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Forum: Co-op Chat   02-07-2012, 07:57 AM
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Posted By brooklyngirl
Vote for a disana group buy

Vote for a disana group buy
Forum: Spirituality   08-15-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By brooklyngirl
Awesome accomplishment wolfmom!! Congrats...

Awesome accomplishment wolfmom!!

Congrats mamatoabunch!! I'm waiting for Anthony to arrive but he seesm to be very comfortable in there.
Forum: Spirituality   08-07-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By brooklyngirl
My dd 8 years old wears a veil. It is a decision...

My dd 8 years old wears a veil. It is a decision that she made on her own. She started last year and she would wear a hat or her favorite bonnet to Mass every week. I didn't realize she was...
Forum: Spirituality   08-05-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By brooklyngirl
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http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: Glad your dh got the job.
Forum: Spirituality   07-16-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
Wolfmom- A triathlon. That is just so awesome....

Wolfmom- A triathlon. That is just so awesome. Please let us know how it goes. I'm so pregnant right now I have to live vicariously through you. Although I am looking forward to getting back into a...
Forum: Spirituality   07-15-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
I keep losing my posts. Computer burps or...

I keep losing my posts. Computer burps or something. Anyway here goes a shorter version.

Unless you have the kind of relationship where you talk about faith, I would pray for their conversion....
Forum: Spirituality   06-29-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
Just call the priest I am sure he would be...

Just call the priest I am sure he would be wiling to accommodate you. My friend said that she visited a parish in Fl. and they only offered confession twice a year....
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-24-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,785
Posted By brooklyngirl
I have the same issue and my son is a voracious...

I have the same issue and my son is a voracious reader. It's hard to keep up. I''ve had friends give us old children's books. Some from the early 50's but reprints of stories writtten even earlier....
Forum: Spirituality   06-22-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
 LOL! I know I'm still waiting for the...



LOL! I know I'm still waiting for the catalog I think they may have had issues getting those printed on time. I would e-mail and see if they are finally out.

There were several aspects of...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-19-2009, 03:13 PM
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Views: 161,935
Posted By brooklyngirl
Our family had our experiences with a "Waldorf...

Our family had our experiences with a "Waldorf inspired" homeschool group a few years ago. As I read these posts, I recognize some of the patterns. Luckily, our involvement was short lived but I did...
Forum: Spirituality   06-18-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
We used Seton this year as part of a Seton...

We used Seton this year as part of a Seton satellite school and we are switching to Kolbe for the Fall. I will also use materials from Catholic Heritage curriculum. I'd like to design my own...
Forum: Spirituality   06-18-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
Our first Corpus Christi procession drew over...

Our first Corpus Christi procession drew over 600 people. We stopped at every church in town (5 including the Ukraine.) It took three hours and it was awesome!
Forum: Parenting   06-16-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,084
Posted By brooklyngirl
I think it's the parents of "those kids" that I...

I think it's the parents of "those kids" that I try to keep my kid's away from. I think the pendulum has swung away from "punishment parenting" to parent's becoming uncomfortable setting limits or...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-16-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By brooklyngirl
Teach Your Child to Read is very inexpensive...

Teach Your Child to Read is very inexpensive (free if your library had it.) Very short lessons. I used it with all 3 of my children and we would do it consisitently for a week or two and then take a...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-11-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,937
Posted By brooklyngirl
No shoes in the house. I read somewhere that it...

No shoes in the house. I read somewhere that it reduces the amount chemicals you can track in from pesticides. We just think the floor stays cleaner. In the winter we have slippers. In the summer it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-08-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,384
Posted By brooklyngirl
Eldest (ten years old) is circ'd and youngest (5...

Eldest (ten years old) is circ'd and youngest (5 years old) is not. It is not an issue at all.
Forum: Spirituality   06-03-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,472
Posted By brooklyngirl
I've been off line for a bit. I've...

I've been off line for a bit.

I've volunteered with our VBS for the past few years. The first year my son just stayed with me as I lead a group. The next year they tried a pre-school group and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-20-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By brooklyngirl
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Good. They really didn't treat you well from the beginning. If this situation was reversed and they had somehow shorted you money...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-19-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 780
Posted By brooklyngirl
When we road trip we always bring a cooler and...

When we road trip we always bring a cooler and lots of water. We'll stop and have picnics/snacks so we can stretch our legs. We usually book a hotel that includes breakfast which ends up saving us...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-18-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By brooklyngirl
Going to the media if they don't work with you...

Going to the media if they don't work with you might work. It just wasn't an isolated incident and that works in your favor. A news story about how people are getting no paychecks during tough times...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-17-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,466
Posted By brooklyngirl
Ouch. I would got my union rep. and see if they...

Ouch. I would got my union rep. and see if they can at least work something out. Someone who works in payroll probably assumes that you should know exactly what you should get paid every week and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-17-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,192
Posted By brooklyngirl
We figured out that dh is the one that is best...

We figured out that dh is the one that is best at food shopping. He'll stay on budget and get us everything we need. You know how some people have a price book that lists what you usually pay for...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-21-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,233
Posted By brooklyngirl
I just found this thread. How are people doing? ...

I just found this thread. How are people doing?

I just gave up my Palm and am now using a Moleskine Planner/Notebook. I really felt like I needed to use a pen again. I found out I wasn't alone...
Forum: Co-op Archive   09-11-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 1,606
Posted By brooklyngirl
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http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: Got mine and it's a stunner. It has a deep green layer that I love.

Thank you!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-10-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By brooklyngirl
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http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif I'm glad you have someone to help you with it.

Good luck with it all.
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