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Forum: Grief and Loss   12-18-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By 50ftQueenie
I'm so sorry for your's and your husband's loss....

I'm so sorry for your's and your husband's loss. While I was pregnant with my son, DH's stepfather passed away very suddenly. His biological family, who had very little to do with him while he was...
Forum: Fertility   11-05-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By 50ftQueenie
As someone who took clomid for several years,...

As someone who took clomid for several years, relatively unsupervised by 3 different doctors, let me say please please please, develop a relationship with a doc and maintain it throughout your...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-15-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 692
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Heck, yes, use it! I knew a female Barrett in...

Heck, yes, use it! I knew a female Barrett in college. She was smart, pretty, outspoken. Awesome girl. I love the name and would use it for a girl, but it doesn't go well at all with our last name....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-11-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Looking at your list, I immediately thought...

Looking at your list, I immediately thought "Aurelia".
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-11-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
  Poll: Name Opinions?
Views: 459
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Voted Aine, although I would go for the more...

Voted Aine, although I would go for the more Dutch Anja. DH loves the Irish names, so I know he'd go for Aine, too, or want Aylen to be spelled Aislen.
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-31-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,800
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Hello. I'm white, DH and DS are Native American,...

Hello. I'm white, DH and DS are Native American, both enrolled tribal members. We live on their reservation in sunny South Dakota.
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-31-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,497
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Yesterday, some woman commented on how cute DS...

Yesterday, some woman commented on how cute DS is and how tanned. Dh wasn't there, and I am the pastiest person ever, so I'm guessing she thought DS as light as me and had been out in the sun. Uh,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-31-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,966
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Nice fish! I was actually surprised that...

Nice fish!

I was actually surprised that they didn't ask, considering where we live tends to be a little, uh, behind the times. I was all ready with my "what difference does it make...we're in...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-30-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Has anyone ever made a bunting to fit over a...

Has anyone ever made a bunting to fit over a stroller? It's colder than heck and my son really misses his walks in the stroller.
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-02-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 726
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Oh, hey, Heggie. Liam is also facinated by...

Oh, hey, Heggie.

Liam is also facinated by watching us eat. My fault- I let him taste a popcycle once, and he made the connection. Usually, he decides he wants to nurse while we're eating. I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-20-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 721
Posted By 50ftQueenie
What a trip! I'm not immersed in the culture,...

What a trip! I'm not immersed in the culture, but I'm Greek on my mom's side (Icarian) and my Dh is Native American. If our son had been a daughter, s/he would've been named Eleni. As it happened,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-09-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Our pediatrician thought it might be an...

Our pediatrician thought it might be an infection, so she gave me antibiotics for Liam. MIL and SIL both told me not to bother- this was one of those rounds of antibiotics they give out to make...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-02-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Quote: If you are breastfeeding you want to...

Quote:
If you are breastfeeding you want to stay with the slow flow nipples (0-3 months) because the slow flow is more compatible with nursing.
That was my guess. Thanks.
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-02-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By 50ftQueenie
I have noticed that nipples on baby's bottles...

I have noticed that nipples on baby's bottles come in newborn, 3-month, etc. sizes. The boy is now 3 months old. Do I need to buy new nipples? He seems to be eating just fine. I know that they can...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-27-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,340
Posted By 50ftQueenie
I'm too chicken of the giant needle to get an...

I'm too chicken of the giant needle to get an epidural. Where's my t-shirt? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-27-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,188
Posted By 50ftQueenie
That's what that smell is!! I had forgotten...

That's what that smell is!! I had forgotten that's what supposed to happen and was wondering why I smelled different. I kept washing my nursing bras, but it wasn't going away. Thanks for reminding...
Forum: Parenting   09-17-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,070
Posted By 50ftQueenie
The next person who asks me, "Where'd you get...

The next person who asks me, "Where'd you get that little Indian (Native) baby?" I'm going to answer, "From my vagina."
And it won't be long. Someone asks me about every 10 minutes.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-17-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 838
Posted By 50ftQueenie
I have found that the signage needs to be a...

I have found that the signage needs to be a little more specific. Something to the effect of "Do Not Enter. Mom Nursing". Use the word "breast" somehow. That scares 'em off....
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   09-17-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 31,103
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Quote: I want to teach my children some Lakota...

Quote:
I want to teach my children some Lakota as I think it is the most beautiful language I have ever heard. They are part Algonkin, but I have yet to find any language learning aids for that...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-17-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,518
Posted By 50ftQueenie
The boy accepts only one brand of nipple. He...

The boy accepts only one brand of nipple. He chose Dr. Browns after refusing three others. I also read that some babies will only accept something that's totally different from mom's breast, ie the...
Forum: July 2007   08-16-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Quote: I was skeptical about it's usefulness...

Quote:
I was skeptical about it's usefulness at first but now I really like our Nursing Nest (a hollowed out little bolster/wedge that puts the baby in a nice side lying position for you.)
I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-13-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By 50ftQueenie
I did inherit my grandma's sewing stuff (minus...

I did inherit my grandma's sewing stuff (minus the old totally metal sewing machine- my cousin overed on it, doesn't even sew, she has issues, whatever :P). I got all the fabric, thread (about a...
Forum: Lactivism   08-12-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,941
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Just yesterday: - During "The Bourne...

Just yesterday:
- During "The Bourne Ultimatum" (baby's first movie!)
- At the Pizza Ranch (while bi***ing at Dh that there was nothing I could eat there, since I am trying to eliminate fried and...
Forum: July 2007   08-11-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Yes, praise be to the swaddle-o-matic. I am...

Yes, praise be to the swaddle-o-matic. I am totally swaddling challenged, and DH bought me two from Kiddopotamus. They saved us (and probably Liam) for a couple of weeks. Plus, one is green, so-...
Forum: July 2007   08-10-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,118
Posted By 50ftQueenie
Baby's Name: Liam Irving Baby's EDD: July 17 ...

Baby's Name: Liam Irving
Baby's EDD: July 17
Baby's actual Birthdate: June 28
Something Unique about this baby: His "kissy face". He started puckering up within the first couple weeks. I don't...
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