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Forum: Personal Growth   11-13-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kivgaen
    Quote:  berkelyp -- Yes, that's it...


 
Quote: 
berkelyp -- Yes, that's it exactly!  And what makes matters worse is I have two neighbours across the street from me, both with kids the same age as mine (even younger!) and their...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-15-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kivgaen
caedenmomma -- thanks for the suggestion.  I did...

caedenmomma -- thanks for the suggestion.  I did go out and eat something with my daughter and felt a bit better after having done so.  After we had lunch, I actually went to a walk-in-clinic (my...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-14-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kivgaen
I think to myself -- just start small.. pick one...

I think to myself -- just start small.. pick one drawer.  one room.  One corner...
 
But everywhere I look, there's clutter everywhere.  And the clutter migrates from one room to the next.
 
I...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-14-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kivgaen
I guess I just want to see the house clean......

I guess I just want to see the house clean... spotless. in a state where I would feel confident and comfortable if my mother poped in for a visit. No cat smell, no rat smell, no clutter, no flies,...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-14-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Kivgaen
::DELETE ME::   I thought I was making a...

::DELETE ME::
 
I thought I was making a reply, not a new post... sry
Forum: Personal Growth   10-14-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Kivgaen
I'm struggling this morning...  call it...

I'm struggling this morning...  call it depression, call it PMS, call it whatever you want to call it...  i dont really care.  But right now,in this moment, I am feeling very, very low.
 
I'm...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-16-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Kivgaen
Here's how I nurture my soul:   1) When kids...

Here's how I nurture my soul:
 
1) When kids are in school (it gets easier when they get older, BTW :), I go for my guitar lesson
2) I put the kids to bed REALLY early!  we start around...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-11-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Kivgaen
I don't believe that the bank would reverse the...

I don't believe that the bank would reverse the charges and go after him... But I do believe that you can take him to small claims court. Start keeping accurate records of all the charges he made...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-10-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Kivgaen
I hear you asking two completely different...

I hear you asking two completely different questions:

1) what would you do on a Friday night if you had the freedom to do whatever you wanted to do?



2) what do you do to nurture your soul?...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-07-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kivgaen
Quote: Originally Posted by E.V. Lowi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by E.V. Lowi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16024802)
Try baking with it, or make ghee. No need...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-07-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Kivgaen
I have your problem... I currently have about 3...

I have your problem... I currently have about 3 laundry baskets that are sitting in my bedroom waiting to be sorted, folded and put away. Actually, I'm probably worse than you because I don't even...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-07-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kivgaen
I really want to believe that this is true... It...

I really want to believe that this is true... It probably isn't, but anyway. I post the link for you to make up your own minds:

http://www.suite101.com/content/mari...search-a270271...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-07-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kivgaen
Well, so far there hasn't really been any...

Well, so far there hasn't really been any "flaming" going on. Does that mean that there really isn't anyone out there who thinks that DH and I are irresponsible for our behaviour that I described in...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kivgaen
Quote: Originally Posted by Mackenzie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mackenzie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16022721)
(or known by my dad is Mother Natures...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kivgaen
You said that it does.not.happen in the house,...

You said that it does.not.happen in the house, but you didn't specify why. I won't stand anyone doing that in my house as well -- My reason is the smell. I can't stand it! And it goes everywhere. I...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kivgaen
I don't smoke cigars or cigarettes... nothing...

I don't smoke cigars or cigarettes... nothing with tobacco, actually. I've never tried it, and never had the desire to try it. BUT, DH an I will, on occasion, smoke (something else) in our home....
Forum: Personal Growth   11-06-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,611
Posted By Kivgaen
Quote: Originally Posted by Lit Chick...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lit Chick http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16018223)
A bit OT, but where did Blaze get his name?...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-31-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,611
Posted By Kivgaen
I am okay. I am not sad or depressed or upset....

I am okay. I am not sad or depressed or upset. He was one of 3 cats, and I felt that we had too many cats and maintenance was draining on me. Before we had children, our cats were our children. But...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Kivgaen
I said those words in a PT interview today and...

I said those words in a PT interview today and it really hit me for some reason (in a good way). The realization that it is okay to make mistakes. I make mistakes with my parenting, and THAT'S OKAY....
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Kivgaen
Quote: Originally Posted by LROM...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LROM http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15997858)
then maybe the message in the moment when he...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Kivgaen
Quote: Originally Posted by blessedwithboys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by blessedwithboys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15977448)
...I will...be extra careful not to...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Kivgaen
I agree with what Linda said, but possibly you...

I agree with what Linda said, but possibly you could be a bit more assertive in the moment before he steps in and takes over? What would have happened if you just kindly put your hand on his as he...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,611
Posted By Kivgaen
UPDATE: It's done... (BTW, someone...

UPDATE: It's done...

(BTW, someone mentioned about getting a good Vet... That's not an issue for us -- our vet is DH's Uncle, and he's a VERY good vet (and practically gives is free...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-27-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,046
Posted By Kivgaen
In the next 5 years: Re-paint the walls...

In the next 5 years:

Re-paint the walls with marker/crayon creations
Go on a cruise
Visit family in Austria
Finish the basement
Build a deck / remove the kids play equipment
Finish...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-27-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By Kivgaen
I have similar issues and I can trace my...

I have similar issues and I can trace my problems way back to even before I started school. Already by the time that I was 5 I was extremely hard on myself and I didn't take rejection or failure...
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