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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-09-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 485
Posted By MadelinesMama
Last year was my first attempt at canning and I...

Last year was my first attempt at canning and I made WAY too much apple butter and not enough apple sauce.  We picked organic apples for $10 a bushel at a local farm last week so I'm working on...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   05-26-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By MadelinesMama
When my son was in the nicu his feedings were...

When my son was in the nicu his feedings were done through an alaris pump that was hooked onto an iv pole.  I never had to hold anything other than him which was very nice. 
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-13-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Well..yesterday was my last day of pumping.  I...

Well..yesterday was my last day of pumping.  I made it 17 months.  Not quite to my goal of 18, but the last 2 weeks I've been getting less than 1/2 oz total per day.  I haven't put my pump away...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 70,285
Posted By MadelinesMama
I would wait on the water bill unless they are...

I would wait on the water bill unless they are going to charge you a late fee.  For me it would be worth one bill being a week late to have a little peace of mind in case something came up.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-15-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Congratulations Ethylester!!       I'm...

Congratulations Ethylester!!
 
 
 
I'm getting to the point where I wonder why I'm spending time pumping anymore.  Honestly, it's purely stubbornness.  I made a goal of 18 months and unless my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-21-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
I have never pumped in public.  I admire you for...

I have never pumped in public.  I admire you for being so brave!  When I was pumping every 3 hours I would leave an extra handpump and electric pump parts in the car.  I would pop into the employee...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-17-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
I got my period at 10 weeks pp also.  My dd was...

I got my period at 10 weeks pp also.  My dd was 15 months when I got my period back with her so I was looking forward to having longer this time too.  That is awesome about your period increasing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-12-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Bmore--Hang in there.  You somehow make yourself...

Bmore--Hang in there.  You somehow make yourself manage as long as you can.  It is exhausting and it sucks, but you are doing a great thing for your daughter.  You know that.  Some people find it...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   01-08-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By MadelinesMama
My 15 month old (27 weeker) is 22lbs.   

My 15 month old (27 weeker) is 22lbs. 
 
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-08-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Well...I'm at  15 months of pumping and down to...

Well...I'm at  15 months of pumping and down to 3 pumpings a day.  I'm not making hardly anything anymore, but I plan to keep going until 18 months.  I get 2-3oz total in a day of pumping.  It...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-06-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By MadelinesMama
My son was 27 weeks and spent 89 days in the...

My son was 27 weeks and spent 89 days in the NICU.  He came home from the hospital last January and he did not go ANYWHERE except doctor's appointments and walks in the stroller outside.  I was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-05-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By MadelinesMama
Actually..research seems to show that it CAUSES...

Actually..research seems to show that it CAUSES preeclampsia (http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/professional/resources/ped-insights/2012/October/marijuana-preeclampsia-link/).
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-31-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Still here!  Still pumping.  Down to 3 times a...

Still here!  Still pumping.  Down to 3 times a day which is pretty lovely for me.  It's almost as if I'm not pumping at all, but Finley is still getting all the benefits.  I hope everyone is doing...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-23-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 251,562
Posted By MadelinesMama
What article are you referring to erees1130?

What article are you referring to erees1130?
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-17-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Today is my one year mark!!  Some days it felt...

Today is my one year mark!!  Some days it felt like I was NEVER going to make it to a year.  Now it's so much a part of my normal day I think it will be strange to stop.  6 more months to go until...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-16-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
You know if it's a lipase issue you can just...

You know if it's a lipase issue you can just scald it after pumping.  There isn't any reason to dump it down the drain.  I find it much easier to scald breastmilk in a bottle warmer. 
 
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-14-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By MadelinesMama
I won't be having another.  I had mild pre-e...

I won't be having another.  I had mild pre-e with my first child and delivered at 37 weeks.  With my second I had severe pre-e, 27 weeks and spent 10 days in ICU myself after delivery.  No one in...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-13-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 251,562
Posted By MadelinesMama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PFGES4Varneys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-05-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,847
Posted By MadelinesMama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jessimaca http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357392/new-exclusive-pumping-tribe/80#post_17132477)

What are...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By MadelinesMama
We are giving food gifts to several family...

We are giving food gifts to several family members this year too.  We are including jam, apple butter, apple sauce, homemade bread, a variety of quick breads (banana, pumpkin, chocolate), homemade...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-03-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By MadelinesMama
My son was in the NICU during flu season also...

My son was in the NICU during flu season also and for part of the time siblings were allowed and later on when we had a large outbreak in the area they made us fill out a questionnaire about my...
Forum: Games   09-29-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 66,602
Posted By MadelinesMama
pig  

pig
 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-24-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By MadelinesMama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-24-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By MadelinesMama
I have to disagree that a 4 year old is not...

I have to disagree that a 4 year old is not capable of putting toys away when asked.  My daughter is newly turned 5 and she has been putting her toys away when asked for almost a year.  I don't have...
Forum: Family Planning   09-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By MadelinesMama
Will your doctor do a vaginal tubal ligation?  I...

Will your doctor do a vaginal tubal ligation?  I work in surgery and we only have one surgeon who does them so it may be difficult to find someone in your area to do it.  At least you would only...
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