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Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   05-24-2012, 09:26 AM
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Posted By corrieoseal
We just moved to Colorado Springs (DH is in the...

We just moved to Colorado Springs (DH is in the Air Force.) I am looking for a pre-k program for DD, who is almost 4.) We enrolled her in a summer program at Counterpoint School because DD was...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-27-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By corrieoseal
I love Jordan and would go back there in a...

I love Jordan and would go back there in a heartbeat, even though I didn't end up getting my vbac. The nurses were extremely supportive of vbac patients. (They still weren't back in place when I had...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-12-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By corrieoseal
My DD was about ten months older than yours when...

My DD was about ten months older than yours when DS arrived, but she was also extra loud and exuberant when DS came home. Honestly, I ignored the noise level and DS quickly adjusted and can now...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-08-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By corrieoseal
I was also going to suggest getting off of exit...

I was also going to suggest getting off of exit 15 in Hingham to stop at Whole Foods. Trader Joe's is in Hyannis (on the Cape) so that's an extra 15-30 minutes down the highway (depending upon where...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-07-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By corrieoseal
Hope this makes sense as I am trying to nurse a...

Hope this makes sense as I am trying to nurse a newborn and get my thoughts together to get some help.
 
DD will be three in June. Her baby brother is almost three weeks old. So far, the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-21-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By corrieoseal
Sorry if this is disjointed, the pain is a bit...

Sorry if this is disjointed, the pain is a bit fresh:
We had to put our beloved 17-yer-old kitty down on Friday. DD is 33 months. Over the last few months as he has been in decline, DD actually...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-16-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,520
Posted By corrieoseal
We live in a beach town. DD was around 13 months...

We live in a beach town. DD was around 13 months when we arrived here and in the summer we are at the beach several days a week. I think it depends upon what kind of beach you are going to be...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-09-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,817
Posted By corrieoseal
We will not circumcise our son. I know my nephew...

We will not circumcise our son. I know my nephew is circ'd (only boy on my side) and this baby I am pregnant with the first grandson on DH's side, so who knows what will happen there. I expect we'll...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-08-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 868
Posted By corrieoseal
If we are basing it off of the last week, I'd...

If we are basing it off of the last week, I'd say bunny. She hasn't taken off her bunny ears except to sleep or bathe, lol.
 
Or maybe an artist (craft time is her favorite at playgroup) or a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-26-2011, 03:12 PM
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Views: 141
Posted By corrieoseal
We finally transitioned our 2.5 year old out of...

We finally transitioned our 2.5 year old out of her beloved crib last week and she LOVES her twin bed. The only problem is that I am traveling with her next week and have no idea what to have her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-17-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By corrieoseal
My DD actually went through a phase a phase like...

My DD actually went through a phase a phase like that when she was about your DD's age. I had her pick a few "friends" to come to nap with her and they'd throw a party up in her bed for an hour+...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-14-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By corrieoseal
Actually, Cotuit is fairly close. They don't...

Actually, Cotuit is fairly close. They don't pick up when I call, but I understand that hours are odd due to parent staffing. I'll try them tomorrow and leave a message if I have to. Thanks for the...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-14-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By corrieoseal
I live on the upper Cape and want to do some wet...

I live on the upper Cape and want to do some wet felting Easter projects. (I've never felted before, just found tutorials online.) I was wondering if anyone knew of area stores where I could buy...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-12-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,047
Posted By corrieoseal
I wish I'd encouraged my DH to take more...

I wish I'd encouraged my DH to take more pictures of me with DD rather than shying away from the camera because I felt fat/unattractive after the pregnancy. I wish we'd taken more family photos....
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-31-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By corrieoseal
I'm almost 29 weeks and running out of time to...

I'm almost 29 weeks and running out of time to make a decision on this. I wanted a VBAC, but no hospital in my area will perform one. The only option I have would be to switch ob's now and then...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By corrieoseal
I agree with the poster who said that spacing...

I agree with the poster who said that spacing doesn't make or break a sibling relationship. My only sibling (my sister) and I are 9.5 years apart. As adults we are extremely close, Growing up she...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-20-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By corrieoseal
South Shore is the only one still allowing them....

South Shore is the only one still allowing them. I've been sticking with a practice that delivers at Jordan hoping they'd reinstate them before my April due date, but now have been told that while...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-03-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,164
Posted By corrieoseal
DD is 2.5 and also didn't care for her cloth...

DD is 2.5 and also didn't care for her cloth doll. My parents bought her an American Girl Bitty Twin for Christmas and she LOVES this dolly. You can buy just one Bitty Twin if you go to an actual...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By corrieoseal
I think a mix is ideal. Play food is a big...

I think a mix is ideal.
Play food is a big favorite over here.
 
Ikea has felt food that is inexpensive and machine washable, which is fabulous. I LOVE some of our intricate felt pieces from Etsy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-03-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,779
Posted By corrieoseal
DD is 31 months and 27lbs. She continues to RF...

DD is 31 months and 27lbs. She continues to RF and I think she will until she maxes out her seat at 35lbs. One evening last summer we turned her FF for go to the drive-in because we thought she'd...
Forum: April 2011   12-05-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By corrieoseal
Allical- Just wanted to let you know you are not...

Allical- Just wanted to let you know you are not alone in having a difficult time adjusting to the idea of a baby boy. I have a toddler girl and was completely prepared to give her a sister. I was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-03-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,096
Posted By corrieoseal
I guess we are the exception. We have two...

I guess we are the exception. We have two long-haired kitties and our felt food is just fine. (Sometimes I use the lint roller on it.) We don't have a ton of pieces: a soft serve ice cream set, some...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-30-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,676
Posted By corrieoseal
DH works long days out of the home in the...

DH works long days out of the home in the military and I am a SAHM, DD is 2.5. In the evenings, DH usually cooks dinner because he enjoys it while I play with DD (occasionally DH involves her in the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-29-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By corrieoseal
I think you'll be fine buying 80's.   My DD...

I think you'll be fine buying 80's.
 
My DD turned 2 in June and she's on the small-average (average height and low end for weight) side. This winter at almost 2.5 she's been wearing a combination...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-11-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By corrieoseal
Also, can an uncrafty mama learn to make her...

Also, can an uncrafty mama learn to make her own? I do cross-stitch, but that's the extent of my craftiness. I would love to make some felt food for DD on my own if it is something relatively easy...
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