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Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By Missinnyc
#1 - 28 hours #2- 5.5 hours #3- 4 hours ...

#1 - 28 hours
#2- 5.5 hours
#3- 4 hours
#4- 1-2 hours
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-06-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 60
Posted By Missinnyc
#1  28 hours (hospital, interventions) #2  5-6...

#1  28 hours (hospital, interventions)
#2  5-6 hours
#3  2 hours
#4  2 hours(almost born in car)
 
Sheesh.This one better slow down!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-26-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,505
Posted By Missinnyc
I've never understood all the fear about kids...

I've never understood all the fear about kids being left in cars on not too hot days for 10 minutes or so. The fears people seem to manifest about this seem so crazy to me. Like, "what if you get...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-20-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,654
Posted By Missinnyc
How old are the foster kids? Old enough to tell...

How old are the foster kids? Old enough to tell the worker? Personally, I'd just adapt a dont ask dont tell policy. My workers never asked where I was birthing and I never shared it. As long as the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,575
Posted By Missinnyc
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,575
Posted By Missinnyc
  Quote:We could not cash the checks like...


Quote:We could not cash the checks like idiots, we could start a savings account for the child and risk the money disappearing if he is later placed with unscrupulous folks - or we could spend it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,575
Posted By Missinnyc
I have never heard of, nor can I imagine, any...

I have never heard of, nor can I imagine, any state allowing breastmilk to be given to foster kids. Donated, tested, or otherwise. While an infant in in the FC system, they are still their parent's...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-19-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,102
Posted By Missinnyc
I have felt fine with all my natural births to...

I have felt fine with all my natural births to go out within a couple days or a week. For the first few days I've felt super tired. My vulva/vagina doesn't usually hurt, it's actually more of an...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-24-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,291
Posted By Missinnyc
In response to the earlier poster- if a fire...

In response to the earlier poster- if a fire were to start in a child's bedroom, I imagine having a closed locked door would not be best for that child, no. But the vast majority of fires do not...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-23-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,291
Posted By Missinnyc
Yes, as a foster parent I've taken many fire...

Yes, as a foster parent I've taken many fire safety classes and the fire chiefs have always stressed that all people's doors should be shut (not necessarily locked) when sleeping- they said many a...
Forum: Meal Planning   05-22-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,264
Posted By Missinnyc
That chart seems crazy to me. It says our family...

That chart seems crazy to me. It says our family of 7 should be spending over 700-800 per month and we spend just about 500. I can't imagine spending that much. We do not eat any organics. We eat...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-03-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,981
Posted By Missinnyc
Interesting. My son, who was adopted, is half...

Interesting. My son, who was adopted, is half white and half black, and I have no idea what his ethnic or cultural background is. He looks, to most people, Hispanic, but many people think he is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-23-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,142
Posted By Missinnyc
I don't think this is true, at all. 20-30...

I don't think this is true, at all. 20-30 people? No way. I have a family of 6 and we can eat a small chicken for dinner with brown rice or veggies or whatever. No way can a chicken serve 30 people,...
Forum: May 2011   04-12-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Missinnyc
yup, been getting those for a long time. mine...

yup, been getting those for a long time. mine vary from tightening to actual labor-type contractions with real serious pain. more at night, or if I have to pee. i have had these with all my kids and...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-12-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,223
Posted By Missinnyc
As Christians, my husband and I have the same...

As Christians, my husband and I have the same standards in our marriage, and he knows that watching soft core porn or regular porn would be very upsetting and hurtful to me (or to him, if I did it)....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-11-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,277
Posted By Missinnyc
I let my daughter go up and down from probably...

I let my daughter go up and down from probably 18 months or younger, but we do use gates because I don't want her wandering around on other floors away from me- my house isn't that childproofed, and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-10-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,634
Posted By Missinnyc
we were told that its dangerous to wear AFOs...

we were told that its dangerous to wear AFOs without socks. even with sandals, my son wears socks at al times.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-28-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,100
Posted By Missinnyc
 Sorry, should have been more clear. If the...


Sorry, should have been more clear. If the child is violent or dangerous to himself or others, or does things like start fires or molest other kids, they will remove them ASAP. But things like...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-25-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,985
Posted By Missinnyc
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Quote:Originally Posted by velochic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-24-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,202
Posted By Missinnyc
    Quote:Anyone asking me to also clean...


 
Quote:Anyone asking me to also clean their house was, in my opinion, assuming that caring for children and cleaning up after the adults of the household were of equal value. And I don't care...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-24-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,202
Posted By Missinnyc
I totally agree with you, OP. It sounds like...

I totally agree with you, OP. It sounds like these tasks would be relatively minor for her, but increase your stress. I know that with 4 kids at home, I am able to do those things, and they sleep...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-24-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,985
Posted By Missinnyc
  Quote:You needed a co signer on a checking...


Quote:You needed a co signer on a checking account?  I have never been to a bank that runs a credit check just to open a checking account.  Now, admittedly, I haven't been to a LOT of banks to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-23-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,543
Posted By Missinnyc
I think the quality of Christian crisis...

I think the quality of Christian crisis pregnancy centers can really vary, and without knowing about this one, we shouldn't rush to assumptions. The one I know of in my area does employ licensed...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-23-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,985
Posted By Missinnyc
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-22-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,985
Posted By Missinnyc
I think it's silly to say one cannot live...

I think it's silly to say one cannot live without credit. My ILs have never had credit cards or credit available, and when their kids got sick (heck, they didn't even believe in medical insurance!)...
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