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Forum: Family Planning   03-01-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
Posted By momtomine
well my husband had it done in July of 09, and...

well my husband had it done in July of 09, and he has not had any side effects. it really did open our sex life up again, because we have felt so free to be together, without the thought of having...
Forum: Family Planning   03-01-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By momtomine
we have three, ages 7, 3 and 1. going from 2 to...

we have three, ages 7, 3 and 1. going from 2 to 3 was CRAZY, but amazing! i have more kids than i have hands, and that can be a challenge when we are out. we had to buy a van beacause i could not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-01-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By momtomine
i have three kids, 7, 3 and 20 months. they are...

i have three kids, 7, 3 and 20 months. they are all super thin, and probably around the 3rd percentile for weight. that said, they are all thriving! my husband is an ex-football player, and he looks...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-25-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By momtomine
my kids are not really picky eaters, but i...

my kids are not really picky eaters, but i thought id chime in anyway. my kids love soups, and i always load them with veg. i make a beef and barley soup that they eat a ton of. ground meat, barley,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-15-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 85,503
Posted By momtomine
i love this thread! we just had to cut DS1 hair...

i love this thread! we just had to cut DS1 hair because of LICE! i couldnt get a comb through it because it is so thick! but now that he is bug free, we are growing it back out. DS2 has never had...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-15-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By momtomine
my two oldest both had them pretty bad, but my...

my two oldest both had them pretty bad, but my oldest was especially long lasting. from all ive read, tried, only a few things really worked for us. first i noticed that the terrors were caused...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   02-15-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,250
Posted By momtomine
i have never heard this, and i have lived here...

i have never heard this, and i have lived here my whole adult life! we have three kids, 7 yo girl, 3yo boy, 1yo boy, and they have all slept in the same room. in fact, they have all slept in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-14-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By momtomine
DD1 will be starting 3rd grade next year, and i...

DD1 will be starting 3rd grade next year, and i really need to get a new science curriculum. i am looking at the alpha omega life pac, and at the apologia stuff. my daughter really loves workbooks,...
Forum: Parenting   12-14-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,310
Posted By momtomine
i went to a baby shower for a family friend. it...

i went to a baby shower for a family friend. it was her first baby, and she was young, i think 20 (i had my first at 19, so im not dissing young moms) well i was already the mother of 2 children,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By momtomine
well, i am not even a little bit that laid back...

well, i am not even a little bit that laid back about food, so feel free to disregard this if it is just totally not your style! NO kid, and i mean NO kid, will starve themselves if food is made...
Forum: Babywearing   11-16-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By momtomine
my son also only likes the hug hold. i agree...

my son also only likes the hug hold. i agree with pp, put DC in the moby, then head out for a walk. the movement and other things to look at, might be just what is needed to feel like the moby is a...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-16-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By momtomine
im so sorry that you are not enjoying the time...

im so sorry that you are not enjoying the time with your DS. when i started staying home, DD was 3. i was terrified that i would hate it, but i really dont. i love being with my kids, and cant...
Forum: Parenting   11-10-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By momtomine
i had my first baby because my DH was in the...

i had my first baby because my DH was in the military, and we were stationed over seas. when your stationed over seas, thats just what you do. everyone in our building had kids, so i wanted a kid...
Forum: Babywearing   11-08-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By momtomine
i am the same size as you, and i have a becco. i...

i am the same size as you, and i have a becco. i dont need an extension, and even have a bit of extra strap. i could even wear my DS1 when i was very pregnant with DS2. i think that the waist strap...
Forum: Parenting   11-08-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,973
Posted By momtomine
when you thoroughly master going pee with the...

when you thoroughly master going pee with the baby attached to your front!

when a conversation with your DP is peppered with "get out of the fridge please" and "baby, are you pooping?"

when...
Forum: Babywearing   11-07-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By momtomine
i totally disagree with some of the other posts....

i totally disagree with some of the other posts. i have a becco, and i can get my kids on to my back soooo easy. my 2.5 year old and my 5 month old both. i just lay the becco on the front seat of...
Forum: Babywearing   11-07-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By momtomine
i just started wearing my son on my back, so i...

i just started wearing my son on my back, so i will be wearing him while i cook, but i would never do it with him on the front. when my older DS was about 9 months old, that is the reason i bought a...
Forum: Parenting   11-06-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By momtomine
my vote would be no new stroller at all! i...

my vote would be no new stroller at all! i generally just put my becco in the bottom of the stroller. baby in the stroller, and my big boy walks. when my big boy gets tired, i either put him in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By momtomine
we go year round with no set times off or on....

we go year round with no set times off or on. today we wanted to go and watch daddy play basketball, so we did a bible story in the morning, and a math unit in the afternoon, and everything else was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By momtomine
at our house, its more "what doesnt count as...

at our house, its more "what doesnt count as school". other than a nap, or "bad" tv, it all counts. today we went and watched daddy play basketball on his work league. my 6 year old kept the score,...
Forum: Babywearing   11-05-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By momtomine
awesome! glad to hear it, cuz i am soooo ready...

awesome! glad to hear it, cuz i am soooo ready to have my front free! i love to baby wear, but im so short i can barely see over my son. ill give it a go tomorrow!
Forum: Babywearing   11-03-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By momtomine
i bought my becco when my DS1 was 9 months old,...

i bought my becco when my DS1 was 9 months old, and wore him front and back all of the time, even pregnant with DS2. i really prefer to back carry because i am so short, that a baby on the front...
Forum: Babywearing   11-03-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By momtomine
i am short and large in the bust as well, and i...

i am short and large in the bust as well, and i love my moby for a little one.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-03-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,909
Posted By momtomine
i got sucked into feeling like we needed to pick...

i got sucked into feeling like we needed to pick one philosophy, and stick with it. i thought that we were going to be Classical all the way, i thought i would love it, and i thought that i was...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-29-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By momtomine
so sorry that you are having a hard time...

so sorry that you are having a hard time adjusting. it can be really hard to re-learn how your family functions when you add a new member. first to address your DD1 nursing. you dont say how old she...
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