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Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-26-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By kijip
I've had recurrent miscarriages in the past so my...

I've had recurrent miscarriages in the past so my midwife did a second u/s yesterday. I am measuring just past 11 weeks. Squirmy little one with a strong heartbeat. We saw all four limbs and a...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-26-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By kijip
I'm just past 11 weeks and need side panel jeans....

I'm just past 11 weeks and need side panel jeans. My torso is too long for my shirts to cover the hair band trick to leave my regular pants unbuttoned.

I've been wearing a lot of dresses.
...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-26-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 618
Posted By kijip
I'm just past 11 weeks now and today I am craving...

I'm just past 11 weeks now and today I am craving a hot pastrami sandwich. I may take the kids on the bus to a nice downtown deli, walk through the market and call it a field trip. ...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-26-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 618
Posted By kijip
Also, if you have a food processor it is easy to...

Also, if you have a food processor it is easy to whip up some very smooth and creamy hummus, as mild as your pregnancy allows. It's just chickpeas (canned make it very easy), tahini, lemon, garlic...
Forum: C-section Birth   07-06-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By kijip
This was the norm when and where I had my second...

This was the norm when and where I had my second c-section 6.5 years ago. He was on my chest while they were still closing my up and nursing as soon as they wheeled me back to my room (under 30...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   07-06-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,759
Posted By kijip
I am 34 and have 12 yo and a 6yo sons. I am...

I am 34 and have 12 yo and a 6yo sons. I am pregnant again and due 3/6/2016.

I've have recurrent miscarriages in the past- 6 between my sons and one more 4 years ago in 2011. So we are hopeful...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-10-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,950
Posted By kijip
I do recreational level roller derby....

I do recreational level roller derby. Eventually, I would like to join a competitive team but I need more practice and I want the kids to be older. My sons are 2.5 and 8 now.

I also go camping...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-10-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,956
Posted By kijip
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-12-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By kijip
I would try to sell them on Craigslist for a bit...

I would try to sell them on Craigslist for a bit more than the jeweler said he would pay.  You will need to agree to meet people at a jewelers so they can verify the items are real.  
 
If you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-11-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By kijip
You should check with your state.  In my state a...

You should check with your state.  In my state a child can be on a parent's insurance and state insurance also if they qualify.  The parent's insurance is then the primary and the state insurance is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,112
Posted By kijip
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Quote:Originally Posted by Smithie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1295405/should-we-get-food-stamps/120#post_16244938)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,112
Posted By kijip
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Quote:Originally Posted by matey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1295405/should-we-get-food-stamps/100#post_16242292)
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-03-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,319
Posted By kijip
The car dependent lifestyle of many suburbs is...

The car dependent lifestyle of many suburbs is high on my list of not liking them. When I lived in a close in burb, the commute was still personally soul crushing.

However, I am a big believer in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-02-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,812
Posted By kijip
  . Find family walks which incorporate some...


. Find family walks which incorporate some up and down hills and or a lot of stairs. Put a baby or even better, a heavy toddler, on your back or front in an Ergo or similar. Go to how to stretch...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-02-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,674
Posted By kijip
I think that your husband should get the best...

I think that your husband should get the best degree he can now, while you still have the amazing support of free housing. In your shoes, I would consider becoming an RN now, even if you only work...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-21-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By kijip
Timez Attack, via bigbrainz.com really helps...

Timez Attack, via bigbrainz.com really helps with speed in a fun way because of the game clock. It will also return to the problems your son has trouble with until he gets them down. We are using it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,271
Posted By kijip
Quote: Originally Posted by shaywyn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by shaywyn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15953733)
I have to agree with Kreeblim.

I agree.
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Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-17-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,741
Posted By kijip
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15948048)
Congratulations. You're the first...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-27-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,775
Posted By kijip
Quote: Originally Posted by lotus.blossom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lotus.blossom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15886373)
I bet that $100/month was a typo. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-26-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,722
Posted By kijip
A downpayment on a 60k home is not $7000, it is...

A downpayment on a 60k home is not $7000, it is $12,000. A downpayment on a 120k house is $20+ k alone. You do not, and will not have the money to buy this or any house right now. Rent, get out of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-26-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,775
Posted By kijip
Quote: Originally Posted by greeny...

Quote:
Originally Posted by greeny http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15879360)
We live in a suburb just outside of Chicago.
...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-20-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By kijip
I agree with velochic. Taking them to work less...

I agree with velochic. Taking them to work less in school makes some sense. Taking them to pay other debt is technically fraud. It's a very murky area. And you are stuck with that debt forever,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-20-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,901
Posted By kijip
Do you have medical insurance? Chantix is a drug...

Do you have medical insurance? Chantix is a drug that can help people stop smoking. It worked for a number of people I know.

What would you need to do to get rid of the car? Your car payment is...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-19-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By kijip
Get rid of most of your clothes. We only have...

Get rid of most of your clothes. We only have about 1/2 to 3/4 of a load per person and that is a huge help. Make a list of what you need and shop for it in your closet and laundry. Everything else...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-19-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,057
Posted By kijip
for me: 5:50AM group boot camp fitness classes...

for me: 5:50AM group boot camp fitness classes outdoors, occasional pedicures.

for my husband: the occasional gadget, yard stuff.

for our kids: occasional take out dinners, legos for my older...
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