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Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-05-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,387
Posted By sweeetpea
BTDT.   When we moved into our house, he had...

BTDT.
 
When we moved into our house, he had "his room".  All his stuff would go into his room.  The rest of the house was neat and tidy and cleaned regularly.  Over the next few years, his stuff...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-04-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By sweeetpea
Yesterday, my STBX called and asked if the kids...

Yesterday, my STBX called and asked if the kids wanted to have dinner with him - he was making a yummy dish they like.  They all said yes, and I planned to take them over to the house at 6.
 
He...
Forum: Homebirth   06-13-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By sweeetpea
I birthed my first at 34 weeks, in the hospital....

I birthed my first at 34 weeks, in the hospital.  My second was 39 weeks 5 days, also hospital.  My third was 41 weeks, 2 days (thanks, kid!) at home.  my HB MW supported me with lots of counseling...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-10-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
Update from very old thread!  It took a while,...

Update from very old thread!  It took a while, but we finally made the move.  I rented a house not far away, and had friends help move while the kids were at school.  I picked them up and took them...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sweeetpea
I never ate any sort of seafood (except maybe...

I never ate any sort of seafood (except maybe lobster) or sushi until I was in college.
 
I went skydiving twice when I was 19, then gave it up.  
 
I still have never been scuba diving, but my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 777
Posted By sweeetpea
I am a Wet Coaster, transplanted to the East...

I am a Wet Coaster, transplanted to the East Coast and I say sneakers for all athletic shoes (except hiking boots).  My east coast borna nd raised kids do too.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-26-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By sweeetpea
I resisted Facebook until my teenaged DD got a...

I resisted Facebook until my teenaged DD got a page.  One of my rules is that she had to "friend" me, so I can keep an eye on her Facebook activities.  I know she can do the custom blocking, but so...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-19-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,740
Posted By sweeetpea
Google the term "emotional incest".  Your DH and...

Google the term "emotional incest".  Your DH and his DD have some serious inappropriateness in their relationship.  Your DH is allowing her to supplant your physical and emotional position in the...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-19-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,384
Posted By sweeetpea
A good friend of mine dated and married a single...

A good friend of mine dated and married a single mom with five kids.  They are very happy together and have a good life.  It *is* possible.  :0)
 
Forum: Parents as Partners   09-04-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By sweeetpea
Ok - I had a huge post written out on the...

Ok - I had a huge post written out on the details, but then realized they were way too personal and I am online, so I deleted the whole thing.
 
Long story very short: in the course of an...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   09-02-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By sweeetpea
I am sorry your doc did that to you.  This also...

I am sorry your doc did that to you.  This also happened to me with my first - many years ago before ACOG came out with its notice that most episiotomies are unnecessary.
 
DTD was very painful...
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-22-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By sweeetpea
This is my life, too.  It totally sucks and is...

This is my life, too.  It totally sucks and is getting worse.  It broke my heart the other night when DS1 said to me "sometimes Daddy can be really nice and fun, but other times he is really mean...
Forum: August 2011   08-02-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By sweeetpea
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-22-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By sweeetpea
Worse, it was a vent email about that person and...

Worse, it was a vent email about that person and her company that I meant to send to a coworker.
 
I realized it as I hit send, and then there was absolutely nothing I could do.  I have felt sick...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-18-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-18-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-10-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
So I met with the attorney, who says she has...

So I met with the attorney, who says she has experience with this exact issue.  She stated, unequivocally, that, based on her experience with people with hoarding and personality disorders, he will...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-10-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By sweeetpea
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Forum: Single Parenting   07-08-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 79,023
Posted By sweeetpea
subbing - i love the suggestions and will take...

subbing - i love the suggestions and will take the time later tonight to read and take notes on the whole dang thread.
 
Thanks for guiding us and sharing your BTDT wisdom!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-06-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
Crayfish - I has never heard of OCPD - thanks...

Crayfish - I has never heard of OCPD - thanks for the link.  I have been convinced for sometime that he is NPD, but appears to have characteristics of OCPD, too.  Doesn't really matter much either...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-06-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
Crayfish - that is what the meeting with the...

Crayfish - that is what the meeting with the lawyer tomorrow is for - to get all the ducks in a row.  Legally, I cannot throw him out of the house, and we both have claim to marital assets.  He will...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-05-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,915
Posted By sweeetpea
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Quote:Originally Posted by LCBMAX http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1319444/living-with-a-stage-ii-hoarder#post_16535665)...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-30-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By sweeetpea
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Quote:Originally Posted by sweeetpea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1317215/need-help-with-moving-on#post_16506702)
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-30-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By sweeetpea
My older two kids are all kinds of gifted -...

My older two kids are all kinds of gifted - academically, artistically, musically, athletically.  My youngest is wonderful - smart, creative, artistic, etc, but doesn't appear to be gifted enough to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-29-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sweeetpea
Ehhh - It has started already.  Friend's mom...

Ehhh - It has started already.  Friend's mom called neighbor/son, who has not yet returned her calls.  She called me *late* last night to ask for my help in communicating with him.  I told her I...
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