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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Explaining ADHD to non adhd kids

Hi all,

DSD was diagnosed ADHD and I am wondering how to talk to DS about her ADHD. He knows there is something different about her and he is very much resenting her for it. Since it is mild ADHD,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-23-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Goals For February: Step: BS 2 8002.00...

Goals For February:

Step: BS 2

8002.00 in debt
Plan

Pay off State loan (200.50)
Pay off Fed loan 1: 588$
Minimums on Fed loans 2,3,4 and Credit card
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
selling to thred up vs children's orchard

Hi all,

I have periodically sold to children's orchard about 2-3 times a year but I go in on the 1 basket day and it doesn't really fit my schedule anymore. Is selling to thread up comparable? I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Just within the first day of the DR FPU I realize...

Just within the first day of the DR FPU I realize I am going about this all wrong. I am keeping way too much in savings while in debt. I have on average 5-6K right now. I have committed to put a part...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I am so rusty on the Financial Peace system, I...

I am so rusty on the Financial Peace system, I bought a kit off ebay for myself and DP. I am really struggling with wants vs needs etc. DP and I would like to get married in the next 12 months but we...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Our rent is 1400$ per month, we could have a...

Our rent is 1400$ per month, we could have a mortgage with pmi and taxes and insurance for a comparable house with little down for about 1200$, renting is expensive! We hope to be buying in 18-24...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Thanks for the feedback, I decided to purchase...

Thanks for the feedback, I decided to purchase the at home study kit via ebay for now, it is half the price so a better financial decision at the present. I still would like to go to class, but I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-13-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,601
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
omg I am about to lose it. The health insurance...

omg I am about to lose it. The health insurance still hasn't drafted from my bank. I called them last friday and they said it was processing the 6th and everything was fine. I have 2 days to get this...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 12
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue?

Anyone have either of these?

What are your symptoms and how were you actually diagnosed?

I keep having odd ailments that I think might be one of these but when I have gone to the dr they...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-10-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Anyone go to financial peace university seminar?

Just wondering who has actually went the the 9 week seminar? I am debating going with dp. There is a session starting in a couple weeks just 2 blocks away. Free dinner, free childcare and the session...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-08-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,601
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Hi all, I havven't been on much We are...

Hi all, I havven't been on much

We are recovering from xmas. Things financially are okay. I am grateful for that but there is a lot of stress right now regarding my health.

1) my insurance for...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-08-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Constant attitude from 3 year old dsd

I have been watching Dp's dd's 3 and 6 along with my own kids. The 3 year has developed a huge attitude and backtalks constantly. While it is typical for kids to show attitude hers is nearly constant...
Forum: Mental Health   01-06-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 20
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Depressed, birth control, help?

i have been having terrible mood swings. I am on a birth control pill been for 2 years but my mood is going all haywire the past 6 months, I looked up depression symptoms and it sounds like what i...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Hi All, I am in BS 2. I have a larger EF...

Hi All,

I am in BS 2. I have a larger EF than it is more closer to 4500, one month of expenses , but I cannot justify paying down the debt with the money given my source of income (child...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-02-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I think it is safe to say drs don't know...

I think it is safe to say drs don't know everything especially about emotional issues. Was this a therapist? Have you all looked into therapy etc? Really there is no magic rule on when to move...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-02-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I find that your ex is showering with his stepson...

I find that your ex is showering with his stepson extremely odd. I am a more private person and DP and I have 2 3year old dd's and they have never bathed together. They have seen each other changing...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-02-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
blending birthday party issues

How should I handle this situation.

DPs dd's have always had bday parties at his moms just like 5-10 people total. He came to my family bday parties for my kiddos and realized his kids are not...
Forum: Allergies   12-23-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Allergy tests

Who, what? allergy tests does everyone use? Just from a gp or chirocpracter or is there a way to self administer allergy tests?

Thanks
Forum: Women's Health   12-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 20
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: 95
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: 95
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: 4
Views: 96
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: 180
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: 4
Views: 96
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: 180
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...
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