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Forum: Parenting   06-07-2005, 11:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,012
Posted By MaryBethMoore
The only person I encounter repeatedly who...

The only person I encounter repeatedly who really frustrates me is a mom whose child goes to the same daycare as mine. She keeps expressing her amazement at how I've regained my figure without going...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-18-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By MaryBethMoore
hmmm If you could get your hands on some...

hmmm

If you could get your hands on some old kitchen cabinets that you could mount to the wall that could be great for clothes and/or toys.

if you sew there is a pattern for those shoe holders...
Forum: Parenting   05-06-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,468
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by calpurnia I've...

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Originally Posted by calpurnia
I've made the opposite observation - in my experience it's been those who had restricted TV who turn away, & those who have unrestricted access who don't.
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-30-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,243
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by Greaseball My dh...

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Originally Posted by Greaseball
My dh has three dressers full of clothes he never wears! It's been a constant source of struggle. I finally said it was fine if they stayed in the garage. So...
Forum: Parenting   03-27-2005, 03:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,571
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by dharmamama ...

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Originally Posted by dharmamama
That's interesting because I actually think that pop culture detracts from well-roundedness, because the emphasis of pop culture is on things that are...
Forum: Parenting   03-26-2005, 06:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,571
Posted By MaryBethMoore
I'm sorry my last post sounded so harsh. I...

I'm sorry my last post sounded so harsh. I really didn't mean to.

I'm tired and need to go to bed but I wanted to add that personally we love TV (as I"ve mentioned other times) and feel it adds a...
Forum: Parenting   03-26-2005, 05:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,571
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by dharmamama My...

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Originally Posted by dharmamama
My main response to this is that adults have pretty much completed their neurological development. Kids haven't. Tv interferes with neurological development....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-19-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,319
Posted By MaryBethMoore
I have some crunchy inclinations and I do AP but...

I have some crunchy inclinations and I do AP but I'm pretty mainstream in a lot of ways.

My 3.5 year old is still nursing and I do co-sleep but I've always used disposables. I'm extremely...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-12-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,704
Posted By MaryBethMoore
My biggest problem is toys. Tons of toys. ...

My biggest problem is toys. Tons of toys.

I've manage to almost completely decluttr the main floor of our house. I must add that our house is pretty small...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-12-2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By MaryBethMoore
A few months ago I was sure I was "done." Now...

A few months ago I was sure I was "done." Now we're considering another. Dh says it's up to me. Big help http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

I was really looking forward...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-12-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,919
Posted By MaryBethMoore
I have the same feelings as many of you. I moved...

I have the same feelings as many of you. I moved to a small town 61/2 years ago and I've belonged to the same playgroup all that time. I've never been part of the "in" crowd for what it's worth....
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-30-2004, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By MaryBethMoore
My oldest two are 8 and 6 (boys). They have many...

My oldest two are 8 and 6 (boys). They have many friends in common ranging in age from 5-9. They often play in groups of three. In fact they are both at at friend's house now.

Once in a while the...
Forum: Parenting   11-13-2004, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Morgainesmama I know what you're going through. ...

Morgainesmama I know what you're going through.

The kids in my neighborhood have all moved away but I remember what it was like when my kids were young.

In our case we had (blushing here) a...
Forum: Parenting   11-13-2004, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,510
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Personally this says it all for me...

Personally this says it all for me http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

http://beebo.org/smackerels/yes-virginia.html

I have only positive memories of Santa from when...
Forum: Parenting   11-12-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,474
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda KS Back to...

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Originally Posted by Linda KS
Back to Harry Potter....

I really love the HP books.

There is a whole generation of kids growing up watching these movies who are too young to read the...
Forum: Parenting   11-12-2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,474
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by michelemiller It...

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Originally Posted by michelemiller
It just bothers me that so many of the arguments against TV are pseudo-scientific, yet pretend to be hard science. As a social scientist myself, I am very...
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2004, 09:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,474
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by michelemiller i...

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Originally Posted by michelemiller
i think it's great that you and others have chosen to not watch TV. more power to you. I also think it's great that I haven't....
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2004, 03:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,474
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Quote: Originally Posted by UnschoolnMa Our...

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Originally Posted by UnschoolnMa
Our family really enjoys TV and we set no limits on it. I think it's a great thing, just like books and music.

I love your reply! Our family too.

TV...
Forum: Parenting   07-06-2003, 07:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,109
Posted By MaryBethMoore
My sons all have curly hair and are often...

My sons all have curly hair and are often mistaken for girls. (Dh is African-American). Paul didn't get his hair cut until he was 5 (his choice). Harry gets occasional trims but his is still...
Forum: Parenting   07-06-2003, 07:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,016
Posted By MaryBethMoore
I think I'm the only one on the board right now...

I think I'm the only one on the board right now http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Anyway, I want to agree with the "Please do not touch my son." statement. Simple and...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   07-06-2003, 07:19 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,299
Posted By MaryBethMoore
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

Frogertgrl, your dh is emotionally abusive. I'm sorry you have to deal with that. It's painful to read about your situation.
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Forum: Parenting   07-06-2003, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By MaryBethMoore
Hmmm, I'm kind of in the middle-of -the road...

Hmmm, I'm kind of in the middle-of -the road here.

I've only bought stuff for my kids (even secondhand) on one or two occasions. Everything else is gifts or hand-me downs. My MIL buys Sesame...
Forum: Parenting   04-18-2003, 01:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By MaryBethMoore
I can't pass this one up! My first two are...

I can't pass this one up!

My first two are 22.5 months apart. It was tough at times but we managed. My little one came when the two others had just turned 3 and 5. He has been nothing but a...
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