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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-05-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thanks Jen. That sounds great:-)

Thanks Jen. That sounds great:-)
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-04-2014, 09:24 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Hi I'm bumping this thread because we are moving...

Hi I'm bumping this thread because we are moving in.... TOMORROW! We found a nice apartment at 9th and Market. We are just waiting out the bad weather at my parents in Jersey City. Thanks for all...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-10-2013, 08:36 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thanks for everyone's replies.    The rental...

Thanks for everyone's replies.    The rental agent we are working with is sending us a lot of homes in the Old City neighborhood.    As far as Center City goes, what do folks think of that area?   ...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-09-2013, 10:39 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thank you! We will definitely check it out!

Thank you! We will definitely check it out!
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-01-2013, 07:32 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Philadelphia free school looks just like...

Philadelphia free school looks just like Portland free school here. Not free (in price)... :-). Interesting concept but out of our budget I think.... Nice to know these possibilities exist there...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-01-2013, 07:30 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Oops. Our budget is around $2000 month max...

Oops. Our budget is around $2000 month max although lower would be great. We would need at least a two bedroom. Does that seem reasonable for the neighborhoods we've talking about?

Again, thanks...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-01-2013, 07:27 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Klk - thank-you so much for your ongoing...

Klk - thank-you so much for your ongoing support, advice, and information. This move is really rough for me to wrap my mind and heart around in my two months postpartum state and your information...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-01-2013, 12:19 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thanks Sus, I've heard about the homeschool...

Thanks Sus,
I've heard about the homeschool ditch and feel nervous about it:/ We are relaxed homeschoolers here in Portland.....
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-01-2013, 07:45 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thanks for your input G, but I'm more interested...

Thanks for your input G, but I'm more interested in hearing from mothers of young children who currently live in the city of Philadelphia with their kids.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-31-2013, 10:42 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thanks for your input wide eye! I'm so happy to...

Thanks for your input wide eye! I'm so happy to hear good things about Philly. We will be leaving an awesome homeschool community here:( I'm anxious to help my seven year old weather this huge...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-31-2013, 10:40 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
We will be visiting in September and again in...

We will be visiting in September and again in November to get a better idea of things and see some neighborhoods..... I'm just trying to narrow down which neighborhoods to look at. We are planning...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-31-2013, 10:38 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thank you klk. That is EXACTLY the kind of...

Thank you klk. That is EXACTLY the kind of feedback I need. I haven't visited Philadelphia since I was a kid in high school (I grew up on the east coast and moved to Portland in my twenties) and I...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-31-2013, 05:06 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
I'd love to ask you about some specific...

I'd love to ask you about some specific neighborhoods when I have a baby free moment. How do you feel about the Art Museum area?
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-31-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thanks so much klk!

Thanks so much klk!
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-30-2013, 04:27 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Um, we won't be using the schools....      Feel...

Um, we won't be using the schools....      Feel free to elaborate here if you have any info about living in Philly with kidshttp://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
 
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-30-2013, 07:41 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Hello!    We are a homeschooling family of four...

Hello!    We are a homeschooling family of four contemplating a move from Portland to Philadelphia in January.    Anyone living in Philadephia who would be willing to talk to me about neighborhoods,...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   05-14-2012, 10:50 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
I went in for my 10, (almost) 11 week ultrasound...

I went in for my 10, (almost) 11 week ultrasound last Wednesday and they found nothing.    Just an empty sac.   Blighted ovum.   I chose to have a D&C since my husband is leaving for China on Friday...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-26-2010, 04:16 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Quote: Originally Posted by JoyMC...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JoyMC http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14665989)
DD's almost four. we're not using curriculum...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-26-2010, 04:09 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
wave Hi everyone! Hi Sara and Jessica and...

wave
Hi everyone!
Hi Sara and Jessica and Eliza!
Just popping in to say hi and see if anything was happening around here.... It feels kind of awesome and retro getting to use the smilies...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2009, 11:31 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Have you tried thrift/children's consignment...

Have you tried thrift/children's consignment shops, Etsy? I buy lots of Hanna for my daughter secondhand for 7 or 8 dollars for the roomy dresses and 4 or 5 bucks for the matching pants. Land's end...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   10-22-2009, 11:47 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Allison, You say you like her and that she is...

Allison,
You say you like her and that she is sweet. She is not a stranger to your family so surely she must be aware that you are not rolling in dough. It means a lot to her that your family is in...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-04-2009, 12:16 AM
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Views: 319
Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Thank you. So do they not count household income...

Thank you. So do they not count household income if the woman is not married? Where I live, in OR, they count the household income as long as you share food together and if it's too much than you...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-03-2009, 10:54 PM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Hi PA mamas I'm asking on behalf of my brother...

Hi PA mamas
I'm asking on behalf of my brother and his girlfriend. I live in Portland, OR so I am not familiar with the PA system and want to help them. My brother's girlfriend (theyare not...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-04-2009, 02:56 AM
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Views: 2,900
Posted By PGNPORTLAND
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   06-30-2009, 11:43 AM
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Posted By PGNPORTLAND
Laura, Your day downtown sounds fun and...

Laura,
Your day downtown sounds fun and reminds me of days I have with Sophia. We went to Silk together once during a downtown trip and it was really nice. They have a good lunch special and didn't...
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