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Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-10-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,245
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I'm in Human Resources and I love my job.    ...

I'm in Human Resources and I love my job. 
 
- I make a very good living, which allows my DH to stay home with the kids and work on a variety of volunteer projects he has interest in.
- I have a...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-15-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gif What a wonderful post! 
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-29-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
How much is appropriate?  What do you think?

How much is appropriate?  What do you think?
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-23-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,097
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
  I can picture my husband doing something...


I can picture my husband doing something like this, honestly (thoughtless and selfish).  I would seethe inside but would make excuses as to why it was either ok with me or didn't really bother...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-05-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
It depends on your company's culture, your...

It depends on your company's culture, your relationship with your manager and whether your job can actually be done from home or not.  I think there isn't much harm in asking.  Your manager might...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-05-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I am a manager and I am not friends with the...

I am a manager and I am not friends with the people who work for me.  In fact, I don't have any "friends" at work.  Not saying this would happen/is happening to you, but I've seen managers allow...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-27-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I need to pick a tile for the kitchen black...

I need to pick a tile for the kitchen black splash.  I have a bold/colorful granite countertop, so I'm struggling trying to find a tile that will look ok.  I came upon stainless steel tile (didn't...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   12-15-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,422
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
 Quote:Originally Posted by ~ Wonderful...



Quote:Originally Posted by ~ Wonderful Life ~ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-14-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,416
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
Thanks for the comments and support.   He is...

Thanks for the comments and support.
 
He is unreasonable and rude to our older son.  He shows no kindness, caring, consideration or love to him so I feel like I have to constantly defend DS#1...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-10-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,416
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
 The sliding glass door to the deck leaks a...

 The sliding glass door to the deck leaks a little cold air through it.  H shoved a towel between the doors to stop the cold air from getting though.
 
DS #1 wanted to grill some hot dogs.  He can...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-24-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
   Quote:Originally Posted by lunamegn ...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by lunamegn

It doesn't really have an definable shape like a tattoo so I don't know that I'd assume it was one. Could you use a little foundation or something cover...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-24-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
This sounds like normal follow-up with new...

This sounds like normal follow-up with new hires.  We do something simiar at the 3 month mark and we don't include the manager on the email either. 
 
My advice - I would tread lightly on this. ...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   11-11-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,422
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I have a $15 Butterball Gift Check redeemable at...

I have a $15 Butterball Gift Check redeemable at any grocery store.
 
$15 Butterball Gift Check requested, Added by TiredX2 on 11/15
Forum: Site Help   10-31-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
Is there a way of blocking a member's posts so...

Is there a way of blocking a member's posts so you can't see them?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-27-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I'm dealing with thinning hair......

I'm dealing with thinning hair... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

I know coloring my hair makes it a little bit dryer, which makes it a little stiffer and makes...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   10-06-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,422
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I cleaned out my closet and I have a large...

I cleaned out my closet and I have a large number of women's button-down cotton blend blouses sizes Medium and Large, and women's dress pants sizes 8, 10, & 12 (I gave up on ever being skinny again...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-04-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif I know how you feel.

We just had my 22 month-old evaluated by EI last week. The initial evaluation indicates an expressive language delay...
Forum: Parents as Partners   09-08-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
1. The way he is with DS#2. His intelligence....

1. The way he is with DS#2. His intelligence. His sense of humor. When the s*&t hits the fan, he's a rock.

2. The way he is with DS#1. He's brilliant with babies and younger kids, horrible with a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-06-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 358
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I gew up in PA and that feels like home to me....

I gew up in PA and that feels like home to me. We moved to DE for my current job, but it in no way feels like home. It's a fine state, I have no complaints, but it's not "home." Plus, I know I will...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-30-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
We shopped at Kohl's, American Eagle, J.C. Penny...

We shopped at Kohl's, American Eagle, J.C. Penny and Hollister.

I will never set foot in Hollister ever again. I think those workers should be wearing hearing protection because the music is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-30-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
I have a 20 month old and a 13 YO, and the 20...

I have a 20 month old and a 13 YO, and the 20 month old gets the vast majority of my time/attention for obvious reasons. My older DS is private and independent and likes to be alone...plus he's 13,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-29-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
Quote: Originally Posted by Rosehip...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rosehip http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15781184)
"Hi! I'm Tripping Billies! You may not...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-29-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
"It seemed discriminatory to not hire her on the...

"It seemed discriminatory to not hire her on the basis that she was pregnant. However, because I needed someone with some longevity, the idea of maternity leave (even for two months) was more than...
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-24-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I have found that it just takes time.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-23-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,168
Posted By ~ Wonderful Life ~
Thanks for the reply. I decided to take the easy...

Thanks for the reply. I decided to take the easy way out, so I'm using a curtain rod. It actually looks really nice.
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