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Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By farmermomma
Yes. My now 6 year old was an "art director" at...

Yes. My now 6 year old was an "art director" at that age. Not so much with blocks, but story time crafts etc. Is your little one a perfectionist? I think that was the root of our issue. Anyway, happy...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By farmermomma
I got through bite injuries through nursing...

I got through bite injuries through nursing laying down and have LO upside down, with baby feet by my head. I think I tried pumping once with a breast injury. Ouch.

Maybe someone else can help...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By farmermomma
I read that when LO starts to wave goodbye is a...

I read that when LO starts to wave goodbye is a good time to introduce signs.

My 6 year old, 16 month old and I love Signing time videos. We get them from our little library. We, big folks, can...
Forum: Waldorf   09-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By farmermomma
We don't have a Waldorf school around here. There...

We don't have a Waldorf school around here. There is an active meetup group and some people interested in starting a school. Our meetup group is great and kindergarten looks good too from visiting...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By farmermomma
I have stayed there. It is lovely. I have been to...

I have stayed there. It is lovely. I have been to some ap groups through meetup there. Good luck. Hopefully we'll make it this winter.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By farmermomma
When my 3-17 day old was in the NICU they asked...

When my 3-17 day old was in the NICU they asked me Every. Stinking. Day. if I wanted him circumcised. Didn't seem the time or place for it. We're here for "intensive care" not elective surgery. So...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By farmermomma
When they set up *that* system (and call it...

When they set up *that* system (and call it Montessori) you may just have to be *that* parent. I'm definitely seeing the social and academic as interconnected. Hopefully, you can help the teacher can...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By farmermomma
In what ways is the school like Montessori ? It...

In what ways is the school like Montessori ? It doesn't seem to be meeting him where he's at.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By farmermomma
Don't think they were hunting. It was a hand gun....

Don't think they were hunting. It was a hand gun. Seems like bar is closing dumb idea. They probably thought it was far enough from the city and the road that they could get away with it. So far they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By farmermomma
Okay so the cops have been back for a trespasser...

Okay so the cops have been back for a trespasser and still no one can commiserate with me on gun stupidness. Really?
Forum: Parenting   09-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By farmermomma
Anyone else smell a troll? Just seems too over...

Anyone else smell a troll? Just seems too over the top to me.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By farmermomma
Hello ? Anyone out there?

Hello ? Anyone out there?
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By farmermomma
Ugh guns!

Very scary night last night. Someone trespassed and fired a handgun out of a vehicle about 200 feet from my sleeping babies and me. I called police. They found shells and tire tracks. They are...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By farmermomma
Welcome home.

Welcome home.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By farmermomma
Hugs. How stressful. Hopefully has blown over by...

Hugs. How stressful. Hopefully has blown over by now?
Forum: Book Clubs   08-29-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By farmermomma
I'm missing my copy of Ethical Slut. Lost it in...

I'm missing my copy of Ethical Slut. Lost it in travels. - Easy is a bad thing? Is there some virtue in being difficult?
Forum: TV-Free   08-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By farmermomma
There used to be a coffee shop downtown called...

There used to be a coffee shop downtown called the Abbey. They tore it down and put up a ritzy glitzy place though. I miss the Abbey. So yeah, there once was a downtown Abbey in my life, but alas no...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By farmermomma
Look into birthing at The Farm in Summertown, TN....

Look into birthing at The Farm in Summertown, TN. Fabulous midwives there. It was covered by my friends insurance when a homebirth in her state wouldn't because of the laws.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-24-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By farmermomma
A quick snip can rid you of elastic at the...

A quick snip can rid you of elastic at the ankles. There are machines that shave off pilling too.

How about plain knit pants though or sporty pants. I can always find these at the big used kids...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,219
Posted By farmermomma
Good for him. Glad you're letting her stay as...

Good for him. Glad you're letting her stay as much as possible. Let him support her as much as he can. Let him feel the pain and sacrifices of the pregnancy. The baby will be that much more precious...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
  Help!
Views: 259
Posted By farmermomma
Thanks. He's only father to the older one I don't...

Thanks. He's only father to the older one I don't care if he doesn't get him.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
  Help!
Views: 259
Posted By farmermomma
Help!

X is refusing to pick up DS anywhere but my house. He missed his parenting time yesterday because he wouldn't pick him up at my work, which he has many times before and is closer for him. I want next...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-22-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By farmermomma
We've started "doing school". Have had a lot of...

We've started "doing school". Have had a lot of pressure from X about homeschooling among other things. Not quite sure when to tell him because I'm sure he won't think the work is advanced enough...
Forum: Games   08-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 450
Posted By farmermomma
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Forum: Games   08-19-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 5,250
Posted By farmermomma
My legs are so scratched up. What a crazy...

My legs are so scratched up.

What a crazy week.

I need some mommy OT pay.

Thunder is frightening.

I cuddled the baby because I was scared.
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