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Forum: Parenting   03-17-2003, 10:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,102
Posted By wimbini
I wanted to go back to work when my baby turned...

I wanted to go back to work when my baby turned three months old. I just laugh at that idea now! Luckily, my husband was very supportive of my decision not to return to work as a lawyer and to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-04-2003, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,587
Posted By wimbini
I had a lot of amniotic fluid in my last...

I had a lot of amniotic fluid in my last pregnancy, so they screened me for everything, and the baby and I were fine.

But she surprized everyone when she was born weighing ELEVEN pounds! No, I...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2002, 02:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,880
Posted By wimbini
I agree that there is a huge benefit to parent...

I agree that there is a huge benefit to parent and infant with young baby entertainers for infant/toddlers or babysitters for school age children.

I'm eagerly looking forward to a fourteen year...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2002, 12:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By wimbini
Darshani, I'm so sorry you had to go through...

Darshani, I'm so sorry you had to go through such an awful bf'ing experience. I had a horrible LC at the hospital right after giving birth... so I feel for you. Fortunately, I finally hooked up with...
Forum: Parenting   06-08-2002, 01:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By wimbini
I do a sort of triage with my risk assessments....

I do a sort of triage with my risk assessments. Safety comes first. And I try to make my decision based on Dr. Sears basic principles. It often makes the decision clear. However, with some...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-06-2002, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By wimbini
It sounds exhausting. And the friend sounds...

It sounds exhausting. And the friend sounds disgusting, letting his babies run around while he drinks and plays video games.

I have never been to al-anon, so I don't know if it is helpful or not,...
Forum: Parenting   06-05-2002, 03:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,880
Posted By wimbini
I used to babysit all through junior high, high...

I used to babysit all through junior high, high school, and college. I stopped at grad school. I am the oldest girl in a family of seven children. So I had lots of business, lots of experience. I...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-05-2002, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By wimbini
I know this is tough to hear, but if he is...

I know this is tough to hear, but if he is getting drunk every weekend, he has an alcohol problem. Also, and this is really horrible to think about, but are you sure he's behaving himself when he is...
Forum: Parenting   06-04-2002, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,226
Posted By wimbini
I'll admit up front that I do believe that 100%...

I'll admit up front that I do believe that 100% SAHM is best (I think someone called it a "prejudice" but I think of it as an informed opinion), so I am biased. Your sweet little baby is still a...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2002, 01:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,465
Posted By wimbini
And I was heartbroken and furious... DH, mama's...

And I was heartbroken and furious... DH, mama's boy, said nothing. Gee, why don't I enjoy spending time with her?
Forum: Parenting   03-21-2002, 09:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,465
Posted By wimbini
I don't think it is selfish or anything like...

I don't think it is selfish or anything like that.

Serena, not all grandmothers are lovely matrons baking warm cookies. How about my sister's MIL. My sister finally gave in to her MIL's...
Forum: Parenting   03-18-2002, 05:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,465
Posted By wimbini
I am always suspicious about why these grandmas...

I am always suspicious about why these grandmas are begging to take care of our kids without their mothers there. Why is that so essential to them? I will never allow either one of my daughter's...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-06-2002, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By wimbini
I checked out one mag called Nurturing, and it...

I checked out one mag called Nurturing, and it had articles about why women should be the ones to do housework, (their husbands will be more in love) and it criticized the "homosexuals and liberal...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-03-2002, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By wimbini
Of course, we all love Mothering Magazine (I...

Of course, we all love Mothering Magazine (I just got a gift subscription, how long will it take???)

But what other AP mags are out there? I received several gift subscriptions... so I have...
Forum: Parenting   01-12-2002, 08:24 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,677
Posted By wimbini
At least, Minnie had a magical effect on our...

At least, Minnie had a magical effect on our seven week old baby. I guess there is a good reason that Mickey Mouse et al are cultural icons. My dh was stuck in my little sister's room and there were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-25-2001, 05:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,906
Posted By wimbini
I wondered about the supplementing, too... she...

I wondered about the supplementing, too... she appeared to have plenty of fat on her, and they were panicking about her being underfed. I wish I had stopped the blood tests! My dh made the call on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2001, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,906
Posted By wimbini
Do you mind telling me more about your sickness?...

Do you mind telling me more about your sickness? How did they know it was your kidney?

I'm impressed by your having a natural labor and delivery with a baby that big. I knew mine was big because...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2001, 04:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,906
Posted By wimbini
I forgot to add part of the problem with my...

I forgot to add part of the problem with my c-section! They thought she might be big (the CNM said she estimated eight and half pounds), but nobody ever thought she would be eleven pounds. When they...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2001, 04:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,906
Posted By wimbini
I was not diabetic, and, frankly, I am stumped...

I was not diabetic, and, frankly, I am stumped as to how I spawned this 11 pound baby girl. I have done a bit of research and can tell you my experience with having a "big baby". I am 5' 4", but my...
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