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Forum: Learning at School   03-07-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Texasminx
I have a great, great son. He just turned 8. He...

I have a great, great son. He just turned 8. He hasn't always been easy. He is a strong willed child. VERY strong willed. He was a slow starter in school and his first two teachers were...well, not...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-28-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Texasminx
Every Monday McDonald's has a Mocha Monday. I...

Every Monday McDonald's has a Mocha Monday. I don't particularly like their food, but HEY! Free Mocha is a Free Mocha! lol
Lou
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Forum: Parenting   07-27-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Texasminx
I have five children/pigs. They range in age...

I have five children/pigs. They range in age form 18-5. I am constantly picking up after them. I am sick of it. I want to make a chore chart for them, but was curious what was age appropriate. I...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-26-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Texasminx
I am 40 years old. Not something that I like to...

I am 40 years old. Not something that I like to think about. My Parents are 75. I like to think of them as invincible, although I know they are not. I have known my Mom my entire life. She is an...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-31-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Texasminx
My oldest is 18. She has never dated. She didn't...

My oldest is 18. She has never dated. She didn't finish school. Has no motivation to get her GED. She does work at a local grocery store. Did I mention she has never dated?? Ok, this is what is...
Forum: Learning at School   05-05-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Texasminx
How do you make learning fun for a 7y.o.? My son...

How do you make learning fun for a 7y.o.? My son is/has always been different from my other children. I don't mean bad different, just different. He came out screaming bloody murder and did so for...
Forum: Gardening   03-25-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,827
Posted By Texasminx
I am so late on this thread, but wanted to chime...

I am so late on this thread, but wanted to chime in with my favorite chickies. The frizzle! You can see it at: http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/prod...le_cochin.html...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-22-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,026
Posted By Texasminx
I am so glad to see a July 04 baby thread! Eli,...

I am so glad to see a July 04 baby thread! Eli, or E-I-O as my Three year old calls him was born July 24@ 37 weeks. He was 6'lbs 5oz. At this point you wouldn't know that he was such a scrawny baby,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-25-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By Texasminx
Hello July Mommas! My ds was born on the 24th...

Hello July Mommas!
My ds was born on the 24th of July, so as of yesterday we are officially 7 months. wooo hooo! He just cut his bottom two teeth which was a big deal here. Out of my five kids he...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-21-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Texasminx
I love all the little baby rolls also. I didn't...

I love all the little baby rolls also. I didn't realize it till I was at an appointment the other day and was fiddling around with his ears when I noticed dirt behind his ear and couldn't fathom why...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-21-2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Texasminx
We also attend regularly and believe me it was a...

We also attend regularly and believe me it was a HUGE struggle with my fixing to be 3 on Thursday ds. He SCREAMED bloody murder and it was hard for me, but I knew that I needed the one hour break to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Texasminx
My DD has cradle crap. The catch here is that...

My DD has cradle crap. The catch here is that she is actually 10 y.o. I know it has a different name in older children, but essentially, I think it is suppossed to be the same thing. I am posting...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2005, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Texasminx
My baby is now 6 1/2 months old. I have tried...

My baby is now 6 1/2 months old. I have tried him every once in a while with different foods and he just hates the taste and will gag. Today I tried mashy bananas and he ate about three bites before...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-15-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,134
Posted By Texasminx
My older children have a few freckles, but my...

My older children have a few freckles, but my baby dd has a LOT of freckles. She actually thought she got them from her daddy throwing them on her when she was a baby. She noticed that her terrier...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-05-2005, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Texasminx
My baby doesn't want to roll either. He doesn't...

My baby doesn't want to roll either. He doesn't sit up, doesn't do much of nothing, but coo, smile and eat. I am okay with that despite the fact that I am told, "there must be something wrong with...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   02-04-2005, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Texasminx
I actually had my husband snap some photos of...

I actually had my husband snap some photos of it. I didn't really know why at the time, just that I wanted to look at it more closely when I wasn't so tired and could concentrate on it. I am glad...
Forum: Parenting   02-03-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By Texasminx
I don't know about being lost or not as I just...

I don't know about being lost or not as I just let the moment roll. I try to be spontaneous with the kids and if dinner doesn't get made, well I won't fret, I am just going to slap some french toast...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2005, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By Texasminx
He is usually dry in the mornings, I just have...

He is usually dry in the mornings, I just have to encourage him to get his diaper off and go. (yes we are using the diapers till we run out, but at night only) He has shown interest off and on in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-01-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By Texasminx
I thought that all this stuff was kid stuff when...

I thought that all this stuff was kid stuff when we had three girls and then along comes a boy and proves that not everything is equal between the sexes. <sigh> Now first let me tell you that this...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   02-01-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Texasminx
Quote: Originally Posted by doctorjen Are...

Quote:
Originally Posted by doctorjen
Are you talking about a velamentous cord insertion? I'm not sure of your abbrieviation, but that's my guess?
I've seen 2, both attached to healthy, postdates...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-31-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,987
Posted By Texasminx
I almost forgot that I also freecycle and have...

I almost forgot that I also freecycle and have gotten a really cute scooter, very nice boy clothes, and some quickcrete for home projects from there.
I also do WIC
I think that that is it for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-31-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,987
Posted By Texasminx
I find a lot of ways to cut costs, but somehow...

I find a lot of ways to cut costs, but somehow things don't seem to stay cut.
My Mom is a rancher so most of the meat is free depending on how good the last cow she butchered was (if my husband...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-31-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Texasminx
My dear sweet pea just turned 6 months old in...

My dear sweet pea just turned 6 months old in Jan. He was born at 37wks with a VCI placenta. I had never heard or read of this. I was told that this was unusual in singleton p.g.'s. I had been in a...
Forum: Birth Stories   01-31-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 82,225
Posted By Texasminx
My last baby was born at 37 weeks due to his...

My last baby was born at 37 weeks due to his placenta being a VCI (velementous cord insertion). I was blessed that he was healthy and that I recognized that things were going oddly. Not bad, not...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-30-2005, 12:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,367
Posted By Texasminx
Hi all, I just stumbled upon this post. I...

Hi all,
I just stumbled upon this post. I haven't been at this forum long so I am still doing a lot of exploring. Let me see if I figure this out. Is this a 1000 minutes every month? Maybe I will...
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