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Forum: Parenting   04-14-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,192
Posted By JessBB
I guess my point is that I do not think the...

I guess my point is that I do not think the punishment is excessive. By "not responsible," I don't mean that he isn't taking responsibility after the fact, but rather the initial decision to act was...
Forum: Parenting   04-14-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,192
Posted By JessBB
I'm sorry, I have followed this whole thread and...

I'm sorry, I have followed this whole thread and I think you are being WAY too easy on your son. He did something really, really dumb and dangerous and so obviously against the rules. Period. How...
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,192
Posted By JessBB
I'm sorry, but I think doing acrobatics inside a...

I'm sorry, but I think doing acrobatics inside a school at any time is dumb, dangerous and should definitely be punished. Suspension may be a bit much but you aren't doing your son any favors...
Forum: Dental   04-07-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,433
Posted By JessBB
I would seek a second opinion before my child...

I would seek a second opinion before my child underwent any additional procedures.
Forum: Parenting   04-06-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By JessBB
is it wrong that I hope that woman's daughter is...

is it wrong that I hope that woman's daughter is a closet feminist who also becomes a high-powered (AND high profile) career woman?
 
 
 
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-28-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,262
Posted By JessBB
Ok, I have never actually posted in the forum...

Ok, I have never actually posted in the forum but I have a bit of a unique perspective... as a kid, I was a "star." Top academically, also socially... just well rounded. If I wasn't good at...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-21-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,387
Posted By JessBB
     OMG, nevermind he pooped like a...



 

 
OMG, nevermind he pooped like a really huge poop just now!  I will still call the pediatrician tomorrow to see what she says. 

 
 
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,387
Posted By JessBB
TBH at that age I would be very concerned about...

TBH at that age I would be very concerned about no BM's. Pooping can slow way down in OLDER bf babies, like 2 months plus, but at 10 days they should be pooping at least once a day if not a lot...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-14-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,731
Posted By JessBB
Just being brutally honest, it is highly HIGHLY...

Just being brutally honest, it is highly HIGHLY unlikely that your DH would have many or even any other opportunities to make that level of income. And even union jobs aren't as safe as they once...
Forum: Parenting   11-06-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By JessBB
NM. Was going to suggest preschool but hadn't...

NM. Was going to suggest preschool but hadn't read the OP closely. Sorry http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By JessBB
My mom, who sews but is on a fixed income, is...

My mom, who sews but is on a fixed income, is making my almost-4 ds a dress-up "chest" with multiple capes, chaps and cowboy hat, "daddy" suit (dress shirt and tie), chef's hat, etc. I predict that...
Forum: Parenting   11-03-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,342
Posted By JessBB
I have two ds, 1.5 and 3.5 & I am a SAHM. I...

I have two ds, 1.5 and 3.5 & I am a SAHM. I don't really play with them. Independence is really important to me so I have cultivated it slowly and gently. Sometimes ds2 is clingy when ds1 is at...
Forum: Parenting   10-31-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,809
Posted By JessBB
OP: I say this with all gentleness, but: - You...

OP: I say this with all gentleness, but:
- You put pics of your kids on FB
- You blog about your family
- You come here, to a public forum, and talk about your in-laws and extended family a...
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,265
Posted By JessBB
"He still mixes up my ILs names (as in calling...

"He still mixes up my ILs names (as in calling them Grandma [grandpa's name]). He didn't know their names but said, "Daddy's mom" or "Daddy's dad" until about a year ago. We see them every 4-6...
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By JessBB
My 3.5 absolutely needs his routine. It makes a...

My 3.5 absolutely needs his routine. It makes a 100% difference in his behavior. I am already dreading this weekend bc of festivities that will throw us off...ugghhh.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-27-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By JessBB
If your DP has a will that he has made at any...

If your DP has a will that he has made at any time, the house will go according to that. If not, it will go according to the intestacy laws of your state. *Usually* it goes children, then parents,...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By JessBB
TV. Yep, I said it. And I'm wearing asbestos...

TV. Yep, I said it. And I'm wearing asbestos underpants so flame away! In moderation, at the right time of the day... sanity saver!
Also, DH (times infinity!), friends, & coffee!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-25-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By JessBB
Your 11 and 7 year old need to carry their own...

Your 11 and 7 year old need to carry their own stuff. Period. You aren't a sherpa, for pete's sake! My 3.5 year old handles his own carryon when we travel bc my hands are full and I'm not the one...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-09-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,404
Posted By JessBB
FYI, all FPU classes can only be paid for with...

FYI, all FPU classes can only be paid for with cash or check - it's Dave Ramsey's policy.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-07-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,448
Posted By JessBB
A cute picture frame with three slots - try...

A cute picture frame with three slots - try tuesday morning, hobby lobby, marshalls etc or even thrift stores. Put a Copy of mama and daddy's newborn pics in the outer spots and leave center blank...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 6,116
Posted By JessBB
Ok, I am officially subscribing to this thread....

Ok, I am officially subscribing to this thread. DH and I are four weeks into FPU and on Saturday we completed baby step 1!...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By JessBB
Absolutely NOT. Worst case scenario: lose the...

Absolutely NOT. Worst case scenario: lose the car, lose a job (BC of no transportation), lose everything. The worst case scenario of cc debt is that they cancel the card & get a judgement against...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-05-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By JessBB
By mail? I would def return them bc it's not...

By mail? I would def return them bc it's not like you'll be embarrassed in person http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-18-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By JessBB
Yuck. It irks me that the other mom tried to...

Yuck. It irks me that the other mom tried to blame your dd, basically. I've told my son that kids don't have to play with him and also that not everyone's parents do a good job of teaching them to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-14-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,357
Posted By JessBB
Preschool. Seriously. As much child care as you...

Preschool. Seriously. As much child care as you can possibly afford, until you're bettter.
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