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  • Forum Post: quick fix dinners

    Posted 03/16/2011 11:28:30 EDT

    I am a new mom and have found it difficult to continue eating healthy with my DD demanding my attention. I've resorted to living off of pb&j but need a better long term solution. I was just wondering more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Sign Language

    Posted 03/11/2011 04:17:59 EST

    I was just wondering if anyone on here had experience teaching their LO sign language. If so how early did you start and what signs did you start with? more »

  • Posted 03/11/2011 02:40:57 EST

    When I started pumping I realized I wasn't pumping enough to keep up with my 3mo dd so I started adding formula to the breastmilk (she wouldnt take formula otherwise). I started with 1.5 oz bm and 1 o more »

  • Forum Post: Paternal PPD?

    Posted 03/07/2011 02:12:22 EST

    I read in one of the baby magazines that Post Partum can also affect fathers and didn't know if any of you had experienced it... A little background, my husband and I are both young (I'm 22 and he's 2 more »

  • Posted 03/02/2011 12:30:33 EST

    These postings have given me such comfort! Yesterday was my first day back to work and when I picked DD up from in home day care I was almost dissapointed that my 3 month old didn't smile at the sight more »

  • Posted 03/02/2011 11:05:39 EST

    I used nipple shields the whole time breast feeding. I tried to wean her off them but she put up such a big fight because it was probably harder for her. I used them for three months and had I been to more »

  • Forum Post: December Updates

    Posted 12/01/2010 12:35:38 EST

    Congrats Prill! Glad you graduated to the exciting world of OBGYN. lol. Now that we've mentioned ginger bread men I have to go get some :-) I had my 38 week appointment yesterday. I feel like this wai more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/16/2010 02:17:54 EST

    Pugs I totally agree with your observation about manners! Since when is it okay for a stranger in a grocery store to comment that I "must be having a gigantic baby" ?!?!?! I was flabergasted! On a hap more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/11/2010 08:51:05 EST

    Pugs, I had sciatica throughout my second trimester which felt like constant pain through my lower back and through to my leg on my right side. I thought I was going to be in pain for my whole pregnan more »

  • Posted 11/09/2010 11:56:42 EST

    I've had my "puppy" for just over a year. I love this thread! I also can't believe how much she has grown, I'm so glad I took so many pictures when we first got her! One thing that has come in very ha more »

  • Forum Post: Daycare questions

    Posted 11/08/2010 02:54:37 EST

    I had a challenging time with this and am so thankful to be done with my search (hopefully this isn't a jinx). I started my search near home but the prices were more then my husband made a week (some more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/08/2010 12:16:14 EST

    Thank goodness for my "cyber mom friends" as you are all now referred to in my real life. Otherwise I would have paid for a ridiculously expensive pump when there are so many fantastic alternatives th more »

  • Posted 11/08/2010 10:31:09 EST

    Just thought I'd share a helpful link that I found if you go to www.planningfamily.com there is a whole mess of checklists, including hospital bag checklist, and I found it very helpful! more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/08/2010 09:06:42 EST

    Prill, boots can be totally worth tears sometimes :-). And I hate to say but I'm 35 weeks and right there with you in the "emotional" boat... I went to do my make up and discovered my bronzer broke an more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/05/2010 03:14:24 EDT

    Someone mentioned stretch marks earlier and I have developed what I consider to be horrible, red stretch marks on my belly and didn't know what tips anyone had for getting rid (or I guess just fading more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Budget

    Posted 11/05/2010 02:51:55 EDT

    And like you Silver, I am counting the days until I can file my taxes! haha. more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Budget

    Posted 11/05/2010 02:50:44 EDT

    WOW! All of these ideas have helped me subdue some of my panic. I keep feeling like I'm not prepared enough but these thoughts help me realize that I need to take a deep breath (or several) and give m more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Budget

    Posted 11/05/2010 11:53:01 EDT

    So with my DD's arrival rapidly approaching I've started to look over my expenses and figure out where I can cut back. I decided I didn't NEED to have all the cable channels, getting a bj's membership more »

  • Forum Post: "morning" sickness

    Posted 11/03/2010 12:42:24 EDT

    I had pretty bad morning sickness until mid way through my 2nd trimester... it involved me getting sick in the morning and then periodically through out the day until bed time. It had subsided until j more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/01/2010 03:29:56 EDT

    In the TTC section of the forums there is a whole list of acronyms that really helped me! Since we're doing "silly" questions I have one that I forgot to ask my doctor today... I want to go see parano more »

  • Forum Post: november updates

    Posted 11/01/2010 08:41:59 EDT

    Congrats on finding out it's a boy! It's so exciting to be able to refer to the LO as a him or her and not just an "it." I just had my baby shower and hit my 34 week mark so now I just have to "help" more »

  • Forum Post: Noise regulations?

    Posted 10/29/2010 11:16:46 EDT

    As long as I can use my snow blower after dark I have no complaints. more »

  • Forum Post: Halloween Costumes

    Posted 10/27/2010 01:05:57 EDT

    I was able to check from last year and there were some great ideas there as well! I think so far the most fitting for me would be to go as Juno. (I look similiar and it's kind of age appropriate). Any more »

  • Forum Post: October TTC

    Posted 10/27/2010 12:57:18 EDT

    Lil- I did the legs in the air trick too because I was laughing and joking around and 30 days later I found out I was pregnant. After two years of trying, a hand stand was all it took for us!   Good l more »

  • Forum Post: Halloween Costumes

    Posted 10/27/2010 12:09:33 EDT

    So I have been searching the internet to get ideas for a halloween costume for this year that somehow involves my 8 month preggo belly. Other then the typical store bought maternity costumes I've been more »

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