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Forum: Single Parenting   09-03-2002, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By MomtoMia
I was in the same situation about a year ago....

I was in the same situation about a year ago. Our mediator did not work for us, so we had a Guardian Ad Litem appointed. I also convinced my ex to attend counseling with a family therapist, who was...
Forum: Poetry   05-19-2002, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By MomtoMia
Oh good, I didn't offend - Well, there IS a...

Oh good, I didn't offend -

Well, there IS a lot going on here - and that's what's so beautiful about poetry is being able to say so much with a minimum of words - and in fact being able to say so...
Forum: Poetry   05-19-2002, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By MomtoMia
Selu, your piece captures the sights, smells and...

Selu, your piece captures the sights, smells and sounds of a hot summer day in childhood so completely and wonderfully - very evocative . . . it has me feeling nostalgic.

I actually prefer the...
Forum: Poetry   05-19-2002, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By MomtoMia
Yes! Send it already, it's REALLY great - Mary

Yes! Send it already, it's REALLY great -
Mary
Forum: Poetry   05-19-2002, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By MomtoMia
Hi Jacque, I feel like I must insert a...

Hi Jacque,
I feel like I must insert a disclaimer here, given that I am offering edits on a piece of personal work -
It feels somewhat invasive to me to edit your poem, but I really liked it and I...
Forum: Women's Health   05-17-2002, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By MomtoMia
I went to one well baby check up and haven't...

I went to one well baby check up and haven't returned - dd is 21 months old. I do sometimes wonder what kind of response I will get when I do take her in some day when she's very ill.

I have made...
Forum: Poetry   05-11-2002, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By MomtoMia
Jacque, Your poem is perfect. What more can I...

Jacque,
Your poem is perfect. What more can I say?
Mary
Forum: Parenting   05-11-2002, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By MomtoMia
ladybug- Know anyone that would want to...

ladybug-
Know anyone that would want to 'share' a nanny? 3 kids w/one nanny might be a good deal?
Mary
Forum: Miscellaneous Writing   05-11-2002, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By MomtoMia
Nice. Mary

Nice.

Mary
Forum: Writers' Board   05-11-2002, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 345
Posted By MomtoMia
Great addition!! Mary

Great addition!!

Mary
Forum: Television   04-28-2002, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By MomtoMia
Looks like Vern's the man . . . he's my favorite...

Looks like Vern's the man . . . he's my favorite too.
The builder (Ty?) is pretty sexy . . .

Mary
Forum: Dads   04-28-2002, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,039
Posted By MomtoMia
Amy Mama -- I thought your post was VERY funny...

Amy Mama -- I thought your post was VERY funny and obviously meant to be so - I could have posted it myself, except I would have added ' . . . men with an excellent sense of...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-28-2002, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By MomtoMia
Maurica, I am so thrilled for you! I can just...

Maurica,
I am so thrilled for you! I can just read in your post how happy you are and how good you feel about this newly worked out schedule. Good for you!! (I'm a little envious as...
Forum: Women's Health   04-24-2002, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By MomtoMia
FlickervilleMom so glad Mary is feeling...

FlickervilleMom

so glad Mary is feeling better - and hoping the other one didn't develop something major!

By the way, your daughter has such a beautiful...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-23-2002, 03:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,697
Posted By MomtoMia
jeanie (Elismama), I love This American Life...

jeanie (Elismama),
I love This American Life too! The one about the Tooth Fairy is brilliant . . .
What a great idea to read Sedaris aloud to one another. I'll have to try that one, it's sounds...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-22-2002, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By MomtoMia
Having lived in Seattle through my twenties and...

Having lived in Seattle through my twenties and the height of the 'grunge rock' era, this one hits close. Alice in Chains is probably the most respected of those bands from that period (in Seattle...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-21-2002, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By MomtoMia
Quote: I think all the research that finds...

Quote:
I think all the research that finds that kids from single parent families don't do as well are confounding single parenthood with poverty and/or stress.
Raven67 - those 'studies' are a very...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-20-2002, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By MomtoMia
Have you tried picking out the 'new' books...

Have you tried picking out the 'new' books before giving the 'old' ones back? You can do an 'exchange' at check out time.

Mary
Forum: Women's Health   04-20-2002, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By MomtoMia
Hi, Here's a link to a previous thread...

Hi,

Here's a link to a previous thread addressing fevers in children

http://mothering.com/discussions/sho...&threadid=9168 (http://mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?s=&threadid=9168)
...
Forum: Women's Health   04-20-2002, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By MomtoMia
I don't have a medical background but I have...

I don't have a medical background but I have read this same information from other resources - don't have them handy for you right now but I would be willing to do some research if it would reassure...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-19-2002, 11:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By MomtoMia
Yes, Erica is absolutely right. Having my...

Yes, Erica is absolutely right.

Having my family nearby and like-minded mamas to confer with has made all the difference!

Thanks for bringing that up Erica...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-19-2002, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By MomtoMia
It is absolutely doable and you come across as...

It is absolutely doable and you come across as entirely capable of doing it extemely well!!

If you need proof, I am it. While I didn't actively pursue it, when I did become pregnant for the first...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-19-2002, 10:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,697
Posted By MomtoMia
Sarenka - You must let us in on this technique...

Sarenka - You must let us in on this technique of yours - it would save us all loads of timehttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif I've been tip-toeing around Pema Chodron for...
Forum: Dental   04-19-2002, 04:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,651
Posted By MomtoMia
Hi Stacie, I am no expert, but I noticed...

Hi Stacie,

I am no expert, but I noticed that nobody had replied to you yet and thought I'd throw what I do *know* out at ya.

I have read that night nursing is not good for kids after their...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-18-2002, 02:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,697
Posted By MomtoMia
This is great! I'm getting recommendations for...

This is great! I'm getting recommendations for future reading . . .

Maddysmommy - you've reminded me that I've been meaning to read Pema Chodron!

mom2connor, I absolutely loved 'the hours' and...
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