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Forum: California, Nevada   07-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By filamentary
and, btw, i finally made that meetup group i've...

and, btw, i finally made that meetup group i've been saying i'm going to start. the link is listed on the other thread i linked to, but it wouldn't update this thread, so you probably wouldn't know...
Forum: California, Nevada   07-29-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By filamentary
ok, i finally did it. i made my meetup group! ...

ok, i finally did it. i made my meetup group! check it out:
http://www.meetup.com/NELA-attachment-unconditional-parenting-discussion-hangout/
Forum: Babywearing   01-20-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By filamentary
ok, good to know. =) they offer conversion of...

ok, good to know. =) they offer conversion of those fabrics into a ring sling for $90, but i bet i could get the rings and do it myself for far less. i am guessing that the rings make it faster to...
Forum: Babywearing   01-19-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By filamentary
i saw a lot of suggestions and useful feedback...

i saw a lot of suggestions and useful feedback about wrap-carriers in here that i'll have to refer back to, so i'm subscribing to this thread. still a smidgen early for me, but the world of wraps...
Forum: California, Nevada   01-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By filamentary
another moms club link b/c apparently membership...

another moms club link b/c apparently membership is contingent upon your zipcode (i guess it keeps it so all members actually live nearby):

http://momsclubeaglerockhighlandpark.com

this one...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-21-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,989
Posted By filamentary
i read about mothering as a rare and awesome...

i read about mothering as a rare and awesome website/magazine (except, i guess it's not a magazine anymore) that would be one of the few places where i would not be subjected to a ton of terrible...
Forum: Parenting   11-15-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,801
Posted By filamentary
i am not a momma yet, but occasionally i wonder...

i am not a momma yet, but occasionally i wonder if all the trouble trying to *get* babies to sleep is less a problem of them having trouble getting to sleep, and more a problem of trying to get them...
Forum: California, Nevada   10-17-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By filamentary
ok, i'll let you know!...

ok, i'll let you know! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-09-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
also, guys, WRT armpit odor control? i've been...

also, guys, WRT armpit odor control? i've been using "jungleman" with a pretty high success rate! tips: keep it in the fridge if it's warmer than 80 degrees indoors or else the stuff is sludgey &...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-09-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dinahx http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390162/would-you-make-your-daughter-wear-a-bra/50_50#post_17478712)...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-05-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
yeah, actually, good point. and genuinely hadn't...

yeah, actually, good point. and genuinely hadn't occurred to me either. but i suppose there are probably as many examples of school nurses providing an extra pair of caring adult eyes where the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-04-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 772
Posted By filamentary
(btw, can i say how exciting it is to see so...

(btw, can i say how exciting it is to see so many of you casually mentioning, in passing, the use of baby signs?!! i studied a bit of linguistics & ASL & in that context learned that babies can use...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-04-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
they're still only saying "we don't have enough...

they're still only saying "we don't have enough evidence yet", and they do know aluminum causes DNA mutations. it's safe to say the jury's still out on this one. i'm going with the precautionary...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-04-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
i think it's unwise to pretend to be ahead of...

i think it's unwise to pretend to be ahead of the research – no one knows the answer for sure about the link between breast cancer & aluminum. that's why it's still being so heavily researched....
Forum: Unschooling   10-04-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By filamentary
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rumi http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390406/recommendations-for-non-fiction-reading/0_50#post_17476663)

All right...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-03-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,863
Posted By filamentary
we considered this for a bit, but then after...

we considered this for a bit, but then after reading a bit about breastfeeding just in the context of what it will entail for me, we immediately thought of all these reasons it would be more trouble...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-03-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By filamentary
we hope to be pregnant soon, so i'll check back...

we hope to be pregnant soon, so i'll check back to this thread and if you're still gathering participants at that time, i'm happy to help.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-03-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By filamentary
another reason not to stress the BBT: it is only...

another reason not to stress the BBT: it is only helpful, really, for giving you information over a period of months prior to actually TTC.  when it's actually time, and you're about to ovulate, the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-03-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
just thought i'd chime in with my experience....

just thought i'd chime in with my experience.  first of all, when kids were trying their hand at making sexualized comments when i was in late elementary school, they always went for butts, not...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-03-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,375
Posted By filamentary
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chuord http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390162/would-you-make-your-daughter-wear-a-bra/60#post_17473758)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-03-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,396
Posted By filamentary
yeah, as a few others have mentioned, i don't...

yeah, as a few others have mentioned, i don't know how in the world a random stranger is going to know that the little 4-yr-old kid is a girl or a boy.  and also, if you're afraid that some person...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-03-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By filamentary
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Piglet68 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-03-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,557
Posted By filamentary
i have been guilty of accidentally sorta staring...

i have been guilty of accidentally sorta staring (well, i think perhaps seeming like it): i am noticing the cute little momma/baby-in-sling duo, not really aware they're breastfeeding, then i will...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-02-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,469
Posted By filamentary
i feel like these message boards are so often...

i feel like these message boards are so often about such incredibly personal aspects of our lives, that it's actually pretty cool & amazing how mature & supportive the vast majority of things said...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-02-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By filamentary
yeah, i think you said it: portion control.  my...

yeah, i think you said it: portion control.  my doctor told me years ago that basically i could accomplish what i wanted (i was only "chubby") with portion control.  she was probably right.  that if...
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