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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2006, 02:00 PM
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Posted By owen&mama
Hi. I'm the 'good friend' that my good friend,...

Hi. I'm the 'good friend' that my good friend, singermom, referred to. And, I just lost the big message that I intended to post. Here is my more abbreviated version.

My family and I have lived...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-03-2005, 05:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,193
Posted By owen&mama
Like all of you, I'm so glad I found this...

Like all of you, I'm so glad I found this thread. And, also like most of you, I am keeping an eye on my watch this Friday afternoon to get home to my little ones. But I wanted to post and join in...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-01-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By owen&mama
Does anyone have any recommendations for Fairfax...

Does anyone have any recommendations for Fairfax or Loudon County? We're moving to the area in July and will need to find a ped pretty quickly.

Thanks!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-29-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By owen&mama
Any of you mamas have suggestions for NoVA...

Any of you mamas have suggestions for NoVA preschools? It appears that we are embarking on a relocation adventure from Colorado to NoVA and the most agonizing thing is leaving our cooperative...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-22-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By owen&mama
In some of my travels with ds, when family or...

In some of my travels with ds, when family or friends weren't available (sometimes buying the plane ticket is cheaper), I've used nannyonthenet.com. If they have a franchise in the area you are...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By owen&mama
(Cross-posted in Toddlers) I'm going to try...

(Cross-posted in Toddlers)

I'm going to try to keep this short, but I'm curious as to whether this is normal and/or if there are things I should be trying to help.

My ds, who turned 3 in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-18-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By owen&mama
(Cross-posted to GD) I'm going to try to...

(Cross-posted to GD)

I'm going to try to keep this short, but I'm curious as to whether this is normal and/or if there are things I should be trying to help.

My ds, who turned 3 in December,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-18-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,490
Posted By owen&mama
Just chiming in....my ds turned 3 in December....

Just chiming in....my ds turned 3 in December. The last time that I asked him if he was ready to sit on the potty, he said, "No, maybe when I'm four"....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-01-2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By owen&mama
You mean the Olsen twins have trust funds? ...

You mean the Olsen twins have trust funds?

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif to you mama. We're right here, standing in amazement of your light. You are almost there.
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-26-2005, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By owen&mama
I agree. If she has calcium-rich foods in her...

I agree. If she has calcium-rich foods in her diet and she's acting fine, I wouldn't worry. There's a lot besides milk to get that from. I sounds like your ped was just showing professional concern...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-26-2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By owen&mama
I have to say I'm curious, too. I have a...

I have to say I'm curious, too. I have a three-year-old who is one of those happy singers, talkers, pokers (we usually lie with him http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif) too....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-24-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By owen&mama
My eldest DS was an avid nurser until between...

My eldest DS was an avid nurser until between the ages of 8 and 10 months. I think this is normal - at least from what I've read - and is why many moms wean around this time....they assume the babe...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-24-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By owen&mama
Some of the time, I use my pump time as my...

Some of the time, I use my pump time as my little break during the day, so I will surf (like now) or read a magazine. I love the nap idea, though!...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-18-2005, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By owen&mama
No words of wisdom here...just commiseration....

No words of wisdom here...just commiseration. There are those times when we hit the wall. I do it on a daily basis. It reminds me of that Bear Hunt story. "You can't go over it. You can't go under...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-18-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By owen&mama
I would check as well. I don't have direct...

I would check as well. I don't have direct experience with dcp's methods, but I know that when my DS was first learning (before he regressed 150%...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-18-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By owen&mama
I don't know if I would qualify this as...

I don't know if I would qualify this as "advice". Suffice it to say that I'm simply chiming in. I'm a full-time working mom of two boys - a 3-year-old and an 8-month-old. My DH stays at home with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-06-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By owen&mama
Just chiming in quickly to say that I've had...

Just chiming in quickly to say that I've had issues as well, although our circumstances are different. My ds (05/04/04) started out nursing like a pro, but at about 8 weeks decided that he had...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-01-2004, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By owen&mama
Oh my goodness! One month back at work, supply...

Oh my goodness! One month back at work, supply issues, and Christmas around the corner. No stress here, mom! I know that so many of the moms here can relate. I hope you get some strength from them....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-01-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By owen&mama
I agree. I would think that you could stop...

I agree. I would think that you could stop pumping regularly.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-01-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By owen&mama
I am swiftly approaching a crossroads in my...

I am swiftly approaching a crossroads in my family and career life (as we all know, they are never completely separate). I currently live in Colorado, but most of my business is in the D.C. area. My...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-23-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By owen&mama
Jennifer, one thought... you may also just be...

Jennifer, one thought... you may also just be getting to the point where your breasts don't feel as full as they did the first three months. Now that your supply is established, it may be that they...
Forum: Parenting   11-23-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,556
Posted By owen&mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Nicole77 Sheer...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nicole77
Sheer idiocy and ignorance. Few things piss me off more....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-18-2004, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By owen&mama
Or go to the Finding Your Tribe boards. They are...

Or go to the Finding Your Tribe boards. They are divided up by geographic area, so someone there might have a suggestion.....

Good Luck!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-17-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By owen&mama
Jennifer..... I've got to run to a meeting...

Jennifer.....

I've got to run to a meeting as well and I'm on travel, so this has got to be quick....

My ds just went through this as well. Now, at 6 months, I think he's over the hump, but...
Forum: Parenting   11-17-2004, 01:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,556
Posted By owen&mama
HEAR, HEAR Nicole77 and sweetbaby3! No parent -...

HEAR, HEAR Nicole77 and sweetbaby3! No parent - SAH, WAH, WOH, or otherwise - should have to justify his/her choices to anyone.
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