Debating Mums!

a place for mum's to debate issues, from mothering issues to current affairs......just keep it polite people!! :)

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DS for a 4 year old

Did anybody else see the thread on the main page about a nintendo DS for a 4 year old? A lady was asking if people thought it was a good idea. I personally think its crazy to...

Started by Michelle on 08/23/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/25/2009 by Heidi

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Junk and processed food

How much junk and processed food do you let your children eat? I make almost everything from scratch including cheese pasta, chicken fingers, cookies and bread (as often as I...

Started by Jinglebones on 08/21/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/24/2009 by Veronica

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How passionately do you fight?

I was having a conversation with a couple of girlfriends the other day about fighting with spouses. I mentioned that I thought people must be crazy, or in the wrong...

Started by Krista on 08/23/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/24/2009 by ME

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The Great Vaccine Debate

Yes, I'm bored. :P My views: Vaccines don't cause autism, can be harmful to some children who have a history of allergic reactions or compromised immune systems, are generally...

Started by Kate CP on 08/17/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/24/2009 by Melissa

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Octomom... What do you think?

I'm not going to sugarcoat this. These are the words that come to mind when I think of this woman. Selfish Deluded Disgusting Irresponsible Greedy (some not so polite...

Started by Savannah on 08/13/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/24/2009 by Veronica

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Guns & Obama

"PHOENIX – About a dozen people carrying guns, including one with a military-style rifle, milled among protesters outside the convention center where President Barack Obama...

Started by Esther on 08/18/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/24/2009 by Esther

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Can we do this?? Just once?

Dear Debating Mothers, I heard this phrase in a movie - Steel Magnolias -- i love it: If you can't say something nice, come sit next to me." Admin. and moderators, can we...

Started by Veronica on 08/18/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/23/2009 by Esther

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Economy v Environment

What is your take on it ? Which is more important ? Are they related ? Which has greater effect on the world and the lives of people?

Started by Charlie on 08/23/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/23/2009 by Jeannette

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Government assistance

The following was on one of my FB friends' walls: (My friend is Matt, [I'll withhold last names] and I've never met the other guy. They live in CA, I live in SD.) Matt voted...

Started by Crystal on 07/30/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/22/2009 by Christa

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Siblings

I really want another baby and my bf does not. What are your views? How important do you think siblings are? Do you think a child suffers with/without? How many are too many?

Started by Kimberly on 08/19/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/22/2009 by Kimberly

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Service Dogs in the classroom

I kind of can't believe it had to go to court but an autistic boy was denied his service dog in class....

Started by Sharon on 08/21/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/22/2009 by Esther

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Drinking during pregnancy...

I'm new here, so this may have been covered...During my first pregnancy, my OBGYN told me it was very safe to have a glass of (red) wine a week. I didn't exactly do that...but I...

Started by ME on 07/14/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/21/2009 by Veronica

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Michelle Obama's "short shorts"

According to this article: http://blog.newsweek.com/blogs/thehumancondition/archive/2009/08/19/who-exactly-is-outraged-at-michelle-obama-s-shorts.aspx?GT1=43002 news sources...

Started by Crystal on 08/19/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/21/2009 by JL

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COM Chatroom....

Has anyone noticed the "chat' link in the header at the top of the page? Apparently, we have a chatroom now (I think you have to access it from the welcome page for now...)

Started by ~Jennifer on 08/20/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/21/2009 by Sarah

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The Recession

Well the recession has finally hit our family :( We are finding it hard to stay on top of the debt, pay our bills, keep the car on the road and feed our family. How have you...

Started by DAWN on 08/20/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/21/2009 by Dawn

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expecting trippletts would like name ideas

holeycrap, expecting three baby girls in july, already got three girls, aiged, 16, 8 and 5. I am not shy to say I am scared of being a mommy again. I am looking for cute first...

Started by Khamila 1 day ago in Debating Mums!

Last update 10 hours ago by ~♥Little Miss

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relationship advice

So I need some advice with an on-going issue in my relationship: my boyfriend and i have been together almost 2 years. he has a lot of friends (a good portion of them are...

