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Forum: Site Help   01-03-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Pibble
Aha! I couldn't find the "search forums"...

Aha! I couldn't find the "search forums" function, either. You need to be signed in for it to appear!
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-20-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Pibble
My first child went straight from colic to...

My first child went straight from colic to teething and didn't sleep through the night reliably until he was nearly two. He was high-needs and easily frustrated, and just seemed to cry more, sleep...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-10-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By Pibble
Personally, I try to keep my 5.5 YO from getting...

Personally, I try to keep my 5.5 YO from getting too wound up in the grocery store, but only because he quickly reaches the point where his impulse control goes way down and I worry that he'll twirl...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-07-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
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Views: 1,302
Posted By Pibble
My first cried a lot, too. He often had periods...

My first cried a lot, too. He often had periods of time when he was just inconsolable, no matter what I tried.

One thing I read that really made me feel better was that trying to comfort your...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Pibble
It might be time to resort to bribery...

It might be time to resort to bribery http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

My son is also quite spirited and persistent, and a little bit of careful, temporary bribery...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pibble
When my son was 2.5, we bought a Gameboy for me...

When my son was 2.5, we bought a Gameboy for me and DH because watching tv with a 2-year old in the room was impossible, and by the end of the day, we just wanted to sit and veg. By age 3, my kid...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,236
Posted By Pibble
When my son was 2 (and still nursing), we were...

When my son was 2 (and still nursing), we were visiting my mother when he pulled a round tea-bag out of her pantry. "Here, Amma," he said, handing her the tea-bag, "for you boobie." He thought it...
Forum: Parenting   10-25-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,366
Posted By Pibble
When my son was 9 months old (and 18 months and...

When my son was 9 months old (and 18 months and 24 months and 36 months), I said that I was absolutely totally done after having one child. I disappointed many grandparents by saying so out loud,...
Forum: September 2009   10-21-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Pibble
My 5-year old has been asking what the baby will...

My 5-year old has been asking what the baby will be for Hallowe'en. I told him that I'm going to dress the baby as a bunny - I'll put her in a pink sleeper and her bunny-ears hat and declare it a...
Forum: September 2009   09-23-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Pibble
It's a girl!...

It's a girl! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif Lillian Leslie M. was born at 12:29 am on Sept 19th weighing 7 lbs, 1 oz. She was born at home with the help of our two midwives,...
Forum: September 2009   09-16-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 867
Posted By Pibble
EDD Sept 14th, which puts me at 40+2 today. I...

EDD Sept 14th, which puts me at 40+2 today. I have until my next appointment with the MW (on Monday) before extra monitoring starts at 41 weeks and they start talking about when to send me to see an...
Forum: September 2009   09-09-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By Pibble
I was reading recently (here:...

I was reading recently (here: http://www.birthingnaturally.net/birth/plabor.html) that swelling can be a sign of nearing birth. The body sometimes decides to stock up on fluids before birth, which...
Forum: September 2009   09-09-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Pibble
It would be fun to have an 09-09-09 baby. My son...

It would be fun to have an 09-09-09 baby. My son was born on 01-23-04 (1234), so it would be fun to have a special birthday number thing for this baby, too. Unfortunatetly, it's noon on 09-09-09 and...
Forum: September 2009   09-08-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Pibble
Between when I hit 37 weeks and my due date,...

Between when I hit 37 weeks and my due date, there are 5 other birthdays in my family, too! Fortunately, I like all of these people and wouldn't be terribly bothered if baby came on any of their...
Forum: September 2009   09-05-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,374
Posted By Pibble
EDD Sept 14th. Yesterday was the full moon and...

EDD Sept 14th. Yesterday was the full moon and yesterday was exactly how far along I was when DS was born, so I now feel like I'm "late" even though I haven't hit my due date yet. Having lots of BH...
Forum: September 2009   08-29-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 531
Posted By Pibble
I had BH/prodromal ctx's just often enough last...

I had BH/prodromal ctx's just often enough last night to keep me from getting much real sleep. BH are just a tightening, sometimes with a "flushed-face" feeling and a little breathlessness from all...
Forum: September 2009   08-26-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 913
Posted By Pibble
I hit 37 weeks yesterday (the cutoff for a...

I hit 37 weeks yesterday (the cutoff for a homebirth with my midwives' clinic) and I have my home visit tomorrow! When DH gets home from work tonight, I'm hoping that we can get the crib set up and...
Forum: September 2009   08-22-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Pibble
I just met my new midwife at my 36 week visit...

I just met my new midwife at my 36 week visit last week. I knew that the midwife I had been working with would be leaving the practice in August, so I had plenty of warning that I would be switching...
Forum: September 2009   08-16-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By Pibble
-My MIL just came and took my son away until 7...

-My MIL just came and took my son away until 7 pm. That's 6 whole hours to nap, cook, nap, read, play on the computer, rest, did I mention nap?

-I got a pack-n-play last week and it's all set up...
Forum: September 2009   08-10-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 527
Posted By Pibble
I'm 35 weeks tomorrow, leaving me 2 weeks until...

I'm 35 weeks tomorrow, leaving me 2 weeks until I'm full term. That's 2 weeks to clean out the bedroom, set up the crib and get everything organized for the home birth before the midwife comes for...
Forum: September 2009   08-07-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By Pibble
The other day, I came downstairs after getting...

The other day, I came downstairs after getting dressed and DH told me that I looked nice in the dark-blue shirt I was wearing. I thanked him, but told him that I have just about grown out of that...
Forum: September 2009   08-06-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 422
Posted By Pibble
I was at my midwife's office for my 34-week...

I was at my midwife's office for my 34-week appointment yesterday and while I was there, the receptionist was looking up the exact date of the full moon. Apparenty, they really are busier around the...
Forum: September 2009   08-06-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 477
Posted By Pibble
I really like listening to my MP3 player when I...

I really like listening to my MP3 player when I can't sleep, or when I'm falling asleep. I'll listen to some quiet music, or a maybe podcast. There are some very nice guided meditations and...
Forum: September 2009   08-05-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Pibble
We live in a 3-bedroom, 2-story house - not...

We live in a 3-bedroom, 2-story house - not huge, but not tiny, either. DH keeps saying we need a bigger house. I keep telling him that we need less stuff! But then, he works in construction and...
Forum: September 2009   08-05-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Pibble
We went to my DH's grandparents' 60th...

We went to my DH's grandparents' 60th anniversary renewal of vows just last weekend! It was close enough that I didn't have to stay the night, but DH decided to. Some family members had driven 40...
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