Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 1.22 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: cappuccinosmom
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-09-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,890
Posted By cappuccinosmom
I have gotten this same question for years, and...

I have gotten this same question for years, and long before I met my Ethiopian dh. I'm as white as they come, born and raised in the USA. But if they skip the step of assuming I'm Amish, people...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-09-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,913
Posted By cappuccinosmom
And I do have a friend who had horrific damage...

And I do have a friend who had horrific damage done by an epidural.  It was so sad to watch her struggle to recover from that, while having a newborn. Severe back pain. Not being able to lift....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-09-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,913
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Re: the epidural, I'm concerned about drug...

Re: the epidural, I'm concerned about drug interactions with the baby. But primarily...Needle. Drugs. In my spinal column.  Are you kidding me?  NO. lol. 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-12-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By cappuccinosmom
There's a ton of natural treatments and OTC...

There's a ton of natural treatments and OTC things you can try.
 
The main goal is to irritate the area so that the immune system gets a clue and attacks the wart, which is like a little germ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-05-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 438
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Haven't read all the posts but   A: Some...

Haven't read all the posts but
 
A: Some stores have better prices, and/or "membership" reductions. Shop around, and ask what kind of benefits your local drugs store may have if you get a points...
Forum: Spirituality   08-21-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By cappuccinosmom
I would add though, that poverty doesn't always...

I would add though, that poverty doesn't always look the same. We see "the 'hood" kind of poverty where we live.
 
But I am sure that where you are, there are people who are on fixed incomes, or...
Forum: Spirituality   08-21-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Have some doctrinal disagreements with Shane...

Have some doctrinal disagreements with Shane Claiborn.
 
However, as far as social compassion (and social justice, charity, service, community work, etc)--I do believe it is mandatory for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-29-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 807
Posted By cappuccinosmom
i am happy. :)    everyone experiences...

i am happy. :) 
 
everyone experiences stresses, difficulties, etc.  I think those things don't preclude happiness-it really depends on how they're approached.  If they rule your life, it's hard...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-29-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Big time.    If it weren't for our shared...

Big time. 
 
If it weren't for our shared faith, we'd be in huge trouble.  But even that sometimes ends up with some contention because of the different ways we view/translate/interpret faith...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-29-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Well, um, I've had 4 living children and 7 total...

Well, um, I've had 4 living children and 7 total pregnancies with my dh.  And it was my latest and 4th child that I developed pre-e with.  Apparently I'm an exception to that theory.   And as much...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By cappuccinosmom
oh my word.   ...

oh my word.
 
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/jaw.gif
I can't really blame the police for checking out a call like that, I'd think they pretty much have to.  But what kind of...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-05-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 1,891
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Here she is. :)  Soooooo tiny (to me, my last...

Here she is. :)  Soooooo tiny (to me, my last two were 9.15 and 10.8, she was 6.15).  She was 38 weeks, which isn't technically "early" but for my babies it is early and she is definitely doing a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-02-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,618
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Go with a private renter.  You will probably...

Go with a private renter.  You will probably find someone.
 
But understand why they want to see a certain income, and maybe address that up front.  Explain how you will manage to pay the rent,...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-02-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 1,891
Posted By cappuccinosmom
I kinda went over to the Facebook group and...

I kinda went over to the Facebook group and neglected MDC recently.  But wanted to pop in here and say we had our baby girl Feb 25.  A little early due to pre-e, sadly.  But she is healthy and...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-02-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,369
Posted By cappuccinosmom
This was done to me with my last 3 births.  And...

This was done to me with my last 3 births.  And though I was in a hospital, it was midwive who were caring for me.  The one that started it, I bled very badly, so from now on they do it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-30-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 1,668
Posted By cappuccinosmom
meh.  None of those things really scares me.  I...

meh.  None of those things really scares me.  I don't buy the conspiracy theories.
 
X-rays are a little different because issues with that kind of radiation is known and it's not like they're...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-30-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By cappuccinosmom
In terms of length and intensity, all of mine...

In terms of length and intensity, all of mine were about the same.  But the third one hurt more.  Major back labor, which is something I hadn't had with the other two.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
  TAXES!
Views: 1,202
Posted By cappuccinosmom
We got 10 grand "back" in '09 (due to...

We got 10 grand "back" in '09 (due to withholdings, EIC, child tax credit, and the special employment credit that year).  And then *nothing* in '10.  We had different circumstances and in '10 we...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 19,020
Posted By cappuccinosmom
FWIW, my last two weren't technically...

FWIW, my last two weren't technically precipitous, but close--4 hours from start to finish.
 
And in terms of pain, they were very different, so maybe you will luck out this time.  One of those...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-11-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,944
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Actually, a doctor (at least in an independent...

Actually, a doctor (at least in an independent practice) may well "fire" a patient for either of those issues, and others, if they believe the person is choosing to harm themselves and that their...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-03-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Yep it's normal.   You may feel better...

Yep it's normal.
 
You may feel better though if you do something early in the day, like showering and getting dressed.  Obviously it's a personality thing, but for myself I feel *soooo* much...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   01-03-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 2,160
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Love to read all this happy news!  Vermillion,...

Love to read all this happy news!  Vermillion, what a beautiful baby!
 
I don't know why I haven't come to this thread more often.  Now 30+ weeks with our baby *girl*. :)  So happy!  And finally...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-28-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By cappuccinosmom
Well, dh and my kids actually help me a lot.  ...

Well, dh and my kids actually help me a lot.
 
I often go through periods of self doubt and questioning my worth.  Dh hands his paystub over to me with great flourish, and talks me up to the boys...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-28-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By cappuccinosmom
If you want to make concessions to a freaking...

If you want to make concessions to a freaking out OB, after you've passed 41 weeks might be a little more reasonable in terms of the statistical risks.
 
I have been to 42 w 3 days twice.  I...
Forum: Parenting   12-24-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,531
Posted By cappuccinosmom
mmmm....quick kill in the house, I have no...

mmmm....quick kill in the house, I have no problem with.  And if my kid would rather stomp the invading ants, I'll leave him to it.  He's good at it.  Faster than me....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: