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Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-20-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By rebeccalynn
I personally have reduced what we have and then...

I personally have reduced what we have and then enforce, enforce, enforce. We do not have an entry area - our front door goes right into our living room. We out grew our living room closet so I...
Forum: Parenting   09-16-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,400
Posted By rebeccalynn
Quote: Originally Posted by Aufilia View Post ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aufilia View Post
Yes, we do. Our rules when eating out are the same as at home: when the food is served, we eat. We don't play, read books, get up from the table to...
Forum: Parenting   09-16-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,400
Posted By rebeccalynn
double post

double post
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-10-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By rebeccalynn
We had a problem with this also. We have made it...

We had a problem with this also. We have made it so everything has a pace in this house especially toys. A lot of this misc. stuff gets put into a misc. toy box and when the box starts to get full...
Forum: Homebirth   08-26-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,532
Posted By rebeccalynn
DH & I are very frugal also and it was a little...

DH & I are very frugal also and it was a little bit hard for us also but we are glad that we did. For us, it was about homebirth being the best quality of care for a low risk pregnancy/birth and...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-25-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By rebeccalynn
Hum, this does have a lot to do with money. MIL...

Hum, this does have a lot to do with money. MIL does still work. SFIL has been pushing her to retire and we think that it is so that he can get a hold of her pension or maybe some money/benefits...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-25-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By rebeccalynn
I am also very concerned about how this is going...

I am also very concerned about how this is going to effect how my 2 older girls think about and relate to mil & fil.

My other concern is for my dh's younger half brother. He lives in the same...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-25-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By rebeccalynn
in an Asian or Korean family. My dh is Korean...

in an Asian or Korean family. My dh is Korean and his mom and step-dad may be heading toward a divorce and I want to know what this might mean for our family.

We do not have a great relationship...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-13-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By rebeccalynn
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif Thanks, it is a great feeling. I finished the first round of decluttering every area in my house around the end of last year (I think -...
Forum: July 2009   07-13-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,428
Posted By rebeccalynn
I am now 40w (dd 7/12) and trying to think about...

I am now 40w (dd 7/12) and trying to think about what else to do to encourage this baby to come before 42w. It just seems like none of my kids wants to be born....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-13-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By rebeccalynn
Yes, decluttering is an ongoing process. I spent...

Yes, decluttering is an ongoing process. I spent all of last year and into this year seriously getting rid of probably 75% of the things in our house, but I have just gone through everything in our...
Forum: June 2009   07-13-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By rebeccalynn
Crashing, but hope that it is helpful. My 3rd...

Crashing, but hope that it is helpful. My 3rd was due yesterday. My dd1 was 22m when dd2 was born and this time dd1 will be 4 1/2y and dd2 will be 2 1/2y when baby #3 is born.

In my situation,...
Forum: July 2009   06-24-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By rebeccalynn
Hugs. I have really bad neck and back/hip pain...

Hugs. I have really bad neck and back/hip pain when pregnant and the only thing that has helped me is a chiropractor. It can be a bit expensive even with just insurance copays b/c I go weekly or...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-18-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,666
Posted By rebeccalynn
Thanks guys. I asked my chiropractor about your...

Thanks guys. I asked my chiropractor about your suggestions and you were right about him not wanting me sitting on the floor b/c he is trying to adjust my pelvis and he can tell that I tend to favor...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-18-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,666
Posted By rebeccalynn
I am looking for info on how pregnant women...

I am looking for info on how pregnant women (especially women who have breech issues) should not sit. I have already stopped sitting on my sofa and recliner b/c they are not ideal according to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-16-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By rebeccalynn
Quote: Originally Posted by kcparker...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kcparker http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13944444)
In a pinch, you can use incense sticks in...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-15-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By rebeccalynn
I live in RTP area of NC - no real chinatown...

I live in RTP area of NC - no real chinatown area that I know of, only asian markets but maybe one of them might carry it or can tell me where I can find some. Or maybe I will just have to wait...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-15-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By rebeccalynn
I am looking to buy some for turning a breech...

I am looking to buy some for turning a breech baby. Can you find these local? Where should I look? Thanks!
Forum: VBAC   06-15-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By rebeccalynn
Saw my mw's assistant today (mw is on a much...

Saw my mw's assistant today (mw is on a much needed vacation). We found the heartbeat near my bellybutton instead of really low down by my c/s scar. That makes me feel better about the fact that...
Forum: July 2009   06-12-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,553
Posted By rebeccalynn
I just had to say that I am glad that I am not a...

I just had to say that I am glad that I am not a freak also. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif I have to change undies several times a day too b/c of discharge or...
Forum: VBAC   06-12-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By rebeccalynn
Thanks guys for the support & suggestions. I do...

Thanks guys for the support & suggestions. I do plan on trying everything that I can. I am trying to figure out how aggressive I should be at turning this baby at this time given my history. I just...
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-12-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By rebeccalynn
on letting a mama go into labor when the baby is...

on letting a mama go into labor when the baby is breech? A little background ...

pregnancy #1 was under the care of an OB. Baby turned head down sometime b/w 37w & 38w. Induction at 42w. I was...
Forum: VBAC   06-12-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By rebeccalynn
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: I had an u/s yesterday to confirm that baby was head down - well baby was not head down like we (mw, dh & me) thought. I just do not...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-09-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By rebeccalynn
I second packing up and locking up as much as...

I second packing up and locking up as much as you can - clothes & toys. I have young children and am very pregnant so I have done this so that I can limit the mess to what my kids can age...
Forum: July 2009   06-09-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By rebeccalynn
I read somewhere that you need to drink half...

I read somewhere that you need to drink half your body weight in fluids/water but substitute oz for lb. ie weight = 140lb then your body need 70oz of fluids. I think that they counted a certain...
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