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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-04-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,723
Posted By bluegirl91695
I've never seen one either. I didn't need to...

I've never seen one either. I didn't need to watch to know that I was going to keep my son intact. In fact, when a practitioner told me that I shouldn't be with my son during a circumcision because...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-04-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By bluegirl91695
Great news!!! It's even better when it's family!

Great news!!! It's even better when it's family!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-27-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By bluegirl91695
I started talking with ds at an early age about...

I started talking with ds at an early age about feelings and how our behavior affects how others feel. Even at that age I would discuss with him how snatching toys may make his friends feel sad or...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-27-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By bluegirl91695
I am certainly no expert with this and since my...

I am certainly no expert with this and since my 3 yr old is my first child and I wasn't raised with GD, I'm kind of feeling my way through this. What I try to do is just communicate, communicate,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-08-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By bluegirl91695
One of my best friends is finding out the gender...

One of my best friends is finding out the gender of her baby next week and I'm hoping that it's a girl. She told me in October that the baby would be circumcised if it were a boy and refused to talk...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-13-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 351
Posted By bluegirl91695
I like the snuggles and closeness like everyone...

I like the snuggles and closeness like everyone else. What I also like is seeing and hearing him laugh when he's dreaming. It's so cute!
Forum: Infertility   10-31-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By bluegirl91695
I'm sorry. I would probably talk to her, too. ...

I'm sorry. I would probably talk to her, too.

I recently went through this with one of my best friends. I thought it was odd that she called early in the morning when I was getting to work. She...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-31-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,357
Posted By bluegirl91695
I don't remember being asked more than once at...

I don't remember being asked more than once at the hospital, however, we were charged for a circumcision on our hospital bill.

When circumcision came up with one of our midwives during the...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By bluegirl91695
We have been dealing with these questions for a...

We have been dealing with these questions for a long time and are unsure who to select for guardianship. We are considering parenting style, strength of the current relationship with our son, age,...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,866
Posted By bluegirl91695
My 3 year old will be one of many Spidermans out...

My 3 year old will be one of many Spidermans out there on Halloween. I wanted to do a family theme and have matching/complementing costumes but the Spidergirl/Spiderwoman costumes are all very...
Forum: Infertility   10-25-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By bluegirl91695
I have monitored cycles while TTC due to taking...

I have monitored cycles while TTC due to taking meds and having IUIs performed. My Reproductive Endocrinologists always check my estradiol mid-cycle (days 12-14) so I think that you have valid...
Forum: Infertility   10-25-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By bluegirl91695
I hope this works for you! I got pregnant with...

I hope this works for you! I got pregnant with my first IUI in October 4 years ago. After TTC for over 3 years, I was ecstatic to not have to go through a lot of fertility treatments. I don't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-25-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By bluegirl91695
I am not an expert, by any means, but the way we...

I am not an expert, by any means, but the way we usually handle this type of behavior with our 3 year old is to address the impact this behavior has on others. We tell my son that his behavior is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-25-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By bluegirl91695
Yes, I've seen that thread. It helps ease my...

Yes, I've seen that thread. It helps ease my concerns and gives me some validation for my gut feeling. The more that I think about it I think that he's okay. He is still touching his penis and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-25-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By bluegirl91695
Yes, the doctor retracted the foreskin some...

Yes, the doctor retracted the foreskin some during the examination. I thought that he had to in order to determine whether there was any trauma to the penis. Now I feel bad about that, because I...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-24-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By bluegirl91695
A few weeks ago one of my friends was...

A few weeks ago one of my friends was babysitting my 3 year old son and retracted his foreskin while giving him a bath. I found out when she asked me if I knew that the tip of his penis was really...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-04-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,624
Posted By bluegirl91695
I used to complain to my dh that we always had...

I used to complain to my dh that we always had sex in bed and I wanted to be more spontaneous or adventurous so co-sleeping has helped me in this department. We use other rooms of the house and now...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-04-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By bluegirl91695
It is frustrating that people can't get over the...

It is frustrating that people can't get over the "norm" of what they've experienced and understand the larger issue of circumcision. My own sister made a statement akin to "Eww, you didn't get him...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-04-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By bluegirl91695
You've gotten good suggestions so far. We had...

You've gotten good suggestions so far. We had about a 14 hour flight to Italy with a 23 month old last summer and had good luck with books, a toy laptop, crayons and paper, and toy cars. We were...
Forum: Parenting   05-04-2009, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By bluegirl91695
My ds had a clogged duct also and massaging did...

My ds had a clogged duct also and massaging did not help so we did go with the procedure at 14 months. I was so nervous and upset about it but it was over within 5 minutes and he has been fine since...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-02-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By bluegirl91695
Annette Culp was my Bradley instructor and is a...

Annette Culp was my Bradley instructor and is a doula. I probably would have chosen her to be my doula if I had not already had an established relationship with my chiropractor, Karen Ferguson. She...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-05-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By bluegirl91695
My son is 25 months and still co-sleeping. I get...

My son is 25 months and still co-sleeping. I get sad when I think about not snuggling with him at night so that keeps me from being too annoyed at having to lay down with him to get him to sleep and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-04-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By bluegirl91695
Griffin has been using our salad forks and small...

Griffin has been using our salad forks and small spoons for the last couple of months. He refuses to use the toddler utensils now!
Forum: Babywearing   09-04-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By bluegirl91695
That's great! You'll be able to use it for a...

That's great! You'll be able to use it for a long time.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-04-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,604
Posted By bluegirl91695
Congrats Kriket! AF came today so I guess I...

Congrats Kriket!

AF came today so I guess I need to be moved to waiting to O. Thanks!
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