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  • Forum Post: November 2013

    Posted 11/15/2013 10:48:37 EST

    In response to allreadymarried's comment: [QUOTE] A neighbor of mine had some issues with bullying at a local catholic school.  She asked several times how they were handling the situation - no adequa more »

  • Forum Post: November 2013

    Posted 11/14/2013 11:38:30 EST

    In response to allreadymarried's comment: [QUOTE] I think a student gets out of their education what they put in to it.  While I understand some public schools are in a system that overall may not be more »

  • Forum Post: November 2013

    Posted 11/13/2013 04:54:31 EST

    In response to Winter2011Bride's comment: [QUOTE] Thanks Keane, I know going in I'd have to purchase books at a Catholic school, he goes to one now so thankfully I won't be surprised by the uniform bi more »

  • Forum Post: November 2013

    Posted 11/13/2013 12:48:03 EST

    In response to Winter2011Bride's comment: [QUOTE] I know some schools require iPads, but iPads don't have WORD, Excel, etc., so he'd still need a laptup/computer in addition to an iPad if his school u more »

  • Forum Post: November 2013

    Posted 11/13/2013 11:57:53 EST

    In response to Winter2011Bride's comment: [QUOTE] Kar, we may get DS a surface tablet for Christmas, since the new one came out you can get the other one at a lower price. I like that it's light enoug more »

  • Forum Post: What has happened to reasonable humane care for a cat or dog that is obviously very sick or old

    Posted 09/04/2013 02:48:23 EDT

    I agree with you Robin.  Last year my 17 year old dog was declining quickly.  After many, many trips to the vet, lab tests and medications it was finally up to me to say enough is enough. Nothing they more »

  • Forum Post: Keeping Faith by Jodi Picoult

    Posted 05/11/2013 07:53:56 EDT

    I'm a big fan of Jodi Picoult's books.  I think "Keeping Faith" was very good.  Great surprise at the end. I think my favorite of hers is "Change of Heart".  Really thought provoking.   About a convic more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? 2013

    Posted 03/09/2013 07:03:59 EST

    I have always been a Vonnegut fan.  Sirens of Titan is my ablsolute favorite.  I love his take on the meaning of life!   Right now I am reading Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult.  For those of you who are fam more »

  • Forum Post: Lump Sum payout of DB pension plan.

    Posted 01/09/2013 02:01:57 EST

    I am 54 and due to a layoff I will be beginning my pension shortly. I have the option of taking my DB pension plan as a lump sum or an annuity.  I also have the option of taking a percentage as a lump more »

  • Forum Post: November 2012

    Posted 11/21/2012 07:46:33 EST

    I don't post very often but I like to read your updates from time to time. Winter's description of her son's school project brought back a rush of unpleasant memories.  My daughter has attended Cathol more »

  • Forum Post: Fruits & Veggies

    Posted 09/03/2012 05:53:37 EDT

    I never had this problem with my daughter but a very good friend struggled with the same issue.  She resolved it by serving the vegetables first.  Everyone would sit down to eat and the only thing on more »

  • Forum Post: August 2012 TTC

    Posted 08/30/2012 10:06:11 EDT

    Anyone watching Dr. Oz? The show is "how old is too old to have a baby."  Pros and cons of waiting to have a child. more »

  • Forum Post: 11/22/63

    Posted 04/24/2012 05:50:37 EDT

    Hi Amber & Winter, I post from time to time on the CC board.  I think I mentioned liking this book.  You are both right.  He is testing the theory and if he goes back he will have to re-save the famil more »

  • Forum Post: Kindergarden age

    Posted 04/07/2012 07:07:27 EDT

    In Response to Re: Kindergarden age: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: Kindergarden age : Do you mind me asking what town is that? Posted by mommatothree[/QUOTE] Randolph - but I don't recommend the school sy more »

  • Forum Post: Kindergarden age

    Posted 04/06/2012 12:09:54 EDT

    I don't know if it's the same in all towns, but in my town, if the child goes to a private school for kindergarten and 1st grade they can move into the public school for second grade regardless of the more »

  • Forum Post: Kindergarden age

    Posted 04/05/2012 04:00:28 EDT

    I also grew up in MA and missed the cut off date by 2 weeks.  I was MORE than ready to start school but it was not allowed.  According to my mother, no exceptions were given.  The teachers and adminis more »

  • Forum Post: March chat

    Posted 03/30/2012 09:00:17 EDT

    Thank you for the welcome I have not read "The Dome" but I will load it on the Kindle!  I have always been a Stephan King fan too.  Has anyone read anything by Joe Hill?  He is King's son.  I only rea more »

  • Forum Post: March chat

    Posted 03/30/2012 08:43:40 EDT

    Good morning all! I seldom post here but I must admit to lurking.  I was interested in the discussion of books.  I, too, am reading "The Hunger Games" and really enjoying it.  My daughter (17)  read t more »

  • Forum Post: the cinnamon challenge

    Posted 03/24/2012 03:16:13 EDT

    My daughter is in high school and I am very familiar with this "challenge".  Many of her friends have done it and then posted the videos on Facebook.  As far as I know, there have been no long lasting more »

  • Forum Post: Teenagers

    Posted 03/18/2012 10:32:18 EDT

    Been there, done that! I am a single parent of a 17 year old daughter.  It's been just me and her for 10 years.  We are very close and 95% of the time I am treated both lovingly and respectfully but t more »

  • Forum Post: January TTC

    Posted 01/28/2012 09:57:08 EST

    I read an article recently that said that the cause of infertility is 1/3 due to the male,  1/3 due to the female, and 1/3 due to both.  For those of you struggling with this, have your husbands all b more »

  • Forum Post: Do you drop your teen's off?

    Posted 01/02/2012 04:41:04 EST

    RT I know what you mean.  I've had kids dropped off for an overnight and the parents have never met me.  That's a little too trusting if you ask me.  I don't want to make my daughter uncomfortable but more »

  • Forum Post: Do you drop your teen's off?

    Posted 01/02/2012 08:28:22 EST

    I have always made it a practice to meet the parents of my daughters friends and if she is sleeping over I call to the parents to confirm.   But, the older she gets the harder it becomes.  She is almo more »

  • Forum Post: Feeding stray cats

    Posted 12/31/2011 08:55:30 EST

    Thanks for the response. Unfortunately, keeping him as a pet is not an option.  I have 2 indoor cats and a small dog already.  He is very aggressive with other animals and I fear he would harm my pets more »

  • Forum Post: Feeding stray cats

    Posted 12/30/2011 07:53:21 EST

    I have called several shelters concerning a stray cat and I have received no response.  Does anyone know a shelter that will help?  I have been feeding a cat for at least a year.  He is not exactly fe more »