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Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By DTmama1
After 5 months of being pseudo-homeless, I'm...

After 5 months of being pseudo-homeless, I'm signing the lease for my new rental on Friday! It's a pretty blank slate at this point. I have a storage unit full of stuff, much of which I plan to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-30-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By DTmama1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by newmum35 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 56,572
Posted By DTmama1
Have you looked into Pod-style moving? We used...

Have you looked into Pod-style moving? We used Door to Door when we moved from Chicago to Seattle and it was about $1500 for one of their storage containers. UPack is also pretty cheap. 
Forum: Personal Growth   01-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By DTmama1
If your back is killing you, you won't want to...

If your back is killing you, you won't want to sit on the couch for snuggles anyways. What about making your bed or bedroom into a snuggle zone with some big pillows etc so you can all lounge there...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-15-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By DTmama1
Maybe just emailing and saying that with what is...

Maybe just emailing and saying that with what is going on in your life right now you don't have the space to commit to the relationship with them. That you're nesting in with your newborn and really...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-15-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By DTmama1
Quote:Also, La Leche League has Professional...

Quote:Also, La Leche League has Professional Liaison leaders who can help you. I've testified in several custody cases based on these very articles. You can contact LLL to find a Professional...
Forum: Mental Health   01-15-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By DTmama1
Thank you!    My family lawyer said that as...

Thank you! 
 
My family lawyer said that as it is a disability that they shouldn't be able to hold it against me, but all the lay people I've talked to seem to disagree. So I'm trying to get a few...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-15-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 56,572
Posted By DTmama1
I'd like to join in here. At the moment I'm No...

I'd like to join in here. At the moment I'm No Income. 
 
I recently exited an abusive relationship. Ex managed to get temporary custody of our son, and with all the turmoil, my 8 year old...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By DTmama1
I wrote this a few months after my son was...

I wrote this a few months after my son was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder where he can't be exposed to UV light. I thought others here on the special needs parenting forum might relate to...
Forum: Grief and Loss   01-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By DTmama1
I wrote this a few months after my son was...

I wrote this a few months after my son was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder where he can't be exposed to UV light. He's still alive, so I don't fit into the grief forum in the same way as...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By DTmama1
Huge second for The Out of Sync Child and its...

Huge second for The Out of Sync Child and its companions. Explains the whys and gives practical suggestions!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By DTmama1
One more vote for checking with education...

One more vote for checking with education programs to find someone. 
 
I got a nannying job just out of high school after being a cadet teacher in a special ed classroom (and graduating with a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-15-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By DTmama1
Preschool is usually much simpler when it comes...

Preschool is usually much simpler when it comes to licensing in a lot of states. I would look into starting with that and expanding into daycare later on if you wanted. 
Forum: Mental Health   01-15-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By DTmama1
Andrea, it is so good to hear that you are doing...

Andrea, it is so good to hear that you are doing better now and have found balance. I'm guilty of overloading myself to the point of breakdown at times as well. I'm glad you were able to find...
Forum: Mental Health   01-15-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By DTmama1
What about writing a letter ahead of time...

What about writing a letter ahead of time detailing your issues and concerns. Putting things down in writing, either for you to use as a cheat sheet to make sure you say everything you wanted to...
Forum: Mental Health   01-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By DTmama1
Just sending hugs to you and your family.

Just sending hugs to you and your family.
Forum: Mental Health   01-15-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By DTmama1
Trying to make some decisions on what to do...

Trying to make some decisions on what to do next. I've been a stay at home parent for my kids and done childcare off and on through the years. I'm currently a fulltime student online. My son has a...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-15-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By DTmama1
Trying to make some decisions on what to do...

Trying to make some decisions on what to do next. I've been a stay at home parent for my kids and done childcare off and on through the years. I'm currently a fulltime student online. My son has a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-18-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By DTmama1
You could report the family to the department of...

You could report the family to the department of child services anonymously and there are no risks of a defamation suit then. I would contact someone at the school who you know personally so that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-18-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By DTmama1
Try Googling "stages of art development in...

Try Googling "stages of art development in children" and similar. 
http://www.users.totalise.co.uk/~kbroom/Lectures/children.htm is one good link that I found. 
 
I did a whole project on the...
Forum: Birth Stories   12-18-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By DTmama1
Thank you! The family has unfortunately fallen...

Thank you! The family has unfortunately fallen apart since his diagnosis, but he is a brave and cheerful little boy despite all that he has to go through. 
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By DTmama1
Thanks for the reply. I don't feel quite so...

Thanks for the reply. I don't feel quite so skittish about her having friends she is attracted to spend the night here, more the idea of her spending the night elsewhere.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-18-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By DTmama1
Thank you for your responses. I'm going to keep...

Thank you for your responses. I'm going to keep reminding her that I want a relationship with her. I need to set some filters on my facebook and then add her there.

I have a bio daughter that he...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-18-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By DTmama1
Thank you Thank you Thank you Maggie! And thanks...

Thank you Thank you Thank you Maggie! And thanks for the suggestion of looking to LLL for someone to testify!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-16-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By DTmama1
How do you handle this? As a parent, I wouldn't...

How do you handle this? As a parent, I wouldn't allow my 13 year old to go stay the night at a boyfriend's house, but since she is interested/dates girls too, now what? I don't want to completely...
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