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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-18-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By kindofcrunchy82
thanks goodness i heard from my old landlord and...

thanks goodness i heard from my old landlord and got a check in the mail for most my deposit back in the mail today! Some great news just in time for my bday weekend =)
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
thanks Linda, the no meds thing came from his...

thanks Linda, the no meds thing came from his mom, I am thinking she assumes DP's DD has the same thing DP had as a child which was ADD and she refused meds then. When he talked to me at first about...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-18-2014, 07:14 AM
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Views: 145
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
need help/advice Dp's DD has maybe ADHD or something?

DP moved in together 6 weeks ago. his eldest DD had had issues at her previous school which I was aware of and switched to the new school where my DS goes as we decided moving to my location made...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I paid off my dental credit card this week! ...

I paid off my dental credit card this week!

So far in the past year I have paid down 2600 out of 12000 in debt. I am bummed I haven't paid down more but I am trying my best. I don't follow DR to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 01:01 PM
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Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I just texted my old landlord asking if he had...

I just texted my old landlord asking if he had mailed my deposit. I need positive vibes! I went over the budget and realize that having that extra 900$ back could really help us out and I am just...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Son's feet tingling and coordinations issues as well mine =/

Does anyone know what would cause my sons feet to feel like they have 'pop rocks' inside them?

He is 8 years old. He is tall for his age and overweight per BMI calculator. He also drags his feet a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2014, 06:56 AM
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Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I technically may not qualify either, but I (DP...

I technically may not qualify either, but I (DP and I are on the low end of making it as well so I am hanging out still)

We received our first electric bill. 335$, in hindsight it is not that bad...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I haven't been here much lately still busy...

I haven't been here much lately still busy adjusting to the new home and family. Our food costs are huge now. I am hoping now that we hit up sam's and have the bulk of the unpacking done I can start...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Food budget revamp how much does your family of 6 spend on food per month?

I used to spend about 300$ a month on all food/eating out etc for myself and 2 kids. Now living with DP and his 2 dd's has been eye opening!

We have no food allergies known but other minor issues...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Stb step sibling teasing ds, tips to stop it

2 weeks into our co habitation and stb dsd 6 is taking out most if not all her aggression on my ds 8, She is not physically aggressive but is name calling and teasing alot and she also gets in his...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
step kids sharing vs having own items

An interesting dynamic in blending families, what is offs limits to share vs what to share? Right now we all the girls toy mixed together essentially taking away any individual items but the t2...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
hi all, checking in since the move. We got...

hi all,

checking in since the move. We got it all done, but unpacking omg! there is so much stuff! My dp and I have already brought bags and bags of stuff to the thrift store but we will need to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-28-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
help starting a preschool co-op

I have talked with the children's pastor at my church and she is very interested in co- hosting a preschool coop at the church. I had the idea since I didn't plan on putting dd and dsd in preschool...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
We are blending!

So I posted a while ago DP and I were thinking of moving in together and decided to wait a year, but we ended up finding a place and are moving to a bigger (much bigger) place for us. We have 2...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Gratefuls: 70$ refund from the dr., (not...

Gratefuls:

70$ refund from the dr., (not sure what for but I will take the check!)

DP and my 2 kiddos went to eat last night at applebees, they forgot DP's meal so while it was 10 minutes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
My DP and i got the rental house! We move in...

My DP and i got the rental house! We move in August 1st. I have already talked to my current landlord and he is super nice about letting me go on short notice and not paying for the week of the move...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,941
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I have been struggling with this ton lately. I am...

I have been struggling with this ton lately. I am transistioning into a totally weird, yet not weird situation. I will be moving in with DP in a couple weeks and we have discussed I should continue...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
yes! Getting one on one time even with my own two...

yes! Getting one on one time even with my own two is difficult, yet needed at times. It is more difficult with ds 8, but even have a small conversation with him while dd naps helps me feel more...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I think people need to respect your boundaries. I...

I think people need to respect your boundaries. I have been slower to warm up to DP's dd's than my ex's DP has to my own kids, because I am with my own two kids almost 24/7. I have tried to warm up...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
we want to buy soon too, ideally in a year to 2,...

we want to buy soon too, ideally in a year to 2, I hate renting. Even 8 yo ds was disapointed we aren't looking to buy the house we looked at lol but that is because there is a no pet policy here....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
so I haven't been on much the past couple weeks....

so I haven't been on much the past couple weeks. Kiddos went on their big cruise with the exh last week and I was able to spend time with my DP. We stayed around town and have a little staycation,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,430
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
July 1st: no unbudgeted spending for me today. I...

July 1st: no unbudgeted spending for me today. I made payment to the student loan, and rent check is already mailed out for the month. Tomorrow will be ds's 8th bday. I have 41$ cash that I plan to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I have found an interesting program near me. It...

I have found an interesting program near me. It is 5$ to start and then for the duration of the program you either pay 3$ or donate an hour to work the ministry and you have to meet once a month for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,430
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Here are some new ways to challenge yourself...

Here are some new ways to challenge yourself using this thread:

1. My goal for this month... To stay within my budget for the month. I have Ds's bday party soon and a host of other family...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 67,715
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I used to be a couponing queen before I had dd....

I used to be a couponing queen before I had dd. Once I had her and went to 2 kiddos and then my marriage fell apart I never got my couponing mojo back. I was one of those people with stockpiles and...
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