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Forum: Queer Parenting   03-01-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By olivedo
dp and i have four children. two bio mine and...

dp and i have four children. two bio mine and two bio hers.
i am mom for my two
she is mom for her two
i am aunt for her two
she is aunt for my two

works perfectly. we each get to retain that...
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-01-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By olivedo
My cousin and her dh changed their last name...

My cousin and her dh changed their last name when their first child was born. Now the whole family has the new last name and it's working out fabulously for all of them.

My dp and I are going to...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-25-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By olivedo
Hey, I didn't read the other responses to your...

Hey, I didn't read the other responses to your initial posting. I was so interested in your story and your insecurity that I had to get straight to writing.

First of all, I was married for 10...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-15-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,042
Posted By olivedo
Hello, I just wanted to say that my...

Hello,
I just wanted to say that my grandmother was russian and I remember she used to sing to me. She sang to me all the time and I loved it.

She will be different because she is a different...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-12-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,290
Posted By olivedo
mineisnow.blogspot.com ...

mineisnow.blogspot.com

lifeisbetterthangood.blogspot.com

we are parents to four and this is a record of what and how we are learning along the way.
Forum: Parenting   02-12-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,033
Posted By olivedo
Quote: Originally Posted by ToastyToes...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ToastyToes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13173242)
Me! My kids & I live with my parents. I am...
Forum: Parenting   02-12-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,033
Posted By olivedo
Quote: Originally Posted by AngelBee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngelBee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13171602)
Honestly...it depends on the day...
Forum: Parenting   02-10-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,033
Posted By olivedo
Quote: Originally Posted by Mamato3wild ponnie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mamato3wild ponnie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13142970)
I had to let go of any and all...
Forum: Parenting   02-10-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,033
Posted By olivedo
Quote: Originally Posted by AngelBee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngelBee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13121690)...
Forum: Parenting   02-03-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,033
Posted By olivedo
Anyone out there living in a multi generational...

Anyone out there living in a multi generational home?
I need a tribe within the tribe.

I love the idea of my children getting the benefit of family. The problem of course is that this is 2009...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-02-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,716
Posted By olivedo
If he would leave it alone they could just be...

If he would leave it alone they could just be sisters. Sisters have natural rivalries. I mean, come on, girls get jealous and superior and then they get over it. With his influence already set in...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-02-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,976
Posted By olivedo
I'll just start right off by saying that I have...

I'll just start right off by saying that I have zero for men who don't commit to their children 100%. I certainly can't say to you that he isn't a good father but from your posts it seems like he...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-02-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,846
Posted By olivedo
Go. Take the trip, but take all the precautions....

Go. Take the trip, but take all the precautions.

The dry season and proper clothing should get you through. Of course there will be risk, but you are going to place that has risk involved. It's...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-02-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,290
Posted By olivedo
Good Thread - I've read everyone's blog so far...

Good Thread - I've read everyone's blog so far and I love them.

Check us out on facebook - Becca Lively
we're in FL and the profile picture is a pair of reading glasses on an open notebook.

...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-02-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By olivedo
Quote: Originally Posted by ellephant...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ellephant http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13114911)
I am so torn.
She is at the recruiter now,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-02-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By olivedo
I was military for years and married to a man...

I was military for years and married to a man while I was in. We have children together who are now covered under his military benefits though we are divorced.

If you have children who are...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-01-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By olivedo
If you're looking for coastline then Florida is...

If you're looking for coastline then Florida is worth considering. We live in Pensacola and though they have the most churches per capita in the state we've had zero problems here. Our children have...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-01-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By olivedo
Hey I had a similar situation. I grew up in...

Hey I had a similar situation. I grew up in whiteland USA and I think my family never even considered the idea that I would bring home anyone other than a farmboy from the next town.

I do think...
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