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Exciting day
We bid on and won a teacher event at the school's annual fund gala. Levi and two of his friends are going to a...More
Posted by iocasta
Kindergarten Graduation
I can't believe it's almost time for Elizabeth to graduate Kindergarten. I don't know what I'm going to...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
Hey everyone possible triggs
I haven't been on in a while. My oldest son has bi-polar and some other diag and he has been on a bad...More
Me 33, DD - O 13, DS1 -J 8, DS2 - Cr 6, DS3 - Co 5, DD2 - E (11/10)
Posted by sarah0323
Pulling Teeth
Do you pull DC's teeth, or let them fall out on their own? A friend of mine thought it was crazy...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
Wildlife adventures
So we are planting my flowers in the pots last night. Dug in the pot and a frog jumped out. The boys were...More
Me (43) 2 busy boys 7 yrs and 6 yrs
Posted by baby1at35
DH got a job
It's with a dot com, so it's a really laid-back environment with really techie people. We are both very happy it...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
Teacher Appreciation Week
What is everyone doing? I'm not doing anything gift wise. I'll do that at the end of the year. I'm helping out...More
Posted by iocasta
Parents of the Year
On Saturday, we attended a concert at the CSO's children's series, which we have season tickets. Afterwards, we...More
Posted by iocasta
My 4 year old eats her own poop
My 4 year old eats her own poop (so nasty) and I don't know what to do about it. She also has anger issues and...More
Posted by CMR1030
Field Trip today.
Went with the 2nd grade class today. How fun! To Scheels to see how the warehouse in the basement of the...More
Me (43) 2 busy boys 7 yrs and 6 yrs
Posted by baby1at35
DH is interviewing - fingers crossed
My DH is interviewing locally for some W2 jobs. He has been a contractor for years, on and off since 2003, but...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
We are now cub scouts
The boys have been begging for a year now to be a cub scout. We went to a meeting tonight and we are now...More
Me (43) 2 busy boys 7 yrs and 6 yrs
Posted by baby1at35
Behavior or sensory problem?
My 5 year old has a problem at school. When they transition from one project to another, he completely...More
Posted by mandywilsford
making friends for me
Ok so this is really about me and not my DC. We moved to the Seattle area 9 years ago and I still haven't...More
Posted by laney0705
Bed wetting
I think I cursed myself. Levi has wet the bed the last two nights. It is rather upsetting for him. He must be...More
Posted by iocasta
How to stop the whinning/crying
My DD is 4 and has been whinning/crying over almost anything that doesn't go her away. We put her in a...More
Posted by earleyml1012
Yesterday was Levi's birthday. I can't believe that he is 7. He is moving out of being a little kid to being a...More
Posted by iocasta
Shocking news (Triggs)
A good friend of mine and the mom of Levi's best buddy was d'xd with lung cancer. She never smoked, a...More
Posted by iocasta
Funny story
I have been using an iPhone app that is a virtual coin flip to solve disputes between my kids. It's really lazy...More
Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
Posted by seeit2
My soon-to-be 5 year-old preschool daughter is peeing the bed. It's been going on for two mornings in a row...More
Posted by Isieni75
Blood in stool of 4 yr-old
Not sure if this is allowed but I'm freaking out a little bit... This has never happened before. (I also have an...More
Posted by bjds05
Potty Training
I have a 3 year old that i can't get potty trained. She knows how to go to potty but she still goes in...More
Posted by TomsGirl3and88
How was your weekend?
Hello all! How was your weekend? DH and I got a ton of cleaning out done. I sent DDs over to the...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
Thrill Rides
We went to Six Flags last weekend, and discovered both girls are tall enough to ride most roller...More
Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
Posted by mrswhitecastle
We have had 5 inches since yesterday afternoon and it is still coming down in buckets. Several major highways...More
Posted by iocasta
My 4-year old wont sleep
My 4-year likes to stay up very late and some nights she is up till 4 in the morning. I'm not sure if...More
Posted by An_251512
Not sure if anyone else is in the Boston area, but heavy hearts in and around the city today. I thought this would...More
Posted by miob
Increased Homework
What is everyone's work load like? What kind of homework is being assigned? Levi's teacher is increasing the...More
Posted by iocasta
Immunizations - what documentation is required to ...
First off a little backround - I am a nurse and was a peds nurse for 6 years. I have changed fields in...More
Posted by SpartanAnnie
toddler not going potty
I have a 4 year old who's refusing to go potty he says it hurts to go. I go threw this with him once a month....More
Posted by An_251431

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