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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Today, 05:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Agh!!! Baby chicks!!!!! I wish someone would come...

Agh!!! Baby chicks!!!!! I wish someone would come surprise me with some chickies. Sounds like a lovely day!

Do you guys have Lands End where you are? They have some really pretty tankini type...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,163
Posted By newmamalizzy
Unpacking the wound from a pilonidal cyst...

Unpacking the wound from a pilonidal cyst operation.

A really bad infection in my gum around my wisdom tooth that had me in tears.

Nursing my first daughter on cracked, bleeding nipples. That...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By newmamalizzy
I've had success with Lose It as well. I like...

I've had success with Lose It as well. I like that it allows you to repeat meals with minor changes rather than logging it all in again.
Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By newmamalizzy
I agree - between pizza and cake and possibly...

I agree - between pizza and cake and possibly presents, you definitely won't have to worry about activities in that amount of time.

Will the parents be there or is it a drop off party?

If...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-27-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By newmamalizzy
My nearly 5 year old has absolutely loved My...

My nearly 5 year old has absolutely loved My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett lately (read aloud for her). We've been through it 3 times in a row already.

Love book threads. Thanks for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Haven't been enthusiastic about typing on my...

Haven't been enthusiastic about typing on my phone lately. Here goes, though!

Big accomplishments from last few days
- sorted all of Bug's clothes
- ordered the crib mattress finally
- got...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-23-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By newmamalizzy
I recently had a VBAC and I have to say it was...

I recently had a VBAC and I have to say it was not really that bad. I did very little to prepare, definitely no mind over matter type stuff, although I feel like it was very much my mind that kept...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By newmamalizzy
Sweet silver, I feel like I could discuss this...

Sweet silver, I feel like I could discuss this stuff with you for a long time, but my only Internet time is on my darned phone these days and typing on it makes me crazy. I will say that I had no...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-21-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By newmamalizzy
"Pink does not cause tooth decay." I love it. ...

"Pink does not cause tooth decay." I love it.

Thanks for responding, Meepycat. It's reassuring to hear from others with a similar outlook - but more confidence.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Sleepy. So sleepy. I stayed up agonizing over...

Sleepy. So sleepy. I stayed up agonizing over mattresses way too late, then Bug was restless much of night.

Today is flying by without much happening
- made breakfast and cleaned up
- got Bean...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-21-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 660
Posted By newmamalizzy
Crib futon?

Anyone use a crib futon? I'm Considering a cotton/wool 5 inch crib futon from matsustores for my 6 month old, but I have a few questions.

1. Is it firm enough to be safe, SIDS wise?
2. It looks...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-21-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By newmamalizzy
Do you ever feel guilty about your girly girl?

There's a lot of buzz these days about kids and gender stereotyping. Facebook has been full of stories about girls going against the grain, shunning pink, doing chemistry, loving dinosaurs, etc. ...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By newmamalizzy
Every single one of these behaviors is familiar...

Every single one of these behaviors is familiar to me, particularly having some inane reason to come bother me when she's instructed not to. My daughter is only turning 5, but I think impulse...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By newmamalizzy
Giggling. I totally prefer white rice, too.

Giggling. I totally prefer white rice, too.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-20-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By newmamalizzy
Veggie burgers? Or rice balls? Have you...

Veggie burgers? Or rice balls?

Have you tried cooking it like pasta in lots of boiling water? Sometimes the texture is softer that way.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Meowmix, what a big change for your son. Has he...

Meowmix, what a big change for your son. Has he been in school before in the past?

I also am having trouble remembering yesterday. I think that means I didn't accomplish much:)

- Bean evened...
Forum: Diapering   03-19-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By newmamalizzy
I love them, but have a hard time sticking with...

I love them, but have a hard time sticking with it. I don't like having to do extra loads of laundry, since I'm already pretty backed up on laundry most of the time. I'm trying more of the GMD...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-19-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Okay. Made some progress yesterday! - I...

Okay. Made some progress yesterday!
- I shipped Bean off to school and settled Bug for a good long nap with her poor stuffed up nosey
- I called the insurance company and settled the rental car...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-18-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Yup! Sorry, got mixed up. Hope the no makeup...

Yup! Sorry, got mixed up. Hope the no makeup thing went well today!!
Forum: Meal Planning   03-18-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 62,384
Posted By newmamalizzy
Only feeding myself and my 4 year old again this...

Only feeding myself and my 4 year old again this week and keeping things really simple. Monday was jarred pasta sauce and ground beef over spaghetti with steamed broccoli. Tuesday was a soup made...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-18-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 920
Posted By newmamalizzy
Honestly, he sounds a lot like my DD(4). I am an...

Honestly, he sounds a lot like my DD(4). I am an introvert, have a hard time relaxing, like to keep things organized, etc. She loves attention, is very high energy, has s hard time controlling her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-18-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,695
Posted By newmamalizzy
Meowmix, sorry you're feeling cranky with the...

Meowmix, sorry you're feeling cranky with the kids while you're alone. Familar with that feeling! DH gets home on Saturday, then is gone again midweek before being home for real. We're doing...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By newmamalizzy
I remember somebody here posting a similar...

I remember somebody here posting a similar situation a while back. I'll try to find the thread.
Forum: Diapering   03-17-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By newmamalizzy
Flips are similar to what you're describing,...

Flips are similar to what you're describing, although the covers can get poopy or wet on the fabric edges, so they don't always work that way. Pretty inexpensive, though.
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-17-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By newmamalizzy
In my experience, babies that age can't handle...

In my experience, babies that age can't handle much play. She may indeed be getting overtired or overstimulated. Have you tried asking the babysitter to wear her in a carrier?

Also, does she...
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