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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-19-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
There used to be a Holistic Moms in Bethlehem -...

There used to be a Holistic Moms in Bethlehem - maybe they aren't around anymore?

La Leche League of lehigh County has evening meetings

http://www.lllusa.org/web/LehighCountyPA.html

Good...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-13-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,613
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
FYI - Rodale is having an Organic Apple festival...

FYI - Rodale is having an Organic Apple festival today! It was rained out yesterday.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-22-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
bellini (at the Promenade Shoppes in Center...

bellini (at the Promenade Shoppes in Center Valley) used to carry some diapers and slings. i haven't been in there for a year or two though, so I am not sure if they still do.
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-28-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Thank you all for the overwhelming...

Thank you all for the overwhelming encouragement! I have packed up one box of stuff that is worth something - to be sold on Craigslist or next year's yard sale.

The rest is being bagged up and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-26-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
I haven't posted here for a long time. i have...

I haven't posted here for a long time. i have been at home this summer and my only long-term goal was to declutter the house. Summer is nearly over yet I still have a lot to do!

I have been...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-03-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
I have been doing in-home childcare for nearly 3...

I have been doing in-home childcare for nearly 3 years. As of next week, I will no longer be a child care provider. I am taking some much-needed time with my own children. I am very happy with my...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-06-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Oh - and it's been 3 years (almost) since I used...

Oh - and it's been 3 years (almost) since I used Marlene, so I don't know her current rates. But I do know she uses a sliding scale based on your income.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-06-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Marlene is excellent - don't hesitate to use her!

Marlene is excellent - don't hesitate to use her!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-20-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Thanks for the replies! AfricanQueen - love...

Thanks for the replies!

AfricanQueen - love you idea! I am not quite sure how to find a non-profit to work with, but I am going to keep my eyes open. In the meantime, I think I can safely gather...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-18-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
I am getting better at decluttering, but I still...

I am getting better at decluttering, but I still have a long way to go.

Lately, I have been really good about donating lots of items (even the things I would have previously held on to and try to...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-17-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
I work part-time in a Testing Center at our...

I work part-time in a Testing Center at our community college. I administer all of our Distance Learning tests to students. I have not taken any Distance Learning classes myself, but I talk to...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-14-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,184
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Really interesting thread and interesting...

Really interesting thread and interesting replies.

All of my part-time work has been outside of "normal" hours, and DH was able to watch the kids, so there was no childcare $$$ needed.

But now...
Forum: Learning at School   02-12-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
This same thing just happened to my son! We just...

This same thing just happened to my son! We just got his first report card and he received a "2" (which means approaching level) in both handwriting and rhyming words. Now my son excels at rhyming -...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-11-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
We do have similar situations! Right now I...

We do have similar situations!

Right now I have 4 part-time kids. 2 are in morning kindergarten (like my middle son) so I have them before/after school for a total of half-day care. They come 4...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-10-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Just wondering - when you need to make a big...

Just wondering - when you need to make a big life decision, how do you do it?

Do you make charts and graphs and do all the proper research? Go with just cold hard facts and leave emotion out of...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-09-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Well, I bit the bullet and sent in a resume for...

Well, I bit the bullet and sent in a resume for a possible f/t job today. I have no idea if I will get an interview out of it (although I would like to think I would because I believe it's a good...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-05-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,188
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Awww mama - I know that's not the info you...

Awww mama - I know that's not the info you wanted to get. I'm sorry.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-05-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Going through this same thing (to a degree) - I...

Going through this same thing (to a degree) - I do childcare from home so that I am home with the kids. I work Saturday mornings elsewhere while DH is home with kids.

And my older two lament that...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-05-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
As a childcare provider who can only take 3 kids...

As a childcare provider who can only take 3 kids in addition to my own, I could never take you.

As a SAHM who is looking to have more time with her own children yet make a few extra $$$, it's a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-05-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Another childcare provider urging you to find...

Another childcare provider urging you to find other care for your DD.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-05-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Since I was part-time, FMLA didn't really apply...

Since I was part-time, FMLA didn't really apply since I didn't have enough hours at the job. My union contract said 1 year of service. When I was negotiating my leave it was before the 1 year and...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-04-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
I would caution you against getting pg until you...

I would caution you against getting pg until you have a full understanding of how your company will deal with a maternity leave.

I started a job (which was part-time, but had some nice benefits)...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-04-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
Thanks mamas - it's nice to hear that. I...

Thanks mamas - it's nice to hear that.

I have been really conflicted lately - I have a really hard time figuring out what to do about our family's situation right now. Today I am really leaning...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
This has been a big discussion for us lately. ...

This has been a big discussion for us lately.

I have been at home for nearly 8 years. During those 8 years I have always been home during the day. For some of those 8 years I worked...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-04-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Two Spunky Monkeys
I know we all have these days.... I stay...

I know we all have these days....

I stay home with my kids during the week, but I care for other children in the home. I work Saturdays outside of my home.

My DS5 is having a melt-down day....
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