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Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   06-02-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By adlib77
For secular homeschoolers (some of which are...

For secular homeschoolers (some of which are unschoolers), look up NWASH on yahoo groups. :) I recently left the group because I'm going to college myself and we decided putting the kids back in...
Forum: Babywearing   03-07-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By adlib77
Hi! I have a Gypsy Mama BBB that we practically...

Hi! I have a Gypsy Mama BBB that we practically lived in last summer, but it took me a while to get the hang of wearing my daughter on my back. We finally got the hang of it - we did a rucksack...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-14-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,340
Posted By adlib77
Jeannine is awesome. I have nothing to add...

Jeannine is awesome. I have nothing to add except http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/yeahthat.gif
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By adlib77
Yep - what mntnmom said. My oldest was into...

Yep - what mntnmom said. My oldest was into food, though more interested in finger foods than purees. My second had zero interest in anything but breastmilk until she could eat a sandwich - around...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-24-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By adlib77
I don't think it's rude or overstepping, but you...

I don't think it's rude or overstepping, but you should be prepared for it to be taken that way. If the mom isn't supportive of the relationship, she isn't likely to be appreciative of the gift,...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-23-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By adlib77
What a great story! My dh and I have a lot of...

What a great story! My dh and I have a lot of "near misses" that we've realized since we've been together. We both went to a lot of the same punk shows when we were teenagers/in our early 20's and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-06-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By adlib77
I bought my 10 year old a cell phone for her...

I bought my 10 year old a cell phone for her birthday in part so she can call me when she visits her dad (a few times a year 600 miles away). BUT I feel it's important that it doesn't interfere with...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-04-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,522
Posted By adlib77
Yeah, I would go to the games. Just be polite...

Yeah, I would go to the games. Just be polite and keep an eye on how it's affecting dsd. If the tension is truly terrible, it may be better to step back for a bit for dsd's sake. But I would say...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-30-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By adlib77
Quote: Originally Posted by NolaRiordan...

Quote:
Originally Posted by NolaRiordan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14307632)
Because we have joint legal custody we...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-23-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By adlib77
AbigailGrace - my daughters call dh Allen Daddy....

AbigailGrace - my daughters call dh Allen Daddy. They started it recently because my dsd calls him daddy (of course) and the little one will likely call him daddy and they noticed that dsd had...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-22-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,381
Posted By adlib77
I don't think the desire is out of line, but the...

I don't think the desire is out of line, but the expectation may be premature. Especially for a child with an introverted or shy disposition, new relationships can be tricky to navigate. You've been...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-22-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By adlib77
Quote: Originally Posted by moondiapers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by moondiapers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14268269)
I was thinking, and I wanted to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-17-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By adlib77
I understand. When dh and I told everyone we...

I understand. When dh and I told everyone we were having a baby together, we got a resounding "meh". And now we hear - all the time - "you guys are done, right?" We have 3 daughters from former...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-09-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By adlib77
I just wanted to note what another PP already...

I just wanted to note what another PP already pointed out - WW figures breastfeeding into their program and you factor in more calories. WW is a good program to follow, as they urge you to lose...
Forum: Family Safety   08-09-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By adlib77
Sigh. I'm honestly not sure what the best course...

Sigh. I'm honestly not sure what the best course of action is on that end. I'm thinking I'll tell them about him, but let them know that I'm here to keep them safe and will be walking them to...
Forum: Family Safety   08-08-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By adlib77
Quote: Originally Posted by D'sMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by D'sMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14205534)
This may not be a popular opinion, but I also...
Forum: Family Safety   08-08-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By adlib77
Thanks for your replies. I will check out that...

Thanks for your replies. I will check out that book - I have heard of it quite a bit. I'm fairly confident about the kids letting me know if anything weird happens, but we will be having a...
Forum: Family Safety   08-07-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By adlib77
I found out today that the man who owns the auto...

I found out today that the man who owns the auto repair place next door is a registered sex offender who was convicted of victimizing two young boys in 2000. He is a level 3 offender, meaning he is...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-07-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By adlib77
Dsd calls my parents the same thing my dd's call...

Dsd calls my parents the same thing my dd's call them - Grandma Silly, Grandpa Tony, Grandpa Jim and Grandma Nell. That evolved from hanging out with my dd's and just hearing them referred to as...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-06-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By adlib77
This is something I sometimes have to keep in...

This is something I sometimes have to keep in check - and we even have a friendly relationship with dh's ex! There's that maternal urge to want to mother all the children all the time. It's intense...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-03-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,748
Posted By adlib77
Quote: Originally Posted by VBMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by VBMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14175190)
Suicide touched my family today, although the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-02-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By adlib77
Did you step up your activity level much lately?...

Did you step up your activity level much lately? I thought mine came back after 6 weeks, but we had a huge ice storm with a lot of outages and my dh (does IT/web for the newspaper) had to work for...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-31-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By adlib77
Quote: Originally Posted by hibiscus mum...

Quote:
Originally Posted by hibiscus mum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14170073)
adlib - you don't have to worry about...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-31-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By adlib77
Quote: Originally Posted by LorenaAZ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LorenaAZ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14167314)
Good luck!!...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-31-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By adlib77
I'll echo what everyone else is saying - it does...

I'll echo what everyone else is saying - it does get easier! But I remember that feeling of "Oh no! What have I done?" after dd2 was born - mine are 16 months apart. Tandem nursing can be both...
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