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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-12-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 828
Posted By DuchessTergie
Sarahjs, landlord woes are the worst! It took us...

Sarahjs, landlord woes are the worst! It took us a long time to find a decent renter. Thankfully she's great and has plans to stay long-term, but our house was vacant for months. We're required by...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-11-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 155
Posted By DuchessTergie
Writermama12, how are you doing now? I hope your...

Writermama12, how are you doing now? I hope your fears are beginning to wane. Dreams can be so disturbing. I think if you still feel the same intensity of fear a week or so after the dream it would...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-09-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 228
Posted By DuchessTergie
I'm so glad everyone else thinks about their hair...

I'm so glad everyone else thinks about their hair and not just me. :) I feel naked when my hair doesn't cover my boobs, yet at 6 weeks postpartum I'm convinced a sassy bob will make things easier....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By DuchessTergie
I took DD to the pediatrician and she saw what I...

I took DD to the pediatrician and she saw what I see right away. She'll have her evaluation with a developmental pediatrician April. Hopefully this process will be informative and help us as parents...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-08-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 828
Posted By DuchessTergie
Ladies, this month has been crazy for you guys! ...

Ladies, this month has been crazy for you guys!

Bren, what a disappointment about the house. That just stinks.

Boscopup, I'm so glad your pre-e symptoms are looking good! That's encouraging! ...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-08-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
Posted By DuchessTergie
This guy is everywhere. I looked at belly mapping...

This guy is everywhere. I looked at belly mapping and it seems I am giving birth to an octopus. I just can't tell! My last was persistently posterior no matter what and she turned right before labor....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 228
Posted By DuchessTergie
Fourth Trimester

I thought this would be a good place to share what works to help us mamas thrive in the first three months postpartum.

For me, I don't function well if I don't feel fresh. I use Burt's Bees wipes...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By DuchessTergie
Aside from the (long) chapters on creating birth...

Aside from the (long) chapters on creating birth art, I'm enjoying the common-sense approach this book holds. I think she's preaching to the choir for most of the book, and I haven't heard anything...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By DuchessTergie
I'm not a natural "baby person." I feel like I...

I'm not a natural "baby person." I feel like I hit my stride around the 18 month mark or so and I enjoy them more and more with each passing year. Still, there are things I just love and at every...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-18-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By DuchessTergie
I hear you on the lost years. Knowing sooner,...

I hear you on the lost years. Knowing sooner, rather than later, is beneficial, whether they can get Early Intervention as a toddler or whether it is just early intervention as in "as early as you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 10,489
Posted By DuchessTergie
Insomnia here, too. I slept for three whopping...

Insomnia here, too. I slept for three whopping hours last night and DH's snoring nearly made me homicidal. My SPD isn't giving me much trouble. But I am just done with being pregnant. I can't imagine...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-14-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,098
Posted By DuchessTergie
Yesterday: b- 3-2-1 custard (3 eggs, 2 bananas,...

Yesterday:
b- 3-2-1 custard (3 eggs, 2 bananas, 1 can of coconut milk pureed then baked custard-style), milk, RRL tea
l-spouted grilled cheese, a crazy delicious apple with almond butter, cucumber,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-14-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By DuchessTergie
You haven't mentioned if your other two are both...

You haven't mentioned if your other two are both flying-- I'm assuming they are. Since all three will be in cloth diapers, I'd pack those in a suitcase for the flight. If it were me, I'd max out my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By DuchessTergie
What Age Did You Evaluate for Aspergers?

I've posted in other forums in regards to DD. She has enough going on to warrant a look at Aspergers. I also strongly suspect she may be gifted as well. She's nearly 5 and I'm concerned that she'll...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 907
Posted By DuchessTergie
Good ideas, Writermama, about ways to ask for...

Good ideas, Writermama, about ways to ask for help. I don't have anybody in my family that has offered to stay with us. Best case scenario is DH gets his 10 day paternity leave approved right away....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 907
Posted By DuchessTergie
Same here on the room set-up. We have a guest...

Same here on the room set-up. We have a guest room, but it is also going to be the baby's room so it needs to be dual purpose. I am brainstorming on a nook idea. I need a crib mattress, and I want a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By DuchessTergie
DD1's colic scream was calmed by Ring of Fire....

DD1's colic scream was calmed by Ring of Fire. There are many rings of fire when it comes to birthing and parenting..... Hahaha. I like hearing the guilty pleasures-- mine are so guilty I can't even...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By DuchessTergie
Where/what did you study in college? Do you work...

Where/what did you study in college? Do you work in that field now?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 193
Posted By DuchessTergie
Thanks for sharing the photos! I love looking at...

Thanks for sharing the photos! I love looking at pretty things, too. Your nursery paint color is beautiful. I can't wait to see it when it is finished if you don't mind posting a photo. :)
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-07-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 193
Posted By DuchessTergie
You've mentioned wanting to be an interior...

You've mentioned wanting to be an interior decorator before. I love interior design. Can you tell us about your style? Can you even share a picture of your favorite room you've worked on, if you feel...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,098
Posted By DuchessTergie
Today: b- pumpkin custard (sweetened with...

Today:
b- pumpkin custard (sweetened with minimal maple syrup), bacon, whipped cream (VAT pasturized, homemade), glass of milk
s- string cheese
l- beans and greens, bacon, fried egg, glass of milk...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By DuchessTergie
Both my girls tend to gravitate towards what I...

Both my girls tend to gravitate towards what I listened to most often in pregnancy. DD1 is a fan of Feist, Zeppelin, Johnny Cash, and the Amelie soundtrack. :) DD2 loves the Lumineers and Beethoven....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 261
Posted By DuchessTergie
I'm so glad you over-share. For me, a very...

I'm so glad you over-share. For me, a very extroverted person, sharing is the foundation of community and... what else would a DDC be for? :) I also wanted to say that I appreciate your gentleness...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 907
Posted By DuchessTergie
Yea for a table! I love a good find, especially...

Yea for a table! I love a good find, especially if it involves painting/stripping/reupholstering. I'm selling my dining set right now. It is a very beautiful 100 year old set that is a nightmare to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 261
Posted By DuchessTergie
You are a die-hard romantic and I really like...

You are a die-hard romantic and I really like that about you! I, too, am a first-born and...I have to remember every day to NOT be bossy. :)

Have you always wanted to be a mother? How about...
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