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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-20-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,385
Posted By MissMaryMack
It seemed like in the original post, the SD was...

It seemed like in the original post, the SD was announcing to her friends. I know that whenever I picked up at preschool, as soon as one of the kids saw me (or any other pick-up person, be it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-13-2007, 01:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,051
Posted By MissMaryMack
If you're thinking of New England, I'd go for...

If you're thinking of New England, I'd go for Vermont or New Hampshire over CT, MA, RI, and ME. Both VT and NH have big homeschooling communities. NH's state motto (I think? It's on the license...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-13-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 861
Posted By MissMaryMack
Is he eating anything other than breastmilk? My...

Is he eating anything other than breastmilk? My daughters were satiated by just BM until a year-ish (they'd have cookies or cutup fruit or something for fun, but their nutrition came mostly from BM)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-12-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By MissMaryMack
Nursing or not isn't the issue here -- if she...

Nursing or not isn't the issue here -- if she still needs to nurse, go ahead! It sounds to me like you're worried that she's so attached to you/terrified of everyone else that she's missing out on...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-11-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,876
Posted By MissMaryMack
Someone upthread posted that they were debt-free...

Someone upthread posted that they were debt-free and a single SAHM. I don't understand how someone can be a single SAHM and also be financially solvent? Who makes the money? I assume it's not child...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-11-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,171
Posted By MissMaryMack
We have a queen, which is too small for us + 3...

We have a queen, which is too small for us + 3 littles. But since we're only all in bed together for "family parties" (snuggles on weekend mornings) it's not a problem. Mostly the kids sleep in...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-11-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By MissMaryMack
Quote: Originally Posted by LynnS6...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LynnS6 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7816371)
Go yourself and work on YOUR reactions to HIS...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-11-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By MissMaryMack
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UUMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7812608)
when you are out in your community, doing things...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-11-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By MissMaryMack
I went back to work 6 weeks after each of my...

I went back to work 6 weeks after each of my kids' births, and it does indeed stink. But none of my children had trouble going back and forth from EBM bottle to Mama. And I was able to nurse both my...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-11-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By MissMaryMack
Welcome! (I'm new here too.)

Welcome! (I'm new here too.)
Forum: November 2007   04-10-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By MissMaryMack
When I was pregnant with my third, people kept...

When I was pregnant with my third, people kept saying I must be "trying for a boy". As if my girls weren't good enough, and we couldn't possibly want ANOTHER girl. It got so that I hated the idea of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-10-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By MissMaryMack
lil earthmomma, has your baby been looked at for...

lil earthmomma, has your baby been looked at for hand, foot, and mouth disease? I know he's very young, but my 2nd daughter had such pain when nursing and it came on pretty suddenly - it was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-09-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,423
Posted By MissMaryMack
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by beckyand3littlemonsters http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7795395)
omg...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-09-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,806
Posted By MissMaryMack
Quote: Originally Posted by Miny20...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miny20 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7794132)
He came to me and said, "I didn't realize it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-09-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By MissMaryMack
I guess I should have said "cash, except in the...

I guess I should have said "cash, except in the case of NEED NOW" which I consider emergency. If our roof needed replacing or bathtub leaked, those are things that if you don't fix it NOW, you'll...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-09-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By MissMaryMack
Mine believe, and like believing. They know that...

Mine believe, and like believing. They know that other people don't believe, and they decided that Sanata/the Tooth Fairy/etc don't come to those people. Why should magic people visit people who...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-09-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By MissMaryMack
Quote: Originally Posted by mimim...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mimim http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7730699)
Not that what he did is ok, but...

Would you...
Forum: June 2007   04-09-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By MissMaryMack
I would tell non-strangers (people who need to...

I would tell non-strangers (people who need to know for whatever reasons you decide) that since triplets rarely go full-term, you're not sure how much longer you'll be pregnant. That you hope it...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-09-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,415
Posted By MissMaryMack
It wasn't DH's head that worried me... I'm the...

It wasn't DH's head that worried me... I'm the one with the big noggin. But DH has huge shoulders. Our eldest daughter inherited both my large head and DH's wide shoulders - and the head came out...
Forum: November 2007   04-09-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By MissMaryMack
It's pretty amazing how some people have such...

It's pretty amazing how some people have such clear intuition on other people's fertility.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-09-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By MissMaryMack
Cash, unless it's an emergency. If you use your...

Cash, unless it's an emergency. If you use your credit for luxuries, then when your furnace dies/you lose a job/there's a medical emergency, you may not have credit enough left to handle it.
Forum: Parenting   04-09-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By MissMaryMack
That's really annoying when people say stupid...

That's really annoying when people say stupid things. Like "I'll give you something to cry about" -- hello, she's crying already, she probably has a reason!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-09-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,806
Posted By MissMaryMack
I'm sorry you had such a rough time. Have you...

I'm sorry you had such a rough time. Have you looked into counseling for yourself and for the two of you?

I don't have a 4th child, and never will (DH had a vasectomy at my request) because the...
Forum: Parenting   04-09-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,066
Posted By MissMaryMack
Especially at Disney or someplace huge like...

Especially at Disney or someplace huge like that, strollers are great. My DDs rode in the (rented for way too much $) Disney strollers when we went there last year, and they're in elementary school....
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-09-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 222
Posted By MissMaryMack
We'll see! Now... to get to 44...

We'll see! Now... to get to 44...
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