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Co Op Organizer Guidelines Requirements And Application

  Co-op Organizer Guidelines, Requirements and Application   Thank you for your interest in organizing a co-op at Mothering.com! Co-op organizers provide a valuable service to the community. Thank you for your willingness to volunteer! All Co-op forum organizers must first be approved by the Co-op forum staff via an official application (application and instructions below). A list of approved organizers will be hosted in the main Co-op forum. Here are the guidelines that co-op organizers agree to follow:    Potential co-op organizers must... read more

Followers And Following

What is Following? Following is like subscribing to another member; you'll receive notifications of their activity in public areas.   How do I follow another member? To follow a member, visit their profile page and click the "Follow Member" link under their avatar. You will be able to "unfollow" someone in the same place.   What will I be notified about? When following another member, you'll be notified about many of the same things that appear in their activity feed: replying to threads, writing reviews, and other actions they take around the... read more

Mdc Member Blogs

Thanks to MDC moderator fullofgrace for originally compiling and tending to the list!   If you have a blog you'd like to share, please edit this wiki to add your blog under the most appropriate category. Please hyperlink the blog's title and include a brief description. Thanks!      Abuse Survivors Activism & Social Issues Code Name: Mama Descent Into Motherhood The Natural Child Collaborative: South Shore MA - This partnership with the Plymouth Farmer’s market will help families create connections with others through shared values around... read more

Linking To Photo Websites On Mdc

Linking to Photo WebsitesJust as with Facebook, we do not allow linking to personal photos of strangers. We also do not allow linking and/or discussing photos of strangers on websites whose purpose is to make fun of the people in those photos. User Agreement #1: Do not post in a disrespectful, defamatory, adversarial, baiting, harassing, offensive, insultingly sarcastic or otherwise improper manner, toward a member or other individual, including casting of suspicion upon a person, invasion of privacy, humiliation, demeaning criticism, name-calling, personal attack or in... read more

Discussing Facebook Myspace Linkedin And Other Social Networking Sites On Mdc

Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and other Social Networking Sites Written by annettemarie on June 4, 2010 -- Greetings all! We seem to have a plethora of Facebook-related posts lately. As social networking expands and grows, so too must MDC's User Agreement adapt to keep up with it all. Right now, the User Agreement states:Quote:Do not post to invite MDC members to other communities, blogs or message boards for adversarial purposes or link to discussion about MDC at another site. Do not negatively discuss other communities or discussions elsewhere (this includes blog... read more

Fertility Forum Thread Placement

The Fertility Forum has several sub forums, which help get your questions answered and help us keep track of what is going on in here.  Proper placement of threads within the appropriate subforum ensures that you get the right answers, so here is some guidance on what belongs where!  :)   Family Planning Trying to avoid getting pregnant, birth control options, child spacing - those threads should go here. Trying To Conceive:  TTC, gearing up to TTC, questions about timing, the HPT you just took, TCOYF, charts, cervical fluid, temps, etc. - your thread should... read more

Mothering Magazine

Founded in 1976, Mothering magazine was the birthplace of the natural family lifestyle, and today Mothering.com is the premier online community for parents interested in natural family living. Providing philosophical inspiration and practical advice for more than 30 years, Mothering is respected for cutting-edge, well-researched information and resources.   Mothering celebrates the experience of parenthood as worthy of one's best efforts and fosters awareness of the immense importance and value of parenthood and family life in the development of the full human... read more

Babywearing Resources

  Babywearing Resources This is a resource list is intended to be a compilation of helpful MDC discussions,Mothering articles and member-recommended general-information sites (non-commercial please).  Mothering's Babywearing Special Report BABYWEARING ABBREVIATIONS BABYWEARING OPTIONS MDC's ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BABYWEARING Mothering Magazine Articles Babywearing MDC Helpful Threads Recommendations Best carrier for errands Helpful Informational Sites Babywearing International Babywearing Safety     read more

Religious Studies Guidelines

The Religious Studies forum is for the academic discussion of religious and spiritual matters. This is where the tough questions may be asked. Please do not take it personally when someone questions your own particular faith or belief system or posts an interpretation or opinion that does not support your belief. Questions and their discussion are not to be construed as being judgmental, but should rather be seen as an honest plea for a deeper understanding. The MDC User Agreement still applies and members posting here will be expected to uphold their discussion... read more

Reporting A Software Problem

  To report a software problem or "bug," please send an email to administrator@mothering.com and/or submit a new thread to the Questions and Suggestions forum. The more information you can provide from the list below, the easier it will be to diagnose the issue. We understand that not all steps are always able to be reproduced or remembered, but the more the better.  We really appreciate your assistance in making the site as user-friendly and reliable as possible.   Here's a sample form you can copy and paste when reporting a... read more

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