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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-20-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 275
Posted By listipton
I tried on a pair of the Vibrams, but I have...

I tried on a pair of the Vibrams, but I have weirdly-shaped feet and they didn't fit well.  I instead went with a merrell barefoot shoe and LOVE them.  Also, you can wear any sock and avoid the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-19-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By listipton
*sigh.  This article showed up on the Time...

*sigh.  This article showed up on the Time website and my Google News. I have a few friends who were on the fence about RIC who I'm sure have seen & read it.  Never mind that 79% of our current...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2013, 08:41 AM
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Views: 9,203
Posted By listipton
I would like to 'relearn' with my kids and just...

I would like to 'relearn' with my kids and just spend my days with them.  Currently, I work full time.  I only have one child in public school at the moment and my husband is becoming more and more...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By listipton
Thank you ladies for responding.  It took...

Thank you ladies for responding.  It took running out of milk for him to realize he was overfeeding.  I took several suggestions and made smaller bottles for him and that seems to be working well...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-10-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By listipton
Hello! I need suggestions to give my husband on...

Hello! I need suggestions to give my husband on how to make the milk I pump last the day.  I highly suspect he is overfeeding as A- I overproduce (I get between 3 and 6 oz out of one breast per...
Forum: Homebirth   01-22-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,258
Posted By listipton
Kellan Wilder is here!  The little stinker...

Kellan Wilder is here!  The little stinker turned sometime during the last 5 days of pregnancy!!!  We had a home water birth, but it went so fast (one hour!) that the midwife didn't make it in...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-09-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By listipton
I would go ahead and plan for kitty to be in...

I would go ahead and plan for kitty to be in another room. Unless you have a 'yowler' it will be just fine http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif and you won't have to worry about her. ...
Forum: Homebirth   01-04-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,258
Posted By listipton
Just checking in.  Baby has still not arrived,...

Just checking in.  Baby has still not arrived, but is still sitting breech.  We have tried everything to flip this little person, however, it is still stubbornly sitting in a Frank position.  Our...
Forum: Homebirth   12-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,258
Posted By listipton
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Quote:Originally Posted by BroodyWoodsgal http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   12-19-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,258
Posted By listipton
@Dr. Stu, I am in a rural area in Illinois....

@Dr. Stu, I am in a rural area in Illinois.  Practices are limited to three home birth midwives (who you do have to track down to find, but aren't necessarily 'underground'), and two hospitals that...
Forum: Homebirth   12-12-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,258
Posted By listipton
For the past few months we've been focusing on...

For the past few months we've been focusing on our plan for our upcoming homebirth.  At the last visit, we've discovered that lo is sitting breech.  While I am doing inversions, exercises,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,943
Posted By listipton
Very cute sweater!  I was looking for something...

Very cute sweater!  I was looking for something to knit up for our Iggie this fall and I really like that one :)
Forum: Homebirth   08-01-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By listipton
Thank you so much for the responses ladies :)...

Thank you so much for the responses ladies :)  After I posted, I saw the link on all the different birth pools and forwarded it to DH.  I think we're gonna end up going the fishy-pool route.  DH...
Forum: Homebirth   07-28-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By listipton
Allright ladies, I am posting this here because...

Allright ladies, I am posting this here because we're planning a home birth and having some qualms about the birth pool.  Lol, for the record, we ARE getting a birth pool if I have to set it up and...
Forum: Diapering   07-26-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,421
Posted By listipton
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lurk.gi...

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We're having #3 in January and I'm really interested in these.  We tried G-diapers and were sadly disappointed.  I might go ahead and give these a...
Forum: January 2012   06-20-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,360
Posted By listipton
listipton (Alissa), age 32, third pregnancy, due...

listipton (Alissa), age 32, third pregnancy, due mid January, thinking it's a girl and would like to wait until we birth to find out, but I have a feeling dh will want to know at the 20 week...
Forum: January 2012   05-26-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,273
Posted By listipton
lol, this thread makes me giggle!  I wonder what...

lol, this thread makes me giggle!  I wonder what it is about pregnancy that makes me eat like I did when I was 12?  All I want are ramens, mac & cheese and beefaroni (!?!?!).  Oh, and popsicles.
Forum: January 2012   05-23-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By listipton
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Quote:Originally Posted by sarah_bella1050 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: January 2012   05-23-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,417
Posted By listipton
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Quote:Originally Posted by chely7425 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1312252/when-are-you-telling/20#post_16459532)
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Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   05-16-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By listipton
nm- found my answers in another thread.  Thank...

nm- found my answers in another thread.  Thank you :)
Forum: January 2012   05-12-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By listipton
Another 'at least one cup in the morning' girl...

Another 'at least one cup in the morning' girl here.  I did quit drinking an afternoon energy drink, but had been planning to kick that awful habit anyway.  Now I just have a FANTASTIC reason to no...
Forum: January 2012   05-12-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By listipton
FWIW, my sister and I are 13 months apart and we...

FWIW, my sister and I are 13 months apart and we got along very well as children.  Congratulations :)!!!
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   05-10-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By listipton
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Quote:Originally Posted by cakahy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1114075/rollerderby-mamas#post_16435452)

Not many...
Forum: January 2012   05-10-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By listipton
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Quote:Originally Posted by sarah_bella1050 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: January 2012   05-10-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,417
Posted By listipton
I am the worst liar/evader in the entire world,...

I am the worst liar/evader in the entire world, so for us, it does no good to keep things under wraps.  We've only told my mom and a few friends I see daily, but honestly, every time someone jokes...
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