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Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-04-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By PPK
I think you are on a good train of thought with...

I think you are on a good train of thought with how to choose a major.  I always tell people to keep their minds open to majors they wouldn't think would 'suit' them.  I wavered for years about what...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-02-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By PPK
I found it impossible to decide until I was 30...

I found it impossible to decide until I was 30 and it caused me so much frustration to 'not know'.  I had lots of great ideas, but could always find a reason that x,y, or z wouldn't work out.  I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-22-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 972
Posted By PPK
Its 18 total (excused and unexcused combined..).

Its 18 total (excused and unexcused combined..).
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-21-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 972
Posted By PPK
Hi,   My son started K this year and is...

Hi,
 
My son started K this year and is already up to 8 or 9 of the 18 absences allowed. 
 
I sent him today for an early release day (last day before break), and he was ok for the sing-along (I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-16-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 3,612
Posted By PPK
I would love to join here!    I will do my...

I would love to join here! 
 
I will do my finances tomorrow to track what I've been spending this last week.  Its been such a whirlwind of Christmas shopping, I kind of don't want to look..
 ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-16-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,576
Posted By PPK
Hi, I'm joining again here, its been maybe a...

Hi,
I'm joining again here, its been maybe a year or more since I last checked in.  We were up to BS3 years ago, but since then have bought a house, and now I'm in school FT and beginning to rack...
Forum: Spirituality   08-29-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,903
Posted By PPK
Bumping:)  Is anyone still active on this...

Bumping:)  Is anyone still active on this thread?  Its been forever since I've read/posted, but would love to get it going again!  
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-09-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By PPK
We have Comcast and every 6 months they try to...

We have Comcast and every 6 months they try to bump us up to $60/month for just internet.  So we call every 6 months, complain and threaten to drop, and they drop us to the 'introductory' offer of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-04-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By PPK
Congrats on completing BS1!   Sadly, I need...

Congrats on completing BS1!
 
Sadly, I need to get bumped to PreStep 1:(  Hope to get some good progress between now and Thanksgiving/Christmas time though..
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-04-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By PPK
Hi,   I don't think I've probably been here...

Hi,
 
I don't think I've probably been here for a year or so, I really need and want to buckle down again on expenses, etc.  
 
I WAS at bs #3 for a little while, but then bought a new car, a...
Forum: Women's Health   05-15-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By PPK
Another thing for quick relief of pain and...

Another thing for quick relief of pain and pressure was to use oil and push them inside..sorry if that's TMI, but it would help alleviate pain for a little while...not a permanent solution, but...
Forum: Women's Health   05-15-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By PPK
External...Ii had bulging lumps outside.

External...Ii had bulging lumps outside.
Forum: Women's Health   05-14-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By PPK
  I had hemmroids *really* bad for about a...


I had hemmroids *really* bad for about a year or more after having my son. I tried drinking herbs like butcher's broom, homeopathics, acupuncture, yogic positions..whatever, nothing worked.
 ...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-25-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By PPK
Exotic dancer..I have no schedule at all, but...

Exotic dancer..I have no schedule at all, but try for 4 nights per week, usually from about 8-2.  I can usually get about 6.5 hours of sleep and that's been working well (knock on wood!). It can be...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-12-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,095
Posted By PPK
There's no way its going to work unless you hire...

There's no way its going to work unless you hire someone for daytime so you can sleep.  I've worked nights (but only 8pm-3am), for about a decade.  I had DS over 3 years ago and  went back to work...
Forum: Montessori   11-03-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,006
Posted By PPK
I'm glad to have found this thread. DS is 3 and...

I'm glad to have found this thread. DS is 3 and started 5 days a week, 3 hrs a day.

All I usually get is that he's had a rough day, or pushed (on occasion), or "must be tired"..and I then seem to...
Forum: Women's Health   10-31-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By PPK
We're looking to purchase a home soon and want...

We're looking to purchase a home soon and want to remain in our general area. One that we really like is situated about 1/3 mile to a *major* freeway.

What do you think of pollution and heavy...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-28-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By PPK
Found...

Found ithttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif

JoAnn's on Weslayan has two types, fuzzy and a cotton. What a better staffed and organized store too!!! I'll never go to the others...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-28-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By PPK
Thanks for the suggestions, I will call both..I...

Thanks for the suggestions, I will call both..I figure its only for a small vest, so worst case I can make a white one and sew on some black spots...

Gotta get on this project today though, need...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-27-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,187
Posted By PPK
Dh decided on one and that's the end of that...

Dh decided on one and that's the end of that discussion.

He's similar to your guy in that he needs his freedom to pursue other passions as well, and quite frankly, with more kids, he wouldn't be...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-26-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By PPK
I've been to 2 Jo-Ann fabrics this week and both...

I've been to 2 Jo-Ann fabrics this week and both seemed to be out of a thick material with a cow print. I need at least a flannel..I just need to make a Woody vest by Friday..

Any suggestions for...
Forum: Spirituality   10-20-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,903
Posted By PPK
thanks for the help, things seem to be moving...

thanks for the help, things seem to be moving these last few days, I'm going with it all and hoping for the best!
Forum: Spirituality   10-16-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,903
Posted By PPK
I haven't read on here in a while, and although...

I haven't read on here in a while, and although I'm not Catholic I still deeply believe in this approach to marriage. I have read the above mentioned book (should I not name it?), but the advice...
Forum: Spirituality   10-16-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By PPK
I love Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. You can...

I love Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. You can usually find classes locally for $10-15/class.

After going to a few classes, you'll probably understand enough to follow along meditations given in a...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-16-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,384
Posted By PPK
Posting late, but restaurants I second A...

Posting late, but restaurants I second A Moveable Feast and there are a few veggie restaurants like Pepper Tree which has buffet. There are several on Bellaire around Wilcrest, but would have to dig...
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