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Forum: Allergies   04-12-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Alaura5
Has anyone tried dermasilk clothing for severe...

Has anyone tried dermasilk clothing for severe eczema? I'm looking for something to put on my son's legs overnight--we currently use baby legs, but the elastic at the top and bottom is bothering...
Forum: Babywearing   03-26-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,165
Posted By Alaura5
I LOVED the comfy Joey linen ring sling for my...

I LOVED the comfy Joey linen ring sling for my summer baby. We used it constantly. It was super comfortable for both of is. In fact, I'm done with babies for the time being...
Forum: Allergies   03-17-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Alaura5
Thanks, this is helpful! Yes, these are...

Thanks, this is helpful! Yes, these are potentially epi-pen requiring allergies, though thankfully we have never had to use it.
Forum: Allergies   03-16-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Alaura5
Hello-   I have a 20-month-old with...

Hello-
 
I have a 20-month-old with extensive food allergies.  He will likely be starting a toddler program and will be out of the house without a 1:1 adult who knows him well for the first time....
Forum: Single Parenting   03-02-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By Alaura5
Me too, in a big way. This was actually one of...

Me too, in a big way. This was actually one of the very worst parts of the time when we were still trying to work things out--I was overcome with fear of never having another baby and focused on...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-02-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Alaura5
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Forum: Diapering   01-25-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Alaura5
Take a look at diaperswapper.com--it's great!  I...

Take a look at diaperswapper.com--it's great!  I bought most of our diapers there.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-17-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Alaura5
Yes, I should have mentioned that he has...

Yes, I should have mentioned that he has extensive food allergies--he is allergic to dairy, soy, eggs, nuts, lentils, chick peas, kidney beans , sesame, sunflower seeds, garlic, avocado, figs and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-17-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Alaura5
Hello- My 18-month-old has always had a...

Hello-

My 18-month-old has always had a hard time sleeping. He is a bright kid and doesn't want to miss anything. He is also an exceptionally light sleeper and has been since birth. In September...
Forum: Diapering   12-08-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Alaura5
I love the rumparooz newborns--they fit great on...

I love the rumparooz newborns--they fit great on my skinny guy. 
Forum: Single Parenting   12-01-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Alaura5
I am having the same dilemma. I think I'm just...

I am having the same dilemma. I think I'm just going to sign it from me and the baby, but scale back on how many I send out this year. The vast majority of the people I send cards to know that we...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-24-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Alaura5
I'm hoping someone has some great ideas--my...

I'm hoping someone has some great ideas--my 16-month-old is hitting me all the time. He's done it for months, usually when he's very tired. Now he does it any time there is a disruption to his...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-11-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Alaura5
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Forum: Babywearing   11-03-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Alaura5
My guy isn't particularly big, but I found as he...

My guy isn't particularly big, but I found as he got heavier, the Mei Tai was amazing!  Now I wear him in it on my back, but even on my front it's still comfortable.  It's completely adjustable so...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-25-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By Alaura5
Thank you all so much for this feedback. I am...

Thank you all so much for this feedback. I am reading a lot about this method and hoping it will be helpful for me.

Somelady, I talked to my therapist about this today and she had the same...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-22-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By Alaura5
Thanks!  If you could let me know the name of...

Thanks!  If you could let me know the name of the day care, I'd appreciate it!  We are only about 10+ minutes from Watertown Square, so that is definitely an option.  
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-22-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By Alaura5
Has anyone tried this type of therapy for birth...

Has anyone tried this type of therapy for birth trauma? My son is 15-months-old and I'm STILL obsessing over every detail of the disappointment of his birth all the time. I'm so tired of it, and...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-22-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By Alaura5
Hi-     My son will be 2 next summer and I...

Hi-  
 
My son will be 2 next summer and I think that for both financial and social reasons, it will be a good time to change from a nanny to a day care/preschool setting for the 2-3 days per week...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Alaura5
Thanks for the validation.  It was a rough...

Thanks for the validation.  It was a rough night...I've been getting along pretty well recently, but everything (disappointing birth, husband who checked out and had an affair, impending divorce,...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Alaura5
When I met with a lawyer regarding my likely...

When I met with a lawyer regarding my likely impending divorce I was told that though my state technically aims for 50/50 custody, in practice, they try to keep the child's care however it has been...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-30-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Alaura5
This is more of a vent than anything. One of my...

This is more of a vent than anything. One of my closest friends just had her 3rd baby today, a long-desired girl after 2 little boys.  She has a wonderful husband, and this was a 3rd natural...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-26-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Alaura5
No luck with new cups on multiple attempts, but...

No luck with new cups on multiple attempts, but he will drink a smoothie made with frozen fruit, so that's what our baby-sitter does on the days I'm gone.  I'm planning to continue pumping as long...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-22-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By Alaura5
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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-22-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,174
Posted By Alaura5
Hi-    I'm hoping for some brilliant ideas...

Hi- 
 
I'm hoping for some brilliant ideas to help me through this time with my little guy.  Some background: He has always been a reluctant and very light sleeper.  The only way to get him to...
Forum: Diapering   09-13-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Alaura5
I've just discovered H&M has great organic...

I've just discovered H&M has great organic cotton onsesies (long sleeve and short sleeve) and pants for 2 for $10--they have plenty of room for my little guy's amply padded bottom--the onesies...
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