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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-11-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I am generally at a healthy weight at the...

I am generally at a healthy weight at the beginning of my pregnancies, and I have lost weight with each one without morning sickness. As much as 10% of my body weight!! Definitely eat as much as is...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-07-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Thanks for the reviews!  I am seriously...

Thanks for the reviews!  I am seriously considering the Melina T-shirt based on your feedback. We're about the same size, and i've never found a nursing bra I love. And I'm nursing my 4th!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,895
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Adaline'sMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,895
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Adaline'sMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-28-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,895
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I have read the whole thread but can't recall if...

I have read the whole thread but can't recall if this one was mentioned:
 
Cordelia
 
I saw it on a naming thread on another site, and it jumped out at me for you!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-27-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Monkey Keeper
So glad to hear it!!

So glad to hear it!!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-26-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Monkey Keeper
My big triggers were pizza, breakfast cereal and...

My big triggers were pizza, breakfast cereal and french fries (a guilty pleasure!). Ice cream? Fine. Cupcake? Okay. Kashi Go Lean?? 150s  :/
 
The glucola numbers definitely don't paint the full...
Forum: Homebirth   10-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I dreamed my DS's birth, down to his weight!  It...

I dreamed my DS's birth, down to his weight!  It was pretty comforting.  
 
I did have a birth dream with my last child, too, but it wasn't even close...she was born in water while in the dream, I...
Forum: C-section Birth   10-20-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 994
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I've had three of my children vaginally and one...

I've had three of my children vaginally and one by c/s. Since my c/s baby was 4.5 when her youngest sister was born and also remembers her brother being born, we've been very clear that they were...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-20-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LitMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1364564/lexile-knowledge#post_17145940)

 
This tends to be a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-19-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By Monkey Keeper
This is OT (sorry for hijacking, OP) ...   ...

This is OT (sorry for hijacking, OP) ...
 
TinyMama--Do you have any resources that explain guided reading levels in more detail? That's what they're using for my DD's take-home reading in kindy...
Forum: VBAC   10-18-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TheDivineMrsM http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1365641/vbac-water-birth#post_17142113)

It depends on the...
Forum: VBAC   10-14-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I just had my 2nd VBAC, this one a water birth,...

I just had my 2nd VBAC, this one a water birth, in a hospital. Where I delivered, it is up to the care provider. 
Forum: VBAC   10-09-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Vacuum assisted vaginal delivery C/S ...

Vacuum assisted vaginal delivery
C/S
Hospital VBAC
Hospital VBAC waterbirth, precipitous 2nd stage, no OB in attendance :) 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-08-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By Monkey Keeper
That's funny--I don't think I've gained any...

That's funny--I don't think I've gained any weight in the first tri with any of my kids! Maybe I'm glad...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-07-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By Monkey Keeper
For background, I am a healthy weight/BMI to...

For background, I am a healthy weight/BMI to start off. With my 2nd, I gained about 50lbs and had a 9lb 8oz baby. With my 3rd, I gained 26lbs and had a 9lb 5oz baby.  I started both pregnancies at...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-05-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Thanks for starting this thread and for the...

Thanks for starting this thread and for the thoughtful, experienced responses!  We deal with this a lot with my just-turned-6yo (and I think the "mistakes" thing is a large part of her refusing to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-29-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Chiming in with my numbers--my situation is...

Chiming in with my numbers--my situation is similar to yours in that I didn't take the 3 hour and may or may not actually have GD.  
 
I need to be under 90 fasting.
 
 
One thing that...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-24-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Congrats porcelina! Timing is SO hard for a...

Congrats porcelina! Timing is SO hard for a girl. We swayed for a boy; much easier to hit the target :)  I really think, though, that the pH thing is where it's at when it comes to a sway...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-23-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Monkey Keeper
My oldest started K a week ago! Should be an...

My oldest started K a week ago! Should be an interesting adventure for us--we decided to delay entry due to a mid summer birthday as it is extremely common here, and our district generally does a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-22-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Have you visited the in-gender forums?  There's...

Have you visited the in-gender forums?  There's a ton of wonderful information there. We did a lot of things to influence our 3rd conception, and most of my information was from there.
Forum: VBAC   08-20-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,291
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I'm about 5 weeks out from my EDD for my 2nd...

I'm about 5 weeks out from my EDD for my 2nd VBAC but 3rd vaginal birth. I definitely feel less pressure and worry this time, and it seems my provider does too.  (I hospital VBAC with an OB.)...
Forum: Diapering   08-20-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mambera http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Diapering   08-18-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Monkey Keeper
I definitely would do a more thorough stripping,...

I definitely would do a more thorough stripping, particularly of your inserts. It's amazing to me how much soap I get out of mine when i am not washing in hard water (my mom has a water softener)....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-31-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,169
Posted By Monkey Keeper
Thanks azohri!  I had my consult with the...

Thanks azohri!  I had my consult with the dietitian yesterday, and I think I actually wasn't eating enough or frequently enough. Since I started following the 3 meals/3 snacks plan I've had awesome...
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