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Forum: California, Nevada   09-14-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,810
Posted By pookel
Did they invite you to come along or are you...

Did they invite you to come along or are you just assuming? This might be a good time to have a frank discussion about who's going to be living where. If they're looking for a 2-bedroom house, when...
Forum: Parenting   10-06-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 9,762
Posted By pookel
"Compulsive thinker"! I like it. Even if...

"Compulsive thinker"! I like it.

Even if you're not going to take drugs, I think a diagnosis is really useful. It helps just to have someone else confirm what you think is going on, you know?...
Forum: Parenting   09-14-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 9,762
Posted By pookel
Subbing!

Subbing!
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by jessjgh1...

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Originally Posted by jessjgh1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14357195)
I don't really know... I have not canned...
Forum: Parenting   09-02-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Quote: For Partners of Adults with ADHD: •...

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For Partners of Adults with ADHD:
• Turn off distracting noises before speaking (TV, radio, computer, etc.).
• Touch your partner and make eye contact before speaking, allowing sufficient...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-29-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,151
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by Belle...

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Originally Posted by Belle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14303464)
I dislike both terms. I don't think a word...
Forum: Parenting   08-27-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
I am so overwhelmed again. I was catching...

I am so overwhelmed again.

I was catching up on stuff, but now I'm sick and I have a heavy work schedule and I'm stressed and I'm finding myself making more tiedye instead of cleaning. It's fun,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-23-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,151
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by poiyt...

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Originally Posted by poiyt http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14273183)
In regards to the sections...you know, I had a...
Forum: Parenting   08-23-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by Maggirayne...

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Originally Posted by Maggirayne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14272910)
You're too funny--what kind of intro do...
Forum: Parenting   08-22-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Can control: When I go to bed at night, how much...

Can control: When I go to bed at night, how much I eat, when I take showers.

Cannot control: ..... everything else? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-22-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,151
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

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Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14272811)
It wasn't my post, but I think her point...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-16-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By pookel
I think you should pump in advance, but don't...

I think you should pump in advance, but don't freak out if you can't get an entire month's supply. If she gets at least some breastmilk throughout the month, I don't think it's terrible if she has...
Forum: Parenting   08-14-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
I had this revelation about ADD I keep meaning...

I had this revelation about ADD I keep meaning to post here and I never feel like I have the time or organization skills to put together the whole thing. Irony!...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-02-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By pookel
It sounds like he doesn't have any problem...

It sounds like he doesn't have any problem recognizing when he's hungry, he just doesn't want to eat the same kind of food you do. I imagine you'd feel the same way if you were living in a household...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-01-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,772
Posted By pookel
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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Forum: Parenting   07-27-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Alice! Long time no see. Didn't expect you...

Alice! Long time no see. Didn't expect you popping up on this thread. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Have you called the doctor yet? I hope that you can find some...
Forum: Parenting   07-27-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by smeisnotapirate...

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Originally Posted by smeisnotapirate http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14144485)
Feeling a bit more normal with every...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-24-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,133
Posted By pookel
I think there's something to be said about not...

I think there's something to be said about not having impossibly high expectations. It's great to aim for a more natural ideal, but IMO, insisting that you won't budge an inch is just setting...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-24-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,133
Posted By pookel
This kind of reminds me of that "What to Expect...

This kind of reminds me of that "What to Expect ..." lady who recommended thinking, before every bite you take, "is this the very best food for my baby?" And if it was, say, a doughnut made with...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-24-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By pookel
Who else here sells something at craft fairs or...

Who else here sells something at craft fairs or arts festivals? I know I can't be the only one, but I can't find a thread for it anywhere. I was hoping to find some kind of discussion forum or info...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-24-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,133
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by tireesix...

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Originally Posted by tireesix http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14134568)
The Entonox stuff is crap. It makes me feel...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-24-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,133
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by MegBoz...

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Originally Posted by MegBoz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14123720)
I have to think that for this to be the case,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-24-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,133
Posted By pookel
I think that NCB advocates are doing a huge...

I think that NCB advocates are doing a huge disservice to women if all they say is "don't get the epidural!" I haven't seen even one mention in this thread of other pain relief techniques. Women get...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Holy cow! Glad you guys are safe at least.

Holy cow! Glad you guys are safe at least.
Forum: Parenting   07-07-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 15,818
Posted By pookel
Quote: Originally Posted by smeisnotapirate...

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Originally Posted by smeisnotapirate http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14045177)
Check my sig.

I'm in total shock....
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