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Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-31-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By wifty
I would love to send our only dd (3.5) to...

I would love to send our only dd (3.5) to preschool part-time, but is it worth the cost? She really needs the social interaction.

How much should preschool be? Approx?

Can I justify it?
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-31-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By wifty
When I first looked at their budget, I thought...

When I first looked at their budget, I thought for sure we would have money left over.....but somehow, when I put in what we make and they allocated it in the budget.....we have nothing left over!
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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-27-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By wifty
Dd yesterday spent forever just sitting quietly...

Dd yesterday spent forever just sitting quietly and stringing beads. She didn't want me around (even told me to go away), so I gave her some space and time.

She made me a necklace!!! Came and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-27-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By wifty
My dd was born 12/03 too.....and is acting the...

My dd was born 12/03 too.....and is acting the exact same way! Its like she is going through puberty! She will cry for literally no reason....just be sitting and then burst into tears and have a...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-27-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 172
Posted By wifty
I wish I had some good advice, but I don't. ...

I wish I had some good advice, but I don't.

I have been with hubby 10 years and up until 6 months ago, he gave me lots of affection and so I would have told you to just communicate what you want....
Forum: Television   07-24-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By wifty
WhooHoo!!! I love evil, Dr. Will! I had a...

WhooHoo!!! I love evil, Dr. Will!

I had a feeling he would end up on some TV show....but this is cool that he actually gets to be a doc.

Though, wasn't his specialty something like cancer?
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Forum: Television   07-24-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,098
Posted By wifty
That is too awesome that he is your brother!!!...

That is too awesome that he is your brother!!! He does a great job and is my favourite person on the show!! Good for him!

I am 37, and am really having fun with the show! I keep telling the TV...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-24-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By wifty
Not enough! :-) Usually 10 hours at night,...

Not enough! :-)

Usually 10 hours at night, sometimes 9.

She naps about every 3rd or 4rth day for 3 hours.....but often, just skips nap.

Fiona used to be SUCH a great sleeper.....but at 3.5,...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-24-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 691
Posted By wifty
Hubby and I met online, though not thru a dating...

Hubby and I met online, though not thru a dating service.

We have been together 10 years and married 8.5.....VERY happily.

Both people interacting though have to be honest, or it won't work....
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By wifty
Fiona is 3.5 and all of the sudden, has been...

Fiona is 3.5 and all of the sudden, has been using the potty for pee and poop.

When can I consider the process a success? She has stayed dry for 7 nights in a row and dry and clean for 7 days...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-18-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,141
Posted By wifty
I think some of you have hit the nail on the...

I think some of you have hit the nail on the proverbial head.

Although I would like sex more often, what is really 'off' is that he doens't make comments anymore that shows he desires me.

Is...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-16-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,141
Posted By wifty
Thank you so much for everyones input!! It helps...

Thank you so much for everyones input!! It helps me figure out what normal is and then I can work on the 'feeling desired' or not part as what it is.

Sex is bonding I think and I do worry about...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-14-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,141
Posted By wifty
Quote: Originally Posted by mandib50...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mandib50 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8638236)
i would talk to your dhabout how you're...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-13-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,141
Posted By wifty
Thanks to everyone so far for your input!! ...

Thanks to everyone so far for your input!!

I was worried this poll might cross a line, but since it does affect me and my relationship with hubby and as a mother, I thought it would be ok.

I...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-13-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,141
Posted By wifty
Quote: Originally Posted by Verity...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Verity http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8629826)
Two to three times a week sounds like plenty of...
Forum: Mental Health   07-13-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By wifty
I have tried ambien and still occasionally take...

I have tried ambien and still occasionally take it, but I think it could be used as a date rape drug.

I would take it, go to sleep, and then have relations with my hubby that were intense, and...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-13-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,141
Posted By wifty
How often do you have sex with your partner?...

How often do you have sex with your partner? And, how long have you been together?

I am concerned that there is such a lack of drive on my husbands part, and I don't know if it is normal or...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-11-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,073
Posted By wifty
Interesting question and one that I have been...

Interesting question and one that I have been grappling with alot recently.

I said that I believe in them and married mine.

I was almost 28 when I met DH and had been only a lesbian....but in...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-10-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By wifty
I was going to suggest bowling as well! It can...

I was going to suggest bowling as well! It can be super silly and just fun.

Good for you though having those heavy conversations.....you have just bonded your relationship even more then it...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-08-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By wifty
Interesting question. I tend to gain...

Interesting question.

I tend to gain clutter because it makes me feel grounded where I am. I have moved 25 times in my 37 years, and having stuff around that I have gained through my life, helps...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-08-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 450
Posted By wifty
I am 37 and don't intend on hitting middle-age...

I am 37 and don't intend on hitting middle-age soon, or even 10 years from now....so, I choose 'other'.

I think in your 50's you hit middle-age, and probably late 50s at that.

I figure that...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-23-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,027
Posted By wifty
Abusers rarely get better. Verbal abuse often...

Abusers rarely get better. Verbal abuse often escalates as the person sees they are able to get away with it.

I can't imagine the pain you are in.....but this is really not acceptable behaviour...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-19-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,435
Posted By wifty
Hubby is an intern for one more week (YEAH!!!),...

Hubby is an intern for one more week (YEAH!!!), so I have some perspective and will write more.

However, I wanted to point you to the Student Doctor Network. Just type it in google and it will...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-18-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 777
Posted By wifty
199,000 miles is what we have on our Chrysler...

199,000 miles is what we have on our Chrysler Town and Country.

Yep. I am amazed and yet, it still keeps on running. :-)

We do regular, scheduled maintenance faithfully. But thats about it. We...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-16-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By wifty
Try looking in 'queer parenting'. There is a...

Try looking in 'queer parenting'. There is a poly place on that but you might have to search for it.

with smiles,
rebecca
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