Started by Amy 4 hours ago in Debating Mums!

Last update 19 minutes ago by ~♥Little Miss

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My 22 year old daughter

My. 22 yo daughter moved to college. Her father lives in the same town. Every year we grow further apart. She has become the female version of him. I can no longer put up with...

Started by Phyllis on 03/24/2014 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 03/25/2014 by ISABEL CARRION DE

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Newly-wed Bickering/arguing normal or not?

Me and my husband have been married for 6 months (together 3 years total) and the last few months have been NOTHING but bickering and arguing over everything from whose washing...

Started by Allie on 03/25/2014 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 03/28/2014 by Allie

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11 weeks missed period negitive tests

hi I have now went 11 weeks without a period. I do have (pcos). but my period has never been this late 8 weeks being my latest. me and my husband have been trying for a baby...

Started by Stephanie on 03/25/2014 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 03/25/2014 by Stephanie

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formula

My son is 3 weeks old on Wednesday, is room temperature best for his bottle! Can i give him a cold bottle?

Started by Sanet on 04/06/2014 in Debating Mums!

Last update 8 hours ago by ~♥Little Miss

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expecting trippletts would like name ideas

holeycrap, expecting three baby girls in july, already got three girls, aiged, 16, 8 and 5. I am not shy to say I am scared of being a mommy again. I am looking for cute first...

Started by Khamila 1 day ago in Debating Mums!

Last update 10 hours ago by ~♥Little Miss

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relationship advice

So I need some advice with an on-going issue in my relationship: my boyfriend and i have been together almost 2 years. he has a lot of friends (a good portion of them are...

Started by Amy 4 hours ago in Debating Mums!

Last update 19 minutes ago by ~♥Little Miss

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What do you think

My husband and I have six children... I carried and birthed them all...after my fifth the doctor told me if I continued having babies I could die.... Because I bleed so severely...

Started by India on 04/06/2014 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 04/09/2014 by Jodi

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sex

Started by Egar on 03/22/2014 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 03/25/2014 by Kiwanna

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Name first impressions

A UK tv personality has stirred up a storm during a debate when she said that you can tell the class of a child by the name and won't let her children play with kids with names...

Started by Sal on 07/07/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/24/2013 by Julia

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Annoying parents

What are the most annoying parenting techniques and parent behaviours that you have come across lately?

Started by Jakki on 05/13/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 05/20/2013 by Tammy

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WTF???

So my daughter comes home today and tells me they are no longer allowed to say the Pledge because it has the word "God" in it but they have a moment of silence for those who...

Started by America3437 on 08/27/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 11/16/2013 by Mother

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Individual privacy in a marriage

Ok, so when I say Privacy, it is simply that, not secrecy. I just want to know what you all feel about this issue, how important it is, why it's important, and if there were...

Started by Emma on 06/03/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 06/11/2013 by Shawnn

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Explain to me what "deadbeat dad" means?

I am seeing this term thrown around so loosely. Too often I see and hear a woman spewing this hateful remark towards the father of her child. Keep in mind the parents are broken...

Started by Lana on 05/06/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 06/01/2013 by Lana

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Helping a teen get an abortion?

I'm in a sticky situation. My step-daughter just told me that her best friend is pregnant. Her friend is terrified to tell her parents because she's afriad that they'll make her...

Started by Jacquelyn on 07/03/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 08/22/2013 by Kristi

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Is it inappropriate to nurse a friends baby?

This was posted in a discussion forum on facebook. I AM NOT INVOLVED IN THIS POST IN ANY WAY! It is something I found on Facebook that was suitable for debate. " I babysit my...

Started by Lana on 05/20/2013 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 06/09/2013 by Kathleen

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Nudity in the Home?

How do you feel about being nude in front of your children? Is nudity in your home private & personal, or out in the open? Of course, the age of your children plays into a...

Started by Sapphire on 06/15/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 04/15/2010 by Joanna