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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-28-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Lissacamille
Thanks for all your replies and encouragement. I...

Thanks for all your replies and encouragement. I need to seriously support my daughter (and to the poster who said to make red raspberry leaf tea - I already have...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-26-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Lissacamille
Help! I am a little nervous. My daughter is...

Help! I am a little nervous. My daughter is having her second child and is planning on an unassisted childbirth. I am and have always been a proponent of midwives, homebirth, breastfeeding, and most...
Forum: Spirituality   05-13-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 20,936
Posted By Lissacamille
We ended up with five, but I so wanted more...

We ended up with five, but I so wanted more children than that! Being QF often means you accept fewer children than what you'd envisioned.
Forum: Parenting   04-18-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 17,117
Posted By Lissacamille
I have severe ADD and am on Adderall, which...

I have severe ADD and am on Adderall, which works like a miracle for me. I was diagnosed formally at 38 or 39, when I went into my dr. and said, I just can't cope anymore." I forget things...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-08-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 31,445
Posted By Lissacamille
Hi, I didn't know this thread was here. I am...

Hi, I didn't know this thread was here. I am half-Indian (Potawatomi and Cherokee) and live in Oklahoma, where our tribe was moved in 1868 from the Illinois - Indiana area near Lake Michigan.
We...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-28-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By Lissacamille
My oldest DS works for IBM making a great salary...

My oldest DS works for IBM making a great salary and supports his family so his wife can stay home and "unschool" my grandson.
My second son will be graduating from college this year, but will...
Forum: Birth Stories   03-12-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By Lissacamille
I feel your pain! The MW had to turn our fourth...

I feel your pain! The MW had to turn our fourth child and I thought I would DIE. but then Jesse was born in a rush.
Congrats and happy baby moon!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-11-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,217
Posted By Lissacamille
Quote: Originally Posted by GenB...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GenB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10737123)
My lovely 19 yr. old dd is smoking. She REEKS of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-11-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Lissacamille
I always posted a chore chart for my kids...

I always posted a chore chart for my kids detailing what each child was to do on what particular day. It was very successful....for the first 18 years. Now they hardly do anything. It is very...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-11-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Lissacamille
Quote: Originally Posted by smillerhouse...

Quote:
Originally Posted by smillerhouse http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10734719)
I think that it is sad that so much is...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-07-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 37,172
Posted By Lissacamille
Hooray! My (almost) 20 y.o. daughter got me...

Hooray! My (almost) 20 y.o. daughter got me enough broc to choke a horse...and it's excellent stuff. Yipee again! My daughter rocks.
Forum: Single Parenting   03-05-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Lissacamille
Oh mama, I am sorry you are in this situation....

Oh mama, I am sorry you are in this situation. Your ex sounds pretty bad. You made the right decision in having him jailed for nonpayment!
Hugs going your way.
Lissa
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-05-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 37,172
Posted By Lissacamille
Quote: Originally Posted by simple living mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by simple living mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10695108)
Baby bunnies and now baby birdies?...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-04-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 37,172
Posted By Lissacamille
Quote: Originally Posted by simple living mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by simple living mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10690665)
OK, on this vacation thing, we...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-04-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 37,172
Posted By Lissacamille
Quote: Originally Posted by slymamato3...

Quote:
Originally Posted by slymamato3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10690562)
When did your DD start partaking? My...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-04-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 37,172
Posted By Lissacamille
Quote: Originally Posted by Sage_SS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sage_SS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10687260)
So how many of you have met IRL? You gals...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-29-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Lissacamille
Out of our five kids, two of them really enjoyed...

Out of our five kids, two of them really enjoyed going to camp and ended up as camp counselors when they were in their late teens.
If your child wants to go, by all means, make it happen. I could...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-26-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Lissacamille
Absolutely gorgy! You look fantastic!

Absolutely gorgy! You look fantastic!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-26-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
  Poll: After Pains
Views: 883
Posted By Lissacamille
My afterpains with my last child were horrific....

My afterpains with my last child were horrific. I had a great birth, the midwives were wonderful, but to this day I feel resentful that they refused to give me anything stronger than Ibuprofen for...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-26-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By Lissacamille
Congrats, mama! Great story. Not all medical...

Congrats, mama! Great story. Not all medical intervention has to be necessarily awful. Sounds as though your story could help others who HAVE to have pitocin drips and atbx, and give them hope....
Forum: Family Planning   02-22-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,539
Posted By Lissacamille
I'm 42 with five children and I have had baby...

I'm 42 with five children and I have had baby fever for YEARS....I know my youngest is 18 but what I wouldn't give for more babies. I should have had lots more. It's my greatest regret.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-21-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Lissacamille
If you have to, you have to. Can you go to a...

If you have to, you have to. Can you go to a relative's house and maybe use s guest room?
When I gave birth my environment was very important to me, but having said that, I had to give birth once...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-21-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Lissacamille
I think it is wise to study up on everything as...

I think it is wise to study up on everything as much as possible. It is always better to be well-educated as to what to expect during delivery.
Then, settle back and enjoy the ride!
Forum: Birth Stories   02-19-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By Lissacamille
Mama, you did NOT fail. The people around you...

Mama, you did NOT fail. The people around you failed YOU (I am speaking of the medical staff). However, they were there when it counted when your son needed medical help, as any baby who has...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-19-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Lissacamille
Beautiful job, mama! Enjoy your babymoon!

Beautiful job, mama! Enjoy your babymoon!
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