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Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-30-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,410
Posted By Graceoc
I had so many rules too - so I know the...

I had so many rules too - so I know the feeling.  I had wanted Elenor for our last DD but DH wasn't too keen on that so I found Ellis and I adore it now!  It fits her to a tee : )
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By Graceoc
They usually have some good basics at Target...

They usually have some good basics at Target mixed in with the 'bling' stuff LOL!   I also buy stuff for DD at Old Navy - great basic jeans, yoga pants, tshirts, ect...she is not a girly girl so we...
Forum: Parenting   12-30-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By Graceoc
We have 4 - 10, 8, 6 & 3.  There are a handful...

We have 4 - 10, 8, 6 & 3.  There are a handful of babysitters we use some are older teens (16+) and some are late 20's.  All the kids are pretty mellow and it has never been an issue to stay with a...
Forum: Learning at School   08-18-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By Graceoc
Ours can get pretty heavy - I have never...

Ours can get pretty heavy - I have never weighted them (4th and 5th grade) Once they get to 4th grade that recommed a roller backpack for that very reason. We have one for each of the kids and it...
Forum: Learning at School   08-02-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,112
Posted By Graceoc
I ordered Land's End packs last year - for DD...

I ordered Land's End packs last year - for DD (3rd grade) it worked great and still looks good. But for DS (4th) who had a wheeled one (which they recommed at that grade as they switch classes) it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-26-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,461
Posted By Graceoc
Let's see DS 10 Spring Soccer - $60 ...

Let's see

DS 10
Spring Soccer - $60
Fall Soccer - $35
cleats - $50
other equip - $100
Choral - $600/year
swim Team - $100
swim stuff - $50
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-23-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,657
Posted By Graceoc
Does he like to read? Would he be ok reading for...

Does he like to read? Would he be ok reading for awhile until he was really tired and then having you come in? We let our DD who is 8 just stay up and read until she is ready to fall asleep. What...
Forum: Television   05-22-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,851
Posted By Graceoc
Mad Men West Wing Bones 24 These are...

Mad Men
West Wing
Bones
24

These are all of our favs! i was actually sad when we got done with all 7 seasons of the West Wing.
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-12-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,116
Posted By Graceoc
We have both our living room and kitchen in the...

We have both our living room and kitchen in the back of the house - and I do perfer it that way. When you walk in we have a foyer and the DR is on the right and my office is on the left...then you...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-22-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,586
Posted By Graceoc
the makeup was HORRIBLE!!!! When Edward walks...

the makeup was HORRIBLE!!!! When Edward walks into the sun he looks terrible and you can see where the makeup on his faces dosen't match is chest so much.....

but I am willing to look past that...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-14-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,586
Posted By Graceoc
Yep the obsession is gearing up again! Should be...

Yep the obsession is gearing up again! Should be fun... http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-22-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Graceoc
I just noticed your siggy...we have boy, girl,...

I just noticed your siggy...we have boy, girl, boy, girl too!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-22-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Graceoc
They are a 7 inch, dark brown,...

They are a 7 inch, dark brown, handscrapped/distressed, birch. Let me know if you can see this pic it is on my FB

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref...0&id=796323418...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-22-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Graceoc
Oh it is no doubt better then carpet - we have 4...

Oh it is no doubt better then carpet - we have 4 kiddos and a large dog...I knowhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif Just giving you the heads up. I love the sound of your...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-22-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Graceoc
I have no idea on how to help with the warming...

I have no idea on how to help with the warming up...but I did want to say something about the floors. We just went from cream carpet to a dark, wide plank, distressed wood. I LOVE how it looks but...
Forum: Diapering   01-04-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,681
Posted By Graceoc
Gosh, that is pretty annoying...I am not sure...

Gosh, that is pretty annoying...I am not sure what I would do.

I do have to ask however.....you are planning a homebirth but you haven't mentioned this to him yet? That seems like it would be a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-22-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Graceoc
My best friend is pregnant with twins - she is...

My best friend is pregnant with twins - she is currently 16 weeks. This is her fourth pgcy - she has three children (all vaginal births) - they have all been at least 1-2 weeks 'early'. This is a...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-23-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,404
Posted By Graceoc
I thought it was ok. Probably overall better...

I thought it was ok. Probably overall better then Twilight. I agree with a pp that it was just too choppy. I missed not seeing when she realizes all the birthday stuff is missing.

I loved the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-04-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Graceoc
Can you read the handwriting? If so I wouldn't...

Can you read the handwriting? If so I wouldn't worry. However, my son learned his own way to write very early on, and I never bothered correcting him...since I figured it would all 'work it's way...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-31-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 23,901
Posted By Graceoc
I re-read New Moon (for the third time) about 2...

I re-read New Moon (for the third time) about 2 months ago (I can't read it too close to the movie or I get mad LOL!) Anyway, I finally slowed down and took it in...and even me - Totally Team Edward...
Forum: Family Safety   08-14-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By Graceoc
My older kids were both in a Husky until about...

My older kids were both in a Husky until about the 1st grade. We never had issues in the car pool line - they could easily buckle themselves. In fact we had a harder time when we used the HBB...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-12-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Graceoc
I would let it go.

I would let it go.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-12-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By Graceoc
My last baby was born on October 27th and we...

My last baby was born on October 27th and we took her to a Haloween Party at church 3 days later (in the sling). The baby before that was born on Dec 21st and we took him to midnight mass that week...
Forum: Learning at School   08-11-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By Graceoc
Our DD was having similar issues last year (not...

Our DD was having similar issues last year (not in the classroom, but at home during homework time) Although she was only in the first grade, we requested that she be tested with the second graders...
Forum: Learning at School   08-06-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,767
Posted By Graceoc
I buy off the list. I have LOVED the prepackaged...

I buy off the list. I have LOVED the prepackaged school supplies that we could just pay the school for - but our new school dosen't do that. Supplies were $100+ for my two kids. Here are their...
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