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Forum: Life With a Baby   07-22-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Quote: Originally Posted by SandraS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SandraS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14123859)
One that sucks the life force from my body...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-22-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I didn't know babies ever took three naps. lol....

I didn't know babies ever took three naps. lol. I'm thankful for one or two. If it's working, don't mess with it! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Parenting   07-22-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Hooray! You're normal!...

Hooray! You're normal! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif ((((hugs))))) though, it really sucks. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Parenting   07-21-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 333
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Maybe ambidexterious? I know that my uncle does...

Maybe ambidexterious? I know that my uncle does a number of things with only his left, and a number of things with only his right. Pretty random about which hand for which, if I remember right.
My...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Pirate Nicole
My oldest dd has got to be the wold's slowest...

My oldest dd has got to be the wold's slowest eater. Drives me completely nuts. I have learned not to let it show (too much!!) though. I just let her sit there an be pokey. At least until it's time...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-21-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Yargh. BTDT. My ds is about the same age as your...

Yargh. BTDT. My ds is about the same age as your dd. I tried and tried and tried and tried. lol. You get the picture. In the end, I sent the two older ones to nana's and opa's (the ils) for a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,407
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Yep, we do whatever store brand/cheap cheerio...

Yep, we do whatever store brand/cheap cheerio type cereal. All my kids have/do love them. The youngest loves to be able to sit at the table and eat cereal with her older sibs in the morning....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,697
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Let him figure it out. At least he's willing to...

Let him figure it out. At least he's willing to try to help? It's frustrating, but I would be thankful to have a dh who is willing to help out at all in the middle of the night. You're a very tired...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-21-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,275
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Mine have all sat in the regular tub as soon as...

Mine have all sat in the regular tub as soon as they were able to sit well unassisted. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-21-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I know that when my kids have started doing...

I know that when my kids have started doing that, they tend to do better in their own sleep space. It's worth a shot anyway. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-20-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Ok, so dd2, almost 14mos, has had a fever since...

Ok, so dd2, almost 14mos, has had a fever since Friday morning. At one point yesterday it was 103.4, when I took it earlier this morning it was 102.3. I have been giving her tylenol/motrin...
Forum: Parenting   07-20-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By Pirate Nicole
lol, I'm so not a morning person either. My 3yo...

lol, I'm so not a morning person either. My 3yo is also a very demanding morning person. He *has to have his milk as soon as he wakes up. If I haven't poured it into his sippy the night before, then...
Forum: Family Safety   07-17-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,284
Posted By Pirate Nicole
ha ha,I always put the kids in the car first,...

ha ha,I always put the kids in the car first, then put the groceries in back, then put the cart away... Thankfully, my oldest dd is able to properlly buckle herself in and help out her little...
Forum: Parenting   07-16-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 914
Posted By Pirate Nicole
This past spring break we drove to the...

This past spring break we drove to the Charleston area, SC from the far northern Chicago suburbs. Very long drive with three kids, but I think I'd take it any day over flying. lol. When we were...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-14-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Egads, this sounds more common than I thought!...

Egads, this sounds more common than I thought! LOL! I am thankfull that only one out of my three was/is like this. I think you're on the right track. Just stay as calm and consistent as possible....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-14-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Wish I knew. Mine does it all.day.long. Makes me...

Wish I knew. Mine does it all.day.long. Makes me crazy. That, and stomping. I don't think the boy knows how to do much of anything quietly. Other than sneak out of his bed. lol....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-14-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,220
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Yeah, that would freak me out too.I would...

Yeah, that would freak me out too.I would definitely start pushing the water though. I know that at that age, my kids drank a ton of water, and still do most days. I'm glad that her tests came back...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,975
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14078033)
It's kind of rude and unreasonable to...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,362
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I get lots of positive comments about the...

I get lots of positive comments about the babywearing. Especially from my dh's family. Things like "I wish I had some of those when my kids were small!" Makes me feel nice. Also, they are usually...
Forum: Family Safety   07-07-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I wonder about these things too. When I got...

I wonder about these things too. When I got pregnant with #3, we really had no choice but to go with a minivan. There was just no way to fit (our) 3 carseats into any of the sedans I tried. I think...
Forum: Parenting   07-07-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,971
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I am an every morning showerer. I use soap,...

I am an every morning showerer. I use soap, shampoo and conditioner every time. I am in the fine/thin straight hair club, and it gets gross and greasy if I don't wash it. Sometimes I will skip one...
Forum: Parenting   07-02-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Pirate Nicole
Like some of the others have said, you just have...

Like some of the others have said, you just have to make him sometimes. Carseats are non-negotiable. Though I do disagree with the mama who said couting to 3 doesn't work. It does work(maybe not...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-30-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 18,117
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I don't see the harm in a few bites of chocolate...

I don't see the harm in a few bites of chocolate ice cream; goat's milk, or otherwise. Unless he's intending to feed her a ton of it, I can't really see anything wrong with it. It's a special treat....
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,363
Posted By Pirate Nicole
((())) hugs mama....

((())) hugs mama. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I, personally, wouldn't feel bad about having her sit in her room to calm down. I'm sure you've done the whole...
Forum: Parenting   06-29-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pirate Nicole
I was never getting married or having kids. DH...

I was never getting married or having kids. DH and I had been dating for about 4 months when we got pregnant with our oldest. By that point we were already engaged. I had just quit my job 2 weeks...
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