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Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-20-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 68
Posted By OkiMom
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Quote:Originally Posted by newmamalizzy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1400488/nursing-wear-and-tank-tops-bewbs#post_17611855)...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 45,263
Posted By OkiMom
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Quote:Originally Posted by kitchensqueen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1310255/dinner-what-are-you-having/2700#post_17612430)
 It's...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-18-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,232
Posted By OkiMom
This is a big issue for me.. Im very much an...

This is a big issue for me.. Im very much an introvert so being around people, especially ones I don't know well, is exhausting. Add in to the fact I have 4 children and Im pregnant and its a...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-18-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,295
Posted By OkiMom
I think my husband is more worried about this...

I think my husband is more worried about this than I am. He is seriously concerned about what would happen if he were to pass away before I do since I gave up my career to stay with our children. I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-18-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,651
Posted By OkiMom
I use Fels Naptha.. My daughter has super...

I use Fels Naptha.. My daughter has super sensitive skin and allergic reactions to most cleaners (which is why I started to make my own detergent) but I can use Fels Naptha on her clothing with no...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-18-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 957
Posted By OkiMom
Right now Im trying to get my youngest to go...

Right now Im trying to get my youngest to go take a nap, not even close to her actual naptime but she is crabby tired from not sleeping well so Im hoping she will..
 
Today I need to:
- do a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-18-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 957
Posted By OkiMom
Hi Isa! I haven't been on mothering since my...

Hi Isa! I haven't been on mothering since my baby was a couple months old.. Life has been a crap shoot the last year..
 
99% of the time my house is presentable, it might not be perfect but I feel...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-18-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 1,663
Posted By OkiMom
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Quote:Originally Posted by ChelsLynn86 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1399323/weight-gain-and-weeks-pregnant/20#post_17612070)
 I'm...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 963
Posted By OkiMom
I took my husband's last name.. I wanted our...

I took my husband's last name.. I wanted our family to share a name. He offered to take my maiden name but I felt no emotional attachment to it and he felt attachment to his last name so I changed....
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,794
Posted By OkiMom
Ok First 10 projects 1) Finish narnia shawl Im...

Ok First 10 projects
1) Finish narnia shawl Im knitting
2) Finish curtains
3) finish baby sweater I started back in December and sew a little jumpsuit to go with it
4) footprint flower pots for...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-17-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By OkiMom
Weekends are hard here too.. We have 4 (ages 7,...

Weekends are hard here too.. We have 4 (ages 7, 5, 3, and 1) so when Daddy is home they ALL want his attention. At the same time, especially if he is doing something else. I love my husband but once...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,050
Posted By OkiMom
Im encouraging my daughters and son (soon to be...

Im encouraging my daughters and son (soon to be sons!) to grow into the people that they believe the Lord is guiding them to be. If that means they stay home with their children that is awesome. If...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,802
Posted By OkiMom
Depended on the child.. My first: Breast pump...

Depended on the child..
My first: Breast pump (went back to work 6weeks PP).. That is the only thing I used at all.. She was colicky and if I put her down anywhere other than on top of me/DH then...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By OkiMom
I choose other. I changed my last name to my...

I choose other. I changed my last name to my husband's when we got married. Three of our 4 children have our last name. Our son has a hyphenated last name his great-grandpas (husband's mothers...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,267
Posted By OkiMom
haha.. I love that kiddos are all so curious and...

haha.. I love that kiddos are all so curious and that seems to be a universal thing.. Lets see some of the ruckus mine have caused.
 
My oldest,
at 2 she got into the fridge to make "cookies" and...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,510
Posted By OkiMom
None of mine are allowed topless no matter the...

None of mine are allowed topless no matter the age BUT we have very light sensitive skin. Even 5 minutes with sunscreen can result in sunburn so its a health reason. If it wasn't an issue Id say if...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,078
Posted By OkiMom
Mine tend to be a bit on the early to bed, early...

Mine tend to be a bit on the early to bed, early to rise side.. We start bedtime routines around 7, around 730 I tuck them into bed and start reading from a chapter book. Usually within 5-10 minutes...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By OkiMom
Im totally lacking on the motivation department!...

Im totally lacking on the motivation department! I have a ton to do as well so maybe a list will help.
 
1) declutter prior to moving (move is October-ish time frame), I haven't opened the boxes...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-17-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 68
Posted By OkiMom
Yea, from what I was told by the midwife I had...

Yea, from what I was told by the midwife I had with my last one you should stay the same or similar size throughout. She figured I was always big busted, trust me if I was then I couldn't have done...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 40
Posted By OkiMom
Ive been on both sides of the fence.. My first...

Ive been on both sides of the fence..
My first pregnancy ended up in a missed miscarriage. Myself and two women I worked with all found out we were pregnant within 2 week and all were due the same...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-17-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 68
Posted By OkiMom
haha Ive been nursing, pregnant or nursing and...

haha Ive been nursing, pregnant or nursing and pregnant for 8 YEARS now.. My kids all nurse between 2-3 years so a good potion of it Ive been tandum nursing. You aren't SUPPOSE to get any bigger...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-17-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By OkiMom
Something my husband's grandpa got me started...

Something my husband's grandpa got me started doing.. I get whole chickens, boil them then shred the chicken. The cooking liquid then becomes my chicken broth (I either freeze it or keep it in the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,667
Posted By OkiMom
I would wait until I felt like it was OK without...

I would wait until I felt like it was OK without someone else telling me it was. If you need to ask a board of people if what you are planning is OK then in your heart you know you aren't...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 85
Posted By OkiMom
I love looking at baby gear but I don't buy much...

I love looking at baby gear but I don't buy much of it.. Right now the only thing we have is a couple outfits I saved from my son (gave most away, good advanced planning...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   04-17-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 68
Posted By OkiMom
Mine have gotten bigger and bigger with each...

Mine have gotten bigger and bigger with each child. Im worried if they get any bigger Im going to have to start sewing my own bras! Right now Im a 30J, not a size you find a lot.. Im not even sure...
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