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Forum: Religious Studies   01-21-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 1,746
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I think the easiest way to explain a Christian...

I think the easiest way to explain a Christian biblical viewpoint would be this.
God is Holy and perfect, and loves all of His creation.  Being so Holy, God cannot tolerate sin and sinning harms...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-21-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Have you talked to your brother about what he...

Have you talked to your brother about what he likes about this church?  Or have you visited the church or sat in on the sunday school?  I think you might be surprised.  Not all Christian churches...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-21-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,342
Posted By Sweetiemommy
 If you are interested in a Christian...

 If you are interested in a Christian perspective, I would recommend "The Jesus I Never Knew" by Philip Yancey.  It is a great read and gives a great overview of the life of Christ and what it means...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-08-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I don't think it is dumb to run, it is a great...

I don't think it is dumb to run, it is a great way to get back in shape and improve overall fitness. Just be nice and slow with it. I find that former athletes/ex military tend to be very willing to...
Forum: Spirituality   02-28-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,083
Posted By Sweetiemommy
This is a great post, I agree with everything...

This is a great post, I agree with everything here.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Shami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-28-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By Sweetiemommy
My 6 wk old has been spitting up after every...

My 6 wk old has been spitting up after every feeding and it has always been white. Today he spit up and there were little yellow globs/strands that were similar to a yellow egg yolk color. What...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-28-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,212
Posted By Sweetiemommy
That depends on the staff. If they are outgoing,...

That depends on the staff. If they are outgoing, good with children, attentive and kind, I use them. In fact, it can be a great way to connect with people around you and get to know others, as well...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-28-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I heard something about a mattress cover that...

I heard something about a mattress cover that helps to protect babies from chemicals in the mattress for cribs, where can you find these? And do they make them for adult beds? I would like to wrap...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-28-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I probably would have stayed in bed with my mom...

I probably would have stayed in bed with my mom until I was 10. I got my own bed when I was about 5, in an adjoining room to hers and I continued to ask her to sit in my room and talk to me until I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-27-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Maybe vegan is too harsh of a transition? Why...

Maybe vegan is too harsh of a transition? Why not just go veg for lent and maybe she would have an easier time if she could still eat dairy and eggs. I know that a way that I comprimise my...
Forum: Homebirth   02-26-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I think people usually decline stitches because...

I think people usually decline stitches because it freaks them out, but it is really not that bad. You are in a blissed out state, and can still hold the baby and talk to everyone. If it bothers...
Forum: Parenting   02-26-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,781
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Babies don't just cry and cry forever. If...

Babies don't just cry and cry forever. If someone past/present feeds their baby, cuddles them and is a caring parent, the baby does not just sit around and cry all day/night! I think that some of us...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-26-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,046
Posted By Sweetiemommy
This seems like the old argument, which is...

This seems like the old argument, which is harder a long labor or a short labor. Well, I've had both, my first two were very long and dialation took forever, transition was a nightmare. My third was...
Forum: Parenting   02-26-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Sweetiemommy
My issue would be more about eating candy than...

My issue would be more about eating candy than accepting it from a stranger. My kids have learned to accept gifts of candy (like at a birthday party or on valentine's day) by saying thank you and...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By Sweetiemommy
After posting I saw this on a yahoo article,...

After posting I saw this on a yahoo article, dumb source, but good advice in general:

1. Avoid complacency. Don't ever take your relationship for granted. Partnerships need to be nourished daily...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I just try to be loving, despite whatever is...

I just try to be loving, despite whatever is going on, for example if I left a disgusting breakfast dish on the counter for two days, would I want dh to be a jerk about it? Likewise, I try not to be...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,353
Posted By Sweetiemommy
The nicknames drive me crazy, they just kind of...

The nicknames drive me crazy, they just kind of creep me out. Peter, weaner, ewww. Names for the vulva, "peachy," "suzie," wtf???? My mom called the whole thing, butt, vulva whatever "hynie" please,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-25-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 277
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Too much, IMO pretty much any amount of time is...

Too much, IMO pretty much any amount of time is too much. My computer had a virus for awhile and I couldn't use it, you would not believe how much cleaner my house was! And recently my ds asked me...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,781
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Yeah, I'm pretty sure when your survival depends...

Yeah, I'm pretty sure when your survival depends on being able to do household chores, you rock the baby as you walk by the cradle and I'm pretty sure the babies cried a bit. Babies cry whether you...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-25-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,364
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Different, my mom was in labor for much of the...

Different, my mom was in labor for much of the evening and didn't realize it, her water broke and she tried to get in the shower, but her mother in law dragged her to the hospital. They put her in a...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   02-25-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Thank you for sharing your story, your babies...

Thank you for sharing your story, your babies are all lucky to have a loving mama. What you are saying about wanting to "do it right" makes a lot of sense from an emotional standpoint, but I just...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-25-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By Sweetiemommy
What worked for me was to have my husband do the...

What worked for me was to have my husband do the nighttime parenting while we nightweaned my boys. I just slept in the other room or with another child, while he soothed our nightweaning...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-25-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By Sweetiemommy
If you feel strongly about not going, I think...

If you feel strongly about not going, I think you should just give the office a call and tell them that you are switching to another doctor who is "closer to you" or whatever excuse is easiest. The...
Forum: Parenting   02-24-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,237
Posted By Sweetiemommy
Quote: Originally Posted by abimommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by abimommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15106309)
I was joking....
Forum: Parenting   02-24-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,025
Posted By Sweetiemommy
I don't think your child was "placed" in that...

I don't think your child was "placed" in that situation, unless you mean by you. If you must bring him to visit this person (who seems better suited to an adult only relationship) you need to keep...
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