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Forum: Parenting   07-19-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,040
Posted By Fi.
I have my daughter (9) and my son (6) for 3...

I have my daughter (9) and my son (6) for 3 weeks each summer, as they attend boarding school and the 900 mi distance plus my work schedule not allow them to come for any other breaks.

I live in...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-30-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Fi.
I'd send a beautiful card saying that I've made...

I'd send a beautiful card saying that I've made a donation in her son's name to an anti-circ charity in honour of his beautiful birth.
Forum: Past Holiday Helpers   12-22-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,921
Posted By Fi.
Quote: Originally Posted by Holiday Helpers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Holiday Helpers Helped Me! http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14829514)
Three boxes arrived today...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-22-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fi.
Just drop it for awhile. Once the baby is there,...

Just drop it for awhile. Once the baby is there, he'll start to understand or at least accept it. My partner was half angry ("I don't want to have to explain it to him, I don't know s*** about...
Forum: Past Holiday Helpers   12-17-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,540
Posted By Fi.
Quote: Originally Posted by SleeplessMommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SleeplessMommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14743270)
Family 18 in CO...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-10-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By Fi.
Most boys will tug forward quite a bit and twist...

Most boys will tug forward quite a bit and twist it in their finger and all sorts. Eventually (and only he will know when that is) they start to pull back as well.

The first time I noticed it my...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-08-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By Fi.
Plain yogurt. Topically. No joke. Slather it on...

Plain yogurt. Topically. No joke. Slather it on there, let it sit a bit, wipe it off.

TMI: When I have YIs I insert 3 applicators full just like Monistat. Works in half the time.

Pro-biotics...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-08-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By Fi.
Well the site creator is really open to...

Well the site creator is really open to suggestions, so just send them along.

I like the "Yes you should consider it" for the adult circumcision (i.e. I'm curious what it's like says consider it,...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-08-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Fi.
My son is in boarding school...

My son is in boarding school (http://mhs-pa.org/) now and I think he's the only intact boy in his house. It hasn't even come up, but I would assume he would be told "some do, some don't". His...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-07-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By Fi.
Where there's a will, there's a way. A greedy...

Where there's a will, there's a way. A greedy enough doctor will do it at anytime.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-07-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By Fi.
http://circumcisiondecisionmaker.com/decide/ ...

http://circumcisiondecisionmaker.com/decide/

Love it. Absolutely love it. Found on: http://twitter.com/IntactByDefault
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-18-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 719
Views: 237,260
Posted By Fi.
Quote: He was born in 1982, the oldest of 4...

Quote:
He was born in 1982, the oldest of 4 boys (who are unbelievably all circumcised!
Doesn't surprise me at all - something like 80-90% of boys in the early 80s were cut. Mostly only preemies...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-18-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Fi.
Might want to get in touch with Nurses for the...

Might want to get in touch with Nurses for the Rights of a Child. They'll probably have some good info for you.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-18-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By Fi.
Quote: Originally Posted by sophieslion...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sophieslion http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13384445)
For that very reason I am not taking my...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-06-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Fi.
There's some gifs and videos of men retracting...

There's some gifs and videos of men retracting their foreskins, once you see those I'm sure you'll be able to answer his questions.

It used to be a sticky but I'm sure someone else will have the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-06-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Fi.
Quote: Originally Posted by Papai...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Papai http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13313172)
The post wasn't so great. There was no...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-05-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Fi.
http://blog.iwhc.org/2009/03/circums...-circumcis...

http://blog.iwhc.org/2009/03/circums...-circumcision/ (http://blog.iwhc.org/2009/03/circumspect-thoughts-about-adult-circumcision/)

Fantastic read.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-24-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By Fi.
No, there's no medical reason for her to need to...

No, there's no medical reason for her to need to see his glans anymore than she needs to spread the lips of the vagina and put a finger in to stretch it out so she can see inside.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-24-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Fi.
Quote: so it might make the baby feel like odd...

Quote:
so it might make the baby feel like odd one out,
Unless your family's Sunday afternoon hobby is to have all of the men sitting in a circle, penises out, having a genital staring contest I'm...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-24-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By Fi.
made some edits, posted it to facebook: ...

made some edits, posted it to facebook:

Tribal-branding of a baby boy is pretty primitive behavior for this day and age.

This is the kind of logic (or shall I say illogical thinking) that...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-24-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By Fi.
Just because the circ rate is higher in black...

Just because the circ rate is higher in black men doesn't mean black men (especially doctors) can't know how a foreskin works. Ask how much expirience the doctor has with intact children - male and...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-16-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By Fi.
My son will be 4 in March, his foreskin is about...

My son will be 4 in March, his foreskin is about 3/4 detached (it is still "stuck" to the left side of the glans) and he can pull it back comfortably. He plays "peekaboo" with it in the tub to get...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-13-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By Fi.
So write into them. Ask and remind them of their...

So write into them. Ask and remind them of their previous article.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-12-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By Fi.
Remind them that those same cells in the...

Remind them that those same cells in the foreskin are also lining the urethra including the opening so if there is any kind of fluid contact with the glans at all, the area is covered in the same...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-08-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,607
Posted By Fi.
By your peds logic I guess girls with A cups...

By your peds logic I guess girls with A cups have incomplete breasts too.
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