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Forum: Single Parenting   06-08-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By mexicali mami
Believe it or not a 2/2/3 would be a great...

Believe it or not a 2/2/3 would be a great alternative to the the non-schedule we have now.  DS generally wants to be with his dad and I allow that so I get whatever leftovers his dad can't do...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-08-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,710
Posted By mexicali mami
Also interested in the answer.  I have heard...

Also interested in the answer.  I have heard from several people lately about how the ideal business is a home computer based business but I really have no idea where to start or what to do.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-08-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By mexicali mami
Just wanted to add that my son prefers his...

Just wanted to add that my son prefers his father too.  We are separated for over six months and he continually asks to spend more time with his dad.  I read your post with sympathy and hope that it...
Forum: Women's Health   05-29-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By mexicali mami
Me too! I was doing so well and now I'm at the...

Me too! I was doing so well and now I'm at the point where I just need a total diet/lifestyle overhaul.  One of the best things you can do is add a green smoothie to your diet.  I remember when I...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-25-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,438
Posted By mexicali mami
 Quote:Originally Posted by Moochie...



Quote:Originally Posted by Moochie Mamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-22-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By mexicali mami
Be strong Delfina.  You know you deserve...

Be strong Delfina.  You know you deserve better.  I know it's hard and painful just get tough.  He's holding you back from a great life..it's out there, waiting for you. 
 
You can do it.  Lock...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-22-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By mexicali mami
I've been thinking about getting a roommate a...

I've been thinking about getting a roommate a lot recently due to financial constraints.  After reading that post it seems like I might be better  just getting a cheaper place somewhere else.  Or...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-22-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,438
Posted By mexicali mami
I was in a similar situation and I really wanted...

I was in a similar situation and I really wanted it to work because we were best friends too.  I thought I could handle it and I told my sister that I was trying to be OK with the whole situation. ...
Forum: Mental Health   01-16-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By mexicali mami
I know that feeling.  I would try some flower...

I know that feeling.  I would try some flower essences, sometimes a quick cold shower can change your mood.  A B-complex vitamin will give you a little burst of energy if you feel run down.  If you...
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   12-25-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 522
Posted By mexicali mami
Thank you for answering me on Christmas.  It's a...

Thank you for answering me on Christmas.  It's a very hard job you have. I appreciate your empathy and sincerity.  I have to be totally honest here.  With no disrespect, and remembering I am in a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-25-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By mexicali mami
Yup.  Big crapola over here too.  All alone. ...

Yup.  Big crapola over here too.  All alone.  Checking email, facebook, and this site waaaay too often.  Fighting with ex.  Can't see son.  But you know, at least I get to go to work tomorrow.  
Forum: Women's Health   12-25-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By mexicali mami
I remember when I started on this green smoothie...

I remember when I started on this green smoothie phase that I lost all cravings for sugar and any junk food.  I can't remember how long it lasted, maybe a week or two when I noticed I still had an...
Forum: Mexico   12-25-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By mexicali mami
I don't know either but let me know if you find...

I don't know either but let me know if you find one! Maybe start PMing people who have posted here to start a conversation?
Forum: Single Parenting   12-25-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By mexicali mami
Yup.  You're not alone.  I'm here too. Alone, on...

Yup.  You're not alone.  I'm here too. Alone, on Christmas...my son is with his dad.  I'm not sure what is worse.  To be alone with my sadness or with my son.  Lonely, lonely, lonely...but and a big...
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   12-24-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
  sadness
Views: 522
Posted By mexicali mami
Why am I so sad and negative all the time? I...

Why am I so sad and negative all the time? I feel like I have tried just about everything to find happiness and yet it eludes me.  I really don't feel like I want to go on and just keep riding this...
Forum: Mental Health   12-24-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,142
Posted By mexicali mami
I'm pretty crummy but better for having read...

I'm pretty crummy but better for having read this thread.  Thanks for bringing this back...an oldie but a goodie..
Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By mexicali mami
Great advice from all, thank you.   The only...

Great advice from all, thank you.
 
The only reason why I would leave is because we live in Mexico, and I only moved here because his dad is Mexican and is not allowed back into the US right now. ...
Forum: Dental   12-15-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By mexicali mami
Just chiming in here to say I breastfeed all...

Just chiming in here to say I breastfeed all night until we weaned at 2 years and yes he has cavities.  It's a real bummer and of course we'll never know if it was the breast milk or not.  The...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By mexicali mami
  Thanks Josey Bear....   I agree.  I also...


Thanks Josey Bear....
 
I agree.  I also wonder if it's that his Dad was always working, and he was with me all day so  I, in turn, end up being a little less fun and more needs oriented.  I...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-14-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By mexicali mami
Yes, I can see how I may be taking this too...

Yes, I can see how I may be taking this too personally.   It's just hard to hear your one and only child say that he doesn't want to be with you. 
 
I am working on myself, constantly.  All the...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-12-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By mexicali mami
To quickly summarize, I am on my second...

To quickly summarize, I am on my second separation from DS's father. The first time I left my son never wanted to stay with me. I had a dumpy little apartment, worked nights and was in a pretty bad...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-26-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By mexicali mami
Made the big leap. On my own, couldn't be...

Made the big leap. On my own, couldn't be happier. I remember over a year ago reading on here wishing I was a single parent. And now I am. Celebrations are in order.

To any and all who lurk here...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-26-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By mexicali mami
I'm doing great Delfin...really better than...

I'm doing great Delfin...really better than great. The job is going fantastic, I already got my first sale and my boss is willing to advance me money if I ever get behind.

I moved out a few days...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-17-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By mexicali mami
Quote: Originally Posted by mountain...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mountain http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15951557)
You can do it though. You can absolutely get...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-16-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By mexicali mami
I am still on pretty good terms with STBX. We...

I am still on pretty good terms with STBX. We live together and sleep in separate beds. I'm looking for a place to live and trying to save money to pay for it. I think it's fine but it does add to...
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