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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-17-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By onlyzombiecat
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by revolting http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1377252/dating-and-open-marriages#post_17301245)

It depends...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-15-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By onlyzombiecat
No. It isn't the sort of relationship I would...

No. It isn't the sort of relationship I would want so I would not date that person.
I don't understand getting married and then dating other people. Why bother marrying at all?
Obviously it is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-15-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FLmomof1/1ontheway http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-15-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By onlyzombiecat
I like the suggestion of staying for 3 months in...

I like the suggestion of staying for 3 months in each place as a compromise.
 
Do you have any idea where you will end up living at the end of this time period? If you do not know where you will...
Forum: Parenting   03-15-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 562
Posted By onlyzombiecat
My dd has hair that tangles easily and a...

My dd has hair that tangles easily and a sensitive scalp.
 
It took awhile for us to find a hair brush that she could stand but we did. Brushing at least once per day with that brush. Putting her...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-14-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By onlyzombiecat
I have tried a few different ways. Usually I...

I have tried a few different ways.
Usually I just list 7 dinners on a piece of paper.  I do not assign them a specific date. I would only try one new recipe per week.
I put the meal list on the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-14-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Family of 3, 2 dogs, 3 cats. Dd (12) and I eat...

Family of 3, 2 dogs, 3 cats. Dd (12) and I eat all meals at home; dh skips breakfast but takes lunch from home and eats here in the evenings and weekend.
We spend about $100-$150 per week on food...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By onlyzombiecat
I was thinking about this more and also thought...

I was thinking about this more and also thought that you could ask her to do an immediate exchange for every single favor from now on. If she says she can't then you firmly say no because that is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-14-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 309
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Feeling like I know dd super well but never...

Feeling like I know dd super well but never knowing exactly how she will react or what she will do. She surprises me.
How little dd cares about doing what everyone else does. How much she is not a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-14-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By onlyzombiecat
I think what struck me in the article was an...

I think what struck me in the article was an emphasis on the process rather than just the result/grade and that is something I think we probably tend to do more as homeschoolers than those in a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-13-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Tactics we use in our home/car: headphones are...

Tactics we use in our home/car:
headphones are best
find music we can all enjoy/ take turns choosing music
keep the volume way down... doesn't mean it can't be heard at all but is much easier to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-12-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,804
Posted By onlyzombiecat
One pregnancy and I have one child as a result...

One pregnancy and I have one child as a result of that pregnancy.
I got pregnant pretty soon after I started having sex and had no problems with the pregnancy. After dd was born, dh and I were very...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-10-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by purplerose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1376228/frustrations-with-neighbor#post_17290782)

I have a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-10-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,525
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Starfall (http://www.starfall.com/) is a good...

Starfall (http://www.starfall.com/) is a good site.
 
I have always found it easier to listen if I am able to draw. I never required my dd to sit still when I read aloud to her as long as she...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-10-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By onlyzombiecat
I like the hat or a head scarf idea instead of a...

I like the hat or a head scarf idea instead of a whole outfit. Shows some interest but not going overboard and putting your kids in something too uncomfortable. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-09-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jackson'smama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: TV-Free   03-09-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By onlyzombiecat
I guess we took a lukewarm turkey approach since...

I guess we took a lukewarm turkey approach since we still own a tv and watch dvd's on occasion.
 
About 6 years ago we just canceled our satellite tv service. We had no tv reception without it....
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by prone_to_wander http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1376149/but-it-is-my-year-for-christmas#post_17289473)
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-09-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,538
Posted By onlyzombiecat
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Quote:Originally Posted by Fillyjonk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-09-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,875
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   03-08-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By onlyzombiecat
My dd loved making little books at that age. She...

My dd loved making little books at that age. She would dictate stories and I would write or type them out and she would draw pictures. She still has a couple of them years later and they are really...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-08-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,210
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KayleeZoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-07-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,875
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Dd was 12 when she had her first period. She was...

Dd was 12 when she had her first period. She was upset and did not want to talk about it or have any attention over it at that time. I felt somewhat rejected (but know that it wasn't about me). I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-06-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,538
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by beanma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-06-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By onlyzombiecat
Maybe you should edit the OP to state that this...

Maybe you should edit the OP to state that this is a survey for parents of children ages 2-11.
My dd doesn't fit that age group.
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