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Forum: Meal Planning   Today, 10:17 AM
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Posted By newmamalizzy
Trying to actually meal plan this week. On the...

Trying to actually meal plan this week. On the docket we have:

Cheeseburgers with veggies and dip
Crockpot chicken with kale mashed potatoes and carrots
Crockpot BBQ chuck roast on buns with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   Today, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By newmamalizzy
Outdoor ideas for crawling baby

My DD1 was a Marxh baby so this was ever an issue. Now I have a 6 month old who loves to be on the go. She's not exactly crawling, but can go wherever she sets her mind. She's off a blanket in...
Forum: Meal Planning   Yesterday, 05:07 PM
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Posted By newmamalizzy
Fish from a box. Yup. That's what I've descended...

Fish from a box. Yup. That's what I've descended to. And a kale and bacon gratin. Delicious, but way more fat than kale.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-16-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 595
Posted By newmamalizzy
I can't speak to the Unassisted birth component...

I can't speak to the Unassisted birth component of things, but have you looked into other regular hospitals within a closer radius? Not all hospitals are the same, and it sounds like you would prefer...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ugh. Bad, bad night. Poor Bug wants to sleep flat...

Ugh. Bad, bad night. Poor Bug wants to sleep flat on her back but gags on mucous that way. When I try to suction, she screams like women in horror movies. When I try to position her better she...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
My little Bug is sick :( Made for a weird day...

My little Bug is sick :( Made for a weird day because she couldn't seem to sleep. Coughing, sniffling, yuck.
- usual morning getting Bean off to school, kitchen cleanup, tidied TV room
- started...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-15-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By newmamalizzy
No! I would be out of there. I suppose it's...

No! I would be out of there. I suppose it's possible you caught them on a bad day, but the way you describe the "activity" seems like this is just how they do things. I visited a similar preschool...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
Okay, you guys have to stop. I want everything...

Okay, you guys have to stop. I want everything now!!! Airstream trailer??? Yes!! New Danskos?? Why didn't I think of that? Lightweight jackets? Mine are all to small because of my gigantic feeding...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-14-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
Feeling really scatter brained this week. Not...

Feeling really scatter brained this week. Not accomplishing much :(

Today
- up, coffee, breakfast, packed lunch, got Bean ready for school
- cleaned up in kitchen and TV room
- long nap with...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By newmamalizzy
Mind if I jump back on board? I'm hoping to...

Mind if I jump back on board?

I'm hoping to lose about 12 lbs by June 26 to be back at pre-pregnancy weight. 9 months to put on, 9 to come off :)

I've been really struggling with any form of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-14-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 680
Posted By newmamalizzy
When my daughter is rude or hits and I ignore it...

When my daughter is rude or hits and I ignore it I'm not ignoring the behavior itself at all. I am deliberately withdrawing attention in the moment of fervor. If there's hitting or throwing she goes...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-14-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 680
Posted By newmamalizzy
I think you could take how your husband felt...

I think you could take how your husband felt about your discipline methods and then apply that to how you see many of us. In other words, he thought that discipline could not be effective unless you...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-13-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By newmamalizzy
Just offer him milk upon waking. If he's hungry,...

Just offer him milk upon waking. If he's hungry, he'll drink it. If he's content, just go about your day and feed him at your normal time or when he seems hungry. He'll probably be about ready for a...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-13-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 62,714
Posted By newmamalizzy
I think we're going with big salad - black bean,...

I think we're going with big salad - black bean, chicken, avocado, crushed tortilla chips, Monterey jack.

Really bad at meal planning lately, but I need to use s rutabaga this week!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-13-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
fortuneteller, it's amazing what you can...

fortuneteller, it's amazing what you can accomplish with looming in-laws, isn't it?

Meowmix, I think you win the "most deserved grumpiness" prize after the dog pee incident. I'm trying hard not to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-12-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
I hit a wall today. One of those "I am...

I hit a wall today. One of those "I am completely, totally done with childcare and housework" walls. The last straw was Bean telling me that she didn't like the taste or the texture of the sweet...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-11-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
My goodness KQ, relax!!!!! That much shopping is...

My goodness KQ, relax!!!!! That much shopping is exhausting! Definitely go with the TV show.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-10-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By newmamalizzy
What do you call this thing??

Trying to safely sidecar our crib without a bed frame. We want to use something like the method used to keep bed rails in place - webbing that extends under the mattress and hooks snugly on the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-10-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By newmamalizzy
This is so like my DD1 (5). I was just thinking...

This is so like my DD1 (5). I was just thinking this morning about how she just has this soul-draining personality, like even when she's not asking for something she is wanting my energy and focus....
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-09-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By newmamalizzy
Wish I had more ability to respond! I...

Wish I had more ability to respond!

I definitely have 3 kinds of friends here;

1. Pushers. My friend E plants "cool" interests on her 4 year old daughter and posts lots of pictures of the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-09-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ooh, research project! I am awful at choosing...

Ooh, research project! I am awful at choosing research questions when I need to. If I can give you a piece of advice - give a lot of thought to how you will answer the question and analyze the data...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-08-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 62,714
Posted By newmamalizzy
I haven't cooked real meals for a while, but last...

I haven't cooked real meals for a while, but last night we did a quickie version on chicken cacciatore and tonight will be a ground lamb shepard's pie with rutabaga.
Forum: Babywearing   04-07-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By newmamalizzy
Help! I'm awful at this!

I want to love babywearing but I am just lousy at it. I need some help fuguring this out.

I used a Moby wrap for a while with my first with limited success. She started hating it at 4 months or...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-07-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
Decent day around here after an extended weekend....

Decent day around here after an extended weekend.
- morning stuff, got Bean off to school
- had breakfast, cleaned up the kitchen
- did some day/week planning and food planning while Bug napped
-...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-07-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,221
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ugh, Meowmix! When it rains, it pours, huh? I...

Ugh, Meowmix! When it rains, it pours, huh? I hope you have a chance for some rest today and that your pot doggie feels better.
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