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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-23-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Fuamami
Help!   I am getting very concerned about...

Help!
 
I am getting very concerned about ds, age 6.5 and his sensitivity to criticism or perceived criticism. He also has a hairtrigger temper, which he has had since he was about 1.5, and he...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,711
Posted By Fuamami
My kids are great eaters, and I have to say I...

My kids are great eaters, and I have to say I think it's because we are very hands-off. We have never done the "three more bites" thing, or asked them to eat their "healthy food" before their...
Forum: Parenting   02-19-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By Fuamami
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phathui5 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374863/emotional-child-abuse-or#post_17269692)

While it sounds...
Forum: Parenting   02-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By Fuamami
I've been away from MDC for a long time, but I...

I've been away from MDC for a long time, but I have this very strange situation that I am seeking some help with, and knew I could find it here.
 
A longtime friend of mine started telling me a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-23-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Fuamami
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tigerle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1363320/stubborn-28-views-and-no-advice#post_17112571)

Taking up...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 847
Posted By Fuamami
We spend about $125-150 for five people a week,...

We spend about $125-150 for five people a week, this includes all lunches because our school lunches are AWFUL! This is kind of embarrassing, but when I went back to working full time and packing a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-18-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By Fuamami
I'm pretty sure that your HSA only makes it more...

I'm pretty sure that your HSA only makes it more convenient to deduct, but you can still only deduct if you meet the 7% of income rule, right? I think that's what happened with our taxes this year.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-18-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Fuamami
I'd call your bank, a realtor, and possibly an...

I'd call your bank, a realtor, and possibly an attorney if your realtor doesn't seem to know what they're doing. We did a short sale that closed in February, but there were some circumstances that...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By Fuamami
We have catastrophic care with a $10K...

We have catastrophic care with a $10K deductible, and it's ~$150/month for our family of five. The deductible is a bit high for my comfort level, but right now things are really tight and I know we...
Forum: Women's Health   08-08-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Fuamami
Thanks, you know they don't really itch, though!...

Thanks, you know they don't really itch, though! We did keep him home, but he hasn't been irritated by them at all. The very first one, on his arm, bothered him, but the ones on his back haven't...
Forum: Women's Health   08-07-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Fuamami
Apparently this is somewhat possible, according...

Apparently this is somewhat possible, according to the CDC website. He's had no fever and just has bumps on his back, and one on one of his testicles. Should I see the doc? Should I keep him out of...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-14-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,807
Posted By Fuamami
I own a cleaning business, and what you listed...

I own a cleaning business, and what you listed below is our standard, plus changing sheets. We don't do laundry because we are rarely in a house long enough to get a whole load done. One of my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,164
Posted By Fuamami
It seems like our library movies are always...

It seems like our library movies are always scratched! Though they are free. There is a crazily long waitlist for anything popular, though. My BIL and a friend both work at the library, and I always...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-12-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,164
Posted By Fuamami
I heard something on NPR a few months back about...

I heard something on NPR a few months back about how Netflix was moving toward streaming only, for everything. I know that's a few years down the road, but it would sure be nice if they had SOME new...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-05-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,067
Posted By Fuamami
I am pretty sure your school district still has...

I am pretty sure your school district still has to provide speech therapy even if you homeschool. Look into it!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-30-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fuamami
My niece's lovey is a pair of my sister's satiny...

My niece's lovey is a pair of my sister's satiny panties. I am in awe of my sister that she lets her have them. I would be waaaaayyyy too embarrassed.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-30-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By Fuamami
Hmm, I'm also a landlord and I think the point...

Hmm, I'm also a landlord and I think the point of the lease is to spell out the reasons that you can keep the deposit, including breaking the lease. In my state, I think you would have a VERY...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By Fuamami
I'd move, too. True, you didn't know the area...

I'd move, too. True, you didn't know the area before, but three months is a long time to look for a rental. This one's available now, and I agree it would be easier to move while pg than w/the baby,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Fuamami
 Oh, sorry! Wasn't paying attention. No, I...


Oh, sorry! Wasn't paying attention. No, I don't think it's changed.:(
Quote:Originally Posted by Deepfeet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-28-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Fuamami
Hey, you might want to post this in Parents as...

Hey, you might want to post this in Parents as Partners as well, to deal with the other side of it:)
 
Quote:Originally Posted by Deepfeet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-26-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By Fuamami
Yeah, but you should be writing off all those...

Yeah, but you should be writing off all those expenses, right? But I guess if you own it outright, you can't write off the interest? I'm w/your priest. We've been renting for a year, and while it's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,271
Posted By Fuamami
Sorry, I didn't mean to offend you and it sounds...

Sorry, I didn't mean to offend you and it sounds like you are. But I am also fairly insulted by your assertion that the only reason for my beliefs is that I'm trying to justify my actions. We had...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By Fuamami
That's a tough one! I'm leaning toward selling....

That's a tough one! I'm leaning toward selling. Or selling and renting yourself, because it sounds like a nice rental market? What if you dropped the rent a little bit to attract a single person or...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,271
Posted By Fuamami
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by APToddlerMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-21-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Fuamami
OP, you mentioned that you would go to a hotel...

OP, you mentioned that you would go to a hotel if dh beat you, was that just a hypothetical? Or an actual possibility?
 
And in our marriage, dh is probably going to inherit some money w/in the...
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