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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-09-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,965
Posted By Oceanone
I remember you, USAmma.  I was around a lot when...

I remember you, USAmma.  I was around a lot when my first two were little  (2004+ ish).  I now have a 3 year old, and have just come back for a peek.  I have missed Mothering! 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-20-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,266
Posted By Oceanone
My son's room.  It was clearly suffering and yet...

My son's room.  It was clearly suffering and yet I ignored it mostly out of dread.  I could always find something more pressing.  Well, we went through there today and it is awesome now.   Clean...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-20-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By Oceanone
I agree they don't really cleanse, but they are...

I agree they don't really cleanse, but they are good exactly the way you used it.  Break you of a sweet tooth habit, get you motivated and moving in a direction.  I don't think a few days will harm,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-20-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By Oceanone
It does cost some $$$ but a massage does actual...

It does cost some $$$ but a massage does actual wonders for your body.  If no $$$ a willing partner and a lovely scented oil are hard to beat!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-18-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Oceanone
Yep, take your trip to CA! 

Yep, take your trip to CA! 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-07-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By Oceanone
Oh, well, I would never classify myself as a...

Oh, well, I would never classify myself as a "neat one", but I do have a tidy pantry!  Only because I just did a bunch of work on it.  I found that putting everything in clear, see through...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-21-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,034
Posted By Oceanone
maybe he did say that for a joke?  It's weird,...

maybe he did say that for a joke?  It's weird, that's for sure....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-18-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,339
Posted By Oceanone
Big hugs to you all! 

Big hugs to you all! 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-29-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By Oceanone
Wow, yeah, I would want to know.  How can this...

Wow, yeah, I would want to know.  How can this sort of thing be private knowledge?  I would ask around the neighours and perhaps call the landlord and/ or police. That sounds frightening.
Forum: Diapering   01-09-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By Oceanone
I have used cloth with all my three babes,...

I have used cloth with all my three babes, including two newborns.  I just wanted to add my support for your try it again in  a few weeks idea.  Newborns pee so often.  It didn't bother me, with my...
Forum: Diapering   01-09-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Oceanone
Are we talking poopy diapers here, or just the...

Are we talking poopy diapers here, or just the wet kind?  If poopy, yeah, I'd switch and still dump the poop in the toilet.  If they are just wet, I'd throw them in with the children's washing.  :)
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-09-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Oceanone
Well done, old toys are the hardest!

Well done, old toys are the hardest!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-09-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By Oceanone
Wonderful that you took pics.  I agree with the...

Wonderful that you took pics.  I agree with the pp.  I seem to be working perpetually on decluttering and streamlining my living spaces and sometimes feel like I have got nowhere.  If I had taken...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-08-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,002
Posted By Oceanone
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-08-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By Oceanone
Worth following up with the local post office I...

Worth following up with the local post office I think!  I hope they turn up.  Getting the Christmas cards out is a laborious process, a real labor of love.  I am sorry to hear this happened to you!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-03-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Oceanone
I have had a trying year too.  I am right there...

I have had a trying year too.  I am right there with you!  Be kind to yourself - I know it is hard.  I have a long road ahead of me and I want to be happier and healthier this year.  You are right,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-03-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Oceanone
Yes, I do!  I joined a few years ago but haven't...

Yes, I do!  I joined a few years ago but haven't been active for a while until a few months ago.   You can track your weight, nutrition and activity.  Just logging in every day can help keep you on...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-21-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Oceanone
They always take me longer than I think they...

They always take me longer than I think they would!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-18-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Oceanone
One egg white to one cup sifted icing...

One egg white to one cup sifted icing (confectioners) sugar.  Some people use meringue powder instead of the egg white but I have never had a problem with it.  If your eggs are extra large you could...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-18-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Oceanone
In your handbag?  In the car?  Entry hall table...

In your handbag?  In the car?  Entry hall table drawer?  Under another bag? Good luck, it's a nuisance isn't it?  I do this sort of thing all the time!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 263
Posted By Oceanone
I think it would be an immense burden to know...

I think it would be an immense burden to know everything about everyone/ everything.  All the sadness and degradation of the world, even with all of it's joy and beauty.   I think it's too much for...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   11-27-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Oceanone
I can sympathise with your partner wanting a...

I can sympathise with your partner wanting a solution asap.  I didn't say this in my reply above, just in case he does find it necessary, but my partner's circ proved very, very difficult for us as...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-23-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By Oceanone
Duplo's a hit, even in my kid's school...

Duplo's a hit, even in my kid's school Kindergarten and First class. They build faster and they are still really versatile.  My six year old still loves them.  My 9 year old mostly uses lego, but he...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   11-22-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Oceanone
I want to chime in because my dh had this...

I want to chime in because my dh had this problem years ago.  He didn't get much useful help from the docs and did go ahead and have a circ.  I wish we had investigated more possibilities/...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-21-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By Oceanone
I agree with the deadline idea.  That space is...

I agree with the deadline idea.  That space is just as much yours as his.  It's not behind his back and he has the opportunity to take control of any items he has there.  Good luck!
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