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Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-07-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,302
Posted By AugustLia23
Whoa! I disappear for a few weeks to try to get...

Whoa! I disappear for a few weeks to try to get pregnant :wink: and finish up the semester at school, and so much has happened! Congrats to the mamas of the three new baby boys!! How blissed out you...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By AugustLia23
fertility meds can more precisely alter...

fertility meds can more precisely alter ovulation, have you talked with your care provider about it?
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-19-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,302
Posted By AugustLia23
Hi, jumping in to introduce myself! Just decided...

Hi, jumping in to introduce myself! Just decided to add the necessary ingredient(sperm) to my life to allow for my family to expand. Single("divorced") mama here to 3 awesome kids; just worked it out...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,254
Posted By AugustLia23
Hi all! Thanks for the welcome! I'm planning...

Hi all! Thanks for the welcome!

I'm planning to try as soon as this upcoming ovulation. That should be on the 28th according to my period app. I just talked with my donor yesterday and got all big...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-12-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By AugustLia23
I stayed thin through childbearing my 2 biobabes,...

I stayed thin through childbearing my 2 biobabes, but stretchmarks abound and I have an unhealed tear on my vaginal opening. Then of course the boobs that fed my babies, and are no longer perky at...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 11,633
Posted By AugustLia23
Hi all. I'm joining in as I've decided to start...

Hi all. I'm joining in as I've decided to start trying to have my next baby. I have 3 children that are just the cat's pajamas. I adore them and cannot wait to grow my family. I am a single mother,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,254
Posted By AugustLia23
Hi, can I join in? I am a single mother to 3...

Hi, can I join in? I am a single mother to 3 children, 2 biological that live with me full time and a non-bio boy from my ex who is with me when it's my turn to have our kids. I am turning 29 in...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-19-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,036
Posted By AugustLia23
Just read through this for the first time, as I...

Just read through this for the first time, as I am newly single after 2.5 years that were mostly good. I am still in love with my new ex and so maybe this is part of what I needed to read to really...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,130
Posted By AugustLia23
I'm also in nursing school. I've just begun my...

I'm also in nursing school. I've just begun my 3rd semester, with 3 semesters to follow. For Spring, we are taking our second Patho/Pharm combined class, our second Medical/Surgical class in the...
Forum: Family Planning   10-02-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By AugustLia23
Good advice above. Take it is one child at a...

Good advice above. Take it is one child at a time. Your feeling will likely change as time passes and your already present children age. I will say, I was an only and know that having an only child...
Forum: Family Planning   08-19-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By AugustLia23
Depends on what constitutes a big family for...

Depends on what constitutes a big family for you. I am a mama to 3 lovely kids, and am currently in a forced break while I finish nursing school. I am literally counting the days until I can have...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-22-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By AugustLia23
A bit late on coming into this thread, but...

A bit late on coming into this thread, but wanted to share. I have 3 children, all "sired" by the same anonymous sperm donor. They are 9,8, & 6, and healthy vibrant children. No health issues,...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-25-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By AugustLia23
You're right, I've gotten WIC in Oregon and...

You're right, I've gotten WIC in Oregon and Mass, and in both those states vaccines were not really brought up. I'm pretty sure the federal ruling on that issue overrides whether the state...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-25-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By AugustLia23
I can't speak to army requirements (though I'm...

I can't speak to army requirements (though I'm pretty sure the vaccines are only required for the person ON duty), but I know with absolute certainty that vaccines are NOT a requirement to be...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-25-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,605
Posted By AugustLia23
I think even if you are opposed to nursery...

I think even if you are opposed to nursery school or daycare, you should strongly consider getting to know a babysitter you can trust, or a mothers helper. Even a fellow mom friend who you could do...
Forum: Family Safety   03-01-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By AugustLia23
Thanks for all the responses. I am 25 years old...

Thanks for all the responses. I am 25 years old and can still remember walking the 3 miles from my bus stop to school when I was 8 years old and missed the bus. At 9 I was taking public...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-25-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By AugustLia23
I've been doing it for about 6 months to be able...

I've been doing it for about 6 months to be able to stay in my huge 4 bedroom house. While it hasn't been perfect, we do just fine and being able to swap childcare has been great. I think there is a...
Forum: Family Safety   02-25-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By AugustLia23
This is a recent disagreement I had with my ex....

This is a recent disagreement I had with my ex. When did you allow your kids to walk around your neighborhood on their own? Or if your kids are still very young, what age are you planning to allow...
Forum: Family Safety   02-25-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By AugustLia23
Yes, I believe there is cause for concern with...

Yes, I believe there is cause for concern with cell phones, but so is there with almost *everything* else. I mean, even breastmilk is riddled with toxic chemicals these days. There's no getting away...
Forum: Family Safety   02-25-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,421
Posted By AugustLia23
While I did breastfeed exclusively, we used...

While I did breastfeed exclusively, we used bottles for feedings when I was at work. With my youngest, we used all glass bottles and never had one break on us. Of course if you threw one across the...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-09-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By AugustLia23
Mamma, the stress you are having over this will...

Mamma, the stress you are having over this will only make things more difficult. I understand it's hard to leave you baby and go back to work - I've done it twice myself -  but it sounds like it is...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-26-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By AugustLia23
I tried this with my ex when we split last year....

I tried this with my ex when we split last year. We intentionally moved into a house in a new city together with our 3 kids. While I agree that the ideal is to keep the family unit intact, even when...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-18-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,300
Posted By AugustLia23
Such a hard place to be. 3 year olds are not...

Such a hard place to be. 3 year olds are not always the most reliable, and they feed off of adults very readily sometimes with information. Not to say that nothing happened, but it has happened...
Forum: Site Help   11-18-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By AugustLia23
Seriously, I left for a few weeks and came back...

Seriously, I left for a few weeks and came back to the new format. Overall it's ok, but I liked my blue background. I miss it.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-12-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By AugustLia23
another vote for Desiree LeFave. She's...

another vote for Desiree LeFave. She's wonderful, so in tune.
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