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Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-22-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Serafina33
I totally understand, I felt much better with the...

I totally understand, I felt much better with the anonymity here. But I couldn't quit you guys!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-21-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By Serafina33
Hardly! We are all missing you over there. Must...

Hardly! We are all missing you over there. Must just be a technical glitch. PM instead of email?
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-13-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By Serafina33
I sent you an email but I'm really conflicted...

I sent you an email but I'm really conflicted about using Facebook on my phone. I just kind of hate Facebook and don't want to get sucked in. But I guess there's no choice if I want to stay...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-09-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Serafina33
I can't believe that I didn't notice that our...

I can't believe that I didn't notice that our chat thread was out of date! Silly me. I wish I could put my daughter to a playgroup a couple days a week for a few hours per time but they have nothing...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-08-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
i Know, right?! I'm feeling a major bout of...

i Know, right?!

I'm feeling a major bout of productiveness with the cooler weather. I have started a system this week for cleaning up a different zone of my home each weekday. Yesterday was my...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-08-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
Totally familiar story, almost word for word from...

Totally familiar story, almost word for word from two years ago from a mama in my Oct 2013 ddc soon after the birth. You definitely learned that you must stand up to your MIL!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-06-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
I love the smiles. :) No drooling here or...

I love the smiles. :)
No drooling here or teething suspicions. Or rashes or allergies or wasps.
Upper 60s weather which is glorious when it's sunny, not so much when it's raining.
Tried to make...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   09-03-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
I miss you guys! So quiet around here! ...

I miss you guys!
So quiet around here!

Mirra found her hands and enjoys sucking them! 13& a half pounds. A month and a half old. Big yummy girl for squishing and nuzzling!


Autumn has...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-29-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Serafina33
Definitely know your audience! I also love the...

Definitely know your audience! I also love the idea of offering several instances of free childcare so they can enjoy a date night or afternoon or something! That's very valuable and no money...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Serafina33
Good question! I would say just get to know her...

Good question!
I would say just get to know her better and see if anything about her family's situation jumps out as being a good opportunity to be generous. But.... honestly....? Cash. Figure out...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
https://www.etsy.com/shop/GlitteringGold I...

https://www.etsy.com/shop/GlitteringGold

I am happy to give away many of these items. I'm just sick of having the store. I've given it two years and I just don't want to continue, I've run into...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
Gosh I wouldn't want my period at all but I don't...

Gosh I wouldn't want my period at all but I don't notice a major increase in libido with ovulation. I am pretty hot for my DH all the time! :) I cornered him just last night in fact. :) determined by...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-24-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
77 degrees - summer finally arrived in the second...

77 degrees - summer finally arrived in the second half of August after very cold weather (highs in the sixties with no sun) all summer. Very odd! I went for a 90 minute walk with the girls this...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Serafina33
I have not been reading many books that require...

I have not been reading many books that require an attention span. The Nora Ephron essay collection I'm looking at now had a really fascinating essay on feminine deodorant spray. I vaguely remember...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-23-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Serafina33
Oh I like to gaze too, and I also think that in a...

Oh I like to gaze too, and I also think that in a blink of an eye she & her sister will be young women, out until late with friends and my arms will be empty and my mind full of worry about anything...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-22-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By Serafina33
Best thing / Worst thing about having a newborn

Best thing : so hard to choose one but I'll say the little satisfied coos that she sometimes makes with every single exhale while she's contentedly nursing her heart out.

Worst thing : not...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-22-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Serafina33
Your favorite thing to do while having a nurse-a-thon

Here are mine :

1. SLEEP

2. Sleep. But ok if I'm not at all tired then..... Push big sister strapped into the stroller, with my free hand, while baby nurses in the carrier, and listen to an...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
It is counter intuitive to think that shaking...

It is counter intuitive to think that shaking around someone when they're trying to eat would make for a more calm and successful feed!

Oh my gosh, Blissful_maia, I'm so sorry to read about how...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By Serafina33
I have only gone for it twice! But it is easy to...

I have only gone for it twice! But it is easy to go for it with zero damage.
And 5 weeks postpartum I'm still having faint pink discharge. :/ I'm so ready for it to be over!!!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
Catladymeow, Elizabeth is totally normal. You...

Catladymeow, Elizabeth is totally normal. You just have to adjust your expectations and accept that nursing will be the main activity for both of you, all the time. It won't be like this in 3 months...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Serafina33
Whew! Congratulations on the successful vbac! And...

Whew! Congratulations on the successful vbac! And your baby boy!
Can I ask what they did in the OR? Removed the placenta safely I guess?
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
It is an acquired skill, don't give up if it...

It is an acquired skill, don't give up if it feels weird. Here's a tip -if you're just standing there baby might be unwilling to latch in, but if you walk, bounce, sway, but especially walk briskly...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-18-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
Oh and I vote staying on mothering.com and having...

Oh and I vote staying on mothering.com and having a monthly chat thread in another forum.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-18-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
I think I nurse at least half the time in the...

I think I nurse at least half the time in the carrier while walking about doing mom-of-a-22-month-old things. I am using a normal front cross carry with a wrap, then I take one arm out and lower the...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   08-17-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,934
Posted By Serafina33
I think a baby carriage type is nice so you can...

I think a baby carriage type is nice so you can lay baby down like in a little cradle on wheels, not need to click them into a certain less comfortable looking position in a car seat which is more...
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