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Forum: Babywearing   03-30-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 18,998
Posted By cicely_m
Ooohhhh.... I've always wanted a Beco!!! My...

Ooohhhh.... I've always wanted a Beco!!!
My husband is scared of tying things. He will wear the Ergo, because it buckles. Although he refuses to learn how to do it himself, so I have to strap him...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-23-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By cicely_m
I used Lonnie for both of my births and I LOVE...

I used Lonnie for both of my births and I LOVE her. I'm glad you think she's a good fit-- I think she's a very polarizing personality-- some people can't stand her, others adore her. She was a good...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   09-30-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By cicely_m
Hi! I am going to be in Houston for a wedding...

Hi!
I am going to be in Houston for a wedding this weekend, and the bride's family got me in touch with a 15 year old who will come to the hotel and watch my (sleeping) baby while I revel. When I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By cicely_m
Quote: Originally Posted by One_Girl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by One_Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15569380)
Cutting out any sugary drinks and baths to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By cicely_m
Thank you guys for the input, even though it's a...

Thank you guys for the input, even though it's a bit discouraging. :/

Also, unrelatedly: MJB, I vote for little Edith arriving on August 2nd, as that is my birthday and we really wanted to and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By cicely_m
(I'm posting this here instead of toddlers...

(I'm posting this here instead of toddlers because I want input from people who have really actually finished potty training/learning.)

I just feel like she's never going to get it!!! My daughter...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By cicely_m
Quote: Originally Posted by peaceful_mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by peaceful_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15566084)
The point is, she will often try to say...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-27-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By cicely_m
Thank you guys for all of the suggestions. I...

Thank you guys for all of the suggestions. I forgot all about popsicles, which is a bit insane since I actually have 3 homemade ones (coconut water and beet juice!) sitting in the freezer! Tomorrow...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-27-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By cicely_m
I just took my 2 year old to discover place and...

I just took my 2 year old to discover place and she LOVED it. There's even an entire room dedicated to toddlers with lots of blocks, water play, etc.
I also recommend the "imaginarium" which the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-27-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By cicely_m
Ok. It is 90+ degrees, and I can't get my...

Ok. It is 90+ degrees, and I can't get my daughter to drink. She's only peed once today since getting up. I've filled cups with water, herbal tea, even lemonade, and she's just not drinking. It's...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-24-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By cicely_m
Quote: Originally Posted by WednesdayO...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WednesdayO http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15555953)
There is in Durham County Schools...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-24-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By cicely_m
Tell me more about the independent school in...

Tell me more about the independent school in Pittsboro. Is it public? I don't think we can afford private education, even though there are some really great schools around there. There's no public...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-23-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By cicely_m
Can you guys help me out? My husband and I have...

Can you guys help me out? My husband and I have zeroed in on Chapel Hill as the area of the country that most fits our needs, and we are looking to move next year. We're now casually looking at...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-28-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By cicely_m
Thanks for the advice. DD2 just went through a...

Thanks for the advice. DD2 just went through a phase where she would literally only sleep while attached to my boob, 24 hours a day. Thank the good lord, that has ended at night time at least....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-28-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By cicely_m
Oh, my god. My mother thinks it's a Right Of...

Oh, my god. My mother thinks it's a Right Of Childhood to eat Oreos and McDonalds. Specifically. When I was pregnant, she looked around at our kitchen and said, "You're not going to feed the BABY...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-12-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By cicely_m
I have a just-turned two year old and a 3-month...

I have a just-turned two year old and a 3-month old. The baby is reaching the stage where she can't just fall asleep anywhere at any time and is needing some sort of nap/bedtime winddown routine....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-24-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By cicely_m
Where does he sleep? I put my daughter in her...

Where does he sleep? I put my daughter in her crib for quiet time. I leave her with some books and a doll and she's learned to be totally happy for an hour.
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   02-16-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 203,564
Posted By cicely_m
subbing... want to write more after i read the...

subbing... want to write more after i read the previous 54 pages. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-26-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,190
Posted By cicely_m
Yeah, the problem is that I don't HAVE weeks,...

Yeah, the problem is that I don't HAVE weeks, since I'm already a week over when it starts. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif With my first, the contractions kept me up...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,190
Posted By cicely_m
Yeah. See, my prodromal stuff always starts...

Yeah. See, my prodromal stuff always starts AFTER my due date. So I'm already "late," and yet nothing is happening. Just got checked-- no cervical change at all, so I am not sure what these...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,190
Posted By cicely_m
Ok....

Ok. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif For purposes of this thread, I mean significant contractions, that are stronger than Braxton-Hicks, ones you have to at least pause...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,190
Posted By cicely_m
Ok, new poll: I'm going on day 8 of prodromal...

Ok, new poll: I'm going on day 8 of prodromal labor; this is my second baby and I was SURE this time would be easier...
Can I just ask what happened to everyone else whose bodies like to do this?...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-23-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By cicely_m
So far, my second is "progressing" (or not, I...

So far, my second is "progressing" (or not, I sometimes feel) just like my first-- over a week of false starts.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By cicely_m
For those of you who have already had two or...

For those of you who have already had two or more babies: if you went way "overdue" and were induced with your first, when did you go into labor with your second? I'm sitting here at the "I'll be...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-17-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By cicely_m
With DD#1 I think I was totally ready by about...

With DD#1 I think I was totally ready by about 36 weeks. Room perfect, everything folded, etc etc.
This time I am 40 weeks, and most of the baby stuff is in big messy piles or baskets in my...
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