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Forum: Parenting   03-16-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,238
Posted By kindchen
Your son and his friends are obsessed with...

Your son and his friends are obsessed with Legos, and that means the company is predatory? The marketing that is somehow causing this desire are the little pamphlets that come in the Lego packages?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-16-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By kindchen
There are two things I don't understand here. I...

There are two things I don't understand here. I don't understand being "shocked" that a 7-year-old pushed someone. Is that really shocking? I mean, he didn't punch him in the nose, right? They were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,054
Posted By kindchen
Congratulations on your pregnancy! We live in...

Congratulations on your pregnancy! We live in the Southeast, and we've gotten only positive reactions to our third pregnancy. My husband has lots of colleagues with four or even more children....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By kindchen
You have to tone down the worry, or you're going...

You have to tone down the worry, or you're going to have a miserable pregnancy. Normal daily stress doesn't hurt babies--you going crazy with worry over every little stressor during pregnancy is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,234
Posted By kindchen
I ignored my mw's advice to drink nettle & red...

I ignored my mw's advice to drink nettle & red raspberry leaf tea in my first pregnancy, and bled enough after delivery to need injections of pitocin and methergine after the herbs she gave me did...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,418
Posted By kindchen
That happens to me and it is really icky. My...

That happens to me and it is really icky. My midwife told me it was okay to take Prevacid, and that has helped. That might not be an acceptable solution for you, though. I'm on my third pregnancy...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-19-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By kindchen
Yes, I would just trust that the majority...

Yes, I would just trust that the majority language will not be a problem, and use the early years to get the child as strong in the minority language as possible. It is SO hard to encourage the...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-19-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By kindchen
It's funny--when I read your post, it sounded...

It's funny--when I read your post, it sounded like your son was adopted. I mean, you make it sound like he doesn't share YOUR ethnicity. But he is your biracial, biological son right? So he has tons...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-12-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,550
Posted By kindchen
I kind of think that there are all these men in...

I kind of think that there are all these men in the U.S. walking around not complaining, either (a) because they don't know what they're missing, or (b) if they are having issues related to...
Forum: Homebirth   01-02-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By kindchen
I just used a deepish bathtub, and it worked...

I just used a deepish bathtub, and it worked great! I'm a tall person who gets huge when pregnant, and there was plenty of space in a tub that is deeper than usual, but not a huge garden tub. 
Forum: Parenting   12-26-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By kindchen
My daughters (3 & 4) are great friends, but they...

My daughters (3 & 4) are great friends, but they also both have strong personalities, and there is quite a bit of fighting at our house. I don't just sit by and let my kids deal with problems. If...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   12-10-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,622
Posted By kindchen
I don't know the details of your life with your...

I don't know the details of your life with your son, but it sounds like something needs to change--radically. 
 
Personally, I wouldn't be feeling mother-love or any kind of love for anybody if I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-01-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 813
Posted By kindchen
Rose  Adelaide Astrid Katarina (so much...

Rose 
Adelaide
Astrid
Katarina (so much nickname potential)
Ziva
Lucy
Lily
Beatrice
Theresa (Tessa, Tess)
 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-18-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By kindchen
I haven't ever sent electronic Christmas...

I haven't ever sent electronic Christmas cards/newsletters, but I get them every year. I'm not sure what you mean about a service. The ones I have gotten are pdf documents attached to an email. From...
Forum: Learning at School   10-12-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By kindchen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Polliwog http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332479/kindergarten-readiness#post_16696528)

I'm more...
Forum: Learning at School   10-10-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By kindchen
Thank you so much for the dose of perspective. I...

Thank you so much for the dose of perspective. I think part of my issue is that I always had homeschooling as an option in my mind, and when I recently decided that it is not my preferred option, I...
Forum: Learning at School   10-09-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By kindchen
or can we talk about the pros and cons of...

or can we talk about the pros and cons of "redshirting"?
 
My dd will turn 5 next July. In our area, the good public schools are magnets, and the application process started in September for next...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-09-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By kindchen
Just to ease your mind about the...

Just to ease your mind about the passports---your husband would have to have a notarized consent form from you in order to get passports for your children without having you physically present. 
Forum: April 2012   08-28-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By kindchen
I am so sorry for your loss, Judy.

I am so sorry for your loss, Judy.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-26-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,770
Posted By kindchen
I'm so glad I found this contest before it ends!...

I'm so glad I found this contest before it ends! We are expecting our third after being sure we were done having kids, so we already gave away all our baby stuff. I love the changing table feature,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,952
Posted By kindchen
I'm planning a primal pregnancy. My problem is...

I'm planning a primal pregnancy. My problem is that I tend to be completely primal for a few weeks, and then just give up and eat total junk for awhile. I'm worried that pregnancy cravings could...
Forum: April 2012   08-22-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,711
Posted By kindchen
14 dpo with evening urine, and a darker line...

14 dpo with evening urine, and a darker line this morning 15 dpo
Forum: April 2012   08-22-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,104
Posted By kindchen
I just learned how to knit in the past year. (My...

I just learned how to knit in the past year. (My husband taught me!) So this will be the first babe I can knit for. I want to make a blanket, for sure. So far, I have only made scarves, so I will...
Forum: April 2012   08-22-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,085
Posted By kindchen
  I am late to this party, and I will be...


I am late to this party, and I will be shocked if I actually give birth in April, but I hope it's okay if I join you!
 
Name: Anna
EDD: (estimated due date) 4/29
#Pregnancy/baby: third...
Forum: Family Safety   06-15-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,991
Posted By kindchen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by amberskyfire http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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