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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-22-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 229
Posted By Lady Mayapple
My wedding ring is platinum, the band is white...

My wedding ring is platinum, the band is white gold. I wear plain gold hoops because they match all of my clothes, and a sterling silver turquoise pendant pretty much every day. I saw at the mall...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-22-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,608
Posted By Lady Mayapple
My DH cleaned the bathroom for the first time in...

My DH cleaned the bathroom for the first time in his adult life yesterday evening. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif Before he started, I made a short list of instructions for...
Forum: Parenting   07-22-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Thanks so much mamas. I was so afraid to draw...

Thanks so much mamas. I was so afraid to draw attention to the situation-next time I'll know better. It was such a weird day for all the pavilions to be rented out on a weekday. Normally that...
Forum: Parenting   07-21-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Lady Mayapple
So we went to a local park yesterday, one we...

So we went to a local park yesterday, one we visit frequently. It was an unusually busy day for a Tuesday, all of the pavilions were rented, including the big one by the special playground for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-21-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Quote: Originally Posted by mattemma04...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mattemma04 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15642834)
A game cam(hunting section of the store)...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-19-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By Lady Mayapple
With the reemergence of Dengue Fever in the US,...

With the reemergence of Dengue Fever in the US, coupled with us being out in the woods a lot, we use Cutter. It's not natural I know, but my kids get bitten like crazy if we use anything else. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-19-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Quote: Originally Posted by limette...

Quote:
Originally Posted by limette http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15640488)
We had a bunch of cd's that weren't ours left...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-19-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,630
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Yup, in fact DD is overdue for her 2 year test....

Yup, in fact DD is overdue for her 2 year test. Our house was built in 1942, and even though the paint isn't chipping anywhere I still do it for safety's sake. My kids play outside a lot and go...
Forum: Parenting   07-19-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,640
Posted By Lady Mayapple
This happened when we were kids. My parents bred...

This happened when we were kids. My parents bred springer spaniels, and one of the male breeders bit my hand. They placed an ad for him to be re-homed to a childfree owner. He was a fantastic...
Forum: Parenting   07-19-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,047
Posted By Lady Mayapple
DS1 is almost 5. He's either going into...

DS1 is almost 5. He's either going into engineering or interior design (or both LOL!) He goes to people's houses and compliments (or insults) them on their furniture, curtains, and by george that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-19-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Lady Mayapple
You're back to your old tricks, eh? You did this...

You're back to your old tricks, eh? You did this when we lived a few streets over. It only took you two years to figure out our new address, and yes as you discovered we don't always lock the car at...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-19-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 652
Posted By Lady Mayapple
My mom is a nurse, so she used the regular...

My mom is a nurse, so she used the regular terminology.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-17-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By Lady Mayapple
I lost some of my curls after having children....

I lost some of my curls after having children. My hair has regained most of its original thickness after being pregnancy-free for just over two years now. I had some layers cut into it because it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-17-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 3,859
Posted By Lady Mayapple
I have no friends under the age of 30, even...

I have no friends under the age of 30, even though I am 25. My husband is 35 and my best friend is 45. I prefer older people http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

Two years...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-17-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Except for the hygiene stuff I know I was like...

Except for the hygiene stuff I know I was like that at 9. I also know that I began developing at 9 and got my period at 10. If it were me, I'd be suspecting hormones.

My younger sister was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-17-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Lady Mayapple
DS1 will be 5 in a few weeks and still takes a...

DS1 will be 5 in a few weeks and still takes a nap on most days. He can handle it if he doesn't get one, and during the regular school year he usually doesn't get one except on weekends. He is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-16-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Lady Mayapple
I am aware that this is a highly sensitive issue...

I am aware that this is a highly sensitive issue and that many people feel differently about it, so try not to be too harsh. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

DS1...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-16-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,852
Posted By Lady Mayapple
DS1 does this. He will walk, run, spin, twirl...

DS1 does this. He will walk, run, spin, twirl around the house, bouncing off the walls and furniture while humming to himself. There's not any clear words that I can tell, just lots of humming. He...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-16-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Lady Mayapple
My Stadol Horror Story: After nearly 18...

My Stadol Horror Story:

After nearly 18 hours of labor, two doses of Demerol, and two failed epidurals, the nurses in the hospital where I gave birth to my firstborn son announced that if I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-13-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,013
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Someone else mentioned "heavy work". That is...

Someone else mentioned "heavy work". That is really helpful for DS1. He LOVES helping DH or Grandpa stack and carry firewood for the winter. I wish I would have known that BIL was clearing the pine...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By Lady Mayapple
What is it about kids and poop games? My boys...

What is it about kids and poop games? My boys who are almost 4 and 5 do the "I'm gonna poop on you!" thing constantly! They think it's hilarious, and so do I until DS2 actually sticks his butt in my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-13-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 350
Posted By Lady Mayapple
I am cranky today because I'm tired of DH's...

I am cranky today because I'm tired of DH's Gandhi-like approach to life. All I ever hear is "We don't have any money", which is ridiculous because he just got a huge raise and we're actually doing...
Forum: Family Safety   07-12-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Lady Mayapple
DS1 wants to go on the Hurricane, but he hates...

DS1 wants to go on the Hurricane, but he hates the sound of the hydraulics when they release. I tried to explain to him that the sound will be much louder once we're ON the ride. So I think we're...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-12-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Lady Mayapple
I know how you feel. DH and I decided three...

I know how you feel. DH and I decided three children was quite enough and he had a vasectomy two years ago. Everyone in the family was like "OMG WHY????" Seriously people-we can barely afford the...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-12-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By Lady Mayapple
Just a little update. We had our first...

Just a little update. We had our first appointment. I'm not sure about the counselor, who wasn't available for another session until mid-August, as he was taking a 3 week vacation...I think we need...
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