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Forum: Women's Health   08-08-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Hey there, So I'm a mama of 4 and we do not...

Hey there,
So I'm a mama of 4 and we do not have insurance. I have applied for CHP+ and I am waiting to hear on that status. I am being told I must get my youngest girls 5 and 3 physicals and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-06-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,588
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
I've been on foodstamps for just over a year. We...

I've been on foodstamps for just over a year. We lost our business, house, cars, and life. I'm back in school full time at a local community college.  DH has been trying for over the year to get a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-07-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Thanks for the feed back. I really want to not...

Thanks for the feed back. I really want to not struggle financially anymore, but I really struggle with "traditional" professions. If I could do anything I would be a midwife, but my family is so...
Forum: Midwives   01-05-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
I just wanted to say I totally understand! I've...

I just wanted to say I totally understand! I've wanted to be a midwife since high school. I'm a mama to 4 kiddos- I feel as thought it might be to tough to actually be a mother and midwife (yes I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-21-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
So, I went back to school this fall (been SAHM...

So,
I went back to school this fall (been SAHM for 10 years). Currently enrolled at CMC in the sustainability BA degree. Problem is, I'm not sure what I'll do with the degree when I graduate. I'm...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-24-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,440
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
totally a one car fam- have been always. We make...

totally a one car fam- have been always. We make it work! And that's great!!
Forum: Allergies   11-10-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Thank you, thank you, thank you all for sharing....

Thank you, thank you, thank you all for sharing. I'm going to look at all these suggestion s. I'll keep you updated as I go. This is a scary experience, but much easier with other who have been...
Forum: Allergies   11-07-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
I realize I can't say DD is not on the autistic...

I realize I can't say DD is not on the autistic spectrum- I just mean my gut feeling is that she is not. Perhaps as we test we will find otherwise, I'm just trying to listen to my instinct to get...
Forum: Allergies   11-05-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Hey mama's! So I and my hubby are at our wits...

Hey mama's!
So I and my hubby are at our wits end. My toddler (our 4th babe) is very, very high needs. She is angry, irritable, cry's most all day and night, hits, screams, screams, screams. She is...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-19-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-26-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,690
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Honestly thought CO was going to be much lower!...

Honestly thought CO was going to be much lower! For real not as bad as many of the states, but I was hoping and thinking we should be with the green states at least very close and maybe yellow. 66%...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-16-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
really need to get one- I am encouraged by your...

really need to get one- I am encouraged by your post!
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   07-12-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Hey all- I'm ever the nomad always on the move....

Hey all- I'm ever the nomad always on the move. Most recently we have come to Leadville Co, at least for 2 years. Going to CMC this fall and starting new ventures. I have 4 kiddos all born at home,...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-24-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,470
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
In Kentucky, where I gave birth t two of my...

In Kentucky, where I gave birth t two of my babes, they only have medical and religious. I too feel that's it's discrimination to those that have philosophical view points. I also crafted a letter,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-19-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
I just wanted to say good for you! I also have...

I just wanted to say good for you! I also have struggled with going back to school and this fall I start for the very first time! It's not going to be easy but I think it will be so well worth it!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-18-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,126
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif that's awesome!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-17-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,420
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Just reading and taking in. I am starting...

Just reading and taking in. I am starting nursing school this fall and this is an interesting thread. I really hope everything works out for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-07-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
because I'm putting money away too, but this is...

because I'm putting money away too, but this is specific money for food. So anyone have food storage plans?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-07-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
So I'm returning to school this fall. I have 3...

So I'm returning to school this fall. I have 3 months to start putting away extra food stock for the fall/winter. It's going to be tight on funds so I need to plan now! I think realistic I can put...
Forum: Homebirth   05-30-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
I think It's Real important to consider other...

I think It's Real important to consider other factors when considering where to birth and with whom. Sure Fear is a significant hurtle to over come, but with the proper care and focus during...
Forum: Lactivism   05-26-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Interesting insight Jessica. So it's ironic...

Interesting insight Jessica. So it's ironic really that it's too "expensive" for correct support for mama's but in the long run formula feeding costs hundreds of thousands more in health costs and...
Forum: Lactivism   05-26-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
Jessica- exactly getting to the point I'm trying...

Jessica- exactly getting to the point I'm trying to convey here. How can the system work better to support mothers with well informed, unified, and compassionate care? Yes it's personal...
Forum: Lactivism   05-25-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
by-the-lake I totally agree it's not ALL L & D...

by-the-lake I totally agree it's not ALL L & D Nurses. I myself am in school for nursing going for my CNM http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif.
I also realize much...
Forum: Lactivism   05-25-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
So I've noticed many familiar senerio's where a...

So I've noticed many familiar senerio's where a knew mom trying to breastfeed gets discouraged by well intended misinformed breastfeeding information at the hospital.

Mama is trying to get...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-22-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,341
Posted By PiesandAbrosmama
just wanted to say loving thoughts and...

just wanted to say loving thoughts and encouragement to you. No answers here just sympathy. I have 4 kiddos and life has been so overwhelming so I know just what your dealing with from the no time...
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