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Joined: 04/08/08
Posts: 938
getting to know ya

well, since the boards have been combined....let's get to know each other----

Name:
Age:
Spouse/S.O.:
Other children:
Live(country, city or suburbs)
Fave Activity:
what board are you apart of:
What do you do for work?
What does your DH do?
What did you study in school?
What do you dream of for the future?
How old is your youngest LO:
1st bday theme - any ideas?

Give us 2 random facts about you

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Joined: 03/24/10
Posts: 559

Name: Gretchen
Age: 35
Spouse/S.O.: Scott
Other children: Ethan (5.5), Isaac (2.5)
Live(country, city or suburbs) suburbs
Fave Activity: playing with my kids, then cooking, or hiking, or reading
what board are you apart of: August 2011
What do you do for work?project engineer
What does your DH do?manufacturing engineer
What did you study in school?manufacturing engineering and MBA
What do you dream of for the future? to travel the world with my family and show them all the cool things that are out there!
How old is your youngest LO: 8 months on the 19th
1st bday theme - any ideas? not really, i'm in denial that 1 year is coming any time soon!

Give us 2 random facts about you I work from home full time. I love the theatre.

Joined: 12/01/10
Posts: 120

Name: Holly
Age: 33
Spouse/S.O.: Nathan
Other children: Alanna (8 yrs next month), Gavin (4) and Collin (9 months next week)
Live(country, city or suburbs) Los Angeles
Fave Activity: Sleeping!
what board are you apart of: July
What do you do for work? Post partum/nursery nurse
What does your DH do? Immunologist
What did you study in school? Physiology/Nursing
What do you dream of for the future? To be a stay at home mom
How old is your youngest LO: 9 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? No idea Smile

Give us 2 random facts about you: I am a perfectionist, I worked the night shift for 8 years.

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Joined: 09/07/10
Posts: 1377

Name: Dani
Age: 35
Spouse/S.O.: 35
Other children: DD1 3.5y Vanessa 8 m
Live(country, city or suburbs) city
Fave Activity: reading, playing outdoors with the kids
what board are you apart of: Aug
What do you do for work? SAHM
What does your DH do? technology patents
What did you study in school? genetics
What do you dream of for the future? happy, healthy family, 1 more child, going. back to work
How old is your youngest LO: 8m
1st bday theme - any ideas? nope. DD1 has lots of ideas though.

Give us 2 random facts about you
DH and I started dating in high school
I lived in Papua New Guinea as a child

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Joined: 04/08/08
Posts: 938

Name: Jules
Age: 32
Spouse/S.O.: Hubby, 32 - been married 6 yrs.
Other children: just a furbaby Clover.
Live(country, city or suburbs) - i live in a pretty rural area, so i'd say country
Fave Activity: photography, being outdoors, scrapbooking and playing the piano
what board are you apart of:July 2011
What do you do for work? child/family advocate
What does your DH do? he assembles things....lol...he just got a new job, i'm not really sure.
What did you study in school? family and social services
What do you dream of for the future? i'd love to be a pt sahm and work pt....someday...i'd love for more children and we'd need a bigger place
How old is your youngest LO: she'll be 9 months on monday!
1st bday theme - any ideas? HIPPO!!! as in..hip-hippo-horray it's Olivia's 1st birthday! and yes, i've already started to plan...

Give us 2 random facts about you
--i org went to college to be a wildlife ecologist.
-- i took piano lessons for 10 yrs.

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Joined: 02/02/09
Posts: 424

1. Name: Jessie
Age: 31
Spouse/S.O.: Roger married 4 years
Other children: William (3 years old)
Live(country, city or suburbs) far far Northwest Suburbs of Chicago
Fave Activity: Reading (right now? ?fifty shades of grey? whooa)
what board are you apart of: August
What do you do for work? Database Analyst
What does your DH do? High school Special Education teacher
What did you study in school? Psychology
What do you dream of for the future? A happy healthy family, with me being a Event Planner?
How old is your youngest LO: Ben is 8 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? OH yes planning away.. Dino-mite 1st birthday Learning how to do cake pops right now!

