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Forum: April 2012   10-26-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
i was getting that, but once i started taking...

i was getting that, but once i started taking floradix and a B complex every day I no longer get any dizziness. My blood pressure has also come back up into the normal range now as well. Just...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-13-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
I am a miserable house keeper, but one thing I'm...

I am a miserable house keeper, but one thing I'm great at is decluttering. Set yourself up with a zone a week. First week entry way, 2nd week bathroom cabinets, so on. Each day walk into the zone...
Forum: April 2012   09-07-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
With my first baby it didn't feel all the way...

With my first baby it didn't feel all the way real until I was holding her in my arms. Then it was like "holy S!/@*, there was a BABY in there! Like a WHOLE HUMAN!" so, even after hearing the...
Forum: TV-Free   09-05-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,613
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
For my 3 and under crowd: Bowl of dinner...

For my 3 and under crowd:

Bowl of dinner scraps to stir and "cut" while dinner is being made, after dinner it goes out to the chickens
Make playdoh and color with berry juice
Mop the floor...
Forum: April 2012   09-04-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
If one more person tells me "boy you have your...

If one more person tells me "boy you have your hands full, you sure you can handle a third?" I'm going to punch them in the face just to show them how free my hands really are! I've had a rough...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-19-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,432
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
I don't coupon, because we only eat "real" food,...

I don't coupon, because we only eat "real" food, but I do go to the farmers market right as it's closing and ask my favorite stands what they have that they would like to sell me for a reduced...
Forum: April 2012   08-08-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,966
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
You can get a child's doula (fancy babysitter)....

You can get a child's doula (fancy babysitter). Basically its someone who has been to several homebirths before so they won't freak out when you hit transition and their sole job is to make sure...
Forum: April 2012   08-08-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,966
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
I've had 2 babies, and 2 homebirths. I always...

I've had 2 babies, and 2 homebirths. I always knew I'd have my babies at home, so it was pretty automatic.
I'll be making sure I have my birth tub, Vitalyte drink, homemade chicken soup and...
Forum: April 2012   08-08-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,151
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
I'm still nursing my 33 month old and my 15...

I'm still nursing my 33 month old and my 15 month old. I had no problems with supply thru my second pregnancy, not sure how it will go this time though. I'll nurse them for as long as they want, but...
Forum: April 2012   08-08-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
Seriously, I'm on baby #3 and I look 3-4 months...

Seriously, I'm on baby #3 and I look 3-4 months pregnant already. WTF?! Oh well. This one feels different too. I feel confidant in being able to survive the newborn stage, even with a toddler in...
Forum: April 2012   08-08-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,982
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
Haha, I kind of gave up on getting our ddc up,...

Haha, I kind of gave up on getting our ddc up, so I haven't been on in a week.

Name: Danielle
EDD: 04.01.2012
#Pregnancy/baby:baby #3
Your age/age at the birth:I'm 24, I'll either be 24 or 25...
Forum: March 2012   08-02-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
I pm'd her too. I'm going to see if I can maybe...

I pm'd her too. I'm going to see if I can maybe pm another mod. But, since there are way less mods now they seem to be totally overwhelmed.
Forum: March 2012   07-25-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
Me! I'm due April 1st. I'm hoping the April...

Me! I'm due April 1st. I'm hoping the April board will be up soon, what's taking so long? I was due nov. 6th with my first and the new board was up before I could even get a clear +. this will also...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-24-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
I know I found out pretty early, and my dd is...

I know I found out pretty early, and my dd is April 1st, but any chance we can get the April ddc going? I don't want to get attached to all the girls in the march one and then end up having my baby...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-24-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
We are supposed to be starting ABA therapies...

We are supposed to be starting ABA therapies with DD tomorrow. 5 days a week 2 hour sessions. The biggest component of her diagnosis I've been wanting help on is her language. They are saying ABA...
Forum: March 2012   07-22-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
My instinct with my first was SOOO off. I had...

My instinct with my first was SOOO off. I had dreamed I had a blonde haired boy several times and refered to baby as male pronouns the whole pregnancy. My father dreamed that I had a girl with dark...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-02-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
my DD is just about to turn 2.5 and i have an 11...

my DD is just about to turn 2.5 and i have an 11 month old as well. i am struggling with a lot of what you are too.
i made myself a list that is BIG and BOLD written in CRAYONS that i hung up right...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-31-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,861
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
after i had my second baby i have continually...

after i had my second baby i have continually had the feeling like i have a third child. dont quite know how to describe it, i guess its like, both girls are in the tub and i get this little panic...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-19-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
yes, bring a note from your doctor and go to the...

yes, bring a note from your doctor and go to the main office and get the pass. oh my god, its a life saver. i promise there will be lots of great things he will be able to do all through the parks...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-26-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,403
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
i use the shorty wide mouth mason jars for...

i use the shorty wide mouth mason jars for everything, and put it up on a shelf that she cant reach. bringing down just a few items at a time for her to work with really helps too. like, instead of...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-26-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,814
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
we dont have a single sponge in the house, i...

we dont have a single sponge in the house, i think they are SO gross. my mom uses them and i can smell that sour sponge smell as soon as i walk into her house.
i use green scrubby pads that i cut...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
i have the same problem, its gotten a little...

i have the same problem, its gotten a little better lately now that i just silently take whatever drink she is spitting away and put it in the fridge. i don't react *at all* while doing this and...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-27-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
im in north park, still a little far but not...

im in north park, still a little far but not really far.
message me and we can plan a park day or something
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-10-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
i use my dishwasher as a drying rack when i...

i use my dishwasher as a drying rack when i handwash dishes. much bigger than the countertop racks, and sometimes i pop on the heated dry when im done if im in a hurry
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-01-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Jackies Ladybug
we're a two bed family as well, dh sleeps in...

we're a two bed family as well, dh sleeps in dd's bed, both dds sleep with me
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