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Forum: Parents as Partners   12-10-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By chiromama01
I would say right now DH does most of it. Not...

I would say right now DH does most of it. Not that the reverse hasn't been true, but at this moment, I am working outside the home more than ever, so he is picking up the slack. We have a house...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-06-2013, 06:25 PM
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Views: 134
Posted By chiromama01
Oh mama that must be so hard. I don't really...

Oh mama that must be so hard. I don't really have any advice, just couldn't read without responding (((hugs)))))
Forum: Parenting   04-27-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By chiromama01
In addition to what PP have mentioned, how about...

In addition to what PP have mentioned, how about AP childcare centers/ providers, momtessori and Waldorf schools and homeschool organizations.
Forum: Personal Growth   04-22-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By chiromama01
Oh mama that sounds so hard. Be kind to...

Oh mama that sounds so hard. Be kind to yourself. Remember that 10 years from now, neither of you will remember the people you thought may be judging you, but you will both remember your actions...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-19-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By chiromama01
I have two kids, (1 and 4) so meal planning can...

I have two kids, (1 and 4) so meal planning can be tricky. We try to eat real food, unpackaged, unprocessed. That said, I make meals and serve them in stages... If I'm making chicken pasta, I sautée...
Forum: Family Planning   04-17-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By chiromama01
My first thoughts are that, logistically, having...

My first thoughts are that, logistically, having kids AND getting through grad school would be super hard. I was married more than a few years before we had our first, mostly because grad school was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-25-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By chiromama01
And now I'm sick...again!

And now I'm sick...again!
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-14-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By chiromama01
Ummm, yes!!! Story of my life right now., its...

Ummm, yes!!! Story of my life right now., its awful! First a bad sinus infection, them the flu, then pneumonia, then another stomach bug... Add to that the fact that my husband and I got sick with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By chiromama01
I've been nursing DS for 10 months now, and all...

I've been nursing DS for 10 months now, and all of a sudden it's painful!! VERY painful!  We have only JUST gotten over multiple illness (flu, then pnuemonia, then 2 vicious stomach bugs, spaced...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By chiromama01
forgot... i get nursing tanks from Target, they...

forgot... i get nursing tanks from Target, they are reasonable and comfy
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By chiromama01
I wear a cami under everything to keep my belly...

I wear a cami under everything to keep my belly covered up!!! it really makes every top a nursing top.  put the cami underneath, for a button up top, unbutton from the bottom, then you remain modest...
Forum: Women's Health   02-11-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By chiromama01
your idea certainly sounds interesting, but i...

your idea certainly sounds interesting, but i wonder if you wouldn't be opening yourself up for criticism... obviously, hindsight is 20/20, so criticizing decisions that were made by people we/you...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-11-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 4,198
Posted By chiromama01
I'm so bummed I just found this thread!  I would...

I'm so bummed I just found this thread!  I would have loved to join in but i guess I'll just linger till the next round!!!! I'm still trying to lose the extra weight from my 2 pregnancies... it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-10-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By chiromama01
That's exactly what I do. DS won't even take a...

That's exactly what I do. DS won't even take a bottle anymore, so we just nurse while we are together, and use solids while we aren't... It has really been just fine for us...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-10-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By chiromama01
Bouncymummy--I am going through a very similar...

Bouncymummy--I am going through a very similar situation and its driving me bananas! DS is 10 months and I really had no intention if weaning him, but lately I just can't take it. We nurse 6-10x...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-08-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By chiromama01
The best piece of advice I've ever heard is that...

The best piece of advice I've ever heard is that you cannot change other people, you can only change your reaction to them. It's not easy, but it works. My DH has had many a ridiculous boss and...
Forum: Babywearing   01-12-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By chiromama01
Owl I use both depending on what the task at...

Owl I use both depending on what the task at hand is. If I'm grocery shopping, then weari f him is easier because it keeps the cart empty. If we are going to the mall, I usually wear him in a maya...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-12-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By chiromama01
Lauren. I usually try to double anything that...

Lauren. I usually try to double anything that freezes well. Most meals are pretty simple, like meat sauce, split pea soup, and beans. I love to make a good lasagna, or even an eggplant lasagne. When...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-11-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By chiromama01
You can definitely do this! I think whatever...

You can definitely do this! I think whatever choice a mom makes with regards to working (WAH, WOH, PT, FT, etc) it's never easy, it's just different....I rely a TON on freezer meals and my crockpot....
Forum: Babywearing   01-09-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By chiromama01
I had to return to work only a week after DS was...

I had to return to work only a week after DS was born.  I wore him in a ring sling for EVERYTHING but seeing patients... it kept us close, and i know it helped us bond more strongly.  we are looking...
Forum: Babywearing   01-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By chiromama01
i like having a bucket seat especially when baby...

i like having a bucket seat especially when baby fall asleep while you are out and about.  DS is 9 months and we are still using it just for that purpose.  that said, i could have easily done...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-06-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By chiromama01
Oh mama, you have so much going on! My best...

Oh mama, you have so much going on! My best advice to you as a self employed mama is to try to set boundaries. When you wah, you are ALWAYS at work. 50 hours a week is a lot, even without the twins!...
Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   12-28-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By chiromama01
Hey there! congrats on the new baby!! its so...

Hey there! congrats on the new baby!! its so hard to make new friends AND adjust to a new place AND adjust to being a first time mama!!!  I don't know of any groups really but i'm out in slidell and...
Forum: Grief and Loss   12-22-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,451
Posted By chiromama01
I'm so sorry. Praying for you and your family.

I'm so sorry. Praying for you and your family.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-25-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,039
Posted By chiromama01
Wow some really yummy meals here, and for less...

Wow some really yummy meals here, and for less than $5 is amazing. I've been trying to come up with a meal to share, but I don't think I have anything for less than $5. The closest one I have is...
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