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Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-16-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,678
Posted By mamasaurus
We had nannies for many years, about 6 years,...

We had nannies for many years, about 6 years, but no longer anymore - our kids are old enough now. 
 
I agree with a PP who said something about giving a raise annually, instead of these 5 cent...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-15-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By mamasaurus
Thank you so much for all the replies!   ...

Thank you so much for all the replies!
 
Would someone kindly explain to me how an HSA works?  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shy.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-10-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By mamasaurus
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by WifeofAnt http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1325185/irritated-and-out-of-room#post_16599141)
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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-10-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By mamasaurus
It's been a while since I've done this, but I'll...

It's been a while since I've done this, but I'll try to remember...
 
Read the No-Cry Sleep Solution.  There are good tips in it.  The gist of it (as I can recall) is that you want to put your...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-09-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By mamasaurus
Sounds reasonable to me to move him to a pack...

Sounds reasonable to me to move him to a pack and play.  And I'm not be sarcastic or anything, I do think it sounds reasonable!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
 
I have an 8...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-09-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By mamasaurus
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Quote:Originally Posted by nd_deadhead http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-09-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By mamasaurus
We are a family of four and pay nearly $1000 a...

We are a family of four and pay nearly $1000 a month for health insurance.  It is run through my DH's business, which is a corporation, so the premiums are deductible and paid for with before-tax...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-09-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By mamasaurus
Snapdragon - thanks so much for responding!  I...

Snapdragon - thanks so much for responding!  I did what you said, organized everything into what needs to be done now and later.  I have a little list to work on today.  Actually, it's a big list,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-08-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By mamasaurus
Hi All,   I'm exhausted and could use some...

Hi All,
 
I'm exhausted and could use some help in trying to figure out what order to tackle these various things:
 
In no particular order - because, if I HAD an order, I wouldn't be here...
Forum: Site Help   12-30-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By mamasaurus
Will there ever be a forum for caring for...

Will there ever be a forum for caring for elderly parents or relatives?  MDC is about natural family living, and families include everyone, from babies to grandmas and grandpas.  At least I think...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-09-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By mamasaurus
My kids are in K and 3rd.  I homeschooled the...

My kids are in K and 3rd.  I homeschooled the older one for the second half of 2nd grade.  Then I put her back in our local PS for 3rd grade (she did 1st and part of 2nd there), and put the younger...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-30-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Ok, I changed the voice mail. I'm not ready to...

Ok, I changed the voice mail. I'm not ready to say "I'm not working", so I said that I would be doing X type of work, but not Y type of work.

That will weed out the majority of the clients, and...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
It's so hard to actually change the voice mail!...

It's so hard to actually change the voice mail! I haven't done it yet...

I keep thinking, "What if a really cool job comes in and I want to do it? Then I'll miss the opportunity!"
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
It's been three weeks since I made my "decision"...

It's been three weeks since I made my "decision" to stop working. And have I?

NO!

I continued to take on work over the past three weeks. People call me and I just can't say no to them.

I...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-24-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by applecider...

Quote:
Originally Posted by applecider http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15977326)
I think I know what you mean. For me, it's...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-23-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By mamasaurus
How do you cut through all the noise of what...

How do you cut through all the noise of what other people are saying you should do with your life, and really get down to what it is that you really want?

You know what I'm sayin'?

I *think*...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-13-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By mamasaurus
Hi all, I have home schooled and have had...

Hi all,

I have home schooled and have had my kids in school. I'm not really comfortable around a lot of people and find it stressful at times. Right now my kids are in school, but they want to...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Wow - I never really realized until today that...

Wow - I never really realized until today that the work I do involves helping people so much that it is overwhelming me. I have always thought my work was a "craft", a hands-on thing. But really,...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by Chamomile Girl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chamomile Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15917070)
One issue I see with your proposed...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
I guess I don't really want to find a way to...

I guess I don't really want to find a way to "make this work" - meaning, finding a way to continue working and still do all the Mom Stuff.

I have been around and around and around with this issue...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by Three~Little~Birds...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Three~Little~Birds http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15916638)
Could you take a leave of absence?...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by swd12422...

Quote:
Originally Posted by swd12422 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15915552)
If you really love what you do and see it as...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by Learning_Mum...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Learning_Mum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15915285)
There is always volunteering if you want...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by BeckyBird...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BeckyBird http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15915281)
If you can quit work and just concentrate...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By mamasaurus
Quote: Originally Posted by Belia...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Belia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15915064)
Yup. Now you just need to make peace with it.
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