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Forum: Women's Health   12-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 15
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Breast and shoulder pain?

For the past three weeks I have had breast and shoulder pain. It feels like a muscle ache and occasional shooting pain to my nipple. If i breathe deep there is tightness like a bruise inside. This is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
OH no lol! I hope all the girls stay in smaller...

OH no lol! I hope all the girls stay in smaller sizes for a while yet, my dd's foot is almost the size of DP's eldest daughters. My kids just have large feet like me! I did find a good deal for boots...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Affording shoes for a big kid in mens sizes

Hi all,

I am still kind of getting used to the sticker shock of adult sizes vs kids in shoes. Ds is 8 years and wears size 8 mens shoes. He is also become extremely finicky of shoes saying they no...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-11-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Mostly dp's dd 3 is used to having 10 hours of...

Mostly dp's dd 3 is used to having 10 hours of constant interaction with other children, many other children in a daycare setting. She has a hard time playing indpendently which hasn't been an issue...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I ended up paying for a plan that is 115$ more...

I ended up paying for a plan that is 115$ more than what I am paying now for the better insurance. I just couldn't believe the marketplace wont even let me buy from them at full price because I fall...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
preschool or no? $$

Just wondering if people sacrifice other things to send their kids to preschool. I did not put DS 8 in preschool. He is a natural introvert and started K young ( 6 weeks after he turned 5).

Well...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
how do you afford health insurance?

Well the affordable healthcare act is kicking my but even more for 2015. I can no longer get the bare bones insurance i have had for 2.5 years without maternity. I looking at a doubling at least for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 84,375
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Sorry mamarhu, our society is so odd sometimes,...

Sorry mamarhu, our society is so odd sometimes, it is so sad things like this even happen but at least there is a shelter for them to stay at vs the streets. I have been in a shelter once but never...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
preschool homeschool-great inexpensive ready made curriculum, hop?

Hi all,

I did homeschool preschool with my now 8 year old starting around 3 and used mostly hooked on phonics, they had a prek reading program and also a prek math and general workbooks that my ds...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
My xdh and I have talked about this in regard to...

My xdh and I have talked about this in regard to our 2 children. Eventhough we divorced xdh has began fully funding their 529 plans the for the past 2 years xdh is in the top 1% in earnings for the...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-06-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
stressed about holiday schedule

my ex and i have always been able to work around holiday schedule. It was pretty easy because He is from overseas and has no family nearby and I have only my moms side of family to celebrate with....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
when did you give up double stroller/wagon better?

Hi all, I don't have mulitples but my dp and I have 2- 3 year olds that are three months apart ( i jokingly called them step twins) anyhow, I am coming into issues taking them out about in public by...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-05-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 667
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I think keeping the dd for 4 days without your dp...

I think keeping the dd for 4 days without your dp is a little much, and as a bio mom no way would i be cool with that on a regular basis. On the flip side I am caring for my dp's 2 dd's when he works...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Just wanted to update everyone, DSD saw a pedi...

Just wanted to update everyone, DSD saw a pedi and then a therapist at the pedi and she gave DSD and ADHD diagnosis. The current plan is to try behavioral therapy for a couple years and then if it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Progress for october: Payed off discover...

Progress for october:

Payed off discover balance
paid down state student loan balance is 803$
Paid the minimums on the 4 fed loans and my credit card

I have put 1000$ in savings which totals...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I agree, don't just hand over cash. Offer to pay...

I agree, don't just hand over cash. Offer to pay the unpaid heat balance to the heat turned on, or like pp said some grocery store giftcards, maybe gas station cards for work etc. I struggle with the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,081
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I will answer your original question. I have...

I will answer your original question.

I have 2 bio children Ds 8 and dd 3. Ds 8 received vaccines until 9 months, he was not vaxed after that. He has not had namely Hep A, MMR or chicken pox,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-13-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
malaria was the only one I was concerned about...

malaria was the only one I was concerned about when I went, my ds also went and was 2.5 at the time. He was vaccinated until 9 months so he had a few rounds of dtap and polio, hep b, rotatec, maybe a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I did the same thing when my dd was 1 year. I had...

I did the same thing when my dd was 1 year. I had vaxed my ds until 9 months and then decided to stop vaxxing him. I did so well with dd until my marriage started to fall apart. I was in a weak...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-13-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,621
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
interesting. that would explain why the...

interesting. that would explain why the government doesn't care much about continuing to have open borders. Unless someone you personally know and trusts gets ebola or anything else, there is no way...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
if he has made mortgage payments and improvements...

if he has made mortgage payments and improvements to the home i think he will be able to argue he gets some of the homes equity.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-11-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
It is absurd you the SM are driving them to...

It is absurd you the SM are driving them to school 75 mins one way on their fathers days with them. Why is the mother not able to pick them up and drive them since she is the one that chose the far...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-11-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,597
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
i save for a month and then shred it took me a...

i save for a month and then shred it took me a long time to get to that point as i grew up in pack rat fashion. Someday you will pass away and someone will have to go through all those papers, when...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 84,375
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
here to check in. I am soooo busy these days. I...

here to check in. I am soooo busy these days. I rarely have to to even lurk here. Finances are still doing fine. This was my last month of alimony and now my little cushion time is over, from here on...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
have you considered doing dna testing? 23andme...

have you considered doing dna testing? 23andme used to give health reports but the fda shut that down. There is a site called ftdna.com that you can test at and very cheap website to upload your dna...
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