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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By just_peachy
Swine Flu/ H1N1

One of my kid's dad just let me know he tested positive this morning. I searched the forums here, and while I found some stuff on when a KID is sick, what should I do with the info that their dad is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By just_peachy
I'll ask about the half days! I think Grandma may...

I'll ask about the half days! I think Grandma may be able to help with those. :)

He was over here twice for a "playdate" where Mom stayed, and twice he was dropped off for an hour. During the hour...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By just_peachy
Unhappy Inconsolable 2 Year Old

I know this subject has been exhausted before, but I don't want to take time away from the kids to search for it. :(

I have a new 2 year old who started today. He is going on an hour of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By just_peachy
OOH or Courtside Kids?

OOH or Courtside Kids?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By just_peachy
Sheepishly Asking For Naming Advice!

I know I know, I swore I was never going to come back, but here I am tail between my legs. :o

I'm finally getting my butt in gear to get licensed and expand beyond friend care, so I'm back to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,660
Posted By just_peachy
Heaven forbid a kid get a bee sting or ::gasp::...

Heaven forbid a kid get a bee sting or ::gasp:: stub a toe!

We're all for neutralizing our free radicals around here. We keep shoes on at the park or on trails. Otherwise it's at the kids'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,794
Posted By just_peachy
Corn is the #1 GMO crop in America. So I pass on...

Corn is the #1 GMO crop in America. So I pass on the baby powder. <------------(crazy theory conspirist, I admit. ...Or am I? :cool:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,364
Posted By just_peachy
This isn't swaddling, this is TYING THEM UP. I...

This isn't swaddling, this is TYING THEM UP. I hate that they even used the term swaddle in the article.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By just_peachy
Thanks, ditto! likethislikethis I learned a...

Thanks, ditto! likethislikethis

I learned a lot about what I want from/with my daycare if nothing else. I had to delete my FB because I think I have a bit of an issue with internet addiction...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By just_peachy
I don't disagree, but I have such a small amount...

I don't disagree, but I have such a small amount of "alone time" around here, that I cherish it dearly and I try to fill it with positivity, which was the intent of my post. As soon as I feel myself...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By just_peachy
It's okay. I've gotten used to it around here....

It's okay. I've gotten used to it around here. It's pretty commonplace for the intentions, however well meaning, of any one poster to be completely disregarded in order to push one's own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By just_peachy
My motive in posting was as a pick-me-up because...

My motive in posting was as a pick-me-up because that's the effect it had on me. I don't even use Dove products because of the parabens and SLS but that wasn't relevant to the message.

Next time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By just_peachy
All good points. I choose to take the good and...

All good points. I choose to take the good and leave the bad, and perhaps write a letter to Dove about its racial profile. It's still better than those awful Axe commercials!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By just_peachy
OT: you are more beautiful than you think

I try to resist, but Dove always sucks me in with their awesome ad campaigns. :p
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,637
Posted By just_peachy
My Jr. High's bully's name was Mackenzie, hah! ...

My Jr. High's bully's name was Mackenzie, hah!

I love this too, it gave me goosebumps. My 2 proudest moments doing daycare so far has been when I have managed to solve the puzzle of my "problem"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,023
Posted By just_peachy
Agreed, some companies make "viral" commercials,...

Agreed, some companies make "viral" commercials, as that I think it's funny. But it'd be pissed if it was on TV when my kids were watching. They watched a cartoon the other day where one of the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By just_peachy
My grandpa grew up in Medford! It's a tiny town,...

My grandpa grew up in Medford! It's a tiny town, but it's cozy and the weather is SO much nicer than up here in Portland. More sun, less rain. I can't help you with any of the other stuff because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,224
Posted By just_peachy
One of my favorite things is when the DCKs talk...

One of my favorite things is when the DCKs talk positively about me at home, and their parents relay it to me. It's like they really do appreciate me! Sometimes I wonder if kids AND parents are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,759
Posted By just_peachy
I once read that mental work is physically more...

I once read that mental work is physically more draining than manual labor. I could see that! My DH is a machinist who is now home from work doing yard work, so I dare not tell him that. Although I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,759
Posted By just_peachy
I like the hole idea! :D crazydaycarelady, yes I...

