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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By philomom
PDX 2017 Prom Gown giveaway!

http://abbyscloset.org/prom-gown-giveaway/


A fabulous fun event. Come with a van load of teens and get your free prom gown and one free accessory, too.

:smile:
Forum: Mental Health   02-22-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By philomom
Hey there, Kudos on doing double duty but...

Hey there,

Kudos on doing double duty but you cannot keep it up forever. No one could. You will crash and your little family needs you too much for that. Can you get a neighbor or a friend to keep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-06-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By philomom
Yep, 8 weeks is not the rest of his life. Just...

Yep, 8 weeks is not the rest of his life. Just quit when you are done with this treatment.

Screen time is not evil but it is not recommended for those children under two.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-31-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By philomom
I kept my son's hair a little bit more like a bob...

I kept my son's hair a little bit more like a bob type cut. This seemed to make folks keep their mouths shut.

I know this is working for you but if he gets enough comments he may intuit that there...
Forum: Dads   01-21-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By philomom
Even a four year old can have certain boundaries...

Even a four year old can have certain boundaries set for them.

Dog can be placed in another room for a awhile or you guys can take the dog to the dog park or something where they are both active....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-18-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By philomom
Mary Englebreit, one of my favorite artists blew...

Mary Englebreit, one of my favorite artists blew up the internet the other night by offering a free printable poster to be used while marching. Her Facebook feed was a wreck as many said they'd burn...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-07-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,602
Posted By philomom
Once we got things combed out well, I sent my...

Once we got things combed out well, I sent my kids to school with a dab of tea tree oil on their necks and collars for another week or so. That seemed to help them not get re-infected.

There...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-07-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By philomom
As long as you feel it would be consensual no...

As long as you feel it would be consensual no matter what they "got in to". That is always were I drew the line.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-07-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By philomom
I work in a preschool setting and we take turns...

I work in a preschool setting and we take turns patting the children to sleep one at a time. The lights go off, the soft music plays and its all very gentle. Nothing to worry about.
Forum: Television   12-29-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By philomom
We pick and choose the Disney we let into our...

We pick and choose the Disney we let into our home.

Winners..

Beauty and the Beast Belle loves books, Belle does good
Mulan Mulan is protecting her father
Treasure Planet ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-18-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By philomom
So I teach preschool. The boy names in my class...

So I teach preschool. The boy names in my class have been varied as of late but no Riggs. I wouldn't use that one because it flunks the "rhymes with" test I use on my own kids names. If your child is...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-18-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By philomom
Please find some gentle and qualified daycare and...

Please find some gentle and qualified daycare and send your wife back to work. Maybe if she only around him a couple of hours a day she would relax as a parent.

But there are several alarm bells...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-17-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By philomom
Nope. Try again.

Nope. Try again.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-15-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By philomom
Any chance you could do less? Or do more open...

Any chance you could do less? Or do more open house kinds of things,more of the "you come to us". Your kids will be happier and less stressed in their own home. And probably behave better, too.

As...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-15-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By philomom
I teach preschool. The trick with littles is to...

I teach preschool. The trick with littles is to keep a strong routine and keep them so busy they can't make trouble. Examine how you want your day to run and make a plan. Stick to to it and then...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-15-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,384
Posted By philomom
Masturbation is awesome and normal. Completely...

Masturbation is awesome and normal. Completely normal. I just tried to explain to my kids that it is like picking your nose, everyone does it, no one wants to watch. Your son is being private and it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-15-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By philomom
My son is 20 and intact. He has had zero issues...

My son is 20 and intact. He has had zero issues with being whole.
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By philomom
Little House on the Prairie The Waltons ...

Little House on the Prairie
The Waltons

Fraggle Rock

Liberty's kids
Reading Rainbow

Bill Nye Science guy
any critter show by Kratt brothers Zoboomafoo, Kratt's creatures
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By philomom
I love it. I'm glad it was a non-issue as it...

I love it. I'm glad it was a non-issue as it should be here in the States.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-19-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By philomom
Kid's concerts PDX free

http://theoldchurch.org/little-ears/
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-15-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By philomom
You don't have to be close with your cousins. It...

You don't have to be close with your cousins. It isn't a "written in stone" part of childhood.

Drop it. If you try to force it at this point, you will make it worse for everyone involved. The boys...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-10-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By philomom
Canby Fruit show 2016

http://www.homeorchardsociety.org/events/2016-fruit-show/


Also has an apple tasting. Small fee.:grin:
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-10-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By philomom
Portland Nursery Apple tasting 2016

It is here again folks. This is a terrific event and a wonderful way to share the love of these fall fruits. Can be crowded, pick your time carefully. I usually go Sunday morning early while every...
Forum: Spirituality   09-24-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By philomom
You don't say how old your kids are but I'd be...

You don't say how old your kids are but I'd be careful about leaving them alone with your kids for too long. Kids can get confused easily when someone they like/love is telling them about such...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-05-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By philomom
The same night... 09/19/16...

The same night...


09/19/16 Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap,
Small Toys and Accessories Swap, 7:25pm (right after Women’s all size swap) at Colossae Church in Tigard.
No need to RSVP –...
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