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Originally Posted by glassesgirlnj View Post

Yeah, and then you think about how kids rode in cars even a generation or two ago - I remember sitting in the "way back" of my family's station wagon, completely unrestrained, playing with dolls. Maybe I got too many knocks to the skull, but that's about it.

I thought about that. I remember my first 2 car accidents. The first one we rolled a dune buggy and I flew out and got sand in my eyes. I was about 18 months. The second one I was 3 and my brother was 1. I was sitting and he was standing in the back seat. When a car pulled out in front of us, I hit the back of the front seat and broke my hand. My brother flew over the seat and was unhurt. The world was different back then. Cars were practically tanks and SUVs didn't exist.

Does anyone here live in a neighborhood where you hear gunshots? We used to hear them around deer season but here there was a shooting nearby recently. I'm not thrilled.
post #702 of 734
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Im afraid that if I mad lib a persons post they will get offended...I surely dont want to ignite any more fires!

 

But yeah, mad libs are awesome. 

 

Im mobile or I could do a lot more.

post #703 of 734

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Originally Posted by dashley111 View Post

Im afraid that if I mad lib a persons post they will get offended...I surely dont want to ignite any more fires!

 

 

I'm going to mad lib Sara's most recent post. Be back in a moment. winky.gif

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(Behold...... Mad libbing Sara's above post)

 

I thought about that. I remember my first 2 cream puff accidents. The first one we rolled a binder clip and cream flew out and got sand in my eyes. I was about 18 months. The second one I was 3 and my brother was 1. I was clipping and he was eating in the back seat. When a cream puff pulled out in front of us, I hit the back of the puff and broke my binder clip. My brother flew over the cream puff and was unhurt. The world was different back then. Cream puffs were practically burgers and paper clips didn't exist.

Does anyone here live in a neighborhood where you hear barn owls? We used to hear them around deer season but here there was a hooting nearby recently. I'm not thrilled.

post #705 of 734
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Originally Posted by birdhappy85 View Post

(Behold...... Mad libbing Sara's above post)

I thought about that. I remember my first 2 cream puff accidents. The first one we rolled a binder clip and cream flew out and got sand in my eyes. I was about 18 months. The second one I was 3 and my brother was 1. I was clipping and he was eating in the back seat. When a cream puff pulled out in front of us, I hit the back of the puff and broke my binder clip. My brother flew over the cream puff and was unhurt. The world was different back then. Cream puffs were practically burgers and paper clips didn't exist.


Does anyone here live in a neighborhood where you hear barn owls? We used to hear them around deer season but here there was a hooting nearby recently. I'm not thrilled.

Awesome!!

And yes, I love cream puffs! I ate some the other day that had a hazelnut cream filling, covered with chocolate outside!
post #706 of 734

What is a cream puff?

 

I stress myself out about car seats hardcore. I am very serious about them. My 8.5 yr old is still in a booster. I stress because Jasper's second car seat is not as good quality as the one in the van. I'm serious. We bought it as a back up-a Costco at Target. His other one is a Britax. Now that he is riding in the backup a lot more, I'm convinced it's not safe enough and that we need another Britax. Is that even rational?? I read the manuals, watch videos, triple check installation and still want to go get the seats checked. And no kids under 15 in the front seat! And rear facing until they are a million years old... seriously, I worry terribly about preventable injuries/death because I didn't take every precaution. 

 

But then again, I am a person who can barely ride as a passenger in a car due to anxiety. And I see the interstate as "6 lanes of death!" But I do live in a major city and drive a lot. Hmm.

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Originally Posted by birdhappy85 View Post

(Behold...... Mad libbing Sara's above post)

I thought about that. I remember my first 2 cream puff accidents. The first one we rolled a binder clip and cream flew out and got sand in my eyes. I was about 18 months. The second one I was 3 and my brother was 1. I was clipping and he was eating in the back seat. When a cream puff pulled out in front of us, I hit the back of the puff and broke my binder clip. My brother flew over the cream puff and was unhurt. The world was different back then. Cream puffs were practically burgers and paper clips didn't exist.


Does anyone here live in a neighborhood where you hear barn owls? We used to hear them around deer season but here there was a hooting nearby recently. I'm not thrilled.

