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Forum: UK   03-30-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By sofiabugmom
Hello all!   DH is seriously considering a...

Hello all!
 
DH is seriously considering a relocation to London at the beginning of 2012.  I'm beyond excited!
 
I've been researching areas to do the house-hunting, and was recommended...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-06-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By sofiabugmom
DD (7) eats fruit and veggies with no problem...

DD (7) eats fruit and veggies with no problem (and no sauces or dips, either). My issue is getting her to eat protein!

She'll eat fishsticks, and the occasional Chicken McNuggets...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-11-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,522
Posted By sofiabugmom
I saw this thread via New Posts and laughed as I...

I saw this thread via New Posts and laughed as I remembered DD's 4 mo WB visit. Knowing that I was BFing, the doc asked me how often DD woke up to eat during the night and I said, "I have no idea."...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-13-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By sofiabugmom
Yikes, I feel your pain. Only in my case, the...

Yikes, I feel your pain. Only in my case, the bill collectors were trying to reach the people who had last lived in our house. We had even brought over our phone number from the OLD house ... the...
Forum: Pets   05-13-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By sofiabugmom
From personal experience, it's not all it's...

From personal experience, it's not all it's cracked up to be especially if you use a clumping litter. My cat tended to use the same side of the box; since the rake picked up clumps of cat pee, the...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-30-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By sofiabugmom
I saw your post via "New Posts" and wanted to...

I saw your post via "New Posts" and wanted to respond.

I'm coming up on the seven-year anniversary of my hospital admission for P-PROM at 30 weeks. I also wanted a homebirth, and had absolutely...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-23-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,966
Posted By sofiabugmom
I'm in the "tell him" camp. She...

I'm in the "tell him" camp.

She deliberately put your health in jeopardy, and then didn't even have the nerve to admit it until afterward, framing it as a deceptive method of "testing" your...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-23-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,544
Posted By sofiabugmom
I'm so sorry you're going through this! ...

I'm so sorry you're going through this!

You're absolutely right in that this little boy is YOUR child, meaning you and DH. Just because your inlaws are watching your child doesn't mean they have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-22-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,683
Posted By sofiabugmom
Sorry, didn't mean to double post!

Sorry, didn't mean to double post!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-22-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,683
Posted By sofiabugmom
There are more reasons to educate at home than...

There are more reasons to educate at home than just "bad schools". There's freedom of scheduling, ability to teach your child your values and morals (and religion, if that's your priority),...
Forum: Gardening   04-16-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By sofiabugmom
Our garden is in CT, zone 6b (Fairfield County)....

Our garden is in CT, zone 6b (Fairfield County). About a year ago, we had to dig up our strawberry and raspberry plants due to a MAJOR poison ivy infestation in the garden bed (we didn't apply...
Forum: Mental Health   02-17-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By sofiabugmom
Like PP's, I've dealt with it ... albeit, it's...

Like PP's, I've dealt with it ... albeit, it's been a long, rough road to get me here, kicking and screaming ... by finally recognizing that I have a chronic mental condition that needs medication....
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-16-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,411
Posted By sofiabugmom
Um, yeah that pretty much sums up my little May...

Um, yeah that pretty much sums up my little May '02 daughter! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

The "lying" isn't a problem as much as her making up a story for why...
Forum: Television   02-16-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,207
Posted By sofiabugmom
Oobi was a no-no in our house. It's cute,...

Oobi was a no-no in our house.

It's cute, and I loved some of the jokes they put in for the parents (some of the Sesame Street folks involved in the writing). But the bad grammar, combined with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-30-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By sofiabugmom
I saw your thread on "New Posts", so I'm not...

I saw your thread on "New Posts", so I'm not pregnant but wanted to make these suggestions:

Julianna Millicent (gets both of your honored names in the mix)
Jessica Michelle
Jodi Marie

(BTW,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-23-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,216
Posted By sofiabugmom
Quote: Originally Posted by AlicesMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlicesMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13050135)
She nodded and said "Well yes that's true,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-21-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,216
Posted By sofiabugmom
Oy, unbelievable. And I know it's hard to...

Oy, unbelievable.

And I know it's hard to come up with a good supportive argument when you're in the doctor's office. I always have great comebacks AFTER I've been home for an hour and have had...
Forum: Spirituality   01-20-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By sofiabugmom
I really like all of these ideas. I may start...

I really like all of these ideas. I may start using some of them in my room!

DD used to have lots of nightmares, then we started a little ritual that we do right before lights out: I trace a star...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-15-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,224
Posted By sofiabugmom
DD slept on her tummy while on top of me...

DD slept on her tummy while on top of me throughout her first four months of being home. I mentioned this to the ped early on and she said it wasn't a problem; she said that the constant movement of...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   01-14-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,293
Posted By sofiabugmom
I'm in the "Canada was right to refuse asylum"...

I'm in the "Canada was right to refuse asylum" camp:

I could understand her action if she were involuntarily drafted. But she voluntarily enlisted, which in the U.S. means the process is...
Forum: Pets   01-13-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 915
Posted By sofiabugmom
I agree with Otterella: it puts things in...

I agree with Otterella: it puts things in perspective. The only time one would give a kitten formula is if the mother in unable to nurse the baby herself.

It's not as if the mama cats are...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-13-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,885
Posted By sofiabugmom
You could look for a chapter of The Knitting...

You could look for a chapter of The Knitting Guild Association or the Crochet Guild of America in your area:

http://www.tkga.com/

http://www.crochet.org/

When I had a load of yarn to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-10-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,472
Posted By sofiabugmom
We're currently microwave-free since the...

We're currently microwave-free since the apartment didn't come with one and I had a choice of placing a microwave or a toaster oven in the small space by the stove. The toaster oven won and I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-07-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By sofiabugmom
Funky Kidz ... album with kids' songs performed...

Funky Kidz ... album with kids' songs performed by artists like Papa Grows Funk, Big Sam's Funky Nation and George Porter, Jr.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-07-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By sofiabugmom
Congrats!...

Congrats! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
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