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Forum: February 2006   07-15-2005, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By DaisyRose
I know there is a lot of regional difference,...

I know there is a lot of regional difference, but Nathan and Kate are super popular where we live. As long as you don't mind your Nathan being one of many, or your Kate being KateM or KateT or...
Forum: Parenting   07-12-2005, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By DaisyRose
I'm not sure if this helps, but my little...

I'm not sure if this helps, but my little brother was/is a breath holder. Whenever he feels stressed out, he holds his breath. He wasn't shy, so it wasn't something he did when meeting new people,...
Forum: Parenting   07-11-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By DaisyRose
My children have no problem understanding that...

My children have no problem understanding that differrent people have different rules. They have tons of friends that don't get to jump on the couch and get screamed at if they bang something wood...
Forum: Parenting   07-11-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By DaisyRose
In our home, "stuff" takes a backseat to people...

In our home, "stuff" takes a backseat to people on almost every occasion. Another post discusses not letting children jump on couches because it "wears the furniture out". I remember threads where...
Forum: Parenting   07-11-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,766
Posted By DaisyRose
Quote: Originally Posted by luv my 2 sweeties ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by luv my 2 sweeties
FWIW, I think the opposite often holds true for fathers with their sons and daughters. I see my dh having that kind of simple, pure, baggage-free love...
Forum: Parenting   07-10-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,766
Posted By DaisyRose
Quote: Originally Posted by andreac ...

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Originally Posted by andreac



But wouldn't the same be true of your mother's feelings on the subject?? MY FAMILY's (and by family I mean DH and I and our son) decisions are final on...
Forum: Parenting   07-10-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,766
Posted By DaisyRose
Good point, andreac. Your son would be the one...

Good point, andreac. Your son would be the one to call you up and ask for advice. I don't personally know a lot of husband's who have that sort of relationship with their own mothers, but I...
Forum: Parenting   07-10-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,766
Posted By DaisyRose
Power and influence don't seem to be quite the...

Power and influence don't seem to be quite the right words. It's not that I think I'll be able to interfere in my daughter's decisions, just that she will be likely to consult me, where I would not...
Forum: Parenting   07-10-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By DaisyRose
Susan, I didn't think your tone was...

Susan,

I didn't think your tone was disresepctful. It sounds light hearted and as if you and your dh generally don't take each other too seriously.

Your DH is not the only uptight person in...
Forum: Parenting   07-10-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,766
Posted By DaisyRose
Wow, Tinkerbell, that sounds perfectly awful. My...

Wow, Tinkerbell, that sounds perfectly awful. My IL's tried the "it's only for family" thing, too. They wanted a family picture of dh, dds and the two of them. I was supposed to stay at home,...
Forum: Parenting   07-09-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,766
Posted By DaisyRose
The mourning two genders thread got me thinking...

The mourning two genders thread got me thinking about the old adage "a daughter is a daughter for life, a son is a son 'til he takes a wife."

I have two girls and will be absolutely thrilled if...
Forum: February 2006   06-23-2005, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By DaisyRose
MrsMoe, it's not about how I look at all. ...

MrsMoe, it's not about how I look at all.

I'm much more interested in health and energy. Even carrying an extra ten pounds has a dramatic impact on my energy and how "light" I feel on my feet....
Forum: February 2006   06-23-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By DaisyRose
My first pregnancy, I swam an hour, five days a...

My first pregnancy, I swam an hour, five days a week, and I did some yoga and low-impact step in addition.

Second baby, not a chance! I had no time, so I bought a pedometer and made certain to...
Forum: February 2006   06-23-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By DaisyRose
My first pregnancy I gained 21 pounds and was...

My first pregnancy I gained 21 pounds and was back in my regular clothes in three weeks. My second one, I gained 27 pounds, which really felt like too much. I had to wear some transition clothes for...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2005, 09:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,039
Posted By DaisyRose
I encourage barefootedness because I dislike...

I encourage barefootedness because I dislike communicating the idea that the earth is very dangerous and treacherous and something we need to be protected from.

Sure, you need to pay attention,...
Forum: Parenting   06-21-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,332
Posted By DaisyRose
Can I ask what cultural groups your family...

Can I ask what cultural groups your family includes?

Grandparents in China, India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Vietnam and many other Asian countries routinely sleep with and take care of children,...
Forum: Parenting   06-21-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By DaisyRose
I wouldn't space mine closer than three years...

I wouldn't space mine closer than three years because one thing I've noticed a lot is how the youngest one grows up in a world of violence. A sibling that is still a baby herself, or himself, can...
Forum: Parenting   06-21-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By DaisyRose
I think it totally depends on what the options...

I think it totally depends on what the options for making other friends are in your area. If these are the only mommy friends you're likely to have, then it's best to just grin and bear it and be...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-17-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By DaisyRose
Almost the exact same situation here, and I've...

Almost the exact same situation here, and I've managed to regain my sanity by reminding myself that I will go back and start my PhD when my youngest feels ready, even though we plan on...
Forum: Parenting   06-15-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By DaisyRose
Are you the sort of person who has good...

Are you the sort of person who has good instincts? Can you generally trust your own heart?

If so, then trust the fact that you are freaking out to mean your instincts are telling you this is not...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By DaisyRose
I can't tell you how many people FREAKED out at...

I can't tell you how many people FREAKED out at my approach, but it worked wonders for us!

We talked about the new baby A LOT and Daisy came to every midwife appointment. She was at the birth,...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By DaisyRose
I had to go on a conference when my oldest was...

I had to go on a conference when my oldest was about 18 mos old, and I took her with me, with dh. It was great fun. We had a blast, and I felt like the unfamiliar surroundings were sufficiently...
Forum: Parenting   06-12-2005, 02:43 AM
Replies: 36
  Smoking
Views: 1,296
Posted By DaisyRose
 Zyban is a prescription medication designed...


Zyban is a prescription medication designed to help smokers quit more easily than without the drug. It comes in a pill form. It does not contain nicotine

Zyban's history is interesting. Smokers...
Forum: Parenting   06-12-2005, 01:57 AM
Replies: 36
  Smoking
Views: 1,296
Posted By DaisyRose
Let me preface all of this, Matzfam, by saying...

Let me preface all of this, Matzfam, by saying that I am NOT a doctor, nor do I work in the health care field, but I have now walked four people through this quit smoking plan, including my dh.
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Forum: Parenting   06-11-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By DaisyRose
Count me as one of the "right from the start"...

Count me as one of the "right from the start" mamas, too.

I look around for glass, rocks big enough to choke on and garbage, but other than that, my girls have been dirt eaters since day one.
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