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Forum: Intact Care   06-25-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Milo
Thanks, my other sons are not circ'd and they...

Thanks, my other sons are not circ'd and they all separated "normally" by three years old. So I wasn't really worried, but still.....I didn't know of any boys/men not retracting so far past...
Forum: Intact Care   06-25-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Milo
my son, 12, is small for his age, and just...

my son, 12, is small for his age, and just beginning to start physical changes for puberty.....some tiny body fuzz.  And at his physical for the last two years, the doc has mentioned that his...
Forum: Family Planning   03-27-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Milo
I am doing the search for a doctor for the...

I am doing the search for a doctor for the Adiana procedure, and beginning to wonder about the effects on my cycles.  I know every body and every woman is different, but I'm really curious how...
Forum: Family Planning   03-23-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By Milo
I understand your feelings, and wish I had...

I understand your feelings, and wish I had something wise to say.  We welcomed our lovely surprise baby girl at the end of January to make baby #7.  I never thought I'd have this many children, and...
Forum: Family Planning   11-13-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By Milo
could be.  Starting with my third baby, I have...

could be.  Starting with my third baby, I have experienced a quick ( two to three weeks) end to the lochia, and then a single "period" at about 6 weeks postpartum.  As an EBF mama, it is freaky....
Forum: Family Planning   11-13-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Milo
I did some more looking online, and found the...

I did some more looking online, and found the Adaina, the same idea but using medical grade silicon, instead of metal coils.  I like the non-metal aspect.  Still looking for info.  
Forum: Family Planning   11-07-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Milo
Hi all, I'm just trying to do my homework in...

Hi all, I'm just trying to do my homework in advance. DH and I are expecting a bonus baby in January - despite our efforts to avoid. We are rejoicing in the chance to have another baby, but really...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-02-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Milo
I remember one day when a friend was over,...

I remember one day when a friend was over, thinking I could SHUT THE BATHROOM DOOR - what a treat! My then 25 month old freaked - screaming, crying, plastered to the door. I felt so awkward and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-02-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,301
Posted By Milo
It saved my family. I had three children under...

It saved my family. I had three children under five and was ready to go to work so I could let someone else deal with the kids, or get us all medicated.

You can start doing the plan without...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-01-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Milo
Thank you ALL for all the links and...

Thank you ALL for all the links and encouragement. We did take a break from the math ( and all school ) for an extra long weekend while Daddy was home from work, and then I found an online freebie...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Milo
He hates skip counting. His older brother ( who...

He hates skip counting. His older brother ( who loves math ) used to skip count out loud to amuse himself or for encouragement when he got frustrated. My 10 year old doesn't see the appeal of the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Milo
HELP! I am a homeschool mama to a crowd of...

HELP! I am a homeschool mama to a crowd of learners...and am having a challenge with my 10 yo son and math. Specifically the dreaded times table ( du du du DUN)

I was a good public school...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-01-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,797
Posted By Milo
because he was such a big boy now, and didn't...

because he was such a big boy now, and didn't need to share his little brothers' "little kid" shampoo, etc. Anyway, I just used a plain black toiletries bag from a suitcase, and gave him his own...
Forum: VBAC   06-20-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Milo
I made an imaginary mental painting of my birth...

I made an imaginary mental painting of my birth experience with DS#1 that ended with an unplanned cesarean. For me this was a drawing of me, made of lovely watercolory rainbow swirls with a big...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-18-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,383
Posted By Milo
Jean Craighead George, Rosemary Sutcliff and...

Jean Craighead George, Rosemary Sutcliff and Scott O'Dell have many books we have enjoyed, in a variety of lengths. These are older, and many titles feature early to mid teen boys in adventures of...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   06-18-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By Milo
I've got an appointment next week to meet the...

I've got an appointment next week to meet the ladies at Dayspring.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   06-12-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By Milo
I found out yesterday we are expecting a baby in...

I found out yesterday we are expecting a baby in early February (yay!) but I don't know where to find a midwife (not yay). We moved at the end of last summer, and I haven't made connections with the...
Forum: Homebirth   11-15-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Milo
I don't think we're over the hill on this, but...

I don't think we're over the hill on this, but the need for privacy and the hissy fit not showing maturity are very good for this particular child.
Forum: Homebirth   11-12-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Milo
Not sure if this is the most appropriate place...

Not sure if this is the most appropriate place to post - please direct me if otherwise.

I am expecting baby number 6 in a few weeks. My ten year old son asked today if he could stay home when the...
Forum: VBAC   06-18-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Milo
in the last weeks of each pregnancy. It's very...

in the last weeks of each pregnancy. It's very affirming to remember that unmedicated birth has a really broad spectrum of "normal". Blessings
Forum: VBAC   06-18-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Milo
"I birth easily and with joy" and I have the...

"I birth easily and with joy" and I have the photos of myself grinning like an maniac at 7 cms dilated, waiting for the star of the party to arrive.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-11-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Milo
But I really have found with all my little ones...

But I really have found with all my little ones the the time between 18 months and 3.5 years are the hardest...they are strong, and nimble enough to really damage and make messes, curious enough to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-10-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Milo
I'm actually really comfortable and relying on...

I'm actually really comfortable and relying on the midwife to use clinical judgement regarding transfers, and the need for other intervention. My first was a C-section, after every midwifery...
Forum: VBAC   06-09-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Milo
and the techs seem to be able to "see" better...

and the techs seem to be able to "see" better earlier as far as fetal development and placental location. With both my later date scans, the tech (different each time) made a point to tell me that I...
Forum: VBAC   06-09-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,518
Posted By Milo
It did make me cry and feel angry. And I really...

It did make me cry and feel angry. And I really had to work out alot emotionally and mentally while I read it. I read it in the first trimester with baby #2, before my first successful VBAC. I could...
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