Originally Posted by DreamerMama
Why do you feel need to quote me? I NEVER said what you are implying. Btw, it might do you some good to read the rest of my posts in this thread where I clarify and recant some of my remarks.
I quoted exactley what YOU wrote!!! please don't deny your own words.
I have read the WHOLE thread and was one of the first few posters on it last night when it started!!!!! thats why I am again following the thread today, this mom needs help not critisicm, and wholier than thou comments!
What lds needs to hear is that we are here, to listen to her and to help her bounce ideas around ..I thought the purpose of this forum was to lend an ear, and a place to vent outside of the real judgmental harsh world we all live in ..that is very often not alternative living or AP friendly.
I digress, but its important I think to step back and not cast stones when you have not walked a mile in her shoes..
I come to MDC because its supposed to be a safe haven really...or so I thought I vibrant community of eclectic thoughts..If I wanted to read and participate in common flaming/troll threads geez I could sit around at all other other online parenting forums.
Back to LDS mom!
I agree that rescue remedy is a fabulous idea! I have used this with much success on my preteen, in addition we go through times where she has a tummy ache..or a back ache or just plain insomnia...all of these are of course stemming from the reason that she just does not want to sleep! I have also seen her "melt down" at night..if she has had alot go on during the day she can just start to cry for seemingly no reason.
Its never an absolute..often its more of a shot in the dark this can be a very interesting age with young womyn!! I am also really agreeing with alot of the posters who felt it might be something related to hormones..they can do weird things to us you know! LOL
In the end I would trust your instinct and gut more than any outside advice you get..only YOU know your child..and this may well be a variation of normal preteen behaviour! if you sense its more than that..then follow that, but dont make anybody here make you feel like less of a mom because of whats going on, and dont make anyone here pressure you into seeking outside assistance if you really truly are not into that sort of thing.
I really do wish you well..parenting is such an interesting journey! and having 8 kiddos myself I know FULL well the trials and tribulations of the large family.