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Forum: Fertility   02-12-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By Claudia Chapman
One more thought. We've all made mistakes when it...

One more thought. We've all made mistakes when it comes to our sexuality. Sometimes the world sends a not-so-subtle message to young women that those mistakes define who we are.

Did you make a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-11-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I love the suggestion to just look at them like...

I love the suggestion to just look at them like he can't believe they asked something so stupid.
Forum: Fertility   02-11-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By Claudia Chapman
What made you come here to ask this question?

What made you come here to ask this question?
Forum: Fertility   02-11-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Why didn't we use contraception? Do I want to...

Why didn't we use contraception?
Do I want to be pregnant?

Those are the questions to ask yourself today on your way to the clinic. If you don't want to be pregnant, it will probably be easier on...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-17-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By Claudia Chapman
You mentioned that you "have made new rules for...

You mentioned that you "have made new rules for my husband..."

That's an unusual turn of phrase - making rules for a spouse. How does that work?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-14-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I understand that you believed Laura was actually...

I understand that you believed Laura was actually a pervert or even a pedophile. Am I correct that this is what you were referring to by "the P word?" Taken in that context, your responses were very...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-13-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Just my opinion here. I think Laura has been...

Just my opinion here. I think Laura has been exceedingly gracious in her responses. She's really gone above and beyond.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-13-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Thanks Laura. And Lauren.

Thanks Laura. And Lauren.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-12-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By Claudia Chapman
What do you think the downside or risk of taking...

What do you think the downside or risk of taking a dose of Vitamin K is?
Forum: August 2016 Due Date Club   01-06-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Do you have a naturopath or other practitioner...

Do you have a naturopath or other practitioner who can do energy testing? My naturopath does a form of testing which uses acupressure points to ask questions. It sounds like the worst woo woo you can...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-29-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Thank you Miranda. That was a very clear...

Thank you Miranda. That was a very clear explanation.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-28-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
If a post isn't real is there a better way to...

If a post isn't real is there a better way to handle it? Publicly insulting the integrity of the poster, based solely on suspicion, doesn't feel like the right way for a helping community to handle...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-24-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
i understand why you might be suspicious. (There...

i understand why you might be suspicious. (There was a post here some time back about a girl who wanted to be naked in front of the family and their holiday guests. To me it was clearly fraudulent,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-23-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Does anyone else see the humor in posting...

Does anyone else see the humor in posting anonymously, using a nickname, to suggest someone who signs their name might not be real?

I was just taking a breather and reread the original post...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-19-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,894
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Accidental double post. Disregard this one.

Accidental double post. Disregard this one.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-19-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,894
Posted By Claudia Chapman
It's just a hunch. She mentioned that she has two...

It's just a hunch. She mentioned that she has two children who are not typical teens. I've known people with varying degrees of "social awkwardness." They genuinely need to have emotions and social...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Claudia Chapman
What a difficult situation for your mother. I'm...

What a difficult situation for your mother. I'm sure it's very difficult to set boundaries under the circumstances. Is she fearful that if she says something that it might increase the tension and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Thank you for the link. As the writer of the...

Thank you for the link.

As the writer of the article you so kindly linked me to points out "People have long used capital letters to set text apart and convey its importance, but upper case...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-19-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,307
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Was it really shouting? I just saw it as emphasis...

Was it really shouting? I just saw it as emphasis - something which might have been italicized had the original poster realized that we have an option here to italicize our text. I'm on an iPad and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-18-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,894
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I'll admit I find the thread odd, but...

I'll admit I find the thread odd, but interesting.

I understand the desire to shake someone up so they listen but I'm not sure that telling the OP she is crazy is the best way for a helping...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,874
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I understood your point. I'm sorry you have to...

I understood your point. I'm sorry you have to deal with such a limited school district. As you've demonstrated the rules vary from state to state and city to city.

It's definitely worth a shot to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,874
Posted By Claudia Chapman
In Connecticut she probably could have enrolled...

In Connecticut she probably could have enrolled to take advanced classes, like physics, at the local state college. Lots of kids do that during senior year, or at least they used to.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,874
Posted By Claudia Chapman
Sometimes a new school can make all the...

Sometimes a new school can make all the difference, especially when there's a cycle of meanness and gossip at the old school. Sometimes all we need is a fresh start.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,874
Posted By Claudia Chapman
If your state or town has strict rules there's a...

If your state or town has strict rules there's a trick to circumvent them. Find out if there's a subject offered at the school you wish for your child to attend which is not offered in your district...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,894
Posted By Claudia Chapman
I hear how frustrated you are. Do your or...

I hear how frustrated you are.

Do your or your husband have social anxiety? Aspbergers perhaps?
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