1/14/14 at 6:10am
Posts by contactmaya
1/13/14 at 12:05pm
1/13/14 at 12:03pm
This is why going to the admin is sometimes a better solution. However, if they are friends, its worth a try. Reading further, i saw the OP saying her son didnt want the mom to be told. My son will often empathize with the other child, and say 'i dont want them to get in trouble'. But once he learned the power of self advocacy, he doesnt say that anymore. Its all very well to want good things for other people, but that doesnt mean one has to sacrifice oneself.
1/13/14 at 11:57am
1/13/14 at 11:53am
1/13/14 at 11:40am
At our school, there are certain rules for bus behavior. Granted, if two boys are play fighting, and consenting to it, then someone else would have to report them if they were bothered by it. However, a child has the right to feel safe on the bus, and hitting, provocative behavior, name calling, etc are unacceptable behaviors. You cant expect the bus driver to discipline a crowd of children on the bus while driving. Its the schools responsibility to deal with aberrant...
1/13/14 at 11:22am
She wants to be with you. Could you let her sleep downstairs? I think the reason it has always worked for me is that i go to bed at the same time as the kids, and the bed is near the main living area. Thats how it works for us.
1/12/14 at 2:00pm
.....watching this thread with great interest....this is one of those issues that all that babywearing, co sleeping, breastfeeding, gentle discipline and what not, did not prepare me for. I want to live consensually with my kids, but im scared of how addictive these games can become.... what did kids do before computer games and tv? (in my childhood it was tv, but there was only one tv, and you didnt use it to connect with friends or do homework) .
1/12/14 at 1:33pm
Weve always had a structured bedtime, usually dim lights, supper/yoghurt/kefir, stories, lights out, nurse baby to sleep. I co sleep with my 23mth old, 5yo, and 8yo. Our routine hasnt changed since my 8yo starting eating yoghurt.
1/12/14 at 7:45am
- Forum: Parenting
I disagree. I dont think she is overprotective, perhaps being driven neurotic by her MIL trespassing her boundaries and harming her child. You are the parent, if your MIL goes against your wishes then she cannot be trusted.Instructing a child to lie about those things is despicable, and sets you child up for abuse. I agree with the pp's, dont allow unsupervised visits. I might write her a letter, so she understands this in no uncertain terms.