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Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-04-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By montlake
I have a 3 year non-compete, with a 100 mile...

I have a 3 year non-compete, with a 100 mile radius. Though my business has moved to calling them "Non-Piracy" agreements because the clause about working in the same field is near impossible to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By montlake
You will need specifics on a house to get an...

You will need specifics on a house to get an insurance quote. There are no averages. As far as payable monthly or yearly, that depends on the company, but most allow monthly payments to my knowledge.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-03-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,497
Posted By montlake
That's weird, the OP is missing.

That's weird, the OP is missing.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-01-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,497
Posted By montlake
Only if there is an adoption.

Only if there is an adoption.
Forum: Single Parenting   01-31-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By montlake
Do you know how to contact him? If not Texas law...

Do you know how to contact him? If not Texas law allows notification by newspaper, which he probably won't see. Then you would file a petition with the court to terminate his rights, this can be...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-31-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By montlake
This is from the TX Attorney General's website ...

This is from the TX Attorney General's website
If you are not married to the mother of your child, you must establish paternity – either by signing an Acknowledgment of Paternity (AOP) with the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-26-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By montlake
I don't agree with out in the norm sex is for...

I don't agree with out in the norm sex is for younger girls these days, but I also don't agree with TRYING to find the predator in every male. So I am trying to be middle of the road in my thinking....
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,474
Posted By montlake
I totally agree that if your husband is not...

I totally agree that if your husband is not comfortable with it, then no way should you do it.
 
I wonder if her child is having some separation anxiety and she thinks if he sees a friend he likes...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,815
Posted By montlake
I still have it in my late 30's and have had no...

I still have it in my late 30's and have had no problems other than a small gap between my teeth. i choose the small gap over having someone cut me.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-29-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By montlake
Oooh I don't agree with that at all. Doing...

Oooh I don't agree with that at all. Doing something "fun" with everyone but him is only going to make things worse.  Also I strongly feel that shunning is cruel and never called for. Now, if...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-20-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By montlake
We do the same as many other. No tie between...

We do the same as many other. No tie between allowance and chores. But he can get extra $ for odd jobs. Like if there is extra yard work to be done or any kind of spring cleaning project.
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-18-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,810
Posted By montlake
I am glad he is in treatment right now. My...

I am glad he is in treatment right now. My teenager was suicidal and admitted for in-patient treatment this year. It was the most awful time of all of our lives. My brain still can't really...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-17-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By montlake
That would work for me. We all go through our...

That would work for me. We all go through our ups and downs and bad periods, but it is nice to not be expected to "perform" some kind of formal apology ritual. You know what it meant to him and he...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-17-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 920
Posted By montlake
I think the best middle ground solution would be...

I think the best middle ground solution would be he would stop "checking out" so much at home, and you stop expecting him to participate in the weekly pot-luck. I am very much like your husband and...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-17-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By montlake
Our rule of thumb is that the person who says...

Our rule of thumb is that the person who says "yes" to something defers to the person who says "no". We both agree it is easier for the "yes" person to go without than to force the "no" person into...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-16-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By montlake
Can you share how you have organized your...

Can you share how you have organized your workspace/supplies? No matter what I try I still feel it is too crowded and cluttered.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-16-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,135
Posted By montlake
We LOVE stockings at our house. Even the grown...

We LOVE stockings at our house. Even the grown ups get their own filled stocking. For our son and my husband I usually get the old mom standby gift of a package of socks. I put half in each...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-16-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,810
Posted By montlake
Why do you think I was only talking about those...

Why do you think I was only talking about those posts and not the ones about her husband being abusive, etc? http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/headscratch.gif
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-16-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,810
Posted By montlake
I am very sorry you are going through this. My...

I am very sorry you are going through this. My family had a mental health emergency earlier this year. Would he go back for another evaluation at a psychiatric hospital instead of the regular ER?...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-15-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,250
Posted By montlake
When I was 16 a boy told me "so what if you...

When I was 16 a boy told me "so what if you don't really care about something? If someone you care about is excited about something, then you should be excited for them because you love them and...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-12-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,311
Posted By montlake
That seems like an awfully random convoluted...

That seems like an awfully random convoluted thing to try to set someone up for. Maybe he didn't receive a piece of mail at some point and he thought/or someone planted the thought that maybe you...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-11-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,311
Posted By montlake
I guess I still don't get what the accusation...

I guess I still don't get what the accusation would be I guess. What is the problem with his mail going to where he lives?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-06-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,560
Posted By montlake
On the liability issue, you may not be liable...

On the liability issue, you may not be liable for all those people or you may. A court would decide that. Point being, you will have to defend yourself up to the point that the courts decides. Which...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-06-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By montlake
Yeah I ended up with soooo many categories to...

Yeah I ended up with soooo many categories to cover stuff like that but that is just what works for me. I like the health stuff you mentioned, we have a budgeted about for Dr. visits and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-06-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,351
Posted By montlake
If you can afford it, I highly recommend...

If you can afford it, I highly recommend mvelopes.com (I think it is $30something a quarter).  After years of going kicking and screaming into budgeting, that is what I started using after I got all...
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