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August 15th, 2013, 07:09 AM
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Anybody have anything new going on? Baby wise, home wise, work wise, etc?

Nothing new here...lol! Just trying to get a convo going
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August 15th, 2013, 11:09 AM
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Seems like a lot of stuff is new for me we just moved to a new town so I am trying to get settled in and get use to the town. Also I just found out I'm preggers due in April. which was super unexpected we were kind of trying to prevent and we were going to start ttcing probably in September.
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August 16th, 2013, 12:35 PM
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Congrats on the pregnancy!
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August 18th, 2013, 07:54 AM
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Well here's what's going on with us:

Evan has got to be going through some kinda growth spurt or something, idk. He is so sleepy lately (sometimes sleeping as much as 18hrs at night + a nap), plus he's been really crabby lately & really attached to us. But he's not really eating very much again. He used to be such a good eater & lately it's just very day to day; I'm concerned he's not getting enough to eat or enough of a variety. I offer him a lot of different foods & try everything to get him to eat it but he is so stubborn & just starts crying & throwing it. So yeah - he's been a real challenge lately.
As for DH & I, nothing really new there. I'm still looking for a job, it's been about 5 months since I was let go from my job of 13 years. I have an interview I'm pretty excited about at the end of this month. Hopefully it goes well because my regular unemployment runs out at the end of next month & then I would have to file for "emergency unemployment compensation" which makes me kinda nervous. I really thought I would have found a job by now, I look & apply daily. We don't qualify for any other government assistance because DH "makes too much" so if I lose my unemployment idk what we are going to do because we are pretty much living paycheck to paycheck now. Urgh!

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August 21st, 2013, 09:37 AM
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Ugh, Mandi, I know exactly how that is! DH was out of a job for a very long time and we had to do some special loan rearrangements to make it, it was terrible. I have my fingers crossed for you that you get this job!

Babies go through these phases, they will eat when they are hungry. And don't worry about the variety, if you are, try to sneak things into his foods while he is going through this phase. If you are really concerned, I would give the doc/nurse a call to see if they think it is cause for concern. Good luck!
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August 22nd, 2013, 10:16 AM
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Nothing new here. Just getting ready for my husband to start school again on Monday. I am kind of jealous, I miss college so much! I have been trying to find a job, but having no luck. I even have tried to advertise as like a freelance graphic designer / photographer, but no luck with that either. I don't know anyone where I live and it's very frustrating. So I'm still a stay at home mom (no complaints there!) living with my parents till we can get on our feet, and I'm pretty convinced that Ethan has hit the terrible twos a year early lol. I never knew babies could be so opinionated. He hates riding in the basket at the grocery store, and insists on walking. Problem is he will not let me hold his hand. I try and he pulls and screams till I let go. I either have him screaming to get out of the cart, screaming cause I hold his hand, or have to chase him around the store. Its a nightmare to go anywhere! But I still love every minute of it.
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