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Forum: Parenting   06-19-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,374
Posted By little feet
Your poor daughter! Can you imagine how scared...

Your poor daughter! Can you imagine how scared she must have been when her father was trying to smother her? Can you imagine how desperate she must have felt trying to get his affection back...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-14-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By little feet
I'm sorry you're in this situation.  It sounds...

I'm sorry you're in this situation.  It sounds like the problem has much more to do with your MIL than with you or anything you've done - you're just a convenient target for her.  Is it possible for...
Forum: Learning at School   09-30-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By little feet
Thank you all for your thoughtful replies and...

Thank you all for your thoughtful replies and suggestions.
 
I had a positive meeting at the school, in which several people reported that although my daughter is quiet, she does talk at...
Forum: Learning at School   09-23-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By little feet
I have a meeting set up with school...

I have a meeting set up with school administrators for Tuesday morning and was wondering if anyone had any experience or advice to share.
 
My older daughter, who just turned 7, was an outgoing...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-13-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By little feet
I agree, don't let your mom be alone with your...

I agree, don't let your mom be alone with your children.  People with NPD always have an ulterior motive; it's always about them and never about others.  Not to say that your mother is the same as...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-13-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By little feet
I let my first grade daughter watch tv for no...

I let my first grade daughter watch tv for no more than an hour, and I make sure she gets food and drink in that time.  Then we do her homework (this is new, so I guide her through it) and she has...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-24-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,763
Posted By little feet
I am sorry you're experiencing this. ...

I am sorry you're experiencing this.  Unfortunately, I don't think there is much you can do except to continue putting yourself "out there" as a positive contributor to society.  I am an American...
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-24-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,782
Posted By little feet
My DH is Iranian.  We gave our daughters Persian...

My DH is Iranian.  We gave our daughters Persian (of Arabic origin) names, but we also gave the older one a Western name because the first letter (ghayn) in her name does not exist in English, so...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-25-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By little feet
I heard a popping/clicking sound all the time...

I heard a popping/clicking sound all the time when I was pregnant with DD #1, but never with DD#2.
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-25-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,089
Posted By little feet
This thread is great. My DH is Iranian, and...

This thread is great.

My DH is Iranian, and light skinned for an Iranian. I'm American of mixed heritage (mom is Dutch-Indonesian and Dad is Swiss-German), but much darker than DH - my hair is...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 130,379
Posted By little feet
I was hugely pregnant, trying to pick a...

I was hugely pregnant, trying to pick a watermelon out of the bin.
Grocery worker: "Haven't you had that baby yet?"
Me, in my mind: "Yes, this is just a watermelon."

My brother, upon inspecting...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   03-12-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By little feet
I'm on the side of Manassas that's closer to...

I'm on the side of Manassas that's closer to Woodbridge and Clifton, so I'm not sure if this will be too far for anyone, but... the Fantasy Playground in Lake Ridge is really cool. My three year old...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   03-10-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By little feet
I'm in Manassas, VA and BFing an 8 month old -...

I'm in Manassas, VA and BFing an 8 month old - willing to share if you can come close, or if I'm planning to go to MD I can contact you - PM me,

Diana
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   03-09-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By little feet
March 15th works for me - I've never been to...

March 15th works for me - I've never been to House of Bounce. We could always meet at a playground if the weather is still nice.
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-09-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By little feet
My family just doesn't seem to care, which is...

My family just doesn't seem to care, which is frustrating. I can't tell my parents anything about my daughters without them downplaying it - they make every accomplishment sound like nothing.
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   02-21-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By little feet
Hi, I'm in Manassas, too! I have two little...

Hi, I'm in Manassas, too! I have two little girls (3.5 and 8 months), and I'd love to get together!
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-09-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,929
Posted By little feet
My DH is Iranian, fairly light skinned, and I've...

My DH is Iranian, fairly light skinned, and I've got a mixed background (1/8 Indonesian, rest Western European) and a much darker complexion. I had Mongolian blue spots at birth. DD #1 is quite...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-09-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,260
Posted By little feet
My DH is Iranian, too, and we're teaching our...

My DH is Iranian, too, and we're teaching our little girls Persian. At first, DH was hesitant to speak Persian with our older daughter, because for some reason he thought it would confuse her, but...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   08-12-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,428
Posted By little feet
Manassas, close to Woodbridge

Manassas, close to Woodbridge
Forum: June 2008   07-06-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By little feet
With my first, it went away completely, but took...

With my first, it went away completely, but took close to a year... sorry!
Forum: June 2008   06-20-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,630
Posted By little feet
This same thing is happening to me - I'm having...

This same thing is happening to me - I'm having painless BH that go on for hours, seem regular, then die out. I don't remember it happening the first time around, though I also had a short first...
Forum: June 2008   06-20-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,635
Posted By little feet
I'd guess your water broke, too. I think it can...

I'd guess your water broke, too. I think it can break all at once, in little gushes, or leak out slowly. If you don't feel that it's urine and it doesn't smell like urine either, it probably isn't.
Forum: June 2008   06-17-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By little feet
Uuuuugh, I feel for you. At least they're your...

Uuuuugh, I feel for you. At least they're your relatives - I have a "friend" who always makes excuses to show up when I'm at my weakest. She invites herself over at the most inopportune moments...
Forum: June 2008   05-30-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By little feet
ha! me too, it's ridiculous. I also have to...

ha! me too, it's ridiculous. I also have to stand on my toes to wash dishes, and then my belly gets all wet because it's propped up on the sink. I'm a cranky mess.
Forum: June 2008   05-16-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 483
Posted By little feet
My DH is super squeamish, too. He doesn't want...

My DH is super squeamish, too. He doesn't want to be in the room until the baby is actually born. Last time, he hid in another room until DD was out. Then he was so excited to hold her. I think he...
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