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Forum: Personal Growth   08-21-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Thank you both Linda and tri 31.  Both of your...

Thank you both Linda and tri 31.  Both of your replies were very thoughtful and useful.  
Forum: Personal Growth   08-21-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By SusanElizabeth
"The body is the faithful servant of the spirit...

"The body is the faithful servant of the spirit it carries".  I love this quote.  I like it much more than anything I've ever heard in AA.  I'm going to try saying this several times before I reach...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-18-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Is there anyone out there who would be willing...

Is there anyone out there who would be willing to share that they have had problems with alcohol abuse, but do not consider themselves an "alcoholic" -- people who don't like the label???  OR, do...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-31-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,997
Posted By SusanElizabeth
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/opinion/for-the...

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/opinion/for-the-herds-sake-vaccinate.html
 
This was an article from the New York Times 12/28/2011 about people who can't get vaccines because they have leukemia...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-20-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I am totally a believer in going to the...

I am totally a believer in going to the dermatologist.  
 
My kids skin was terrible when they were actively using Proactiv.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-20-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,020
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by provocativa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by provocativa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15756097)
Hm. Lots of mamas answering here that...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-20-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,020
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I work in Manhattan for a magazine. Although I...

I work in Manhattan for a magazine. Although I always wear make-up and feel uncomfortable without mascara on, I have never encountered a prejudice against women who don't wear make-up. I've never...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-10-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I would let her get the subscription. Sometimes...

I would let her get the subscription. Sometimes forbidding things backfires and just makes them seem more attractive. When I was a teenager, I knew a guy who loved James Bond novels and his mother...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-06-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I think you should worry about your own kids (If...

I think you should worry about your own kids (If you have them) and not your friend's children.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-31-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Nursing a child for 2 1/2 years is, I think,...

Nursing a child for 2 1/2 years is, I think, heroic. Your reactions are telling you that you've had enough. Who can blame you?? Honestly, I had that reaction before you did (I only got to age one...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-31-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by OJazzy1...

Quote:
Originally Posted by OJazzy1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14860472)
I was never made to believe a story about...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-30-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Here's another link: ...

Here's another link:

http://www.teenadvocatesusa.org/

"Every day in America, a child is at risk of placement into a privately owned and operated locked (meaning institutionalized-style)...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-30-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Kids have been killed in these "tough-love"...

Kids have been killed in these "tough-love" facilities. Read Help at Any Cost by Maia Szalavitz. Or google "Aaron Bacon". I'm not sure if I can provide links here about all of the teens who have...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-21-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 88,342
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by littleteapot...

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Originally Posted by littleteapot http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14549976)
The sexualizing of the father/daughter...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-07-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,544
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I am taking a course in literature for teenagers...

I am taking a course in literature for teenagers (Young Adult Literature). We were discussing this question:

Do you in any way restrict what your teenager reads? Or do you give him or her the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-30-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by Evergreen...

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Originally Posted by Evergreen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14458791)
IDylan's preschool teacher (age 3-4) told...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-28-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by daylily...

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Originally Posted by daylily http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14408147)
My son is 17 and will be applying to colleges...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-28-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By SusanElizabeth
My youngest D was also " absolutely terrified"...

My youngest D was also " absolutely terrified" of going away to college. She really was. My H and I were very worried that it would be a difficult adjustment for her. In the end, she chose a college...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-06-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,255
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by Mommaof 4...

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Originally Posted by Mommaof 4 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14324600)
My daughter is 8 and I want to talk to her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-06-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,255
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by MusicianDad...

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Originally Posted by MusicianDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14334591)
DD learned about menstruation when she...
Forum: Women's Health   08-06-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,212
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by fairymom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by fairymom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14193948)
Even if her dh is not an alcoholic Alanon is...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,212
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by SparklingGemini...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SparklingGemini http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14186073)
Have you ever been to a meeting?...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,212
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by SparklingGemini...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SparklingGemini http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14180949)
Maybe you can go to an Al-Anon...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,212
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by Sailor...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sailor http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14183995)
I don't know where the OP is from, but for...
Forum: Women's Health   08-03-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,212
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by vixenicolet...

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Originally Posted by vixenicolet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14179410)
Ok, so my "babies daddy" usually drinks...
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