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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-19-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Teresa
Never mind--I just found it. It was at the...

Never mind--I just found it.

It was at the 'Doctors Opposing Circumcision' website under the Publications section.

It's called "Does Being Born a Healthy Male Require Surgical Correction?" and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-19-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Teresa
I'm trying to find an anti-circumcision...

I'm trying to find an anti-circumcision (pro-whole, intact and natural!) brochure.
Friend does not want to circumcise, partner does, etc.

I usually send the NOCIRC 'Care of the Intact Penis'...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-26-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Teresa
Thanks everyone for all the great suggestions! ...

Thanks everyone for all the great suggestions!

To re-cap, here are the different HCPs and practitioners I have heard about from several different sources:

Helene Leonetti, MD (gynecology)
...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-21-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Teresa
My MIL has had a terrible OB for years, but...

My MIL has had a terrible OB for years, but she's finally ready to find someone new. I'd rather refer her to a midwife--she just needs routine exams, etc., no real medical issues--but MIL is...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-06-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Teresa
There used to be a great web-site with tips on...

There used to be a great web-site with tips on talking to a child who is sleeping.
I can't find it anywhere now (forgotten the name/address) and searches for 'Talking to a sleeping child' or 'How...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-22-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Teresa
Edgar Schoen has written a new book called 'On...

Edgar Schoen has written a new book called 'On Circumcision' which, of course, advocates routine circumsion and it's getting a lot of press. Our local paper picked up the article and ran it on the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-31-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By Teresa
I've been asked to pass this along to folks...

I've been asked to pass this along to folks living Simply:

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STATEWIDE SIMPLICITY PICNIC -- MARYLAND

Saturday, June 25, 2005, 12-4 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2005, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Teresa
Well, I see many 'Views' but only two 'Replies'!...

Well, I see many 'Views' but only two 'Replies'!

I did find two very good authors, both with a couple books on Emotional Abuse or Abusive Relationships:

Lundy Bancroft

Beverly Engel

...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-31-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By Teresa
You don't need to prep anyone for the discovery...

You don't need to prep anyone for the discovery that your child is going to remain whole, intact and natural.

If anyone notices or comments respond appropriately.
If they are genuinely curious...
Forum: Spirituality   03-21-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By Teresa
A great book, popular with UUs is "Hide and Seek...

A great book, popular with UUs is "Hide and Seek with God" by Mary Anne Moore.
It's not illustrated--at least not my edition--but it would be a great resource for you to get some ideas and then...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Teresa
Debra, Any chance he does this intentionally? ...

Debra,
Any chance he does this intentionally?
If not, then by all means, take separate cars when you anticipate these kinds of things, take an always-ready bag-o-snacks, take a great book,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 958
Posted By Teresa
8< My sister emailed me a link to some of the...

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My sister emailed me a link to some of the nastier parts of the blog and cc'd him too. So, once he checks his email he'll definately know that I know...
>8

Well, I figured that this would...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Teresa
We know someone who has been married for 15...

We know someone who has been married for 15 years and is being Emotionally Abused--if not physically.
I know that he has slapped her twice in this time period, and that she called the police one of...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-17-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Teresa
Well, here's the rough draft of the statement...

Well, here's the rough draft of the statement I'm planning to use which may clarify things a bit:

"The routine practice of surgically removing the most sexually sensitive parts of a child's...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-16-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Teresa
I'm working on something in which I want to...

I'm working on something in which I want to write that 'No Medical Association in the world recommends circumcision.'

But I want to first make sure that it's true!

Any links, resources, etc....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-16-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,766
Posted By Teresa
I realize that I'm coming to this late and it's...

I realize that I'm coming to this late and it's done-and-over now, but the correct, polite thing to do is simply send your regrets.
"Dear John, We will not be able to accept your invitation to the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-13-2004, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Teresa
http://www.beliefnet.com/story/35/story_3550_1.ht...

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/35/story_3550_1.html

Any suggestions on material that will educate him that circumcision 'pinches' more than 'just a tad'?
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-11-2004, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Teresa
I second crayon. . . DEMONSTRATE! Just...

I second crayon. . . DEMONSTRATE!

Just arrange a date/time when you can stop by with your baby & baby gear and go over what you usually do and how.

Be very clear about what you do NOT do and...
Forum: Spirituality   11-05-2004, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Teresa
Thank you both! While I was wondering what to...

Thank you both!
While I was wondering what to do (yes--we used camphor for the first time in that particular stand) I thought, "Well, might as well try my usual cleaners--baking soda or vinegar."
...
Forum: Spirituality   11-04-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,749
Posted By Teresa
Well, since I see some of you are almost local....

Well, since I see some of you are almost local. . .

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There will be a Sharing Circle & Support Meeting for Home Educators on Tuesday November 9, 2004 from 1-3pm in the Whitney Young Room on the...
Forum: Spirituality   11-04-2004, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Teresa
Ok, so we're getting ready for Divali in a while...

Ok, so we're getting ready for Divali in a while and I just remembered that our aarti lamp got burned black last year.

What can I do?
I didn't think it was laquered, but it must have been to...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-03-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Teresa
I print out and mail three 'pdf' pamphlets when...

I print out and mail three 'pdf' pamphlets when I hear that someone's pregnant:

"Congratulations, It's A Boy!" -- from Circumstitions.com
http://circumstitions.com/Docs/itsaboy.pdf

"Does...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-03-2004, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Teresa
I print out and mail three 'pdf' pamphlets when...

I print out and mail three 'pdf' pamphlets when I hear that someone's pregnant:

"Congratulations, It's A Boy!" -- from Circumstitions.com
http://circumstitions.com/Docs/itsaboy.pdf

"Does...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-02-2004, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Teresa
Maybe suggest an article on explaining...

Maybe suggest an article on explaining circumcision to intact children.

That's the only question I dread answering to my children:

"Why does cousin's penis look like that?"

I plan to say...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-25-2004, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By Teresa
Wow. . . I didn't know about the vaseline part. ...

Wow. . . I didn't know about the vaseline part.
When mine were small, I had a special 'lubricant' I bought to take their rectal temperatures.
Vaseline is a petroleum by-product.
That would be...
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