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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-24-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,636
Posted By Marsupialmom
Bio-mom and birth-mom can be two different...

Bio-mom and birth-mom can be two different things in surrogacy.  I can't get my panties in a MDC knot over this.
 
Why is being a biomom bad?  Are they less people because they may or may not be...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-23-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,636
Posted By Marsupialmom
The she won't be teaching overseas.   ...

The she won't be teaching overseas.
 
Seriously, kids can be OK with the separation.  Military families do it all the time. However, it sounds like mom isn't willing to give any.  She wants to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-27-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,605
Posted By Marsupialmom
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-26-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,605
Posted By Marsupialmom
The reason I asked is because there is real...

The reason I asked is because there is real versus imagine risk.
 
1. She/He fell asleep -- that can be real but a symptom of another issue.  If the child is in a safe place and parent falls...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-26-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,605
Posted By Marsupialmom
What do you think will happen if you went to the...

What do you think will happen if you went to the gym and left your child alone with dad?
 
Will dad feed it?
Beat it?  
Ignore it?
Not change the diaper?  
 
What exactly do you think he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-31-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,043
Posted By Marsupialmom
Learn to play with your kid?  Seriously!! There...

Learn to play with your kid?  Seriously!! There are many baby books that teach you games for your toddlers.  This is one of them!! I actually had several books with titles Games to Play wit Baby -...
Forum: Women's Health   08-25-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By Marsupialmom
Have you ever thought there was a genetic...

Have you ever thought there was a genetic component to this?  Have you ever visited boards that deal with this? 
 
My son is 16 and he sits on the toilet as a routine after diner. Why?  Because...
Forum: Women's Health   08-25-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By Marsupialmom
Then you are being negligent and cruel.  You...

Then you are being negligent and cruel.  You would not say this if your child had diabetes, cancer, or a broken leg.  You would use pharma in those situation.  Encropresis is a medical situation...
Forum: Women's Health   08-25-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By Marsupialmom
She no longer feels the pain!  Her system is no...

She no longer feels the pain!  Her system is no longer listening to itself.  The signals are getting mix http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/mecry.gif
Forum: Women's Health   08-25-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By Marsupialmom
Please listen to your GI get that girl on...

Please listen to your GI get that girl on Miralax or Milk Of Mag.  Long term plan to slowly wean off.  MOM was the only thing we had when my son was diagnosed with Encropresis.  
 
What you are...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-13-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By Marsupialmom
Bedwetting is embarrassing to him. His younger...

Bedwetting is embarrassing to him. His younger sibling has more mastery of nighttime dryness. For the older child this is embarrassing.  If he is struggling to wake you are creating animosity and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-13-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
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Views: 294
Posted By Marsupialmom
Call the city.  If the water is stagnates it can...

Call the city.  If the water is stagnates it can cause issues.  There is most likely a regulation that is being broken.  
 
This pipe might be the water companies responsibility and they are not...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-13-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By Marsupialmom
A text message that is not responded to should...

A text message that is not responded to should be followed up.  It could have not been delivered or missed. We have tower work being done about a mile away.  Anyone with my model of phone is having...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-13-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By Marsupialmom
Quit waking your kids to try to potty learn at...

Quit waking your kids to try to potty learn at night.  
 
They are not purposefully or willingly peeing themselves.  You are creating an issue and interrupting the natural process that their body...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By Marsupialmom
No and H*** no.  I do not see the economy to be...

No and H*** no.  I do not see the economy to be bombing that much in two years.  Also, we have had more than one friend have issues with finding a job after a period of unemployment.
 
One was a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-05-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By Marsupialmom
If she is biting and pulling she is not nursing....

If she is biting and pulling she is not nursing.  Firmly say," You bit mama -- nursies are going to sleep."  pull down your shirt.  This will make her mad but firmly, yet gently say I will not allow...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-03-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Marsupialmom
Why my pap smear is a $25 copay that is...

Why my pap smear is a $25 copay that is it...........my dh psi is $25 co pay plus $15?
 
I know it isn't much money. However it is equivalent cancer screening. 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-21-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,576
Posted By Marsupialmom
Your child sounds very normal.     With the...

Your child sounds very normal.  
 
With the dog -- your child is 4 and could not perceive danger.  FIL should have told him that other dog makes it unsafe, I will give it back after that dog is...
Forum: Bob Sears   07-13-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,235
Posted By Marsupialmom
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Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-08-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By Marsupialmom
I will be finishing my degree next June....

I will be finishing my degree next June.  Originally, I was getting a business management degree. I switched to Environmental Studies, minor in business management. I am paying for school, but my...
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,909
Posted By Marsupialmom
Depends on your state.  In MO, it is legal to...

Depends on your state.  In MO, it is legal to serve but becomes illegal if they get intoxicated. 
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,698
Posted By Marsupialmom
Going to show my age.......before the net we had...

Going to show my age.......before the net we had neighbors in military housing called on because of a colicky baby.  The caller was just not a nice person and tried to clam she was neglectful.  
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-19-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 821
Posted By Marsupialmom
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Forum: Parenting   06-17-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,341
Posted By Marsupialmom
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Forum: Activism and News   06-16-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,575
Posted By Marsupialmom
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