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Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-19-2005, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,824
Posted By jensoko
With the birth of my daughter, I experienced...

With the birth of my daughter, I experienced that clitoral pain and thought it was from the fact that I carried her so low, and spent so much time with her riding low that the whole area was...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-28-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,072
Posted By jensoko
We didn't take my 4 yo for several reasons. He's...

We didn't take my 4 yo for several reasons. He's seen the first three on DVD, and when he was two, didn't seem bothered at all by anything in the first two. He doesn't care for the werewolf parts of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-07-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,538
Posted By jensoko
I'd definitely use it as a teachable moment....

I'd definitely use it as a teachable moment. Parental influences are strong enough that one visit to Hooters will not remove years of training in respect. And I can understand the boycott aspect as...
Forum: May 2005   05-25-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,263
Posted By jensoko
Add us as well - It's a GIRL! Helena Gray...

Add us as well - It's a GIRL! Helena Gray (pronounced HELena), born at home May 17 at 2:07 PM after 9 hours of labor. About 8 lb 6 oz and 20" long.

I had to transfer to the hospital about two...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-15-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By jensoko
How about, "not as much as I wish you had some...

How about, "not as much as I wish you had some tact!" LOL

Thanks for your encouraging words, MamaJava. I think I might start making maternity shirts that say, "Yes, I'm pregnant, and no, I don't...
Forum: May 2005   05-15-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By jensoko
First, let me say, it's amazing you can even...

First, let me say, it's amazing you can even reach down there, much less see anything! LOL

Cool compresses should help the swelling go down, and it sounds like a superficial cut that might have...
Forum: May 2005   05-15-2005, 05:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,844
Posted By jensoko
I'm still here. My first one started coming a...

I'm still here. My first one started coming a week early from due date (calculated by O date, not LMP), but didn't actually come out until three days before due. I'm due Wednesday the 18th, and so...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-15-2005, 04:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By jensoko
I'm so there with all of you! This is my second,...

I'm so there with all of you! This is my second, and we didn't get a u/s to find out gender. I have such strong feelings that this is a girl (my first was a boy)...but I don't want to find out,...
Forum: May 2005   04-26-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By jensoko
okay, ladies, let's see if somene else can help...

okay, ladies, let's see if somene else can help me out. Last night, DH and I were fooling around, and when I had an orgasm, and just before, I got these weird kinda ripple sensations through my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-26-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By jensoko
Heh...it's funny. When we were pregnant with DS,...

Heh...it's funny. When we were pregnant with DS, we got all sorts of offers to babysit and all that. Everyone made plans about how they were going to show up and help out. We didn't know what to...
Forum: May 2005   03-24-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By jensoko
Thank you everyone for sharing. You have helped...

Thank you everyone for sharing. You have helped me think some things through. I'm not going to do the u/s after all. As one poster said, if there was something wrong, I wouldn't be able to change it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-24-2005, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By jensoko
OP writes: "He will then often say "I want to...

OP writes:
"He will then often say "I want to pinch the little girl". "

Even if he's never been exposed to violence, it doesn't mean he doesn't have an instinctive sense of it. We are human...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-22-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By jensoko
Quote: I don't see how being a Christian has...

Quote:
I don't see how being a Christian has anything to do with if you induce or not. I think it is more that Dr's in general think it is better to induce than to have a big baby.
Well, what...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By jensoko
My response would have been, "Gee, he doesn't...

My response would have been, "Gee, he doesn't sound like that wonderful of a Christian if he's trying to out-guess God on when babies are supposed to come out."

Sadly enough, I see it on Birth...
Forum: May 2005   03-18-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By jensoko
Here's to hoping someone can offer some thoughts...

Here's to hoping someone can offer some thoughts or a clue by four to help me out.

I have one DS who's almost 3 1/2. I lost a pregnancy last year on the date that is my due date for this new...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-17-2005, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By jensoko
I'm kind of surprised that no one so far has...

I'm kind of surprised that no one so far has come up with one or two obvious solutions to the In-law dilemma. One poster mentioned having several different family members around to help her with...
Forum: May 2005   03-16-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By jensoko
First of all, it's absolutely goofy that a...

First of all, it's absolutely goofy that a nutritionist is telling you all about birth stuff. Second...if I were you, I would just smile vacantly and thank her for her opinion. Don't bother with the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-16-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By jensoko
Some questions to ask: 1. Is this the...

Some questions to ask:

1. Is this the hospital you must go to for your birth? Or are there more family-friendly hospitals around that you can explore or investigate--ones that have rooms that are...
Forum: May 2005   03-03-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 323
Posted By jensoko
I'm so there with everyone. It hasn't helped...

I'm so there with everyone. It hasn't helped that I have not enjoyed this pregnancy at all. Let me give a brief rundown:
-First trimester morningsickness all day, every day, only subsiding to every...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-24-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,216
Posted By jensoko
I don't think it's all that unexpected to get...

I don't think it's all that unexpected to get these kinds of reactions from folks our parents age. For a lot of women in previous generations, pregnancy was a source of as much worry as it was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-01-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By jensoko
Try thigh-highs, with the elastic tops, or...

Try thigh-highs, with the elastic tops, or thigh-highs and a garter belt. I found them a lot more comfortable than pantyhose, which I can't stand at any rate.
Forum: May 2005   01-31-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By jensoko
Right here...

Right here :http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gifs:: With DS, at 14 weeks, my m/s, exhaustion, general crappy feelings, all evaporated practically overnight. I'm almost 24...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-21-2005, 02:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By jensoko
My 3 yo is in a similar situation--he's what...

My 3 yo is in a similar situation--he's what they call "rambunctious" - very physically oriented--he's always been this way, even in the womb, when in protest to the doppler, he kicked so hard, it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-17-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,119
Posted By jensoko
Our family is constantly trying to find an...

Our family is constantly trying to find an ever-changing balance point. I don't look at control in and of itself as a bad thing. Kids do respond to limits--I know that when DS has a nuclear...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-16-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,517
Posted By jensoko
Quote: Originally Posted by cmb123 I could...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cmb123
I could NOT BELIEVE, how many people said to me when I was pregant with my 3rd...."you already have a boy and a girl, why are you having another baby?"

As if...
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