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Forum: Learning at School   10-09-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 783
Posted By 1xmom
It wasn't too bad when my dd was in elementary...

It wasn't too bad when my dd was in elementary school.  But now that she is in middle school, there are school fundraisers as well as fundrasiers for the different clubs and things in the school...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-07-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By 1xmom
My daughter is 13, 5'6" and weighs 102 pounds. ...

My daughter is 13, 5'6" and weighs 102 pounds.  She has always been at least 80-90% on her percentile for height and 50-60% for weight.  Her pedi isn't too concerned because she eats regularly and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-07-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By 1xmom
My daugher is 13 and was also disgusted by the...

My daugher is 13 and was also disgusted by the Miley performance.  I did talk to her about the Sinead O'Connor letter as well.  I applaud Sinead for the letter and hope Miley and her camp (as well...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-04-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,294
Posted By 1xmom
I joined in 2000, but haven't been around much...

I joined in 2000, but haven't been around much lately.  My daughter is now 13 and I have become the cab driver and bank (lol).
Forum: Television   01-07-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By 1xmom
HI, I am in the same situation.  We started...

HI, I am in the same situation.  We started streaming netflix about two months ago and most of the shows we watch our dvr'd.  Usually over the summer I suspend my satellite, and then when winter...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-15-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By 1xmom
After reading your post, I feel like I could've...

After reading your post, I feel like I could've written it about six months ago.  My daughter is 11 and was ready to go bra shopping.  I was definitely not ready to buy the padded bras, but after...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-06-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By 1xmom
My daughter just finished reading Theodore...

My daughter just finished reading Theodore Boone, Kid Lawyer by J. Grisham and absolutely LOVED it.  I have never read any of his adult book and was wondering if any are appropriate for a tween.  My...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,864
Posted By 1xmom
Daughtry - Over You and No Surprise Shania...

Daughtry - Over You and No Surprise
Shania Twain - Nah!
Forum: Learning at School   02-15-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By 1xmom
DD has been complaining about admin and aides at...

DD has been complaining about admin and aides at lunchtime.  At her school they now have a noise sensored traffic signal to monitor the noise.  If it gets too noisy the traffic signal goes to red...
Forum: Learning at School   01-28-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By 1xmom
My dd just went. She is in the 5th grade as...

My dd just went. She is in the 5th grade as well.  I was worried a little, but my main concern was whether she would be warm enough.  I thought about going to the camp during the day, but made up in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-28-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,313
Posted By 1xmom
My daughter is the same way.  Although she will...

My daughter is the same way.  Although she will go thru spurts where she will spend a half hour washing her face before she goes to bed and brushing her teeth.  I think she is slowly coming...
Forum: Learning at School   11-12-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By 1xmom
My daughter loves giving gifts to all her...

My daughter loves giving gifts to all her teachers (8 including art, music, etc.)  I usually make something for them and go to the dollar store b/c they have some really  nice tins and boxes to put...
Forum: Learning at School   07-30-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By 1xmom
I received a letter in the mail today from the...

I received a letter in the mail today from the school pretty much stating that the first full week of school, parents are discouraged from walking their children to class. Although my child is going...
Forum: Learning at School   07-30-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,054
Posted By 1xmom
Another vote for LL Bean. I purchased my dd at...

Another vote for LL Bean. I purchased my dd at an outlet store for $20 last year, and it is GREAT. She will def. be using it again this year.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-11-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,320
Posted By 1xmom
Thanks again. When my dd had her 10 year...

Thanks again. When my dd had her 10 year check-up her pedi did say that she would probably get her period within the next year or so. She is starting to develop breast buds. As far as her eating...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-09-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,179
Posted By 1xmom
I checked the state laws in MD and it said 8....

I checked the state laws in MD and it said 8. But there is no way my child was ready to stay home alone then. She is 10 now and like others have stated, I let her stay home for abut 10 mins. at a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-09-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,320
Posted By 1xmom
thanks, and she did describe the legs hurting as...

thanks, and she did describe the legs hurting as cramps. We'll see how it goes.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-08-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,320
Posted By 1xmom
For the past week or so, my dd has been...

For the past week or so, my dd has been complaining about pains in her legs (thigh area mainly) and her back. Sometimes if I giver her a pain reliever it goes away, but I've also had to put some...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-23-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 139
Posted By 1xmom
I played Farmtown, Farmville, Restaurant City...

I played Farmtown, Farmville, Restaurant City and Cafe World. I stopped on Farmtown for a while until they just added new stuff and upped the levels. Right now I am liking Cafe World the most...
Forum: Television   10-15-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 32,848
Posted By 1xmom
Quote: Originally Posted by kdescalzi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kdescalzi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14524533)
Okay, did Victor really die yesterday??? If...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-15-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 137
Posted By 1xmom
I can't give any advice on sizing b/c I have...

I can't give any advice on sizing b/c I have been lucky in that there is a dance supply store in my town and I have my dd try them on b/c she has the opposite problem your dd has (her foot is narrow...
Forum: Learning at School   10-15-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By 1xmom
I think I am going to leave the principal's...

I think I am going to leave the principal's office issue alone. I would probably just leave the whole thing be had my dd not been crying at lunch one day last week when I came to eat with her. But...
Forum: Learning at School   10-14-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By 1xmom
Quote: Your daughter is highly sensitive and...

Quote:
Your daughter is highly sensitive and you're making this issue into a sensitive area.
Didn't think about it like that, but that makes sense. My dd is soo dramatic, emotional and sensitive....
Forum: Learning at School   10-14-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By 1xmom
Yes, my daughter is extremely sensitive,...

Yes, my daughter is extremely sensitive, sometimes it drive me crazy. And from when I talked to the principal this morning, she did not talk to my daughter at all.
Forum: Learning at School   10-14-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By 1xmom
No, the other little girl never said a word to...

No, the other little girl never said a word to my daughter and her friends. I just don't understand why my daughter said she was called in and wasn't, especially since she knew I was going in to...
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