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Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 55
Posted By Lizafava
I am so, so sorry. My heart and thoughts are...

I am so, so sorry. My heart and thoughts are with you.
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8
Posted By Lizafava
Ideas for telling older children

Hi all

After a quick US in about a week (assuming we see a HB), we plan to tell our boys. They are 6 and 9. I kinda want to think of a really fun way to tell them. I *think* they will be...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 288
Posted By Lizafava
Momof3MB - I hope he warms up soon. It seems to...

Momof3MB - I hope he warms up soon. It seems to take longer for dads sometime.

I hope m/s gets better/doesn't get worse for everyone else!

I am having pretty bad nausea and am only 5 weeks. ...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-20-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 429
Posted By Lizafava
I'm Linsey, Due around September 23rd with baby...

I'm Linsey, Due around September 23rd with baby #3 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) .

Had a m/c in 2011 after an oops pregnancy. Didn't decide to TTc until...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 124
Posted By Lizafava
I am having a hard time really believing that I...

I am having a hard time really believing that I am pregnant after so many months of trying. Also feeling like it might not stick or be healthy, so...... we are going to wait to tell anyone until...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-16-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
  Sticky: Introductions!
Views: 433
Posted By Lizafava
Same edd as you mama and a similar history. ...

Same edd as you mama and a similar history. Fingers crossed we both have sticky embys!

With so much uncertainty I think thats why I am posting here so early. Not going to tell anyone else...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-16-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
  Sticky: Introductions!
Views: 433
Posted By Lizafava
I'm pregnant with what I hope is sticky baby #3...

I'm pregnant with what I hope is sticky baby #3 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) . We have a large gap - youngest DS is 6 and a half. Any other big gap mamas...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Lizafava
We are taking it a semester at a time.  This...

We are taking it a semester at a time.  This outlook really helped my kids' father.  We are not "homeschoolers", we are "homeschooling right now".  I also agreed to yearly achievement tests but I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Lizafava
I bought Moving Beyond the Page for our first...

I bought Moving Beyond the Page for our first year of homeschooling.  I like it okay and it sounds like something you would really like.  I don't think its that expensive for all the great books you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By Lizafava
For my boys, 8 and 5, Singapore math has been...

For my boys, 8 and 5, Singapore math has been great.  There are pictures (and lots of tropical fruit!), but the program is solid and mostly how I remember learning math, with more emphasis on...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Lizafava
I will tell you, as a new homeschooler, that is...

I will tell you, as a new homeschooler, that is *isn't huge*.  I told people that we were going to homeschool for a while and see how it goes.  Even now when people ask me now how long we are going...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Lizafava
My 8yo just had this surgery.  I am not happy...

My 8yo just had this surgery.  I am not happy that three doctors missed it, but guess that they could have ascended.  Some studies suggest this is more common that previously thought.  When it was...
Forum: Midwives   11-25-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Lizafava
I started with a green apprentice and feel like...

I started with a green apprentice and feel like that was a mistake.  I prefer advanced students and/or nurses.  I don't always like having 3 people at a birth and I want to know that after a few...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-25-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Lizafava
my 5.5 yo just started taking some lines out of...

my 5.5 yo just started taking some lines out of his "E"s, uh, yesterday.  I kind of miss them - they were like combs!  Writing is super boring and stressful for lots of little kids.  Sounds like...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-25-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Lizafava
I also came (back after years away!) here to...

I also came (back after years away!) here to read stories of other mamas who are HSing and working.  Its hard but I think we are finding our groove. 
 
I am a full-time HB midwife with 2-5 births...
Forum: Midwives   06-20-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Lizafava
I I switched to the EMR private practice about a...

I I switched to the EMR private practice about a year and a half ago, but I would be happy to share my paper charts.  You can send me an email at stlouismidwife at gmail.
 
I would suggest really...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,218
Posted By Lizafava
We have always explained to our boys, 4 and 7,...

We have always explained to our boys, 4 and 7, that Santa is just a game some grownups like to play.  This year, my children seem to be enjoying practicing their critical thinking skills by pointing...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   12-12-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,466
Posted By Lizafava
I think a 3rd or 4th floor walk up apartment in...

I think a 3rd or 4th floor walk up apartment in dog town would be a great option.  Without a partner I would probably reccomend not being on a first floor.  We have friends there and it feels just...
Forum: Birth Professionals   10-06-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Lizafava
I went for six weeks with my 14 month old and a...

I went for six weeks with my 14 month old and a friend who I paid to watch him. Most interns with family seem to stay at the Warren Inn, which seemed just fine but did not work out for us for too...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-20-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By Lizafava
28mo DS1 slept through my second labor, but just...

28mo DS1 slept through my second labor, but just barely. I was desperate to get him to sleep, and as soon as he was out, my labor kicked into high gear. We did have a close friend at the house in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-20-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,583
Posted By Lizafava
we kept the landline for years because I'm...

we kept the landline for years because I'm always misplacing my cell-phone and need to call it. But, now I use on of the online cell-phone services a few times a week. wheresmycellphone.com or...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-20-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By Lizafava
Bubbies pickles are fermented - if you can buy a...

Bubbies pickles are fermented - if you can buy a jar of those, you can kindof tell what they are supposed to taste like. I've made and tasted (and thrown out) several different batches of fermented...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,597
Posted By Lizafava
It really depends in the school. I went to a...

It really depends in the school. I went to a very traditional montessori through 3rd grade and we really didn't do much in the way of crafts. It seems like once I was in the grades we had art-time...
Forum: Parenting   08-09-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,872
Posted By Lizafava
No way would I have called. As someone who rides...

No way would I have called. As someone who rides her bike with both kids on the back I am aware that many (likely non-bike commuters) people feel like its inherently unsafe. A three wheel bike is...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-02-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Lizafava
Hi all, I'm spreading the word about an...

Hi all,

I'm spreading the word about an important primary race tomorrow. Senate 24 is much of Clayton, Ladue, Richmond Heights, MAplewood and even St. Ann and Bridgeton. The primary race for...
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