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Old 05-11-2012, 12:08 PM   #2291
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Survey's...How can they fix it if they don't know it's broke? Employers need that notice so they can make sure their employees are not driving business away or providing misinformation. It's your right as a consumer to be treated nicely, fairly and with respect.
I agree, I just know how my managers are and I'd hate to subject someone who is just having a bad day or something to the kind of treatment we get when we make a mistake. My managers made me cry once when a customer complained that it took too long to get their salads. We didn't have any baby shrimp portioned out so I had to go get it from the back, which I explained to the customer and the managers. Well, they were starving, ready to walk out, wanting a new server, saying that it was the worst experience they've ever had... Because it took an extra couple minutes to get their salads. So anyway, my point is that you don't know what the repercussions will be. I've offered plenty of constructive criticism on surveys, but I usually only complain if I can do it without naming names, unless that specific person obviously needs to be talked to about something, like in the case of the nurse.
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Old 05-11-2012, 12:41 PM   #2292
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(((hugs Sprout))) Bummer!

I'm sending good vibes in your direction and healing ones too.
+1. Sprout, vent your heart out. That is what this thread is for. Sounds like you are having a rough time right now. But in a day or two you will pick up that baby of yours, cuddle her and she will fall asleep on your shoulder. The toddler will come up and ask you for a kiss. Then you will know motherhood is so worth all of it. They have a way of taking their tiny hands and squeezing your heart. That is when all the love in the world comes pouring out and fills your very being. Happy Mother's Day!
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:53 PM   #2293
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Thank you, ladies! I love my girls dearly and didn't want to take my frustration out on them, so I vented here. It really helped!
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Old 05-12-2012, 02:36 PM   #2294
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Thank you, ladies! I love my girls dearly and didn't want to take my frustration out on them, so I vented here. It really helped!
I got to hold a 4 month old yesterday who was screaming her Mother's ear off. A few minutes with me and she was sound asleep. She is so precious. We got her a bottle done and ready for when she woke up and her Mom had a good 30 minutes of peace.

Wish I was closer Sprout, so I could come over and watch the girls for you for a few hours every once in awhile for some you time.
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Old 05-16-2012, 04:58 PM   #2295
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last night my granddaughter left the back door open. both my cats are gone. we searched for three hours last.night had sightings but could not catch. i had hopes of them coming back this am for food and water. so far, no show. and no sightings at all this am. i can't stumble around and look or i will fall and get hurt. i love those cats so much. i have tried to be kind with the granddaughter, she certainly didn't do it on purpose. just not thinking and she has searched her little heart.out. but i want my babies back , we did poster, humane society, and endless searching. i know the little buggers are hiding somewhere. but they need to come on home now.
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last night my granddaughter left the back door open. both my cats are gone. we searched for three hours last.night had sightings but could not catch. i had hopes of them coming back this am for food and water. so far, no show. and no sightings at all this am. i can't stumble around and look or i will fall and get hurt. i love those cats so much. i have tried to be kind with the granddaughter, she certainly didn't do it on purpose. just not thinking and she has searched her little heart.out. but i want my babies back , we did poster, humane society, and endless searching. i know the little buggers are hiding somewhere. but they need to come on home now.
Oh no! (((hugs)))

I know what a state I was in when Shreddy got out and I couldn't find him for 24 hours. He was so afraid of outdoors, that he ran when I approached him. I finally found him hiding in the light well for my basement window. I grabbed him and brought him inside. He walked across the floor with his tail in the air and acted like nothing had happened!

I'll keep my fingers crossed for you finding them soon.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:19 PM   #2297
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I got to hold a 4 month old yesterday who was screaming her Mother's ear off. A few minutes with me and she was sound asleep. She is so precious. We got her a bottle done and ready for when she woke up and her Mom had a good 30 minutes of peace.

Wish I was closer Sprout, so I could come over and watch the girls for you for a few hours every once in awhile for some you time.
I've done that as well. Makes you a hero. Sometimes the parent is so tense the child senses it and can't calm down.

I have a new girlfriend. A 9-month old little blue-eyed charmer two doors down who breaks into a big grin and gets excited when she sees me coming. We act silly with each other and both have a ball. I'm a sucker for little kids.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:19 PM   #2298
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Babe--I posted some additional ideas re: searching in the Rescued Pets thread. A long time ago, one of the first Giants I picked up from the shelter was a very, very scared Great Dane. How was I to know she could jump the fence? We hunted for her for hours, couldn't find her (this was winter), came back home, and lo' and behold, she was standing at the patio door looking in. I guess she just needed to go for a run. Another Great Dane (funny how the Danes were the ones that ran) was adopted out. The adopter went to a dog walking park a week or so later, let the dog off leash and away she ran. Five friends and I hunted for her for 5 hours before she came to my dogs--the ones she had lived with in foster care. Is there another cat/dog that the cats know that might get them to come out of hiding? What about leaving an article of your clothing out for them to sniff and find? My dad's dog went off on a toot when they were hunting partridge one year...my dad left his hunting jacket on the ground next to where the car was parked. He went back very early in the morning and the dog was curled up on my dad's hunting jacket sound asleep.
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That's a good idea, CWS! One of their blankets or beds they like out on the porch may do it, Babe! I'm so sorry, they've gone off and hope they come home soon.
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I've done that as well. Makes you a hero. Sometimes the parent is so tense the child senses it and can't calm down.

I have a new girlfriend. A 9-month old little blue-eyed charmer two doors down who breaks into a big grin and gets excited when she sees me coming. We act silly with each other and both have a ball. I'm a sucker for little kids.
Little babies Shrek doesn't even know will reach for him out of shopping carts, he has to be careful. Don't know what it is with him and babies, but they love him and always smile, giggle and reach.

I had a 6 month old little boy this morning...he has soft brown eyes and floppy ears. His name is Rambo and he's a dachshund. We had a good time running around outside.
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