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Forum: Personal Growth   10-28-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By chimomma
Thanks for all the support, mamas. It feels good...

Thanks for all the support, mamas. It feels good to know I am not alone.
 
We had a good day (no loosing my temper) yesterday and I am feeling more optimistic. I think it is really a matter of...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-26-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By chimomma
I have a really big problem with focus,...

I have a really big problem with focus, organization, and consistency. So you can probably imagine I am having trouble disciplining my kids since I can't even discipline myself. I am so inconstant...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-13-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By chimomma
Yeah, at MJ they don't really advocate not...

Yeah, at MJ they don't really advocate not vaccinating as in they do follow the normal recommendation, but they will not pressure you at all about it. Once you tell them they just accept it and...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-09-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By chimomma
Thanks for the replies. Yes, I do remember...

Thanks for the replies. Yes, I do remember something about having to have both parents present to get a passport, unless you could explain why they were not. Hopefully I will be safe in that arena....
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By chimomma
I have been separated from my husband for nearly...

I have been separated from my husband for nearly a year, but we are still legally married. We plan to start the divorce process in the coming month. He was abusive to me and since separation has...
Forum: Site Help   09-29-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By chimomma
I also am disappointed to see a lot of the ads...

I also am disappointed to see a lot of the ads like right now there is a ad displaying for fanta soda and tontino's pizza stuffers? Junk food ads and other things which are kind of against the feel...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-27-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By chimomma
I have a 4 year old daughter. She is very...

I have a 4 year old daughter. She is very sensitive both emotionally and physically. If any small physical hurt happens, she gets very dramatic about it. She cries easily. She doesn't seem to be...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-26-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By chimomma
I have been separated from my STBX for 9 months...

I have been separated from my STBX for 9 months now. I have two young children who I have always stayed home with. They just started preschool. I am working from home part time and also taking...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-08-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 343,830
Posted By chimomma
You might want to wait until after you pass the...

You might want to wait until after you pass the exam so if you fail the Lionbridge exam you can still try for leapforce.
Forum: Religious Studies   08-26-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By chimomma
As to the best of my knowledge, when the Quran...

As to the best of my knowledge, when the Quran refers to being dead and brought back to life it is usually referring to being raised after death on the day of resurrection, when we will be...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,859
Posted By chimomma
I agree with being really direct and specific...

I agree with being really direct and specific about your expectations of him, but communicate in a way that honors him, not in a way in which he may feel forced. You might say "I miss spending time...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-09-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,859
Posted By chimomma
I second  hiring some one to help with the...

I second  hiring some one to help with the house/kids, encouraging DH to see a doctor, and stop doing his work for him. I suspect myself of having ADD so knowing what that's like, I wouldn't take...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-12-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By chimomma
I can definitely relate to the way you are...

I can definitely relate to the way you are feeling. I feel I am now just beginning to come out of it, or gaining the knowledge of how to come out of it. For me my lack of motivation stemmed from...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-23-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 343,830
Posted By chimomma
I also work for leapforce, I love having the...

I also work for leapforce, I love having the flexible schedule, but find it hard to stay focused doing this type of work for long.
 
How do you guys keep yourself motivated/focused to work more...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-23-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By chimomma
That sounds very scary, I am sorry you are going...

That sounds very scary, I am sorry you are going through this. I have a somewhat similar situation. I left my abusive husband 6 mo ago. We have a 2yr old and a 4yr old together. We live in the same...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-14-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By chimomma
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by BabyBearsMummy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-14-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By chimomma
Hello single mammas. I am kind of new to this...

Hello single mammas. I am kind of new to this section, I haven't formally introduced myself. I was in an abusive marriage which I just left last month, so I am new to being a single mom. I was a...
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-19-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By chimomma
I know how you feel, that is really frustrating....

I know how you feel, that is really frustrating. I hope things get better for you one way or another.
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-13-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By chimomma
   Quote:Originally Posted by Wild...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Wild Lupine http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-12-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By chimomma
I can definitely relate to much of your story...

I can definitely relate to much of your story OP. My husband is also a community leader and I highly suspect he has NPD.  I have been married five years and I never realized his controlling and...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-08-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By chimomma
I am in a similar situation. I am not sure this...

I am in a similar situation. I am not sure this is just what you are looking for, but one book I read recently which I found uplifting was Things Will Get As Good As You Can Stand by Laura Doyle. It...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By chimomma
I know this might not be easy to put into...

I know this might not be easy to put into practice but try to stop caring what he thinks. You said you can't trust him, then don't base your feelings off his feelings. Are you happier now? Good if...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-28-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By chimomma
I felt the same way. I know how you feel about...

I felt the same way. I know how you feel about feeling better when DH is away. This feeling ended for me when I realized my husband was abusive and have since been going through the most painful,...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-06-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,734
Posted By chimomma
Quote: Originally Posted by nettlesoup...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nettlesoup http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15781866)
Chimmoma; that does sound like a good...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-06-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By chimomma
One thing that is helping me center myself in...

One thing that is helping me center myself in times of change and high emotion is jornaling. I have a tendency to let big complicated problems overwhelm me, or sometimes I act impulsive. So now...
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