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Forum: Parenting   06-28-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
I think it depends. I think that there is some...

I think it depends. I think that there is some value in teaching kids to "fit in" to some extent and in some situations. While it's lovely to think every child will carve out a niche for themselves...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-28-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,095
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Eh. If I was wanting to discuss strollers or...

Eh. If I was wanting to discuss strollers or circumcision(in a pro sense) or Toaster Streudels, I just wouldn't do it on this site. 
Forum: Dental   06-26-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,575
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
I am so so glad I got my teeth straightened. I...

I am so so glad I got my teeth straightened. I cannot imagine the embarrassment I would deal with as an adult if my teeth looked the way they did when I was a preteen/teenager. Yes, there is some...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   06-26-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,796
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Hi everyone! Just checking in really quickly. I...

Hi everyone! Just checking in really quickly. I look forward to coming back and reading all through the previous comments.
 
I guess I'm a selective minimalist. I like my home to be very...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,536
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
The Wii. Twice.  Dog crate.  Cabinet doors. ...

The Wii. Twice. 
Dog crate. 
Cabinet doors. 
Dresser. 
Countless toys. 
Garden hose. 
Couch. 
Two armchairs. 
Airport Express. 
Two DVD players. 
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-23-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,292
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Weekly. Always. For all beds. Sooner if a kid...

Weekly. Always. For all beds. Sooner if a kid has an accident or something of course. 
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-23-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,959
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
2. He's been pretty average right on down the...

2. He's been pretty average right on down the line with physical stuff. And now, at 9 years old, he's athletically pretty average. He's definitely not a gifted athlete. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-23-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 335
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
No. I would have thought maybe yes. But then we...

No. I would have thought maybe yes. But then we didn't have internet for a couple of days(outage in the area). And except for not being able to talk to DH who is working away, I didn't miss it. I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-23-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,188
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
"Their dad is from Pakistan." That's all I...

"Their dad is from Pakistan." That's all I say. 
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-23-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
How long has this been going on? It sounds like...

How long has this been going on? It sounds like a nursing strike to me. I absolutely would not wean. Your child is not done breastfeeding yet. Nursing strikes are normal and most babies have them at...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 722
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
It's ok. I don't really "fit" anywhere either....

It's ok. I don't really "fit" anywhere either. So I just kind of take what I feel I can benefit from and leave the rest. I'm ok with that. 
Forum: Religious Studies   06-23-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,240
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-16-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
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Quote:Originally Posted by azura http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-09-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
I have about 10! It's making my head spin just...

I have about 10! It's making my head spin just thinking about it. I've been working on my house hardcore for about the last two weeks.... Cleaning some things, re-organizing some things, painting...
Forum: Spirituality   06-09-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
I haven't dealt with it.... yet. But I would if...

I haven't dealt with it.... yet. But I would if I had to. I keep a close eye on things where we live(bible belt). I figure it's only a matter of time, but so far have been pleasantly surprised not...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-09-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Nope! When we moved DS1 into his own bed and...

Nope! When we moved DS1 into his own bed and room, he ended up on the floor most nights. I just let him be. I would slip something under his face so he wasn't sleeping with a face down into carpet,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-09-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,799
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
When we lived in a high COL area, I "worked" to...

When we lived in a high COL area, I "worked" to bring in income. Sometimes I cleaned houses, sometimes I baby-sat, sometimes I full time nannied to bring in money but brought DS1 with me, or later...
Forum: Parenting   06-04-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,466
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
In no way ok. My FIL cut DS1's hair once. All...

In no way ok. My FIL cut DS1's hair once. All heck broke loose. In-laws were banned from access for weeks. It was bad. My kid's body? No one's choice. 
Forum: Babywearing   06-01-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Eh. I find it kind of limiting. I didn't have...

Eh. I find it kind of limiting. I didn't have one, but someone in our babywearing group made one once. It's nothing you can't do with just an appropriately sized wrap, and if you don't modify the...
Forum: Parenting   06-01-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
I have one friend on FB that I hid from my wall....

I have one friend on FB that I hid from my wall. I didn't unfriend her, and I do sometimes click on her wall and read her posts and see what's going on. But I didn't need her constant negativity...
Forum: Women's Health   06-01-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Urgent care, unless you have a standard family...

Urgent care, unless you have a standard family doctor. I had the same problem on Sunday. I walked out with three prescriptions and by yesterday felt like a million bucks again! 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-31-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,407
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
Our boys' room has white furniture. It's all...

Our boys' room has white furniture. It's all IKEA stuff and it doesn't have any accents. It's just really clean, simple lines. I don't think it's feminine at all. 
Forum: Parenting   05-30-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
We get up early and head outside before it's too...

We get up early and head outside before it's too insanely hot. Try to wear them out that way. Then we sometimes swim later on. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-30-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
I've had the best luck with the cheap, hard...

I've had the best luck with the cheap, hard ones. No puncture issues, no deflation issues, no bending down sides issues.... Just easier overall. 
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-30-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By SubliminalDarkness
DS1 basically taught himself to read. I still...

DS1 basically taught himself to read. I still don't entirely understand it. I mean, I read to him. He'd ask me what things said and I'd tell him. We sang the ABC song. We read ABC books. He watched...
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