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Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-18-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By lisalu100
I also have a hard time with this, and I have...

I also have a hard time with this, and I have ADD too. I love love love planning projects and being creative, thinking up new ideas, but the action - well - not so much. My therapist asked me to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-17-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By lisalu100
This is concise, I'm supposed to be cleaning and...

This is concise, I'm supposed to be cleaning and working lol...
 
 

Filing cabinet, 2-4 drawers, letter sized, deep.
Hanging files, use a separate one for each vendor, and each customer,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-08-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By lisalu100
I think I would go with number 1. It sounds like...

I think I would go with number 1. It sounds like you need a housekeeper more than a nanny, and number 1 is better at cooking and cleaning. She also sounds like she fits in as a family member much...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-20-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,934
Posted By lisalu100
I've been doing the same thing with DD since...

I've been doing the same thing with DD since about 14 months. Our yard is small, we don't have a dog, and I stay in the kitchen, where I can hear her through the screen door, and check on her every...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-05-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By lisalu100
http://www.blogs.com/topten/10-popular-montessori...

http://www.blogs.com/topten/10-popular-montessori-living-blogs/
 
 
I really like Chasing Cheerios. I have a file foder, and I print ideas as I see them, and put then in a sleeve in the folder....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-05-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,963
Posted By lisalu100
I think the OP is referring to another poster...

I think the OP is referring to another poster implying that the fact she had a cleaner meant she could spend more time teaching and providing opportunities for her children, and this directly led to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-04-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By lisalu100
DD is 20 months, we did 3 day potty training...

DD is 20 months, we did 3 day potty training (google and find the babycenter link). We spent a week at home, first naked, then in loose pants and shirt, nothing else. DD has been dry for 3 days, she...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-01-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By lisalu100
You should check out some of the Montessori...

You should check out some of the Montessori blogs too. There are so many toddler activities you can do together, and it might help you to think you are "homeschooling" your toddler, rather than just...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-08-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By lisalu100
800 is VERY expensive for a half day preschool....

800 is VERY expensive for a half day preschool. Can you send him to a cheaper one? It won't be Montessori, but he will still socialize in a group setting, and have something just for him. The...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-07-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By lisalu100
  Yes you can do it. It sounds like a...


Yes you can do it. It sounds like a wonderful opportunity. I vote for using the extra money to pay for preschool/babysitting.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-07-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By lisalu100
I am newly qualified as a Servsafe Instructor....

I am newly qualified as a Servsafe Instructor. It took about 30 hours to do, but you need restaurant manager experience, or a degree in something like Food Science, of which I have both. The...
Forum: Waldorf   01-23-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By lisalu100
Homegoods, ikea, and toysrus actually have a...

Homegoods, ikea, and toysrus actually have a nice wooden one. That NN one is lovely though.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-03-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By lisalu100
Local moms group? Put the word out......

Local moms group? Put the word out... Nannies4hire.com
 
And, congrats on the job, I saw you post about it earlier in the week, that's great that you got it!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-15-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By lisalu100
I've been a FT nanny for two years, to one...

I've been a FT nanny for two years, to one family. The baby, A, is now 2.75 yrs, and her parents want to send her to preschool in January. I take my 16 month old to work with me. The family wants me...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-29-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By lisalu100
I used to set the dog food on the dining table,...

I used to set the dog food on the dining table, so that 15 mo DD couldn't eat or play with it. Today she climbed onto a dining room chair, onto the table, to get the dog food. We moved the sofa so...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-29-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By lisalu100
DD is 15 mo, her friend, A is 2.5 yrs. I nanny A...

DD is 15 mo, her friend, A is 2.5 yrs. I nanny A 45-50 hours a week, so they are really like siblings. I need some tips of having two toddlers, particularly as A i into pushing/hitting DD if she...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-28-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,756
Posted By lisalu100
I won't let her stand on the coffee table. I...

I won't let her stand on the coffee table.
I flushed the toilet, she then told me she wanted to.
I closed the dishwasher, she then told me she wanted to.
I closed the car door, she then told me...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By lisalu100
Childcare centre at the gym. I sit in the cafe,...

Childcare centre at the gym. I sit in the cafe, drink coffee, read the Internet on my iPad. So worth $15 a week. I really should work out, but this is so much more relaxing...

Fenced in yard with...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-23-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By lisalu100
I gave DD an ounce here and there when she was...

I gave DD an ounce here and there when she was 11 mo, and now she drinks about 2-4 oz a day. I offer after a long nursing session in the morning - she will drink it anytime though. She drinks more...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-23-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By lisalu100
I haven't BTDT, but since no-one else has...

I haven't BTDT, but since no-one else has replied, and you didn't mention it, do you think the problem may be that you have a much better supply now, and she's having trouble comfort nursing - maybe...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-22-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By lisalu100
As a nanny, I always get paid the same rate. If...

As a nanny, I always get paid the same rate. If you have a lighter work-load, do you get paid less? What does your contract say?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-20-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By lisalu100
Good job she didn't come home - the little one...

Good job she didn't come home - the little one was up to her old tricks after her nap. Weird little 4 hour bug. I hope my DD stays ok...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-20-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By lisalu100
I've worked for the same family for nearly two...

I've worked for the same family for nearly two years. I was pregnant when I got the job, the family was happy their DD would get a playmate. "A" was nine months, is now 2.5 years, "K" is 8 years. My...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-20-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By lisalu100
My boss was so upset and stressed this morning....

My boss was so upset and stressed this morning. She works 10 hours a week while doing a Masters in Nursing, and she misses her kids so much, and they really miss her too. She is gone about 50 hours...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-20-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By lisalu100
I am a nanny. I have a 14mo healthy DD, who I...

I am a nanny. I have a 14mo healthy DD, who I take to work with me. I have a great relationship with my work family. A is 2.5 years, and is having a tough time sleeping right now at night, as her...
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