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Forum: Life With a Baby   Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Viola P
Mine are just under two years apart and the...

Mine are just under two years apart and the youngest just turned 1. It was a really tough adjustment going from having an only child to having two. But it does get better. Especially now that the...
Forum: Parenting   Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,480
Posted By Viola P
Thank you contactmaya. We agree on many things...

Thank you contactmaya. We agree on many things except that you seem to believe that the US is a democracy, when in fact it no longer is. I think that several political scientists, including the very...
Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,480
Posted By Viola P
The first two minutes of this shows the problem...

The first two minutes of this shows the problem with misinformation, etc...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltun92DfnPY

The rest is also beautiful
Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,480
Posted By Viola P
One of the bigger problems with it, which i think...

One of the bigger problems with it, which i think you suggest ^, is that it doesn't just catch abuse anymore, it catches all kinds of things that are just judgement calls. The content in the Salon...
Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,480
Posted By Viola P
contactmaya I too am VERY concerned about...

contactmaya

I too am VERY concerned about the expansion of the government into the private lives of families. I find it very worrisome that people trust the government so much more than they trust...
Forum: Potty Learning   03-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Viola P
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-26-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Viola P
Two years is definitely enough, to me one year is...

Two years is definitely enough, to me one year is enough. My ds self weaned at 16 months when i entered 2T with dd, who has now just turned one and only bf's in the morning and before bed (her...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-26-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Viola P
I saw a group of 8 - 10 year olds walking alone...

I saw a group of 8 - 10 year olds walking alone the other day and my first thought wasn't "oh no better call the government". I don't know who these people are that trust the government so freakin...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Viola P
Yes there are definitely times when intervention...

Yes there are definitely times when intervention can be justified, and there are times when it can't. Honestly, as someone who works in this area i can honestly say that i see a lot of cases where i...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-25-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Viola P
I think this is the funniest thread i've read so...

I think this is the funniest thread i've read so far on mothering.

And also, let us all remember that most of us get frustrated with our babies sometimes. It's just that most of us probably...
Forum: Homebirth   03-25-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Viola P
I had a waterbirth in an apartment above a...

I had a waterbirth in an apartment above a storage shed on a farm. It was beyond amazing. It wasn't very noisy, like you the only time i really made noise was when my uterus was pushing the baby out....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,488
Posted By Viola P
The US is such a complicated place. The biggest...

The US is such a complicated place. The biggest government only when it comes to removing people's freedoms, otherwise, when it comes to health care or gun control, no government at all. The least...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   03-25-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Viola P
I'm wishing for a happy and healthy birth for you.

I'm wishing for a happy and healthy birth for you.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-25-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By Viola P
Haha, that's really funny. It's true that going...

Haha, that's really funny. It's true that going from wearing no makeup to wearing it regularly could be drastic in some situations.



Now I'm intrigued...what's mineral makeup? Sounds cool.
Forum: Potty Learning   03-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Viola P
Have you tried taking away the diapers all...

Have you tried taking away the diapers all together and letting her go naked from the waist down for a week or so? We did this with ds and he was "trained" in a week. We warned him before we were...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-22-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Viola P
With my little guy he refused all "stranger" care...

With my little guy he refused all "stranger" care until he was almost 2. At first i thought it was the care providers until we were at the 3rd one and i realized it was probably just him. It made...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-22-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Viola P
Yeah we are using the quadracel - polio,...

Yeah we are using the quadracel - polio, pertusis, diptheria and tetanus. I consider that the "big" one. All the other vaccines seem less important to me.

I'm still on the fence with MMR but am...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Viola P
Yeah, i know right. It's terrifying. Obviously i...

Yeah, i know right. It's terrifying. Obviously i try not to but sometimes I yell. I guess if my neighbors don't like it they could call the police and say there's a "domestic disturbance" and the...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Viola P
"The judge actually specifically said that he did...

"The judge actually specifically said that he did not consider UC to be a factor and that it was not illegal"

Just because the judge said that doesn't mean it wasn't a factor. Judges are only...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-21-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Viola P
Which vaccines did you end up getting? Both of...

Which vaccines did you end up getting? Both of mine are in group care. My 3yo has had 2 rounds of Dtap, my 1yo has had no vaccines. In April i'm going to get ds topped up and i'll get dd her first...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-21-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,970
Posted By Viola P
I remember when i was a ftm people always were...

I remember when i was a ftm people always were giving me sh-t and everyone had an opinion. By the second they know to keep their mouths shut.

There might also be a generational issue here. People...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-21-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Viola P
Wow, congrats. My second was UC and it was...

Wow, congrats. My second was UC and it was amazing! I LOVE her name!! Congrats to you all, what a beautiful family.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By Viola P
I wouldn't feel comfortable asking for my $ back...

I wouldn't feel comfortable asking for my $ back after opening and using it. Maybe if it was expensive i'd feel differently. I wore it today, it looks pretty young to me, but whatever!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By Viola P
Yes but i opened it. It was only $6 so not the...

Yes but i opened it. It was only $6 so not the end of the world, but still frustrating. I'm pretty frugal so even $6 seems a lot to spend on something like lip gloss!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-19-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By Viola P
Ugh, I'm trying to get back into wearing makeup...

Ugh, I'm trying to get back into wearing makeup and bought some tinted lip gloss today and it came out silvery-pink! Not what i wanted! So irritating to spend $ on the wrong thing.
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