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Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-15-2014, 05:44 AM
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Posted By nutmeg86
It is the 12 year old's mother that makes fun of...

It is the 12 year old's mother that makes fun of my choices. Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By nutmeg86
Oo, yeah, that "normal milk" thing rubbed me the...

Oo, yeah, that "normal milk" thing rubbed me the wrong way too. Human milk *is* the "normal" milk for a human baby.

I haven't tandem nursed but I have seen a lot of tandem moms doing the "no...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-14-2014, 12:00 PM
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Views: 1,679
Posted By nutmeg86
She never goes far from home. That was a big part...

She never goes far from home. That was a big part of the problem I think. She had never been to my house before. We always visit her.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-14-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By nutmeg86
Thanks all. We took her home on saturday. I tried...

Thanks all. We took her home on saturday. I tried to make sure we did things every day, and that she also got her own time. As suggested I initiated activities, which she gladly participated in. We...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-10-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By nutmeg86
Thanks all! Yesterday went a bit better. We went...

Thanks all! Yesterday went a bit better. We went to the mall and made a sewing project. She talked a bit more and showed excitement towards the events. Im not sure I can keep her that entertained...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By nutmeg86
Thanks for the replies! I am tryi g to schedule...

Thanks for the replies! I am tryi g to schedule something each day. She did babysit my 3 yo for a bit and we went to yoga together just her and I. I just can't tell if she is having a good time or...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-08-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By nutmeg86
is this normal 12 yr old behavior?

My cousin's 12 yo daughter is staying with us for a few weeks. She is a bit home sick but is doing ok. I have a 3 yo dd and a 8 mo. Old ds. She comes out of her room for a while, and is a bit quiet...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-08-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By nutmeg86
is this normal 12 yr old behavior?

My cousin's 12 yo daughter is staying with us for a few weeks. She is a bit home sick but is doing ok. I have a 3 yo dd and a 8 mo. Old ds. She comes out of her room for a while, and is a bit quiet...
Forum: Intact Care   06-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By nutmeg86
I noticed this a few times when my now 7 mo ds...

I noticed this a few times when my now 7 mo ds was younger. Just a spot of yellow where his penis was up against the diaper. I worried at first and then I realized it was poop residue that I didn't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,322
Posted By nutmeg86
He says he doesnt have a problem with our...

He says he doesnt have a problem with our arrangement and he just wants it to be easier on me but he doesn't seem to understand that this is easier on me than rocking and nursing my son back to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-17-2014, 05:32 PM
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Views: 1,322
Posted By nutmeg86
I so needed this thread right now!!! My ds is 6...

I so needed this thread right now!!! My ds is 6 mo and my husband just asked AGAIN today if it might be "easier" to see if ds might sleep on his own. Our 3 yo daughter was easy and she slept in her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By nutmeg86
FWIW, I started dating my husband when we were...

FWIW, I started dating my husband when we were 14. We graduated together, went to college together, got married and now have 2 kids. We have always tried to do what is best for us and we ****l...
Forum: Allergies   04-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By nutmeg86
So im looking for a little insite into what I'm...

So im looking for a little insite into what I'm dealing with. Over a year ago I went on an intensive diet with very low carbs and no sugar. I felt amazing, lost 65 lbs. Then I got pregnant with my...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
We had tuna cauliflower casserole. Pretty tasty!

We had tuna cauliflower casserole. Pretty tasty!
Forum: Meal Planning   03-26-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By nutmeg86
Last night was nachos with home made guacamole....

Last night was nachos with home made guacamole. Tonight will be eggs because its yoga night for mommy!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-24-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By nutmeg86
Thanks for all the support. I ended up just...

Thanks for all the support. I ended up just keeping my mouth shut and leaving as soon as I could. My brother and his girlfriend are pretty immature. They seem to still (at 22) lack the ability to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By nutmeg86
Ok, so i guess im looking for some opinions of...

Ok, so i guess im looking for some opinions of like minded people. Its a bit of a rant.

Im stuck here with my 3 yo and my 4 mo at my brother's house taking care of his kids because his gf had...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
Sick in this house too. So far my 4 month old is...

Sick in this house too. So far my 4 month old is ok so hopefully he doesn't catch it. Chicken a la king last night and dd has requested gf pancakes tonight so easy comfort food around here. I hate...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
Beef and veggie stir fry over brown rice...

Beef and veggie stir fry over brown rice couscous (because it doesn't take so long to cook! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif ).

I've been trying to find little ways to save...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,685
Posted By nutmeg86
My dd is almost 3 and we went through this too!...

My dd is almost 3 and we went through this too! EVERYTHING was the end of the world, most of all when it was time to do something else. We now use a timer to signal the end of just about every part...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
Meatless Monday here. Brown rice noodles with...

Meatless Monday here. Brown rice noodles with mushrooms, spinach and northern beans.
Forum: Meal Planning   02-10-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By nutmeg86
Tonight is going to be chicken, broccoli and...

Tonight is going to be chicken, broccoli and sweet potatoes. Very simple but it's my 3 year old's favorite. she always has seconds of everything.
Forum: Meal Planning   02-10-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
Last night we had vegetarian chili. I've...

Last night we had vegetarian chili.

I've been trying to limit my families gluten intake also, with the ultimate goal of being completely gf eventually. My dh is the resistant one in my house. He...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-06-2014, 09:46 AM
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Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
Seems to be a theme here......

Seems to be a theme here... http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Making bean and rice and veggie burritos. Its the last night before grocery day so we have lots of odd and ends...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-04-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,430
Views: 54,030
Posted By nutmeg86
Love this tread! Tonight we had winter veggie...

Love this tread! Tonight we had winter veggie soup. turnips, carrots, parsnips, rutabaga and sweet potato with white beans and the last bag of tomato juice from the garden:( it was delish. We also...
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