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Forum: Parenting   Today, 08:49 PM
Replies: 126
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Posted By Viola P
"I think that we can make changes without...

"I think that we can make changes without bloodshed- and we're making progress...It's just taking time."

I really like this conversation we're having so i hope you'll forgive me for disagreeing...
Forum: Parenting   Today, 05:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,249
Posted By Viola P
Except that eventually if you alienate too many...

Except that eventually if you alienate too many people the scales tip and there's mass civil disobedience.



I've had similar thoughts many times. To me, once people start experiencing hunger...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,249
Posted By Viola P
What a positive view of capitalism and dim view...

What a positive view of capitalism and dim view of human nature. I tend to be the opposite - capitalism sucks and human nature is pretty awesome. I actually believe that absent a centralized...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,249
Posted By Viola P
Not to get too philosophical here but really this...

Not to get too philosophical here but really this last issue is only really a super big issue with capitalism since states themselves are now run like businesses and maintaining "profits" (or...
Forum: Parenting   04-20-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,249
Posted By Viola P
Contactmaya those last quotes you posted are so...

Contactmaya those last quotes you posted are so disturbing. It makes me scared to be a parenting, being that my heart now resides outside my body and walks around and talks and has opinions of its...
Forum: Potty Learning   04-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Viola P
What a great idea!

What a great idea!
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Viola P
I moved to a new town while pregnant so i didn't...

I moved to a new town while pregnant so i didn't know anyone and didn't get a shower. I still feel like i missed out. I say do as many as you want, take it all in!
Forum: Single Parenting   04-15-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,155
Posted By Viola P
Good for you! Congrats!!!

Good for you! Congrats!!!
Forum: Potty Learning   04-15-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Viola P
We used rewards too. After each potty he got two...

We used rewards too. After each potty he got two M&Ms. That was very motivating for him, especially at the beginning. But then the problem was that he started staying up late, waiting to pee, so he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-15-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Viola P
That sounds kind of sad!

That sounds kind of sad!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-14-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Viola P
Wink I can't remember but i did have this in my email,...

I can't remember but i did have this in my email, if it helps:

Hypnobabies Home Study Course 5th Edition (Class 1,2,3,4,5 & Maintenance
Program)



Hypnobabies CDs - 6 Total - mp3 format

...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-13-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Viola P
I used hypno babies. I found the tracks online...

I used hypno babies. I found the tracks online and the schedule for listening to them online. I loosely followed the schedule, except that i did the affirmations pretty much daily. I also borrowed...
Forum: Parenting   04-13-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,249
Posted By Viola P
I'm currently reading "Free Range Kids" and...

I'm currently reading "Free Range Kids" and loving it.

It is utter insanity that we live in a place where 10 year old kids can be detained by the state for walking alone. This IS a police state....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-10-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Viola P
Thanks everyone. I know in my heart it's "normal"...

Thanks everyone. I know in my heart it's "normal" that some people are more needy than others. It's just exhausting sometimes. Of course i love my baby all the same.

katelove: i've thought about...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-09-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Viola P
Extremely needy 3 year old

My son is turning three this month and is extremely needy. For example, today i timed it and he literally couldn't go 3 minutes without needing something. It's very exhausting as i work two very...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-09-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By Viola P
I have two kids and used it with my second. It...

I have two kids and used it with my second. It worked very well for me. But i didn't expect it to make birth actually pain free, my objective was to remain calm throughout, which i mostly did, except...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   04-06-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Viola P
I started hard boiling eggs and peeling them and...

I started hard boiling eggs and peeling them and giving them to him in a pan with a spatula so he could cook them himself. He loves eggs now!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-05-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Viola P
Can you move back in with your aunt? As hard...

Can you move back in with your aunt?

As hard as i'm sure it would be to leave that's what you have to do. You're an adult, a parent, and you're responsible to some extent for your life. Your...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-05-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Viola P
I was told to do a sitz bath every day. Not sure...

I was told to do a sitz bath every day. Not sure why you wouldn't be able to take a bath, that seems odd. Anytime there are wide recommendations from one place to the next you should just do whatever...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-04-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,155
Posted By Viola P
The thing is that Italy is a party to the Hague...

The thing is that Italy is a party to the Hague convention whereas India isn't. That's a very important difference. If the child is from a Hague country they get a local lawyer in the event of an...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-02-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,155
Posted By Viola P
There is NO way i would agree to this. Please go...

There is NO way i would agree to this. Please go talk with a lawyer first. People (especially women i think) always want to appear nice and reasonable and they unfortunately underestimate or overlook...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-01-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By Viola P
I was honestly considering letting them all go...

I was honestly considering letting them all go without me since i figured i'd rather not spend Christmas with people who don't like me anyway. I thought maybe they could go for a couple of hours in...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-30-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By Viola P
Yes it certainly can be challenging!

Yes it certainly can be challenging!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-29-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Viola P
I'd also add that i started taking my 1st out on...

I'd also add that i started taking my 1st out on saturday "dates" once a month at least. We do something super fun together, just the two of us, that i know he'll love. That has *really* helped me...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-29-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By Viola P
Yes there is a lot of background stuff here that...

Yes there is a lot of background stuff here that wasn't mentioned. Basically the IL's moved thousands of miles from their home to be close to us when our baby was born. I was so excited about it...
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