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Forum: Attachment Parenting August 12th, 2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: where should baby nap/sleep?

good luck! unfortunately DS stopped sleeping through anything at just one month of age...
I'm really into babywearing and I've tried several different back carries with a woven wrap but DS has...
Forum: Attachment Parenting August 12th, 2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
where should baby nap/sleep?

i practice ecological breastfeeding, which requires me to keep my baby close and nurse in a side-lying position. keeping this in mind, i need some advice about where my 11-week-old son should nap. ...
Forum: Breastfeeding June 3rd, 2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
toddler never detaches... ever

I'm getting irritated with my toddlers nursing pattern. she is 17.5 months old and she mostly nurses at naptime and bedtime. the problem is that every nursing session is a marathon and I can't...
Forum: Attachment Parenting May 4th, 2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

i use the term"crib" quite loosely; it could be any confined sleeping device.
Forum: Attachment Parenting May 3rd, 2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

yeah I learned early on when to minimize interaction but dh seems to still struggle with it. it does feel rather unnatural after all.
I've not again resorted to restraining dd. it just didn't feel...
Forum: Attachment Parenting May 1st, 2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

she's ready for a nap around 12:30pm but i try to hold her out until 1pm or later because otherwise her nap will probably be too short (under an hour).
Forum: Attachment Parenting May 1st, 2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

she was definitely trying to escape but she wasn't crying. she woke up once last night as per usual and she seems to be fine this morning. i hope so...
Forum: Attachment Parenting April 30th, 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

well i got dd to sleep in only 15 minutes tonight. i'm not proud of how i achieved that though. no it didn't involve crying or drugs. but it did involve some loving physical restraint. (i can...
Forum: Attachment Parenting April 29th, 2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

guess it wasn't the miracle I thought it was after all. dh volunteered to get her to sleep tonight. (yay!) she drank the whole cup of chamomile tea tonight and just after 10pm they're both asleep...
Forum: Attachment Parenting April 29th, 2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

well I think the chamomile tea ma have helped somewhat. she drank half the cup. her energy level was markedly decreased; she was just quietly rolling around for 25 minutes before falling asleep. ...
Forum: Attachment Parenting April 28th, 2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: there must be a better way... right?

thanks ladies. even if I have the patience to let her run around the room I just don't have the stamina to stay awake. I think I'll try offering her some chamomile tea tonight. hopefully it'll...
Forum: Attachment Parenting April 27th, 2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 360
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
there must be a better way... right?

my daughter is 16.5 months old and is quite independent in the sleep department. I night-weaned her at 12 months and she hardly seemed to notice. she falls asleep on her own; assistance of any kind...
Forum: Attachment Parenting April 27th, 2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
there must be a better way... right?

my daughter is 16.5 months old and is quite independent in the sleep department. I night-weaned her at 12 months and she hardly seemed to notice. she falls asleep on her own; assistance of any kind...
Forum: Attachment Parenting January 26th, 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 267
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: did breastfeeding help you lose the baby weight?

sounds like me. i held onto about 18 out of 55 pounds and was a little overweight but i didn't even try to lose it until just before i got pregnant again (8.5 months postpartum). I'm now 23 weeks...
Forum: Attachment Parenting January 26th, 2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
expanding family bed?

we've been practicing the family bed since our 13.5-month-old daughter has been born. it has been going swimmingly up until now but it's time for a new arrangement. suddenly she's attracted to me...
Forum: Attachment Parenting January 4th, 2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: practicality of minimal baby gear

Oh, how I miss the days when I could use my shower sling. I was more efficient then... Now Misty tries to tear my nipples off, which is especially unbearable during pregnancy. T_T
Forum: Attachment Parenting December 31st, 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: practicality of minimal baby gear

I think I'll invest in a baby hammock. Was Eleanor used to sleeping in a separate space? I'm sure that my family members would love to hold the newborn baby for a nap. Unfortunately, this wasn't...
Forum: Attachment Parenting December 31st, 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: practicality of minimal baby gear

I'm just remembering how uncomfortable it was to eat with Misty in the sling. The poor baby wore so much of my meals on her head lol. That alone is enough to convince me to have somewhere to put...
Forum: Attachment Parenting December 31st, 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
Re: practicality of minimal baby gear

So would you say that baby gadgets actually have their place in AP? Where does your son nap/sleep?
Forum: Attachment Parenting December 30th, 2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
practicality of minimal baby gear

I'm currently 19 weeks pregnant with our second child, and we have a 12.5-month-old daughter named Misty. The only baby gear I have so far is a highchair. I love the closeness that babywearing, the...
Forum: Attachment Parenting May 23rd, 2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
ecological breastfeeding and bedtime

my daughter is 5.5 months old and I've been practicing ecological breastfeeding since her birth. I'm always in close contact with her and she nurses at least nine times a day. in order to keep her...
Forum: Attachment Parenting May 17th, 2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Mrs. Lainez
onbuhimo baby carrier question

hi everyone lately I've been trying out my onbuhimo with my 18-pound daughter. it's great while she's awake, but seems to lack head support while she's asleep. the model i have is made by bundle with...
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