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Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-07-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,756
Posted By kbond
Thanks for the advice about TANF. When I looked...

Thanks for the advice about TANF. When I looked at it last time, we also didn't qualify but I can check again I suppose.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-05-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,756
Posted By kbond
zebra 15: Thanks for your insight. We have had...

zebra 15: Thanks for your insight. We have had people live, rent-free, in our room before for periods of time. One was my sister, which is a bit of a different situation. But, we did let one of my...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,436
Posted By kbond
I am still unemployed but have new son. I've...

I am still unemployed but have new son. I've been trying very hard to not feel bitter about my experience and keep looking for work. I knew when I had my daughter in school and made the choice to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,756
Posted By kbond
So, we're considering renting out our extra room...

So, we're considering renting out our extra room to make some money. (We never planned on almost 2 years of unemployment for me.) Has anyone here ever done this? I'm a little nervous about having a...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-11-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,765
Posted By kbond
Thanks for the well-wishes and congratulations....

Thanks for the well-wishes and congratulations. It's been a lot of fun having an infant again. If only my 2 year old would stop driving me crazy.
 
1. Predator's Gold (Hungry Cities #2) by Philip...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-09-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,765
Posted By kbond
  After a long hiatus, I'm back! My DS...




After a long hiatus, I'm back! My DS was born 12 days ago, and I'm settling back into the couch for nursing/sleeping/reading all day for at least the next 2 weeks. (my DD goes to preschool so...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-09-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By kbond
So, I have the dubious pleasure of experiencing...

So, I have the dubious pleasure of experiencing PUPPs this time around. And, I'm wondering if my experience with this rash is normal. Most of what I've been reading leaves me with the impression...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-13-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,425
Posted By kbond
OP: Check out the following links for finding...

OP: Check out the following links for finding low cost to free legal help for your issues. As others have stated, you will be entitled to child support, and since WA is community property, you'll be...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-13-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,190
Posted By kbond
  Thatagirl:   Check out this legal aid...


Thatagirl:
 
Check out this legal aid society--if you qualify, then you'll get free legal help to settle this issue.
http://www.laslou.org/
 
I'd also try calling the policy-holder directly...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-21-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,451
Posted By kbond
I'd second a PP with the advice of trying to...

I'd second a PP with the advice of trying to find legal help. Most local bar associations will have referral services and links to legal aid that you might qualify for. For instance, here in...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-20-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By kbond
If her mattress would fit in our room, I'd be...

If her mattress would fit in our room, I'd be tempted to move her in. My DH would not, I think, be on board with that though. He's really focused on getting her in her own bed.

Holding her only...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-20-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By kbond
My husband and I had a really good experience...

My husband and I had a really good experience with Eileen Stein.

http://www.eileenstein.com/

She's very supportive of AP stuff and was able to help us sort out our problems without us needing...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-20-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By kbond
We are at our wit's end over here, and I would...

We are at our wit's end over here, and I would really appreciate some help.

In August, I nightweaned and we transitioned our almost 2 year old DD to her own bed. This went relatively well, and...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-20-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By kbond
I've decided that I want to get a sewing...

I've decided that I want to get a sewing machine. I'd like to get it used and as cheaply as possible.

I do not really want to make clothes with it; at least, initially, I want to be able to do...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-13-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By kbond
I would look to see if your local bar...

I would look to see if your local bar association has any home foreclosure legal assistance projects going or any local neighborhood legal clinics. Here in Seattle, there's a special Home...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-13-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,436
Posted By kbond
Just found out that I did not get yet another...

Just found out that I did not get yet another job.....ugh. I thought the interview had gone rather well too. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-10-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,436
Posted By kbond
Thanks for all the positive responses. It is...

Thanks for all the positive responses. It is just really frustrating. I'm trying to remain positive and keep looking, but it's hard.

Just wanted to add, for loans, you can apply for an economic...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-08-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,436
Posted By kbond
Bumping this thread back up..... I suppose...

Bumping this thread back up.....

I suppose what I'm really looking for here is just some virtual hugs and maybe any advice that you feel like throwing out too.

I still do not have a job. I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-02-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By kbond
Thanks for all the thoughtful replies. I think...

Thanks for all the thoughtful replies. I think I'm pretty much sold even after reading a lot of the negative reviews on Amazon. (Most of those sounded like people who didn't want to regular...
Forum: January 2011   08-31-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By kbond
We weaned about a month ago, and I definitely...

We weaned about a month ago, and I definitely directed it which was something I hadn't wanted to do. But nursing was filling me with rage, and I decided it was better that my daughter have a calm...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-31-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By kbond
As I said previously, the firm is not big enough...

As I said previously, the firm is not big enough to be covered by FMLA and at this point, even if I was hired by a firm large enough to be covered, I will fall outside the 1 year requirement.
...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-30-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By kbond
Right, you can't fill it out until Jan. 1, but...

Right, you can't fill it out until Jan. 1, but it also asks you for tax information. You don't need to have done your taxes yet, but it does help. My advice was just to do it as soon as possible...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-30-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By kbond
How about clutter? How clear do your floors need...

How about clutter? How clear do your floors need to be?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-30-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By kbond
The firm is 4 attorneys, 3 support staff, and 2...

The firm is 4 attorneys, 3 support staff, and 2 paralegals so no, it doesn't fall under FMLA.

Unfortunately, I won't know how it went until I find out if I made the cut to the next round of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-30-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By kbond
Financial aid offers will come through the...

Financial aid offers will come through the University where your DS is accepted.

So, what happens, is you fill out the FAFSA. One of the sections asks you what schools you would like the report...
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