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Forum: News and Current Events Archives   07-02-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,177
Posted By babylovex2
This essay articulates exactly how I feel about...

This essay articulates exactly how I feel about the whole thing. My heart is idealistic, but my head knows this is true


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertain...ic/4637801.stm...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By babylovex2
thx for your support, mamas. I agree about not...

thx for your support, mamas. I agree about not mixing the past with the present. so easy to do; once you have kids you can see so often how one affects the other.

I guess I'll just wait & see re:...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By babylovex2
Sorry if this is long and rambling, but I need...

Sorry if this is long and rambling, but I need advice/input on this, as it has been really bothering me for months now.

My mom lives 5+ hours away, so we only see her every other month or so....
Forum: Personal Growth   03-31-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,134
Posted By babylovex2
Thanks Leatherette. I cling to the...

Thanks Leatherette.

I cling to the stereotype too. I am also HIGHLY idealistic, and want everything/everyone to be perfectly loving, kind, and in control of themselves. I see how lack of control...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-30-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By babylovex2
No advice but wanted to offer...

No advice but wanted to offer http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: Personal Growth   03-30-2005, 12:05 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,134
Posted By babylovex2
I am so grateful to have found this thread......

I am so grateful to have found this thread... it's comforting to know I'm not the only one with these feelings... though I'm sad for anyone else that shares them. It seems that no matter how much I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-20-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By babylovex2
I am an eBay virgin - never used it at all -...

I am an eBay virgin - never used it at all - even the site looks confusing to me. However I have lots of great, barely used kids' items I'd like to sell. Before I do the eBay thing, I have a few...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   01-17-2005, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 370
Posted By babylovex2
It has been a great support to me. A place to...

It has been a great support to me. A place to vent, to ask questions, to gain understanding. They provide invaluable support and information. I have made many real friends there - whom I can share...
Forum: Mental Health   01-11-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
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Views: 1,118
Posted By babylovex2
DH had huge success with this. After...

DH had huge success with this.

After surviving 9/11, he was having lots of nightmares, visions and memories. Nothing was helping (therapy, SSRIs). After a few sessions of EMDR - maybe 4-5 - he...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-09-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By babylovex2
Kristina, Thanks so much for your caring,...

Kristina,
Thanks so much for your caring, thoughtful & compassionate response. So much of what you say is true for me.

I think recently a door has opened for me... letting in a lot of the anger,...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-09-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By babylovex2
I guess this is somewhat tied in with my earlier...

I guess this is somewhat tied in with my earlier thread (wishing people were different) but how do you let go of resentments?

I find myself consumed by them at times. My own regrets about past...
Forum: Parenting   01-09-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,340
Posted By babylovex2
MsMoMpls - I wanted to thank you for sharing...

MsMoMpls - I wanted to thank you for sharing your "chaos theory" - that really hits home for me. I felt unsafe and terrified of chaos growing up (and there was a lot of it in my childhood -...
Forum: Parenting   01-09-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,340
Posted By babylovex2
Count me in - I have the same mother guilt/shame...

Count me in - I have the same mother guilt/shame cycle going on here too. It's the worst! It seems terribly unfair (to myself) that after trying my best all day with the girls (3 yo twins), I will...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-07-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By babylovex2
Very insightful and honest feedback stirringleaf...

Very insightful and honest feedback stirringleaf & ellien, I appreciate it. I needed to hear it. (and oliver'smum, I can relate to you!)

It's true - right now I do need something of my own....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-05-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By babylovex2
Thx for your responses - Taz, this is the...

Thx for your responses -

Taz, this is the same issue for me - my parents are walking examples of the Me Generation. That selfishness gets old really fast.

Bippity, I know you're exactly right...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-05-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By babylovex2
thanks for the hugs!...

thanks for the hugs! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-05-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By babylovex2
This is a vent that is going to come off as...

This is a vent that is going to come off as incredibly self-pitying I'm afraid, but I've got to get it off my chest & would like some input.

I find myself wishing people were different...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-05-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By babylovex2
This is going to come off as incredibly...

This is going to come off as incredibly self-pitying, I'm afraid, but I've got to get it off my chest.

I find myself wishing people were different constantly! This has increased since having...
Forum: Parenting   01-02-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By babylovex2
A warm bathtub is a good playspace in the...

A warm bathtub is a good playspace in the winter... a lot of times I will take my book in there with me while the girls play. It's amazing how long they'll last with rubber ABC's and a few pouring...
Forum: Infertility   01-02-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By babylovex2
There's a lot of information on...

There's a lot of information on fertilethoughts.com. Also, any website that offers info on IVF should have male infertility info as well.

There's a sticky on this board that explains all the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-01-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,273
Posted By babylovex2
Thx ladies - I love hearing all the varied...

Thx ladies - I love hearing all the varied symptoms. It's amazing how different we all are...

Anyway I am still uncertain. Despite the negative test result, my symptoms remain (sore boobs,...
Forum: Family Planning   01-01-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,822
Posted By babylovex2
Thx for your replies, ladies... it's good to...

Thx for your replies, ladies... it's good to know I'm not the only one who has gone through this!

I am totally on the fence at this point - I have no idea, things could go either way. I'm praying...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-01-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By babylovex2
No experience with this, I just wanted to offer...

No experience with this, I just wanted to offer http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif and many blessings on you, your wife and your new baby.
Forum: Family Planning   01-01-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,822
Posted By babylovex2
But has anyone gotten as crazy as I have, down...

But has anyone gotten as crazy as I have, down to figuring out the due date and thumbing through baby name books? When their period isn't even LATE yet?!?!?!...
Forum: Family Planning   01-01-2005, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,822
Posted By babylovex2
and now I think I'm not. Before I was panicking,...

and now I think I'm not. Before I was panicking, now I'm feeling kind of sad.

AF is not due until Tuesday, and I took a test yesterday which came out negative (though it said it wasn't accurate...
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