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Forum: Spirituality   09-24-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By philomom
You don't say how old your kids are but I'd be...

You don't say how old your kids are but I'd be careful about leaving them alone with your kids for too long. Kids can get confused easily when someone they like/love is telling them about such...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-05-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By philomom
The same night... 09/19/16...

The same night...


09/19/16 Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap,
Small Toys and Accessories Swap, 7:25pm (right after Women’s all size swap) at Colossae Church in Tigard.
No need to RSVP –...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-05-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By philomom
09/19/16 Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, 7pm...

09/19/16 Women’s All Size Clothing Swap,
7pm at Colossae Church in Tigard.
No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people!
Contact Barbara at...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-05-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By philomom
Wilsonville kids swap Sep 9th ...

Wilsonville kids swap Sep 9th

https://swappositive.wordpress.com/




NEW Kids Clothing Swap, Wilsonville, September 9th
Posted on August 31, 2016 by Barb Hughes | Leave a comment
NEW SWAP!...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-04-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,378
Posted By philomom
Having computers in a central family location and...

Having computers in a central family location and removing phones at night saved us from a lot of spontaneous kids getting into trouble sneaking out of the house at night. I can't tell you how many...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-04-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,378
Posted By philomom
This book is why I'd be very careful about phone...

This book is why I'd be very careful about phone use. The "rules" are different today. My own kids got phones at 13 when their extra curriculars ramped up. But I collected them at night and they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-04-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By philomom
I didn't care for the way people talked to my...

I didn't care for the way people talked to my kids based on their assumed gender so I purposely muddled their clothing a bit so that folks had to be more general in their speech towards my children....
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-04-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By philomom
PDX Swift watch

A free and totally awesome Portland thing to do. Pack a picnic and go. I mean it. We do this with friends every year.

http://audubonportland.org/local-birding/swiftwatch
Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By philomom
Just acknowledge her feelings and carry on. Only...

Just acknowledge her feelings and carry on. Only 6 kids total? That's amazing. At least you don't have to leave her in a public kindy with 28 other kids. She will be okay!
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-28-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By philomom
If I felt I had to spy on my kid's sitter, then...

If I felt I had to spy on my kid's sitter, then I'd get a new sitter. Just saying!
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-27-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By philomom
Sorry, that just sounds impossible. And...

Sorry, that just sounds impossible. And improbable. Weren't you visiting the hospital or calling the nurse's station to ask about his condition? Your brother really took care of all the arrangements...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-26-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By philomom
If you lived with your father, how did you miss...

If you lived with your father, how did you miss his passing and his funeral? Weren't you there? I'm confused.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-21-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By philomom
Same as what I would have said. Your relationship...

Same as what I would have said. Your relationship with your wife is the bigger issue here. Unless you can get her to see that they are damaging your sons and their relationship as brothers, none of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-21-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By philomom
Any healthy newborn can get your attention unless...

Any healthy newborn can get your attention unless your house is really large. Just saying.
Forum: Doulas   08-21-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By philomom
I realize snapdragon is a flower but it doesn't...

I realize snapdragon is a flower but it doesn't give me "birthy" vibes in the slightest. Sorry.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By philomom
I don't suppose you could hash it out with the...

I don't suppose you could hash it out with the mom? This child sounds like the worst kind of frenemy and I would not want to expose my kids to it for very long.


Move?

Find ways not to be...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-06-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By philomom
Wilhelmina Giselle

Wilhelmina
Giselle
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By philomom
I just pitch them in the freezer until I'm ready...

I just pitch them in the freezer until I'm ready to bake.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   08-05-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By philomom
Beaverton family swap this Sunday!

Beaverton family swap this Sunday!
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-31-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By philomom
Bump! Hope you got some of these great things...

Bump! Hope you got some of these great things in.:x
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-31-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By philomom
Family swap in Beaverton this coming Sunday the...

Family swap in Beaverton this coming Sunday the 7th.

08/07/16 Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005.
Bring your whole family –...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-30-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By philomom
Honestly, this happened to a girlfriend of mine....

Honestly, this happened to a girlfriend of mine. The man would almost rather starve than give his children ANY money. The only thing that saved my friend was the ex-hub is now on disability and since...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-16-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By philomom
Eh, some of what I told my kids of both genders...

Eh, some of what I told my kids of both genders was that porn was often more of fetish leaning varieties and that most of it tends to leave out the tender feelings that can develop between folks...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-14-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By philomom
Nah, I just trim the longer spots with a pair of...

Nah, I just trim the longer spots with a pair of scissors. Nothing wrong with hair as long as it is clean.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-12-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By philomom
When's her birthday? Many kids get "red-shirted"...

When's her birthday? Many kids get "red-shirted" and stay back one more year. If she has a late summer or early fall birthday, she's already on the cusp of the cut off for most public schools.

OR...
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