I like the hole idea! :D crazydaycarelady, yes I can relate to that! I have lots of trigger phrases too. Like if DH innocently asks me what's for dinner or if I've seen where something is, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,759
Posted By just_peachy
Hopefully Not Too TMI For This Forum...

Does feeling "touched-out" ever affect your "relationship" with your significant other? Honestly I'm feeling lately like that's the hardest part of the job... HATE that feeling. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By just_peachy
This article makes me feel slightly better for...

This article makes me feel slightly better for being too lazy to create "sensory bins" I'm reading about all the time! :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,990
Posted By just_peachy
When my older kids do that, I shout in a silly...

When my older kids do that, I shout in a silly way "SWEEP YOUR OWN PORCH!" It's a good reminder to them, because it makes them stop to think about what I even mean. Every now and then I'll tell them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,786
Posted By just_peachy
Off topic, but this is why I run at night! People...

Off topic, but this is why I run at night! People say "aren't you exhausted all day after running a daycare?" Yeah, that's why I do something EASIER with my evenings! :lol: I have 3 kids and a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,587
Posted By just_peachy
I have a Pintrest but I never pin anything, and...

I have a Pintrest but I never pin anything, and it stresses me out to browse it! I usually check it when I have a specific need in mind. Otherwise... Bookmarking this thread to follow you guys the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,309
Posted By just_peachy
I eat lots of fiber in the morning (chia seeds in...

I eat lots of fiber in the morning (chia seeds in my smoothies, mmm...) and coffee too, so I'm very "regular." But I do the ol' lock 'n run too! It's very stressful lol!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,946
Posted By just_peachy
:lol::lol::lol: Cacti?

:lol::lol::lol: Cacti?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By just_peachy
I take Wednesdays off. I know it doesn't work...

I take Wednesdays off. I know it doesn't work with a lot of families, but I am fine staying full. Grandparents work the Wednesdays, or some kids are only part time anyway. During the school year, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,399
Posted By just_peachy
I've looked at it too. I think you could recreate...

I've looked at it too. I think you could recreate your own program, especially with the help of Pintrest! But it'd be a ton of work. I'm working on one put together over time. I'm bad at all-at-once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,946
Posted By just_peachy
:lol: dang, you stole my answer! We're redoing...

:lol: dang, you stole my answer! We're redoing our yard this year (allegedly. I'll believe it when I see it, darling husband...) but I really want to grow SOMETHING... cherry tomatoes are a huge hit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By just_peachy
I was considering that as well. Hmm... I thought...

I was considering that as well. Hmm... I thought about keeping it even more generic, siting the growing costs that comes with growing kids... but that would leave even more open to interpretation.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By just_peachy
I was wondering if that was too much of a hit,...

I was wondering if that was too much of a hit, too! I was thinking $2 initially, but my mom talked me into $5 since they were getting such a good deal in the first place.

They are all part time,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By just_peachy
Raising Rates On My Friends! Help!

I've been watching 6 different friends' kids since almost birth, 2 years now. I didn't know ANYTHING back then! I didn't know I should charge late fees, or could take paid days off, or that parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By just_peachy
Gak is my go-to, because I don't bring it out...

Gak is my go-to, because I don't bring it out much. Also music and dancing!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By just_peachy
I'd say unusual! Especially if she's picking up...

I'd say unusual! Especially if she's picking up songs she hasn't been hearing since birth like Bananaphone. (Yes, now stuck in my head...)

I have one DCG who will be 2 in May who's also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By just_peachy
My 5 year old had been avoiding me for most of...

My 5 year old had been avoiding me for most of the morning... until he finally confessed that he sharted! (Not in those words...) we cleaned him up and I reminded him about all the Easter candy he's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By just_peachy
Yes, I termed my first child ever a year ago. DCM...

Yes, I termed my first child ever a year ago. DCM talked me into watching him just Mondays... now he's here Monday and Tuesday. SMH...

He's sitting in the middle of the floor throwing a fit as we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By just_peachy
Tips on Quelling A Noisy Child?

I have a DCB2.5 who is very loud. He makes noise just to make noise. He's behind on all of his milestones, specifically social and verbal ones. His noises aren't out of distress or communication, he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By just_peachy
Hah, love it! I tryyyyy to be relaxed about what...

