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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By jenrett
My favorite method of consumption is straight...

My favorite method of consumption is straight off of the spoon.  It is soooo good.  Took me about a week to become accustomed to the taste but now I LOVE it.  I buy the Nutiva unrefined stuff (which...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By jenrett
Meat & eggs.  

Meat & eggs.  
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-09-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By jenrett
Yes!  I almost feel like we should be pregnant...

Yes!  I almost feel like we should be pregnant already if we are ever going to have another one!  But part of the problem is NONE of my friends have babies.  I have made new friends with babies, but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-08-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By jenrett
Phew!  So glad to hear!  Thank you mamas!  

Phew!  So glad to hear!  Thank you mamas!  
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-08-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By jenrett
DS is 14 months old.  I can't imagine having...

DS is 14 months old.  I can't imagine having another baby.  I feel like it's everything I can do to make it through the day, every day.  Does it get any easier?  I always thought I wanted 2-3 kids....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-08-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By jenrett
Now, I am not a doctor. But everything I've read...

Now, I am not a doctor. But everything I've read tells me u need to go to an endocrinologist who understands thyroid and is willing to use a desiccated (NOT synthetic) thyroid and iodine...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,671
Posted By jenrett
Hi Mamas,   My DH and I are very lucky - we...

Hi Mamas,
 
My DH and I are very lucky - we have actually eliminated most of the debt in our lives, including the small business we own.  However, we still have 2 car payments (mine is $9.5k at...
Forum: Diapering   06-28-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By jenrett
So, what was your routine with the front loader?...

So, what was your routine with the front loader?  We just switched from top loader to front loader, and have had stink problems ever since.  Help!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-24-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By jenrett
Thanks for all the suggestions - my DS is not...

Thanks for all the suggestions - my DS is not yet mobile (well, he scoots a bit...but no crawling or walking) so I think that is what's most of the trouble.
 
CI Mama - yes, I DO have some adult...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-22-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By jenrett
Thanks for all the replies!  It is frustrating,...

Thanks for all the replies!  It is frustrating, to say the least.  I wish I could wear him around the house in an ergo or something, but he doesn't like that.  He is okay with being worn only when...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By jenrett
nope.

nope.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By jenrett
Actually I have never known what to do with DS....

Actually I have never known what to do with DS.  He's never been happy to play independently with me in the room (or house).  If I am around all he wants is for me to hold him, and he's usually...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 941
Posted By jenrett
Barefoot as long as possible is best....

Barefoot as long as possible is best.  Seriously, until age 8 at the youngest they should be barefoot as much as society (school) will allow to ensure proper development of their feet!  Our feet...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   06-14-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By jenrett
Hi mamas, this is my first post in the PPD...

Hi mamas, this is my first post in the PPD thread. I think I have been battling with PPD for at least the past 6 months, probably longer. It is not diagnosed, but I the way I feel cannot be normal....
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-21-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By jenrett
crystalkr, I was wondering the same thing....

crystalkr, I was wondering the same thing....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-20-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By jenrett
Ravin - yes, i have thought of just that!  The...

Ravin - yes, i have thought of just that!  The biggest problem is that I am not always the best at the whole napping thing.  But, I'm getting better.
 
We are leaning towards half days b/c I have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By jenrett
Thanks for the replies!  I think we are leaning...

Thanks for the replies!  I think we are leaning towards the short days - not only do I miss my kiddo (even though he is high-needs!), I am starting to think he doesn't sleep well at daycare.  He...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-20-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,728
Posted By jenrett
Along the lines of previous poster - you can...

Along the lines of previous poster - you can bake a bunch of chicken in the oven at once - I usually do 8 breasts.  Put in a glass baking dish, add some olive oil to coat and salt and pepper bake at...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By jenrett
(cross-posted in working parents)   Hi...

(cross-posted in working parents)
 
Hi mamas, I need some advice/help here. DH went back to work in March and we put DS into daycare at first just for 5 half days/week, but then because I was WAY...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-20-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By jenrett
(cross-posted in life with a babe)   Hi...

(cross-posted in life with a babe)
 
Hi mamas, I need some advice/help here.  DH went back to work in March and we put DS into daycare at first just for 5 half days/week, but then because I was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-19-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By jenrett
Thanks for the reply.  He sleeps 10-12...

Thanks for the reply.  He sleeps 10-12 hours/night, so I guess that's ok.  Why will breastmilk not rot his teeth?
 
I guess now I need to look for a way to work on the teeth problem....ouch.
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-19-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By jenrett
My DS is 9.5 months old (DOB 5/29/10) and he has...

My DS is 9.5 months old (DOB 5/29/10) and he has recently regressed to waking 2x/night instead of just 1x/night.  He wakes up every 4 hours, and I nurse him back to sleep.  I think he is very...
Forum: Diapering   03-03-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By jenrett
We just moved into a new house and are trying to...

We just moved into a new house and are trying to decide between keeping the GE frontloading washer and dryer that comes with the house (well...for $400) or bringing our oldschool whirlpool cheap-o...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-16-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By jenrett
Hi! I have the vibram five fingers, I love them....

Hi! I have the vibram five fingers, I love them. However, I also would recommend a brand called inov8 that makes a very barefoot like experience in a shoe.

One question is, what shoes do you...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-10-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By jenrett
Quote: Originally Posted by Learning_Mum...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Learning_Mum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15932037)
I've just never got my kids up again...
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