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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-19-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,749
Posted By hibiscus mum
Not an eating pet peeve, but food related. I...

Not an eating pet peeve, but food related. I don't know what's up with my MIL and her weird dessert pairings. She'll offer apple pie and ice cream, but the ice cream flavour choices are creamsicle...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-16-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
  Poll: Dodge ball
Views: 565
Posted By hibiscus mum
Major dislike. Bordering on hatred. I have some...

Major dislike. Bordering on hatred. I have some bad memories associated with dodgeball (though it was called German ball when I was in school - I suspect this is a very in-PC name nowadays).

I...
Forum: Birth Stories   08-23-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,500
Posted By hibiscus mum
With my first, my water broke then contractions...

With my first, my water broke then contractions started about 4 hours later. I had a cool OB who told me to just chill at home until contractions were 3 to 5 minutes apart, which wasn't until about...
Forum: Birth Stories   08-23-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,500
Posted By hibiscus mum
With my first, my water broke then contractions...

With my first, my water broke then contractions started about 4 hours later. I had a cool OB who told me to just chill at home until contractions were 3 to 5 minutes apart, which wasn't until about...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-26-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,180
Posted By hibiscus mum
It made me feel very drowsy but it was better...

It made me feel very drowsy but it was better than the constant nausea feeling. I took it during my first pregnancy and the current one as well. I stopped taking it at around 13 weeks when the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-25-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,666
Posted By hibiscus mum
I was just talking to my husband about this the...

I was just talking to my husband about this the other day. The big thing that my dad was really bad for was body shaming. Like I would get a new outfit and show it to my parents and he'd say...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,581
Posted By hibiscus mum
Phew! My iPad auto-corrected sinhole to...

Phew! My iPad auto-corrected sinhole to sinkhole. Glad I caught that one.

And SweetSilver - your song is awesome. I'd buy it off iTunes if you record it....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,581
Posted By hibiscus mum
Well, in this house we say "sinhole" for DD....

Well, in this house we say "sinhole" for DD. Mine is "gaping sinhole" since, ya know, I've had two kids. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif

All kidding aside, I sort of get how...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-11-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,058
Posted By hibiscus mum
I can so relate, uncertain! My son recently...

I can so relate, uncertain! My son recently turned 3 and he just will not go to bed at night. I'm taking some of the advice here to just let go. I read the thread earlier this evening so I told my...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-01-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 16,734
Posted By hibiscus mum
So I got sick of squinting at my cheap Internet...

So I got sick of squinting at my cheap Internet tests so hubby ran out last night and bought me a FRER. Tested this morning and definitely pregnant. Two pink lines showed up super-fast. I'm stoked...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-29-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 16,734
Posted By hibiscus mum
Good morning everyone.  :)  I got a very faint...

Good morning everyone.  :)  I got a very faint squinter line on one of my internet cheapie tests.  My husband saw the faint line too.  I'm not getting my hopes up too much because, like I mentioned,...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-27-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 16,734
Posted By hibiscus mum
Gratefulstella! I feel like a kindred spirit...

Gratefulstella! I feel like a kindred spirit reading your signature - if I'm reading it right. I'm military too and my husband's a SAHD.

My period is due any day now but fingers are crossed she...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-27-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By hibiscus mum
I have no boards to recommend, but your post...

I have no boards to recommend, but your post reminded me of something. I have some guy friends who would post fake confessions there. They were usually pretty funny like, "I did it with the furnace...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-27-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 40
  Poll: Slut Walk
Views: 609
Posted By hibiscus mum
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1343332/slut-walk/20#post_16851258)

lmakcerka:
 
"Someone...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-09-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 16,734
Posted By hibiscus mum
So happy for all those who got their BFPs!!! I'm...

So happy for all those who got their BFPs!!! I'm excited - got my package from saveontests in the mail today so at the end of this cycle, the obsessing can begin....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-01-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 16,734
Posted By hibiscus mum
I'm new to this thread. I didn't think I'd be...

I'm new to this thread. I didn't think I'd be back in TTC but here I am. I have a 5 yr old DD and DS is 2.5. I always said I wanted 3 but DH (who is very practical) always said 2 was his limit since...
Forum: Parenting   01-01-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,876
Posted By hibiscus mum
Oh my! This post brought back memories of the...

Oh my! This post brought back memories of the toy store in the community I grew up in. The owner was SO MEAN! I remember browsing the store when I was 7 or 8 years old and pulling something off the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-17-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 190
Posted By hibiscus mum
DD's dance studio runs a separate recital for...

DD's dance studio runs a separate recital for the "toddler" classes.  It's usually on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.  This year, she was in the "big" recital and it was a bit hectic, but we got...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-10-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,647
Posted By hibiscus mum
You're awesome.  :)  I'm a people-pleaser myself...

You're awesome.  :)  I'm a people-pleaser myself and don't normally have the guts to confront people, but it always feels good when I gather up the courage to do so.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By hibiscus mum
LOL.  Nope, you're definitely not the only one. ...

LOL.  Nope, you're definitely not the only one.  I sing "Polly Pocket's in the house tonight" too - even though I know those aren't the real words.  ;)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-17-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,119
Posted By hibiscus mum
I didn't read all the replies, so this may have...

I didn't read all the replies, so this may have already been suggested.  I'd go to a used clothing store and buy 2 or 3 winter coats and some hats and mittens so the daycare would have extras.  I'm...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-07-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,331
Posted By hibiscus mum
In junior high, we had a teacher in a wheelchair...

In junior high, we had a teacher in a wheelchair who was a religious fanatic.  It was a Catholic school, but he was extreme.  He always had a picture of the Virgin Mary displayed on the back of his...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-15-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,104
Posted By hibiscus mum
I voted never, but it's because I don't like...

I voted never, but it's because I don't like it.  I can't handle the feeling of carbonation in my mouth.  I don't know if I'm extra sensitive or something but it feels like it burns my mouth when I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 790
Posted By hibiscus mum
Everyone gets undies, socks, chocolate, and new...

Everyone gets undies, socks, chocolate, and new toothbrushes.
 
DD (4 yrs ol)d is getting:
silly bands
stickers
nail polish
strawberry soap
conditioner
some little Calico Critters toys to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-10-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,523
Posted By hibiscus mum
Last Christmas my husband gave me two things: ...

Last Christmas my husband gave me two things:  an external hard drive for the computer and an Uncle John's Bathroom Reader.
 
A few days after Christmas when I expressed my disappointment, I hurt...
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