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Forum: Parenting   06-19-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,634
Posted By hippymama23
I wrote about the above mentioned humbling...

I wrote about the above mentioned humbling miscarriage: http://memomuse.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/miscarriage-the-silent-empty-box/
 
Forum: Parenting   06-19-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,634
Posted By hippymama23
I have been humbled by infertilty and by the...

I have been humbled by infertilty and by the miracle of my healthy son and recently, a complete surprise, not even trying - pregnancy and then it turned into a miscarriage.  I am humbled by life and...
Forum: Parenting   06-19-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,432
Posted By hippymama23
I was really turned off by the comment about...

I was really turned off by the comment about keeping score.  It's this lkind of that mom vs. this mom mentality which breaks our tribe. We're all moms and yes there are some shitty freaking moms out...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   06-19-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 2,981
Posted By hippymama23
I wrote an essay about miscarriage, called,...

I wrote an essay about miscarriage, called, "Miscarriage -- the Silent Empty Box" here is the link http://memomuse.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/miscarriage-the-silent-empty-box/
I am going through a...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   06-17-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By hippymama23
 I took a home pregnancy tests on Monday (June...

 I took a home pregnancy tests on Monday (June 6) and it was a faint blue line.  Then I made an appointment at doctor for urine test.  Urine test was negative, but they said to come back in a week...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-10-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,831
Posted By hippymama23
Is there a good website on teething?   

Is there a good website on teething? 
 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-29-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By hippymama23
We are trying to transition from the bed to the...

We are trying to transition from the bed to the crib with our ten and half month old.  We moved our mattress on the floor of his room and he does not want the crib.  He went to bed at 9:30 PM...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-12-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,446
Posted By hippymama23
@ Katelove We have put a mattress on the floor...

@ Katelove
We have put a mattress on the floor in the baby's room.  He is crawling now so that is why we had to do something fast.  He was going to leap off the rasied bed we were all sharing in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-05-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,446
Posted By hippymama23
I hope I get more relaxed and more confident...

I hope I get more relaxed and more confident with baby two, but really I want that confidence with baby 1.  He is almost 10 months old and I find myself questioning everything I do if I am doing it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-05-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,446
Posted By hippymama23
I totally feel the same way.  In fact, I have...

I totally feel the same way.  In fact, I have avoided coming back to the forum because of that very same thing.  What I want is some confort and acknowledgement from other moms how hard it is having...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   02-16-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,283
Posted By hippymama23
sleep is a key. You have t get some sleep. ...

sleep is a key. You have t get some sleep.  Sleep deprivation is so bad.  I don't remember the first three months I was so exhausted.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-16-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By hippymama23
When did you start this process?  We are bed...

When did you start this process?  We are bed sharing and I need to start the transition.  I am just going along with bed sharing bc it is easiest thing and I don't want to have to read another book....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-09-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By hippymama23
 What steam mop did you buy?  I think I...



What steam mop did you buy?  I think I have seen that on TV is it any good and worth the money? 
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-09-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,315
Posted By hippymama23
Don't you love when they're all asleep!  I...

Don't you love when they're all asleep!  I always think go to sleep, but then I am like - Oh no you won't - this is your time!  I love the quiet.  I can hear myself think.  I can actually remember...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-09-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,250
Posted By hippymama23
start th thread about worl life balance.  At our...

start th thread about worl life balance.  At our core we are all mamas and women and we got to stick together and support each other. 
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-09-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,250
Posted By hippymama23
I think it is ok to have doubts and insecurities...

I think it is ok to have doubts and insecurities about being a SAHM.  Especially if it is a recent decision, because it takes a long time to find a rhythm and a routine that works for you...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-07-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,250
Posted By hippymama23
I think this article has some very valid points....

I think this article has some very valid points. There is no perfect choice.  I just recently quit my job to stay at home and I am nervous about the quitting a job in this economy.  And there are...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   01-21-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By hippymama23
Have you tried acupuncture? 

Have you tried acupuncture? 
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,027
Posted By hippymama23
I think mothers need to be gentle with each...

I think mothers need to be gentle with each other - to be a mother is an intense job and there is too much judgement. Mothers judge themselves so harshly as it is.  Mothers do not need others...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-16-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,021
Posted By hippymama23
Mama -  it's tough being a mama.  I was up in...

Mama -  it's tough being a mama.  I was up in arms last week when my 8 mo. baby would not nap for more than 30 minutes if I didn't nap with him.  Now I love a good nap but I LOVE alone time much...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-16-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By hippymama23
I hope you are getting enough sleep.  Being a...

I hope you are getting enough sleep.  Being a parent is so hard. So much research. So many decisions.  Right now my 7 month old is crying, DH (is that the abbrev. for husband? what does "D" stand...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-07-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By hippymama23
Good stuff ladies and here I was trying to...

Good stuff ladies and here I was trying to locate the delete post button just last night because I thought I overshared and was very vulnerable.  I am very appreciative of your responses and some...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-06-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,792
Posted By hippymama23
Go with your mama gut!  It amazes me how we as...

Go with your mama gut!  It amazes me how we as mothers are constantly questioning if we are doing it right.  It makes me wonder did my grandma and great grandma feel that way.  Did they question...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-06-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By hippymama23
I am a new mama.  I have skimmed the AP books,...

I am a new mama.  I have skimmed the AP books, but I think we are doing attached parenting.  I have not read the AP book from start to finish.  I am not going to lie to you - I am just not into...
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