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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-07-2012, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Wildwomyn
Like everyone else, I stopped posting in the...

Like everyone else, I stopped posting in the thread several days ago, until someone else deemed it urgent to post once again about how terribly unfair it was of people to take insult from being...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-07-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,499
Posted By Wildwomyn
Because the question asked in the OP was...

Because the question asked in the OP was basically ‘They’re stupid, right?’ It certainly wasn’t ‘how often does the power go out in that part of the country?’ – because it was stated, fairly...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,499
Posted By Wildwomyn
Article about some of the city's poorest and the...

Article about some of the city's poorest and the power outage. In New York's Public Housing, Fear Creeps in with the Dark...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,499
Posted By Wildwomyn
I think the problem, and hence the mention of...

I think the problem, and hence the mention of privilege in the first place, was the assumption that everyone has access to exactly what you have access to, and the only possible difference could be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,499
Posted By Wildwomyn
Can't make edit work on the phone, GAS stoves.

Can't make edit work on the phone, GAS stoves.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-02-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By Wildwomyn
I totally forgot this last night, but actually,...

I totally forgot this last night, but actually, most people here do have has stoves, which still work when the power goes out. So the only purpose of a camping stove is maximizing damage.

Food...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,499
Posted By Wildwomyn
Oh, and in terms of outdoor space and camping...

Oh, and in terms of outdoor space and camping stoves and such? My family and I stayed inside for several days. We don't have private outdoor space, but even if we did, we didn't want to get killed...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,499
Posted By Wildwomyn
I've lived in Brooklyn since 1996, and in that...

I've lived in Brooklyn since 1996, and in that time, I've lost power once, in 2003. When the power was also out hundreds or thousands of miles in every direction. I have in that time expected to...
Forum: Lactivism   04-18-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,770
Posted By Wildwomyn
 ‘I feel bad for [whoever]’ is a very loaded...

 ‘I feel bad for [whoever]’ is a very loaded phrase indicating pity at best, distain at worst. I can see how it could be used innocently, but I would beg you not to – it is quite profoundly...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,770
Posted By Wildwomyn
   Quote:Originally Posted by...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by rubidoux http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1350721/breastfeeding-passion/20#post_16950312)

 
 I am...
Forum: Lactivism   04-17-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,770
Posted By Wildwomyn
I was hoping someone with a better grip of...

I was hoping someone with a better grip of science and stats and so forth would speak to this, but yes, you absolutely think that formula feeding, especially for healthy babies with access to a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-08-2012, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Wildwomyn
I was actually referring to the earlier claim...

I was actually referring to the earlier claim that CPS cannot take custody of a child who does not have a birth certificate. And the later claim that this is of course true because they wouldn't...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-08-2012, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Wildwomyn
Also, not having either of these absolutely does...

Also, not having either of these absolutely does not confer exemption from the laws of the land that you live in, nor does it act as a cloaking device where an undocumented child is literally...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-29-2011, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Wildwomyn
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Quote:Originally Posted by mamasmoman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-29-2011, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Wildwomyn
So, Actual Living is letting the big bad...

So, Actual Living is letting the big bad government risk your life and tell you who to kill? But securing the rights of citizenship for your children in case they want them someday is not? There...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-29-2011, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Wildwomyn
There is more than one kind of box. It's been...

There is more than one kind of box. It's been fairly clear from the beginning that the OP has no real idea in how many ways having a SSN, or in fact having a government, has benefited her, and she...
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
I'd be completely fine with calling a forum...

I'd be completely fine with calling a forum Cesearians, and letting the people who post use the language they want to describe their experience. I also have no interest whatsoever in telling anyone...
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
I think Jennifer Z's post is probably a good...

I think Jennifer Z's post is probably a good example of what happens when someone gets pushed and pushed and pushed until they get upset and don't word things as carefully as they otherwise might....
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
Suggesting that people who are clearly...

Suggesting that people who are clearly traumatized to the point of being able to allow a single discussion not revolving around their trauma and how bewildering and upsetting it is that everyone...
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
The status quo at this forum is that you can...

The status quo at this forum is that you can only talk about your c-section in the context of trauma and/or being tricked by Evil Obs. Therefore, suggesting that there be a place for people who...
Forum: Site Help   11-03-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
   Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   11-03-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
No, you wouldn't know going in exactly if you'd...

No, you wouldn't know going in exactly if you'd have a good or bad experience. But you could know that a good, or even an ok, experience, is possible, which is not part of the traditional party line...
Forum: Site Help   11-03-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
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Quote:Originally Posted by Adaline'sMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   11-03-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
 Quote:Originally Posted by Drummer's...



Quote:Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   11-03-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,724
Posted By Wildwomyn
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Quote:Originally Posted by Emilie2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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