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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By MLog
In my last DDC we had a weekly check-in. It had a...

In my last DDC we had a weekly check-in. It had a standard format and then room for comments at the end. I think it included things like how far along are you, scheduled appointments, level of...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By MLog
I'm so sorry for your loss.

I'm so sorry for your loss.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By MLog
I'm pretty sure it's Natural Calm that I have. My...

I'm pretty sure it's Natural Calm that I have. My nausea has been noticeably less the past two days since taking it, so I'm sold. I wish I had time for a nightly Epsom salts bath! Thanks for all the...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-30-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By MLog
Magnesium supplements?

Last night I was feeling restless and my legs started to itch. I have mild restless leg syndrome which I now remember gets worse during pregnancy.

I looked around in the cupboard and found some...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By MLog
I totally understand about timing and...

I totally understand about timing and reservations. We definitely were not planning on having a second child. I have a huge spring dance concert for my studio (I co-own) scheduled for the week of my...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-28-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By MLog
I got rid of all our baby stuff in mid August. We...

I got rid of all our baby stuff in mid August. We like to joke that our first was conceived using the "leave it in and pray" method. This second was definitely conceived using the "pull and pray"....
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,474
Posted By MLog
Just found out last night that I'm pregnant. EDD...

Just found out last night that I'm pregnant. EDD 5/27

We have one son - born 5/30/2012 so our kids have the potential to be exactly 3 years apart.

We were not trying so this comes as a huge...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-04-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By MLog
Hugs to you. I don't have any advice or book...

Hugs to you. I don't have any advice or book recommendations but I know how frustrated I get with just the normal amount of two year old whining/crying/screaming. It must be so tough for you.
...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By MLog
I don't have a lot of suggestions, but if you...

I don't have a lot of suggestions, but if you are looking to save money, my FIL made a small sand box with a large plastic bin. You could do the same for a kiddie pool to splash around in.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-07-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By MLog
We struggled with going to sleep from 2 months...

We struggled with going to sleep from 2 months old to 1.5 with DS. He sleeps in a crib in his own room. I read No Cry Sleep Solution early on. We developed a routine and were very consistent with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-27-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By MLog
How did it go? I find grocery shopping utterly...

How did it go? I find grocery shopping utterly exhausting even though DS has actually been super well behaved lately.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-27-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By MLog
I would go crazy if DS didn't go to sleep at 7...

I would go crazy if DS didn't go to sleep at 7 each night!

The last two days have been better with naps being 1 hour 15 minutes and 1 hour 25 minutes. I hope this trend continues. Of course now...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-26-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By MLog
There are so many of us out there who know what...

There are so many of us out there who know what you're going through Cherrydanger!  It can be scary and overwhelming going back to work and worrying about whether or not your little one is starving....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By MLog
The pooping is crazy!  I suggested half jokingly...

The pooping is crazy!  I suggested half jokingly to DH that we cut the fruit out of DS's diet.  He was like, "So you want to deal with a tired, cranky, constipated toddler?!?!?" ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By MLog
Worrying about sleep is driving me crazy and...

Worrying about sleep is driving me crazy and totally stressing me out.  I would appreciate any advice or just sharing of experience other mamas have to offer.  Here is some background:
 
DS is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-25-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By MLog
Breakfast: rice chex, blueberries, raisins   ...

Breakfast: rice chex, blueberries, raisins
 
Morning snack: trail mix, banana
 
Lunch: hardboiled egg, red pepper, cucumber, apple
 
Afternoon snack and dinner are with the grandparents so who...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,265
Posted By MLog
Great link, thanks!

Great link, thanks!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-09-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,265
Posted By MLog
I've been following this thread and gotten some...

I've been following this thread and gotten some great ideas.  I don't remember if someone mentioned this before but I recently discovered a great idea for us quite by accident.
 
I've been working...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By MLog
We have a different Baby Faces book. It's by...

We have a different Baby Faces book. It's by Margaret ******. DS still loves it at 20 months. I also got a small board book box set by Parragon books. It has ten books each dealing with a different...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   02-09-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By MLog
I gave birth at Shady Grove with Midwifery Care...

I gave birth at Shady Grove with Midwifery Care Associates.  So I can speak to my experience there.
 
For a hospital birth, I feel that Shady Grove was really good.  The nurses and staff that I...
Forum: Diapering   02-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By MLog
I use prefolds and wool all the time.  We...

I use prefolds and wool all the time.  We started with wool when DS was around 9 months so he was starting to transition to more solid poops.  I do remember thinking at the time that I might think...
Forum: Diapering   01-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By MLog
I did strip the woolies and switch back to the...

I did strip the woolies and switch back to the Lansinoh and haven't had any more problems.  We don't use any lotions and only occasionally use coconut oil.  So far this seems to be working, but it's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By MLog
I can remember having naptime in kindergarten...

I can remember having naptime in kindergarten and there were definitely kids who slept everyday. I think a three year old napping is perfectly normal and a blessing for you!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-26-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By MLog
We had a rough sleeping time between 15 and 18...

We had a rough sleeping time between 15 and 18 months. More often than not DS would skip the afternoon nap. I tried unsuccessfully to switch to one longer midday nap. Now DS is 19 months and...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,479
Posted By MLog
I came to this forum exactly to see if anyone...

I came to this forum exactly to see if anyone else felt as I do. I am not planning to have another baby, but most days I long to try again for a different birth experience.

DS is 18 months and...
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