OMG, so excited!! - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 12-02-2012, 07:18 PM - Thread Starter
aprilv's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 359
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Years ago, I talked to my sisters about circumcising and my little sister was so outraged by it.  Fast forward 5 years, she is married to a great guy who 'had' to be circumcised at age 12 and it was awful etc, so he thought it might be better to do it early (I really feel for him and the bad experience he had).  And then they found out they were having twin boys!

 I knew I had already planted that seed and made my point and so I didn't bring it up to them again (though I was on the edge of my seat). The babies were born tonight and she just texted me to send her info on taking care of intact boys, they decided not to do it!  I am so happy for my new nephews and so proud of my sister and bil!!  

aprilv is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 4 Old 12-02-2012, 07:58 PM
ancoda's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: South west Idaho
Posts: 1,252
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Very happy for your whole family.

oAlisha- eternal companion to mike:, mother to three energetic boys (02):, (05), and (07) and one sweet little girl 3/13.  Two in heaven.7/21/2010, 11/05/2011 mecry.gif.

ancoda is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 12-05-2012, 08:42 PM
mama24-7's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: with the dust bunnies
Posts: 2,659
Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)

That's wonderful!!!  orngbiggrin.gif  I wish my twin nephews had been as lucky.  SIL is a follow-the-leader-type & well, I do things w/ my children just to be different from everyone else (according to her) so they were cut.  angry.gif


You never know who you will impact by speaking up!



Baby the babies while they're babies so they don't need babying for a lifetime.
mama24-7 is online now  
#4 of 4 Old 12-05-2012, 09:13 PM
~adorkable~'s Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: State Of Bliss
Posts: 4,400
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

that must feel so good to see the seed you planted bear fruit like that!!!  wow

partners.gif 2twins.gif  So what if I don't fit cleanly into a defined parenting style, my kids don't fit into a personality archetype either!

~adorkable~ is offline  


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 8,067

39 members and 8,028 guests
AllTomorrowsParties , averysmomma05 , beedub , bluefaery , ChantalM , dakinigrrl , emmy526 , farmermomma , frugalmama , girlspn , greenemami , Grymander , Hannah32 , happyhats , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , Mansell , MeepyCat , melvinh , Milk8shake , MrsPeriwinkle , oaksie68 , prosciencemum , RollerCoasterMama , SandiMae , sarafl , shantimama , Shmootzi , Snydley , Socalgirl2015 , Springshowers , Tigerle , tolovemercy , Wild Lupine
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.