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Being the primary care giver for my two kids 9 and 8 is challenging on many levels to put it mildly. They pick up a cold at school or however they do, and you are almost sure to catch it. I did. Have had GI upset for two weeks now. "Finally" decided to go on the B.R.A.T. diet until it's over. Bananas. Rice. Applesauce. Toast. Yippee..such fun...lol

Ron

We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)
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I know it's not for everyone but i find it very relaxing to work at night. I don't have kids yet so I don't know if that's possible for you parents, but it's a very quiet time

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I know it's not for everyone but i find it very relaxing to work at night. I don't have kids yet so I don't know if that's possible for you parents, but it's a very quiet time


I do love being in the office at night wife and kids in bed. Only issues I run in to is staying up late and then my brain suffers the next day. I have a short fuse with the kids and I'm tired. So I am going away from that now. Really working on getting 8-9 hrs per night from here on out. I have noticed my entire life that my voice was unnaturally a bit higher pitched than seems right for me. Over this past holiday break I got amazing and long sleep, which I will get into in another thread soon, and I never felt better in my 49 yrs and my voice was deep and finally felt natural, crazy. So first, what a shame took me 49 long years to figure out I need better and more sleep.....lol. But seriously, and Denise Shull said the same thing that these monstrously huge banks should put in sleeping room for the traders.... Ha fat chance that will ever happen... But I'm taking advantage of it to be sure!!!!!!!!!!!! Tracking my sleep now with my fenix3. Coming soon to a thread near you....
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We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal.

Buy Low And Sell High (read left to right or right to left....lol)

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.....I don't have kids yet.....


We waited 15 years to have kids. It was great. But it's better and harder at the same time now with an 8 and 9 year old. Richer fuller more growth by all involved in many different and diverse ways. Hard to summarize. Good trade. Maybe says it best

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We waited 15 years to have kids. It was great. But it's better and harder at the same time now with an 8 and 9 year old. Richer fuller more growth by all involved in many different and diverse ways. Hard to summarize. Good trade. Maybe says it best

When my lad was 9 we called it his 'Grandpa' year. Because they both thought they knew bloody everything.

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Our son, 8, has a huge problem with socks....lol. Pants too. We tease him saying his autobiography will be titled "These Darn Socks!" On the family vacation we recenty returned from we change the title to "These Darn Socks and Hats!".....lol Basically anything that touches the skin. Thankfully it only lasts about 5 minutes then he forgets about it...well maybe not the pant legs at the bottom when he has to wear snow boots that just keeps on bugging him......

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I also hate pants and socks... So I wear shorts and flip flops, or walk barefoot.

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I wear socks almost exclusively during the winter because I can't get comfortable at the computer with cold feet. I'm sure if I lived in a warmer climate I feel the need to not have socks on to feel cooled down.

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Our son, 8, has a huge problem with socks....lol. Pants too. We tease him saying his autobiography will be titled "These Darn Socks!" On the family vacation we recenty returned from we change the title to "These Darn Socks and Hats!".....lol Basically anything that touches the skin. Thankfully it only lasts about 5 minutes then he forgets about it...well maybe not the pant legs at the bottom when he has to wear snow boots that just keeps on bugging him......

Ron

I hated socks when i was younger because they're simply hard to put on especially if they aren't cut low. I don't wear shoes with laces anymore because of this same concept. I buy slip on sneakers.

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I also hate pants and socks... So I wear shorts and flip flops, or walk barefoot.

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Thanks, does make me feel better about it. At least I know a very successful person has a similar issue.

Ron

We must be like the fountain or spring that is continually emptying itself of all that it has and is continually being refilled from an invisible source

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