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Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-15-2012, 05:30 AM
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Posted By augustmom
I think the nice girls are the target because...

I think the nice girls are the target because they won't put up a fight as much as a more boisterous child would. I'm trying to bring out dd's inner dragon (in the nice sense) but she's mellow, so I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-14-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By augustmom
I agree--the apple doesn't fall far from the...

I agree--the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. I think a large part of the problem, at least the negative behavior is a result of what's going on at home. Do mom and dad fight, call eachother...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-14-2012, 10:44 AM
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Views: 659
Posted By augustmom
Thanks. Yes, I hear you. It does just break my...

Thanks. Yes, I hear you. It does just break my heart to see her sad, or anxious. I actually enjoy having these heart to heats with her and the good thing is is that she's willing to talk about it. I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-13-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By augustmom
My 8.5 year old has been treading some unstable...

My 8.5 year old has been treading some unstable friend waters these days. She revealed to me last week that a girl in her class slapped her in the face, called her "gay" and talks behind her back....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-05-2012, 10:49 AM
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Views: 15,063
Posted By augustmom
hello there! I love this! We just added a room...

hello there! I love this! We just added a room to make room for baby number 3 so I purged a lot of crap over the summer, but I'm a real purger, so I plan to do more in the next few weeks, except I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-20-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By augustmom
Hi, just a little background on DD:   1....

Hi, just a little background on DD:
 
1. She's the youngest in her class
2. She is the smallest in her class (which goes along with being the youngest, perhaps)
3. She's pretty headstrong. I'm...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-19-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By augustmom
Great advice. I like the role playing idea--just...

Great advice. I like the role playing idea--just hoping she's willing to do this with me. Thank you so much. I'll have a pow wow with her later,
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-19-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By augustmom
Hi everyone,   My 8 yo DD had a friend over...

Hi everyone,
 
My 8 yo DD had a friend over the other day. They had a nice time, but I noticed that her friend is a little bossy and will tell her what to do--I don't like this at all and I want...
Forum: November 2011   10-25-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By augustmom
Hello, we're almost there!   I'm looking for...

Hello, we're almost there!
 
I'm looking for bedding, specifically. I'd love to by organic/natural baby bedding, receiving blankets, burp clothes, the whole shabang. Does anyone have a specific...
Forum: November 2011   09-19-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By augustmom
Cuz I am. I was walking around the mall...

Cuz I am. I was walking around the mall yesterday and had to pull my t-shirt down all the time. So I walked into Gap maternity and bought 2 shirts on clearance 1 size up. This is getting ridiculous....
Forum: November 2011   09-02-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By augustmom
My top 2 choices are Sean and Bennett for little...

My top 2 choices are Sean and Bennett for little guy.
Forum: November 2011   08-16-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By augustmom
Sounds like a plan. My MW just happened to feel...

Sounds like a plan. My MW just happened to feel his head while she was measuring me. She wasn't rough at all, but just felt it when she placed the measuring tape down...
Forum: November 2011   08-15-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By augustmom
I had my 26 week appt. last week and she felt...

I had my 26 week appt. last week and she felt the head at the bottom. He's not in the canal, or engaged, or what have you, his head is just down there. wondering if anyone else's mw/doctor has felt...
Forum: November 2011   07-14-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,220
Posted By augustmom
We live in a 3 bedroom, which is now a 4 bedroom...

We live in a 3 bedroom, which is now a 4 bedroom house. So yes, we built another roon, tore down a kitchen wall to open up the space, had a closet built. Work still going on. The house is completely...
Forum: November 2011   07-05-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By augustmom
Thank you for your stories Sammypants and...

Thank you for your stories Sammypants and Saorise2007. 
 
It's just hard when you have friends who have/had a difficult time and here I am, pg, surprise and all, at 41. Not throwing myself a pity...
Forum: November 2011   07-03-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By augustmom
Good advice, thank you. I just go about my...

Good advice, thank you. I just go about my business, to be honest with you. I don't talk about it, nor make a big deal of it. I realize my guilt sort of sounds silly, but I care about my friends,...
Forum: November 2011   07-01-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By augustmom
HI, I have one, too, discovered at my 18 week...

HI, I have one, too, discovered at my 18 week US. I can feel the baby, though. Just not as much. I hear the placenta moves around a bit, so this all could change. No worries.
Forum: November 2011   07-01-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By augustmom
So here I am, 41, and having my third child....

So here I am, 41, and having my third child. Yes, I'm happy, but I also feel guilty around friends my age who can't have children, but want them. I realize that we all have our own destiny, but I'm...
Forum: November 2011   06-24-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,750
Posted By augustmom
I'm rejecting all for this baby, too. Just want...

I'm rejecting all for this baby, too. Just want to hear others thoughts on these procedures/practices. 
 
I have to get another c-section, because I can't go for a v-bac, so the antibiotic...
Forum: November 2011   06-24-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,750
Posted By augustmom
This will be my 3rd child birthed in the...

This will be my 3rd child birthed in the hospital. 
 
Do you reject the standard procedures like antibiotic cream, vitamin K, hepatitis shots?
 
I did with my second, and I'd like to with my...
Forum: December 2011   06-19-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By augustmom
Peaking from November DDC, Kindermama, I use...

Peaking from November DDC, Kindermama, I use homeopathy a lot. What do you recommend for general/chronic anxiety. It's far from debilitating, but it exists, especially in social situations. Is it...
Forum: November 2011   06-17-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By augustmom
It's normal to feel dissapointed if it turns out...

It's normal to feel dissapointed if it turns out to be the opposite of what you want. I wouldn't feel too guilty about it. You're just being honest with yourself, and your desires. 
 
Personally,...
Forum: November 2011   06-15-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By augustmom
this is the dress from Athleta. It was cheaper...

this is the dress from Athleta. It was cheaper than the listed sale price because I had a code for 25% off that lasted for 24 hours, or something ridic like that, but none the less, this is super...
Forum: November 2011   06-15-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By augustmom
I'm wearing some jogging pants that I hike up to...

I'm wearing some jogging pants that I hike up to make capris, LOL, with a maternity shirt. I also have one of those belly bands I put over a few of my pre-pregnancy clothes, but it's starting to...
Forum: November 2011   06-15-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,022
Posted By augustmom
Just found out today that I'm having another...

Just found out today that I'm having another boy! I have 1 girl, so this house will be a male dominated, at least, sex wise, http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif home. 
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