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Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By artgirl
that there are men out there that will date...

that there are men out there that will date single women with three kids.
Decent good-looking men who think being a good mom is sexy.
Please. Anyone??
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By artgirl
I loved my rings. They are in my jewelry box for...

I loved my rings. They are in my jewelry box for now but I plan to take them to a jeweler and see if I can trade them in for a fantastic mother's ring.
That's what my marriage means to me now......
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,597
Posted By artgirl
ACK! I have the hole now. My 3-dater dumped me....

ACK! I have the hole now. My 3-dater dumped me. Oh so graciously. Really, he couldn't have been kinder. He's on a mission to find someone and if it's not there instantly, he's out. No taking time to...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,597
Posted By artgirl
Hi. I've now been on my first, second and third...

Hi. I've now been on my first, second and third date!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
I've been single for...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-20-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,119
Posted By artgirl
totally off-topic: But OMG CatLvrMom... that...

totally off-topic:
But OMG CatLvrMom... that picture of Jasper............http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-10-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,119
Posted By artgirl
Thank you everyone!!!!! I am just reading all...

Thank you everyone!!!!!
I am just reading all of these responses. I didn't know they were all here.
So for an update... I just gave my boy a couple of baths each day for two days. Had him kinda...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-06-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By artgirl
yes momtwice... the crushes... ARGH. And...

yes momtwice... the crushes... ARGH.

And the scoping out men again. Other men have been so off my radar in the "predatory sense" for so long that I feel like a pervert now. I'm noticing them ALL...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-06-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By artgirl
I know there are a million dating threads but I...

I know there are a million dating threads but I have more specific questions. Please share your stories. When you start dating again after being married for 10 years... and you're almost 40... do...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-05-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By artgirl
Wow. I'm almost embarrassed to post what I'm...

Wow. I'm almost embarrassed to post what I'm going to manifest (see how positive I can be!) but here it goes:

My kids and I live in a place where we are surrounded by beauty. Our home is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-17-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,119
Posted By artgirl
Hi, I haven't been in this part of MDC since...

Hi,
I haven't been in this part of MDC since my before my son was born and I (we) decided not to have him circ'd.
But now he's 5 and today I had to take him to the Dr. because he told me it hurt...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-02-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By artgirl
thank you everyone. I asked him this morning...

thank you everyone.
I asked him this morning if they all spent the night at "her" house and he said yes.
I've always co-slept with my kids... do I have the right to ask how they slept over there?...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-01-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By artgirl
Not being able to eat, anxiety and hair loss....

Not being able to eat, anxiety and hair loss. ARGH... handfuls of hair falling out for months.
Stress can really mess you up. I am so sorry for you. I don't have anything helpful to offer... just...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-01-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By artgirl
I'm shocked at my own weakness and it makes me...

I'm shocked at my own weakness and it makes me embarrassed. Despair is a good word to describe how I feel these days. I am usually someone who can keep it together... and I think most of the people...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By artgirl
ARGH. This is much harder than I'd ever...

ARGH. This is much harder than I'd ever imagined. My ex is involved with another woman. Was from the beginning of our divorce in June. My three children have recently met her.
I have primary...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-14-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By artgirl
chopped it up to make artwork. great...

chopped it up to make artwork. great processing/healing process. took a painting sbx made for me when we were engaged and altered it to show our new situation. it was great.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-20-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By artgirl
thanks peaceful mama. Boy did I need to read...

thanks peaceful mama. Boy did I need to read that tonight. Because I need to know that I'm not the only mom who feels this way right now. And the resistance thing is huge... but in the moment......
Forum: Single Parenting   09-05-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By artgirl
this thread is making me cry. I want to be...

this thread is making me cry.
I want to be mindful as much as possible but I also want to do everything perfectly. I don't want the neighbors to think "oh, poor single mom hasn't taken care of her...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-05-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By artgirl
boy, that's a tough one. I'm nursing my...

boy, that's a tough one.
I'm nursing my 2-year-old and he just doesn't go on overnights with his dad yet. I feel like the divorce is traumatic enough... I didn't want to take away his most...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-05-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By artgirl
I have to say that I really make it a priority...

I have to say that I really make it a priority to do fun things with my kids. So dad doesn't get to do ALL the fun stuff. I work from home so I'm with them all the time. Yesterday in the a.m. we met...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-05-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By artgirl
I think this must be common. I hope. I have...

I think this must be common. I hope. I have primary custody of my three kids. Dad kinda sprung it on me in June that he was "done" being married so our divorce is not even final yet. He lives in a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-16-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By artgirl
I've weaned my other two babies at 16 months and...

I've weaned my other two babies at 16 months and 19 months. I figured it would be about the same for this little guy. But we had a big trip planned in June and I thought it would be easier to travel...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-06-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By artgirl
anyone? anyone? we are going through it now. I...

anyone? anyone?
we are going through it now. I could use some hope/empowerment/positive thinking and the kids could use some help as well.
Forum: Single Parenting   06-22-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By artgirl
will anyone share with me how much child support...

will anyone share with me how much child support they recieve? I have three kids under the age of 7 and am in the middle of divorcing... I'm wondering what's reasonable? We are trying to avoid a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By artgirl
I know this seems like a minor problem but I...

I know this seems like a minor problem but I could use some insight. My 4-y.o. ds talks ALL THE TIME. He interrupts people, he asks never-ending questions and sometimes likes to argue just to talk....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-06-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By artgirl
Did anyone see the article in People about the...

Did anyone see the article in People about the man whose wife died shortly after delivery their son... and 25 women in Marquette, MI (where the man lives) are nursing his baby for him! Oh my... had...
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