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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,173
Posted By Elvirnon
I think of it as a name that's actually a name -...

I think of it as a name that's actually a name - unusual, but a name. I don't think of Pilot Inspektor or Moon Unit as names, just words. Lux makes me think of the girl in The Virgin Suicides by...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-07-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,484
Posted By Elvirnon
It's highly obnoxious. I'd go postal (but in a...

It's highly obnoxious. I'd go postal (but in a very nurturing, attached way, I'm sure! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif) if I were entirely responsible for...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-07-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Elvirnon
I would not assume, in the absence of any...

I would not assume, in the absence of any supporting evidence, that the woman was beating her child with the paddle. I'm with your husband on this one - and I do have very strong feelings regarding...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-05-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 12,775
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by sojourn...

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Originally Posted by sojourn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10400671)
Then I found this too:...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 593
Posted By Elvirnon
My SIL doesn't like for anyone to see her...

My SIL doesn't like for anyone to see her without makeup, she's self conscious about her rosacea. I was the same way in high school when I had bad skin. I'd keep concealer in my pocket at all times,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-31-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,136
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by AmandaBL...

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Originally Posted by AmandaBL http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10422234)
80% of women under the age of 40 have that...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-31-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Elvirnon
If I were to buy two bottoms and three tops, I'd...

If I were to buy two bottoms and three tops, I'd choose either slacks or pencil skirts in black or charcoal, a white or ivory long-sleeved button-down blouse, a dressy (finer material, somewhat...
Forum: Parenting   01-26-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by famousmockngbrd...

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Originally Posted by famousmockngbrd http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10387261)
You know, I really think the mother's...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by stacim...

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Originally Posted by stacim http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10383053)
I AM still trying to understand the full...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,475
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by nextcommercial...

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Originally Posted by nextcommercial http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10376432)
If this were your brother or son,...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by DariusMom...

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Originally Posted by DariusMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10380211)
I think if the mom knows that she can't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,576
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by whateverdidiwants...

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Originally Posted by whateverdidiwants http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10361369)
So a Kosher kid should just suck it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-22-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,576
Posted By Elvirnon
As a host, I probably wouldn't care either way...

As a host, I probably wouldn't care either way if a parent brought a cupcake along. If I knew that a child attending the party (I'm assuming it's a relatively small gathering) had a strong dislike...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-21-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,313
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by fioner...

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Originally Posted by fioner http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10343716)
ITA with this. I'm more put off if someone...
Forum: Parenting   01-20-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,483
Posted By Elvirnon
I voted yes, but I think there's some gray area...

I voted yes, but I think there's some gray area depending on the type of picture. I'd probably let it go if it were a group shot, esp. if my children were not mentioned by name. If their names were...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-19-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,396
Posted By Elvirnon
Maybe I should have voted other. I didn't mind...

Maybe I should have voted other. I didn't mind having an unusual name in and of itself, but I hated having a name (Elvira) that was never pronounced correctly (El-VEE-ra, not El-VY-ra). That seems...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-15-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,060
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by natensarah...

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Originally Posted by natensarah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10285717)
My point is that if you continue to baby a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-13-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By Elvirnon
I think it depends on the child, and it also...

I think it depends on the child, and it also depends on what one considers coercion. I know, for example, that the TCS definition of coercion goes beyond the realm of what most people consider to be...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-13-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,060
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by verde...

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Originally Posted by verde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10259551)
"OLDS 1999 Intrigue. Totally uncool parents who...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-10-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,015
Posted By Elvirnon
Quote: Originally Posted by Arduinna...

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Originally Posted by Arduinna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10239684)
And I'm extremely disappointed in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-09-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 918
Posted By Elvirnon
The vanity sizing has gotten crazy. I've been...

The vanity sizing has gotten crazy. I've been shopping for business suits the past few weeks, and current size 2 suits are much roomier than the 10-15 year old size 4 and 6 suits that I have in my...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-07-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Elvirnon
I can't speak to whether you'll get the final...

I can't speak to whether you'll get the final say, but - is there another private school in the area? Would your ex-h put up a fight over Catholic school if it were the only other option besides an...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-06-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By Elvirnon
I think the only difference is that peeling...

I think the only difference is that peeling knives usually have a concave blade shape and paring knives are flat or slightly convex.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-04-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,606
Posted By Elvirnon
Well, for another perspective on the situation -...

Well, for another perspective on the situation - if you had been in (or right outside) my house when my oldest was tiny, you would have heard a fair amount of yelling like that coming from me. Not...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-01-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,155
Posted By Elvirnon
I'd treat it as I would any other story - as an...

I'd treat it as I would any other story - as an entertaining work of fiction. Though I'd explain that many people believe that the stories are real, but that I do not. I don't think there's much of...
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