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Forum: Activism and News   04-10-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,584
Posted By MusicLadyToo
scares me too for the same reasons as some of...

scares me too for the same reasons as some of the others . . .what if I refuse the doctor's treatment. when i sign my refusal of treatment form will it be a direct line to DCF? shoot it scares me to...
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,358
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I do think ADHD is overdiagnosed. I feel...

I do think ADHD is overdiagnosed. I feel strongly that my 5yo would definitely be diagnosed with it. I also feel like what we feed our children contributes a lot to it. When I step back to more...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-20-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I'm fairly certain that most hospitals will...

I'm fairly certain that most hospitals will accept a payment plan and as long as the payemts are made as agreed too, there is no affect on your credit. IT won't hurt to talk to the hospital about...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-19-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I wonder whether I will be allowed to continue a...

I wonder whether I will be allowed to continue a relationship with DSD when/if her father and I divorce?

I wonder how her mother is going to be since she and her husband are divorcing?

I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-18-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By MusicLadyToo
yeah we talked about that some but he was like,...

yeah we talked about that some but he was like, no way. i don't know if that will change over the course of this though. i mean he has 50-50 custody with mom and he works retail management so would...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-18-2008, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By MusicLadyToo
So I told my dh yesterday that our marriage was...

So I told my dh yesterday that our marriage was over. There were no tears and no yelling but I feel horrible! Not because my marriage is over but because I have been in DSD's life for the last 8...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-15-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By MusicLadyToo
but i think i heard ctvia.org has not been...

but i think i heard ctvia.org has not been updated recently . .. don't know for sure but just a heads up.
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-13-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 841
Posted By MusicLadyToo
how about hiring a mother's helper? they don't...

how about hiring a mother's helper? they don't cost as much as a full fledged babysitter because you or dh is home but not necessarily available. It might not help with your sleep but maybe to get...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-13-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By MusicLadyToo
Jenifer, But I think most of us who are...

Jenifer,

But I think most of us who are having this problem with older children have one household or another that does not enforce tantrums are not ok. I know for us personally when DSD's mom is...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-13-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By MusicLadyToo
DF needs to step in here in a MAJOR WAY!!! I"m...

DF needs to step in here in a MAJOR WAY!!! I"m sorry but your dsd should be REQUIRED to respect you in your house. I forget if you mention how old she is but my DSD sounds very similar to yours and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-11-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,472
Posted By MusicLadyToo
Yeah, especially if she is initiating it. That...

Yeah, especially if she is initiating it. That is just crazy. I understand the one mom and one dad thing but hey if you aren't more than just Jen, why is he with you and raising his child with you?
Forum: Babywearing   03-11-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I used a Maya SLing when mine were little. I...

I used a Maya SLing when mine were little. I have also used a moby wrap and mai tei when they were a little older.
Forum: Activism and News   03-09-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,821
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I agree with mahtob about being diplomatic in...

I agree with mahtob about being diplomatic in your response. The other question I have is that were the fasten seatbelt lights on when she was berating you. I would think that that should be the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By MusicLadyToo
our homeschool group collects them to offset...

our homeschool group collects them to offset website fees . . . it doesn't wind up being much but $50 or so a year is that much less we have to pay out of pocket . . . it wasn't very difficult to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-06-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By MusicLadyToo
wouldn't it only mean if there were an outbreak...

wouldn't it only mean if there were an outbreak in your child's particular school? what wold be defined as an outbreak? 1 case, 10 cases? questions to ask.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-05-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By MusicLadyToo
It's still 50% to 47% (yes).

It's still 50% to 47% (yes).
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-03-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I agree it sounds pretty fishy to me . . . I...

I agree it sounds pretty fishy to me . . . I mean unless there are unspoken needs, 14 seems a little old to be paying for child care. I agree that she needs to be providing dh with receipts for the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-29-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,378
Posted By MusicLadyToo
We are a family of 6 (with a roommate who eats...

We are a family of 6 (with a roommate who eats dinner at home most of the time) and our spedning is between $750 and $1000 on food. If I planned better I could probably bring it down some THough my...
Forum: Television   02-29-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 6,614
Posted By MusicLadyToo
I was totally shocked by the girls who went home...

I was totally shocked by the girls who went home . . . I thought it was going to be Amanda and Easter Egg girl . . . the boys while I didn't agree with Robbie going home of the guy's performances he...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-29-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By MusicLadyToo
have you looked in to any homeschooling groups...

have you looked in to any homeschooling groups in your area? my son does a lot of mother's helpering but we're too far away. there are usually teens available during the day and i know that my son...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-29-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 8,447
Posted By MusicLadyToo
i'm looking too . . . it was going around down...

i'm looking too . . . it was going around down here around the holidays and i just couldn't (READ didn't want to) risk getting them then . . .
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-27-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By MusicLadyToo
personally i would have had her wear the boots...

personally i would have had her wear the boots to her mother's but taken them back with me when I dropped her off . . . this way her feet would stay dry and you would still have the boots...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-25-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By MusicLadyToo
yeah really, i want to know too! I would love to...

yeah really, i want to know too! I would love to expose my kiddos to them . . .
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-25-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By MusicLadyToo
we homeschool so makes no difference to us . . ....

we homeschool so makes no difference to us . . . LOL!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-22-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By MusicLadyToo
It sounds like she is actually going to do...

It sounds like she is actually going to do damage to the bill. I mean the bill would give a mother the right to nurse her baby anywhere she is entitled to be. Isn't that correct? I mean, I...
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