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Forum: Breastfeeding   07-17-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 774
Posted By ShawnMarie
OK, I know all the books SAY you are supposed to...

OK, I know all the books SAY you are supposed to sterilize everything every time you pump, but it is so time consuming to do that plus I have no idea how I will do it when I return to work....
Forum: Diapering   06-25-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By ShawnMarie
Our DD is now 2 weeks old and she is soaking...

Our DD is now 2 weeks old and she is soaking completely through 1-2 chinese prefolds per hour. We are using a newborn prefold, fleece liner and a cover, but she is just soaking through it all so...
Forum: June 2008   06-18-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,122
Posted By ShawnMarie
We're doing well here, but DD eats non-stop. If...

We're doing well here, but DD eats non-stop. If she is not eating she's sleeping, so I am a bit sore.

She is also tongue-tied which causes some issues with the latch, hoping that will resolve...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-18-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By ShawnMarie
Thanks everyone for the feedback and the...

Thanks everyone for the feedback and the reassurance that not all babies do this. I thought perhaps I just had an odd duck with DD#1 and all other babies were like this.

When we did sposies at...
Forum: June 2008   06-17-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By ShawnMarie
Quote: Originally Posted by Ooey...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ooey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11486604)
Congratulations on your awesome birth and baby...
Forum: June 2008   06-17-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By ShawnMarie
First of all, congratulations to all the June...

First of all, congratulations to all the June mamas who have had their babies that I've haven't gotten to congratulate. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Our daughter,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-16-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By ShawnMarie
I'm hoping this is the right forum for this...

I'm hoping this is the right forum for this question and I'm also hoping my June DDC fellow mothers don't get upset that I'm posting this question before I've even posted about the birth (going to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-30-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 7,715
Posted By ShawnMarie
Quote: Originally Posted by FamilyFriendlyLife...

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Originally Posted by FamilyFriendlyLife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11314830)
Would you mind sharing where you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-24-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,181
Posted By ShawnMarie
I had my DD 13 years ago with all the bells and...

I had my DD 13 years ago with all the bells and whistles and gave most of the stuff away unused. I've got my second DC due in 2 weeks and we are operating minimally and on mostly used items gotten...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-24-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 7,715
Posted By ShawnMarie
Quote: Originally Posted by TattooedMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TattooedMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11303179)
I guess he's stressed out....
Forum: June 2008   05-24-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By ShawnMarie
I went to 42 weeks with my first DD before...

I went to 42 weeks with my first DD before having an induction so even though my due date is 2 weeks from today, I've got it in my head I'll be preggers for 4 - just so I can be surprised when the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-17-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 672
Posted By ShawnMarie
Quote: Originally Posted by threekstrio...

Quote:
Originally Posted by threekstrio http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11235966)
What awesome ideas!! : )

They won't be...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-17-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By ShawnMarie
My ex used to feel justified in spending $$...

My ex used to feel justified in spending $$ because I spent $50-70 a week on groceries - mostly to feed him and his munchy habit. He figured if *I* got to spend that much, then so should he. Didn't...
Forum: June 2008   05-17-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,463
Posted By ShawnMarie
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: June 2008   05-17-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 811
Posted By ShawnMarie
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: June 2008   05-04-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,296
Posted By ShawnMarie
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: June 2008   04-25-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 179
Posted By ShawnMarie
Quote: Originally Posted by Anna GS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anna GS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11078889)
I was getting them pretty badly at one point,...
Forum: June 2008   04-24-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 717
Posted By ShawnMarie
They aren't going to let me go past June 7th,...

They aren't going to let me go past June 7th, but I know somebody (probably lots of somebodies) will go before then.
Forum: June 2008   04-14-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 370
Posted By ShawnMarie
UPS: 1. Being pregnant at 38 is incredibly...

UPS:

1. Being pregnant at 38 is incredibly easier than it was at 24, and lots more fun.
2. I have a DP with this baby who actually wants to be a father and still wants to DTD with me. ExDP...
Forum: June 2008   04-02-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 624
Posted By ShawnMarie
It's a surprise... Girl: Alyn Rose (DD...

It's a surprise...

Girl: Alyn Rose (DD chose the middle name)
Boy: Alan Scott
Forum: June 2008   03-29-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 549
Posted By ShawnMarie
Quote: Originally Posted by Oonah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oonah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10882174)
I did it last week. I considered not doing it...
Forum: June 2008   03-29-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 549
Posted By ShawnMarie
I've done 3 of them now. Did the 1 hour glucola...

I've done 3 of them now. Did the 1 hour glucola and failed. Started the 3 hour but puked after the first hours - though those 2 results were normal. Then did a 2 hour with real food that I don't...
Forum: June 2008   03-21-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By ShawnMarie
I was told to eat a normal breakfast as long as...

I was told to eat a normal breakfast as long as it didn't contain too much sugar. So I ate 2 eggs and 2 slices of bacon instead of my usual hot chocolate and toast. Unfortunately my results came...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-16-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,661
Posted By ShawnMarie
We have 22K about now, last year it was 40K....

We have 22K about now, last year it was 40K. Expensive divorce and stupid spending on DH part before he was DH.

We haven't used a credit card in over a year.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-12-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By ShawnMarie
 I get paid every other week which means...



I get paid every other week which means some months I get 3 pays. I used the extra pay to catch up when I was newly divorced and my mortgage took 1 plus some pays to pay - then I mapped out...
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