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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-17-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By PixelDust
We have a Santa Fe that we've been driving for...

We have a Santa Fe that we've been driving for seven years. We bought it new and have put 160,000+ miles on it. We've never had it in the shop for anything other than routine maintenance and repairs...
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-12-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By PixelDust
Quote: Originally Posted by AmyPDX...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AmyPDX http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15246096)
My DP mentioned something along these lines...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-27-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By PixelDust
If that's a non-negotiable must-have, I'd go...

If that's a non-negotiable must-have, I'd go with the bank that has more options to choose from, unless you already know you have a strong preference for the only donor at the other bank. It's a...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-21-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By PixelDust
All of the Molly West baby books are gender...

All of the Molly West baby books are gender neutral regarding the parents; most sites that sell her books don't advertise that, but it's true. I love the one we bought for DS; it's beautiful and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-09-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 787
Posted By PixelDust
My 29-month old boy sleeps about 10 hours at...

My 29-month old boy sleeps about 10 hours at night, with at least a couple of wakings. On weekdays he usually naps for about 40 minutes, but lately he hasn't been napping at all. He needs more...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By PixelDust
My toddler sometimes goes a day or two without...

My toddler sometimes goes a day or two without pooping, then catches up on the second day. If you're worried, though, could you call her doctor or a nurse?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-15-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,422
Posted By PixelDust
That sounds like what I felt when my son was a...

That sounds like what I felt when my son was a baby and I was depressed. The irritability made me feel like a bad mom, which fed my depression, which made me more irritable; lather, rinse, repeat....
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   08-14-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,528
Posted By PixelDust
I was shot in the leg with a bb gun when I was...

I was shot in the leg with a bb gun when I was sixteen, and eighteen years later, I still have a stainless steel bb lodged near the bone in my calf. Very funny on x-rays, but it hurt like hell when...
Forum: Infertility   08-14-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,005
Posted By PixelDust
My personal most-hated: 1. "If that...

My personal most-hated:

1. "If that happens, you'll just go on bed rest and it will be fine!" Dude, have you noticed I have a toddler, and you know, A LIFE? (Said by my best friend -- a doctor --...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-13-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By PixelDust
Congratulations and welcome...

Congratulations and welcome baby!http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-30-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 752
Posted By PixelDust
I have a family member with some hearing loss;...

I have a family member with some hearing loss; he talks loud and always has. He really just can't tell that he's talking more loudly than people need him to. He would be very embarrassed if someone...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-14-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By PixelDust
I really dislike my life and my family being...

I really dislike my life and my family being used for political gains. Have you all seen this?

Fred Barnes’s Advice To McCain: Revive Your Struggling Campaign By Using Gay-Bashing As A Wedge...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-13-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By PixelDust
Our son is only 17 months, but so far we've...

Our son is only 17 months, but so far we've found the C-U area to be a really friendly and comfortable place for a two-mom family. There's a GLBT families group in town, but I'm not sure whether...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-05-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By PixelDust
From what you've written, it sounds like he is...

From what you've written, it sounds like he is unhappy with the arrangement, but is trying to make it work because he wants her. So he is compromising the life he wants to have in order to be with...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-21-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,014
Posted By PixelDust
I don't have terribly strong feelings about the...

I don't have terribly strong feelings about the terminology. We use partner. I like it partly because it emphasizes the fact that we can't get married. I also call my partner's mom my mother-out-law...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,772
Posted By PixelDust
It was a requirement for us; we only looked at...

It was a requirement for us; we only looked at willing-to-be-known donors. We felt strongly that we wanted to keep that option open for our child. I know that by the time the baby is old enough to...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-15-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By PixelDust
Congratulations! Your birth story brought a...

Congratulations! Your birth story brought a sappy smile to my face. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-08-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,331
Posted By PixelDust
I'm glad you've gotten some good responses. Just...

I'm glad you've gotten some good responses. Just wanted to offer some sympathy and a hug! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-03-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By PixelDust
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-25-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,778
Posted By PixelDust
Quote: Originally Posted by mommajb...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommajb http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10848764)
It bothers performers and ticket holders...
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-13-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By PixelDust
Hi Becca, and a belated welcome!...

Hi Becca, and a belated welcome! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-25-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By PixelDust
If you google "adoptive breastfeeding", you'll...

If you google "adoptive breastfeeding", you'll find tons of great info. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-10-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 19,135
Posted By PixelDust
Quote: Originally Posted by 2happymamas...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2happymamas http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10507322)

You could also buy a bunch of tests and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-09-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By PixelDust
With our first, we took a long time to decide...

With our first, we took a long time to decide whether we wanted a homebirth or a hospital birth. We ended up with a hospital birth, in part because of the legal situation for lay midwives in our...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-05-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By PixelDust
I'm sorry you're going through this....

I'm sorry you're going through this. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
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