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Forum: Babywearing   02-09-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,468
Posted By Lilly Milly
Thanks everyone! I totally agree about the...

Thanks everyone! I totally agree about the instincts when falling. I fell in my house once with my chihuahua in my arms and somehow fell around the coffee table and onto the sofa twisting myself...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-26-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Lilly Milly
I have the Swing and really like it, but I've...

I have the Swing and really like it, but I've never tried anything else. I do think it would be nice to have fewer parts, but the Swing is pretty portable which is why I chose it.
Forum: Babywearing   01-23-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,468
Posted By Lilly Milly
Thanks for your input! I'm thinking I will at...

Thanks for your input! I'm thinking I will at least try the high back carry and see how it goes. It is so close to the house that if I feel unstable I'll just come back. No biggie. I'll keep the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-23-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Lilly Milly
That's a good idea to pump the remaining hind...

That's a good idea to pump the remaining hind milk from the first breast. It might not be much but def. worth doing. You're right though, I'm probably over-thinking the whole thing anyway!

Thanks!
Forum: Diapering   01-22-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,480
Posted By Lilly Milly
We use Charlies + OXO-brite. Our load is usually...

We use Charlies + OXO-brite. Our load is usually small to medium, so we use around a half scoop Charlies and about a quarter scoop Oxo. For a large load, I use a full scoop Charlies and about a half...
Forum: Diapering   01-22-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Lilly Milly
We use pocket FuzziBunz at night. We have the...

We use pocket FuzziBunz at night. We have the microfiber inserts that came with it and some hemp inserts. We use 3 inserts, one micro + 2 hemps or vice versa. I haven't yet figured out a consistant...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Lilly Milly
I have a work trip coming up mid-March. It's...

I have a work trip coming up mid-March. It's only a couple days so I am pumping a few ounces each morning to build up a stash. I feed at the breast now because my MIL keeps my babe on site while I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-21-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Lilly Milly
I rinse after using so milk doesn't dry in the...

I rinse after using so milk doesn't dry in the parts you can't reach and wash the parts in hot soapy water later on (usually I leave it for my husband to...
Forum: Babywearing   01-21-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,468
Posted By Lilly Milly
I looked up the Chariot and I actually think we...

I looked up the Chariot and I actually think we have one of those that our neighbors sold us for $50. The ski kit is expensive though. Maybe this can go on our wishlist for next Christmas or...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-21-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Lilly Milly
I use myfooddiary.com and it is good because it...

I use myfooddiary.com and it is good because it helps you stay within a window for calories. 1800 is you minimum for breastfeeding but you get more calories if you work out because it is designed to...
Forum: Babywearing   01-21-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,468
Posted By Lilly Milly
Am I crazy to want to do this? DD is almost 6...

Am I crazy to want to do this? DD is almost 6 mos and loved going for a walk the other day, but I have plantar fasciitis which is making it hard to walk until it heals. I can cross country ski...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-19-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Lilly Milly
We did the gradual approach like the PP with no...

We did the gradual approach like the PP with no CIO. We started with naps in the crib during the day. We'd get her to sleep whatever way worked at first - in wrap, sling, rocking in our arms, etc....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-08-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By Lilly Milly
Our bedroom is like yours, but we do have a...

Our bedroom is like yours, but we do have a queen bed. A nightstand on each side. One dresser at the end of the bed. No room for any other furniture because the closet comes into the bedroom.

For...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-06-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By Lilly Milly
Quote: Originally Posted by nawelch...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nawelch http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14890729)
Hello,

He LOVES to stare at walls and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-04-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Lilly Milly
It worked for us. My DD is now 5.5 months and at...

It worked for us. My DD is now 5.5 months and at 4 months we moved her to her own crib in own room (next to ours, very small house). She sleeps really well there. We were shocked! Our experience...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-02-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,017
Posted By Lilly Milly
Many women want to work not because they feel...

Many women want to work not because they feel they have to have a certain kind of lifestyle but because they find it rewarding, enjoyable and fulfilling. I believe that feminism is about having...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-23-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Lilly Milly
I have some La Leche League ones that are thick...

I have some La Leche League ones that are thick and all cotton. No weird layers or anything. They had them at my grocery store, of all places, but now they have run out and I can't find them...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-23-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,017
Posted By Lilly Milly
Yeah, it can be so hard here unfortunately. All...

Yeah, it can be so hard here unfortunately. All of the above reasons are true. I just want to "yeah, that" http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/yeahthat.gif on some that I experienced.
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Forum: Parenting   12-23-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lilly Milly
Yeah, unlike most animals, human babies are...

Yeah, unlike most animals, human babies are designed/evolved (whatever your beliefs) to need more than a just mother, but a community/tribe or at least family of people. Humans can also...
Forum: Parenting   12-23-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,695
Posted By Lilly Milly
I've been following this thread just because it...

I've been following this thread just because it is interesting, but I haven't had anything to add because my LO is just an infant and I haven't had to deal with anything like this yet. I'm not a...
Forum: Parenting   12-22-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lilly Milly
Quote: Originally Posted by Tigerchild...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tigerchild http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14832192)
Let's not romanticize and anthropomorphize...
Forum: Parenting   12-22-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lilly Milly
It might help to differentiate between a...

It might help to differentiate between a comparison between how animals treat their own young and how humans treat their own young, versus a comparison of how humans treat animals and how humans...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-21-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Lilly Milly
I'm so sorry it has taken this long to respond!...

I'm so sorry it has taken this long to respond! Hopefully you will check the thread again.

No, she doesn't have a problem separating. I think the routine of it helps and also my MIL is good about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-20-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By Lilly Milly
Thought of a couple things to add: First,...

Thought of a couple things to add:

First, about fire retardancy you sometimes hear about re sleepwear...a lot of people don't know that Fire Retardant treatments are probably bad as far as...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-18-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By Lilly Milly
I am in textiles and most of what we make is...

I am in textiles and most of what we make is made of polyester, unfortunately, so I thought I might help out here. Polyester is made from petroleum, so it's not a renewable resource. The process of...
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