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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-20-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,039
Posted By BK Mommy
Indoor Surfing: I did a Costco run yesterday and...

Indoor Surfing: I did a Costco run yesterday and got a big thing of toilet paper. She laid it flat and stood on it then asked DH to push her around so she could surf.

Going to add new things as...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,039
Posted By BK Mommy
Following! We have a 3 year old so she is...

Following!

We have a 3 year old so she is older but here are some things we do.

Baby ballet: we pop this in and she puts on her tutu and we follow the teacher's instruction. Great DVD!
Check...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,944
Posted By BK Mommy
Mine did! It was so backwards...nothing like I...

Mine did! It was so backwards...nothing like I read in Ina May Gaskins stories. Lol.

10a: woke up and stood out of bed...and splash. I'm talking soaked PJs.

3:30p: felt some minor...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-30-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By BK Mommy
Sorry for the delay! Yes, almond flour and...

Sorry for the delay! Yes, almond flour and almond meal are the same. That goes for most grains. The cookies are so good. Enjoy!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By BK Mommy
What an awesome idea for a thread!  Can't wait...

What an awesome idea for a thread!  Can't wait to see more recipes. I've been trying to cut sugar and use maple syrup with baking but slim pickings for recipes.
 
I like this paleo chocolate chip...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,682
Posted By BK Mommy
Home water birth. From very first contraction to...

Home water birth. From very first contraction to birth was a total of 6.5 hours. It was very fast but my husband thinks I pushed for 2.5 of those hours. I would've said it was 1 hour but had no...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By BK Mommy
We pay bills online but the rest if our budget...

We pay bills online but the rest if our budget is managed using cash in designated envelopes. We love it! Here is a rough break down of how we budget.

ENVELOPE for each category (all cash):
-...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-27-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By BK Mommy
Following

Following
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-20-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By BK Mommy
That's great! I too traded in my high salary...

That's great! I too traded in my high salary career for time with my family! We moved across country so we could afford to live on my husband's salary and for a more nature filled life. I went...
Forum: Homebirth   12-18-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By BK Mommy
This was 3 years ago now, but we bought the...

This was 3 years ago now, but we bought the aquaborn green pool.

http://www.yourwaterbirth.com/aquaborn-eco-water-birth-pools-c-1_437.html

It was just perfect! I read that it retained heat...
Forum: Parenting   12-13-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,992
Posted By BK Mommy
I don't think of Santa any different than Dora...

I don't think of Santa any different than Dora or other characters she likes. For us, it is a fun character we make part of our holidays. She knows people like to dress up as Santa too but still...
Forum: Potty Learning   11-18-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By BK Mommy
This was such a fluke..I think but am curious if...

This was such a fluke..I think but am curious if it could work for others. We got our dd a freestanding baby potty that we left in our bathroom but never really had her try it out. We just wanted to...
Forum: Homebirth   11-03-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By BK Mommy
OP, sorry this thread is taking such a detour....

OP, sorry this thread is taking such a detour. As a doula, I think it is very important to birth where you feel most at ease and in company of people you can count on to be there for all of your...
Forum: Homebirth   11-03-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By BK Mommy
Typo: meant pursue, not peruse!

Typo: meant pursue, not peruse!
Forum: Homebirth   11-03-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By BK Mommy
Katie8681, sorry you see it that way. Perhaps,...

Katie8681, sorry you see it that way. Perhaps, giving up sounds offensive, but that wasn't my intent. It was to encourage OP to keep perusing the kind of birth she'd like to have. But I have seen...
Forum: Homebirth   11-02-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By BK Mommy
Also wanted to applaud you for not giving up. So...

Also wanted to applaud you for not giving up. So many mamas get to the point they feel hand-cuffed which is not what you want for birth. Hoping others will chime in with good ideas, loop holes etc....
Forum: Homebirth   11-02-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By BK Mommy
I lived in Brooklyn and had BCBS of Illinois at...

I lived in Brooklyn and had BCBS of Illinois at the time. My midwife had a billing consultant who coaches me in how to request a waiver. I called and told BCBS that it was my right to have a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-18-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By BK Mommy
Taking note.

Taking note.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-18-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By BK Mommy
Following

Following
Forum: Infertility   10-18-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By BK Mommy
I know this is a very old thread but thanks.

I know this is a very old thread but thanks.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-15-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By BK Mommy
And sending baby dust your way...

And sending baby dust your way...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-15-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By BK Mommy
Mama blue, thank you for being do descriptive....

Mama blue, thank you for being do descriptive. You make it seem less uncomfortable than I imagined. So if DH has a extremely high percentage of abnormally shaped sperm, can they separate the good...
Forum: Infertility   10-15-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 388
Posted By BK Mommy
Polyhymnia, that is wonderful news! This news...

Polyhymnia, that is wonderful news! This news has made us even more appreciative of our little girl. I'm so happy to hear you were able to conceive. Gives me a little hope. Enjoy every sweet second...
Forum: Infertility   10-15-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 388
Posted By BK Mommy
Just taking notes. Found out that it isn't...

Just taking notes. Found out that it isn't likely we'll be able to conceive again. Other than the fact that we were somehow able to miraculously conceive our daughter, I could have written this...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-15-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By BK Mommy
Mama blue, thank you so much for responding. It...

Mama blue, thank you so much for responding. It really hurts. Dh is hurting too. Things are fine when we keep busy but the second I have a few minutes to myself, my mind goes there.

The...
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