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Forum: Single Parenting   04-25-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By newmamalizzy
Can you try to make it all about her somehow?...

Can you try to make it all about her somehow? Instead of talking about her parenting and how this would be better for the child, say how much she deserves the break, etc etc? I guess what I'm saying...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 63,540
Posted By newmamalizzy
Throw together meal tonight. Half-half mix of...

Throw together meal tonight. Half-half mix of shell pasta and frozen cauliflower w/tuna cheese sauce and buttered carrots and peas. Separate for DD, mixed for the grown ups.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Well, what a cluster of a day. - morning as...

Well, what a cluster of a day.

- morning as usual, got Bean off to school and Bug to her nap
- showered and dressed and cleaned bathroom, got Bug dressed, too
- ran the towel load with vinegar...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   04-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By newmamalizzy
First, there is absolutely nothing wrong with...

First, there is absolutely nothing wrong with seeking input. I think it would be pretty silly to continue struggling with something when the solution was a question away!

On the food issue, I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-23-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 293
Posted By newmamalizzy
Agreed. D"H" and I forgot to get married:) We've...

Agreed. D"H" and I forgot to get married:) We've been together almost 10 years and our oldest child is 5. I'm 34. Most of my mom friends are about the same age, if not a bit older. It seems to be the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 539
Posted By newmamalizzy
Not pleased with myself. FTR, I am fairly certain...

Not pleased with myself. FTR, I am fairly certain that I have what they would call binge eating disorder and it is SO hard to control. I'm never quite sure what brings the episodes on, but then it's...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-23-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Hmm. Sleepy. Feeling pretty good for 9...

Hmm. Sleepy.

Feeling pretty good for 9 a.m., though.
- got up earlier than usual
- made coffee and breakfast
- got out painting stuff for Bean
- cleaned up the kitchen
- tidied living room...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-22-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By newmamalizzy
Not a lot to suggest, but my first was like this....

Not a lot to suggest, but my first was like this. I also got the sense that she truly did not like sleeping, particularly the feeling of going to sleep. It is very hard and totally crazy-making. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-22-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Freezer Tetris! I love it! Hope everyone has...

Freezer Tetris! I love it!

Hope everyone has better days today,

I don't have many accomplishments to list.
- usual morning stuff getting Bean off to school
- folded and put away laundry
-...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-21-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Oh no! Poor little one. Hope she recovers...

Oh no! Poor little one. Hope she recovers quickly. And yes, Dora is the worst.

Nothing special here today.
- coffee, breakfast, packed lunch, got Bean ready and off to school, cleaned kitchen...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By newmamalizzy
I don't know. I can logicize what you're saying...

I don't know. I can logicize what you're saying in my head, but I don't feel able to accept it in practice. I'm so watchful for little bits of food and parts of my ODD's toys and whatnot when we're...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-20-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By newmamalizzy
Does she not eat everything? I feel like my DD...

Does she not eat everything? I feel like my DD spends more than half the day with her mouth wide open just searching for something to put it on. Comical, but I'm envisioning lots of leaves and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By newmamalizzy
Not a lot of typing ability right now, but my 5...

Not a lot of typing ability right now, but my 5 year old is a lot like this, so I I understand how tough it is. Seems like it spirals because the more intolerable her behavior the more distant and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By newmamalizzy
My 5 year old does this, too. I don't like it,...

My 5 year old does this, too. I don't like it, personally. I think it muddies the waters of whether or not it's okay to pee in her pants. In my DD's case, she still has many little accidents (not wet...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Mariamadly, your weather is making me sleepy :)...

Mariamadly, your weather is making me sleepy :) Definitely calls for more coffee this afternoon.
- made coffee and breakfast for Bean
- cleaned up in kitchen, put away dry dishes
- got BBQ chuck...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-20-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 539
Posted By newmamalizzy
Last week I had my usual pattern of good til...

Last week I had my usual pattern of good til Thursday, then gain back by Monday. Hoping to stick to my rules all week this time.

Love the produce analogy. Sweet silver, you've lost both of my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Good for you, Meowmix! That's a lot of writing to...

Good for you, Meowmix! That's a lot of writing to do in a weekend!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Care to share your recipe for rolls,...

Care to share your recipe for rolls, kitchensqueen? My first try yesterday was a total flop.

Moving slowly but steadily to a state of better organization here. Busy day here.
- bought a bunch of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By newmamalizzy
I don't have experience with my kids yet, but...

I don't have experience with my kids yet, but since you haven't received much response I thought I'd chime in my own routine for music practice. Usually I start by playing through a piece that I've...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Busy Saturday here, too, but I'm not sure much...

Busy Saturday here, too, but I'm not sure much got accomplished.
- made coffee and bacon, breakfast for Bean and DH
- talked out a bunch of ideas for the yard with DH
- made food plan and grocery...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-18-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 63,540
Posted By newmamalizzy
Trying to actually meal plan this week. On the...

Trying to actually meal plan this week. On the docket we have:

Cheeseburgers with veggies and dip
Crockpot chicken with kale mashed potatoes and carrots
Crockpot BBQ chuck roast on buns with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-18-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By newmamalizzy
Outdoor ideas for crawling baby

My DD1 was a Marxh baby so this was ever an issue. Now I have a 6 month old who loves to be on the go. She's not exactly crawling, but can go wherever she sets her mind. She's off a blanket in...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 63,540
Posted By newmamalizzy
Fish from a box. Yup. That's what I've descended...

Fish from a box. Yup. That's what I've descended to. And a kale and bacon gratin. Delicious, but way more fat than kale.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-16-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By newmamalizzy
I can't speak to the Unassisted birth component...

I can't speak to the Unassisted birth component of things, but have you looked into other regular hospitals within a closer radius? Not all hospitals are the same, and it sounds like you would prefer...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,085
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ugh. Bad, bad night. Poor Bug wants to sleep flat...

Ugh. Bad, bad night. Poor Bug wants to sleep flat on her back but gags on mucous that way. When I try to suction, she screams like women in horror movies. When I try to position her better she...
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