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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-10-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By tommynomad
Our son is 28 months.  Next one is due to arrive...

Our son is 28 months.  Next one is due to arrive in 6 months.
 
About a month ago we implemented a more structured evening routine, and it seems to have helped to some degree:
 
Bath
2...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-13-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By tommynomad
((skybluepink02)) Unfathomable. Let family...

((skybluepink02))

Unfathomable. Let family be your solace and your source of strength.
Forum: Meal Planning   06-13-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By tommynomad
Nope. But then, it's winter here....

Nope.
But then, it's winter here. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
We're in the process of purging our bad food habits, but not with promises/resolutions. We try not...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-13-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,399
Posted By tommynomad
This is of great interest to us, too. We're in...

This is of great interest to us, too. We're in Aotearoa New Zealand, but will be moving to South Korea before our Puck is 1yo. TB is the most notably rampant infectious disease there, but it's not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-13-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By tommynomad
As a curious bystander eager to learn more: ...

As a curious bystander eager to learn more:

1. Since we all end up reading and writing anyway, why the stress about how?
2. Alphabet & basic arithmetic at 3yo is gifted? Isn't that pretty much...
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-08-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By tommynomad
I say go for it. If you like the daycare for...

I say go for it. If you like the daycare for other reasons, then even better.

People get all worked up about 'slow development.' But by the time we're in JH, we're all pretty much on the same...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-06-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,099
Posted By tommynomad
I'm a year away from my Phd, in education. You...

I'm a year away from my Phd, in education. You couldn't pay me to lollygag* around all day in a cap and gown. Mail me my diploma, please!

*ordinarily I'm a big fan of lollygagging; it's the getup...
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-04-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By tommynomad
Consider it your cue to teach your child the...

Consider it your cue to teach your child the word "ignoramus."

And I'm betting the offending teacher won't know what it means.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By tommynomad
Quote: Originally Posted by Claire and Boys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Claire and Boys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15463968)
edited to add... I like this blog...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By tommynomad
As a cut intactivist man, I can assure you that...

As a cut intactivist man, I can assure you that being cut or not has very little to do with the pleasure of one's sex life. I feel strongly that this is one of the worst arguments for intactivism,...
Forum: November 2010   05-30-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 528
Posted By tommynomad
I am the DH, so a different perspective....

I am the DH, so a different perspective. Shenomad and I see this (our first) pregnancy as something we're doing together.

Every monring I get up and take the alarm with me. She wakes up when...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   05-30-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,892
Posted By tommynomad
Teh awesome: ...

Teh awesome:

http://naturalchild.org/guest/ruth_kamnitzer.html
Forum: Activism and News   05-25-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 28,424
Posted By tommynomad
Hershey's, for refusing (which in the cocoa...

Hershey's, for refusing (which in the cocoa world usually means child labour's involved) to go Fair Trade.

There is a long list of places we don't shop at, or products we don't buy. We subscribe...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-25-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By tommynomad
Welcome to MDC, from a kiwi adoptee!

Welcome to MDC, from a kiwi adoptee!
Forum: Lactivism   05-22-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By tommynomad
pm me too, please!

pm me too, please!
Forum: Lactivism   05-22-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By tommynomad
It happened again, this time in Winnipeg. The...

It happened again, this time in Winnipeg. The Mayor apologised to the mum. But much to our delight, she didn't leave it there. She orchestrated a nurse-in at the offending pool with a bunch of her...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-19-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,509
Posted By tommynomad
I didn't know US boys still had to register! ...

I didn't know US boys still had to register!

Our little puck will have South Korean citizenship which requires 20 months of military service. But when he turns 18, if he doesn't want to serve, he...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By tommynomad
"I am fervently morally and ethically opposed to...

"I am fervently morally and ethically opposed to the practice of injecting known toxins into the bodies of my children."
Just to elaborate a little on your wonderful and eloquent line. You need...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-16-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,282
Posted By tommynomad
Quote: Originally Posted by newmum35...

Quote:
Originally Posted by newmum35 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15396522)
piercing ones ears may be a permanent...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-13-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By tommynomad
I think it's a fine name, but so do a lot of...

I think it's a fine name, but so do a lot of other people. Its popularity is growing, so your son may not be the only Lyle in his circle.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-12-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By tommynomad
Hi! After some lurking and posting, I...

Hi!

After some lurking and posting, I realised I should introduce myself.

I'm Tommynomad. I'm Dutch-Canadian, married to DP Shenomad, who's Korean. We're in New Zealand while I attempt a PhD....
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-12-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
  Hello!
Views: 301
Posted By tommynomad
Welcome to the forums!

Welcome to the forums!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-12-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By tommynomad
Welcome here, fellow nomad!

Welcome here, fellow nomad!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-12-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By tommynomad
Welcome here!

Welcome here!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-12-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By tommynomad
Bienvenue ici, Algrid! Toulouse...I haven't...

Bienvenue ici, Algrid!

Toulouse...I haven't been there since 1989. Wonderful city. Je t'envie!
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