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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-12-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By monkeysmommy
We are really broke right now and getting low on...

We are really broke right now and getting low on food. I was pretty proud of myself for actually coming up with a decent dinner the other night. We had a little bit of lentils, a little bit of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-09-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,622
Posted By monkeysmommy
This did happen to me once, and we were starving...

This did happen to me once, and we were starving and didn't know where else to go, so we stayed. They did have booster seats. I tied my baby to her chair with my Maya wrap. I was too hungry to care...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-06-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By monkeysmommy
yep, I got rude comments from people all the...

yep, I got rude comments from people all the time. I also got the "she'll never learn to walk" comment. Um, she walked at 10 months actually. Sometimes it made me really mad or sad. Once a neighbor,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-06-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,026
Posted By monkeysmommy
My dd is 8 and we have no plans to discontinue...

My dd is 8 and we have no plans to discontinue bedtime stories any time in the near future. I enjoy it myself. We are currently reading through the Little House series and we are on "The Long...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-27-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By monkeysmommy
Just today I noticed when dd, age 8 took off her...

Just today I noticed when dd, age 8 took off her shirt, her armpits no longer smell like kid sweat, or as my dh says "a dirty nickel". They now smell like adult armpits, in other words, like onions....
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-24-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,788
Posted By monkeysmommy
My dd is 8. I have been leaving her alone to go...

My dd is 8. I have been leaving her alone to go to the store (across the street) for about a year. I am going to ask her if she wants to stay home in the morning while I take dh to do his clinical...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-09-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By monkeysmommy
Does anyone know of a good PT in San Francisco?...

Does anyone know of a good PT in San Francisco? I would be paying out of pocket so I am looking for sliding scale or at least not too terribly expensive.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-03-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By monkeysmommy
My family loves white bean and kale soup. Put...

My family loves white bean and kale soup. Put about 6 cups of chicken or veggie broth in a pot with lots of garlic, some onion, two cans of white beans, a potato, some carrots, and a bunch of kale,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-04-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By monkeysmommy
We just instituted a combination chore/behavior...

We just instituted a combination chore/behavior chart last week. We decided to start simple with chores since we have never done them before and when we didn't want her to be overwhelmed. Her list...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-19-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By monkeysmommy
We love all the kids' cookbooks by Mollie Katzen.

We love all the kids' cookbooks by Mollie Katzen.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-17-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By monkeysmommy
My dd lost her lovey at age three. I was totally...

My dd lost her lovey at age three. I was totally ready to buy her another one, but it was an IKEA pillowcase, and they had discontinued that design. She was sad, and I felt sad for her, and also...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-13-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By monkeysmommy
My dd eats rice with grated carrots and edamame...

My dd eats rice with grated carrots and edamame mixed in, with a little bit of soysauce. She likes it cold. I serve it alongside some fruit and either a snacky thing like a granola bar or some snap...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-29-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By monkeysmommy
My dd would never stay lying down at naptime if...

My dd would never stay lying down at naptime if I just lay down with her. It worked at night, but not during the day. After she got too big to sling to sleep, I started doing household chores right...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-29-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By monkeysmommy
I think you should definitely write a letter to...

I think you should definitely write a letter to his supervisor, and it sounds like you have a good plan for what kind of letter to write. When I was a young inexperienced teacher, I did some things...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-24-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,539
Posted By monkeysmommy
For the love of all that is holy, DO YOUR...

For the love of all that is holy, DO YOUR FREAKIN' HOMEWORK. IF YOU ASK ME TO HELP YOU, THAT IS WHAT YOU WILL GET. HELP. I WILL NOT DO IT FOR YOU. WHEN I GIVE YOU A CLUE THAT IS SUPPOSED TO HELP...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-11-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By monkeysmommy
Hm, earplugs. My dd has a friend who has *no*...

Hm, earplugs. My dd has a friend who has *no* volume control, I might have to pick some up before she comes over next time.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-10-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By monkeysmommy
Yes, I do set limits. I might say, "Sweetie, I...

Yes, I do set limits. I might say, "Sweetie, I need a break from silly noises." Or "Honey, that's enough counting for now." Or "Hey, that's a bit shrill and it's hurting my ears. How about a low...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-10-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By monkeysmommy
Vegetable Korma. Artichokes. GARLIC. She LOVES...

Vegetable Korma. Artichokes. GARLIC. She LOVES garlic.
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-03-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,366
Posted By monkeysmommy
Well, I would love for my dd to get a bath every...

Well, I would love for my dd to get a bath every night but sometimes it just doesn't happen. She doesn't always get her homework done on time because she procrastinates all afternoon and I am not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-02-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By monkeysmommy
OOHH, yes. My dd is 7 and she complains about...

OOHH, yes. My dd is 7 and she complains about food just about daily. It is really a sore spot with me. It's one of my buttons. When someone complains about food that I have taken the time to plan,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-22-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,539
Posted By monkeysmommy
to dd, age 7: I AM SO SICK OF SAYING THE SAME...

to dd, age 7: I AM SO SICK OF SAYING THE SAME FIVE THINGS OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER!!!!! FOR THE LAST TIME, OKAY. PUT YOUR KNEES DOWN AND EAT OVER YOUR FREAKIN' BOWL. SIT IN YOUR CHAIR AND...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-11-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By monkeysmommy
My dd is turning 7 tomorrow....

My dd is turning 7 tomorrow. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: She is getting:

a book of science experiments
a geology kit complete with rocks
a kit which has barbie size...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-26-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,489
Posted By monkeysmommy
Since my dd talks non-stop, I definitely would...

Since my dd talks non-stop, I definitely would if I could hear her playing, even if I couldn't see her. If she was quiet, I would check on her.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-28-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,021
Posted By monkeysmommy
Last night we had baked mahi mahi, sauteed red...

Last night we had baked mahi mahi, sauteed red chard with lemon and parmesan cheese, and corn muffins.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,021
Posted By monkeysmommy
Tonight we are having swordfish steaks, spicy...

Tonight we are having swordfish steaks, spicy turnip soup, homemade biscuits, and probably some salad.
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