Hah, love it! I tryyyyy to be relaxed about what my DH wears. For Easter he put on a holy tee shirt. I asked, "Is that what you're wearing?" He said he was, so I smiled and dropped it.

The kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By just_peachy
CONGRATS!! I'm much better with kids than adults...

CONGRATS!! I'm much better with kids than adults too. ;) Practice makes perfect! Can you role play with a friend?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,243
Posted By just_peachy
Wow... what strikes me as soo weird (and sad!) is...

Wow... what strikes me as soo weird (and sad!) is that as your NEIGHBOR they didn't try to keep things as amicable as possible. Even a "I totally understand your policy changes, but they're just too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By just_peachy
Just Caught Myself In A Habit I Didn't Know I Had

Just caught myself in a habit I didn't know I had.

As I was walking my husband to the door before he left for work, I looked down to make sure he had his shoes on the right feet!!!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 341
Poll: Gay Marriage
Views: 33,132
Posted By just_peachy
likethislikethis In a nutshell, right there. :)

likethislikethis In a nutshell, right there. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 341
Poll: Gay Marriage
Views: 33,132
Posted By just_peachy
My political beliefs and my religious beliefs...

My political beliefs and my religious beliefs often conflict. It wasn't until the last election that I became okay with this! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,342
Posted By just_peachy
OOOHHHH. Okay, that's kind of cute. Still not the...

OOOHHHH. Okay, that's kind of cute. Still not the pic I would have picked though!

Edited to add: You're right, I just looked again, there's definitely no mesh on that! Whew!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,560
Posted By just_peachy
Um... er... ah, crap. :p

Um... er... ah, crap. :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,342
Posted By just_peachy
Okay, I have one for you. I was looking through...

Okay, I have one for you. I was looking through our listings a day before this thread was posted and came across this gem!

http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/kid/3706843384.html

"Let me watch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 341
Poll: Gay Marriage
Views: 33,132
Posted By just_peachy
I love this last sentiment. :) My uncle is gay...

I love this last sentiment. :) My uncle is gay and he goes to all the Pride Parades locally. Last year, his employer (Alaska Airlines!) had a float in the parade partly on his behalf! He has a great...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,560
Posted By just_peachy
We are getting rid of ours too! I'm so happy,...

We are getting rid of ours too! I'm so happy, whew! There's an old thread on here, I'm sure Black Cat can link to it, but the overwhelming majority voted laminate! That was the thread that convinced...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By just_peachy
I serve a BIG snack at 9:00. I guess you could...

I serve a BIG snack at 9:00. I guess you could consider it breakfast, but it's more of a snack plate. Usually fruit, a veggie, cheese, sometimes a trail mix, or yogurt and granola, etc. I start with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By just_peachy
I used to think PDA was gross, but I think I'm...

I used to think PDA was gross, but I think I'm getting sentimental in my old age. :D I love seeing couples nuzzle or smooch innocently. Making out is too much for me. Groping is too much for me.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,081
Posted By just_peachy
likethislikethis This is my personal answer...

likethislikethis

This is my personal answer as well. We paid off our debt after I started daycare. Haven't charged a thing since. (Except that we pay off right away for our Amazon Rewards! See...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,754
Posted By just_peachy
I have a pretty even split. They all get along...

I have a pretty even split. They all get along famously when playing things like hide-and-seek and "school." But sometimes it cracks me up, because I'll see the girls having a tea party in the middle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
Oops, I meant milk. And that's interesting! I...

Oops, I meant milk. And that's interesting! I remember there being a laundry list of exclusions, but Germany seems so benign to me. (I've never been anywhere, so I always just skimmed that part. :p)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
Donating milk is like donating blood....

Donating milk is like donating blood. Over-caution is protocol. My brother got a false-positive for AIDS the first time he donated blood (my poor parents nearly had a heart attack) and although it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,422
Posted By just_peachy
Sit-ins are a peaceful way to be heard. To me, an...

Sit-ins are a peaceful way to be heard. To me, an adult temper tantrum would be egging windows or something destructive. The sit-ins I've been involved with started when a company was perhaps...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,422
Posted By just_peachy
They're an effective way to persuade certain...

