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Forum: July 2008   01-25-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,349
Posted By Ecstatic
I'm having fun with cloth diapers, slings, and...

I'm having fun with cloth diapers, slings, and wool (yarn) for me to knit soakers with. I've actually been on some kind of yarn spree lately cause I want to knit so many cute baby things. We also...
Forum: July 2008   01-24-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 796
Posted By Ecstatic
UC here. At home (er, in the condo) with my...

UC here. At home (er, in the condo) with my partner. We're really excited about the birth!
Forum: July 2008   01-24-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By Ecstatic
Honestly, I'd be a single mom in that situation....

Honestly, I'd be a single mom in that situation. He won't give up pot for you or the baby. He has to give it up for himself. Until then, until that moment where he says "I want to do this for me"...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-24-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 771
Posted By Ecstatic
We go back and forth on the co-sleeping issue....

We go back and forth on the co-sleeping issue. The thing is, BOTH of us love our space and love to move around at night. I could never even sleep with pets because I was always half awake, paranoid...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-24-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ecstatic
I voted "other." It would depend on the...

I voted "other." It would depend on the circumstance. If I'm just visiting some people I could visit at another time - then, no. I can't stand airplane travel and security at airports. Doing that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 942
Posted By Ecstatic
I'll take the hot climate. So much easier, I...

I'll take the hot climate. So much easier, I think. I could grow my own food year round. Keeping it fresh ... well, I'll do what people did traditionally (preserves, spices, canning, smoking, etc.)....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 161
Posted By Ecstatic
I think people are neither. Their actions define...

I think people are neither. Their actions define who they are. Which means, they always have a choice to either do good or do bad. It comes down to their moral compass. Do they have honor,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 614
Posted By Ecstatic
I bought my first car. When I was 22, lol. We...

I bought my first car. When I was 22, lol. We lived in the city in apartments so cars were not needed. But, even if we had lived in a house, no way would my mom have gotten me a car. I worked pretty...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 882
Posted By Ecstatic
Oh, I am not domestic at all. There are so many...

Oh, I am not domestic at all. There are so many other things I'd rather do than chores, i.e. write, pursue publishing.

Actually, I only do laundry and dishes (I enjoy those as mindless chores...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 762
Posted By Ecstatic
All I meant by mentioning retirement communities...

All I meant by mentioning retirement communities is to give an example of a variety of apartment/condo communities. I mentioned others. I was responding to your comment on the legal aspect of it....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ecstatic
Oh, yea, we have the plastic bag thingie that...

Oh, yea, we have the plastic bag thingie that weighs everything as well. But, what I do is push the plastic bags aside, put the stuff down where the plastic bags are (which is also where the scale...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 762
Posted By Ecstatic
Quote: Originally Posted by wonderwahine...

Quote:
Originally Posted by wonderwahine http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10359376)
yes they are, they are being children!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 762
Posted By Ecstatic
I'm honestly really surprised. Because any...

I'm honestly really surprised. Because any apartment dweller (or most) will say that normal apartment noises are fine and expected. But, children running and screaming inside, all day, everyday are...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,705
Posted By Ecstatic
I just saw this too! I can't believe it, as I...

I just saw this too! I can't believe it, as I thought he had a good head on his shoulders, no drugs, etc. Not that anyone really knows what happened at this point. How terrible for his daughter....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,037
Posted By Ecstatic
I love the automated machines! I always choose...

I love the automated machines! I always choose them over the clerks. Because 1. I get control over how I pack my bags and in what (my own cloth bags), 2. it's faster when I do it, 3. I don't have to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By Ecstatic
If you own your own business, you can do...

If you own your own business, you can do whatever you want. My partner owns his own business ... I guess it's "small," though I'm not sure what the qualifications are to be classified as a "smal...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 570
Posted By Ecstatic
This is a really tough situation. It's why...

This is a really tough situation. It's why lending money to family is always VERY difficult. Just because if all goes well - no problem. But, if something happens, you not only lose the money, but...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-22-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 11,332
Posted By Ecstatic
Quote: Originally Posted by brandyshea...

Quote:
Originally Posted by brandyshea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10213309)
It's particularly hard living in the deep...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ecstatic
Heck ya, I'll be ok. I'm planning on spending my...

Heck ya, I'll be ok. I'm planning on spending my retirement years relaxing in Amsterdam. I don't think my grandkids will appreciate hash brownies or a grandma who is a stoner....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-22-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Ecstatic
I'm from Europe, but live in America....

I'm from Europe, but live in America. Considering either homeschooling while traveling or sending my child to a school in Europe. I do not celebrate days like this, or Thanksgiving, or any other...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-22-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Ecstatic
It's exciting isn't it? I got mine too a few...

It's exciting isn't it? I got mine too a few weeks ago. And it's so addicting. I signed up about a month (maybe a little more) ago, and promptly forgot it. So, it was such a sweet surprise to see...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-22-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By Ecstatic
Knit, knit, knit, knit, knit, and then knit some...

Knit, knit, knit, knit, knit, and then knit some more. Warning: it becomes addictive. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I started off thinking I needed to practice on...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-21-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By Ecstatic
Have you tried online? The actual stores never...

Have you tried online? The actual stores never carry what I want. I always have to get measured at the actual store, and then go online.
Forum: Family Planning   01-21-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,511
Posted By Ecstatic
Yea, I actually looked at that too. I didn't...

Yea, I actually looked at that too. I didn't mention it just because it's the electronic version of natural family planning methods. It does away with you having to take your own temperature, chart...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-21-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By Ecstatic
Ah, ok, thanks for the clarification. I did know...

Ah, ok, thanks for the clarification. I did know the names, just not by their abbreviations. We are doing the baby check up. My very wonderful, very homeopathic/holistic based gynecologist...
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