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Forum: Parenting   03-24-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,472
Posted By MelKnee
Dh and I are married.  I kept my name.  The kids...

Dh and I are married.  I kept my name.  The kids have a mash-up of both of our names.  The last 3 letters of my name followed by the last 4 letters of his name.  It turns out that is a "real" last...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-10-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 938
Posted By MelKnee
I am the youngest cousin on both sides.  I am...

I am the youngest cousin on both sides.  I am 43.  On my dad's side I have 24 cousins, the oldest is 80 (one year older than my dad who is the youngest of 10 sibs).  Most of my first cousins are old...
Forum: Parenting   02-02-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,583
Posted By MelKnee
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Quote:Originally Posted by hasya http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   01-30-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,583
Posted By MelKnee
This is sore spot for me.  Girls don't own...

This is sore spot for me.  Girls don't own pink.  All colors are for all people.  My ds's favorite color was pink until he was about 6.  Then, he started getting teased and he changed it to red. ...
Forum: Homebirth   11-22-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By MelKnee
I used a Rubbermaid stool in an AuqaDoula.  Just...

I used a Rubbermaid stool in an AuqaDoula.  Just make sure there is no air bubble under it and it won't float.
Forum: Parenting   12-04-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,473
Posted By MelKnee
We took our then 7yo ds and 2yo dd to Disneyland...

We took our then 7yo ds and 2yo dd to Disneyland last winter. They both loved it so much. I seriously doubt dd will remember. But, we have memories of her squealing in delight on Dumbo and the...
Forum: Pets   11-04-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,297
Posted By MelKnee
The most I've had is two and that is plenty for...

The most I've had is two and that is plenty for me.

Cats have a way of just appearing though. My friend had/has two cats. Then, her boyfriend moved in with her and he came with a cat. Last year,...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   06-29-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,132
Posted By MelKnee
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

I know that grief comes when it wants, but could you set aside a special day for the daughter you lost? Maybe the day you found out you...
Forum: Parenting   06-29-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,535
Posted By MelKnee
And doctors wonder why they aren't trusted....

And doctors wonder why they aren't trusted. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif

When my ds was 3 hours old, I had to clip his fingernails because he was scratching me....
Forum: Parenting   05-30-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By MelKnee
At a park, I wouldn't necessarily blame people....

At a park, I wouldn't necessarily blame people. My kids and I went to the park one day and there was trash strewn everywhere. We spent about 15 minutes picking it up. Then, we went to play. Later,...
Forum: Unschooling   05-29-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By MelKnee
You don't have to do anything until she is 6yo. ...

You don't have to do anything until she is 6yo.

Here is some info -
http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/About...quirements.htm...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,726
Posted By MelKnee
No chasers here, but I do have an amusing story....

No chasers here, but I do have an amusing story.

My then 3yo ds and I were at the local bird watching pond. There was a little boy about 6yo there chasing ducks and geese. After a few minutes of...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-10-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,115
Posted By MelKnee
I have 2 unvaxed kids. 8yo ds has the best...

I have 2 unvaxed kids. 8yo ds has the best immune system you can imagine. He is rarely sick and when he is it lasts 12 hrs at the most. Even when the rest of us are laid out for days. My 3yo dd, on...
Forum: Parenting   05-08-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,605
Posted By MelKnee
Quote: Originally Posted by soccermama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by soccermama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13731180)
My DS is 3 and a few months - he's 39lbs...
Forum: Homebirth   03-22-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By MelKnee
My ds came to all my appointments. He was 4 at...

My ds came to all my appointments. He was 4 at the time. My MW had some toys in the exam room, but ds would more often want to help. He held the tape when MW measured fundal height. He listened to...
Forum: Parenting   02-27-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By MelKnee
We just got back from Legoland and Disney. If...

We just got back from Legoland and Disney. If you have only 1 day I suggest Legoland. My nearly 3yo love, love, LOVED it! She loved Disney, also, but it wore her out. Legoland was more relaxed, the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-26-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By MelKnee
Quote: Henry and Mudge books. Larger print,...

Quote:
Henry and Mudge books. Larger print, less word per page and still has somepictures.
That sounds like what we need. I will give those a try. Thank you.

Quote:
This list might help
Thank...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-25-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By MelKnee
We just got "Reader Rabbit Personalized Math...

We just got "Reader Rabbit Personalized Math (ages 6-9)" and "Schoolhouse Rock! Math 1st-4th" for my 8yo. They were $10.00 each. My ds loves them. Reader Rabbit is awesome. It notices when you get...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-25-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By MelKnee
I'm having a hard time finding books for my ds...

I'm having a hard time finding books for my ds at his reading ability. He can read books such as the Berenstain Bears series and the Arthur series with no problem. Both series have a word count of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-17-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By MelKnee
My dd will be 3 on March 9th and she still...

My dd will be 3 on March 9th and she still screams and cries when she wakes up. It wouldn't be so bad if she didn't still wake several times a night.

My ds was the same. He cried when waking...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-18-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,013
Posted By MelKnee
My dd doesn't eat much, but she will eat...

My dd doesn't eat much, but she will eat practically anything. The only thing I have seen her reject outright is cooked zucchini. I am very grateful for this because my ds is beyond picky.
Forum: Parenting   12-24-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,161
Posted By MelKnee
Peep and the Big Wide World!...

Peep and the Big Wide World! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: I watch that one myself. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif
Forum: Parenting   12-24-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,144
Posted By MelKnee
My ds looks mostly like me and my dad's side. My...

My ds looks mostly like me and my dad's side. My dd has dh's nose and ears, her mouth, eyes and hair are like mine. Oh, she also has toes like my FIL. Their second and third toes are the same length.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-20-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,215
Posted By MelKnee
My dad is the youngest of 14. There are some...

My dad is the youngest of 14.
There are some pretty big families in the local homeschool group, 8+.
Forum: Parenting   12-19-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 956
Posted By MelKnee
I voted "We're full on Santa, Fairies, Easter...

I voted "We're full on Santa, Fairies, Easter Bunny and Dust Bunnies!", but more realistically, I'm the pretender. Ds knows I'm full of it and just humors...
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