They're an effective way to persuade certain companies to revisit the law/their policies and inform/enforce their employees of proper protocol. It's pretty effective in today's world of widespread...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,740
Posted By just_peachy
That's my vote.

That's my vote.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
Well I'm certainly not saying it is okay... this...

Well I'm certainly not saying it is okay... this thread just made me think of that. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,574
Posted By just_peachy
Oh now THAT is cool. We do the Pandora...

Oh now THAT is cool.

We do the Pandora toddler station for variety. We also do interactive YouTube videos like "The Walking Song" or "Animal Action."
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
I was just thinking, there was a day when people...

I was just thinking, there was a day when people drank like fish and smoked like chimneys while pregnant! We're a resilient species, that's for sure. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
Word to that. :hug:

Word to that. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By just_peachy
Babies are tough! Are you getting any sleep? :hug:

Babies are tough! Are you getting any sleep? :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,740
Posted By just_peachy
What would you call this? This is how my big...

What would you call this? This is how my big breasted friend nurses. (PS. This is Lucy Lawless! Kinda cool :))
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,740
Posted By just_peachy
Double post, oops!

Double post, oops!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,740
Posted By just_peachy
I voted uncovered, but this is how I looked...

I voted uncovered, but this is how I looked nursing:

http://www.zazzle.com.au/mother_breastfeeding_baby_2_ipad_cover-176392060724511961
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
likethis Exactly. I never have. My husband used...

likethis Exactly. I never have. My husband used to work in retail, and he witnessed it once at work. I have a well-endowed friend who has an in-your-face personality, and while we've all seen her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
My son didn't latch for the first 6 weeks of his...

My son didn't latch for the first 6 weeks of his life. It was hell. We tried everything. We ended up using a supplemental nursing system, and eventually he just "got" it.

Then my best friend got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
NOOO not soy! You'll get me started on a whole...

NOOO not soy! You'll get me started on a whole new tangent! :lol::lol::lol:

I'm glad that a smile and nod is what you'd offer, not a scowl and a criticism, opposing views aside. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
likethislikethislikethislovethislovethislovethis

likethislikethislikethislovethislovethislovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
Interesting, I wonder if this is regional as...

Interesting, I wonder if this is regional as well. Out of the 6 families I have, only 1 of them could so easily live off of one income that it's disturbing to me that they both work. Well, two, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
likethislikethislikethis It's difficult to...

likethislikethislikethis

It's difficult to clarify. I made blanket statements that I shouldn't have when I had just a few individuals in mind. At the same time, I don't want to single anyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
Right, that's what I'm saying, every generation...

Right, that's what I'm saying, every generation has said the same thing, it's quoted all over the place. And I don't completely disagree about kids' behavioral changes, but I think there's more at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
I'm sorry you went through that, that's REALLY...

I'm sorry you went through that, that's REALLY messed up. :( :hug: I'm sure that left an awful taste in your mouth, so more props to you that you're so accepting of today's nursing mom!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
You're right, that was hypocritical. I apologize....

You're right, that was hypocritical. I apologize. I was just frustrated that he jumped in with a one sentence opinion seemingly without reading any of the previous rebuttles or informative links.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
I haven't witnessed any of that. That WOULD be...

I haven't witnessed any of that. That WOULD be inappropriate.

There's definitely a divide between the "old school" and the "new school." I have seen more negative spouted about how much things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
But... that's... the... whole... point of... oh,...

But... that's... the... whole... point of... oh, just never mind. I've already harmed my reputation enough. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By just_peachy
OH GROSS lol! Here's another awesome one,...

OH GROSS lol!

Here's another awesome one, since we're broaching feminist territory today already...

http://www.amazon.com/BIC-Cristal-1-0mm-Black-MSLP16-Blk/dp/B004F9QBE6
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,223
Posted By just_peachy
...did you even read any of the provided links?...

...did you even read any of the provided links? Nope, you already have your "beliefs" firmly in place. Married male, schmarried male. Many would disagree.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 09:40 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
*generally speaking, my perception has been that...

*generally speaking, my perception has been that experience breeds arrogance, with several fantastic exceptions.

I base this off of the frequent "kids these days/society these days" comments, in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 09:37 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
:lol::lol::lol: I volunteer at my son's...

