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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Katherine73
Beans and rice

We are looking to reduce our food bill and that means probably going vegetarian a few times a week. Can anyone share delicious bean and rice recipes? Thanks in advance.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-27-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,528
Posted By Katherine73
You mentioned that you would be seeing a...

You mentioned that you would be seeing a Christian counselor so I'm assuming that you guys are Christians and perhaps churchgoing? In which case I'm wondering if your church would be of any help to...
Forum: Fertility   07-02-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By Katherine73
Early m/c?

Hey ladies, I'm wondering if you can tell me if this sounds like a very early miscarriage. My cycles have been about 30 days long. I started having some spotting on day 27. It was very much like the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-22-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Katherine73
I can't really speak to your other questions but...

I can't really speak to your other questions but I do have an idea about your dining room. You don't have to make it a dining room if you don't want to. It can be a rec room, office, or another...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,378
Posted By Katherine73
Don't touch that goose!

Don't touch that goose!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-16-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By Katherine73
My DH gets up at 4:45 every morning and when the...

My DH gets up at 4:45 every morning and when the radio goes off, he turns it off quickly and gets up. DS is 2 and stirs briefly, but doesn't really wake up. If I have to get up I set a phone alarm...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-09-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By Katherine73
If someone comments I wouldn't make a big deal....

If someone comments I wouldn't make a big deal. Just say "yep" and if they have questions they can ask. Just be matter-of-fact. If they feel judged then it's their problem.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-09-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Katherine73
Water broke 2am Saturday. Contractions started at...

Water broke 2am Saturday. Contractions started at 3:30. Baby born 6:25 pm Sunday. So 40.5 hours.

Labor stalled at 5am Sunday morning so needed Pit and Epidural.

Man I hope my next one is...
Forum: Women's Health   06-03-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Katherine73
supplements for PMS

My nursing toddler is 2 and this month due to him cutting way down on milk consumption (I believe) I had the worst PMS! It started with horrible mood swings and nursing aversion 3 days ago, terrible...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-03-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Katherine73
I don't take any supplements except Dmannose to...

I don't take any supplements except Dmannose to help with chronic UTIs. However my PMS was so bad this month that I need to look into supplements.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-02-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By Katherine73
Fruit snacks.....

Fruit snacks.....
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   06-02-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By Katherine73
If you need it I can find out the name of the...

If you need it I can find out the name of the medication.
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   06-02-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By Katherine73
This may or may not help but my friend and her DH...

This may or may not help but my friend and her DH have a 2.5yo who is what you describe your DD being like. My friend is 5'10" and her husband is something like 5'6".So they are not small people...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-02-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Katherine73
Be gentle with yourself and don't feel bad if...

Be gentle with yourself and don't feel bad if tandeming doesn't work for you.

I have a 2yo who still nurses 4-5X a day and although I'm not pregnant, I at times have the heebie jeebies from him...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Katherine73
PMS and nursing

My son will be 2 in 2 weeks and he still nurses 4-5X a day. I've had my period back since he was 14 months but this month I had the WORST PMS symptoms related to nursing. Nursing actually was...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-20-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Katherine73
Wow that is bordering on abusive IMHO. I'm sure...

Wow that is bordering on abusive IMHO. I'm sure there are a zillion other privileges you could've taken away instead.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-12-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Katherine73
Take Lechitin! It helps break up fats. It's a...

Take Lechitin! It helps break up fats. It's a soy product. Can be found at most health food stores.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Katherine73
Does he act out at school? TBH, I would...

Does he act out at school?

TBH, I would have zero patience if my other kids are in danger. Have you ever called the police on him during periods of violence?

Has there been an evaluation for...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-20-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Katherine73
Hi everyone, I'm trying to help my brother and...

Hi everyone, I'm trying to help my brother and sister-in-law who live in Chicago. My SIL is pregnant with her 1st baby and they are looking for a health care provider in their area. They are more...
Forum: Birth Stories   04-30-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Katherine73
Maybe it's the different circles we run...

Maybe it's the different circles we run in....but a lot of birth stories I hear have aspects of regret. I was talking with my friend today who had a 4.5 hour labor with baby 1 (no drugs) and wanted...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 945
Posted By Katherine73
Now is the time for you to trust your body to...

Now is the time for you to trust your body to know how much weight it needs to gain. Obviously you've got the healthy lifestyle thing under control. That's all you can do. If you end up gaining 30lb...
Forum: Parenting   04-18-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By Katherine73
A new Undercover mama tank (doesn't really count...

A new Undercover mama tank (doesn't really count I guess)
Starbucks twice a week or so
a pedicure every few months
going out to lunch occasionally
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-18-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Katherine73
Thanks everyone. I have given some thought to...

Thanks everyone. I have given some thought to night weaning but right now he sleeps in bed with us, and won't spend more than an hour at a time asleep in his crib. It is hard to say no to him in the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Katherine73
My son was born in the dead of summer in CA. He...

My son was born in the dead of summer in CA. He wore onesies during the day and sleepers at night. I had maybe 2 pairs of pants for him and 1 light jacket. It can be hard getting newborns in and out...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-14-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Katherine73
18 months seems like a loooooong way away but...

18 months seems like a loooooong way away but since he loves nursing so much I don't think weaning before then is realistic. I want it to be a good transition for him too, not traumatic. Obviously...
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