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Forum: Learning at School   05-26-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By AmyB
I am wondering if anybody has ever tried pasting...

I am wondering if anybody has ever tried pasting together two 1/2 day Kindergarten programs to make 1 full-day Kindergarten, and if so, did it work?

My 5 yo enters Kindergarten in the Fall. Her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-05-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 712
Posted By AmyB
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

Quote:
Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13303945)
Yes I know this is the official definition, but...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-02-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By AmyB
I have never had a dishwasher. Before my...

I have never had a dishwasher.

Before my husband up and left it made me very, very angry that he was perfectly happy to eat but he never, ever, not once that I can remember ever did the dishes...
Forum: Parenting   11-28-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,639
Posted By AmyB
Sports. By which I mean physical activity...

Sports.

By which I mean physical activity in general. I'm 25 lbs overweight and it would just melt right off if I could get back to my pre-pregnancy activity level.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-26-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 517
Posted By AmyB
Here's how I fix pumpkin for pie. Slice the...

Here's how I fix pumpkin for pie.

Slice the pumpkin open and scoop out the seeds. cut it up into big chunks skin and all and boil it until it gets soft. let it cool a bit. If the skin doesn't...
Forum: Mothers' Writing Group   10-28-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By AmyB
It's a scam. Try this site to find legit...

It's a scam.

Try this site to find legit poetry contests: http://www.pw.org/
Forum: Single Parenting   10-06-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By AmyB
Three months ago my depressed spouse told me...

Three months ago my depressed spouse told me that any attempt to feel better would be "medicalizing" his feelings and he was convinced that his misery was all my fault so in his mind there was no...
Forum: Learning at School   09-22-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By AmyB
It depends on the teenager, I suppose, but one...

It depends on the teenager, I suppose, but one of the best memoirs I have ever read is "Naturalist" by Edward O Wilson.

I think a teenager might especially like the part about how his boyhood...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-22-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,593
Posted By AmyB
No way would I waste vacation time on...

No way would I waste vacation time on Disneyland.

I just took my girls (6 and 3 yo) camping for the weekend. We didn't take any toys at all, and pretty soon they were using sticks for horses,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-10-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 3,751
Posted By AmyB
Of course I am. A "feminist" is just a person...

Of course I am. A "feminist" is just a person who thinks women are human beings.
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-21-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 438
Posted By AmyB
I did marry someone my family hated and now we...

I did marry someone my family hated and now we are in the middle of an icky divorce.

The plus for me is, I married after 40 and had two children-- a completely unexpected blessing in my life.
...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-01-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,556
Posted By AmyB
Bill Gates, definitely

Bill Gates, definitely
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-01-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By AmyB
Hi all, Thanks so much for the ideas. I've...

Hi all,

Thanks so much for the ideas. I've been feeling a bit panicked that I have to do something right now, but I think you are right that a legal separation will give both of us a little more...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-31-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By AmyB
I do the same thing. I see that "made in China"...

I do the same thing. I see that "made in China" label and decide I just don't need whatever it is that bad (In my book Chinese products are just too strongly associated with environmental...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-30-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By AmyB
Quote: Originally Posted by Emese'sMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Emese'sMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11812825)
Has he ever had treatment for depression...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-29-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By AmyB
Right now I'm wondering if my marriage is over...

Right now I'm wondering if my marriage is over or if there is any chance my depressed spouse might pull himself together.

My DH has been seriously depressed for about 3 years (unemployed and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-30-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By AmyB
When we travel by train my kids like playing...

When we travel by train my kids like playing with blankets to make forts on the seats.

Etch-a-sketches are fun. Little kids can't make pictures by themselves but they can twist the knobs and...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   04-08-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 593
Posted By AmyB
Quote: Originally Posted by athansor...

Quote:
Originally Posted by athansor http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10956758)
It sounds to me like beef consumption is a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-03-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By AmyB
Riding the bus with kids is fun! Back when I was...

Riding the bus with kids is fun! Back when I was child-free I never would have guessed that riding the bus would be a fun thing to do with kids, but its such a nice part of our day I often use the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-20-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 853
Posted By AmyB
Some that I liked are "Maus: a survivor's...

Some that I liked are

"Maus: a survivor's tale"
"Persepolis"
"Ghost world"
"Moomin: the complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip"
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-28-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By AmyB
Quote: Originally Posted by allborntogrow...

Quote:
Originally Posted by allborntogrow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10643714)
I go to community college and there is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-22-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By AmyB
A good friend of mine is finally pregnant after...

A good friend of mine is finally pregnant after about 5 years of trying. Yay!

I'd like to celebrate her good news with a gift basket. She's having a bit of morning sickness and feeling a bit...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-13-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By AmyB
My MIL is also a shopaholic and by that I mean...

My MIL is also a shopaholic and by that I mean that her buying habits are so excessive that it is more like a mental illness than an attempt to make the kids happy. My pop-psych analysis of her...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-13-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,844
Posted By AmyB
It's the middle of winter right now, and things...

It's the middle of winter right now, and things like grapes and green peppers don't grow in the middle of winter.

One way to tame food costs is to eat with the seasons. In the winter you can make...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-12-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By AmyB
The March 2008 issue of the Atlantic Monthly...

The March 2008 issue of the Atlantic Monthly magazine has articles about both of your concerns.

There is an article by Sandara Tsing Loh about her experience putting her kids into the L.A. school...
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