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Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-07-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By femalephish
Shes in sposies.

Shes in sposies.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-07-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By femalephish
My three year old has not been into the potty...

My three year old has not been into the potty for a while now. Recently, my dad died suddenly (they were really close) and my husband and I split up and are getting divorced. (She still sees him all...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By femalephish
My husband and I separated a month ago. We own a...

My husband and I separated a month ago. We own a duplex so I moved with our daughter into the other half for the time being. He works nights so I bring her over every afternoon so they can have...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-14-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By femalephish
I just wanted to jump in with hugs and empathy....

I just wanted to jump in with hugs and empathy. My daughter is three and she still naps but I feel like when we are home ALL she wants is my attention or tv. I never thought I would be the mom who...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By femalephish
My almost 3 year old started the potty today....

My almost 3 year old started the potty today. She has been sitting on it occasionally (before bathtime, after I go sometimes) for a few months. We decided to get some big kid undies and move a...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-22-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By femalephish
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RStelle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-21-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By femalephish
     My sister can't stop drinking and DHS...

     My sister can't stop drinking and DHS placed her children with her ex about 6 months ago. Two months ago she was downgraded to 'supervised visits only' and now, as of last week, her ex cannot...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-08-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,294
Posted By femalephish
I just wanted to give you a big cyber-hug! I...

I just wanted to give you a big cyber-hug! I have a very willful nearly-three year old and lately I have felt so HURT by her rudeness and not listening. I get frustrated and yell and am upset and...
Forum: Gardening   05-08-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,162
Posted By femalephish
I have some plastic bottle-upside down planters...

I have some plastic bottle-upside down planters for cherry tomatoes but I would also like to grow chard and kale. Anyone know if they could grow upside down, too? Otherwise, can I just put them in...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-20-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By femalephish
I'm nursing my 2 1/2 year old, too! One of my...

I'm nursing my 2 1/2 year old, too! One of my friends from LLL is still nursing her toddler but he doesn't nurse much in public and she is pregnant so her supply may be lower etc..
I have no plans...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-24-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By femalephish
I really thought nipple soreness was DONE when...

I really thought nipple soreness was DONE when my girl was 3-months old. But lately she is asking to nurse and then just holding my nipple (Barely!) in her mouth for comfort while watching whatever...
Forum: Waldorf   04-21-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By femalephish
Yep, I made my daughter a doll last year and now...

Yep, I made my daughter a doll last year and now she's got pen all over her face. My husband says it 'adds personality'. I'm ready to let it go if I can't get it out but thought you guys might have...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By femalephish
Has nobody knit with this?

Has nobody knit with this?
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-20-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By femalephish
I remeber exactly, I knit a six foot long scarf...

I remeber exactly, I knit a six foot long scarf in Harry Potter colors with this awful acrylic yarn. I still have it, but I've never worn it. But it's the knitting I used to quit smoking! So I still...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-20-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By femalephish
I'm knitting myself a sweater and am using...

I'm knitting myself a sweater and am using Cascade Eco Wool, which comes in a huge 450g hank. I just don't know how to start it... do you roll it into one big ball or cut it to make 4-5 ish more...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-30-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By femalephish
My husband and I are planning our first night...

My husband and I are planning our first night away (just going out for drinks and staying in a hotel for our anniversary.) I really want to go but one of my friends took a similar trip and her son...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-24-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,411
Posted By femalephish
I've been looking for a sweater pattern and...

I've been looking for a sweater pattern and found this one that I like;
http://cascadeyarns.com/patternsFree/CascadeYarns-B145_BabyAlpaca.pdf
But it seems so much simpler than the others I've...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-24-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By femalephish
Great suggestions so far.  I would also say...

Great suggestions so far.  I would also say focus on all the vegetarian meals you already eat. Or that could be made veggie with ease. Hello pasta with tons of sauteed veggies, pizza, fajitas,...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-25-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By femalephish
  I'm going to a potluck with a bunch of moms...

  I'm going to a potluck with a bunch of moms and my girl and I are the only vegetarians... so I'm looking for a recipe that meat-eaters will enjoy. Something that doesn't scream, "I'M VEGAN!"
  We...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-29-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By femalephish
Oh Mama, if I had a routine that was working I...

Oh Mama, if I had a routine that was working I wouldn't mess with it. I don't know why nursing him to sleep in bed would make him less likely to wake up anyway. You're nursing him in the carrier,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-24-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By femalephish
I'm trying to keep a rhythm to my day and find...

I'm trying to keep a rhythm to my day and find that my daughter and I have the time and mood for cooking in the morning. I would love some recipes that I can make in the morning and then pack some...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-21-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By femalephish
My 18-month old hates to go to sleep. She is...

My 18-month old hates to go to sleep. She is upstairs right now, trying to nap with Papa, but she is just screaming/crying. It's snowing- so I can't take her for a drive, which is what I've been...
Forum: California, Nevada   01-21-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,716
Posted By femalephish
My DH grew up in San Diego and I've been there a...

My DH grew up in San Diego and I've been there a few times. I LOVE the weather. We also like the culture, food and good vibes. But really, the weather. It seems like SO expensive no matter what...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-10-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By femalephish
My daughter is a year and a half and has always...

My daughter is a year and a half and has always slept in our bed. We're still nursing but she sometimes will sleep until 4am before she needs to nurse again. But she's so squirmy! She's always...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-05-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By femalephish
I've never used a stroller with my little one. I...

I've never used a stroller with my little one. I just used a wrap and now that she's big she likes to walk most places. But I would like to start jogging but I'm not sure if she is too old now to...
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