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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-20-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By journeymom
Sad, frustrated and angry for daughter.

Help. I also posted this over in TAO.

I don't know what to do. Daughter is 21 years old. She's an English major. She's in her fourth attempt to pass basic math. She's been seeing a tutor and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-20-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By journeymom
Hi Ruthla, I don't have any advice, just...

Hi Ruthla,

I don't have any advice, just sympathy. My 21 y.o. daughter is at home and has her own significant physiological challenges. Hugs to you. :hug
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-20-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By journeymom
Sad, frustrated and angry for daughter.

Help. I don't know what to do. Daughter is 21 years old. She's an English major. She's in her fourth attempt to pass basic math. She's been seeing a tutor and thought she was doing okay this time. ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-05-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By journeymom
See, this just makes me furious. I was just...

See, this just makes me furious. I was just reading something about how women's pain is regularly dismissed or minimized by medical professionals, and society in general. Then we're told women don't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-15-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By journeymom
Sooooo... How's the hand??

Sooooo... How's the hand??
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-04-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By journeymom
So much of that list I identify with. Especially...

So much of that list I identify with. Especially "We feel guilty for just about everything: not wanting or having time to be our children’s primary playmates, not working enough, working too much,...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-12-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By journeymom
Just sharing my own experience. I have bad...

Just sharing my own experience. I have bad posture. It's nothing I 'do'. It's genetic; it comes from my dad's side of the family. My sister also has bad posture, my brother does not. He's...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-03-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,533
Posted By journeymom
Made a hot breakfast! Shopped for the week's...

Made a hot breakfast!
Shopped for the week's groceries and packed them away by 1pm!! That's huge!
Cleaned the kitchen floor on hands and knees. And this was 'up keep'; floor wasn't actually as...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By journeymom
Learned/learning to departmentalize home and...

Learned/learning to departmentalize home and work. Worrying about home issues was interfering with work performance. And nothing could be done to fix anything from work, so it was wasted mental...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-21-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By journeymom
Getting :topic Oooh, yum! I'm hungry and that...

Getting :topic Oooh, yum! I'm hungry and that sounds delicious.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-21-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By journeymom
What does an Irish breakfast consist of? :eat

What does an Irish breakfast consist of? :eat
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-10-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,720
Posted By journeymom
Yes, as comic book tv shows go. It's got a...

Yes, as comic book tv shows go. It's got a complex universe, so a lot to go on. The actors are decent and the writing is fine. I actually like the 'spin-off' the Flash better. Legends of Tomorrow...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-08-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By journeymom
This is what Thanksgiving has come to mean to me:...

This is what Thanksgiving has come to mean to me: celebrating family with seasonally-specific foods. Though it's not like turkey and potatoes and cranberries and pumpkin pie aren't available year...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-01-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,720
Posted By journeymom
DC bought Harry Dresden? That's funny. Actor...

DC bought Harry Dresden? That's funny. Actor Paul Blackthorne played Harry Dresden and now he's in Arrow, the tv version of DC's Green Arrow.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-29-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,035
Posted By journeymom
Ha! And Thanksgiving is coming! :wink:

Ha! And Thanksgiving is coming! :wink:
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-25-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By journeymom
Just personal observations and conclusions, here...

Just personal observations and conclusions, here and we're not a same-sex couple. My kids are 20 and 16 y.o. We live in the suburbs of Sacramento. Upside: the neighborhood public schools where we...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-12-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 971
Posted By journeymom
Reasons snoring is really bad for you: ...

Reasons snoring is really bad for you:

http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/eleven-health-risks-snoring/

Dh didn't snore when we were younger. I kinda thought it was cute when he started...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-29-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By journeymom
Thread is several days old, but anyway, I...

Thread is several days old, but anyway, I sympathize.

Periodically DH clogs the toilet. Holy cow, dude! What have you been eating?? He doesn't notice the toilet didn't flush completely. ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-29-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By journeymom
:duh :blush :lol

:duh :blush :lol
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By journeymom
White women's privilege

This is just excellent:

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/122110/i-dont-want-be-excuse-racist-violence-charleston

She challenges white women to acknowledge their own privilege. Pumabearclan -...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-28-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,879
Posted By journeymom
Really?? What an unhelpful comment. Was there...

Really?? What an unhelpful comment. Was there context that turns this into a reasonable response? What kind of therapist is this?

I agree with Mariamadly. Get yourself a therapist to help you...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-28-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,720
Posted By journeymom
Oh, wow. This is a trip in the way-back machine....

Oh, wow. This is a trip in the way-back machine. Different era of my life.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-16-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,035
Posted By journeymom
Thumbs up Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

MDC mommas already know some of this! But I enjoy how enthusiastic she sounds.
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-03-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 4,435
Posted By journeymom
Oh my word, this thread is 7 years old. 2nd...

Oh my word, this thread is 7 years old.

2nd and 3rd what SummerStorm said about artists' non-saintliness.

One of the artists that were linked to way back, I thought her style would be lovely...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-03-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By journeymom
First time I went to a Christmas white elephant...

First time I went to a Christmas white elephant party I had no idea about the 'stealing' component. To fair it was billed as an ornament exchange. Why would I think we'd be doing anything other than...
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