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Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-18-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Flor
Toddler Tula!

Toddler Tula!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-12-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Flor
(oops) her favorite sound is "Ba!" and she seems...

(oops) her favorite sound is "Ba!" and she seems to call a lot of this this. The words she says the most also have those sounds (ball, bug, baby-- I think they master the B sound early). She just...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-12-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Flor
This sounds really normal. There is receptive...

This sounds really normal. There is receptive and expressive language. Sounds like yours has great receptive language and is developing expressive language. My 14 month old signs a lot, and uses...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-09-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Flor
Oh wow. I've never used a bottle warmer bit I...

Oh wow. I've never used a bottle warmer bit I thought they heated slowly!
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-09-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Flor
Ok, will pump at work today and see how it is...

Ok, will pump at work today and see how it is after work. I've been pumping at 10 then putting it on ice until 3 when I get home. The bottle warmer thing is a great suggestion, but I'm a teacher, so...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-08-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Flor
I've been back to work a month; 5 month old has...

I've been back to work a month; 5 month old has refused all bottles so grandma is feeding her from a cup. I thought she was just stubborn, but I tasted some milk the other day and it had a slight...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-08-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,356
Posted By Flor
Oh, and I work full time so I pump at work and...

Oh, and I work full time so I pump at work and get about 2 ounces at a time. Pumps suck!
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-08-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,356
Posted By Flor
You really just need to count wet diapers. All...

You really just need to count wet diapers. All of this is happening at once, but my 5.5 month old does all of this and she's EBF. First, totally normal for breast to feel sift. That's how they are...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-08-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Flor
I have had the same thoughts. My LO started...

I have had the same thoughts. My LO started sleeping through the night at 6 weeks and now at 6 months is sleeping 11-12 hours straight.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-12-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Flor
When my stepson did some of this stuff around...

When my stepson did some of this stuff around age 7-8, I was sure it was because of a messy divorce, abondonment issues, and an unstable mom....then my baby turned 7....happy home, stable two patent...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-12-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By Flor
My husband goes by a name that isn't even close...

My husband goes by a name that isn't even close to his legal name. His mom just didn't like his name so she started calling him a different name when he was about 3. Everyone calls him his other...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-12-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,058
Posted By Flor
Not sure how this was bumped but Alexam you...

Not sure how this was bumped but Alexam you perfectly described my 8 year old...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-15-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 967
Posted By Flor
Funny, I am a Jennifer from the 70's and I've...

Funny, I am a Jennifer from the 70's and I've never seen Love Story or knew it was connected to my name. So maybe the parents will associated Esme with Twilight but her peers won't. I do think Esme...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-08-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 967
Posted By Flor
I also think JD Salinger and Jawbreaker (song...

I also think JD Salinger and Jawbreaker (song called "For Esme")
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-08-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,145
Posted By Flor
That is my constant decision-- I know that being...

That is my constant decision-- I know that being hydrated helps my numbers, but especially now that baby has dropped-- I am seriously getting out of bed at least 4 times a night.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-07-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By Flor
I haven't had one in a few years. I used to pass...

I haven't had one in a few years. I used to pass them on to friends if I didn't need them. The last time a friend gave one to me, it wouldn't work. I wondered if they were somehow tied to rewards...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-07-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,145
Posted By Flor
And because GD is so impossible to figure out, I...

And because GD is so impossible to figure out, I find that now that I'm on meds (insulin), I can eat anything or nothing for a bedtime snack and I still get an 83 every morning (for 3 weeks now!).
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-07-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 15,720
Posted By Flor
Just found you ladies. I'm 35, expecting baby...

Just found you ladies. I'm 35, expecting baby number 2 sometime this month. My dh is 41. I was 28 when I had my first.  I also have a 16 year old dss and an 8 yo ds.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-03-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,145
Posted By Flor
The last hospital I delivered at had a no food...

The last hospital I delivered at had a no food policy-- ice chips only. This one is a little more relaxed. They want to you to only have broth, juice, popcicles, jello, etc. Will add this to my list...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-27-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,145
Posted By Flor
I'm doing ice cream, too. I don't get the low...

I'm doing ice cream, too. I don't get the low carb ones, though-- they often have 15 carbs per half cup just like a lot of the regular ice creams. My doc doesn't subtract sugar alcohols though. If...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-27-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Flor
There have been other health scares linked to...

There have been other health scares linked to cantaloupe (salmonella). I personally am a bit freaked by listeria so I don't do cold cuts while pregnant either, but like you I also drink some...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-27-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By Flor
Thank you for the suggestion. We tried a few...

Thank you for the suggestion. We tried a few cheap intercoms but returned them all. They were like walkie-talkies-- staticy when not talking. I saw a few baby monitors out there that had a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-25-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 40,784
Posted By Flor
Also, I knew two girls in high school named...

Also, I knew two girls in high school named Riven and Haisly (maybe they are on here!). I thought both names were so cool, plus dh liked Riven because it sounds like Rivendell and he's a LOTR nerd,...
Forum: November 2011   09-24-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,620
Posted By Flor
Our moms don't even know and I'm telling you all...

Our moms don't even know and I'm telling you all :)
So far Clea Bee
Clea I think is just really pretty and I'm a Lawerence Durrell fan (has a book with that name). Bee is because I was trying to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-24-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Flor
I liked it because the taste was so much better...

I liked it because the taste was so much better than the rusty nails taste of other supplements (I can drink it straight), it worked, and it didn't constipate.
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