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Forum: Parenting   10-26-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,841
Posted By ShineMa
We also decided to find costumes and inspiration...

We also decided to find costumes and inspiration from around the house this year. So far I've spent $0.00 on costumes and it feels so good! The boys were even at a Halloween party today and everyone...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-01-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By ShineMa
I can completely relate but on the level where...

I can completely relate but on the level where I'm the only one who's expectations I can't reach. I love Emerging Butterfly's response and its given me so much to meditate on today. I hope you find...
Forum: Parenting   05-21-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,597
Posted By ShineMa
My little guys favorite 'toys' in the world are...

My little guys favorite 'toys' in the world are his wooden baseball bat, his glove and his baseball. (real one, not plastic) He'll spend hours in the yard batting, catching and making up imaginary...
Forum: Parenting   05-21-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,973
Posted By ShineMa
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif Oh I hear you! I'll never forget when ds3 pooped on the lego table... trying to clean it out of those grooves and indentations, big...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-13-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By ShineMa
I agree with the pps! Allow yourself a nap. If...

I agree with the pps! Allow yourself a nap. If you have trouble sleeping, settle down with a good book and a nice cup of tea... whatever you do to relax. Once my dd gets up from a nap she gets a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-13-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By ShineMa
I'm so sorry for all you're dealing with right...

I'm so sorry for all you're dealing with right now, your post and your sadness broke my heart. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grouphug.gif

I can't give much advice regarding...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-08-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By ShineMa
I am having a difficult time with my 22mo dd...

I am having a difficult time with my 22mo dd during her older brothers' soccer games/practices. I've tried to be as well prepared as possible, packing her own water bottle, soccer ball, stickers,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-10-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By ShineMa
You've gotten some great suggestions and I'm...

You've gotten some great suggestions and I'm going to use many of them myself, I know how difficult that dinner hour can be!

One suggestion I have that works for me is to sit down with dd (20mos)...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-10-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By ShineMa
I sure hope your lo feels better soon and you...

I sure hope your lo feels better soon and you get some rest! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/goodvibes.gif:

Why I love being 'at home' today:

Warm coffee and computer time...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-09-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By ShineMa
It is for many of my friends as well. We do...

It is for many of my friends as well. We do things to break up the week and have our activities as well... I take dd with me for coffee outings, shopping, toddler gym and playdates, but I'm in my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-01-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By ShineMa
I agree with the previous posters but I...

I agree with the previous posters but I especially agree that you need to take care of yourself (your mental state) first. Once your mind is clear you will be better equipped to deal with any...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-01-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,459
Posted By ShineMa
This post is just so moving. My heart goes out...

This post is just so moving. My heart goes out to all of you who have in the past or are currently going hungry. Its an eye-opener for me, thank you to all who have shared.
Forum: Family Planning   03-27-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,634
Posted By ShineMa
Yes, two of my four children are withdrawal...

Yes, two of my four children are withdrawal babies! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-27-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,164
Posted By ShineMa
One recent hit in our family is pizza bagels. I...

One recent hit in our family is pizza bagels. I bought a bag of whole wheat mini bagels on sale. I spread them with pizza sauce, cheese and pepperoni and flash froze them. I then put them in a...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-27-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By ShineMa
Hang in there, each day is so unpredictable with...

Hang in there, each day is so unpredictable with our toddlers. One day you feel like super mom and the next you feel like the worst mom ever....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-27-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 694
Posted By ShineMa
We are so excited for summer too. My dd loves...

We are so excited for summer too. My dd loves being outdoors as well. I was just reading "Happiest Toddler On the Block" and the author talked about how toddlers thrive outdoors. All their senses...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-26-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,770
Posted By ShineMa
You guys are so brilliant here, I'm wondering...

You guys are so brilliant here, I'm wondering about another request my ds has. He loves to sip off my coffee in the morning and always asks for his own cup. I wonder if there would be any harm in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-26-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,936
Posted By ShineMa
Yes, absolutely! It happened with my son and...

Yes, absolutely! It happened with my son and many of his friends as well. It happens during puberty.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-26-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By ShineMa
Thank you so much for your advise and your...

Thank you so much for your advise and your suggestions, I really appreciate your time. Forgive me as I don't have the quoting function down so I'll answer best I can...

Kathymuggle: He has to get...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-26-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By ShineMa
And you do impose a 'bedtime' ? My 13yr old...

And you do impose a 'bedtime' ?

My 13yr old ds has been telling me he thinks we are unfair to ask him to go to bed at 9:30 on school nights. Once he's in bed, he can read or draw as late as he...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-25-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By ShineMa
I agree with the pps and wanted to send you some...

I agree with the pps and wanted to send you some http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grouphug.gif
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   03-23-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By ShineMa
Thanks everyone for the welcomes! Andrea,...

Thanks everyone for the welcomes!

Andrea, that's wonderful you are starting a breastfeeding group! So many families can benefit from the support... Way to go!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   03-19-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By ShineMa
Hi, New here and am excited to be a part of...

Hi,

New here and am excited to be a part of such a diverse, accepting community! I'm Kris, my dh and I have 4 amazing children. Our boys are 13, 7 and 6 and our youngest daughter is 20mos.
...
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