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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-09-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By herenow2
Thank you everyone! I feel more secure in...

Thank you everyone!

I feel more secure in my nutritional decisions after the feedback. I really like to think that this sensitivity to sugar is a sort of self-protective mechanism and not...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By herenow2
Thanks for the reply.  I like the idea of...

Thanks for the reply.  I like the idea of thinking of this being a transition period and that she will make better choices when she is a grown up!  Yes, sugar is the main culprit, but exhaustion and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-05-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By herenow2
My kids have been eating a whole foods based...

My kids have been eating a whole foods based diet at home most of the time for their whole lives because I believe that is what is best for them.  We have really tried to limit junk food all around,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-18-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By herenow2
Yes Newmainer, I sometimes question the...

Yes Newmainer, I sometimes question the authenticity of the community too. It is a small private school so sometimes it feels like I am paying to have a community like a sorority or something. Lol....
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-14-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By herenow2
My daughter is 7 and she is currently obsessed...

My daughter is 7 and she is currently obsessed with all things 1800s. It started with the little house books, then caddie Woodlawn, and a variety of other pioneer type books. It does involve her...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-03-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By herenow2
This is all helpful feedback.  Thank you.   ...

This is all helpful feedback.  Thank you.
 
Amy, may I ask how did that go with leaving your younger in school?  How did you position that with your kids?  Just that the older one wanted to be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By herenow2
Thanks Daffodil.  She likes the school and has...

Thanks Daffodil.  She likes the school and has some friends there but she would not be heart-broken to leave at all at this point in her life.  I don't think she recognizes the value of a community...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By herenow2
I have been considering homeschooling for over a...

I have been considering homeschooling for over a year and keep stalling because we actually love the school community we are in.  My daughter is in second grade and has had a really hard time going...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-11-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By herenow2
Thanks for posting to this.  I am considering...

Thanks for posting to this.  I am considering homeschooling right now but haven't yet made the plunge (for a few reasons) and am trying to take all sides and factors into account.  I would like to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-08-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By herenow2
This happened with my oldest and it turned out...

This happened with my oldest and it turned out to be a food allergy to when I ate dairy or gluten.  Once I cut those out, she slept much much better.  She never ended up having any food allergies...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-11-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,174
Posted By herenow2
Mine subsided by 10 weeks thankfully!

Mine subsided by 10 weeks thankfully!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-09-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By herenow2
Thank you Jen!  I keep telling myself they...

Thank you Jen!  I keep telling myself they wouldn't send me home at 38 weeks if they were worried, they'd just induce or c-section.  But then I google late decelerations and get paranoid again....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-08-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By herenow2
Yesterday I went in for an NST.  The hospital...

Yesterday I went in for an NST.  The hospital where I plan to deliver likes women over age 35 to get them from week 36, but after discussing with my OB, I waited until 38.  Everything has been...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-30-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,124
Posted By herenow2
I have a theory that people who eat really well...

I have a theory that people who eat really well may actually fail the 1 hour GTT more often because their body isn't used to all the sugar.  I don't like the idea that I work so hard to eat well and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-30-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By herenow2
Thanks everyone.  The under 90-95 fasting...

Thanks everyone.  The under 90-95 fasting numbers seem to be a pretty universal standard.  I swear this endo is a little nuts.  When I spoke with her she honestly seemed to think I was crazy for...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-27-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By herenow2
I failed my 1 hour test back at 28 weeks (just...

I failed my 1 hour test back at 28 weeks (just by one point), but had a previous bad reaction to the 3 hour test so my ob has let me monitor my blood sugar instead of doing the 3 hour.  I have been...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-25-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By herenow2
We just bought some new cream colored chairs and...

We just bought some new cream colored chairs and I was wondering if there are any eco-friendly ways to improve their stain-resistance?  The guy at the store kept telling me to use scotch guard but I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-15-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By herenow2
Ouch, quantumleap, your sister named her baby...

Ouch, quantumleap, your sister named her baby the same name as your son when he was only 9 months!  I would definitely be miffed on that one!  Sounds like you are dealing with it quite well :)....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-14-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By herenow2
Thanks everyone!   What do people think...

Thanks everyone!
 
What do people think about me calling my cousin to run it past her?  Would that be weird or polite?  
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-13-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By herenow2
Okay, I am pregnant with a baby boy and my...

Okay, I am pregnant with a baby boy and my husband and I have been having a terrible time coming up with a name.  We both like classic boy names but every single one of our favorites is "taken" by...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-31-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,540
Posted By herenow2
I just started this "snack plate" thing that my...

I just started this "snack plate" thing that my kids love, when my husband is not home and I don't feel like cooking.  It consists of all sorts of random things from the fridge - carrots, tomatoes,...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-02-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By herenow2
me going gluten and dairy free solved the...

me going gluten and dairy free solved the problem 
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-02-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By herenow2
I have to say I am a big fan of the whole rest...

I have to say I am a big fan of the whole rest and relax and get to know your baby for the first 6 weeks thing that most cultures do around the world.  I went overboard with my first and was out and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-02-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By herenow2
Yes on the movement suggestion.  Stretch and...

Yes on the movement suggestion.  Stretch and walk at every possible opportunity.  In the car do ankle rolls and point and flex your toes frequently.  Also see if you can pick up a decent magnesium...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-27-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By herenow2
Hey.  Thanks for getting back to me.  I'm glad...

Hey.  Thanks for getting back to me.  I'm glad to hear you thought they were safe too.  I still have no definitive answer so I just cut back my use of them.  (but I still use them when I am...
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