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Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-16-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By IamCoupongirl
With dd3, we just kept saying "Oprah."

With dd3, we just kept saying "Oprah."
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-21-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By IamCoupongirl
If he still wants to suck (and is otherwise...

If he still wants to suck (and is otherwise upping his food/drink during the day), you could consider giving him a small bottle of water with a slow flow nipple on it. You could hold/snuggle/rock...
Forum: Parenting   04-30-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,090
Posted By IamCoupongirl
I recommend you discuss this situation with the...

I recommend you discuss this situation with the teacher. I've been to many Music Together classes, and they ALL have a rule about no running. They let kids be kids in lots of ways, but the no...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-22-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By IamCoupongirl
I read her whole series as a kid, and I was...

I read her whole series as a kid, and I was disappointed that the movie didn't match the book EXACTLY. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif
Forum: September 2009   04-08-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 552
Posted By IamCoupongirl
due date crashing...i just had dd3 in January...

due date crashing...i just had dd3 in January and I went to my cleaning as usual in November. Had a normal cleaning, no xrays. Dentist was not surprised/upset. (Am I the only one thinking "poor Mrs...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-26-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Guess it just must vary by child...my first two,...

Guess it just must vary by child...my first two, their poop didn't stain anything at this age, including diapers. This baby, clothes are stain-free, but her prefolds and wipes are stained BAD, even...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-16-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,338
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Well I don't like Miss all by itself, since I...

Well I don't like Miss all by itself, since I have three kids and grey hairs, etc. Seems like Ma'am fits better. But I do agree it's better than "hey you."

Although some of my girlfriends and I...
Forum: Allergies   02-21-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Not a reaction, simply "banana poop." Scary...

Not a reaction, simply "banana poop." Scary though, isn't it? Just wait until your baby eats black olives or sliced mushrooms. Now THAT'S scary!
Forum: January 2009   02-18-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Sometimes it helps to say things like "tickle...

Sometimes it helps to say things like "tickle her toes" or "whisper to her" as a way to head them off from shouting their love into the baby's face....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-12-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Sounds like it could be a UTI (urinary tract...

Sounds like it could be a UTI (urinary tract infection).
Forum: January 2009   01-14-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 348
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Allison Georgette born 1/11/09 (Daddy's 40th...

Allison Georgette
born 1/11/09 (Daddy's 40th bday) at 749am
7 lbs, 9 oz
20.5 inches
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Forum: Personal Growth   12-21-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Hugs to you mama. I second (third? fourth?) the...

Hugs to you mama. I second (third? fourth?) the suggestion to get thee to an Al-Anon meeting. It can be a profound relief/help to be among folks in your same position.
Forum: California, Nevada   12-20-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,175
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Cupertino! (well, Sunnyvale until February while...

Cupertino! (well, Sunnyvale until February while our house has the floors/bathrooms redone due to plumbing catastrophe)
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-26-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By IamCoupongirl
I second (third? fourth?) the suggestion of...

I second (third? fourth?) the suggestion of bringing spare outfits for the baby and spare shirts for mom/dad. Also, bring TWICE as many dipes as you'll think you'll need. I dunno why, but I've...
Forum: January 2009   11-21-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By IamCoupongirl
I think I have a bit of both. It definitely...

I think I have a bit of both. It definitely hurts exactly in the middle in my bones if I lie on my back and try to lift my leg. Ouch! And then there is the puffy, swollen, falling out feeling of the...
Forum: January 2009   11-20-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Thank you EBeth! And thank heavens there's no...

Thank you EBeth! And thank heavens there's no such thing as "TMI" among MDC mamas. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: January 2009   11-19-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By IamCoupongirl
It's not the bones...it's the flesh. At least,...

It's not the bones...it's the flesh. At least, that's what it feels like! Sorry you ladies are hurting too.
Forum: January 2009   11-19-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By IamCoupongirl
This is my third baby, so you'd think I would...

This is my third baby, so you'd think I would remember if this happened before, but I swear, I don't! Maybe because my first two were breech the entire time?

Sometimes during the day, the baby...
Forum: January 2009   11-10-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Welcome! What a neat due date! I'm due with my...

Welcome! What a neat due date! I'm due with my third girl on 1/17...but my birthday is the same as yours: 1/24! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: January 2009   09-22-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By IamCoupongirl
So I've been struggling with this too...what can...

So I've been struggling with this too...what can I do diet-wise to help? I can nibble a Tums every night...but I'd rather avoid it if I can. What should I be eating/not eating? Thanks.
Forum: Co-op Archive   09-22-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 2,224
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Just wondering if we've heard anything more...I...

Just wondering if we've heard anything more...I think about this on Mondays when I'm packing lunches. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I hate baggies!
Forum: January 2009   09-10-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 966
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Another girl! That's three in a row for us...

Another girl! That's three in a row for us...
Forum: January 2009   09-10-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,964
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Since technically I have full naming rights to...

Since technically I have full naming rights to this kiddo (heh heh, since hubby's number one choices trumped mine the first two times), I'm sort of noodling on Allison Georgette (mn after my mom)....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-09-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By IamCoupongirl
I'm intrigued! Anybody want to sell me their...

I'm intrigued! Anybody want to sell me their used copy? I hate to buy new...especially on this topic. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Co-op Archive   08-31-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 2,224
Posted By IamCoupongirl
Four weeks! Wow! But on the plus side...it's...

Four weeks! Wow! But on the plus side...it's been almost a week already, so that means only 3 more to go. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Thanks for the update.
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