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Old 01-01-2008, 03:32 PM - Thread Starter
 
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HI! I am new here and from southern Indiana. I was reading through some old posts here on "Find Your Tribe" and see there may actually be some mamas on this forum that live in my area. I am so excited! I would love to talk to some like-minded mamas in REAL LIFE! Most mamas I know think I am a little weird. Sometimes I feel like I am the only one out there.

About me, well, I have six children, we homeschool, cloth diaper, babywear, breastfeed, all that good stuff. I don't homebirth cause my dh is too afraid but maybe if we are blessed with another baby I can convince him this time. I am trying to feed my family the most healthy foods I can find and do what is best for them cause I love them all to pieces!

Hope I fit in here with you all and like I said, it would be super wonderful if I could actually meet someone irl like me!!!


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Hi, I am a momma of 4 (soon to be 5) in SW Indiana. Welcome!

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Thanks for the welcome! Glad to meet another Hoosier. I am in SW IN too, Evansville IN.
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I'm in So IN too, Louisville area. And everyone here acts like I'm weird too, so I understand! Nice to meet you.

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Thanks for the welcome! Glad to meet another Hoosier. I am in SW IN too, Evansville IN.
Me too...I live on the west side. I guess we are neighbors then, LOL. There are lots of other crunchy mommas here..you just have to hit that stroke of luck I guess. Maybe we can schedule a get together or something soon? (Which is relative considering I am about to birth and the weather and all..but feel free to email/pm me if you are interested)

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Welcome! Another So. Indiana Mama here too!
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Me too...I live on the west side. I guess we are neighbors then, LOL. There are lots of other crunchy mommas here..you just have to hit that stroke of luck I guess. Maybe we can schedule a get together or something soon? (Which is relative considering I am about to birth and the weather and all..but feel free to email/pm me if you are interested)

WHAT? There are lots of crunchy mommas here?? I guess maybe I just don't get out often enough and I have not had a stroke of luck.

Thanks for saying I can email you. I will!
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I'm not in Indiana...but welcome to MDC!!!!


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Welcome to MDC!

Love to see other large families here!

I live just across the river from S. IN. Lived there three years ago, still wish I were living on the other side of the river, I think the climate is much better!

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Adding My Name To The Southern Indiana List.
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Howdy Hoosier Mamas! I now live in S. Indiana, just across the river from the Ville. I went to grad school at IU, though, so even though I am originally from Oregon, I guess I'm kind of a Hoosier too.

Are all of y'all on the Yahoo Group AP list? It's very active, and lots of awesome families share their wisdom there.

Ever-evolving mama to my beautiful Brynn, and my little dimple-face Noah .
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My family is about to move to Evansville and I thought I would join the AP yahoo group, but I can't find it.
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I was not aware that Evansville had an AP yahoo group.. but feel free to email me and maybe we can connect once you arrive. :

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Howdy Hoosier Mamas! I now live in S. Indiana, just across the river from the Ville. I went to grad school at IU, though, so even though I am originally from Oregon, I guess I'm kind of a Hoosier too.

Are all of y'all on the Yahoo Group AP list? It's very active, and lots of awesome families share their wisdom there.
Is there a direct link to this list? I haven't heard of it but I want to check it out if it is local

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HI! I am new here and from southern Indiana. I was reading through some old posts here on "Find Your Tribe" and see there may actually be some mamas on this forum that live in my area. I am so excited! I would love to talk to some like-minded mamas in REAL LIFE! Most mamas I know think I am a little weird. Sometimes I feel like I am the only one out there.

About me, well, I have six children, we homeschool, cloth diaper, babywear, breastfeed, all that good stuff. I don't homebirth cause my dh is too afraid but maybe if we are blessed with another baby I can convince him this time. I am trying to feed my family the most healthy foods I can find and do what is best for them cause I love them all to pieces!

Hope I fit in here with you all and like I said, it would be super wonderful if I could actually meet someone irl like me!!!


Stephanie
Hi Stephanie! I so admire you for having 6 children... soon to be seven??

If you get a chance to homebirth with the next one, let me tell ya - my first was born in the hospital then the next three was born at home. I LOVE LOVE LOVE giving birth at home!!! The prenatal care from the Midwives are far better than doctors and its just all around so much better. IMHO.

Glad you've joined us. Check out Birth and Beyond for more support on homebirth.

Pleased to meet you!


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Is there a direct link to this list? I haven't heard of it but I want to check it out if it is local
It's actually the Louisville area AP list (when you said southern Indiana, I was thinking close to us, in the New Albany area, but now I realize you are farther west!). You are welcome to join if you'd like!

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LouisvilleAP

Welcome to the area!

Ever-evolving mama to my beautiful Brynn, and my little dimple-face Noah .
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