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Well, there is the saying "nine months up, nine months down" and while that is often referring to the putting on and taking off of baby weight, I have also noticed it seems to correlate to postpartum hair loss, return or regulation of AF, all time low in sleep deprivation, and other things I notice here and there about my body and general mood.  I don't know if these things are all related to the hormone changes that usually occur for me around 9 months pp or if they have to do with the changing of the seasons that coincide with the 9 month mark for all three of my winter babes or both.  But I know from other mama friends that this time was hard for them as well.  And, I know from my last two, that things don't usually turn around for me until the following spring...   Winter is coming... (shout out to all you GRRM fans!  LOL!)

What's GRRM?

post #242 of 276

George RR Martin... author of Game of Thrones series  lol.gif

post #243 of 276
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She calls me Mama very consistently, I still haven't decided if she's actually saying the word to me or if she just likes the word. She seems to say it to me a lot of the time, is that even possible yet? She's always been very vocal. She is also good with her fingers, which has really helped her with eating. She's so good at getting the food into her mouth, she really doesn't get all that messy with it. She wants it in her belly, not all over her, ha!

 

 

Totally possible!  My ODD was stringing together 2 words by 10 months.  A lot of people think they aren't being specific and its not possible, but it very much is.  I know that B very specifically asks for her Dad and her brother.  She has only said Mama twice and both times when she was crying AT me from someones arms. 

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post #245 of 276
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George RR Martin... author of Game of Thrones series  lol.gif

Ooooohhh.... huh.gif Googling now. LOL

post #246 of 276

Sora wasn't in the mood to eat dinner when I offered it last night, and she grumpily slammed her hands down hard on the highchair tray and yelled, "MAMA!" with an angry look on her face. ROTFLMAO.gif I was like huh.gif

 

This diaper changing thing is getting ridiculous. I never let Sora just crawl around nude... I'm too paranoid about her making a mess somewhere. But this morning I could not for the life of me keep her on her back (and I can't change her diapers standing up for the life of me) so I just told her, "Fine, go, crawl off naked, I give up!" and 10 minutes later she pees on the carpet and is just sitting there poking at it. LOL. Oy...

post #247 of 276

My friend named her little girl Sylvie Pearl - sweet!

 

And as for my best friend, they're pretty sure their son witnessed them having sex (they live all 5 of them in a 2-bedroom 650 sq ft basement apartment) and this is where the behaviour comes from. They think it is extra emotional for him because they are having some fights and relationship problems. 

post #248 of 276
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Joanie- just go to wall mart, find the most plastic, shiny, noise making, seizure enduring toy...and only give it to her when your changing her. Or just master the art of pinning her extremities under your legs while you change her.
post #249 of 276
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Sora wasn't in the mood to eat dinner when I offered it last night, and she grumpily slammed her hands down hard on the highchair tray and yelled, "MAMA!" with an angry look on her face. ROTFLMAO.gif I was like huh.gif

 

This diaper changing thing is getting ridiculous. I never let Sora just crawl around nude... I'm too paranoid about her making a mess somewhere. But this morning I could not for the life of me keep her on her back (and I can't change her diapers standing up for the life of me) so I just told her, "Fine, go, crawl off naked, I give up!" and 10 minutes later she pees on the carpet and is just sitting there poking at it. LOL. Oy...

LOL I honestly don't care about messes. I know how to remove stains from carpets and Febreeze does wonders! winky.gif

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LOL I honestly don't care about messes. I know how to remove stains from carpets and Febreeze does wonders! winky.gif

