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Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By BeckC
My husband just told me on his way home from...

My husband just told me on his way home from work that he got the Flu Mist vax at work today.  We have a 2 mo old at home who is not exclusively breastfed (he is adopted, he gets mostly formula).
 ...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-15-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By BeckC
Papers are signed and consent is irrevocable....

Papers are signed and consent is irrevocable.  Finalization aside, he's all ours!!!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-14-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By BeckC
We are in New Jersey!  And it's a boy!!!!   ...

We are in New Jersey!  And it's a boy!!!!
 
The baby was born on Tuesday. Everything happened so fast. J decided she wanted to meet us after all so we had to pack and drive down. We met her...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-09-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By BeckC
I just wanted to update here...   Today is...

I just wanted to update here...
 
Today is J's due date!!!
 
We're nervous as hell, scared of another massive disappointment, but hopeful and even a little excited.  I was very excited and not...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-08-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By BeckC
I know I haven't been around for a while, but I...

I know I haven't been around for a while, but I thought I'd update here for people who remember me.
 
We're matched again.  We've had a long wait and a failed match and a couple other close calls....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-19-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By BeckC
I'd like to find a protein powder that:   is...

I'd like to find a protein powder that:
 
is low fat
is not sweetened with stevia or artificial sweeteners
doesn't have a lot of added sugar, some is ok
not clumpy gritty or chalky
comes in...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-23-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,669
Posted By BeckC
The father called this morning.  He said no.

The father called this morning.  He said no.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-22-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,669
Posted By BeckC
  Another update from the SW. C still...


Another update from the SW.

C still does not know what she wants to do. She met with the social worker today but still can't decide. I feel so awful for...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-22-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,669
Posted By BeckC
C had the baby yesterday at 4:40.  She still...

C had the baby yesterday at 4:40.  She still doesn't know what she wants to do.  She'll be meeting with a social worker today.  We might know more today or tomorrow.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-21-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,669
Posted By BeckC
Still no news from C.  The agency will call us...

Still no news from C.  The agency will call us if/when they hear from her.  They'll call us until around 11 tonight, after that we have to wait until morning.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-21-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,669
Posted By BeckC
The SW called at 9am.  C is in labor.  They're...

The SW called at 9am.  C is in labor.  They're going to wait until after the baby is born, and then if C still wants us to come down, we will.  I might not get a chance to update.  If not, Whistler...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-17-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,605
Posted By BeckC
Right.  I guess I should update my OP.

Right.  I guess I should update my OP.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-17-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,605
Posted By BeckC
  So the agency hasn't heard from C in a week,...


So the agency hasn't heard from C in a week, and I think I'm annoying the social worker.  I think she's changed her mind.
 
I feel silly making a big excited thread now.
 
It's true, we don't...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-12-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By BeckC
We just got the news on Friday that we might be...

We just got the news on Friday that we might be parents in less than 2 weeks!
 
I had intended to induce lactation using the Newman Goldfarb protocol, but there's no time now!
 
I started taking...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-12-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,605
Posted By BeckC
I don't want to freak anyone out when I update...

I don't want to freak anyone out when I update this thread.  lol  We still don't know anything else.
 
I just wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone.  This DDC has been so supportive....
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-10-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,605
Posted By BeckC
Our social worker called me today while I was on...

Our social worker called me today while I was on the way to the car dealership. I called her back from the waiting room (my car was getting an oil change/recall fix).
 
There's a baby due on...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   11-12-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By BeckC
First I wanted to apologize for not keeping up...

First I wanted to apologize for not keeping up with the DDC the past month (well and this one too).  After the situation in October and just our long wait in general, and our long projected wait,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-27-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By BeckC
Oh, so that's why it's so "cheap". Well, that...

Oh, so that's why it's so "cheap". Well, that stinks. The Naturepedics are so expensive. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif And long story, but we need 2 mattresses, so...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-25-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By BeckC
I know that when you take the side off of a crib...

I know that when you take the side off of a crib and sidecar it, you need to shove something on the other side of the mattress to close the gap.

My question is, what does one use?

I've heard...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-24-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By BeckC
Ooh that sounds promising, I can't wait to hear...

Ooh that sounds promising, I can't wait to hear more about it. I'm also really wanting an organic crib mattress but having issues with cost.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-24-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By BeckC
I realize this doesn't help with regular...

I realize this doesn't help with regular leaking, but my friend took this idea and used it for letdown leaking. She would take a small container and put it over the nipple on the side she wasn't...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-10-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By BeckC
Have we heard if the credit is going to be...

Have we heard if the credit is going to be extended again? Or is 2010 the last year for it?
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-01-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By BeckC
October DDC is posted. I'm taking a break from...

October DDC is posted. I'm taking a break from well, everything for a while. I'll be back prob next week to add the updates.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-01-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By BeckC
This is a "Non Due Date Club" for all the Mamas...

This is a "Non Due Date Club" for all the Mamas waiting to adopt kiddos, whether newborn or older. We can share our stories, encourage each other while we wait and be patient (or not) for our little...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-01-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By BeckC
We said no. I won't be around for a while.

We said no. I won't be around for a while.
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