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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-25-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By momasana
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by grahamsmom98 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391941/solo-road-trip#post_17492937)
 I used to travel...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-23-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By momasana
Would you drive 9 hours by yourself through the...

Would you drive 9 hours by yourself through the middle of nowhere in possible winter weather conditions to visit a friend?
 
I have never driven more than four hours by myself.  Well, once I drove...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By momasana
I'll shrug and say "I'm sorry you feel that way....

I'll shrug and say "I'm sorry you feel that way. I think you're one of the coolest kids in the world and that's why I have to keep you safe/healthy/well rested/well mannered/whatever"
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-18-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By momasana
Have you observed the classroom to see what kind...

Have you observed the classroom to see what kind of yelling is going on?   Is the teacher raising her voice to be heard or is she yelling at the children because she cannot control them otherwise? ...
Forum: Potty Learning   10-18-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By momasana
My DD really rejects doing #2 on the potty also....

My DD really rejects doing #2 on the potty also.  It's frustrating because it is so gross.  I feel like I've tried everything unsuccessfully. I've decided it's too easy for her to go in her pants....
Forum: Learning at School   10-18-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,281
Posted By momasana
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lrj85 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391057/should-schools-stop-having-holiday-parties/20#post_17488402)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-18-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 462
Posted By momasana
I want a grill. You know, the diamondy kind you...

I want a grill. You know, the diamondy kind you wear on your teeth.   I want it for when I go out for an evening of wine drinking and deep conversation with my girlfriends I can put it on and say...
Forum: Learning at School   10-18-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,281
Posted By momasana
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lrj85 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391057/should-schools-stop-having-holiday-parties/20#post_17486142)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-12-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By momasana
DH is funded for one more week before furlough....

DH is funded for one more week before furlough. We're crossing our fingers things will be resolved before that time comes.  The primary employer of our town is gov't funded so ~70% of the families...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-12-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By momasana
No lights, door open, don't flush. Yes wash...

No lights, door open, don't flush. Yes wash hands.
 
I usually 'go' two or three times at night and am the first to get up and 'go' in the morning. I don't flush throughout the night but will...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-02-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By momasana
It's funny you should ask because I JUST did the...

It's funny you should ask because I JUST did the exact thing this evening.  I had friended some PTA parents and classroom moms last year. We moved out of state. There were only two out of 12 of the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-02-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By momasana
My DS really liked to do cutting projects. I...

My DS really liked to do cutting projects. I found a book called "I can cut" or something like that that had a bunch of different pages/projects involving cutting at increasing levels of difficulty...
Forum: Potty Learning   10-02-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By momasana
DD is almost 3 and will ONLY go on an IKEA potty...

DD is almost 3 and will ONLY go on an IKEA potty chair so I bring one along. It's usually in the car and if she has to go we have to go out to the car and she'll sit on her pot in the hatchback....
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-02-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By momasana
Quote:Originally Posted by Red...

Quote:Originally Posted by Red Pajama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390664/awards-for-every-kid-in-every-sport#post_17473294)...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-02-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By momasana
When people ask what I do I  tell them I stay...

When people ask what I do I  tell them I stay home with my kids. Sometimes people will ask what I did before having kids and I don't mind telling them, but I don't ever feel like I have to justify...
Forum: Pets   10-02-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By momasana
Mine haven't been acting strange but I'm nowhere...

Mine haven't been acting strange but I'm nowhere near New England.    What's your weather forecast like? Is there a storm a'brewin?
Forum: Parenting   10-02-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By momasana
We only have one car so we only need one set!   ...

We only have one car so we only need one set!  
 
It would be nice to have a back-up set though, mostly because I really dislike having to remove the seats from my car (if we ride with grandma,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-26-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By momasana
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif
 
Shoot, mama. That's a lot for a heart to deal with at once. It sounds like you have a lot of love in your family (kitties, dogs, chickens,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-09-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,732
Posted By momasana
We play musical beds in our house. Everyone is...

We play musical beds in our house. Everyone is always cuddled up to someone, no big whoop. I am fine with it for however long it happens.
 
Growing up I always slept in bed with my mom when my Dad...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,813
Posted By momasana
I think our culture is way too obsessed with...

I think our culture is way too obsessed with hair. Let her try it. It's just hair.  Teach her that it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. If she likes a style that's easy to manage and doesn't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By momasana
I have recently read two great books by Gavin de...

I have recently read two great books by Gavin de Becker - Protecting the Gift and the Gift of Fear. Both are EXCELLENT resources when it comes to protecting your children and teaching them to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-31-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By momasana
I don't know of any secular humanist books...

I don't know of any secular humanist books geared directly towards children but would love to hear what others might know of.
 
A parenting book that we've enjoyed is "Parenting Beyond Belief: On...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-31-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 857
Posted By momasana
Growing up we were taught to always stay in...

Growing up we were taught to always stay in pairs or small groups.  We were given some age-appropriate freedoms but never did anything alone. We always had a friend along with us.  My perspective...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-31-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,016
Posted By momasana
The aversion set in with DS at a little over 3...

The aversion set in with DS at a little over 3 yrs, we weaned at 3.5. My DD is nearing 3 and I'm feeling very strongly about weaning her in the next few months. My body is tired and I'm ready to be...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-31-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By momasana
I didn't with either of mine. Mostly because I'm...

I didn't with either of mine. Mostly because I'm lazy and it felt like one more thing to do.
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