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Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-23-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By easydoesit
I did the same for my son, bought him a new one...

I did the same for my son, bought him a new one in 5th grade and expected (or hoped) it would last all through middle school. I got him a Nike backpack and paid about $60.00.
Forum: Education   03-10-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By easydoesit
My kids bring a lunch to school. I don't know if...

My kids bring a lunch to school. I don't know if this a school lunchroom mandate or of their own volition but they always bring home what is not eaten. Because they do this, I know how much of what I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-23-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By easydoesit
Would this computer get a lot of use in a work at...

Would this computer get a lot of use in a work at home situation? If not, then I'd put it in the bedroom as it sounds like you don't like the look of it in your living room or family room.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-16-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By easydoesit
Makes me think of Ransom Riggs author of Miss...

Makes me think of Ransom Riggs author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-06-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By easydoesit
At 5 weeks along? No I don't think you need to...

At 5 weeks along? No I don't think you need to say anything. Even you see her a lot.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By easydoesit
I haven't been to this forum for a while and...

I haven't been to this forum for a while and missed your post. I would go over to your Grandmother's place sometime and write down your phone number and specific days/times that she could contact...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-17-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By easydoesit
You may want to visit a teacher's store in...

You may want to visit a teacher's store in person. They will have a variety of items that you may like. I remember making an annual trip to our local teacher's store for holiday shopping when mine...
Forum: October 2016 Due Date Club   11-10-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By easydoesit
Hooray! Congratulations to you!

Hooray! Congratulations to you!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-18-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By easydoesit
Your husband doesn't sound particularly unhappy...

Your husband doesn't sound particularly unhappy that he doesn't see his MIL. From your words it sounds like he is rather happily married to you. So I don't think the situation with your Mother's view...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-17-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By easydoesit
Ask him to make a list of ten dinners that he...

Ask him to make a list of ten dinners that he will eat. Let him take his time on this but impose that these be actual food not junk foods. Then have those dinners more often for a while. I am...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-17-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By easydoesit
Yes, to the PARK if you have one available...

Yes, to the PARK if you have one available nearby!

Also, a soccer ball and tennis shoes!
Forum: Parenting   08-26-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By easydoesit
I think most people with a bachelor's degree in...

I think most people with a bachelor's degree in hotel management go straight into the workplace. That's one of those degrees where one should be able to get a good start and get their resume looked...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-22-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By easydoesit
When I was getting divorced my lawyer advised...

When I was getting divorced my lawyer advised that I file for physical custody but that most judges grant joint legal custody. Even though I was the main source of income for my child and my ex was...
Forum: Site Help   08-22-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By easydoesit
My parents and former in laws have always been my...

My parents and former in laws have always been my child care providers. As well as other family members. So I have some experience with this. You see, it is easier for them to watch the baby (free of...
Forum: Parenting   08-11-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By easydoesit
What would I do? Likely, continue to let them...

What would I do? Likely, continue to let them watch the little guy just as they always have been. Once when my son as a baby he was lying on a bed with my Dad and my son rolled off. I certainly,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-25-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By easydoesit
Lego recycling

Has anyone used a lego recycler like either of these:

http://www.brickrecycler.com/
or
http://replaybricks.com/

I am interested in downsizing my son's collection. His kits likely have 75% of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-19-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,332
Posted By easydoesit
Even though your baby is still very young you can...

Even though your baby is still very young you can read little board books aloud.

Also, it took me a year to feel bonded with my first and that was due to a lot of the reasons you describe, too...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-07-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By easydoesit
When it comes to cleaning people have different...

When it comes to cleaning people have different styles. Think on what is your cleaning style. Like for me, I'm not a clean as I go person or a clean everyday person. I like to clean in one or two...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-01-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By easydoesit
First, I am very sorry to hear that you lost your...

First, I am very sorry to hear that you lost your father. As for the rest......well.....I really don't think DSS Mom expects that he return for any portion of the summer. She put him on a plane and...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-30-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By easydoesit
Are you at the point that you are really about to...

Are you at the point that you are really about to file? Or do you need a little more time to finish school, get an attorney consult, open own bank account, etc. If you need to get out ASAP then go...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-09-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By easydoesit
I don't think it's a huge leap. You can walk them...

I don't think it's a huge leap. You can walk them for the first two weeks and spell out the path they are to follow. Then they can do it themselves. This is different than the park because you go to...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-01-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By easydoesit
Yup, it does get better. Keep your head in the...

Yup, it does get better. Keep your head in the game on the legal stuff, that is very important. Soon, you will have a better life. If the next few months are chaotic you will make it up to your kids...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-27-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By easydoesit
Another motivation for kids to ride a bike is...

Another motivation for kids to ride a bike is seeing kids around the same age ride bikes.
Forum: Single Parenting   04-27-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By easydoesit
Seems your feelings for your ex-girlfriend are...

Seems your feelings for your ex-girlfriend are very strong. So strong that the idea "keep the door open" may not work for you. That place of limbo does not sound like a good place for you right now....
Forum: Parenting   04-25-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By easydoesit
Make an appointment with your own doctor...

Make an appointment with your own doctor regarding how this stress is taking it's toll you and ask for help/referrals for your son. Or call your insurance company and explain the kind of help your...
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