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Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-19-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,661
Posted By Adia
Totally pisses me off too! I have girls, and...

Totally pisses me off too! I have girls, and people already make comments about "drama" and "wait until they're teenagers, then you won't like them so much!" (wtf, I get along great with teenagers,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-19-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 40,817
Posted By Adia
I love this thread. I'm all over the place...

I love this thread.
I'm all over the place with my name tastes. There's no pattern or logic to it at all. Of my 3, the oldest has a normal-but-not-terribly common name, middle has a name that was...
Forum: Parenting   10-19-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,603
Posted By Adia
DD1 is going to be a zombie bride. DD2 is going...

DD1 is going to be a zombie bride. DD2 is going to be either a leopard (already made costume for a party earlier this year that ended up not being held, so she never got to wear it) or a dalmatian,...
Forum: Parenting   10-19-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Adia
Here from Ontario, Canada, land of the ice and...

Here from Ontario, Canada, land of the ice and snow. First of all, invest in high quality thermal shirts. Not the kind from Walmart, the kind upmarket sporting/outdoors stores sell. Good thermals...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-14-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,064
Posted By Adia
Oh my goodness. This could have been written...

Oh my goodness. This could have been written about my mother. She's mellowed in age though, obviously your dad hasn't.
I have no advice, just a (((hug))) and a vote of confidence that you're doing...
Forum: Parenting   10-14-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,132
Posted By Adia
I think that's the case for most people. It was...

I think that's the case for most people. It was more complex for me. My mother had no respect for my privacy or for me. She'd read my diary, ridicule me when I told her my feelings, tell my secrets...
Forum: Parenting   10-14-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,482
Posted By Adia
I'd just smile and nod. It's most likely that...

I'd just smile and nod. It's most likely that she's doing it because she's either very insecure and needs her child's minor accomplishments to make her feel impressive, some parents seem to want to...
Forum: Parenting   10-13-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,132
Posted By Adia
No to all. Very disrespectful and not exactly...

No to all. Very disrespectful and not exactly trust building. I'd rather they just trust me and talk to me, and being the kind of person who'd go through personal things and behind their back...
Forum: Parenting   10-13-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,143
Posted By Adia
No advice here, just a lot of support. I'm very...

No advice here, just a lot of support. I'm very similar, radical unschooling and all, and it's tough to find friendships where parenting style isn't a tension. Even when I try not to even mention...
Forum: Parenting   10-13-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,558
Posted By Adia
I have a mix of cursive and print. My print...

I have a mix of cursive and print. My print alone stinks and looks like a squirrel on crack's writing. My cursive is very nice but impractical. My answer to that is to go half and half. It's...
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