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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-31-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,322
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by Mama Mko...

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Originally Posted by Mama Mko http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14840215)
My oldest son had a lot of pain when he...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-21-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,662
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by PuppyFluffer...

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Originally Posted by PuppyFluffer http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14827240)
I was not asked to participate in this...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-18-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,906
Posted By l_olive
Thanks for the update!

Thanks for the update!
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-16-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,906
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by eepster...

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Originally Posted by eepster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14805837)
It might just be a bit of smegma.

Smegma...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-16-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by BlessedMommy2006...

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Originally Posted by BlessedMommy2006 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14806159)
To be honest, I'm surprised, because...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-15-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 23,723
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by NiteNicole...

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Originally Posted by NiteNicole http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14799347)
The MRI is clear. No abnormalities at all....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-15-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By l_olive
The average age of retraction is somewhere after...

The average age of retraction is somewhere after TEN years old. Most boys are retractable by the end of puberty. Your son does not need to be circumcised. My 7 year old has exactly the same kind of...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-15-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,917
Posted By l_olive
My dh was circed as an infant and has suffered...

My dh was circed as an infant and has suffered sexual consequences (which I'm no longer able to discuss freely on this board) his entire adult life. For him, and for many others who have similar...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-29-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By l_olive
I read once somewhere that the US and Israel are...

I read once somewhere that the US and Israel are the only two nations with huge viagra sales -- that it's a rarely-prescribed drug in European countries, for example. I wish I could find that again...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-25-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By l_olive
I practiced this little speech over and over...

I practiced this little speech over and over again in my head, and I still say it every time I take my son to the doctor BEFORE he is unclothed.

"My son's penis is intact and is not yet...
Forum: Religious Studies   11-18-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 7,745
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by Evie's Mama...

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Originally Posted by Evie's Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14690642)
To tell a Christian who believes the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-06-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,469
Posted By l_olive
I'm so sorry for both you and your son.

I'm so sorry for both you and your son.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-29-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,875
Posted By l_olive
Wow! How great that must feel to look at! And...

Wow! How great that must feel to look at! And what an adorable boy you have. What you've done is an incredible gift to both yourself and to him!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Geez, I hate it when people who say they're out...

Geez, I hate it when people who say they're out chime back in. But I hate being misunderstood more, I guess.

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Originally Posted by vbactivist...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

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Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14596930)
Well then lets do away with the whole system and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

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Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14596825)
Well states could require companies to pay for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
So what's the solution for this? Juries should...

So what's the solution for this? Juries should be made up only of the independently wealthy? or only those who have secure white-collar jobs and make a comfortable enough salary so that they won't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

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Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14596371)
Screwing someone else's kids isn't going to help...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by imagine21...

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Originally Posted by imagine21 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14596243)
It's not the jury system that has put those...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

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Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14596170)
Tell that to the children who get left home...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,254
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

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Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14594533)
...the courts don't care about the people they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-28-2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,172
Posted By l_olive
Quote: Originally Posted by aniT...

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Originally Posted by aniT http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14589315)
I really think there needs to be a line drawn...
Forum: Women's Health   10-27-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By l_olive
Bugbites in those particular areas make me think...

Bugbites in those particular areas make me think it's chiggers.

http://pediatrics.about.com/od/derma...6_chiggers.htm (http://pediatrics.about.com/od/dermatologytopics/a/06_chiggers.htm)
Forum: Parenting   10-25-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,419
Posted By l_olive
I think it's really disappointing to the other...

I think it's really disappointing to the other children not to see the gift that they helped pick out opened. So maybe a compromise? Open the gifts from the 9 children at the party itself and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By l_olive
I'd start by giving him much less food at once....

I'd start by giving him much less food at once. Like maybe just a small section of his sandwich. Tell him that if he throws it, you'll know he must not be hungry and his meal is over. If he eats it,...
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