Give us 2 random facts about you
I obsess over the color green, I love tiramisu SOOO much

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Joined: 10/25/06
Posts: 2455

Name: Janelle
Age: 29
Spouse/S.O.: Brad
Other children: Jacob (8), Daniel (3)
Live(country, city or suburbs: Po-dunck-ville
Fave Activity: ummm..... have to think on this for a bit
what board are you apart of: This one, Sept 2011 (my others were past due and I expected the same for Evie), Jan 2009 (Daniel's BB) and I lurk in various others.
What do you do for work? I'm a SAHM
What does your DH do? He's a Software Analyst for an international door and window manufacturing company.
What did you study in school? Accounting and Business
What do you dream of for the future? A clean house and a well manicured vegetable garden.
How old is your youngest LO: Evie will be 8 months on the 29th.
1st bday theme - any ideas? Nope.

Give us 2 random facts about you: (1) I am the middle child of 3 girls but feel more like the big sister because of the life choices of my big sister. (2) I am the care taker in my family and circle of friends and am very rarely the priority in my own life. I am getting better at taking care of myself, but am still quick to put my needs on the back burner for another.

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Joined: 03/28/08
Posts: 596

Good idea Jules!

Name: Rebecca
Age: 31
Spouse/S.O.: Kevin
Other children: Leah, 3.5
Live(country, city or suburbs) City
Fave Activity: Reading or soccer
what board are you apart of: July '11, and October '08
What do you do for work? Community support worker
What does your DH do? Financial analyst
What did you study in school? Education, psychology, and disability studies. It took me awhile to make up my mind lol Smile
What do you dream of for the future? Sleeeeep... After that, I would like to travel with my girls.
How old is your youngest LO: 8.5 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? Nope! I am not a planner.

Give us 2 random facts about you 1) DH and I have been together for almost 14 years 2)My favorite food is ice cream:icecream:

nmc
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Joined: 01/03/11
Posts: 268

Name: Nancy
Age: 35
Spouse/S.O.: Benjie
Other children: Avalon (2)
Live(country, city or suburbs) country
Fave Activity: Sleeping!
what board are you apart of: Aug 2011
What do you do for work? pharmacist
What does your DH do? Nuclear pharmacist
What did you study in school? Pharmacy
What do you dream of for the future? To spend more time travelling
How old is your youngest LO: 7.5 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? None and probably won't do anything elaborate since we will be moving to a new place.

Give us 2 random facts about you - I love cheesecake and I have saltwater aquariums

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Joined: 08/28/09
Posts: 951

Name: Kilah
Age: 23
Spouse/S.O.: Jaime
Other children: Halloway, 2
Live(country, city or suburbs) City
Fave Activity: Reading (when there is actually time)
what board are you apart of:Aug 2011 and March 2010
What do you do for work?SAHM
What does your DH do?Computer engineer for the military
What did you study in school? International Studies and History
What do you dream of for the future? Taking my children to all the awesome places I've travelled, and also travelling to new places with them. And you know, everyone being healthy and happy and well-educated. Wink]
How old is your youngest LO:7 mos!
1st bday theme - any ideas?I'm think Very Hungry Caterpillar

Give us 2 random facts about you:
My husband is 17 years older than me and I've travelled to more than 25 countries thus far in my life.

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Joined: 09/03/08
Posts: 710

Name: Anne
Age: 27, 28 in July
Spouse/S.O.: Chris
Other children: Gracie-2 will be 3 May 2nd
Live(country, city or suburbs) Country....nothing but corn fields as far as you can see! Beach is also only 10 minutes away
Fave Activity: Driving on the beach every Sunday from 9am-7pm with Friends
what board are you apart of:August 2011, May 2009
What do you do for work? Teach High School Math
What does your DH do?Production Manager for my family's company
What did you study in school?Education
What do you dream of for the future?healthy girls and an addition
How old is your youngest LO:7 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? No clue, gotta get through big sis' first!

Give us 2 random facts about you[/QUOTE]
I sleep with a pillow and a throw blanket over my head.
I pump while driving

Joined: 08/20/11
Posts: 137

Name: Michelle
Age: 23
Spouse/S.O.: Chris
Other children: Christopher 11 months, and pregnant 14 weeks
Live(country, city or suburbs) city
Fave Activity: reading
what board are you apart of: I was apart of the june 2011 (I had another screen name though) but my son was born in May
What do you do for work? I work for an aerospace company
What does your DH do? He works at the same company
What did you study in school? I just got a general AA degree
What do you dream of for the future? I dream of the day when I get to quit work. I am staying as long as I feel up to it, and then I will be going back to being a sahm!! Smile
How old is your youngest LO: Almost 11 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? We will be doing a BBQ at a lake kinda close by. Will probably do something kinda Elmo themed as thats my sons favorite.

