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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-20-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By EmilyS
So I seperated from my husband and we are almost...

So I seperated from my husband and we are almost divorced. He has always done the finances and taxes. I know I'm going to have to file myself this year. My question is, what should I be recording...
Forum: Parenting   08-14-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By EmilyS
I never would have even thought about this as an...

I never would have even thought about this as an issue before, but now that my daughter is learning to read, she sounds out everything. What a pain and so unnecessary to have to spell out to a child...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-14-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 778
Posted By EmilyS
First I wanted to say that I see what you...

First I wanted to say that I see what you describe in both my children right now. I notice it gets worse when we are in a family crisis or something is going on in their lives. They are trying to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-14-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By EmilyS
I have toyed with this idea for a while. I love...

I have toyed with this idea for a while. I love the idea of my girls, 5 and 7, having a set of clothes that they know are "school clothes" (even though we are homeschool). The problem is, i can't...
Forum: Potty Learning   08-14-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 716
Posted By EmilyS
Just an idea, but since its summer, why not let...

Just an idea, but since its summer, why not let him go diaperless for a day. Give him lots of water all day so he will be able to poop easily. Then Have him sit on the toilet with books and such...
Forum: Site Help   08-07-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By EmilyS
I just read this and I'm so bummed! I just...

I just read this and I'm so bummed! I just recently started reading MDC again after quite a time away. I was so excited! I think I'll give it a few weeks to see what the vibe is. Sorry for your...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,170
Posted By EmilyS
This is really helpful, thank you!

This is really helpful, thank you!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 1,718
Posted By EmilyS
Oh how i need this thread right now! I am a...

Oh how i need this thread right now! I am a recently seperated single mom of two little girls with no steady income so I HAVE to stop spending. Credit cards are NO LONGER and option.
Here is my...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-06-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By EmilyS
Just moved here and looking for some new...

Just moved here and looking for some new friends. I have two little girls, 7 and 5. Homeschool, natural lifestyle, attachement parenting, etc...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-10-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By EmilyS
I am a single, divorced mom of two girls, 4 and...

I am a single, divorced mom of two girls, 4 and 7. I would like to start the process of doing foster adoption. I'm wondering if it is allowed to take foster kids out of the county though. Currently...
Forum: California, Nevada   01-09-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By EmilyS
Just checking to see if anyone knows of a good...

Just checking to see if anyone knows of a good dentist for kids in OC? Thanks!
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-19-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
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Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
Thanks Readergirl! I was on Zoloft a couple...

Thanks Readergirl! I was on Zoloft a couple years ago for PPD. It saved my life. I really hoping this Celexa works as well. Kind of wondering why the Dr. didn't just put me back on Zoloft, but I'll...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-18-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
Can anyone share with me what their Celexa...

Can anyone share with me what their Celexa dosage was? I started on 10mg and just went up to 20mg. Is that high? I just didn't feel like 10mg was doing the trick.
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-09-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
well, slowly but surely I am feeling better. I...

well, slowly but surely I am feeling better. I would say I'm about 50% of feeling normal. SO much better than two weeks ago. My sleep has really improved. I am still nauseous most of the time. Does...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-05-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
thanks mamaecho and kitchensqueen....you have no...

thanks mamaecho and kitchensqueen....you have no idea how much it helps me through these days to read your responses. It makes me feel like there are others out there that are like me! I guess that...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-04-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
So, I skipped yesterday mornings dose and took...

So, I skipped yesterday mornings dose and took it before bed instead. I slept really poorly (even worse than I have been) and had CRAZY dreams. Is there anything I can do about this? I need to start...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-02-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
Thanks so much caedanmomma and Adeline'sMama....

Thanks so much caedanmomma and Adeline'sMama. Your words really help me.
I'm thinking I might just need to go up to the lowest theraputic level. I remember when I took Zoloft a couple years ago, a...
Forum: Mental Health   11-01-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By EmilyS
Thanks so much poetlizabeth, it really helps me...

Thanks so much poetlizabeth, it really helps me to hear others stories! Good to know about the levels....
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-01-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
Ok, I'm just wondering....does it get any better...

Ok, I'm just wondering....does it get any better than this? I am on day 6 and I was expecting at last a little let up from the depression and anxiety. Today it almost feels worse. Sunday felt good,...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-30-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
Thanks so much for the ideas, Vicky! I have...

Thanks so much for the ideas, Vicky! I have tried everything it seems for the past four months...fish oil, 5htp, gabba, st. johns wort, inositol....I think I just reached a point where I couldn't...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-29-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
Thanks so much caedenmomma. Just reading your...

Thanks so much caedenmomma. Just reading your post made the cloud lift a bit. I am not nursing right now so haven't been to LLL....my youngest is three and I was on Zoloft for a year after she was...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-28-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
  celexa
Views: 943
Posted By EmilyS
I posted over in mental health but not really...

I posted over in mental health but not really getting much response.....
 
I was just hoping to hear from any other mamas on antidepressants with little ones.....Success stories or anything........
Forum: Mental Health   10-27-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By EmilyS
OK, I have a rule for myself that I don't do...

OK, I have a rule for myself that I don't do health related searches on line becasue it just contrubutes to  my anxiety.....BUT, three years ago when I went on Zoloft (was on it for a year, have...
Forum: Fertility   07-06-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By EmilyS
Thanks for your response Jaimee! Two days...

Thanks for your response Jaimee!
Two days after I posted this I started my period and it was normal and everything. I started charting so I can really see what is going on here if it happens....
Forum: Fertility   06-22-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By EmilyS
OK, I'm trying to tell myself not to worry about...

OK, I'm trying to tell myself not to worry about this but....
Here's whats going on. I'm 29 and pretty overweight. I have been pregnant or breastfeeding for the past six years. My two year old just...
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