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  1. Secondhand Shopping
    When we discovered that I am pregnant I must admit one of the first things I thought of was that I already got rid of all my maternity clothing. I hate spending much on clothing you barely wear, so I hit the thrift shops and started praying. Yesturday I scored! I found a pair of maternity...
  2. WOTHM
    My maternity leave is ending the end of the month and I am already having a great deal of anxiety about being separated from DD all day (with commute its 12 hours!) I find myself really hating my husband for not being able to support us and crying every day. Your advice on getting through...
  3. Secondhand Shopping
    ~Stopped yesterday at Salvation Army and Goodwill and picked up some more maternity clothes. It'd been so long since I'd been to SA that it was completely reorganized, much cleaner and more expensive. Dresses were $6-10(although the selection was fantastic!), jeans and pants were $5-8(even...
  4. General Chat
    I gave birth to my sweet little girl, Sienna Marie, October 3rd. She was born on my friends birthdate, whom passed away last January. Some of you might remember I cared for my friend, while she battled cancer. We are so happy to have Sienna. She is a healthy and happy little girl. I just wanted...
  5. General Chat
    Well I am officailly back at work. Kayla is 6 weeks old today (man has it flown) and I have my 6 week follow up Friday but I was wanting a paycheck this week too instead of waiting 3 weeks (we get paid every 2 weeks) so I worked 3.5 day's last week....it won't be a heck of whole lot, but it...
  6. Frugal Living
    This is for future information :-) Where is a good place to buy maternity clothing. I found some on Ebay pretty cheap and I got some from a mom's group that held a clothing sale. Has anyone ever found any good maternity clothing at Good will or would it be better to go to a consignment store...
  7. General Chat
    well first went on maternity leave early March 19th because of pain.. i couldn't sit up on the bed that morning and was feeling extreme pressure... March 23 i had contractions all day long as short as 20 minutes apart then at the end of the day got diarea and my temp spiked at almost 101 then...
  8. Sewing
    My best friend is unexpectedly pregnant. We are looking at what we have around that can be remodeled into maternity clothes for her. We have a pair of black pants. We also have some stretchy black pants. Can I just cut the tummy section off the pants and sew on a section of the stretchy...
  9. Financial hardship
    I guess i should have put this here yesterday ... i wasn't thinking *smacks myself int he head -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Yeah i am a worry wort.. i admit it.. expecially now .. i am 30 weeks pregnant.. in my state maternity leave is not paid and...
  10. Frugal Living
    Yeah i am a worry wort.. i admit it.. expecially now .. i am 30 weeks pregnant.. in my state maternity leave is not paid and the owner doesn't have more then 50 employees. I asked and my maternity leave is 6 weeks un paid leave once the baby is born. Since Monday i have had extreme back pain...
  11. Question and Answer
    Hi, This is still my first week here. I'm wondering as to where to get cheap maternity clothings? I know that some of you are moms, and are doing great jobs with your finance. Do you gals sew your own maternity clothings? or is it cheaper to buy? If so, where can I get maternity clothings...
  12. Pregnancy
    With my last pregnancy, I was wearing maternity clothes mostly in the winter, so I have several sweaters, long sleeved shirts, etc.    With this pregnancy, I'll need summer clothes.  :rolleyes:  I've been looking on eBay and some other places for inexpensive clothes.... and I am totally amazed...
  13. For Sale or Trade
    Hi ladies! I have a pair of LeggsWear Lights tights size Q, control top, porcelain (off white) color. Asking $1.50 plus shipping. I also have a piar of Dividends Maternity Silky Sheer Pantihose with Lycra, sandalfoot, bone color, size M/L, ribbed panty for expansion, silky sheer leg...
  14. Frugal Living
    Hello, I'm pregnant!!!! Due date Juy 3rd. My goal is to get everytihng we need off freecycle...I have 9 months to collect...should be doable! However, I do need a few very nice mat outfits for meetings that i will need to attend for the non profits I work with. Any ideas on where I can get...
  15. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I have all the maternity clothes I could ever need between my sisters-in-law giving me theirs and the clothes I've saved from when I bought stuff when I was pregnant with Julia. However, my maternity tights and pantyhose never make it past one pregnancy. Being on my feet all day, I wear those...
  16. Sewing
    Here is a link I found that shows how to alter normal pattern layout for maternity tops and bottoms. www.sleepingbaby.net/jan/Baby/maternity.html
  17. Freebies
    I'm just now in my second trimester and I can still wear my regular clothes but I've been keeping my eye out for deals on maternity wear. Yesterday I was at Target and got a little depressed looking at all the cute summer outfits that I know will not fit me when the weather warms...
  18. Sewing
    I had an idea today. I saw a pattern on sale **cost me .99** at hobby lobby and it hit me I CAN retro this top to become a nursing top. I bought chiffon (?) fabric in two colors **bought fabric at 30% off**. One color will be the outside shell, and the other will be the inside "liner". I have...
  19. Education
    I'm new here :wave: and I have a question about homeschooling. My 5 year old DD is in private school right now. We can't afford it at all! We applied for financial aid but I'm not expecting miracles. We'll probably be pulling her out at the end of this year. We applied to enroll her in public...
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