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Forum: Parenting   10-09-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,575
Posted By martin18
Sorry, pek64, see you say "avoid the battles" so...

Sorry, pek64, see you say "avoid the battles" so I'm clear on what you're recommending! Thanks again.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-09-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By martin18
Dear Lovely, thanks so much for your response -...

Dear Lovely, thanks so much for your response - I had begun to think I wasn't going to get any! Thanks in particular for the insight on Oregon. I have to say, being very landscape focused, when I...
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,575
Posted By martin18
Thanks so much for your answer, pek64. So just...

Thanks so much for your answer, pek64. So just to confirm, you think I should stick with my limited but relatively healthy list, right?
 
Tell me, were there no warning signs when you were small...
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,575
Posted By martin18
Hi there, I am (a single) mother of a generally...

Hi there, I am (a single) mother of a generally fantastic 6-yr old boy whose one major problem is his attitude to food. He will generally never accept trying new foods, yet a week doesn't seem to go...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-29-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By martin18
Hi there, I am an Irish single mammy (with US...

Hi there, I am an Irish single mammy (with US papers) with 6 year old son - used to live in DC, been away for a few years, thinking of moving back to the US now. Can anyone out there give us any...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 38,209
Posted By martin18
Dear Bisou,   I just came to your thread as...

Dear Bisou,
 
I just came to your thread as I've just had the most awful day - won't go in to detail now (perhaps will post separate thread depending on how my googling goes), but my 6 year old...
Forum: Mental Health   03-12-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By martin18
Hello there everyone. I have just got off the...

Hello there everyone. I have just got off the telephone with a good friend in NYC. She and I are from the UK, early 40s, I used to live in the US but left before she moved there. Unfortunately.
 ...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-11-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By martin18
(SORRY this is so long again. I have verbal...

(SORRY this is so long again. I have verbal diahorrhea.)
 
Wow, I am so sorry I have been so quiet. I have had an awful week and have been trying to gather the strength to contact ExOfficio after...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-05-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By martin18
Dear mimim and halfasian momma, I am so grateful...

Dear mimim and halfasian momma, I am so grateful to you for wading through my far-too-long post and giving me your opinions. I hear what you are saying and it weighs on me. I am having a lot of...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-03-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By martin18
Hi there, I would be so grateful for some...

Hi there, I would be so grateful for some open-minded and gentle opinions about my situation. Please listen to the good things I have to say about my husband as well as the bad! And I apologise in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-03-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By martin18
Hi again, Amcal, just let me clarify something: ...

Hi again, Amcal, just let me clarify something:

Quote:
Originally Posted by amcal http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-03-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By martin18
Amcal, thank you also so much for responding! ...

Amcal, thank you also so much for responding!

Some really great suggestions there that I just hadn't thought of. No, I slipped off the wholegrain track a while ago - only whole grain pasta and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-03-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By martin18
Robinia, I appreciate your response so much. I...

Robinia, I appreciate your response so much. I was getting desperate, and I know the post was too long! (Unfortunately can't see any way to change the title now, though, lol!)

You are pretty much...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-01-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By martin18
Hello girls, is this the right place for this...

Hello girls, is this the right place for this thread? Please advise if it would be better off somewhere else!

My son is on the verge of turning 4 years old, and I am at a loss as to how to...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-30-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 95,972
Posted By martin18
I'm from Dublin! You're right - pronounced Leery!

I'm from Dublin! You're right - pronounced Leery!
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-30-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 95,972
Posted By martin18
laohaire (is there a "g" missing?!), you have...

laohaire (is there a "g" missing?!), you have convinced me!
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-30-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 95,972
Posted By martin18
Seashells, you're absolutely right about the...

Seashells, you're absolutely right about the manufacturing processes.

Laundry - well, I never wash less than a full load (I'm more guilty of over-loading), so for me it would generate extra...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-30-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 95,972
Posted By martin18
Hi there, sorry if this has already been...

Hi there, sorry if this has already been covered, but it's such a long thread....

I think this is a really interesting idea, and I like to waste as little as I possibly can. But my one concern is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-06-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By martin18
Thanks so much for your replies and your...

Thanks so much for your replies and your support. Puddle, the clinic basically tells me that because it hasn't been working for a while now, they want to take every possible obstacle off the list. I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-04-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By martin18
Hi, I know that this query is somewhat similar...

Hi, I know that this query is somewhat similar to others I have seen, but I don't want to hijack anyone's posts, so bear with me!

I am still breastfeeding my 30 month old DS. I'm sure there's...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-24-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By martin18
Hi, I am so sorry I have not responded to you...

Hi, I am so sorry I have not responded to you all for a while, I have been a little down http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

But I wanted to say how much I appreciate...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-09-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By martin18
Hi there, everybody. I hope I am not intruding,...

Hi there, everybody. I hope I am not intruding, because I am not yet a single mom. But I am afraid that that moment is not too far off. I have a 2 year old son who is the centre of our world. My...
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