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Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-21-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Anka
I would guess that compared to all the other...

I would guess that compared to all the other toxins we get into our body (and have accumulated over our lifetime) the effect of the chemicals in hair dye is negligable. I would also guess that...
Forum: June 2011   12-15-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,839
Posted By Anka
*pops in* Due late june, so might be a july one,...

*pops in* Due late june, so might be a july one, considering I went two weeks over with my first. Been a bit cautious about indulging in this pregnancy after an early misscariage this summer. But I...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   07-23-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 268
Posted By Anka
I'm currently suffering through light cramps and...

I'm currently suffering through light cramps and bleeding, hoping my body will get on with this misscarriage sooner rather then later. I have an appointment at the hospital on friday, and if I'm...
Forum: February 2011   07-23-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 501
Posted By Anka
I found out day before yesterday that my little...

I found out day before yesterday that my little larvae doesn't have any hb. It was in fact, the size of a six week featus when I really should be nearly 12 weeks pregnant. I have some minor...
Forum: February 2011   06-18-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By Anka
Energy. I hate being constantly tired. Oh...

Energy. I hate being constantly tired.

Oh and wine. Has a friend comming for yearly visit. Usually it means a certain amount of alcohol getting consumed along with dinner, or while enjoying the...
Forum: February 2011   06-17-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Anka
I have absolutely no idea what to call this one...

I have absolutely no idea what to call this one if it's a boy. Me and the dad simply cannot come up with good boys names. Now if it's a girl it's so much easier. Can have twins even and still not...
Forum: February 2011   06-07-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,198
Posted By Anka
I'm Annika, 35 this autumn. Due feb 4 but I...

I'm Annika, 35 this autumn. Due feb 4 but I figure it'll be more like feb 20 before I deliver. Have one kid already, 6 years old day after tomorrow. Me and the dad live apart since march, which I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-07-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Anka
I think that the wanting to do things herself...

I think that the wanting to do things herself and throwing a meltdown when someone else does it for them is a part of them growing into persons. I recall my son starting to do it at about that age,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-05-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By Anka
Why not have the girls dress up as princes some...

Why not have the girls dress up as princes some times. Sort of suggesting "Why not have all of you be princesses today and tomorrow (or whatever time frame) you all get to dress as princes."
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-20-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Anka
If you are refering to the paragraph of...

If you are refering to the paragraph of punishment fitting the crime it rather does the opposite. It seems rather to let the child own their own problems, in as much it's not something that can...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-20-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Anka
Oh dear...

Oh dear http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif You must be barely keeping together from sleep deprivation. I sincerely suggest that you try and ever-so-slowly start put your DS to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-16-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 957
Posted By Anka
My son doesn't play much with the dolls he has...

My son doesn't play much with the dolls he has at home. (Yes, dolls. He has several) Much due to neither me nor his father are very much into playing with dolls and my son prefers playingwith...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-10-2006, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Anka
He's much too young to be expected to obey on...

He's much too young to be expected to obey on command. Impuls and immediate gratification is still what guides a child of 29 months. But yes, it will pass in time as he matures.
Forum: Learning at School   12-07-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Anka
The natural concequence of not doing homework...

The natural concequence of not doing homework depends on the child. Some kids are bright enough for homework to not really teaching them anything. Mindless repetition. For others it is that they...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-05-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Anka
It could be that he acctually gets too much...

It could be that he acctually gets too much fiber in his food. There's a delicate balance and it's different for all.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-26-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By Anka
Does she have an afternoon/week with only her...

Does she have an afternoon/week with only her parents? No sibbling to share the attention with, just her and you. Because I think it may be quite possible that she doesn't feel she gets enough of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-21-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,889
Posted By Anka
I have nothing but what you have written, and...

I have nothing but what you have written, and since I'm not alltogether familiar with how the driving licence system works in the US, some things I might missunderstand.

But, if I were your...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-18-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,140
Posted By Anka
Sick people are everywhere. I don't see why...

Sick people are everywhere. I don't see why there would be more of them at a concert. Since you're not worried about him drinking or using drugs, the only thing I'd worry about would be the risk of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-01-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By Anka
My alien was 18 months last christmas. We had a...

My alien was 18 months last christmas. We had a tree (first time in years i lived in a place where there was room for one http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif) decorated...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-16-2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Anka
Keep in mind that they won't keep the fingers as...

Keep in mind that they won't keep the fingers as warm if it gets really cold. (really cold = well below freezing).
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,760
Posted By Anka
I've woked as a sub teacher for ages 12-15...

I've woked as a sub teacher for ages 12-15 (twice for full semesters, including planning and grading and all that) IMO homework should consist only of what the child feel they need to do to keep up...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-23-2006, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Anka
if it's silly things, why not let her have her...

if it's silly things, why not let her have her way?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-22-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By Anka
Long hair can acctually be LESS maintanence then...

Long hair can acctually be LESS maintanence then short. I mean, with a short hair you generally need a syling product to make it look nice.

Teach her to put her hair up. Braids or buns are...
Forum: Parenting   08-17-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,847
Posted By Anka
You know, respect is a two way street. And it...

You know, respect is a two way street. And it would seem to me that they are not respecting you, nor trusting you. I would ask them if they think that the 22 years of parenting they have invested in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-01-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By Anka
It will grow back, and faster then you can...

It will grow back, and faster then you can imagine right now. Next time you decide to cut it, remember that wet hair is stretched out, and will bounce back when dry. Part of why I cut my hair dry...
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