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Forum: Single Parenting   Yesterday, 07:08 AM
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Posted By girlspn
frugalmama, good luck with finding a donor. From...

frugalmama, good luck with finding a donor. From your signature, your dd is already 8 years old! How did you know you wanted to be a single mother by choice when you were so young?

angeebaby, how...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-29-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, you are right about needing to make...

angeebaby, you are right about needing to make friends. A few of my good friends don't have children, and the moms I hang out with we generally just talk about our kids and not much else. I need to...
Forum: Baby Health   08-25-2015, 06:53 PM
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Posted By girlspn
Yes on demand.. Right now she does eat some...

Yes on demand.. Right now she does eat some solids baby led weaning style, but her nutrition is mainly from breastmilk.


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Forum: Single Parenting   08-25-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By girlspn
angeebaby-- how nice that you had a good time...

angeebaby-- how nice that you had a good time with a date! What's she like? Are you guys going out again?

Sometimes I think I'd like to date again.. just for fun. But no idea how to go about doing...
Forum: Baby Health   08-25-2015, 06:18 AM
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Posted By girlspn
should i be concerned?

My dd2 is 8.5 months old. She was 8 lbs 8 oz when born, which is over 90th percentile in weight. Now she's 15.5 lbs and around 14th percentile in weight. She was exclusively breastfed on demand until...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2015, 05:10 PM
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Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, good luck!! Can't believe it's been a...

angeebaby, good luck!! Can't believe it's been a month already.

frugalmama, how do you ttc?

farmermomma, how is it going with the exchange student?


As for us, we're back and dd has...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By girlspn
I find this attitude healthy. I found ttc so...

I find this attitude healthy. I found ttc so stressful-- it took so much longer to conceive dd1 (with ex) than dd2, and each cycle that didn't take was devastating. I'd love another but not sure if I...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-11-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By girlspn
Angeebaby, your class sounds interesting! How are...

Angeebaby, your class sounds interesting! How are your classmates?What's the average length of stay of foster children in AZ?


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Forum: Single Parenting   08-08-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By girlspn
I would still chart. I charted when I was still...

I would still chart. I charted when I was still waking up a couple times at night to nurse and morning wake times ranged from 4-7am. I adjusted the bbt and my charting still showed a pattern, esp on...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-08-2015, 05:39 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Congrats, angeebaby!! :) I didn't realize you had...

Congrats, angeebaby!! :) I didn't realize you had so much going on! And still managing to ttc and work on foster/adopt paperwork. Very impressed.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-02-2015, 03:33 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Single Mamas By Choice

Angeebaby, sillysappling-- thanks for the explanation. I'm sorry for my thoughtless question about the trial period. I haven't talked to anyone who's fostered children until this thread.

Angee,...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-30-2015, 05:36 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Angeebaby, can you choose whether to foster a boy...

Angeebaby, can you choose whether to foster a boy or girl? Have you spent time with foster children before? I hear some pretty negative comments about fostering in the U.S., so just curious about...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-29-2015, 04:31 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Single Mamas By Choice

Angeebaby-- we are having a blast! I'm sad we have to go back in 2 weeks... Lots of outdoor time and time spent just hanging out with my cousin's family.

Probably summer of 2017 to start trying...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-28-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By girlspn
Just wanted to update that the visit did not l...

Just wanted to update that the visit did not l happen; he canceled a few weeks before the scheduled dates. I was relieved and glad I never mentioned it to dd.

A few weeks ago, he emailed me to...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-28-2015, 06:30 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Frugalmama- I agree with angeebaby re clear blue...

Frugalmama- I agree with angeebaby re clear blue digital opks in conjunction with the wondfro cheapies. The cheap ones were never clear for me and if I had relied on them would never have gotten the...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-20-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By girlspn
Checking back in.. Been busy the past month with...

Checking back in.. Been busy the past month with family stuff..

Angeebaby, I'm sorry to hear about the bfn. You've been so positive throughout this whole thing.. I really wish one or the other...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-02-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Good luck angeebaby! You are strong to keep on...

Good luck angeebaby! You are strong to keep on going. Do you consider whether the donors have a record of getting women pregnant?

I agree with you re not using Clomid.. when I was younger I liked...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-28-2015, 10:18 PM
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Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, I'm sorry to hear things ended. Will...

angeebaby, I'm sorry to hear things ended. Will you still keep in contact?

Are you doing anything different for this cycle?

DD likes to be both a big girl and a baby, whichever suits her...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-24-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By girlspn
4 year old nursling

My dd just turned 4 and she's still nursing. She wants to nurse every time her 6 month old sister nurses. She used to nurse only twice a day-- morning and before bed), but now she wants to nurse...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-24-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By girlspn
I nursed dd1 (3 years old at the time) throughout...

I nursed dd1 (3 years old at the time) throughout my pregnancy. I didn't have milk left by the end of the first trimester, but she dry nursed for comfort, through the colostrum in the 3rd trimester,...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-24-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, that sounds like a tough relationship...

angeebaby, that sounds like a tough relationship to be in. Does she know how you feel?

Thank you for sharing those details about the fostering process. It sounds doable, albeit tedious. I'm...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-14-2015, 03:52 PM
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Views: 17,374
Posted By girlspn
Angeebaby, sounds like things are going well on...

Angeebaby, sounds like things are going well on the fostering front. What does the paperwork consist of?

How are things with your gf?

How is everyone else doing?

As for us, we are doing...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2015, 06:11 AM
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Views: 17,374
Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, I am sorry. :( How are things going...

angeebaby, I am sorry. :( How are things going with you?
Forum: Single Parenting   05-28-2015, 05:29 AM
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Views: 17,374
Posted By girlspn
angee, I am sorry about your aunt, and glad you...

angee, I am sorry about your aunt, and glad you were able to see her before she left. She sounds like a very inspiring woman.

I hope this is it for you.
Forum: Single Parenting   05-23-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By girlspn
dd's father visiting

My dd's father suddenly changed his mind and have decided to visit his daughter in our country (I refused to meet him in India or other non-Hague countries). He plans to visit for 3 days.

DD last...
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