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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-24-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By Mountaingirl3
My daughters are both sensitive (and fairly...

My daughters are both sensitive (and fairly sheltered--no reception TV). They both loved LH at five, and even more at six. We did stop after Plum Creek.

Another good series for them has been The...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-17-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,684
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Wanted to add that our ds is intact, 2 1/2 with...

Wanted to add that our ds is intact, 2 1/2 with never a penis problem. We don't even wash with soap. Just let him play in the tub! He looks so right to me that I forget that circ exists anymore.
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Forum: Parenting   12-13-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Mountaingirl3
I agonized, too. For the first two years after...

I agonized, too. For the first two years after the birth of our third, I went back and forth on having another. But the feeling has finally faded. I think it's because they require more effort and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-13-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Thanks, autumnloving mama! The whole food thing...

Thanks, autumnloving mama! The whole food thing sounds great, as does the traveling convenience (esp. for overseas travel). We do love the beach at all times of year, and closeness to extended...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-12-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Thanks, everyone! Just you all writing back...

Thanks, everyone! Just you all writing back proves that SOME kind, crunchy people live/haved lived on Long Island.

We're headed there Saturday for a week and will look at towns. I have my fingers...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-09-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,600
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Thanks for this thread, everyone! Great ideas. I...

Thanks for this thread, everyone! Great ideas. I love YA fantasy.

Robin McKinley's The Blue Sword and The Hero's Crown are so good that they deserve yet another mention. Beauty, her original...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-09-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Thanks, Wendy! I'm not a super extrovert who...

Thanks, Wendy! I'm not a super extrovert who needs lots of friends--just a few really good ones. So, it's encouraging to know that it will be possible to find them. My in-laws are building a house...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-08-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Thanks so much for replying. We don't need to...

Thanks so much for replying. We don't need to live in Manhasset, just within reasonable commuting distance.

We're traveling to the area over Thanksgiving and will check it out. I'm guessing it's...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-08-2007, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Hi, all! My husband has his heart set on a PhD...

Hi, all! My husband has his heart set on a PhD program in Manhasset. We currently live in Colorado and I love it here: dry sunny weather, casual, friendly, low pressure, slow-pace,...
Forum: Personal Experiences   10-24-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,663
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Three kids, all vaxed. Plus, I'm Rhneg, so...

Three kids, all vaxed. Plus, I'm Rhneg, so Rhogam in the womb.

In a combined 14 years of life, no chronic health problems, no allergies, one ear infection, antibiotics used twice.

We do our...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-11-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,959
Posted By Mountaingirl3
It sounds like you will be able to resolve this...

It sounds like you will be able to resolve this one. It's good that you're giving yourselves lots of time to keep talking it out. Dh and I have only had one super difficult issue disagreement in our...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-07-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,802
Posted By Mountaingirl3
I wrote too. I don't watch her show but love her...

I wrote too. I don't watch her show but love her magazine. Now, I won't buy it.

If she gets lots of letters, maybe she'll have to pay attention.

Usually, Oprah is pretty good at thinking...
Forum: Parenting   09-14-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Mountaingirl3
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifs I'm sorry I can't think of anything you could do in less than a week. Have grandparents visit soon?
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-13-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,109
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Favs dh and artsy friends give me crap about: ...

Favs dh and artsy friends give me crap about:

Something to Talk About (Julia Roberts, Dennis Quaid)
Aeon Flux (actually, no crap from dh about this one)
Ella Enchanted
Parent Trap
Sabrina...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By Mountaingirl3
For me, the best thing to do when I'm intensely...

For me, the best thing to do when I'm intensely angry is walk away. I need to be by myself, often just for a minute, so that calmness and rationality can return. There is no point in expressing my...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   08-22-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 206
Posted By Mountaingirl3
I'm all for reducing errors. This will give...

I'm all for reducing errors. This will give hospitals incentive to further reduce preventable problems. They can hold new training sessions, write new protocals, and remind staff about certain...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   07-15-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 487
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Just wanted to mention that BC is not the only...

Just wanted to mention that BC is not the only reason to use the Pill. FAM is wonderful (used it to avoid pg and get pg for 15 years with 100% success). But FAM does not help with disfiguring cystic...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-01-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 4,256
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Quote: Originally Posted by magstphil...

Quote:
Originally Posted by magstphil http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8222814)
i had hyperemesis with my first two. the...
Forum: Grief and Loss   07-01-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,145
Posted By Mountaingirl3
It must be agonizing that you can't talk to the...

It must be agonizing that you can't talk to the father. I hope you have other people IRL that you can talk to about it.

I hope your health is OK, and I hope you find a way to grieve this loss...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-01-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By Mountaingirl3
My dh (MD) works long hours. Ten hour days, plus...

My dh (MD) works long hours. Ten hour days, plus nights and weekends on-call. When he's home, he's connecting with the kids or me or both. So, he does almost no housework, yardwork, or shopping. He...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-26-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 2,488
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Quote: Originally Posted by iamama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by iamama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8483222)
I'm all about recycling.
...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-24-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,391
Posted By Mountaingirl3
I do go through phases when I really wish dh...

I do go through phases when I really wish dh were intact. But, he also wishes he were intact, so instead of getting turned off, I wind up feeling great compassion for him and wanting to take care of...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-24-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,391
Posted By Mountaingirl3
oops, double post

oops, double post
Forum: Parenting   06-19-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Mountaingirl3
UVA rays do not cause sunburn. They do cause...

UVA rays do not cause sunburn. They do cause cancer (and wrinkles).

From USA Today http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/...dangers_N.htm:...
Forum: Parenting   06-19-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mountaingirl3
Ok, I read the comments again and noticed that...

Ok, I read the comments again and noticed that people may be trying to protect against burns, but may not be aware that overall sun exposure counts. It's the amount of UV, whether the skin gets red...
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