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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By momct
My uncle played guitar and sang along with his...

My uncle played guitar and sang along with his friend.They performed together regularly.He  did the music for the ceremony and the reception as his wedding gift to us.We had them do Follow me by...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-08-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,356
Posted By momct
I win the prize for oldest- so far .I was 46...

I win the prize for oldest- so far .I was 46 when my son was born.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-09-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By momct
Hold onto the money for now-call it pay for...

Hold onto the money for now-call it pay for yourself to do some of the organizing work.If you accomplish signifigant work you get paid with this money and can use it to buy seating and/or a dryer.If...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-27-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By momct
I hope you and L have a wonderful time Trick or...

I hope you and L have a wonderful time Trick or treating.Her costume sounds very cute.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-25-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 777
Posted By momct
Do you live near a friend or relative who could...

Do you live near a friend or relative who could store it for you until your son is older?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-11-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By momct
When my husband went through chemo,I bought him...

When my husband went through chemo,I bought him a Wrangler shirt at Walmart that looked like a regular button front shirt .It had a quilted lining that kept him warm during chemo sessions- he wore...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-04-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By momct
Someone rear ended my 2005 Chevy Cobalt and now...

Someone rear ended my 2005 Chevy Cobalt and now I have to buy another car.I have no idea what to buy and don't know where to start.I had no intention of buying a different car and I'm feeling really...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-04-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By momct
We have a Chrysler Town and Country which is...

We have a Chrysler Town and Country which is similar to the Grand Caravan.We love the stow and go seats.My son was eight when we got it and he could stow and un- stow the seats.They are very easy to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-26-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,852
Posted By momct
When I was growing up,my father divided one room...

When I was growing up,my father divided one room into two for my brother and me.He just used sheets of smooth plywood standing upright and held in place by a u -shaped channel top and bottom. Half...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-15-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By momct
Go to Costco.

Go to Costco.
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-11-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,180
Posted By momct
Go to the hardware store and buy single edge...

Go to the hardware store and buy single edge razor blades and scrape it off.The  door must be dry when you do this- the soap will just fall down as little shavings. When you have scraped the bulk of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-11-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 239
Posted By momct
The floors can't be done until the staircase is...

The floors can't be done until the staircase is in and any walls that are going to move are moved.Yes -it is more difficult to put flooring down in furnished rooms. That is something that has to be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-10-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 239
Posted By momct
I would get the staircase put in.I would rip up...

I would get the staircase put in.I would rip up the carpets yourself- even if you are not ready to do more. There should be wood floors underneath the carpet.You could also rip out the upstairs...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-07-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By momct
Not everybody goes on Craigslist.Post a sign in...

Not everybody goes on Craigslist.Post a sign in the bathroom where you found it, but be vague enough about the item so they will have to give you enough info so you know they're the one who lost it.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-11-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,539
Posted By momct
Yes, Bena,We had a wonderful ending.I feel the...

Yes, Bena,We had a wonderful ending.I feel the miscarriages are a part of our history but luckily are not the whole story.We went through a lot and if I wasn't a hunt and peck-takes forever-typist I...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-10-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,539
Posted By momct
I had two miscarriages, both were early at 8...

I had two miscarriages, both were early at 8 and 10 weeks.The first one I had a D&C after, but the second one the doctor told me it would be better if I let the miscarriage happen naturally.I was...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By momct
Would the social workers from the foster care...

Would the social workers from the foster care program help you talk to the school system? They are aware of his birth family's situation and why he was removed from them.Contact them and see what...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-28-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,215
Posted By momct
If I were in your position I would make up...

If I were in your position I would make up several in season medium size lots and put them on Craigslist.Do an overall shot of each lot and mention some of the brands for each. Sell them cheap to...
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-24-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By momct
There might be a support center with counselors...

There might be a support center with counselors that you could talk to on the phone.It must be even more difficult to have such long distances to travel for medical help.We went about an hour away...
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By momct
When you are at the oncologists, ask what...

When you are at the oncologists, ask what support groups they know about.Then you will have the info if you want to pursue it.I would think about how you intend to tell your kids. We brought our son...
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-22-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By momct
Hi, My husband was diagnosed with Stage 2b colon...

Hi, My husband was diagnosed with Stage 2b colon cancer  in  October 2009.He had an operation followed by 6 months of chemo.He now has periodic checkups , bloodwork and cat scans.I like to read- I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-19-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By momct
My husband went through cancer treatments last...

My husband went through cancer treatments last year and  I wanted to  keep our house running smoothly while I escorted him to his appointments.I would suggest if you have the space and the money  to...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-28-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By momct
Futuremamaheather, I am probably a lot older...

Futuremamaheather, I am probably a lot older than you .I was on Camp Family in 1974.They must have run out of room on the ceiling for names by now.
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-28-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By momct
Hi Futuremamaheather- I was wondering if the...

Hi Futuremamaheather- I was wondering if the camp you are  referring to is Silver Lake? I used to go there a long time ago and was on staff one summer.
Forum: Personal Growth   06-27-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By momct
I am in CT and I know you were planning to move...

I am in CT and I know you were planning to move to CT. What town is the new house in? What town do your relatives live in?There are lots of great things to do and explore in the state- focus on some...
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