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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By rightkindofme
Well of course there is variation... but we've...

Well of course there is variation... but we've got animals and Lego's and dirt and sticks and swords and video games and books and dolls and kitchens and dress up and cooking. She moves up and down....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
No accommodations needed anywhere on the trip. :)...

No accommodations needed anywhere on the trip. :) We are going to be traveling for a bit over five months. I think routine will be very important and part of that will be consistent sleeping...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By rightkindofme
She plays like a boy.

She plays like a boy.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By rightkindofme
Lately I've been having struggles with a mom in...

Lately I've been having struggles with a mom in my group. I am a complainer. I know it. I'm a big whiner. This is a character flaw. But I'm up to whining and complaining from having rage issues and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
I tried to get together with a nice MDC mama in...

I tried to get together with a nice MDC mama in Europe when I was in Scotland and it didn't work out. I was seriously bummed.

I'm still best friends with a lady I met through here. <3 We talk all...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
Thanks! I'm not sure I'm going to become a...

Thanks! I'm not sure I'm going to become a regular again (my wrists rebel regularly) but I miss the community. I may try to drop by to give my clue by four of advice once in a while. ;)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
Writing the first book was very cathartic. People...

Writing the first book was very cathartic. People who have known me for many years read it and were blown away. They had no idea. How could they have known? There is just *so much*. Oh it hurt to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
I'm back hoping that my inbox will be flooded...

I'm back hoping that my inbox will be flooded with "Oh I remember you Come See Me!" So far, nada. We'll see how my ego takes the rejection. :wink:

I'm more of a marathon walker. I'm hella slow and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
I definitely understand having pride in creating...

I definitely understand having pride in creating a space where your kids get to make safe sexual choices. It is a big deal. Go you. :D

My husband and I speculate that after we finish paying off...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
Mostly I save my writing for my personal writing...

Mostly I save my writing for my personal writing because I've done a lot of damage to my arms in the last few years.

I've written two books! The first was about my horrific childhood as a "back...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,236
Posted By rightkindofme
I'm not old. But I'm glad to recognize so many...

I'm not old. But I'm glad to recognize so many names. :)
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By rightkindofme
My kid has destroyed every Hanna Andersson thing...

My kid has destroyed every Hanna Andersson thing I have bought her. All the pants are riddled with holes. The dresses are all torn. She plays outside a lot. I haven't found them worth the price. :-\
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By rightkindofme
Long time no see. :)

Hello there! I used to post a bit. Hopefully some people remember me. I tried to be charming. :)

Anyway, I am planning a road trip for next year. I've wanted to do it for years but my kids were...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-31-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By rightkindofme
Neither giving rewards nor punishing are...

Neither giving rewards nor punishing are effective ways of motivating a child. As soon as the "motivator" (reward/punishment goes away) the behavior reverts.
 
It sucks. I wish it worked....
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 22,918
Posted By rightkindofme
Apparently me recounting my personal experiences...

Apparently me recounting my personal experiences is too "jolting" so I'm going to stop participating in the thread. That's fine. It's pretty clear that this discussion is over anyway.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-31-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,271
Posted By rightkindofme
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pr3ttyPrincess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,809
Posted By rightkindofme
Is there any possibility of raising your own...

Is there any possibility of raising your own chickens? I'm going to build a coop out of found lumber and raise my own because I have ethical qualms about the meat industry.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-31-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 587
Posted By rightkindofme
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371751/my-new-job#post_17250293)



That's so cool! ...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-30-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By rightkindofme
I nightweaned at 18 months for this reason. My...

I nightweaned at 18 months for this reason. My kids are 27 months apart and whereas I could handle dealing with tandem nursing during the day I just physically could not take having to be available...
Forum: Parenting   01-30-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 22,918
Posted By rightkindofme
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by serenbat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-30-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By rightkindofme
We have whole forums devoted to that. :) Wander...

We have whole forums devoted to that. :) Wander around and stay a while. :)
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-30-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 878
Posted By rightkindofme
Err, no amount of "discipline" would have put my...

Err, no amount of "discipline" would have put my kids on a schedule. Some kids incline that way and with parental encouragement can adapt. Other kids... not so much. Humans are weird, complicated...
Forum: Parenting   01-30-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 22,918
Posted By rightkindofme
I get that you have lots of issues with how the...

I get that you have lots of issues with how the adults are behaving. The children didn't ask to be born. The children involved can't pick or unpick their parents. If you discontinue aide you aren't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-29-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,563
Posted By rightkindofme
Even when I lived on $14,000/year I always had...

Even when I lived on $14,000/year I always had $3,000 in the bank. You never freaking know what will happen. Beyond that I didn't worry too hard unless I had a goal. These days I'm trying hard to...
Forum: Parenting   01-29-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 22,918
Posted By rightkindofme
yeah, it is hecka weird that people who have no...

yeah, it is hecka weird that people who have no jobs skills and are mocked and denigrated for existing arent able to teach their kids how to escape poverty. those lazy bastards.
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