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First Response Ovulation Tests

have any of you had luck using the first response ovulation tests? i used a friends fertililty monitor when i got pregnant w/my son, but we can't afford one of our own, so i was just wondering about any experiences w/the first response ovulation tests. thanks!!! (i also am charting my cycle and doing basal body temp in the morning)

Going Back to Work

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Going Back to Work??

Hello Moms! I have always been grateful to be able to stay home with my two little loves. Unfortunately, things are not going well on the work front with my hubby and I need to make some money to help makes ends meet. I am heartbroken to leave my kids with someone and am seeking advice from others who have had to do this. I have never left my son for more than 5 hours and that was to report to jury duty. He's very much a mama's boy and will only go to sleep for me, so I'm worried about naps. My daughter was going to go to preschool in...

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Back to Work

I really want to know if my not feeling bad when leaving my 7wk old baby...

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I Was Never Meant to Be a Stay-at-home Mom

How do stay-at-home moms do it? Ok let me be more specific because that was vague. How do stay at home moms not go stir crazy day after day? My situation: My husband is out of town for a family event until Sunday, and he left yesterday. I usually work Monday through Friday while a good friend of the family watches our two girls. The person that watches our girls decides they are going out of town as well and left today and will not be back until Tuesday of next week. Not usually a big deal but my husband has to go back to work...

Job Loss

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Well, I Tried...based on Some feedback...to Not Be Passive aggressive...be Open

This is more of a vent post, I guess. As it stands there's no reasoning with hubby as far as our child and his mother is concerned. This weekend I am scheduled to host an event for a couple hours. I asked him to watch her, and his first response was take her to my mother's. I thought we were in agreement that he would spend time with her and HE could visit his mom so that she can bond with our child. He has no plans and we just had a discussion this week about him spending quality time with our child. However, he seems bent on just...

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Death of My Mom

I just lost my mom last thursday and I am needing to know what the etiquette...

Maternity Leave

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Advice Needed for Daycare Facilities, Baby Shopping , Birthing Classes Etc

Hi moms, I have a few questions regarding planning certain things for my baby.I am now in my 5th month. I don't have many friends here who have babies , so it would be great to get advice from all of you. 1. I would like to know when should I start looking for day care facilities? Also , any input on what to look for in a good day care and how to know if it would be safe to leave an infant(3 months) in their care will be much appreciated. Is it necessary to book well in advance? I don't know anybody personally who send their kids to...

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First Response Ovulation Tests

have any of you had luck using the first response ovulation tests? i used a friends fertililty monitor when i got pregnant w/my son, but we can't afford one of our own, so i was just wondering about any experiences w/the first response ovulation tests. thanks!!! (i also am charting my cycle and doing basal body temp in the morning)