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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,744
Posted By thatgirliknew
I see people on here who are basically saying...

I see people on here who are basically saying "No, you shouldn't.It's okay to occasionally treat yourself to a small thing here or there, but not a tattoo." Those "small things" add up. OP is saying...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-30-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By thatgirliknew
I will definitely look into what you have...

I will definitely look into what you have suggested! Thank you very much!
Forum: Single Parenting   01-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By thatgirliknew
I have residential/physical custody; we share...

I have residential/physical custody; we share legal custody. I can't afford to get it changed at this point. Technically he still has the right to visitation every other weekend. However, when I got...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-25-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By thatgirliknew
I'm aware that to get a US Passport for your...

I'm aware that to get a US Passport for your child, you must have both parent's consent. DD's father has made no effort to contact/visit her since April. (We have a restraining order, but he's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-28-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 53,779
Posted By thatgirliknew
Well, my worker finally gave me my cash...

Well, my worker finally gave me my cash assistance. A week and a half late. Ugh. I couldn't go anywhere I needed to or do basically anything for the last week and the food was starting to dwindle....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-19-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Well, one neat little thing that happened today:...

Well, one neat little thing that happened today: An acquaintance of mine saw some "family pictures" we were taking for people at work, mine included. She's a professional photographer and messaged...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-17-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 37,038
Posted By thatgirliknew
Yay! Activity... :)   Quote:My...

Yay! Activity... :)

 
Quote:My introduction to polyamory was this (just typed it for another board, lol)
In accident by high school was my first intro, but I didn’t know that’s what it was...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-14-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 37,038
Posted By thatgirliknew
Now that I'm a "practicing" poly instead of just...

Now that I'm a "practicing" poly instead of just one in theory (lol) I'm sad that this thread has died out...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-05-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RainbowAsylum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371195/2013-low-income-support-thread/1340#post_17519130)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-24-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
My son (7) is pretty stoked because a local...

My son (7) is pretty stoked because a local survey company invited him to participate in a toy study yesterday. He walked out with this really neat Hotwheels track that goes on your wall. Of course,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-23-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by EarthyMamaofDaisy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-22-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
I got some wonderfully exciting news yesterday. ...

I got some wonderfully exciting news yesterday. 
I got a scholarship.....for $3,000!
Which completely covers a full semester in the Spring and 2 classes in the summer!
And also means I get all of...
Forum: Women's Health   11-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By thatgirliknew
If you attended a street health fair with your...

If you attended a street health fair with your family, what would you like to see?

I'm planning one for a grassroots organization I work for, and am open to any suggestions. Along with activity...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by crunchymonkey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371195/2013-low-income-support-thread/1300#post_17509902)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-18-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By thatgirliknew
I went and got it "fixed" today. As we're...

I went and got it "fixed" today. As we're sitting in the shop waiting our turn she said "I changed my mind, I don't want short hair." I explained to her that half of it was already short now so we...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-18-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By thatgirliknew
I've also heard from social workers that they've...

I've also heard from social workers that they've been put in situations where they didn't feel that the child was in danger, but were pressured to act by the powers that be.
 
I'm just getting at...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-18-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By thatgirliknew
Slight side note, I have written papers both for...

Slight side note, I have written papers both for my work and school detailing how parents are often accused of neglect and children removed as opposed to families recognized as being poor and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-17-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By thatgirliknew
I had been putting off the haircut for time and...

I had been putting off the haircut for time and money reasons... No putting it off anymore.
 
She cut her hair down to right below her ears today. So, guess she has no choice but to get a short...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-15-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
I have a girlfriend who is collecting stories of...

I have a girlfriend who is collecting stories of people who receive SNAP benefits.
http://snapsnapshot.tumblr.com "This tumblr is designed to hopefully provide a snapshot of some of the families...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-14-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By thatgirliknew
Thank you! Looking forward to reading your...

Thank you! Looking forward to reading your thoughts.
Forum: Single Parenting   11-13-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,618
Posted By thatgirliknew
I'm posting so I can remember to come back later...

I'm posting so I can remember to come back later and read these. I have a somewhat similar experience. My daughter's father now has a protective order against him because he was threatening us. She...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-13-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By thatgirliknew
Okay, I am a very social justice minded person....

Okay, I am a very social justice minded person. I'm currently involved in a grassroots organization run by and for poor people.

I'm a second year college student, so I'm in my General Ed classes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-13-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by micah_mae_ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371195/2013-low-income-support-thread/1280#post_17505682)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-13-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by micah_mae_ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371195/2013-low-income-support-thread/1260#post_17504818)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 69,233
Posted By thatgirliknew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by averysmomma05 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371195/2013-low-income-support-thread/1260#post_17504456)
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