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Forum: Learning at School   08-10-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,415
Posted By junipermoon
I feel this interpretation of the law supports a...

I feel this interpretation of the law supports a more equal playing field. I am down with it.

For many families required school supplies lists and field trip fees cause financial stress. Even...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By junipermoon
Tangential but fancy cars reflect a lot more...

Tangential but fancy cars reflect a lot more than hard work...class is a issue w this, too. People working at McDonald's work really hard too. And can't often afford any running car at all.

So...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By junipermoon
what stood out to me is that you sound like an...

what stood out to me is that you sound like an excellent, caring, totally overworked mother with a very intelligent, quick minded son. 
 
hugs. 
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-01-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By junipermoon
talk to me about Cameroonian parenting styles? ...

talk to me about Cameroonian parenting styles?  What are dad's strengths and weaknesses?  what are the child's good points? 
 
I'm sorry his outbursts are so scary dangerous.  how hard this must...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-28-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By junipermoon
his mom sent him away when he was four or five...

his mom sent him away when he was four or five would be the first direction I'd go in terms of figuring out what is going on.  who is his primary bond with right now?
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-23-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By junipermoon
You'll be okay with money, and Pittsburgh has a...

You'll be okay with money, and Pittsburgh has a sweet midwestern feel too it, actually. Can be wonderful area for families. Good luck!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By junipermoon
I really don't think there's a right answer...

I really don't think there's a right answer here, unless there is some gut feeling that the placement is not appropriate, and that could happen w same gendered sibs as well.  Doesn't have to be a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By junipermoon
I think you are doing amazing mama!  Hugs!  One...

I think you are doing amazing mama!  Hugs!  One of mine was this way too, but not quite as rough, and I doubt it's you as much as temperament, honestly. 
 
Can you possibly hire someone to help...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,594
Posted By junipermoon
Edelweiss, not Adelweiss, which I switched to on...

Edelweiss, not Adelweiss, which I switched to on second thought after first spelling Adelvice, lol. 
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,594
Posted By junipermoon
I love this thread.    Three little birds...

I love this thread. 
 
Three little birds here too!  Also Cat Stevens--Wide World, Oh Very Young, Peace Train, Wind, Moonshadow, Kebmo--various, Burl Ives--Green Grass Grew All Around and Froggie...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-21-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By junipermoon
ha!  kids are adorable.    my once eleven...

ha!  kids are adorable. 
 
my once eleven year old said that 'black ops'--I think a war game--was a code only, and the real name of the game was "The Happy Rainbow." 
 
LOL. no go, but very...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-19-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By junipermoon
thank you for understanding that it was...

thank you for understanding that it was horrible, laura!  it was, and I feel silly needing to say that. it's so rediculous but even 30 years later I still feel a little bit ashamed that I disobeyed...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By junipermoon
This is so concerning to me.  One of the...

This is so concerning to me.  One of the articles you linked to said the bill may not even be reviewed, though, which is the only not crazy part of the story, I guess. 
 
It's weird to me that so...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-12-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By junipermoon
I can so relate!    My youngest is like...

I can so relate! 
 
My youngest is like this. 
 
I do think it is normal. 
 
I feel badly too when I get overwhelmed, but I think it's ok to let her know you need a little space, because if...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,826
Posted By junipermoon
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by swede http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394462/is-it-wrong-to-get-a-tattoo-while-on-welfare#post_17538580)


Only...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,826
Posted By junipermoon
Kidding. But we are all partof the same puzzle....

Kidding. But we are all partof the same puzzle. Strange to me that some folks don't see that.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,826
Posted By junipermoon
Anyone who pays their sitter min wage, or works...

Anyone who pays their sitter min wage, or works in management in a company where min wage is given to any segment of workers should have NO RIGHT to get tattoos either. Or dolls for their kiddies. Or
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By junipermoon
I think that it is part developmental and part...

I think that it is part developmental and part temperament. For my youngest son, it's both tactile seeking and novelty seeking that drives him. My older two children do not have this, so I think it...
Forum: Games   09-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13,701
Views: 62,567
Posted By junipermoon
pen

pen
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 667
Posted By junipermoon
escorted by security guards from mall for...

escorted by security guards from mall for staging two person protest with small banner against the war in iraq. 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-17-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By junipermoon
Wow I have absolutely no ideas.  My kids are...

Wow I have absolutely no ideas.  My kids are incredibly extended cosleepers and at this point my husband is only an occasionally cosleeper at this point.  I can relate, is all, and wanted to offer...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-27-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By junipermoon
I liked Deborah Gray's Attaching in Adoption.  I...

I liked Deborah Gray's Attaching in Adoption.  I foster to adopted two kids, and her work really speaks to the journey! 
 
Welcome to MDC and good luck in your process :). 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-13-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,994
Posted By junipermoon
I am sorry that your father threatened to spank...

I am sorry that your father threatened to spank your son.  That is horrible.  I'm so sorry he hurt you when you were a little girl.  Listen: you are really doing the right thing in setting these...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-01-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By junipermoon
I think our culture definitely minimizes genuine...

I think our culture definitely minimizes genuine encounters between folks and mamas of young kids absolutely have it the hardest, in general.  Yes, you definitely should find someone to get some of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-26-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,489
Posted By junipermoon
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by hildare http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1324355/no-war-but-class-war/200#post_16626065)



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