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Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-02-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I am so so sorry. My mom has some issues with...

I am so so sorry. My mom has some issues with money too and it makes it very hard. I am sure you already know this, but really, it is not about money with your mom- it is probably something bigger...
Forum: Learning at School   11-11-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Thank you all for your very thoughtful and wise...

Thank you all for your very thoughtful and wise responses. I think I just needed to hear some of these things. We have been fortunate to live in some great school districts but the downside of that...
Forum: Learning at School   11-05-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Thank you so much Dalia. I so needed to read...

Thank you so much Dalia. I so needed to read that. I also wished that my children would be kind souls and if there is one thing that they do excel in, it is that and I am very thankful. Thanks for...
Forum: Learning at School   11-05-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I feel like the schooling part of parenting is...

I feel like the schooling part of parenting is so so hard and I am so sick of hearing about people with children who do so well in school. My children (8th grade and 2nd grade) are both struggling...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-18-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,491
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Yes it is very possible. I think children are...

Yes it is very possible. I think children are just starting to figure out power at this age and they are trying out how it feels to be powerful over another child. This is why good preschools are so...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-08-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Wow- thanks for the suggestions and the link. I...

Wow- thanks for the suggestions and the link. I love the idea of a school psychologist. I just think all of the schooling that lies ahead scares me but maybe that is silly. I guess you have to...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-08-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Hi there,  I am trying and trying to make this...

Hi there, 
I am trying and trying to make this decision and finally decided I should ask out there in the world and see if anyone can give me some good information. I am currently in a graduate...
Forum: Learning at School   05-29-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
We are in the same position as you except we...

We are in the same position as you except we  have two children. We actually left a really great school district because exactly what you are talking about- the kids that were excelling got so much...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-15-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,630
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
This ad makes me so so angry. Have they looked...

This ad makes me so so angry. Have they looked into who has funded all of the studies about this. I am sure it is companies that make baby furniture!
 
 
Forum: Personal Growth   05-08-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 128,919
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Thank you for posting this. It is very brave...

Thank you for posting this. It is very brave because people can be really judgmental. I am having a really tough day and I really needed to see something like your post to let me feel like I am not...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-09-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,807
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
My ten year old dd has recently been asking...

My ten year old dd has recently been asking about shaving and just brought up that some hair on her upper lip really bothers her and that some kids made fun of her for it. It isn't that dark or...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   01-26-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Hi there. I live in the Peterborough area but my...

Hi there. I live in the Peterborough area but my girls are much older than your baby. The family center www.thefamilycenter.us/ (http://www.thefamilycenter.us/) in Peterborough has some really great...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-11-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Not sure of a family doc but I went to an...

Not sure of a family doc but I went to an amazing midwife in Ventura. Karni at the Sunrise Birthing Center. I am sure if you call she will give you a great recommendation! Good luck!
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-21-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 988
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
My daughter goes up to bed at 8:30 (we read to...

My daughter goes up to bed at 8:30 (we read to her before she goes) and then the rule is that she can stay up as long as she wants if she is reading. My husband and I read before bed so she has seen...
Forum: Currently in Mothering Magazine   01-24-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,659
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
While I really liked and agreed with Forest for...

While I really liked and agreed with Forest for a Classroom, I really disliked when the author made such generalizations about Americans and the way our kids are raised. While I agree that there is...
Forum: Learning at School   11-21-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Your post is so nice and so inspiring. Even as a...

Your post is so nice and so inspiring. Even as a mom, it is hard not to get muddled down in all the hard stuff and to really appreciate the fun, quirky, and wonderful stuff!!! So glad that you are a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I also use the library to satiate myself. The...

I also use the library to satiate myself. The place I used to live had a decent library but there was a much bigger and nicer one in the next town so I would pay yearly ($70) to use that library. It...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-05-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
My friend has a 4 and 1/2 year old who just...

My friend has a 4 and 1/2 year old who just finally started using the potty this week. I know it is so hard when every other child seems to be getting it but know that she will get there!!!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-02-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I second the vote for Brain, Child. My favorite...

I second the vote for Brain, Child. My favorite parenting magazine!!!
Forum: Activism and News   08-14-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,485
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
The documentary Born in Brothels was hard to...

The documentary Born in Brothels was hard to watch but also very very moving and inspiring. The photographer who made it was photographing women who work in brothels in India and became interested...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-12-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I am looking for a great doctor for my 8 and 2...

I am looking for a great doctor for my 8 and 2 year old. We do vaccines but I would like someone who would be comfortable with us doing a delayed program and someone who is pretty knowledgeable...
Forum: Activism and News   08-10-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I believe the metal they are speaking of is also...

I believe the metal they are speaking of is also used in cell phones and computers. The congo has long been ignored although more people there have been brutalized and killed than in the Sudan. I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-25-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,849
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
Wow, I think your post is very well thought out...

Wow, I think your post is very well thought out and caring and fair to both you and your husband. I am the stay at home mom in my family so I can relate to your husband's craziness from being at...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-25-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I completely relate. I have a 8 year old and a 2...

I completely relate. I have a 8 year old and a 2 year old and I feel like it is so much harder this time around. I am not sure if it is just juggling two children at such different ages or what but...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-25-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By miasandhadleysmom
I have to respond to this because i took my...

I have to respond to this because i took my children to see Dr. Jun last month. We used to live elsewhere and had a really great dentist back there and I was hoping Dr. Jun would be great. My...
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