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Forum: Traditional Foods   01-25-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By kxsiven
My Karelian great grandmom used to make many...

My Karelian great grandmom used to make many variations of these type of drinks. To one version she added turnips!
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-02-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,603
Posted By kxsiven
Well, saying that circ is wrong would cause...

Well, saying that circ is wrong would cause outrage, lawsuits and stuff. Not to mention it would be totally politically incorrect. I myself have gotten called all kinds of names because I am against...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-30-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,338
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14599613)
According to my 8 yo DD, it's illegal...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-06-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By kxsiven
And these stats are only about USA. The fact is...

And these stats are only about USA. The fact is that worldwide most circumcisions are done without anykind of pain relief - even when done to older boys/teenagers.
Forum: Waldorf   10-02-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By kxsiven
Here in Scandinavia people just buy winter...

Here in Scandinavia people just buy winter overalls. They keep child warm no matter if it is wet, slushy winter or dry, cold winter. Then you don't have to stuff 10 different layers of clothers...
Forum: Europe   10-01-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By kxsiven
Of course you can use UPS but that is SO...

Of course you can use UPS but that is SO expencive. We find most stuff through eBay, there are always companies/people shipping globally - just again, check mailing costs, some people ask way too...
Forum: Learning at School   09-29-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by MtBikeLover...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MtBikeLover http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14449723)
My son (1st grade) is already complaining...
Forum: Learning at School   09-28-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,442
Posted By kxsiven
Note, there is no highschool in Finland. Not The...

Note, there is no highschool in Finland. Not The way USA has it. Instead we have upper secondary school that is very similar to the education what college students in USA get in their first years in...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-27-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By kxsiven
Duh - another example how use of common sense...

Duh - another example how use of common sense would have saved lots of money and lives.

Someone should inform Bill Gates - hasn't he given tons of money for circ?
Forum: Dental   09-20-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 33,120
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by luv2bamommy2...

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Originally Posted by luv2bamommy2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14408063)
I don't know where the moms get their...
Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxsiven
I have read several different curriculums/lesson...

I have read several different curriculums/lesson plans of kindergarten in USA and I see no connection to our daycare-system. Also my American spouse says that finnish daycare system is very...
Forum: Learning at School   09-08-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by waiflywaif...

Quote:
Originally Posted by waiflywaif http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14348715)
Here that would definitely be "preschool"...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by waiflywaif...

Quote:
Originally Posted by waiflywaif http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14342276)
Well, I think 2 to 3 hours, every other...
Forum: Learning at School   09-06-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by signingmamma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by signingmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14339813)
Which caused flames across other parents...
Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by eepster...

Quote:
Originally Posted by eepster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14331893)
What do students who already know how to read...
Forum: Learning at School   09-03-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxsiven
A Finn clarifying some things about Finland. ...

A Finn clarifying some things about Finland.
Daycare is just that - daycare. One parent can stay home with child until he or she turns 3 - goverment pays "salary". Then there are options, private...
Forum: March 2010   08-07-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By kxsiven
Quote: Originally Posted by ursusarctos...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ursusarctos http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14056684)
There are only a couple places in the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-12-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By kxsiven
"An Israeli study revealed an increase in...

"An Israeli study revealed an increase in neonatal urinary tract infections (UTI) after circumcision with a peak in incidence immediately after the circumcision period. In females (and intact...
Forum: Women's Health   12-17-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By kxsiven
Hi from Finland! Just wanted to mention also...

Hi from Finland! Just wanted to mention also pure xylitol gum! Studies here in Finland show that pure Xylitol gum keeps teeth clean and oddly enough helps against ear infections.
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-27-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,069
Posted By kxsiven
The terrorists were specifically looking for...

The terrorists were specifically looking for Americans and British - I've seen several interviews today in different news channel where tourists who got out confirmed this. One British got out of...
Forum: Spirituality   11-10-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By kxsiven
I saw this article at BBC. I was wondering if...

I saw this article at BBC. I was wondering if there are similar problems/discussions going on in USA?


"Governments across Europe must do more to safeguard freedom of speech for Muslim reformers...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-07-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By kxsiven
Well, for families like mine Obama's presidency...

Well, for families like mine Obama's presidency doesn't mean anything.

my American spouse and I are still not wellcome to USA. And it is chrystal clear - especially looking for the ballots - we...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-07-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By kxsiven
That's strange since spanking is OK in Great...

That's strange since spanking is OK in Great Britain as long as you don't leave marks on the body...

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Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-06-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By kxsiven
NATO is aggressively spreading to east. The...

NATO is aggressively spreading to east. The missile shield NATO is planning to the estern Europe is irritating Russia. Nato missiles would be on Russia's front door.Nationalism is in huge rise in...
Forum: Pets   08-23-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By kxsiven
I lived in USA 1999-2000. I was shocked to see...

I lived in USA 1999-2000. I was shocked to see how different some breeds looked in USA compared to Europe. I myself had wire-haired dachshund.
The (show)Dachshunds I saw in USA could have never...
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