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Forum: Parenting   10-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By contactmaya
Make sure you dont have any of those fake foods...

Make sure you dont have any of those fake foods lying around, i have in mind, the red beans, which a cps worker, in the interests of their bottom line, and without a warrant that states the specific...
Forum: Parenting   10-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By contactmaya
All good advice so far, but as far as the bolded...

All good advice so far, but as far as the bolded is concerned, i dont wash the dishes to please some random strangers who work for the CPS, who have come to bother me because someone made a call...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-14-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By contactmaya
Thanks. I have since bought a nutribullet. I dont...

Thanks. I have since bought a nutribullet. I dont use it much for grains. I will check out the blenders you mentioned. (wow, this thread is almost 2 years old!)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By contactmaya
Those kind of clubs dont exist where i live....

Those kind of clubs dont exist where i live. But my kids were enrolled in many classes.
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By contactmaya
This is really sad for you son, and it doesnt...

This is really sad for you son, and it doesnt sound legal. A child gets excluded from a school activity based on heresay? I wish i could offer you advice on how to deal with that issue.

As for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By contactmaya
Thankyou! Very interesting.

Thankyou! Very interesting.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-09-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By contactmaya
It gets easier. It never ceases to amaze me. My...

It gets easier. It never ceases to amaze me. My 2yo didnt nurse at all last night or in the morning....what???? Yes. its true.

You're at that difficult stage, but you will look back at it with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-09-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By contactmaya
Thanks for your responses. I suppose i as more...

Thanks for your responses. I suppose i as more interested in hearing from people who have experience using it for health purposes. It is apparently high in sulfur, which is the reason for its healing...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-04-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By contactmaya
DMSO anyone?

I just found out about dmso. Does anyone know abut this? I didnt where to post this, because it appears that this natural product often sold in cream form, and is a form of sulfur, cures just about...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-29-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
I dont mean that families voluntarily seek them...

I dont mean that families voluntarily seek them out, but that when outsiders call cps, they have a valid objective reason, that pertains to an objective law, or a suspicion that a law is being...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
These are really good points. Is it so difficult...

These are really good points. Is it so difficult to build interventions based on breaking laws? I havent thought about it deeply, and im sure others have. But how difficult is it to investigate abuse...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-28-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
Greatly appreciated :-)

Greatly appreciated :-)
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
I probably came off as a little short with you,...

I probably came off as a little short with you, thats because i really dont want social workers near my children without my active consent. However, many social workers, yourself included i am sure,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-27-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
Responding to the underlined, i agree that...

Responding to the underlined, i agree that calling the police is better than calling the cps. The cps in our state are obligated to open a case for at least 2 mths, innocent or guilty, as long as...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-27-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
I see your point. There is the innocent...

I see your point. There is the innocent bystander who gets pulled in so to speak. As an innocent bystander myself, i do what a poster alluded to above-i stand back and watch and make sure...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
ps. its an interesting and difficult question in...

ps. its an interesting and difficult question in general, i dont think there are real answers in the end, just individual personalities, good people and bad people. i look forward to reading others'...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-27-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
nbnb

nbnb
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-25-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
I think its more likely that the OP has younger...

I think its more likely that the OP has younger children, so hasnt had to consider how children change as they get older.

I hadnt read the whole thread and see that an interesting discussion...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,393
Posted By contactmaya
Completely normal. The parents know their kids...

Completely normal. The parents know their kids best, and can make the decision themselves. Nosy neighbors arent really helpful. I instruct my 6yo and 9yo to never answer the door, because i dont...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-24-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 251,066
Posted By contactmaya
I stand corrected. Instead of saying ' " Its...

I stand corrected. Instead of saying ' " Its either intact, or cut off,", I should have said "its either intact, cut, or cut off..."

I think we agree, that anyway you cut it, its a violation ...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By contactmaya
misread OP, so my post is redundant, since it...

misread OP, so my post is redundant, since it talks about my experience as a breastfeeding woman.....:-)
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 251,066
Posted By contactmaya
So what. Both options are a violation of...

So what.
Both options are a violation of bodily integrity on a defenseless infant. It really doesnt matter how many different kinds of penis cutting there are, none of them should be allowed...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By contactmaya
Everyone is entitled to an opinion, even you and...

Everyone is entitled to an opinion, even you and i who are total strangers. I dont think the OP is obligated to listen to it. I think she will listen because she is being nice. Its ok to be nice, and...
Forum: Parenting   09-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By contactmaya
I love this advice :-)

I love this advice :-)
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,584
Posted By contactmaya
I think what contitutes a successful day reflects...

I think what contitutes a successful day reflects the age of your children. With toddlers and babies, you might be driven up the wall if you needed a tidy environment. With older children, i find...
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