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Forum: Canada   05-15-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By lovetoski
Hey fieriee! I live at Wasa Lake.  What about...

Hey fieriee! I live at Wasa Lake.  What about you?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-12-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Thank-you gitanamama! 

Thank-you gitanamama! 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-11-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Ooh, I'm really enjoying the way this thread has...

Ooh, I'm really enjoying the way this thread has grown and blossomed and is continuing to give me food for thought!  graciegal...your words challenged me in that I began to question my decision...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-03-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By lovetoski
Wow, thank-you! I appreciate the different...

Wow, thank-you! I appreciate the different perspective and it made me feel much more lighthearted when thinking about it all.  I tend to be hard on myself and I question my decisions about all...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
I love that saying!  I totally agree that if it...

I love that saying!  I totally agree that if it feels right it is right.  I just have to keep reminding myself of this!  Thanks P.J.!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-03-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,641
Posted By lovetoski
I just wanted to say that I'm also curious about...

I just wanted to say that I'm also curious about what others may think as my son always has cold hands and feet too.  It's been that way for many months now and I too have wondered if there is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-24-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Thank-you Snapdragon for the words of...

Thank-you Snapdragon for the words of affirmation, and you are certainly entitled to your own opinion!  I've really apprecited your weighing in on my situation and helping me come to a decision and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-23-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Oh my goodness where to start!!  I have a lot to...

Oh my goodness where to start!!  I have a lot to say and an update on where I'm at in the decision making process.
 
Quote:(P.J.)I think your husband would do well to try and understand that your...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-20-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By lovetoski
I think at that age they have so much to process...

I think at that age they have so much to process and they can't help but let the processing spill over into the night time hours.  It truly is awesome to take in all the amazing sounds they make. ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-20-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Thanks for the book recommendation Snapdragon -...

Thanks for the book recommendation Snapdragon - I checked it out already and it looks great....right up my alley!  As for what the benefits may be of leaving my son at home when I go...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-20-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
DaisyMae08....I think my husband is feeling like...

DaisyMae08....I think my husband is feeling like he just wants a semblance of a marital relationship back and he sees a thread of hope in my taking a risk to rediscover myself as a person, not just...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-20-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Snapdragon, you really hit the nail on the...

Snapdragon, you really hit the nail on the head.  The conversation you are probing at is exactly the conversation I desperately need to have.  My husband is not as understanding about the nature of...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-20-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By lovetoski
I too have a very active sleeper.  He is 31...

I too have a very active sleeper.  He is 31 months and sleeps in exactly the same kind of set up that you have, but we have a single bed side-cared to our queen bed and he does plow his head in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-20-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By lovetoski
Absolutely our son went through stages when he...

Absolutely our son went through stages when he was waking more frequently, but eventually he would go back to less wakings.  He was talking very early (14 months had tons of words) and I always felt...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-19-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Thanks for all the helpful words and support...

Thanks for all the helpful words and support everyone! 
 
DaisyMae08......I am contemplating a set up like you suggest.  I guess though I am thinking that if I can do it for one week I can...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-19-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,613
Posted By lovetoski
I really feel for you.  It sounds like you are...

I really feel for you.  It sounds like you are so desperate for more rest and to just find a little opening that might shine with the light of hope.  I don't have an amazing success story for...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-17-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By lovetoski
I agree...32 months is amazing!  I too have some...

I agree...32 months is amazing!  I too have some discomfort in nursing my 31 month old because my supply is low.  I manage to get through it but it sounds like your discomfort is really bad.  I can...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-17-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By lovetoski
I am considering gently nightweaning my 2 1/2...

I am considering gently nightweaning my 2 1/2 year old son as I have to go away to summer school this July and may not take him with me.  I have attempted to spend a night away from him already and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
I can't tell you how appreciative I am of the...

I can't tell you how appreciative I am of the replies JudiAu, Snapdragon and Casha'sMommy!  You all have such valuable advice to offer.  I think what I've come to realize is that there may not be a...
Forum: Canada   04-17-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By lovetoski
Just wondering if there is anyone from the...

Just wondering if there is anyone from the Kimberley/Cranbrook BC area on MCD?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-17-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By lovetoski
Hello everyone! I'm relatively new to MCD having...

Hello everyone! I'm relatively new to MCD having joined a few years ago but not posting too much. I have spent more time reading the posts of others but now I feel I really need some advice! This...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Thank-you Ruby2 for your thoughtful reply.  I am...

Thank-you Ruby2 for your thoughtful reply.  I am very appreciative of the support and your suggestion is a good one to just take it one week at a time.  Unfortunately I feel like I won't have the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-14-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By lovetoski
Hello everyone!  I'm relatively new to MCD...

Hello everyone!  I'm relatively new to MCD having joined a few years ago but not posting too much.  I have spent more time reading the posts of others but now I feel I really need some advice!  This...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-11-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By lovetoski
I understand so well how you feel.  I slept with...

I understand so well how you feel.  I slept with my son on my chest for the first 5 months of his life.  He is 2 1/2 now.  Everything you described fit my own situation to a T, and it was just...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-23-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By lovetoski
Thank-you so much for all the reassurance that...

Thank-you so much for all the reassurance that this is normal!  I still find it a bit stressful but I try to constantly remind myself that he probably won't hurt himself.  That said, I am sensing...
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