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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,161
Posted By kittywitty
My gut instinct was to say "no". But after...

My gut instinct was to say "no". But after thinking about it, yes I will. I will also encourage my son to do whatever he can to be with his family as much as possible-whether it's working at home...
Forum: Spirituality   07-28-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By kittywitty
Can I join? I've joined a few times in the past,...

Can I join? I've joined a few times in the past, but I couldn't keep up with them!

I was in ADF last year but didn't follow through. I hit some pretty major anxiety and depression and couldn't...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-26-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
I wish you the best! When you have LOs, it does...

I wish you the best! When you have LOs, it does make it harder to heal. FWIW, I was on zoloft which Dr. Hale agrees is safe. It really helped, but it couldn't undo some of the...trauma? of letting...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
I had both after #1, 2, and 5. #5 I firmly...

I had both after #1, 2, and 5. #5 I firmly believe was set off because dh went out and got a vas against my wishes a couple weeks after she was born. Or maybe it exacerbated it?

I strongly...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
That's awful! Some people can be jerks! :Hug ...

That's awful! Some people can be jerks! :Hug

I'll second getting help for the PPD or PPA as soon as possible. The sooner you get help, the less regret and pain you'll have. Ask me how I know. :(
Forum: Personal Growth   07-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
Awww It's probably a good idea to wait. Better...

Awww It's probably a good idea to wait. Better wait to decide than regret it later. Hang in there!
Forum: Personal Growth   07-24-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
I'm sorry. :Hug My dh was fairly traumatized...

I'm sorry. :Hug

My dh was fairly traumatized by his vas, so much so that he wouldn't go back for a check up or testing. I used to be an andrologist so I told him he's playing with fire. He said...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By kittywitty
Sorry to butt in. It's often iron deficiency...

Sorry to butt in. It's often iron deficiency anemia, stress, or magnesium deficiency. I take Natural Calm or mine twitches pretty continuously and it's much worse in pregnancy.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-24-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,225
Posted By kittywitty
We were for years, then my FIL gave us a cheap...

We were for years, then my FIL gave us a cheap used Truck, but seeing as how it wasn't safe to take kids in and a gas guzzler, we couldn't afford it any longer, so we sold it for cash. So we're a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-24-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,225
Posted By kittywitty
Absolutely. We already do a number of those...

Absolutely. We already do a number of those things, and the kids all help out. My 13 yo has been helping me paint and repair the house and helped me replace the toilet. We've tried to join 4-H in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,225
Posted By kittywitty
I need to join here! We have a lot more house...

I need to join here! We have a lot more house repairs to do and things have been beyond tight, already. I feel bad, but we have had to cancel piano, gymnastics, and aikido for the kids for awhile. ...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
Lots of :Hug I'm sad but relieved to see I'm...

Lots of :Hug

I'm sad but relieved to see I'm not alone. I actually never agreed with dh. I even made him drive himself to/from the appointment and do the dishes that night. I was so angry. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-22-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,893
Posted By kittywitty
Oh wow! That's terrible. I'm glad it's working...

Oh wow! That's terrible. I'm glad it's working out for you now. We plan on trying to sell soon and renting so that if we do move, we can just up and move without worrying about selling. Dh is a...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-22-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By kittywitty
Dr. Karen Federici for a family doc. She's...

Dr. Karen Federici for a family doc. She's *wonderful*. I wasn't impressed with my homebirth options there in 2007 and I strongly recommend against RMH if you go with a doctor-they had very...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By kittywitty
:Hug I feel the same way. I don't really have...

:Hug I feel the same way. I don't really have friends. Some online friends count, but it's not quite the same. I also wish there was a matchup website!
Forum: Personal Growth   07-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By kittywitty
Dealing with not having more kids/PPD

Dh had a vasectomy after baby #5 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) . Honestly, it triggered a really bad case of PPD. I was not ready to be done and I know it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-22-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,893
Posted By kittywitty
I know this is old, but updates? This is my...

I know this is old, but updates?

This is my worst nightmare. We bought a house with substantial issues that were covered up or not disclosed and we are so in debt from it. We have to move for...
Forum: Family Planning   07-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,536
Posted By kittywitty
Vasectomy Sponge-made me bleed Cervical...

Vasectomy
Sponge-made me bleed
Cervical film-ouch and failed
birth control pills-mostly for control of endo and dysmennorhea
NFP-failed
Withdrawal-failed
Depo-gained weight and bled a lot.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By kittywitty
I agree. I have several friends who write...

I agree. I have several friends who write e-books and curricula and it does NOT cost that much unless you're seriously ripped off or you pick some really crazy over the top expensive format for no...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-22-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By kittywitty
The biggest issue is the huge credit card debt...

The biggest issue is the huge credit card debt we've piled up because of this house. We were supposed to havea 5-10 year guarantee on certain things for our USDA loan and basically the owners made...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By kittywitty
Upset about having to go back to work

We've had some financial issues the past few years: income not matching expenses, child support stopped, tons of house repairs...basically dh had urged me to find a job. But I hadn't worked in over...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-21-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By kittywitty
I'm not surprised they stopped selling. Really,...

I'm not surprised they stopped selling. Really, for years their customers had been saying the same thing-it's unaffordable for most people. Look at other successful homeschool curriculum providers....
Forum: Allergies   06-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By kittywitty
With my dairy allergic kids, even cross...

With my dairy allergic kids, even cross contamination could be an issue. I couldn't have even the tiniest bit. I was very strict about what I ate, but really it's not that hard.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By kittywitty
Some kids are just very sensitive. For that age,...

Some kids are just very sensitive. For that age, especially, I would not say it's too unusual. My 6 yo does the same about our 13 year old cat who died last year. Heck, even I cry a lot about it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-15-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By kittywitty
Ha! I saw that later that day. I thought I was...

Ha! I saw that later that day. I thought I was going nuts!
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