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Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By punchy
Surprised nobody has mentioned 'The Sister's...

Surprised nobody has mentioned 'The Sister's Eight' By Lauren Baratz-Logsted (with Greg and Jackie Logsted).
It's a mystery 'octology' about octuplet almost 8 year old girls. My daughter and I are...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-30-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By punchy
Hello, I need to find a lawyer in Toronto. I'm...

Hello,
I need to find a lawyer in Toronto. I'm currently involved in mediation, but I need a lawyer to go over the financials before signing our contract. I'm struggling to find someone. Can...
Forum: Women's Health   11-04-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By punchy
Possibly Scarlet Fever. It's basically a...

Possibly Scarlet Fever. It's basically a strep-strain. My daughter had it very mildly when it was going around at her school. Do some research and see if the symptoms add up.

HTH
Forum: Single Parenting   09-03-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,141
Posted By punchy
Thanks everyone! Sorry I've been away from the...

Thanks everyone! Sorry I've been away from the computer for a while but I just checked in on the thread and it looks like there are some great ideas. I agree that kids care more about what the child...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-17-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,141
Posted By punchy
Hi All, I was wondering if any of you have...

Hi All,

I was wondering if any of you have come across a good series of children's chapter books (age 6-8ish) with protagonists in a single parent household?

I'm sick of everything being so...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-08-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,158
Posted By punchy
This is generally our schedule: Ex takes DD...

This is generally our schedule:

Ex takes DD Wednesday evenings over night (I pick up after school Thursday) and then he takes her Sat. morning- Monday morning (I pick up after school Monday).
...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-01-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By punchy
I'm entering into the same situation and was...

I'm entering into the same situation and was given some very good advice about it recently. Don't bring up your love for him, that should never even be an issue. Of course you'll always love him,...
Forum: Women's Health   03-04-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By punchy
can you call the company?

can you call the company?
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-02-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By punchy
I totally get the clothes thing, but if I could...

I totally get the clothes thing, but if I could get my dd to wear jeans now and then I'd be amazed. For my daughter it's the opposite: we live in Canada and she will only wear thin stretchy pants...
Forum: Parenting   02-26-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,786
Posted By punchy
"I'm just angry that I have to be that random...

"I'm just angry that I have to be that random stranger that they are all going to hate for the rest of their lives."

Try the sentence out this way instead." I'm just glad that I can be that...
Forum: Parenting   02-17-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,602
Posted By punchy
Quote: Originally Posted by Theoretica...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Theoretica http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13204834)
These are great. I needed this!

Ummm...
Forum: Parenting   02-16-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,602
Posted By punchy
there's a song on an unlistenable children's cd...

there's a song on an unlistenable children's cd at our house (thanks mom) which has a song with these lyrics, " You get a line and I'll get a bowl, honey..." I later realized that it's about fishing.
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-03-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By punchy
I have a daughter like this. Here's how I feel...

I have a daughter like this. Here's how I feel about it: I love it I hate it I love it I hate it I love it I hate it. The thoughtful questions and comments that pop up inbetween the nonsense are...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By punchy
hopefully someone here will have an idea of how...

hopefully someone here will have an idea of how to get through the next 100 times. that is about how long any tactic will hold out, isn't it?
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-23-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By punchy
"Wow, Ani, thanks for trying to help. If you...

"Wow, Ani, thanks for trying to help. If you just set his feet back down on the chair, I'll come over and we can help him together." I don't know, but it was my first thought to make her responsible...
Forum: Parenting   01-23-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By punchy
oops, the plan toys one doesn't have plastic...

oops, the plan toys one doesn't have plastic walls, it's all wood.
Forum: Parenting   01-23-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By punchy
Plan Toys has one like that. Hope that helps.

Plan Toys has one like that. Hope that helps.
Forum: Women's Health   12-10-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By punchy
I wouldn't worry unless she's extremely agitated...

I wouldn't worry unless she's extremely agitated about it. Cut out dairy for sure. There's an extenda-cold going around lately (my dd just got over it a few weeks ago) Homeopathic Ant Tart was very...
Forum: Women's Health   12-08-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,063
Posted By punchy
I second homeopathy and also sodium ascorbate...

I second homeopathy and also sodium ascorbate mega dosing (do a search here for details), activated charcoal would likely help with the symptoms, but will deplete your nutrients leaving you...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-05-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By punchy
Also a great remedy is either arnica gel or...

Also a great remedy is either arnica gel or traumeel gel (the gels work more quickly). Warm the gel up in your hands before applying it so the shock of cold doesn't put them off. Hylands Homeopathic...
Forum: Parenting   11-27-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By punchy
i was so tired of putting things away that i...

i was so tired of putting things away that i bought a big 'ol basket and threw her clothes in there without folding them. she can dump the whole thing out on the floor to find what she needs and...
Forum: Women's Health   11-23-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By punchy
I have also experienced this. Mine is always...

I have also experienced this. Mine is always during ovulation and the other major change has been an increase in vaginal discharge (like, something comes out every time i wipe every day of the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By punchy
I wouldn't hesitate to discreetly ask a server...

I wouldn't hesitate to discreetly ask a server (if the restaurant isn't being slammed) to come over to my table and politely ask my child to quiet down.
If I were acting like a prick in a bar I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-21-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By punchy
i second the v-tech vote.

i second the v-tech vote.
Forum: Parenting   09-19-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By punchy
I'm with the put- immune -system -to-work thing,...

I'm with the put- immune -system -to-work thing, but I'm a singer. Singing is my job. I get sniffles/sore throat...I'm out of work for the week. Thus, if I know there's a bug going around at school,...
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