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Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-13-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By ZakareyasMama
We use the regular toilet with the potty seat...

We use the regular toilet with the potty seat attached. Do you think it would confuse her to try a different one?. And she does sometimes go when i put her on, but it's just not reliable.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-13-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Yeah that's what I try to do. Sometimes I do...

Yeah that's what I try to do. Sometimes I do forget, especially with DS to care for as well. Her mom thinks she may see him having his diaper changed and want to have that attention or whatever it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-13-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 384
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I've never learned how to ride a bike. (Not for...

I've never learned how to ride a bike. (Not for lack of trying!)
I've never been to Mexico. (I grew up in Texas.)
I've never had ANYTHING waxed! 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-13-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I babysit a 2.5 year old 3 to 4 days a week. She...

I babysit a 2.5 year old 3 to 4 days a week. She wears underwear and is supposed to go in the potty during the day (diapers at night).  I have been keeping her since May and she still has 1-2...
Forum: Diapering   10-10-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I have used homemade detergent on my diapers for...

I have used homemade detergent on my diapers for 8 months. I use mainly PFs with covers but I do have a few pockets. My recipe is Borax, washing soda, Ivory soap, and water. I haven't had and...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   10-10-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Thanks for all the innovative suggestions! ...

Thanks for all the innovative suggestions!

I ended up cutting out the elastic to use in sewing projects. Then I am using the sheet as a floor covering that my 2.5 yo babysitee can color on with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-10-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,753
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I haven't been here long but I sometimes feel...

I haven't been here long but I sometimes feel like there aren't many people on. When I first started at the beginning of the year I could check several times a day and find new posts. Now I only...
Forum: Spirituality   10-10-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,265
Posted By ZakareyasMama
1jooj I'm so sorry to hear this is your...

1jooj I'm so sorry to hear this is your experience. I know a family who was there for about two years and the sister had a very similar and isolating time.. She actually ended up getting into some...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-10-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Well definitely not pregnant... AF this morning!...

Well definitely not pregnant... AF this morning! I guess it was partly the teeth and partly PMS tenderness. ?? This is only my second PPP so I'm still sort of out-of-wack and not being on the pill...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Hmm... Well that HAD crossed my mind, but it...

Hmm... Well that HAD crossed my mind, but it seemed unlikely. I guess I'll go get one tomorrow to rule it out... Or not!
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Thhe Nose Frida is great for suctioning and a...

Thhe Nose Frida is great for suctioning and a steamy bathroom also helps too. And be careful with which necklace you wear because they are stronger than they look! Enjoy your little guy...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Just an idea... Could he be congested? I know...

Just an idea... Could he be congested? I know sometimes it's harder for them to nurse when they can't breathe well out of their nose.

I had issues with DS "milking" me but they were around 7 mos...
Forum: Spirituality   10-09-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,265
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Wa alaikum salaam and welcome Sorry I don't...

Wa alaikum salaam and welcome

Sorry I don't know anything about those classes, but I hope they are helpful to you.

Inshallah Eid will be here in just about a month. It will be my little...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I have had a great time nursing DS since the...

I have had a great time nursing DS since the start, but suddenly this week my breasts hurt! They are super tender and I wince when he latches on. His top 2 teeth have just come in (already has 4 on...
Forum: Diapering   10-05-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I use Bumkins premium sized PFs (ordered on...

I use Bumkins premium sized PFs (ordered on Amazon) they have a green edge. They work great and haven't fallen apart whatsoever. I also am not a huge fan of the Thirsties duos (fronts pull down and...
Forum: Babywearing   10-05-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Wow I have both the Ergo and Boba (I bought the...

Wow I have both the Ergo and Boba (I bought the Boba because my SIL needed the Ergo.)... I do NOT like the Boba. It's so stiff and the bottom panel has this ridge that digs into my skin. I guess...
Forum: March 2012   10-05-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 367
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I didn't have GMD PFs so I don't know about...

I didn't have GMD PFs so I don't know about their sizing in particular. I got a set of 6 preemies and I think I have about 24 smalls and 24 premium size. The smalls are great because even after they...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-25-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,986
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Yes I do leave it open a lot for drying. Also I...

Yes I do leave it open a lot for drying. Also I put a towel at the bottom when it's open so water doesn't collect in the door. I did notice a musty smell a few times, so I think I'm going to put...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-14-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,986
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Yes! It's been awesome having so many fewer...

Yes! It's been awesome having so many fewer plates and cups and bowls loitering around my sink! Though I do have people over pretty frequently-- may e once a week. I advise to plan ahead if...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   09-14-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Thanks! How about any great cloth diapering...

Thanks! How about any great cloth diapering shops? In case I need a fix! Hahaha
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By ZakareyasMama
DS is just 7 mos and his poop is sort of a...

DS is just 7 mos and his poop is sort of a peanut butter consistency. It depends on how much and what solid food he ate the day before. We started giving him foods about a week before the 6 mo mark....
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By ZakareyasMama
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I think the teepee things would come off with the force of the spray. We just put a cloth wipe over him as soon as the diaper comes off....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-13-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 683
Posted By ZakareyasMama
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Awesome! I'm trying to motivate myself to do my files... I also need to organize my coupons for triples tomorrow so that takes priority lol. ...
Forum: Diapering   09-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By ZakareyasMama
Okay well I got a good deal on a wool cover so I...

Okay well I got a good deal on a wool cover so I took the plunge. DS wore it last night with a snappied PF. It worked great. The cover was dry in the morning and he seemed comfortable... No red...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,849
Posted By ZakareyasMama
I finally took...

I finally took photos http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif
 
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