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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-14-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,003
Posted By Susuwatari
We alternate between burts bees and weleda...

We alternate between burts bees and weleda calendula.
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-14-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,045
Posted By Susuwatari
When we were leaving the hospital the nurse told...

When we were leaving the hospital the nurse told us to get some formula just in case there was an emergency and I had to leave in the middle of the night, or if something happened to me.
We don't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-14-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Susuwatari
8 weeks for me, I had an infection though, I...

8 weeks for me, I had an infection though, I don't know if it would have stopped earlier without the infection. I was expecting around 6 weeks anyway.
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-14-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
It's more than just oomph, it brings...

It's more than just oomph, it brings discrimination to a whole new level, so I do think the distinction needs to be made.

That is truly awful for your children. I suppose the only thing you can...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-14-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by bigeyes...

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Originally Posted by bigeyes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13365711)
I disagree that POC can't be racist because...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
I'm not trying to upset anyone, I'm giving up...

I'm not trying to upset anyone, I'm giving up because I'm getting stressed about it, I don't cope well with being involved in heavy discussions, it makes me anxious, and I need to stop getting...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
I'm giving up now, there's no point in me trying...

I'm giving up now, there's no point in me trying to explain the way things are here. I'm never going to change anyones opinion. As long as people refuse to open their minds and accept that the rest...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by WilliamsMama...

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Originally Posted by WilliamsMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13361045)
I once knew a young man who was an Irish...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-13-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By Susuwatari
We use robeez style shoes from a local shop,...

We use robeez style shoes from a local shop, would be similar to target. They're ok, but I've never used real robeez shoes so can't compare.

We also use pediped shoes, which ds loves, he loves...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-13-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,030
Posted By Susuwatari
I'd leave him to sleep. ds has huge trouble...

I'd leave him to sleep. ds has huge trouble falling to sleep, it's such an ordeal that there is no way I would risk waking him to change him. And he would definitely wake, he wakes at the slightest...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by Missy...

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Originally Posted by Missy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13356885)
It was just that, after seeing you ask...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 10,258
Posted By Susuwatari
Hi girls, can I join? I'm 23 and had my ds when...

Hi girls, can I join? I'm 23 and had my ds when I was 22, he's 11 months now. 22 is considered quite young here to have a baby, and I feel like I'm not taken seriously by health professionals alot...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by LoMaH...

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Originally Posted by LoMaH http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13358906)
Oh, there definitely can be times where it's...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by Missy...

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Originally Posted by Missy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13356400)
I have opened this thread repeatedly over the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-12-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,286
Posted By Susuwatari
It didn't hurt for me, but I was told that was...

It didn't hurt for me, but I was told that was because my complexion is dark, and that if I was fairer it would hurt more. I don't know how much truth there is to that though.

Having said that,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
I can't open the link? Do I need to have a...

I can't open the link? Do I need to have a certain number of posts to see it?
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by artgoddess...

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Originally Posted by artgoddess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13355078)
Add me to the list of those who are...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Futurmama8, I was talking about both kind of,...

Futurmama8, I was talking about both kind of, they're two completely different situations. I didn't bring up how the Irish have been treated by the English because there was a comment made earlier...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Why is it not racism? They are legally defined...

Why is it not racism? They are legally defined as a seperate race, they hold no power in society and they are routinely discriminated against? What else does the situation require to be described as...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   03-12-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,810
Views: 111,939
Posted By Susuwatari
The name of the soot sprites in one of my...

The name of the soot sprites in one of my favourite animated films, My Neighbour Totoro.
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,957
Posted By Susuwatari
I haven't been in a posiion where I've had to...

I haven't been in a posiion where I've had to check any boxes in forms, but if I ever come accross one that doesn't have an other box, I think I'll just not check any boxes and write down an...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-12-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Susuwatari
Don't feel bad about complaining, it's...

Don't feel bad about complaining, it's theraputic to complain sometimes.

I totally understand how you feel. My inlaws live a 15 minute walk away from me, but they never help. When I was thinking...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
It is such a complex issue, In the example...

It is such a complex issue,

In the example of an American white person in America claiming to be a victim of racism because a black person said something mildly offensive to them, I can totally...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-12-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
Quote: Originally Posted by artgoddess...

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Originally Posted by artgoddess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13348195)
This thread is making me very sad. I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-11-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 18,393
Posted By Susuwatari
This is a really interesting discussion. I am...

This is a really interesting discussion. I am not American and I had never heard this point of view before. Where I come from, in Europe, racism is generally believed to mean discrimination based on...
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