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Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 795
Posted By One_Girl
I have to wonder why you would see it as the...

I have to wonder why you would see it as the number 1 threat in the teen years. I assume it is because of the fall out from unsafe sex but that makes iinadequate sex ed and lack or resources and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By One_Girl
Some snark and laziness is normal for preteens...

Some snark and laziness is normal for preteens and teens. Some parenting books about this age and teen brain development might help you get a better idea about when to be concerned and how to react...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-23-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By One_Girl
I have heard that raising children with autism is...

I have heard that raising children with autism is very difficult and takes a lot of attention from other siblings. Is it possible that she learned that she could only get your attention by acting...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-03-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By One_Girl
I suggest being very careful not to attempt to...

I suggest being very careful not to attempt to use child support as a bargaining chip. It is considered bribery in the court system in my state and can get your custody greatly reduced. If the...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 524
Posted By One_Girl
I think adding marriage and a child when your...

I think adding marriage and a child when your boyfriend can't even acknowledge your children's presence is a disaster waiting to happen. As others have said,bond is before moving in. My boyfriend...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By One_Girl
I think your feelings are normal. Older children...

I think your feelings are normal. Older children are more demanding in many ways than younger ones whether they are yours or not. Having seen how hurtful it is for my dd to be leftout when her dad...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By One_Girl
I don't think any of that sounds normal. Kids...

I don't think any of that sounds normal. Kids tend to stop crying at drop offs in kindergarten and by nine they begin pushing for more independence. Puberty can make kids more emotional but it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,895
Posted By One_Girl
Your use of the label feminist clearly shows a...

Your use of the label feminist clearly shows a lack of understanding about the feminist movement. Traditionaly they are opposed to breastfeeding because it is an act that embraces being forced into...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,895
Posted By One_Girl
Actually the law does apply because it covers the...

Actually the law does apply because it covers the mother in any location, public or private, where she has a right to be. She has a right to be there and so does the baby unless there is a policy...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By One_Girl
I'm not in this area but if you aren't married...

I'm not in this area but if you aren't married and his name isn't on the certificate he has no rights. He'd have to petition the court to get placed on the certificate. I suggest having a lawyer at...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,434
Posted By One_Girl
If she's still on drugs and moved in I think you...

If she's still on drugs and moved in I think you should report it to cps or his case worker. I seriously doubt that they would be ok with this if there is still an active case for terminating her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,434
Posted By One_Girl
Did she say why she was cutting back on allowing...

Did she say why she was cutting back on allowing visitation. I think knowing that will help you prepare for court. If the mother is clean and getting on her feet now there may be custody issues...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,726
Posted By One_Girl
I disagree with the formula thing too. There is...

I disagree with the formula thing too. There is formula for toddlers and some pediatricians recommend it for the first two years of life. I strongly suggest getting a different pediatrician. If...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By One_Girl
The hypersensitivity seems very normal for a boy...

The hypersensitivity seems very normal for a boy this age. I've worked in early childhood for seven years and have noticed that boys tend to meltdown quicker and more frequently than girls. My dd...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By One_Girl
CPS is an abbreviation for Child Protective...

CPS is an abbreviation for Child Protective Services. The word they is in the same sentence so it refers to CPS.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By One_Girl
That's exactly right!

That's exactly right!
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By One_Girl
I quoted you because I agreed with what you said,...

I quoted you because I agreed with what you said, ITA is short for I Totally Agree on the other forums on mothering.

I was addressing the OP (originalposter) and basically asking her if she...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By One_Girl
ITA. I'm having such a hard time following the...

ITA. I'm having such a hard time following the thread but it's probably the insomnia. I think each disease has risk factors that would be relevant to the decision about whether it's ethical to have...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By One_Girl
I thought the discussion was about what it is...

I thought the discussion was about what it is ethical for parents to consent to or what should be legal not a literal interpretation of consent and the many illegal acts parents can technically...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,024
Posted By One_Girl
I don't understand your point. Research in...

I don't understand your point. Research in medicine is done so others can benefit when they need to. Some people make sacrifices of varying degrees for this to happen and some people just benefit. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,024
Posted By One_Girl
Thumbs up My feelings exactly. I've always preferred...

My feelings exactly. I've always preferred science to "science", it's good to know we agree.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By One_Girl
I think that for diseases like chicken pox it's...

I think that for diseases like chicken pox it's important to expose your child young if you aren't doing the vaccination. The risks of complications increase after puberty and exposure at some point...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,024
Posted By One_Girl
I did read what you wrote and I'm sorry. I...

I did read what you wrote and I'm sorry. I assumed that since you were so certain that blood tests are done routinely every year and that they are not a big deal that you had personal experience...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,024
Posted By One_Girl
Are you saying it's odd that people who believe...

Are you saying it's odd that people who believe in vaccinating rely on science and don't subject their children or themselves to medically unnecessary tests? Or that it's odd that not everybody...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,024
Posted By One_Girl
My dd's pediatrician does not view blood work as...

My dd's pediatrician does not view blood work as common during routine check ups and many insurance companies, including the one we are insured through, don't cover titers. I seriously doubt I would...
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