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Forum: Personal Growth   03-13-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 268
Posted By Nan411
Not sure if I can offer any helpful advice but I...

Not sure if I can offer any helpful advice but I am in the same boat. I'll be 29 next month....pushing 30 and never really got my career off the ground. I had my first child at 19 when I was a...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   01-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Nan411
I take showers every other day or every third...

I take showers every other day or every third day but thats more because we are in the midst of a bathroom remodel lol. I also fill a tub with soapy water when handwashing dishes instead of letting...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-28-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Nan411
Hi, Yes we have about 18k in an online cd that...

Hi, Yes we have about 18k in an online cd that serves as our emergency fund. My goal is to get it up to 20k by the end of the year. 20k is enough for us to live on for a year if neither of us were...
Forum: Family Safety   03-17-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Nan411
Hi everyone, I could use some input ASAP. My...

Hi everyone, I could use some input ASAP. My husband and I have been house hunting for about two months now. The housing market in SoCal is fierce right now. Home prices went up about 20 percent in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-14-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 779
Posted By Nan411
I love this thread too. It's funny because dh is...

I love this thread too. It's funny because dh is always making fun of my grandma sweaters. He says I dress just like his mother.
 
My secret granny likes:
 
-Cardigans/Knit sweaters and coats...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-14-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Nan411
Thank you for the honest feedback. She has...

Thank you for the honest feedback. She has expressed interest in being homeschooled but I just don't know that she is ready to be responsible and self directed. I think she has the idea that it will...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-10-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Nan411
The other day I was at Costco and saw a pretty...

The other day I was at Costco and saw a pretty cool looking Calligraphy kit that caught my eye. It came with a book, pens, and paper. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-10-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Nan411
Hi, I'm asking this for my little sister who...

Hi,
I'm asking this for my little sister who is 13. She is going to be in High school next year. She has not done well in Middle School. We live in a not so great neighborhood. (My family and I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-14-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By Nan411
    Well, I agree that some of it is...

    Well, I agree that some of it is socialization but I think a lot is biological too. When dd was younger I was stressed about PT too. DH had a friend w/ a girl about dd's age and  that poor girl...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-03-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Nan411
Thanks heatherdeg. I will check out that book....

Thanks heatherdeg. I will check out that book. You're right. It is a vicious cycle and they both antagonize each other so I don't know how to deal with it. Unfortunately, we are in a small studio...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-30-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Nan411
      My 27 month old ds is so aggressive and...

      My 27 month old ds is so aggressive and can be so mean to other children. We will be out somewhere and he will call other kids dumb or stupid and hit them for no reason. I know this stems from...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-15-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By Nan411
Well, I texted him about it. He said he...

Well, I texted him about it. He said he was sorry and wouldn't bring it up again. Still, I hate that this family story is "out there" and may have been told to others who don't know the...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-14-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By Nan411
I cannot sleep and felt like I should get this...

I cannot sleep and felt like I should get this off my mind since it's bugging me. I hate to type this out since it's something I'm really ashamed of. When I was a teen. (about 17 I think) I was...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-13-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Nan411
Thank you for your response. I forgot to mention...

Thank you for your response. I forgot to mention that it has a plate on it with the address from where it was purchased (about 30 min. from here). I suppose I could always take it there (if it's...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-12-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Nan411
Hi everyone, I am new to sewing. I took  a...

Hi everyone,
I am new to sewing. I took  a class a few weeks ago and we made a very basic apron. I loved it, and would like to learn more. I  a have been looking to buy a sewing machine but I've...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-25-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,833
Posted By Nan411
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by StarJune http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-25-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,833
Posted By Nan411
So funny...I started this thread over a year ago...

So funny...I started this thread over a year ago and had forgotten about it. I read the first post and I was thinking, "Hey! This gals life sounds JUST like mine" and then I realized it was me. It's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-30-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,275
Posted By Nan411
DD is almost 7 and still loves playing with...

DD is almost 7 and still loves playing with wooden block. She also like Legos. (Duplos because she has a little brother who would put the smaller legos in his mouth). She also loves dress up...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-10-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,817
Posted By Nan411
Hi...I can totally relate. My husband and I are...

Hi...I can totally relate. My husband and I are both Mexican-American. I was born here and he was born in Mexico(moved here when he was 5) and we have a major cultural clash. It's mainly due to how...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-10-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Nan411
I'm interested in finding out how you go about...

I'm interested in finding out how you go about getting $ from the school district. Also, it seems like most of the parents responding have young children (kindy age). Does homeschooling get more...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-03-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Nan411
Thanks for the replies. The day I posted this I...

Thanks for the replies. The day I posted this I called the doc and she just said to keep an eye on him. He threw up again that evening then again yesterday (and it was green). I got online to see...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-01-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Nan411
My son just threw up a bit...enough to fit in my...

My son just threw up a bit...enough to fit in my cupped hand and it was a light red color. I'm concerned it might be blood. However, now that I think of it he did have a small piece of red licorice...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-23-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Nan411
Hi everyone, I am currently a SAHM to a almost 7...

Hi everyone, I am currently a SAHM to a almost 7 year old girl and 2 year old boy. DD is at school during the day which leaves me and the toddler at home. I'm trying to figure out some things that I...
Forum: Activism and News   10-22-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Nan411
Hi, Honestly I kind of like the idea. We don't...

Hi, Honestly I kind of like the idea. We don't eat at McDonalds too often. When we do its a treat. I believe we went about 2 weeks ago and dd had one of those new happy meals. The serving of fries...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-13-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Nan411
hugs...I am a bit younger that you but kinda...

hugs...I am a bit younger that you but kinda going through the same thing. I used to be so idealistic and dream of joining the peace corp and traveling. Then I got pregnant and 18 and had another...
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