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Forum: Personal Growth   Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By kittywitty
That's awful! Some people can be jerks! :Hug ...

That's awful! Some people can be jerks! :Hug

I'll second getting help for the PPD or PPA as soon as possible. The sooner you get help, the less regret and pain you'll have. Ask me how I know. :(
Forum: Personal Growth   Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By kittywitty
Awww It's probably a good idea to wait. Better...

Awww It's probably a good idea to wait. Better wait to decide than regret it later. Hang in there!
Forum: Personal Growth   Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By kittywitty
I'm sorry. :Hug My dh was fairly traumatized...

I'm sorry. :Hug

My dh was fairly traumatized by his vas, so much so that he wouldn't go back for a check up or testing. I used to be an andrologist so I told him he's playing with fire. He said...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By kittywitty
Sorry to butt in. It's often iron deficiency...

Sorry to butt in. It's often iron deficiency anemia, stress, or magnesium deficiency. I take Natural Calm or mine twitches pretty continuously and it's much worse in pregnancy.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,820
Posted By kittywitty
We were for years, then my FIL gave us a cheap...

We were for years, then my FIL gave us a cheap used Truck, but seeing as how it wasn't safe to take kids in and a gas guzzler, we couldn't afford it any longer, so we sold it for cash. So we're a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,820
Posted By kittywitty
Absolutely. We already do a number of those...

Absolutely. We already do a number of those things, and the kids all help out. My 13 yo has been helping me paint and repair the house and helped me replace the toilet. We've tried to join 4-H in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,820
Posted By kittywitty
I need to join here! We have a lot more house...

I need to join here! We have a lot more house repairs to do and things have been beyond tight, already. I feel bad, but we have had to cancel piano, gymnastics, and aikido for the kids for awhile. ...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By kittywitty
Lots of :Hug I'm sad but relieved to see I'm...

Lots of :Hug

I'm sad but relieved to see I'm not alone. I actually never agreed with dh. I even made him drive himself to/from the appointment and do the dishes that night. I was so angry. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-22-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,803
Posted By kittywitty
Oh wow! That's terrible. I'm glad it's working...

Oh wow! That's terrible. I'm glad it's working out for you now. We plan on trying to sell soon and renting so that if we do move, we can just up and move without worrying about selling. Dh is a...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-22-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By kittywitty
Dr. Karen Federici for a family doc. She's...

Dr. Karen Federici for a family doc. She's *wonderful*. I wasn't impressed with my homebirth options there in 2007 and I strongly recommend against RMH if you go with a doctor-they had very...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By kittywitty
:Hug I feel the same way. I don't really have...

:Hug I feel the same way. I don't really have friends. Some online friends count, but it's not quite the same. I also wish there was a matchup website!
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By kittywitty
Dealing with not having more kids/PPD

Dh had a vasectomy after baby #5 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) . Honestly, it triggered a really bad case of PPD. I was not ready to be done and I know it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-22-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,803
Posted By kittywitty
I know this is old, but updates? This is my...

I know this is old, but updates?

This is my worst nightmare. We bought a house with substantial issues that were covered up or not disclosed and we are so in debt from it. We have to move for...
Forum: Family Planning   07-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,488
Posted By kittywitty
Vasectomy Sponge-made me bleed Cervical...

Vasectomy
Sponge-made me bleed
Cervical film-ouch and failed
birth control pills-mostly for control of endo and dysmennorhea
NFP-failed
Withdrawal-failed
Depo-gained weight and bled a lot.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,391
Posted By kittywitty
I agree. I have several friends who write...

I agree. I have several friends who write e-books and curricula and it does NOT cost that much unless you're seriously ripped off or you pick some really crazy over the top expensive format for no...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-22-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By kittywitty
The biggest issue is the huge credit card debt...

The biggest issue is the huge credit card debt we've piled up because of this house. We were supposed to havea 5-10 year guarantee on certain things for our USDA loan and basically the owners made...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By kittywitty
Upset about having to go back to work

We've had some financial issues the past few years: income not matching expenses, child support stopped, tons of house repairs...basically dh had urged me to find a job. But I hadn't worked in over...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-21-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,391
Posted By kittywitty
I'm not surprised they stopped selling. Really,...

I'm not surprised they stopped selling. Really, for years their customers had been saying the same thing-it's unaffordable for most people. Look at other successful homeschool curriculum providers....
Forum: Allergies   06-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By kittywitty
With my dairy allergic kids, even cross...

With my dairy allergic kids, even cross contamination could be an issue. I couldn't have even the tiniest bit. I was very strict about what I ate, but really it's not that hard.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By kittywitty
Some kids are just very sensitive. For that age,...

Some kids are just very sensitive. For that age, especially, I would not say it's too unusual. My 6 yo does the same about our 13 year old cat who died last year. Heck, even I cry a lot about it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-15-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By kittywitty
Ha! I saw that later that day. I thought I was...

Ha! I saw that later that day. I thought I was going nuts!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By kittywitty
It looks like the system ate my reply? I...

It looks like the system ate my reply?

I would hesitate to use A Beka. The word problems I have seen are often religion based from a Fundamentalist perspective. There are Scripture quotes...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By kittywitty
You will encounter Christian fundamentalist...

You will encounter Christian fundamentalist centered word problems or Bible quotes that might disagree with you. I was raised Jewish and I would never use them for anything. ...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-10-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By kittywitty
Thanks! Does anyone know if there are still...

Thanks! Does anyone know if there are still active AP playgroups or secular homeschool groups?
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-07-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By kittywitty
Washington, NC

We used to live by Greenville but did not travel to Washington much. We are looking to relocate back. Anyone have the scoop on living in Washington NC?
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