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Forum: Games   03-07-2013, 04:43 PM
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brains

brains
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,116
Posted By emilysometimes
I second the Studio Ghibli/ Miyazaki...

I second the Studio Ghibli/ Miyazaki recommendation.  Those films are more slowly-paced and thoughtful.  They are also mostly hand-drawn.
 
Parts of "The Secret Life of Arrietty" scared my 4YO...
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,128
Posted By emilysometimes
I wouldn't do it.  Even if it's "not too hot"...

I wouldn't do it.  Even if it's "not too hot" outside, the temperature inside the car can skyrocket very quickly.  Several children DIE here in Texas every summer because of this very thing. (I read...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-27-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By emilysometimes
You're so right, Savannah! She really does need...

You're so right, Savannah! She really does need to get over herself. :)
 
When DD first started preschool, I was worried because the teacher told me she never said a word to anyone. That was in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By emilysometimes
Are you own parents close by and are they...

Are you own parents close by and are they involved? My MIL has never even seen our three year-old and we're not holding our breaths that she will. She doesn't live that far away and she has money,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By emilysometimes
I have a three year-old daughter who is very shy...

I have a three year-old daughter who is very shy until she gets to know people- even family, but after three years of being around my oldest sister and my younger brother at least once a week for...
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,219
Posted By emilysometimes
Pledge drives make us all cranky, too.  :) ...

Pledge drives make us all cranky, too.  :)  Don't come between my family and our "Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!"
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,219
Posted By emilysometimes
I'm 40 years old, the same age as NPR itself,...

I'm 40 years old, the same age as NPR itself, and my mother listened to NPR around me the whole time I was growing up. I have always listened to NPR and still do around my three year-old. How many...
Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,122
Posted By emilysometimes
When are they going to outlaw Hooters...

When are they going to outlaw Hooters Restaurants???
Forum: Parenting   05-09-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,871
Posted By emilysometimes
My take on names, especially for girls:  would...

My take on names, especially for girls:  would it sound good on a stripper or on a Secretary of State? 
Forum: May 2008   05-14-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By emilysometimes
Thank you all so much for the vibes, the info,...

Thank you all so much for the vibes, the info, and the encouragement! I'm going to call my m/w (who is a CNM) tomorrow and ask her if she intends to be there or if we'll get a refund. If I feel...
Forum: May 2008   05-14-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By emilysometimes
I'm at 41+3 and, on my m/w's recommendation, I'm...

I'm at 41+3 and, on my m/w's recommendation, I'm being induced on Friday because my amniotic fluid level is very, very low. I'm really unhappy about it, but apparently there is a danger of fetal...
Forum: May 2008   05-14-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By emilysometimes
I'm at 41 +3 and on Friday I wasn't dilated at...

I'm at 41 +3 and on Friday I wasn't dilated at all. I had a biophysical profile yesterday and although little Mimi's heart rate and movement are fine, my amniotic fluid level is VERY low. My m/w...
Forum: May 2008   05-08-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,688
Posted By emilysometimes
40 weeks and 4 days and no sign of labor...

40 weeks and 4 days and no sign of labor starting soon. Seeing the midwife tomorrow and I think I'll letter her check me to see if anything's going on in there.
My butt is killing me and keeping me...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-01-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By emilysometimes
I choose aluminum over plastic any day. Maybe...

I choose aluminum over plastic any day. Maybe someone will develop a safer alternative before too long. Maybe waxed paper or parchment paper would be better???
Forum: May 2008   05-01-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By emilysometimes
It really was. I get all teary-eyed thinking...

It really was. I get all teary-eyed thinking about it.
Forum: May 2008   05-01-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By emilysometimes
I had my weekly appointment with my midwife...

I had my weekly appointment with my midwife today and found that a woman had given birth there just a few hours before my appointment. After our visit, my midwife asked me if I'd like to see the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-01-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By emilysometimes
Studies have linked aluminum to Alzheimer's. I...

Studies have linked aluminum to Alzheimer's. I saw a little blurb on TV w/ Martha Stewart saying not to use aluminum for anything that touches food. I have to admit I still use aluminum foil.
Forum: May 2008   05-01-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 448
Posted By emilysometimes
My due date is Cinco de Mayo, too. I have...

My due date is Cinco de Mayo, too. I have visions of pinatas and margaritas... I don't think it will happen, though. I have this feeling it will be May 11 for me.
Forum: May 2008   05-01-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 260
Posted By emilysometimes
Thank you so much. I was starting to worry that...

Thank you so much. I was starting to worry that maybe I wasn't making any or wouldn't have any milk when the baby comes.

I feel better now. Both of my cousins apparently produced so much milk...
Forum: May 2008   05-01-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 260
Posted By emilysometimes
Is it normal to have had no leaking breasts at...

Is it normal to have had no leaking breasts at all? Monday May 5 is my due date, and I've no action in that department at all. I think Mimi will come later than the 5th, but I've read and heard so...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-01-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By emilysometimes
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-30-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By emilysometimes
Can I ask how you went about finding home...

Can I ask how you went about finding home daycare? I have looked and looked online and not had any success. I live in Carrollton and work in Frisco.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-30-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By emilysometimes
Thank you, thank you, thank you! I'll contact...

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I'll contact both of them.
Forum: May 2008   04-30-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By emilysometimes
You women are wonderful- thanks for all the...

You women are wonderful- thanks for all the great ideas!

I'm thinking little baskets with herb tea and candles will do the trick.

Thanks again,
Emily
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