:lol::lol::lol:

I volunteer at my son's grade school every week. All the kids used to call me "Braedon's mom" but his teacher corrects them every. Time. I think it's cute they know me as Braedon's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 09:31 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
I'm new to the forum, but no rookie to online...

I'm new to the forum, but no rookie to online groups. Here is what I've seen since I joined: social blacklisting of those with opposing views.

The threads they start are commented on less, or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 09:14 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
I think this is how MOST women do it. But the...

I think this is how MOST women do it. But the ones that don't are the ones that are talked about, sensationalized, and looked down upon/idolized. I agree, it's a bummer that all of us normal nurse in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 09:04 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
I also want to make a more serious comment on...

I also want to make a more serious comment on this. Breasts are sexual. But unfortunately they are also disproportionately sexual-IZED. For me personally, I find this another reason to increase...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 08:56 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
likethis Is it okay to drop your shirt in...

likethis

Is it okay to drop your shirt in front of everyone if you're truly naive of its "offensive" nature? I'm not being snarky. We have a high Hispanic population here and I have seen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 08:17 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
likethislikethis This is so inspiring!

likethislikethis

This is so inspiring!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 08:13 AM
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Views: 870
Posted By just_peachy
happyfacehappyface Sometimes it's hard to believe...

happyfacehappyface Sometimes it's hard to believe that we're making a difference during the day-to-day. But the truth is, we are. And the reminders feel GREAT!!! likethislikethislovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 08:12 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
I agree, whole heartedly! But in this little...

I agree, whole heartedly! But in this little game, there is clearly a player playing offense and a player playing defense.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 08:10 AM
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Views: 1,592
Posted By just_peachy
WOW!! Small world indeed! What a bitter-sweet...

WOW!! Small world indeed! What a bitter-sweet story. So glad to hear one of them broke the cycle! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 07:44 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
likethislikethis I once read a story about a...

likethislikethis

I once read a story about a gorilla in captivity who had a baby and trampled it to death, after dealing with its "crying" over hunger.

The keepers realized that the mom gorilla...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 07:25 AM
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Posted By just_peachy
...if all you wanted an "education" the hostility...

...if all you wanted an "education" the hostility would not be attached.

http://www.nursingfreedom.org/2010/08/why-children-should-witness.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,497
Posted By just_peachy
I'm sorry, losing a pet is SO hard. Especially so...

I'm sorry, losing a pet is SO hard. Especially so suddenly. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
It doesn't matter what the OP replies. Unless she...

It doesn't matter what the OP replies. Unless she concedes, you won't be satisfied. You have different views on the matter, that should be enough of a reason to drop it. No one is changing anyone's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 05:57 AM
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Views: 1,981
Posted By just_peachy
Haha yay I'm not alone! I've gone so far as to...

Haha yay I'm not alone! I've gone so far as to download the Amazon app and use it to check reviews on everything! At the bookstore considering a book? Check Amazon reviews. At Target buying a coat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,577
Posted By just_peachy
...unbelievable. This is a personal attack thinly...

...unbelievable. This is a personal attack thinly disguised as "curiosity" or "concern." I can't believe this is allowed to go on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,819
Posted By just_peachy
Love this list!! Saving it to bring with me on...

Love this list!! Saving it to bring with me on yard sale hunts. I'm such a flounder-er at those things!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,528
Posted By just_peachy
Getting a bit off topic, but has anyone watched...

Getting a bit off topic, but has anyone watched that documentary, "Babies?" It made me realize what a shame it is, that we're a bunch of suspicious, mistrusting, controlled, "independent," paranoid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By just_peachy
Ooh, or maybe on a lanyard! Leggings wearers will...

Ooh, or maybe on a lanyard! Leggings wearers will have no pockets. :cool: Hmm... maybe a choking hazard?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By just_peachy
Ditto! likethislikethislikethis My sweet 3yo...

Ditto! likethislikethislikethis

My sweet 3yo daughter is having a harder time with letter recognition than her brothers did, it kind of caught me off guard because they picked it up no problem....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By just_peachy
Never heard of it, but I'd DEFINITELY leave it up...

Never heard of it, but I'd DEFINITELY leave it up to the professionals. Not even adults are supposed to start "weight training" without checking with a pro first!!
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