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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-16-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By TypingMJ
Pablo Neruda is a breathtaking 20th century...

Pablo Neruda is a breathtaking 20th century poet. There's an excellent and concise collection of his work called The Essential Neruda.
 
If you're interested in something very contemporary, I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-16-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By TypingMJ
At that age I loved John Bellairs books. They're...

At that age I loved John Bellairs books. They're creepy and mysterious but not too intense. "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" is a good place to start.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-11-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By TypingMJ
Thanks mamas, these books are exactly what I was...

Thanks mamas, these books are exactly what I was looking for!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-10-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By TypingMJ
My four-year-old son is asking for us to read...

My four-year-old son is asking for us to read him "longer" books. We usually read a lot of Curious George, Dr. Seuss, Mo Willems, etc, but recently he went completely wild for the original Alice in...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by Arduinna...

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Originally Posted by Arduinna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12989275)
Also anyone else wish that Amazon had...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-07-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By TypingMJ
Library-bound books are studier hardbacks: the...

Library-bound books are studier hardbacks: the pages are sewn in place rather than glued, and the cover is usually made of a reinforced buckram, rather than soft cloth. This helps the books stand up...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-05-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by LaLaLaLa...

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"The Time Traveler's Wife"

I'm looking...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-31-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,421
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by kaleidoscopeeyes...

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Originally Posted by kaleidoscopeeyes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12884642)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By TypingMJ
The animal care agency will eventually flag her...

The animal care agency will eventually flag her as a nuisance caller and stop coming out when she calls. I'd say just continue to keep your dog safe and wait it out, these types of problems tend to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-10-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 34,134
Posted By TypingMJ
Subbing! I'm about to go back to being a full...

Subbing! I'm about to go back to being a full time SAHM (after a few years of hybrid WAH/WOH) and I'm planning to improve my traditional homemaking skills while I have the chance to stay home. This...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-03-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,706
Posted By TypingMJ
Edward Scissorhands gets me every time....

Edward Scissorhands gets me every time. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By TypingMJ
I use cloth wipes, they're extremely convenient...

I use cloth wipes, they're extremely convenient when you're cloth diapering. I just wet them with tap water.
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By TypingMJ
For me, a kind of "foody" smell is a sign that...

For me, a kind of "foody" smell is a sign that it's time to bleach. I use pocket diapers (FBs & BGs) and I use about 1/4 cup of bleach in a large load every 4 - 6 weeks. It has eliminated smell...
Forum: Writing for the Web   12-01-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 8,939
Posted By TypingMJ
Congrats, NaNo winners!...

Congrats, NaNo winners! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/champagne.gif
Forum: Diapering   11-21-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By TypingMJ
I'm going to echo the others who have...

I'm going to echo the others who have recommended bleach. I was reluctant to use it and tried everything else first, but an occasional bleaching (about 1/4 cup once every 4 - 6 weeks) has completely...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-19-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By TypingMJ
I've always wanted to serve on a jury, it seems...

I've always wanted to serve on a jury, it seems very interesting. I've been called three times, but each time I was moving out of the county that called me and wasn't going to be around to serve....
Forum: Diapering   11-18-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By TypingMJ
HE top loaders do exist, I have one and I love...

HE top loaders do exist, I have one and I love it! Kenmore Elite HE, bought it from Sears a little over 2.5 years ago and I think they still make them. My diaper wash cycle ("whitest whites") takes...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,100
Posted By TypingMJ
If she's this unhinged because you made her...

If she's this unhinged because you made her phone ring once, I'd be concerned about what other way you could upset her by speaking to her. Just ignore her, and take care not to dial her number...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 436
Posted By TypingMJ
I have one and I love it. I'm a voracious...

I have one and I love it. I'm a voracious reader, and I estimate that the Kindle has saved me about 4-5' of shelf space since I got it earlier this year. I've got dozens of books on it, including...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-14-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By TypingMJ
You know, I once shot a bear in my pajamas.... ...

You know, I once shot a bear in my pajamas....



... how it got in my pajamas, I'll never know. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif:
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-14-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,233
Posted By TypingMJ
Just wanted to give you a...

Just wanted to give you a http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif , we went through the same thing in the summertime and it was brutal -- my husband and I were so weak we were...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-11-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by PattyCakes_726...

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Originally Posted by PattyCakes_726 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12591643)
I'd start with Dreams from My Father,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,708
Posted By TypingMJ
It's been my experience that delivery people...

It's been my experience that delivery people tend to be very chatty and tend to overshare. You kind of have to be a "people person" to do that kind of job, so it makes sense.

Now, as to what he...
Forum: Writing for the Web   11-02-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 8,939
Posted By TypingMJ
Well, my plan to fly by the seat of my pants on...

Well, my plan to fly by the seat of my pants on November 1st kinda backfired http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif I opened up a word document and tried to just start typing,...
Forum: Writing for the Web   10-30-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 8,939
Posted By TypingMJ
Quote: Originally Posted by JustKiya...

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Originally Posted by JustKiya http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12478478)
I think I'm going hardcore this year - no...
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