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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-05-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Misti
I was afraid of that....

I was afraid of that. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/crap.gif

Thanks, Michelle.
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-05-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,823
Posted By Misti
Heh, I've nursed three kids for a total of 8...

Heh, I've nursed three kids for a total of 8 years so far, over the course of 25 years.

I tried a blanket early on with the first -- but he would have none of it, and between his flailing and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-05-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Misti
Helloa, all. I have been lurking for a long time...

Helloa, all. I have been lurking for a long time but have never had much to say in this forum.

Now however ... I have a question, and I'm not sure where else to turn -- I don't feel like I have a...
Forum: TV-Free   05-23-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 55,639
Posted By Misti
> I feel like I am perpetually behind here! back...

> I feel like I am perpetually behind here! back when you were talking about
> just tv free we were "tv limited" (although, always been TV free for DD).
> Now that we've made the transition over...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   05-22-2005, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 453
Posted By Misti
My take on that has always been that if the...

My take on that has always been that if the public's safety is at stake, I am ok with mandatory testing. Otherwise I agree that it's no one elses business unless and until it results in antiscial...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-20-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Misti
I'm not in saline, per se -- but i am on your...

I'm not in saline, per se -- but i am on your way to Trader Joe's! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I live off Michigan Avenue between US23 and I94.
Forum: TV-Free   05-20-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 55,639
Posted By Misti
Interesting question... (Hey, folks, I...

Interesting question...

(Hey, folks, I haven't been around in a Looooong time -- but I'm back!)

We have been TV free for a long time -- me, almost entirely since 1984 and my husband for 4...
Forum: Diapering   10-14-2004, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 460
Posted By Misti
Hey, finally a CD discussion in which I'm not...

Hey, finally a CD discussion in which I'm not overly wierd! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

At the moment, I think we have 10 dozen CPF -- but since we use the...
Forum: TV-Free   10-05-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 55,639
Posted By Misti
Quote: Originally Posted by Ponoma Would...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ponoma
Would like to hear your thoughts on tv at playmates houses. Part of me fears that tv wathcing is like candy . When she is older if I don't teach her to self...
Forum: Babywearing   10-05-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Misti
I am unfamiliar with the Moby wrap, but I am...

I am unfamiliar with the Moby wrap, but I am super-sized and I swear by my Maya wraps for my 18-month old.
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By Misti
I use a service, so it all just goes into the...

I use a service, so it all just goes into the pail.

(There isn't any room in my bathroom for a changing table, and I can't very well leaver him on the table while i go deal with it...so, into the...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-01-2004, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Misti
I would have to agree with Anna -- you just gave...

I would have to agree with Anna -- you just gave birth! Of course you're exhausted and just want to rest when you have the chance!

And I would concur that 18 months is about the time I managed to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-01-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 435
Posted By Misti
We were given a stroller before jack was born...

We were given a stroller before jack was born ... we've used it three times. The third time, he learned to stand up in it, eben though he was as tightly strapped in as I could manage.

Back to the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-01-2004, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Misti
Walking through Kohls last night with my...

Walking through Kohls last night with my (Aussie) husband, we passed the kiddie costumes.

My husband thanks me profusely for not being "into this freak show stuff".

Nope. no trick or treating...
Forum: TV-Free   09-29-2004, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 55,639
Posted By Misti
Yes, Jack is an only. Well, practiclly speaking...

Yes, Jack is an only. Well, practiclly speaking anyway. (He has four older brothers -- but the closest in age is 19 years older, and all four live "overseas".)

The cure for lonliness - -and that...
Forum: Lactivism   09-28-2004, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Misti
I don't know anyhting much about the Wiggles,...

I don't know anyhting much about the Wiggles, except that my husband cracks up whenever anyone mentions them. It seems he remembers when they were a struggling bar band "back in Oz" and took their...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-27-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By Misti
I'm afraid I can't be much help -- we all get up...

I'm afraid I can't be much help -- we all get up together, and as often as not, our "little ray of sunshine" starts chirping a few minutes before the alarm goes off.

(Some Saturday mornings, it's...
Forum: TV-Free   09-27-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 55,639
Posted By Misti
I have been television free for most of my adult...

I have been television free for most of my adult life, which meant that my older kids were TV free (at my house, at least -- I know they watched at my exes house) until they were almost adults.

I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2004, 12:30 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 6,457
Posted By Misti
Quote: Originally Posted by sunnmama Not...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sunnmama
Not arguing the raising thing....but these numbers shocked me...
Does your family really only sleep 5.7 hours per night?...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 847
Posted By Misti
My Mom stayed at home. She had six kids in five...

My Mom stayed at home. She had six kids in five years and no job skills --- but she was overwhelmed, and wasn't really "there" for us but didn't have any other option. She buried herself in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-27-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By Misti
I pop him in the sling and nurse him for the...

I pop him in the sling and nurse him for the rest of the trip -- and I wrap up as fast as I can. (Usually immediately -- but if I came for milk and didn't get that yet, I may grab it and run.)
Forum: Lactivism   09-27-2004, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 829
Posted By Misti
I would have to echo the idea that it varies a...

I would have to echo the idea that it varies a lot by the woman.

I have nursed three children, and in each case, I lost weight for the first six months, and then slowly started to gain weight....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 6,457
Posted By Misti
Quote: Originally Posted by liz-hippymom it...

Quote:
Originally Posted by liz-hippymom
it is a fact that a child in fulltime daycare spends more time with the daycare workers than his/her parents


Excuse me?!?!? Good grief!

"Full time"...
Forum: Diapering   09-24-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By Misti
Quote: Originally Posted by amyandelle He...

Quote:
Originally Posted by amyandelle
He also said that there is more friction with CD's and that since she gets friction rashes it might make the situation even worse. Is any of this true?
...
Forum: Diapering   09-24-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,048
Posted By Misti
Quote: Originally Posted by Greaseball But...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greaseball
But still, you can tell a sposie is wet if you just grab the crotch and it squishes.

Aha! So *that* is how you tell! I have a few disposables in the car...
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