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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-28-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By philomom
I think honesty is the best policy on this one....

I think honesty is the best policy on this one. Tell him firmly but politely that you don't share his passion for _______. Insist he keep the hobby to a strict allowance as to not interfere with the...
Forum: Parenting   03-28-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,491
Posted By philomom
I choose to believe that children are protected...

I choose to believe that children are protected by our government. Leaving children under 10 unsupervised for too long a time is suspect in my opinion. And leaving three kids alone in a car where you...
Forum: Spirituality   03-27-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 248
Posted By philomom
Still cleaning and de-cluttering here. I'm making...

Still cleaning and de-cluttering here. I'm making great progress. :love
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-27-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 639
Posted By philomom
This week I cleaned out under my sink. Took even...

This week I cleaned out under my sink. Took even more magazines off to the hospital. Reduced my craft closet a smidge by sharing some fun paper-y things with my work. (I work at a preschool)

My...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-24-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23
Posted By philomom
This weekend! I'll be there all day Sunday myself...

This weekend! I'll be there all day Sunday myself volunteering.

Please spread the word and go "like" on Facebook.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-23-2015, 07:23 PM
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Views: 237
Posted By philomom
Was this deleted?

Was this deleted?
Forum: Spirituality   03-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,831
Posted By philomom
Sigh, my map is coming along but the last two...

Sigh, my map is coming along but the last two weeks have been very rapid in their changes. It is almost violent in nature and how fast a few things have swiveled on me and my family's life. So far,...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 672
Posted By philomom
We did our best to give hubby's mom a list. If...

We did our best to give hubby's mom a list. If she ignored the list and bought plastic crappy or noisy stuff anyway.... well, let's just say those things get "lost" pretty quick at my house. I take...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-16-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 639
Posted By philomom
Took garden books I didn't love to a garden book...

Took garden books I didn't love to a garden book swap tonight. That made some shelf space which is always at a premium in my double bibliomaniac marriage.

Also, let three years worth of a fancy...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,019
Posted By philomom
Yep, not up for further discussion. If she...

Yep, not up for further discussion. If she continues laying into you, you may need to consider forfeiting her babysitting privileges in the near future. That usually reels the grandmas into line.
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Forum: Vaccinations   03-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By philomom
We spaced out shots with our kids. But they did...

We spaced out shots with our kids. But they did have all that was required of the local school district. I was a SAHM and it was no biggie to keep going back to the doctor's office.

BTW, both of...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   03-14-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By philomom
Honestly, I wouldn't do more than one a month....

Honestly, I wouldn't do more than one a month. That way you can gauge any negative reactions.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-08-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23
Posted By philomom
Bump, this is an awesome event. Also, if you have...

Bump, this is an awesome event. Also, if you have formal gowns that you no longer need, please consider donating them to this great cause!

http://www.abbyscloset.org/donation-drop-off-sites
Forum: Spirituality   03-05-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 248
Posted By philomom
I had to purge a person this fall.It was so tough...

I had to purge a person this fall.It was so tough but I could not deal with her lame negativity all the time. Other friends never quite seem to understand but it really is so much better to let these...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-26-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,995
Posted By philomom
Any updates OP? We are thinking about you.

Any updates OP? We are thinking about you.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   02-23-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23
Posted By philomom
Here's a video that tells the story very well. ...

Here's a video that tells the story very well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFOfuthXQMY
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   02-23-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23
Posted By philomom
PDX Prom Gown Giveaway March 28-29 2015

Here we are again folks. Tell every high school girl you know. Have them come and have the best shopping experience of their lives and walk away with a free prom gown and one free accessory....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-21-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 639
Posted By philomom
I can't keep up with all of you but I did get out...

I can't keep up with all of you but I did get out this week.....

a basket of clothes to the clothing swap
a bag of books to the little free libraries in my neighborhood
went through more paper...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-13-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 823
Posted By philomom
Actually, the college came through and I was able...

Actually, the college came through and I was able to prove that I'd had the MMR in the past. That is good enough for work.

Let's hope this madness dies down soon.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-06-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 823
Posted By philomom
I now have to prove my vaccination status for...

I now have to prove my vaccination status for work. I do work in preschool. But I haven't had any shots since my college days and don't want them now. I'm headed to a clinic tomorrow to pull a titer....
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-02-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By philomom
MMR Adult work related

My workplace is trying to document that all its employees have had their MMR shots. This has never been an issue with any other vaccination, nor have we been urged to get the flu shot in years past....
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   02-01-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 81
Posted By philomom
Yellow box pasta! Barilla makes some that has...

Yellow box pasta! Barilla makes some that has more than 12 grams of protein per serving.
Forum: Spirituality   02-01-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By philomom
Starting my purge today. I love the energy of...

Starting my purge today. I love the energy of getting rid of things and deciding what to keep and what no longer serves you.

My 2014 map was a bit slow in spots but I'm ever so grateful as to the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-30-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,995
Posted By philomom
Just a thought here but my garage door openers...

Just a thought here but my garage door openers are set for a specific door, not both. Just unplug the one he has the remote to from the ceiling (that's where mine are plugged in). Two minutes on the...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 114
Posted By philomom
Yellow box pasta saved us. It has the much needed...

Yellow box pasta saved us. It has the much needed protein in it until the kids get over the hump on picky-ness.
http://www.barilla.com/aggregator/product/1301

For dinner, what really helped my...
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