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Forum: Potty Learning   06-20-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By motherhendoula
Thanks for your reply - it makes sense to stand...

Thanks for your reply - it makes sense to stand firm - i know i recently weaned him and he was totally fine with it - never even seemed upset -= surprised the %^&* out of ME!!! - i was certain i was...
Forum: Potty Learning   06-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By motherhendoula
Potty Training help - my son is nearly 4

And he has never ever - not even once gone in teh potty or toilet. He is a really big kid - (currently 70 lbs and 45" tall - will be 4 in Aug.) so when he was about 16, 17 months old i had him...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-12-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By motherhendoula
I started sewing dresses for a designer -...

I started sewing dresses for a designer - simple, little girl dresses...i get $10/dress plus i bill for any elastic or buttons i had to buy.  Can i also bill for thread?  I dont know what is...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By motherhendoula
I feel such anxiety over trying to secure a...

I feel such anxiety over trying to secure a religious exemption for my son - he will start Pre K  (its universal in our school district) in Sept ....its half days.  i REALLY want him to go - he has...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By motherhendoula
I grew up around breastfeeding too - in the...

I grew up around breastfeeding too - in the years between me starting Middle School and me graduating High School - i had two baby brothers and 7 cousins born in my family.  Everywhere i went it was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,081
Posted By motherhendoula
Oh Adorkable - that sounds like quite a...

Oh Adorkable - that sounds like quite a nightmare!  - 
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By motherhendoula
Im not quite sure i understand the problem.  I...

Im not quite sure i understand the problem.  I often make my own pattern based on my kids measurements.  When you have a paper pattern that you are following - if you need to copy it from a book -...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By motherhendoula
Let him be uncomfortable.  My son was 12 when...

Let him be uncomfortable.  My son was 12 when our next child came along.  I talked to both him and his 15 yr old sister - and my DH about how I was the one who would feed the baby - they could...
Forum: Television   02-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By motherhendoula
LOL - i know!  im totally addicted.... this...

LOL - i know!  im totally addicted.... this could have been such a positive message for HB - if it was!  i just would have plotzed if her midwife arrived via horseback!!   or ATV for that matter!!
Forum: Television   02-03-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By motherhendoula
Tell me i am the only dope who stayed up late...

Tell me i am the only dope who stayed up late last night (for me....)  to watch Eve and Eivan have their baby ....i was assuming a HB ....or travel to the hospital on ATV....both exciting ways to...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-29-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By motherhendoula
Ugh!  im in Long Beach but cant make tomorrow!...

Ugh!  im in Long Beach but cant make tomorrow!  Please post if you suddenly become available Friday - or if you give it to any neighbors!  
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-22-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By motherhendoula
Didnt see this first post - i got a scholarship...

Didnt see this first post - i got a scholarship for my PP Doula training through CAPPA  - that was about 7 years ago ...not sure if they still do this.....
glad you found something you like!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By motherhendoula
wow - i have an early riser myself ....i gotta...

wow - i have an early riser myself ....i gotta say - im liking the idea of an extended vacation to Australia!  lol - ive never been out of the country (well except Canada...)  before.... and this is...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-19-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,139
Posted By motherhendoula
love this thread - we are a family of 4 (one...

love this thread - we are a family of 4 (one teen, one toddler, two parents)  and three cats - we live on Long Island - so high COL and super high priced farm fresh foods (and why not?  they have to...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-16-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By motherhendoula
those are adorable - but for me ..the whole...

those are adorable - but for me ..the whole point was to use the "Murphy Pattern"  specifically  - seems like when i decipher what the cable stitches are - i come up with over 100 stitches....i have...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By motherhendoula
I feel like i am missing a quick and easy answer...

I feel like i am missing a quick and easy answer on this one....My family name is 'Murphy'  and i have a young niece (she'll be 1 in April - very petite!)  and i want to make her an Aran Knit...
Forum: Doulas   01-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By motherhendoula
i know a few women who are PP and breastfeeding...

i know a few women who are PP and breastfeeding only....labor doesnt appeal to everyone and i dont know HOW anyone deals with be 'on call' constantly!   Definitely start - you can always expand your...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-22-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By motherhendoula
i checked the CDC website and they estimate...

i checked the CDC website and they estimate  about 1 egg in every 20,000 is infected.  Even then , salmonella is easily killed with heat.  So its not really ever a HUGE concern....  i guess i worry...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-22-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By motherhendoula
I am considering making a Dobosh Torte for...

I am considering making a Dobosh Torte for Christmas Dinner - its a layer cake that tastes quite a bit like a giant Milano cookie and is deceptively easy to make....It calls for 3 raw eggs in the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-20-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By motherhendoula
i am wrestling with this one myself - we are...

i am wrestling with this one myself - we are hosting my in laws - very traditional people -  One year i made stuffed peppers and i have yet to hear the end of it...... so i think i will be doing a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-17-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,101
Posted By motherhendoula
on the cutting table currently is an apron for...

on the cutting table currently is an apron for my brother....made of flannel of course!  a quilt - for same brother - his b-day is Jan 2 so i have to double up with him ....Also a 'car quilt' for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-17-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By motherhendoula
lol - oh yes, i  wear my keys on a chain around...

lol - oh yes, i  wear my keys on a chain around my neck now!!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-15-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By motherhendoula
i was going to say it sounds like a big or...

i was going to say it sounds like a big or forcefull let down.  If hes gaining....acting happy and content - and you are busy changing diapers - all is well.  Also - he is only 8 weeks ....give it...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-15-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By motherhendoula
WOW - i have no real help for you OP - but had...

WOW - i have no real help for you OP - but had to chime in and tell you that with my last pregnancy - the scale in my MW office only went up to 200 lbs - so i had to weigh in at home and tell her...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-15-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By motherhendoula
OMG - i pulled up in front of my therapists...

OMG - i pulled up in front of my therapists office - no less- my son was about 18  months old and my car doors i think just locked automatically....of course i knew this - but yet still set my...
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