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Does Collecting Make You Feel Dirty?
cbertsch
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Carpe Noctem
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cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: October 31st, 2013 07:29 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
[Sorry for the delayed reply. I responded on my phone, but only just now realized that the comment failed to post.]

It never occurred to me, either. But it also never occurred to me to ask for the food I wanted to eat, instead of what the family was eating. For whatever reason -- and I can see both the pros and cons -- we never really forced Skylar to eat what we were eating. Part of it, I think, simply had to do with the fact that she had so many ear infections during our first year in Tucson, when she was two, that she was constantly on antibiotics that radically reduced her appetite. Just getting her to eat anything at all was such a challenge that we ended up giving her what she wanted. And that permissiveness carried over into other areas of parenting.
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