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Forum: Laura Markham   08-19-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By Milkymommy
My heart is hurting for my little girl. She is...

My heart is hurting for my little girl. She is 11 years old. About a year ago she was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis after many months of illness.
 
Even with treatment and medication, she...
Forum: Learning at School   06-21-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Milkymommy
Contact Sigg...they do a really cool reusable...

Contact Sigg...they do a really cool reusable bottle with the school logo.

The Enviromental club at my DD's school did a cool fundraiser with the Sigg bottles, laptop lunnchboxes and reusable...
Forum: Learning at School   06-21-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,688
Posted By Milkymommy
Jackie - I am in Florida as well and as a parent...

Jackie - I am in Florida as well and as a parent I have always been invited/included in any committee meetings regarding retention. It is very concerning to me that they held that meeting without...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-12-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,523
Posted By Milkymommy
Does your front load washer have smell issues?...

Does your front load washer have smell issues? we did in the past
Brand LG
Model Not sure
Does it heat its own water? not sure
How long you have had it? About 4 years
Where you are located?...
Forum: Lactivism   08-14-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By Milkymommy
I know the group of moms who are at the nurse in...

I know the group of moms who are at the nurse in today. They rock! The update is that Chick-fil-A has apologized and they will be posting a sign that indicates that breastfeeding moms are welcome...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-10-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By Milkymommy
Quote: Originally Posted by *Jade*...

Quote:
Originally Posted by *Jade* http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14205110)
Me too. Except sometimes I'm DYING to be able...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-28-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Milkymommy
For summer dinners we love to put out platters...

For summer dinners we love to put out platters of different things that go well together and let everyone make their own plate.

- Sliced mozzerella cheese, sliced tomatoes, pesto, whole grain...
Forum: Learning at School   07-19-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Milkymommy
I agree with the previous poster. Play dates are...

I agree with the previous poster. Play dates are a great way to build friendships in those early grades. It can also give you the opportunity to get to know the parents of your child's friends.
...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-08-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,189
Posted By Milkymommy
[QUOTE=Leta;13724424]My dad saves straws from...

[QUOTE=Leta;13724424]My dad saves straws from Whataburger. Now, granted, they are a cut above regular fast food restaurant straws, and he does run them through the dishwasher first. QUOTE]


This...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-21-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 789
Posted By Milkymommy
My DD call broccoli "dinosaur trees." When she...

My DD call broccoli "dinosaur trees." When she was younger she would pretend to be a big, huge dinosaur gobbling down the dinosaur trees. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif:
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Forum: Learning at School   02-27-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,231
Posted By Milkymommy
My DD's 2nd grade class earned a pizza party...

My DD's 2nd grade class earned a pizza party from their teacher earlier this month, but it was a group project where they all earned the party. They had to spell out the words "pizza party" and they...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,928
Posted By Milkymommy
I think that J2 and I have the same friend....

I think that J2 and I have the same friend. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

What if an internal exam was done by the midwife? Does that change things?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-30-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Milkymommy
I saw this in new posts...try having her sit...

I saw this in new posts...try having her sit backwards on the potty. facing the wrong way. It also helps her empty her bladder all the way.

My dd's pediatrician suggested this a while back. It...
Forum: Parenting   01-09-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By Milkymommy
Quote: Originally Posted by baby-makes-3...

Quote:
Originally Posted by baby-makes-3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12941474)
If the decision to have an "only" was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-22-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,625
Posted By Milkymommy
Dar - I understand where you are coming from on...

Dar - I understand where you are coming from on this. My mom was a single mom too and the gifts she got were either gifts my sister and I picked out or money from her mom and aunt - which she would...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-04-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 712
Posted By Milkymommy
We have a neighborhood christmas gathering and...

We have a neighborhood christmas gathering and do a "Naughty and Nice" swap. Adults only. We send the kids upstairs to the playroom! It's couples and each couple brings one "naughty" present and one...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-23-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By Milkymommy
Mario Party 8 is fun because multiple people can...

Mario Party 8 is fun because multiple people can play at the same time. We also looove Smooth Moves.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-12-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By Milkymommy
We have the book Barack Obama Son of Promise,...

We have the book Barack Obama Son of Promise, Child of Hope. My daughter liked it and it's suitable for a young child.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 558
Posted By Milkymommy
I like the Cookie Bar. There is a cupcake...

I like the Cookie Bar.

There is a cupcake store in our town and one of the coolest features that they have is very cold milk. It's in a dispenser similar to a soda fountian but for milk. they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-30-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,890
Posted By Milkymommy
Our house. I love my neighborhood, but our house...

Our house. I love my neighborhood, but our house is too big. 4 bedrooms plus a playroom for a family of 3. It's a pain to keep clean and we have too much tile floor and I hate to mop. We thought...
Forum: Activism and News   09-24-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,914
Posted By Milkymommy
John McCutcheon has some songs for children that...

John McCutcheon has some songs for children that are very peace minded.
Forum: Infertility   09-03-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Milkymommy
I do. I don't talk about it very much cause it...

I do. I don't talk about it very much cause it has been difficult coming to terms with not being able to have a second baby. My DD, who is 8 yrs old, was conceived within the first few months that...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-19-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Milkymommy
I have to agree with the recomendation for Dr....

I have to agree with the recomendation for Dr. King. He is wonderful. My DD has needed a great deal of dental work and he puts her so at ease. He sings Dora songs to her when she gets nervous.
...
Forum: Learning at School   08-08-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 618
Posted By Milkymommy
I'm not sure if this applies to your situation,...

I'm not sure if this applies to your situation, but... my daughter has an IEP for reading and memory related issues. She has been on monitering only for the past year.

The person at her school...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 120
Posted By Milkymommy
I'll look for you bowls if you can find my...

I'll look for you bowls if you can find my missing tea kettle. Seriously, how does one lose a tea kettle?
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