Nov 12, 2008


Not much of one I am afraid. I am writing this one handed, baby in the other! She is such  a mommas girl!

1. I have decided to do a craft fair!
yes, I am quite excited. I decided since I keep spending all this money on cute stuff to sell, I might as well take it to the people!! Its in rathdrum on the 22nd of this month and its the main reason I have been a-wal. I have been sewing like a mad woman! Everything in my life has somewhat been on hold. Piles of laundry adorn every room in my house, toilets go unscrubbed, children stink, we starve..and yet, I sew on, in hopes of making a little mula to call my own. The sacrifices one must make...;-) My kids don't really stink, they do get baths every now and then. ;-)

2. Infant girl is seriously allergic to this rice cereal!
I tried it for the first time about a month ago and she was really fussy afterward. SHe had ben fussy a lot that week and I didn't really think anything of it until I tried to give it to her a second time a week or so later and she was so cranky and fussy and not sleeping. Well, then I began to suspect. I waited again about a week or so and I tried again last night. I made it super thin, thinking it may have been to thick for her little belly to handle the last time. Well, I put her down for a nap right after and she only slept for a few minutes and then woke up crying. I rocked her back to sleep and she was down for a while but woke up crying again. So I got her up and fed her. Imediatly after I feed her, she puked all of it up! I wondered if you could know the difference between spit up and actually vomiting..oh yea, you can. Poor girl. She just kept puking over and over, for a good while. It was just mucus by the end, which is a good sign of an allergy and the doctor just said to get rid of the stupid cereal and cut back on feeding times. by the end of the night she was way better and today she is great. I just couldn't believe it. I think it was the sunflower oil. What kind of crap do they put in that stuff? I hate to name names *cough*(beechnut) * cough* cough*.. I wonder if I can make my own?

( update on and update: I even tried a different brand, that was supposedly organic. No oils, preservatives, additives etc. She puked it all up and then some. I am so sad. I don't know why they would happen. any thoughts?) 

3. I have some pretty cute pics to put up lok out for those. When I get a minute, I will post might not be for a few weeks with my trck record! I will try!


  1. Good luck!

    That would be crazy if it was a rice allergy but yeah just cut it out. Cereal isn't super important anyway. I'm glad you caught it early.

  2. Check this book out @ the library and give it a try.... it teaches you how to make your own baby food as well as what they can have and when.....I used it for both my kids.
    I'm not sure what types of food you have given her besides rice cereal but there are lots of other things she can have as long as she is at least 5 months old (I waited until my second was 7 months because he was so content w/ bf. Anyway here's a list;
    ripe avocado
    ripe banana
    sweet potatoes ( real ones cooked and mashed)
    yogurt (6 months or older)
    other single grain cereals... barley, millet, oatmeal
    mild fruits cooked and strained; apricots, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums, prunes (look out for the runs w/ the prunes)

    Good luck girl!

  3. Ash! I am so sorry about the allergies! I hate them!What is it with our kids! I think Collin might have the wheat allergy too.He accidentally had a gold fish. His face got all red around his lips. Well see. I also read something about how children who have acetaminophen (Tylenol) before 1 are 50% more likely to have asthma. Crazy huh?


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