Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 120
Search took 0.53 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: JacqNS
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-17-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,356
Posted By JacqNS
  Quote:Originally Posted by...




Quote:Originally Posted by amnesiac http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   06-17-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,963
Posted By JacqNS
I've been reading here since 2008, although I'm...

I've been reading here since 2008, although I'm much more of a reader than a contributor at this point. In the time that I've been reading, I have yet to see a style of moderation that I think is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,595
Posted By JacqNS
I know several people who say, "For all...

I know several people who say, "For all INTENSIVE purposes...." http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/angry.gif
 
 
Bad grammar makes me [sic]!
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-01-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,922
Posted By JacqNS
Are you looking for ways to cut down on the...

Are you looking for ways to cut down on the amount of time you spend cleaning? If so, I'd be happy to help you brainstorm some ideas if you tell me what your current routine is like. 
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-01-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,922
Posted By JacqNS
I spend approximately 10 hours per week cleaning...

I spend approximately 10 hours per week cleaning the house (not including laundry). I typically spend 1 hour/day Monday-Friday and a few hours per day on Saturday and Sunday. 
 
I consider our...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-29-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By JacqNS
Great idea! Thanks! Breaking the tasks down into...

Great idea! Thanks! Breaking the tasks down into 15 blocks might be more effective for me. I tend to get overwhelmed at the thoughts of cleaning for hours on end.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-28-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By JacqNS
I'm in need of some ideas for keeping up with...

I'm in need of some ideas for keeping up with household cleaning. Part of my problem is motivation (I work 50 hours/week and the last thing I feel like going when I walk in the door at 5:30 is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-28-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By JacqNS
Wow! I give you credit for still managing to get...

Wow! I give you credit for still managing to get outside under those conditions.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,124
Posted By JacqNS
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Ldavis24 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1313470/how-often-do-you-shower/40#post_16452213)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 789
Posted By JacqNS
I do not accept the Mayan Prophecy as a valid...

I do not accept the Mayan Prophecy as a valid predictor of the end of times. Also, ac (http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/display.aspx?pkey=2317)cording to a recent study...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-27-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By JacqNS
I had another idea...it might be unrelated but I...

I had another idea...it might be unrelated but I figured I'd throw it out there anyway. Is your DD getting enough unstructured, outdoor play each day? I find that sunshine, fresh air, and time to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-27-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By JacqNS
Reading on the couch sounds like a good...

Reading on the couch sounds like a good compromise! Let us know how it goes. Good luck!
 
Quote:Originally Posted by momv3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-27-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JacqNS
For snack/finger foods type offerings:   ...

For snack/finger foods type offerings:
 
asparagus in a blanket (like pigs in a blanket but healthier!)
7 layer dip/taco dip 
tomato-basil skewers
deviled eggs
 
cheese and crackers
fruit...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-27-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By JacqNS
    -Read a magazine. You can borrow them...


 
-Read a magazine. You can borrow them for free from the public library! I enjoy a mix of 'easy reading' (Whole Living, Martha Stewart Living) and more intellectually stimulating magazines...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-27-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By JacqNS
How much time are we talking about? 5 minutes?...

How much time are we talking about? 5 minutes? 20 minutes? 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-27-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By JacqNS
May I gently suggest that you reevaluate the...

May I gently suggest that you reevaluate the television show right before bed? Television can sometimes have a stimulating effect and may interfere with her ability to fall (and stay) asleep. How...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-27-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By JacqNS
Thank you for this! I've been craving mexican...

Thank you for this! I've been craving mexican lately and was running out of recipes!
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-27-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By JacqNS
Pashmina by Benjamin Moore is one of my favorite...

Pashmina by Benjamin Moore is one of my favorite wall colors. I always thought it would look beautiful with navy blue and dark furniture :) 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-26-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By JacqNS
This is fantastic! Tastefully worded and so...

This is fantastic! Tastefully worded and so thoughtful. I'm sure your son will treasure the quilt for years to come. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-24-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 325
Posted By JacqNS
I'm late to this thread but wanted to wish you...

I'm late to this thread but wanted to wish you good luck. I love your taste in clothes. Beautiful!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-22-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,517
Posted By JacqNS
As I was typing out this list I realized how...

As I was typing out this list I realized how tedious it sounded. It only takes me 15-20 minutes from start to finish. I save my favorite podcast (This American Life) to listen to while cleaning the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-20-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,517
Posted By JacqNS
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by motherhendoula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-20-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,517
Posted By JacqNS
   The bathroom is one area where I just...

  
The bathroom is one area where I just can't seem to let go of my chemical-laden products. They're marketed as "green" cleaners, but I've checked into the ingredient list and they're anything...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-01-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,370
Posted By JacqNS
 ETA: To anyone with small kids thinking...



ETA: To anyone with small kids thinking about getting a new car I recommend the Honda Element. Car seats don't really fit but boy howdy they work really well for diaper changes and potty-seat...
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,939
Posted By JacqNS
I am one of the people who suggested that this...

I am one of the people who suggested that this thread be shut down (although "screaming" seems a bit harsh, no?). My reason has nothing to do with a random predator fear or that fact that it makes...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 120

 
Forum Jump: