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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-31-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  Well, if I don't get the courage to post...


Well, if I don't get the courage to post this now, I doubt I ever will. I went searching for a mommy type forum that fit my "style" about a month ago, because I sometimes feel so alien in my RL...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-31-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,160
Posted By darjeelingmomma
Sadly I don't think situations like this are...

Sadly I don't think situations like this are that uncommon in certain communities/circles. In my own community birthday parties are a status symbol and all around nightmare to navigate.
 
I bolded...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-30-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  She sounds absolutely lovely and very smart,...


She sounds absolutely lovely and very smart, its so great that you two have found a way to communicate. Communication is always the key, right?
 
First off, it does get better as they get...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-30-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  I can't wait until I can have a sig and...


I can't wait until I can have a sig and don't have to keep listing my stats. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif
 
I have 7 children, one on the way, 5 living at home currently....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-30-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,077
Posted By darjeelingmomma
I voted $1000-$3000 but that is mostly just the...

I voted $1000-$3000 but that is mostly just the gifts and it varies. I'm just guessing at an average. We go a bit crazy on birthdays they are just a really big silly deal to us. Christmas is very...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By darjeelingmomma
Hi momma, sending you...

Hi momma, sending you a http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif.
 
Its hard to respond without knowing her age but I second all of the above that she doesn't need to be in therapy for...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-30-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By darjeelingmomma
I agree that one on one time is essential and...

I agree that one on one time is essential and second everything Tigerchild posted.
 
Since your DH wants a change and seems unhappy with it perhaps family time can be the fun sorta bonding time...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By darjeelingmomma
I think $20 sounds reasonable and nice. I guess...

I think $20 sounds reasonable and nice. I guess it depends. What would you normally spend on a gift? If I were in this situation I would let that be my guide. $40-60 is normal here for a teen...
Forum: August 2011   01-30-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 11,997
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  Hi! Happy to be here!   * Name: Mia *...


Hi! Happy to be here!
 
* Name: Mia
* EDD: August 27th - I have been known to go late, so I may hit September.
* Age: 37 (I'll be 38 in March)
* Location: Potomac, MD
* How long it took to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-30-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,812
Posted By darjeelingmomma
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gifI am so aggravated for you. This situation seems so out there. Therapy sounds like a good idea, I hope he will participate. Losing the little one...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-30-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  I agree with the above posts. GD is...


I agree with the above posts. GD is different for everyone and everyone seems to practice it just a bit differently.
 
I think for me gentle discipline is about using intuition and trusting my...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-30-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,313
Posted By darjeelingmomma
What a lovely day you had -  now I've got a...

What a lovely day you had -  now I've got a hankering for some pizza! 
 
Today we are watching the pro bowl and its been a real treat. The boys have been in charge of fixing all snacks and getting...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-30-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,812
Posted By darjeelingmomma
    Quote:Originally Posted by mrspineau ...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by mrspineau
lol.  I'm sorry to laugh if it offends you but this strikes me as a little funny!  at least he's aware of it, although the fact that he thinks it's normal...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,317
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  All of the above are wonderful wonderful...


All of the above are wonderful wonderful suggestions and I second that! Especially getting her into a daily personal cleanliness routine. I thought about it a bit and here are a few suggestions...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-30-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,067
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  I've BTDT! I went from law school/interning...


I've BTDT! I went from law school/interning (busy busy all the time within a very structured environment) to two school age step children and soon enough I had a sweet baby! I had my time of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-30-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,160
Posted By darjeelingmomma
That really makes me sad. Its nice to have...

That really makes me sad. Its nice to have healthy debate and see different view points. If everyone agreed I'd be so bored. This issue must have been just so sensitive for her and I hope she...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By darjeelingmomma
  I have an 11yo DD (and a 5 yo DD) now and I...


I have an 11yo DD (and a 5 yo DD) now and I was also a part of my DSD's life when she was a preteen. (she's 23 now, where does the time go?!?) I married DSD's father when she was 7 and I wanted...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-29-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By darjeelingmomma
Wow what a lovely blended family you have and...

Wow what a lovely blended family you have and congrats on your fifth. I'm new here too and just wanted to say hello!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-29-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,160
Posted By darjeelingmomma
Okay, I am a little hesitant to throw in my two...

Okay, I am a little hesitant to throw in my two cents here being new to the boards and all, but reading this entire thread gave me a very strong reaction. Honest? What a totally avoidable and...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-29-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
  Hey All
Views: 94
Posted By darjeelingmomma
Hi! I'm new here too. You certainly sound like a...

Hi! I'm new here too. You certainly sound like a strong and wonderful momma! Congrats and many blessings on your little soon to be bundle of joy.
 
It's nice to meet you!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-29-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By darjeelingmomma
That would concern me too. I haven't been in...

That would concern me too. I haven't been in that situation however I think now that you've jumped in you should stand firm. Lots of cuddles and snuggles and redirection and I'm sure the dreaded...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-29-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By darjeelingmomma
I just wanted to give you a big...

I just wanted to give you a big huge http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif and let you know I am really sorry that happened. It sounds like everything is going to be fine with your son,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-29-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,812
Posted By darjeelingmomma
The other thread is so fun, I've gotta post here...

The other thread is so fun, I've gotta post here too. My husband gets outta his coat and suit coat before he gets home, no matter how cold it is and loosens his tie. I guess its how he starts to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-29-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,112
Posted By darjeelingmomma
Oooh, I am new to these forums but I want to...

Oooh, I am new to these forums but I want to jump in here and play! I'll confess and humble myself here, I have a little bit of 50's house frau in me. Just a little I swear! 
 
I need to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-29-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By darjeelingmomma
I couldn't read and not post, my heart really...

I couldn't read and not post, my heart really goes out to you. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif I didn't have this situation, my step children were much younger when I came into...
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