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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-09-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,274
Posted By jennygoat
It is a question of when someone says "so what...

It is a question of when someone says "so what do you do ?" I say " I am a mom" or "I stay at home" or " I work part time for a farm and sometimes travel to help a non-profit organization and help...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,274
Posted By jennygoat
I think I am going to say I am a full time mom....

I think I am going to say I am a full time mom. Staying at home is not my goal. My child and my family is my priority.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-29-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,274
Posted By jennygoat
thank you for your comments. I initially just...

thank you for your comments. I initially just blew off the comment that I was not a SAH. Then I start to think about where would I draw the line in how many hours working I am willing to spend? What...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-27-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,274
Posted By jennygoat
I am home all day 4 days a week. 2 days a week I...

I am home all day 4 days a week. 2 days a week I work for a paycheck about 5 hours a day. DD (4) stays with DH one day and with my parents the other day. Most Sunday afternoons I work with DH in his...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By jennygoat
I would try to send it to you, might not get it...

I would try to send it to you, might not get it done before your son outgrows it. I carry emergency clothes for my self and DD in the car and in my bag on a trip. All of these are thift store...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-27-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,103
Posted By jennygoat
Every day for hours. Probably at least two even...

Every day for hours. Probably at least two even in bad weather. Sometimes more the worse the weather is. I have goats that I milk, chickens and a pony. The colder and snowier it is the more hassle...
Forum: Unschooling   12-26-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By jennygoat
My DD is doing the same. When she was just...

My DD is doing the same. When she was just starting to talk she did not pronounce the T in water, kind of said wa-er. So we told her "there is a t in water'. Helping her pronounce the sound it - not...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-08-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 489
Posted By jennygoat
The few people who will be getting gifts from me...

The few people who will be getting gifts from me will get: My home made goat cheese, Home made jam, a bottle of wine if appropriate, some home made cookies. A niece is getting a felting craft kit I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-06-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,869
Posted By jennygoat
Both of my daughters grandmothers and her great...

Both of my daughters grandmothers and her great aunt are recently retired school teachers. From different districts. Elemetary and high school. They all 3 say if they had children today they would...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-30-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By jennygoat
Can he eat first and then dress at the last...

Can he eat first and then dress at the last minute as he does anyway? obviously food is not a motivator.
Maybe he is not hungry first thing in the morning. I don't think well fed kids are starving...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-08-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By jennygoat
I wish I knew. DD has toothbrushing issues too....

I wish I knew. DD has toothbrushing issues too. She is almost 4 and getting a little better. This past week we have been wandering around the house doing a toothbrushing dance, working well for now...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-04-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By jennygoat
Mice have no spinctor muscle and so they poop...

Mice have no spinctor muscle and so they poop everywhere, all the time.
If you see 1 mouse you likely have 20 or more.
Usually if you have mice you do not have rats so that is a good thing.
The...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,793
Posted By jennygoat
Climate change yes, all the time, nothing is...

Climate change yes, all the time, nothing is static in nature. global warming, maybe. Here in MI we just had the a very, very, wet, cool summer.
Political tool YES
I am very in support of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 592
Posted By jennygoat
A friend and co-worker past away some years ago....

A friend and co-worker past away some years ago. He was a pratical joker in life and the jokes continued at work and to the family (his mom, siblings and grandparents) after. Things like the broken...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By jennygoat
we do 'different' cards too. Yours is great. Be...

we do 'different' cards too. Yours is great. Be prepared for some people to just not get it. No one should be offended.
Forum: Family Safety   11-02-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By jennygoat
ok , thanks. I guess it is a minor issue - she...

ok , thanks. I guess it is a minor issue - she just freaked me out by the HUGE fit she had. I pulled them out. put on some cream- she didn't wake.
Forum: Family Safety   11-02-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By jennygoat
DD - 4yr fell over onto my cactus. Has 3 or 4...

DD - 4yr fell over onto my cactus. Has 3 or 4 small spines in her arm. She had a fit about it and would not let me touch them. So I told her when she calmed down and was ready I would help her with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,312
Posted By jennygoat
Quote: Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14609316)
FWIW, it's really unlikely you would...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,312
Posted By jennygoat
Right now I am diving on an expired drivers...

Right now I am diving on an expired drivers license. Because 13 years ago when I married I changed my name but then the SS office was VERY rude to me 2X when I tried to change my SS card name so I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-20-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,822
Posted By jennygoat
My uterus does not support life well. I have one...

My uterus does not support life well. I have one beautiful child. She was early and small but thrives. The others have died in me. I will try no more. My periods are light and more mucus than blood,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-20-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,822
Posted By jennygoat
Cats and dogs bleed some when they are in heat....

Cats and dogs bleed some when they are in heat. That is not the same as a period. They are ovulating or about to when they are in heat and the blood is part of what attracts the male. A humans...
Forum: Games   10-11-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,229
Posted By jennygoat
144 and organic earth lovin mamma, I butchered...

144 and organic earth lovin mamma, I butchered the chicken we are eating for dinner tonight and made butter from my goats milk. Can I have some extra credit
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-11-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 274
  Duh!
Views: 5,798
Posted By jennygoat
I always think of the perfect comeback when...

I always think of the perfect comeback when people say dumb things... like 5 years latter it pops into my head.
Forum: Parenting   10-07-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,055
Posted By jennygoat
Do they live close? I was not sure if I wanted...

Do they live close? I was not sure if I wanted either set of DD grandparents to babysit when she was little. They live near by so I took her over to visit each set once a week. Sometimes I totally...
Forum: Parenting   10-07-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By jennygoat
why not use them both some and then when one is...

why not use them both some and then when one is sick or on vacation the other knows your kids and routine.
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