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  1. Family
    I am trying to pick a Medical Alert Systems for my elderly mom whom lives alone. Does anyone have any experience with any systems? I noticed some systems come with a lock box (where keys could be stored outside similar to what a realtor uses). If anyone has any suggestions, comments or...
  2. General Chat
    So my mom is looking at buying a house near my DD school. And offered to let us move in. I would still pay rent and buy my own food etc. I just don't know how well this will work she has kicked me out before. She seems really excited and we did talk about a lot of the problems we had before. It...
  3. General Chat
    me :( my son is 4 and he is always getting into other people things. He gets into my makeup, or eats all his sisters candy or whatever. Well tonight I was excited because I had gotten my6 yr old a present for her upcoming birthday. Well my son found the bag and gave it to her. He didn't realize...
  4. General Chat
    my friend called me this morning crying her mom had hurt her feelings don't even remember what over. (they have a very bad relationship) 4 over 30 years it has been this way... I told her she was 45 years old and did not need a mom who was going to treat her this way.. She said I know you are...
  5. General Chat
    My ex husband's mother died on Monday. I havent spoken to him in over 10 years but we were high school sweethearts. We had no children. Last year he contacted me about being my "friend" That he is sorry for all the things he did and everything. I told him I was happy now and I didnt want him to...
  6. Crockpot Recipes
    My Mom's yummy C.P. Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe DescriptionThe best St. Patty's Day corned beef---made me actually LIKE the dish! Can be made in a pot, rather than a CP, but is easier with CP. Preparation Steps:Put corned beef in CP, barely covered with water. Add onion...
  7. General Chat
    Well, it looks like my Mom will be moving in with hubby, I, and the kiddos. She just called me and after talking with my brother it looks like she is on board with the plan. I now have to look for a 5 bedroom house to rent for our family. We will be going from 7 to 8 family members. My...
  8. Question and Answer
    I was wondering how do you save for your retirement? I have a ING account and a IRA. I am not good about puting money into my IRA at all. I work part time just to get me out of the house for a little while and this gives us our play money. I have often thought of going to work full time since...
  9. General Chat
    it's been 7 yrs today since I lost my mommy @the young age of 54yrs old..you just never know! Did you tell your mom that you love her today?
  10. General Chat
    for the last little while I have felt the strongest desire and need to learn to be frugal. Upon praying about it I felt really good about it and felt like I needed to really throw myself into it. SO what I want to hear are your success storyies. Why has being frugal helped you and has it...
  11. Financial hardship
    :fan: Ok - so I am terrified. Walking a tightrope of having hope we will get through this, and having an anxiety attack. My mom got an Extreme DUI in Arizona about 5 months ago. She was there on vacation and was pulled over on the side of the road when a cop approached her. She was not...
  12. Coupons
    I woke this morning to late to get ready for church. My friend who is my neighbor went to get her coupons this morning at 5 am. Well I gave her $10 to pick up papers for both us. Her hubby is unemployed right now. So she had a total of $20 dollars because her mom gave her ten last night when...
  13. General Chat
    Heard about this on the radio and thought maybe someone could use some of the ideas to keep the kids busy during the summer. How to Keep Kids busy during summer vacation | eHow.com
  14. General Chat
    3 hours ago at 11.10 on Tuesday May 17th, my friend's mom closed her eyes for the last time. This is the message from my friend. "She went into Kidney failure yesterday and the meds she was on were a last resort, her heart couldn't work hard enough, we were going to bring her home with hospice...
  15. Mother's day
    ~I am so incredibly blessed to have my three kids. Some days it's really hard work but at least the job is always interesting! ~
  16. Success Stories
    I thought this was pretty cool. As some of you know, I have been sending my mother a couple of hundred dollars every month to help her out. She was doing okay, but is in her 80's and has been having fears about whether her money will last as long as she does. Then she got hit with a few...
  17. General Chat
    I am going to try as best I can to write down the conversation that I had with my friend this morning. Her mom is not better. As my friend sobbed this morning, although her mom is still with them in body, she is no longer like the mom she has always had and loved. The only thing her mom wants...
  18. General Chat
    Not good news this time I'm afraid. She has caught a hospital bacteria and is in a bad way. Her kids are only allowed to go into the room one at a time wearing a mask and gown. This is what my friend wrote. Mom didn't make rehab this weekend. Complications and still in hospital. Please pray...
  19. General Chat
    Looking for advice on survival techniques and camaraderie with other moms that are raising their children on their own because the father has hit his mid-life crisis and moved on to what he considers to be 'greener pastures'.
  20. General Chat
    I can only quote her message. If anyone doubts the power of prayer then my friend's mom is the proof. I am so so pleased that I could burst. We have a miracle on our hands here. Chest tubes removed today. Moved to a regular room now as I type, rehab Friday for one/two weeks and will be home...
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