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Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-26-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By cowboyjunki
Hmm, I don't have any suggestions for that, but...

Hmm, I don't have any suggestions for that, but a friend of mine made chalkboard eggs last year that the kids could decorate with chalk. Maybe that can be a back-up plan!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By cowboyjunki
I don't really have any advice for you, but I...

I don't really have any advice for you, but I wanted to let you know that I'm sorry you guys have had a rough few years.  Have you thought about counseling for her to deal with her feelings?  Hang...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-01-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By cowboyjunki
I have a 7 yo DS and our favorites are:   ...

I have a 7 yo DS and our favorites are:
 
Yahtzee
Battleship
Trouble
Monopoly
The Allowance Game
Secret Door
Hide & Seek Sock Monkey
Star Wars Stratego
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-01-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By cowboyjunki
I'm sorry you are in this situation.....I can...

I'm sorry you are in this situation.....I can only relate in that I take care of all things financial over hear, but he is willing to help.
 
Have you read any Dave Ramsey stuff?  That is the only...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-14-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,325
Posted By cowboyjunki
We HAVE to play musical chairs at every one of...

We HAVE to play musical chairs at every one of my son's birthday parties - he insists!  He is 7 by the way, but his cousins from 3-10 love it.
 
We had a Lego party this year and played Lego...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-23-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,853
Posted By cowboyjunki
Man, where do you all live??  I'm in Tampa and I...

Man, where do you all live??  I'm in Tampa and I swear it's all junk here!  But we do have some good community yard sales!
Forum: Site Help   01-25-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By cowboyjunki
 Me too!!  Especially when trying to respond to...

 Me too!!  Especially when trying to respond to a thread!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,418
Posted By cowboyjunki
I totally understand where you are coming from :...

I totally understand where you are coming from : )  Even though intellectually I know that each child is different, I really have a hard time remembering this when we are around other kids my DDs...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-02-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,750
Posted By cowboyjunki
That's awesome, and both the doll & your little...

That's awesome, and both the doll & your little girl are adorable!  I really want to try to make a waldorf doll, but I'm a little nervous.  I think I will probably end up making my DD one for Xmas...
Forum: Learning at School   01-02-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By cowboyjunki
I'm in Tampa and my son is currently in K now. ...

I'm in Tampa and my son is currently in K now.  Do you want to share what county you are in?  We looked at a couple of magnet schools, but none were reasonable close.
 
Our county has school...
Forum: Family Safety   12-06-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By cowboyjunki
Have you ever seen these?  They don't make them...

Have you ever seen these?  They don't make them anymore but I bought mine on Craigslist.  I have 16 panels total and I have used them for so many things - right now 6 of them are blocking off my...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-28-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By cowboyjunki
Have you tried Ikea?  They have lots of kids...

Have you tried Ikea?  They have lots of kids tables and most are reasonably priced.  18 mo DD is getting one for xmas.
Forum: Parenting   11-16-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By cowboyjunki
Ugh.  The whole "secret" thing really skeeves me...

Ugh.  The whole "secret" thing really skeeves me out.  I think that is so unhealthy for your child and you are right to be concerned and angry.  I would sit down with them - you and your DH -...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-11-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By cowboyjunki
The pp reminded me of a great website......... ...

The pp reminded me of a great website.........
 
http://www.sparklebox.co.uk/
 
You can go there and print off all sorts of dramatic play things, like menus for playing restaurant, signs for...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-10-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,706
Posted By cowboyjunki
I bought this pattern at a thrift store, but it...

I bought this pattern at a thrift store, but it looks like it is out of print.  I've never used it, so I'm not sure how they turn out.
 ...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-01-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By cowboyjunki
I'm so sorry...

I'm so sorry http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif I've been through similar times with my 6 year old (who is also in K). My son was switched to a new class after 3 weeks of school...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-20-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,907
Posted By cowboyjunki
Quote: Originally Posted by Birdie B....

Quote:
Originally Posted by Birdie B. http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15950178)
I just started, and it's so fun! She loves...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-17-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,971
Posted By cowboyjunki
I don't think it's much cheaper here. We live in...

I don't think it's much cheaper here. We live in a neighborhood where homes sell between 175-250K (ours is on the lower end). Our house payment is $919/mo, our real estate taxes are around $2600/yr,...
Forum: Parenting   09-16-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By cowboyjunki
Quote: Originally Posted by TEAK's Mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TEAK's Mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15847328)
One of my best friend's son has a club...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-10-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By cowboyjunki
Quote: Originally Posted by potatofairy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by potatofairy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15814381)
just posting to say thanks to everyone...
Forum: Parenting   09-05-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By cowboyjunki
I just left my 15 months old for the first time...

I just left my 15 months old for the first time for 3 nights/4 days to go on a girl's trip with my sister. She tried to get me to go when she was 8 months old, but I was still nursing and there was...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-03-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,683
Posted By cowboyjunki
Is this a public school? Can they even do...

Is this a public school? Can they even do that??? That sounds completely discriminatory to me http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I'm so sorry you and your son are going...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-25-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By cowboyjunki
My son just turned 6 and entered K. He also has...

My son just turned 6 and entered K. He also has been home with me for the last 15 months, and went to one year of PreK before that.

He is in bed at 7:45 and I have to wake him at 6:30 a.m. We...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By cowboyjunki
I have an almost 6 yo who baby talks every day....

I have an almost 6 yo who baby talks every day. He goes back and forth between a big boy voice and baby talk. I have no suggestions - we have everything you tried, with limited success. He still...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-30-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,559
Posted By cowboyjunki
I love this thread - writing down what we did...

I love this thread - writing down what we did makes me realize that we did more than I give myself credit for!

6:30 DH brought 13 mo DD to me to nurse. Nursed her, then made us both breakfast and...
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