Originally Posted by mamazee
I hate looking at behavior as "acceptable" or not. It is normal age-appropriate behavior, and to not accept our children's normal age-appropriate behavior as where they...
Originally Posted by Linda on the move
There is a middle ground.
We used to be unschoolers and we used to practice non-coersive parenting. It all sounded good to me, but the reality of it meant that my needs...
Tell this person to visit www.janisjourney.com. It's a blog written by a father of a girl with Child Onset Schizophrenia. That thing you said about the dragon--that's not conduct disorder. That's schizophrenia.
Originally Posted by nextcommercial
Financially, that just isn't always feasable. I have been lucky, that my daughter will eat almost everything (except meat) that I serve. But, if she didn't want what I made,...
These kind of threads depress me. Why people would choose to make food such a huge issue is beyond me. If your kid is hungry, feed them. If they don't like what you've got, offer something else.
I always enjoy...
From the title of this thread I thought you might just be looking for information.
I see now that you only want a specific kind of story.
My boys are healthy, but not without their issues that I won't elaborate on here.
Originally Posted by CrazyCatLady
I'm going to do my very best to be nicer and calmer about it than I was last night. Last night was not my proudest parenting moment. She's had some other issues with lying...
But it doesn't sound like the OP's daughter is constipated, which would make this more of a behavioral issue, no?
My son's encopresis is multifaceted--he's constipated (probably) because of his terrible diet, which is caused by his...