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  • Posted 10/29/2013 09:12:43 EDT

    I honestly don't understand why it's offensive. When you dress up in a Halloween costume, you try your best to look like the person. If you dress up as Marilyn Monroe, you wear a blonde wig, lots of m more »

  • Posted 08/06/2013 05:05:24 EDT

    I cannot stand shirts like this that promote stupidity, and would never buy one for my children.  However, I have also seen many boys' shirts with similar phrases like, "allergic to homework...favorit more »

  • Posted 07/15/2013 10:46:08 EDT

    I've always thought it ridiculous that parents get offended by receiving a letter.  I would want to know if my child could have a potential weight problem, and because so many adults and children are more »

  • Posted 02/26/2013 01:16:16 EST

    I feel for her.  I really do.  I'm sure it is not easy worrying about the difficulties her child may face.  I also imagine seeing that word brings up what she has known all of her life to be a referen more »

  • Posted 01/22/2013 10:16:49 EST

    I fly out of Logan one to three times per year with my family and have never been through one of these scanners.  The only only option is what looks the old-fashioned walk through metal detector. The more »

  • Posted 01/20/2013 11:05:39 EST

    Ms. Bloch, after reading your response to my post, I'd like to apologize for the insulting comment directed toward you.  The reason the story bothered me is that I feel way too much importance is plac more »

  • Posted 01/19/2013 08:34:20 EST

    The teacher just happens to be a huge Patriots fan, but the kids thought of the idea all on their own.  Right.  I would be more than a little annoyed if my second grader spent a week singing about Tom more »

  • Posted 11/02/2012 06:08:02 EDT

    So annoying.  Any kid would cry if they had to listen to NPR all day, regardless of what they were discussing.  Put on some age-appropriate music for crying out loud.

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  • Posted 08/15/2012 10:06:36 EDT

    If you do choose the Storyland area, I think your best bet is the Marriott Residence Inn.  Nordic Village/Luxury Mountain Getaways in Jackson is nice, too.  They have a nightly bonfire, with entertain more »

  • Forum Post: Toy Story 3?

    Posted 08/09/2012 12:16:34 EDT

    Exactly, Kar! I know I would also be afraid to go to the movies or church if I heard the recent stories as a child. I couldn't even help but feel slightly uncomfortable at the movies last Saturday.  M more »

  • Forum Post: Toy Story 3?

    Posted 08/08/2012 11:13:19 EDT

    Winter, my son is the exact same age as yours.  At our school, they teach touch typing in 4th grade, and he typed several assignments for school this past year in 5th grade.  They actually even set ea more »

  • Forum Post: Toy Story 3?

    Posted 08/03/2012 06:24:32 EDT

    I'm sure they are out there, but I can't imagine that most parents, or "mothers" who limit what their children watch are doing it to get attention or to make the world think they are a certain kind of more »

  • Forum Post: Toy Story 3?

    Posted 08/03/2012 11:46:03 EDT

    Well said, Kar.   Not letting kids watch something before they are developmentally ready to process it is not keeping them "so shielded".  Yes, they do need to learn the difference between reality and more »

  • Forum Post: Toy Story 3?

    Posted 08/02/2012 04:32:11 EDT

    I am very careful about what my kids watch.  I agree that Toy Story 3 has mean people, mean language (Lotso), and the whole incinerator thing.  My kids were 8 and 10 when it came out, and I remember m more »

  • Posted 06/17/2012 02:56:32 EDT

    I love the people who say they don't do it out of anger, but they explain why they are doing it. It makes more sense to me if someone got angry and gave their kid a smack. What do you say, "OK, you di more »

  • Forum Post: Pacifier Obsession

    Posted 05/10/2012 02:11:55 EDT

    I didn't read the other comments, but to answer your question, Kar, they'd likely stop eventually, but one of my sons was still going strong at 4 years old, and I don't know if/when he'd have stopped more »

  • Posted 05/07/2012 11:10:22 EDT

    I don't blame them for doing what sells. It's smart on their part. Personally, I wish they'd stick to the old-style country music, so the pop stations wouldn't play it at all, and I wouldn't have to l more »

  • Posted 04/26/2012 08:00:04 EDT

    We used to tell my son that Daddy works to make money.  Out of the blue one night at bedtime when he was 4 years old he said, "So when Daddy makes the money, does he use a machine?"  He thought he lit more »

  • Posted 04/24/2012 01:38:29 EDT

    I think it's strange that people say, "I got $.50, that's what my kids are getting." What about inflation? You can't even buy a candy bar for 50 cents. Before I ever thought about what our tooth fairy more »

  • Forum Post: Sesame Place

    Posted 04/23/2012 11:17:03 EDT

    We LOVE Sesame Place.  My kids are turning 10 and 12 this year. We went when my first son was 22 months and I was 8 months pregnant, then for the next 8 years after that(believe it or not)! lol  They more »

  • Posted 04/13/2012 02:00:58 EDT

    Relax there, Big Boy.  I didn't say they were exactly alike, nor that Michelle Obama has never had a job; I'm not very familiar with either of their backgrounds. My comment was in response to all of t more »

  • Posted 04/13/2012 01:29:16 EDT

    So many of you talk all about Ann Romney not being able to identify with most women because she had the luxurious "choice" to stay home with her children and not worry about finances, as if Mrs. Obama more »

  • Posted 04/13/2012 10:51:53 EDT

    Supposedly the main point of her statement was to imply that because Ann didn't "work", she can't relate to most women.  First of all, what past or potential first lady has ever "struggled" as an adul more »

  • Forum Post: Kindergarden age

    Posted 04/09/2012 06:51:52 EDT

    My son missed the Kindergarten cutoff by two weeks.  I remember thinking as young two years old that he couldn't possibly wait until six to start Kindergarten, then by age 4 he was reading, writing an more »

  • Posted 03/28/2012 01:57:23 EDT

    I agree, Kar!  I JUST watched the same video and this was the next thing I came across.  Yuck. Edited to add:  I didn't realize you had started a thread about the food chewing earlier.  I just saw it more »

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