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Forum: Activism and News   11-14-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,221
Posted By La Limena
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CallMeMommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358434/boy-scouts-reaffirmed-ban-on-gays/20#post_17170593)
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Forum: Activism and News   09-12-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,221
Posted By La Limena
Quote: Originally Posted by Peggy...

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Originally Posted by Peggy O'Mara http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358434/boy-scouts-reaffirmed-ban-on-gays#post_17090740)
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Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By La Limena
My DS has been assigned into a combination...

My DS has been assigned into a combination 2nd/3rd grade class this year and I am very unhappy. He is in public school, tomorrow would have been the first day of 3rd grade for him.
 
Since he will...
Forum: Activism and News   08-24-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,221
Posted By La Limena
I'm a Scout leader and my older ds is a Scout,...

I'm a Scout leader and my older ds is a Scout, the younger ds still has a few years until he will join. I love the Scouting program, the good that Scouts do, and the influence on character...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-03-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By La Limena
Last year we switched from our old pediatric...

Last year we switched from our old pediatric dentist who we had for about 5 years after much disappointment with him. We pay cash for all our dental care, and I felt like he was just ignoring things...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-10-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By La Limena
I took 5 weeks off after DS2's birth (had...

I took 5 weeks off after DS2's birth (had someone work locum tenens for me) and then wore him to work in a Moby until he was 8 weeks old. I had my office make my schedule a little lighter during...
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 19,885
Posted By La Limena
My thoughts on this is if you want your child to...

My thoughts on this is if you want your child to fit in well in your social class, they will pick up most of what they will need to know if you provide proximity to others in this class in school...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-12-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By La Limena
I enjoy my work. I meet many interesting people...

I enjoy my work. I meet many interesting people and have generally pleasant staff but if I could I would be in the OR all the time. It is very rewarding to know that what I do makes a difference in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-06-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,545
Posted By La Limena
It is astonishing to me that adults would not...

It is astonishing to me that adults would not only expect gifts, but specifically ask for expensive items. In my large extended family including my large extended family in-law, we only give gifts...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-04-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 980
Posted By La Limena
It was very interesting, and heartening to read....

It was very interesting, and heartening to read. I am glad to hear working moms benefit from all they do. 
 
As for the other topic, well it is off topic, isn't it, and kind of trying to rain on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-03-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,970
Posted By La Limena
I had hoped to present information about the...

I had hoped to present information about the scouts values and suitability/unsuitability for a given family based on their belief system. I hoped not to derail the thread too far off the original...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-29-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,970
Posted By La Limena
Just got back from a pack meeting, how timely. ...

Just got back from a pack meeting, how timely.
 
Cub Scouting's 12 Core Values are (from my son's Wolf Handbook)
 
Citizenship - Contributing service and showing responsibility to local, state,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-29-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,970
Posted By La Limena
My 7 year old is in his 2nd year of cub scouts...

My 7 year old is in his 2nd year of cub scouts and I really like the program. The program does require belief in God, though it is not affiliated with any particular organized religion. We are...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,373
Posted By La Limena
Just went back to school shopping this weekend...

Just went back to school shopping this weekend and we had a great time. We have decided to change DS1's school from the uniform-requiring magnet school he has gone to for K-1st to our neighborhood...
Forum: Parenting   07-01-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,496
Posted By La Limena
Thank you for the suggestions and advice. I am...

Thank you for the suggestions and advice. I am going to think about this some more and if DS is up to it might try the co-supervised playdate if it can be scheduled at a time when I am available. I...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,496
Posted By La Limena
My son has a school classmate that he used to be...

My son has a school classmate that he used to be very good friends with but during the course of the year, he complained of feeling increasingly frustrated with her as she would follow him...
Forum: Parenting   05-31-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By La Limena
I have 2 boys and I love Janie and Jack! I also...

I have 2 boys and I love Janie and Jack! I also order online from Hartstrings, and am lucky to have a Jacadi nearby but you can also order online if you don't happen to live by a store.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-03-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,048
Posted By La Limena
Maybe I should change the title of the thread as...

Maybe I should change the title of the thread as after further discussion we will not be instituting corporal punishment. I am all for leaving the school issues at school and having the teacher...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-02-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,459
Posted By La Limena
I am guessing the 2 girls are Lily and Petunia...

I am guessing the 2 girls are Lily and Petunia as young girls. The flower in the palm might be Lily discovering her magical abilities? 
 
As for baby, I would probably wait, as much as it would...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-02-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,048
Posted By La Limena
Thank you so much for your replies. It is really...

Thank you so much for your replies. It is really helpful for me to get other perspectives on this issue. I was feeling so upset about that email from the teacher, and so confused because I thought...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-01-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,048
Posted By La Limena
My almost 7 y/o son talks to much in class.   ...

My almost 7 y/o son talks to much in class.
 
The teacher has a system of sending behavior reports weekly. Green = good. Yellow = warning given. Orange = benched. Red = parent contacted regarding...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,192
Posted By La Limena
Hmm. I know that words are sometimes tricky to...

Hmm. I know that words are sometimes tricky to understand, so let me see if I can be more clear.
 
I would define a child that has no medical or psychological problems as normal. To me, the...
Forum: Dental   04-15-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,304
Posted By La Limena
I hope that your baby's teeth turn out okay. I...

I hope that your baby's teeth turn out okay. I had to night wean my son because he does eat modern foods and because I work, I am not home in the middle of the day to brush his teeth so he gets the...
Forum: Parenting   04-15-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,192
Posted By La Limena
Since you asked to spare the sugar-coating, I...

Since you asked to spare the sugar-coating, I think parents these days are over-eager for labels. If their child doesn't have a bona fide medical or psychological issue, then they will opt for...
Forum: Television   04-15-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By La Limena
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Quote:Originally Posted by mommy212 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1308150/glee-racist#post_16390041)
I am bored of...
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