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Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,112
Posted By onemoremom
I might be a little late to jump in, but I'll...

I might be a little late to jump in, but I'll tell you what I did with my Dec. B-day son who was, IMO, not ready (his dad and I split up, there were moves, etc..very emotional changes at the time)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-09-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 975
Posted By onemoremom
Quote: Originally Posted by rere...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rere http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14779271)
Your butt looking good is way more important...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-09-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By onemoremom
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif


Try not to feel bad. Lots of us have learned the hard way to never ever do anything (like, you know, be awake) without the house...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 333
Posted By onemoremom
Secure the tree to the wall or ceiling so you're...

Secure the tree to the wall or ceiling so you're not stressed about having it fall over, and put the breakable ornaments up high out of her reach.

That's the only way I've ever seen it done with...
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By onemoremom
I figured it out not quite that young, but much...

I figured it out not quite that young, but much younger than my mother was ready for. I kind of played along for a few years, having no real reason to announce that I knew what was up...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,301
Posted By onemoremom
Thought I'd add, we do the reindeer food outside...

Thought I'd add, we do the reindeer food outside too. Ours is glittery and is intended not so much to be a snack (though who knows, maybe they nibble!) but it helps them see where we are. Like a...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,301
Posted By onemoremom
Does Santa have a wrapping paper different from...

Does Santa have a wrapping paper different from the rest?

Yes. Nothing particular, but different from the rest. Now that DS is older it'll likely be something he loves that he knows mom doesn't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-07-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,206
Posted By onemoremom
I liked the first two, but I think #1 would be...

I liked the first two, but I think #1 would be the best purchase. Much more versatile IMHO, could go just about anywhere that you wanted something dressy. Since you say you want something useful for...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,603
Posted By onemoremom
Stocking stuffers don't get wrapped here. DS is...

Stocking stuffers don't get wrapped here. DS is free to dump his stocking and check out the goodies as early as he pleases on Christmas morning. He can eat the food (chocolates, nuts, etc..), play...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-02-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,326
Posted By onemoremom
At my sons birth (6 years ago in a southern NH...

At my sons birth (6 years ago in a southern NH hospital) room sharing was assumed, bed sharing was never commented on, and all the nurses who worked with new moms had at least some training in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-24-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By onemoremom
Totally normal, in my opinion (and experience...

Totally normal, in my opinion (and experience with friends kids, etc..)

Kids use imaginary play to try out roles and experiences they don't get in their regular lives. They want to be parents,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-20-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By onemoremom
[QUOTE=caenach;14701344]On a whim I got one of...

[QUOTE=caenach;14701344]On a whim I got one of those collapsible tunnels for DD a few weeks ago (sort of like this one http://www.amazon.com/Pacific-Play-T...8747148&sr=8-2...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-20-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By onemoremom
When my son was a toddler, like a few have...

When my son was a toddler, like a few have mentioned when we got to 3 (or 5, whatever number I told him I'd count to, and of course usually plenty slowly with enough reminders that he did get a real...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-15-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
Quote: Originally Posted by A&A...

Quote:
Originally Posted by A&A http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14677822)
Well, I suppose, ask a vague question, get a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-15-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
Quote: Originally Posted by A&A...

Quote:
Originally Posted by A&A http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14675513)
"prune" as in cut out, whittle away what doesn't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-14-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
Thanks! Sounds positive, and I do have decisions...

Thanks! Sounds positive, and I do have decisions to make so I'll try to keep it all in mind. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-14-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
What is the best advice you can give me at this...

What is the best advice you can give me at this point in my life? Like, is there anything in particular that jumps out at anyone that I need to hear, know, think about, etc..?


Is that way too...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-13-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
I haven't been able to reach my son (5, at his...

I haven't been able to reach my son (5, at his fathers house for the weekend) all day. He's been sick all week with a virus (ds, tho his dad didn't sound great when he picked up ds last night) and I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-14-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
Quoting myself not to be pushy, but because I...

Quoting myself not to be pushy, but because I think I may have been lost in the shuffle a few pages back http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif If anyone is still answering...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-11-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
The education/career path I'm seriously...

The education/career path I'm seriously considering-is this a good fit for me, something I should go ahead and pursue?


Where/how can I keep money coming in, in the meantime?



What does he...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-29-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
Quote: Originally Posted by A&A...

Quote:
Originally Posted by A&A http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14154161)
I think you should go on a reality TV show to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-28-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 24,100
Posted By onemoremom
1) What do you see for my love life?...

1) What do you see for my love life? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif Anything at all, I'm curious about who (someone I've met already? totally new acquaintance?),...
Forum: Parenting   05-14-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,922
Posted By onemoremom
How many people do it varies HUGELY depending on...

How many people do it varies HUGELY depending on region and social circle. Where I am now, people are generally surprised to see it or hear of it, it's just not quite 'done' much anymore. It would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-12-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By onemoremom
Oh, my son was the EXACT same! And we tried all...

Oh, my son was the EXACT same! And we tried all the same stuff, too.

Eventually I decided the whole thing was just causing too much stress for everyone involved. It was turning into a power...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-27-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,328
Posted By onemoremom
1) giving good stuff to good causes = good karma...

1) giving good stuff to good causes = good karma http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

2) tax deductions (just get receipts when you donate)

3) how much is your monthly...
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