Give us 2 random facts about you
I am a really picky eater
I love pepsi
haha can you tell I'm pregnant? both my facts were about food Smile

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Joined: 10/14/08
Posts: 675

Name: Chris
Age: 26
Spouse/S.O.:Bradley
Other children:none
Live(country, city or suburbs) suburbia
Fave Activity: thrifting/ junking/ couponing, and finding the best deals
what board are you apart of: august 11, was on plus size ttc, and ttc over 2 years
What do you do for work?take care of the house, Lilly and write
What does your DH do? janitorial work
What did you study in school?Communications Arts, before that vet tech
What do you dream of for the future? have a little slice of heaven on earth (move away and buy a nice little bit of land somewhere quiet and peaceful you know a place one wants to go home to), to find a job that i love to do besides being a mom
How old is your youngest LO: Lilly is my one and only so far
1st bday theme - any ideas? nope, and i don't know if i even want the drama of a gathering

Give us 2 random facts about you
right now i love cool whip and nilla wafers, and i have no clue why? I was kicked out of kindergarten, because i was too helpful to other students, the teacher told my mom i didn't need to be there because i knew it all already, so i was home schooled until 2nd grade, then instead of being moved up a grade in 4th year my parents had to home school me again, and then i attended privet school until high school when i begged to go to school with my friends.

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Joined: 02/02/09
Posts: 424

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Give us 2 random facts about you
I am a really picky eater
I love pepsi
haha can you tell I'm pregnant? both my facts were about food :)[/QUOTE]

Smile SOOO fun! I'll toast you a virtual Pepsi!

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Joined: 09/06/06
Posts: 3014

Name: Virginia
Age: 28
Spouse/S.O.: DH
Other children: Raymond 4, Alex 2 1/2, Oliver 1
Live(country, city or suburbs) suburbs
Fave Activity: sleep (;))
what board are you apart of: May (and April) 2011
What do you do for work? SAHM
What does your DH do?
What did you study in school? behavioral neuroscience
What do you dream of for the future? raising a big, happy family
How old is your youngest LO: turning 1 next week
1st bday theme - any ideas? none. We might get some family together, but that's all.

Give us 2 random facts about you: At 22 I had been well prepared to pursue a PhD and likely compete very competitively in research/academia, but I decided to skip grad school and instead get married and raise a family. This, along with my 3 babies in 3y4m leads many to ask my religious affiliation, so I'll get it out upfront: none. I just love raising my kids.
None of my friends from high school or college have kids yet and many of them think I'm insane. That's why I love these boards.

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Joined: 10/08/08
Posts: 1122

Name: Jennie
Age: 31
Spouse/S.O.: Todd
Other children: Izzie 2 (Aug 09)
Live(country, city or suburbs) Country
Fave Activity: Catching a few moments to myself to do anything
what board are you apart of: July 11, Aug 11, Aug 09, MOM's, Preg w/ multiples, Clomid
What do you do for work? - Department manager at a refinery
What does your DH do? Project Coordinator at same company I work for
What did you study in school? Chemical Engineering w/ MBA
What do you dream of for the future? No bottles, no diapers
How old is your youngest LO: 9 mo (but there are two of them)
1st bday theme - any ideas? I don't know yet. It is kind of hard to make a big deal out of anything right now. It is hard just to get through a normal day let alone a special day.

Give us 2 random facts about you:
I have a fetish for nice vehicles
I am starting the lengthy process that leads to gastric bypass

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Joined: 05/08/06
Posts: 6264

Name: Stephanie
Age: 35
Spouse/S.O.: Dave
Other children: Andrea 5
Live(country, city or suburbs) Washington State
Fave Activity: digital scrapping
what board are you apart of: July
What do you do for work? part-time on weekends at a family jump center
What does your DH do? construction
What did you study in school? chemistry and counseling
What do you dream of for the future? husband increasing his income so I don't have to worry about going back to work
How old is your youngest LO: Natalie, getting close to 10 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? ABC, so excited for it!

Give us 2 random facts about you: I lived on the east coast for 2 years during grad school. I've been to 4 other countries: Canada, Mexico, England, and Italy.

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Joined: 09/06/06
Posts: 3014

I love all the siggy pics, especially the ones which still have newborn pics. Awwwww!

