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Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By FancyPants
My oldest child worked out his spiritual...

My oldest child worked out his spiritual preference/belief system at 8.  He still adheres to it.
My youngest child, now also ten, figured this out for himself at 9. That seems the normal age.
It...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-20-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By FancyPants
What Alpenglow said here is very true. This is...

What Alpenglow said here is very true. This is exactly what happened in my case. The courts did not at all care that my ex had been a completely uninvolved father (and we had a summer sitter willing...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,202
Posted By FancyPants
I have an electronic keypad (same reason - ex)....

I have an electronic keypad (same reason - ex). I can easily program it for holiday mode when they are with their dad. Then I can just use my key or my master code to get in.
Good luck
Forum: Single Parenting   04-11-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 85,499
Posted By FancyPants
bumping really.... I like 1. No cigarette...

bumping really....
I like
1. No cigarette smells anywhere
2. Peace and quiet
3. Time for myself
4. Options that are entirely my own
Forum: Single Parenting   04-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By FancyPants
If you are this exhausted, :hugs I would imagine...

If you are this exhausted, :hugs I would imagine that having to go through a divorce would be even tougher.
I understand you may be done with your husband but perhaps it would make the most sense...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 523
Posted By FancyPants
Erm... embarassed to admit it but my teenager...

Erm... embarassed to admit it but my teenager goes there every school morning he's with me. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/2whistle.gif
Instead of an allowance he gets Starbucks' cards....
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-26-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By FancyPants
Thank you both so much. :) I will look into...

Thank you both so much. :)
I will look into the link. 
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-21-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By FancyPants
Hi! Wise mamas - does any one of you know...

Hi! Wise mamas - does any one of you know someone knowledgeable on the Portland Public School system and willing to help/available for pay?
 
We have a second meeting coming up regarding our...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-13-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,991
Posted By FancyPants
Thank you for the replies....

Thank you for the replies. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

RainyDay: I meant other than a regular flu...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-09-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,991
Posted By FancyPants
Just curious if anyone got it locally. How did...

Just curious if anyone got it locally. How did you even know that it is swine rather than local? How bad was it actually?

Thank you!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-09-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By FancyPants
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Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by sunflower.mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sunflower.mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14347478)
********I am not currently working but...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by FourTrees...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FourTrees http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14325406)
I didn't cry when my oldest went to...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-04-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by Ellien C...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ellien C http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14286242)
Oh heck No! I'm the queen of low standards....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-04-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By FancyPants
I put my son in a Red Cross class "when I'm in...

I put my son in a Red Cross class "when I'm in charge". The red cross is international so they probably have something similar where you live.
It was a very good class, talking to the kids about...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-10-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by That Is Nice...

Quote:
Originally Posted by That Is Nice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14204172)
Thank you.

Thank you, all.

You...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-05-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By FancyPants
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

Is your husband a bit of an @ss or is he overwhelmed also and struggling to keep his head above water?

If its the first would your...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-03-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,211
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by ccohenou...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ccohenou http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14173603)
I've been a SAHM and wouldn't want to do it...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-30-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,522
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by Carita...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carita http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14163649)
What about a going back into environmental...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-10-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 130,607
Posted By FancyPants
Oh thank heavens for this thread. ...

Oh thank heavens for this thread.

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-09-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By FancyPants
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Well I do not get my kids up in the morning. I wake before my husband. But he says that he does indeed often have to wake our 5 year...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-27-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,962
Posted By FancyPants
No. But I understand you. Especially since...

No.
But I understand you. Especially since your little one is only 3.


Agreed that it could be her day off. I now work 4 tens. So on Fridays I do do the SAH stuff.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-22-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By FancyPants
Quote: Originally Posted by newbymom05...

Quote:
Originally Posted by newbymom05 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13407182)
I have to put in a vote for 3 yrs. That's...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-20-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By FancyPants
Major...

Major http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

That does...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-19-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,455
Posted By FancyPants
I'd try posting in the tribe section for Salt...

I'd try posting in the tribe section for Salt Lake City. You could ask what people pay/are willing to pay/know what others pay. Also look on craigslist and see what people looking for nannies are...
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