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  • #2455

    rosannajames
    Member

    Edited because I feel some of this info is too personal especially when anyone can read it!

    Hi Ladies!

    I can’t remember when I joined this group. Don’t know if I ever posted or not. Here is some info on me:

    your occupation *stay at home mom

    children *We had 6 boys first: 19,18,17, 16,14,13, Then 2 girls: 11, 9 Then another boy: 7, and then 2 more girls: almost 6 and 3 years

    your dream job *I love to sing Christian music, so some job with singing would be awesome!

    worst job you ever had *I only had a few jobs in the past and I liked them. I was a nurse’s aide, Activity Assistant and then Activity Director. I also was a server in a restuarant.

    favorite time of year *I think the Fall when all the bugs are gone and it’s not too cold yet.

    favorite holiday *Christmas

    are you a morning or night person? *I think I am a combination

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? *Not getting enough help from the family.

    favorite activity with your family? *Probably watching good movies and shows together.

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha *Singing, reading!

    what is your greatest fear? *?

    did you go to college? *Yes

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) *Someday I would love to go to the Holy Land. I would also like to see the Vatican and visit the Pope! :)

    #2456

    6girls3boys
    Member

    I didn’t realize that there was a special thread just for all of us to introduce ourselves. I originally joined in September, but this time, I’ll do it the right way.

    name – Marites

    age – 43

    spouse’s age – 47

    your occupation – wife and stay at home mom

    spouse’s occupation – electrical engineer

    age of children – girl 19, boy 18, girl 16, girl 15, girl 13, girl 10, boy 9, boy 5, girl 2

    your dream job – I have it

    worst job you ever had

    favorite time of year – spring

    favorite holiday – Christmas

    birthday – September 30

    anniversary – December 30, 1985

    are you a morning or night person? Definitely night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? dirty diapers

    favorite activity with your family? camping in our travel trailer/ going on vacation

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha – playing computer games with my hubby (I know, I’m not alone but it’s what I like to do – I’m a real geek)

    what is your greatest fear? – death of my husband or a child

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) talk alot

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? some college, Rutgers

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) – Kauai (hubby just took me there for our 20th anniversary). I would go back again in a heartbeat. After that, New Zealand.

    #2457

    3boysmom
    Member

    I also edited my responses since anyone can read on the forums…

    your occupation SAHM that homeschools

    spouse’s occupation musician/freelance photographer

    your dream job aside from what I’m doing now, getting my licensure to be a Certified Nurse Midwife

    worst job you ever had I worked in fast food when I was in highschool…YUK!

    favorite time of year the first days of autumn

    favorite holiday Christmas b/c our very large extended family comes together to hang out, play cards, eat dessert and just be with each other (no gifts are exchanged, that’s not the important part!)

    are you a morning or night person? It honestly depends…

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? Not enough time in my day for everything!

    favorite activity with your family? reading

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha working out or reading

    what is your greatest fear? losing someone that I love

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) color=blue]clicking my fingernails together[/color]

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? I did, I attended a few different colleges, Ball State, and IU among them. My degree is a BS in Psychology with an emphasis on childhood development. I also have 2 years of nursing school under my belt and hope to go back eventually if that is what God has in store for me down the road.

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Honestly it wouldn’t really matter as long as was with my DH…we never had a honeymoon, so this is something that we would really love to do together when the time and $$ permit…

    #2458

    lydiacub
    Member

    Hi. I’m really new, and only recently found out I’m expecting.

    name/ Lydia

    age / 23 (24 in May)

    spouse’s age / 29

    your occupation /writer and training to be an iconographer

    spouse’s occupation / attorney (currently laid off)

    age of children /not yet born!

    your dream job / writer/iconographer :D

    worst job you ever had / A holistic veterinarians. It was truly bizarre…they did reiki therapy on rabbits.

    favorite time of year / Spring and fall

    favorite holiday/ That’s hard…I LOVE Christmas, but Easter is amazing, too.

    birthday / May 9

    anniversary/ May 21

    are you a morning or night person?/ night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?/ actually working and not being with my kids

    favorite activity with your family?/ all things outdoors, and my husband and I are addicted to B movies

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? / read, take long walks.

    what is your greatest fear?/ right now it would have to be childbirth

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) / wiggling my foot back and forth

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? // I have a BA in English literature and a minor in philosophy from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. I am planning on getting my masters in the future.

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)// Ephesus in Turkey, Italy, the UK, Greece, Spain, Peru, Mexico again, you name it, I’d like to go.

    #2459

    badgarden
    Member

    Since I just joined today, I love to share in the fun! :wink:

    name – Ellen

    age – 40 and loving it!

    spouse’s age – 43

    your occupation – Catholic Wham

    spouse’s occupation – Chemical engineer

    age of children – boy 10, boy 8 & boy 3.5

    your dream job – I have it

    worst job you ever had – “babysitting” my ex boss who went through his mid-life crisis. Don’t want to go there!

    favorite time of year – Spring & Fall

    favorite holiday – Halloween & Christmas

    birthday – May 13

    anniversary – July 9, 1988

    are you a morning or night person? morning (was night owl b4 kids!)

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? disciplining and prodding kids, tempertantrums, laundry & dishes

    favorite activity with your family? Camping at our cabin on our property. And our annual trek to the Ocean along the Oregon Coast.

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha – Taking a long run & a long soak in the tub.

    what is your greatest fear? – death of my husband or a child

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) eating

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? BA Public Administration/Int’l Affairs, U of Puget Sound

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) – I missed out on a Pac-Rim tour in College. Would love to visit Nepal. Would also love to visit the home land of Ireland! :lol:

    #2460

    megan
    Member

    name Megan Frombach

    age 34

    spouse’s age 41

    your occupation Mom; Administrative Asst. for law firm

    spouse’s occupation Baker

    age of children Jacob 8 1/2; Brendan 7; Andrew almost 5; Peter due in June

    your dream job Mom; helping poor and converting women seeking abortions

    worst job you ever had Don’t really have one

    favorite time of year Spring!!!

    favorite holiday Thanksgiving and Christmas

    birthday February 24

    anniversary February 22

    are you a morning or night person? Night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? Being away from the kids

    favorite activity with your family? Watching them at the beach

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha Adoration; Reading; Relaxing or Cleaning (so much easier when no one is around)

    what is your greatest fear? Losing a child or dying while children are young

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) Biting nails

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? No, probably not at this point

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) Ireland, Medjugorge (spelling)
    _________________

    #2461

    celticspirit
    Member

    name: Stacie

    age: 33

    spouse’s age: 38

    your occupation: SAHM

    spouse’s occupation: Firefighter/EMT

    age of children: Joseph, 11; Victoria, 7-1/2, Elisabeth, 13 months

    your dream job: scientist

    worst job you ever had: probably every one I’ve ever had!

    favorite time of year: Spring and Summer (when my kids are home from school)

    favorite holiday: Christmas

    birthday: February 23

    anniversary: December 26

    are you a morning or night person? neither LOL

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? no adult conversation and very little respect

    favorite activity with your family? just spending time with them

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha: Reading, praying, chatting online

    what is your greatest fear? Losing my husband or one of my children

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) Biting nails

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? I took some classes at the community college where we used to live. I plan to go back in the next few years, but I will be HOPEFULLY attending a Catholic university.

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) EVERYWHERE!!!! I would LOVE to go to Ireland and Israel the most though.

    #2462

    jen
    Member

    NAME: JENNIFER

    AGE: 34 (CAN THAT BE TRUE?!?)

    SPOUSE’S AGE: 35

    YOUR OCCUPATION: SAHM

    SPOUSE’S OCCUPATION: MARKETING REP

    AGE OF CHILDREN: JACOB, 3 YRS

    YOUR DREAM JOB: THE TRUTH IS THAT I DON’T KNOW…I LOVE BEING A SAHM AND WOUDN’T TRADE IT FOR ANYTHING!…I’VE HAD LOTS OF OTHER JOBS–DIDN’T LOVE ANY OF THEM/DIDN’T HATE ALL OF THEM…I AM SO CONTENT BEING A MOMMY RIGHT NOW…SOME DAY, WHEN WE DON’T NEED A PARENT AT HOME, I PRAY FOR ANOTHER JOB THAT I LOVE…

    WORST JOB YOU EVER HAD: I WORKED IN A DORM CAFETERIA IN COLLEGE, WHICH WAS FINE FOR THE MOST PART…ONE DAY, MY ASSIGNMENT WAS CLEANING THE FAT OFF OF THE CHICKEN (PS–I WAS/AM A VEGETERIAN)–THEY HAD A HUGE SINK-FUL OF RAW CHICKEN IN WATER–I HAD TO FISH PIECES OUT AND PULL FAT OFF, THEN SORT IT INTO “PARTS PILES”…AFTER THAT, I REQUESTED THE DISH ROOM!

    FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR: FALL IN OHIO–OUT WEST NOW WHERE ALL THE SEASON’S SEEM THE SAME (STILL BEAUTIFUL, THOUGH!)

    FAVORITE HOLIDAY: THANKSGIVING

    BIRTHDATE: OCTOBER 6

    ANNIVERSARY: OCTOBER 21

    MORNING OR NIGHT PERSON: NIGHT!!!

    LEAST FAVORITE ASPECT OF CURRENT POSITION: FEELING UNAPPRECIATED/DISRESPECTED–HATING THAT I FEEL THAT WAY

    FAVORITE ACTIVITY WITH FAMILY: WHEN MY HUSBAND TAKES A DAY OFF AND COMES TO OUR CLASSES, GROUPS, ACTIVITIES WITH US

    FAVORITE ALONE TIME ACTIVITY: SAD, BUT TRUE–WHEN I CAN SHOWER WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON “OUT THERE”!

    GREATEST FEAR: ME DYING AND LEAVING JACOB WITHOUT HIS MAMA! ALSO WORRY ABOUT JACOB BEING TAKEN FROM US…ALWAYS FEEL LIKE PATRICK (HUBBY/PAPA) WILL BE THE STRONG ONE THOUGH……..WHY DO I FEAR THIS? WE ARE ALL HEALTHY! I WORRY ABOUT WHY I WORRY ABOUT IT!!!

    NERVOUS HABIT: PULLING ON EYEBROW…EATING OR NOT EATING…

    COLLEGE: UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON–FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT/SOCIAL WORK

    TRAVEL: I WANT TO GO EVERYWHERE!!!

    #2463

    lynnt
    Member

    name: Lynn

    age: 29

    spouse’s age: 37

    your occupation: Mom-trepreneur/writer-wannabe

    spouse’s occupation: Air Force Weather Guy

    age of children: 3 and 19m (3 stepchildren, too-15,12,11)

    your dream job: International Diplomacy

    worst job you ever had: McDonald’s

    favorite time of year: Autumn-October

    favorite holiday: Christmas for the feeling of goodwill in the season, Easter because it feels most holy

    birthday: Sep 6

    anniversary: Oct 20, 1997

    are you a morning or night person? Neither, anymore LOL

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? Housework Blech!

    favorite activity with your family? Apple Picking

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? Writing or reading

    what is your greatest fear? my children being hurt or taken away

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) hair twirling

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? University of Maryland University College-BS Poli Sci, AA German Studies; Community College of the Air Force-AAS Communications

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue) I would take a trip that begins in St. Petersburg, goes through Moscow, skirt through Belarus, through the Carpathians, round about Bulgaria, slice through Sarajevo, relax on the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia, then head back north and spend some time shopping, eating, and people watching in Prague (my 2d fave city in the world) and then end up in Berlin (my 1st favorite city in the world).[/b]

    #2464

    carmel
    Member

    Hi am I new here. Age brings wisdom, that is what I tell myself anyway!

    name Gina
    age 36-37 on June 3

    spouse’s age 43

    your occupation Full time mom and part time Spanish teacher one night a week.

    spouse’s occupation Accountant

    age of children 10,8,6(7 in May) and one in the oven 10weeks

    your dream job A photographer in Rome and around world for any religious artifacts

    worst job you ever had Walmart

    favorite time of year Spring

    favorite holiday Easter

    birthday June 3

    anniversary May 13- 11 yrs.

    are you a morning or night person? Neither

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation? I have no money

    favorite activity with your family? Just being with them

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? Pray, meditate

    what is your greatest fear? Loosing my husband

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) eating

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? Yes, Stuebenville in Ohio

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)Ireland and Rome, and Fatima

    #2465

    kelltra
    Member

    name Kelly

    age- 30

    spouse’s age- 30

    your occupation- Mom

    spouse’s occupation-Computer Programer

    age of children-7,5,1.5 and one on the way

    your dream job-food critic

    worst job you ever had-movies at the mall

    favorite time of year-spring/summer

    favorite holiday-christmas

    birthday-6-29-75

    anniversary-5-3-97

    are you a morning or night person?-Night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?-Lack of sleep

    favorite activity with your family?-Camping

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha-reading

    what is your greatest fear?-losing anyone of my family

    what is your nervous habit? biting my nails

    did you go to college? I went for 2 semesters

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Italy, holy land
    _________________
    Nikki

