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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   08-25-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By mamarootoo
Hey Mamas! I wanted to let you know that...

Hey Mamas!
I wanted to let you know that WoodHaven Preschool (in Beaverton) has a last minute opening in the Sunflower (kids who are 4 by September 1st) class for a boy or a girl!
For more...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-17-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By mamarootoo
My SIL gave birth on the 13th. Baby was 11lbs...

My SIL gave birth on the 13th. Baby was 11lbs 8oz, 22.5 in. She was tested for GD several times during pregnancy, but always tested slightly less than borderline.

Baby lost about 16oz (less than...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,178
Posted By mamarootoo
I would tell her how much your girls are...

I would tell her how much your girls are enjoying playing with it http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I don't think it's a problem to give "gender role" toys. I just...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-10-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,807
Posted By mamarootoo
Quote: Originally Posted by Evie's Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Evie's Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14059080)
The distinct difference here is that she...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-04-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mamarootoo
just wanted to offer...

just wanted to offer http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifs

i'm entering my second TED week, and it is so hard! even though my baby's "colic" disappeared after 3 days, and i...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-30-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By mamarootoo
i think you've gotten all the advice i could...

i think you've gotten all the advice i could give you about co-sleeping.

i wanted to give you some hope for the future http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

when dd1...
Forum: Allergies   06-28-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By mamarootoo
i was never able to get more than 1.5oz per...

i was never able to get more than 1.5oz per breast w/ a medela pump in style pump, but dd1 was able to get 8oz! we weighed her before and after feedings when she wasn't gaining weight, to make sure...
Forum: Allergies   06-25-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By mamarootoo
i hope this is the right forum for this! i...

i hope this is the right forum for this!

i eliminated dairy to see if it helped my my 7 week old dd's "colic." it did, but she's still reacting to something, so i'm going to try the elimination...
Forum: Allergies   06-21-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By mamarootoo
for you dd's bum, have you tried calmoseptine?...

for you dd's bum, have you tried calmoseptine? it can be hard to find (they usually sell it at places where you can buy durable medical equipment) but it is the best thing ever for serious bum...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-19-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By mamarootoo
i was worried about this too, but it has been a...

i was worried about this too, but it has been a very natural transition for our family. our 2yo still sleeps in the middle, and i have our 7 week old between me and the edge of the bed.
dd1 can...
Forum: Parenting   06-11-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,740
Posted By mamarootoo
AverysMomma, i love reading your posts. you...

AverysMomma, i love reading your posts. you really, REALLY should write a book http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

i agree that until someone is uncomfortable, it's...
Forum: Parenting   06-11-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By mamarootoo
would you be ok with her outside all alone? if...

would you be ok with her outside all alone? if not i wouldn't do it. that's too much responsibility for a 7/8 year old.
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-05-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By mamarootoo
go to counseling. it doesn't have to be a...

go to counseling.

it doesn't have to be a years-long endeavor! even going once or twice can help you find SPECIFIC ways to deal with difficult people.

make a list of the things that bother you...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-05-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By mamarootoo
ugh. big hugs to you mama. i remember the...

ugh. big hugs to you mama.

i remember the first time dd1 fell out of bed (it's happened 3 times in her 2 years) i wanted to die.

there's nothing worse for a new mama than a hurt that could...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-04-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By mamarootoo
Quote: Originally Posted by Crunchie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crunchie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13881369)
My baby doesn't sleep from 9 'till...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,226
Posted By mamarootoo
Quote: Originally Posted by Kimiko...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kimiko http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13854330)
If you have this visceral of a reaction and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-03-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By mamarootoo
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

thanks for sharing!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-03-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By mamarootoo
i'm going nuts. dd1 is 25 months, and dd2...

i'm going nuts.

dd1 is 25 months, and dd2 is just over 1 month. we're tandam nursing, and it's working out ok, but i'm feeling sooooo touched out.

we cosleep with both girls, and i wear dd2 a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-19-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,331
Posted By mamarootoo
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

if you heard the thunk then you were awake before she hit the floor! i'd say that's pretty good...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-19-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By mamarootoo
dd1 woke up every 45-60 minutes until she was 18...

dd1 woke up every 45-60 minutes until she was 18 months old, then started sleeping in longer stretches (only waking 2-4 times a night) w/ no interventions on our part.

that was just her "normal"...
Forum: Parenting   05-15-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,457
Posted By mamarootoo
a vaccine would need to be given previously to...

a vaccine would need to be given previously to prevent any disease he could have been exposed to.

they aren't cures, just prevention.

(i'm not advocating vaccines at all, just noting that they...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-14-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By mamarootoo
we sleep on our sides, tummy to tummy with her...

we sleep on our sides, tummy to tummy with her head on my upper arm. that way i would have to break my arm to roll over on her http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Parenting   05-14-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By mamarootoo
all you need to say is, "we wont see Doggie...

all you need to say is, "we wont see Doggie again. her body stopped working and she died."

obviously, say it with compassion and love. and know that he could either ask about Doggie 50,000 times,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-13-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By mamarootoo
i'm in love with Earth Mama Angel Baby stuff! ...

i'm in love with Earth Mama Angel Baby stuff!

we use the Angel Baby Wash (smells like oranges) Angel Baby Lotion (smells like a dreamsicle!) and Angel Baby Bottom Balm (best. diaper. cream....
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-13-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By mamarootoo
not at all. CIO is leaving a baby alone to...

not at all.

CIO is leaving a baby alone to "soothe herself." if your DH is being kind, talking to her and trying to help her through it, it is not CIO.
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