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Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Veronique
So, at my house, my rules are pretty lax when it...

So, at my house, my rules are pretty lax when it comes to eating and sitting still at the table. My kids are allowed to walk away in the middle of the meal and pretty much do what they want while...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-29-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Veronique
Last year my son was expelled from school for...

Last year my son was expelled from school for one day for showing his penis to another boy in the classroom. (He was 6) In another incident he was caught lifting his shirt and showing his belly and...
Forum: Mexico   12-26-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By Veronique
I am an expat living in mexico and always check...

I am an expat living in mexico and always check into allvallarta.com and vallartascene.com
I wouldn´t say they are family-oriented websites, but you will get a wealth of info about living in Mexico.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-09-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,720
Posted By Veronique
Quote: Originally Posted by onlyzombiecat...

Quote:
Originally Posted by onlyzombiecat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13727923)
"Do those stairs go up" (from a person...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-28-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,963
Posted By Veronique
Quote: Originally Posted by earthmama369...

Quote:
Originally Posted by earthmama369 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13664047)
I know it sucks, and I know it's human...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-28-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Veronique
My almost 4 year old always says that to me when...

My almost 4 year old always says that to me when he is angry. I ignore him, or say "Well, I love you very much." It has since tapered off...but now he jsut says, 'Shut up!"
I can never win.
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-07-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,293
Posted By Veronique
I like Henrik. It's easily pronouncable...but I...

I like Henrik. It's easily pronouncable...but I don't know if it's German....or Thomas (Tomas).
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-07-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,990
Posted By Veronique
Here in Mexico, only the poorer women breastfeed...

Here in Mexico, only the poorer women breastfeed their kids for extended periods. The upper class think it's only necessary to b/f for a few months...if at all.
I got a lot of crap for b/fing my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 3,355
Posted By Veronique
My inlaws took us out to our favorite...

My inlaws took us out to our favorite restaurant. They left a $2 tip on a meal for 6 people! We kept insisting that we'd leave the tip, but they insisted that they could foot the whole bill! I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-28-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,771
Posted By Veronique
I"m just curious as to how you all became a...

I"m just curious as to how you all became a mulitcultural family. Was it a choice...as in "I want to have a Mexican husband." Or was it more of a circumstance?
I'm just wondering because sometimes...
Forum: Parenting   12-27-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,811
Posted By Veronique
I have 2 and sometimes I'm at my wits end, as...

I have 2 and sometimes I'm at my wits end, as well. I'd suggest getting a sitter for at least your 2 older ones. If you don't want to leave your baby, you can take him with you for a bit. It might...
Forum: Babywearing   12-19-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By Veronique
LeslieB what kind of New Native Carrier did...

LeslieB

what kind of New Native Carrier did you use in the heat?
I was looking at their webiste and the product looks great. Just want to find one to wear here in the heat as well. thanks
Forum: Babywearing   12-18-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Veronique
Quirky My baby is almost 3 months old and...

Quirky
My baby is almost 3 months old and weighs around 12 pounds.
I just want to be able to carry her around everywhere i go because I also have a 3 yr. old. I"d like something comfortable and...
Forum: Babywearing   12-16-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Veronique
I live in Mexico and have not been able to find...

I live in Mexico and have not been able to find a sling in the area where I live. I only see those kangaroo carriers which I don't want.
Anyways, I've never had a sling or wrap or anything like...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-13-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Veronique
I wish I had the guts to speak my mind. Good on...

I wish I had the guts to speak my mind. Good on ya! I'm sure the teacher learned a little about himself from you and it was good for him to hear it.
Forum: Parenting   12-13-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Veronique
Quote: Maybe she's one of very few kids for...

Quote:
Maybe she's one of very few kids for him to play with?
Actually there's a ton of kids around. And there are a few kids who he gets along really well with. But he seems to gravitate towards...
Forum: Parenting   12-13-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Veronique
We live in a townhouse with a common play area...

We live in a townhouse with a common play area in a courtyard.
So, my son will often play with the other kids who live in my area. Our neighbor is a 4 and a half year old girl (Julie), and she and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-13-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Veronique
People are always asking me, "Do you have enough...

People are always asking me, "Do you have enough milk?" And these same women are the ones who claim they had to start forumula coz they didn't have enough milk for their newborn.
Yeah, I got milk!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-11-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Veronique
I had a 2nd c.section on sept. 25th. I'm still...

I had a 2nd c.section on sept. 25th.
I'm still feeling tenderness in the area above my scar.
I'm also having pretty heavy discharge and it's not a yeast infection.

I'd like to ask all you...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-09-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 917
Posted By Veronique
I'm 35 now and was looking at some photos of...

I'm 35 now and was looking at some photos of myself taken from just a few short years ago. And the thing is, I look totally different! I look old now!
What and when did this happen?
I just had my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-09-2008, 03:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 814
Posted By Veronique
My mom always said the song "I saw Mommy kissing...

My mom always said the song "I saw Mommy kissing Santa Clause" was terrible. She thought it was such a strange song. Why would Mom kiss Santa Clause???
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-24-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By Veronique
My 3 year old went for a playdate today at a...

My 3 year old went for a playdate today at a neighbor's house. This is the first time he's ever gone to play at their house. When my neiighbor brought him back home to me I asked how the playdate...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-23-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 997
Posted By Veronique
Quote: i sleep with the lights on (NOT...

Quote:
i sleep with the lights on (NOT nightlight) so i dont have to see the ghost.
I'm always afraid that if I leave the lights on, the ghost will turn them off...or do some freaky light show...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-22-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Veronique
My daughter is 4 weeks tomorrow and in 2 weeks...

My daughter is 4 weeks tomorrow and in 2 weeks time, it'll be time for me to go back to work.
She breastfeeds on demand.
Sometimes she'll stay on the boob for 5 minutes, and sometimes for 30...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-22-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,335
Posted By Veronique
I had a great birth even though it was...

I had a great birth even though it was c-section. DH was there for me for everything. I don't know why I just can't stand him all of the sudden. I don't know if I'm depressed about his working all...
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