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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-24-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By JJ'sMom
We're travelling too

But we are not so concerned about matching when we get back.

Our go to's have included:
Raz kids and Reading Eggs for English (subscription)

IXL and DreamBox for math (subscription)

The...
Forum: October 2011   10-05-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,268
Posted By JJ'sMom
Nicole, for bleeding gums my midwife said to eat...

Nicole, for bleeding gums my midwife said to eat the white part of an orange. that really helped reduce the amount of bleeding I had from my gums.
 
Forum: October 2011   10-04-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,681
Posted By JJ'sMom
I do not want to go with chemicals again and...

I do not want to go with chemicals again and condoms really bother me - painful and swelling bother. Happily, I do not ovulate for 18 months after birth - really, this is child number 4 and all kids...
Forum: October 2011   10-04-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,098
Posted By JJ'sMom
Here is a website quiz that predicts when that...

Here is a website quiz that predicts when that baby will pop out based on data you enter.
I'd love for my prediction to be true. After throwing in all the info I have, I am told:
 
 
Just about...
Forum: October 2011   09-30-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 926
Posted By JJ'sMom
 This is identical to what is going on for me,...


This is identical to what is going on for me, except I have not put in quite so much pain...just close
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: October 2011   06-29-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By JJ'sMom
Um...how far along are you? I would start to be...

Um...how far along are you? I would start to be proacvtive at about 32 weeks - chiro, moxybustion, yoga....Usually, they turn on their own by 36 weeks.
 
This is my little story.
My first was...
Forum: October 2011   06-29-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,905
Posted By JJ'sMom
26 weeks and 18 pounds. Eating whatever I want,...

26 weeks and 18 pounds. Eating whatever I want, whenever I want...good thing I want the veggies, oats and steak....http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: October 2011   06-28-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By JJ'sMom
I'd skip and borrow the Birth Partner form the...

I'd skip and borrow the Birth Partner form the library and bookmark the sections relevant to your partnership. You have already done it once and like riding a bike, you do not forget.....
Forum: October 2011   05-16-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By JJ'sMom
The ultra sound went well. The placenta is...

The ultra sound went well. The placenta is anterior - so right against my front, blocking all his little movements. He is also squished right up against it - we could not get a profile look at...
Forum: October 2011   05-10-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By JJ'sMom
I've been raiding our chicken coop for eggs. I...

I've been raiding our chicken coop for eggs. I love omlettes with peppers and tomatoes. I've also been mowing down on oatmeal with fruit and maple syrup. We make pancakes nearly every day. I like...
Forum: October 2011   05-10-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By JJ'sMom
I got another kick tonight at work. Yeah!!

I got another kick tonight at work. Yeah!!
Forum: October 2011   05-10-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By JJ'sMom
I am worried. This is number 4 and the quite-est...

I am worried. This is number 4 and the quite-est baby I have ever had. I have felt movement only 4 times and I am 19 weeks tomorrow. I have a US scheduled for Thursday - routine, so just...
Forum: October 2011   05-10-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By JJ'sMom
I am a savoury kinda breakfaster. I live on an...

I am a savoury kinda breakfaster. I live on an Ecovillage, so small town works, but we are only about 1.5 hours from a major city. 
 
Living on a farm is not too dreamy...unless you love your work...
Forum: October 2011   05-09-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By JJ'sMom
My forst born's initials are JJ so it was pretty...

My forst born's initials are JJ so it was pretty easy to go with JJ'sMom. After all, that's what I was doing with my time here....learning mommy tips for a newborn. 
 
Our favorite charity is the...
Forum: October 2011   04-08-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,576
Posted By JJ'sMom
Please add me to the huge list...   Due...

Please add me to the huge list...
 
Due October 6 - #4 JJ'sMom (Julia)
Forum: October 2011   04-08-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By JJ'sMom
I scheduled my ultrasound for May 12. It takes...

I scheduled my ultrasound for May 12. It takes weeks to get in here for routine stuff so the midwife gave me the requisition sheet at our first visit and told me to call. This is our 4th and we did...
Forum: October 2011   04-03-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By JJ'sMom
I figure the baby takes 9 or 10 months because...

I figure the baby takes 9 or 10 months because that is how long it takes our brains to adapts and accept that our lives are changing. I think it is totally normal not to remember every minute of the...
Forum: October 2011   04-03-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By JJ'sMom
I think the same way as you.   I have one...

I think the same way as you.
 
I have one ultrasound at about 20 weeks to check the location of the placenta as the midwives require that for a safe home birth. I also decline the doppler...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-01-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By JJ'sMom
10 years eh? I'd pack a cooking set, tool set...

10 years eh?
I'd pack a cooking set, tool set and solar power kit. Then i can make toys, useful items and good food.
Dh would die without internet, so he'd manage to pack a PC and satelite...
Forum: October 2011   04-01-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By JJ'sMom
Me too. I don't remember it being this early...

Me too. I don't remember it being this early though. I hope I get over it soon. 'Tis a bit distracting to chase my other kids doubled over...
Forum: October 2011   04-01-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By JJ'sMom
A difficult choice indeed! My first reaction...

A difficult choice indeed!
My first reaction was to take the money and keep your backbone. Make sure it's cash too. (I am often concerned about being left with the bill when someone else has...
Forum: October 2011   03-31-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,432
Posted By JJ'sMom
Agh! Cravings I cannot give in to. I have a bad...

Agh! Cravings I cannot give in to. I have a bad reaction to dairy and all I want lately is a pb and (hide) cheeze whiz sandwich. I also cannot eat wheat. I have in the past and every child born has...
Forum: October 2011   03-31-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By JJ'sMom
Hi everyone.    I am finally joining you...

Hi everyone. 
 
I am finally joining you all. I am expecting #4 in mid October. DH and I a building our home right now. We expect to be done and moved in by late June. My kids are 6, 4 and 2. Two...
Forum: October 2011   03-31-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,595
Posted By JJ'sMom
I buried DC1's placenta under a tree. I was...

I buried DC1's placenta under a tree. I was going to encapsulate DC3 because I had PPD with DC1 and 2 but hubby BURNT it. Happily, I still had DC2's in the freezer so I hauled my butt out of my bed...
Forum: VBAC   02-12-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,693
Posted By JJ'sMom
I remember when I was in the same situation as...

I remember when I was in the same situation as you. I had a C with my first as he was breech, followed a HBAC with a 8lb, 13 oz one. (I am 5'4). Just remember to be in the moment and accept your...
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