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Forum: Single Parenting   09-21-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I know getting my GED is something I NEED to do,...

I know getting my GED is something I NEED to do, especially now. I am attending a GED orientation on Monday night http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/carrot.gif This thread was just the kick...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-13-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
How do you do it? I was with my ex for 10 years,...

How do you do it? I was with my ex for 10 years, since I was 16. I do not have a high school education or much work experience. I know my ex has to pay child support and he is doing that plus some....
Forum: Single Parenting   09-11-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Thank you so much for the book...

Thank you so much for the book recommendations!!! 
 
I added the Sandcastle book and Raising Boys without men to my amazon wish list and will be ordering both soon. 
 
I feel like I've read...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,920
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I have a part time job in the Child Watch dept...

I have a part time job in the Child Watch dept of the Y and I can take my boys to work with me. Its perfect for our family. There is no way I could work ft outside of the home right now. That would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-14-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
My 3.5 year old never nursed as a baby. But...

My 3.5 year old never nursed as a baby. But recently (in the past two weeks) he's nursed 2 times!!! Just for a few minutes each, but he's done it correctly and without my having to show him how. It...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-14-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
My DH moved out in June. I've read a few books...

My DH moved out in June. I've read a few books about divorce and separation for me. One of the books has a children and divorce section but I haven't made it that far yet. I'll probably get to it...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-07-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I completely understand. I was just coming her...

I completely understand. I was just coming her to make a very similar post. I've been yelling at my kids way more than I ever want to admit. :( I feel awful for it. I'm tired, exhausted, and haven't...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-17-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
How do you explain to a three year old that Dad...

How do you explain to a three year old that Dad is moving out?  
 
It hasn't happened yet but we are looking for an apartment for my DH. Our plan is to do a 6 month separation and the re-evaluate...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-02-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
We are making all the ornaments for our tree...

We are making all the ornaments for our tree this year.  Mostly because our tree has been up a week and it's already taken a header http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shrug.gif We are doing a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-26-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Check our ravelry.com they have a lot christmas...

Check our ravelry.com they have a lot christmas ornament patterns. 
Forum: Site Help   11-14-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Why can't I post a new thread in the Trading...

Why can't I post a new thread in the Trading post < Babywearing? The option isn't even there for me to. 
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-13-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,497
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
My son is 10 weeks and I've already started him...

My son is 10 weeks and I've already started him with a nursing necklace. I'm hoping to keep the pinching/hair pulling/other nipple tweaking at bay with it. I wear it when we are awake and *I* put...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-07-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,107
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
My first son (now 2.5yrs old) has always slept...

My first son (now 2.5yrs old) has always slept on his tummy. He was in bed with us. He would NOT sleep on his back. But when he did move to his crib for sleeping during the day he slept on his...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-07-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,315
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
My DS2 has his witching hour between 4-7pm most...

My DS2 has his witching hour between 4-7pm most nights and the only thing that will calm him down is going outside for a short walk. Living in MI it's been getting cold lately. We just bundle up...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-07-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
My 2mo is starting to be awake more during the...

My 2mo is starting to be awake more during the day... awake for 1-2 hours and then sleeps for 1-3 hours, repeat. At night he only wakes 1-2 times to eat, and that's with him sleeping in bed with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
We EBF and I got my first PP AF at 7weeks. It...

We EBF and I got my first PP AF at 7weeks. It lasted 6 days. dangit!!!

With my first I exclusively pumped for 14 months and didn't get my first PP AF until 6 months and then another one at...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-27-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Your fertility can absolutely return that early,...

Your fertility can absolutely return that early, even with an EBF newborn. And remember, you ovulate before you have a period. So to say that you're not fertile until AFTER you've had your first...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-04-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Sounds like the start of mastitis to me. I'd...

Sounds like the start of mastitis to me. I'd start popping raw garlic asap. As much as you can handle all the time. And get lots of rest. Sounds like a nursing in bed week to me....
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-29-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Yep, your diet can definitely affect your babies...

Yep, your diet can definitely affect your babies tummy.

I've just taken dairy, egg, soy and wheat out of my diet b/c my 3.5wk old baby is gassy, fussy, and very much so in intestinal pain at...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-12-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I'm on day 9 and just starting to not cringe...

I'm on day 9 and just starting to not cringe everytime my DS latches on. It hurt from the very first latch. His latch is perfect though (says MW, doula AND LC lol... I wanted to make sure lol), I...
Forum: September 2010   09-05-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I went into labor at 3pm and my Dh actually got...

I went into labor at 3pm and my Dh actually got me a subway sandwich on his way home from work. I ate it between contractions (2 min apart!!!) at 4pm and we were holding baby by 6:15pm. I'm so...
Forum: September 2010   09-05-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 13,250
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
We are on day two and Sawyer has his days and...

We are on day two and Sawyer has his days and nights completely mixed up. Dh and I are pretty exhausted since we still have Cooper during the day. Fortunately my DH has 2 weeks off of work and I...
Forum: September 2010   09-04-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
Sawyer was born yesterday at 6:16pm. It was a...

Sawyer was born yesterday at 6:16pm. It was a fast, amazing homebirth with everyone happy and healthy in the end. <3

Sawyer was born at 6:16pm after 3hrs and 45. It was hard but definitely...
Forum: September 2010   09-04-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I'm sharing newborn prefolds with the baby. I've...

I'm sharing newborn prefolds with the baby. I've used about 20 so far (I also use them to "wipe" sometimes instead of toilet paper) in less then 24 hours. We just washed our first load of "mama"...
Forum: September 2010   09-02-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By CoopersMommy0308
I have never heard this before. As a doula...

I have never heard this before.

As a doula I have seen babies, while mom is in labor, hiccup. I would really question the validity of this. Seems a little too "out there"...
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