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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-31-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,831
Posted By milkybean
The concept of self-soothing is lovely.  It's...

The concept of self-soothing is lovely.  It's the current USE of it that's ugly.  Self-soothing is something learned by the self.  It's not taught; it can't be taught.  I can't be taught to be a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-31-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By milkybean
Did you ever figure something out?       ...

Did you ever figure something out?
 
 
 
Instincts are great...mine aren't going off *at all* with this.  If the blanket doesn't feel safe to you, why is it in there?  If you don't like it, take...
Forum: Activism and News   07-31-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By milkybean
So does this mean it's OK to donate hair to them...

So does this mean it's OK to donate hair to them now?
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-27-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By milkybean
When you go to the farmer's markets here in...

When you go to the farmer's markets here in town, just know that Smith Bros delivery service does NOT have raw milk (they just don't trust the health of their cows, apparently).  And they will be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-27-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,367
Posted By milkybean
Taxes....we don't all use everything our taxes...

Taxes....we don't all use everything our taxes go towards.  We can't.  We also can't choose what our taxes go for.  My blissfully child free brother pays towards the schools and playgrounds in his...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-02-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By milkybean
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by MariaMadly http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-26-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by briansmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1335872/is-homeschooling-not-for-us#post_16743877)


If...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-26-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By milkybean
I'm glad he's back home!!!!!   ...

I'm glad he's back home!!!!!
 
Quote:Originally Posted by Incubator http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-26-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By milkybean
DS has been vegetarian his whole 7.5 years, and...

DS has been vegetarian his whole 7.5 years, and like the previous poster, doesn't even see meat as being food.  I don't *know* if he'll ever eat meat, but I can't really see the process he would...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-26-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By milkybean
No, we did not even *think*, not even for a...

No, we did not even *think*, not even for a second, about buying a crib.
 
We did, however, get a king sized bed once he was nearly 2 and started sleeping sideways, LOL. 
 
 
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By milkybean
When I was 10 or so my stepsisters spent the...

When I was 10 or so my stepsisters spent the summer with us.  One stuttered naturally.  By the end of the summer, and for MONTHS afterward, I stuttered.  I don't think I've done it recently, but...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by Xerxella http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1336860/i-hate-santa#post_16757435)

I like the idea of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By milkybean
If only we could make a PoxTracker.  So the...

If only we could make a PoxTracker.  So the previous poster in Montreal has them, then someone else gets them from that family, but they live in an area not exactly in Montreal. Then another family...
Forum: Parenting   11-25-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 108,158
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by jenrose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-15-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,928
Posted By milkybean
If you're really curious, call your school...

If you're really curious, call your school district and ask.  Maybe from a pay phone.  :)
 
 
WA is just so, relatively, easy.  It's not even registering, just declaring.  And we don't have to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-15-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,200
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by Neera http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-15-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By milkybean
That alarm thing wouldn't be acceptable for ME. ...

That alarm thing wouldn't be acceptable for ME.  It would have stopped or we wouldn't have been sharing a room even before baby came along.  I do not do well with other peoples' snooze buttons.......
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-15-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By milkybean
 DS is 7, and just got his own bed 6 months...


DS is 7, and just got his own bed 6 months ago.  Sure he shows up at some point most mornings, but that's OK.  I think he gets cold.  The other issue is that the preferred bathroom is in the...
Forum: Family Safety   07-15-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,902
Posted By milkybean
We had one.  No sunlight glare problems AT ALL. ...

We had one.  No sunlight glare problems AT ALL.  It was plastic, had a soft suedey frame around it, was light, and attached in two different ways to the seatback.  It served us very well in the RF...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,845
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by mamaboss http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-15-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By milkybean
About the behaviour towards sister, girl at...

About the behaviour towards sister, girl at water play area, etc etc...  Have you looked at his diet?
 
DS was getting more and more violent, when finally I had an "aha" moment after he lost it 20...
Forum: Parenting   07-15-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,640
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by Wolfcat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,778
Posted By milkybean
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Quote:Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1320815/cio-in-the-car-and-i-hate-it#post_16545221)...
Forum: Parenting   06-04-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 24,074
Posted By milkybean
Just to answer the OP...   My mom got...

Just to answer the OP...
 
My mom got foodstamps and probably some sorts of other welfare, to stay home with me and my brother until I was 4 and my brother was 2.  At that point her good friend...
Forum: Parenting   06-04-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,261
Posted By milkybean
I have a hard time separating it out, but then,...

I have a hard time separating it out, but then, DH and I got married *in order to have children*.  And we got a wedding-night baby.  We had a week after the wedding but before our cruise, and by the...
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