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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By xekomaya
We just got back from a week long trip with DH...

We just got back from a week long trip with DH while he had to work. We actually did great financially. We only ate out one lunch on the day we drove home & I ran to the store for ice cream once...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-09-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,897
Posted By xekomaya
For us, if I buy it at the grocery store, it goes...

For us, if I buy it at the grocery store, it goes in the grocery budget, even if I bought flip flops on sale or gardening stuff. We use credit cards for nearly every purchase and track it all in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,897
Posted By xekomaya
SweetSilver - We have our fair coming up this...

SweetSilver - We have our fair coming up this month too. I am nervous about what that is going to look like as well, but it is only once a year and those are great memories!

Doing well over here....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,079
Posted By xekomaya
I live in Alaska. We have a lot to forage for but...

I live in Alaska. We have a lot to forage for but with 3 little kids I don't get as much as I'd like. I make a point to collect medicinals -- red elderberry blossoms, yarrow, fireweed leaves,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-05-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,897
Posted By xekomaya
Yup we are. I just figure my fast is cooking...

Yup we are. I just figure my fast is cooking twice and the crazy effort it takes to get food on the table. At least we get a break tomorrow and get to eat fish!

We did really well today. I didn't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-04-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,897
Posted By xekomaya
So far we are doing ok. DH is very frustrated...

So far we are doing ok. DH is very frustrated with some aspects of our living situation. I am sorry it is so frustrating for him (he has to deal with our landlord!) but it has put him right on the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-02-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,897
Posted By xekomaya
Glad to see a broader thread this month. I have...

Glad to see a broader thread this month. I have used the No-Spend in the past to get through some really tricky spots, but I can't go on like that long term. I like to stock up on good deals and I am...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By xekomaya
I have minimal experience in that my son is...

I have minimal experience in that my son is still younger, but we didn't like any of the Sonlight books we tried this year. If you are looking for a secular curriculum, Ambleside is going to be hard...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By xekomaya
#1 & #3 were both surprises (and boys!). #2 was...

#1 & #3 were both surprises (and boys!). #2 was the only one I had an ultrasound with and certainly I wouldn't let a tech know the gender of my baby and not know myself. That seems silly to me. I...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-15-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 30
Posted By xekomaya
I have no experience with that. What a stress to...

I have no experience with that. What a stress to be under. You might want to post in the broader "I'm Pregnant" forum as a lot more mamas will see it. 
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 24
Posted By xekomaya
Maybe you should consider seeing a specialist....

Maybe you should consider seeing a specialist. Tylenol Sinus is not considered safe during pregnancy. You can check out safefetus.com for any medicines you are recommended so you can make your own...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 18
Posted By xekomaya
I am expecting my 4th and have never owned baby...

I am expecting my 4th and have never owned baby nail clippers or a baby gym. Seriously if you have diapers, clothes, a carrier and a car seat, you are good to go. It would be better to save your...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,137
Posted By xekomaya
What an ordeal! I just read through this thread....

What an ordeal! I just read through this thread. Honestly I can't believe you aren't in the hospital on continuous monitoring but I can completely see why you would need/want to be home with your...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By xekomaya
Thank you!  I don't know why it is so hard to...

Thank you!  I don't know why it is so hard to remember these things. I probably intentionally forget:)  I guess I am ok for now. Peeing every 4-8 hours and not super dark yet. Forgot to mention I am...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By xekomaya
I go through this every pregnancy and somehow I...

I go through this every pregnancy and somehow I can't actually remember when you start to worry about dehydration from morning sickness. Can anyone refresh me? 
 
I kept down 1 quart of water...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-13-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 774
Posted By xekomaya
What I don't understand about all of this is...

What I don't understand about all of this is what exactly are "mommy wars"? Are women out there actually bickering with each other about parenting choices? Do other women really walk up to a bottle...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-13-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 47
Posted By xekomaya
What is Immortelle? I can't imagine what you...

What is Immortelle? I can't imagine what you might put on a child's booboo but not use during pregnancy =/
 
I am surprised that everyone still gives up sushi. I eat EXTRA sushi during pregnancy...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-13-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 16
Posted By xekomaya
Welcome! I am expecting #4 (of 6 pregnancies)....

Welcome! I am expecting #4 (of 6 pregnancies). Nice to see moms of more around http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-13-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 39
Posted By xekomaya
Wow that is expensive. I have had to pay out of...

Wow that is expensive. I have had to pay out of pocket for the blood work with all 3 of my kids. The highest I paid was $180 but the rest were all closer to $100. I would explain the cost factor to...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   02-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 29
Posted By xekomaya
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MOMYS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1398169/for-the-multips-length-of-labor#post_17578802)
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Forum: Elimination Communication   02-21-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By xekomaya
I think everybody's answers to this week be...

I think everybody's answers to this week be different so you will just have to try some things and see what works. At those small ages my kids were afraid of auto flush toilets and public bathrooms...
Forum: Elimination Communication   02-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By xekomaya
Welcome! I saw there were no responses to this...

Welcome! I saw there were no responses to this and I think it might be because it sounds like you've got it all together http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif My only suggestion might...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   02-20-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 51
Posted By xekomaya
I have had two babies with no ultrasound at all...

I have had two babies with no ultrasound at all and one with a 20 week scan.
So my take on the others is to consider the benefit and decide if it is worth taking any risk for. We do know that...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   02-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 43
Posted By xekomaya
SierraBella - I am totally there. I am so...

SierraBella - I am totally there. I am so exhausted I just have no interest. I mean I have interest but I can't keep myself awake. It doesn't help that hubby has been going to bed late lately....
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   02-19-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 43
Posted By xekomaya
Whoa who says you can't eat medium rare beef?...

Whoa who says you can't eat medium rare beef? Eggs over easy? I only eat my eggs over easy and my beef RARE :) I think shellfish has the highest incidence of food poisoning over any category of...
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