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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-28-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By frugalmum
gestational diabetes/ vegan

I have a quick question for anyone familiar w veganism and GD. I prefer to eat vegan but am not "a vegan." For me it is strictly a taste preference. I was borderline GD w my last pregnancy, and being...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By frugalmum
I will be 41 when LO is born. My main negative...

I will be 41 when LO is born. My main negative emotions are around having so many children- *I* am fine with it but others give me flack for it, directly and indirectly. Just last week the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-19-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,587
Posted By frugalmum
I've tried to ditch the dryer many times... how...

I've tried to ditch the dryer many times... how I wish I could.
 
The clothes come out crunchy and don't feel clean. I've tried using less detergent, more detergent, different detergent, fabric...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   05-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 71
Posted By frugalmum
Diet/Nutrition...what are foods you are trying to eat lots of?

I've drunk unpasteurized juice when pregnant... I think if you're juicing at home it's safer than buying raw juice from a store where they might be selling old juice or using dirty juicers. I am...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   05-19-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 48
Posted By frugalmum
Losing Pregnancy Symptoms

Please don't worry! My symptoms disappeared around wk 9, I was also spotting so convinced I miscarried. But the nausea came back with a vengeance by week 11 (where I am now). I'm so sick I can...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   05-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,386
Posted By frugalmum
*~*~*~*~* December 2014 DDC Roll Call Thread! *~*~*~*~*

It's so nice to see some other "older" moms here. I'll turn 41 by the time this LO is born. Our insurance situation was FINALLY resolved (the state insurance commissioner had to intervene on out...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   05-10-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,386
Posted By frugalmum
*~*~*~*~* December 2014 DDC Roll Call Thread! *~*~*~*~*

hey ladies!I haven't been on mdc for a looooong time.I had to avoid all the baby websites while unsuccessfully TTC. I'm a little afraid to join a ddc because of my history of losses but here goes
 ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   05-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 21
Posted By frugalmum
Miscarried :(

Oh no, I'm so sorry! TTC gets trickier as we get older. I had 3 m/c after turning 36 and one live birth. Don't give up trying, I finally conceived after 2 years and 2 m/c (after the live birth) and...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-29-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,194
Posted By frugalmum
hey ladies I'd like to join....

hey ladies I'd like to join.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif   We are TTC and LO is nursing 3X a day occasionally 4X.  She is 15 months.  I got a beautiful BFP in Oct only to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-18-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,197
Posted By frugalmum
If she turns 18 and he is still 16 or even 17 it...

If she turns 18 and he is still 16 or even 17 it could be considered a statutory rape situation (with her as the "rapist").  She should be very careful and investigate the statutes where you live....
Forum: Unschooling   04-18-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,669
Posted By frugalmum
I think you could see a lot of improvement by...

I think you could see a lot of improvement by doing two simple things: 1) turn off or severely limit the screens, 2) require that the kids help out with household chores.  Maybe the screens can be...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   11-30-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,400
Posted By frugalmum
I have 7...

I have 7 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/nut.gif.  We have lots of struggles and lots of joy.  Right now our biggest challenge is homeschooling when some of the kids have no interest...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-30-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 746
Posted By frugalmum
As someone else said, I'd be looking for a...

As someone else said, I'd be looking for a partner to have kids with http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif.  Or would do single mother by choice with sperm donation.  Of course I'd...
Forum: Unschooling   11-19-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,043
Posted By frugalmum
My son went straight to typing; he too was a...

My son went straight to typing; he too was a terrible speller until he found a message board he liked around age 9 or 10-- gradually his spelling improved.  He used spellcheck a lot at first but has...
Forum: October 2011   10-16-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By frugalmum
She's so adorable!!!  congrats!

She's so adorable!!!  congrats!
Forum: October 2011   10-16-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 497
Posted By frugalmum
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: October 2011   10-16-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 263
Posted By frugalmum
Oh, so beautiful!  Congrats!

Oh, so beautiful!  Congrats!
Forum: October 2011   10-16-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 3,621
Posted By frugalmum
I'll join! I have weight from 2 pregnancies to...

I'll join! I have weight from 2 pregnancies to lose, since I got pregnant right after a loss.  I completely lost my appetite in the 3rd trimester (when I normally gain a lot) so only gained 12...
Forum: October 2011   09-28-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,022
Posted By frugalmum
I completely lost my appetite in the third...

I completely lost my appetite in the third trimester... which in theory might have made me eat better but it has only made me eat worse.  Because I'm not feeling physical hunger I am only craving...
Forum: Parenting   09-27-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,735
Posted By frugalmum
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Forum: October 2011   09-25-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By frugalmum
I am 39 wk 1 day, due Oct 1, and I had a false...

I am 39 wk 1 day, due Oct 1, and I had a false alarm night last tuesday-- lots of "real" contractions radiating from back to front, but it stopped after three hours, and nothing-- absolutely...
Forum: October 2011   09-25-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 979
Posted By frugalmum
Thanks for sharing, what a beautiful baby :).

Thanks for sharing, what a beautiful baby :).
Forum: September 2011   09-25-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By frugalmum
Congrats!  My last DD was born similarly, a very...

Congrats!  My last DD was born similarly, a very positive induction experience with epidural at the end for transition and pushing.  I was surprised by how smoothly it went and honestly it was my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-23-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 399
Posted By frugalmum
I went to a diverse school but we had the...

I went to a diverse school but we had the "table" issue too-- Taiwanese at one table, Japanese at another, Orthodox Jews at another. 
 
Where I currently live is very diverse, many ethnicities and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By frugalmum
My DD is 6, she can only count accurately up to...

My DD is 6, she can only count accurately up to about 15 and can only do addition up to 5.  She is also not reading.  We are not unschoolers btw but pretty structured.  I am not worried about it......
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