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I read the OP and was like... " playing a game with my child is going to squash his sparkly glitter!?"  Then I read followup post #15 and was like "  It would annoy me if someone was pushing the game past my kid's interest level..."   Then I was thinking that if I were in that situation I would... Then I read the post by colsxjack and thought, well, this person already said it!
Some time ago, I read an article talking about how in Western society children are expected to become independent practically from birth, but when they hit adolescence we put the brakes on and try to keep them from growing up. But I can't find the article... do you know where I might find it?
Is it bad that I don't know what S/O stands for?
Quote: Originally Posted by ann_of_loxley Those are really great photos Riverbeauty! - Did you take them yourself? I love the one of her in the rainbow beanie hat! no my friend Raina did them... she has a photography business at http://www.rainaskyephotography.com
My head is going to explode seeing all these babies! Here are a few of Lirum's 3 month pics... http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1165/...2296cc01_b.jpg http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1049/...f1b36778_b.jpg http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1255/...23b77061_b.jpg http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1317/...258c3e18_b.jpg http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1053/...6b25972d_b.jpg
During my care I was happy to have my Doula post updates. I knew that she was keeping people informed so that I could focus on my work. Sharing the entire birth story was for me to do afterward and she didn't cross that line. In the end, I think it is a decision best made between the provider and her client.
Here's a picture of my little sweet Lirum http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/...4f347ddee2.jpg
She has both a classic anterior tongue-tie and a labial tongue tie... so her frenulum comes all the way to the tip of her tongue and her top lip is also tied to her gums. This causes latch problems, she clicks while nursing, no matter how hard we try. She takes in lots of air because she can't stick her tongue out far enough to get a perfect seal. It also creates a lot of friction on my nipples, so they are itchy and sore. But no tears or visible cuts or cracks or...
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