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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Could you talk to them both individually or...

Could you talk to them both individually or together about life generalizations. One way I can live at peace daily is to tell myself that life is CRAPPY, but it doesn't have to ruin every day. I talk...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
9 months when we moved in together. The waiting a...

9 months when we moved in together. The waiting a year idea was mainly because of the school year. I know we pushed it sooner than expected, of course we have to deal with a little more stress...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-26-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,093
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Do you have any links/resources about a link...

Do you have any links/resources about a link between adhd and vaccines?

I am in very early research mode for my DSD. Thanks.


As far as peanuts, if a child at my kids school was deathly...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I had chicken pox at age of 4 and shingles at the...

I had chicken pox at age of 4 and shingles at the ripe old age of 14. I went to a childrens hospital ER where they asked my mothers persmission to photograph my shingles cause it was so rare to see...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I had DS and 8 years ago and went the whole...

I had DS and 8 years ago and went the whole mainstream way, he had hep B at birth. After we were home, he had what I thought was a seizure. It scared me so much I called the nurse line. The nurse...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-24-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I have decided since 4 of the 5 student loans are...

I have decided since 4 of the 5 student loans are essentially 1 payment I am going to work on paying off the one single 1000$ balance. I feel like it will give me the fastest turnaround and just view...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-24-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
dividing up savings

How does everyone divide up their savings for different expenses etc?

Right now dp has his own checking and I have my own checking and savings. I am putting any surplus in savings to reduce the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-18-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
thanks goodness i heard from my old landlord and...

thanks goodness i heard from my old landlord and got a check in the mail for most my deposit back in the mail today! Some great news just in time for my bday weekend =)
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
thanks Linda, the no meds thing came from his...

thanks Linda, the no meds thing came from his mom, I am thinking she assumes DP's DD has the same thing DP had as a child which was ADD and she refused meds then. When he talked to me at first about...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-18-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
need help/advice Dp's DD has maybe ADHD or something?

DP moved in together 6 weeks ago. his eldest DD had had issues at her previous school which I was aware of and switched to the new school where my DS goes as we decided moving to my location made...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I paid off my dental credit card this week! ...

I paid off my dental credit card this week!

So far in the past year I have paid down 2600 out of 12000 in debt. I am bummed I haven't paid down more but I am trying my best. I don't follow DR to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I just texted my old landlord asking if he had...

I just texted my old landlord asking if he had mailed my deposit. I need positive vibes! I went over the budget and realize that having that extra 900$ back could really help us out and I am just...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Son's feet tingling and coordinations issues as well mine =/

Does anyone know what would cause my sons feet to feel like they have 'pop rocks' inside them?

He is 8 years old. He is tall for his age and overweight per BMI calculator. He also drags his feet a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I technically may not qualify either, but I (DP...

I technically may not qualify either, but I (DP and I are on the low end of making it as well so I am hanging out still)

We received our first electric bill. 335$, in hindsight it is not that bad...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I haven't been here much lately still busy...

I haven't been here much lately still busy adjusting to the new home and family. Our food costs are huge now. I am hoping now that we hit up sam's and have the bulk of the unpacking done I can start...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Food budget revamp how much does your family of 6 spend on food per month?

I used to spend about 300$ a month on all food/eating out etc for myself and 2 kids. Now living with DP and his 2 dd's has been eye opening!

We have no food allergies known but other minor issues...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Stb step sibling teasing ds, tips to stop it

2 weeks into our co habitation and stb dsd 6 is taking out most if not all her aggression on my ds 8, She is not physically aggressive but is name calling and teasing alot and she also gets in his...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
step kids sharing vs having own items

An interesting dynamic in blending families, what is offs limits to share vs what to share? Right now we all the girls toy mixed together essentially taking away any individual items but the t2...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
hi all, checking in since the move. We got...

hi all,

checking in since the move. We got it all done, but unpacking omg! there is so much stuff! My dp and I have already brought bags and bags of stuff to the thrift store but we will need to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-28-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
help starting a preschool co-op

I have talked with the children's pastor at my church and she is very interested in co- hosting a preschool coop at the church. I had the idea since I didn't plan on putting dd and dsd in preschool...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
We are blending!

So I posted a while ago DP and I were thinking of moving in together and decided to wait a year, but we ended up finding a place and are moving to a bigger (much bigger) place for us. We have 2...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
Gratefuls: 70$ refund from the dr., (not...

Gratefuls:

70$ refund from the dr., (not sure what for but I will take the check!)

DP and my 2 kiddos went to eat last night at applebees, they forgot DP's meal so while it was 10 minutes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 69,567
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
My DP and i got the rental house! We move in...

My DP and i got the rental house! We move in August 1st. I have already talked to my current landlord and he is super nice about letting me go on short notice and not paying for the week of the move...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,064
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
I have been struggling with this ton lately. I am...

I have been struggling with this ton lately. I am transistioning into a totally weird, yet not weird situation. I will be moving in with DP in a couple weeks and we have discussed I should continue...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By kindofcrunchy82
yes! Getting one on one time even with my own two...

yes! Getting one on one time even with my own two is difficult, yet needed at times. It is more difficult with ds 8, but even have a small conversation with him while dd naps helps me feel more...
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