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Forum: Parenting   07-19-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,394
Posted By CountryMom2e
My kids are younger, but I try to relax bedtime...

My kids are younger, but I try to relax bedtime in the summer unless we have something. However, I will enforce a "rest in" the next morning, usually 8. They are never up past 930, they would be...
Forum: Parenting   05-29-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,466
Posted By CountryMom2e
DH travels anywhere from 1 day a week to 4. It...

DH travels anywhere from 1 day a week to 4. It sucks, and it's been that way for about 3 yrs. I used to travel professional pre-kids, so I set him up in good hotels, offer tips, etc.

For me,...
Forum: Parenting   05-29-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By CountryMom2e
My oldest had two bullies in his nursery school...

My oldest had two bullies in his nursery school class - at age 3/4. I'd have classified them then as brats, but now at age 6 they are full-fledged bullies. Ironically, the mom of one is a teacher.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-04-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By CountryMom2e
I actually left my job before I got pregnant...

I actually left my job before I got pregnant (long story) and was planning to take a month or two off and then go back to work. But then six weeks later I was pregnant. We'd been trying to TTC for...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-04-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By CountryMom2e
We belong to the Y - once each of my kids turned...

We belong to the Y - once each of my kids turned 6 weeks, I was back at the Y working out. They have a babysitting service for kids from 6 weeks to 6 years old. My youngest was so excited when he...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-14-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By CountryMom2e
bumping - seriously need a rec on a somewhat...

bumping - seriously need a rec on a somewhat supportive, preferably female but I'm flexible on that, OB who will listen to me and respect my tendency to research and study every aspect of my life!
...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-14-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By CountryMom2e
Psychological Health Associates in West Hartford...

Psychological Health Associates in West Hartford has a few psychiatrists and psychologists who work with children. I'm not familiar with them directly; I see someone else there. But it's an...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-14-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By CountryMom2e
I'm 38 1/2, contemplating a third pregnancy...

I'm 38 1/2, contemplating a third pregnancy (kids are 3 & 5). I used CNMs with both pregnancies, loved them, but the reality is I am high-risk. I had preeclampsia with both children, diagnosed...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-26-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By CountryMom2e
My boys are 3 & 5 and active, and DH travels...

My boys are 3 & 5 and active, and DH travels every week. So here's what I do, good and bad.

1. I head to the Y. I work out, the kids go to the kids' room and play with friends, and it burns off...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-26-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,517
Posted By CountryMom2e
DH and I have one checking account, several...

DH and I have one checking account, several investment accounts, and all are joint except his 401K, and our IRAs (by law they have to be separate). He pays the bills, I enter them into quicken, and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-26-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,674
Posted By CountryMom2e
My 3 & 5 yr olds have regular Razors and they...

My 3 & 5 yr olds have regular Razors and they are fast on them. My 3 yr old has a trike, 5 yr old has bike with training wheels half up. We're going to switch him up to a reg bike no TW next spring,...
Forum: VBAC   06-26-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By CountryMom2e
I would also tell her that the recovery from a...

I would also tell her that the recovery from a section can be hell (it was for me) while a VBAC is a breeze. Encourage her to at least have a trial of labor and if things don't go well, she can...
Forum: November 2009   06-26-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,160
Posted By CountryMom2e
I was in your shoes with DS2, but I was 35 so...

I was in your shoes with DS2, but I was 35 so the risk of Trisomy 18 was higher than the risk of an amnio. I chose on the spot to have an amnio. I had to know that he was ok, couldn't bear to go...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-26-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By CountryMom2e
I'm a former bulemic, told myself I wasn't for...

I'm a former bulemic, told myself I wasn't for the last 20 years because it was only every once in awhile. But the classic signs were there - "rewarding" myself with food, then feeling guilty,...
Forum: Allergies   06-26-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By CountryMom2e
I will just say that DS 1 had an emergency...

I will just say that DS 1 had an emergency c-section, and no allergies. DS2 had a surprise VBAC and no allergies. In fact, people are amazed at the foods my kids do eat (shrimp, scallops, calamari,...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-21-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By CountryMom2e
I can think of a few dinners with what you have...

I can think of a few dinners with what you have -

1. 1/2 of the black beans, the TVP, add a large can of tomatoes ($.99 at Wal-Mart). Add some chili powder, and maybe a Jiffy corn mix - either...
Forum: Learning at School   06-21-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By CountryMom2e
When I was in K (in the OLDEN days,...

When I was in K (in the OLDEN days, http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif, I walked 2 mi to school, no joke. We lived...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-20-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By CountryMom2e
bump - any experience pros or cons with peris,...

bump - any experience pros or cons with peris, anywhere?
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-20-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By CountryMom2e
10 dpo, followed up by a blood test ordered by...

10 dpo, followed up by a blood test ordered by my ever-helpful naturopath :-)
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-20-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,533
Posted By CountryMom2e
1. Written budget every month 2. No credit...

1. Written budget every month
2. No credit cards - seriously. Go with a debit card or better yet, cash envelopes.
3. Lists and stick to them.
4. No restaurants, fast food, Jump Zone, vacations....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-20-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By CountryMom2e
Being a SAHM is great, but rough financially....

Being a SAHM is great, but rough financially. You have to rework your entire budget so you can live off of DH's salary. I love Dave Ramsey - he's tough but his stuff makes sense, and you can listen...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-19-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By CountryMom2e
I'll play devil's advocate. I am a hybrid mom...

I'll play devil's advocate. I am a hybrid mom too - I consider myself a SAHM, but now I teach part-time at the University 2 nights a week. One of those nights, a sitter stays with my boys from...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-19-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By CountryMom2e
DH and I are deciding if we're going to TTC #3....

DH and I are deciding if we're going to TTC #3. As I'm 38 1/2 now, would be at least 39 if we do, and had preeclampsia (mild) with both kids, and PPD with #2, I'm pretty sure I'm high risk.

I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-19-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By CountryMom2e
Thanks for the good vibes and the support - I...

Thanks for the good vibes and the support - I worry about his conditions but they do seem reasonable. He has only so much to give and I'm already asking him to give more than he thinks he has...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-19-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By CountryMom2e
OK, I'm debating #3, had preeclampsia (mild)...

OK, I'm debating #3, had preeclampsia (mild) with 1 & 2, worked with CNMs at St. Francis whom I loved.... but wondered if I shouldn't consider working with a peri or high risk ob if we decide to go...
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