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Forum: Life With a Baby   05-26-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By Craftymama
DD #2 cried all day long until she was 2...lol....

DD #2 cried all day long until she was 2...lol. It was horribly hard to function but as far as routine goes, we were pretty set in that around 6-7 months. There was 23 months between ds #1 and dd...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-21-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Craftymama
My 5.5 month old takes one 15-30 minute nap a...

My 5.5 month old takes one 15-30 minute nap a day and that is one me. She doesn't sleep well at night either. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Craftymama
My older kids are 9 and almost 8. My answer is...

My older kids are 9 and almost 8. My answer is yes I do believe ap has something to do with what wonderful and secure kids they are. I have a 5.5 month old and I have to remind myself of those kind...
Forum: December 2009   02-13-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By Craftymama
That must've scared you. What a way to wake up....

That must've scared you. What a way to wake up. Dh woke up one morning and my feather pillow had come out from under my head and was covering my baby's. So now I just sleep on one small pillow. We...
Forum: December 2009   02-13-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Craftymama
I am so lucky with this one. She is usually...

I am so lucky with this one. She is usually ready for bed around 8. I nurse her and put her down in the sidecarred crib. Sometimes she wakes up 30 minutes later and then I bring her out while we are...
Forum: December 2009   02-07-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Craftymama
Evening times are that way around here too. I...

Evening times are that way around here too. I usually get dinner stuff prepped in the afternoon so I can instruct my older two or dh how to cook it. The crockpot is wonderful. Leftovers are even...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-18-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Craftymama
I lost my dad two years ago to brain cancer. My...

I lost my dad two years ago to brain cancer. My dh was only 6 hours away but I really did need him. I told him to wait and I would be fine but I wasn't. I was glad he knew me better than I knew me...
Forum: December 2009   01-11-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By Craftymama
Your little one sounds like my 3 kids....

Your little one sounds like my 3 kids. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif It is always nice to know that this is somewhat normal so I just thought I would share.

During...
Forum: December 2009   01-08-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 173
Posted By Craftymama
Hi, I have been somewhat of a lurker on...

Hi,

I have been somewhat of a lurker on here since I was prego. Have only made a few posts. I can't remember if I introduced myself or not. My name is Jennifer (35 yo) and I am SAHM to my three...
Forum: December 2009   01-08-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By Craftymama
Ali makes my heart melt whenever I wake up and...

Ali makes my heart melt whenever I wake up and she's on her side with her head up against my boob with a lil smile. The noises she makes when she sleeps make her sound like a little Pug Puppy so...
Forum: December 2009   01-08-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Craftymama
Ali is 5 weeks old. She sleeps WAY more than my...

Ali is 5 weeks old. She sleeps WAY more than my older two ever thought about. Of course, she does wake every 3 hours at night to nurse but the other two were every 1-1.5 hours. She sleeps forever...
Forum: December 2009   01-02-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By Craftymama
I am sorry for everything that you both have...

I am sorry for everything that you both have been through. I was in the hospital for 12 days with my middle child. I felt totally disconnected from her...as if she wasn't mine but theirs. Once I got...
Forum: December 2009   11-19-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By Craftymama
My first was induced a month early and I ended...

My first was induced a month early and I ended up getting an epi. I had no idea what regular contractions felt like. So with my second I wasn't even sure if they were real contractions. I waited at...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-16-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,663
Posted By Craftymama
When I was pregnant with my daughter we got the...

When I was pregnant with my daughter we got the same kind of thing. Her name is Kaliana (Kay Lee Awna) but people would say (Cal E anna). Drove me nuts. We loved the name so much though that we...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-04-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,114
Posted By Craftymama
With DS1, I was induced due to preeclampsia so...

With DS1, I was induced due to preeclampsia so they broke my water. (one month early) The induced labor was 8 hours.

With DD2, I was at the hospital for 30 minutes and then gave birth to her. (37...
Forum: December 2009   10-20-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By Craftymama
Quote: Can cookie dough generally be made in...

Quote:
Can cookie dough generally be made in advance and frozen?
I am too lazy to roll the dough into balls so I make a log out of it and wrap it up with freezer paper/saran wrap. Put the logs in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-17-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By Craftymama
I am sorry this has happened. I have two...

I am sorry this has happened. I have two herniated discs and one bulging in my neck so I do understand that kind of pain. Often times when I go to my chiro (that I have had for 4 years), it takes...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By Craftymama
The second I looked 4-5 months prego but,...

The second I looked 4-5 months prego but, honestly, was really appalled at how saggy my stomach was. No one told me about this flappy thing that could hang down. Yuk. Little worried about the third...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-04-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Craftymama
I have a hernia to the left of my bellybutton....

I have a hernia to the left of my bellybutton. The doc mentioned it but that was it. I had pain like you said. I am 24 weeks now and for the last two weeks I have not felt that pain but I think it...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-24-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Craftymama
I have no idea! I just tested positive at 2o...

I have no idea! I just tested positive at 2o weeks and am wandering the same thing!!!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-19-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Craftymama
My ob just prescribed me terbutaline (sp?) 4x...

My ob just prescribed me terbutaline (sp?) 4x per day for preterm labor contractions. I am 35 years old and 22 weeks prego with my third child. I've have had contractions for the past 2 months. Not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-16-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By Craftymama
The first thing we had planned for after the big...

The first thing we had planned for after the big ultrasound with my first was to shopping at the mall for some outfits. Well, we found out we were having a boy and I felt so guilty for crying at the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-09-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,955
Posted By Craftymama
Completely different!!! I was induced a month...

Completely different!!! I was induced a month early with my son and wanted to go natural. Haha. My daughter was natural. I was at the hospital dilated to 7 and had her 30 minutes later. They were...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-08-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Craftymama
Hi! I am 20 weeks prego and it's time to think...

Hi! I am 20 weeks prego and it's time to think about purchases. We have long gotten rid of everything since my youngest is 7 now. We co-slept with both kids. My 1st was in a playpen for a month or...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Craftymama
My dh got a pillow from bed bath and beyond that...

My dh got a pillow from bed bath and beyond that has a whole cut out of the middle to alleviate tailbone pain/butt cramping while driving. I wander if that would help. I hear ya about the butt pain...
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