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Forum: Connect With Other Moms   10-11-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,494
Posted By sphinx
Europe here. I never get the chance to even lurk...

Europe here. I never get the chance to even lurk on mothering anymore, no time. But I am finally getting back into some minor activism and community experience after a million child-centered, self-...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-11-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,916
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by MarineWife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14508280)
Oh, I remember something else I thought of...
Forum: France   10-11-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By sphinx
hey what a great idea. France is lovely. But...

hey what a great idea. France is lovely. But seriously, instead of thinking about mortgages and such, if you own a house in the states, why don't you start out looking at something like an...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-27-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,615
Posted By sphinx
i am a lesbian who was out before meeting my dh...

i am a lesbian who was out before meeting my dh and then married for over 10 years (still technically married but separated now for 2)... it was a very sincere, deep relationship, but it died a slow...
Forum: Montessori   11-28-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By sphinx
I'm curious to know what your teacher...

I'm curious to know what your teacher answered... My toddler class doesn't send craft items home, except usable holiday gifts that the children are able to do themselves with reasonable guidance...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-23-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
well i think that's what i am trying to do -...

well i think that's what i am trying to do - stay in the het relationship - but it doesn't feel like a very realistic goal at this point and i'm wondering exactly why we are both fighting for...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-23-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by fireant...

Quote:
Originally Posted by fireant http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12451209)
I hope I didn't sound like an ass....
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-22-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
hey fireant. I know what you mean. I also am...

hey fireant. I know what you mean. I also am curious how this works for people. I found out that I can't do it. I don't have enough energy to dedicate to more than one person.

Things got very...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-22-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,421
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by MeloMama08...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MeloMama08 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12424539)
Anyway OP I know the issue here is...
Forum: Montessori   10-18-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,611
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by sweetpmc...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sweetpmc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12416288)
As a side note...I trust the teacher to care...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-17-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,421
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by mommy68...

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Originally Posted by mommy68 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12407585)
They don't notice? My DD was in kindergarten...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-15-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,421
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by MilkTrance...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MilkTrance http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12390052)
I don't think that the issue is whether he...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-14-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,421
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by laura163...

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Originally Posted by laura163 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12383070)
I agree. At age 4 he has plenty of home time...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-13-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,421
Posted By sphinx
DS is just turning 4 this weekend. He likes to...

DS is just turning 4 this weekend. He likes to wear dresses. Maybe 3x a week he will wear a dress to school and ask to have ponytails and get girly. A few children have heckled him but he can hold...
Forum: Montessori   10-12-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,611
Posted By sphinx
I agree that the teacher sounds perhaps a bit...

I agree that the teacher sounds perhaps a bit lacking in grace and tact as far as how she handles this issue with you and your child, though her intentions seem reasonable. Any adult who works with...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-28-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
edited for safety

edited for safety
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-07-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By sphinx
well it's as if she was reading our minds. she...

well it's as if she was reading our minds. she told me she is going to break up with him.

the main reason she wanted to be with him was to have children, she told him that right off the bat. It...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By sphinx
Maybe I didn't make it clear why I posted. It's...

Maybe I didn't make it clear why I posted. It's not about butting in or judging her life; she wants to know others' opinions, she is confused, and i am just wondering how this setup strikes other...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By sphinx
what do you all think of this? We have my...

what do you all think of this?

We have my friend, a 35-ish gorgeous independent woman who is let's say 75% lesbian. She has had more long relationships with men but knows she can't live without...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
How is everyone doing these days? edited for...

How is everyone doing these days?
edited for safety
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-08-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by westchestermom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by westchestermom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11414352)
One of the things I was a bit hesitant...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-06-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
thanks. Does that book discuss things like...

thanks. Does that book discuss things like bringing another adult into a child's life and such? because that is what we are both equally freaked out about.

And there's just a complete...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-06-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By sphinx
Well, I only know one of those preschools, but...

Well, I only know one of those preschools, but I'll share my experience. My dd, now 8 went to Heart and Hands for 1.5 years when she was 2. I felt so comfortable with the woman who owns and runs it....
Forum: Montessori   06-06-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By sphinx
I dunno, I get the feeling the children, in...

I dunno, I get the feeling the children, in addition to just being goofy, may be in fact reacting to the new oppressiveness of the punishing and moralizing atmosphere they're now in. It's a vicious...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-06-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,193
Posted By sphinx
geez, did i really kill this thread? thats...

geez, did i really kill this thread? thats shite. I am going to erase my last post.
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