Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 249
Search took 1.25 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: mamarhu
Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By mamarhu
Look at your adult friends. If you know anything...

Look at your adult friends. If you know anything about their childhoods, try to find any correlation between the upbringing and the outcome. Among myffriends at least, there is none! Some of the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-19-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,993
Posted By mamarhu
I used a cloth prefold ( or 2 ) inside a pull up....

I used a cloth prefold ( or 2 ) inside a pull up. Actually, it was a generic pull up the insurance company paid for and delivered!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-19-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By mamarhu
Wow. I can't really add anything to LOTM's...

Wow.

I can't really add anything to LOTM's suggestions, but my heart goes out to you and your boy. Where was the 1on1 while he was fashioning the pencil and cutting? No, the running incident had...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-19-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By mamarhu
In the grocery store, my rule was always that...

In the grocery store, my rule was always that kids had to be riding in the cart, or keeping one hand touching it. Always. I can't stand watching 2 directions at once, especially while trying to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-19-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By mamarhu
Wow, what a mess! I have no advice, short of...

Wow, what a mess! I have no advice, short of moving far, far away from this family (JK).

I have heard of the general idea of teen drama, but thankfully missed it entirely with my kids. I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-18-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By mamarhu
A "formulating pharmacy" should be able to make...

A "formulating pharmacy" should be able to make any medication into a liquid form.

Another direction some doctors try is blood pressure lowering meds like propranolol for anxiety. It sounds like...
Forum: Unschooling   08-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By mamarhu
Hello - I'm back. My Dumplings are now 18...

Hello - I'm back.


My Dumplings are now 18 & 19 - guess I can't say we are unschooling anymore, although our days don't look that much different than they ever did.


When they were younger,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By mamarhu
You can bring anyone you want! Doesn't have to be...

You can bring anyone you want! Doesn't have to be on any list - maybe those were just meant as examples. See wrightslaw.com for details on the specific requirements and expectations of each different...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 53,279
Posted By mamarhu
*ebra - would you check in please? I have been...

*ebra - would you check in please? I have been thinking of you, and hoping all is well. Hugs!


Sounds like things are smoothing out for most of us - good reports of unemployment checks, home...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By mamarhu
I would guess the formula is one of your biggest...

I would guess the formula is one of your biggest expenses. Can your one year old be eating more foods, and less formula? Just asking - not meaning to open a big debate over nutrition...


Fresh...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-13-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By mamarhu
I rarely use a real recipe. I just cook beans...

I rarely use a real recipe. I just cook beans with whatever fresh or frozen veggies I have around, add rice in the last 1/2 hour for white rice, and hour or so for brown rice. Cook in broth (home...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-12-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By mamarhu
My answer to that question varies, based on the...

My answer to that question varies, based on the context. I have 3 bio kids, only 2 still at home. But I had several foster kids, 4 I almost adopted. And 2 grandchildren I had custody of, and it...
Forum: Unschooling   08-11-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By mamarhu
I worked full time, as a single parent,...

I worked full time, as a single parent, unschooling 2 kids, one with special needs. Will come back to talk about it - really just subbing to remember!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
  13
Views: 601
Posted By mamarhu
Subbing so I will remember to join in when I am...

Subbing so I will remember to join in when I am over this flu. Great discussion idea!
Forum: Activism and News   08-09-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By mamarhu
Thank you, Turquesa! Sounds like just what I was...

Thank you, Turquesa! Sounds like just what I was looking for, and I ordered that book today.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By mamarhu
My teens and I enjoy time together when we have a...

My teens and I enjoy time together when we have a true common interest. No longer a created kid-activity. For example, we like going to antique stores together. This is not shopping trip - no one...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 53,279
Posted By mamarhu
Corn cob jelly sounds great, but what would I do...

Corn cob jelly sounds great, but what would I do with it once I had it?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 12,310
Posted By mamarhu
In a misguided attempt at frugality, I banned...

In a misguided attempt at frugality, I banned myself from thrift stores. This was a major tactical error! I am already over-budget for books for the month (it is only the 7th), and I bought a new...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-04-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,118
Posted By mamarhu
I only keep tax returns and W-2s. Absolutely...

I only keep tax returns and W-2s. Absolutely nothing else. I figure everyone else in the world files better than I do. So if I need a piece of paper, someone else has it, and can find it more easily...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-04-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 53,279
Posted By mamarhu
Zebra (or is that *ebra:)?) I wish you were...

Zebra (or is that *ebra:)?) I wish you were nearby - I would invite you over for a glass of wine, a comedy movie, a pity party, a pizza, a slumber party, or whatever I could think of to cheer you up....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-04-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By mamarhu
A bath with Epsom Salts helps constipation? Sort...

A bath with Epsom Salts helps constipation? Sort of inside out, or outside in, or something :)


I confess, I opened this post because of the title - vary rare but current issue for me.
Forum: Site Help   08-03-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By mamarhu
I get mainly weight loss and liposuction ads....

I get mainly weight loss and liposuction ads. Trying not to take it personally! I'd rather see ads in German!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-03-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 53,279
Posted By mamarhu
Warm and friendly thoughts to all. I...

Warm and friendly thoughts to all.


I have been super busy. Besides the job interview, full time work, my kids an Mom's needs, and regular life, we suddenly became a host family for an exchange...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By mamarhu
Well, I am 56, and have been in some...

Well, I am 56, and have been in some peri-menopause stage since I was 50. On my 50th birthday, I gained 50 pounds, stopped my period, and suddenly got old. I have hot flashes still, several a day,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-02-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 53,279
Posted By mamarhu
Oh, I know that is a pain to try to use the phone...

Oh, I know that is a pain to try to use the phone to write. Does this mean no more *s? I will miss that personal touch!
Showing results 1 to 25 of 249

 
Forum Jump: