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Forum: Parenting   12-21-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By skimmilf
oohhh...trampoline is a great idea! I wish we'd...

oohhh...trampoline is a great idea! I wish we'd had one now.
 
Another thing I did was sign Ds up for toddler bowling. It got us out of the house every Saturday AM between the ages of 2-4, and it...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-20-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By skimmilf
One thing another single mom friend and I...

One thing another single mom friend and I thought about when our ds's were little (WRT boyfriends/dating and how it is really impractical to be a single mom with a toddler and have them not be...
Forum: Parenting   12-19-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By skimmilf
also, do you have an indoor rec area? Like with...

also, do you have an indoor rec area? Like with batting cages or a place he could toss or kick a ball?
 
sometimes the Y has options for this...like a big gym room for kids to play on mats and...
Forum: Parenting   12-19-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By skimmilf
ahh.....cabin fever with the frustrated toddler....

ahh.....cabin fever with the frustrated toddler. I know it well.
 
We lived downtown and had no yard, which wa sno big deal in the summer since he was at great daycare with a great play yard, and...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-19-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By skimmilf
I am a single parent, have been Ds's whole life...

I am a single parent, have been Ds's whole life (he is 12).
 
A couple summers ago when he went to spend the summer with his dad, Charles (the dad) had a new gf. I had never met her, found out...
Forum: Parenting   12-19-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,051
Posted By skimmilf
Oaktreemama, what's nice is that you have...

Oaktreemama,
what's nice is that you have natural boundries you CAN fall back on to keep it to what you feel comfortable with.
 
doesn't matter if she thinks he needs to be around other people...
Forum: March 2011   12-18-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By skimmilf
Mars Melton kind of sounds like a superhero from...

Mars Melton kind of sounds like a superhero from one of the superhero comics.
 
Now, I like Warren Mars Melton....I think that sounds great!http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-17-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,817
Posted By skimmilf
There is a ton of things to do there other then...

There is a ton of things to do there other then roller coasters/fast rides. Those a very small part of the park. I know several people who have gone while pregnant and while they did not ride the...
Forum: March 2011   12-17-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By skimmilf
I know. :)   ZEUS is Greek, it's another 4...

I know. :)
 
ZEUS is Greek, it's another 4 letter 1 syllable name based in popular mythology, that's all. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif
 
btw, would you share your last name...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-17-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,561
Posted By skimmilf
What Laohaire said. Do that.   I hear you...

What Laohaire said. Do that.
 
I hear you saying  you feel treated badly by the cleaning lady. I agree it sounds like she is being disrespectful. Anytime you feel someone you are paying to provide...
Forum: March 2011   12-17-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By skimmilf
If you like it, that is all that matters. :)  ...

If you like it, that is all that matters. :)
 
But if you are considering Mars....how about Zeus? Just wondering because I like it. I have a thing about Greek mythology names.
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   12-17-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By skimmilf
oh, and this is my blog:...

oh, and this is my blog: www.skimmilfmama.blogspot.com (http://www.skimmilfmama.blogspot.com)
It is about kid friendly stuff to do, as well as resources for the broke.
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   12-16-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By skimmilf
How is it going for you up here, Ramama?   I...

How is it going for you up here, Ramama?
 
I wanted to recommend Hamilton's Exxon as a mechanic. They are on Park Ave in Portland and have been voted Most Honest Mechanic in the pheonix for years....
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   12-16-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By skimmilf
nice to meet you!   I am a couple hours...

nice to meet you!
 
I am a couple hours north, in Portland, ME but I go down there to the Science Museum and Aquarium, etc on occasion.
 
If there were to be a Boston meet up, I would definatly...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-16-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,650
Posted By skimmilf
I don't know what to say, but wanted to let you...

I don't know what to say, but wanted to let you know I am listening and sorry about what you are going through.
 
*hugs*
Forum: Single Parenting   12-16-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,561
Posted By skimmilf
That is why I asked if she was being threated...

That is why I asked if she was being threated with eviction.
I have seen a property manager I used to work for (because I needed the job...bleh), abuse this. I have seen people with a subsidy (who...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-16-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,561
Posted By skimmilf
Everyone's situation is different. There are a...

Everyone's situation is different. There are a lot of working people who still have & need section 8, particualry when rents are as high as they are in NYC where the person posting lives. I have had...
Forum: Infertility   12-16-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By skimmilf
No real advice but wanted to wish you good luck,...

No real advice but wanted to wish you good luck, and also let you know that I am a clomid baby.....so it worked well for my mom. :)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-16-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By skimmilf
yes on the itunes card, or sweat shirt or hat of...

yes on the itunes card, or sweat shirt or hat of whatever team he's into.
 
also, find out what movie theaters are in his hometown and buy him a gift card to the movies. Can't go wrong there.
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-16-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,543
Posted By skimmilf
I do. I have very dark body hair though. My...

I do. I have very dark body hair though. My older sister told me this is part of shaving your legs, when I was about 11. She said you start with the toe and work your way...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,561
Posted By skimmilf
I bet, if you were to advertise that you would...

I bet, if you were to advertise that you would like to hire a cleaning lady at the cost you are willing to pay, you could find someone.
 
post it on craigslist.
 
I would also see if there is a...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   12-15-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By skimmilf
Or any other ages, for that matter.   If so,...

Or any other ages, for that matter.
 
If so, maybe we could plan a meet up or mamas night out. :)
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   12-15-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,918
Posted By skimmilf
we did a few years ago and it was fantastic! My...

we did a few years ago and it was fantastic! My son was about 9 at the time, I think? We have the photos they took of him with Santa on a CD and I ended up giving them to my mom for Xmas that year....
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