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Forum: Parenting   05-11-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hello MDC community: In this week's...

Hello MDC community:

In this week's newsletter, we talk about authenticity and parenting. We would love to hear what it means to you to be an authentic parent. Please feel free to share the...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   02-17-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By ChipiChipi
This just in from Jaymi McKay RN/LM: ...

This just in from Jaymi McKay RN/LM:


Midwives, Moms, Dads, Families and Supporters,

As you may know, the NM Midwives Association has been working on legislation allowing licensed midwives to...
Forum: Activism and News   06-06-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,355
Posted By ChipiChipi
I wanted to pass this info. on to all NY mamas: ...

I wanted to pass this info. on to all NY mamas:

"API-NYC is planning a teach-in for the afternoon of Monday, June 9th here in NYC. We are going to get permission to use Union Square Park to put...
Forum: Activism and News   06-03-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,355
Posted By ChipiChipi
After speaking with experts and the folks at...

After speaking with experts and the folks at API-New York, we have decided that this is ultimately something New Yorkers need to respond to. That being said, Mothering will be working to put...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-28-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By ChipiChipi
Xalapa itself really isn't very pretty anymore....

Xalapa itself really isn't very pretty anymore. It's grown way too fast and there is a lot of contamination. The surrounding areas, though, are amazing. Xico, Jalco, Coatepec and other pueblos are...
Forum: Activism and News   05-20-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,355
Posted By ChipiChipi
From what I'm reading, this is a widespread...

From what I'm reading, this is a widespread issue- certainly not something that is so specific to New York. We here at Mothering are continuing to brainstorm and take a closer look at how we can...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-19-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By ChipiChipi
Thank you for your cosleeping photos. We will...

Thank you for your cosleeping photos. We will keep them on file and get back to you should we choose to use them.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-19-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By ChipiChipi
Thank you all for your enthusiasm. We'll keep...

Thank you all for your enthusiasm. We'll keep you updated as things develop. Once we have things worked out a little more, I will post it in the tribal areas-- good idea!
Forum: Activism and News   05-16-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,355
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hello Cosleepers- Many of you have already...

Hello Cosleepers-

Many of you have already been talking about New York's anti-cosleeping campaign. Mothering is planning an event in New York between June 17 and June 25.

So let's put our...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-16-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hello Cosleepers- Many of you have already...

Hello Cosleepers-

Many of you have already been talking about New York's anti-cosleeping campaign. Mothering is planning an event in New York between June 17 and June 25.

So let's put our...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-12-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By ChipiChipi
Mothering is looking for your favorite...

Mothering is looking for your favorite cosleeping photos to include in this week's cosleeping information compilation.

You can send them to kristinam@mothering.com.
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-07-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hello Ladies, MDC is on the lookout for our...

Hello Ladies,

MDC is on the lookout for our members' top green tips. We would especially like to hear about green baby shower ideas. What's worked for you? What would you like to see at your next...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-30-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By ChipiChipi
She really is amazing. It's too bad you aren't...

She really is amazing. It's too bad you aren't able to have your baby with her, but I'm sure the midwife you found will be an excellent guide throughout your pregnancy and delivery. Congratulations,...
Forum: July 2008   04-23-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,182
Posted By ChipiChipi
My midwife has a theory that kissing helps move...

My midwife has a theory that kissing helps move the birthing process along. After all, you can't be tense, closed and involved in a deep kiss with dp. She believes that it helps move the energy down...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-23-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By ChipiChipi
I think we need to be careful about what we...

I think we need to be careful about what we believe. You can find a scientific study to back up just about anything. This sounds very preliminary.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-22-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By ChipiChipi
I had a silent battle with my suegra over shoes....

I had a silent battle with my suegra over shoes. She always wanted my son to wear shoes and socks... always. That's really just the tip of the iceberg. We had a few malentendidos.

I'm at work...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-05-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hi there, My midwife suggested making...

Hi there,

My midwife suggested making almond "milk." We toasted about a handful of almonds with cinammon and then blended them with water. You can either strain the liquid or drink it with the...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-26-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By ChipiChipi
Gaviota!! We just missed each other! I...

Gaviota!!

We just missed each other! I lived in Xalapa for four years and just returned to the States about a week ago. I would have loved to have shown you around! There is a wonderful midwife...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-26-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,514
Posted By ChipiChipi
My husband is also Mexican- a wonderful father...

My husband is also Mexican- a wonderful father and partner. When he has his macho moments (we all have our moments) I just turn the tables. We play pretend I guess. I say, "Now let's say you were...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-26-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hi Fellow Breastfeeders- I came across this...

Hi Fellow Breastfeeders-

I came across this article on the Rodale Institute's homepage, Moms who eat organic food have healthier breast milk (http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/node/445) . I thought...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-26-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By ChipiChipi
Hi there Katerina- I speak English and...

Hi there Katerina-

I speak English and Spanish. My dh speaks only Spanish. My dd speaks SPanish, French and is now learning English.

I tried to speak only English to my ds while living in...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By ChipiChipi
You know, Joshuasmom16, I was talking with an...

You know, Joshuasmom16, I was talking with an aunt the other day. This is an aunt who raised her children VERY different from how I raise mine. I mean she gave them soda and candy and they sucked on...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-11-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By ChipiChipi
I would have agreed with all of you a few months...

I would have agreed with all of you a few months ago. I cosleep with my 22-month-old. I breastfed until he was about 18 months old. He did have tooth decay and now has 4 caps on his front teeth. I...
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