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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-03-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i will attempt paper clutter today linda, easy to...

i will attempt paper clutter today linda, easy to do with the kids around too =)
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
finding time and energy is so hard for me. I try...

finding time and energy is so hard for me. I try to organize the garage and the kids always interupt, it is impossible with them around, and they around almost all the time lol. If i start messing...
Forum: Meal Planning   07-01-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
hating the cooking/food fixing duties

I have mentioned this before but we are in a blended family. This makes meal prep extremely stressful for me. I am filled with a house of picky eaters/eater that like the exact opposite things. We...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-01-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,330
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i guesstimated that we are spending about 6$ per...

i guesstimated that we are spending about 6$ per person per day. The kids aren't with us everyday/night so i just assumed 6 days per week instead of 7. 6 dollars per person seems very high to me....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-01-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,331
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
start: 179 previous week: 170.4 current week...

start: 179
previous week: 170.4
current week 6 : 169
goal: 155
total pounds lost 10 =)

I had a couple cheats this week. I had a piece of cake and a pancake, both with gluten. I can definitely...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
he made it easy for me and bailed out last...

he made it easy for me and bailed out last minute, i got a text saying the plans fell through .So in the end the kids stayed with me. And yes i do walk on eggshells still. I try to keep the peace as...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
separate vs joint accounts

so dp and i are still using separate banking accounts. We have talked about getting a joint account and plan to do it this week while still maintaining our own separate accounts.

My main issue is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,859
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i am in the midwest and this past month: ...

i am in the midwest and this past month:

Gas: 38$
electric 202$
water/trash/recycling 102$

Family of 6

Our electric gets really high july-september about 300 $ per month. Gas wasn't as...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i ended up finding a suite that has a pullout...

i ended up finding a suite that has a pullout sofa and allows up to 5 kids. Thank goodness, obviously it isn't a cheap option getting a suit but much cheaper than getting two room. I used a 25$ off...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-25-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
right of first refusal

so i kind of mentioned that my ex often uses his gf as a babysitter.
we do have right of first refusal in our divorce decree. Usually they are with her for an hour or two before he gets off work....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-24-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,551
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
my debt is under 7000$! I know i had hoped to be...

my debt is under 7000$! I know i had hoped to be much further along by now, but going down slowly is better than going up! I am at 6984$ in debt. I am going to try and make an extra effort in july to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-24-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,893
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
for me it is a no, I have bounce around with...

for me it is a no, I have bounce around with weight, and post baby, I had to go through extreme dieting and/or exercise or traumatic stress to lose the weight. I can lose the weight, but my body is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-24-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,331
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
start: 179 previous week: 171.4 current week...

start: 179
previous week: 171.4
current week 5 : 170.4
goal: 155

things are going well for me and weight loss. Usually the first 6 weeks/10 pounds comes off super easy for me, and so far I am...
Forum: Spirituality   06-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
the kids went to vbs at where dsd goes to mothers...

the kids went to vbs at where dsd goes to mothers day out. Just trying to get a feel for it. They seem nice and the kids had fun. None of the older two had any students from their school which was a...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-19-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I usually do let her sleep as late as possible. I...

I usually do let her sleep as late as possible. I have to get the older kids to school and now summer school or pick them up so I always let her sleep in as late as possible for naps and in the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-19-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
all the kids have a snack at 3:30-4, i start...

all the kids have a snack at 3:30-4, i start making dinner around 5-5:15 ish so they are fed dinner by 6pm

She is napping every day. She usually naps 1:30-3:30 everday. When she does mothers day...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-19-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
no she hasn't gone to a dentist. That is...

no she hasn't gone to a dentist. That is something i told dp we should check. I looked in her mouth and i think i see some decay on her molars. So we are going to get her in to an appt hopefully...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-19-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
normal behavior or other issues?

My dp's almost 4 year old is seeming to have some aggression issues. When we first moved in together she was very aggressive toward my dd who is just 3 months older. She was biting alot and in turn...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-18-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,331
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
start: 179 previous week: 172.6 current week...

start: 179
previous week: 172.6
current week 4 : 171.4
goal: 155
Forum: Single Parenting   06-17-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
we do have the right of first refusal and in the...

we do have the right of first refusal and in the beginning i didnt leave the kids with her, it has only been the past 3-4 months he tells me drop them with her around 6 pm on fridays because he does...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-17-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
she's been around about 1.5 years. The kids like...

she's been around about 1.5 years. The kids like her. I am okay with her. She quit her job about 8 months ago and does not work, just spends her days at my ex's house. She wants my kids over more, it...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-15-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
my last post is nearly 3 months old, just wanted...

my last post is nearly 3 months old, just wanted to say things are going much better. Ever since youngest dsd started mother's day out life at home has become so much less stressful. Since I am the...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-14-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
yeah i know i played outside a lot too when i was...

yeah i know i played outside a lot too when i was younger. I knew how to entertain myself but these kids need guidance and often someone watching them or there will be fights. we also live near a...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-13-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Thanks freebutterfly. I will check out the...

Thanks freebutterfly. I will check out the resources.

I decided to be the better person and texted my ex i was fine with gf going if she wanted to. Doing that was hard but she isn't the worse...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-12-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Summer..help

I am at my wits end this summer. I do not know what to do with the kids! I am nerve wracked just thinking about when dsd finishes summer school this month and ds is done with his sport. I have all...
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