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Forum: Homebirth   Today, 01:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,577
Posted By honeybunmom
Congrats to you! My story is similar in...

Congrats to you!

My story is similar in that I had an 18.5 hour labor, the last 5.5 of which were pushing. Home birth, first child. She was posterior but no one realized for a while bc I have a...
Forum: Personal Growth   Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By honeybunmom
I'd also recommend Emotional Blackmail. That book...

I'd also recommend Emotional Blackmail. That book changed things significantly for me. Neither of my parents were toxic, but my dad was emotionally manipulative and my older brother just very adept...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-17-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By honeybunmom
I get it. I feel upset about having never been...

I get it. I feel upset about having never been able to stop. It's as though I educated and career-pathed myself out of that option as I am the breadwinner (I didn't have kids until I was 35 and had...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By honeybunmom
I have always worked out of the home. My kids are...

I have always worked out of the home. My kids are 5.5 and 9 and their father and I separated 2 years ago. I am an attorney. When my daughter (first born) was younger, the most I could swing as far as...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By honeybunmom
I sent my daughter to sleep away farm camp at 7....

I sent my daughter to sleep away farm camp at 7. It was a week long camp. She loved it so much she went back then next year (last summer). And this was in spite of her later telling me she actually...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-17-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 252
Posted By honeybunmom
I don't understand why you can't take him to...

I don't understand why you can't take him to therapy EOW. Have you had him evaluated and the therapist said he has to come weekly? If the problem is as bad as it's been depicted, I would think a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-17-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 10,493
Posted By honeybunmom
This happened to me. But it was because my back...

This happened to me. But it was because my back was out of whack. I had a muscle that was tightening and locking up. My hips - and everything else including baby - rolled forward significantly to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By honeybunmom
Honestly, I believe that keeping up with proper...

Honestly, I believe that keeping up with proper foot wear is really important. Ill fitting shoes can lead to knee and back problems which can really be costly. I have a narrow foot and rarely had a...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-15-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 103
Posted By honeybunmom
I'm 44 and, to another poster's point, have been...

I'm 44 and, to another poster's point, have been doing essentially the same job for the past 17 years. I would love to change. To being a SAHM, in fact! But, I digress . . . point being, she is...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 10,493
Posted By honeybunmom
My chiro gave me this exercise to do post partum...

My chiro gave me this exercise to do post partum to deal with the problem as I was still having it. I totally agree that this exercise is a good and effective one. I used a rolled up towel between my...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 103
Posted By honeybunmom
The best thing you can do is listen. Just listen....

The best thing you can do is listen. Just listen. Allow her the luxury of actually being heard. Not dismissed because you think she shouldn't feel the way she does because from your persoective her...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 142
Posted By honeybunmom
My house was built in 1892. We rehabbed it, put...

My house was built in 1892. We rehabbed it, put in new windows where necessary. But the big leaks are the front and back doors. We have done the blanket and plastic thing. Simply put, it's time to...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-15-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 27,430
Posted By honeybunmom
So sorry you are having to go through this. My...

So sorry you are having to go through this. My first m/c was a "missed miscarriage" - you know, no symptoms . . . Except for a single cramp that concerned me. I had to wait a while for things to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 10,493
Posted By honeybunmom
I had it with my first and didn't know what it...

I had it with my first and didn't know what it was. She was posterior, and didn't turn until her head was out, so, not sure whether my experience is relevant. I had a home birth with her and pain was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-11-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 890
Posted By honeybunmom
Welcome, congrats and all that good stuff! I am...

Welcome, congrats and all that good stuff! I am hoping this is a sticky one for you and that the emotional aspect of this event will ease into something joyful and positive!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-10-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By honeybunmom
Mine specializes in maternal and infant care. So,...

Mine specializes in maternal and infant care. So, I am receiving full adjustments. Saw him all through 2nd pregnancy. Met him after 1st when my midwife sent me to him bc dd did not have full rotation...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-10-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By honeybunmom
In a very similar boat. I am having number three...

In a very similar boat. I am having number three after ending my marriage 2 years ago via separation. Had 9 year marriage declared invalid just 2 months ago. I am due in February with number 3. The...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-09-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 23
Posted By honeybunmom
Not achey eyeballs, but sensitivity to light....

Not achey eyeballs, but sensitivity to light. Happened prior to missed period when pregnant with both of my girls. Not a symptom with my son, though.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-09-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 181
Posted By honeybunmom
I am also inclined not to vax myself. This is the...

I am also inclined not to vax myself. This is the only vaccination my kids have had (at 4 and 6 years old, respectively). My son actually contacted pertussis two years ago and subsequently had the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-09-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
Posted By honeybunmom
With my first, I hired a post partum doula who...

With my first, I hired a post partum doula who came daily for 6 hours or so for the first 2 weeks. Then I weaned myself over the next 2 or 3 weeks, I think. That worked out well. I'm kind of type A,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,610
Posted By honeybunmom
A Tale of Two Bellies

I have been having a lot of low back pain bc my muscles are locking and going into spasm. When that happens, they are of little use to me and don't do anything to keep my hips and belly from rolling...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-05-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 890
Posted By honeybunmom
I am 44 and thankfully, my midwife has not shared...

I am 44 and thankfully, my midwife has not shared any of that information with me. I am not as interested in what can happen as I am in what *is* happening with my baby and/or to me. I have undergone...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 185
Posted By honeybunmom
And my belly button did not pop out in my first...

And my belly button did not pop out in my first two pregnancies but has in this one!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 185
Posted By honeybunmom
I've got it. But I am African American. Wonder...

I've got it. But I am African American. Wonder whether one is more likely to get it with more melanin to begin with?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 890
Posted By honeybunmom
Thank you traceyamber ! I am 26 weeks. Due the...

Thank you traceyamber ! I am 26 weeks. Due the last day of February, but I suspect I will go earlier as I did with dd and ds. I don't feel like I am carrying as big as I did with dd. But, then again,...
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