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Forum: Spirituality   09-04-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 5,006
Posted By leavesarebrown
Drewsmom--I absolutely would NOT let press cover...

Drewsmom--I absolutely would NOT let press cover a chicken pox party.
Forum: Spirituality   08-17-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 5,006
Posted By leavesarebrown
Oh, guess I should say the natural parenting and...

Oh, guess I should say the natural parenting and LDS stuff, too, since that's what brings us all together. I started reading Mothering when I was pregnant. We had our kids at home with a midwife and...
Forum: Spirituality   08-17-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 5,006
Posted By leavesarebrown
Just subscribing. We have a 6 1/2 yr old son and...

Just subscribing. We have a 6 1/2 yr old son and a 3 1/2 yr old daughter. We're trying for our 3rd. I've taught birth classes and more recently have been spending my free time fiddling (bluegrass...
Forum: Spirituality   08-16-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 4,220
Posted By leavesarebrown
BTW, don't we usually start a new thread by now?

BTW, don't we usually start a new thread by now?
Forum: Spirituality   08-16-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 4,220
Posted By leavesarebrown
Sorry to hear what you're going through! I'm...

Sorry to hear what you're going through! I'm pretty sure I had another miscarriage this month. Had implantation bleeding but no positive preg test, then a week & 1/2 long period a week and a half...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-16-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By leavesarebrown
I think if the child asked, I would consider. I...

I think if the child asked, I would consider. I don't think I would bring up the idea.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-24-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By leavesarebrown
Just today I overheard my 6 yr old was telling...

Just today I overheard my 6 yr old was telling my 3 yr old that they would outlive me and Dh. I don't know how the conversation started.

In the past we've shared with our son our belief that we...
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By leavesarebrown
Ditto on exercises over surgery (which OBs will...

Ditto on exercises over surgery (which OBs will recommend. have a friend who was offered a hysterectomy for this!!!). Don't dis' the Kegels til you've learned to do them right. They really can help....
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By leavesarebrown
Any ideas what this could be? No injuries, but...

Any ideas what this could be? No injuries, but yowzers! I've dealt with back pain before since I play violin/fiddle. But that I can usually stretch or massage better. Stretching's not helping....
Forum: Women's Health   07-24-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By leavesarebrown
When pregnant, I found that relaxing through the...

When pregnant, I found that relaxing through the cramp was the best practice for labor contraction relaxation ever! :-)
Forum: Parenting   07-24-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By leavesarebrown
My husband is set on the Sienna. I'll have to...

My husband is set on the Sienna. I'll have to look at the Odyssey, too. Any other picks out there?
Forum: Parenting   07-23-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By leavesarebrown
We're hoping to outgrow our little Saturn sedan...

We're hoping to outgrow our little Saturn sedan and I'm looking for minivan recommendations. Anyone? Anyone still using/ prefer a wagon? I'm especially interested in cars that aren't total gas...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-21-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By leavesarebrown
Very interesting discussion. We thought we were...

Very interesting discussion. We thought we were getting our son diagnosed to see if he had Aspergers and it turned out it was just a psychologist, not a developmental pediatrician. That's who...
Forum: March 2007   07-21-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 890
Posted By leavesarebrown
Negative.

Negative.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-21-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By leavesarebrown
Thanks for the reassurance, TurboClaudia.

Thanks for the reassurance, TurboClaudia.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-21-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,412
Posted By leavesarebrown
Just found out Costco carries the calcium bears...

Just found out Costco carries the calcium bears and vitamins, too. Good thing since my little ones can't have gluten or milk!

Thanks again everyone for all of your input.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-14-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By leavesarebrown
So would the supersticious part of you think...

So would the supersticious part of you think getting rid of the stuff would make it impossible for you to get pregnant again? Or that you would get pregnant immediately?...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-14-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By leavesarebrown
Mine's retroverted/retrograde. I have two...

Mine's retroverted/retrograde. I have two children of 5 pregnancies, and have had preterm labor w/ both. Don't know if that's at all related. Me and a few friends of mine who also have retros have...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-14-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,142
Posted By leavesarebrown
My daughter is named Talia. We pronounce it...

My daughter is named Talia. We pronounce it "Tah-Lee-ah" with emphasis on the first syllable. We get lots of compliments, too.

I'd ask the individual or parent of Thalia if they pronounce it...
Forum: March 2007   07-14-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 890
Posted By leavesarebrown
My dh will think this is SO funny. He has said...

My dh will think this is SO funny. He has said we should own stock in a pregnancy test company. But he's also said if it were HIS body, he'd want to know ASAP, too. I've used two this month. Both...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   07-14-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,543
Posted By leavesarebrown
I am so sorry for your loss, Mommy of Anna and...

I am so sorry for your loss, Mommy of Anna and Isaac.
Forum: Fertility   07-14-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By leavesarebrown
A good friend of mine who had a "surprise" baby...

A good friend of mine who had a "surprise" baby several (like 8?) years after her other three told me that he's kept her young. She really feels that. I'm 36 and have 2. I'd like one or two more,...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-14-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By leavesarebrown
I got rid of my stuff on purpose. Dh was saying...

I got rid of my stuff on purpose. Dh was saying he still wanted more kids, but respected my decision to be done. Donated it all to family and friends having babies. Now I want another child (or...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   07-14-2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By leavesarebrown
I originally certified through BirthWorks. Now I...

I originally certified through BirthWorks. Now I plan to certify through ALACE. Clients do ask. Not all the time. But I feel more legitimate having a certification current. It's also good to have...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-14-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By leavesarebrown
It's a HUGE transition from independent adult to...

It's a HUGE transition from independent adult to SAHM! 6 years in, I still have days... When I'm starting to feel stressed or depressed, it's usually not that I'm not doing enough, it's that I'm...
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