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Forum: Parenting   03-16-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,032
Posted By kindchen
Your son and his friends are obsessed with...

Your son and his friends are obsessed with Legos, and that means the company is predatory? The marketing that is somehow causing this desire are the little pamphlets that come in the Lego packages?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-16-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By kindchen
There are two things I don't understand here. I...

There are two things I don't understand here. I don't understand being "shocked" that a 7-year-old pushed someone. Is that really shocking? I mean, he didn't punch him in the nose, right? They were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,246
Posted By kindchen
Congratulations on your pregnancy! We live in...

Congratulations on your pregnancy! We live in the Southeast, and we've gotten only positive reactions to our third pregnancy. My husband has lots of colleagues with four or even more children....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By kindchen
You have to tone down the worry, or you're going...

You have to tone down the worry, or you're going to have a miserable pregnancy. Normal daily stress doesn't hurt babies--you going crazy with worry over every little stressor during pregnancy is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,260
Posted By kindchen
I ignored my mw's advice to drink nettle & red...

I ignored my mw's advice to drink nettle & red raspberry leaf tea in my first pregnancy, and bled enough after delivery to need injections of pitocin and methergine after the herbs she gave me did...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-19-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,956
Posted By kindchen
That happens to me and it is really icky. My...

That happens to me and it is really icky. My midwife told me it was okay to take Prevacid, and that has helped. That might not be an acceptable solution for you, though. I'm on my third pregnancy...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-19-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By kindchen
Yes, I would just trust that the majority...

Yes, I would just trust that the majority language will not be a problem, and use the early years to get the child as strong in the minority language as possible. It is SO hard to encourage the...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-19-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By kindchen
It's funny--when I read your post, it sounded...

It's funny--when I read your post, it sounded like your son was adopted. I mean, you make it sound like he doesn't share YOUR ethnicity. But he is your biracial, biological son right? So he has tons...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-12-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,195
Posted By kindchen
I kind of think that there are all these men in...

I kind of think that there are all these men in the U.S. walking around not complaining, either (a) because they don't know what they're missing, or (b) if they are having issues related to...
Forum: Homebirth   01-02-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By kindchen
I just used a deepish bathtub, and it worked...

I just used a deepish bathtub, and it worked great! I'm a tall person who gets huge when pregnant, and there was plenty of space in a tub that is deeper than usual, but not a huge garden tub. 
Forum: Parenting   12-26-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By kindchen
My daughters (3 & 4) are great friends, but they...

My daughters (3 & 4) are great friends, but they also both have strong personalities, and there is quite a bit of fighting at our house. I don't just sit by and let my kids deal with problems. If...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-11-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 775
Posted By kindchen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by BabyMae09 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   12-10-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,216
Posted By kindchen
I don't know the details of your life with your...

I don't know the details of your life with your son, but it sounds like something needs to change--radically. 
 
Personally, I wouldn't be feeling mother-love or any kind of love for anybody if I...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-10-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 775
Posted By kindchen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by BabyMae09 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-08-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By kindchen
I don't really have advice, but I wanted to...

I don't really have advice, but I wanted to mention that it will be important for you to contact an attorney regarding where you should file if you get to that point. I'm not an expert, but I know...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-08-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 775
Posted By kindchen
Thanks for the advice, everybody. This man is...

Thanks for the advice, everybody. This man is not physically abusive, he is emotionally abusive. I know that you can never predict what someone will do, but I don't think my SIL and niece are in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-01-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By kindchen
Rose  Adelaide Astrid Katarina (so much...

Rose 
Adelaide
Astrid
Katarina (so much nickname potential)
Ziva
Lucy
Lily
Beatrice
Theresa (Tessa, Tess)
 
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-30-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 775
Posted By kindchen
Wow, thanks for all the responses! Somehow I...

Wow, thanks for all the responses! Somehow I stopped getting updates after the first several. 
 
DH did tell his sister that her plan to visit with her husband won't work for us. I don't think he...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-18-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By kindchen
I haven't ever sent electronic Christmas...

I haven't ever sent electronic Christmas cards/newsletters, but I get them every year. I'm not sure what you mean about a service. The ones I have gotten are pdf documents attached to an email. From...
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-24-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 775
Posted By kindchen
My husband's sister is in an emotionally abusive...

My husband's sister is in an emotionally abusive marriage. Her husband belittles her, lies to her, sleeps with other women, and tells her that all their problems would be solved if she would have...
Forum: Learning at School   10-12-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By kindchen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Polliwog http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332479/kindergarten-readiness#post_16696528)

I'm more...
Forum: Learning at School   10-10-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By kindchen
Thank you so much for the dose of perspective. I...

Thank you so much for the dose of perspective. I think part of my issue is that I always had homeschooling as an option in my mind, and when I recently decided that it is not my preferred option, I...
Forum: Learning at School   10-09-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By kindchen
or can we talk about the pros and cons of...

or can we talk about the pros and cons of "redshirting"?
 
My dd will turn 5 next July. In our area, the good public schools are magnets, and the application process started in September for next...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-09-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By kindchen
Just to ease your mind about the...

Just to ease your mind about the passports---your husband would have to have a notarized consent form from you in order to get passports for your children without having you physically present. 
Forum: April 2012   08-28-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By kindchen
I am so sorry for your loss, Judy.

I am so sorry for your loss, Judy.
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