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Forum: Life with a Toddler   Yesterday, 10:40 PM
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Posted By stormborn
Let me guess...he's 3, right? Mine both did it...

Let me guess...he's 3, right? Mine both did it (the 6yo still does sometimes if she's grumpy) I think because at that age they figured out that they could. It does work itself out but in the meantime...
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By stormborn
Is he new to having full custody?

Is he new to having full custody?
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By stormborn
I don't think that's outside the realm of normal...

I don't think that's outside the realm of normal at 3.5. My biggest bolter didn't start doing it until around that age...my sanity saver was a neighborhood park with a double barrier. :D Finally I...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   Yesterday, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By stormborn
Couldn't you go back and just tell them that...

Couldn't you go back and just tell them that there has been a mistake and ask for the consent form back? Even if the shots weren't an issue I would be very irate that by requesting a one time entry...
Forum: Life With a Baby   Yesterday, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By stormborn
Have you posted in the "moms in your area" forum...

Have you posted in the "moms in your area" forum here to see if anyone has a practice they like? Or local Mom groups? In my experience family docs are usually more laid back and less likely to push...
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By stormborn
You didn't come across as a meanie, just...

You didn't come across as a meanie, just understandably frustrated. :)
FWIW, I've found that 5 & 6 yr olds tend to clash and feed each others' not-so-pleasant behaviors. My dd6 has a cousin exactly...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-21-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By stormborn
We don't really have a formal stop or start time...

We don't really have a formal stop or start time either, but dd12 does much less in the summer because that's the only time she can do much with her "schooled" friends and cousins. Both girls start...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-19-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By stormborn
We kind of have that issue too, except a hip...

We kind of have that issue too, except a hip replacement. So the kids and I sleep on a king bed on the floor with Papa on a regular bed next to us and a twin trundle across the top for the kids to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By stormborn
We never used cosleepers or bumpers, just put the...

We never used cosleepers or bumpers, just put the beds on the floor in case anyone rolled off. I didn't know we'd cosleep with the first though...after 48 hours of her waking up every time I put her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By stormborn
I'm can't speak for the OP, but I got the...

I'm can't speak for the OP, but I got the impression that this was the part that bothered her, more so than the original conversation.
  She thinks that by always bringing reality into the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By stormborn
It'll still make nighttime parenting easier. My...

It'll still make nighttime parenting easier. My friend who had to bottle feed used to keep a tiny dorm fridge and bottle warmer next to the bed so she could snuggle him while his bottle heated, that...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 48,768
Posted By stormborn
Hmm, can you taste the cauliflower? Sounds good...

Hmm, can you taste the cauliflower? Sounds good to me but both girls hate cauliflower(but like broccoli, go figure) think they'd notice?
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-16-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By stormborn
Funny about the golf clubs. :) I think that's...

Funny about the golf clubs. :) I think that's part of the reason my house gets so cluttered; once something sits there awhile it becomes invisible.
You might be able to sell the golf clubs, those...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By stormborn
Maybe because I'm on a mobile, but I don't see a...

Maybe because I'm on a mobile, but I don't see a link, can you post the site?
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By stormborn
I always cooked that laundry soap mixture in a...

I always cooked that laundry soap mixture in a stockpot and just washed it well after. Fwiw, the same recipe works fine dry if you shred the bar soap first and dehydrate it a bit. Less work. :)
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-12-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By stormborn
You have not. It's not as if you interrupted...

You have not. It's not as if you interrupted little kids playing princess with a lecture about how they weren't born into the royal family and chances are slim to none on marrying into the line so...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By stormborn
The easiest I do is throw some chicken in with...

The easiest I do is throw some chicken in with BBQ sauce on low for 10-12 hours.
How did your stuff not turn out? Under or overcooked or not enough flavor? There does have to be enough liquid for...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-12-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By stormborn
Are there any practices without that policy among...

Are there any practices without that policy among those who don't accept your insurance? If you can swing paying for it out of pocket most companies will reimburse. Our family practice doc doesn't...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By stormborn
Ah, I understand, I'm sorry they gave you a hard...

Ah, I understand, I'm sorry they gave you a hard time with your first. Hopefully someone can chime in on the legal document. I just noticed what forum this is in-surely someone here has researched...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-11-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By stormborn
Considering that you asked about requirements,...

Considering that you asked about requirements, were told there were none, then came across the info by accident when it was too late for testing anyway it WAS an honest oops, right? I don't see any...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-11-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,843
Posted By stormborn
132 total, 1/4 of my life, come to think of it!...

132 total, 1/4 of my life, come to think of it! I'm probably done though, unless a surprise comes our way. :D
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-11-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By stormborn
Who is asking you to sign the waiver?

Who is asking you to sign the waiver?
Forum: Unschooling   08-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By stormborn
We're not radical US by any means, and I do have...

We're not radical US by any means, and I do have expectations that everyone helps with day to day work (according to age &/or ability of course)without pay as contributing members of the household,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By stormborn
Just got back from taking 6 trash bags and 2...

Just got back from taking 6 trash bags and 2 boxes to The thrift store! Dh "cleaned up" while I was at work (which for him means cramming stuff in closets) and sent the 6 yo to clean her room without...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By stormborn
Was there a specific age cited by law in her...

Was there a specific age cited by law in her state? Where I live there really isn't one- the closest I could find was part of the fire code recommending that children under 8 not be left alone for...
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