Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 248
Search took 0.96 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: philomom
Forum: Child & Teen Health   Yesterday, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 40
Posted By philomom
Yellow box pasta saved us. It has the much needed...

Yellow box pasta saved us. It has the much needed protein in it until the kids get over the hump on picky-ness.
http://www.barilla.com/aggregator/product/1301

For dinner, what really helped my...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-23-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By philomom
I agree with MeepyCat... don't give dads a pass...

I agree with MeepyCat... don't give dads a pass just because they are dads. They need to make sacrifices for their kids the same way moms do.

Back to the question, I think it depends a lot on...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-23-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By philomom
So sorry this has happened to you. Do what you...

So sorry this has happened to you. Do what you need to ... make your life and your child's life better. Keep your chin up!
Forum: Postpartum Depression   01-23-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 115
Posted By philomom
Make sure you have friends and family help you....

Make sure you have friends and family help you. Lean into your church or community center. Eat well. Get dressed and get out each day... no kidding. Just the going through the motions at first can...
Forum: Gardening   01-07-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15
Posted By philomom
The catalogs are coming!

My hubby calls them "garden porn". I drool over all the best garden catalogs and plan for spring. Sometimes I even order a few things. :wink:
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-07-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By philomom
I've cut down on books and art a lot the past...

I've cut down on books and art a lot the past year or two because I'm out of shelf space and each wall already has a pretty picture on it. I even have a few framed extras in a special nook so I can...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-04-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By philomom
About freaking time!

About freaking time!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-04-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 69
Posted By philomom
I work with preschool kids and many of them eat...

I work with preschool kids and many of them eat sand, even if we've asked them not to. They all seem healthy and normal to me.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-04-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By philomom
Maybe you need more help and breaks if your...

Maybe you need more help and breaks if your partner is gone so much?

But other than the travel... I think a lot of working partners get into this groove that they don't have to pitch in because...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-04-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By philomom
Waking up an old thread.... I found one my...

Waking up an old thread....

I found one my best motivations for cleaning, de-cluttering and generally freshening up the house is entertaining. I now try to have a party each season to keep things...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,203
Posted By philomom
The blame lies with him. Your anger at her is a...

The blame lies with him. Your anger at her is a waste of energy.

Please don't waste any time bashing yourself but get on with a plan! Your kids deserve a decent life... no matter what their father...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By philomom
Pretty scary stuff!

Pretty scary stuff!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-01-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,203
Posted By philomom
Perhaps you should hide your copies with a...

Perhaps you should hide your copies with a friend? A man this deceitful could have other tricks up his sleeve. Have you taken a close look at your finances lately? Get your paperwork and vital...
Forum: Parenting   12-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By philomom
My mom and mom in law weren't trust-able. But if...

My mom and mom in law weren't trust-able. But if yours are... go ahead.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-14-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By philomom
Lemon yellow. .... any updates? We are thinking...

Lemon yellow. .... any updates? We are thinking of you.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-14-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By philomom
Any luck OP?

Any luck OP?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 157
Posted By philomom
You're My Home by Billy Joel

You're My Home by Billy Joel
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 399
Posted By philomom
This is how I feel, too.

This is how I feel, too.
Forum: Personal Growth   12-11-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By philomom
I read two books a week. I always have something...

I read two books a week. I always have something to talk about. Also, listening to NPR helps me stay up on current events and common social concerns. And lastly, I find movies to be a generally safe...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By philomom
I haven't experienced anything quite like your...

I haven't experienced anything quite like your describing but I tend to be a cheerful and very practical person. I'll help anyone out .. as long as it isn't a habit or overly taking advantage of me....
Forum: Meal Planning   11-13-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 61,158
Posted By philomom
We made a large vat of potato soup tonight. I had...

We made a large vat of potato soup tonight. I had made homemade broth overnight in the crock pot with the potatoes simmering all night. A bit of blender time and its all good.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,081
Posted By philomom
I consider myself to have a high pain tolerance...

I consider myself to have a high pain tolerance since I did birth without drugs all three times. Kidney stones and gallbladder going bad both brought me to my knees... which is something labor never...
Forum: Book Clubs   11-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By philomom
I just finished Apples of Uncommon Character....

I just finished Apples of Uncommon Character. That was an excellent read.

http://www.amazon.com/Apples-Uncommon-Character-Heirlooms-Little-Known/dp/1620402270

I'm working on When Life Nearly...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By philomom
Too much teasing is the same as verbal abuse. I...

Too much teasing is the same as verbal abuse. I grew up with mean teasers and it took me years to build friendships with folks I trusted. Also, I'm distant with my family of origin still. They think...
Forum: Birth Stories   10-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,909
Posted By philomom
My mom was a nurse in the late 60's when we three...

My mom was a nurse in the late 60's when we three were born. I'm '66, my sister '67 and my brother '70.


With me, she stayed home as late as possible. This was in an era where women labored all...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 248

 
Forum Jump: