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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Yesterday, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By joandsarah77
Yes, reading, playing and doing chores together...

Yes, reading, playing and doing chores together is enough. Right now you are in a season of little sleep, snuggles and little ones, this too shall pass. Once your baby is older and sleeping through...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Yesterday, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By joandsarah77
I haven't read all of the posts, but first decide...

I haven't read all of the posts, but first decide do you really want to unschool or not? Not unschooling does not means school at home either, there are as many varieties of learning at home as there...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-08-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By joandsarah77
Welcome. :) Remember your boyfriend is intact not...

Welcome. :) Remember your boyfriend is intact not 'uncircumcised', that indicates someone who is simply not done yet. Rather like you would never say that a woman is unmastitmised. Language holds...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-29-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By joandsarah77
Yes I am aware of the link to PTSD. I tend to...

Yes I am aware of the link to PTSD. I tend to think with infant circumcision that this is probably due to those cut without adequate pain management since such a traumatic experience would be etched...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-27-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By joandsarah77
It boggles my mind that an adult thinks it's okay...

It boggles my mind that an adult thinks it's okay to surgical alter a child genitals. Don't they even question if that could leave lasting emotional scars at that age? I think it can leave mental...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-26-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By joandsarah77
We all know and disown Brian Morris. He's an...

We all know and disown Brian Morris. He's an embarrassment to our country; but as much as we would like to deport him to the North Poll, we are stuck with his brand of nonsense. So lets leave him out...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-25-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By joandsarah77
Well someone over there needs to do something...

Well someone over there needs to do something about it. Was there a call to the media, a letter to parliament, a protest, anything? I know I have seen pictures of groups that protest in the US, could...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-24-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By joandsarah77
Well that's terrible. At 15 a boy is strong...

Well that's terrible. At 15 a boy is strong enough to resist, so unless they held him down, stripped him and knocked him out he must have agreed to go along with it. I admit the US leaves me open...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-24-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By joandsarah77
It's normal for the foreskin to take up to 18...

It's normal for the foreskin to take up to 18 years to become lose enough to retract. Also retraction is only for sex. At 18 the young man can go to a doctor and get some steroid cream and do some...
Forum: Education   11-23-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,702
Posted By joandsarah77
I don't believe in six year old's studying, six...

I don't believe in six year old's studying, six year old's need to play. Studies show that play enhances learning. It's not just something to pass the time but making actual brain connections...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-15-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By joandsarah77
So is this a spoof?

So is this a spoof?
Forum: Intact Care   11-05-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By joandsarah77
Sounds like he was partly retractable which is a...

Sounds like he was partly retractable which is a worse since he has lost some protection against bacteria and meddling doctors see that and are more likely to want to manipulate things they should...
Forum: Intact Care   11-05-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By joandsarah77
He's wrong totally wrong. No you do not just...

He's wrong totally wrong. No you do not just "push it back gently like this" There is no 'gentle' way to peel attached skin off a persons body. The fact it didn't appear to hurt your son was nothing...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-16-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 109,473
Posted By joandsarah77
Tell your son to take a good long soak in a bath...

Tell your son to take a good long soak in a bath of plain water with half a cup of baking soda to half a bath. After the bath he can gently apply some organic coconut oil. If it hurts him to pee he...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-04-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By joandsarah77
I think American's are brainwashed into thinking...

I think American's are brainwashed into thinking it's normal and 'healthy'. Frankly I think they are crazy. How could anyone think cutting off healthy skin from their newborn child is a good idea? It...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-02-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By joandsarah77
12% and quite a big proportion of that is the...

12% and quite a big proportion of that is the Jewish and Muslim section. I personalty have never seen a circumcised child in my 50 years. I don't consider a minority who still circumcise to makes us...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-02-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By joandsarah77
26 years ago I opened a parenting magazine in a...

26 years ago I opened a parenting magazine in a newsagent to a story about should or should you not circumcise your son and went O_O I read in abject horror that taking up knives to baby boys...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-02-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By joandsarah77
I have no idea since I come from a country that...

I have no idea since I come from a country that does not routinely circumcise newborns, I would feel ill. Just wanted to offer some hugs. :Hug
Forum: Intact Care   09-01-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,444
Posted By joandsarah77
I check back every day even though this board is...

I check back every day even though this board is slow. :)

It's good to be prepared, especially if you live in the US where many doctors and nurses are not educated on the normal development of an...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-31-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By joandsarah77
You have about a 98% chance of him not even...

You have about a 98% chance of him not even noticing. Children do not normally notice the presence or absence of a foreskin. Ask your dh what his own fathers penis is like, is he cut? Most men will...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-31-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,830
Posted By joandsarah77
If he had been cut they would have found another...

If he had been cut they would have found another reason to tease him about. Instead they would have made it about his nose, his ears, his mole, whatever it is they could find. He wasn't the object of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-26-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By joandsarah77
With getting dressed for daycare, I would...

With getting dressed for daycare, I would together with her pick the next days clothes the night before. Have a spot where you lay them out. Then at getting dressed time leave her to it. It sounds...
Forum: Intact Care   08-25-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,444
Posted By joandsarah77
I wish they would post back, these one post never...

I wish they would post back, these one post never report back posts kill me.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-24-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By joandsarah77
3 is a known difficult age, they are still in...

3 is a known difficult age, they are still in some ways babies but becoming bigger people in others, and this causes internal conflict. She may want to do things she is not yet capable of and that...
Forum: Intact Care   08-18-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,444
Posted By joandsarah77
Domarius...

Domarius (http://www.mothering.com/forum/members/191996-domarius.html) a child's foreskin is not the same as an adults. At birth the end is small with a sphincter muscle that keeps it closed so that...
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