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Forum: Parenting   05-13-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,402
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by JL83...

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Originally Posted by JL83 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15398176)
I think your brother is being unreasonable.
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Forum: Parenting   05-11-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: This is funny about the effort....

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This is funny about the effort. Sometimes the best thing for your family is to make the choice that requires the least effort because it means more family time, etc. Or the best choice, in...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,402
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by VisionaryMom...

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Originally Posted by VisionaryMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15390789)
I must say I've never heard of that...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,402
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Your brother cannot simply tell the...

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Your brother cannot simply tell the child he cannot come anymore. Your brother's not in charge of the league, and that's not his call.
This is not the case around here. Coaches are in...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,310
Posted By r&mmommy
I agree with the posters who have said to ask...

I agree with the posters who have said to ask your child. I also think it would be okay to ask the parents if you can meet them there and tell them why. For the life of me, I can't imagine another...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,402
Posted By r&mmommy
I'm assuming this is a league and there are...

I'm assuming this is a league and there are administrators? They must have a policy about this and I would find out what it is before doing anything. That said, I would have removed the child from...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,731
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by Raine822...

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Originally Posted by Raine822 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15389848)
Oh, the other one I forgot to mention was...
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,237
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by Dandelionkid...

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Originally Posted by Dandelionkid http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15386234)
And why can't there be more honesty in...
Forum: Parenting   05-07-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,237
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by eclipse...

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Originally Posted by eclipse http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15382487)
I think a lot of the things she did were...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-07-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By r&mmommy
I found 3's to be very difficult. I *try* to...

I found 3's to be very difficult. I *try* to take a deep breath and ask if this is a hill to die on.

Some things I try to get them to comply (like when we NEED to leave somewhere)
Make sure...
Forum: Parenting   05-07-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By r&mmommy
Maybe I'm in the minority, but when someone...

Maybe I'm in the minority, but when someone comes out with a statement like that, I just nod and smile. I find saying anything puts people on the defensive. They have their minds made up, and I know...
Forum: Parenting   05-06-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,504
Posted By r&mmommy
You've already gotten some great advice, but...

You've already gotten some great advice, but I'll commerisate. We had a family member that would call the baby "hers" As in "Where is MY baby?" "Give me MY baby!"
Creeped me out - It is so...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-05-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By r&mmommy
I am also going to school full time in the Fall...

I am also going to school full time in the Fall (and working full time also) and I feel your pain. Best of luck!!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-05-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By r&mmommy
I think the best thing you can do is find out...

I think the best thing you can do is find out what your child care's sanitation policies are. They should be sanitizing toys and surfaces regularly, having the children and care givers wash their...
Forum: Family Safety   05-05-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By r&mmommy
I think your reaction is fine. I don't know...

I think your reaction is fine.
I don't know your MIL and how she is normally, but I do know that before there were babyproofed outlet covers, they were babies who died from sticking things like...
Forum: Parenting   05-05-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,344
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: I hate to be the ranting "Back in my...

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I hate to be the ranting "Back in my day" lady but - when I was a kid, we just didn't have all these snacks. We went to ball practice or played a game and then we were handed off to our...
Forum: Women's Health   05-05-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By r&mmommy
It could also be a result of a herpes infection,...

It could also be a result of a herpes infection, which is very, very common. Herpes testing is NOT part of STD screenings and your doctor would need to culture the sore to confirm.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-03-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,319
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: I don't want to confuse my son by...

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I don't want to confuse my son by trying to do one thing at DC and one thing at home so I'll probably follow my DCP's lead but I'm torn about it. At least I know where she's coming from now....
Forum: Personal Growth   03-03-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,072
Posted By r&mmommy
Me too, me too! I WAH so most days it's throw on...

Me too, me too! I WAH so most days it's throw on the sweat pants and put the hair up. But I have noticed when I take more time I feel better, have more energy, etc. I love my hair down, but I have...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-03-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,319
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by ChinaDoll...

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Originally Posted by ChinaDoll http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15135963)
Sounds like she follows, "Start PL at 2,...
Forum: Parenting   03-03-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,234
Posted By r&mmommy
DH gets cold sores (Herpes) and I've learned...

DH gets cold sores (Herpes) and I've learned more about viral shedding than I ever wanted to knowhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
So nope, no lip kisses here. Still...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-02-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,493
Posted By r&mmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by GoestoShow...

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Originally Posted by GoestoShow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15131695)
For crying out loud! She's a COLLEGE...
Forum: Learning at School   03-01-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,246
Posted By r&mmommy
DD goes to K in the fall. We are going to the...

DD goes to K in the fall. We are going to the local public and I am happy about that. We live in a small town and activities tend to revolve around church/school.
We are already doing the school's...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-01-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,493
Posted By r&mmommy
Maybe I'm sensitve about this, but the shows you...

Maybe I'm sensitve about this, but the shows you mentioned, IMO are not appropriate shows to be watching in front of young children - *especially if said children are not yours* and this shouldn't...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-01-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By r&mmommy
Something I did after I had DD2 was to hire a...

Something I did after I had DD2 was to hire a neighbor's daughter as a mother's helper. A couple of days a week at $5 per hour saved my sanity. The nice thing was that I was still there to supervise...
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