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Forum: Parenting   08-01-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,350
Posted By Jennyfur
I absolutely love the nonsense words of Dr....

I absolutely love the nonsense words of Dr. Seuss--very reminiscent of Lewis Carroll's work.  My kids grew up surrounded by similar books and are now adults (well, 3 out of 4) with fierce interest...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-15-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,172
Posted By Jennyfur
Fully and on schedule, but my kids are older. ...

Fully and on schedule, but my kids are older.  If I had a newborn now, I'd probably do delayed vaccination, but I'd definitely have all the recommended series administered.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-15-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,710
Posted By Jennyfur
My kids are 26, 18, 18 and 14, and I definitely...

My kids are 26, 18, 18 and 14, and I definitely always had the expectation that my kids would comply with my (reasonable) requirements.  It's been interesting reading this thread.  I've often...
Forum: Parenting   03-06-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Jennyfur
My kids are older (25, 17, 17, 13), so I have...

My kids are older (25, 17, 17, 13), so I have some perspective on this now, but it all sounds very familiar!  My twins turned 4 just a week after my last child was born, and there was definitely...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-28-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Jennyfur
Texting and computer usage in general are very...

Texting and computer usage in general are very addictive (I can attest to that).  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif  We've always had a rule that phones get plugged in by 11:00 or...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-28-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,035
Posted By Jennyfur
My parents always ran around naked, and all of...

My parents always ran around naked, and all of us kids would talk to my mom while she was in the tub.  She called it Grand Central Station.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif
 ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-28-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,537
Posted By Jennyfur
Even the VS bras have too much cup for my DD13,...

Even the VS bras have too much cup for my DD13, but I've found the best training bras for her at Justice.  They call them "pullover trainer bras," and my DD has worn them for at least a year. 
 ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-28-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By Jennyfur
My daughter got her permit when she was 15 years...

My daughter got her permit when she was 15 years & 9 months and just got her driver's license on Thursday at age 17 years & 1 month.  Her twin brother has been much more reluctant to drive.  He got...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-05-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,313
Posted By Jennyfur
I adore my teens and feel very positive about...

I adore my teens and feel very positive about them, so this might seem Pollyanna-ish, but here you go:
 
Exciting
Loving
Rewarding
Heartwarming
Hilarious
 
My youngest is 13, and my twins...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,675
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by becoming http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-07-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,305
Posted By Jennyfur
I never thought of myself as someone who wanted...

I never thought of myself as someone who wanted or could handle twins, but my twins are 16 years old now and are absolutely amazing. They are extremely close & I feel so lucky to have them in my...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-22-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Jennyfur
My son recently turned 16, and he played laser...

My son recently turned 16, and he played laser tag with his friends & then had an all-night gaming session at home complete with pizza and lots of goodies.
Forum: Learning at School   08-31-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Jennyfur
Considering how small her school is & how...

Considering how small her school is & how limited the class options, I think it would be a good idea for her to move to 10th grade now. The only caveat would be any resistance on her part, whether...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-07-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by BelovedK...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BelovedK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15380184)
and grandchildren.

How do you make that...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-06-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,626
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by QueeTheBean...

Quote:
Originally Posted by QueeTheBean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15370332)
There is a math-science school (still a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-06-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by Phoebe...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phoebe http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15379891)
It drives me nuts, the reading multiple books...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-28-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,626
Posted By Jennyfur
I wanted to offer some words of encouragement....

I wanted to offer some words of encouragement. You could be describing my son at your son's age. Getting through grade school was academically easy but socially difficult for him. We tried to teach...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-08-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by trinity6232000...

Quote:
Originally Posted by trinity6232000 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13516345)
Is a little girl dressing up in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-08-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,973
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by Mpenny1001...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mpenny1001 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13513683)
If my five year old acted like that at a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-08-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,661
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by confustication...

Quote:
Originally Posted by confustication http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13486422)
I'm glad you managed to get him to...
Forum: Learning at School   04-08-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jennyfur
DD14 and DS14 both had the flu this winter &...

DD14 and DS14 both had the flu this winter & each missed 1 respective day of school because of that. They were lucky (?) to be sick over the weekend....
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Jennyfur
It's so rough for the first month or so, trying...

It's so rough for the first month or so, trying to get into the new routine of a larger family. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif Your DS2 really has a lot going on alll at...
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,766
Posted By Jennyfur
Yup! I have 3 daughters and 1 son, and I hope...

Yup! I have 3 daughters and 1 son, and I hope that my son marries someone wonderful who will accept and love me (and I hope to love her in return)!
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,622
Posted By Jennyfur
Quote: Originally Posted by AverysMomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AverysMomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13515933)
Honey, I have a ten month old, I totally...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-08-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,596
Posted By Jennyfur
Rarely. I was spanked as a child, but I hated...

Rarely. I was spanked as a child, but I hated it, so when my kids were younger it didn't occur to me to spank.

Instead, I often had the urge to lose my temper and yell, so I still had something I...
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