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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,327
Posted By Mommiska
Yes, that's the one - have you read it? I have a...

Yes, that's the one - have you read it? I have a couple of copies floating around my house and I re-read them periodically.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-25-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mommiska
Quote: Originally Posted by hotmamacita...

Quote:
Originally Posted by hotmamacita http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14711978)
I wish you were my relative Mommiska!
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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,327
Posted By Mommiska
Will he engage about other issues - like talking...

Will he engage about other issues - like talking about a favourite TV programme/etc? Might be an idea (although it might be something you've already tried).

I really would get the Faber and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-22-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mommiska
It is an interesting question, I think - and we...

It is an interesting question, I think - and we all seem to have different answers!

For the record, I really like my SIL, get along really well with her, and I'm not angry/etc with her...I just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-21-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mommiska
It's interesting (and surprises me, I must...

It's interesting (and surprises me, I must admit!) that so many people wouldn't mind people e-baying hand-me-downs.

SIL has also e-bayed, I found out, a couple of gifts I'd given her...now that,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-21-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mommiska
It's interesting to hear the replies. I totally...

It's interesting to hear the replies. I totally get that when I've given things away (and made it clear I don't want them back), then I no longer have any say over what happens to them. And I...
Forum: Religious Studies   11-21-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Mommiska
I haven't seen it myself, but know various...

I haven't seen it myself, but know various family members go to churches which are using it at the moment - this is Dobson's 'Truth Project', right?

My one observation is that calling itself the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-21-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mommiska
Would that annoy you? I'm just curious how...

Would that annoy you? I'm just curious how people would feel about it.

I hand down a lot of my older girls' clothes to my SIL for her two girls. I give her lots of clothes, and have always said...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Mommiska
Some of what you say rings a bell for me with my...

Some of what you say rings a bell for me with my dd2. She tends to be quite negative and I do think she has issues thinking that we love the other kids more than her...it does worry me.

DD2 is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,327
Posted By Mommiska
Hi there, My 8 year old dd can be difficult...

Hi there,

My 8 year old dd can be difficult as well...very moody and sensitive, and tends to always see the negative in a situation, rather than the positive. I know I feel like I could use lots...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-08-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Mommiska
I think this blog post sums it up (using quotes...

I think this blog post sums it up (using quotes from Bush's victory speech in '04 and Obama's in '08):

http://backalleymedia.org/?p=1269#more-1269

Bush in '04 (with only a 2.4% win margin):
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-11-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Mommiska
Thanks for posting this link - those were...

Thanks for posting this link - those were amazing pictures.

And the picture of Obama holding the little boy made me want to cry - what a powerful picture.
Forum: Spirituality   09-15-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,044
Posted By Mommiska
Quote: Originally Posted by magstphil...

Quote:
Originally Posted by magstphil http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12173065)
I'm tentatively dipping my foot in the pool...
Forum: Activism and News   09-10-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Mommiska
Just bumping so it doesn't fall of the page (and...

Just bumping so it doesn't fall of the page (and gets some views in 'New posts'!).

If you are an American living abroad, please follow the link and send off your ballot request application form...
Forum: Spirituality   09-09-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,044
Posted By Mommiska
Quote: Originally Posted by onlyboys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by onlyboys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12137450)
I'm here too....
Forum: Activism and News   09-08-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Mommiska
Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying...

Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying to spread far and wide - it is very easy to register to vote from abroad, and more important than ever in this election year.

I vote in Virginia,...
Forum: Mexico   09-08-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By Mommiska
Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying...

Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying to spread far and wide - it is very easy to register to vote from abroad, and more important than ever in this election year.

I vote in Virginia,...
Forum: Caribbean   09-08-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,193
Posted By Mommiska
Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying...

Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying to spread far and wide - it is very easy to register to vote from abroad, and more important than ever in this election year.

I vote in Virginia,...
Forum: Europe   09-08-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Mommiska
Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying...

Here is a video that Democrats Abroad is trying to spread far and wide - it is very easy to register to vote from abroad, and more important than ever in this election year.

I vote in Virginia,...
Forum: Spirituality   09-08-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,044
Posted By Mommiska
Hey - surely there are more of us - here on MDC...

Hey - surely there are more of us - here on MDC of all places!

As a Christian, I often think about what it means to be a follower of Jesus. For me, being a follower of Jesus is living my life (or...
Forum: Spirituality   09-07-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,044
Posted By Mommiska
Hey - I just saw this post, and wanted to say...

Hey - I just saw this post, and wanted to say 'Me, too!' http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif

I know there are plenty of other liberal Christian mamas on this board...if...
Forum: Religious Studies   08-25-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 831
Posted By Mommiska
Interesting discussion. I, also, was raised...

Interesting discussion.

I, also, was raised on a diet of Hal Lindsey, apocalyptic movies/sermons, as well as the fear that if I didn't accept Jesus as Saviour, that I would go to hell.

I would...
Forum: Activism and News   08-20-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,922
Posted By Mommiska
Just wanted to give this link to a World Health...

Just wanted to give this link to a World Health Organisation report which compared health care deliverance in countries around the world.

http://www.who.int/whr/2000/annex/en/index.html

If you...
Forum: Activism and News   08-20-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,922
Posted By Mommiska
Quote: Originally Posted by Ifluffedthree...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ifluffedthree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11973208)
while I agree with much of your post I...
Forum: Activism and News   08-16-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,922
Posted By Mommiska
Quote: Originally Posted by apelilae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by apelilae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11928306)
I think it would also be a great step to...
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