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Forum: Single Parenting   02-23-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By cjuniverse
Thanks nursemummy!...

Thanks nursemummy! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-23-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By cjuniverse
I'm going to teach my kid to be careful, sure. ...

I'm going to teach my kid to be careful, sure.

That doesn't mean that drivers shouldn't bear the primary responsibility to exercise caution on the road. They are the most likely to kill,...
Forum: Lactivism   02-23-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,551
Posted By cjuniverse
This is totally about control of women. Totally....

This is totally about control of women. Totally.

If men nursed, does anyone really think there'd be an issue with NIP? No way. This is about the control of women's bodies, first and foremost.
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-23-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 748
Posted By cjuniverse
I'm partial to Long Beach, CA. Parts of it are...

I'm partial to Long Beach, CA. Parts of it are very eclectic and open-minded. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-23-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By cjuniverse
Common sense or no, there's no excuse, or...

Common sense or no, there's no excuse, or justification, for blaming pedestrians when cars hit them. Cars are supposed to watch out for them. Cars are deadly weapons. Pedestrians are not. They are...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-23-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By cjuniverse
Had to chime in on the pedestrians not looking...

Had to chime in on the pedestrians not looking for cars in crosswalks being rude thing.

Cars are supposed to look for pedestrians, not the other way around. Pedestrians always have the...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-23-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By cjuniverse
I never loved my ex. We separated when my son...

I never loved my ex. We separated when my son was 14 months old. He's almost 3 now (my son).

In a less-than-stellar relationship currently...though hopefully not forever...

Too sick to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-20-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 960
Posted By cjuniverse
I can think of many, many circumstances where...

I can think of many, many circumstances where 'rudeness' is not only acceptable, but imperative.

(I put 'rudeness' in quotation marks because most of what is considered 'rude' is any expression...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   02-18-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 58,595
Posted By cjuniverse
Sigh, had to chime in on the men being...

Sigh, had to chime in on the men being 'hardwired' to be inconsiderate, disrespectful jerks thing.

So not true. Men are raised to be inconsiderate, disrespectful jerks. Women are raised to coddle...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-18-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,363
Posted By cjuniverse
Who cares? Who cares what other people think of...

Who cares? Who cares what other people think of your chosen style of swimwear, or weather it tags you as 'old' or a parent?

As if either of the two were inherently bad things. People age, there...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-18-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By cjuniverse
Hard to say. Only you know your situation best....

Hard to say. Only you know your situation best. I was in a similar situation. I walked away. Stuck with the debt, but it's considerably less than yours.

As far as I was concerned at the time,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-18-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 423
Posted By cjuniverse
Yep. By a year and a half. I knew there was...

Yep. By a year and a half.

I knew there was a reason I preferred older men. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-17-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By cjuniverse
I don't know, mami, but mine's almost 3...and...

I don't know, mami, but mine's almost 3...and when I tell him no, he just smiles.

Shrug. It's the age. They'll grow up and out of it like everything else. Hang in there!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 512
Posted By cjuniverse
Ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew!!! Edited since...

Ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew!!!

Edited since I actually read the first post...no clue (why must I always click on these links?)!


Edited again after watching the camel spider video. Um, I'm...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-16-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By cjuniverse
I have three...on my lower right abdomen, lower...

I have three...on my lower right abdomen, lower left back, and left forearm.

The abdomen hurt the worst. The artist that did it told me that abdominal tattoos are the most painful for women, back...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-16-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,715
Posted By cjuniverse
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif mami and babies.

This is profoundly triggering for me.

Can the two of you...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-13-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By cjuniverse
If someone says you've hurt them, you have....

If someone says you've hurt them, you have. Apologize. Understand where you went wrong, where they may possibly have gone/are going wrong, but always apologize.

You both need to cool off, then...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-12-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By cjuniverse
Then end it, mami. Your child will be fine. Stop...

Then end it, mami. Your child will be fine. Stop nursing. Talk to him about it, be gentle and gradual if you can be, then wean.

It's okay. Weaning is natural. If it's time then it's time. All...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-12-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By cjuniverse
Talk to her about being done. Share your...

Talk to her about being done. Share your feelings. Be as gentle and gradual as you are able, then wean.

This is natural, mami. Primates wean their babies. Looks like it's time for you. It's...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-12-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By cjuniverse
I said this in the other thread on the subject,...

I said this in the other thread on the subject, and I'll say it again.

Who cares? He's not the one who's nursing. You are. You are also an adult. Stand up for yourself and insist that he respect...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-12-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By cjuniverse
While human babies do need milk from their...

While human babies do need milk from their mothers for two years, I think it's perfectly fine to wean if it's having a strong negative effect on your health or sanity.

If you need to wean to be...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-12-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,082
Posted By cjuniverse
My son will be 3 in April. He will also be...

My son will be 3 in April. He will also be weaned in April. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

Edited to add :

I voted two to three years.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-12-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By cjuniverse
Mami, I need to be blunt. So what? Your...

Mami, I need to be blunt.

So what? Your husband is not nursing your children. He does not have breasts. You are. You do. If he doesn't like it, tough.
...
Forum: Lactivism   02-12-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,551
Posted By cjuniverse
In my opinion, you either think breastfeeding is...

In my opinion, you either think breastfeeding is normal and natural, or you don't. There's no 'middle ground' and there's no 'compromise'.

If you think nursing women should have to do anything to...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-11-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By cjuniverse
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

Mami, I was having back-and-forth bouts of this sometime ago. It's subsided, and...
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