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Forum: Women's Health   08-29-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By pt33333
It was actually an endocrinologist that...

It was actually an endocrinologist that prescribed the birth control pills.  They mentioned other hormonal treatments if that didn't work, but wanted me to start with the BC pills. Made it sound...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-27-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By pt33333
Springshowers, I am totally a work in progress...

Springshowers, I am totally a work in progress with this, too.  I also find it amazing that me (and the kids) do tend to leave things out thinking it's "so much work" to put things away.  But when...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-27-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By pt33333
Having a place or everything doesn't mean it has...

Having a place or everything doesn't mean it has to be labeled.  Basically, it means knowing what you have and where it goes, and then keeping everything where it belongs when not in use.  The...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-27-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 24,614
Posted By pt33333
My daughter first started having body odor...

My daughter first started having body odor occasionally at 8.  She's 9 1/2 now and we just bought her first training bra.  Doesn't really need a bra, but she's not "flat" anymore. We got it so she...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-26-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By pt33333
I'm sort of starting this weekend.  Going...

I'm sort of starting this weekend.  Going shopping tomorrow for supplies to do some knitted boot slippers for my daughter, my niece's 3 daughters and probably my sisters.  The pair this weekend will...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-24-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,425
Posted By pt33333
Just found this thread.  I'm hoping to get a...

Just found this thread.  I'm hoping to get a bunch of handmade stuff done this year.  I usually give home canned goods to my parents, in-laws and siblings and to bring as hostess gifts for holiday...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-23-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,812
Posted By pt33333
I've been reading through all the posts in this...

I've been reading through all the posts in this thread and loving it.  I used to bake more regularly, but fell out of the habit.  With fall coming and the super hot weather we've had this summer...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-23-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,461
Posted By pt33333
I almost never buy packaged, prepared foods....

I almost never buy packaged, prepared foods.  Too many ingredients I don't want to have and I actually don't like most of them.  I do cook from scratch almost every day, but it's not always complex...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-23-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By pt33333
I would be fine with her not taking the job....

I would be fine with her not taking the job.  Because since she only met with them the one time and they were explaining the job, my feeling is she didn't actually have a job yet.  So, it's not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-23-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By pt33333
My now 17yo son was great at self-entertaining...

My now 17yo son was great at self-entertaining when he was younger.  He would play Legos, draw or color, play outside - all kinds of things.  My 9yo daughter is the complete opposite.  She always...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-23-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By pt33333
My first thought was similar to Daffodil - that...

My first thought was similar to Daffodil - that they aren't expected to be reading going into first grade, but reading simple books by the end of the year.  I was very concerned about my daughter...
Forum: Learning at School   08-20-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By pt33333
I've not actually been in your position.  I gave...

I've not actually been in your position.  I gave up on our public schools before even getting there and started in parochial school immediately.  I'm so struck by your comment that he has no math...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-19-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By pt33333
My husband passed away five years ago.  I did...

My husband passed away five years ago.  I did cry in front of my children.  I didn't do it constantly, but I did it.  Most of my crying was saved up for at night after they were in bed.  But in the...
Forum: Spirituality   08-19-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 4,844
Posted By pt33333
Thanks, Nazsmum.  I will check that out.

Thanks, Nazsmum.  I will check that out.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-18-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By pt33333
@Triniity, I'm glad I didn't offend you with my...

@Triniity, I'm glad I didn't offend you with my response. I was a little worried about that. My daughter is still very good friends with the girl I mentioned. She has a lot of learning issues in...
Forum: Spirituality   08-17-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 4,844
Posted By pt33333
Read through some posts and thought I'd make a...

Read through some posts and thought I'd make a quick intro. I live in Massachusetts with my two kids - 17yo boy and 9 1/2yo girl. It's just us since my husband passed away 5 years ago. I was raised...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-12-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By pt33333
This is my third year as part of a CSA and I...

This is my third year as part of a CSA and I love it.  The first couple years I bought a "full share" and it was a lot for my and my two kids.  But, I did do a lot of preserving - freezing and...
Forum: Women's Health   08-12-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By pt33333
About a year and a half ago, I started getting...

About a year and a half ago, I started getting hives after not having them since my early teens. We had just vacationed in Alaska and I figured I'd come in contact with something and had a reaction....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-10-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,393
Posted By pt33333
My 9yo daughter has recently started to look a...

My 9yo daughter has recently started to look a little thicker around the middle. But this has also happened before right before a growth spurt.

I've been making an effort to be sure we're more...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-07-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By pt33333
I bought a Diva Cup a while back and was looking...

I bought a Diva Cup a while back and was looking forward to trying it. But I have never actually been able to get it in. Obviously I'm doing something wrong. And as embarrassing as it is, I'm...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-07-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By pt33333
When my kids (9 and 17 now) started to take a...

When my kids (9 and 17 now) started to take a long time falling asleep for naps was when we started dropping them. We switched to "quiet time" first. They'd sit in their beanbag chair or somewhere...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-07-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By pt33333
My 17yo has had an account since he was around...

My 17yo has had an account since he was around 14. He rarely uses it. They mostly communicate be email or text.

My daughter is only 9. I don't believe I will let her have a FB account early (but...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-06-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By pt33333
My 9 1/2yo dd  frequently has trouble with...

My 9 1/2yo dd  frequently has trouble with getting to sleep at night.  I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one that has difficulty dealing with it because I'm hoping to be "done for the day" at that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-06-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By pt33333
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Minalas http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1387756/disrespect-and-disobedience-big-time#post_17424167)

I'm...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-06-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,814
Posted By pt33333
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by meemee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1387505/preteen-is-a-cell-phone-a-neccesity/80#post_17424905)

i...
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