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Forum: Multicultural Families   03-16-2009, 03:01 PM
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Posted By MustBeJelly
Social construct or not, the fact is that race...

Social construct or not, the fact is that race plays a pretty big part in basically all cultures. It has a measurable impact on how human beings relate to one another.
Sure, it's easy to say, when...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 09:01 PM
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Views: 18,309
Posted By MustBeJelly
http://www.edchange.org/multicultura...eb/racism....

http://www.edchange.org/multicultura...eb/racism.html (http://www.edchange.org/multicultural/papers/caleb/racism.html)

Quote:
As the dawn of the 21st century nears, racism‹the most important and...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,906
Posted By MustBeJelly
Maybe she doesn't chemically relax it, but she...

Maybe she doesn't chemically relax it, but she still wears it straight, to conform to the Eurocentric standards of beauty, and tangentially, achievement. I think it's whack, personally. She didn't...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,309
Posted By MustBeJelly
But to the pertinant point...NO that is not...

But to the pertinant point...NO that is not racism. Racism is academically defined as power plus predjudice. And, while some individual folks of Color might have the power, systemically speaking,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,309
Posted By MustBeJelly
Really? I had NO IDEA that bi-racial people...

Really? I had NO IDEA that bi-racial people changed colors! Huh. I wonder how I never noticed that, when my dad is black, and my mom is white....
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,906
Posted By MustBeJelly
And to that end, can we even imagine the...

And to that end, can we even imagine the outrage, if, say, Michelle Obama decided to stop relaxing her hair, and went natural? I mean, people are already up in arms (get it?) because her official...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,906
Posted By MustBeJelly
Quote: Originally Posted by Missy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Missy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13304549)
Generally speaking, when white parents want a...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By MustBeJelly
Is your baby's father African? Or...

Is your baby's father African? Or African-American? If he's African American, are you also going to buy the baby a kilt, if your heritage is Scottish? Or a léine if you're Irish?

Or do you just...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,309
Posted By MustBeJelly
Quote: Originally Posted by VanessaS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by VanessaS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13303983)
What I said was not that "all white people...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,906
Posted By MustBeJelly
Quote: Originally Posted by WilliamsMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WilliamsMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13293096)
I haven't experienced having to choose a...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,906
Posted By MustBeJelly
Quote: Originally Posted by FondestBianca...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FondestBianca http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13278020)
so, do I think it's fair that non-white...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-04-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,309
Posted By MustBeJelly
Quote: Originally Posted by VanessaS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by VanessaS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13283363)
LOL! Yeah, guessing what the baby's going to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-07-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By MustBeJelly
Awesome. Thanks for all your help.

Awesome. Thanks for all your help.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-05-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By MustBeJelly
Quote: Originally Posted by ms.shell...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ms.shell http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12538172)
OOOH Id love to know how to do this, will...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-05-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By MustBeJelly
I've been loving the pickyourown site. Because,...

I've been loving the pickyourown site. Because, like I said, this is all new to me, and I need it in small words, http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif. But I guess my question...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-05-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By MustBeJelly
THat is adorable. I love the baby kimonos....

THat is adorable. I love the baby kimonos. They're fast, and fun. Like knitting candy.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-05-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By MustBeJelly
I fill my sink with hot tap water, squeeze a pea...

I fill my sink with hot tap water, squeeze a pea sized dollop of lansinoh and add a tiny tiny squirt of baby wash, and swirl it around. I turn the soaker inside out, and soak it for 15-45 minutes,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-05-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,471
Posted By MustBeJelly
Are you using your oven, or a bread machine? If...

Are you using your oven, or a bread machine? If you're using a bread machine, this is my fave 'sandwhich' style loaf.

1 cup + 2 tbs water
2 tbs oil
1/4 tsp salt
1.5 tbs non-fat dry milk powder...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-04-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By MustBeJelly
Tell me about canning leftover soup. Is it...

Tell me about canning leftover soup. Is it better than freezing it?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-04-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By MustBeJelly
We're big on left overs, but we also buy packs...

We're big on left overs, but we also buy packs of organic ramen style noodles (they come in packs of 8 for 3 bucks, I think) and little ziploc bags of sauce or home made seasoning for a healty...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-04-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By MustBeJelly
So I'm getting into preserving food. Right now,...

So I'm getting into preserving food. Right now, I've been water bath canning in a stock pot on the stove, but I can only do 2 jars that way. Right now, it's not a big deal, because I'm learning, and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-04-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 717
Posted By MustBeJelly
We send it to work with DH. I like the idea of...

We send it to work with DH. I like the idea of melting the plain stuff, though. That's smart.
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