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  1. Potty Training update

    by , 06-10-2009 at 06:37 PM (a step in the right direction)
    potty training my 21 month old...well almost 22 month old.

    He had on underwear from 1pm - 7 pm and Never had any accidents and peed in the potty 4 times. Three of those times he went and sat there himself. One of them I asked him if he needed to pee and he said PEE so I sat him there.
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  2. Work sharing information from hubbys work

    by , 06-10-2009 at 02:21 PM (a step in the right direction)
    As of right now this is the information that we have. I am not sure what date this will start yet.

    Okay In one pay period he will loose 24 hours, so what will happen will be on the weekend that he is suppose to work 12 am to 12 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday he will work on Friday 12 - 12 but have Saturday and Sunday off and he is off Monday and Tuesday off anyway as per his regular schedule. So He will have 4 days off in a row.

    Then the next pay period (pay is every ...
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  3. Update

    by , 06-07-2009 at 12:40 PM (a step in the right direction)
    Well I can't remember what I posted last, but they are going with work sharing. But this being said, anyone who was not finished their probation period at that work, all got laid off, and anyone who wanted a voluntary lay off got it, and anyone who wanted a year leave of absence got it.

    Work sharing will start in a few weeks once it is all sorted out.

    On another note, my baby (21 months) peed in the potty today, he was so super proud of himself, and I was even more ...
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  4. Got a major scare last night

    by , 05-24-2009 at 09:45 AM (a step in the right direction)
    I was talking to a friend on the phone around 11:15-11:30 or so I decided that I was getting tired and should let her go and go to bed. So I tell her this, and I walk over to hang my cordless phone on the charger. I then proceed to walk towards my stairs to go upstairs to bed. When I got half way there, I heard my storm door make a noise, so I just stopped and listened, my first thought was that someone was at the door, my second thought was that it was the wind, so I was just standing there ...
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  5. Update On us....

    by , 05-22-2009 at 10:03 PM (a step in the right direction)
    Well Stevens supervisor said not to worry too much about it. Of course I was still nervous about it, and had every right to be. They said that NO ONE is able to work any overtime at all there right now.

    Then this week on Wednesday they had a Union meeting. What they are going to have to vote on is a work sharing program or layoffs.

    Basically the work sharing program will go something like this:

    They will loose 1-2 Days each pay period. But employment ...
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