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Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-25-2006, 02:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,765
Posted By lumi
There's something about this story that keeps...

There's something about this story that keeps reducing me to a sobbing mess .. I don't normally advocate outrageous lawsuits but I hope she gets a ridiculous amount of money, I guess it's because my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-25-2006, 02:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 470
Posted By lumi
I would just ignore it - you've moved on, and...

I would just ignore it - you've moved on, and don't want him in your life, so what if he feels bad now, he should feel bad because he sucked. If he's sincere, he has to live with who he was, and...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-16-2006, 03:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By lumi
DH and I are very affectionate in front of the...

DH and I are very affectionate in front of the kids - we think it's good for them to see how much we love each other. Within reason, of course - hugs, kisses, and the occasional butt-grab. We do...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-18-2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 114
Posted By lumi
My laptop sucks - it's always dropping off the...

My laptop sucks - it's always dropping off the network for no reason and the touchpad is too small so my hand gets cramped. But I use it most of the time because I can sit in my knitting chair with...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-18-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By lumi
I don't know about the local economy - I would...

I don't know about the local economy - I would think they have as much potential to cause damage there aas any big-box retailer - but they are much better to their employees, better pay, good...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-18-2005, 01:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By lumi
I think it's good for kids to see thjeir parents...

I think it's good for kids to see thjeir parents being affectionat e.. we hug and kiss in front of them but save anything more intimate for our alone time.
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By lumi
Yeah, I guess you guys are right - I really...

Yeah, I guess you guys are right - I really don't need the money, and anything that brings him more into our lives would be bad. He'll get caught eventually , anyway ( I know 0ur state checks...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-18-2005, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 127
Posted By lumi
Yeah, it's not really a big deal to me, althogh...

Yeah, it's not really a big deal to me, althogh I do enjoy the pretty decorations around the neighborhood (wish they would keep them up all winter). I buy presents for DH and the kids, but all in...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By lumi
So, my ex-husband emailed me regarding the kids'...

So, my ex-husband emailed me regarding the kids' xmas gifts. He explained in this email that the reason I hadn't been receiveing child support was that his current job is paid under the table (our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-18-2005, 12:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 655
Posted By lumi
I have to bathe every day,day and 1/2 at most,...

I have to bathe every day,day and 1/2 at most, because I have thin greasy hair that gets nasty fast. My skin would probably prefer less frequent baths, though, especially in the winter.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-11-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 342
Posted By lumi
My mom loves that song, and since she's the type...

My mom loves that song, and since she's the type that plays xmas music all day, every day, the entire month of December - I've heard it enough for one lifetime.
My grandma likes it too, and no...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-28-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By lumi
DD just turned one this month, so she'll only be...

DD just turned one this month, so she'll only be 15 months in February. I work full time, and he works an opposite schedule, so he knows she can be perfectly happy with him for several hours, she...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-27-2005, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By lumi
In general, my DH has been wonderful about my...

In general, my DH has been wonderful about my attempts to raise our child naturally. Unfortunately, we've run into an impasse lately. DH feels that it's OK to leav our baby with his mom while we...
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-27-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By lumi
DH works at night 4x times each week - but on...

DH works at night 4x times each week - but on the night he's home, he'll lie on my side of the bed while I shower to warm it up. I tend to get very cold, so this is much appreciated.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-26-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By lumi
Thank you for your response. I have considered...

Thank you for your response. I have considered homeschooling - even looked up the regulations in our state and come up with a schooling plan that would work with my schedule. It's just that DH has...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-26-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By lumi
My oldest DD is almost 11 and in 5th grade....

My oldest DD is almost 11 and in 5th grade. She's always been quite shy, but in K-3 had her best friend in class with her, which made things a little easier. We moved before the start of 4th grade,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 54,568
Posted By lumi
I've been away from the boards for a while and...

I've been away from the boards for a while and I'm so glad to come back and see this thread! It's so great to see mamas coming together to help each other out.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-15-2005, 01:50 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 19,118
Posted By lumi
Actually, there are two sets of twins.

Actually, there are two sets of twins.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-09-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,410
Posted By lumi
I don't care what other people wear, but I would...

I don't care what other people wear, but I would never go out in public in PJs (not that I even own any). I also wear sweatpants approxiately never and only wear yoga or running pants around the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-10-2005, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By lumi
I was intimidated by cables, too, but they're...

I was intimidated by cables, too, but they're actually really easy. Just dive right in, you'll do fine http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   09-02-2005, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By lumi
Abbott, the manufacturers of Similac formula,...

Abbott, the manufacturers of Similac formula, have offered aid, according to the above list. So there is at least some hope that babies won't starve
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   09-02-2005, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 191
Posted By lumi
Although I hate to agree with a Republican, it...

Although I hate to agree with a Republican, it doesn't make sense to rebuild, ecologically. They can build bigger, better levees, but they're still fighting against nature. NO has been sinking over...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   09-02-2005, 12:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By lumi
How disgusting. Almost everyone with the money...

How disgusting. Almost everyone with the money to leave did; those who stayed were the poor, the infirm, those with no way out of the city. The idea that anyone would blame them for staying just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-27-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 808
Posted By lumi
I was into bf'ing, cosleeping and cloth diapers...

I was into bf'ing, cosleeping and cloth diapers before I came here, and was overall fairly AP. Still, there are some things I never expected to do:

- mama cloth
- cloth TP
- go vegetarian/ shop...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-27-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 994
Posted By lumi
I can't remember, does MDC email passwords?...

I can't remember, does MDC email passwords? Either way, a new email account would also be a good idea
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