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Forum: Queer Parenting   04-10-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Curious Me
My sixteen year-old (bi/lesbian/unlabeled)...

My sixteen year-old (bi/lesbian/unlabeled) daughter has a new girlfriend who is also sixteen. They started "going out" a week ago.

They want, naturally, to have sleepovers -- girls, period, like...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-03-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Curious Me
Today I received an e-mail from my dd's...

Today I received an e-mail from my dd's Advisory/Homeroom teacher. This teacher really cares about her and is always advocating for her and praising her character, etc. My dd is a bit of a social...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-31-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by moondiapers ...

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Originally Posted by moondiapers
Woah, did we read the same post? She plainly said her concern was that her SD was dating ANY guy of that race regardless of how he treated her and that his...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-26-2005, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By Curious Me
Hi Tara, ahhhhhh......isn't it grand -- this...

Hi Tara, ahhhhhh......isn't it grand -- this parenting stuff??? In my experience, it definitely has NOT gotten easier, but in a lot of ways, as my daughter matures, as much work as it is, it has...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-25-2005, 12:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,597
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by leahr every one...

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Originally Posted by leahr
every one deserves respect wether you agree with what they do for a living or not. A women who is insecure or has low levels of self-worth needs respect more than...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
First you said: Quote: Originally Posted by...

First you said: Quote:
Originally Posted by Ary99
Personally I think dating people exclusively of a particular race ONLY because they are a particular race is racist. I come to this discussion as...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Journey I think...

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Originally Posted by Journey
I think part of the thing is she's a big girl. She has a "ghetto booty", which she says black men love, while the white boys pick on her about it. She thinks...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Journey Like I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Journey
Like I said, it doesn't matter the style. Just as long as the guy is black. She'd date a churchgoing boy who wears clothes that fit... as long as he's black.
...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Ary99 I'm sure...

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Originally Posted by Ary99
I'm sure your daughter's heritage plays a part in her choice. Perhaps since she is so interested in exploring that part of herself you could focus on going to art...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
I can relate to your frustration, Journey -- in...

I can relate to your frustration, Journey -- in that our girls are at a place in their life where the PERSON inside the skin is not all that important to them. I'd dare to say, however, that...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Ary99 Personally...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ary99
Personally I think dating people exclusively of a particular race ONLY because they are a particular race is racist. I come to this discussion as a former foster...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By Curious Me
When trying to figure out what our kids are...

When trying to figure out what our kids are doing, sometimes it helps to examine our core feelings and then our motives about the situation. I would kindly ask you to think about what kind of people...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-26-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,487
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by allgirls My 11...

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Originally Posted by allgirls
My 11 year old just pierced the cartilage in her ear herself...honestly...I am tired of this battle...I think I will buy some piercing equipment and poke holes...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-23-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,026
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by the_lissa Sorry...

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Originally Posted by the_lissa
Sorry I was not sneaky or nosey and neither were most of my friends.

You were not in the majority, I assure you.

Your friends -- they weren't nosy or...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-21-2005, 05:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,487
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by BumbleBena Also,...

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Originally Posted by BumbleBena
Also, would they go behind your back if you continue to say no? My SIL pierced her belly button at a slumber party in the 5th grade...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-21-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,026
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Katwoman Amen!...

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Originally Posted by Katwoman
Amen! Pandora! I was thinking the same thing. Who wouldn't be appalled at a parent going through their teenager's drawers/diary/purse?

This thread has me...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-21-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,026
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by johub Curious4, ...

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Originally Posted by johub
Curious4,
This is a GREAT board for getting different viewpoints. You have not come to the wrong place. THere is room enough here for us all.
Joline

Joline,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-21-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,487
Posted By Curious Me
My 15 1/2 year old daughter bugs me all the time...

My 15 1/2 year old daughter bugs me all the time about getting hers pierced. Worse (for ME) is that she also is talking about nose piercing and tatoos!! I just hope hope hope that she waits till she...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-19-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Curious Me
Hello to both of you! I was reading your...

Hello to both of you!

I was reading your post thinking it was coincidental to "meet" another Yana. I used to work with a Yana and I thought her name was pretty unusual.

Then my eyes caught...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-15-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,026
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Wugmama Anyone...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wugmama
Anyone who breaks into a locked door they aren't supposed to enter seems a little bit sneaky and nosey to me!...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-15-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride My...

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Originally Posted by Storm Bride
My son's also 12.
Sometimes, I ask him to do something and he does it properly right away.
Sometimes, I ask him to do something about 20 times before he...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-13-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,951
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by Ellien C Is...

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Originally Posted by Ellien C
Is anyone else uncomfortable with the details provided by the OP. Aren't there privacy rules that you shouldn't talk about patients, even if you don't give...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-13-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,112
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by AntoninBeGonin I...

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Originally Posted by AntoninBeGonin
I don't think she's being trollish. Maybe she doesn't have anything else to say. There are a lot of times I read through forums and don't post anything....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-13-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,383
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2 If my...

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Originally Posted by TiredX2
If my daughter or son were refused a legal purchase, yes I certainly would be having a conversation with the manager.


Aghghghghghghhhhhh!!!! Thanks to your...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-12-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,383
Posted By Curious Me
Quote: Originally Posted by paquerette ...

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Originally Posted by paquerette
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bigeyes.gif Gah. Is that even legal? I'd raise a fuss with a manager.

Huh???? Please tell me you're...
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