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Forum: Card Sketches 08-19-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,552
Posted By Manic Mom
This is my first Card Sketch Challenge. I haven't...

This is my first Card Sketch Challenge. I haven't uploaded a card here for five years! I struggled with this a little, but I'm semi-happy with the results. I can see how the Card Sketch Challenge...
Forum: Card Sketches 08-18-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,552
Posted By Manic Mom
Thumbs up You do square now!!! I *looooove* your card. Fave!

You do square now!!! I *looooove* your card. Fave!
Forum: Mission: Organization 05-12-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,066
Posted By Manic Mom
This is so great. I'm in the process of planning...

This is so great. I'm in the process of planning my new scrapbooking room. Mind if I steal some ideas?
Forum: Family Matters 03-22-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By Manic Mom
Be careful about allowing a cell phone right when...

Be careful about allowing a cell phone right when the drivers' license comes. She'll be learning to drive AND loving the novelty of a cell phone. Not a good mix. My 18 year old has had his cell phone...
Forum: Get it Together! 03-15-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,373
Posted By Manic Mom
Thumbs up Is it too late to get in on this?

Is it too late to get in on this?
Forum: Family Matters 08-16-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 532
Posted By Manic Mom
Tasha... you're so funny. This year I think...

Tasha... you're so funny.

This year I think I spent more than ever because we moved and both boys have to wear uniforms at their new schools. My high-schooler's uniform shirts were $22.50 each,...
Forum: Need a Lift? 08-15-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Manic Mom
As the others have said, take it one day at a...

As the others have said, take it one day at a time. Call your creditors and explain your situation and set up payment plans with them. They will be more understanding than you probably think they...
Forum: Food Talk 08-15-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Manic Mom
Yes! I've been craving this and looking for a...

Yes! I've been craving this and looking for a recipe just like it!

Guess what we're having for dinner tonight?

Thank you!!!
Forum: Family Matters 07-28-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Manic Mom
That is a great point, and something so obvious...

That is a great point, and something so obvious that I had really overlooked. I'm going to make sure he does this!
Forum: Family Matters 07-27-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Manic Mom
Update

Good news! Today we taught him how to tie his shoes! So that is one less thing to worry about, but the broader issues are still there.

He is scheduled to go back to his mom's house (3 states...
Forum: Family Matters 07-26-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Manic Mom
Need Opinions on a Child Development Issue

I'm debating seriously encouraging (because I can't MAKE him) my husband to take his 7 1/2 year old son to see at least a pediatrician, and better yet a physical therapist to have his motor skills...
Forum: Family Matters 07-24-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
Thumbs up Update!

I thought I'd post a little update for those of you who are interested. We just had night FIVE of everyone in their own beds last night.

DH and I are on the same page; it's just that it's a...
Forum: Fun & Games 07-20-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 711
Posted By Manic Mom
Hehehe... you sound just like me when I first...

Hehehe... you sound just like me when I first discovered geocaching! I bought a nice Magellan GPS for only $80 at www.vanns.com (http://www.vanns.com). Highly recommend them. Have fun!
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Manic Mom
My son went through this too. Here's my story: ...

My son went through this too. Here's my story:

He potty-trained himself one day before he turned two years old. He woke up and said, "no more diapers." I was thrilled!

He REALLY meant "no...
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
We've definitely talked about it! Would love to,...

We've definitely talked about it! Would love to, as I've always wanted a large family, but we are realistic and I don't think the courts would find their bio-mom "unfit". She really does her best...
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
astraea54 and kiraj: Wow... the things you...

astraea54 and kiraj:

Wow... the things you both said make great sense, and I have to say that you gave me a sense of relief somehow. Thank you!

Especially the part about "it's only a...
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Manic Mom
PS: Is Lacey a sheltie or a collie? I can't quite...

PS: Is Lacey a sheltie or a collie? I can't quite tell from the pic (size), but she is ADORABLE!!!

(Sorry for the tangent...)
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Manic Mom
1. Should I go for dinner with the family,...

1. Should I go for dinner with the family, knowing that my sister doesn't like my bf?
Yes, go. It sucks, but you are the bigger person for going to celebrate your sister's birthday.

2. If I do...
Forum: Support Groups 07-20-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Manic Mom
Proud Step-Parents

Hi SCS friends!

I just started a new Google Group called PSP: Proud Step-Parents. It's a place for step-parents to share their experiences and gather insight in order to be the best step-parent...
Forum: Fun & Games 07-20-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 711
Posted By Manic Mom
We cache. The boys love it. They have gotten past...

We cache. The boys love it. They have gotten past the thrill of what's IN the treasure, and now enjoy the thrill of the hunt (which is a good thing so they're not let down when we find a dud!).
...
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
There Is No Cookbook

Funny. I love Dr. Laura, but she doesn't know our situation. There is no cookbook for this type of issue.

In our case, his boys get ZERO discipline with their mother, and both of us agree that...
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
Oh, no problem that they slept in the same bed...

Oh, no problem that they slept in the same bed last night... I'm just totally confused as to why they would sleep in the spare bedroom vs. their own bedroom that is very comfortable for them. Our...
Forum: Family Matters 07-20-2006, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
With all due respect, I disagree. How WE choose...

With all due respect, I disagree. How WE choose to parent has to be OUR decision. We have five boys now, and we can't have two methods of parenting going on in our home. We talked about parenting...
Forum: Family Matters 07-19-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
The sleeping on the floor thing was something I...

The sleeping on the floor thing was something I had thought of, but I don't know how it'll work. I haven't suggested it yet. Still, how would we have "privacy" with them RIGHT there? Maybe let them...
Forum: Family Matters 07-19-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Manic Mom
What Do YOU Think?

Long read... I appreciate you hanging in there and giving me your opinions!

I know that sometimes my expectations for my children are too high and because I tend to be obsessively compulsive, I...
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