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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By DuchessTergie
Aside from the (long) chapters on creating birth...

Aside from the (long) chapters on creating birth art, I'm enjoying the common-sense approach this book holds. I think she's preaching to the choir for most of the book, and I haven't heard anything...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 138
Posted By DuchessTergie
I'm not a natural "baby person." I feel like I...

I'm not a natural "baby person." I feel like I hit my stride around the 18 month mark or so and I enjoy them more and more with each passing year. Still, there are things I just love and at every...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-18-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By DuchessTergie
I hear you on the lost years. Knowing sooner,...

I hear you on the lost years. Knowing sooner, rather than later, is beneficial, whether they can get Early Intervention as a toddler or whether it is just early intervention as in "as early as you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 9,776
Posted By DuchessTergie
Insomnia here, too. I slept for three whopping...

Insomnia here, too. I slept for three whopping hours last night and DH's snoring nearly made me homicidal. My SPD isn't giving me much trouble. But I am just done with being pregnant. I can't imagine...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-14-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,074
Posted By DuchessTergie
Yesterday: b- 3-2-1 custard (3 eggs, 2 bananas,...

Yesterday:
b- 3-2-1 custard (3 eggs, 2 bananas, 1 can of coconut milk pureed then baked custard-style), milk, RRL tea
l-spouted grilled cheese, a crazy delicious apple with almond butter, cucumber,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-14-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By DuchessTergie
You haven't mentioned if your other two are both...

You haven't mentioned if your other two are both flying-- I'm assuming they are. Since all three will be in cloth diapers, I'd pack those in a suitcase for the flight. If it were me, I'd max out my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By DuchessTergie
What Age Did You Evaluate for Aspergers?

I've posted in other forums in regards to DD. She has enough going on to warrant a look at Aspergers. I also strongly suspect she may be gifted as well. She's nearly 5 and I'm concerned that she'll...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 684
Posted By DuchessTergie
Good ideas, Writermama, about ways to ask for...

Good ideas, Writermama, about ways to ask for help. I don't have anybody in my family that has offered to stay with us. Best case scenario is DH gets his 10 day paternity leave approved right away....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 684
Posted By DuchessTergie
Same here on the room set-up. We have a guest...

Same here on the room set-up. We have a guest room, but it is also going to be the baby's room so it needs to be dual purpose. I am brainstorming on a nook idea. I need a crib mattress, and I want a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By DuchessTergie
DD1's colic scream was calmed by Ring of Fire....

DD1's colic scream was calmed by Ring of Fire. There are many rings of fire when it comes to birthing and parenting..... Hahaha. I like hearing the guilty pleasures-- mine are so guilty I can't even...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By DuchessTergie
Where/what did you study in college? Do you work...

Where/what did you study in college? Do you work in that field now?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 193
Posted By DuchessTergie
Thanks for sharing the photos! I love looking at...

Thanks for sharing the photos! I love looking at pretty things, too. Your nursery paint color is beautiful. I can't wait to see it when it is finished if you don't mind posting a photo. :)
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-07-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 193
Posted By DuchessTergie
You've mentioned wanting to be an interior...

You've mentioned wanting to be an interior decorator before. I love interior design. Can you tell us about your style? Can you even share a picture of your favorite room you've worked on, if you feel...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,074
Posted By DuchessTergie
Today: b- pumpkin custard (sweetened with...

Today:
b- pumpkin custard (sweetened with minimal maple syrup), bacon, whipped cream (VAT pasturized, homemade), glass of milk
s- string cheese
l- beans and greens, bacon, fried egg, glass of milk...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By DuchessTergie
Both my girls tend to gravitate towards what I...

Both my girls tend to gravitate towards what I listened to most often in pregnancy. DD1 is a fan of Feist, Zeppelin, Johnny Cash, and the Amelie soundtrack. :) DD2 loves the Lumineers and Beethoven....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 260
Posted By DuchessTergie
I'm so glad you over-share. For me, a very...

I'm so glad you over-share. For me, a very extroverted person, sharing is the foundation of community and... what else would a DDC be for? :) I also wanted to say that I appreciate your gentleness...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 684
Posted By DuchessTergie
Yea for a table! I love a good find, especially...

Yea for a table! I love a good find, especially if it involves painting/stripping/reupholstering. I'm selling my dining set right now. It is a very beautiful 100 year old set that is a nightmare to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 260
Posted By DuchessTergie
You are a die-hard romantic and I really like...

You are a die-hard romantic and I really like that about you! I, too, am a first-born and...I have to remember every day to NOT be bossy. :)

Have you always wanted to be a mother? How about...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By DuchessTergie
Cute pictures! Can you describe what your life...

Cute pictures! Can you describe what your life was like before you became a mother?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 9,776
Posted By DuchessTergie
I guess I need to stop picking stuff up from the...

I guess I need to stop picking stuff up from the floor using my toes....

I've had some break-through with sympton relief, too. I remembered how AWESOME Earth Mama Angel Baby Mama Bottom Balm is in...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-02-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By DuchessTergie
Double confession: 1. I am NOT very...

Double confession:

1. I am NOT very sentimental.
2. I AM irresponsible and cannot be trusted to ship anything to anyone in a timely manner.

Those confessions said, I feel an incredible...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-01-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,099
Posted By DuchessTergie
Gabeyho, I LOVE your scarf. Great color, too! You...

Gabeyho, I LOVE your scarf. Great color, too! You look great.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-01-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,074
Posted By DuchessTergie
Yesterday: b- nothing but coffee. Whoops. l-...

Yesterday:
b- nothing but coffee. Whoops.
l- homemade chicken soup, milk
d- steak, mashed potatoes, braised kale, glass of milk, homemade sourdough with tons of Kerrygold, Guiness cake

Today-...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 885
Posted By DuchessTergie
alivewithyou, hang in there Mama! It is really...

alivewithyou, hang in there Mama! It is really discouraging and annoying to have people that are supposed to be supportive making those kinds of comments. You are preparing yourself well and my hat...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-29-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By DuchessTergie
Your current town sounds really nice, and an...

Your current town sounds really nice, and an ideal location! I love being near trees AND the sea.

Can you share some of your favorite things? What makes you feel really good and what are you...
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