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Forum: Parenting   08-05-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,406
Posted By Very Snoofly
The infant stage was physically hard. Each year,...

The infant stage was physically hard. Each year, though, seems to become more difficult emotionally for me. My oldest is 6.5 and we're dealing with things like disagreements with her friends and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-05-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Very Snoofly
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11866296)
I don't see it as "dropping out". I see it as...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-05-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Very Snoofly
I signed my 6-year-old daughter up for two...

I signed my 6-year-old daughter up for two activities this summer. The first was Vacation Bible school, two weeks ago. M went the first two days and was very unforthcoming when we questioned her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-13-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By Very Snoofly
Oh, that's awesome -- makes me think of The...

Oh, that's awesome -- makes me think of The Westing Game, my all-time favorite children's book.
Forum: Lactivism   06-09-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,773
Posted By Very Snoofly
Quote: Originally Posted by TattoMomK...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TattoMomK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11427296)
LMAO -- good advice....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,793
Posted By Very Snoofly
Heels on little girls used to bother me a lot...

Heels on little girls used to bother me a lot too...until my second daughter, who's almost 3, developed some amazingly strong clothing preferences. For the past three months, she has refused to wear...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-30-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Very Snoofly
Quote: Originally Posted by jessitron...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jessitron http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11346404)
Yes, carpooling 3 days per week is a good...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-29-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Very Snoofly
My company just moved across town; my commute is...

My company just moved across town; my commute is now about 30 minutes rather than about 45. Hooray! In addition, my office is about 10 minutes away from the office where my sister-in-law works. SIL...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-19-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Very Snoofly
This may be too late, but the park I mentioned...

This may be too late, but the park I mentioned is called "The Green" and is at 435 S. Tryon Street.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-16-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By Very Snoofly
Me too. I've been at my job for 12 years. It's...

Me too. I've been at my job for 12 years. It's not a job I ever particularly wanted and I've never found it fulfilling. The problem is that I now have all the perks that come with seniority -- loads...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-15-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Very Snoofly
There's an awesome park right across from the...

There's an awesome park right across from the Convention Center with a splash fountain that kids can play in (you'd just have to be willing to let her get wet).
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-05-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,483
Posted By Very Snoofly
My daughter has gone to a slew of birthday...

My daughter has gone to a slew of birthday parties this year. I'd say that of those that were not at someone's home -- ie at a bowling alley, or bounce-house type place -- had the pizza, chips,...
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-02-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 56,729
Posted By Very Snoofly
I'm so very sorry.

I'm so very sorry.
Forum: Lactivism   04-25-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,393
Posted By Very Snoofly
My second daughter was 9 lbs 12 oz at birth;...

My second daughter was 9 lbs 12 oz at birth; when we left the hospital she was down to 9 even. So I went back two days later for a weight check; she'd gained 8 ounces. They asked me to come back...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-22-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 20,373
Posted By Very Snoofly
Last Christmas some friend of ours gave my...

Last Christmas some friend of ours gave my daughter The Littlest Angel, which has my vote for the worst children's book of all time. It's set in Heaven -- you know, angels in nightgowns with wings...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-16-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Very Snoofly
I was just coming to post today that my daughter...

I was just coming to post today that my daughter -- now 33 months -- has nightweaned HERSELF, which is something I never would've predicted. She, too, has been an avid nurser since birth, rarely...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   04-10-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Very Snoofly
There was an article in the New Yorker a few...

There was an article in the New Yorker a few months back that reported the same conclusion -- but the study was done with growth records of actual humans, not finches. Essentially, the finding was...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-03-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,435
Posted By Very Snoofly
My daughter is 33 months, so not exactly a...

My daughter is 33 months, so not exactly a toddler any more, and lately if she wants to nurse but I'm not in the mood I tell her she can "nurse for five" -- where she nurses while I count to five...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-07-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By Very Snoofly
Very scattered response -- my two-year-old is...

Very scattered response -- my two-year-old is climbing all over me --

amcal, I tried your approach tonight and M did tell a slightly different version of yesterday's events, although it was still...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-06-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By Very Snoofly
My daughter M is 6 years old and in...

My daughter M is 6 years old and in kindergarten. Lately she has been, to put it nicely, stretching the truth about incidents at school. For example, she told me one day that she didn’t get served...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-05-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Very Snoofly
My picks: Fiction -- Patricia Finney --...

My picks:

Fiction -- Patricia Finney -- she's written several, the only title I can remember is Firedrake's Eye.

Non-fiction -- The Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-22-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By Very Snoofly
This is so weird...this doesn't happen to me,...

This is so weird...this doesn't happen to me, but I HAVE had some dreams about being unable to breathe -- which I suspect may be because I'm developing sleep apnea? Anyway, a few weeks ago I googled...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-21-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Very Snoofly
Ditto the above; my husband's snoring is awful....

Ditto the above; my husband's snoring is awful. I started sleeping in the guest bedroom with my oldest daughter when she was 6 months old...now she's 6 YEARS old and she, her little sister, and I...
Forum: Spirituality   02-19-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Very Snoofly
Quote: Originally Posted by DashsMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DashsMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10555875)
It sounds like attending the United Church...
Forum: Spirituality   02-15-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Very Snoofly
I grew up in the United Church of Christ...

I grew up in the United Church of Christ denomination – I lived in a very small town and this was a very small church, and it was like family to me. Went away to college and graduate school, stopped...
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