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Forum: Single Parenting   09-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By rubelin
I would limit visits to happen just after a nap...

I would limit visits to happen just after a nap and a feeding, until she can handle the upheaval better OR they can meet her needs better. Unless you have a court order stating that she has to go to...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-24-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By rubelin
I've never been asked for any custody papers by...

I've never been asked for any custody papers by my kids schools (elementary for oldest, homeschool charter for both, another charter for both and now HS for oldest). Is there a specific reason they...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 246
Posted By rubelin
If you don't have a court order saying he must...

If you don't have a court order saying he must pick up the kids at your house, and he refuses to pick them up from another public location, then it's his loss. I wouldn't make any plans to do...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By rubelin
how is he able to let himself into your home?? ...

how is he able to let himself into your home?? the first thing in setting boundaries is to remove ways that they can be ignored. Make it REALLY hard for him to step over/ around them.

As for...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-19-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By rubelin
there are lots of webpage builder sites -...

there are lots of webpage builder sites - weebly.com, squarespace.com, or you could use a hosted blog on Wordpress.com (my personal favorite platform) or blogger.com
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By rubelin
my oldest was in disposables 100% for the first 6...

my oldest was in disposables 100% for the first 6 mo and then we added some nakey time (or using cloth training pants) at home only, while still using disposable trainers (which are identical to...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-01-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By rubelin
Being a baby (and having a baby) generally means...

Being a baby (and having a baby) generally means not sleeping "through the night" until the baby is ready to do that, whether it's a need to pee, or a need to eat or a need to check-in with mom, or...
Forum: Site Help   06-28-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
I'm not the PP but my thread subscriptions says I...

I'm not the PP but my thread subscriptions says I have one unread post but I can't find it anywhere. I would think that the "mark all forums as read" would clear that out, but it's not working.

...
Forum: Site Help   06-27-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
Wondering if we can add back a way to expand the...

Wondering if we can add back a way to expand the posting box on the "quick reply"??

It was a great feature, especially when you're multi-quoting several posts at once, and don't want to have to...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By rubelin
working on developmental milestones always trump...

working on developmental milestones always trump pottying so a lot of babes will resist going on the potty or signalling or anything like that when they're working on crawling and walking. It can be...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By rubelin
WOO!! You might look into getting some EC...

WOO!!

You might look into getting some EC undewear or thinner diapers, both for ease of removing them (faster than diapers) and because it cuts your washing to have smaller/thinner pieces of...
Forum: Site Help   06-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
One feature that I am missing (or perhaps just...

One feature that I am missing (or perhaps just haven't been in the right circumstances to see) is the notice that a new post has been posted while you are looking at the thread. IE - when someone...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By rubelin
I would never stop offering or trying to meet...

I would never stop offering or trying to meet babe's needs to stay clean & dry, but I would cut yourself some slack (seriously, that is my mantra to ECing mommas {all mommas, really})

Do nakey...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By rubelin
might be worth at least a consult with a lawyer....

might be worth at least a consult with a lawyer. When dealing with a STBX who won't leave the home, your hands might be tied until the court orders him to leave or says it's ok for you to move out...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By rubelin
I completely understand feeling the need to...

I completely understand feeling the need to complete your schooling without the added burden of parenting and I SUPER understand wanting to make their father be responsible for his own children but...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
Can't recall exactly what it looked like (don't...

Can't recall exactly what it looked like (don't have any screenshots of the old site) but I believe it was written in the shaded bar above each post next to the username. The shaded bar was a...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
Is there a way to indicate who started the...

Is there a way to indicate who started the thread?? That was such a helpful feature & made conversations so much clearer




BTW, since I'm being a squeaky wheel this week, I also want to thank...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
ooh, that is horrid, imnsho. Everything is preset...

ooh, that is horrid, imnsho. Everything is preset as being enabled and you have to click to disable every single one to have it back to anything close to what we had with Huddler =P

Don't remember...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
where can we turn off notifications?? I do not...

where can we turn off notifications?? I do not want to get an email every time someone quotes me in the forums. can't find anything in the UserCP
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
another word about subscriptions... In the...

another word about subscriptions...

In the last version if you were subscribed to a forum, all the new threads in that forum automatically went into the list of subscribed threads (so subscribing...
Forum: Site Help   05-30-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 16,065
Posted By rubelin
Don't know if this has been asked, but is there...

Don't know if this has been asked, but is there any chance of getting a button to "mark forums read" at the TOP of the forums list??

with so many forums, it's a loooong scroll to the bottom to...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By rubelin
I would also file for child support with the...

I would also file for child support with the courts. They might not be able to track him down since he's moved across the country, but they will start calculating arrears, which he will eventually...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By rubelin
I suggest a tiny potty next to the sleeping...

I suggest a tiny potty next to the sleeping area, or simply pottying her onto an open flat diaper. She can't hold it for long so having the receptacle close by is important =)  Also, talk to her...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-24-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By rubelin
Hugs momma and welcome to your journey. You...

Hugs momma and welcome to your journey. You should be so proud for taking care of yourself and your girls by getting out =)
Forum: Single Parenting   05-14-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By rubelin
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shake.g...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shake.gif
 
So sorry for your little boy.
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