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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-10-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By journeymom
Smile Moms Not Hating on Each Other

This was kinda heart-warming.

http://www.upworthy.com/a-fantastic-photo-series-to-help-us-think-about-judgment-spoiler-alert-we-have-to-stop?c=ufb1
Forum: Personal Growth   05-31-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By journeymom
I know, this is a few days ago, but I just want...

I know, this is a few days ago, but I just want to support you and say I've never heard of signing the cards from the grandkids for the son, and I think it's totally weird.

My inlaws give me a...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 13,455
Posted By journeymom
Right-click spell check = :joy Yes, I'm a...

Right-click spell check = :joy Yes, I'm a cheap date. I really resented that issue with Huddler. I'm really pleased you chose to go back to vBulletin.


But, yeah, the signature needs a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,131
Posted By journeymom
Bahahaha! I know, a few days late to the...

Bahahaha!


I know, a few days late to the frothy crotch party.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-30-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By journeymom
My dad took me to see Return of the Jedi. I was...

My dad took me to see Return of the Jedi. I was 15 y.o. Poor man was at a loss for how to respond, if he should at all, to my tears when Vader died. :bawl
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-30-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By journeymom
When I was a kid, even a teen, it was easier to...

When I was a kid, even a teen, it was easier to hang with boys. Other girls made me nervous. With boys I could just relax and have fun. With girls it felt like...they knew how to be a girl, and I...
Forum: Site Help   05-28-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 13,455
Posted By journeymom
Okily dokily! I appreciate the introduction.

Okily dokily! I appreciate the introduction.
Forum: Activism and News   05-19-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By journeymom
Well, okay then!

Well, okay then!
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-17-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By journeymom
Also, lay down limits before you've gone 'round...

Also, lay down limits before you've gone 'round the bend, when you can still be thoughtful and kind about it.
 
Sort of the opposite side of the same coin:  it's easy for women to lose themselves...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By journeymom
About the little ones begging for more when mama...

About the little ones begging for more when mama has met, and gone beyond, her limit-  they're little and selfish and want what they want.  Mama knows her limits, little ones don't know or care...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-27-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 11,221
Posted By journeymom
Quote: my refusal to engage and just keep it...

Quote: my refusal to engage and just keep it polite and business-like gets interpreted as me being "hostile and controlling"


Don't know why I focused on this, but it's just so...ironic, I...
Forum: Television   04-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By journeymom
I thoroughly appreciated the end of the purple...

I thoroughly appreciated the end of the purple wedding. Could have been longer and more agonizing, but the result was still satisfying.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
 ...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-16-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By journeymom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sillysapling http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 820
Posted By journeymom
My answer to the question is, "Not on...

My answer to the question is, "Not on purpose!" 
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By journeymom
You can't make him do anything (you wouldn't...

You can't make him do anything (you wouldn't want to anyway). But that doesn't mean you have to put up with substandard behavior. My guess is I'm of a very different frame of mind from you, Catholic...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By journeymom
Almost 22 years married. I'm glad to be married...

Almost 22 years married. I'm glad to be married to my dude because he's patient and accepting.  I'm impatient and pretty dogmatic sometimes.  Me:  "You're wrong, I must explain the right answer, and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By journeymom
Your wish is my command!...

Your wish is my command! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/t/162081/car-parking-question
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By journeymom
Are you a newb who stuck around long enough to...

Are you a newb who stuck around long enough to read and post beyond a single drive-by post in Vaccinations or Breastfeeding or whatnot?
 
If so, please enjoy the following tale. It's become part...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-13-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,792
Posted By journeymom
Quote:Originally Posted by Thursday...

Quote:Originally Posted by Thursday Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,007
Posted By journeymom
Quote: The more I work through this.....the more...

Quote: The more I work through this.....the more I realize that I really think the hooker thing was an accident.  He didn't act alone.  He was with a friend, who initiated it. 


 
Knocking a...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,007
Posted By journeymom
If he says counseling won't fix anything then it...

If he says counseling won't fix anything then it won't. It's a non-starter.
 
You take your time. Do what you know you need to do to go forward. Can you imagine yourself a year from now? You'll...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 937
Posted By journeymom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamakitsune http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1396955/do-you-wear-make-up/20#post_17589693) I reclaimed that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By journeymom
Ah, well. Hogwarts IS a boarding school.  Young...

Ah, well. Hogwarts IS a boarding school.  Young people holed up in same-sex dorms during long Scottish winters might be inclined to experiment.  But I imagine JKRowling wanted Harry to father a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By journeymom
I totally thought Hermione and Percy would work,...

I totally thought Hermione and Percy would work, with some growth on Percy's part. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By journeymom
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrin...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif
 
Draco's redemption: likely or not?  Hmm. Redemption is to 'compensate for the faults or bad aspects of something'.  He was full of...
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