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Forum: The Childhood Years   02-08-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By JaniceT
Many, many thanks for your feedback, and book...

Many, many thanks for your feedback, and book suggestions! They help enormously.

Since I first posted, I've had several conversations with dd about the cat club incident, and also about her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-01-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By JaniceT
Hi all, Since dd was born she's been...

Hi all,

Since dd was born she's been sensitive and shy -- never one of those kids who would bound joyously into the fray in playgrounds or kids' gatherings. She has been at a wonderful Montessori...
Forum: Television   01-10-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,393
Posted By JaniceT
I was livid about this episode, too. Especially...

I was livid about this episode, too. Especially because it came right after our having to go to battle with my (unvaxed) dd's private school about a child coming to school with chicken pox (he was...
Forum: Parenting   01-06-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,346
Posted By JaniceT
Thanks so much for the feedback! It's...

Thanks so much for the feedback! It's interesting; I've been so focused on my belief that dd's behavior is due to the fact that she is an "only," I hadn't even given any thought at all to the idea...
Forum: Parenting   01-05-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,346
Posted By JaniceT
Hi there -- We always knew we would only...

Hi there --

We always knew we would only have one child -- quite frankly, our marriage is not all that strong, and even though I think we are very good parents to dd, we would be absolutely lousy...
Forum: Site Help   12-31-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By JaniceT
Hi there -- I'm wondering if there might be...

Hi there --

I'm wondering if there might be interest in starting a new forum geared toward those of us who are raising only/single children? I think there are a lot of issues issues that we face...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-08-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,709
Posted By JaniceT
"Mars" by Lori McKenna

"Mars" by Lori McKenna
Forum: Site Help   08-20-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By JaniceT
I would love to share stories -- issues -- etc....

I would love to share stories -- issues -- etc. concerning raising my only daughter. Would this be possible?
Forum: Television   07-18-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
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Views: 769
Posted By JaniceT
I'm so glad I'm not the only one!!!! 90210...

I'm so glad I'm not the only one!!!!

90210 is one of my (very) guilty pleasures -- I actually own seasons 1-4 -- and I still watch the early episodes on occasion. You folks don't sound old at all...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-21-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By JaniceT
Hi there -- as a lifelong piano player, I...

Hi there -- as a lifelong piano player, I strongly recommend that you purchase a real piano. You never know if your children will end up really getting into it and wanting to play seriously as they...
Forum: Television   03-29-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By JaniceT
It stars Glenn Close as a ruthless attorney who...

It stars Glenn Close as a ruthless attorney who is bringing a class-action law suit against a Ken Lay-type (played by Ted Danson) whose company went out of business, leaving thousands of employees...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-26-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 816
Posted By JaniceT
Eliza Gilkyson

Eliza Gilkyson
Forum: Television   03-26-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By JaniceT
I just rented the first season of this series...

I just rented the first season of this series (aired in summer 2007 on FX) from Netflix -- I couldn't believe how good it was! Has anyone else seen it? I just read on wikipedia that they are in...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-05-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By JaniceT
I read an issue last summer when a previous...

I read an issue last summer when a previous renter left it in the lakeside cabin we were staying in. I was not impressed. It seemed to me to be one long advertisement for various products.

Janice...
Forum: Gardening   12-06-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By JaniceT
We make sure our veggies are grown aways from...

We make sure our veggies are grown aways from the house. I understand that after a house is built the contractors often fill in around the house with soil fill that is not clean -- could have lots...
Forum: Television   12-04-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By JaniceT
Yeah, but at least Wonder Pets has a cool song....

Yeah, but at least Wonder Pets has a cool song. Wonder pets, wonder pets, we're on our way! dd and I sing it all the time. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

Janice T.
Forum: Television   12-04-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By JaniceT
I just finished watching it on my DVR last...

I just finished watching it on my DVR last night, and I had the same reaction -- thought it was corny at first, but couldn't stop watching, and then ended up close to tears. I have always enjoyed...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-14-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,330
Posted By JaniceT
I really, really wanted to like this book. It's...

I really, really wanted to like this book. It's all about things I think about a lot -- solitude vs. connection, spirituality, depression, etc. And I read Gilbert's Stern Men and enjoyed it (I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-08-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By JaniceT
For the most part, my dd seems pretty...

For the most part, my dd seems pretty well-adjusted, well-behaved, etc. She has never been prone to tantrums or anything. But every so often she just dissolves into an uncontrollable fit of grief...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-23-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,638
Posted By JaniceT
Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa...

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.


Janice T.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-23-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By JaniceT
I watched it awhile ago, after I heard that one...

I watched it awhile ago, after I heard that one of my favorite radio talk hosts (Stephanie ******) introduced it at the opening in LA a few months back. I thought it was outstanding; highly...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By JaniceT
I'm so sorry to hear about your troubles. I...

I'm so sorry to hear about your troubles. I don't have any specific advice for you, except for the usual stuff you probably have already heard -- setting limits and sticking to them, being...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-10-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,092
Posted By JaniceT
I completely agree with ShadowMom. When I go to...

I completely agree with ShadowMom. When I go to A.C. Moore or the gardening nursery, it's almost never for something I "need." So I find it tough to tell dd she can't have a little something because...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-01-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,695
Posted By JaniceT
I'm about 3/4 through the book, and I'm loving...

I'm about 3/4 through the book, and I'm loving it as well. Though I have to admit, it's making me a bit jealous. I would love, love, love to live that lifestyle, but the realities of my life present...
Forum: Television   04-02-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By JaniceT
Does anyone watch this show on the travel...

Does anyone watch this show on the travel channel? I've become addicted to it....
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