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Joined: 05/05/07
Posts: 1635

Name: Erin
Age: 33
Spouse/S.O.: Andy
Other children: Brayden 9, Kellan 6, Isabelle 3
Live(country, city or suburbs) country
Fave Activity:
what board are you apart of: August/ Sept 11
What do you do for work? RN
What does your DH do? SAHD, insurance agent PT
What did you study in school? nursing
What do you dream of for the future? healthy babies, less financial stress (HA), no diapers and formula!
How old is your youngest LO: Leah and Jocelyn~ 8 months tmro
1st bday theme - any ideas? Nah

Give us 2 random facts about you:

I lurve pizza!
I prayed for a daughter and now have 3! LOL

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Joined: 01/10/11
Posts: 969

Name: Laura
Age: 33
Spouse/S.O.: Brian
Other children: one daughter, 15
Live(country, city or suburbs) Pennsylvania
Fave Activity: i will let ya know when i have time to figure that one out LOL
what board are you apart of: August and Sept 2011
What do you do for work? Office manager at a non profit organization
What does your DH do? military technician
What did you study in school?
What do you dream of for the future?
How old is your youngest LO: 8 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? thinking more colors then the theme itself. Purple and green, but without the tinkle bell,

Give us 2 random facts about you - DH is 10 years older than me, had a vasectomy before we met. he had it reversed for ME, and then spent the next 6 years trying to conceive. 2 fertility specialists later, we find out there is nothing wrong with either one of us, have one IUI done and BAM, pregnant! I also adopted my husbands 15 year old daughter, her mother signed over rights because she didnt want to pay $40 a week in child support. she was crappy before that, but now i am blessed with 2 beautiful girls! Ok, they arent random, but work and family takes up every moment i have Smile

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Joined: 05/26/07
Posts: 1192

Name: Becca
Age: 25
Spouse/S.O.: Cory
Other children: Zach and Zoey step-son: Jacob
Live(country, city or suburbs) country
Fave Activity: watching TV
what board are you apart of: june '06 bugs, feb. '08 leap frogs, aug. '11 bumble bees (mod)
What do you do for work? SAHM
What does your DH do? teaches high school
What did you study in school?
What do you dream of for the future? a nice house in a nice neighborhood and watching my children grow up... lots of grandbabies waaay down the road. Smile
How old is your youngest LO: 8 mths.
1st bday theme - any ideas? aquatic animals or sock monkey... but prolly sea themed.

Give us 2 random facts about you I love broadway! I'm a homebody

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Joined: 11/01/10
Posts: 522

Name: Jennifer
Age: 29
Spouse/S.O.: Travis
Other children: Brayden, 10 months
Live(country, city or suburbs) Country
Fave Activity: SHOPPING!! and reading
what board are you apart of: July, 11
What do you do for work? Currently at SAHM but looking for something part time
What does your DH do? Boilermaker
What did you study in school? Executive Administration assistnat
What do you dream of for the future? For my DH to have a job where he doesnt have to travel or maybe even win the lottery!
How old is your youngest LO: 10 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? Baseball

Give us 2 random facts about you: I someday hope to have a hobby farm and take in abused animals and I have been with my DH for almost 9 years

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Joined: 08/29/09
Posts: 418

Name: Kimberly
Age: 41
Spouse/S.O.: Robert
Other children: 1(Desia)
Live(country, city or suburbs): City
Fave Activity: Spending time with my family
what board are you apart of: Aug 2011
What do you do for work? DMV
What does your DH do? Works for AAA Auto Club South
What did you study in school? Nursing
What do you dream of for the future? Starting my own business.
How old is your youngest LO: 10 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? Princess and the Frog

Give us 2 random facts about you: My favorite color is purple and I like to sing.

Joined: 03/06/09
Posts: 1054

Name: Beth
Age: 28
Spouse/S.O.: DH
Other children: Telly and Cassidy
Live(country, city or suburbs): Suburbs
Fave Activity: Singing, horseback riding
what board are you apart of: August '11, Sept. '09
What do you do for work? RN
What does your DH do? Anesthesia
What did you study in school? Nursing
What do you dream of for the future? Living in the middle of nowhere on as much land as we can afford and raising our own food Smile
How old is your youngest LO: 9 months
1st bday theme - any ideas? Nope

Give us 2 random facts about you: I want to be able to barrel race again someday. I am addicted to Dark Chocolate Peanut M&Ms.