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Forum: Montessori   04-27-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By maxsmum
I am considering Montessori for my son who will...

I am considering Montessori for my son who will be 4 this fall. I toured a certain school and the classroom last year and LOVED it for me... but had concerns for my son. I decided not to send him...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   09-24-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By maxsmum
Hi there, haven't posted in quite a...

Hi there,

haven't posted in quite a while... I am looking for unbleached indian prefolds, infant size in the Cleveland area (new). I need them for a gift next week and don't have time for...
Forum: Diapering   09-24-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By maxsmum
Hi there, haven't posted in quite a...

Hi there,

haven't posted in quite a while... I am looking for unbleached indian prefolds, infant size in the Cleveland area (new). I need them for a gift next week and don't have time for...
Forum: Spirituality   10-16-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,120
Posted By maxsmum
It was described to me as a ceremony marking her...

It was described to me as a ceremony marking her entrance into her religious education. She is six years old.
Forum: Spirituality   10-16-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,120
Posted By maxsmum
Hello, we are invited to my niece's...

Hello, we are invited to my niece's consecration. They are jewish (reformed), this will be the first service/ceremony we have been invited to and I am not sure what and if a gift is appropriate?...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-22-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By maxsmum
My DS is now 22 months old, nurses 3x a day,...

My DS is now 22 months old, nurses 3x a day, morning nap and bedtime. if I am not there for any of those times he goes to sleep etc. no problem - although the morning can be hard. I am there almost...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,048
Posted By maxsmum
hi, just wanted to add that children really...

hi, just wanted to add that children really learn how to speak much more from actual interaction with other people, especially their primary caregiver. seeing someone form the words with their mouth...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,718
Posted By maxsmum
i second the citrus, ds gets the same thing

i second the citrus, ds gets the same thing
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-02-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By maxsmum
I have actually had more of my friends/family...

I have actually had more of my friends/family notice and comment than any child. My son is the only child I know of who is intact where we live now and it worries me quite a bit. I still try not to...
Forum: Gardening   03-01-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By maxsmum
Hello, we have been composting for few years. Up...

Hello, we have been composting for few years. Up until now we had
enough yard to do without a bin and could just designate a "pile". Now
we are moving to a tiny house with a tiny yard and close...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-27-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,094
Posted By maxsmum
my DS loves it! he asks for more when he wants...

my DS loves it! he asks for more when he wants it to continue, he signs "more" and then pretends to tickle his own belly. it is too cute
Forum: Women's Health   10-22-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By maxsmum
I just got back results that I have a bacterial...

I just got back results that I have a bacterial infection and I would like to avoid antibiotics as I am still nursing. anyone know of how I can treat this alternatively? thanks.
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-20-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By maxsmum
anyone done this? We are going to purchase a...

anyone done this? We are going to purchase a century home which no doubt has lead paint somewhere. Walls will be ripped out etc. We hope to do lots before we move in but some rooms will have to wait...
Forum: Women's Health   09-16-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By maxsmum
Anyone with any herbal or homeopathic remedies?...

Anyone with any herbal or homeopathic remedies? DS is 14 mos. with a runny nose and some coughing. Would just like to help his body along /w kicking this bug. DH suggested echinecea and zinc but I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-06-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By maxsmum
My DS is thirteen months, until three days ago I...

My DS is thirteen months, until three days ago I was a stay at home mom. He has been left very very few times and usually watched in our home. He started at an in home daycare provider this week and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-15-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By maxsmum
our aerobed recently deflated in the middle of...

our aerobed recently deflated in the middle of the night on house guests. we did not know it had a leak, they did not notice anything either until they woke up w mattress in their face. I would be...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-14-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 45,099
Posted By maxsmum
beachcomber, thank you for that. My DS is one. I...

beachcomber, thank you for that. My DS is one. I was trying all of these things but we are in the middle of a move and it was getting to be too much. I went back to our old routines and changed my...
Forum: Pets   08-11-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By maxsmum
our cats go out on leash, no walking , just to...

our cats go out on leash, no walking , just to hang out eat some grass, etc. at first they both hated it! one would lay flat and not move at all. now the same cat freaks out /w excitement when she...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-11-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,051
Posted By maxsmum
yep here too, nursed, worn or rocked for naps...

yep here too, nursed, worn or rocked for naps and night time. I have tried to change it but the other day I decided I rather enjoy the time and was trying to change it to stop others' comments. DS...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-09-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By maxsmum
My midwife did not have any religious icons or...

My midwife did not have any religious icons or otherwise bring her religion into her practice. She did work with fertility. definately not the norm. Try the book "Taking Charge of Your Fertility"...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-09-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By maxsmum
Just wanted to add that I obviously DO think the...

Just wanted to add that I obviously DO think the universe plays a role, but obviously our actions and choices also play a part.

and my labor analogy - I think you cosidering the new life options...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-09-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By maxsmum
I think you are probably close to finding a new...

I think you are probably close to finding a new path,this just wasn't the one for now. We went through a similar thing recently. I thought I had found the right path for me career wise, we found a...
Forum: Spirituality   08-07-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By maxsmum
Would love some spiritual guidance from any/all...

Would love some spiritual guidance from any/all faiths/beliefs.

I am in the middle of a very difficult move, I realize not the biggest problem in the world, but very stressful for me right now...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-05-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,332
Posted By maxsmum
I did not read the other posts so I am probably...

I did not read the other posts so I am probably just repeating their words.

YOU CANNOT SPOIL A TEN WEEK OLD! or a four month old, or a six month old...

your babe was inside you for almost 10...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-05-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,010
Posted By maxsmum
Can I join too? DS b-day was 7/12 and I swear he...

Can I join too? DS b-day was 7/12 and I swear he decided "OK, I am one time to walk and talk" He took his first steps on his birthday and has not sat down since. He has learned like 5 new signs and...
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