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Forum: Parenting   09-02-2004, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By JuniperJoy
Mmmm. Loving gentle and kind, as long as you...

Mmmm. Loving gentle and kind, as long as you don't suggest they might be doing things BETTER than they are currently.
Forum: Parenting   09-02-2004, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By JuniperJoy
Isn't it funny that the same women who decry...

Isn't it funny that the same women who decry labels being attached to their parenting are happy to label other posters "trolls"?

Hate to burst your bubble, ladies, but you can be one seriously...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2004, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By JuniperJoy
Totally agree, Bec. Big dogs should not be...

Totally agree, Bec. Big dogs should not be messed with. A professional trainer is the only one who can handle a big dog.

It actually pisses me off something serious to see people taking big...
Forum: Parenting   09-01-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By JuniperJoy
Debra, I agree that the MIL has placed the...

Debra,

I agree that the MIL has placed the dog at the top of the pack. But dogs are relatively simple (albeit dangerous) creatures. It might be worth a try to re-establish the pecking order.
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Forum: Parenting   09-01-2004, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By JuniperJoy
Is there any way you can spend some time alone...

Is there any way you can spend some time alone with the dog?

Dogs are pack animals, and have finely-tuned instincts about where you fit in the pack. You need to assert your dominance.

Here’s...
Forum: Parenting   08-31-2004, 03:39 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,788
Posted By JuniperJoy
I judge you so you judge me back for judging you...

I judge you so you judge me back for judging you so I judge you back for judging me for judging you so you judge me back again for judging you for judging me ....

Who knows how to say hypocrite?...
Forum: Parenting   08-31-2004, 12:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,788
Posted By JuniperJoy
Quote: Originally Posted by mamawanabe Yes...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamawanabe
Yes yes, why don't you go to some of these countries and find all these happy babies. You'll find mothering a pleanty to fit your preconceptions, but you'll...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,788
Posted By JuniperJoy
Oh, everyone's got an excuse, don't they? ...

Oh, everyone's got an excuse, don't they?

Some of them are valid. Most of them are not.

The trouble with all the invalid excuses is that everytime you give one, you've just given someone else...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,788
Posted By JuniperJoy
Babies need to sleep within touching distance of...

Babies need to sleep within touching distance of a living BREATHING human. Whether that's in the bed with you, or in a co-sleeper doesn't matter.

They should not be in isolation down the hall.
...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2004, 11:42 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,788
Posted By JuniperJoy
How can breastfeeding not work? You put the baby...

How can breastfeeding not work? You put the baby to your breast, and let them suckle. If they aren't getting enough milk, you give them a bottle of formula, and then put them back on your breast to...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2004, 10:52 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,788
Posted By JuniperJoy
This is kind of branch off the “cop-out” thread,...

This is kind of branch off the “cop-out” thread, but my pet peeve is when people say that AP isn’t about following a set of rules.

Why not? Seeing AP as a set of rules has had nothing but...
Forum: Parenting   08-21-2004, 03:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,538
Posted By JuniperJoy
This is seriously one of my major pet peeves. I...

This is seriously one of my major pet peeves. I hate it when parents name their kids because they thought it "sounded cool". What a stupid reason to have a name. Oh, it sounded cool.

I have a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-20-2004, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By JuniperJoy
I have a bad 2 1/2 yo sleeper, too. She fights...

I have a bad 2 1/2 yo sleeper, too. She fights it every step of the way. There are only two things that consistently work for us:

1) A walk outside, in the dark, in the sling. I usually have to...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,234
Posted By JuniperJoy
Good for you, Mama. There is no reason to ever...

Good for you, Mama. There is no reason to ever leave your baby. It's all a matter of organizing your life well. If you've organized your life so you don't have to leave your precious one, well,...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2004, 06:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,234
Posted By JuniperJoy
My MIL started asking for sleepovers when dd#1...

My MIL started asking for sleepovers when dd#1 was 6 weeks - yeah, right. It still hasn't happened, but mostly because they have an open loft with a 14 foot drop to the floor below and furniture...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2004, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By JuniperJoy
That is just completely horrible. Have you ever...

That is just completely horrible. Have you ever considered sitting down with a professional financial adviser and finding some way to take the next few years off work so you do not have to put your...
Forum: Parenting   08-18-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By JuniperJoy
I vote neither. Saucers are made of plastics...

I vote neither. Saucers are made of plastics that emit posionous gases your baby will inhale. And the more you have the plastic substitutes for human arms, the more you will use them.

The...
Forum: Parenting   08-18-2004, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By JuniperJoy
Well, I have to admit, I take the hard line on...

Well, I have to admit, I take the hard line on this kind of difference with my friends. Luckily, none of my friends have banished me from their lives for interfering with their parenting. I flood...
Forum: Parenting   08-15-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,177
Posted By JuniperJoy
I don't wish I'd started earlier, because I...

I don't wish I'd started earlier, because I would've been a crappy mother in my twenties. I'm much more sure of myself now, in my thirties, and it's perfect for me.

What I've noticed is that...
Forum: Parenting   08-15-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By JuniperJoy
Baby Anbusol is a 10% benzocaine solution, a...

Baby Anbusol is a 10% benzocaine solution, a very powerful anaesthetic. It works by interrupting the central nervous system.

It may sound cute, with the "Baby" tag in front of it, but it is a...
Forum: Parenting   08-15-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By JuniperJoy
I don't know - in some ways, it's nice to know...

I don't know - in some ways, it's nice to know that people will step in and voice incredibly strong disapproval when they see what they interpret from their limited view as dangerous and stupid. I...
Forum: Parenting   08-15-2004, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By JuniperJoy
There is no substitute for experience. Cultivate...

There is no substitute for experience. Cultivate friends from different cultures, especially recent immigrants (giving free English lessons to moms is a great way to do this) and then watch how they...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-13-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By JuniperJoy
Keep her at home with you. Then there's no...

Keep her at home with you. Then there's no change of sub's to deal with.
Forum: Parenting   08-13-2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By JuniperJoy
I did the same with Joy, only I used Drambuie -...

I did the same with Joy, only I used Drambuie - honey flavored whiskey. Junie had an easy time with teething and needed nothing.

I'm not American, though, so I don't have the same puritanical...
Forum: Parenting   08-13-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By JuniperJoy
Ooh, do I feel your pain. I kind of "solved" my...

Ooh, do I feel your pain. I kind of "solved" my MIL problem by getting her involved in a talk about "consistency".

I started off by talking about how many ways there are to be a good parent, just...
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