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Forum: HH Facilitators   01-24-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 211
Posted By tracymom1
I know in the past (because I did it, lol!) that...

I know in the past (because I did it, lol!) that there was a spotlight family each week and it did generate some interest. The only problem is that we have WAY too many families to feature!! We...
Forum: HH Facilitators   01-24-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 62
Posted By tracymom1
Hey everyone! I just wanted to jump in and say...

Hey everyone!
I just wanted to jump in and say what a great year it was to be a holiday helper!! I love participating in this program! It was great to work with all of you wonderful ladies.
If...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-24-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By tracymom1
There aren't stickies anymore. Now there are...

There aren't stickies anymore. Now there are "wikis" and we can create and edit them. Most of the old stickies are gone, but some of them are around in the wiki form. I don't think the UC birth...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-12-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By tracymom1
I guess we just have different views of what is...

I guess we just have different views of what is meant by "farm" and "in the city". I would never consider the Farm in the Zoo at Lincoln Park an actual "farm" and Grayslake is nowhere near Chicago....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-12-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By tracymom1
Look in the "Birth Stories" forum. There are...

Look in the "Birth Stories" forum. There are lots of UC birth accounts in there. It is in this Birth and Beyond category, first forum listed http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-12-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By tracymom1
OP, break the link. Why make more fodder for her...

OP, break the link. Why make more fodder for her snark?
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-11-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By tracymom1
Call Dr. Minkus. He is a ped on staff at...

Call Dr. Minkus. He is a ped on staff at Evanston and is very natural minded and parent-focused. He has always let me make ALL of my own decisions regarding my kid's healthcare. We don't vax or do...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-11-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By tracymom1
First, there are no farms in Chicago. Way, way...

First, there are no farms in Chicago. Way, way out in the burbs you might encounter one... but it's probably not organic and owned by Monsanto.

Portland to Chicago is a HUGE change. I moved to...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-05-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By tracymom1
I PMed you!

I PMed you!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-05-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 453
Posted By tracymom1
My 3 SILs are my best friends. I lucked out big...

My 3 SILs are my best friends. I lucked out big time. They are the best family I could have ever asked for.

Monarchgrrl, I am so sorry for your loss, and for having to deal with such a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 598
Posted By tracymom1
DDs name is Kaya, pronounced with the sound like...

DDs name is Kaya, pronounced with the sound like in "eye". EVERYONE calls her Kay-a like the sound in "okay". It drives me bonkers. I really didn't think it was such a hard name to pronounce! I was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-04-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By tracymom1
I have had the Nook Color for about a year and...

I have had the Nook Color for about a year and it is by far my most favorite thing in the whole world!! I love it to pieces. I have never had any problems with it and the one time I contacted...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-04-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By tracymom1
The other name thread got me thinking about how...

The other name thread got me thinking about how nobody really calls me by my name anymore! I have several alias' with "Mom" being the most used.

As odd as it sounds, my nickname, given to me by...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-03-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 415
Posted By tracymom1
Well, I don't have any blood siblings, but my...

Well, I don't have any blood siblings, but my sisters-in-law and I are all spectacularly close. They always tell me to drop the "in-law" thing because it is unnecessary - we are sisters, plain and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-02-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 688
Posted By tracymom1
I started an interesting thread about this a...

I started an interesting thread about this a while ago...

http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1270631/what-are-your-thought-on-people-begging-in-the-streets

And I can say that I still don't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-30-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 467
Posted By tracymom1
Run the Chicago marathon in less than 4:40. I...

Run the Chicago marathon in less than 4:40. I can only focus on one major goal at a time!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 172
Posted By tracymom1
DS1: Sensitive DD: energized DS2: smiley ...

DS1: Sensitive
DD: energized
DS2: smiley

My kids are little (4,2 and 6 months) but they most certainly have very definable personalities. Picking only one word is challenging, but gave me a...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-22-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By tracymom1
WIth my c-section, it took SIX day for my milk...

WIth my c-section, it took SIX day for my milk to come in!!!! I thought for sure it would never come. With my others, it was in within 2 days. Maybe it just takes longer after a c-section for the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-21-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By tracymom1
I remember seeing a clip on ESPN years ago that...

I remember seeing a clip on ESPN years ago that still makes me shiver. Charles Barkley (Suns basketball star) was at the free throw line. He missed his first shot, SPIT out his mouthguard, STEPPED...
Forum: FIN **private**   12-21-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
  FIN #19
Views: 49
Posted By tracymom1
She did not do anything about the fencing - that...

She did not do anything about the fencing - that was the one item she left off. Everything else was covered - boots, pants, shirts, pressure cooker, magazines.
Forum: FIN **private**   12-21-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
  FIN #40
Views: 33
Posted By tracymom1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by QueenOfTheMeadow http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1336420/fin-40#post_16797772)



Is this through Hyland's or on...
Forum: FIN **private**   12-21-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
  FIN #19
Views: 49
Posted By tracymom1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by QueenOfTheMeadow http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334689/fin-19#post_16797324)

Do we know if she sent a gift card...
Forum: FIN **private**   12-21-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
  FIN #40
Views: 33
Posted By tracymom1
teasdone has sent a $250 gift card to Land's End...

teasdone has sent a $250 gift card to Land's End to cover all clothing costs.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-21-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,034
Posted By tracymom1
I agree that vet bills are getting out of...

I agree that vet bills are getting out of control. Our dear cat, who had cancer (multiple myeloma, yikes) cost us over $1000 for some basic blood tests, one xray and 2 office exams. Then, when it...
Forum: FIN **private**   12-20-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
  FIN #19
Views: 49
Posted By tracymom1
Updated FIN thread: teasdone has ordered the...

Updated FIN thread:
teasdone has ordered the remaining items from this family's list via Amazon and is having it shipped 2nd day air so it all arrives by Christmas....
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