queen of the castillo
I am a first-time mom to a beautiful baby boy! My parenting is what most would call "old fashioned"... we don't own a tv, I'm a stay at home mom, we use cloth diapers and we still believe that the rod is a necessary part of child training (when used correctly, of course!). My husband and I live and work in Guatemala as missionaries at the only evangelical Christian school in our area. I love re-arranging my furniture, crafts, painting and cooking... but could do without the cleaning! My greatest joy in life is being a wife and mother, and I pray every day that God helps me to do these things well... I can succeed at many things, but if I fail in those areas I have failed completely! My only expertise is having grown up in a wonderful, caring home, the months I have as a mom, and the many observations I've been able to make as I've moved around between 3 countries and countless cities! My greatest source of encouragement as a home-maker is from nogreaterjoy.org.
Is it normal that in a dream I'll actually "remember" things I've dreamt before??? Like I'll be dreaming and in the dream remember something and when I wake up what I remembered was actually something from a different dream I had before! Yikes, or am I just crazy?3 AnswersDream Interpretation1 decade ago
My little guy is just shy of 5 months, but I'm wondering if it's necessary to start solids at 6 months, like the drs recommend. I don't want him to miss out on nutritional needs or developmental milestones, but I also really enjoy breastfeeding him, and am reluctant to start him on food.
Anyone else out there wait until their baby was older than 6 months to start on solids???11 AnswersNewborn & Baby1 decade ago
It's recently gotten really cold out, and since we live in Guatemala and don't have heating it's cold inside too. I keep my 4 month old son really warmly dressed (always with a hat and socks!), but it seems like all he wants to do these days is sleep. Does it have anything to do with the cold or is it his age???1 AnswerNewborn & Baby1 decade ago