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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,690
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by Jokerama I think...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jokerama
I think there should be looser guidelines and everyone should be able to get it.

Where would this money come from?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,682
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by jlazx2 your...

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Originally Posted by jlazx2

your kidding right? There were no red flags in my relationship. Everything changed after we bought a nice house & then all of a sudden it was about the housse...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,690
Posted By SmilingChick
Yes, absolutely, without a doubt. And a...

Yes, absolutely, without a doubt.

And a time limit as well.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,682
Posted By SmilingChick
I'm going to play with your title here and make...

I'm going to play with your title here and make a corny analogy!

Fireproofing is something you beforehand, to prevent a problem...so in the same way, perhaps people who are on shaky financial...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 554
Posted By SmilingChick
We have a Sienna and we love it!!!

We have a Sienna and we love it!!!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2005, 01:23 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,682
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by captain optimism ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by captain optimism
but we do as a group have a lot of partners who are hitters, drinkers, drug abusers, unwilling to support the family financially...

Are you talking...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-02-2005, 01:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 320
Posted By SmilingChick
I am glad to see I am not the only one who has...

I am glad to see I am not the only one who has these thoughts, though I'm sorry to hear you guys are going through them too!

I mentioned this in an earlier post today...when I get a thought like...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-01-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,333
Posted By SmilingChick
I don't feel any which way about it, and...

I don't feel any which way about it, and honestly I can't figure why some people get their feathers all ruffled.

DH and I each have a job...he works in his particular field and is rewarded with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 222
Posted By SmilingChick
Thank you so much for the info. I have to say to...

Thank you so much for the info. I have to say to all of you who work/worked in a library.... I AM SOOO JEALOUS. That would be my dream job!
I taught English for a while, and I thought about getting...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-01-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By SmilingChick
This may sound hokey, for lack of a better word,...

This may sound hokey, for lack of a better word, but if I find myself with an negative or unwanted thought, I will picture a huge STOP sign in my head and say "Stop" in my head over and over until...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by rainbowmum It...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rainbowmum
It would involve me saying he doesn't live with us and lying so I can still get my money.


This is dishonest, not to mention illegal. There is nothing...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 723
Posted By SmilingChick
I really find it sickening and heartbreaking to...

I really find it sickening and heartbreaking to hear things like this. I try to believe that there must be a reason that some people are put on earth only to end up suffering.
I'm not necessarily...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2005, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 222
Posted By SmilingChick
Does anyone, particularly if you ever worked in...

Does anyone, particularly if you ever worked in a library, know the specifics on this one?
I'm not talking about popular fiction (Dean Koontz, Danielle Steel, etc.) that every library gets, but...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-25-2005, 11:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,009
Posted By SmilingChick
I haven't kicked my soda habit, though I told dh...

I haven't kicked my soda habit, though I told dh I have. I know it's horrible for my health for a bazillion reasons, and I've cut down to 1 12-ounce can a day, but I just don't want to (see, I...
Forum: Lactivism   05-25-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By SmilingChick
Thank you for all of the great info, mamas, and...

Thank you for all of the great info, mamas, and for the book recommendation. I got an Amazon gift cert. for my b-day, so I'm getting a copy of the book - it's definitely one I'd like to have in my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 911
Posted By SmilingChick
I think "brainwash" is a bit dramatic. Most kids...

I think "brainwash" is a bit dramatic. Most kids in this country go to an actual school, so there's an assumption being made, and yes, in some cases it will be a false one.
School in a building can...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-25-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by Cranberry Yes,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cranberry
Yes, we are saving for retirement. We can't expect anything from the government on that score.

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/yeahthat.gif:...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 911
Posted By SmilingChick
"It's like they're trying to brainwash my son...

"It's like they're trying to brainwash my son into thinking that school is fantastic, but I know better. "


Umm, more likely it's a stranger just trying to be nice to a little kid...
Forum: Lactivism   05-25-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by angelpie545 I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by angelpie545
I personally think that formula should only be available from doctors via prescription if there is a medical reason a woman isn't breastfeeding, she is not...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-25-2005, 12:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,335
Posted By SmilingChick
Had the poster said "Gays never learn" or...

Had the poster said "Gays never learn" or "Blacks never learn" or "Hispanics never learn" or "Jews never learn" people would have freaked out, and rightly so!
I'm not personally offended because I...
Forum: Lactivism   05-24-2005, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By SmilingChick
Ok, so at some point all there was to feed...

Ok, so at some point all there was to feed babies was their mother's breastmilk.

Then, at some point, formula was made for babies who couldn't nurse for medical reasons.

When did formula...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 960
Posted By SmilingChick
$58 for jeans that look great is a small price...

$58 for jeans that look great is a small price to pay!

How many of us have spent $30 on jeans that look like sh*t? I'll kick in an extra $28 to have them look fantastic!...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-24-2005, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 567
Posted By SmilingChick
Honestly, what I did was not even consider...

Honestly, what I did was not even consider quitting; it just wasn't an option. For the first 5 weeks nursing dd was a nightmare. I called multiple LLL leaders, cried, went to a baby circle, blamed...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,335
Posted By SmilingChick
Quote: Originally Posted by urklemama Wow,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by urklemama
Wow, Germans just never learn, do they.

I'm German. This offends me.

Since when did it become acceptable on these boards to pass judgment on an entire...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,335
Posted By SmilingChick
Also playing Devil's Advocate...from time to...

Also playing Devil's Advocate...from time to time people have posted on these boards asking if they should call social services because of a questionable situation regarding someone else's children....
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