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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,692
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The trick I read is to stick your finger in your...

The trick I read is to stick your finger in your belly button while lying on your back, then lift your head up. You should feel your finger being squeezed by the muscles coming together. If you...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By luckiest
Just FYI - there's an AP playgroup that has been...

Just FYI - there's an AP playgroup that has been meeting Monday mornings at 9 at Circle C Park.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 727
Posted By luckiest
Have you ever revisited a place from your...

Have you ever revisited a place from your childhood and been shocked by how small it was, because in your memory it was gigantic? A park, an old house? I think it's a pretty universal experience,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-18-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By luckiest
Apologies for length! In the years since his...

Apologies for length! In the years since his birth, I've wondered whether he wasn't a little asynclitic at the beginning. I've read a couple of asynclitic birth stories that described similar early...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By luckiest
I forgot to mention - for the first three months,...

I forgot to mention - for the first three months, we all shared a queen. Then we moved from our one bedroom apartment into a two bedroom, and got a firm, latex king mattress. We love it, and can...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By luckiest
Pros of infant seat - it's portable, you can...

Pros of infant seat - it's portable, you can carry sleeping baby in it, can use it with a compatible stroller. That's really all I can think of as far as pros...I'm honestly not sure if they're any...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By luckiest
Car seat - obviously a necessity if you drive....

Car seat - obviously a necessity if you drive. The biggest decision for me was whether to get an infant seat or go straight to a convertible. Since I hardly need to buy anything this time, I'm going...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-13-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By luckiest
Yeah, it is way, way more complicated than...

Yeah, it is way, way more complicated than pregnancy simply depressing the immune system. I had an autoimmune disease before getting pregnant with DS, and experienced a full remission of symptoms...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-13-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 793
Posted By luckiest
I thought I was in the clear - I had three really...

I thought I was in the clear - I had three really awesome, virtually nausea-free days, then today was the worst day yet. I couldn't keep anything down until the afternoon, plus a pounding headache. ...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-13-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By luckiest
For me, as a SAHM and bed-sharer - Diaper...

For me, as a SAHM and bed-sharer -

Diaper stuff (we do like 75% cloth, 25% disposable)

Carrier(s) - wrap, SSC, ring sling...I collected several during DS's babyhood; I found different carriers...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By luckiest
I've been drinking rooibos tea, I love it. It's a...

I've been drinking rooibos tea, I love it. It's a great black tea replacement, caffeine free, it has a nice vanilla undertone, really good with a splash of cream.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By luckiest
I'm not 100% sure it was baby, but a couple of...

I'm not 100% sure it was baby, but a couple of times I've felt a weird rolling/sweeping/dragging sensation. It was the same with DS, a feeling like this that I wasn't sure was baby, followed by for...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-12-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 793
Posted By luckiest
12 weeks tomorrow, starting to feel a bit...

12 weeks tomorrow, starting to feel a bit better...no actual vomit for three days, and I'm actually enjoying eating some meals. Still bone tired, though, and still getting dizzy quite a bit.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 6,470
Posted By luckiest
Chiro care really helped my SI pain with my last...

Chiro care really helped my SI pain with my last pregnancy, although it was never really bad. Even not pregnant, I tend to have a chronic "stuck" feeling in my left SI joint; not painful, but...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,237
Posted By luckiest
I have a pretty short list for both sexes. We...

I have a pretty short list for both sexes. We didn't find out DS's sex and had two options for each when he was born. So he's used one of our boy options, and SIL just named her baby one of our girl...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By luckiest
I know, I've mentally spent hundreds of dollars...

I know, I've mentally spent hundreds of dollars on fancy yarn. The good news for a blanket is that gauge doesn't really matter and substitutions are easy. But other than that I'm not nearly...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-09-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By luckiest
The intense hunger is transitional - you're...

The intense hunger is transitional - you're switching from being a "sugar burner" to a "fat burner" and as you're making the adjustment it can make your body think it doesn't have anything to burn bc...
Forum: March 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By luckiest
The only convertible I've seen that seems to have...

The only convertible I've seen that seems to have extra crazy safety features, is the Clek Foonf, but it is prohibitively expensive and also not rated for newborns, so you'd still need a bucket. I've...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
Posted By luckiest
Just throwing this out there - I, and MANY people...

Just throwing this out there - I, and MANY people I've spoken to (either themselves or their kids) experienced chronic constipation from wheat. It can still be an issue for me if I eat too much of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By luckiest
My mom told me (and my siblings) that the penis...

My mom told me (and my siblings) that the penis went in the vagina, and that's how the sperm find the egg. It wasn't until I was like 11 and my mom gave me a really comprehensive book about puberty,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By luckiest
This. Also, even though I do think you responded...

This. Also, even though I do think you responded appropriately, I would wonder if he might think you should have removed him from the day care, given that his dislike of the guy turned out to be...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By luckiest
You can't give anything to anyone else without...

You can't give anything to anyone else without taking care of yourself first. It sounds like you're running on an empty cup, and your son probably is too. The introverted parent/extroverted child...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By luckiest
I've loved reading this thread - it's such a...

I've loved reading this thread - it's such a complicated issue!

On a personal, visceral leve, I really hate gun play. It makes me so uncomfortable, as do guns in general, even though we do own...
Forum: March 2015 Due Date Club   08-07-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By luckiest
I'd been on the fence about skipping the bucket...

I'd been on the fence about skipping the bucket as well. I think I'm going to replace DS's Britax Marathon with one of the new Radians (the Pacifica or Rainier) because he can undo the chest clip on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,100
Posted By luckiest
I think DS has worn a bib maybe five times ever....

I think DS has worn a bib maybe five times ever. I think it's mostly due to laziness - I found that even if we used a bib the clothes still got something on them somewhere, so if he was eatingn...
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