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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 910
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Also a teacher and also a re-gifter. It is a big...

Also a teacher and also a re-gifter. It is a big river. Big enough for many of us.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,486
Posted By Ok
I love it. If they don't, all the more reason...

I love it. If they don't, all the more reason you should give to charity instead of them. As you say, they are all financially comfortable. You're not denying them basic needs/wants. You are living...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 483
Posted By Ok
Oh, how sad....

Oh, how sad. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif What a beautiful dog. ((hugs))
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 448
Posted By Ok
I say "yes" let her go. I try not to punish...

I say "yes" let her go. I try not to punish children because of my own friendship up and downs.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 280
Posted By Ok
Mine is always taking my scissors, so I've...

Mine is always taking my scissors, so I've bought him a set of 10 of his own. He is also getting coffee. And an AC/DC video.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,973
Posted By Ok
Love it. I understand why you won't send it....

Love it. I understand why you won't send it. Wish you could though. I think she needs to hear it.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-31-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,291
Posted By Ok
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http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/candle.gif Rest in Heaven Rory.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-07-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 825
Posted By Ok
Being poor is very anxiety-producing for me....

Being poor is very anxiety-producing for me. Plus, when you've been depressed, plain 'ole happy sounds fine. I don't like/need extremes of money or emotions. Happy in the middle.
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-04-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 673
Posted By Ok
More family-social space. A large basement can...

More family-social space. A large basement can always get subdivided to areas. But if things are already broken up, the architect did the subdividing already.

Small bathrooms too. I'm always...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-04-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,245
Posted By Ok
I love Corelle, so trim and tidy and light...

I love Corelle, so trim and tidy and light compared to pottery types of plates.

I also grew up using enamel ware for picnics, camping and eating outdoors on the patio. Also love enamel ware....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-08-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,044
Posted By Ok
We got one for ds right before his 5th birthday....

We got one for ds right before his 5th birthday. It had a pediatric calibration and a mouthpiece that made it more naturally-sized for kid mouths.

We used to talk about taking a deep breath to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-07-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By Ok
A bribe by any other name is an encouragement to...

A bribe by any other name is an encouragement to do whats right http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif

4-5yos in my house often drop food they used to like and get more...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-02-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,205
Posted By Ok
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/candle.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-22-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By Ok
I like philosophy and philosophical discussions....

I like philosophy and philosophical discussions. Metaphysics http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif. Don't like lots of "modern ethics" discussions-- I want real world,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-30-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Ok
We use a pediatric dental practice. Worth the...

We use a pediatric dental practice. Worth the money for us. Ds (4yo, autistic, apraxic, essentially non-verbal) did great. They have overhead movies w/ head phones, gas, etc. Parents are absolutely...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-26-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Ok
I think it will vary by family dynamics. I'm the...

I think it will vary by family dynamics. I'm the working parents and dh is the SAHP. The kids actually take much more advantage of him and frustrate him a lot more than me. My personality is more...
Forum: Family Planning   10-26-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ok
I had my 4th at 40. That pg was much harder...

I had my 4th at 40. That pg was much harder physically (and in some ways emotionally) to recover from. My first 3 were much closer together, 2 yrs apart. Yes, 1 was in diapers when another would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-25-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Ok
Quote: Originally Posted by firewoman...

Quote:
Originally Posted by firewoman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12465596)
She said, "Screw the terrible two's. I'm in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-25-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Ok
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12465201)
By 4 kids have all sorts of outside...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-25-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 458
Posted By Ok
45 and don't lie about age. I'm crochety and...

45 and don't lie about age. I'm crochety and eccentric-- and you're allowed all that when you're older. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-25-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Ok
I wouldn't let my child speak to me that way....

I wouldn't let my child speak to me that way. One of your jobs as the parent is to make sure to speak for the baby. Your older daughter shouldn't be allowed to "do as she will" to her younger...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-13-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Ok
Ds is autistic and essentially non-verbal. He is...

Ds is autistic and essentially non-verbal. He is 4.5yo and has been going almost every week since he was an infant. He also did bible school, goes for various parish events. Younger kids only go to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-11-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,972
Posted By Ok
Americans will be taking a different hit than...

Americans will be taking a different hit than many other countries. We are over-extended militarily. We are still trying to bail out others, and borrowing money to do it-- then printing money to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-11-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By Ok
ASD and non-verbal at 3.5yo and he took about 6...

ASD and non-verbal at 3.5yo and he took about 6 weeks of really concerted effort between school and home to pee train. We let that sink in. He could wear underwear, however, b/c he'd bring me a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-02-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,337
Posted By Ok
Thanks for sharing! Beautiful as always. May...

Thanks for sharing! Beautiful as always. May their next year be full of blessings and breakthroughs.
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