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Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Snow Cherries
Question Need a new (used) car, terrible credit - what to do?

We need a bigger vehicle as our kids literally no longer fit in our backseat. Kids are 3, 5, and 11 and the 11 year old is completely squished between the two car seats. We need a third row.


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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-18-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Snow Cherries
I just bought a couple of gallons of minimally...

I just bought a couple of gallons of minimally processed milk from a company called Zaycon and it tastes really weird to me. My understanding of the way this milk is processed is that it's a step...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Snow Cherries
It sounds unusual to me. I've had three...

It sounds unusual to me. I've had three c-sections and I don't have either issue. I do have an area in my upper abdomen where I get a weird muscle cramp if I move a certain way and that started...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-18-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Snow Cherries
Hi there! I'm sorry to hear you're recovery has...

Hi there! I'm sorry to hear you're recovery has been so tough but congratulations on your new baby! It sounds like you've been through a lot on top of regular c-section recovery! Of course, I'm not...
Forum: C-section Birth   09-15-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By Snow Cherries
I would really urge you to find another...

I would really urge you to find another solution.  I sympathize with the dilemma of worrying it may be all or nothing as far as the semester goes.  Have you tried speaking with your employer about...
Forum: C-section Birth   09-15-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,998
Posted By Snow Cherries
I also struggled to come to terms with my first...

I also struggled to come to terms with my first C-section.  I had planned on a natural homebirth since I was a teenager but things just didn't work out that way for me.  My first C-section was...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-08-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Snow Cherries
My precocious 2 1/2 year old daughter LOVES my...

My precocious 2 1/2 year old daughter LOVES my sewing machine.  She loves to sit right next to me and watch me when I'm sewing and I frequently catch her trying to sneak up and touch the machine...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-08-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Snow Cherries
I find this difficult too. As annoying as it is,...

I find this difficult too. As annoying as it is, the best solution I've found is placing a stitch marker.  I hate having to move it each round, but I find the generic aqua and orange plastic ones...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-08-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Snow Cherries
That is confusing!  I'm not certain, but I think...

That is confusing!  I'm not certain, but I think it means you're adding another 10 DC to each round.  So if round 4 had a total of 20 stitches, round 5 would have 30, round 6 would have 40 and so...
Forum: Gardening   01-02-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Snow Cherries
In a moment of weakness I agreed to let my...

In a moment of weakness I agreed to let my husband spray Round Up on the multitude of dandelions that were taking over our yard about 18 months ago.  I was kicking myself almost immediately.  This...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-30-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Snow Cherries
I know this is an old thread but I thought I'd...

I know this is an old thread but I thought I'd contribute some more ideas! This week I'm adding a few dozen zucchini bread muffins, chopped, blanched zucchini and shredded zucchini for winter soups...
Forum: Gardening   07-08-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By Snow Cherries
I've been out of town for a week and came home...

I've been out of town for a week and came home to find that my cilantro has bolted.  I'm still using the "regular" looking cilantro at the base of the plant and it tastes great.  But what about the...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-06-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Snow Cherries
I'm ashamed to admit that I really don't...

I'm ashamed to admit that I really don't understand a lot of things about local government, public programs, taxes etc.  It ocurred to me the other day (after a related conversation with a friend)...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-06-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Snow Cherries
www.rising-health.com...

www.rising-health.com (http://www.rising-health.com)
 
I can't personally recommend this ND/Clinic since I haven't had an appointment there yet due to financial constraints, but I've wanted to try...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-31-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Snow Cherries
i need some tips for encouraging my kids to play...

i need some tips for encouraging my kids to play outdoors this year. I have two boys, ages 8 and 2 (plus a baby girl, but it's the boys I'm thinking of here). Despite the age gap, they play nicely...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-30-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Snow Cherries
We have to get a new car. Dh got a new job and...

We have to get a new car. Dh got a new job and now has to use my car for work (he had a company vehicle at his last job so we only owned the one vehicle). My car, a 2007 Kia Rondo was already REALLY...
Forum: Women's Health   02-09-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Snow Cherries
Thank you for replying.  It helps to have a calm...

Thank you for replying.  It helps to have a calm response when I'm so worried!  I will check out Pediatric Advisor.  He is a little worse today so I am taking him to the pediatrician this...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Snow Cherries
I'm worried that my 2 year old son may have...

I'm worried that my 2 year old son may have pertussis.  He IS vaccinated.  I'm currently waiting for a nurse to call me back, but I'm a bit wary of any advice she may give.  My main concern is that...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-19-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Snow Cherries
Thought I'd post an update.  Baby is 5 weeks now...

Thought I'd post an update.  Baby is 5 weeks now and nursing is going great!  Things eased up for us around the 2 week mark or so (if I remember correctly?).  Using the nipple shield really was very...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-18-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Snow Cherries
Thanks!  I'm doing a bit better today.  I'm...

Thanks!  I'm doing a bit better today.  I'm being really diligent about expressing a little milk and then letting them air dry, then using Lansinoh.  I also tried a nipple shield for a few feedings...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-17-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Snow Cherries
My beautiful DD is just 4 days old and I'm...

My beautiful DD is just 4 days old and I'm really struggling with nipple soreness.  I can't get in to see a lactation consultant through my insurance until the middle of next week and I"m just...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-11-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Snow Cherries
MoonStar - THANK YOU for mentioning Floradix! ...

MoonStar - THANK YOU for mentioning Floradix!  I've been taking it at home, but I honestly don't think it would have occurred to me to bring it to the hospital!  I had a really hard time with the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-10-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,765
Posted By Snow Cherries
Thanks for the ideas!  Especially the idea of...

Thanks for the ideas!  Especially the idea of lots of skin to skin after the c-section.  I'm going to make a point of ensuring that happens!
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-09-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,765
Posted By Snow Cherries
I'm having a scheduled c-section on Monday and...

I'm having a scheduled c-section on Monday and am wondering if there's anything I can do or take to encourage my milk to come in sooner than last time.  After my last c-section birth my milk didn't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-09-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Snow Cherries
I'm about to "time out" for my chances at a...

I'm about to "time out" for my chances at a VBA2C due to hospital and insurance mandates.  I'm ok with it as I knew it was a long shot anyways.  So now I'm re-packing my "labor bag" as a "c-section...
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