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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-03-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,331
Posted By east carolina
Some of these posts are really hard to follow,...

Some of these posts are really hard to follow, but here are mine:
 
- When I lived with my parents I answered the phone one day and the voice on the other end said "This is such-and-such from the...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,096
Posted By east carolina
I live in a country where there is an approved...

I live in a country where there is an approved list of names http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/eyesroll.gif My DS is Rufus Ferdinand. He's the only Rufus I know personally, we've certainly...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-03-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By east carolina
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chilliepepper http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1384331/my-6-year-old-still-cries-like-a-baby#post_17373197)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-12-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,500
Posted By east carolina
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Quote:Originally Posted by bluebirdmama1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   06-12-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,319
Posted By east carolina
My son was in a Montessori preschool last year,...

My son was in a Montessori preschool last year, which he liked, but was a little bored there. This year, he's in a private more typically academic kindergarten and he does spend some time every day...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-12-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By east carolina
Reading these books too, and I LOVE them. I just...

Reading these books too, and I LOVE them. I just started A Feast for Crows, and I can't wait until Dance with Dragons comes out this summer. Also the HBO series is good, the episodes I've seen so...
Forum: Multicultural Families   12-15-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By east carolina
I agree with all of the above who said it's a...

I agree with all of the above who said it's a relationship issue. I think it's perfectly fine for him to express doubts or not feel comfortable with celebrating a religious holiday that is not of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,703
Posted By east carolina
 Quote:Originally Posted by Chamomile...



Quote:Originally Posted by Chamomile Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 994
Posted By east carolina
I believe it's best to be natural, open and...

I believe it's best to be natural, open and honest and relaxed about relationships.
 
That being said, I do enjoy being coy and flirting, joking on the risque side, bawdy humor, but only with a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By east carolina
My DH is a musician too and has often come home...

My DH is a musician too and has often come home very late (and, um, not exactly sober) from his gigs. The thing with me, though, is that I expect him to come home later than late on gig nights, but...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 718
Posted By east carolina
I just posted a reply to the other thread. I...

I just posted a reply to the other thread. I think it's lovely when grandparents and aunts and uncles are a big part of children's lives. Big, happy clans and all that. But not everyone sees it that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-14-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 975
Posted By east carolina
I only knew my grandmother growing up, the other...

I only knew my grandmother growing up, the other 3 grandparents died a long time before I was born. She lived in Europe and I grew up in the States, so she only visited about 1 time per year. But I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-13-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,703
Posted By east carolina
I consider myself a socialist, but more in the...

I consider myself a socialist, but more in the modern European sense. I am in no way a Communist or Totalitarian anything supporter. Lenin was no socialist, he stood for Communist dictatorship and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-10-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By east carolina
My DS is generally a decent eater, but he has...

My DS is generally a decent eater, but he has trouble sitting down at the table and easting sometimes and skips meals sometimes too. Not the same thing as you are facing, I know, but what I do it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-09-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,468
Posted By east carolina
DH's grandma gave him and his sister condoms for...

DH's grandma gave him and his sister condoms for Christmas once (they were teenagers). Well, it wasn't like she planned to, they were sold as part of a gift package and she didn't notice.
 
As a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-09-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,736
Posted By east carolina
It can be so hard to figure out the problem when...

It can be so hard to figure out the problem when it comes to breastfeeding. If only babies could just tell us and breasts were transparent. I just want to chime in with my own experience having...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-09-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By east carolina
I had terrible problems breastfeeding my DS...

I had terrible problems breastfeeding my DS after he was born. Not the same problems you are having, but I experienced similar overwhelming feelings of guilt when I felt like...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 563
Posted By east carolina
My family did growing up and I always really...

My family did growing up and I always really liked the food and getting-together (well, less than the food, but still), but since I've moved to Europe I don't think about it much anymore. I do like...
Forum: Europe   10-29-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By east carolina
There's another thread in this forum where moms...

There's another thread in this forum where moms living in the CR have posted. You can check it out.

I've been living in Prague for 10 years now, DS was born here 5 years ago. Feel free to ask any...
Forum: Europe   10-29-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By east carolina
I know this is an older thread, but I just...

I know this is an older thread, but I just noticed it now. We're in Prague, DS was born here and we're bilingual (Czech-English).

There are alot of things I love about this country and I have...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   10-29-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 93,182
Posted By east carolina
Finally joining this tribe 'cause I got my first...

Finally joining this tribe 'cause I got my first tattoo, this summer. I love it, it's like it's always been there and I'm already planning my next one.

My 5 year old DS is very tattoo positive. A...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By east carolina
My mom did not agree with many of my parenting...

My mom did not agree with many of my parenting choices, maybe even most of them, but she would never go so far as baptize my baby without my consent (that's crossing a HUGE line imo!) and refuse to...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,787
Posted By east carolina
I have friends that smoke pot and I still do,...

I have friends that smoke pot and I still do, but pretty rarely. We've had some pot in the house on occasion. DS is 5 and has no clue about marijuana. He knows about smoking, because he sees alot of...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By east carolina
Transitions and change can be really hard,...

Transitions and change can be really hard, adjustment periods can be tricky.

My DS does better with a routine for certain things. But none of us is really a routine person, like that bedtime is...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,230
Posted By east carolina
My DS is 5 and loves other children and plays...

My DS is 5 and loves other children and plays fearlessly with them, but he's only now starting to refer to other kids as his friends and it's still a very minimal friendship. It's more like kids he...
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