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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-17-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 868
Posted By urklemama
If I'm not alone in the house, and if the...

If I'm not alone in the house, and if the solicitor is a girl or a slight boy, I offer to drive them to the bus station and pay for a ticket home to their parents. I do this for political groups...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-12-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,004
Posted By urklemama
Quote: Originally Posted by CatsCradle...

Quote:
Originally Posted by CatsCradle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14577749)

Like GuildJen said, the fashion industry...
Forum: Parenting   12-11-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,437
Posted By urklemama
If you call, I hope you're ready for trouble,...

If you call, I hope you're ready for trouble, because that sounds like a big scary family that will suddenly start screeching about how much they love their little girl once CPS gets involved.

I...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By urklemama
Quote: Originally Posted by sisteeesmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sisteeesmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14769848)
I guess to me they are not more...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-07-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,985
Posted By urklemama
You need to go find some supportive people in...

You need to go find some supportive people in ministry online and get some tools for communicating with your church hierarchy, because this is a really common problem. You're not being selfish, they...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By urklemama
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

Quote:
Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14765645)...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-06-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By urklemama
The adoption sounds sketchy. It probably isn't...

The adoption sounds sketchy. It probably isn't legal. She probably doesn't have a visa and isn't really allowed to be in the country. I would contact the Costa Rican embassy and describe the...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,031
Posted By urklemama
SF is crazy child-unfriendly, it has been for...

SF is crazy child-unfriendly, it has been for more than a decade.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-06-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,392
Posted By urklemama
Essie, I really sympathize, and I hope you can...

Essie, I really sympathize, and I hope you can find private charity to help.

Nobody on this whole 8 page thread has given you a good practical reason not to report their shady butts. I can...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-06-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,001
Posted By urklemama
Maybe she lost her temper because she has one of...

Maybe she lost her temper because she has one of the godawful excessive giftgiving situations that some of us have been describing, and you were a safer target than the real offenders. It sucks for...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 8,767
Posted By urklemama
Maybe we should start a thread for people to...

Maybe we should start a thread for people to tell their horrible excessive giftgiving stories - like mine about having to pay for extra trash collection one year because of the amount of packaging I...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 8,767
Posted By urklemama
There are two separate issues and they get...

There are two separate issues and they get conflated.

One issue is where there is consistent thoughtless giving, but it's on a small scale. In those cases, yes, the recipient's rudeness is not...
Forum: Italy   05-18-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By urklemama
We're a family of six considering a year abroad....

We're a family of six considering a year abroad. My husband has his own software company so we can live anyplace with highspeed internet. We homeschool. We're Catholic. We adjust pretty well to city...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,115
Posted By urklemama
Some nice stuff has gotten posted to the...

Some nice stuff has gotten posted to the livejournal coloring community

http://community.livejournal.com/coloring/

These are very intricate:

http://www.bellerophonbooks.com/shopsys/
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-09-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 645
Posted By urklemama
You must send it into space! Only by poisoning...

You must send it into space! Only by poisoning the aliens with our fluids can we avoid takeover!

You know, maybe me doing more drugs than I've already done isn't such a hot idea.
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-08-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 645
Posted By urklemama
OK, I will pee into specially sealed containers...

OK, I will pee into specially sealed containers ONLY. Also, everyone on hormonal birth control must do this. And we will send the pee into SPACE.
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-08-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 645
Posted By urklemama
I am all for better living through chemistry. I...

I am all for better living through chemistry. I think it's ridiculous that in order to get most legal drugs, you have to define yourself as having an illness. Not being a morning person isn't an...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-08-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,516
Posted By urklemama
I dunno about preparation for hauling us all off...

I dunno about preparation for hauling us all off to be fed to the lizard men for not being obediant to Bush/Obama, but there is something really off about the American Community Survey.

* it's...
Forum: Activism and News   12-08-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 24,703
Posted By urklemama
Why isn't there anything on the etsy homepage...

Why isn't there anything on the etsy homepage about this?
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-05-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,895
Posted By urklemama
The poor guy will be more rational and less...

The poor guy will be more rational and less bitchy when he gets more breaks. He *is* being irrational and bitchy, but he's overwhelmed, and you'd be the same way if you were the one being climbed on...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-03-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By urklemama
We're not upset because we have a lot of...

We're not upset because we have a lot of desirable stuff. We're upset because people are being controlling and borderline abusive via stuff. One of the reasons it's such an effective method of abuse...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-03-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,328
Posted By urklemama
Something like this was done to me when I was...

Something like this was done to me when I was quite small, around 5. I don't remember it, for which I am thankful, but the story was often repeated because my relatives all found it hilarious.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-03-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,110
Posted By urklemama
Since there is clearly religious discrimination...

Since there is clearly religious discrimination going on, you might want to call Jewish services in your area. If nothing else they can give you emotional support.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-02-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,609
Posted By urklemama
I don't think of Western culture, and its...

I don't think of Western culture, and its subset, Anglo-African-American culture, as something separate from me and my family are separate from and have to jump through some kinds of hoops put up by...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-02-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 800
Posted By urklemama
The only think I know about Tacoma is that if...

The only think I know about Tacoma is that if you live there, you are a TacoMan.

SORRY I COULDN'T HELP IT
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