else days,...

I too really need structure, or else days, weeks, months go by and I don't feel like I'm adequately taking care of my child's mind!

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/cale...ndar_feb05.htm...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-09-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,725
Posted By Iguanavere
Shame, shame Mommyjones! Do you want support for...

Shame, shame Mommyjones! Do you want support for treating your children with respect? Goofy discipline? Come on!

Candiland....I also have an intense child and I have a couple of good recommends:...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-09-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Iguanavere
Yes! This is a normal, but scary response to a...

Yes! This is a normal, but scary response to a drop in your milk supply. I believe that Hilary Flower's book, "Adventures in Tandem Nursing" talks at length about the feelings that you are having.
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Forum: Women's Health   01-04-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Iguanavere
After more than 2 weeks of what you described, I...

After more than 2 weeks of what you described, I finally went to a 24 hour quick care, the 2 days after christmas and I had bronchitis and sinusitus. I've been on anti-biotics since then and I am...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-02-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By Iguanavere
Well, I only have a 4.7 year old boy (very...

Well, I only have a 4.7 year old boy (very spirited and gifted) and a 2 year old girl.

It sounds like your son is exhibiting some 2 year old behavior. Also his comment that his sibling doesn't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-31-2004, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Iguanavere
I used Pantly's book with my first son and also...

I used Pantly's book with my first son and also with my daughter. Her ideas really helped us get some control over the sleeping stuff. For us, it was the going to sleep that was so hard for my son....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-26-2004, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Iguanavere
I want to second the poster above who talked...

I want to second the poster above who talked about getting behind the emotion that is causing the behavior and helping your child identify how they are feeling. Some good kids books are "when I feel...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-24-2004, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Iguanavere
I saw Dr. Gordon at a LLL conference speak about...

I saw Dr. Gordon at a LLL conference speak about this - especially with boys. It's not uncommon for it to take up until boys are 7 and 8 to become dry at night.

My son is 4.6 and we don't even...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-23-2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By Iguanavere
First of all, you need to let go of this idea...

First of all, you need to let go of this idea that there is one book or discipline style that will solve all your problems. You and your child are unique humans who have different experiences. Since...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2004, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 96
Posted By Iguanavere
My son started writing letters this summer at 4...

My son started writing letters this summer at 4 and at 4.6 he is writing words all the time. He is really into asking us to spell works and names.

I think it is adorable!
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