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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-29-2013, 01:53 PM
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Views: 78
Posted By Amy Lachney
Thanks so much! I just emailed you!!

Thanks so much! I just emailed you!!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-29-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By Amy Lachney
I will be moving to North Carolina around mid...

I will be moving to North Carolina around mid October, at which time my daughter will start preschool at her new school there. BUT I just looked up the laws, and NC only has religious and medical...
Forum: Homebirth   04-10-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Amy Lachney
I had a water birth with #1 in the hospital, and...

I had a water birth with #1 in the hospital, and it was pretty unpleasant for me. I thought it would be soooo great, especially because my whole pregancy I just had this insane craving for hot tubs!...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-04-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Amy Lachney
I am going through this now with my daughter,...

I am going through this now with my daughter, she is 2.5 and my son is 14 months. I am always having to remind her that he is not as big as she is, get off of him, he doesn't understand yet that he...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-04-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By Amy Lachney
If food turns out not to be the problem, could...

If food turns out not to be the problem, could you try a time-out room? Do you have a guest room, or somewhere that is not the same room her toys are in, that is toddler proofed where you can put...
Forum: Parenting   03-28-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Amy Lachney
My husband is in the military and leaves for a...

My husband is in the military and leaves for a few months at a time every year, and is often gone for training, or working late nights when he is "home." Sometimes I think that being "single" SAHM...
Forum: Family Planning   03-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Amy Lachney
I would go for it if y'all are generally in...

I would go for it if y'all are generally in decent shape financially, and the timing is right with your school. If you and your fiance are committed for life and just aren't signing on the dotted...
Forum: Family Planning   03-25-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,543
Posted By Amy Lachney
Well, I woke up to a major temp dip this...

Well, I woke up to a major temp dip this morning, on the exact right day, and found AF around lunch time. Yay for not being pregnant! And fingers crossed for an easier, shorter period sans IUD. 
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Forum: Family Planning   03-22-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,543
Posted By Amy Lachney
I had the paraguard for a year before having...

I had the paraguard for a year before having kids, and it was wonderful. My periods were usually a day or two longer, but that was it. This time around, however, it was constantly SO uncomfortable...
Forum: Family Planning   03-22-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,543
Posted By Amy Lachney
It was paraguard. We don't want to do the condom...

It was paraguard. We don't want to do the condom thing :-/ i am 99% sure that we would be fine...but i think we'll just wait it out and hope my period is shorter without the iud!
Forum: Family Planning   03-21-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,543
Posted By Amy Lachney
Hi ladies! I just started charting to avoid this...

Hi ladies! I just started charting to avoid this month, after having my copper IUD removed mid-cycle. I am having a bit of a back and forth agrument with myself over whether I can have sex...
Forum: Family Planning   03-18-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By Amy Lachney
I had excellent luck with a copper IUD prior to...

I had excellent luck with a copper IUD prior to having kids as well! The doctor just measured my uterus before to make sure it would be big enough, and it was so he went ahead with it. I had...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-18-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By Amy Lachney
I struggle with this same thing with my daughter...

I struggle with this same thing with my daughter too! My husband is a great dad, and I know she loves him, but ever since his last deployment (when she was 14mo-18mo) she has been very rude to him,...
Forum: Family Planning   03-17-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By Amy Lachney
Maybe she would enjoy the responsibility and...

Maybe she would enjoy the responsibility and empowerment of FAM/NFP? I struggled with hormonal BC and just recently had a copper IUD removed after several months of constant discomfort, so my...
Forum: Family Planning   03-12-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,183
Posted By Amy Lachney
I just got my Paragard removed after about 7...

I just got my Paragard removed after about 7 months, because the cramping during periods was just continuous and out of this world painful! And then I would remain sore/crampy down there the rest of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-11-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Amy Lachney
I used to be concerned about my daughter...

I used to be concerned about my daughter sleeping too much from about 16 months until a little after she turned two. She would go down around 7, sleep all night until 8:30 am, then go back down for...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-05-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Amy Lachney
My poor son only just now learned to walk in...

My poor son only just now learned to walk in shoes right at his first birthday, because I couldn't find shoes to fit his chubby feet before now! I got him some baby Toms that fit him OK, but as far...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-05-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 871
Posted By Amy Lachney
I have my kids' room totally baby proofed, and...

I have my kids' room totally baby proofed, and when I just need a break to myself, I put her (2.5) and her 13 month old brother in there to play together with their toys, and just have the baby...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Amy Lachney
It definitely was not "call your doctor!" type...

It definitely was not "call your doctor!" type pain, more like....my hoo-ha was too narrow, so the rim of the cup expanding to its full size inside pushed onto the wall and caused soreness. Kind of...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-01-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Amy Lachney
I just tried Lunette yesterday. I ordered a size...

I just tried Lunette yesterday. I ordered a size 2 because I have had 2 kids in the past three years. That thing is HUGE! I put it in, several times, and I could totally feel it. It was very...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-27-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Amy Lachney
Thanks for the responses! I feel a lot better...

Thanks for the responses! I feel a lot better now :-) My daughter is literally the only toddler I have ever paid any attention to in my life so I have no idea what is normal and what's not! 
 
I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-26-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 262
Posted By Amy Lachney
My daughter is almost three (in June) and...

My daughter is almost three (in June) and sometimes isn't crazy about taking a nap, but I have a one year old boy too, and I would die if it weren't for their joint nap at 1ish every day! Anyway,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-26-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Amy Lachney
I have a couple questions about "normal" toddler...

I have a couple questions about "normal" toddler behavior. I have absolutely ZERO experience dealing with a toddler prior to my first baby turning into one, so I am not sure if some of her behaviors...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Amy Lachney
I'm not sure where to ask this, but I am just...

I'm not sure where to ask this, but I am just curious if two close together pregnancies can result in less than stellar breast milk for baby number two? I breastfed my daughter for a year, and got...
Forum: Birth Stories   01-18-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By Amy Lachney
That's a great story, you are such a trooper...I...

That's a great story, you are such a trooper...I don't think I could ever last that long! And what a BIG little man! And I thought my little guy was big at 9lb 12oz lol 
 
Congratulations, he is...
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