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  • Posted 11/15/2012 12:19:32 EST

    What is this facebook page you girls keep mentioning? :)

  • Posted 11/08/2012 09:03:57 EST

    CLC, Just so you know, the official recommendations are to wait until 6mo to give solids.  Each year there is more and more research showing to WAIT on solids.  You can google "why delay solids" for t more »

  • Posted 11/08/2012 08:58:03 EST

    Arcain, I have been very conservative (and all over the place) giving DD #2 solids. I waited until she was REALLY good and ready, around 7 mo, before offering anything.  Now, she takes both mashed ban more »

  • Posted 11/05/2012 03:48:22 EST

    Hey All! I have had some super annoying log-in problems lately, so I have been totally MIA! But I am here, and I'm hoping to stay logged in long enough to keep reading/writing with you girls. Arcain, more »

  • Posted 08/24/2012 09:21:48 EDT

    This is an amazing idea. As a nicu nurse, I would def feel a bit strange knowing a parent was watching as I changed their baby's diaper, but I think its a wonderful idea. At my nicu in NH, we do coupl more »

  • Posted 08/12/2012 06:42:03 EDT

    We have gone to Mexico (mayan riviera) or Dominican Republic every year.  I have not brought my kids yet, but will this coming spring.  I have a 3.5yo and a 5mo old.  You will need passports, and the more »

  • Posted 05/25/2012 08:57:03 EDT

    Yea that sounds like a pretty cheap rate.  I mean, either way it was worth it, but I was just curious whether or not I should be recommending them lol!!  We had everything packed up and broken down an more »

  • Posted 05/24/2012 02:56:32 EDT

    OK just wondering what other moving companies charge. I cant figure out if we got ripped off or not.  We went with Able Movers simply b/c my husband worked for them back in his college days and knew t more »

  • Posted 05/24/2012 11:33:46 EDT

    Just moved into a new house 2 days ago- whew! Moving with a 3yo and a 2.5 month old is no easy feat!  We hired movers this time around which made a HUGE difference but was pretty costly.. Just started more »

  • Posted 05/19/2012 06:10:14 EDT

    Arcain, just my opinion, but I would never follow any guidelines for a baby as young as ours.  I was pretty anal about all the naps and nursing sessions that my first daughter had but it takes quite a more »

  • Forum Post: Pacifier Obsession

    Posted 05/10/2012 09:28:39 EDT

    I just weaned my 3.5 yo from her beloved paci last week.  And by wean, I mean plain old took it from her.  It was awful for me I think more than her.  It was not the best way to do it... we'd been tal more »

  • Posted 05/09/2012 10:00:46 EDT

    Yep, I was talking about the Bob Revolution SE, thanks guys! :)  I was using a regular Graco stroller for my first baby and walking with the Bob with #2 is such a difference!  It feels like it is walk more »

  • Posted 05/08/2012 09:39:11 EDT

    arcain- I would not worry an iota about the staining on your pump parts.  What if you tried soaking them with a few drops of bleach even?  And yes, if molecules of sauce got into the milk it wouldnt h more »

  • Posted 05/08/2012 09:30:55 EDT

    The BOB hands down! You can find them used on craigslist or Ebay for much more reasonable cost.  Go test drive it in the store you will be shocked!

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  • Forum Post: Stroller advice?

    Posted 05/08/2012 09:29:39 EDT

    HI Arcain! Wanted to reply to this earlier but was locked out for password reasons argh!  Everyone I know recommends and obsesses over their BOB stroller.  I finally got one this time around (always w more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/15/2012 07:00:36 EDT

    Hi Girls! I am finally back online and NOT pregnant!!  I ended up going to 41 weeks exactly, and literally an hour before I was supposed to leave for the hospital to have a post-dates test done (and b more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/10/2012 01:38:18 EST

    Kar, I used to think that I had some sort of control over when the baby came.  I was all like, "Well, once I hit 38 weeks maybe I'll try some stuff, and by 39 weeks I'm totally going to try it all!!" more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/10/2012 09:59:39 EST

    Feeling really frustrated today.  I am 40w6d and still going strong with the pregnancy.  Mentally, I am a wreck and completely done.  I have watching, it seems like, EVERYONE deliver before me who had more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/07/2012 02:26:09 EST

    Silence means bitterness. :)
    I am officially 40w3d now and still waiting!! more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/04/2012 09:37:42 EST

    Happy Sunday everyone! Today is my due date.  Never thought back when I got pregnant in June I'd be staring down the barrel of the due-date gun, so to speak.  Tumble weeds down in the uterus.  Nothin. more »

  • Posted 03/02/2012 03:03:56 EST

    well, you can do what women with gestational diabetes have to do- go on a carb counting diet.  YOu can look it up online, but there are ways to count carbs when you have GDM that will basically keep y more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/02/2012 02:57:43 EST

    Thanks everyone for the support.  It really made me smile :) As for childbirth ed, I really liked this dvd that I got, which I found to be more helpful than most of the actual courses.  With #1 we did more »

  • Forum Post: March Pregnancy

    Posted 03/01/2012 04:24:10 EST

    How's this for irony: I'm 39w4d.  Had my last day of work yesterday.  I'm a nurse working on a combined special care nursery/Labor+Delivery+Postpartum floor.  I'm actually delivering on the floor I wo more »

  • Forum Post: February-Pregnancy

    Posted 02/27/2012 08:24:57 EST

    Arcain, send me an email with any specific BFing questions if you want- I help moms bf preemies all the time and have taken tons of lactation courses for my job. hughkona @ gmail . com if you want!  I more »

  • Forum Post: Registry Questions

    Posted 02/26/2012 10:20:55 EST

    has anyone mentioned a boppy yet? I loved mine, and I know it will be a staple this time around too.  I used to have to prop a folded up blanket under her head to get her even with me for nursing.  Th more »

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