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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-02-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By contactmaya
I would never allow my nursing baby, or even a...

I would never allow my nursing baby, or even a formula fed baby to spend the night with someone else....weird. What for?

When my son went on his first sleepover at age 6, he slept in his friends...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-23-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By contactmaya
The two youngest share a room, because generally,...

The two youngest share a room, because generally, the older you get, the more independence you need.
Forum: Parenting   02-16-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,027
Posted By contactmaya
I guess it doesnt surprise me that you couldn't...

I guess it doesnt surprise me that you couldn't exonerate them.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-16-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By contactmaya
bnbnb

bnbnb
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-16-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
Posted By contactmaya
You confuse the concept of sharing with good...

You confuse the concept of sharing with good manners, or consideration for others. Rummaging through someone's fridge is bad manners. But you cant expect kids to have the best manners. So if their...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-14-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 316
Posted By contactmaya
Thats the advice i give my kids.

Thats the advice i give my kids.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-14-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By contactmaya
I agree it is a personal decision. I remember my...

I agree it is a personal decision. I remember my friend going on the pill for the same reasons as you.

Its also true that the TCOYF does depend on regular keep schedules etc, but the information...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By contactmaya
ppp

ppp
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-14-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By contactmaya
I dont disagree with anything you say. I only...

I dont disagree with anything you say. I only disagree with your inference that expressing one's own feeling/philosophical outlook/medical opinion on a type of birth control, is the same as forcing...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-14-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,081
Posted By contactmaya
I think nudism is a valid philosophical outlook...

I think nudism is a valid philosophical outlook and practice. Traditional societies dress scantily and are always in front of their relatives. It does not necessarily lead to incest.
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-14-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
Posted By contactmaya
I think in some cases, if the child doesnt want...

I think in some cases, if the child doesnt want to share the toys, its a way of saying they are not interested in the playdate. In other cases, its not. If the toy is breakable, then as a parent, i...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-11-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By contactmaya
Just wondering if you could legally force a...

Just wondering if you could legally force a minor to go on birth control....

I remember the time i took a double dose and vomited profusely. Dont do that to you daughter.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-11-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By contactmaya
Get her the book "Taking Charge of Your...

Get her the book "Taking Charge of Your Fertility"

I dont like any form of birth control that interferes with hormones or even involves something plastic thing inside of you. Yuck.

I think...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-09-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By contactmaya
I dont have teenagers yet. Ive got a tween in the...

I dont have teenagers yet. Ive got a tween in the making.

If i didnt like my child friends for whatever reason, particularly if i saw that they mistreated my child,or somehow made him or her feel...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
Posted By contactmaya
It depends on your child's temperament. I can see...

It depends on your child's temperament. I can see both sides. Our house isnt organized enough for me to decide which toys stay out an which go hidden. They are all accessible. Any visitors have free...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-08-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 316
Posted By contactmaya
I didnt see where you overreacted. But no...

I didnt see where you overreacted.

But no harm done,. As for the issue of your ex, who cares? Just teach your son while he is with you. As i said, it doesnt matter what the intentions of the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-08-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 316
Posted By contactmaya
You need to coach your son on what to do if such...

You need to coach your son on what to do if such a situation ever arises again.
a)dont answer, and back away if you are close to the curb b) keep away from the curb and cars in general c)watch out...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-31-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,934
Posted By contactmaya
Agreed. :-) Baby just turned 3. No signs of...

Agreed. :-) Baby just turned 3. No signs of weaning yet....
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,027
Posted By contactmaya
Its good to know you have read it, and followed...

Its good to know you have read it, and followed each of the troubling cases i have posted. Since you do disagree, i would be interested to hear how, in each case, was CPS behavior justifiable?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-29-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,373
Posted By contactmaya
I agree with this. Certainly from what i am...

I agree with this. Certainly from what i am saying, and from some others have been saying, there are different causes for different behaviors, and to focus uniquely on the behavioral aspect, ie, in...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-28-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,373
Posted By contactmaya
Exactly, well put.

Exactly, well put.
Forum: Parenting   01-28-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,027
Posted By contactmaya
Onegirl, read the links i posted, and read the...

Onegirl, read the links i posted, and read the first post on this thread."CPS whistleblower" We do disagree on some things, that is clear, what constitutes an insult, what constitutes 'trashing'...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,027
Posted By contactmaya
Again onegirl, you havent read the thread. I dont...

Again onegirl, you havent read the thread. I dont go

looking for these stories. They appear frequently

on webpages i read for general news items, like

yahoo.com, Huffingtonpost,

to...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,027
Posted By contactmaya
There you go again....

There you go again....
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,027
Posted By contactmaya
'Name calling' was the wrong terminology, 'direct...

'Name calling' was the wrong terminology, 'direct

insult', more accurately describes your turn of

phrase, namely that i do not care about children.

Thats not a very nice thing to say to...
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