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Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-24-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By silly_scout
That sweater is BEAUTIFUL.

That sweater is BEAUTIFUL.
Forum: Parenting   10-18-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,238
Posted By silly_scout
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9473048)
I tend to agree with this, but it doesn't...
Forum: Parenting   10-18-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 13,238
Posted By silly_scout
My first reaction is: ...

My first reaction is:
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif
Our home will be princess/barbie/bratz free when DD is older. I think these toys promote self-esteem through...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By silly_scout
Have you tried hummus? It's similar to pb, but...

Have you tried hummus? It's similar to pb, but might provide a nice alternative sometimes.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By silly_scout
Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't look at your son's age....

Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't look at your son's age. I was older, probably 5. Perhaps I'm on the wrong board for this, but I would limit certain foods and encourage others. If he really doesn't want to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By silly_scout
IDK if you were joking or not about the peanut...

IDK if you were joking or not about the peanut butter straight from the jar, but just so you know, the nurses at the school where I teach make a big deal about not eating pb straight. If someone...
Forum: Parenting   10-16-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,968
Posted By silly_scout
Quote: Originally Posted by mommyofshmoo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommyofshmoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9450206)
Yesterday they told my dd to collect box...
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,968
Posted By silly_scout
Everything's got to be one big competition...

Everything's got to be one big competition nowadays. Children are trained from day one to be preparing for a perfect SAT score so they can get into a competitive college and get a high paying job....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-31-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By silly_scout
Dianna, FWIW, I agree about meds being good...

Dianna,
FWIW, I agree about meds being good for the occasional rough spot. But I feel like the issues girls face is often met with meds and nothing else in an attempt to just make the symptoms...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-30-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By silly_scout
I'm writing an article on teen girls and...

I'm writing an article on teen girls and antidepressants. I'm reading/re-reading several books right now (Reviving Ophelia, Packaging Girlhood, a couple others), but I want to get some varying...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-30-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,300
Posted By silly_scout
On the one hand, your daughter would possibly...

On the one hand, your daughter would possibly get really upset if you took the toys away (not necessarily "far reaching" consequences into your relationship, but unpleasant in the short while). And...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-29-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By silly_scout
Shamelessly...

Shamelessly http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bump.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-29-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By silly_scout
Just to clarify, part of the reason why I asked...

Just to clarify, part of the reason why I asked the original question is because I don't know if DD is getting enough lately, and if there is some sign I should be looking for. I feel like her...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-28-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By silly_scout
I am a writer for this website. We are featuring...

I am a writer for this website. We are featuring an article on NIP. I didn't write it. It's a Point-Counterpoint, but I think one of the "points" was facetious.
www.southcoast247.com...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-28-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By silly_scout
Thanks for the responses. Quote: Originally...

Thanks for the responses.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaryJaneLouise http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9017193)
Some of the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-27-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By silly_scout
I know so many people IRL who either breastfeed...

I know so many people IRL who either breastfeed or have breastfed, but they say they had to supplement. I was bullied into supplementing a bottle of formula a day until DD was about 2 months - then...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-27-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 8,874
Posted By silly_scout
Quote: Originally Posted by nancy926...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nancy926 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9011141)
Sorry, I know this is OT but it bothers me...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-26-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 8,874
Posted By silly_scout
Reviving for the sake of this article (which...

Reviving for the sake of this article (which hopefully hasn't already been posted on MDC.)
http://www.slate.com/id/2172705/nav/tap1/
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-17-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By silly_scout
Awesome, G&B! I thought no one was going to...

Awesome, G&B!
I thought no one was going to respond!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
I think Cooperative Living is a better term for what I was thinking.
Anyone else...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-16-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By silly_scout
If he's willing to nurse, just keep offering him...

If he's willing to nurse, just keep offering him the breast (ETA: in hopes that your supply will eventually recover), but if not, I think goat's milk is a good option. I would buy goat's milk if...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-15-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By silly_scout
Quote: Originally Posted by althara...

Quote:
Originally Posted by althara http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8898584)
I've been feeling uterine flutters for a few...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-14-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By silly_scout
In a culture that places private ownership as...

In a culture that places private ownership as the ultimate achievement, sometimes those of us living (or aiming to live) in a non-nuclear set-up may feel left-out. Some of us are here by choice;...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   08-13-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 881
Posted By silly_scout
This is anecdotal evidence (which I usually...

This is anecdotal evidence (which I usually abhor), but:
Last night, DD (4 months old) couldn't sleep, so she came out to the living room with me. I don't watch much TV (I usually only "watch" the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-13-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By silly_scout
It's the Indigo Girls. You'd be crazy to NOT go....

It's the Indigo Girls. You'd be crazy to NOT go. Since when should breastfeeding mean constant martyrdom? I catch that vibe on here sometimes...
8 months is old enough to drink from a cup. Skip the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-12-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By silly_scout
Quote: Originally Posted by darien...

Quote:
Originally Posted by darien http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8880591)
are my 34m ds' words for "yesterday, today, and...
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