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Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-28-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,182
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Forum: Parents as Partners   04-05-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,099
Posted By Selesai
I think that when there are children born from a...

I think that when there are children born from a marriage, the efforts made to save or preserve that marriage have to be raised to a different level.  I think you have to be able to look your child...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-28-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Selesai
I've been married for 8.5 years.  We have two...

I've been married for 8.5 years.  We have two kids and I have a stepson.  We've been through a lot.  But the bottom line is this- my husband (SAHP) is very depressed.  He is irritable, verbally...
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-23-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Selesai
Well, I replaced the exhaust on my car after it...

Well, I replaced the exhaust on my car after it rusted out, but the reality is that I could have put it off for a while.  It's louder than normal, and you would fail emissions testing.  other than...
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-02-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 788
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by Latte Mama...

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Originally Posted by Latte Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16001916)
When I really need to get work done, I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-29-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,700
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by shayinme...

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Originally Posted by shayinme http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15988675)
No, my total debt load for undergrad and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-20-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by liberal_chick...

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Originally Posted by liberal_chick http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15959044)
One of the recent problems we've hit...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-14-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by mexicali mami...

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Originally Posted by mexicali mami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15940378)
Thing is I just started a new job,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-30-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,991
Posted By Selesai
Why don't you look into renting a moonbounce for...

Why don't you look into renting a moonbounce for a day or two and putting it at your home? Then you could do one party for both kids together, or one party on one day and one on the next.

Or,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-24-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,909
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by GuildJenn...

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Originally Posted by GuildJenn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15878031)
I don't honestly think it is your job to...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-23-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,540
Posted By Selesai
I think that you should more directly address...

I think that you should more directly address the issues you have with your husband as your partner, and your marriage in general. You say he is very intellectually stimulating, but does not...
Forum: Parenting   09-21-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,273
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by c'est moi...

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Originally Posted by c'est moi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15855744)
maybe i'm just out of touch, but i consider...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,790
Posted By Selesai
I agree that the car is not a good deal. You...

I agree that the car is not a good deal. You aren't saving $368 from what you spent before. You are spending over $300 a month that you really cannot afford to spend. I think you should consider...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 956
Posted By Selesai
You can consider filing suit if you are out...

You can consider filing suit if you are out anything out of pocket, or if you have injuries and medical bills that go unpaid.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-11-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 11,125
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by waiflywaif...

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Originally Posted by waiflywaif http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15713218)
Who knows, but you would have to, right?
...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-16-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Selesai
I guess I don't understand. How can you legally...

I guess I don't understand. How can you legally avoid payroll taxes if you don't have a mortgage? Won't you have to pay payroll taxes on any money that you are paying yourself as salary?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-09-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Selesai
I would sell the acura and motorcycle then plan...

I would sell the acura and motorcycle then plan your next car purchase while driving the Volvo. Because you just pt $4k into it, if you can make that money "pay off" for a while, then that would be...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-06-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,923
Posted By Selesai
OP, I understand where you are coming from. My...

OP, I understand where you are coming from. My DSS used to sit in the front seat with DH (before I would have permitted him- but this is DH's parenting decision, not mine) and when we got married it...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-02-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,842
Posted By Selesai
Quote: Originally Posted by RollerCoasterMama...

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Originally Posted by RollerCoasterMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15581878)
And he CHOSE to get you pregnant...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-11-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,980
Posted By Selesai
Laohaire- I just want to give you a big hug. ...

Laohaire- I just want to give you a big hug.

Are you trying to pay off the student loan early? Is it really worth it to you? I have to say- you're a much stronger person than I!

And- I don't...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-01-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
Posted By Selesai
Paintedfire-- I read your last post, which is...

Paintedfire-- I read your last post, which is exciting. Would the hours be better than what you are currently working?

I, too, am 29 and a lawyer. My husband is a SAHD. That's one option. But it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-17-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Selesai
My almost 4 year old refuses to poop on the...

My almost 4 year old refuses to poop on the potty. But he won't ask for a diaper either-- he'll just go in his underwear. That's really disgusting, BTW, so now we just throw out the underwear and...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-17-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
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Views: 1,328
Posted By Selesai
The thought I have had, in my own relationship,...

The thought I have had, in my own relationship, and when reviewing your post, is this:
Life is difficult, and marriage is difficult, and there will always be challenges and disappointments and...
Forum: Parenting   05-17-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,096
Posted By Selesai
This is hilarious. My kids have broken every...

This is hilarious.
My kids have broken every lamp in the living room (now we don't have any, what's the point?), 3 or 4 remote controls, a laptop (water + missing keys + random banging) and 6 baby...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-10-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,761
Posted By Selesai
I'm not a die-hard DR follower, but we're making...

I'm not a die-hard DR follower, but we're making some changes to eliminate our consumer debt and so I thought it would be ok if I joined this thread. We are on what would be considered BS2, I...
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