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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-02-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By jmarroq
Thank you! I am definitely a person who has...

Thank you! I am definitely a person who has trouble setting boundaries at times. I am going to have to come up with some firm rules. I think I will let them play "outside only" for a while.

I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-01-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By jmarroq
Am I a grouch?

My neighbors have two small boys ages 3 and 7 (and an older boy who I believe lives there part time). The 7 year old gets along great with my 8 yr old daughter who doesn't have any friends her age in...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By jmarroq
Just wanted to give a different point of view....

Just wanted to give a different point of view. There are people who are extremely thin by nature and wish they were heavier! Both sides of my family had thin people..even the men! I fluctuated...
Forum: Meal Planning   06-23-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 71,477
Posted By jmarroq
Wine. Sorry, but I have no appetite tonight! I...

Wine. Sorry, but I have no appetite tonight! I had a massive migraine and can't take the good stuff (Aleve) due to allergies, so I just had a huge glass of wine (Castle Rock Pinot Noir)!!! If I do...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-23-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 599
Posted By jmarroq
I hear you. Embrace it. I am one of those people...

I hear you. Embrace it. I am one of those people that everyone hates...I have skinny genes. I have always been thin and even underweight. I am now in my mid 40s and 5'5 and I fluctuate between...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-23-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,172
Posted By jmarroq
Haven't done this in a while, but I love this...

Haven't done this in a while, but I love this thread! I woke up around 7:30, made coffee for my husband and I, got ready for work, did some errands before work (post office, pet store), went to work,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-23-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By jmarroq
I have found that the public schools do a good...

I have found that the public schools do a good job of bringing up the topics here in FL. Then it's up to us parents to expand on it. There is a ton of anti smoking, drug and drinking stuff that comes...
Forum: Toddler Health   05-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By jmarroq
Oh no poor girl. No real suggestions except to...

Oh no poor girl. No real suggestions except to start seeing doctors.

Hopefully you will have better luck than I have had with my daughter. I have found it impossible to find answers for her...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-02-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By jmarroq
It's a process, but it can be done. There are a...

It's a process, but it can be done. There are a few co-op type delivery services. I would go to the downtown market on Saturday and ask around. There was some local organic beef there a while back....
Forum: Chicken Pox   03-26-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By jmarroq
My sister had a bad case of chicken pox when I...

My sister had a bad case of chicken pox when I was an baby. I was probably less than one year old at the time, and there was no vaccination for it back then. My mom did her best to isolate me, but...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-25-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By jmarroq
At least you have asked, and have gotten a...

At least you have asked, and have gotten a straight answer from your partner. I usually get guilt trips, sarcastic remarks, and manipulative tricks.

OK, so you got a straight answer, but it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By jmarroq
If the kids are nice and they play well with your...

If the kids are nice and they play well with your kids, then it's much better. It's even better if the family seems nice and normal too!

It can be so awkward when something happens though. I have...
Forum: Women's Health   07-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By jmarroq
Is the pill safe for me at 42?

My insurance company says I have to try BC pills before they will pay for a procedure I want for my irregular periods. The pill should be a safe choice for me. I am 42, have always been thin and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,290
Posted By jmarroq
Oh my gosh I do that all the time! For some...

Oh my gosh I do that all the time! For some reason the dates on the threads aren't visible at first and then I randomly respond to old posts like an idiot! I thought it was an active discussion!!
...
Forum: Women's Health   07-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,290
Posted By jmarroq
It is kind of weird she would even bring it...

It is kind of weird she would even bring it up...is it on her face or something?

I know someone who got type 2 on her arm and had frequent outbreaks. She thinks she transmitted it from her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By jmarroq
You're right. Very standard to set up accounts at...

You're right. Very standard to set up accounts at school (I think they start at age 9 at my kids' school). I wasn't talking about accounts set up for school purposes. I was talking about the type of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By jmarroq
This is true...Thank you reminding us that trust...

This is true...Thank you reminding us that trust is very important. The open communication you have with your teens is key too. Teaching strong morals, having good thinking skills...all of that is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-04-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By jmarroq
I've seen some Vines. Some of them are funny but...

I've seen some Vines. Some of them are funny but most of them are stupid jokes between friends. Many of them are completely inappropriate for kids to watch. Just like Youtube. My kids (7 and 11) love...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-18-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,444
Posted By jmarroq
. ~~~.I AGREE WITH SAIR. this is also for (...

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~~~.I AGREE WITH SAIR. this is also for ( jdedmom as well }.well ,I am a mom of several boys to nearly 12.....now,in many societies out-side Europe, kids are raised to feel that their body is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-18-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By jmarroq
You are right. I don't like what society has done...

You are right. I don't like what society has done but it's done. Outside of our home, they can not run around naked. We also have people come and go from our home a lot. That is why I ask them to put...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-18-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,444
Posted By jmarroq
. ~~~.I AGREE WITH SAIR. this is also for (...

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~~~.I AGREE WITH SAIR. this is also for ( jdedmom as well }.well ,I am a mom of several boys to nearly 12.....now,in many societies out-side Europe, kids are raised to feel that their body is...
Forum: Toddler Health   05-28-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 933
Posted By jmarroq
I think when kids have frequent ear infections...

I think when kids have frequent ear infections and/or speech delays, it is a good idea to test, even if there are no other hearing loss symptoms.
 
It seems like both my kids were tested for...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jmarroq
I wouldn't worry too much about the money thing...

I wouldn't worry too much about the money thing unless the girl deliberately tries to make your daughter jealous. You may need to remind your daughter about why some people choose to buy certain...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-23-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,498
Posted By jmarroq
I know sorry! I realized it was old, deleted my...

I know sorry! I realized it was old, deleted my post within seconds of posting, and it's still here! Good topic though. 
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,783
Posted By jmarroq
Another thought...I had a friend with the same...

Another thought...I had a friend with the same problem with her son. She thinks she knows why it happened. Her husband was giving him a bath, and retracted his uncircumcised penis and hurt him. He...
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