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Forum: Parenting   09-11-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,954
Posted By dziwozony
Quote: Originally Posted by peainthepod...

Quote:
Originally Posted by peainthepod http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15829142)
No means no. Your dad's motives really...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-11-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By dziwozony
That would definitely be a deal breaker for me....

That would definitely be a deal breaker for me. Someone taking care of my kids would need to fully believe in non-violent parenting. I belong to a parent co-op sort of preschool & we have a couple...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-10-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By dziwozony
We have a vegetarian-only kitchen, meat is not...

We have a vegetarian-only kitchen, meat is not allowed in our house. This is the one place where I should not have to be around meat, my own little bubble where I don't have to turn away when...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-08-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By dziwozony
I would be really careful about mentioning it to...

I would be really careful about mentioning it to a ped as they are unlikely to be comfortable & educated about intact little boys! I have two boys & they both tug & stretch their foreskin a lot. In...
Forum: Babywearing   09-08-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By dziwozony
So sorry to hear the chunei did not work out for...

So sorry to hear the chunei did not work out for you! I am a big fan of it myself, got one when my second son was 3 months old & really wished I had it from the beginning with my first son.

I...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-08-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By dziwozony
Puppyfluffer- "do you think the factual reality...

Puppyfluffer- "do you think the factual reality circumcision is dawning on you because you are outside of the American conditioning? You are in a culture that sees the whole male body as...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-06-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By dziwozony
Luckily for my two little boys, my first...

Luckily for my two little boys, my first encounter with the circumcision debate was from a NOCIRC man at a midwifery conference handing me a pamphlet (I was about 20 years old at the time). I had...
Forum: Babywearing   09-05-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By dziwozony
It became uncomfortable for me to babywear after...

It became uncomfortable for me to babywear after the first trimester. I had a ring sling I would use occasionally, but my toddler was a busy body by then anyway. It was easier to just carry him on...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-10-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By dziwozony
Just a post of support & empathy...I live in a...

Just a post of support & empathy...I live in a different country than my family & X has blocked me from obtaining passports for my 2 boys. I have a big family event late 2011 & I really really...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-10-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,593
Posted By dziwozony
-using the loo, definitely! How dare I... ...

-using the loo, definitely! How dare I...

-I cook food (which takes entirely too long)

-Sometimes I leave the room

-I won't let my 18mo poke out my eyes (or anyone else's)
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-09-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By dziwozony
Quote: Originally Posted by MaerynPearl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MaerynPearl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15542653)
You will need either his permission or to...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-08-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,356
Posted By dziwozony
As today is my catch-up-on-laundry day, I felt...

As today is my catch-up-on-laundry day, I felt drawn to reply :-)

1) How many members of your family do you wash clothes for? 3

2) How many loads are dirty? 1

3) How many loads are part-way...
Forum: Parenting   07-08-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By dziwozony
Just wanted to share my experience. My Ex used...

Just wanted to share my experience. My Ex used to yell at me a lot. Always in front of the kids. Never at the kids, always at me. I moved out & have shared custody (I have them most of the time, but...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-08-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By dziwozony
I have never had much success pumping, despite...

I have never had much success pumping, despite having plenty of milk for my babies. I've tried different pumps, etc, but don't usually get more than 1-2 oz at a time. Not trying to discourage you!!...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-07-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By dziwozony
Thanks!!...

Thanks!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-06-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By dziwozony
My 3yo, 18mo & I usually get a good night's...

My 3yo, 18mo & I usually get a good night's sleep. Some nights not so much, but usually we do. I have a double bed with a single pushed right next to it, though 3yo climbs into big bed about half...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-06-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By dziwozony
I have an awesome little wagon that I pull my...

I have an awesome little wagon that I pull my 3yo & 18mo around in. It has a metal bottom & wood paneled sides (all around). I live in a very damp area & I have noticed mildew growing on the wood....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-21-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By dziwozony
If I was at that playgroup, I would appreciate...

If I was at that playgroup, I would appreciate you intervening. Getting posessive about toys is totally normal behavior, but I know it stops being fun really fast when a kid keeps snatching toys &...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-21-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By dziwozony
I have been vegetarian for over 10 years now,...

I have been vegetarian for over 10 years now, vegetarian throughout pregnancy & so on, so am naturally raising my 2 young boys vegetarian as well. (Thankfully, my X is also veg, one issue we have...
Forum: Family Safety   06-21-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By dziwozony
Quote: Originally Posted by sapphire_chan...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sapphire_chan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15538602)
NZ is a fairly hot climate, yes? I...
Forum: Babywearing   06-20-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By dziwozony
From when my DS2 was 3mo-16mo I faithfully used...

From when my DS2 was 3mo-16mo I faithfully used my Chunei (front carry, then back carry later on). Then, suddenly, out of nowhere, my 17mo refuses it wholeheartedly! Partly he's busier now & likes...
Forum: Family Safety   06-20-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By dziwozony
Jade- why are kiwis so into this?!?! Even a...

Jade- why are kiwis so into this?!?! Even a friend of mine who babywears & does extending BFing put her now-3yo in one for quite a while when she was a baby. And another playcentre mum that I spoke...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-20-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By dziwozony
:http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smil...

:http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif::...I just know I didn't stress about it & waited until my son was closer to 3 to make much of an effort & it was much easier that way....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-19-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By dziwozony
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif Great to hear these toddler tantrum triggers!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-19-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By dziwozony
It sounds like you need to relax about it for a...

It sounds like you need to relax about it for a while & try again later. If it's that much work, then it's not the right time! When the time is right, it will be much easier. It seems like mums...
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