Go Back   Friends and Family Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.10 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: LucyVanPelt
Forum: News and Current Events Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 53
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Eagles are Going to the Superbowl!

It should be good. I might even watch this one! :D
Forum: News and Current Events Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 53
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Eagles are Going to the Superbowl!

Crisco doesn't work. ;)
Forum: Open Chat Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Extremely sketch -- new tenant and his "hobby?"

Oh, snap! You got them! Good for you. :)
Forum: News and Current Events Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 53
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Eagles are Going to the Superbowl!

This should be good, Knot! :D

This is where I was last night, but DD made me go home. I think the student has become wiser than the teacher!
...
Forum: News and Current Events Yesterday, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 53
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Eagles are Going to the Superbowl!

I was on Broad St at City Hall when the game ended. Lincoln Financial Field is 4 miles away. You could hear the wave of people coming! The atmosphere was amazing!

I don't know if they'll go all...
Forum: General Health January 15th, 2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Overcoming phobias/nerves

I agree with this: "I'd break the drive into small segments and talk through them."

The best way to overcome phobias is to desensitize yourself to the phobia, a little bit at a time. Start...
Forum: All Grown Up January 13th, 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Wedding Traditions

I don't have any married children. I have one older child who has had a girlfriend for a long time and maybe???

As the mother of the groom, my plan is to find out the style wedding (formal,...
Forum: Open Chat January 7th, 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: X-mas 2017

Mine are still up and lit! This is the last night to light them, though.

I don't know when they'll come down. The 0F weather and snow/ice make it too difficult to take them down. We'll...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 6th, 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,083
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Update!

You are very welcome! I hope you'll stay around and help others with your own insights and understanding, and the tough love!

Congratulations to your son. I wish you all the best of luck.
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 6th, 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Advice needed

This is good news! I was under the mistaken thought that you were handling all of this by yourself. I'm glad you have other support, and allowing your son to take him out of the house was a great...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 5th, 2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Advice needed

You don't think you have it in you, but you can throw him out if he physically attacks anyone or breaks another thing or other acts of vandalism. Then social services or the police will do...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 5th, 2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Advice needed

This is something I don't understand. If he put a knife to his sister's throat, he should have been removed from the home at that moment. He is a danger to himself and others.

You are looking...
Forum: Introductions January 5th, 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: New member

Welcome!
Forum: Boyfriends & Girlfriends January 4th, 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: How to help my online gf with her family problems?

Welcome, Gabbyboy. I edited your post to remove the name of the site. I don't want your post being mistaken as an advertisement.

I'm sorry your girlfriend is having a difficult time. Offering...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 4th, 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,083
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Overindulged the grandkids.

They do change everything! You're doing the best you can for them by giving them unconditional love and welcoming them into your home. You can help them set a good foundation.

When you enable...
Forum: Other January 4th, 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Thoughts on elderly caregivers

My mother is much younger than 78 and she still works and cares for a special needs child. I believe this keeps her young and active. It gives purpose to her life. If I were to suggest that she...
Forum: Other friendships January 4th, 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: One way relationship

You have to be very careful about how you categorize the people you spend your time with. Good friends are rare and building the relationships take a long time. They go through a pattern which very...
Forum: Other friendships January 3rd, 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Do I continue the "friendship" or let it go?

I think this is important. Good relationships are the result of how conflict is resolved. Avoiding, minimizing, and denying conflicts ruing relationships.

She seems to want to resolve the...
Forum: Other friendships January 3rd, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Catfishing

It's hard to say. She hid so much from us that we can't tell if she's still hiding or just quiet.
Forum: Children January 3rd, 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,964
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Dressing DD-- Help!

In misses petites she is a 4. But they look too old for her, so she wears a juniors 10 from another "trendy" store. :)
Forum: Other friendships January 2nd, 2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Should I cut these two friends out of my life?

Hmmm, it seems you are the victim of "relational aggression." Some people use their relationships to bully others. They are bullying you.

You can say something to them when they are being nasty....
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 2nd, 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,083
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Overindulged the grandkids.

My YDSon is going to be 22. He's in college. I pay his tuition and his rent. He pays for his car, insurance, all repairs, food, heat, electric, and entertainment. I am sometimes tempted to help...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren January 1st, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,083
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Overindulged the grandkids.

Oh, dear. Cosigning is NEVER a good idea!

Your XH is an adult who took on the risk of cosigning. You don't need to enable him and your son with financial support. Let them work it out.
...
Forum: Introductions January 1st, 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Hello from Pennsylvania

Welcome, rattlesnake. I'm also from PA-- right outside of Philly. :D
Forum: Open Chat December 31st, 2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: X-mas 2017

Happy New Year!

I am in my pj's, watching bad movies, and enjoying the warmth of my home in sub-zero wind chills. I hope you all are as comfortable where ever you are as I am. I'm sending...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2007, The BlueSparks Network