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Forum: Single Parenting   03-24-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By girlspn
Satori, thanks for those links. Did you ever...

Satori, thanks for those links. Did you ever bring up the subject of how they were conceived or wait for them to ask?

frugalmama--happy to hear your dd is for having a sibling!

angeebaby, that...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-18-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By girlspn
I have a large family and my dd is quite close to...

I have a large family and my dd is quite close to her uncles (my brother and BIL) and my father and sees them every weekend. I'm hoping this will help provide her with male role models.


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Forum: Single Parenting   03-17-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By girlspn
Satori, can you share what books you have without...

Satori, can you share what books you have without mom & dad families? We are around only traditional families so my dd feels keenly the lack of a daddy present.


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Forum: Single Parenting   03-17-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By girlspn
Now dd's father video calls a few times a month...

Now dd's father video calls a few times a month but dd never wants to talk to him. She will shake her head at the smartphone and push it away. She doesn't ever ask or bring him up anymore, even...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-17-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 493
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Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, I am sorry to hear things didn't work...

angeebaby, I am sorry to hear things didn't work out. Hope you can still be friends as it seems like you both get along well. What is the usual timeline/wait for fostering?

prescottchels, I find...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-17-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Welcome Sl33pymom! Congratulations on your girls....

Welcome Sl33pymom! Congratulations on your girls.

I hope you find the forum helpful. I feel this stress often, and feel that nobody understands IRL, so turn here and am very grateful the support...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-11-2015, 06:14 AM
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Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
I am sorry you feel sad, Angeebaby. Does she know...

I am sorry you feel sad, Angeebaby. Does she know how you feel?


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Forum: Diapering   03-05-2015, 10:49 PM
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Views: 479
Posted By girlspn
I didn't make my flats (they're less than a...

I didn't make my flats (they're less than a dollar a piece where I'm at), but I don't see any reason why they wouldn't work! I use flats and think they're great-- cheap, and dries fast on the line....
Forum: Single Parenting   03-02-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By girlspn
How do you handle the father? Does he know his...

How do you handle the father? Does he know his son prefers not to see him?
Forum: Single Parenting   03-02-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
frugalmama, welcome! How has it been being an...

frugalmama, welcome! How has it been being an SMC?

esg, how was it making changes with a child?
Forum: Single Parenting   02-26-2015, 03:28 PM
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Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, it must be so nice to be able to...

angeebaby, it must be so nice to be able to connect so someone on a deeper level. I'm envious! Hope you have a fun weekend :)

They might move later this year... I have not yet met any single moms....
Forum: Single Parenting   02-21-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
angeebaby, yes the race issue is annoying. I like...

angeebaby, yes the race issue is annoying. I like your response about how to handle it.. makes me feel better about not wanting or caring to say more about my kids' origins. I don't want the kids to...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-21-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Maybe 'South Asian'.. and hope that's enough. The...

Maybe 'South Asian'.. and hope that's enough. The people that ask are generally Chinese, and 'South Asian' doesn't translate well in Chinese. Anyway, I hope eventually my kids figure out a way to...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-21-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
prescottchels, do you have a garden? Sounds very...

prescottchels, do you have a garden? Sounds very pretty!! I'm envious.. My part of the city is all cement and high-rises.

farmermomma-- congrats on the move and the new house! Hope you are all...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-20-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Chinese New Year over here, and extremely...

Chinese New Year over here, and extremely stressful because of my huge extended family. My older dd stayed with my sister (her favorite aunt) the night before, skipped her napped, snacked on candy...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
I'm sorry angeebaby... how is everything else?...

I'm sorry angeebaby... how is everything else? How's the job?

prescottchels-- how are you doing??
Forum: Single Parenting   01-31-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Thanks for sharing that poem, farmermomma! ...

Thanks for sharing that poem, farmermomma!

I also wasn't into babies until I had my first.


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Forum: Single Parenting   01-27-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Prescottchels-- I hear you on the touch...

Prescottchels-- I hear you on the touch deprivation and tandem sex thing.. I would do it if I had any guys interested in me.

Angeebaby-- it's just a matter of time if you are able to conceive...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-27-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
I have less time to myself and feel busier.. But...

I have less time to myself and feel busier.. But I don't mind it so far because I love having these two and feel so lucky. DD demands more of my attention and has gotten a bit difficult, but she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   01-25-2015, 06:55 PM
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Views: 282
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations Shweetface!

Congratulations Shweetface!
Forum: Single Parenting   01-25-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations farmermomma! How are your kids...

Congratulations farmermomma! How are your kids handling the move?

Good luck, angeebaby!
Forum: Single Parenting   01-23-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 11,403
Posted By girlspn
Single Mamas By Choice

Reliable is great! I'm glad to hear you have that... I've had to depend so much on other people since I became a single mom. More so than I expected.

Making friends never came easily to me, and I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By girlspn
Family naps are great! We've been doing that,...

Family naps are great! We've been doing that, since baby sleeps anyway, and I can use the extra snooze. We tandem nurse before bed, before naps, and upon waking.. it helps me avoid two screaming...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By girlspn
Thank you... yes, it has taken a few weeks before...

Thank you... yes, it has taken a few weeks before we settled into a routine where all of us can sleep happily. Older dd loves to tandem nurse with her sister, so with enough pillows on both sides,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-22-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By girlspn
baby's nose stuffed up

My baby is 5 weeks old and breathes very noisily, usually at night, and especially when sleeping on her back. Our apartment is in a busy district, and the only windows we have opens up to seven lanes...
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