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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By newmamalizzy
Wildcat, that sounds so frustrating. This is...

Wildcat, that sounds so frustrating. This is exactly why it helps to have this thread, though: to recognize all the stuff you ARE doing when it feels like nothing is getting done.

We had a little...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-02-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By newmamalizzy
Keep us posted. Poor little baby. I hope you get...

Keep us posted. Poor little baby. I hope you get some answers and can get her on some treatment soon.
Forum: Meal Planning   05-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 64,210
Posted By newmamalizzy
Leftover lamb roast in a shepherd's pie with peas.

Leftover lamb roast in a shepherd's pie with peas.
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   05-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By newmamalizzy
Love food threads! My DD is 5, but has been...

Love food threads!

My DD is 5, but has been eating similarly for a few years now. We tend to follow a daily breakfast plan: oatmeal w/blueberries and maple sugar, toast with dip eggs and fruit,...
Forum: Canada   05-02-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By newmamalizzy
Coming at this from a personal angle rather than...

Coming at this from a personal angle rather than parent, I think there can be a maturity gap in boys and girls in young adulthood. If your daughter is very into the arts, serious, a deep thinker,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-01-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By newmamalizzy
"Propionic acidemia" is an example to search for....

"Propionic acidemia" is an example to search for. I can't link to the article, but many symptoms sound similar.

I really hope she doesn't have that, though. I'm sorry you're going through this and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-01-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By newmamalizzy
Your post makes me think of my cousin who has a...

Your post makes me think of my cousin who has a rare form of organic acidemia. She gets very sick if her blood glucose drops. In her case, she lacks an enzyme that processes proteins and is on a low...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By newmamalizzy
Wow, thank you so much everyone. I don't know...

Wow, thank you so much everyone. I don't know what I would do without this amazing resource. I'm really grateful for all the thoughtful responses.

- Lauren, I definitely think temperament is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,484
Posted By newmamalizzy
Things are moving along okay so far today. -...

Things are moving along okay so far today.
- coffee, breakfast, got Bean off to school
- cleaned up in kitchen
- tidied living room
- folded some laundry
- nap with Bug, made plans for getting...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-30-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By newmamalizzy
If you want cheap, I've just been using clotheez...

If you want cheap, I've just been using clotheez newborn prefolds in Flip covers for my DD this time around (she's 7 months). I didn't use them in the usual way because I couldn't get the hang of it...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-30-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By newmamalizzy
Honestly, at 16 I think he should be doing a lot...

Honestly, at 16 I think he should be doing a lot of the legwork for his diet. I don't think it's fair to expect you to cater thanklessly to him. I think there's probably some pretty simple...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-30-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By newmamalizzy
Ongoing problems with my DD

My DD1 is 5, and she and I are really struggling. I have often felt like she needs extra help, but it's been borderline enough that I never pursued it. Now I find myself at a point where I'm losing...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-29-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 64,210
Posted By newmamalizzy
My first try at a lamb roast. Came out pretty...

My first try at a lamb roast. Came out pretty good! Carrots and mashed potatoes with it.
Forum: Diapering   04-29-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By newmamalizzy
I think if you have plenty of absorbency you'll...

I think if you have plenty of absorbency you'll do fine. Once you max out the covers leak easily because of the gap between the cover and the insert, unlike the all in ones that at least have some...
Forum: Diapering   04-29-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By newmamalizzy
I can't speak to the inserts because I never used...

I can't speak to the inserts because I never used disposable, but a quick hand wash should be fine for the cover. The oy problem I've had with reusing covers is if poop gets up the back or on the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By newmamalizzy
My DD2 is 7 months as well. She is generally easy...

My DD2 is 7 months as well. She is generally easy going but there is a LOT happening developmentally at this age that can make babies wakeful and hungry. I agree wholeheartedly that you should try to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-29-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,484
Posted By newmamalizzy
Oh, poor puppy! I can't handle living with dogs,...

Oh, poor puppy! I can't handle living with dogs, but from afar I find them heartbreakingly expressive and hilarious. I hope your dog-child feels better today. Bean's party went well. We stayed an...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By newmamalizzy
Hmm. If it were me I think I would combine the...

Hmm. If it were me I think I would combine the two approaches. Buy the house with 20% down payment so you can move somewhere nicer sooner. Then you can devote the money you would have been paying in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,484
Posted By newmamalizzy
I was a big grump today. Sorry, Bean. - up,...

I was a big grump today. Sorry, Bean.
- up, made coffee for me and breakfast for Bean
- packed Bean's lunch
- got Bean dressed and out the door with Pepere
- made lists during Bug's nap
-...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By newmamalizzy
Honestly, I remember reading your other post and...

Honestly, I remember reading your other post and I feel like you may want to consider seeing a therapist at this point. I completely understand your complex feelings, but I feel like you're being...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-25-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By newmamalizzy
Can you try to make it all about her somehow?...

Can you try to make it all about her somehow? Instead of talking about her parenting and how this would be better for the child, say how much she deserves the break, etc etc? I guess what I'm saying...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 64,210
Posted By newmamalizzy
Throw together meal tonight. Half-half mix of...

Throw together meal tonight. Half-half mix of shell pasta and frozen cauliflower w/tuna cheese sauce and buttered carrots and peas. Separate for DD, mixed for the grown ups.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-24-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,484
Posted By newmamalizzy
Well, what a cluster of a day. - morning as...

Well, what a cluster of a day.

- morning as usual, got Bean off to school and Bug to her nap
- showered and dressed and cleaned bathroom, got Bug dressed, too
- ran the towel load with vinegar...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   04-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By newmamalizzy
First, there is absolutely nothing wrong with...

First, there is absolutely nothing wrong with seeking input. I think it would be pretty silly to continue struggling with something when the solution was a question away!

On the food issue, I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-23-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 350
Posted By newmamalizzy
Agreed. D"H" and I forgot to get married:) We've...

Agreed. D"H" and I forgot to get married:) We've been together almost 10 years and our oldest child is 5. I'm 34. Most of my mom friends are about the same age, if not a bit older. It seems to be the...
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