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Forum: Parenting   02-23-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,776
Posted By heidi526
I don't think people object to infant travel...

I don't think people object to infant travel systems, which is what I think you are referring to. They object to people who leave their kids in them for hours and hours and hours. I had one of those...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-04-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By heidi526
No judge is going to care about whether or not...

No judge is going to care about whether or not you make your kids wear socks. If they didn't have shoes and it was cold, that would be a different story, but socks -- give me a break. Let him...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-27-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,343
Posted By heidi526
The Court will presume that you are earning what...

The Court will presume that you are earning what you could earn at a regular job working 40 hours a week, without travel (i.e. $40,000). Then, it will put that income into a diode program (also...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-18-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By heidi526
Quote: Originally Posted by MuslimMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MuslimMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14919452)
Ok, I will be the first to say there are...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-29-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By heidi526
Have you thought maybe the grandma told the kid...

Have you thought maybe the grandma told the kid this so that she didn't feel different to the rest of her mother's family. I understand that maybe there has been other things that have gone on that...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-28-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,359
Posted By heidi526
Quote: Originally Posted by joates...

Quote:
Originally Posted by joates http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14590587)
what are mongolian spots? I'm black and have...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-26-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By heidi526
I would just caution you to make sure that you...

I would just caution you to make sure that you understand all the legal ramifications of sponsoring someone if you decide to go that route. You are making a financial commitment and if it doesn't...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-20-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,359
Posted By heidi526
I agree with GoBecGo, a DNA test is probably...

I agree with GoBecGo, a DNA test is probably your best bet. Both of my half-asian children have light brown hair, dark eyes and mongolian marks, but neither of them looks as Asian as the Gosselin...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-14-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By heidi526
I don't think this is a cultural issue. I know...

I don't think this is a cultural issue. I know many college educated Indian women that stay home with their kids and no one thinks anything of it. I also know lots of white women that complain that...
Forum: Multicultural Families   09-11-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By heidi526
There is not a whole lot you can do about it....

There is not a whole lot you can do about it. You cannot control other people. My in laws have never spoken to me and they refuse to acknowledge our children, so we just don't see them. It is hard...
Forum: Multicultural Families   09-11-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,614
Posted By heidi526
I dated a guy like this many years ago. Thank...

I dated a guy like this many years ago. Thank God I left him and found myself a wonderful husband. All those little lies gather up into something called CON ARTIST. It has nothing to do with race,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   09-11-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By heidi526
Danielle, I married a Vietnamese man, whose...

Danielle,

I married a Vietnamese man, whose family has similar attitudes towards interracial marriage as your xdp and I will tell you, it has been difficult. My husband is wonderful, but his...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-29-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By heidi526
Thanks for all your input, but since my last...

Thanks for all your input, but since my last post, things kind of spun out of control and we have now cut off all contact with his parents, so it is all kind of a moot point.

My DH called his dad...
Forum: Multicultural Families   01-08-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By heidi526
My husband is not the oldest. There are six...

My husband is not the oldest. There are six kids, two boys and 4 girls and he is the younger son and has two younger sisters.

My husband is Catholic and no, we did not get married in the Church...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-18-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By heidi526
Thanks everyone. I have kind of given up on...

Thanks everyone. I have kind of given up on these people.
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-04-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,414
Posted By heidi526
Autumn, We make a point of visiting his...

Autumn,

We make a point of visiting his side of the family at least every two or three months, but we only visit those who behave appropriately. I am not willing to keep my husband or my children...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-03-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,414
Posted By heidi526
My husband is Vietnamese and I am Caucasian and...

My husband is Vietnamese and I am Caucasian and we have been married about two years. My husband's mother will not speak to me and has never even said hello, so I don't call her anything. My FIL...
Forum: Multicultural Families   11-26-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By heidi526
I noticed that a number of you on this site are...

I noticed that a number of you on this site are Vietnamese and I thought I would ask for your advice on an ongoing issue that I have had with my in laws. I am Caucasian and my husband is Viet (came...
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