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Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-18-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Oh sorry to hear of his reaction, maybe with...

Oh sorry to hear of his reaction, maybe with time he'll be ready, but he probably was in the mindset of you finishing your program and then working. I would imagine you can do some substitute...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-21-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,285
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Hmmm, at 11 I would be okay if my son came home...

Hmmm, at 11 I would be okay if my son came home from practice/games with another team parent, whether I knew them well or not, with the caveat that the teammate of my child was also in the vehicle,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-21-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By Izzy's Mom
All three of mine were similar, but not...

All three of mine were similar, but not identical. My water broke with each (although middle one was more of a leak than a full puddle, like the first and third). First and third were actually very...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-26-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,930
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I was that type of teen - and to this day I...

I was that type of teen - and to this day I would rather read a book than join a team sport! That said, I think it is CRUCIAL that kids get enough activity in, and honestly I'd say they need at...
Forum: VBAC   04-15-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,231
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Really pleased to hear this!! You are doing a...

Really pleased to hear this!! You are doing a great job of working toward your VBAC and hopefully soon we'll all be reading your birth story!
Forum: VBAC   03-25-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,579
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Wonderful news!! Congrats to her!

Wonderful news!! Congrats to her!
Forum: VBAC   03-18-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I think you are on the right track with this...

I think you are on the right track with this attitude! Given where you are located right now, it really is impressive that you have found such a VBAC friendly provider and I would not give that up...
Forum: VBAC   03-18-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Taryn   I can so sympathize with you! I...

Taryn
 
I can so sympathize with you! I found labor and pushing to all be very difficult. I did a lot of preparation (although not hypnobabies) and early labour wasn't bad, so I thought I could...
Forum: VBAC   03-18-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,579
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Extremely good idea! The longer you labor at...

Extremely good idea! The longer you labor at home, the better chance you avoid the rules and requirements of the hospital. Once at the hospital things can spiral quickly because they want you on a...
Forum: VBAC   02-18-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Congratulations - what a wonderful VBAC story!

Congratulations - what a wonderful VBAC story!
Forum: VBAC   02-13-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,377
Posted By Izzy's Mom
You are making the right choice attempting a...

You are making the right choice attempting a VBAC mama! I have had two VBACs, first was a small baby (6lbs 3oz) but second was 9lbs 9oz. Definitely never head of any concerns about size of baby...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-17-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Thanks again ladies for all the thoughts. I will...

Thanks again ladies for all the thoughts. I will do everything I can not to miss my best friend's wedding - wherever she decides to hold it (hopefully she's deciding today or tomorrow - she just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Thank you both! I will suck it up and go alone...

Thank you both! I will suck it up and go alone if needed - and I will hope that somehow they can join me. For the record I would never have spoken to her mother and encouraged her to "guilt" my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I like it!!

I like it!!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By Izzy's Mom
We have a lot of snow! Last week was our big...

We have a lot of snow! Last week was our big dump of it though - 30 cm over the weekend (15 inches or so I think) and more to come later this week. They cancelled buses on Monday and that is VERY...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Izzy's Mom
So I have an amazing best friend. She's...

So I have an amazing best friend. She's supportive, she listens, we love to just hang out - blah blah blah. We've known each since 13, but been really close since around when my #1 was born (9 years...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,250
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Yes, it really costs more to raise three kids...

Yes, it really costs more to raise three kids instead of 2. And four instead of 3. Etc.
 
Of course if you live completely minimally you might find there is little difference, but for us a third...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-19-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Izzy's Mom
What a great thread! I have recently decided to...

What a great thread! I have recently decided to start working toward my long-given up dream of going to law school. I've worked as a legal assistant/paralegal for a dozen years. I even have my own...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-27-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 332,700
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Quote: Originally Posted by Friendlee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Friendlee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14177774)
I just read 76 pages of this thread (1,510...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 783
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I usually wear mine, although it's kind of tight...

I usually wear mine, although it's kind of tight lately so I don't always http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

My DH does NOT wear a ring, and almost never has. He...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-27-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I definitely like Imagination Forest better!

I definitely like Imagination Forest better!
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-27-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,984
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I'd stick with USPS - even if you have to pay to...

I'd stick with USPS - even if you have to pay to replace occasional items for your customers, you are more likely to HAVE customers if you can provide affordable shipping! Good luck!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-27-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Izzy's Mom
FWIW, although I in general think giving the...

FWIW, although I in general think giving the same middle name is not a good idea, for your reason I actuallly really like it. It's almost like giving them two surnames though, to preserve both of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-27-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Izzy's Mom
Personally I don't like it - siblings have...

Personally I don't like it - siblings have enough bonds without having to share their middle name. I think it takes away from both the children and the meaning of the name to give it out more than...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-27-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By Izzy's Mom
I'd definitely go with the first option. Good...

I'd definitely go with the first option. Good activity levels and toys are so helpful and while I tend toward having the tv on too much in my own home, it's not something I want when I pay for...
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