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Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-08-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 99
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Posted By Rachel88
I had recently celebrated my 30th birthday when...

I had recently celebrated my 30th birthday when my eldest was born.
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,003
Posted By Rachel88
I would love to sleep in! But there is zero...

I would love to sleep in! But there is zero chance of that happening because I have to teach Sunday School that day. DH is going to be out of town that whole weekend so probably we will spend it...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,414
Posted By Rachel88
As I have said in previous posts, I do think...

As I have said in previous posts, I do think that an individual’s needs should be respected. I think that every member of a family deserves respect from the moment they are born. I believe that my...
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,414
Posted By Rachel88
I did not mean to give the impression that my...

I did not mean to give the impression that my family does not have some privacy. I don't think I have ever gone through my husbands email for anything other than looking up a water bill statement....
Forum: Parenting   04-11-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,414
Posted By Rachel88
I actually have what is bound to be an unpopular...

I actually have what is bound to be an unpopular opinion on this one. I don’t really believe in much privacy within a family. My husband and I know each other’s passwords to everything and, although...
Forum: Parenting   03-20-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Rachel88
I have a lot of gripes but they basically boil...

I have a lot of gripes but they basically boil down to the same thing: in this country we do not value families, we value individuals. The main thing we need is an attitude shift. We do not value...
Forum: Diapering   03-20-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,958
Posted By Rachel88
I cannot sing the praises of Bummis Super Brite...

I cannot sing the praises of Bummis Super Brite wraps enough! They hold up to lots of washing, the Velcro never goes bad, and the gussets on the legs keep leaks form happening even on my skinny...
Forum: November 2011   04-13-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
MBA - Yay Twins! How exciting.   I am also...

MBA - Yay Twins! How exciting.
 
I am also really tired and having a hard time sleeping. It takes me so long to get to sleep, then I sleep really well until I wake up having to pee. Then it takes...
Forum: November 2011   04-13-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,034
Posted By Rachel88
  Just posting to say I am so sorry Marnica...


Just posting to say I am so sorry Marnica and Pickleopolus. You will both be in my prayers.
 
I am still here and still reading but I am so sick and so exhausted all the time that I can’t...
Forum: November 2011   04-04-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
  AJBaby – our midwife said you can hear the...


AJBaby – our midwife said you can hear the HB on a Doppler at 12 weeks, 11 if you are lucky. Apparently it mostly has to do with when your uterus gets above your pelvic bone.
Em – I would...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-04-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,802
Posted By Rachel88
  Goodness, I really feel for you ladies that...


Goodness, I really feel for you ladies that work with children. I have been so sick and fatigued all the time lately that I cannot concentrate at work. I keep messing up silly things. I can only...
Forum: November 2011   04-04-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,034
Posted By Rachel88
  Baltimore – Congrats on the twins! A very...


Baltimore – Congrats on the twins! A very good friend of mine just had twins last November after a loss earlier that year. Extra sticky dust to you.
Nina – great news! So happy for you. I can’t...
Forum: November 2011   03-28-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,034
Posted By Rachel88
I am so tired! I was having trouble sleeping for...

I am so tired! I was having trouble sleeping for a while but now I seem to be able to sleep non-stop! I am just so greatful to have symptoms reminding me that I am still pregnant. When we had our...
Forum: November 2011   03-28-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
Gemini13 - I will keep you and your baby in my...

Gemini13 - I will keep you and your baby in my prayers! keep thinking those positive thoughts :)
 
AFM - I am staring to feel sick but not nearly as bad as last time. Really, I just feel a bit...
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
Welcome! Amy and Summersquash!   TTCOC -...

Welcome! Amy and Summersquash!
 
TTCOC - There is a big part of me that wants to tell EVERYONE and the advice/horror stories is one of the big reasons we are keeping it to family and friends right...
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
Thanks for the advice guys. I think I am just...

Thanks for the advice guys. I think I am just worried about it because I told them early last time and then lost the baby but I know that is unlikely to happen again. My boss is out with his own...
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,034
Posted By Rachel88
Oh twins! so exciting. For some reason I know a...

Oh twins! so exciting. For some reason I know a few people who got pregnant with twins after a loss.
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,034
Posted By Rachel88
Rachel - just take it easy and hope for the...

Rachel - just take it easy and hope for the best. You and your baby will be in my prayers! I think it can be hard to know every little detail but it is also hard not knowing anything. I don't have...
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
I have also been having a hard time sleeping...

I have also been having a hard time sleeping but I am exhausted! What is that all about?
Forum: November 2011   03-21-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
Terra - Welcome! Have you ever used a neti pot...

Terra - Welcome! Have you ever used a neti pot for your sinus infections? They take some getting used to but once you get the techinque down they are like magic. Totaly natural. Just salt and water....
Forum: November 2011   03-21-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
Molly - they say it can be different with every...

Molly - they say it can be different with every pregnancy so I would not worry. MS can start right away or it can kick in anytime during the first trimester. With my last pregnancy I had no MS at...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-21-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,802
Posted By Rachel88
  Wow I take a weekend off and there is a...


Wow I take a weekend off and there is a whole new thread!
 
Tear – Thanks for the thread! My EDD is Nov 20.
MBA – I am so happy to see you here and also really stoked we are in the same DDC....
Forum: November 2011   03-21-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
MBA - I am so happy to see you over here!

MBA - I am so happy to see you over here!
Forum: November 2011   03-21-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,603
Posted By Rachel88
We just have a boys and a girls picked out. If...

We just have a boys and a girls picked out. If we do find out we are having twins then we will have to start negotiationg again. It was not so easy with the these names so I think it will be even...
Forum: November 2011   03-20-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,034
Posted By Rachel88
Rachelette - Good luck, I will pray for you and...

Rachelette - Good luck, I will pray for you and your little one!
xakana  - Congrats! I hope you feel more at ease now.
Megan - funny to say, but I hope you keep on feeling sick!
 
AFM I still...
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