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Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-10-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Peepsqueak
It has been my experience that the people...

It has been my experience that the people benefitting from work/life balance are the supervisors and the higher paid employees or CEOs because they can already set their own hours anyway. People who...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-12-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Peepsqueak
With real young children (under 3 years or...

With real young children (under 3 years or nonschool age) it is a challenge to balance it all. With my kids getting older I have taken on a couple of hobbies of my own even though my family...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-04-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
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Views: 1,328
Posted By Peepsqueak
I did not read all of the responses, but it...

I did not read all of the responses, but it seems like your husband is not capable of being a loving person. In a family/marriage there is supposed to be unselfishness and a willing to help each...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-04-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,216
Posted By Peepsqueak
Does anyone think tee tree oil would help? It...

Does anyone think tee tree oil would help? It kills bacteria and is relatively a natural and harmless cleaner.

Sometimes these odors occur if we are covered all the time and heat just lets us...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-04-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Peepsqueak
This sounds like a horror story waiting to...

This sounds like a horror story waiting to happen! Get your child out of there quick!
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-04-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By Peepsqueak
Horrible expression....sometimes people really...

Horrible expression....sometimes people really are not thinking about what they say and because it is a cliche that has been taken for granted they do not listen to themselves.
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-08-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peepsqueak
Good advice is stated in many posts already....

Good advice is stated in many posts already. Your dh sounds like he has an addictive personality and may be developing sex and gambling addictions....he may be trying to hide it with jokes, etc. You...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-08-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Peepsqueak
Depending on where you are and your job...

Depending on where you are and your job situation, they cannot do anything but try to intimidate you for taking off for sick kids. Too bad if it is too inconvenient for them.

If they try to fire...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-24-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Peepsqueak
Thanks everybody. I will keep you all updated...

Thanks everybody. I will keep you all updated and utilize the recourses you suggested.
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-24-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 456
Posted By Peepsqueak
This is not the healthiest situation and I do...

This is not the healthiest situation and I do not reccomend this, but I do have separate bank accounts from my dh. He has messed up so many accounts I will not pool my money with him.

I also have...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-24-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,011
Posted By Peepsqueak
It sounds like you and I are married to the same...

It sounds like you and I are married to the same hubby and working for the same UA violation of a boss.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

With all that said, I can...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-24-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,187
Posted By Peepsqueak
I am fair like your children and have straight...

I am fair like your children and have straight hair and noone would guess I was African American. We come in so many colors...LOL

Your children are precious and so are you and your hubby. Ignore...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-15-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Peepsqueak
My dh does like to drink beer but it is every...

My dh does like to drink beer but it is every night and quite a bit of it. Also it makes him snore terribly and that causes me not to want to sleep in the room with him. I was sleeping in the kids'...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-15-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,505
Posted By Peepsqueak
Quote: Originally Posted by Punchy Kaby...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Punchy Kaby http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15185046)
The mother/child maternity leave...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-10-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Peepsqueak
You will be plenty...

You will be plenty busy!!!http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifThey say a woman's work is never done.....well definately if they are a sahm. Congrajulations and make it...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-10-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By Peepsqueak
How awful for you that the people you worked...

How awful for you that the people you worked with do not value you enough to at least recognize your contribution enough. People are stingy nowadays too due to the economy.

You did the right...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-10-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,505
Posted By Peepsqueak
I understand how draining it is to work a...

I understand how draining it is to work a demanding position with a family too. When I did not have so many responsibilities it was easy for me to meet the challenges of my field. Now I feel like I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-10-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,925
Posted By Peepsqueak
I did not read all the replies, but personally...

I did not read all the replies, but personally that cashier had no business asking that in the first place. What difference does it make? Besides, I see white mothers with adopted children from many...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-01-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,485
Posted By Peepsqueak
Even though money is necessary, that is not the...

Even though money is necessary, that is not the only thing needed to raise children effectively. You save gobs of costly things by being with the children. That is the primary focus and if other...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-01-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Peepsqueak
That is cool. The flexibility will be nice too....

That is cool. The flexibility will be nice too. I am happy for you.http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-01-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By Peepsqueak
That is great...we all have our bad moments. I...

That is great...we all have our bad moments. I hope it works out.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-31-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Peepsqueak
I have always had trouble making biscuits but...

I have always had trouble making biscuits but the key is, mix the butter and flour and salt with baking powder in clumps and do NOT overmix. It will make them into hockey pucks. There is a very thin...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-31-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Peepsqueak
I used to be a vegetarian years ago and even had...

I used to be a vegetarian years ago and even had a raw diet one summer. I have the books on raw diets and the addiction to cooked food info. I am stressed a lot and am very vulnerable to smells of...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-31-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By Peepsqueak
This is quite interesting. I understand in...

This is quite interesting. I understand in various tribal communities this is common and acceptable. I think it is certainly better than thumb sucking. I have two children that were breastfed under...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-31-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,683
Posted By Peepsqueak
My dh and I do this because I cannot stand for...

My dh and I do this because I cannot stand for others to watch my children. I think it is just our responsibility and now that they attend school, we can work better hours I guess. However, the...
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