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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-30-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By emaye_to_2
Hi moonSnail, I hope your move to Portland goes...

Hi moonSnail, I hope your move to Portland goes smoothly. I live in the SE near Grout and Arleta. I don't think one school is necessarily much better than the other. My kids go to Lewis Elementary...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-23-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By emaye_to_2
Here is a link to the locally famous vaccination...

Here is a link to the locally famous vaccination infromation classes run by Dr. Ed Hoffman-Smith you may be thinking of: http://www.naturalchildbirthclinic.com/vaccination.php. He's been doing this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-16-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By emaye_to_2
Big thanks everyone!!! I paid off my entire...

Big thanks everyone!!! I paid off my entire balance, just now! I like the idea of using $400 or so of the return as we please. The rest is going into savings. It feels good to have no debt (besides...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-16-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By emaye_to_2
Hi Ladies,   We received our tax refund on...

Hi Ladies,
 
We received our tax refund on Tuesday. It was a nice sum of about $6.7K. But we have very little in the bank now ($1K total). Besides our mortgage payment we have two credit cards. I...
Forum: Women's Health   01-19-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 112,385
Posted By emaye_to_2
My son's molloscum success story: My 8 yo DS had...

My son's molloscum success story: My 8 yo DS had MC for over one year when we decided to really do something about it. (Before this point I had heard they often go away on their own). Our...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By emaye_to_2
My DD turns six next month. She is a "good"...

My DD turns six next month. She is a "good" sleeper. She gets between 11-12 hours per night.
Forum: Parenting   12-23-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,327
Posted By emaye_to_2
We rarely have any sweets in our house. I think...

We rarely have any sweets in our house. I think it's mainly because I have no sweet tooth. Once in a while we have ice cream or fruit pops but besides that nothing. No candy, cookies or deserts. We...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-21-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,230
Posted By emaye_to_2
I second going to see The Swifts at Chapman...

I second going to see The Swifts at Chapman School. What a unique natural phenomenon. It is beautiful and fun and free! Definitely going to make this a September tradition.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-18-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,962
Posted By emaye_to_2
I think this must vary greatly depending on...

I think this must vary greatly depending on where you live. Parents attend all birthday parties until at least age 5-6 around here. Even at age 7-8 some parents will stay.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-06-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By emaye_to_2
I recommend Amy Watson at...

I recommend Amy Watson at http://mamababychiro.com/.
Forum: Women's Health   03-28-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,363
Posted By emaye_to_2
I just started taking antibiotics for the first...

I just started taking antibiotics for the first time I can remember on Friday. Yesterday I started feeling painful sores on the top of my mouth, which is, apparently, a side effect of taking...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-24-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,062
Posted By emaye_to_2
I was 28 when we bought our first (only) home....

I was 28 when we bought our first (only) home. It is in my name. At that time a 900 square foot cottage seemed like a good idea with only a toddler. Now, we've got 5yo DD and 7yo DS and one...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   02-08-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By emaye_to_2
The Hands on Portland website has tons of...

The Hands on Portland website has tons of volunteer opportunities in Portland listed on the calendar and you can search for projects where kids can volunteer: http://www.handsonportland.org. 
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-24-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,130
Posted By emaye_to_2
About $200. My DD is turning five in two weeks....

About $200. My DD is turning five in two weeks. We spent $150 for the party at the Children's Gym (15 kids) and will spend some $$ on cake, juice, party favors. That will basically be our present to...
Forum: Parenting   12-27-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,719
Posted By emaye_to_2
My personal/parenting motto this year has been...

My personal/parenting motto this year has been to "Put the oxygen mask on yourself first, before trying to help others". Just as in flying, you can’t help someone else if you’re not ready yourself....
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By emaye_to_2
My son couldn't skip until kindergarten (age 5...

My son couldn't skip until kindergarten (age 5 or 6). Now that he's seven he loves to skip, it's cute and funny. My daughter is turning five soon and she still can't skip. I distinctly remember when...
Forum: Parenting   10-31-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,395
Posted By emaye_to_2
Nope! We do not give gifts to my friend's kids.

Nope! We do not give gifts to my friend's kids.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-29-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,957
Posted By emaye_to_2
I consider 10 pounds+ a big baby. I know many...

I consider 10 pounds+ a big baby. I know many women who've given birth to babies larger than 10 pounds naturally but both of mine were 7.5 pounds.
Forum: Parenting   10-27-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,457
Posted By emaye_to_2
I voted 'Not at all'. Minus the pepsi in the...

I voted 'Not at all'. Minus the pepsi in the baby bottle tho!
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-19-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,280
Posted By emaye_to_2
My 4yo bathes three times a week.

My 4yo bathes three times a week.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-09-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By emaye_to_2
We're going tomorrow. It is fun, but crowded!

We're going tomorrow. It is fun, but crowded!
Forum: Parenting   10-05-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,253
Posted By emaye_to_2
It depends on several things for me. My DD...

It depends on several things for me. My DD started going alone to play dates when she turned 4 with preschool friends (I don't know the parents well but I know them enough to feel I trust them). If...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-22-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,678
Posted By emaye_to_2
10.5 hours. He is asleep by 9pm and wakes up at...

10.5 hours. He is asleep by 9pm and wakes up at 7:30am.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-22-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,840
Posted By emaye_to_2
My DS is small too (always has been). At his 7yo...

My DS is small too (always has been). At his 7yo well-check in June I think he was 45 pounds and 45 inches.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-10-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 38
  Poll: Labor length...
Views: 1,608
Posted By emaye_to_2
I voted '12-18 hrs' for my first and '2-3 hrs'...

I voted '12-18 hrs' for my first and '2-3 hrs' for my second.
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