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Winter weather
How is everyone holding up? What does it look like outside your window? We got socked by an ice and sleet storm...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
Halleluia I slept until 6:30 this morning!
I so appreciate the advice you guys give me. Seriously. DH and I sat down and discussed whether to keep DS up...More
Posted by seeit2
Poll: Bedtime routines (all ages)
What do your kids do before bed? How old are they? Do they play or read or watch tv? (I think I may have to do...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
Need sleep advice
My DS is 4 and he is exhausted. I put him to bed every night at 7pm (he passes out) and he is up by 5:30 at the...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
Random thoughts
I'm selling the changing table on Craigslist! Yay DS!! Yay me!! *I met a guy at the gym yesterday who is 34...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
Car Seats
As if car seats weren't confusing enough as it was! Has anyone else heard about this? The article is...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
turkey sticker shock
I've been pricing turkeys. We really go the organic humane route whenever possible and support a local farm for...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
need advice
my son is 5 years old, whatever he does does extravagantly, he reacts to any sorts of comments against him...More
Posted by An_254386
Hi
Its been a long time since I've been around. Life has been busy, which odd since I'm working at only 25%...More
Posted by iocasta
Need Advice
I'm not sure what to do in this case, and I don't want to come across like a total B#$@!. As I have...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
Thoughts on when to teach about death?
Last night I was reading to my 4 year old DS from a children's Bible story book. The story was actually about...More
Posted by sdadkin
What were your little ones for Halloween?
Hey everyone....just trying to start up a conversation We had a Mario and an Iron Man at my...More
Me (29), DH (31), DS1 - Michael (6) and DS2 - Nathan (3 - severe peanut allergy and an egg allergy)
Posted by crunk05177
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
We bought this book: "Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons" from Amazon a few months back based on...More
Posted by earleyml1012
Super emotional middle child
I'm a mother of three girls (7, 41/2 and 21/2). For the first two years, my middle daughter dealt...More
Posted by Motherofthreegirls
Good movie to recommend?
DH and I have a rare opportunity to go out tomorrow night for our anniversary. We are thinking of going to the...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
DD has shark teeth
OK it's dental month at Deb's house. DD turned 7 last spring and has not lost a single tooth. About a month ago...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
OT: I had heinous oral surgery and I need to whine...
Yesterday morning I had a tissue graft on two of my teeth. They basically slit holes in my palate, removed...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
DD is the big 4 now!
Took DD for her well child visit and she is 50% in height and 30% in weight. She weighs 33 pounds. The dr....More
Me(43)DH(40)DS(7)DD(3)
Posted by laney0705
Poll: Bedtimes
I think we are needing to push bedtimes back, especially for Emily. I'm just curious about how much...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
Put the boy in undies
He's doing very well. He had a fit the first morning but I just kept saying "you can do this" and distracting...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
DS turned four -and checking in
Hey guys. I don't know if there will be anyone left to chat with but my little man just turned four, so I'm...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
HELP!!
My boyfriend has a daughter that is 4 years old and she throws the worst temper tantrums I have ever seen!! ...More
Posted by An_253866
HELP!!
My boyfriend has a daughter that is 4 years old and she throws the worst temper tantrums I have ever seen!! ...More
Posted by An_253866
Spelling Test Help
Michael started 2nd grade this year, crazy right? His spelling words are crazy!!!! Anyone have any good tips...More
Me (29), DH (31), DS1 - Michael (6) and DS2 - Nathan (3 - severe peanut allergy and an egg allergy)
Posted by crunk05177
Attitude Attitude Attitude
My oldest turned 4 in July and for a few months now he has had this major attitude. Whenever I get onto him he...More
Posted by sdadkin
knee pain
My 4 year old woke up with knee pain and swelling. 5 weeks ago, the same thing happened with the opposite...More
Posted by An_253721
My Big News
We are becoming a family of 5!!!!!! We are adopting a little girl. She is 2 years old, and completely...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
Happy
Happy 6th Birthday to my wonderful (albeit a bit challenging) son and happy first day of 1st grade. Heck...More
Pround mom of PJ (5) and Kylee (3).
Posted by tlkittycat1968

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Currently in Rhode Island, DH is active duty military. We've been here a bit over a year, it's our 5th duty station since we were married 11 y...More

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