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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-11-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By CorriJ
I work in a pharmacy so I got the shot. Mainly...

I work in a pharmacy so I got the shot. Mainly cause my husband and I can't afford for me to be off sick for a week. 
 
But I agree that over all the level of hysteria over the flu is ridiculous....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-11-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By CorriJ
It's been almost 3 weeks since we dtd. My period...

It's been almost 3 weeks since we dtd. My period came late (4 days after) and was lighter and shorter than normal. I've been feeling off for about two weeks now, headache that doesn't want to go...
Forum: Family Planning   01-08-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,882
Posted By CorriJ
I'm still here... back? Which ever. 2012 was a...

I'm still here... back? Which ever. 2012 was a long and short year for me. I got a job in January, short term a stepping stone to something better. Then a better job in sept, which is likely where...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-10-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By CorriJ
For the problem of storing the pumped milk this...

For the problem of storing the pumped milk this could work if it's in your price range. http://www.target.com/p/Koolatron-Fun-Kool-Cooler-P-25/-/A-10590839 if you have access to an outlet at work it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-15-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By CorriJ
Maybe you could add a small pack of stickers to...

Maybe you could add a small pack of stickers to each gift? Get them the same wiki stix and different stickers? That way the big thing is the same but there is some difference?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-05-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,669
Posted By CorriJ
My husband went through a bankruptcy almost 2...

My husband went through a bankruptcy almost 2 years ago. I can't remember the specifics but it cost about $1000, the majority of his debt was medical bills. You have a lot of great advice here so...
Forum: Family Planning   02-02-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By CorriJ
Ok I'll admit over the last year I've had a...

Ok I'll admit over the last year I've had a serious case of the baby crazies. All of my friends are having their firsts, some are planning their second. Granted I'm a few years younger then most of...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-01-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By CorriJ
I'm not a mom, but I do have a messy house. Hope...

I'm not a mom, but I do have a messy house. Hope it's ok if i give a few suggestions. 
 
Not sure if it's possible but could you find a teenager (child of a friend maybe?) would would be willing...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-31-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,435
Posted By CorriJ
If you do end up choosing some canned goods...

If you do end up choosing some canned goods could you donate them to a food bank? Maybe rotate them out a little early. If you keep the receipts you might get some of your money back as a charitable...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-30-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,724
Posted By CorriJ
I can't think of a polite way to ask a family...

I can't think of a polite way to ask a family member or friend to serve organic food. If I invited someone over for dinner and they accepted but only if I served them organic I would be rather...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-23-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By CorriJ
Thanks motherhendoula! I picked some up along...

Thanks motherhendoula! I picked some up along with some fleece, I'm making a baby blanket and some burp cloths for a friend and needed some anyways. I did remember my coupons and saved about $7. The...
Forum: Grief and Loss   01-21-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By CorriJ
Caedenmomma, that link about spirit babies was...

Caedenmomma, that link about spirit babies was beautiful and with out going into a huge thing over what I believe that sums up my feeling pretty much perfectly. Thank you so much. 
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-19-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By CorriJ
I'm hoping some one here can help me out. I've...

I'm hoping some one here can help me out. I've bought two sets of cloth pads from Luna Pads which I absolutely love. I'd like more but money is tight right now. I have decent sewing skills and I'd...
Forum: Grief and Loss   01-19-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By CorriJ
Thanks everyone. I think I feel better just...

Thanks everyone. I think I feel better just saying (writing) what happened. More like I've acknowledged it and can come to better terms with it now. 
Forum: Grief and Loss   01-10-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By CorriJ
I hope this is an ok place to post this. If it's...

I hope this is an ok place to post this. If it's not could the mods please delete it. 

It's been almost six months and I finally feel I'm ready to talk about it.
 
Husband and I went camping, I...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-03-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By CorriJ
My understanding of speed reading, and it's the...

My understanding of speed reading, and it's the way I read books, is that you don't really read some words. Anything less then 3 letters (or, and, to, but, etc) are skipped. The brain can fill them...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-20-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By CorriJ
Maybe he's feeling a little lonely and insecure...

Maybe he's feeling a little lonely and insecure about the move? With the drive being as hard as it was maybe he has some worries about something happening to you and the kids when you are away from...
Forum: Family Planning   10-22-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 15,858
Posted By CorriJ
Been a few months, lotsa stuff going on in my...

Been a few months, lotsa stuff going on in my life. Just wanted to pop in say hi and see how everyone is doing. 
Forum: Family Planning   05-05-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 15,858
Posted By CorriJ
Hay everyone. So life is conspiring to dive me...

Hay everyone. So life is conspiring to dive me insane. We got our house contract extended, new close date is on the 27th. I'm annoyed that people can't do their jobs and we ended up having to...
Forum: Family Planning   05-02-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 15,858
Posted By CorriJ
Hay everyone. Just popping in to say hello. I'm...

Hay everyone. Just popping in to say hello. I'm still around and kicking. Things are going slowly with the house buying, hit something of a wall dealing with the mortgage broker. On top of that I've...
Forum: Spirituality   05-02-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 5,386
Posted By CorriJ
Subbing, even though I didn't say much on the...

Subbing, even though I didn't say much on the last thread. Still it's nice to pop in and just read some posts.
 
Things are wet here, and flooded in many areas thankfully not ours though. I'm...
Forum: Learning at School   04-25-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,534
Posted By CorriJ
I'd just like to toss my 2 cents in.  I grew...

I'd just like to toss my 2 cents in. 
I grew up in Canada, and the school(s) I went to taught sex ed, starting in grade 5 I believe. Starting with anatomy and hormone changes and such. By high...
Forum: Family Planning   04-25-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 15,858
Posted By CorriJ
Just popping in.   Had a...

Just popping in.
 
Had a dentist's appointment this afternoon. It wasn't bad, but I think next time I'll try it without the gas, my head is still spinning. Things are dragging on with the house...
Forum: Spirituality   04-20-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,983
Posted By CorriJ
wombatclay -- a really great book imo...

wombatclay -- a really great book imo is Treasure At the Heart of the Tanglewood by Meredith Ann Pierce. I'm not sure how old your children are but it might be ok for them. Or The Song of the...
Forum: Spirituality   04-19-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,983
Posted By CorriJ
Hay everyone, just popping in to say hi. This...

Hay everyone, just popping in to say hi. This month has really been kicking my butt and I will be so glad when April is over. I didn't know it was possible for things to be this stressful. 
 
The...
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