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Forum: Spirituality   06-17-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,579
Posted By singermom
Hi, there, dear dolphinkisser! Methinks...

Hi, there, dear dolphinkisser!

Methinks your business meeting may have been the victim of the beautiful weather, rather than Father's Day per se. We have often had this problem during the nicer...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-01-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By singermom
Hi, HBM! Long time no talk! Hope you are doing...

Hi, HBM! Long time no talk! Hope you are doing well (with the present post's exceptions, of course...).

Hard to say what I would have done--in a hospital ER, all bets are off, and everyone is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-01-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By singermom
I apologize if this is the wrong place for...

I apologize if this is the wrong place for this--please feel free to move. I checked some of the other forums, and nothing seemed to quite fit, but maybe I missed something...

I'm hosting a...
Forum: Parents as Partners   02-01-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 912
Posted By singermom
Just coming back to MDC after something of a...

Just coming back to MDC after something of a hiatus--I, too have a depressed DH, and have posted about it and written about it here. You have gotten a lot of good advice, and I see that you are...
Forum: Spirituality   01-07-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,579
Posted By singermom
I have a lot to say on this, but I am rushing to...

I have a lot to say on this, but I am rushing to get ready for meeting myself at the moment, LOL!

In a nutshell, I think the previous poster is correct--Quakers can tend to be introverted, and it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-20-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 271
Posted By singermom
I saw that article in the NYT the other morning...

I saw that article in the NYT the other morning and found it to be one of the most unappetizing things I could read over my breakfast cereal!

Guess it is a slow news week...
Forum: Spirituality   11-09-2006, 12:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,579
Posted By singermom
After an absurdly long break from MDC, I am just...

After an absurdly long break from MDC, I am just now back and finding this thread...I see a lot of my old Ffriends (that's just a little Quaker humor) are here. Hi, guys!

I am the daughter of...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-21-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 940
Posted By singermom
Definitely BTDT on a lot of this! The other day...

Definitely BTDT on a lot of this! The other day I pulled a lime green pen with a feather on the end of it out of my pocket, which definitely made people take notice.

Nowadays I'm mostly the mom...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-19-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 10,277
Posted By singermom
Quote: Originally Posted by kazmir I want to...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kazmir
I want to get a good book of camp songs - mostly folk music that has the words and guitar chords. Any recommendations?

Kazmir: Rise Up Singing is just the...
Forum: Spirituality   02-13-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 849
Posted By singermom
Medeanj: I've posted here before about the...

Medeanj:

I've posted here before about the fact that my father considers himself to be a "Jewish Quaker," in that he was born Jewish and still embraces that faith, but also worships silently at...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-13-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By singermom
Thanks, owensmom, for the heads-up! I'll keep it...

Thanks, owensmom, for the heads-up! I'll keep it in mind. I am trying to balance some of my 6-year-old's sensitiveness with the socialization she will need, especially since she is now in school....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-13-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By singermom
We've been invited to see CG this Friday, and...

We've been invited to see CG this Friday, and now I think we'll go.

My 6 year old is extremely sensitive, so a lot of things that most kids her age would not find troubling, she is very disturbed...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-01-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 10,277
Posted By singermom
Quote: Originally Posted by spsmom ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by spsmom

realistically, how much can a 3 year old walk fi we take our time?


When our older daughter was 4.5, she did a two-mile hike up a mountain without being...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 188
Posted By singermom
A good friend of mine (who I met here) just...

A good friend of mine (who I met here) just relocated from Colorado to Northern VA for work. The short answer is that I think it has been something of a mixed bag for her and her family, although...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-31-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By singermom
Late to the party here (as always), but I would...

Late to the party here (as always), but I would definitely go as well. My parents took me to Europe with them when I was 2, and I still have some images in my head from the trip--I remember seeing...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-26-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By singermom
I tried to search for a similar thread, but my...

I tried to search for a similar thread, but my search function didn't seem to be working, so I apologize in advance if something like this has already been talked about.

Our family (DH and me,...
Forum: Television   01-16-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By singermom
I didn't get to see it on Friday. DH wanted to...

I didn't get to see it on Friday. DH wanted to watch Monk, and for the sake of family harmony, I watched what he wanted to watch (I like Monk, too, and am dismayed that the shows are in competition...
Forum: Spirituality   01-12-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 849
Posted By singermom
Childcare/First Day School issues are a common...

Childcare/First Day School issues are a common challenge within Quaker circles, and I hate to say it, but they don't necessarily go away--they just get different.

It is very hard to balance the...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-09-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 432
Posted By singermom
They stay at the clinic. The procedure is...

They stay at the clinic. The procedure is usually covered by insurance, although you may have to get the usual referrals, or what have you.

Mia
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-08-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 432
Posted By singermom
The person goes to a sleep clinic and they get...

The person goes to a sleep clinic and they get hooked up to a bunch of wires and breathing machines, and then they get monitored all night. My DH did what was called a split study, which was half...
Forum: Spirituality   01-08-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 849
Posted By singermom
Quote: Originally Posted by paloma With such...

Quote:
Originally Posted by paloma
With such differing beliefs, is there a good deal of disagreement amongst Quakers? Do liberal Quakers more often have unprogrammed meetings?

Is there any...
Forum: Spirituality   01-08-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 849
Posted By singermom
Quote: Originally Posted by paloma With such...

Quote:
Originally Posted by paloma
With such differing beliefs, is there a good deal of disagreement amongst Quakers? Do liberal Quakers more often have unprogrammed meetings?

Is there any...
Forum: Television   01-08-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By singermom
I watched it, and liked it. The trailer billed...

I watched it, and liked it. The trailer billed it as being funnier than it was, though. And I agree with the poster who said it was a little "too dysfunctional."

I heard from my mother that a...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-08-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 432
Posted By singermom
I second everything that has been said about...

I second everything that has been said about sleep apnea here--my DH has it and used to be a walking zombie, always drinking a million cups of coffee a day, and still going to sleep at 8:30 every...
Forum: Spirituality   01-06-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 849
Posted By singermom
Quote: Originally Posted by paloma Sometimes...

Quote:
Originally Posted by paloma
Sometimes I feel that I am too "Loud" to be a Quaker.

Plenty of room in the Quaker fold for all types, quiet and loud. We go camping with a bunch of Quakers...
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