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Forum: TV-Free   02-05-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,816
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by MommyKelly...

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Originally Posted by MommyKelly http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14710653)
People always ask us where is our TV....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 951
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I put clean linens on the beds every weekend,...

I put clean linens on the beds every weekend, but more often if needed. I love the feeling of clean sheets--it really is the little things in life like that that make life a pleasure.

Sheets that...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-07-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,532
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by earthmama4...

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Originally Posted by earthmama4 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14883025)
I am sorry, but the more details you post...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-31-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Since you asked--yes, those things would "hit my...

Since you asked--yes, those things would "hit my radar". Whatever the heck that means! Especially the 5 year old using a potty seat. Even if she typically cleans it up herself (and if she is 5 and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-29-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,701
Posted By LisainCalifornia
It sounds like this was a rhetorical question...

It sounds like this was a rhetorical question since you already know you are going and have someone lined up to watch your child. Hopefully you will have a nice night out, and your child will indeed...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-25-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I think it is just a personality thing with...

I think it is just a personality thing with her--this is just who she is. Yes, it may be annoying, but really--her heart sounds like it is in the right place. Trying to change this about her is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-25-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 204
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I wrap everything from us, but Santa gifts are...

I wrap everything from us, but Santa gifts are left out unwrapped.
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-21-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,759
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I don't have a Korean MIL, but I do have an...

I don't have a Korean MIL, but I do have an Ecuadorian MIL--and there are some cultural similarities. I also am a Korean Drama addict, and from those (don't laugh) I have seen the reality of the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-20-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By LisainCalifornia
As a mom with a child who is on the spectrum...

As a mom with a child who is on the spectrum (Aspergers) and an older one who is very "spectrum-ish" in his own way (we thought he was just very, very quirky as a kid--and he was the hand-flapping...
Forum: Women's Health   12-19-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By LisainCalifornia
My husband and son do, but honestly--from your...

My husband and son do, but honestly--from your description, it sounds more like ADHD to me. Have you considered that? It is easy to test for thyroid with a blood panel screening, so you could do...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-17-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,912
Posted By LisainCalifornia
It sounds like in your case, signing over rights...

It sounds like in your case, signing over rights may be the right choice.

I am wishing you PEACE in your future and your life. You deserve to have some peace.

Hugs,
Lisa
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-15-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,753
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by lunita1...

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Originally Posted by lunita1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14785218)
(and then there's the fact that UCLA and...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-10-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,358
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by dessismama...

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Originally Posted by dessismama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14784559)
DH skipped K, 5th, did 6th and 7th...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-10-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 975
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I have read this poll over and over, and I still...

I have read this poll over and over, and I still don't get it. What do you mean by "the boots tucked in"?

The reason boot cut jeans are big enough at the bottom is because you don't have to tuck...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-09-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,358
Posted By LisainCalifornia
My husband skipped two grades (graduating at 16)...

My husband skipped two grades (graduating at 16) and wished he hadn't. It made adapting to college (he couldn't leave and go away--he had to live at home due to age) very difficult, and felt it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-06-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 183
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by MariesMama...

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Originally Posted by MariesMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14764856)
What are your favorite winter boots? I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-04-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Absolutely NOT. I did have one, but thanks to a...

Absolutely NOT. I did have one, but thanks to a very skilled and compassionate OB, I have my 15 year old son here now. I thank goodness for that every single day.
Forum: Parenting   12-03-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,603
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I never wrap stocking gifts--that is sort of the...

I never wrap stocking gifts--that is sort of the benefit of the stocking, you know?

The kids open their stocking and have at the candy and little things inside while we are getting up (me and dh)...
Forum: Women's Health   11-26-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By LisainCalifornia
It sounds like the flu to me--H1N1, because the...

It sounds like the flu to me--H1N1, because the other seasonal flu hasn't come around yet.

I have 3 kids, and they have all had the flu many times over the years, and often do have a fever this...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-23-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 723
Posted By LisainCalifornia
This happens to me all the time, and I am over...

This happens to me all the time, and I am over 40. I am so use to it, and I'll bet she is too. I have a very young sounding voice. It is a part of me and I am fine with it.

Don't worry about it.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By LisainCalifornia
I always buy my kids a magazine each,...

I always buy my kids a magazine each, individualized to what they are into at the time.
Example: 12 year old daughter: Tiger Beat or Teen Beat
15 year old son: Mad Magazine or Gamer Mag
9 year...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-12-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Before you leave the school, I would ask them to...

Before you leave the school, I would ask them to test him and have him evaluated for learning differences (disabilities). Our school district tested two of my kids, and the results were surprising...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-07-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,065
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by Spirit Dancer...

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Originally Posted by Spirit Dancer http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14641148)
In your case I would totally UC.

And...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-06-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By LisainCalifornia
If he is calling out the answers, then he needs...

If he is calling out the answers, then he needs to learn to raise his hand.
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,711
Posted By LisainCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

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Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14609704)
MDC's resident Maiden fan checking in....
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