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Forum: Finding Your Tribe   10-11-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,577
Posted By sphinx
Europe here. I never get the chance to even lurk...

Europe here. I never get the chance to even lurk on mothering anymore, no time. But I am finally getting back into some minor activism and community experience after a million child-centered, self-...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-11-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 24,456
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by MarineWife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14508280)
Oh, I remember something else I thought of...
Forum: France   10-11-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By sphinx
hey what a great idea. France is lovely. But...

hey what a great idea. France is lovely. But seriously, instead of thinking about mortgages and such, if you own a house in the states, why don't you start out looking at something like an...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-27-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,678
Posted By sphinx
i am a lesbian who was out before meeting my dh...

i am a lesbian who was out before meeting my dh and then married for over 10 years (still technically married but separated now for 2)... it was a very sincere, deep relationship, but it died a slow...
Forum: Montessori   11-28-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By sphinx
I'm curious to know what your teacher...

I'm curious to know what your teacher answered... My toddler class doesn't send craft items home, except usable holiday gifts that the children are able to do themselves with reasonable guidance...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-23-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
well i think that's what i am trying to do -...

well i think that's what i am trying to do - stay in the het relationship - but it doesn't feel like a very realistic goal at this point and i'm wondering exactly why we are both fighting for...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-23-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by fireant...

Quote:
Originally Posted by fireant http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12451209)
I hope I didn't sound like an ass....
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-22-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
hey fireant. I know what you mean. I also am...

hey fireant. I know what you mean. I also am curious how this works for people. I found out that I can't do it. I don't have enough energy to dedicate to more than one person.

Things got very...
Forum: Montessori   10-18-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,902
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by sweetpmc...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sweetpmc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12416288)
As a side note...I trust the teacher to care...
Forum: Montessori   10-12-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,902
Posted By sphinx
I agree that the teacher sounds perhaps a bit...

I agree that the teacher sounds perhaps a bit lacking in grace and tact as far as how she handles this issue with you and your child, though her intentions seem reasonable. Any adult who works with...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-28-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
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Forum: Queer Parenting   07-07-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By sphinx
well it's as if she was reading our minds. she...

well it's as if she was reading our minds. she told me she is going to break up with him.

the main reason she wanted to be with him was to have children, she told him that right off the bat. It...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By sphinx
Maybe I didn't make it clear why I posted. It's...

Maybe I didn't make it clear why I posted. It's not about butting in or judging her life; she wants to know others' opinions, she is confused, and i am just wondering how this setup strikes other...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By sphinx
what do you all think of this? We have my...

what do you all think of this?

We have my friend, a 35-ish gorgeous independent woman who is let's say 75% lesbian. She has had more long relationships with men but knows she can't live without...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
How is everyone doing these days? edited for...

How is everyone doing these days?
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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-08-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by westchestermom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by westchestermom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11414352)
One of the things I was a bit hesitant...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-06-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
thanks. Does that book discuss things like...

thanks. Does that book discuss things like bringing another adult into a child's life and such? because that is what we are both equally freaked out about.

And there's just a complete...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-06-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By sphinx
Well, I only know one of those preschools, but...

Well, I only know one of those preschools, but I'll share my experience. My dd, now 8 went to Heart and Hands for 1.5 years when she was 2. I felt so comfortable with the woman who owns and runs it....
Forum: Montessori   06-06-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By sphinx
I dunno, I get the feeling the children, in...

I dunno, I get the feeling the children, in addition to just being goofy, may be in fact reacting to the new oppressiveness of the punishing and moralizing atmosphere they're now in. It's a vicious...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-06-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
geez, did i really kill this thread? thats...

geez, did i really kill this thread? thats shite. I am going to erase my last post.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-06-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By sphinx
i agree that the party at this age is not for...

i agree that the party at this age is not for the child, nor for a few more years really. My dd was nervewracked with 10 attendees for her 2nd birthday mainly inside the house. On her 3rd we made it...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-25-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By sphinx
Thanks! I think i have decided probably not to...

Thanks! I think i have decided probably not to do it, but how i wish i could live somewhere where there are so many homeschoolers. The mountain paths sound lovely.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-19-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By sphinx
thanks for your opinions. i do like it there,...

thanks for your opinions. i do like it there, and actually I especially like living in a small place that has a city feel, but also an abundance of nature and solitude available. the house we'd be...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-13-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
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edited for safety
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-13-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,390
Posted By sphinx
Quote: Originally Posted by Indigo73...

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Originally Posted by Indigo73 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11207362)...
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