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Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-03-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By kindofcrunchy82
yup tom's of maine for my 9 year old too. He...

yup tom's of maine for my 9 year old too. He doesn't always need it but it is summer and hot and he has been laxing on his showers so he wears it from time to time...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-03-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
grh i just wrote a long post and it is gone... ...

grh i just wrote a long post and it is gone...

linda-no dsd is not on adhd meds. Dp is trying to avoid them. She has improved a lot this past year but i do think a lot her issues i named are...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-02-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
also one issue we have that may be adhd related...

also one issue we have that may be adhd related her lack of empathy. She often gets super emotional when she is hurt but her filter for others feelings is off kilter. It is actually one of the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-02-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
this is an interesting point of view I never...

this is an interesting point of view I never thought about it like that, I think my posts are coming off in the wrong way. Dp is very big on keeping the peace, not letting others feel left out etc,...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i do think most of it is just innocent but i do...

i do think most of it is just innocent but i do have instances where i ask her to not mention things and she does anyway. Like i took her out to eat and asked her not to tell my kids (because we do...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-31-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i actually went dress shopping last weekend with...

i actually went dress shopping last weekend with dp's mom, just to try some on and tbh i don't know what i want lol. I think i need more time to decide. i was trying on 12's at the store. I did find...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-31-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
talking about the other family and general 'bragging'

Okay, I am a little ill right now so hope this doesn't sound whining etc.

Oldest dsd talks a lot about her mom's family, particularly in a bragging like fashion. I am not sure, but i don't think...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-28-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,574
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I didn't record the past 2 weigh in's because i...

I didn't record the past 2 weigh in's because i was still up but i am finally down again!

start: 179
last weigh in: 169
current week 10 : 167.2
goal: 155

I had to get over that little hump...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-24-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i got the dress and it isn't bad, but doesn't fit...

i got the dress and it isn't bad, but doesn't fit well. I had the intention of losing weight but i don't think it would fit me well with the weight loss just because it is built for a smaller bone...
Forum: Spirituality   07-12-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Just wanted to check in and let everyone know I...

Just wanted to check in and let everyone know I have given my notice for the nursery worker job. July 26th is my last sunday. I still am not sure which way we are headed church wise as a family but...
Forum: Family Safety   07-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
a bit of both! I am going to get a larger...

a bit of both!

I am going to get a larger first aid kit for sure. J
Forum: Family Safety   07-10-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
emergency preparedness and first aid for kids?

In the past week we had 2 tornados touching down within 30 miles from my home and my dd accidentally hitting me with a sharp rock and my head gushing with blood while 4 kids watched in horror =/...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-09-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
when to unfriend on facebook

hi everyone,

a week ago i found out one of my former classmates was arrested for sexually abusing her former student and foster child. I had seen some people posting and supporting her but my gut...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
sounds like he is a more conservative person in...

sounds like he is a more conservative person in general. For him it may just be how he is raised and his viewpoint on respect and clothing attire. I am kind of a middle ground type but lean toward...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-09-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,574
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
start: 179 previous week: 169 current week 7...

start: 179
previous week: 169
current week 7 : 170.4
goal: 155


4th did me in. Had a couple gf beers and was eating a lot. Didn't eat gluten much but i was eating and eating...put me back a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-09-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
high bmi in 9 year old boy

hi everyone,

I have been having issues with my ds's sedentary lifestyle essentially all his life. He was a healthy baby and toddler but around 4-5 he kind of changed. i had always had troubles...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-08-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,771
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Just wanted to check in and say I am at 49% of my...

Just wanted to check in and say I am at 49% of my debt paid from when i started paying it down August 2013!

Highest debt since divorce (just 8 months after divorce I accrued about 8K in debt )
t...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-03-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i will attempt paper clutter today linda, easy to...

i will attempt paper clutter today linda, easy to do with the kids around too =)
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
finding time and energy is so hard for me. I try...

finding time and energy is so hard for me. I try to organize the garage and the kids always interupt, it is impossible with them around, and they around almost all the time lol. If i start messing...
Forum: Meal Planning   07-01-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
hating the cooking/food fixing duties

I have mentioned this before but we are in a blended family. This makes meal prep extremely stressful for me. I am filled with a house of picky eaters/eater that like the exact opposite things. We...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,858
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i guesstimated that we are spending about 6$ per...

i guesstimated that we are spending about 6$ per person per day. The kids aren't with us everyday/night so i just assumed 6 days per week instead of 7. 6 dollars per person seems very high to me....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-01-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,574
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
start: 179 previous week: 170.4 current week...

start: 179
previous week: 170.4
current week 6 : 169
goal: 155
total pounds lost 10 =)

I had a couple cheats this week. I had a piece of cake and a pancake, both with gluten. I can definitely...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
he made it easy for me and bailed out last...

he made it easy for me and bailed out last minute, i got a text saying the plans fell through .So in the end the kids stayed with me. And yes i do walk on eggshells still. I try to keep the peace as...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
separate vs joint accounts

so dp and i are still using separate banking accounts. We have talked about getting a joint account and plan to do it this week while still maintaining our own separate accounts.

My main issue is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,249
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i am in the midwest and this past month: ...

i am in the midwest and this past month:

Gas: 38$
electric 202$
water/trash/recycling 102$

Family of 6

Our electric gets really high july-september about 300 $ per month. Gas wasn't as...
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