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Forum: Spirituality   04-02-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,159
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I'm here too, but it's Holy Week, and I've been...

I'm here too, but it's Holy Week, and I've been gone for most of Lent. I'll step it up once Easter is here. I still have to go face the Passion Service at Church tonight.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-15-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,972
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
As her art teacher, it's within the scope of her...

As her art teacher, it's within the scope of her job to correct your daughter's hand position when holding a paint brush, but she is overstepping boundaries concerning the rest. Your daughter is 5,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-19-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,753
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I'm sorry you're going through this! Are there any updates? Has CPS backed off and closed your case, or are they pushing forward to keep...
Forum: Lactivism   12-18-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,242
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I also wanted to add that you might want to...

I also wanted to add that you might want to bring up Matthew 5:28. That combined with all the good Biblical references to nursing, I think it's pretty clear that if anyone is in the wrong, it's...
Forum: Lactivism   12-18-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,242
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

I hope this gives you some inspiration that you're doing the right thing. Maybe you could even email for permission to print it off to send...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-11-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,986
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Don't let it turn into an argument. Just refuse...

Don't let it turn into an argument. Just refuse to engage with her. Every time anyone brings it up, just tell them that it's not up for discussion, and repeat that every single time they try to...
Forum: Homebirth   12-11-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Would your family be receptive to this or a...

Would your family be receptive to this or a similar script?

"Dad, we've got everything under control. DC will be watched by a friend. What I really need right now is to rest and relax. I...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   12-08-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,221
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
It sounds like you're doing great, Mama! I'm...

It sounds like you're doing great, Mama! I'm happy that things are working out better for you. I also agree with everyone else. Don't let him take your breastfed baby overnight anymore!
Forum: Gardening   12-02-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Where are you planning on using the compost? I...

Where are you planning on using the compost? I certainly wouldn't use it in any food gardens! Mice have a bacteria in their urine that can be deadly to humans and pets. It seems that having mice...
Forum: Women's Health   11-24-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Have they checked her gallbladder function? Pain...

Have they checked her gallbladder function? Pain in the right side of the stomach with digestive problems sound like gall bladder issues to me. The discoloration could also be caused by the...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-24-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,221
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
If it's your apartment, why don't you forbid her...

If it's your apartment, why don't you forbid her from coming there? If she has no legal right to be there, then there's nothing they can do about it if you don't let her in. Grandparents do not have...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-23-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,221
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I agree with the PP. I would also bring up the...

I agree with the PP. I would also bring up the issue of his being controlling. That he doesn't 'let' you have time to relax while the baby is awake even though other adults are playing with him....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-23-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I'm surprised doctors get away with practicing...

I'm surprised doctors get away with practicing like this. Unnecessary intervention for the doctor's convenience that often results in unnecessary operations?? When is the medical community going to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   11-22-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,727
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
What it means is that you have a circ-happy...

What it means is that you have a circ-happy doctor and need to switch to a new one if he's not open to the educational materials you take to him for the next visit.
Forum: Postpartum Depression   11-20-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,221
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I'm so sorry! Is there anyway you could contact...

I'm so sorry! Is there anyway you could contact your social worker and ask about counseling services for the whole family? It sounds like your bf's yelling is only making your problems worse, as is...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   11-20-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
There are some women who birth at home, but you...

There are some women who birth at home, but you have to say that your husband caught the baby to protect the midwife. Most people who do that claim "oops, she came too fast to go to the hospital!"...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-16-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Apparently my discussion has been linked to some...

Apparently my discussion has been linked to some site that mocks MDC. Mock away.

Anyone who thinks it's healthy to scream at a toddler, is not someone I'd want to take advice from. That I'm being...
Forum: Parenting   11-13-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I wouldn't let her around my baby again until...

I wouldn't let her around my baby again until after she received therapy.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-11-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I started yelling because that was the only...

I started yelling because that was the only thing that worked for my son. I hate yelling at him and want to stop before it really starts to affect him. What else can I do that will work? He's 3.
Forum: Lactivism   11-10-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Meepy Cat, Can I just borrow your mother...

Meepy Cat,

Can I just borrow your mother the next time I have a baby? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Lactivism   11-09-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Meepy Cat, No, hardly any pediatricians in...

Meepy Cat,

No, hardly any pediatricians in the area have priviledges at the hospital I birth at. The other hospital is a Children's Hospital, so most of the peds work there. The same...
Forum: Lactivism   11-08-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Little Bear Mama, I don't have access to...

Little Bear Mama,

I don't have access to the Vigilant Watch article you linked to.

There was a LC on staff, and she does what she can to fight the system. Most of the hospital-employed LCs in...
Forum: Lactivism   11-08-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
I think there are some confusions in this...

I think there are some confusions in this discussion. Some of us are describing supplementation occurring at the breast via a supplementer like the Medela SNS or the Lact-Aide. It's a tube that is...
Forum: Lactivism   11-04-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Bokonon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bokonon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14627412)
I agree with this. Babies need to be taking...
Forum: Lactivism   11-04-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By RomanCarmelMom
My child never needed to be fed those ways. He...

My child never needed to be fed those ways. He had trouble breathing that first day, and no issues after that, but they kept him to give him 3 days of antibiotics even though I had antibiotics...
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