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Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By jamiew
I've been trying to just not say anything if my...

I've been trying to just not say anything if my daughter hits me. I just look away or look very serious at her. She knows she's not supposed to hit.

I second the "low blood sugar" suggestion. My...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By jamiew
Get your kids outta there!!!!!!! We have a...

Get your kids outta there!!!!!!!

We have a very observant girl who started a daycare just as she turned 3. It was recommended to us from a friend who has a boy my daughter's age who attends...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By jamiew
I would say "don't have carpet". Hardwood,...

I would say "don't have carpet". Hardwood, that's the way to go!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,463
Posted By jamiew
My 3.5 y.o. girl is like this. Food is...

My 3.5 y.o. girl is like this. Food is definitely a trigger for her. If her blood sugar gets low, and something sets her off, it's "goodbye senses". There's no talking to her, there's nothing we can...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-27-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,189
Posted By jamiew
Anyone here have the situation where their...

Anyone here have the situation where their husband is very annoyed with the continued night nursing of a near 3-year old? I want to quit nursing our DD to sleep at night, but I feel like my husband...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-28-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By jamiew
Here's what worked very well for us and our...

Here's what worked very well for us and our little one. We let her do what she wants, as long as we're there to help her learn how. After she understands how to climb up into/climb out of/jump on...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-28-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 58,919
Posted By jamiew
STOP RUNNING INTO THE STREET!!!!! HOW MANY TIMES...

STOP RUNNING INTO THE STREET!!!!! HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO SAY THAT???? IT'S NOT SAFE, YOU'LL GET HURT, IT'S DANGEROUS! STOP IT!!!

DON'T RUN OUT OF THE GROCERY STORE BEFORE WE'RE READY TO...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-02-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By jamiew
Our 17 month old just started putting 2 words...

Our 17 month old just started putting 2 words together, like Night Night Midge (her doll) whereas a week earlier, it was Night Night or Midge separate.

It's so cool, I can't wait for her to start...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-02-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By jamiew
Quote: Originally Posted by sarahsmiles...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sarahsmiles http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12053358)
DD weaned (gently, with my lead) about 3...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-02-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,430
Posted By jamiew
Quote: Originally Posted by treehuggermama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by treehuggermama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12060610)
I second wearing baby down if that...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-02-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By jamiew
Our 17 month old didn't like cow's milk until...

Our 17 month old didn't like cow's milk until she was 16 months. Now she *really* likes it and will drink probably 3 sippy cups a day of that. We usually get the organic milk for her. (Regular milk...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-02-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By jamiew
Wow, I wish my little one would to that. I need...

Wow, I wish my little one would to that. I need to figure something out, I'm so exhausted!

It sounds like he's adjusting to getting into falling asleep on his own, good luck! Hope he starts...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-02-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By jamiew
These are good posts to read for me now. I'm...

These are good posts to read for me now. I'm having serious sleep issues, because my 17 m.o. has gone back to waking every 1-2 hours at night. I'm so tired!

I need to get her off night nursing, I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-13-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By jamiew
My DD gets that, but she's got all 8 front...

My DD gets that, but she's got all 8 front teeth, so when she doesn't get a good seal, some air gets in and she makes that sound.

Seems like a latching issue to me. When she gets a little bigger...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-13-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By jamiew
I've got a friend who was in the same boat as...

I've got a friend who was in the same boat as you, a 2.5 yo and pregnant. She explained to her son that "soon, nursing all gone" and counted down, like 5 days or something, then on the last day "ok,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-13-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,409
Posted By jamiew
Little boys (and girls for that matter) don't...

Little boys (and girls for that matter) don't know what "sexual" is at that young age. There's no issue whatsoever with your son doing what he does while nursing.

Don't let it bother you, if your...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-13-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By jamiew
That sounds like my little monkey! She...

That sounds like my little monkey! She practically walks up to stand on my shoulder, all the while latched on. She'll be totally upside down sometimes.

I think they just like to see how long they...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-13-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By jamiew
I've been pumping at work for 13 months now. I'm...

I've been pumping at work for 13 months now. I'm really sick of it! My daughter is 16 months old, and I'm getting tired of breastfeeding, and kind of looking forward to being done.

I don't want...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-09-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,098
Posted By jamiew
Our daughter is very slim, and only 28" so far....

Our daughter is very slim, and only 28" so far. I'm sure she'll reach 30" before she hits 22lbs. as she's about 16 lbs. at the moment.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-09-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By jamiew
Get some bubbles to blow. Babies love bubbles. ...

Get some bubbles to blow. Babies love bubbles.

Pinwheels, good visual things.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-01-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 994
Posted By jamiew
Our LO was very picky and only ate a few things...

Our LO was very picky and only ate a few things that were really pureed when she was 10mo. We didn't give her the basic allergy stuff like peanuts and strawberries, we tried to feed her tons of...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-09-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By jamiew
I remember crawling in bed with my parents...

I remember crawling in bed with my parents almost every night until I was 6, or something. I never co-slept with them, but just needed the security, I guess.

Some kids need that. Would it be...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-09-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,898
Posted By jamiew
I think most babies stay awake longer than they...

I think most babies stay awake longer than they mean to, then they're too tired to just drift off to sleep quietly (by whatever means), they find themselves in a weird state, and it makes them...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-03-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By jamiew
You can always find a Rubbermaid or Tupperware...

You can always find a Rubbermaid or Tupperware container that will fit lots of crayons.
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,506
Posted By jamiew
Quote: Originally Posted by changingseasons...

Quote:
Originally Posted by changingseasons http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11243649)

Am I the only one annoyed by this??...
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