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Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Zirconia
Ugh! I know!! My first daughter was born in...

Ugh! I know!! My first daughter was born in January, and it was snowy and miserable - I felt like we spent her early months in a cold, dark cave. I'm hoping that this time around, there will still...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Zirconia
You only have to "prep" new diapers! Yours will...

You only have to "prep" new diapers! Yours will probably just need a wash. Although, if diapers are anything like baby clothes, stains can appear while in storage - some of my daughter's clothes...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-22-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Zirconia
I hear you! At my OB appointment last week, I...

I hear you! At my OB appointment last week, I was two pounds away from what I weighed at delivery with DD1. Ugh! Nothing fits, nothing's comfortable, and it's not just the bump, it's the extra...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-15-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Zirconia
Mishaps! I fell flat on my butt.

Friday my 3YO came outside and had wet her pants. I grabbed her up and came inside, hit the (unseen) pee puddle at full speed, and did a total Three Stooges banana-peel wipeout on the hardwoods.
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Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-15-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By Zirconia
Just got my first visible kick! Sitting in a...

Just got my first visible kick! Sitting in a chair, staring at my bare belly outlined against a black skirt, and my belly moved! I was staring really hard... Anybody else seeing bumps and pokes? ...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-11-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Zirconia
I'm thankful for my sweet three-year-old...

I'm thankful for my sweet three-year-old daughter, who hugs my bump every single day and brings things over to "show baby sister." She actually holds things up to my stomach and I about die of a...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-11-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Zirconia
Of course you can start nesting! I'm nesting a...

Of course you can start nesting! I'm nesting a lot earlier with the second baby, mainly because I know that I'm going to feel like crap and be SO busy with a three-year-old as the due date...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-09-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Zirconia
Just wanted to follow up with a wonderful...

Just wanted to follow up with a wonderful side-effect of installing a baby gate! So we put up a gate that restricts DD's nighttime access to the tiny hallway connecting her bedroom and ours.

Her...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   06-02-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Zirconia
What would happen if you just, um, kept meaning...

What would happen if you just, um, kept meaning to, but somehow never got around to it? :O
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Zirconia
I'm so discouraged on the exercise front! I have...

I'm so discouraged on the exercise front! I have pubic symphysis dysfunction (pelvic misalignment due to separation of the cartilage at the pubic bone), and I can't find any exercise that doesn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-27-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Zirconia
Thanks so much, mamas! The gate is a life-saver!...

Thanks so much, mamas! The gate is a life-saver! The first night, when DD realized she couldn't open it, she flung herself dramatically on her bed and cried, "What am I gonna DO?" But so far in...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-27-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 359
Posted By Zirconia
A bowl of cereal, followed by a breakfast...

A bowl of cereal, followed by a breakfast burrito, chicken sausage, half a watermelon, leftover pizza, and a side of lasagna. By the time I finish that, it's snack time. ๐Ÿ˜œ
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-19-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Zirconia
Indigestion already??

Any other mamas dealing with indigestion? I just got over morning sickness a couple of weeks ago and was so blissed out and happy to enjoy food again! Then all of a sudden (17 weeks) I am horribly...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-19-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Zirconia
This sounds like my DD! I was so exhausted I...

This sounds like my DD! I was so exhausted I couldn't see straight. Shortly after her 2nd birthday, I started Jay Gordon's nightweaning plan (link above), but after a couple of nights it just felt...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-17-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Zirconia
Oh no, I am! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ When we first looked at the...

Oh no, I am! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ When we first looked at the house, I got vertigo up there and thought, "Oh, hell no." And I immediately saw that it wasn't going to work well with young kids.

Various...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By Zirconia
I'm 17 weeks and have been feeling squiggles and...

I'm 17 weeks and have been feeling squiggles and bumps for several weeks now (the kind you're pretty sure is baby but might also be those asada tacos), but last night I got my first real,...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Zirconia
We took a birth class with a natural perspective...

We took a birth class with a natural perspective - not teaching a particular "method" but educational with strategies and tips. Honestly? It was helpful, but in retrospect instead of eight weeks...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Zirconia
Thanks mamas! I agree it's better to be safe...

Thanks mamas! I agree it's better to be safe than sorry, and I bought a gate yesterday just haven't installed it yet. There's a short hallway connecting her room and ours to the balcony, so I could...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-16-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Zirconia
Baby gates vs Freedom for 3 year old

DD is 3 years 4 months. Our house has a cathedral ceiling, with a catwalk connecting upstairs rooms. So, the catwalk is two stories high and open on both sides and over the staircase.

DD's room...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Zirconia
I am really going through a self-image crisis...

I am really going through a self-image crisis this pregnancy. I did not take care of myself after DD1's birth, and I entered this pregnancy with no regular workout routine and 30 extra pounds. Not...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-11-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Zirconia
Nothing too exotic here, but we've planned a...

Nothing too exotic here, but we've planned a beach trip in September to Isle of Palms with another family with young kids, probably my last trip before baby arrives. And next weekend, I'm flying to...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-10-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Zirconia
FluffyFlamingo, how are you - and your coffee -...

FluffyFlamingo, how are you - and your coffee - feeling? I just got my coffee love back this week!! Hallelujah! Hope everyone's aversions and icks are getting better! :)
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-05-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Zirconia
With my first, the nursery went 100% completely...

With my first, the nursery went 100% completely unused. She hated the crib, we ended up cosleeping, and I wish I had created a guest room instead for overnight help! :) This time, my list is...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   05-05-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Zirconia
Yes, it's awful! My pregnancies are 3 1/2 years...

Yes, it's awful! My pregnancies are 3 1/2 years apart. The first time I separated it during pushing, and it took months to heal but eventually went away completely. This time, like I mentioned...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   04-30-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Zirconia
I couldn't stand the flavor of plain water during...

I couldn't stand the flavor of plain water during first trimester (that's getting better), but I have this obsessive craving for tea. Not herbal tea with honey, not soothing decaf chai, but good old...
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