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Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   05-07-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By Caitlin0919
dogmom, are you on Facebook? There is a Sioux...

dogmom, are you on Facebook? There is a Sioux Falls Natural Parenting group on there that I could add you to. That would help you meet quite a few like-minded ladies. I'm in Sioux Falls as well,...
Forum: Homebirth   04-30-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Caitlin0919
I had "party births" the last two times. With my...

I had "party births" the last two times. With my first, I was in the hospital and I had my DH, my dad, MIL and two doulas. With my second, we had it at home and it was DH, MIL, two doulas and the...
Forum: Homebirth   04-22-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Caitlin0919
My insurance plan specifically states that it...

My insurance plan specifically states that it does not cover out-of-hospital birth or prenatal care by out-of-hospital care providers but my midwife had some other clients who had success getting...
Forum: Homebirth   04-22-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Caitlin0919
It took 5 months with Blue Cross Blue Shield MN...

It took 5 months with Blue Cross Blue Shield MN but I didn't bug them too much because they weren't supposed to cover any of it and they covered 20%. I was just thankful to get anything back at all!
Forum: Homebirth   04-16-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Caitlin0919
Just let them know that you've decided to go...

Just let them know that you've decided to go with someone else. They're professionals and they know that not everyone is going to be a good fit for them. Coming from my experience as a doula, I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-14-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,810
Posted By Caitlin0919
Well, we managed to get moved. We don't have...

Well, we managed to get moved. We don't have internet hooked up here yet which is why I've been MIA for a few weeks now(I'm stealing someone's wireless right now). We got rid of so much stuff and it...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-22-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,810
Posted By Caitlin0919
So, DH has gotten on the declutter bandwagon but...

So, DH has gotten on the declutter bandwagon but he's a little over zealous. He texted me today asking what I thought about selling our TV so we don't have to move with it. Umm, what??? We don't...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-19-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,810
Posted By Caitlin0919
Just found out that a friend of ours is taking...

Just found out that a friend of ours is taking donations of clothes and other household items out to one of the reservations. I live in South Dakota and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is in the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-18-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,810
Posted By Caitlin0919
Books and DVD's are packed, the majority of our...

Books and DVD's are packed, the majority of our decorations are packed and DH and I have both gone through our closet and pulled out clothes that we don't wear anymore. I plan on packing up our...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-08-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,810
Posted By Caitlin0919
I went through DD's toys and cleaned out a lot...

I went through DD's toys and cleaned out a lot of stuff, which felt good. When DH cleans up her toys at night, he has a tendency to just throw everything that she was playing with into her toy bins...
Forum: Pets   01-04-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Caitlin0919
I'm very interested in this idea, so I Googled...

I'm very interested in this idea, so I Googled it. Here's what I found:
 
http://thegreenists.com/pets/tip-of-the-day-make-your-own-kitty-litter/1044
 
http://www.squidoo.com/organic-cat-litter...
Forum: Pets   01-03-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Caitlin0919
I don't know about homemade either, but we...

I don't know about homemade either, but we usually use Yesterday's News. It's only about $6 a bag and one bag usually lasts us 2 weeks with 2 cats and scooping every other day. That being said, I'd...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-03-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,810
Posted By Caitlin0919
We're moving to a new place February 1st and I...

We're moving to a new place February 1st and I plan on doing a LOT of de-cluttering. DH used to have a little bit of a pack rat problem but after we've moved 3 times in 4 years, he's starting to get...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-02-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Caitlin0919
I use it like a toner on my skin. I have it...

I use it like a toner on my skin. I have it mixed 50/50 with water and I put some on a cotton ball and swipe it on after I shower or wash my face before bed.
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-28-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Caitlin0919
I get it when I spend a lot of time sitting. I...

I get it when I spend a lot of time sitting. I use ACV on my face so I just started swiping some across the area where I usually get the acne on my butt as well and it seems to help clear it up.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-14-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Caitlin0919
Thanks for your response! I had a feeling that...

Thanks for your response! I had a feeling that this was probably just a phase for DD, but I wanted to hear about someone else's experience with it. I still occasionally tell her no when she wants to...
Forum: December 2011   12-13-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By Caitlin0919
Azadehhast- my DH actually LOVES how I look...

Azadehhast- my DH actually LOVES how I look pregnant, and now that my milk has come in, he doesn't really mind my PP body that much either. As for everything else, you'll be surprised at how easily...
Forum: December 2011   12-11-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By Caitlin0919
I was just telling DH that I missed being...

I was just telling DH that I missed being pregnant. I've always loved my body during pregnancy and I tend to feel a little more self-conscious when I'm not, especially since I'm still in the process...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-10-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Caitlin0919
I'm currently tandem nursing my newborn DS and...

I'm currently tandem nursing my newborn DS and 3-year-old DD and I'm just looking for any tips or advice any of you ladies might have. I've read a lot of posts from women who are tandem nursing with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-08-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Caitlin0919
I've never read the toddler book, but I found...

I've never read the toddler book, but I found the original to be extremely helpful when we moved DD out of our bed. She's been sleeping through the night since she was 8 months old and she's now 3....
Forum: December 2011   12-02-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Caitlin0919
Here's Oscar's birth story for those who want to...

Here's Oscar's birth story for those who want to read it. It's very long, but the process was also very long.
 
To start off, let me just say that when people tell you that every pregnancy is...
Forum: December 2011   11-29-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Caitlin0919
Oscar Dean was born at home today at 12:11 pm....

Oscar Dean was born at home today at 12:11 pm. He weights 9 lbs. 3 oz and is 22 1/2 inches long. I'll post the full birth story later, but here is a brief synopsis:
 
My water broke around 3:30 am...
Forum: December 2011   11-26-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,710
Posted By Caitlin0919
I don't think I'll actually wear the necklace...

I don't think I'll actually wear the necklace while in labor(I'm one of those women who can't stand anything touching them during a contraction) but I know I want it close by where I can at least...
Forum: December 2011   11-25-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 586
Posted By Caitlin0919
Congrats! What a beautiful girl!

Congrats! What a beautiful girl!
Forum: December 2011   11-21-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,710
Posted By Caitlin0919
Yay I got my beads today! When everyone started...

Yay I got my beads today! When everyone started saying they'd gotten theirs last week, I thought maybe the universe had decided to teach me a lesson and get my beads to me at the very last...
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