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Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   08-10-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 45,361
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Minot's Oak Park could use everyone's vote!...

Minot's Oak Park could use everyone's vote! Coca-Cola is sponsoring a "Favorite Park" contest and the winning park receives $100,000. Oak Park was right in the path of the flood that hit Minot and...
Forum: Learning at School   11-01-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,674
Posted By Hatteras Gal
I've only read the OP. I think it's pretty...

I've only read the OP. I think it's pretty normal to leave things in the office for them to take your kids- it's not policy at our school but they do prefer it. They call the kids to the office to...
Forum: Learning at School   11-01-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Oh, of course I miss them! But they are where...

Oh, of course I miss them! But they are where they need to be and I am doing what I need to be doing (right now, I'm in school too). I'd love to homeschool but it's just not something I am...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-29-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Hatteras Gal
We have the It's So Amazing book. Our kids are 6...

We have the It's So Amazing book. Our kids are 6 and 8 and the 8 yo is the one who is interested in the subject. It's a good book.
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,219
Posted By Hatteras Gal
My dd1's name is Elizabeth Anne. I felt a more...

My dd1's name is Elizabeth Anne. I felt a more traditional name would be best to go with her name when dd2 was born. Her name is Kathryn Rose. I was planning to name her Katherine Rose so they'd...
Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,197
Posted By Hatteras Gal
This is the first year we've had a reading log....

This is the first year we've had a reading log. It's for my 3rd grade dd. She is supposed to read for 15 minutes each night and then re-tell me or her dad what she read and then we log what she...
Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By Hatteras Gal
My 3rd grader only gets 15 minutes after lunch...

My 3rd grader only gets 15 minutes after lunch for recess. She has gym 3x a week for 30 minutes. My first grader gets 3 15 minute recesses and she has gym 2x a week.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-04-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 533
Posted By Hatteras Gal
That was bizarre. I like the Old Spice guy much,...

That was bizarre. I like the Old Spice guy much, much better!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-28-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,572
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Has the scan of the list been posted yet? I...

Has the scan of the list been posted yet? I can't wait to see it! 2 years ago, the teacher asked the parents if we wanted to have one kid bring in snacks for the whole class or do individual snacks...
Forum: Learning at School   07-12-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,385
Posted By Hatteras Gal
I get up anywhere from 1-2 hours before I wake...

I get up anywhere from 1-2 hours before I wake the kids. I pack lunches, take my shower, work out if I get up in enough time, visit with my dh before he leaves for work. I wake them about 50 minutes...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-16-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,341
Posted By Hatteras Gal
I think too many women, especially on this...

I think too many women, especially on this board, put way too much stock in what kind of birth they had/are going to have. I don't think the way I birthed my children has anything to do with how I...
Forum: Television   02-06-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By Hatteras Gal
I missed the 2nd half of Return to Cranford. I...

I missed the 2nd half of Return to Cranford. I like Emma! I re-read it the last time Masterpiece did Jane Austen (2 years ago) and I really, really loved it. Mr. Knightley is dreamy, although he...
Forum: Television   02-06-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,812
Posted By Hatteras Gal
"Have you ever tasted a rainbow?" Suck it!!...

"Have you ever tasted a rainbow?"

Suck it!!

That was the best episode of this season.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-30-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 972
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Brown. But they are brown and gold in the middle...

Brown. But they are brown and gold in the middle and green on the outside, with flecks of red throughout. And there is more red in one eye than the other.
Forum: Learning at School   01-30-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,210
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Our school has 1%, fat free, and fat free...

Our school has 1%, fat free, and fat free chocolate milk. Chocolate milk is the least of my concerns about the lunches served at our school.
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-15-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,319
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Quote: Originally Posted by Ammaarah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ammaarah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14936213)
I'd file this one under "battles not to...
Forum: Parenting   12-27-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,315
Posted By Hatteras Gal
In the first case, I'd have said to the other...

In the first case, I'd have said to the other mother, "Excuse me. My dd isn't even 2 yet. There is no need for her to learn from your kids." And I would have said to my dd something about not taking...
Forum: Parenting   12-27-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Quote: Originally Posted by Hoopin' Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hoopin' Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14844959)
I think that's a little harsh. I agree...
Forum: Parenting   12-27-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 801
Posted By Hatteras Gal
So in your family... How many gifts does...

So in your family...

How many gifts does Santa bring? All of them? Some of them?
Santa brings one gift for each of us, and a joint gift for the kids. Santa brings the "big stuff."

Does Santa...
Forum: Parenting   12-26-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,977
Posted By Hatteras Gal
If the stuff your dd got is in good working...

If the stuff your dd got is in good working order and not missing pieces/falling apart then I think you're over-reacting. Clean it if you're worried about germs. Why would you want someone to spend...
Forum: Television   12-10-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,518
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Quote: Originally Posted by hippiemama76...

Quote:
Originally Posted by hippiemama76 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14781592)
A little, but then again this is the...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   11-18-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 52,962
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Yesterday, dd1, 7, handed a card to me that she...

Yesterday, dd1, 7, handed a card to me that she made either at Girl Scouts or school. It said "Have a Happy Happy Thanksgiving" on the front and then inside it said, "I am thankful for pumpkin pie...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-14-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 735
Posted By Hatteras Gal
Usually I do, always dh does. I think it's...

Usually I do, always dh does.

I think it's ridiculous to live in Alaska w/o a garage!
Forum: Learning at School   11-14-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Hatteras Gal
If he was happier at the private school, I'd...

If he was happier at the private school, I'd send him back.

Have you checked out MSU? Dd2 goes there for speech 2x a week and gets therapy at school. She's been at MSU since last fall and she is...
Forum: Learning at School   11-14-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,477
Posted By Hatteras Gal
I have nothing to vent b/c my kids' teachers are...

I have nothing to vent b/c my kids' teachers are great, I see the teachers almost every day, and I bring up relevant concerns when I have them.

Most of those issues by themselves I might let go,...
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