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Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-13-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By bauchtanz
I am feeling really ungrateful, and, I don't...

I am feeling really ungrateful, and, I don't know how to get over it.

My Dh is in an very unstable job. Periodically they will do a layoff, mess around with staffing, give them a paycut, or...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-13-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,686
Posted By bauchtanz
If you really feel this way, then it is time for...

If you really feel this way, then it is time for you to be making those connections.

Volunteer in the profession you want.
Join a service club (often times this opens many doors).
Offer to do...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-08-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By bauchtanz
I grew up in a life of politics - so I feel very...

I grew up in a life of politics - so I feel very comfortable saying that there is no way in hell I would EVER consider doing this.

You will NEVER see your child until the election is done....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-08-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By bauchtanz
Also - we noticed a very big diffrence when I...

Also - we noticed a very big diffrence when I cut out all caffine. I was surprised a little cup of tea would come back to haunt us about 1 am.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-11-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,551
Posted By bauchtanz
I got a cleaning lady.

I got a cleaning lady.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-11-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By bauchtanz
I would just say that if you pick a salary based...

I would just say that if you pick a salary based on money and not what will makes you happy, you will be back here in a few years saying "Thinking about career change.... how did you decide what you...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-19-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,730
Posted By bauchtanz
THis is part of the reason we are now at a...

THis is part of the reason we are now at a center, and not at at in home.

When our provider was sick, we had no choice but to take vacation days ourselves to cover our childcare (which, was like...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-25-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By bauchtanz
I should add - I like being alone except for...

I should add - I like being alone except for family and people I invite into my life.
I have a friend who said on thier gravestone they want it to read "leave me alone" and I totally agree!
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-25-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By bauchtanz
I am a country gal - I would love to selll this...

I am a country gal - I would love to selll this place and move to the country, but I have a very demanding 50+ hour a week job, plus 2 kids. I have a small garden and that, but it isn't the same as...
Forum: Pets   06-13-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By bauchtanz
It is a long story, but I now have a puppy. SHe...

It is a long story, but I now have a puppy. SHe is a small dauchshound and is very sweet. She is already crate trained, and does fairly well while confined to the kitchen when we are home, but I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-12-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By bauchtanz
We would love to have our hardwood floors...

We would love to have our hardwood floors refinnished, however, previous owners took a try at one area and ruined them so we will have to remove the wood and replace it. Since that is very...
Forum: Pets   06-08-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By bauchtanz
We had one. THe most impossible animal ever. It...

We had one. THe most impossible animal ever. It would work all day to escape, run away, then stand in the middle of the park and bark till we came and got it. Oh man, that thing barked inside,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-08-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By bauchtanz
Oh, and I really don't pick up clutter, just $$...

Oh, and I really don't pick up clutter, just $$ type bills and records. Seriously - that is her job. She usually puts the socks down the laundrey shoot, stacks the kids books, even takes out the...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-08-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By bauchtanz
THe only thing I would not recommend is to NOT...

THe only thing I would not recommend is to NOT use a service. I used to work for one, a well known chain.

One of my co-workers had just gotten out of prision for accidentaly killing someone...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-03-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bauchtanz
I never thought I would have to post this! I...

I never thought I would have to post this! I cannot keep up pumping with DS.

With DD I had enough milk leftover that I was a donor to the Mother's milk bank, plus gave to SIL and a friend.
With...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-06-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,579
Posted By bauchtanz
Quote: Originally Posted by MusicianDad...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MusicianDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13669773)
Yup, I honestly can't remember the last...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-25-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By bauchtanz
Okay - if you are not using any type of method...

Okay - if you are not using any type of method other than BF for birthcontrol, please realize you can very easily get PG before you want to - so you may want to fix that before you try out this...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-23-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By bauchtanz
How I do much of it is: 1. I have a cleaning...

How I do much of it is:
1. I have a cleaning lady. And not just one who cleans. I have one who makes the beds and changes sheets, picks up the house for me, even sweeps the porch. It was important...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-16-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By bauchtanz
I am not sure where you live, but right now most...

I am not sure where you live, but right now most states are having HUGE waiting lists to get into nursing programs.
My SIL has been on a wait list for over a year, and it will be most likey be 1...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-16-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By bauchtanz
SOme colleges offer programs for the children of...

SOme colleges offer programs for the children of thier students.

ALso - I hate to say it but, get a job first, then worry about the daycare. In this economy, I have 40 + applicants for a small,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-16-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By bauchtanz
Perhaps he should be tested for sleep apnea? I...

Perhaps he should be tested for sleep apnea? I am surprised by the people who have it, who you wouldn't think. LIke my grandmother!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-15-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 184
Posted By bauchtanz
Okay - DH can't live without pillows. I am...

Okay - DH can't live without pillows.
I am this total "safety" freak so we co sleep with no pillows, sheets and light blanket to the waist, and, then I wear a PJ top unbottoned with a long sleeve...
Forum: Gardening   04-08-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By bauchtanz
Help - I have a smallish back yard that is quite...

Help - I have a smallish back yard that is quite shaddy. We resodded it, took out the dozens of hostas (that is all there were) and have a blank canvas now along the edges.

What are some good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-08-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By bauchtanz
We will be paying off a car with the tax return...

We will be paying off a car with the tax return we are getting. We would like to put that which we normally spend each month in a college savings plan for each kid. Are there tax benifits to doing...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-26-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,491
Posted By bauchtanz
In regards to places to pump - I know many a...

In regards to places to pump - I know many a moms who have used thier cars. But - perhaps you can't leave the grounds when on the clock? This is true with our city (which really makes the power...
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