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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-20-2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 9,451
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
hey! My 7 yr old son wants to be a vegetarian.

hey!
My 7 yr old son wants to be a vegetarian.
Forum: Diapering   09-07-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
hehe cute questions We use prefolds with...

hehe cute questions


We use prefolds with mostly Diaperaps covers.

We drive a Chrysler minivan.

I'm interested in getting fitteds for my next baby.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,212
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
We are Catholic, so I want to name ours after a...

We are Catholic, so I want to name ours after a saint. I'm thinking of choosing a saint from Sweden, because my late f-i-l's parents were from Sweden. I also like St Michael Homeschool, but I'm not...
Forum: Spirituality   09-02-2006, 01:04 AM
Replies: 0
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Views: 123
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
edited.....will post the question in a more...

edited.....will post the question in a more clear format later!
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-17-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
My son (almost 7) has decided to become a...

My son (almost 7) has decided to become a vegetarian. He says he doesn't want to kill animals. Now in our belief system (Catholic) eating meat is fine. But I told him it is not wrong to eat meat but...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-15-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,501
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by theatremum In...

Quote:
Originally Posted by theatremum
In mainstream circles it is considered "OK" and even "recommended" to give the kids Benedryl before going to bed.

NOT ok in my book....
Forum: Vaccinations   05-15-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,501
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
I don't think Tylenol helps the baby sleep. ...

I don't think Tylenol helps the baby sleep.

My son slept well after his shots, and he hadn't had any Tylenol.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-15-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
I think the prices at Trader Joe's are pretty...

I think the prices at Trader Joe's are pretty reasonable. Comparable to Jewel (Albertson's)
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-14-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by bri276 yikes....

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Originally Posted by bri276
yikes. just another reason I'm glad I shop at WF. yeah not everything there is pure and organic but it's sure as heck better than Walmart Supercenter!...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-12-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 13,759
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by captain crunchy ...

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Originally Posted by captain crunchy
That's where we differ I suppose. Our child is (or will be, she is still only 5 months) allowed to eat anything we have in the house, for any meal. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-10-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 4,674
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
I was a vaginal breech. (and the firstborn...

I was a vaginal breech. (and the firstborn too...my father was also a vaginal breech firstborn....something they don't like to "allow" these days)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-10-2005, 08:19 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 24,166
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by sledg ...

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Originally Posted by sledg
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif Mamas, this is really hard work.

I would like to gently suggest a project for you, if you're open...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-10-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,333
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by aira Well,...

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Originally Posted by aira
Well, Yooper gave a nice explanation, but I'll add my thoughts... It's embarrassing beacuse it puts the child on the spot and call attention to their "failing".
...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,333
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by aira Well, good...

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Originally Posted by aira
Well, good luck to ya. The irony is that you cannot show politeness if you are embarrassing the child (putting him on the spot) - even if it's in a "nice" voice....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-08-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,333
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by aira IMO the...

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Originally Posted by aira
IMO the idea of "have to" is a value judgement on your part.

So what if they don't say "please" everytime? Are they in danger? The only reason you "have to"...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-08-2005, 02:40 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 10,333
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by aira Didn't read...

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Originally Posted by aira
Didn't read all replies, but I think there is no "start" to this. Children always treat others how they have been treated - not how they have been nagged to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-12-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
At the risk of offending you...I think you...

At the risk of offending you...I think you should keep quiet. None of those situations were abusive.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-11-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,896
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by PM ...

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Originally Posted by PM
OneCatholicMommy -- I am sorry if you feel I have not been gentle with you. I concede that no one likes to have her examples deconstructed. But if you give one on a...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-10-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,669
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
[QUOTE=counterGOPI] our baby will be the...

[QUOTE=counterGOPI] our baby will be the healthiest baby you'll ever meet b/c s/he had been vegan since conception.[QUOTE]

No offense meant, but you certainly don't know this for sure!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,896
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by cmb123 Yes, I am...

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Originally Posted by cmb123
Yes, I am pretty much saying that. I think that is an unreasonable expectation for a 4.5yo... not that he couldn't ever do that at this age, but most of the time...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,896
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by cmb123 I love...

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Originally Posted by cmb123
I love that!!! That's exactly how I feel.




I just got caught up on this thread, haven't visited in a while... but as I was reading your posts about your...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,896
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by UUMom There is a...

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Originally Posted by UUMom
There is a lot to be said for a respectful, loving, even pleasurable ( !) childhood.

My son did the 'rgiht thing' and grew up surrounded by lack of punishment,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by oceanbaby Today...

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Originally Posted by oceanbaby
Today dh was sitting on the living room floor playing with the kids, I was on the couch. Ds1 asks if he can watch a video. I explain that it's too late to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by maya44 For some...

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Originally Posted by maya44
For some kids, choices really help them feel in control. For others, they don't even seek that kind of control and the choices make them nervous. For others, the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,896
Posted By OneCatholicMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by PM You gave an...

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Originally Posted by PM
You gave an example of a dialogue that didn't work. I told you why. Period.

Well, the putting the clothes thing away was done with no nagging and no consequences...
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