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Forum: Learning at School   08-27-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By salr
Everything Linda said. Fully agree. Great point...

Everything Linda said. Fully agree. Great point about those classes in high school being the high quality classes. And even if someone is going to take the class anyway and is just considering not...
Forum: Learning at School   08-26-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By salr
I had the opposite experience as a student. I was...

I had the opposite experience as a student. I was told not to bother because you never know if they'll be counted. I went someplace they would have been, but I hadn't taken any. And that irked me.
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Forum: Homebirth   08-24-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By salr
I can't think of a circumstance in which I would...

I can't think of a circumstance in which I would accept an episiotomy.

What have your midwives said about them? They must have seen some ladies with previous ones, or be familiar with any...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-24-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 325
Posted By salr
Sorry, didn't see it was a DDC. Best wishes to...

Sorry, didn't see it was a DDC. Best wishes to you though, and congratulations on your upcoming birth. :)
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 325
Posted By salr
Doulas don't do anything medical. They are just...

Doulas don't do anything medical. They are just there to help you get the birth you want. I would highly recommend one to you.

Did your friends use the same hospital? Was there anything about how...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-18-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,117
Posted By salr
Jumping on board to agree that hormonal birth...

Jumping on board to agree that hormonal birth control for women comes with side effects and risks. Only the gal in question can judge that for herself. Dealing with side effects like nausea,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-15-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By salr
Also, two is just a tricky age. Sometimes it...

Also, two is just a tricky age. Sometimes it might have been the nursing relationship that bothered my oldest but mostly I think it was just emotions bubbling up that would have come out otherwise if...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-15-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By salr
Setting limits doesn't have to mean weaning in...

Setting limits doesn't have to mean weaning in the sense that you'll stop nursing any time soon. It might help save your breastfeeding relationship with your oldest of that's what you want. You said...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-06-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By salr
What is it that you do when something like that...

What is it that you do when something like that happens? You seem to be saying that you do not disciple at all, but I don't know if that's accurate.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By salr
Has anyone felt they've gone too far in showing...

Has anyone felt they've gone too far in showing or explaining poverty elsewhere? Or had their parents go too far, in their opinion? I'm wondering where the line is between information and feeling...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-02-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By salr
Yep. On the journey and trying to find time to...

Yep. On the journey and trying to find time to purge, organize, and clean, while trying to also manage a household, raise and enjoy kids, etc.

It was much easier when it was just me and my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-02-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By salr
Also, I think she's demonstrating to you that...

Also, I think she's demonstrating to you that she's too young to make the decision, but she's definitely giving you valid input. Does she need "fun" or more time together with other kids? It sounds...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-02-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By salr
I don't have personal experience with this but I...

I don't have personal experience with this but I think I'd just say no.

Maybe you could make a pro/con list with her and she'd get the idea that you have a lot of knowledge about this and have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-30-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By salr
I'd be mostly worried about coming across as...

I'd be mostly worried about coming across as angry to your own child and possibly distancing her from you and making it less likely she comes to you when in trouble in the future.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-29-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By salr
You're right that he's most likely going to...

You're right that he's most likely going to tantrum. And it is hard. A couple things I've read before that helped me were that your kid can sense if you mean it or not, and if you're confident in...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-29-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By salr
Thank you so much!

Thank you so much!
Forum: Vaccinations   06-29-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By salr
How to get to the Vaccination Forum

Can someone tell me how to navigate to this forum? I've never been able to find it except through the link at the bottom of posts I get to via New Posts.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-27-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By salr
How to communicate financial issues is an...

How to communicate financial issues is an interesting question, no matter what the income level. I feel like I'd rather my kids not ever feel like "we're poor." I think that's mostly because I see...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-23-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By salr
So true about "getting my body back." Time...

So true about "getting my body back." Time passes. Things change. It feels to me like that phrase isn't helpful.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-22-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By salr
I got the book from BeFit-Mom and thought it has...

I got the book from BeFit-Mom and thought it has some good ideas for gentle, basic things to do for muscles and posture postpartum and beyond. I think it forms a good base for further exercise. So...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-12-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By salr
It can, but I got in and out a couple times and...

It can, but I got in and out a couple times and it was helpful enough that I didn't care if it made things go a bit more slowly for a while. It did what it was meant to do- make me comfortable.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-03-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By salr
Check out family memberships for your zoo and...

Check out family memberships for your zoo and other attractions. It's often cheaper than multiple tickets.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By salr
I don't know the timing on these things, but I...

I don't know the timing on these things, but I never felt the need to freak out and rush to get my baby out of the water, but I don't see any benefit to waiting. I'd rather hold my baby, talk to it,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-17-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By salr
It was me that said adults would even freak me...

It was me that said adults would even freak me out on a catwalk, so I assume the OP isn't actually living in fear in general in her house. :)
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-17-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By salr
I can see how given your experience you might...

I can see how given your experience you might think it's b.s. But I've given birth and experienced not much pain.

I feel that it was a lot of luck (having to do with my body and my babies...
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