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Forum: Queer Parenting   Today, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By pokeyac
Hello easttowest! Welcome back! I'm glad all is...

Hello easttowest! Welcome back! I'm glad all is going well with this pregnancy. I'm very sorry for your losses. They are always heartbreaking. They are also frustrating because we don't know what...
Forum: Family Safety   Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By pokeyac
The first thing I would do is ask your insurance...

The first thing I would do is ask your insurance company if they pay for new seats. A friend of mine had her car hit while it was parked and the insurance company reimbursed her for replacing all of...
Forum: Queer Parenting   Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By pokeyac
Hi jem18! We have a list of books in our...

Hi jem18!
We have a list of books in our Resources section (http://www.mothering.com/forum/235-queer-parenting/1305778-queer-parenting-resources.html) which is located at the top of the main Queer...
Forum: Queer Parenting   Today, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By pokeyac
Thanks for the shiny new thread! It's wonderful...

Thanks for the shiny new thread! It's wonderful to make a new start for the Spring! :flowersforyou
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 12,773
Posted By pokeyac
Congratulations chuord! They are fantastic! I...

Congratulations chuord! They are fantastic! I hope you are recovering well and nursing is going well also. Enjoy the new baby time.
Forum: Fertility   Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By pokeyac
Hi Kristy! I'm sorry no one has responded to...

Hi Kristy! I'm sorry no one has responded to your questions. Have you gotten AF or taken a test? Being in limbo is so irritating! I hope you have your answer soon!
Forum: Queer Parenting   Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,598
Posted By pokeyac
Hi fillefantome! Thanks for the tips! I never...

Hi fillefantome! Thanks for the tips! I never thought of that. I hope you can join us soon!
Forum: Family Safety   Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By pokeyac
Have you tried installing all of them together? ...

Have you tried installing all of them together? It might be tricky to get them all installed correctly. Maybe an expert could help. The Britax seats can be rather bulky. We have a Diono Radian. ...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By pokeyac
My son eats plain greek yogurt by itself. You...

My son eats plain greek yogurt by itself. You could also add some fresh or frozen fruit to it. The greek yogurt is easier for toddlers to eat because it's thick and sticks to a spoon better than...
Forum: Queer Parenting   Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,598
Posted By pokeyac
Yay! A new threadkeeper! Thanks for...

Yay! A new threadkeeper! Thanks for volunteering. Yes, you can just copy and paste the original post. You can make updated, add emoticons, whatever.

OMOM- Any news? I just noticed your due...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-30-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,420
Posted By pokeyac
I'm going to remind you all again to stay on...

I'm going to remind you all again to stay on topic and avoid insulting language. The OP came here looking for support and ways to respond to criticism. Criticizing her mother or anyone else is not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 12,773
Posted By pokeyac
Congratulations adiejan ! I'm glad the girls are...

Congratulations adiejan ! I'm glad the girls are here and you are all well. I hope you are recuperating and enjoying your new babies! I have identical twin sisters and I know you will have so much...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-27-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By pokeyac
I'm sorry you are in this tough position. If you...

I'm sorry you are in this tough position. If you do meet with him, maybe you could bring a friend with you. They could be a bit of a buffer and it might help to have a neutral third party there for...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-26-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By pokeyac
I agree about not looking them up because it will...

I agree about not looking them up because it will only cause added anxiety for you. You can't go back and change anything now, and there wouldn't have been much you could have done anyway. Without...
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-26-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,598
Posted By pokeyac
lovestreet13 I'm also sorry to hear that they...

lovestreet13 I'm also sorry to hear that they found another bleed. I hope it is something baby can recover from fully and be healthy upon arrival. I'm glad all of the other development and growth...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,420
Posted By pokeyac
Let's refrain from attacking the OP's mother...

Let's refrain from attacking the OP's mother please. We may disagree with her but we don't allow name-calling even if the person is not a member.
Thank you,
Pokey
Moderator
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-23-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By pokeyac
I'm sorry I can't answer all your questions but I...

I'm sorry I can't answer all your questions but I would say it is ok to let her sleep at this point. I don't see a need to wake her up to eat. Unfortunately, sleeping 6 hours may not become a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By pokeyac
We have hardwood floors and it wasn't an issue....

We have hardwood floors and it wasn't an issue. There are cute knee pads you can buy if you are concerned about his knees getting scraped up. I don't think babies need only soft surfaces on which to...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By pokeyac
I rinsed my pump parts and kept them in the...

I rinsed my pump parts and kept them in the fridge until the next pumping session. I only washed them at the end of the day. Totally fine!

Here is their website...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,420
Posted By pokeyac
I would delete the texts and ignore them. You...

I would delete the texts and ignore them. You need to focus on healing and taking care of your new baby. The immediate postpartum period can be rough and people around you should only be helpful...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-17-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By pokeyac
They do look similar. Did you see if Playtex has...

They do look similar. Did you see if Playtex has replaced the old product with a new one? Perhaps the link you had to Amazon was old and they have a new product. It seems like the pack from Kmart...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-16-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By pokeyac
Great news! You followed your instincts and you...

Great news! You followed your instincts and you were right!
Forum: Infertility   03-16-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By pokeyac
Telling someone who is struggling to conceive to...

Telling someone who is struggling to conceive to relax is one of the worst things you can say. It will only make her feel worse, and it's not helpful. When you hear that, you think, "I'm trying too...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
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Views: 418
Posted By pokeyac
Just a reminder that only members of the DDC may...

Just a reminder that only members of the DDC may post to the DDC.
Thank you!
Pokey
Moderator
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By pokeyac
Just a reminder that only members of the DDC may...

Just a reminder that only members of the DDC may post in the DDC.
Thank you!
Pokey
Moderator
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