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Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-09-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By AliciaP8
Thanks! That's a great help. He doesn't seem to...

Thanks! That's a great help. He doesn't seem to be a heavy wetter but he's only 5 months. I did wash for shrinkage but haven't prepped yet.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-03-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By AliciaP8
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-21-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By AliciaP8
I have some fabric I was told would be good for...

I have some fabric I was told would be good for making inserts. I mostly use pockets or covers with a lay in soaker/insert. I'm eliminating microfibre and have quite a bit of hemp that I picked up...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   09-16-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,845
Posted By AliciaP8
I have a Kenmore 2T front loader. I've had some...

I have a Kenmore 2T front loader. I've had some stink issues but mostly dealt with them by using rockin green and ditching all my microfibre and going with natural fibres. I did a lot of online...
Forum: May 2010   08-04-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,084
Posted By AliciaP8
I just requested to join. I'm alicia there too.

I just requested to join. I'm alicia there too.
Forum: May 2010   07-22-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By AliciaP8
Maybaby, our experiences sound similar except...

Maybaby, our experiences sound similar except that as soon as I had the epidural Reuben went into distress http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: May 2010   07-22-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By AliciaP8
Did it work? It had no positive effect for me...

Did it work? It had no positive effect for me except for the few hours during the relief from my sterile water injections. They took the excruciating pain away for about 2 hours I think and I was...
Forum: Canada   07-14-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By AliciaP8
Good that you called early. The demand is much...

Good that you called early. The demand is much higher than the services they are able to provide. I hope you get in. I was a client in May. Unfortunately there were not 2 midwives available the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-08-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By AliciaP8
I think with the dog issue I'd deal with it head...

I think with the dog issue I'd deal with it head on. "Hey Grandma, I'm worried about DS getting bitten or scared by the dog so I'm keeping them apart." End of story. It's not insulting or rude, just...
Forum: May 2010   07-05-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By AliciaP8
Reuben is great. He's almost 10 weeks now. He...

Reuben is great. He's almost 10 weeks now. He was 7lbs3oz at birth and somewhere between 13 and 14 now I'd say. He's over 24 inches long. He rolled over Thursday which surprised me. He's so...
Forum: May 2010   06-12-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By AliciaP8
I agree with most everyone. Reuben is held most...

I agree with most everyone. Reuben is held most of the day but he has times when he'll start to get fussy and his bum is clean, he's fed and I finally realize he's touched out. Not all babies are...
Forum: May 2010   06-09-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By AliciaP8
I actually bought a couple of long torso tanks...

I actually bought a couple of long torso tanks at one of those jewelry, sock and junk clothes stores in the mall. The idea is awesome. It totally works but I'm really um, thrifty (cheap) so it was a...
Forum: May 2010   06-08-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By AliciaP8
Reuben was about 3 and a half weeks and the...

Reuben was about 3 and a half weeks and the first few times we weren't sure if it was real but it was!
Forum: May 2010   06-04-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 564
Posted By AliciaP8
I didn't post Reuben's birth story before...

I didn't post Reuben's birth story before because it's very long (although 2 days in labour entitles me to a long story!) and some scary stuff happened near the end which isn't good for expectant...
Forum: May 2010   06-04-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By AliciaP8
I think it's pretty normal for families to have...

I think it's pretty normal for families to have a wide variety of looks. The photographer was exceptionally rude but I don't think most people would be surprised by varying shade of skin colour or...
Forum: May 2010   05-26-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By AliciaP8
I have a year off. Employment Insurance pays me...

I have a year off. Employment Insurance pays me a portion of my income. The first 15 weeks are topped up to 93% of my pay by my work. My husband's work offers the same but we choose that I take it...
Forum: May 2010   05-20-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By AliciaP8
I had a terrible crash on day 3. I'm willing to...

I had a terrible crash on day 3. I'm willing to bet you are having one too and it's making all of this stuff more difficult for you http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,166
Posted By AliciaP8
Sandy is a very common nickname for Alexander...

Sandy is a very common nickname for Alexander here. Sandro might work? Stef sounds a bit feminine to me because it makes me think of Stephanie but if I liked it I wouldn't care. My husband calls our...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-18-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By AliciaP8
I cleaned out my chickens, ducks and goats the...

I cleaned out my chickens, ducks and goats the whole time I was pregnant except at the very end when I was physically sore. I also butchered ducks myself. DH will help clean out but he won't help...
Forum: May 2010   05-15-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By AliciaP8
Reuben falls asleep nursing or in my arms after...

Reuben falls asleep nursing or in my arms after each feeding. Once he's definitely asleep I transfer him to his crib or bassinette. If he makes any fuss I pick him back up. I want him to learn to...
Forum: May 2010   05-14-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By AliciaP8
Just so you don't feel too badly about it... I...

Just so you don't feel too badly about it... I completed the hypno babies study and did the maintenance religiously and it didn't help me at all during birth...
Forum: May 2010   05-03-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 761
Posted By AliciaP8
Thanks Everyone!

Thanks Everyone!
Forum: May 2010   05-02-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 761
Posted By AliciaP8
Thanks everyone! I'm feeling quite well...

Thanks everyone! I'm feeling quite well physically but I've been having some hormone crashes (fun stuff). I have to keep reminding myself to rest... so I needed all your good advice...
Forum: May 2010   05-01-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 761
Posted By AliciaP8
The full moon did it's trick on me I guess. Well...

The full moon did it's trick on me I guess. Well actually I went in to labour on Monday but Reuben Sage was born on Wednesday morning. I'm not posting a long birth story but here's a few details:
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Forum: May 2010   04-23-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By AliciaP8
We have two lists - mine and his. We don't like...

We have two lists - mine and his. We don't like anything on each other's list and we've given up talking about it. We're in agreement that the middle name will be after DH's mom who just passed away...
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