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Forum: Personal Growth   03-12-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By momofcutie
Thank you for writing. I'd say my voice is...

Thank you for writing. I'd say my voice is deeper than it was when I was younger. That's a good idea about the voice lessons! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Personal Growth   03-12-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By momofcutie
I grew up performing. I took acting classes, had...

I grew up performing. I took acting classes, had an agent, was in commercials, and did musicals. I enjoyed it, but my family kind of pressured me about performing. They wanted me to do bigger things...
Forum: Pets   03-11-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,426
Posted By momofcutie
I remember reading a survey somewhere about...

I remember reading a survey somewhere about which pets are the easiest to have/take care of and which ones are the hardest to have/take care of. I don't remember much about it except that it listed...
Forum: Pets   03-10-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By momofcutie
My DH surprised me today by agreeing to explore...

My DH surprised me today by agreeing to explore getting a cat for our son (instead of the second dog we've been considering.) He's always said no before, but I guess he sees how much our son loves...
Forum: Pets   03-10-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By momofcutie
Oooh oooh! I love taking our dog Raven...

Oooh oooh! I love taking our dog Raven (http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w98/momofcutiedude/DCFC0157.jpg) on off-leash walks in the woods! We walk on trails that, experience has shown me, aren't...
Forum: Pets   03-10-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by Potty Diva...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Potty Diva http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7519345)
You really sound like you are serious about...
Forum: Pets   03-10-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By momofcutie
Remember that if you foster and fall in love...

Remember that if you foster and fall in love with your foster dog and it's a good match, you can adopt the dog! Fostering doesn't necessarily mean falling in love with a dog only to have it taken...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,502
Posted By momofcutie
My son is 7 and hates workbooks too! We tried a...

My son is 7 and hates workbooks too! We tried a formal curriculum last semester and it didn't work. Slowly I've become more relaxed about math. I think it is the subject that freaks me out the most...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By momofcutie
I generally just write down what we did that day...

I generally just write down what we did that day on my "lesson plan." I do try to do some reading aloud and discussion each day and I pick out books from the library beforehand. My son works on...
Forum: Pets   03-09-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By momofcutie
I tried the link and at the bottom it says "Next...

I tried the link and at the bottom it says "Next 25"--they are on the next page. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Well, a pug is certainly on my short list. But I...
Forum: Pets   03-09-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,280
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by Dechen...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dechen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7512241)...
Forum: Pets   03-09-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,280
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by haleyelianasmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by haleyelianasmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7511035)
Euthanasia is not an option.

It...
Forum: Pets   03-09-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,280
Posted By momofcutie
I've had a couple experiences with this that I'd...

I've had a couple experiences with this that I'd like to share.

My first dog as an adult was a mini poodle/schnauzer mix. We adopted her through a rescue group. Over the year we had her, she bit...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,043
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UUMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7506738)
I don't think we need to worry about...
Forum: Pets   03-09-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By momofcutie
Well, we didn't get to go see them today. My son...

Well, we didn't get to go see them today. My son got sick and amazed me by taking a voluntary nap. (He's better now.)

There's been this nagging feeling in the back of my mind today that I should...
Forum: Pets   03-08-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By momofcutie
Just looking......

Just looking... http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif: They are rescues, but they aren't in foster homes and that's usually a requirement of mine. They are about halfway and at...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-08-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,043
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UUMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7497243)
I do not believe one can have a 'good...
Forum: Pets   03-08-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by Danemom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Danemom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7492388)
He only THINKS I am obsessed with the dogs...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By momofcutie
We just found that our son's writing problems...

We just found that our son's writing problems are a result of visual processing problems and eye muscle control problems (convergence insufficiency (http://www.convergenceinsufficiency.org/#whatis))...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,043
Posted By momofcutie
I don't know the Mayflower date either, but I...

I don't know the Mayflower date either, but I have a good understanding of the overall story and I think that is good enough. However, my understanding has been formed more by historical fiction and...
Forum: Pets   03-07-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By momofcutie
Quote: Originally Posted by momofcutie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by momofcutie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7469179)
I still love my pets just as much, and I...
Forum: Pets   03-05-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,452
Posted By momofcutie
I found this top ten reasons to adopt a rescue...

I found this top ten reasons to adopt a rescue list:

http://www.pugstories.com/reasons.shtml
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-05-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By momofcutie
We had some testing done when my son was 5 and...

We had some testing done when my son was 5 and it showed that he has a visual processing delay and "emerging dyslexic tendencies." He's 7 now and in first grade, and we just found out last week that...
Forum: Pets   03-05-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By momofcutie
I know many of us have had an animal (or two)...

I know many of us have had an animal (or two) who's stood out from the rest and helped us in some way, taught us something, or just connected on a level that other pets haven't. So this is a thread...
Forum: Pets   03-05-2007, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 500
Posted By momofcutie
I'd drive a few hours--more if I had family or...

I'd drive a few hours--more if I had family or friends to stay with wherever I was going. I was looking at pug rescue in Dallas (5 hours away) online today!
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