That was awesome! Thanks orngbiggrin.gif.
post #708 of 734
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Originally Posted by jbk21 View Post

Yeah, people used to not wear seatbelts at all. I'm failing to see why that makes it acceptable. Know better and do better. Children die from improper carseat usage. Sorry i think it is a big deal.

 

I have to agree here. Carseat safety might be my hill to die on. Traveling by car is already so dangerous, I want to do the very best I can to be sure my kids are as safe as they possibly can be in the car. I live in a very rural area where the speed limits don't go over 30 until you get on the highways, which are miles away. I still fret over it. 

 

I got into a car accident shortly before getting pregnant with DD1. I had my 2 year old niece with me at the time. She was in a 5-point harness seat, but we weren't going far so we didn't use the latch system. We just used the seatbelt to secure her seat and didn't tether it behind the seat. I rear-ended a car in front of me. The seatbelt used to secure the carseat didn't catch. Her seat lurched forward and her face hit the back of the seat in front of her. She wasn't severely injured, just some bruising and she bit her lip when she hit. It scared me enough to become pretty militant about carseats though.

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Total program change...

Bowel movements. What are everyone's LOs like? I've got a friend with a daughter Conner's age and she has like... Turds. Like grown man turds. Conner has never had a stool like that. His are always the soft, unformed, all over his diaper and butt stools...

What's normal at this age?
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Eli's are like Conner's poops. Soft and mushy and a pain to clean .... He was a little constipated a while ago, but making sure he gets enough fruit, water etc has fixed that.... But no turds lol....

Yay for walks on windy days *insert sarcastic tone* ugh, I can't stop sneezing... The wind is so fierce and all the pollen is blown about - just great!
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Even grown men have different poops. There is a huge range of normal.
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Originally Posted by seraf View Post

Even grown men have different poops. There is a huge range of normal.

Yeah, that. But if you're still curious, Greta's are usually actual turds. Big ones. It's quite impressive for a person her size, really.

It was beautiful here today. Breezy, sunny, and 80 degrees. I took my class for a walk to a nearby park during our free play time. It's supposed to cool off again by the time I see them again, so we had to seize the opportunity! The rest of my day kind of sucked. We packed a lot and moved things out. Then I was stuck at a meeting for two hours, missing bedtime. I hardly saw my kids today and I hate days like that. greensad.gif
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I would like to move for the outlawing of the word "turd" and the mention of grown man poop. *shudder*
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Originally Posted by TalkToMeNow View Post

I would like to move for the outlawing of the word "turd" and the mention of grown man poop. *shudder*

LMAO!
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Originally Posted by TalkToMeNow View Post

I would like to move for the outlawing of the word "turd" and the mention of grown man poop. *shudder*

Oh no. Turd is an important word. It's also Greta's second most used nickname.
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When levi is being mischievous i call him turkey turd so the word cant be outed, due to a super cute nickname. wink1.gif
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Originally Posted by TalkToMeNow View Post

I would like to move for the outlawing of the word "turd" and the mention of grown man poop. *shudder*
post #717 of 734
Spring has arrived in Ohio. I'm itching to enjoy the outdoors. PM me if you need anything.
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It's going to be 80 degrees today!!!!!!!!!!!!  Whoo hoo!!!!!!!  coolshine.gif

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Here, too, but I'm going to Nashville for a concert so he'll be with my MIL all day. She doesn't smoke inside since he's been born so she prefers sitting outside... That way, she can chain smoke. wink1.gif So I have no doubts he'll be outside a lot today.
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Originally Posted by CDsMom1031 View Post

Here, too, but I'm going to Nashville for a concert so he'll be with my MIL all day. She doesn't smoke inside since he's been born so she prefers sitting outside... That way, she can chain smoke. wink1.gif So I have no doubts he'll be outside a lot today.


lol.gif  Have fun!

 

I wont let my kids go to my moms house because she will smoke outside while we are there, but it smells SO BAD they need their hair, clothes, everything washed when they get home.  Blech. 

 

We have about 6 projects going on right now.  We are doing a downstairs remodel (slowly), painting the outside of the house, finishing the garden fence...I guess I should pick one to finish today.  Its looking great outside.

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