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Forum: Parenting   04-13-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By contactmaya
Aah so true. You see, its so easy to figure...

Aah so true. You see, its so easy to figure out...yet they just cant seem to do it....
Forum: Parenting   04-13-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
So the Meitiv's let their children go for a walk...

So the Meitiv's let their children go for a walk again, and this time, the police picked them up and detained them....wait for it, without telling the parents!!! (dont you just love how the...
Forum: Parenting   04-13-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
I had read about this, and it is a true travesty...

I had read about this, and it is a true travesty of justice. I hope she can appeal somehow.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-07-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By contactmaya
Well said, especially the bolded. I think this is...

Well said, especially the bolded. I think this is the crux of the matter.

Also, i agree with some of the other points raised here, such as needing a different approach for different children....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-06-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By contactmaya
Personally, i wouldnt use the language of...

Personally, i wouldnt use the language of 'limits' in this case. I teach my children to be considerate of others, ie, i put it in a positive framework-thinking about others, being considerate of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-03-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By contactmaya
Sillysapling, you make good points. But the...

Sillysapling, you make good points. But the examples you raise bring to mind unmet needs of these children, like love, belonging, knowing someone cares, basic food and shelter needs.... not so...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-01-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By contactmaya
I have always been jealous of people who are...

I have always been jealous of people who are bisexual, they have the best of both worlds. And certainly, if she is bisexual, she is into men too, so there's a good chance of a son in law down the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-01-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By contactmaya
Lauren <<I think people misinterpret boundaries...

Lauren
<<I think people misinterpret boundaries always as an artificially set limit. Sometimes boundaries are just the constraints of life.>>

Yes, i agree. Also boundaries are imposed by routine....
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
Point taken. But i think democracy is a relative...

Point taken. But i think democracy is a relative term, and the US is certainly more democratic that many other places... thats another interesting debate.

I think the CPS could so easily be...
Forum: Parenting   03-29-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
Thanks for making these excellent points. ...

Thanks for making these excellent points. (bolded) Its heartening to hear there are other people out there who see this.
Forum: Parenting   03-29-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
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Forum: Parenting   03-29-2015, 08:44 AM
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Posted By contactmaya
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Forum: Parenting   03-28-2015, 07:58 AM
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Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
http://www.salon.com/2014/07/20/the_day_i_was_near...

http://www.salon.com/2014/07/20/the_day_i_was_nearly_arrested_for_having_an_autistic_son/

Some quotes
"A recent spate of arrests of mothers has me thinking about this now more than ever. At what...
Forum: Parenting   03-28-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
http://www.salon.com/2015/03/24/help_my_boys_were_...

http://www.salon.com/2015/03/24/help_my_boys_were_stopped_three_times_by_police_for_being_outside_unsupervised/


Some quotes
"I’m on your side no matter what. My new push is for the “Free-Range...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By contactmaya
Food for thought- "Between the mid- nineteenth...

Food for thought-
"Between the mid- nineteenth and mid- twentieth centuries, girls in the United States and several European countries began menstruating younger and younger. Every decade, the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-19-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By contactmaya
Fascinating stuff. I hope you find some answers. ...

Fascinating stuff. I hope you find some answers.
I tend to agree with what Mirzam is saying. As for me personally, i didnt get the breast buds until 15 along with menstruation. I am not entirely...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-18-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 29,242
Posted By contactmaya
Wow! I love those stories. It makes me think ...

Wow! I love those stories. It makes me think those ttc in my age group are in for a chance. ( i should mention that i myself am not ttc but still find the subject very interesting)
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-17-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 29,242
Posted By contactmaya
Im excited for you! Im the same age. I came...

Im excited for you! Im the same age.

I came across this article about a woman in her late 40's getting pregnant, i thought i would post it here....
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Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-15-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By contactmaya
Is homeschooling an option?

Is homeschooling an option?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-15-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 31,168
Posted By contactmaya
The bolded is something entirely in your...

The bolded is something entirely in your imagination. There is no evidence at all that this is the case. You may confuse nudism with sex, but that doesnt meant they are the same thing. I actually...
Forum: Parenting   03-15-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
<<Last week, scientist Danielle Meitiv (a ...

<<Last week, scientist Danielle Meitiv (a consultant to government agencies on climate science) and her husband Alexander (a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, who goes by Sasha)...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-11-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By contactmaya
The case in mind boggling to me. Thanks for you...

The case in mind boggling to me. Thanks for you encouraging post Mitchell. I hope things work out in the best way possible for this courageous mother.
Forum: Parenting   03-11-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,804
Posted By contactmaya
Mom and Baby Move to Secret Location After...

Mom and Baby Move to Secret Location After Child-Abuse Investigation
selected quotes from the article. See full article below

"Warner believes the Burns’s case is emblematic of a nationwide...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By contactmaya
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-05-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By contactmaya
I just wanted to respond to your general...

I just wanted to respond to your general question. When approaching parenting decisions, i start from the premise-do unto others as you would have them do unto you. In other words, do i myself like...
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