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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 102
Posted By salr
I know you know. It's frustrating isn't it? I...

I know you know. It's frustrating isn't it? I hope he lets it go too. Maybe he will since you keep showing him those facts. Then he can save face by just saying nothing. I mean, if it's about facts...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 35
Posted By salr
Lalalovely's recipe looks about right. I don't...

Lalalovely's recipe looks about right. I don't care for bananas too much so I'd just use honey to sweeten it. Add blackberries. YUM. No joke.

Although I wouldn't go for more than a 2x1 inch strip...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 78
Posted By salr
Just getting out there and connecting with people...

Just getting out there and connecting with people could lead you in the right direction, even if it doesn't end up being a true friendship. Those mammas might have mamma friends that are more your...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-23-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By salr
Just watch out for really sharp corners, glass,...

Just watch out for really sharp corners, glass, tippy furniture, and then let them run around. I remember the first time my kid had a cut inside the mouth...that was a lot of blood. I remember...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 102
Posted By salr
And yeah, after looking at an intact penis...

And yeah, after looking at an intact penis hopefully he'll have my same experience of looking at it and being able to not even imagine that it's a good idea to cut off half its skin. It will look...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-23-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 102
Posted By salr
If a girl might get UTIs is it a good idea to cut...

If a girl might get UTIs is it a good idea to cut off her clitoral hood?
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 116
Posted By salr
I just wanted to pop in to say that I am the kids...

I just wanted to pop in to say that I am the kids off gal who would never want to be in a birth center instead of my home. That being said, if you love the birth center and think there is an...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By salr
Oh, and in the past I've also replaced the candy...

Oh, and in the past I've also replaced the candy with other food items that are healthier treats. That went over really well too.
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By salr
I think of a Christmas gift as equivalent to a...

I think of a Christmas gift as equivalent to a birthday gift. I didn't want to attach my own pricing structure onto anyone else's budget...but, for me that would be more than a bag of bouncy balls...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By salr
I don't know if it was on here, but I read about...

I don't know if it was on here, but I read about the Switch Witch a while ago and tried it out. We love it. The kids leave it candy and the witch comes at night to trade out the candy for a toy. We...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   11-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By salr
You could also talk to your babies about coming...

You could also talk to your babies about coming out soon. Might help, can't hurt.
Forum: Homebirth   11-05-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By salr
I recommend researching your options as best you...

I recommend researching your options as best you can, including calling all midwives in the area and just explaining the situation. Then you'll know for sure what your limitations are.

In...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By salr
If the OB were really concerned about your babies...

If the OB were really concerned about your babies he would calmly attempt to convince you by giving you real reasons, and then assume that you'd do what is right for your children. I'm appalled on...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-03-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By salr
It sounds like she IS just a different kid, but a...

It sounds like she IS just a different kid, but a normal kid. I think you're frustrated because she's just not as mature as your girl. Who knows, having consistency when you all move in together...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-03-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By salr
Is his daughter like this everywhere? Does she...

Is his daughter like this everywhere? Does she have problems at school or does she just not like it? How is she with her mom? Maybe the new school environment will help out.

What is there that's...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-24-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By salr
VocalMinority had some good advice too, about...

VocalMinority had some good advice too, about talking out loud with your son about the limitations of his step dad.
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-24-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By salr
Also, it seems just plain smart to be more into...

Also, it seems just plain smart to be more into your own professional development when your company has no loyalty to you.
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-24-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By salr
I think in general the answer is no, they are not...

I think in general the answer is no, they are not different. Ancient philosophers lamented that children "these days" had the same problems.

I wonder if people seem more rude now because now we...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-24-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By salr
I reread this and saw that your husband even...

I reread this and saw that your husband even laughed at your son when he was frustrated with his math homework. Who the heck does that kind of thing?

And even when it's basketball, which your...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By salr
I hope someone has something smart to say. This...

I hope someone has something smart to say. This one sounds like a doozy. Does you husband care that he is hurting your son? Being teased every day sounds painful. And I assume that the husband thinks...
Forum: Activism and News   10-23-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,667
Posted By salr
I think that a mom prioritizing her needs above...

I think that a mom prioritizing her needs above others occasionally is actually looking out for her children. If getting done time to yourself makes you a better mom, then that's what you should do,...
Forum: Activism and News   10-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,667
Posted By salr
I also wanted to add that I totally feel the...

I also wanted to add that I totally feel the struggle of working out of the home and trying to balance expectations, roles, and duties.

It's just that, to me, it's not AP stuff that bothers me....
Forum: Activism and News   10-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,667
Posted By salr
The things you're describing,OP, are things that...

The things you're describing,OP, are things that have never seemed to me to be not-AP. Strollers, balancing work and breastfeeding...I think AP is about attachment as in whether or not you're...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By salr
I found reading other people's birth stories to...

I found reading other people's birth stories to be helpful.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-09-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By salr
Just to clarify, what I was saying is that my...

Just to clarify, what I was saying is that my messy house takes away from the joys we could be experiencing living in a clean house! ...like the relaxed feeling, finding things easily, kids growing...
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