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Re: You still have no room to talk, Scott.

Posted by Scott on 1/13/06
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    On 1/13/06, Cassie wrote:
    > ~_~ You wish. Have five more kids and see what kind of chaos ensues (with 5
    > goldfish, a turtle, two dogs, a pair of canaries, a rabbit, a cat and a partridge
    > in a pair tree)
    >
    > On 1/13/06, Scott wrote:
    >> On 1/13/06, Cassima wrote:
    >>> Dude... Now you are the one acting like a sped.
    >>>
    >>> You went from debating about birds into telling us how to raise kids. Why
    >> don't
    >>> you write a combined book on raising birds AND children, publish it and allow
    >>> US to decide for ourselves? Once you have 5 kids, that is the point of no
    >>> return, man. You NEED the gates and closed doors because you cannot be at
    >> every
    >>> child's side all at once. We are talking about "Motherhood", unless there is a
    >>> new breed of woman out ther I don't know about.
    >>>
    >>> I'll take one of them, too, as well as a Super Bird. I'll need a back-up.
    >>>
    >>> You have no right to judge anyone because YOU did not do it. Congradulations.
    >>> How amny "accidents" or "OOPIES!" did you have in your house? Apparently you
    >>> don't live in a 5-bedroom quadlevel, with 4 bathrooms, 2 different back doors
    >>> and a swimming pool in the back yard. A small child is easily lost in a home
    >>> like that, so the gates are needed if you are upstairs, just in case one of
    >> the
    >>> other kids "forgets" they should be watching the baby while mom gives a bath
    >> to
    >>> another or two (even in the same room) and the baby goes tumbling down the
    >>> stairs.
    >>>
    >>> That's right... You only have three. You don't seem to have that kind of a
    >>> problem, so your "Stop cageing your kids" solution does not apply.
    >>>
    >>> Get a degree, publish a book, then we'll talk about our inability to raise
    >>> kids, K? Until then, you have nothing to say.
    >>>
    >>> Plus... Throw a bird into the mix, and then you have a grand ol' time trying
    >> to
    >>> keep track of everyone. The Macaw came in handy though. "I see TIFFINY!!! Mom,
    >>> TIFFINY!" "I see KEVIN! Momma! KEVIN'S here!" She can name all of us, and she
    >>> tended to follow me and my twin around alot "Momma! Come get CASSIE!", "Momma,
    >>> TREA's in here!" (My sister's name is Thelese, but she has a hard time
    >>> pronouncing the "th" sound)or "TWINS-TWINS-TWINS-TWINS! Double trouble my way!"
    >>>
    >>> There were times all eight of use got into trouble. We would play hide-and-
    >> seek
    >>> with her, so when we all got in trouble at the same time, that little snitch
    >>> knew our hiding places. "I FOUND YOU! My turn!" She was the most wonderful -
    >>> ahem- "toy" of us. She loved to play baby, and we would put a bonnet on her
    >> and
    >>> push her in a stroller. Mom even let us feed her baby food with one of those
    >>> rubber-covered spoons and sit her in the high-chair. That bird loved every
    >>> moment of it. I miss her so much.
    >>>
    >>> And she ALWAYS has been clipped.
    >>>
    >>> On 1/13/06, Scott wrote:
    >>>> On 1/12/06, Cassima wrote:
    >>>>> Look man... I am the third fo eight kids. Yes, you do need to shut off
    >>>>> parts of the house. They can go UP stairs, the going DOWN is how they get
    >>>>> hurt. And the kitchen, and the bathroom, and the laundry room, and the back
    >>>>> door was locked and the screen in the front was locked...
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Need I go on?
    >>>>>
    >>>>> On 1/12/06, Alison wrote:
    >>>>>> On 1/12/06, Scott wrote:
    >>>>>>> So let me get this straight, if you had a child, would you completely
    >>>>>>> shut them off from the parts of your house that may potentially be a
    >>>>>>> danger to them?
    >>>>>> ____________________________________________________
    >>>>>> ABSOLUTELY! And I do have a child. If you had children you would know
    >>>>>> that they learn to walk, long before they have the capacity to understand
    >>>>>> danger. I had gates keeping my child safe from injury in the two most
    >>>>>> dangerous rooms in ANY home. The Kitchen and the Bathroom. -Alison-
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    >>>>
    >>>> No please stop caging your kids and crippling your birds. I am one of 4 kids
    >>>> and have 3 of my own and a "gate" has never been in our home(s). There is nmo
    >>>> need as long as you educate your children and know what you are doing before
    >>>> you have them. Same goes for clipping wings. I have read several child
    >>>> development books and I use most of them to train my birds as well. (Since
    >>>> that is what my degree is in) -Scott-
    >> _________________________________________________________________________
    >>
    >> Dude your self...... you guys started all of this and you are just sad because I
    >> am truths in what I have sad and you realize that. -Scott-
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    This has nothing to do with wing clipping -Scott-