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Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-25-2012, 12:04 PM
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Views: 1,883
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Thanks for the updates! I love her attitude :)

Thanks for the updates! I love her attitude :)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-20-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
It may sound to you like an obvious thing to...

It may sound to you like an obvious thing to change, but by this point in the week I am thoroughly and totally exhausted, and the weekends are especially difficult because I have to juggle massive...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-20-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
That link really is very moving! Thanks for...

That link really is very moving! Thanks for sharing!!
 
I;m trying to wrap my head around these responses, because I feel like I am connecting with my kids. I feel like we are very close, and we...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-13-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
I really appreciate all of this feedback and all...

I really appreciate all of this feedback and all of this great discussion!

Our situation is a bit out of the ordinary, with two parents working full time, often opposing schedules, and one parent...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-11-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,883
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
It sounds like you're making the right decision,...

It sounds like you're making the right decision, and approaching it in a very well prepared way. It's such a difficult choice to make and a rough path to follow. Best of luck to you!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
That makes a lot of sense. I really like your...

That makes a lot of sense. I really like your suggestion to try to be balanced at home, not to make the home balance the outside world. That's a nice way of thinking about it.
 
We do have a wii,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,883
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Things have probably changed a bit since my day,...

Things have probably changed a bit since my day, but I also had this surgery in 6th grade, and then the 2nd part in 8th grade (it was a little different- staples instead of pins, staples had to be...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Hi all,   I haven't posted here in a while,...

Hi all,
 
I haven't posted here in a while, but it was such a source of sanity when my kids were younger!
 
Some of my frustration has to do with the amount of time I spend away from my kids and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Wow, I'm really glad I read this. I've been a...

Wow, I'm really glad I read this. I've been a big fan of the gap bras- plain cotton, simple, not curling, ... And freaked out by the padded ones. But it really makes sense that the padding would...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-24-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
My dd is 9, and I feel like we're repeating the...

My dd is 9, and I feel like we're repeating the 2's again in some ways. Most of the time she is still so sweet and fun and wonderful, but she's also increasingly emotional for no identifiable...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-02-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
I wanted to add a little something for the...

I wanted to add a little something for the original poster. I've been in a similar situation myself. My DH is an alcoholic, and he goes through periods when he is more or less functioning.
 
All...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-09-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
I know exactly how that feels! ((big hug)) ...

I know exactly how that feels!

((big hug))

For the longest time I was doing pick up and drop off, and the kids were at different schools. There weren't enough hours between for a full work...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-09-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,341
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
My daughter just turned 8 in October. She is...

My daughter just turned 8 in October. She is able to read better than she does. She was curious about Twilight. I told her that if she finished the book, she could read the movie.

The writing...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-08-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
So I'm having a bit of a working/student/mama...

So I'm having a bit of a working/student/mama crisis here.

I work ft, and I supply about 85% of the family income. We struggle to make ends meet every month, and I love school. My kids are now 6...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-08-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
I just took the test today. I studied the...

I just took the test today. I studied the princeton review book first. I went through it twice and then made flashcards. Then I studied the ETS book. I also did practice tests.

One thing that...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   09-29-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
I heard about this. How disgusting! And they...

I heard about this. How disgusting! And they released it in the daycare area!
Forum: Television   09-29-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Oh, please tell me they'll make up!

Oh, please tell me they'll make up!
Forum: Diapering   09-19-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
If it helps at all, my daughter, who will be 7...

If it helps at all, my daughter, who will be 7 next month, wet the bed just the other day. The cloth pull-ups have really been a godsend for us. Saved us a boatload of money and headache. She has...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-26-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Do you pay the bills? Your dh sounds like my dh....

Do you pay the bills? Your dh sounds like my dh. He doesn't spend money- ever-on anything, and he doesn't pay the bills. So he isn't very helpful when I try to include him in "should I or shouldn't...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-26-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
I know there are plenty more mamas out there...

I know there are plenty more mamas out there like me.

My dh works two jobs, so he is mostly out of the house, so it seems like I walk the line between single mama and married mama. But that's...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-29-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Quote: Originally Posted by frogguruami...

Quote:
Originally Posted by frogguruami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11575378)
I am so with you on that one. I am...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-29-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Quote: Originally Posted by lifeguard...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lifeguard http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11575195)
Regular clothes shopping is SO much more...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
Disney world... My kids are 4 & 6 (almost 5...

Disney world...

My kids are 4 & 6 (almost 5 & 7), so I don't really want to get strolelrs for them, but they don't walk distances well...

I was thinking about buying a travel guide to poke...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
So a family member has offered to take us to...

So a family member has offered to take us to Disney.

We're excited. We could never afford a vacation ourselves, and we don't see much of this family member.

But...

I'm a little nervous...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-23-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By QueenSheba'sMom
We do most of our shopping at Trader Joe's on...

We do most of our shopping at Trader Joe's on 29. To supplement the crunchy stuff we go to the TP co-op at Caroll & EW Hwy (I'm suprised it hasn't been mentioned yet).

We also like to buy the...
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