    #2466

    loloengland
    Member

    name Lorraine

    age 34

    spouse’s age 32

    your occupation mum

    spouse’s occupation activity instructor

    age of children 4 3/4 yr and 7 weeks

    your dream job owning my own childcare nursery

    worst job you ever had carehome

    favorite time of year -summer

    favorite holiday -christmas

    birthday 6april

    anniversary 17 aug
    are you a morning or night person? -night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?

    favorite activity with your family? going to beach or just going on walks

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha sleeping

    what is your greatest fear? dying

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) not talking

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? no

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety –italy :D

    #2467

    debraprs
    Member

    Debra McCullar

    Age:36

    Husbands age-:56
    C.N.A.:Homeschooling Mom!

    Childrens ages:11 & 13

    Dream Job:Writer

    Worst JobL:Waitress

    Favorite season:Fall

    favorite holiday :All of them
    birthday :May 30

    anniversary:December 1, 1991

    are you a morning or night person? :Both

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?Being away from home!

    favorite activity with your family? Camping

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha

    what is your greatest fear? Losing my kids to “worldly things”

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) My leg shakes

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? I would like to but it’s not feasible

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue Ireland and Rome

    #2468

    fran-reddy
    Member

    I am new so I will go ahead and fill out this questionaire :)

    name
    Fran

    age
    45

    spouse’s age
    48

    your occupation
    homemaker again, for now

    spouse’s occupation
    Director, Environmental Services

    age of children
    Girls are 24, 23, 16, Boys are 19, 13 & 5

    your dream job
    test driving fast cars 8) I love to drive!

    worst job you ever had
    Factory job packing butter tarts

    favorite time of year
    Indian Summer

    favorite holiday
    Christmas I guess

    birthday
    July 28

    anniversary
    July 6

    are you a morning or night person?
    I’m ok in the morning but I love to stay up late.

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?
    Trying to keep control!

    favorite activity with your family?
    We like to watch comedy movies together.

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? hahahaha
    Spiritual reading

    what is your greatest fear?
    That one of my children will lose their soul

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…)
    worrying

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to?
    Not now

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)[/quote]
    Nebraska LOL My oldest is there and she’s expecting our first grandchild!

    #2469

    missy
    Member

    I belonged here for a short time in December of 2004. Not sure if anyone would remember back that far. I am excited to become part of this group. I do not have many strong Catholic or Christian friends. I hope that I can get to know all of you. It’s great to have friends who share your faith. It is so much who I am, that I feel that many people don’t truly know the real me. Anyway, thought I’d start by introducing myself here…

    Posted: Tue May 17, 2005 5:38 am Post subject:



    I’m new to this group! Just joined today. Please don’t shoot me, looks like I’m the youngest.

    name/ Missy

    age / 34

    spouse’s age / 37

    your occupation / Mommy

    spouse’s occupation /General Manager and Art director for software development company

    age of children / 3 1/2 and 6 months

    your dream job / Working for a non profit that helps children. In the old days I wanted to be a dancer.

    worst job you ever had /There were many but working for an importing beer distributor in Scranton, PA. Boss was very mean and arrogant. Pay was terrible and I never got out on time. It was also like 40 minutes or so of a drive.

    favorite time of year / Autumn

    favorite holiday/ Christmas

    birthday / November 28

    anniversary/ November 12

    are you a morning or night person?/ Night

    what is your least favorite aspect of your current occupation?/ Lack of sleep. Feeling guilty quite a lot.

    favorite activity with your family?/ Storytime at night for the 3 year old.

    favorite activity when you have ‘alone time’? Watching Food Network

    what is your greatest fear?/!st is losing a child or having a sick child BY FAR. Second is dying myself and leaving them without a Mother. Have lots of fears. These are the top 2.

    what is your nervous habit? (biting fingernails, fidgeting, tapping your foot…) / picking at skin (I know gross)

    did you go to college? where? if you didn’t go, do you plan to? // Never went to college. Wanted to….long story…

    if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? (pretending that safety is not an issue)// Italy, Ireland or Isreal _________________
    -Missy

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