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Forum: Learning at School   11-12-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By KBecks
Hi Everyone,   My 9 year old 3rd grader is...

Hi Everyone,
 
My 9 year old 3rd grader is having some school intervention -- we just had a meeting with the principal, guidance counselor, special ed teacher, learning specialist and his teacher,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-21-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By KBecks
My son Alek, age 5 is in 4 year old preschool...

My son Alek, age 5 is in 4 year old preschool (late birthday). He's having some difficulties because he is not going along with the group on things. On the one hand, he's an independent, happy,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,136
Posted By KBecks
I had my DH on board before our third son was...

I had my DH on board before our third son was born, but only because my DH saw how much regret I felt over circing our first two boys.

Perhaps what will help is encouraging your husband to see...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By KBecks
What is done is done. I would not tweet about...

What is done is done. I would not tweet about circ -- it's too impersonal of a format. If you have the opportunity to speak with them before they have another child, go for it, but for now, let them...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By KBecks
Good for keeping that man's hands off your...

Good for keeping that man's hands off your child's penis! You are the mom, you were not there for a penis issue.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By KBecks
How does anyone know what the AAP will do in 2...

How does anyone know what the AAP will do in 2 years? Does this doc have a professional connection to the AAP? I would call that BS at this point.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-21-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By KBecks
Cancel the appointments.

Cancel the appointments.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-21-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By KBecks
About the ear infection, I did not know that he...

About the ear infection, I did not know that he had an ear infection, but he was teething and I took him in for a 9 mo well check just because I wanted to see how he's doing and get the affirmation...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-17-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By KBecks
I haven't been giving probiotics -- do I get...

I haven't been giving probiotics -- do I get yogurt for that?
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-16-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By KBecks
My intact 9 month old's urine smells -- I am not...

My intact 9 month old's urine smells -- I am not sure if this is normal or not but it has a stronger odor than I remembered with his two older brothers (who are circed.)

I am slightly nervous...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-04-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,989
Posted By KBecks
I think you were smart to get out of there, and...

I think you were smart to get out of there, and I wouldn't go back. I don't think you did anything wrong at all.
Forum: Montessori   05-23-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By KBecks
Wow, that is amazing! I was just coming on...

Wow, that is amazing!

I was just coming on here because I need to get going on materials for the boys for over the summer and next year. I'm trying to think about what materials I should focus...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-22-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By KBecks
My third son is now 7 months, and he has been...

My third son is now 7 months, and he has been the best nurser / I've had the most successful nursing experience with him.

Right now is about the time I stopped nursing with my other two sons, and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-22-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By KBecks
Do you live with your family? If you don't want...

Do you live with your family? If you don't want to feed him solids, then don't.

My little guy is 7 months and he loves to eat, and he is even eating a little bit of chunky-ish food now. But, I...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-21-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,604
Posted By KBecks
Quote: Originally Posted by KaylaBeanie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KaylaBeanie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13799501)
Even in circ-happy Midwest, 20% of boys...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-20-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By KBecks
I wouldn't bring it up prior to the birth. ...

I wouldn't bring it up prior to the birth.

Your mom may be relieved that she doesn't have to do anything special during diaper changes. Less work is good!

Best wishes for your family!
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-19-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By KBecks
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/from...4152445850...

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/from...4152445850.htm (http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/217466/124152445850.htm)
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-18-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 785
Posted By KBecks
Quote: Originally Posted by My4Monkeys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by My4Monkeys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13783183)
Thank you for all of the thoughtful...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-18-2009, 03:17 PM
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Views: 785
Posted By KBecks
Tell your DH that you are going to refuse circ...

Tell your DH that you are going to refuse circ for your new baby because you don't want it. He may feel upset about it, but you be strong and hang in there for your new little baby. You can listen...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-06-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By KBecks
Many men in the US have survived circ and gone...

Many men in the US have survived circ and gone on to live happy lives. Circ is very wrong, but your son can still have a great life. Try to look at the big picture.

I apologized to my two circed...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-30-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,079
Posted By KBecks
I have 2 circed sons and my third son is intact....

I have 2 circed sons and my third son is intact. I tell everyone who is expecting a boy that I regret and now reject circumcision.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-30-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By KBecks
Congrats on the new baby coming soon!!!!...

Congrats on the new baby coming soon!!!! Woooo!!!

Really, you can relax. Tell the doctors no circ, you can put a no circ (no reatract / meatus exam) sign on the bassinet. Then you just relax....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-26-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,414
Posted By KBecks
Tell your husband no. It's really not as hard as...

Tell your husband no. It's really not as hard as it seems. Refuse the circ and be done with it. Your husband will be OK, really.

Your son will be happy and healthy too!
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-25-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By KBecks
Also, don't pester your husband by telling him...

Also, don't pester your husband by telling him circ is awful. If anything, tell him that intact is fine, there is nothing wrong w/having a foreskin and your son will be happy and healthy as is.
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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-25-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By KBecks
You will see your doc at all your visits. Tell...

You will see your doc at all your visits. Tell your doc that you don't want it done and that if your dh requests it, you are in disagreement.
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