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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-03-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Bridie's Mama
My oldest dd is almost 6.  She has 2 younger...

My oldest dd is almost 6.  She has 2 younger sibs, ds is 4 & dd2 is 1 and I have 1 on the way-I'm due in December.  I am fa-reaking out because dd1 drives me crazy.  I know it sounds awful, but I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-09-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I am very blessed to have 3 of my best friends...

I am very blessed to have 3 of my best friends homeschooling their kids who are the same ages as mine.  I also know 3 other families with kids the same age as well who we see periodically.  If we...
Forum: Lactivism   08-24-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By Bridie's Mama
It's all good everyone:...

It's all good everyone: http://namamaste.com/2010/08/brookfi...breastfeeding/ (http://namamaste.com/2010/08/brookfield-zoo-makes-amends-on-breastfeeding/)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-10-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,464
Posted By Bridie's Mama
My kids use pacifiers at nap and bed times...

My kids use pacifiers at nap and bed times (sometimes if they're upset too). My dd is almost 5 and ds is 3. We feel it may be time for them to give them up. Does anyone have any experience with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-10-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Bridie's Mama
Her stools look normal...mostly yellow and...

Her stools look normal...mostly yellow and sometimes greenish. She's had projectile vomit 3 times in the last 3 weeks...doesn't spit up other than that. And no, no trouble sleeping (well, she's 6...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-09-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I think she's gassy--she fusses after every...

I think she's gassy--she fusses after every feed, when I rub her tummy she seems uncomfortable, lots of hiccups...what can I do to relieve her?
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-05-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Bridie's Mama
Yup, we're in Tinley Park. There's a local LLL...

Yup, we're in Tinley Park. There's a local LLL that meets during the day now in Orland Park if you're interested. There will be an AP group meeting in Orland 1x a month starting this month and...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-05-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I just had my 3rd child with them 11 days ago. I...

I just had my 3rd child with them 11 days ago. I also had my 2nd with them. I like them a lot. I was able to use the shower (tub wasn't available), birthing ball, I walked for hours, etc. They're...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-04-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Bridie's Mama
We just had our 3rd child 11 days ago...a...

We just had our 3rd child 11 days ago...a girl...and also have a 4 1/2 yr old daughter and 2 1/2 yr old son. Our oldest is really acting out...being defiant, disobeying, back talk, etc. I'm sure it...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-15-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Bridie's Mama
My groin area, surrounding muscles and muscles...

My groin area, surrounding muscles and muscles right on there are just so SORE! I am 38 wks and just assumed it was that b/c it's my 3rd kid my muscles just are looser sooner, but MAN, it's hard to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-15-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Bridie's Mama
My groin area, surrounding muscles and muscles...

My groin area, surrounding muscles and muscles right on there are just so SORE! I am 38 wks and just assumed it was that b/c it's my 3rd kid my muscles just are looser sooner, but MAN, it's hard to...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   12-15-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I use West Sub. Women's Health out of...

I use West Sub. Women's Health out of Willowbrook. There are 4 ob/gyns and 3 midwives. I go to the midwives, but have seen some of the mds and have always had a really good experience. They deliver...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-11-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Bridie's Mama
We side carred our 2nd baby's crib from day 1...

We side carred our 2nd baby's crib from day 1 until he was at least 18 months old. LOVED it. He started out having his own space, but literally right next to our space. And b/c our daughter was...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   11-11-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I second the rec. for WSWomen's Health. I...

I second the rec. for WSWomen's Health. I delivered my 2nd baby with Patti the midwife and am currently going there for my 3rd child as well. I go w/the midwives, but have seen the drs on occasion....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-11-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By Bridie's Mama
Hi all, We need to get a new laptop and I'm...

Hi all,
We need to get a new laptop and I'm asking those of you who are much more in the trenches than I (my oldest is 4), which computer would be better to get...a mac or a pc? I've heard there...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-21-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Bridie's Mama
So my dh & I have our 10 year college 'reunion'...

So my dh & I have our 10 year college 'reunion' this weekend. We're planning on bringing the kids and my parents to watch them while we're out. There will be swimming, a hotel stay and visit to our...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-07-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I could've written your post. I'm also dealing...

I could've written your post. I'm also dealing with 4 year old defiance and ignoring and back talk. Curious to see what others have to say. I'm at my wits end and her behavior is rubbing off onto...
Forum: Diapering   09-25-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Bridie's Mama
Talk me down mamas...CD info is SO overwhelming!...

Talk me down mamas...CD info is SO overwhelming!

1st question: should/can I start with my 2 year old who isn't quite showing readiness for potty training yet? If so, what do you recommend (and...
Forum: Diapering   09-25-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I'm willing to try out cloth diapering with my...

I'm willing to try out cloth diapering with my ds who is 2 and not potty trained and with our newborn to be in January. My husband, on the other hand, as he put it would rather name our child...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-25-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,099
Posted By Bridie's Mama
My 2 kids have Irish family names--having family...

My 2 kids have Irish family names--having family names and having them have an Irish background are important to us when we name our kids. We've got the boy name picked already.

But our girl...
Forum: January 2010   09-25-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 382
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I had them for about a week starting at 20 weeks...

I had them for about a week starting at 20 weeks too. It freaked me out b/c #1 I had never experienced them (to my knowledge) with the 1st 2 kids and #2 they were happening over 6 times in an...
Forum: January 2010   09-25-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Bridie's Mama
Wow...I didn't even think that my baby will be...

Wow...I didn't even think that my baby will be here during Lent...however we usually wait until they're about 4-5 months anyway to baptize. I guess I would just say get help...if you can afford it,...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-23-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Bridie's Mama
We're heading to our doc tomorrow who is an hour...

We're heading to our doc tomorrow who is an hour away, so it's quite the venture out. I'm still on the fence about MMR. She's 4 so her system is better developed than the recommended start age of 15...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   09-21-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By Bridie's Mama
Southwest burbs (not west) are going to be your...

Southwest burbs (not west) are going to be your best bet then (accd. to your specific needs). I will tell you though, a 150-250 range isn't going to get you a whole lot, but it will get you a whole...
Forum: January 2010   09-20-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 290
Posted By Bridie's Mama
I LOVE Michael...but Michael in full, not Mike....

I LOVE Michael...but Michael in full, not Mike. I think it would go great with your other kids. My 2nd choice would be Daniel. I"m not a big fan of Xavier.
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