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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-13-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By MichelleZB
Rides are for fun. You go on them if you want. If...

Rides are for fun. You go on them if you want. If you don't want to go on them, what's the big deal? I literally don't understand his problem. I can see making your kid do things that are good for...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By MichelleZB
Here's my advice. When she comes once a month,...

Here's my advice. When she comes once a month, say, "Gosh, I'm so glad you're here! I'm exhausted. Here, take the baby." Then go to the spa for a day and let her change those diapers however she damn...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-13-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 158,921
Posted By MichelleZB
You should probably be able to get him to skip a...

You should probably be able to get him to skip a grade sometime so he can catch up before high school. If he did, say, kindergarten and grade 1, you could probably cover grade 2 material over a...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By MichelleZB
You should be able to have friends over; it's...

You should be able to have friends over; it's your house. They'll get used to having visitors!
Forum: Family Safety   08-26-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By MichelleZB
We love our Honda Fit! You can really "fit" all...

We love our Honda Fit! You can really "fit" all sorts of stuff in it because the seats go down... it's like a micro-van! No car seat issues here; excellent fuel economy.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By MichelleZB
We are strongly pro-vaccine, and here are my...

We are strongly pro-vaccine, and here are my scores:

Economic Left/Right: -8.50
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -7.28

I have done this quiz many times before, and am always this left, but I...
Forum: Parenting   08-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By MichelleZB
There could be a bunch of things bothering him. ...

There could be a bunch of things bothering him.

One is that he could be feeling resentful for the years where he felt like he was holding it together to support you, but only feels like he could...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-11-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,279
Posted By MichelleZB
Becksyboo, your 5 year old can talk! So you can...

Becksyboo, your 5 year old can talk! So you can asking him if he is experiencing chronic penis pain. Little boys often play with their penises, and it isn't usually because of pain.

A wait-and-see...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,228
Posted By MichelleZB
Renting can be a risk, but won't necessarily be...

Renting can be a risk, but won't necessarily be the worst option. You can rent out the house you hate, and use the rental payments to cover its mortgage. Then you can rent another house somewhere...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-03-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By MichelleZB
It's not quite an apt comparison. The foreskin...

It's not quite an apt comparison. The foreskin has an active use as part of the penis.

Some of the silent letters in French have a visual use (in showing agreement, etc.) and some do not.

Of...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-31-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By MichelleZB
Of course I was talking about high-functioning...

Of course I was talking about high-functioning autism. It is precisely those cases which likely go undiagnosed when there is less-than-adequate medical care.

Samaxtics, you make it sound like the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By MichelleZB
Ah, yes. I switched back and forth a bit too much...

Ah, yes. I switched back and forth a bit too much in my post. We have many First Nations people on reserves here, and many living in cities and non-reserve communities. The Inuit people are another...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,513
Posted By MichelleZB
I agree that not all babies need Hep B at birth....

I agree that not all babies need Hep B at birth. If you are a mother who has had a negative Hep B test, your newborn does not need the vaccine right away. You don't need to convince me; I'm from...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By MichelleZB
Here in Canada, we're pretty awful to our...

Here in Canada, we're pretty awful to our aboriginal peoples. The conditions on reserves are not good. I'm honestly surprised that any doctor can say with certainty that aboriginal children do not...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,513
Posted By MichelleZB
Not necessarily. The risks of various diseases...

Not necessarily. The risks of various diseases can be different in different countries, for instance.

Most countries don't vaccinate for HepB at birth. My country does it at adolescence. But...
Forum: Intact Care   07-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By MichelleZB
Let your son be naked around the house. If his...

Let your son be naked around the house. If his penis is retractable, he will retract it in front of you over and over. Trust me.

Edited to add: this is how I know my 2-year-old son is retractable....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-22-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By MichelleZB
We have weaned

I have weaned my son, aged 2 years 7 months. It has now been 6 days since we have nursed.

I have so many mixed emotions! I think I am quite sad about it, and I also feel like my identity as a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-22-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 744
Posted By MichelleZB
Your tooth health is likelier related to your...

Your tooth health is likelier related to your genetics than the fact that your mom didn't drink enough broth in pregnancy. Hope you get regular cleanings!
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
lol

lol
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
That is evident. It is not. ...

That is evident.



It is not.



... and I bet you think you're the most qualified person to come up with an appropriate cut off age, even though you just said two sentences ago that you...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
Yes, indeed, you are! You are requesting that she...

Yes, indeed, you are! You are requesting that she change what she is doing to line up with your values. You are the imposer. You are trying to get her to live her life according to your rules, just...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
No young man on the internet should have to put...

No young man on the internet should have to put up with mocking of this magnitude.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
Oh my god, Hashtag, you're pre-law? Where is...

Oh my god, Hashtag, you're pre-law? Where is this? I totally missed that!

This thread has sort of become retroactively amazing, in a sort of ironic way. Like, you keep being all like, "What? This...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
It is legal for a woman to be topless...

It is legal for a woman to be topless non-commercially in my province of Ontario. A woman named Gwen Jacobs was convicted of indecency after going topless in 1996, but won her appeal. Subsequent...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,313
Posted By MichelleZB
Yes, believe it! "N.Y. Penal Law § 245.01 et seq....

Yes, believe it! "N.Y. Penal Law § 245.01 et seq. excludes breastfeeding of infants from exposure offenses." A mother breastfeeding a child is exempt from being considered indecent exposure, and that...
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