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Forum: Queer Parenting   07-10-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
I don't come here much but wanted to answer...

I don't come here much but wanted to answer this. We have a KD for both our kids. He's a friend, and has become a very good friend through this whole thing. He and his partner are our kids uncles....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-26-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,681
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
I think I would steer clear entirely, except...

I think I would steer clear entirely, except that she has opened up the dialogue just a little bit.  I would just email her back and say "yes, I don't feel spanking is an appropriate form of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-26-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,265
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
A baby around 8 or 9 months can start to have...

A baby around 8 or 9 months can start to have separation anxiety.  It's their realization that they are sperate from you and that you could go away.  It's totally normal, does not require any limit...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-26-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,268
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
  I think you already have the forbidden fruit...


I think you already have the forbidden fruit effect going since you limit TV and your son spends his time and energy trying to get in as much of it as he can because he's not being allowed to...
Forum: Parenting   07-25-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,732
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
I'm going take a different approach, and it's...

I'm going take a different approach, and it's coming late in the discussion.  Crying it out is a terrible thing to do to a baby.  They are in great need of comfort and asking for it, and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-25-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
wow.  Thank you Peggy.  That was above and...

wow.  Thank you Peggy.  That was above and beyond.  I really appreciate that you answered specific questions.  I still have big picture concerns about MDC but those are things that I've held my...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-23-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-21-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,708
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by miriam http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1317123/tb-skin-testing#post_16498053)

I have...
Forum: Unschooling   06-20-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
have you looked into finding other unschoolers?...

have you looked into finding other unschoolers?  DS is four and just now beginning to need more community, so we're seeking it out and hanging out with other unschooling families.  We have a strong...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-20-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
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Quote:Originally Posted by starling&diesel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   06-20-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
I don't remember it being mentioned, but we love...

I don't remember it being mentioned, but we love Maisy around here as well.  
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-19-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
Thank you Moonwillow.  I appreciate you letting...

Thank you Moonwillow.  I appreciate you letting this discussion develop. 
 
If it needs to be brought full circle, the way we deal with homophobia, heterosexism and bigotry directed at ourselves...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-18-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
blocks!  DS builds with his blocks every single...

blocks!  DS builds with his blocks every single day.  They are the one toy that have had the most longevity.  We have Village of Towers...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-18-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
thanks Milletpuff for the recap.  I do think a...

thanks Milletpuff for the recap.  I do think a public apology is required, no matter how things went down with the Operation Blessings endorsement.  When I read the original thread there was a lot...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-18-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
okay, I just read the AIDS denialism thread....

okay, I just read the AIDS denialism thread.  Wow, wow, wow.  I had no I idea that Peggy O'Mara had that view on HIV/AIDS.  Working with people who have  HIV/AIDS, I have to say that's pure...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-18-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
could someone give my a synopsis of what went...

could someone give my a synopsis of what went down.  I read the thread but I couldn't really grasp how all this started.  Thx.
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-17-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 13,461
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
I work 7 a to 7 p W, Thurs then every other...

I work 7 a to 7 p W, Thurs then every other weekend.  I'm inpatient acute care.  
 
I don't really like the MDC unschooling forum much so I post rarely.  I don't think of unschooling as...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
We love to watch CBC especially because the kids...

We love to watch CBC especially because the kids programming completely lacks sponsorships and commercials.  We watch Artzooka and Gofrette.  On PBS, Curious George.  On Netflix, Kipper (love...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-16-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 13,461
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
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Quote:Originally Posted by carmen358 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1308438/chatty-queers-unite/260#post_16502985)
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Forum: Queer Parenting   06-16-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,944
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
We have a KD and we've done one second parent...

We have a KD and we've done one second parent adoption and will do DD's in August.  I can't imagine a KD could truly be anonymous after having gone through the process.  The court had to contact our...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-16-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,062
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
this is a really great question.  Here in...

this is a really great question.  Here in Seattle WBC is going to be protesting at the Pride Picnic, a family event.  Luckily I'm working that week so we can't go, but we would want to go if...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-16-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,501
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
I'm also in the camp of not dictating if people...

I'm also in the camp of not dictating if people should or shouldn't bring a gift.  I love birthdays and I think people should be allowed to honor their friend/family member in a way that they...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-13-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 13,461
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngelaM http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1308438/chatty-queers-unite/260#post_16499354)
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Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
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Quote:Originally Posted by megincl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-12-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By Disco Infiltrator
we don't limit screen time in our home.  DS...

we don't limit screen time in our home.  DS watches whatever television he wants.  I've noticed that he will watch more TV when he is tired and less when he's not.  It's not the first thing he wants...
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