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    I love Moira! I am not a big fan of Maura, but I ...

    I love Moira! I am not a big fan of Maura, but I apparently in the minority on this.
  2. Thread: MIL Problems

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    Mother in law problems are so difficult. Have you...

    Mother in law problems are so difficult. Have you spoken with your husband about how this makes you feel? Does he talk to her regularly? If he doesn't and you are doing the work of trying to keep...
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    A friend just told me a story about a woman who...

    A friend just told me a story about a woman who was wearing a fur coat.* Another woman started giving her an angry lecture about how terrible fur is. The fur coat wearing woman said, "I really love...
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    I do not remember any of my baby doll names at...

    I do not remember any of my baby doll names at this point. My son is three and named his baby dolls Baby Layna and The Mommy Baby. The Mommy Baby is a cabbage patch and is much bigger than Baby...
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    I prefer Ezra over Heath. Leo, Owen, and Ezra all...

    I prefer Ezra over Heath. Leo, Owen, and Ezra all sound very current and classic at the same time to me, so I don't think it's too edgy for the sibling set. Heath is significantly less popular (in...
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    My son is three and has had an imaginary friend...

    My son is three and has had an imaginary friend named The Man since he was two. The Man lives inside his mouth. They fight all of the time, like the way that siblings fight. Lev talks for himself and...
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    Eating at this age is more about learning to eat...

    Eating at this age is more about learning to eat than it is about nutrition. We did not do any baby food, though I did buy some of those squeezy baby food packs when we went on a long car trip. We...
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    Since you will be calling her Rosie, what about...

    Since you will be calling her Rosie, what about Rose Winter Walter? Or naming her something else that means Winter or snow, like Eira or Neve?
  9. Thread: Salka

    by tarynkay
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    I love it. I am American and I don't think it...

    I love it. I am American and I don't think it sounds unappealing at all. It certainly sounds exotic, but I think it works beautifully in English. I also really love naming a child after a piece of...
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    I love this combination! I love Miriam and I...

    I love this combination! I love Miriam and I think Constance is one of the most elegant names. This is really gorgeous together.
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    She will still be getting most of her nutrition and calories from breastmilk at 7 months. Food before age one is more about learning to eat than it is about nutrition and calories. I think that you...
  12. I think that as a first step, I would just go...

    I think that as a first step, I would just go over and try and befriend her. Just knock on the door. You are pregnant, she has babies. Therefore, you can talk about motherhood. Or you can ask to...
  13. Thread: Teething

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    I used to give my son frozen mini-bagels. They're...

    I used to give my son frozen mini-bagels. They're kind of edible teething rings. You can get them at costco and trader joes, if you have those around. Frozen washclothes were a hit, too.

    We also...
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    Congratulations! I also provide childcare in...

    Congratulations!

    I also provide childcare in my home. I haven't taken maternity leave, but I don't think I would expect payment at all while I took off. I don't get paid for sick days or holiday...
  15. Thread: Help!!!!

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    My son was just like this. I spent the first...

    My son was just like this. I spent the first three months wearing him for most of the day. We loved the Moby and the Ergo. He is three now and we still use the Ergo on long hikes.

    If you are...
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    Have you taken any of these trips with Jem? Why...

    Have you taken any of these trips with Jem? Why not take the family to Croatia before June, see how it goes? I think that whether travel is doable with multiple (or any) small kids has mostly to do...
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    My husband and I both have close though often...

    My husband and I both have close though often complicated sibling relationships and always planned to have lots of kids. Then we found that we couldn't have any kids at all. We were able to adopt our...
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    1) As the family or friend of the new baby, I...

    1) As the family or friend of the new baby, I usually prefer for the name to be a surprise. You know, since it is all about me, right? :)

    For nieces and nephews, I am going to be so excited...
  19. Elsa is a beautiful and classic name. I...

    Elsa is a beautiful and classic name. I understand why you chose it- it really wasn't on the radar at all three years ago.

    I also understand why this bothers you so much, I am sure it is vexing...
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    @babylove You mentioned some church ladies...

    @babylove

    You mentioned some church ladies helping you out. Maybe ask them if they know some industrious teenagers? If you are in a church with any kind of youth group, that would be a good place...
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    Many second time moms hire a mother's helper....

    Many second time moms hire a mother's helper. This is usually a young teenager, too young too babysit alone, but able to pitch in with household tasks and extra childcare. This is a less expensive...
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    Emmabobemma- I agree, all of the gendering we do...

    Emmabobemma- I agree, all of the gendering we do to babies is over the top. We have tried to be conscious of this with our son, and it really is difficult.

    But what you mentioned about people...
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    I completely agree with the posters above about...

    I completely agree with the posters above about the birth stats being a nice conversation starter. Most people include that information on the birth announcements anyhow and nowadays I imagine you...
  24. Thread: Au Pairs

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    Ah, that makes sense then. Again, live in help...

    Ah, that makes sense then. Again, live in help with five soon to be six kids sounds totally reasonable to me. I hear you about the family dynamic, though. If you don't want someone to actually live...
  25. Thread: Au Pairs

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    Live-in help with six kids sounds completely...

    Live-in help with six kids sounds completely reasonable. But would you need someone to live-in just to get the kids to school? Maybe I missed something in your post and you are wanting more help than...
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