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Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-14-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-26-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,023
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Kirsten
So I bought a Scentsy warmer and a brick of the...

So I bought a Scentsy warmer and a brick of the scent of the month (ages ago) - think it might have been called "green" or "grass" or something like that?  The warmer looks a little Celtic/Irish -...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-29-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Kirsten
This is a tough one.  I think the other girl...

This is a tough one.  I think the other girl should be kind, but "I'm going to play xyz with Kim right now" isn't unkind.  "I'm not playing with YOU!" with a mean expression and tone isn't ok.  So...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-29-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By Kirsten
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Quote:Originally Posted by krisnic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350685/teen-being-disrespectful#post_16947645) 
He complains...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-28-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,821
Posted By Kirsten
None of what you wrote would scare me in the...

None of what you wrote would scare me in the least.  That's the age when it all starts - slowly hopefully.  Holding hands and even kissing isn't unheard of at that age. 
Forum: Homebirth   04-28-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kirsten
I'm confused...  How much was taken from your...

I'm confused...  How much was taken from your health spending account and sent to the midwife?
Forum: Homebirth   04-28-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Kirsten
My first thought reading this was that if you...

My first thought reading this was that if you are feeling like you need an MD there "just in case" then you probably shouldn't homebirth.  Which hurts me to say 'cause I had a homebirth with my...
Forum: Homebirth   04-28-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,115
Posted By Kirsten
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Quote:Originally Posted by slmommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350960/not-100-about-my-midwife#post_16959010) 
 
I also...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-28-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By Kirsten
From what you describe, a free-standing birth...

From what you describe, a free-standing birth center might be a better fit for you than a hospital.  I delivered my second at Puget Sound Birth Center in Totem Lake (north Kirkland) and used their...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-21-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,335
Posted By Kirsten
I would vote sleep in whatever you want, but...

I would vote sleep in whatever you want, but keep a pair of pj shorts near the end of the bed to slip on when you leave your master bedroom.  I sleep in undies and a tee shirt too - but don't walk...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-21-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kirsten
I was a "normal" kid/had a "normal" early...

I was a "normal" kid/had a "normal" early childhood, and cut my younger brother's hair when I was 11 and he was 3.  I was not an impulsive kid - was actually the super responsible and rule following...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-21-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,523
Posted By Kirsten
There is no way to keep to five words and get...

There is no way to keep to five words and get any semblance of it at all!  Now she is 15 and things are really great.  She is a responsible kid who makes good choices and overall we get along well. ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-21-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By Kirsten
My oldest just turned 15 and got her permit two...

My oldest just turned 15 and got her permit two days ago.  She has been driving morning, noon and night since then.  She is pretty good for having no experience.  I think my expectations are...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   04-26-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By Kirsten
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Quote:Originally Posted by 31rubies http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1309091/epidural-nightmare#post_16408844)

 
In...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-23-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Kirsten
I have no personal experience with this - but it...

I have no personal experience with this - but it sounds like you need doctors and/or therapists that call you back and schedule in a more time urgent manner!  Especially given his depression and...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-23-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,609
Posted By Kirsten
I would cross Aberdeen and University Place off...

I would cross Aberdeen and University Place off your list (curious as to how you came up with them).  I think you'd love Bellingham or any of the islands (Whidbey, etc).  There are lots of cool...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-14-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 852
Posted By Kirsten
I can see where it takes away a bit from the...

I can see where it takes away a bit from the accomplishment of the child you are talking about originally.  But better than her saying "ya, the rest of them are dumb as stumps". 
Forum: Learning at School   04-14-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,839
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Life With a Baby   04-11-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,995
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-09-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,117
Posted By Kirsten
Well, she is clearly not really your friend. ...

Well, she is clearly not really your friend.  Doesn't sound like she is a friend to anyone.  I'd not engage in anything but polite responses to direct statements made to you when in group...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-09-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-09-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kirsten
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Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-08-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,823
Posted By Kirsten
I was a nanny for five years (same family) after...

I was a nanny for five years (same family) after I graduated college and before I had kids of my own.  Few of my opinions that may help in the next nanny relationship (whether it is your old nanny...
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