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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-30-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By abigailvr
I had my first at the Birth Home in pleasanton...

I had my first at the Birth Home in pleasanton where I saw both the OB and the midwives, Beah Haber and her partner Jennifer. The Birth Home is closed but I am pretty sure Beah still practices. If I...
Forum: Television   11-20-2006, 02:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,778
Posted By abigailvr
I thought it was at least good that someone as...

I thought it was at least good that someone as mainstream as Oprah was encouraging moms to respond to their baby's cries because the baby is trying to tell them something. It's much better to hear...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-26-2006, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by pamelamama Oh,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pamelamama
Oh, that's right it was Blu, not the cargo ones. Doh.

The wonderpants have pockets and are bulky like cargo pants, yeah. But, not free like Cargo and Blu!...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-26-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by pamelamama yep,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pamelamama
yep, or add some short rows in the back, that should do. I think abigailvr did these for her cd'd baby. lemme see if she's around.

I didn't make these, I...
Forum: Television   06-01-2006, 01:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,312
Posted By abigailvr
I love Alton Brown too. I use several of his...

I love Alton Brown too. I use several of his recipes regularly. I did try his avocado frosting recipe this past week though and ... EEEEH. It was incredibly sweet. I did like being able to make...
Forum: Lactivism   05-22-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,747
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by jessjgh1 Men are...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jessjgh1
Men are upset that they keep coming across breastfeeding breasts instead of the normal 'teasers' they count on...
"The mental anguish that I have suffered...
Forum: Lactivism   05-21-2006, 01:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,747
Posted By abigailvr
I sent an email and got the posted form letter...

I sent an email and got the posted form letter too. This is the part that gets under my skin:

Quote:
Originally Posted by mermommy
We ask only that you are willing to extend the same support...
Forum: Television   05-13-2006, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By abigailvr
I watched the Young Ones on DVD from Netflix not...

I watched the Young Ones on DVD from Netflix not too long ago. Very funny. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Television   05-09-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,671
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by sanbrunomom ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sanbrunomom
wasn't he doogie houser???

The vet is Chris O'Donnell (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000563/), Robin from Batman and Robin, among other things. Doogie...
Forum: Television   05-07-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,197
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by famousmockngbrd ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by famousmockngbrd
I liked how Joy called the Last Supper "that picture of Jesus eatin' dinner". http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

And when...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By abigailvr
Georgia, thanks for the tip, I'll check out...

Georgia, thanks for the tip, I'll check out waterbed stores.

I've been thinking about trying that, Rae, just getting a thick cotton mattress pad (to absorb sweat) and then putting extra towels...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by pinkmilk We...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pinkmilk
We sleep 4 in a bed a few nights a week. I'm still having a hard time getting any sleep with a newborn, a flailing toddler and a snoring husband! So most...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By abigailvr
We have four in our king-sized bed. The...

We have four in our king-sized bed. The co-sleeper is attached on the left side (facing the bed), but it basically just acts as a bed-rail for now. Then it goes 3.5-month-old, me, almost-4-year-old,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-29-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By abigailvr
Hello, I have 3 and a half month old and an...

Hello,

I have 3 and a half month old and an almost four year old sons who both spend part (the almost four year old) or all (the baby) of the night in our family bed. We recently purchased a new...
Forum: Television   04-22-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,388
Posted By abigailvr
I loved that Gabby had the baby in a sling......

I loved that Gabby had the baby in a sling... but a NOJO? Come on! You know Gabby would have a Zolowear or something even more expensive and stylish....
Forum: Television   04-11-2006, 02:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by Momtwice My fave...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Momtwice
My fave is Vicar of Dibley. Chef is pretty good too.

If you like Chef, you should get Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys book on CD. Lenny Henry reads it and it's...
Forum: Television   04-04-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By abigailvr
Black Adder! I love Black Adder. You might want...

Black Adder! I love Black Adder. You might want to start with season 2, though, the first one is a totally different tone and not as a funny, in my opinion.

If you like sci fi, check out Red...
Forum: Television   02-28-2006, 01:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,677
Posted By abigailvr
I think she cried in bed with him because he is...

I think she cried in bed with him because he is (was?) her friend. She felt safer with him than she had with any of the nameless faceless guys she's picked up from bars.

I feel bad for both of...
Forum: Television   02-15-2006, 02:45 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 17,391
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by littleaugustbaby ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by littleaugustbaby
I can't remember if this has been posted before, but the writers of the show keep a blog. I haven't read much of it, but so far there's some pretty...
Forum: Television   02-13-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 17,391
Posted By abigailvr
I haven't read the posts from today, and I'm...

I haven't read the posts from today, and I'm only about halfway through, but I just had to come on here and say:

HOW MUCH DO WE LOVE GEORGE!?

Yay, George....
Forum: Television   02-11-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 17,391
Posted By abigailvr
Is there a smiley for sticking your fingers in...

Is there a smiley for sticking your fingers in your ears and humming? I don't want to hear the spoilers! I guess that's why they have spoiler tags, eh?...
Forum: Television   02-09-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 17,391
Posted By abigailvr
Quote: Originally Posted by pbandj I hope...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pbandj
I hope Miranda doesn't have a c-section either, but if it was me I wouldn't care about giving birth if my husband was dying. It was neat that she said "epidurals...
Forum: Television   02-06-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 17,391
Posted By abigailvr
Unrelated to the actual show, did anyone else...

Unrelated to the actual show, did anyone else notice how puffy and smooth Meredith's lips looked on her closeup at the end when she said, "what'd I do?" over and over? Did that actress have collagen...
Forum: Television   02-06-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 17,391
Posted By abigailvr
I know we all love George, but admit it, you...

I know we all love George, but admit it, you wanted to smack him for the "women die giving birth at home" comment. At least, I did! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Homebirth   02-06-2006, 01:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,144
Posted By abigailvr
My MW loved the womb I knit her! Seen here: ...

My MW loved the womb I knit her! Seen here:
http://www.abigailvr.net/knitting/womb1.jpg
http://www.abigailvr.net/knitting/womb2.jpg

I'm also giving her a pocket-sized breastfeeding resource...
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