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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-26-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By mamatoemily
I have a week old little boy and am still...

I have a week old little boy and am still nursing my 27 month old daughter.  I am getting so frustrated and emotional because she is not dealing well with the baby nursing.  This morning she FREAKED...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-11-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By mamatoemily
After my XH and I split up, I changed our DD's...

After my XH and I split up, I changed our DD's name to be hyphenated with both of ours.  Now I am due with Baby #2 with my husband...the baby will take his last name and I have my last name and his...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-11-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By mamatoemily
I am due with Baby #2 (actually 3 days overdue...

I am due with Baby #2 (actually 3 days overdue now) and I have a 2.5 yr old DD from my previous marriage. She lives with me and sees my XH at least once a week...but the schedule is completely...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-09-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By mamatoemily
Hi everyone...I guess I figured this would get...

Hi everyone...I guess I figured this would get easier over time, but I can't help but feel so sad whenever my DD spends time with her dad.  She is 25 mths now and we split up when she was only 5...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By mamatoemily
Hi everyone...I'm looking for some advice as I...

Hi everyone...I'm looking for some advice as I can't get in to see my lawyer for another week and a half.
 
My ex and I have a legal Separation Agreement and are divorced.  I live in Ontario,...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-10-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By mamatoemily
Thanks for your responses.  I know I should just...

Thanks for your responses.  I know I should just let it roll off, but when it comes to your child you know how hard that can be.  
Forum: Single Parenting   07-07-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By mamatoemily
Hi everyone...I'm not sure if this is the right...

Hi everyone...I'm not sure if this is the right forum to put this in, but I am wondering if anyone else has had the same experience.  
 
My DD is 21 months and my XH and I split up when she was 5...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-14-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By mamatoemily
My DD is 19 mths and I have been back to work...

My DD is 19 mths and I have been back to work since she turned 1 and I work rotating shifts (afternoons, days and nights) since I am an emergency services worker.  We're still nursing and going...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-01-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By mamatoemily
Yeah, I've been saying that to her when I'm home...

Yeah, I've been saying that to her when I'm home with her during the day...the difference is when I work afternoon shifts she is away from me...so to try and explain that I am going to work for 10...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-01-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By mamatoemily
I don't know what to do...my DD is 18 mths and I...

I don't know what to do...my DD is 18 mths and I decided recently that I need to night wean her.  I'm tired.  I read the Dr. Jay method and have done about 5 nights.  The first was brutal but then...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-11-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By mamatoemily
I'm tired.  I'm co-sleeping still and she wakes...

I'm tired.  I'm co-sleeping still and she wakes up about every 1.5 hours to nurse back to sleep.  By the time the morning comes my nipples are really sore.  At around 5am she stays on for like 45...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-05-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By mamatoemily
I didn't think I took any cheap shots, but...

I didn't think I took any cheap shots, but thanks.
Forum: Single Parenting   02-02-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By mamatoemily
Yes, I can intellectually have empathy because...

Yes, I can intellectually have empathy because my ex will soon experience these same feelings (or I assume so) as I have a boyfriend, but I am not introducing her to him until we've been together 4...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-01-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By mamatoemily
I hate that my DD spends time with my Ex's GF....

I hate that my DD spends time with my Ex's GF.  I hate it.  When he picks her up and I know the GF is in his car, my stomach sinks.  Does this get easier?  My DD is only 15 months so it isn't like...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-16-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By mamatoemily
I'm not going through any court stuff for...

I'm not going through any court stuff for visitation.  My ex has been pretty good agreeing to let me take the lead on deciding when DD is ready or not, since we broke up when she was 5 months and he...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-15-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By mamatoemily
Part of me thinks the transition won't be...

Part of me thinks the transition won't be terrible because we co-sleep in a King bed and she isn't the type of kid who sleeps near or ON me...really, she sleeps on the other side, so maybe it won't...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-14-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By mamatoemily
My DD is 14 months and hasn't done this yet.  I...

My DD is 14 months and hasn't done this yet.  I am planning to start THINKING about it around 2...but I met with a child psychologist after my Ex and I split up to get advice about overnights.  He...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-14-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By mamatoemily
How do people handle this?  I haven't had to...

How do people handle this?  I haven't had to deal with it just yet as I am currently living with my parents, but am moving out in April after buying my own house.  My DD is 14 months and sleeps with...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By mamatoemily
Thanks ladies....I am just going to continue as...

Thanks ladies....I am just going to continue as planned and give him the photograph :)
Forum: Single Parenting   12-12-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By mamatoemily
My husband and I have been separated since April...

My husband and I have been separated since April and will be getting a divorce.  Lately he has been indirectly trying to win me back, even though he lives with his new GF.  He bought me an expensive...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-18-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By mamatoemily
My DD is 11.5 mths and is waking up about ever...

My DD is 11.5 mths and is waking up about ever 1.5 hrs during the night to nurse...she nurses right back to sleep.  I have 2 questions...firstly, she doesn't eat much solid food during the day, and...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-12-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By mamatoemily
So update to my weird situation...my ex decided...

So update to my weird situation...my ex decided to tell his GF half of the truth of what happened and she CALLED ME (he gave her my #) and we ended up talking about a lot of stuff...I doubt she is...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-02-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By mamatoemily
You're right...it would make my interactions...

You're right...it would make my interactions with him worse...it is so hard to know another woman is being disrespected and she thinks he is a knight in shining armour.  I suppose if she is meant to...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,803
Posted By mamatoemily
"Best I Never Had" - Beyonce "Little Miss" -...

"Best I Never Had" - Beyonce
"Little Miss" - Sugarland
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By mamatoemily
Is it wrong of me to want my ex's new GF to know...

Is it wrong of me to want my ex's new GF to know he cheated on her?  I realize it isn't my job to tell her he is doing the same thing to her that he did to me...but it just makes me SO angry that he...
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