No way! Haha. I can't have messes. Im not OCD. Or anything. There is toys all over my house....but if I clean up those toys and wipe off the counters, I want a nice smelling stain free carpet. Without Febreeze. I hate Febreeze. I like clean. Lol. In fact when I smell Febreeze I automatically feel like im in a place that smells clean but is secretly dirty. So that definitely doesn't work for everyone. I get where Joanie is coming from. In fact we just did diaper free time yesterday and Bettie pooped on her sisters bedroom floor...so we are done with that.
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No way! Haha. I can't have messes. Im not OCD. Or anything. There is toys all over my house....but if I clean up those toys and wipe off the counters, I want a nice smelling stain free carpet. Without Febreeze. I hate Febreeze. I like clean. Lol. In fact when I smell Febreeze I automatically feel like im in a place that smells clean but is secretly dirty. So that definitely doesn't work for everyone. I get where Joanie is coming from. In fact we just did diaper free time yesterday and Bettie pooped on her sisters bedroom floor...so we are done with that.

I use Planet powder laundry detergent and apple cider vinegar to clean the carpet. So I don't need the Febreeze. lol I just like the smell.

post #252 of 276

We don't do a ton of diaper free time, but during potty training there are plenty of accidents and I use Bac Out enzyme spray to clean up.  I've gotten a lot more lax about bodily fluids over the years.  A little pee doesn't bother me at all.  Poop, that would bother me more, but Avery poops in the potty 99% of the time so we aren't generally dealing with that. 

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We use Bac Out too, and it smells amazing so that's a bonus.  I like that it's enzymatic so I know it eats up all molecules, haha.   I'm kind of horrified by chemical air fresheners.  sulkoff.gif

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We use Bac Out too, and it smells amazing so that's a bonus.  I like that it's enzymatic so I know it eats up all molecules, haha.   I'm kind of horrified by chemical air fresheners.  sulkoff.gif

 

 

I will have to get some Bac-out.  Can you buy it at stores or do you have to order it?

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We use Bac Out too, and it smells amazing so that's a bonus.  I like that it's enzymatic so I know it eats up all molecules, haha.   I'm kind of horrified by chemical air fresheners.  sulkoff.gif


I love BacOut, but I really do wish I liked chemical smells.  Or at least didn't mind them!  They make me so sick, it's almost debilitating.  Dryer sheets and laundry soap fragrances are the hardest for me to handle.  And now I will follow J...  sulkoff.gif

 

 

Congratulations Amanda! 

post #256 of 276

Conner says MAMA a lot. I'll go, "Conner! MAMA!" And he goes, "Mamamamamamamamamamamamama". Or he'll just say it out of nowhere.

 

I also have to pin his extremities down with my legs or give him something he never gets to change his diaper. If he struggles enough, I'll give him a few minutes of diaper free time before trying again.

 

I'm glad to hear he isn't the only one that eliminated his afternoon naps. He's up around 8, down at 10, up at 12, down at 2, up at 4, then up until bedtime- Around 8-9p.

post #257 of 276

No messes. Just no. I wrestle that diaper on him! The absolute only thing that will get him to hold still for a diaper change is when I sing him the Cuppycake song. As soon as he hears "Yoooouuur mmmyyyyy..." he turns, looks at me, a smiles. Thank you to those of you who taught me the song!

post #258 of 276
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No messes. Just no. I wrestle that diaper on him! The absolute only thing that will get him to hold still for a diaper change is when I sing him the Cuppycake song. As soon as he hears "Yoooouuur mmmyyyyy..." he turns, looks at me, a smiles. Thank you to those of you who taught me the song!

 

OMG Sora does the exact same thing, Amanda! love.gif I was just telling my DH tonight how darn cute it is that she just hears the first two words and lights up instantly, knowing what is coming next. Smiles galore. I, too, extend many thanks to those who told me about the song!

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OMG Sora does the exact same thing, Amanda! love.gif I was just telling my DH tonight how darn cute it is that she just hears the first two words and lights up instantly, knowing what is coming next. Smiles galore. I, too, extend many thanks to those who told me about the song!

 

 

That is awesome, Joanie! thumb.gif There is seriously something magical about that song. 

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Edited by jbk21 - 10/6/12 at 9:52pm
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