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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By girlspn
Lol, mine was opposite-- dr estimated dd to be...

Lol, mine was opposite-- dr estimated dd to be over 8 lbs on u/s and might get too big, and she was only 7 lbs.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-24-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,163
Posted By girlspn
MamaNicole, that's nice to hear about your son...

MamaNicole, that's nice to hear about your son liking preschool! My dd is always cheerful when I pick her up at the end of the day (8.45am-3.30pm), but she cries a lot in the mornings. Everyone says...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-23-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By girlspn
playing during mealtimes

My 3-year-old dd doesn't like to stop and eat, preferring to play. When she's hungry, she'll let me know, and she'll eat a bit, then she'll go back to play, coming back to nibble every so often.
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Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
Hope you feel better! I've had a lot of these...

Hope you feel better! I've had a lot of these moments so far, especially in the first trimester.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
I tested to beyond 6 weeks until I had a scan...

I tested to beyond 6 weeks until I had a scan following some spotting. I had a lot of tests left over and liked to see the lines get darker. I figure that was crazy behavior but oh well! POAS is...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,163
Posted By girlspn
mamanicole, good luck!!! The preschool staff...

mamanicole, good luck!!! The preschool staff always assure me it's harder on the parents than the kids, lol. My dd was in a toddler program at 20 months or so for a year, but she still makes it clear...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-20-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 1,319
Posted By girlspn
moonflea, welcome and congratulations! I...

moonflea, welcome and congratulations! I conceived my second baby via IUI w/ donor sperm as a single mother.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,446
Posted By girlspn
galatea, I'm glad to hear you and your baby are...

galatea, I'm glad to hear you and your baby are okay so far.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,163
Posted By girlspn
My clinic just listens to heartbeat with a...

My clinic just listens to heartbeat with a doppler. In my appt this week, the doctor used a tape measure and it was the first time I'd seen anyone do that.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,163
Posted By girlspn
Another coffee drinker here! Except for stopping...

Another coffee drinker here! Except for stopping in the first trimester (coffee made me sick), I'm back to drinking 1 cup a day. Sometimes I have tea as well, but never later than 1pm, otherwise I'll...
Forum: TV-Free   08-19-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By girlspn
I did... but I realized that it's simply too easy...

I did... but I realized that it's simply too easy for them to turn on the TV to entertain themselves, and have the kids around, so the kids end up watching TV too. They even say TV is good for her so...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-16-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,342
Posted By girlspn
I haven't had a let down since the pregnancy...

I haven't had a let down since the pregnancy began, and haven't been able to squeeze out even a drop in months. I'm sure I have no milk left, but my dd insists on nursing and that there's milk in...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,342
Posted By girlspn
zjande-- do you use cloth from the moment baby is...

zjande-- do you use cloth from the moment baby is born?
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
Welcome silverbird! Congratulations! :)

Welcome silverbird! Congratulations! :)
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By girlspn
My dd hasn't brought up her father in two months....

My dd hasn't brought up her father in two months. Two days ago, out of the blue, she said she wanted to go back and bring him here. Yesterday, she was playing with a kitchen mitt and punching the...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations angeebaby!

Congratulations angeebaby!
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, that looks like a line to me! *fingers...

angeebaby, that looks like a line to me! *fingers crossed* for you. I was only able to see faint lines after 11dpo (after I took the sticks apart), and never got even a faint line on those wonder fro...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,759
Posted By girlspn
21w4d in this one!

21w4d in this one!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-06-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By girlspn
Thanks for sharing your stories!! I'm debating...

Thanks for sharing your stories!! I'm debating whether or not to hire a doula this time, as I'm single and don't have a birth partner. I also remember feeling very scared during the last few hours of...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-05-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 705
Posted By girlspn
bracha04, zjande, maranapanda, randic116-- I'm...

bracha04, zjande, maranapanda, randic116-- I'm glad to know there's nothing weird with a floor bed! lol. My dd has fallen out of bed a few times, so it just makes sense to me to not bother with a bed...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-04-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 705
Posted By girlspn
I'm moving out of my parents' place in a couple...

I'm moving out of my parents' place in a couple of weeks, so busy with figuring out what needs to done, what I need to get. My mother hoards stuff so she has excess furniture.

I'm planning to do...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-04-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
prescottchels-- I'm sorry :( I hope you feel...

prescottchels-- I'm sorry :( I hope you feel better soon..
Forum: Single Parenting   08-04-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 7,005
Posted By girlspn
My wakeup times vary from 3-5am back when I was...

My wakeup times vary from 3-5am back when I was temping, so I would temp both times just for extra data. The temps are usually slightly higher after I'd gotten out of bed for any reason. I used FF...
Forum: TV-Free   08-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By girlspn
trying to be tv-free, but..

My family helps me babysit my 3-year-old daughter. They usually have the TV on or are on their smartphones when my dd is around. They play videos for my dd to occupy her.

It got to the point...
Forum: Learning at School   08-02-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By girlspn
Tigerle, thank you for those suggestions. My...

Tigerle, thank you for those suggestions. My research so far has not gone beyond the primary school level. I am generally not impressed with the schools/students here, so have always thought we would...
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