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Forum: The Mindful Home   05-08-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Yes! It does feel like fighting a losing battle....

Yes! It does feel like fighting a losing battle. And YES, for shame on those light-colored tile installers -
 
I had 30 min this afternoon so I enlisted my son's "help" scrubbing the floor. He's...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-02-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Thank you for your responses, Fortune Teller! ...

Thank you for your responses, Fortune Teller!
 
Yes, I think you hit the nail on the head -- if the cleaning method is awkward or time-consuming (like lugging a big wring-out mop around everyday),...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-30-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Hello --   I'm looking for input on how...

Hello --
 
I'm looking for input on how often / to what extent you clean your kitchen floor --
 
Our kitchen door is used as our main entrance. To complicate matters, the people who lived here...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-05-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
I'm so in tune with what you wrote about the...

I'm so in tune with what you wrote about the personal fulfillment and joy you get from being home (aka the "CEO of your family")! This is the best "job" I could imagine. I feel like I was...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-10-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
This thread is wonderful, thanks for starting! I...

This thread is wonderful, thanks for starting! I also feel very blessed that I am able to be a SAHM. I have a real sense of passion about how I spend my days. I've enjoyed my previous academic and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-14-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
I didn't commit to a regular exercise routine...

I didn't commit to a regular exercise routine until my son (my first) was about 12 months old. Sure, I was running around all day, but not really applying myself to cardio/weight and so forth....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-26-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Hi Anna -- I certainly can relate to your...

Hi Anna --
I certainly can relate to your situation. Before DS was born, I worked full-time and spent the day surrounded not only by work friends, but "in real life" friends that I could connect to...
Forum: Family Planning   09-02-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
   Quote:Originally Posted by...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by dejagerw http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1327942/i-need-some-outside-perspectives#post_16633579)
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-20-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,211
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
double post

double post
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-20-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,211
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Quote:  I was getting pissed at DH because...

Quote: 
I was getting pissed at DH because when he is really annoyed about his own job he lashes out about me staying at home
 



 
 
 
Yes, I have experience with this -- although not DH,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-20-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,211
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
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Quote:Originally Posted by Ldavis24 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-05-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Jumping in here, too!   Thank you for...

Jumping in here, too!
 
Thank you for starting this thread :) It's comforting to hear other SAHMs express satisfaction with their parenting choices. The improvement in the way our family runs with...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-11-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Perdita_in_Ontario http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-10-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Perdita,   You and I sound very...

Perdita,
 
You and I sound very similar! This is my first time posting in the SAHP forum, but the familiarity of your post really spoke to me.
 
I also had a fairly demanding job before my son...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-14-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif Congratulations!!

You mentioned that your 9-year-old dd has been craving a sibling, and well, I just think this is wonderful! I'm sure...
Forum: March 2010   12-08-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
I don't mind the good-natured "Wow, you're...

I don't mind the good-natured "Wow, you're getting so big!" from co-workers or friends when they have a smile on their face. THAT makes me feel sort of proud and happy about my growing shape (most...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Not crazy in my book! Seems like this all falls...

Not crazy in my book! Seems like this all falls under "avoiding large crowds and other sick people". It stinks that it's interrupting family holiday time...
Forum: March 2010   11-20-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Another vote for TEA! And also, because I...

Another vote for TEA! And also, because I generally am thirstier than usual, iced tea! I pop 4 herbal tea bags into the coffee pot and run a full pot of water through to make a big pot of hot tea,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-19-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
JCP is the best! I popped over there this...

JCP is the best!

I popped over there this past weekend after a discouraging stop into Motherhood (tiny selection, expensive prices).

I cleaned UP on maternity clothes! Three pairs of the most...
Forum: March 2010   11-13-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Weeks/Days along: 21 weeks, 1 day ...

Weeks/Days along: 21 weeks, 1 day

Appointments: We had our big anatomy scan a week ago. We saw baby's sweet little face, and watched him or her suck their thumb for a little while...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-11-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,753
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
I think your name choice is beautiful! And if...

I think your name choice is beautiful! And if you love it, I vote keep it!

I like a previous poster's spelling of Aurianna. Have you also considered dropping to one "n" at the end? I think people...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-11-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,839
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
I've also been taking Rainbow Light without...

I've also been taking Rainbow Light without problems since week 3.

FWIW, I started out taking Rainbow Light 6x a day version, because I liked the idea of spreading my vitamins out during the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-04-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
Just another voice adding to what the previous...

Just another voice adding to what the previous posters mentioned http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

In my first trimester, I was a little nervous because seriously, the...
Forum: March 2010   10-29-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I'm so sorry. You sound like such a sweet friend -- just what your friend will need in the weeks and months to come....
Forum: March 2010   10-27-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By Yellow Brick Rd
I've only had one so far, but I gave birth to a...

I've only had one so far, but I gave birth to a baby boy....with an old man's face! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/innocent.gif
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