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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-06-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Oops. Sorry I didn't see the replies. Yes, it is...

Oops. Sorry I didn't see the replies. Yes, it is an option to put them into the Swiss system, but at this point, I don't see the point. I'm not overly impressed with the Swiss either. The two...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-02-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
I'm married to a Frenchman, and I currently live...

I'm married to a Frenchman, and I currently live in France, right on the border of Geneva, Switzerlalnd (where I work).

Kids were born in the U.S. but we've been in Switzerland and France for the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-02-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,811
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Hello... I'm new to this area as well. Joining...

Hello... I'm new to this area as well. Joining in because I would like to do better and more. I'm noting some things that we already do, but will also make a list of things I'd like to start in...
Forum: Pets   07-02-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
We agreed as a family (including dh, though I'm...

We agreed as a family (including dh, though I'm not holding my breath on how much real help he'll be) that we're willing to spend the energy and effort to get Bacio house trained.

So we've kept...
Forum: Pets   06-30-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Quote: Originally Posted by limabean...

Quote:
Originally Posted by limabean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8511314)
Can I ask, what prompted your family to make...
Forum: Pets   06-30-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Joanna, Thank you very much for this...

Joanna,

Thank you very much for this advice. I am going to start using it right away, inlcuding trying the crate at 4 or 5 when he wakes up early tomorrow. A quick question about the pen...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-29-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Does anyone use guided imagery or meditation to...

Does anyone use guided imagery or meditation to get your children to sleep (or even relax)? I have a 5-yo who is very active up until the time we're reading (even during), and I keep wondering if...
Forum: Pets   06-29-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Quote: Originally Posted by Lady of Z Lake...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lady of Z Lake http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8506140)
I know you said one issue, but chewing...
Forum: Pets   06-29-2007, 03:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
It's house training. He seems to go outside...

It's house training. He seems to go outside really well, but then we'll find he pees on a coat left on the floor (despite the MILLION times I tell my kids or dh that if it's on the floor, it'll...
Forum: Pets   06-29-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Wow... I was away for a day and the post moved...

Wow... I was away for a day and the post moved and there are tons of replies!! Thanks all for your comments and suggestions. Just a few things I wanted to say after reading through everything.

On...
Forum: Pets   06-27-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
My daughter is the 8-yo, and she does have some...

My daughter is the 8-yo, and she does have some responsibility for the puppy. She feeds him if dh doesn't feed him at 5:00 in the morning (which he does sometimes to quiet him down when he wakes up...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-27-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 16,040
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
I am an American expat in France, but work in...

I am an American expat in France, but work in Geneva, Switzerland. I would vote for a sub-forum too!!
Forum: Pets   06-27-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,880
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
I am so unhappy with our 6-month old puppy. He...

I am so unhappy with our 6-month old puppy. He poops and pees in the house, he sheds really bad, wakes up around 4:30 or 5:00 am, and frankly I just don't want or need the headache of any extra...
Forum: Parenting   06-27-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
I am American, married to a Frenchman, and have...

I am American, married to a Frenchman, and have lived with our children in both the U.S. and now in France/Switzerland.

My husband and I found it very difficult to accomplish bilingualism when in...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-26-2007, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Quote: I am curious is the Dr. you spoke to...

Quote:
I am curious is the Dr. you spoke to originaly from there or from somewere else?
The doctor is Swiss.

And thanks again to all. I feel very confident about-- not doing anything (including...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-25-2007, 02:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
This is so helpful-- thanks for all this info. ...

This is so helpful-- thanks for all this info.

No,we (nor anyone else) do not retract his foreskin-- unless you consider having ds gently pull it back just for a quick wash. I have pretty much...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-24-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Hi there. I've never posted in this forum before...

Hi there. I've never posted in this forum before (I don't think), but I though I'd jump right in with a question... My ds is 5, and his foreskin does not fully retract-- just in a couple of spots,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-15-2004, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
I am feeling very desperate about my 2 yo ds's...

I am feeling very desperate about my 2 yo ds's behavior. He is absolutely the most stubborn and particular child I personally have ever seen. If things don't go PRECISELY how he imagined they would...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   06-15-2003, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
We have two children, the youngest being just 1...

We have two children, the youngest being just 1 year. For whatever reason, ever since his birth I have been obsessed with the idea of a third!!!

I wouldn't even want one for at least two more...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-10-2003, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
We have, but it's the opposite. Dd often wanted...

We have, but it's the opposite. Dd often wanted NO ONE but me... daddy wasn't allowed.

This may sound crazy, but there are days I wish I would hear that... that someone isn't NEEDING me all the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-04-2003, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
My ds is just over 1, and he doesn't eat much....

My ds is just over 1, and he doesn't eat much. He seems to love to hold food, stick his fingers in it, throw it on the floor, feed our dog, etc., but not much actually makes it to his mouth!!!

I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-04-2003, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
Max turned 1 on May 26. I can't remember how...

Max turned 1 on May 26. I can't remember how tall he is, but I do know he weighs 21 pounds. I think he's pretty average in height, whatever that is!

Anyway, he has really taken off walking this...
Forum: Parenting   06-04-2003, 01:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
My husband is French, and apart from her not...

My husband is French, and apart from her not speaking French very well yet, I haven't noted any serious cultural differences that would shock the French!

My MIL does make comments from time to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-29-2003, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,072
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
My dd who is 4 loves Laurie Berkner (We have...

My dd who is 4 loves Laurie Berkner (We have Under a Shady Tree and Whaddaya Think of That) and Ralph of Ralph's World (Happy Lemons and At the Bottom of the Sea). Ralph seems to be better suited...
Forum: Parenting   05-28-2003, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By Lady of Z Lake
I can totally relate! You are wise to...

I can totally relate!

You are wise to wonder if now is the right time to TTC. Mine are almost 3 years apart and it has been HARD. Dd weaned while I was pregnant, but without going into all the...
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