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Forum: Single Parenting   07-31-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By ilanaRose
Background: I am 25, was married 5 years and...

Background: I am 25, was married 5 years and separated right after my son was born (he is just over 2). I have been separated/divorced for 2 years. I am not "needy" (as in, I am financially stable...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-31-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By ilanaRose
So my toddler (almost 19 months) still...

So my toddler (almost 19 months) still breastfeeds on demand. I brush his teeth twice a day--once in the morning after breakfast and once at night but before I nurse him to sleep. He no longer wakes...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-07-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By ilanaRose
6 months after I separated I went OUT for the...

6 months after I separated I went OUT for the first time! My son was 8 months old around that time... I went out DANCING!!! Since I married my ex at 19 and was now 24, I had no idea that I was this...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-02-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,186
Posted By ilanaRose
Hello just wanted to introduce myself. I am just...

Hello just wanted to introduce myself. I am just finishing up my application to a MEPN program this year, applying to the CNM/NP track. Just got a divorce, moved back in with my parents, and am a...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-13-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,056
Posted By ilanaRose
My ex has been living all over the place and his...

My ex has been living all over the place and his interaction with our child is spotty... he just saw him for the first time in 8 months the other day but then moved yet again and is still jobless. I...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-09-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,056
Posted By ilanaRose
I had my son at age 23 (I'm now 24). We were...

I had my son at age 23 (I'm now 24). We were actually married for several years before planning our son...but my ex-husband pretty much had a freak out and turned into his own father (drinking,...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-17-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,997
Posted By ilanaRose
Sami, it's good you broke it off... I know that...

Sami, it's good you broke it off... I know that feeling...it just happened to me with a wonderful guy I was dating that was suddenly feeling "unsure" if he wanted to be a dad and take the...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-16-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,997
Posted By ilanaRose
butterflymom: unfortunately money can ruin...

butterflymom: unfortunately money can ruin things, especially asking for it....this is true for friendships, relationships, etc. but you probably already know this. Yes, it it is unfortunate that he...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-16-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By ilanaRose
It's that time of year...summer!!! I plan on...

It's that time of year...summer!!! I plan on doing lots of camping/festival-hopping this summer with my one year old... I have a desire to do lots of it just with my baby (i.e. not along with...
Forum: California, Nevada   05-13-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ilanaRose
Anyone going to High Sierra this summer from...

Anyone going to High Sierra this summer from july 1st-4th? I'm going as a single mama of a 1 yr old and wanted to touch base with other moms/dads...don't plan on going with anyone, but would love to...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By ilanaRose
ugh, I am so sorry you are going through this...

ugh, I am so sorry you are going through this right now! It will get better, though....with time.... sending you hugs from afar!
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,997
Posted By ilanaRose
"Question of the month, ladies: How do you plan...

"Question of the month, ladies: How do you plan on changing your habits to create a dating life that will be more about you calling the shots and seeking out love and romance on your terms?"

I am...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-03-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By ilanaRose
a couple words of encouragement, one of my best...

a couple words of encouragement, one of my best friends was diagnosed with cancer right after she birthed her son; she was also a single mama and even though it was hard, she got through it all and...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-30-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,475
Posted By ilanaRose
Quote: Originally Posted by MsChatsAlot...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MsChatsAlot http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15357796)
Be gentle with yourself muse.
If you're...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-30-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,475
Posted By ilanaRose
Question for all: 1) How often do you go...

Question for all:

1) How often do you go OUT on a date?
2) With or without kids?
3) What do you DO?
4) For those limited to night times when the kiddos are asleep, what activities do you do?...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-24-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,475
Posted By ilanaRose
Hi I'm new here...and new to dating! Left a 5-yr...

Hi I'm new here...and new to dating! Left a 5-yr marriage that turned abusive once I got pregnant; I left pretty much when my son was born and he is almost 1. Moved back in with my parents so I...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-21-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By ilanaRose
I am not putting this in the dating thread...

I am not putting this in the dating thread because I don't post there and don't want it to get lost, so here is my question....

Since I have a baby and don't want him getting too attached to the...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-27-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By ilanaRose
I left my husband 6 months ago and our divorce...

I left my husband 6 months ago and our divorce will be finalized (hopefully) soon and I have a 7 month old son... I have soooo many questions about this "dating world"...when I filed for divorce...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-17-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By ilanaRose
Thanks for all the advice...and yes, I AM the...

Thanks for all the advice...and yes, I AM the lucky one!!! sooo true.... and, as karma would have it, he lost his phone (or it got stolen) that same night! Today his cell message says whoever has...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-16-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By ilanaRose
Well..my question was answered...after 50...

Well..my question was answered...after 50 minutes HE hung up the phone...lol....now I can get back to doing my homework haha... I called from a restricted number too so he wouldn't have known it was...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-16-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By ilanaRose
I just called my ex who moved many states away...

I just called my ex who moved many states away (I JUST filed for divorce) to see if he got the divorce papers...instead his cell phone accidentally picked up without his knowledge, and I am...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-16-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By ilanaRose
I filed for my divorce...I kept putting it off,...

I filed for my divorce...I kept putting it off, like always making one more excuse not to go ahead and just do it and working on the paperwork here and there...but I bit the bullet, and spent...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-16-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,401
Posted By ilanaRose
Sorry to say, but not everything is always,...

Sorry to say, but not everything is always, consciously or unconsciously, about race. A lot of people who visit africa are foreigners (many of whom are white) who go on safaris (because it's a...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-16-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 916
Posted By ilanaRose
I would NOT do this...there is plenty of time...

I would NOT do this...there is plenty of time for her to experience Nigeria in years to come, not at four...it is not physically safe, particularly if she's not vaccinated...just my opinion... I...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-10-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By ilanaRose
I'm not really clear about filing at the same...

I'm not really clear about filing at the same time? Isn't a custody order mandatory when filing for divorce when you have a minor child? i just assumed it happens at the same time... or should I...
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