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Forum: Personal Growth   07-24-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By tis_unnatural
It's amazing how cathartic and comforting hearing...

It's amazing how cathartic and comforting hearing from people with similar stories can be. Thank you all for this!

Oh my gosh, totally laughing at the Catholic/Amish thing. I'm not religious...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By tis_unnatural
Oh my gosh, I am so glad that I found this. Thank...

Oh my gosh, I am so glad that I found this. Thank you so much for sharing your stories, both of you. It makes me feel so much less alone and I feel like I have no one else to talk to about this.
...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By tis_unnatural
Hi! I have two boys (two and almost four; they're...

Hi! I have two boys (two and almost four; they're 21 months apart) and am possibly thinking of having a third child eventually.

We're pretty relaxed with our schedule. We get up and the boys...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,430
Posted By tis_unnatural
1. My goal for this month... Only spend $75/week...

1. My goal for this month... Only spend $75/week on groceries and focus more on using what we already have in our pantry and freezer; stopping for coffee at most once a week (slowly working my way...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By tis_unnatural
Hi! First a little history: my son is 3.5 and...

Hi! First a little history: my son is 3.5 and currently attending a wonderful nature-based preschool. He's the youngest in his class since his birthday is Sept 14 (two weeks after their cut-off date...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-01-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By tis_unnatural
To piggyback on this topic, does anyone have a...

To piggyback on this topic, does anyone have a recommendation for a good winter shoe that will work in the snow? My son is 13 months old and has huge feet (he's currently in a size four, which seems...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By tis_unnatural
I'm currently dairy-free, soy-free and...

I'm currently dairy-free, soy-free and gluten-free thanks to stomach issues I've had since my youngest son was born, and I've found TONS of great recipes at this site:
 ...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By tis_unnatural
These look great, thank you! Gluten's ok (for...

These look great, thank you! Gluten's ok (for now), so I'm definitely going to try making seitan. And honestly, I never even thought about making tofu from other beans, what a great idea! Definitely...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-02-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By tis_unnatural
I've been a vegetarian for over 20 years, and...

I've been a vegetarian for over 20 years, and I've recently given up dairy and soy as well (I started having a lot of stomach issues after my second baby was born nine months ago). Tofu has always...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-19-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By tis_unnatural
Oh my gosh, do I ever need this!   Who you...

Oh my gosh, do I ever need this!
 
Who you are: Jessie, 31-year-old mom to two little boys (Jasper, just turned 2, and Liam, 2.5 months old). I work three days/week outside of the house.

Where...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-05-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,720
Posted By tis_unnatural
Oh, I feel your pain. My 21-month-old son isn't...

Oh, I feel your pain. My 21-month-old son isn't necessarly a social butterfly, but if we're out somewhere (like the grocery store), he will say hi to many of the little kids we pass. I can't recall...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   06-27-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By tis_unnatural
I don't have any direct experience with him, but...

I don't have any direct experience with him, but I know my midwife works with him a lot and highly recommends him. My midwife is in St. Paul, and he is the closes doctor that will do breech vaginal...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-07-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By tis_unnatural
Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse by Victor Gischler...

Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse by Victor Gischler is good and quite funny. One of the reviewers described it as "Part Christopher Moore, part Quentin Tarantino", which is pretty accurate. :)
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-21-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By tis_unnatural
My favorite snack this pregnancy has been Greek...

My favorite snack this pregnancy has been Greek yogurt mixed with high protein granola (Bear Naked has a really good high protein granola) and black berrries (my number one craving this pregnancy)....
Forum: Homebirth   12-29-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By tis_unnatural
Sorry, I know it's been a couple months since...

Sorry, I know it's been a couple months since you posted this, but I was kind of shocked by some of the responses you got! I've been on prozac for many years and had a completely uneventful, safe,...
Forum: Homebirth   12-29-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,491
Posted By tis_unnatural
Wow, it wasn't until I saw the poll that I...

Wow, it wasn't until I saw the poll that I realized I can't remember! I had my son at a free standing birth center, but I spent the majority of my labor at home, wearing a soft, loose skirt and a...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   12-27-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By tis_unnatural
Kate Saumweber was present at the birth of my...

Kate Saumweber was present at the birth of my son (and many of my pre- and post-natal apointments) back when she was still a Midwife Assistant at Health Foundations Birth Center. I absolutely loved...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-02-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By tis_unnatural
Hi everyone! For the past three months or...

Hi everyone!

For the past three months or so I've been ovulating late in my cycle (around day 20) and having very short AFs (four days or so) so my doctor put me on progesterone (pill form). Has...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-25-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By tis_unnatural
More time to pay off credit cards and save up...

More time to pay off credit cards and save up some money...

I will be less pregnant while in my friend's September wedding...

I'll have time to finish the large tattoo on my back, since as...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-25-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 6,425
Posted By tis_unnatural
Monday Check In Name: Jessie Date: 6/25 ...

Monday Check In

Name: Jessie
Date: 6/25
Where are you at in your cycle: cd 4
Appointments: on Thursday about possible low progesterone issues
Symptoms if they apply: just moody and impatient....
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