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Forum: Parents as Partners   06-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By ilovemygirl
Thanks storm born. We did that for a couple of...

Thanks storm born. We did that for a couple of years. It helped with finances and not seeing each other much kept the arguing down a bit. He was good with dc for the most part then and I didn't worry...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By ilovemygirl
Advice on possible abandonment

I'm fairly certain my husband is going to abandon us soon. I'm a stay at home mom with two littles and a school age child I homeschool.
I've built everything up around being a homemaker. I have...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By ilovemygirl
I know this was supposed to be funny but I really...

I know this was supposed to be funny but I really don't get it. I don't see how bribing your kids with treats, ruining dinner for others (including yourself) and expecting a line cook to be a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,851
Posted By ilovemygirl
Exactly! I've known a few people who knew what...

Exactly! I've known a few people who knew what they wanted to do when they were in elementary school. I also know many people like myself that are pushing middle age and still don't know what we want...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,851
Posted By ilovemygirl
I'm halfway through the book and I have very...

I'm halfway through the book and I have very mixed feelings about this. Probably because it's kind of confusing.

To answer a pp -they are very very overwhelmingly creationist Christian and do...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By ilovemygirl
Thanks for the replies ladies. Anything I do is...

Thanks for the replies ladies. Anything I do is really going to have to come from the cutting side of things.
Trust me, I'm no stranger to looking for odd jobs or to hard work. We've done a lot of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By ilovemygirl
A few years ago, I got some wonderful advice and...

A few years ago, I got some wonderful advice and support from the ladies on this board. I cut expenses to the bone, got TWO jobs and worked the opposite shifts of my husband so we wouldn't pay for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By ilovemygirl
Thanks for the replies :) They usually wake up...

Thanks for the replies :)
They usually wake up around 6:30am and are up until 8:30. They only nap for an hour. Then they are up until 1:30 or so when they take another 1 hour nap. They are up until...
Forum: Infertility   04-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By ilovemygirl
I don't have time to read the replies but my...

I don't have time to read the replies but my thoughts would be that everything being equal IVF babies are no different than any other babies - I mean it's ridiculous to compare the naturally...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-04-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By ilovemygirl
I have ten month old twins. They both still want...

I have ten month old twins. They both still want to go back to sleep just an hour or so after waking up. They make it two hours tops before desperately needing to sleep again. It's not really a...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   03-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By ilovemygirl
My quick backstory is that I suffered...

My quick backstory is that I suffered infertility for many years. I finally got pregnant with dd - great pregnancy, great birth, instant desperate love for her, and great years of fun with her as an...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   03-14-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By ilovemygirl
I'm so sorry you are going through this. I wish...

I'm so sorry you are going through this. I wish I had some great advice for you but the truth is I just came to this forum looking for some for myself. I have three kids and I homeschool. Two of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,572
Posted By ilovemygirl
I think it is strongly advisable to make...

I think it is strongly advisable to make good/wise/beneficial choices all the time - but especially when you are receiving assistance. I don't care where that assistance is coming from. It could be...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-03-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,794
Posted By ilovemygirl
I do not dislike being "dependent" on my husband...

I do not dislike being "dependent" on my husband for money. I kind of find that term insulting actually. My husband is dependent on his job for money. I do a job too ... a pretty hard one. My kids...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-28-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By ilovemygirl
We have activites through our church, library...

We have activites through our church, library (love, love, LOVE the library), and paid classes like yoga class and gymnastics class. All of this is with kids from the neighborhood/town/community...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-28-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By ilovemygirl
I think this is about deciding how best to meet...

I think this is about deciding how best to meet the needs of EVERYONE in your family rather than homeschooling. Schooling isn't necessary and/or required until age 5 at the bare minimum and in most...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-22-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By ilovemygirl
My twins are only nine months so I don't have...

My twins are only nine months so I don't have any experience with this yet. We are going to a party for two year old b/g twins. I bought two gifts. Can I put them in the same gift bag? 
I know a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-02-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,491
Posted By ilovemygirl
Completely non-vaxxing here. My oldest is six....

Completely non-vaxxing here. My oldest is six. She hasn't been ill with any vaccine available ailments as far as I know. She is very healthy other than having a sensitive stomach which seems to be...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-16-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By ilovemygirl
Thank you for all the support. I really...

Thank you for all the support. I really appreciate it. It's been sooooooo hard finding anyone who understands what I'm going through. I'm having such a hard time trying to figure out if it's...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-07-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By ilovemygirl
I have an older dd I homeschool and 7 month old...

I have an older dd I homeschool and 7 month old twins. I feel like I did really well for the first couple of months - new baby hormones maybe? Ever since it's just been a downward spiral. I get more...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-12-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By ilovemygirl
I'm homeschooling my first grader (6 year old)....

I'm homeschooling my first grader (6 year old). It's going pretty well considering I have four month old twins and I never sleep ;)
 
I anticipated a tough year so I got a lot of self directed...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By ilovemygirl
I have a 1st grader with my newborn twins right...

I have a 1st grader with my newborn twins right now. I had them late in the spring and took the summer off of school. Thankfully, dd reads very well so I bought curriculum that is mostly self...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-11-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By ilovemygirl
If you aren't in a rush and can take your time...

If you aren't in a rush and can take your time looking it's possible that you could find someone but I think it would be pretty hard too. I don't know anyone who uses part time after school care...
Forum: Family Planning   08-16-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By ilovemygirl
Thank you so much for replying and hugs to you...

Thank you so much for replying and hugs to you too! 
I know it has to happen and I know how incredibly blessed I am but saying absolutely-definitely no more and moving on is just giving me such a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-13-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By ilovemygirl
I have yet to find a secular box set that...

I have yet to find a secular box set that doesn't cost a fortune either. It's like everything else in life, you either need to invest lots of time or lots of money. So even though I thought I never...
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