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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-08-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 5,483
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
194.5. i also want to keep track of my inches--...

194.5. i also want to keep track of my inches-- i've never done that before. i'll post that tomorrow morning.
 
last year, i got serious about losing weight and got down to the low 160s, and my...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-02-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 5,483
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
sounds awesome. i'm in!   christina

sounds awesome. i'm in!
 
christina
Forum: Parenting   12-24-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,620
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
both of my sons have long hair, but it's super...

both of my sons have long hair, but it's super curly so you can't really tell the length unless i put their hair in cornrows. kid1's hair is past his shoulder blades when wet, and kid2's hair is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-23-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
i have a four year old (pre-k-ish) and a seven...

i have a four year old (pre-k-ish) and a seven year old (first grade). i work full-time outside the home during normal business hours. my disabled husband is home with the children during the day....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-09-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 56,958
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
my city's col index hovers right around 100, and...

my city's col index hovers right around 100, and the average home is about $150,000, while the average income is about $45,000 per household.  not bad at all.
 
we're currently making about...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-26-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,915
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
i voted $51-$99.  my sister-in-law always makes...

i voted $51-$99.  my sister-in-law always makes the birthday cake, so i don't have that expense.  i quit mailing paper invitations after the 2nd birthday, since all of our people are online anyway. ...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-16-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,419
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
i've had two unassisted births and labored and...

i've had two unassisted births and labored and birthed on the living room floor both times.  we made a nest with a mattress protector and a bunch of towels on top.  worked out great!
 
when we get...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-12-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,542
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
if my son wants to have it done because he wants...

if my son wants to have it done because he wants his penis to look different, then that's cosmetic surgery.  he will need to be at least 18 and pay for it himself, like with any other cosmetic...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-19-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
i have a kenmore ultra wash iii, which was...

i have a kenmore ultra wash iii, which was handed down to me by a friend who used it for, oh, five or six years, before it sat unused in her garage for another five or six years....
Forum: Dental   10-17-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
my older son was a one-tooth wonder at a year...

my older son was a one-tooth wonder at a year old, and at almost 6, none of his teeth are loose yet. my younger son was about the same-- he had two teeth at a year old. i want to say i remember...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-17-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,835
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
before my first birth, i had orgasms easily, and...

before my first birth, i had orgasms easily, and enjoyed sex just fine.

after my first vaginal birth, things were about the same, once my minor tear healed.

after my second vaginal birth, once...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-17-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,545
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
yes! i'd be tempted to say i have two...

yes!

i'd be tempted to say i have two friends like that, but with one, we don't talk as often as we used to. i know we can still count on each other for those 2am calls, though!
...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,058
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
with kid 1, a huge number of onesies and other...

with kid 1, a huge number of onesies and other snap-in-the-crotch gear was handed down to me, and it took me all of a month or two to realize that i hated them....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-06-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 410
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
huh-- i just did it again and got 74! sweet!...

huh-- i just did it again and got 74! sweet! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif

christina
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-06-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 410
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
i've held steady at about 60wpm for the past...

i've held steady at about 60wpm for the past decade, though when i'm doing data entry regularly, i probably speed up to about 75 or so. on this test, i managed 62wpm. my high school typing teacher...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-29-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,606
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
grandma's maiden name is mercurius, which i...

grandma's maiden name is mercurius, which i think is a fantastic name. it's on the short list of boys names when we have our next one. :-)

christina
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-28-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
when my kids were 19 months old, i let them...

when my kids were 19 months old, i let them choose their own bedtimes to the extent that i let their tiredness dictate when i started winding them down for the night. then i structured their days...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-24-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
how much do i indulge my toddler? for...

how much do i indulge my toddler?

for things like what you described, as much as i possibly can. if it's not important to me, but it's important to them, there's usually not a reason for me to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-23-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 641
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
we don't. dh wouldn't mind one, as he grew...

we don't.

dh wouldn't mind one, as he grew up in a tv-in-every-room type of family, but in my family-of-origin, my mom used the tv in her room to shut herself away from the rest of the household....
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,816
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
Quote: Originally Posted by That Is Nice...

Quote:
Originally Posted by That Is Nice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15722929)
Why do you think I am wrong? How can...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,816
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
Quote: Originally Posted by That Is Nice...

Quote:
Originally Posted by That Is Nice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15719111)
Yeah. What else can you do, really? Not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-09-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,816
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
Quote: Originally Posted by That Is Nice...

Quote:
Originally Posted by That Is Nice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15712968)
What would you think of inlaws like...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-08-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,078
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
http://blackwomendobreastfeed.files....ljmeme2008...

http://blackwomendobreastfeed.files....ljmeme2008.jpg (http://blackwomendobreastfeed.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/christina-ljmeme2008.jpg)

from a couple of years ago. that little guy has been...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-25-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,217
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
while i wouldn't call them ugly, they're...

while i wouldn't call them ugly, they're definitely not my style. that said, they are useful to me when i'm doing yardwork. that's the only time i wear mine. (and i got the cheapcheap knock-offs, so...
Forum: Parenting   07-23-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,203
Posted By lafemmedesfemmes
i generally let my "usual suspects" (godparents...

i generally let my "usual suspects" (godparents and grandparents, for the most part) know by word of mouth, about a month or six weeks in advance, so i can change dates if necessary. then i'll send...
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