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Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   07-22-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By MeredithMommy
Hi,   I have been a member here a while, but...

Hi,
 
I have been a member here a while, but haven't posted in a couple years I think. Time really does fly. I have an 8yo, an almost 5yo, and am expecting a boy in October. I am a fulltime mama...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   11-15-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 46,482
Posted By MeredithMommy
I have 4 daycare kids right now!!!! WHo hoo!!!! ...

I have 4 daycare kids right now!!!! WHo hoo!!!!

It has also just become apparent that I will HAVE to homeschool our kindergartener. She was in PS, but it is REAAAALLLYYY no working out!!!!

How...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-08-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 46,482
Posted By MeredithMommy
I hope to be joining the child care provider...

I hope to be joining the child care provider ranks soon!!! I hope to be able to get my liscence by spring. (I have to fence in our paly area first, and fencng is expensive!!!) I am trying to find a...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-08-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By MeredithMommy
I was really wanting to do at home daycare, so...

I was really wanting to do at home daycare, so that I could work and be with my kids too. It looks like childcare is CHEAP here in...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-07-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By MeredithMommy
Do you have a seperate playroom for daycare...

Do you have a seperate playroom for daycare kids? Or do your daycare kids play in your kids room(s)?

I am leaning towards having a seperate playroom because I want to keep my kids fave toys in...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-14-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By MeredithMommy
What are school mornings like for you? ...

What are school mornings like for you?

pretty stress free, even if we do have to hurry sometimeshttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

Do you get up and get yourself...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-14-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By MeredithMommy
dd1 jsut started kindergarten, so I have cracked...

dd1 jsut started kindergarten, so I have cracked down on bedtime around herehttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

-dinner
-cleanup time. common areas and the kids...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-11-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By MeredithMommy
I have been right where you are, and it sucks!!!...

I have been right where you are, and it sucks!!!

After 3 months of persistant coughing, I finally got a new dr for my little one. We started albuterol and pulmicort at 10 mo. and poor maddie...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-11-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By MeredithMommy
I'm there too!!! I wish I could tell you what to...

I'm there too!!! I wish I could tell you what to do, but I am still trying to figure it out myself.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-04-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By MeredithMommy
yep should work just...

yep should work just finehttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

The otto has *plenty* of room in the crotch. If you are making the rrp for an older baby you Could add...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-04-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By MeredithMommy
Hi ladies. I am looking at training pants...

Hi ladies.

I am looking at training pants patterns for maddie, because she has decided to use the potty!!!

I like the look of the training pants by new conceptions, but I had a few questions...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-24-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 683
Posted By MeredithMommy
well dd2 had wicked anemia at 5 mo. It was 3.5. ...

well dd2 had wicked anemia at 5 mo. It was 3.5.

we tried more iron rich foods, but she was jsut starting to self feed so it didn't work to well. I tried eating more iron, and I just got...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-24-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By MeredithMommy
My oldest dd's name is...

My oldest dd's name is Fionahttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

I think they are TOTALLY normal. My Fiona was clingy with me until she was about 3. She would tell me,...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-24-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,479
Posted By MeredithMommy
Are we the only ones left?!?

Are we the only ones left?!?
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-24-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,479
Posted By MeredithMommy
still in the game i think. 9dpo test was...

still in the game i think.

9dpo test was neg.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

symptoms
darkened veins
headache
backache
sore/puffy boobs (still bf...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-23-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By MeredithMommy
I am a sahm. I LOVE it. But I am also worn out...

I am a sahm. I LOVE it. But I am also worn out emotionallyhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I spend every waking moment worrying about the kids and my hubby. I don't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-21-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By MeredithMommy
gripe water helped maddie some. eliminating...

gripe water helped maddie some.

eliminating food that he might be sensitive to from your diet.

try the chiro, although it didn't work for maddie

laying ontop of the dryer would sooth her to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,289
Posted By MeredithMommy
personally I think it depends on your baby. If...

personally I think it depends on your baby. If your lo chews food well, and doesnt try to poke all the cashews in his mouth at once, and will stay seated to eat them, then I dont think it is an...
Forum: Fertility   06-20-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By MeredithMommy
get thee to a dollar tree for more tests!!! ...

get thee to a dollar tree for more tests!!!

But I think congratulations are already in orderhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-20-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,479
Posted By MeredithMommy
hows everyone doing? I have a dark blue...

hows everyone doing?

I have a dark blue vein super highway running across my chest today!!!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-18-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,479
Posted By MeredithMommy
ok so I am about 4 days post o here and I am...

ok so I am about 4 days post o here and I am going nuts. I rushed to the pharmacy and bought a pack of first response early result. Of course I took one immediately upon arriving home, and of couse...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-17-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,479
Posted By MeredithMommy
count me in! I will test on the 26th That should...

count me in! I will test on the 26th That should be at least 12 days post ovulation. We dtd 3 days before ovulation. We werent' ttc it jsut worked out that we have the chance this...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-24-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By MeredithMommy
awww. sorry things are so rough right now. ...

awww. sorry things are so rough right now.

My dd2 cried all. the. time. most of her first year. She still cries alot at 15 mo. She only wants me to hold her. No one else.

What has helped us it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-01-2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,755
Posted By MeredithMommy
we do iron drops for dd2. She was pretty anemic....

we do iron drops for dd2. She was pretty anemic. finger stick was 5, I cant remember the actual workup numbers.

We use the nasty perscription ones and dd2 seems to like the taste of them. She's a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-01-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By MeredithMommy
Vicks on the feet and then socks DOES work...

Vicks on the feet and then socks DOES work really well.

If your lo is wheezy and the cough is tight, I would go the the docs. Is the cough very frequent? Like cant take a good deep reath for...
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