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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-16-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
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Pablo Neruda is a breathtaking 20th century...

Pablo Neruda is a breathtaking 20th century poet. There's an excellent and concise collection of his work called The Essential Neruda.
 
If you're interested in something very contemporary, I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-16-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By TypingMJ
At that age I loved John Bellairs books. They're...

At that age I loved John Bellairs books. They're creepy and mysterious but not too intense. "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" is a good place to start.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-11-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By TypingMJ
Thanks mamas, these books are exactly what I was...

Thanks mamas, these books are exactly what I was looking for!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-10-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By TypingMJ
My four-year-old son is asking for us to read...

My four-year-old son is asking for us to read him "longer" books. We usually read a lot of Curious George, Dr. Seuss, Mo Willems, etc, but recently he went completely wild for the original Alice in...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by Arduinna...

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Originally Posted by Arduinna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12989275)
Also anyone else wish that Amazon had...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-07-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By TypingMJ
Library-bound books are studier hardbacks: the...

Library-bound books are studier hardbacks: the pages are sewn in place rather than glued, and the cover is usually made of a reinforced buckram, rather than soft cloth. This helps the books stand up...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-05-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by LaLaLaLa...

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"The Time Traveler's Wife"

I'm looking...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-31-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,624
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by kaleidoscopeeyes...

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Originally Posted by kaleidoscopeeyes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12884642)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,124
Posted By TypingMJ
The animal care agency will eventually flag her...

The animal care agency will eventually flag her as a nuisance caller and stop coming out when she calls. I'd say just continue to keep your dog safe and wait it out, these types of problems tend to...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-03-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,039
Posted By TypingMJ
Edward Scissorhands gets me every time....

Edward Scissorhands gets me every time. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By TypingMJ
I use cloth wipes, they're extremely convenient...

I use cloth wipes, they're extremely convenient when you're cloth diapering. I just wet them with tap water.
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By TypingMJ
For me, a kind of "foody" smell is a sign that...

For me, a kind of "foody" smell is a sign that it's time to bleach. I use pocket diapers (FBs & BGs) and I use about 1/4 cup of bleach in a large load every 4 - 6 weeks. It has eliminated smell...
Forum: Writing for the Web   12-01-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 9,931
Posted By TypingMJ
Congrats, NaNo winners!...

Congrats, NaNo winners! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/champagne.gif
Forum: Diapering   11-21-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By TypingMJ
I'm going to echo the others who have...

I'm going to echo the others who have recommended bleach. I was reluctant to use it and tried everything else first, but an occasional bleaching (about 1/4 cup once every 4 - 6 weeks) has completely...
Forum: Diapering   11-18-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,532
Posted By TypingMJ
HE top loaders do exist, I have one and I love...

HE top loaders do exist, I have one and I love it! Kenmore Elite HE, bought it from Sears a little over 2.5 years ago and I think they still make them. My diaper wash cycle ("whitest whites") takes...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By TypingMJ
If she's this unhinged because you made her...

If she's this unhinged because you made her phone ring once, I'd be concerned about what other way you could upset her by speaking to her. Just ignore her, and take care not to dial her number...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By TypingMJ
I have one and I love it. I'm a voracious...

I have one and I love it. I'm a voracious reader, and I estimate that the Kindle has saved me about 4-5' of shelf space since I got it earlier this year. I've got dozens of books on it, including...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-14-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By TypingMJ
You know, I once shot a bear in my pajamas.... ...

You know, I once shot a bear in my pajamas....



... how it got in my pajamas, I'll never know. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif:
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-14-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,993
Posted By TypingMJ
Just wanted to give you a...

Just wanted to give you a http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif , we went through the same thing in the summertime and it was brutal -- my husband and I were so weak we were...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-11-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by PattyCakes_726...

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Originally Posted by PattyCakes_726 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12591643)
I'd start with Dreams from My Father,...
Forum: Writing for the Web   11-02-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 9,931
Posted By TypingMJ
Well, my plan to fly by the seat of my pants on...

Well, my plan to fly by the seat of my pants on November 1st kinda backfired http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif I opened up a word document and tried to just start typing,...
Forum: Writing for the Web   10-30-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 9,931
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by JustKiya...

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Originally Posted by JustKiya http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12478478)
I think I'm going hardcore this year - no...
Forum: Mothers' Writing Group   10-29-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By TypingMJ
You don't need to register your copyright before...

You don't need to register your copyright before sending your material to magazines or publishers, but if you're interested in doing it anyway, the US copyright office has a lot of information on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-28-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,435
Posted By TypingMJ
My son loves transportation so much. Cars,...

My son loves transportation so much. Cars, buses, trains, planes, boats and bikes... if it carries people from point A to point B, he loves it. We're a one car, Prius-driving family, so we're not...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-26-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,827
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by mommacanary...

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I have a question.

Doesn't this work...
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