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Forum: Single Parenting   08-19-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Hollycrand
He's breaking the agreement.  So you have the...

He's breaking the agreement.  So you have the choice to amend the agreement to put it in words that you both agree to, or you can play hardball and threaten asking for full custody unless he...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-05-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 893
Posted By Hollycrand
I'm still waiting for my access to the private...

I'm still waiting for my access to the private forum (hint hint moderators!!!!!)
Forum: Personal Growth   10-14-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Hollycrand
Take one day at a time.   You WILL make...

Take one day at a time.
 
You WILL make mistakes and sometimes fall back into your old patterns.  What'll be different this time is your re-bound time.  What you can do, is write in a journal and...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-09-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,791
Posted By Hollycrand
Seeing as the language is Spanish, there is a...

Seeing as the language is Spanish, there is a good chance you could find a Spanish-speaking daycare in the US without switching languages.
We do OPOL, and while we were living in Germany, I spoke...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-03-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,800
Posted By Hollycrand
October 3: Didn't spend ANYTHING today!!! It...

October 3: Didn't spend ANYTHING today!!! It feels great!!
Forum: Personal Growth   10-03-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Hollycrand
Katie T,   I didn't mean it as a snarky...

Katie T,
 
I didn't mean it as a snarky comment as a reply to what you said...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-02-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,800
Posted By Hollycrand
a. Who you are I am Holly, single mama to two...

a. Who you are
I am Holly, single mama to two girls, 5 and 8 years old.

b. Where you are going (your financial goals) and
Too pay off my debts (credit card especially), start saving some money,...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-29-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Hollycrand
You don't just wake up one day and just 'love...

You don't just wake up one day and just 'love yourself'.  It comes gradually.  I am still working on it, after a similar experience to the OP and a divorce. 
Take one day at a time.  There will be...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-26-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,123
Posted By Hollycrand
I usually ask around at my daughter's school or...

I usually ask around at my daughter's school or people I know who have had babysitters in the past for THEIR kids.
 
Forum: Single Parenting   09-26-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Hollycrand
Welcome to the forum!!!    ...

Welcome to the forum!!! 
 
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Forum: Personal Growth   09-21-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By Hollycrand
I am so sorry this is happening to you.   ...

I am so sorry this is happening to you.
 
First of all, take one day at a time.  Have a serious talk with your DH - find out if he would agree to counseling, if you both would like to try...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-21-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By Hollycrand
You could also try CoDa (http://www.coda.org/)...

You could also try CoDa (http://www.coda.org/) which has the same structure as AA and Al-Anon and which focuses on co-dependent relationships. 
I have found it very helpful and inspiring.
 
Good...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-20-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By Hollycrand
So why can't this guy, who is usually very blunt...

So why can't this guy, who is usually very blunt and straight forward, tell me if he thinks our relationship is over??
Forum: Personal Growth   09-20-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By Hollycrand
He tells me I'm sucking the energy out of him. ...

He tells me I'm sucking the energy out of him.  But maybe I'm co-dependent on the relationship...it is so hard for me to not talk to him, to not be with him.
 
Forum: Personal Growth   09-14-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By Hollycrand
I've apologized and asked for forgiveness, but...

I've apologized and asked for forgiveness, but nothing seems to help.
 
My BF has been unemployed for over 9 months now.  I was briefly unemployed as well in July, but found a job 3 weeks later...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,123
Posted By Hollycrand
Hello everyone,   I floated on and off this...

Hello everyone,
 
I floated on and off this thread a couple of years ago, but haven't been on in a while.  Perhaps I might be more active in the future...long story involving unemployed boyfriend...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,096
Posted By Hollycrand
 a. Who I am:   I'm Holly, single mom to...


a. Who I am:
 
I'm Holly, single mom to two girls (5 and 8)

b. My financial goals:
 
To be debt-free, not spend money on any *extras*, start saving money to eventually buy a house.

c....
Forum: Single Parenting   09-04-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,123
Posted By Hollycrand
Animegeekmom,   It has only been 3 months...

Animegeekmom,
 
It has only been 3 months you have been single.  There's no hurry in finding anyone.  What you could take this time to do is work on your self-esteem.  Try and find what you really...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-07-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,028
Posted By Hollycrand
I am grateful for:   - a boyfriend who has...

I am grateful for:
 
- a boyfriend who has stood by my side for the past 9 months while I have been going through a lot of emotional and mental issues
- a new job I will be starting pm August 15...
Forum: Canada   06-26-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By Hollycrand
So I guess what we can do is to buy local...

So I guess what we can do is to buy local produce, and encourage friends and family to do the same.  It helps, a bit....
Forum: Canada   06-20-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By Hollycrand
Maybe it's worth investing in a juicer so you...

Maybe it's worth investing in a juicer so you can make your own from Canadian apples??
Forum: Canada   06-14-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,870
Posted By Hollycrand
Hello everyone!   I thought I'd chime in...

Hello everyone!
 
I thought I'd chime in here, having immigrated to Canada (Quebec) 3 years ago from Germany (though I am French and was born and raised in the US).  The provinces like BC, Ontario...
Forum: Canada   05-25-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Hollycrand
The Quebec government has French lessons given...

The Quebec government has French lessons given free of charge, and you might want to see if your husband's company will pay for something like that if you wouldn't be eligible for those lessons on a...
Forum: Canada   05-25-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Hollycrand
Most of the English language schools have...

Most of the English language schools have immersion or excellent bilingual French/English programs.  Your kids can learn French, at the same time having 'regular' schooling in their native...
Forum: Canada   05-24-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Hollycrand
Here's another link I found:   ...

Here's another link I found:
 
http://www.bonjourquebec.com/qc-en/09mai_vieuxsainterose0.html
 
 
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