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Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-20-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,654
Posted By GearGirl
I wasn't allowed these dolls when I was little,...

I wasn't allowed these dolls when I was little, my mother was against Barbie, cheerleading, and getting married before 30, lol. I also was not allowed junk food unless it was Halloween or something....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-20-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 459
Posted By GearGirl
I would also say to check for a free or cheap...

I would also say to check for a free or cheap trampoline, it is the best thing we ever got for the kids, it really encourages play, exercise, taking turns.... They do show up cheap because when the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-17-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 588
Posted By GearGirl
I am from Cambridge, right outside Harvard...

I am from Cambridge, right outside Harvard Square! Too weird! Where are you in CA? We are in San Francisco area.

I will PM you my email if you want to chat about the bar! I think we only need to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-16-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By GearGirl
I have had both the madsen and the xtracycle...

I have had both the madsen and the xtracycle radish. They are both great, very different. I prefer the madsen with kids but if you are not always taking kids with you I think the xtracycle is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 588
Posted By GearGirl
Did you take the bar in another state after...

Did you take the bar in another state after graduation? If not, I am thinking that the Bar might be part of your problem here, but I know I could be way off. The Bar sucks, no denying it, but it...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-26-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By GearGirl
I would like to join this thread. I have hit...

I would like to join this thread. I have hit what I think is rock bottom, and I hope that is a good thing. I was avoiding the scale because even though I have needed to lose the same 30 pounds or so...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-03-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,339
Posted By GearGirl
I did the whole thing last year after first...

I did the whole thing last year after first doing a month of 30 day shred.  I was much tighter but didn't lose anything, I'm not sure why because I do have lots to lose!  It was a fantastic program,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-03-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By GearGirl
I've never heard of it, off to google.  Martha's...

I've never heard of it, off to google.  Martha's Vineyard is my favorite place in the world so maybe this will motivate me!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-15-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,406
Posted By GearGirl
that makes total sense, i admire your confidence...

that makes total sense, i admire your confidence op!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By GearGirl
Having my 10 year old tell me "I'm not...

Having my 10 year old tell me "I'm not sentimental about these school projects, let's not hang onto them", and noticing clutter in other people's houses.  This might sound judgmental but I don't...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,754
Posted By GearGirl
I think de-cluttering is hard for most people,...

I think de-cluttering is hard for most people, but in the end you have to prioritize.  For some people they can keep everything in their huge walk in closets, it's always neat.  For me this isn't...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By GearGirl
I think it is very reasonable to de-clutter a...

I think it is very reasonable to de-clutter a family members stuff if they are complaining about the state of the house but doing nothing about it.  However, I suspect there is more than that going...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By GearGirl
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Quote:Originally Posted by azzeps http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1296352/letting-go-of-3-yo-s-clothes#post_16253743)
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By GearGirl
Using the Holly Hobby lunch box as an example,...

Using the Holly Hobby lunch box as an example, what a great memory of childhood!  It isn't something that someone needs to keep, but it sounds great and it must be a fun thing to see when looking...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By GearGirl
I've seen a bunch of shredding trucks around...

I've seen a bunch of shredding trucks around here, I guess you can either go to an event or hire them and they will shred everything right there for you while you watch.  I'm going to try to get...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By GearGirl
Well I think your first line of defense is to...

Well I think your first line of defense is to really decide what to keep, I think you are on a path to keep too much, at least from a decluttering, organizing, and simplifying standpoint, but for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 570
Posted By GearGirl
5 is the youngest I would consider, and that is...

5 is the youngest I would consider, and that is if I lived in an apartment with a courtyard or something similar.  My 7 year old can bike near our house (quiet street) if she is with at least one...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By GearGirl
Overreaction or not, NO MORE CONTACT.  If he...

Overreaction or not, NO MORE CONTACT.  If he comes to the door ignore it, or call someone for help.  You should not be showing the apartment for the landlord, it might be convenient, but it's not...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,406
Posted By GearGirl
I do think that is really scary, I'm glad he is...

I do think that is really scary, I'm glad he is OK.  I think it's fine to let a five year old play outside with an older sibling, but maybe checking on him.  I like freedom for the kids and I think...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,963
Posted By GearGirl
Wow, even the hotel staff should have been on...

Wow, even the hotel staff should have been on that.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,119
Posted By GearGirl
I haven't read all the replies, but I am going...

I haven't read all the replies, but I am going to be in the minority here I'm sure.  I think too much is made of bundling little kids up.  They run around so much and get so much hotter from body...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By GearGirl
I would tell her that you were all there (boob...

I would tell her that you were all there (boob grab and all), and that you all saw her and the way she was acting, and that your dh yelled for help. so sorry but your dh NOT falling over drunk, her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By GearGirl
Thanks for this, I am going to have that...

Thanks for this, I am going to have that conversation.
 
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By GearGirl
The earthquakes of that magnitude are obviously...

The earthquakes of that magnitude are obviously dangerous but in a country where things are now brought up to code for the most part (US and Japan), the real devastation seems to be from the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-13-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,105
Posted By GearGirl
I thought you were about 24, but holding the 2...

I thought you were about 24, but holding the 2 kids keeps me from going younger, so that might be it.  Maybe in a pic without kids you would look younger!
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