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Forum: Mothers' Writing Group   08-20-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,054
Posted By hannahi
Yes, I'm planning on doing this to jump-start my...

Yes, I'm planning on doing this to jump-start my writing. I want to have at least a rough outline of the plot before I start and that's what's the hardest for me at this point!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-18-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By hannahi
For me it's not so much the ending but the whole...

For me it's not so much the ending but the whole arc of the plot. For instance there's the "black moment" in romance novels, typically at the end of the book right before the happy ending, where you...
Forum: Mothers' Writing Group   08-17-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 972
Posted By hannahi
I'm interested to hear from those who write for...

I'm interested to hear from those who write for clients (ghostwriting, copywriting, writing web articles, for instance) and have other works in progress such as a novel.
I'm asking because I've...
Forum: Montessori   07-23-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By hannahi
There are lots of well-written biographies for...

There are lots of well-written biographies for early elementary. For instance the Pull-Ahead Books--Biographies....
Forum: Montessori   07-23-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,413
Posted By hannahi
Hello! I'll join in the discussion after I've...

Hello!
I'll join in the discussion after I've finished the book. I got the DVD from the library and watched it last week. I had checked the book out from the library a few months ago but found it a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-28-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By hannahi
I'm a beginning sewer--the only projects that...

I'm a beginning sewer--the only projects that I've completed with decent results have been with extensive help from my mom--and want to work on some projects this summer. I want to find fabrics that...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-26-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,097
Posted By hannahi
Quote: Actually, Lucy didn't have a name for...

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Actually, Lucy didn't have a name for the first week. I was pulling for Ivy, and DH still wanted Nora. We ended up compromising on her first name. Her full name is L
T...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-19-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,097
Posted By hannahi
Quote: What I have a problem with is...

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What I have a problem with is stereotypes. Like that Russians overbundle their children. Wear house dresses and house shoes. Put socks on children no matter what. Eat tons of potatoes.
To...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-19-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,097
Posted By hannahi
Quote: (She's also always chasing us with...

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(She's also always chasing us with socks, trying to put them on the baby no matter how warm it is in here).
That is so true! When my MIL came to stay with us, it was August, but she kept...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   05-15-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By hannahi
The dentist I see is in downtown Mpls, but I...

The dentist I see is in downtown Mpls, but I have a co-worker who is very happy with Ronald King who has a clinic on Excelsior Blvd.
Forum: Fertility   02-25-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By hannahi
Hi there! I had a similar experience while on...

Hi there!
I had a similar experience while on Nuvaring about one year ago, where I passed a large greyish mass during my period. I posted about it here...
Forum: Europe   01-28-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By hannahi
Hello! I'm not in Turkey but am planning to...

Hello!

I'm not in Turkey but am planning to visit in April. We're meeting my in-laws (who live in Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine) for a week or so in Antalya, and I was wondering if you had suggestions...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-22-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By hannahi
I've seen this dynamic with my MIL as well....

I've seen this dynamic with my MIL as well. She's now living in her home country of Kyrgyzstan, where she'll probably remain until she's unable to support herself. But she took nine months off from...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-18-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,552
Posted By hannahi
Quote: Besides a baby shower, what is a major...

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Besides a baby shower, what is a major American cultural tradition surrounding a birth? I'm drawing a blank here.
Handing out cigars in the delivery room?...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-12-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,552
Posted By hannahi
We didn't even try to do the 40 day thing. I...

We didn't even try to do the 40 day thing. I think they have a similar ritual in Kyrgyzstan, but I honestly didn't know about it until ds was a toddler. My dh and MIL (who was staying with us at the...
Forum: Montessori   12-05-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,160
Posted By hannahi
When your son lines up a few pieces of Wheat...

When your son lines up a few pieces of Wheat Chex (that are all slightly different sizes) in order of biggest to smallest in a straight line!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,969
Posted By hannahi
Quote: Even if you are a mom- you don't have...

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Even if you are a mom- you don't have to have secretary butt.
What is that exactly?
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-03-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,408
Posted By hannahi
Quote: So how did you end up naming your kids?...

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So how did you end up naming your kids? I think those Kyrgyz girls names are pretty! And what do your in laws think of their names
We have one child (a boy) whom we named Kai Jonah. DH...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,408
Posted By hannahi
Quote: Hi Hannahi! Wow, your husband...

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Hi Hannahi!

Wow, your husband is Kyrgyz? Mine is Kazakh! You're the first mama I've seen here so far (besides me, hehe) with a Central Asian family

My husband doesn't speak Kazakh at...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,408
Posted By hannahi
There are a few Georgian courses on Audio Forum...

There are a few Georgian courses on Audio Forum but it looks like they're all aimed at adults:

http://www.audioforum.com/index.php?...mode=cat_click...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-02-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,408
Posted By hannahi
Privet! I was in aprilushka's DDC (April '06)...

Privet! I was in aprilushka's DDC (April '06) and have a bilingual Russian-English household. I found this thread and though I'd bump it up. (My DH is not ethnically Russian, though, he's Kyrgyz,...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   10-22-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By hannahi
Our first daycare provider was in Hopkins, but...

Our first daycare provider was in Hopkins, but it turned out that she used CIO and ds just didn't like her. Everything else about the program was great, though.

I've heard great things about the...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   10-09-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By hannahi
ALL the pediatricians I've seen have encouraged...

ALL the pediatricians I've seen have encouraged breastfeeding. I've seen various providers at the Partners in Pediatrics clinic in Uptown. My son is 2 1/2 now and at his well child visits, they no...
Forum: Writing for the Web   09-23-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By hannahi
I've known people who've found good paying...

I've known people who've found good paying writing gigs on guru.com--as long as you pay for the membership. At the free level of membership, it's very hard to find a good paying gig because as the...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-19-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By hannahi
I really like Kelly Morrison and Roxie...

I really like Kelly Morrison and Roxie Bozicevich who are OB/GYNs in the Women's Health Consultants group. They have clinics in the Midtown area and in the TCF tower, downtown Minneapolis. I'm...
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