Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 1.44 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: grumpyshoegirl
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-26-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I want to offer you some encouragement and...

I want to offer you some encouragement and support. I agree with everything that nedurak says.

As a teacher and a parent, one thing I often say to my kids and students when they're upset and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I was lucky enough to have a hospital-grade pump...

I was lucky enough to have a hospital-grade pump rental covered with my first, and a Medela PISA purchase with my second.  While I was home on maternity leave, nursing on demand, I scheduled in a...
Forum: Homebirth   02-02-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,516
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I have to take issue with one thing your write: ...

I have to take issue with one thing your write:
 
Quote:
 
 
Originally Posted by Vaske http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-20-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I had a better experience at SSH than at Jordan,...

I had a better experience at SSH than at Jordan, but the midwives (South Shore, who are now Jordan, and are AWESOME!) I saw have now moved to Jordan, and I think the fact that it's smaller and has a...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-14-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I'm finally online after never having time.  I...

I'm finally online after never having time.  I just want to put in a plug for Jessica and all she does for HMN and organizing events and play groups.  I work, and my kids are in school, so we can't...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-15-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I don't think either you or the school have...

I don't think either you or the school have anything to worry about.  You've got a letter from a licensed MD with a medical exemption-- that generally is considered the strongest form of exemption...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-15-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
You absolutely CAN have a CPM at your...

You absolutely CAN have a CPM at your homebirth-- many, many moms in Massachusetts have, and at least one (excellent) local CPM is on MDC.  It's just that most insurances won't pay for it.  That's...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-04-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Big Sister Big Brother does pick up and leaves a...

Big Sister Big Brother does pick up and leaves a receipt for taxes.  You can go to their website and call them to schedule a pickup time, and then on the day of you just leave everything out front...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-09-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
We can't make the SSNSC one due to schedule...

We can't make the SSNSC one due to schedule conflicts, but I've been before and it is awesome. They have nature trails and a rescue owl (named Hedwig) on the property. And you might end up having a...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-03-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Quote: Originally Posted by teawithfrodo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by teawithfrodo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15803435)
I know of an Episcopalian school in the...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-03-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Cape, Western Mass, or the Conway/Glen NH area...

Cape, Western Mass, or the Conway/Glen NH area would be my top choices. I think Story Land (in Glen) is perfect for that age group-- it's like a cheaper, less commercial, more user-friendly and MUCH...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-03-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Not super-local (they're in New York), but you...

Not super-local (they're in New York), but you can get various cuts/types of lamb from the Eight O'Clock Ranch at Good Health in Hanover and Quincy. They also have meat CSAs and various ordering...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-03-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,760
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Two things I can think of are: -Contacting...

Two things I can think of are:

-Contacting them and see if you can volunteer in some capacity in exchange for comp tickets

-See if you can get a group together and ask for a large-group...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-06-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Do you need just a sleeping space, or other baby...

Do you need just a sleeping space, or other baby stuff? You can HAVE our high chair-- there's nothing wrong with it, but we're not planning on any more kids. PM me.
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-04-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
The closest hospital by far is South Shore in...

The closest hospital by far is South Shore in Weymouth, and it is a hike. Scituate is just off the beaten path. The closest highway exits are going through 123 in Norwell or down Union Street to 139...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-04-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I had much more support with the crunchy stuff,...

I had much more support with the crunchy stuff, particularly breastfeeding, at SSH than at Jordan. If we have more children, I will be using South Shore Midwifery at SSH again. ETA: looks like your...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-13-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
We're on the South Shore! Seconding everything...

We're on the South Shore! Seconding everything Jess recommended-- she's pretty much the expert on all things AP/NFL in our area http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-11-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Seconding both the Muddy Moose and different...

Seconding both the Muddy Moose and different types of clothes, especially if you go in August.
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-11-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I'm with Lach, even though I personally didn't...

I'm with Lach, even though I personally didn't enjoy my particular pre-school all that much (or most of elementary before about the fourth grade for that matter). My daughter is four, and she's...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-07-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Quote: Originally Posted by lach...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lach http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15591281)
We did a selective/delayed schedule and my ped...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-07-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
We love Story Land! We've had the best luck...

We love Story Land!

We've had the best luck at the Red Apple Inn. Meals aren't included, but it is VERY family-friendly and budget-friendly. There's a pool and a swingset /play area in the back,...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-29-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I teach in Norwell, so I may be a bit...

I teach in Norwell, so I may be a bit biased.....but one of the reasons I applied for and took the job in the district is because faculty members' kids get to attend the Norwell schools even if they...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-29-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Have you looked into Mount Auburn in Cambridge?

Have you looked into Mount Auburn in Cambridge?
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-29-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
I love CN Smith, plus they're a lot closer to us...

I love CN Smith, plus they're a lot closer to us than Ward's is. That said, I do enjoy Ward's for the variety of products I can get there, and we get organic veggie boxes with them in the winter....
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-19-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By grumpyshoegirl
Quote: Originally Posted by jessjgh1...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jessjgh1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15415805)
The connection died out on me last night...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: