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Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By zoshamosha
OK, so this seems like a really bad idea. ...

OK, so this seems like a really bad idea.

Now, I just need to figure out the next year...

Summer is starting, which gives me lots of flexibility. I tried doing co-parenting exchanges last...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By zoshamosha
This is not true. I personally know a couple...

This is not true. I personally know a couple ex-spouses who have done similar things while one parent works or studies away from home. Actually, my husband has been doing this for 8 years......
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By zoshamosha
Thinking of leaving kids for a semester

Hello wise mamas,

I haven't posted here in a very long time. I filed for divorce several years ago, but I chickened out. I wasn't ready. Since then, I've completed most of the coursework for a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By zoshamosha
You have gotten some amazing replies.  I don't...

You have gotten some amazing replies.  I don't have much wisdom on this topic, except to add that I am dealing with an almost opposite problem with my 5 year old boy in that he is seriously...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By zoshamosha
Thanks Gillibean and Michelle.   I did wet...

Thanks Gillibean and Michelle.
 
I did wet the bed until age 10 ish, maybe a bit older.  I don't remember.  I remember my mom was at her wit's end about it and had me all kinds of invasive tests...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-17-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By zoshamosha
Hello there!  I have two great kids DD is 8.5...

Hello there!  I have two great kids DD is 8.5 and DS is turning 6 next week.  They are both typically developing kids, doing very well at school and they have normal and happy, well adjusted social...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By zoshamosha
Hey there!  I'm just a mom, like you.  I have no...

Hey there!  I'm just a mom, like you.  I have no mental health qualifications whatsoever, but I've been around enough to see a few things.  I'm saying this gently, but please feel free to disregard...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-30-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By zoshamosha
Hi everyone. I just have a quick question.   ...

Hi everyone. I just have a quick question.
 
I've been a SAHM for 7 years.  I've done a little professional work here and there.  Mostly, I've volunteered at my kids' schools.
 
I'm applying for...
Forum: Pets   09-11-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By zoshamosha
Any cat experts out there?   Our five year...

Any cat experts out there?
 
Our five year old cat moved out.  It all started in June.  We went out of town for 3 weeks and had a housesitter take care of our cat for part of the time and a...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-05-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By zoshamosha
I recently went camping with a friend and her...

I recently went camping with a friend and her kids and it made me think how you really get to know someone on such a trip.  Taking a whole bunch of kids on a trip and having to prepare meals over a...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-05-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By zoshamosha
I have never done a houseshare, though I'm...

I have never done a houseshare, though I'm thinking about it too.  But my mother and I shared with other single mothers when I was a kid.  Those arrangements never worked out well, though that could...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-23-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By zoshamosha
I have an intense fear of flying.  I used to...

I have an intense fear of flying.  I used to take Xanax before a flight, but I could never get the timing right.  The drug would kick in heavily after I got OFF the plane and I'd be a drugged out...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-02-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,514
Posted By zoshamosha
I have finally been able to go no poo after...

I have finally been able to go no poo after cutting my hair all the way off.  I plan on growing out again nice and healthy.  When my hair was longer (shoulder length), it was very hard to go through...
Forum: Women's Health   09-30-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By zoshamosha
Do you use lots of skin products (serums,...

Do you use lots of skin products (serums, cleansers, creams, etc...)?  I was just reading an article from somewhere that talked about how skin can become irritated and rebel against too many...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-23-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,185
Posted By zoshamosha
I realized that in order for me to fight the...

I realized that in order for me to fight the frump I was just going to have to lose weight.  Some women look voluptuous and sexy on the heavier side, but not me.  I'm pretty short, so any extra...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-14-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By zoshamosha
It seems to me like you need weight training for...

It seems to me like you need weight training for muscle tone.  If you have a gym membership, it might be worth meeting with a trainer once or twice to help you figure out which weights to use.
 ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-30-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By zoshamosha
Super awesome post pea in the pod! Thank you for...

Super awesome post pea in the pod! Thank you for that.
Forum: Mental Health   08-30-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By zoshamosha
If you were to ask me, I'd say I don't believe...

If you were to ask me, I'd say I don't believe in homeopathy or flower essences.  I'd say they probably work by placebo effect and that they don't stand up to the scrutiny of an actual clinical...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-28-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By zoshamosha
That is a beautiful post.  Thank you.  You are...

That is a beautiful post.  Thank you.  You are truly inspiring.  There are a lot of us on this board, myself definitely included, who are waiting to get to the serene place you seem to have found. 
Forum: Single Parenting   06-27-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By zoshamosha
I think you should file for sole custody if you...

I think you should file for sole custody if you will have the kids full time.  You can always reevaluate things as his situation changes.
Forum: Single Parenting   04-25-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By zoshamosha
Oh mama, how awful.  I truly wish you and your...

Oh mama, how awful.  I truly wish you and your dh all the strength in the world in dealing with this.  Is there a chance of recovery?  If not, how long does he expect to live?
 
These are things I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-17-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,842
Posted By zoshamosha
I, personally, am very worried about not having...

I, personally, am very worried about not having a job.  My husband makes excellent money, but our relationship is a little bit rocky and while I'm not anticipating divorce any time soon, it seems to...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-13-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By zoshamosha
Oh sweet mama!  You are not a bad mama!  I think...

Oh sweet mama!  You are not a bad mama!  I think you will find that parents of children this age are often wrought with irritability and exhaustion even under the best circumstances.  And yours are...
Forum: Mental Health   04-13-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By zoshamosha
Hi, I just wanted to reply.  My daughter has a...

Hi, I just wanted to reply.  My daughter has a seasonal thing too, she gets quite manic and difficult during the spring and summer months which leads me to believe it's actually fatigue.  She...
Forum: Mental Health   04-13-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By zoshamosha
You are a good friend.   How hard would it...

You are a good friend.
 
How hard would it be for her to find a new job back in the UK?  I know jobs are not always easy to come by, but if she hates her job and feels isolated where she lives it...
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