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Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,523
Posted By Storm Bride
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Quote:Originally Posted by MeepyCat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1360282/birth-is-not-normal/100#post_17605990)
  
What does that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-19-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,345
Posted By Storm Bride
Why do so many people think Hermione should have...

Why do so many people think Hermione should have ended up with someone irritating (or just plain mean), just because she's smart?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,345
Posted By Storm Bride
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-18-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Storm Bride
I haven't really noticed this, but would much...

I haven't really noticed this, but would much prefer a handshake to a hug from someone I don't really know. I love hugs, but I'm definitely not the hug everybody type.
 
That said, I also don't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,345
Posted By Storm Bride
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,345
Posted By Storm Bride
I remember thinking that Hermione would be...

I remember thinking that Hermione would be restoring the memories to her parents. I don't normally jump to conclusions like that - I think I may re-read that book, and see if there's anything that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By Storm Bride
I rarely forget dates of any kind. DH is pretty...

I rarely forget dates of any kind. DH is pretty good, but sometimes things slip. So far, he's never forgotten our anniversary, but I also don't keep quiet about it or leave it to him to remember. We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,010
Posted By Storm Bride
I used to wear make-up every day...light for...

I used to wear make-up every day...light for work, as I had an office job for many years, and very heavy for weekends or evening outings. (My weekend/evening style was very reminiscent of Elvira:...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By Storm Bride
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Quote:Originally Posted by Ragana http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1396921/what-is-the-worst-packaged-food#post_17563485)
 I would...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-04-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By Storm Bride
There are too many for me to pick a worst, but I...

There are too many for me to pick a worst, but I have a particular hate on for Lunchables, because they're nutritionally awful, ridiculously expensive for what you get, use very excessive packaging,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-04-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,345
Posted By Storm Bride
Oh - also wanted to mention that Harry and Ginny...

Oh - also wanted to mention that Harry and Ginny wasn't from out of nowhere, imo. From the very first book, I suspected Rowling was going to pair them up, eventually.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,345
Posted By Storm Bride
I liked that Harry ended up a member of the...

I liked that Harry ended up a member of the Weasley family, by marriage. He didn't have a family, and then he did. (Yes - I know they considered him to be part of the family, anyway, but I liked...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 551
Posted By Storm Bride
I wouldn't change much. We don't really drive...

I wouldn't change much. We don't really drive all that much, and the cost of switching to public transit would balance out the gas price (transit prices would also go up, and for short trips wiht a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By Storm Bride
I've come to believe I like it better than I'd...

I've come to believe I like it better than I'd like being a man. I used to think otherwise, but I think men are more slaves to their genitalia than we are. I didn't used to believe it, but I think...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By Storm Bride
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AAK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1395557/can-i-just-say#post_17547046)
 Hmmm, sunflower seeds.  I love...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-14-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By Storm Bride
Thanks, Amy. I've actually found that magnesium...

Thanks, Amy. I've actually found that magnesium supplements help. (As sunflower seeds are a good source of magnesium, I've come to suspect that my addiction to said seeds is the rason I was spared...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-11-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 245
Posted By Storm Bride
I love holiday gift-giving. My family gave up...

I love holiday gift-giving. My family gave up exchanging among the adults (my siblings, siblings-in-law, parents, godmother, and I) a few years ago. I kind of miss it, but we really had reached the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By Storm Bride
I hate them. I never liked them much, and...

I hate them. I never liked them much, and started to really hate them during my years of secondary infertility (as each one was a reminder that I still wasn't pregnant). Since I've had a menstrual...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By Storm Bride
I get great gifts all the time, but some of the...

I get great gifts all the time, but some of the standouts:
 

Portable tape deck ("ghetto blaster") when I was 14 or 15...mostly because it was what I wanted most, and mom and dad had me...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-08-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,105
Posted By Storm Bride
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Quote:Originally Posted by limabean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1360198/first-world-problems/80#post_17540978)


Lol! I've...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Storm Bride
I didn't grow up with any concept of thank you...

I didn't grow up with any concept of thank you notes, except for weddings. They just weren't something that was done in my circle of friends and family. However, some form of acknowledgement/thank...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Storm Bride
I always stay home on NYE - always have. I stay...

I always stay home on NYE - always have. I stay up to midnight, and usualy toast in the New Year with a bit of champagne, but it's very low key. (I've only ever attended one New Year's party, and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By Storm Bride
Historically, I keep it up until Epiphany (this...

Historically, I keep it up until Epiphany (this is a cultural/family thing, as I'm not Christian, and wasn't raised in a Christian home). We'll be taking the tree down a little early this year, as...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-26-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By Storm Bride
It was amazingly mellow this year. DD2 was a...

It was amazingly mellow this year. DD2 was a little wild (she's sniffling today, so I think she was coming down with something). DD1 had a meltdown at bedtime, over a toy that wasn't working...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-26-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,552
Posted By Storm Bride
Favourites are interesting. DS1's favourite was...

Favourites are interesting. DS1's favourite was the Zippo wick. DD1's was the battery operated toothbrush. DS2's favourite was probably the little temporary tattoo of a drum that I threw in for the...
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