I'd start with a conversation about "schools of thought"...and how they're always changing, and how "experts" can never agree on anything.
I'd use fevers as an example...how when we were little, moms and doctors...
Originally Posted by Mothra
No, I agree with this. All kids do sneaky things, especially in the transition from preschool age to about five or six, maybe a little older. That's part of testing boundaries. ...
Is there a chance that it might have been a really crazy party?
Like, maybe involving drugs you really would have felt uncomfortable around?
Or perhaps some variety of craziness that you would have felt very bad being involved...
Originally Posted by mamawanabe
I don't want to make jen123 feel bad. But, no, I actively work to train myself not to judge the parenting practices of the loving well-meaning moms I see at at the malls and the...
A thread about how unthinkable it is that a mom of a 2 week old would leave the baby with her sister for a few hours while she went to a bible study is insulting to a large chunk of the MDC community.
How does it help you be a better...
2 : free or released from some liability or requirement to which others are subject
The whole meaning of the word bothers me.
I can deal with...
Your nana sounds a lot like my DH's grandma...she even does the whispery "What is she doing to you?" thing, too!
And the sweets, and the 1940's style parenting thing down-your-throat.
I wish I had some better advice, but I...
BS= baking soda...yeah, that's right! Here at MDC BS=baking soda!
EVOO=extra virgin olive oil
ACV=apple cider vinegar (can you tell I hang out in NH&BC a lot?)
NH&BC=natural home and...
I'm just not sure how I would handle the pressure. I have a tendency to cave to authority (or those in authoritative positions, such as doctor's). Is there a 10 step program to get over that?
The way I see...