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Forum: Personal Growth   12-27-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Trinitty
Hello everyone,   I haven't had much time to...

Hello everyone,
 
I haven't had much time to post over the years but wanted to let you know that Susan Forward has a new book.
Many of us found her Toxic Parents and Emotional Blackmail books...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-27-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,485
Posted By Trinitty
Tigerchild, it's so lovely to see you still...

Tigerchild, it's so lovely to see you still here.
Since actually having children I have neglected to come here much as I would like and it is great to see you, your advice is worth gold....
Forum: Personal Growth   11-23-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 28,525
Posted By Trinitty
Hey ladies. Dr. Forward has another book for...

Hey ladies.
Dr. Forward has another book for us.
It's very good.
Trin
 
http://www.amazon.com/Mothers-Who-Cant-Love-Daughters/dp/0062204343/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1371677085&sr=1-2...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-23-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Trinitty
Hello, You are not responsible for your...

Hello,
You are not responsible for your mother's behaviour.
Another vote for the book Toxic Parents by Dr. Susan Forward.
Good luck.
Trin
Forum: Personal Growth   05-08-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 28,525
Posted By Trinitty
So.... Is this time of year, Mother's Day,...

So....
Is this time of year, Mother's Day, difficult for most of the other ladies on here?
It's just awful.
Trying to enjoy it with my own family while constantly hearing the sentimental ads on...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-14-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 28,525
Posted By Trinitty
Hi. Sorry to only be lurking. I am SO sorry...

Hi.
Sorry to only be lurking.
I am SO sorry for those of you who are here, and those of you who had been sexually and physically abused.
We have an estrangement and deep problems... but I am...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-13-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,057
Posted By Trinitty
OP:   You are doing everything RIGHT.   ...

OP:
 
You are doing everything RIGHT.
 
Have no fear. You cannot spoil a baby or hold him or her too much.
 
Ignore your Mom's condescending tone, she might just be defensive about her own...
Forum: Homebirth   10-17-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Trinitty
Hi there Mommas, Does anyone have a Canadian...

Hi there Mommas,
Does anyone have a Canadian website they use to order raspberry leaf in bulk?
Not stuffed in with other things to make tea, blah, blah, just the dried leaf?
Thanks in advance!...
Forum: Canada   09-11-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Trinitty
Bumping. Still looking for some play groups. ...

Bumping.
Still looking for some play groups.
Thanks for looking.
Trin.
 
Forum: Canada   08-12-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Trinitty
Hello there, Anyone still on here from...

Hello there,
Anyone still on here from Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia?
We have family here and just moved to Bridgewater from Ottawa, leaving behind a great clan of friends.
We'd love to find a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-01-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By Trinitty
:) :)  Quote: That's because we were raised in...

:) :) 
Quote: That's because we were raised in reality (as was the poster as well, I am quite sure). Iowa, awesome! 


 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Trinitty
Thanks for that Filly. The "blissfully...

Thanks for that Filly.
The "blissfully unaware" was perhaps too self-centred.  It was because of a pic I saw of an old schoolmate's daughter, dressed up for the first day. I know the schoolmate had...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Trinitty
Hey there, Haven't posted in forever. Nice to...

Hey there,
Haven't posted in forever. Nice to see Mothering thriving :)
BG: We are not planning on sending DD3 to school.
Have been reading and planning for years. Dozens of reasons....
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-07-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,855
Posted By Trinitty
Hello, sorry if this has already been posted,...

Hello, sorry if this has already been posted, but since so many parents use, I thought it was impportant:
http://www.fox43.com/news/wpmt-cpsc-crib-recall,0,5947637.story
ARMS REACH BED SIDE...
Forum: Family Planning   03-07-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Trinitty
I am so very very sorry. You are in my hopes...

I am so very very sorry.
You are in my hopes and prayers.
Trin.
Forum: Parenting   02-23-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,236
Posted By Trinitty
To answer the title: Yes.  And, yes.  :) I...

To answer the title:
Yes.  And, yes.  :)
I will read your post and thread now.
Trin.
Forum: TV-Free   02-17-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,522
Posted By Trinitty
Hello,   I was one of those pushing very...

Hello,
 
I was one of those pushing very hard to get this subforum set up... and I have been away for a long time, ironically after finally having a child. :) Busy busy busy.
Very nice to see...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By Trinitty
I personally avoided group settings for this...

I personally avoided group settings for this reason while DD was really small.  I just got a strong sense that little babies should have limited exposure to random strangers and large public places....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-15-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,891
Posted By Trinitty
We could not put our bed on the floor, since we...

We could not put our bed on the floor, since we have too much stuff stored under it. Sigh.
So, we side-carred a crib to the side of our double bed. Baby slept on the crib mattress, or on me in the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-07-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Trinitty
I really like my Casio. It's my "pocket"...

I really like my Casio.
It's my "pocket" camera.... I do have a Nikon D40 crazy camera too.
The Casio takes really nice pictures, focuses really quickly, and even has a setting for children that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-07-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By Trinitty
Hello, It has been a very long time since I...

Hello,
It has been a very long time since I have posted on MDC. :) Busy with the bubba.
That's so sad that she was so scared, I know how awful that is.
What about having a little ceremony that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-07-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,741
Posted By Trinitty
I used to speak up in lots of situations:...

I used to speak up in lots of situations: littering, foul language, spitting, etc..... It depends on the situation.

If it was an assault, and I consider "spanking" an assualt, I would intervene...
Forum: Parenting   04-07-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,915
Posted By Trinitty
Sorry you aren't feeling well!!!

Sorry you aren't feeling well!!!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-07-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By Trinitty
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/clap.gif

WONDERFUL!

I am happy for you and your family, OP. My DH does not come from a gentle home, not at all, but he totally GETS this...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Trinitty
We do it earlier in Ontario, at 12 months. ...

We do it earlier in Ontario, at 12 months.

We waited until DD was 18 months.

She had NO reaction. She is due for her booster soon.

Basically, I decided that the real risk of measles was...
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