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Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   11-09-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Hi, all!   We're looking at moving back to GA...

Hi, all!   We're looking at moving back to GA sometime in the next year or so, and I'm scouting out locations.   We lived in Decatur for 9 years and loved it but are looking at probably being OTP...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-11-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,899
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I would be a SAH mom in a heartbeat.   However,...

I would be a SAH mom in a heartbeat.   However, given our situation, the best "for the family" decision is for me to work and husband to SAH.   I can honestly say it is the best decision for us as a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-02-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I use the same chore list for my 3 and 6 year...

I use the same chore list for my 3 and 6 year olds. The 6 year old helped show her younger sister how to do some things, but they both are fairly good at doing their chores.

Every Day –
Clean up...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-12-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By LovinLiviLou
You've gotten a lot of good advice, but one...

You've gotten a lot of good advice, but one thing I would add is to do a heads up to your boss with your side of the story before some of these known bad actors get to her. The key trick here is to...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-11-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I'll try to keep this short. Currently, I work...

I'll try to keep this short. Currently, I work outside the home and DH is an at home dad. It works, the kids do great, but I'm dying. We have an opportunity to look at another model which would be...
Forum: Learning at School   08-31-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Anyone have a public school that they love? I'm...

Anyone have a public school that they love? I'm looking for a school that fits in nicely with AP/child-led philosophies, where parents are on the more liberal/crunchy side (I know I'm stereotyping...
Forum: Parenting   08-07-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,948
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I haven't read all the replies, so someone may...

I haven't read all the replies, so someone may have already suggested this . . .

We had this going on in a very subliminal way (not nearly as blunt as some of you guys have experienced and I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I have a 3 yr old that is 24 lbs, so I...

I have a 3 yr old that is 24 lbs, so I understand! she also has lots of food intolerances, so that doesn't help. I've found that my daughter will eat coconut oil (if warmed just to the point of a...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   04-30-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Can you give more pointers about the better and...

Can you give more pointers about the better and worse areas from a crime perspective?

TIA!
Forum: Parenting   04-26-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By LovinLiviLou
My mother has an extremely hard time being...

My mother has an extremely hard time being around our kids when they are not completely happy. If anyone starts to slightly be disgruntled, or heaven forbid cry, she goes into hypermode trying to do...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-15-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Quote: Originally Posted by Jackies Ladybug...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackies Ladybug http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12997445)
my favorite thing to do when i start...
Forum: Women's Health   01-13-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Quote: Originally Posted by Panserbjørne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Panserbjørne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12932965)
just out of curiosity...how are you...
Forum: Women's Health   01-07-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I'm interested in a possible connection/linkage...

I'm interested in a possible connection/linkage between waterbirths and less than desirable gut flora in newborns. I know that may not be a popular thought, but I've been wrestling with DD#2's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-19-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,504
Posted By LovinLiviLou
I had the exact same problem. Here were my...

I had the exact same problem. Here were my tricks:

I would close a lot of our vents at night, close our door, and let the bedroom thus become hotter than the rest of the house. So, not turning...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-19-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By LovinLiviLou
So, compared to the lists here, this may not be...

So, compared to the lists here, this may not be so funny, but here goes . . .

one Christmas a few years ago, my daughter (about 2 at the time) was fascinated with nativities. So, we got her one...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-17-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Life has been really crazy lately, and I've had...

Life has been really crazy lately, and I've had no time to post or read on mothering, but I came here tonight just to post something so similar! Last night my little one (2 1/2) was having a fitful...
Forum: Parenting   10-01-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,560
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Quote: Originally Posted by Hiker Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hiker Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12290252)
One of the things that the spirited kids...
Forum: Parenting   09-26-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,560
Posted By LovinLiviLou
So, can I expand on the sleep stories idea to...

So, can I expand on the sleep stories idea to see if we can share tips and tricks that work for our spirited kids? I'll start (though I'm still in need of plenty more!)

This sounds crazy, but a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-15-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Every year I have this challenge - where to find...

Every year I have this challenge - where to find 100% cotton cable knit tights? And this year I'm having no luck with my usual suspects. Has anyone seen them? I need size 5/6 or 6 (little kid size)....
Forum: Parenting   09-15-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,560
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Joining! My second is spirited, and she comes...

Joining! My second is spirited, and she comes after a so-very-go-with-the-flow big sister. So, man, did this turn our lives upside down. Again, have to echo that "more" describes everything about...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,745
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Quote: Originally Posted by stik...

Quote:
Originally Posted by stik http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12135555)

My dad is a mathematician, and he likes to...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-25-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By LovinLiviLou
Have you looked at www.realmilk.com?...

Have you looked at www.realmilk.com? (http://www.realmilk.com?) You might have to look through some stuff to find the "quick facts" but there's a lot of stuff in there along the lines of what you're...
Forum: Allergies   07-24-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By LovinLiviLou
wow - we've had a really similar journey, though...

wow - we've had a really similar journey, though perhaps not as drastic. I hung out a lot in the healing the gut tribe early on, but it does just consume you, and I needed to get a break from it....
Forum: Allergies   07-16-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By LovinLiviLou
sign me up - I'm there! Seriously, your post...

sign me up - I'm there! Seriously, your post intrigued me to read your blog. We've been on this food intolerance journey for 2 years now (realized it about 6 weeks into my youngest daughter's entry...
Forum: Allergies   07-16-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By LovinLiviLou
So, I want to go on vacation to a place that is...

So, I want to go on vacation to a place that is surrounded by nature (mountains, woods, or beach), with a nice place to eat near by that would love to bend over backwards to deal with our eating...
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