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Forum: Gardening   06-11-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I soak all of my seeds before I plant them. I...

I soak all of my seeds before I plant them. I soak them until the skin is soft, and then place them in a bowl, put a paper napkin over it, and then wet the napkin thoroughly, and keep it wet. Not...
Forum: Gardening   06-11-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I have new pictures up on my Flickr account. ...

I have new pictures up on my Flickr account.

I have also started a thread on the GardenWeb forums, with all the pictures there. http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/l...3469499.html?5...
Forum: October 2010   05-22-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,518
Posted By DirtRoadMama
5/20/2010 Today I gave birth to an angel....

5/20/2010
Today I gave birth to an angel. Miles was born at 12:50am on 5-20-10, weighing 6.5 ounces and 8.25 inches long. His head was 6.5 inches around and his chest was 6 inches around. He...
Forum: October 2010   05-16-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,518
Posted By DirtRoadMama
It's Sunday morning, just after 8am. I've been...

It's Sunday morning, just after 8am. I've been here since Thursday at 7pm (well, I was here in the hospital earlier than that, but that is when the drugs started).

They are about to check me...
Forum: October 2010   05-14-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,518
Posted By DirtRoadMama
So, I wasn't feeling the baby move starting two...

So, I wasn't feeling the baby move starting two weeks ago, and at my midwife appointment on Friday she could not find the heartbeat. To make a long story short, I went to the emergency room today...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-11-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,825
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I had a huge stuffed animal / doll collection...

I had a huge stuffed animal / doll collection when I was a kid. I ended up getting some clothesline strung from the floor to ceiling (using eyehooks, if I remember correctly, to make it taunt) and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-11-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Oh, mama, that's brutal! It really sounds like...

Oh, mama, that's brutal! It really sounds like your school district isn't a happy option for you. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

Ok, let's see... How about a private,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-11-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By DirtRoadMama
One word for the Tupperware Stack... Ebay. ...

One word for the Tupperware Stack... Ebay.

I use the glass pyrex storage bowls for my leftovers. I like that glass won't absorb anything from tomato sauces, and there is never any residue smell....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-11-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,825
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I just went through all of dd's toys, and bagged...

I just went through all of dd's toys, and bagged up all the infant toys she hasn't played with in a while. I'm keeping them for the new baby. Then, I picked up all the little "accessory" pieces that...
Forum: Gardening   05-11-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,816
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I'm trying out arch trellies made out of cattle...

I'm trying out arch trellies made out of cattle panels! There is a link to pictures in my thread, and you can read more about it, and see more pictures that other people have done, on gardenweb.com...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-11-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I'd put 8 and 5 in school for a year. Then, you...

I'd put 8 and 5 in school for a year. Then, you can concentrate on 2.5 and your new baby. 2.5 might even like going to daycare in the mornings to play with some new kids, and then you can have more...
Forum: Homebirth   05-10-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Ok, I spoke with my midwife about how she...

Ok, I spoke with my midwife about how she handles the billing. Apparently, she does a universal charge after the birth. On that form, she has a code that indicates the baby was born out of the...
Forum: Gardening   05-08-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Thanks, ya'll! I've been hoping for some...

Thanks, ya'll! I've been hoping for some feedback all day. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/innocent.gif It's been a lot of fun, and a lot of work, but there's always something...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-07-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I had that happen once! I pumped both breasts to...

I had that happen once! I pumped both breasts to empty. Then next nursing nursed on one, and pumped the other to about half (until it was soft, but still had milk coming). Then, at the next nursing,...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-07-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I don't have any BTDT advice, but I saw that no...

I don't have any BTDT advice, but I saw that no one else did either.

So...

It sounds like he's the type of guy who likes the chase. So, as I see it, you have two options. Either play the game...
Forum: Homebirth   05-07-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Best wishes for an easy pregnancy! Keep us...

Best wishes for an easy pregnancy! Keep us posted!
Forum: Gardening   05-07-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By DirtRoadMama
You asked for it... you got it! I finally got...

You asked for it... you got it! I finally got some pictures loaded to my flickr! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/35671829@N00/sets/72157624008552378/)
Forum: Gardening   05-06-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,135
Posted By DirtRoadMama
From what I can find, you can get it from...

From what I can find, you can get it from insects such as flies and cockroaches, and sheep can carry it. Meaning, those beings are carriers.
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,292
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Well, not exactly. Here is a clip of the law,...

Well, not exactly. Here is a clip of the law, since I can't link to just this part, and the whole thing is pertinent:

(12)(a) A parent with a support obligation may have other children living...
Forum: Gardening   05-06-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,135
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Well, you could wear a bandana over your nose...

Well, you could wear a bandana over your nose and mouth, bandit-style!

Otherwise, I agree with your midwife, that it's going to come down to you doing some research and deciding what works best...
Forum: Homebirth   05-06-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I'm thinking about asking my friends to do a...

I'm thinking about asking my friends to do a house-cleaning-baby-shower. I don't need much for this baby, and I'm single, so the extra hands to help me prepare would be much more beneficial than...
Forum: Homebirth   05-06-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Have you looked into getting a doula? A doula...

Have you looked into getting a doula? A doula could help advocate for you at the hospital. When you interview the doulas, just explain exactly what you want.

You might also be able to find a...
Forum: October 2010   05-06-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By DirtRoadMama
Oh, fairy, I'm right there with you!...

Oh, fairy, I'm right there with you! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

I'm newly single (ish?), and this baby made it right through those birth control pills. I can't...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-06-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By DirtRoadMama
violet, I should have clarified. I meant to say,...

violet, I should have clarified. I meant to say, OP, is there any legal way you can keep your DD away from there? Is there a visitation order? I know you said there are people looking into the...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,292
Posted By DirtRoadMama
I do get a little huffy about this sort of...

I do get a little huffy about this sort of thing. When my quasi-estranged boyfriend was here, he had to pay child support (duh!), but my State is not very caring of the non-custodial parent's...
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