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Forum: Single Parenting   07-18-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By toepea
I so appreciate everything you guys are sharing...

I so appreciate everything you guys are sharing with me....

My brother and his wife don't have kids.
It's not that they are 'bad' people, but they are super materialistic and pretty wrapped up...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-16-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By toepea
First, I read a lot, and post----well, rarely,...

First, I read a lot, and post----well, rarely, ok, never. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

This last fall, my brother and I had a huge argument and aren't on...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-13-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By toepea
I am currently a graduate student with a year...

I am currently a graduate student with a year and a half to go. My classes are ok-- but I look at them as the hoops I have to jump through to do what I want to do. I firmly believe that the bulk of...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-30-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By toepea
That is what I thought. Darn. Trust me, I...

That is what I thought. Darn.

Trust me, I am maxing out financial aid-- but it's all loans. I truly thought a single mom trying to improve her circumstances would be eligible for some 'free'...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-30-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By toepea
I asked my financial aid office about grants,...

I asked my financial aid office about grants, etc. and they said I couldn't get them.... What did you guys do to get yours?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-29-2007, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By toepea
I am a single mom with three children and I am...

I am a single mom with three children and I am in graduate school.

I work part time and go to school full time. It is exciting, exhilarating, exhausting and exactly what I want and need to be...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-09-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,543
Posted By toepea
First year graduate student--MA in School...

First year graduate student--MA in School Counseling, GU.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,271
Posted By toepea
Ummm, when I went to get my ID and parking...

Ummm, when I went to get my ID and parking permit they assumed I was faculty. The really funny thing is the week before I had just got legitimately carded at the liquor store.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-27-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 981
Posted By toepea
I don't start 'til the 4th-- Research &...

I don't start 'til the 4th--

Research & Statistics
Pre-practicum
Intro to School Counseling
Critical Issues in Counseling
Counseling Theories

I think it is 15 credits--
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-19-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By toepea
I am applying to grad school and just want to...

I am applying to grad school and just want to read the replies, sorry I don't have anything to add....
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By toepea
I can remember feeling lost, confused and...

I can remember feeling lost, confused and terrified. The good news is that I don't feel that way anymore. So, remember, this too shall pass.

I had one friend in the city I lived in at the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-22-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 130
Posted By toepea
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif I am 41 and got legitimately carded twice this summer by two different women!!!

Yes, I danced out of the store....
Forum: Single Parenting   09-19-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 632
Posted By toepea
I am pretty sure that I am experiencing 'one of...

I am pretty sure that I am experiencing 'one of those months'. ARGH!!

After they are in bed: a glass of wine and quiet..... I live for it, but also spend the rest of night fretting over how to be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-19-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 271
Posted By toepea
I have an angel that represents the guardian...

I have an angel that represents the guardian angel my dad gave me when I began going through my divorce. love it! And next week I am getting a small design on my foot that follows the line of my...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-23-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By toepea
When my X and I were in the midst of figuring...

When my X and I were in the midst of figuring out our divorce he was never going to get married again or have any more children, he was going to see the kids at least 3-4 times a week, and he would...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-15-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By toepea
I think moving away from my X was one of the...

I think moving away from my X was one of the best decisions I made during my divorce. If you feel like you need to move, you will be able to work out the details as it becomes necessary to do so.
...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-07-2006, 01:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By toepea
Last weekend my little brother kept my boys for...

Last weekend my little brother kept my boys for me (for less than 24 hours) so that I could finish up some important studying. I was on a deadline. His wife was out of town, however, I packed all...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-01-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,505
Posted By toepea
The Mists of Avalon

The Mists of Avalon
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-04-2006, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By toepea
I have 6 year old twin boys who have recently...

I have 6 year old twin boys who have recently started kissing each other-- alot.... and their friends too. For instance, I walked downstairs one day and they were just sitting in the chair kissing....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-15-2006, 02:38 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 1,505
Posted By toepea
I am right there with you. I thought mine were...

I am right there with you. I thought mine were gone, and then a friend was going to spend the night last night. We went to get the bedroom ready, and found some dropping all over the bed. Drats. I...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-31-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By toepea
I was just going to start a similar post.... my...

I was just going to start a similar post.... my x just sent me an email that said in the future I was supposed to speak to &/or email only his current wife, and all snailmail needed to be addressed...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-23-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,104
Posted By toepea
It is easy to speculate about what you would, or...

It is easy to speculate about what you would, or would not do, but unless you are living it you have no idea what you would want or do.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-19-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By toepea
It sounds like moving is a good option. But...

It sounds like moving is a good option. But mostly, I think that giving your children the opportunity to develop a close relationship with their grandpa is wonderful for them....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-04-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 365
Posted By toepea
Check out the Blockbuster Online Movies too....

Check out the Blockbuster Online Movies too. They offer 2 free, in-store, rentals per month along with the membership............
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-22-2005, 10:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 1,505
Posted By toepea
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bow.gif UrbanPlanter-- http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Way to go.

Things have been quiet around here. I would...
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