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Forum: Life With a Baby   08-20-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I'm so glad to hear that she's in your corner! Do...

I'm so glad to hear that she's in your corner! Do all you can to keep that relationship going. A strong bond with your child's grandmother will be a great emotional support for you and will be good...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Meanwhile I'm sure that people are holding you in...

Meanwhile I'm sure that people are holding you in their hearts and sending prayerful, healing energy your way. Sit back and binge watch something absorbing between now and Tuesday. And take Monday...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I don't have much to contribute other than to...

I don't have much to contribute other than to confirm that magnesium absolutely causes diarrhea. It's what they give you before a colonoscopy to empty you out. A deficiency in magnesium will,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-20-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Do you think the "I can't be friends with you if...

Do you think the "I can't be friends with you if you don't believe in god" business is a reflection of the families beliefs? This might provide a way out of the friendship if the family isn't...
Forum: October 2016 Due Date Club   08-20-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Why are you restricting yourself to three small...

Why are you restricting yourself to three small meals a day?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-20-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Claudia Chapman
It's such an interesting study isn't it? I just...

It's such an interesting study isn't it? I just heard from a distant cousin in England and can now trace back to the very early 1700s.

I'm not sure if you're asking if there's a biological reason...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-20-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Claudia Chapman
PS Obviously any behavior, such as erratic...

PS
Obviously any behavior, such as erratic driving, that puts the child at risk is completely unacceptable. However I can see how filming an encounter with the ex-partner when she is angry could...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-20-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Claudia Chapman
There's a great deal that isn't explained in your...

There's a great deal that isn't explained in your post. Was your current significant other married? Was the baby planned? When did the relationship with the mother of his child end? When did you come...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Do you think it's an unhealthy friendship? Would...

Do you think it's an unhealthy friendship? Would you like to see it over with but you don't want to be the bad guy who ends it?

What is your instinct telling you about the friendship?
Forum: Site Help   08-16-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I've had this happen when I thought I was signed...

I've had this happen when I thought I was signed in but actually wasn't.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-15-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Claudia Chapman
You are already a good mom. Seriously. You...

You are already a good mom. Seriously. You reached out for help through sadness and uncertainty. That's what a good mom does. You'll learn and you'll improvise.

And the loneliness and the pain of...
Forum: Parenting   08-15-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Claudia Chapman
You could go over their home and see what needs...

You could go over their home and see what needs to be baby-proofed. Then help them make the necessary changes. If the sliding door is the only problem shut and lock it yourself when you go over...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-14-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Claudia Chapman
If you explain yourself to someone and they don't...

If you explain yourself to someone and they don't get it, please don't give up. You might need to talk to a couple of folks before you find the help you need. Not everyone will be a good fit.

If...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-14-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Claudia Chapman
How wonderful that you're brave enough to make...

How wonderful that you're brave enough to make the effort to do this for your baby, even though you might not be quite comfortable with talking to her just yet. It will come in time. I understand...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-14-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,207
Posted By Claudia Chapman
You don't have to buy books. All you need to do...

You don't have to buy books. All you need to do is talk to her. Narrate what's going on. Look at the birdie. See the kitty. It's a pretty day. This is a dish. Daddy's coming home. It doesn't matter...
Forum: Babywearing   08-13-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I'm not sure what you mean by "just let it go"...

I'm not sure what you mean by "just let it go" with a c section.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-21-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Claudia Chapman
The best thing for you to do is call your local...

The best thing for you to do is call your local town or city hall and ask what is required.

You will almost certainly need proof of the pregnancy (signed statement of doctor or midwife who...
Forum: Family Planning   07-21-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I've seen that too. I can think of several...

I've seen that too. I can think of several adoptive families where the parent and child "look" alike. Clearly expressions, body language and so on play a part.
Forum: Family Planning   07-21-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Is it possible that you haven't fully accepted...

Is it possible that you haven't fully accepted the need to use a donor egg?

Would it be a good idea to just take some time to work through these emotions before proceeding?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-15-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I hope you're in labor already. : ) Just...

I hope you're in labor already. : )

Just from a pure "energy work" point of view try untying everyone's shoes and untying all the knots in the house. That's one of the old wives tales about...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   07-15-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Hi Carlberry! I see you're living in San...

Hi Carlberry!

I see you're living in San Antonio. How do you like it? What does your family think? Are they enjoying the United States?

Welcome. Don't worry if people don't immediately respond....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-15-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Claudia Chapman
My heart goes out to you both. If you...

My heart goes out to you both.

If you haven't done so already, what is holding you back from calling his doctor today and discussing what's happening? Is it possible to schedule an earlier MRI or...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-15-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Claudia Chapman
"But I don't think it warrants an indictment of...

"But I don't think it warrants an indictment of all gifted programs, of gifted labelling, or of the practice of recognizing highly capable learners as not being average..."

I'm not sure why you...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-14-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Arrow You've taken my suggestion out of context. I...

You've taken my suggestion out of context.

I wrote:
In all seriousness, being labeled as "gifted" can be just as much as a hardship as being labeled "disabled" by a school system. There are...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-11-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Have you lived in North America?

Have you lived in North America?
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