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Forum: Parenting   04-28-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By elladee
Quote: Originally Posted by fujiyama_mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by fujiyama_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11082883)
We have a BOB double. And I have a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-01-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,368
Posted By elladee
I shower at night, after DD has gone to bed.

I shower at night, after DD has gone to bed.
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-13-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By elladee
I just use my big, extra tall stock pot. I put a...

I just use my big, extra tall stock pot. I put a round cake cooking rack in the bottom and have those jar lifter things to get the jars in and out.

The only problem is that my stock pot is kind...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By elladee
My DD used to get up every 2 hours at night....

My DD used to get up every 2 hours at night. This happened until she was like 15 months. Then all of a sudden one night she started sleeping for 10-12 hours. It was like magic! Hang in there. Your...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-12-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By elladee
I think it depends on where the market is, too. ...

I think it depends on where the market is, too.

There is a market downtown in the middle of the day in the middle of the week that caters to the professionals. That is horribly expensive.
...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-11-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,785
Posted By elladee
Not really. DH and I talked about one of us...

Not really. DH and I talked about one of us becoming a SAHP back when we got married, before I really got into my career.

At the time I quit my job, I was getting pretty burnt out, so it was...
Forum: January 2008   09-10-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,349
Posted By elladee
I'm 19 weeks and not looking pregnant either. I...

I'm 19 weeks and not looking pregnant either. I have do have some belly there, but it really just looks like a beer gut, especially when I have a shirt on.

This happened last time, too. I have a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-09-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,874
Posted By elladee
I'm doing lots of canning this year - jams and...

I'm doing lots of canning this year - jams and salsas. I did it a couple years ago, then never got around to it last year and had a bunch of people tell me how much they missed it, lol.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-09-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By elladee
My mom was a bit of a 'health freak'. She did...

My mom was a bit of a 'health freak'. She did not buy junk. When I first went away to college, I think I did rebel and ate a lot of crap. But then I gained way more than the freshman 15 and felt...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-09-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,079
Posted By elladee
We shampoo at almost every bath, too. DD's hair...

We shampoo at almost every bath, too. DD's hair is long and curly, and she is forever putting her food covered hands in it.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-08-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,118
Posted By elladee
Most days, yes it is easy (don't tell DH I said...

Most days, yes it is easy (don't tell DH I said that, though http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif ). I only have one DD (so far) and she's a pretty easy and independent kid....
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-08-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,810
Views: 111,236
Posted By elladee
mine is my initials - ell a dee = LAD

mine is my initials - ell a dee = LAD
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-08-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By elladee
That first recipe is the one I use, too. DD does...

That first recipe is the one I use, too. DD does occasionally still put things in her mouth, and tried with the playdough. I told her it wasn't for eating, and she hasn't done it since. I like to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-08-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By elladee
That happened with my first pregnancy. Around 36...

That happened with my first pregnancy. Around 36 weeks, I think, I was measuring 4 behind. Turned out that the baby was just so far down into my pelvis already that the doc couldn't get an accurate...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-05-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By elladee
It's too early to tell with this pregnancy, but...

It's too early to tell with this pregnancy, but my first was very low and a girl.
Forum: January 2008   09-03-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By elladee
Congrats! With my first I started leaking...

Congrats!

With my first I started leaking around 16 weeks. I was a nursing pad pro before I ever had a baby! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,647
Posted By elladee
Mine was about 6 hours once things got painful. ...

Mine was about 6 hours once things got painful.

At about 1 pm I started having mild, period like cramps. Around 5:30 or so they turned into painful contractions. DD was born at 11:30 that night.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-26-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By elladee
All the babies in our class wore swimsuits over...

All the babies in our class wore swimsuits over swim diapers. Good point about the water though. Ours was pretty cold too. Didn't mind in the summer, but I'm not looking forward to the winter...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-25-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,360
Posted By elladee
DD was born at 39 w +1 d.

DD was born at 39 w +1 d.
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-24-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By elladee
Probably the last thing you want is more work...

Probably the last thing you want is more work after the kids go to bed, but that's a great time to prep the next days meals, things like chopping veggies or shredding cheese. That's what always...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-22-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By elladee
I'm only 17 weeks and I've been doing this for a...

I'm only 17 weeks and I've been doing this for a while, too! Usually it's only a drop or two so it's not a huge deal. But today I had to run upstairs and change afterwards....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-22-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By elladee
My 19 month old only has half a dozen words. At...

My 19 month old only has half a dozen words. At 18 months the doc was not worried at all. He said if she's still not saying much by 2 we'll have her evaluated. But more than likely she'll have an...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-22-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,486
Posted By elladee
I was 25 when DD was born.

I was 25 when DD was born.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-22-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 862
Posted By elladee
DH mows the lawn or snowblows the driveway,...

DH mows the lawn or snowblows the driveway, depending on the season. I guess that's really his only regular chore. He also does the car maintenance and major house repairs/maintenance, but those...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-21-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,928
Posted By elladee
I had a hospital birth. Wore the hospital gown. ...

I had a hospital birth. Wore the hospital gown.

I had wanted to labor in the tub, and figured I wouldn't be wearing anything for that, but DD came too fast and I never got a chance.
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