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  1. General Chat
    Did you (or do your children) have funny ideas about money? When I was little, I always went with my mom to the supermarket, and she always wrote a check. I thought that that was all she had to do. (I didn't realize that there had to be money in a bank account.) So whenever she would say...
  2. General Chat
    Well, I have been roasting marshmallows. Haven't done it in years and have been really jonesing for some. First I tried using unscented tea lights. Actually works but take a while. Then today I used my electric burner set on high. Worked pretty quickly and was able to get the marshmallow...
  3. Family
    This time of year has me thinking back on the toys of my youth and those of my children. Do you have any toys that you and/or your parents played with and are you going to save some your children have played/are playing with? I don't have any toys of my youth but we do have some erector set...
  4. General Chat
    I was thinking today about places from my childhood that made an impact on who I am today. (See my newest blog entry: "Marian the Librarian" at glorybug.wordpress.com). As you probably surmised, the library made a huge impact on my life. I began to recall the school libraries and public...
  5. General Chat
    Mine was Hopscotch,red rover red rover.Handball,kick ball.. The games they have out now is nothing like we had. Red rover has been banned,some areas no longer have kick ball. Tetherball has been banned in some areas. Hopscotch is not heard of anymore. I asked my 6 year old grandson the other day...
  6. General Chat
    Well, I grew up here on the eastcoast. I was just thinking about what we considered ethnic food. Which came out of a can, jar, bag, or box. La Choy Chow Mein in a can - that was either chinese food or hawaiian depending on how it was served. Plus is was more "special" since we didn't eat it...
  7. Health and beauty
    I just learned this while at the Dr's this week. :fdance: There is a blood test for us 'oldsters' that haven't been/weren't vaccinated against the childhood diseases to see if you have immunity to the disease. My understanding is that they can test for mumps, both kinds of measels, (German...
  8. Frugal Living
    As I recall the literature of my childhood, I realize I wasn't just being entertained, I was being programmed for a life of frugality. And I'm very thankful for it, because it's helped to me to survive and to live happily. Some of the childhood storybooks of frugal inspiration from which I've...
  9. General Chat
    What are the tastes of your childhood? What food is it that when you eat it your transported back to memories of your childhood? My taste of childhood is Spaghetti-Os My son made something he called Pizza mac ( a box of prepared mac and cheese with a pizza sauce cooked in and cut up peperoni)...
  10. General Chat
    Please reasure me, please. My 11 year old daughter has started to be thirsty all the time and urinating every half hour or so. We've been to the doctor to day and yes he mentioned the possibility of diabetes. She is off for a battery of tests in the morning. Please pray for us please. It can...
  11. Question and Answer
    Not having to work to support myself
  12. General Chat
    I mean as little girls or boys did you picture your future life? Do you have regrets? I personally dreamed of the white picket fence 2.5 national average kids, a dog and a great education that lead to that CEO job. Reality is I have a great dbf, 2 great kids, 3 dogs, great home, didn't finish...
  13. Find Your Kith
    I work in a daycare as a preschool teacher. The room consists of 3-5 year olds. Any tips such as themes, songs, classroom management, frugal arts, etc?
  14. Freebies
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  15. Family
    Does anyone have a child with diabetes? Me and DH have been noticing DS (1 y/o) has been shivering a lot right before and during meals/snacks and after he wakes up but he's not cold. He also seems really thristy. I have family history of childhood diabetes (my grandma and her sister were both...
  16. Family
    I'd have to say the ages between 11-14, where they are trying to find their own way, have all kinds of hormones they don't know what to do with, and are starting to really think about what their parents say and if they believe it all.
  17. General Chat
    I have the stuffed Eeyore that my Daddy bought for me when I was 12 at Disneyland. Old Eeyore has listened to a lot, and never said a word. He even went with DD when she has her tonsils out. I also have another stuffed dog I called Bojangles. But, he has some holes in his little overalls, and...
  18. Leisure & Media Arts
    Just wondering what was your favorite movie as a child? I loved Bambi and the Lady and the Tramp. :D
  19. Education
    http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/early/early.html
  20. Simple Living
    Only One Childhood I stopped to watch my little girl busy playing in her room. In one hand was a plastic phone; in the other a toy broom. I listened as she was speaking to her make believe little friend And I'll never forget the words she said, even though it was pretend. She...
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