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Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-27-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By SoulJourney
I think maybe I worded this whole thing wrong....

I think maybe I worded this whole thing wrong. Let me please clarify that he was the one who had been begging to go skiing for a long time and we went because he wanted to go. I stayed on a bunny...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By SoulJourney
Adventurous mama with a calculated risk taker... Looking to my "elders" for advice!

Hey mamas of older children! How many of you are adventurous, extrovert types who have cool, reserved kiddos who are what you would call "calculated risk takers?"

Before DS and when he was small...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-23-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By SoulJourney
Yeah. Ugh.

Yeah. Ugh.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-23-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By SoulJourney
"Seriously, I want one pro-vax militant to answer...

"Seriously, I want one pro-vax militant to answer my question about adult boosters.

Are they themselves fully vaccinated and boostered according to schedule? Is everyone they know and come in...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-23-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By SoulJourney
VocalMinority...thank you so much for taking the...

VocalMinority...thank you so much for taking the time to make that response! I'm really hoping that one of these days, in a few years, my ex will finally acknowledge that we HOMESCHOOL, therefore are...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By SoulJourney
How sad. :( Show him my son...he started...

How sad. :( Show him my son...he started insisting on wearing pink and sparkles at the age of two and seven years later he's still going strong. :) He can find plenty of pictures and stories at...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   02-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By SoulJourney
Summer Activities For Kids Near Denver?

Hey mamas...my 9yo DS spends 6 weeks of the summer with his dad in Wheat Ridge, CO. Dad is not at all proactive about trying to find things for my DS to do all summer, resulting in DS being extremely...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-17-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By SoulJourney
Sounds like a lot going on, mama...hugs to you....

Sounds like a lot going on, mama...hugs to you. Your DD sounds like a wonderful little girl and I highly recommend supporting her interests! To be honest, sounds like your DH is a little...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-17-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By SoulJourney
This is VERY MUCH how I feel. My son is nine...

This is VERY MUCH how I feel. My son is nine years old, he's VERY careful with things and has a collection of very fragile earth treasures, built Lego sets that he's worked hard on and other things....
Forum: Single Parenting   02-10-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By SoulJourney
We are in IN and dad is in CO. They Skype twice...

We are in IN and dad is in CO. They Skype twice a week, then he visits for one week in the fall, the week after Christmas (he has the ability to have him for Christmas ever other year but thankfully...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-10-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By SoulJourney
Thanks, all. I didn't think it would be 9...I was...

Thanks, all. I didn't think it would be 9...I was thinking 12 was when their opinion held more weight. We homeschool, so he could spread the 9 total weeks out in a way that would be much easier on...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-09-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By SoulJourney
At what age can children help determine their visitation schedule?

My DS is nine and he spends six weeks of the summer sitting in front of a TV at his dads house...in one of the most beautiful states in the country. At what point/age are the children allowed to...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-09-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By SoulJourney
I'm always available to help, and happy to do so,...

I'm always available to help, and happy to do so, as well! Looking forward to reconnecting and meeting new mamas! Thanks for the warm welcomes!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-31-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By SoulJourney
Need anti-vaxing info from a non-new agey source...

DS's dad is pushing the vaxing thing again now that there's another "outbreak." I told him that I would be happy to discuss this with him to better understand his side once he provides me with solid...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-31-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By SoulJourney
I completely understand where you are coming from...

I completely understand where you are coming from on that one. If he were walking around next to her telling her all the things she couldn't play with I would agree wholeheartedly. She came over,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-31-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By SoulJourney
Thanks, all! I'm glad to hear I'm not alone. He...

Thanks, all! I'm glad to hear I'm not alone. He wasn't wanting to play with the item and was happy to put it away. It was a Playmobil guy that he had accessorized specifically and was in a "scene"...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-30-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By SoulJourney
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-30-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 255
Posted By SoulJourney
My DS is 9 and he has no interest in organized...

My DS is 9 and he has no interest in organized sports. He has participated in and loved dancing. He mountain bikes, skis, backpacks, hikes, fences and does plenty other physical activities but isn't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-30-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By SoulJourney
"Special Toys" and Sharing...

When you have company are other kids allowed free reign of your child's toys are do you allow your child to choose what is allowed to be played with? I don't always think to remind DS (9) to put away...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By SoulJourney
My DS just turned 9 in December. It's just the...

My DS just turned 9 in December. It's just the two of us (only child/single mom) and we still sleep together. I have my own room and I regularly offer to sleep in my room and let him know to tell me...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-29-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By SoulJourney
Reintroducing myself!

Hi all! I've been a MDC member for nine years and have been a single mama since 4 months pregnant. The past few years I've been pretty silent and/or absent here but I find myself needing that MDC...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-18-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By SoulJourney
For those of you out there who are full time...

For those of you out there who are full time single parents without an ex nearby to split regular custody, how do you date? My DS is 8 years old and I homeschool him. I am a freelance artist so my...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-18-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By SoulJourney
I met my girlfriend almost a year ago. My son...

I met my girlfriend almost a year ago. My son was seven at the time and his dad lives 16 hours away. I am a freelance photographer and I homeschool my child, so my life is REEEEEEEEEEALLLLLY hectic....
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   11-01-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By SoulJourney
Hey all...we are currently in Indiana and my...

Hey all...we are currently in Indiana and my partner just had a second interview for a dream job in Missoula. She has lived there before, serving with the Montana Conservation Corps, but I have not....
Forum: Single Parenting   01-06-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By SoulJourney
Ugh...sorry that you mamas go through this too,...

Ugh...sorry that you mamas go through this too, it's a rotten situation to be in. DS also comes home with tummy issues (He's ALWAYS plugged up when he comes home b/c we're vegan and his dad forces...
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