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Forum: Parenting   02-21-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,306
Posted By maatmama
My ds is Ras Ashai!

My ds is Ras Ashai!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-30-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,858
Posted By maatmama
My 9 y/o ds some days smells like a grown man...

My 9 y/o ds some days smells like a grown man who has worked in a pigpen all day...we tried a bunch of different deodorants and settled on the adidas brand a pp mentioned....it works...enough said...
Forum: Parenting   05-02-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,306
Posted By maatmama
Son's name: Ras Ashai

Son's name: Ras Ashai
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-01-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By maatmama
I use delicious (http://www.delicious.com) and...

I use delicious (http://www.delicious.com) and diigo (http://www.diigo.com)...for work (teacher) and personal
Forum: Spirituality   03-10-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By maatmama
I love the guided meditation and the...

I love the guided meditation and the metaphysical lesson each week....ok I don't make it every week, but when I do go....
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-08-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,218
Posted By maatmama
Asbury Park, NJ

Asbury Park, NJ
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-10-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By maatmama
I am a middle school teacher and I use google...

I am a middle school teacher and I use google calendar, it syncs with my phone.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-14-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By maatmama
I had it written into my custody agreement that...

I had it written into my custody agreement that I can travel abroad for vacation purposes only. When I took my custody papers to get the passport there was no problem. My ds dad lives in another...
Forum: Parenting   04-28-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,277
Posted By maatmama
Ras Ashai

Ras Ashai
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-28-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By maatmama
My ds is 8 and he won't address his teacher...

My ds is 8 and he won't address his teacher either (I'm a teacher so I understand). I have him write a note and his teacher was very receptive and told him he could even email her with his concerns....
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-11-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 325
Posted By maatmama
I also believe this number is underestimated. I...

I also believe this number is underestimated. I am a middleschool teacher and see 6-8 graders who read on a 3-5 grade level all the time (this is not an urban area....meaning most people assume this...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-02-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,360
Posted By maatmama
At our middle school students can dress up for...

At our middle school students can dress up for Halloween, but there were guidelines that were in line with the regular dresscode guidelines. So nothing revealing to much skin, to short, etc.. I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-28-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By maatmama
I recommended this book for my district's 6th...

I recommended this book for my district's 6th grade and the student's LOVE it!! On their own they read the rest of the series..
Forum: Single Parenting   09-25-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By maatmama
I dream constantly of being able to afford...

I dream constantly of being able to afford someone to clean my house once a week.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-23-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By maatmama
During my prep period I sometimes put on music...

During my prep period I sometimes put on music as I am planning lessons, correcting papers, etc. one day I started singing and dancing around (favorite oldie came on) like I was home and two...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-23-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 408
Posted By maatmama
A student who had a challenging time in my class...

A student who had a challenging time in my class told me I was the best teacher they ever had....
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-11-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By maatmama
Thanks everyone....I spoke with him this morning...

Thanks everyone....I spoke with him this morning and he very hesitantly agreed to counseling with me and him first. He felt that his dc's mothers would not agree to allow any of them to attend but I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-10-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By maatmama
Thanks I just needed some confirmation that I am...

Thanks I just needed some confirmation that I am not crazy. I am going to broach the counseling thing with him...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-10-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By maatmama
I am posting here to get some feedback. My...

I am posting here to get some feedback. My bfriend is about to pop the question soon. I am hesitant to say yes because of fears of a blended family. I have one ds (7) and he has a ds(13) and dd(7)....
Forum: Single Parenting   08-03-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By maatmama
I feel unsafe/fearful from time to time.....I...

I feel unsafe/fearful from time to time.....I make up some excuse put my ds in the bed with me and lock my bedroom door. I usually feel silly in the morning...but I completely understand where you...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-04-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,785
Posted By maatmama
I love Steven Barnes and his wife Tananarive...

I love Steven Barnes and his wife Tananarive Due's works......I think its cool how they are both great sci fi writers with their own following and married..
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By maatmama
I am getting my Masters in Educational...

I am getting my Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton online. This is my second masters (first one not online) and as a single mama with a 7 year old it fits my...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-26-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By maatmama
This is my favorite! NYAM...

This is my favorite! NYAM (http://nyamfood.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-05-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By maatmama
Thanks for the words....I have been able to...

Thanks for the words....I have been able to distract him, my sister came over and brought a new dvd for him (not something I would normally allow during the week, but he is usually outside playing...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-05-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By maatmama
I really need some advice. About an hour ago I...

I really need some advice. About an hour ago I called my neighbor (my ds's friend's mom) to make sure she could still take my ds to school on friday. I was all ready to offer to take the boys to the...
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