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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By EnviroBecca
(I'm not in your DDC but saw this in Recent...

(I'm not in your DDC but saw this in Recent Discussions.)

I have had lots of bad headaches in my life. Some things that can help:
Hot peppermint tea or inhaling peppermint scent from essential...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-20-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By EnviroBecca
I read part of it and knew it was very wrong. ...

I read part of it and knew it was very wrong. The basic idea is that your baby is your enemy and you must constantly fight to stay in control. Not only is that much more negative than the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-17-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 31
Posted By EnviroBecca
Little Lulu is now available in anthologies. ...

Little Lulu is now available in anthologies. Very funny.
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By EnviroBecca
Any chance he has watched the sitcom "The...

Any chance he has watched the sitcom "The Middle"? The character Brick does this.
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By EnviroBecca
Same bed where we co-sleep, unless we are out...

Same bed where we co-sleep, unless we are out somewhere, in which case I am usually wearing her or someone is holding her. We sleep in the dining room...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-14-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By EnviroBecca
Runny nose, teething, popping off...

My baby is 6 months old and showing signs of teething. I think this is the source of her runny nose as she doesn't seem sick.

I understand that because her nose is clogged, sometimes she will...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
  Re-Do?
Views: 45
Posted By EnviroBecca
I have not had this experience, but I'd bet that...

I have not had this experience, but I'd bet that pumping more often and being more relaxed will help to increase your supply. Also, on days when you're not at work, nurse her as often as possible...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By EnviroBecca
I do worry about the things out there that my...

I do worry about the things out there that my child might see accidentally. From spontaneous checking on him when he is fooling around seeing what's on YouTube, I am pretty confident he won't seek...
Forum: Intact Care   11-12-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By EnviroBecca
Thanks for the reassurance about phimosis. ...

Thanks for the reassurance about phimosis.

He hasn't had chronic constipation in the long term. Back when I was more attuned to his bathroom activities, he had mostly soft, loose poops. I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By EnviroBecca
Muddie wrote:Yes, I agree. I have a very...

Muddie wrote:Yes, I agree. I have a very strong-willed child who will often try outright defiance as a way of getting what he wants. It is important to act immediately with a logical consequence,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 21,220
Posted By EnviroBecca
Are you at Magee? My firstborn was in the NICU...

Are you at Magee? My firstborn was in the NICU there for jaundice, and they wouldn't let me feed him more than every 3 hours or for more than 10 minutes. Of course he needed to be under the blue...
Forum: Intact Care   11-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By EnviroBecca
Well, the steroid caused him increasing pain with...

Well, the steroid caused him increasing pain with each use, so I called and they said to stop using it.

Family doctor recommends the VCUG but is not worried about phimosis at this age.
Forum: Personal Growth   11-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By EnviroBecca
I'm glad I didn't respond over the weekend,...

I'm glad I didn't respond over the weekend, because when I first read Pumabearclan's response I was really frustrated and angry. But I see now that you're talking about the situation IF my asking...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By EnviroBecca
I wrote:to which Pumabearclan replied:No, that's...

I wrote:to which Pumabearclan replied:No, that's not what I said. Please read the story about the tea again. This was a time when I did ask for what I needed and because I asked I got it!!! This...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By EnviroBecca
I can see how I've given the impression that he...

I can see how I've given the impression that he does almost nothing around the house or with the kids. Let me clarify that he DOES do some things 99% reliably: makes coffee; packs son's lunch;...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By EnviroBecca
I don't have any personal experience with a...

I don't have any personal experience with a "runner" kid, but my son at about 3 started holding his own hand (that is, clasping his hands) and refusing to hold mine while walking farther away from me...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By EnviroBecca
Yeah, I have been seeing ads for "Date Asian...

Yeah, I have been seeing ads for "Date Asian women!!" lately. :eyesroll Ignore the ads as best you can, and focus on the posts.
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By EnviroBecca
Thanks for your input, everybody. I feel less...

Thanks for your input, everybody. I feel less alone.

Pumabearclan wrote:It's most often and most recently about sharing housework (especially if you include errands, hiring contractors, and doing...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By EnviroBecca
No longer pregnant, but wandering through this...

No longer pregnant, but wandering through this forum... Here is my advice on surviving pregnancy nausea. (http://articles.earthlingshandbook.org/2013/10/30/tips-for-surviving-pregnancy-nausea/) It...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-06-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By EnviroBecca
Welcome! :thumb

Welcome! :thumb
Forum: Intact Care   11-06-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By EnviroBecca
UPDATE: We saw the urologist last night. ...

UPDATE: We saw the urologist last night. Actually, we saw the nurse practitioner, because there was some sort of snafu over at Children's Hospital: We were supposed to report to Radiology first for...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By EnviroBecca
I see your point, but no, this is not just about...

I see your point, but no, this is not just about my doing more than others and not just about my being the mother. This has been a problem since I was a child. One thing I finally uncovered in...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-03-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By EnviroBecca
One possible approach to hitting, spitting, etc....

One possible approach to hitting, spitting, etc. is, "You wanted X, so you did Y. You may not do Y. Instead, when you want X, do Z. Try that now." For example, "You wanted to play with the fire...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-03-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 375
Posted By EnviroBecca
The expectation in my house is that each person...

The expectation in my house is that each person will bring his/her dishes to the kitchen after eating. We have been trying to teach the kid this since he was about 3, but he persists in "forgetting"...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 21,220
Posted By EnviroBecca
Hello! It looks like I might be allowed to post...

Hello! It looks like I might be allowed to post (even though I'm not in your due date club) so that I can subscribe to this thread and not have to hunt it down repeatedly to see how you're doing.......
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