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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-11-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By olliepop
That makes sense, Moobie. Thanks!

That makes sense, Moobie. Thanks!
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-06-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By olliepop
Wow - thanks! The great ideas just keep on...

Wow - thanks! The great ideas just keep on coming!
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-27-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By olliepop
Thanks. Those are really great ideas. We have...

Thanks. Those are really great ideas. We have TONS of acorns in the yard, as well as maple leaves. I can't wait to start collecting!
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-27-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By olliepop
Rates probably vary from region to region, so I...

Rates probably vary from region to region, so I wanted to ask the South Jersey/Philadelphia residents what you thought was reasonable for one on one in home child care.

I'm thinking $10/hour for...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-27-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By olliepop
Although I know I can always throw them in the...

Although I know I can always throw them in the compost when we're done decorating with them, it seems wasteful to me to buy pumpkins just to adorn my porch. We never really use the innards for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-22-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 557
Posted By olliepop
 nail clippers chip clips lids for...



nail clippers
chip clips
lids for containers
dd's hair ponies
knitting needles
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-17-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 398
Posted By olliepop
Quote: I think it depends on what type of...

Quote:
I think it depends on what type of things are on the list.

If it's something like "Tell X story" or "Tell y story" then it almost makes it seem like you have an agenda for the visit or...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-17-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 398
Posted By olliepop
Thanks Caneel! I feel much better now. But are...

Thanks Caneel! I feel much better now. But are we normal or both weird? LOL
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-17-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 398
Posted By olliepop
Quote: Originally Posted by mamalisa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamalisa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15853063)
I do something similar with dh and my bff. I...
Forum: Family Safety   09-17-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By olliepop
Wegmans has recalled their reusable Green Pea...

Wegmans has recalled their reusable Green Pea bag and 2009 Holiday bag b/c of high levels of lead found in these two styles....
Forum: Women's Health   09-17-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By olliepop
I give my dc Little Critters Gummi Vites...

I give my dc Little Critters Gummi Vites Multi-Vitamin, which has D. This one has natural colors and flavors, but they also make some with artificial colors, so you have to check the labels. They...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-17-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 398
Posted By olliepop
The other day I was meeting a friend of mine for...

The other day I was meeting a friend of mine for drinks. I hadn't seen her in a while and had a few things to tell her. I knew that I would forget so I jotted some bullet points on a tiny piece of...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   09-03-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,090
Posted By olliepop
Thanks for sharing. I also found these at The...

Thanks for sharing. I also found these at The Container Store (http://www.containerstore.com/shop/kitchen/foodStorage/leftoversPlastic?productId=10014973&green=8526663429).

I'm looking for at...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   09-01-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,090
Posted By olliepop
I think I may have found something... Has anyone...

I think I may have found something... Has anyone ever heard of or used these?
Easy lunch boxes?

http://www.easylunchboxes.com/index.htm
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   08-26-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,090
Posted By olliepop
I usually buy my reusables from reuseit.com but...

I usually buy my reusables from reuseit.com but was wondering if anyone knew of a less expensive place to buy laptop lunches or bento boxes? TIA!
Forum: Family Safety   08-26-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By olliepop
The same thing happened with one of the two...

The same thing happened with one of the two bottles that were replaced after the recall. I thought it was just a fluke b/c my ds's bottle was fine and dd's was chipped around the opening, as well as...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-14-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By olliepop
Hi. Does anyone have any links for social skills...

Hi. Does anyone have any links for social skills websites? I've been using this site (http://www.speakingofspeech.com/Social_Skills_Pragmatics.html) but I am looking for more pictures and stories to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-08-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By olliepop
I finally got a call back from our therapist....

I finally got a call back from our therapist. She said she got my voicemail and wanted to know if I wanted a referral to a social skills group in the area. I told her that there was one at dd's...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-04-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By olliepop
I did it... sort of. I broke up with her via...

I did it... sort of. I broke up with her via voicemail. In my defense, I called her office twice before I did it. I realize that it would have been better to talk directly to her and that my way was...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-04-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By olliepop
Ladies, I have a pseudo-script and I plan on...

Ladies, I have a pseudo-script and I plan on calling some time today. I plan to keep it brief and straight to the point. I will let you know how it goes...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By olliepop
Quote: Originally Posted by nextcommercial...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nextcommercial http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15674721)
The thing is, I know girls like this,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By olliepop
Quote: Originally Posted by Karenwith4...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Karenwith4 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15674041)
I'd start conversations which get to the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By olliepop
Quote: Originally Posted by meemee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by meemee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15674163)
honestly i would not do anything. they are 7....
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By olliepop
My almost 7 year old dd is having trouble with a...

My almost 7 year old dd is having trouble with a friend. Her friend is very bossy, always tells my dd to get things for her or do things for her that she is totally capable of doing herself. My dd...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-23-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By olliepop
Thank you for responding. Thanking her first is...

Thank you for responding. Thanking her first is definitely a great idea, so is phrasing it as taking a break, which I realized is what we need to do. I'm not saying that she doesn't need therapy...
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