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Forum: Multicultural Families   05-16-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,313
Posted By doctoreleanor
Hi I posted 9/13/2012  The fact that this...

Hi I posted 9/13/2012  The fact that this discussion is still going on tells us there is a whole lot of feelings around this topic. Seems it is difficult to move on. My only wish is that the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-25-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,446
Posted By doctoreleanor
yes to all said Over the years I realize that...

yes to all said
Over the years I realize that we rely so much on speech. the words we use. and the positive word does not seem to come easily. It takes some thinking to always come up with a...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-23-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By doctoreleanor
I love this. I never underestimate godparents....

I love this. I never underestimate godparents. Especially when they see their position as something important. Children seem to love to have relatives with different names and responsibilities....
Forum: Multicultural Families   11-23-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By doctoreleanor
I was thinking that perhaps this communication...

I was thinking that perhaps this communication problem really brings out the need for not taking things for granted. I know it's past now  but... (smile) In most cultures, the man is the head of the...
Forum: Activism and News   09-22-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By doctoreleanor
I want to commend  merpk Mama Fae for this....

I want to commend  merpk Mama Fae for this. Acronyms have now taken over. We are in so much of a rush. The total list was 1070. Can yu imagine! No wonder I am not feeling guilty about not keeping up!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-22-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 480
Posted By doctoreleanor
I am for good ice cream. Baked goods make me...

I am for good ice cream. Baked goods make me feel guilty. Devon House Stout ice cream!! made with Guinness stout....no comparison
Forum: Parenting   09-13-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By doctoreleanor
I agree with Queen Jane and in general the...

I agree with Queen Jane and in general the comments being made about differing parenting styles. I wouldn't say anything to her right out as it might strain your relationship. Why not lessen the...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-13-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By doctoreleanor
Thanks Queen Hope to make some useful comments

Thanks Queen
Hope to make some useful comments
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-13-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By doctoreleanor
Hi I called myself doctoreleanor as that's...

Hi
I called myself doctoreleanor as that's what would fit as eleanor is gone and I am a retired prof in social work. Joining because I want to talk mothering as I have had my share. Now writing...
Forum: Multicultural Families   09-13-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,313
Posted By doctoreleanor
Very distressing. Agree totally that race is a...

Very distressing. Agree totally that race is a social construct and therefore loaded with society's' biases  I am new to this forum so adding my comment anyway. Racist comments are racist comments....
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