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Forum: Breastfeeding   07-05-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,846
Posted By Zina
I used to come to MDC a lot--it was like a life...

I used to come to MDC a lot--it was like a life line after my third child was born. But things here got more and more contentious (all across the various forums it seemed) and after awhile I just...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-02-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Zina
Thanks for the great advice! I knew I had come...

Thanks for the great advice! I knew I had come to the right place! I had actually heard of another mama doing the band aids, about a year ago. At the time I said (not to the mama), "Wow, that's...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-23-2004, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Zina
Hello, I need to wean my two and a half year...

Hello,
I need to wean my two and a half year old and I need to do it in the next couple of weeks. This is due to a medical situation--I'll not go into the whole long story, but I have agonized over...
Forum: Co-op Archive   01-06-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Zina
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Activism and News   01-06-2004, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Zina
I've had this conversation several times lately,...

I've had this conversation several times lately, about whether fair trade is good or not and whether boycotting child labor/sweatshop labor is good or not. The argument is that boycotting=no wages...
Forum: Activism and News   01-04-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Zina
Reading the boycott thread added to my loooong...

Reading the boycott thread added to my loooong list of products/companies I refuse to support. It is easy to find offensive, unethical, destructive, inhumane companies out there! But the...
Forum: Co-op Archive   01-04-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Zina
These swaps are so cool! I would love to...

These swaps are so cool! I would love to participate, and have a bunch of stuff on people's lists, but I'm not completely clear on how it works. Could someone fill me in? Thanks.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-04-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By Zina
Well...I had a motorcycle, travelled alone all...

Well...I had a motorcycle, travelled alone all over the place, was very free spirited....now, as the often tired, mother of three with not nearly enough time to get everything done, semi-desperate...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-01-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Zina
Thank you for the warm welcome back!

Thank you for the warm welcome back!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   12-30-2003, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Zina
It's been a year or so since I've posted so I...

It's been a year or so since I've posted so I thought I'd reintroduce myself. I'm mother to a nearly 8 year old boy and two girls, 6 and 2, and am deleriously happily married. We do most of the AP...
Forum: Lactivism   01-23-2003, 05:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,527
Posted By Zina
[QUOTE]Originally posted by clevah girl [B]...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by clevah girl
[B] Rosa Parks was practicing civil disobeidiance. [QUOTE]

Kathleen Huggins was also practicing civil disobedience. This wasn't stealing for the sake of...
Forum: Lactivism   01-20-2003, 12:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,527
Posted By Zina
Quote: Originally posted by Joan Now I think...

Quote:
Originally posted by Joan
Now I think the poster should be returned to it's original spot, after being plastered over with pro-breastfeeding facts and information.
Then they can add...
Forum: Lactivism   01-19-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,527
Posted By Zina
I think this is a case of civil disobedience...

I think this is a case of civil disobedience rather than common theft. I applaud her for it. I think she is setting a fine example for her children--especially if she has daughters. Letters are...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-18-2003, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Zina
Welcome Maiamamma. Definately look up Nurture by...

Welcome Maiamamma. Definately look up Nurture by Nature Network--they have a chapter in your area. (http://www.nurturebynature.org) I lived in N. Carolina--Chapel Hill--for awhile. It's a bit...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-08-2003, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Zina
First of all: Have faith! You figure it out as...

First of all: Have faith! You figure it out as you go along.

My kids are 5 and nearly 7. We didn't do preschool and now we home school, but didn't officially start until our first was 5. If you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-27-2002, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Zina
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Momtwice Louise...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Momtwice
Louise Hay writes eloquently about this kind of attitude (which I often share) as a subtle form of not loving yourself. As in, you are pushing away abundance...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-22-2002, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Zina
Quote: Originally posted by oilsforever I...

Quote:
Originally posted by oilsforever

I suppose my question after all this rambling is: How do I not feel guilty for the things that we need and can not get due to this trip?
Or, should I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-22-2002, 12:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Zina
This thread really got me thinking last night....

This thread really got me thinking last night. It occured to me recently that everytime I have any kind of issue with my mother or brother, I start to bounce checks and forget to pay bills on time,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-21-2002, 11:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Zina
Well, I am in this big boat with youall, too. It...

Well, I am in this big boat with youall, too. It took me so long to see/accept that financial growth and spiritual growth could be linked. I do not have to be poor to be good--in fact, the more...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-14-2002, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Zina
I would rather have a lower end Pfaff than a...

I would rather have a lower end Pfaff than a higher end anything else! They are great machines, and in the long run a bargain for their durability and dependability. I got a basic model--still lots...
Forum: Women's Health   12-13-2002, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,402
Posted By Zina
Thank you all for your kindness. I continue to...

Thank you all for your kindness. I continue to send healing thoughts.

My husband (works for a newspaper) photographed a man here in Connecticut who started a group many years ago that goes to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2002, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By Zina
The kids and I are making bath salts, massage...

The kids and I are making bath salts, massage oil, and baked goods for presents. Believe me, it would take less effort to go to the store and buy stuff!

And homeschooling lazy????? I homeschool...
Forum: Women's Health   12-11-2002, 04:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,402
Posted By Zina
Okay, now I have a small request for myself. The...

Okay, now I have a small request for myself. The brother everyone sent out energy to, decided, after our recent honest communication, that he "just doesn't think it's any fun to be around me" and...
Forum: Women's Health   12-11-2002, 12:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,402
Posted By Zina
I know this is a personal healing circle, but as...

I know this is a personal healing circle, but as I read of threats of germ warfare and nuclear retaliation, I hope we will all remember to pray/meditate for healing for humankind, for a growth of...
Forum: Women's Health   12-05-2002, 06:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,402
Posted By Zina
I continue to concentrate loving , healing...

I continue to concentrate loving , healing thoughts on all for whom they have been requested.

I would also like to mention that 3 days ago I posted a request for my brother who is in emotional...
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