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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-02-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,709
Posted By magster
Well, I am a Dane who lives in Brazil but I...

Well, I am a Dane who lives in Brazil but I answered anyway. ;)
 
I voted that I went as an adult (I was 18). I spent a year in upstate NY USA as an exchange student and my host family took me on...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-13-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,327
Posted By magster
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Super~Single~Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-13-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,327
Posted By magster
I remember you from when you used T. as your...

I remember you from when you used T. as your username, and I can't say that I am surprised your ex is stalking you. :( Your small son lives with him, right? I guess that a certain amount of contact...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-18-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By magster
I hope you got some decent lunch anyhow, and...

I hope you got some decent lunch anyhow, and congrats on you and ýour hubby making sound financial choices! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-04-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,458
Posted By magster
Add me to the growing fanclub for GearGirl!...

Add me to the growing fanclub for GearGirl! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-22-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 557
Posted By magster
Tea spoons and wooden spoons.

Tea spoons and wooden spoons.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-07-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 817
Posted By magster
Oh, my kid doesn't love noisy plastic toys and I...

Oh, my kid doesn't love noisy plastic toys and I abhor them.

That doesn't mean though that I can get behind driving somewhere to pick said toys up for free and then moan and bitch about how yucky...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-07-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 817
Posted By magster
Quote: Originally Posted by Thalia the Muse...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Thalia the Muse http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15816913)
"Some parents" were nice enough to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-23-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By magster
Quote: Originally Posted by sapphire_chan...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sapphire_chan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15763754)
I'd be seriously tempted to send back...
Forum: Gardening   08-21-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By magster
Wow, that's amazing! Thanks for sharing about...

Wow, that's amazing! Thanks for sharing about your experience with mulch!
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-20-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By magster
Wow, I feel for you. What an ordeal!...

Wow, I feel for you. What an ordeal! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

DD (7 years old) is obsessed with the idea that she needs to have a best friend. She's very...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-23-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By magster
We typically pay $50 for a three-day stint (we...

We typically pay $50 for a three-day stint (we have two small dogs) and $100 for a week. The dog sitter comes every day, feeds them, plays with them and hangs out here a bit.
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-29-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By magster
My goodness, as the child of an alcoholic...

My goodness, as the child of an alcoholic (sometimes sober, sometimes not), I urge you to not let your son live like he would, if you were to go back to his dad at the present moment.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 5,824
Posted By magster
To be honest, I'd be taken by surprise if...

To be honest, I'd be taken by surprise if someone said no to me asking if my kid could eat a plum at their house. Fruit is not something hard or expensive to come by, so I'd let the small (or big)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-06-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 740
Posted By magster
We live halfway across the world from my family...

We live halfway across the world from my family (I moved to Brazil to be with DH) and have never gotten a cent towards travel expenses to go back ti Scandinavia to see my family of origin. So, we...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-15-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By magster
Good for you getting out of there!...

Good for you getting out of there! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

If your MIL didn't stand up to her husband over her own daughter, she's not going to now either....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,584
Posted By magster
I'd absolutely go for option #3. It sounds...

I'd absolutely go for option #3.

It sounds like your mom has little grasp of administrating her money wisely and barely scrapes by. It's expensive to own a house.

Ideally, she should get rid...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-23-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,038
Posted By magster
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

Quote:
Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14539283)
I don't know anyone who does anything even...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-06-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,210
Posted By magster
Probably not the thing you are looking to buy,...

Probably not the thing you are looking to buy, but I just had to say that the one thing that has made a huge difference in my kitchen is a salad spin dryer!

I have no idea why I went 35 years of...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-01-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By magster
I had smoked for 15 years when I was finally...

I had smoked for 15 years when I was finally able to quit through the use of Zyban. It's generic version is Wellbutrin. Zyban was developed as an anti-depressant whose most common side effect was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 521
Posted By magster
I would love to have had that option! We had to...

I would love to have had that option! We had to pay for IVF (fresh and FETs)entirely out of pocket, and it is sooo expensive. We'd love for DD to have a sibling but we just can't find $15,000+ in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 374
Posted By magster
DH and I just got back from a week in Cape Town...

DH and I just got back from a week in Cape Town - South Africa. It was FANTASTIC! Beautiful nature surroundings, the city is surprisingly clean, the people are friendly, the food great (and cheap),...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-02-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,651
Posted By magster
Isn't it possible that she actually knows about...

Isn't it possible that she actually knows about him losing his job and just doesn't feel like talking to you about it, given his past track record and that you are probably less than enthusiastic...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-23-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 527
Posted By magster
DD atkes piano classes and we are expected to...

DD atkes piano classes and we are expected to pay whether she attends her weekly class or not. Replacements are offered if the teacher cancel for whatever reason, not if we cancel. We pay for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-15-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,221
Posted By magster
Quote: Originally Posted by 2xy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2xy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13755578)
My mother lives thousands of miles from me, and...
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