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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   Yesterday, 01:09 PM
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Posted By rubelin
Yes, it affects you and you can talk to him & be...

Yes, it affects you and you can talk to him & be as upset about it as you want to be but it is only his place to talk to HER about it. You interacting with her about it will only make it worse.

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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By rubelin
- there's no such thing as loving someone...

- there's no such thing as loving someone "properly" sometimes it takes time to grow to love a person - regardless of their age. I highly suggest you do some research into child development and age...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-19-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By rubelin
I discovered that my oldest was sleep deprived...

I discovered that my oldest was sleep deprived when he was around 2 or 3 and getting him to bed earlier make a HUGE difference for him so it's become a sticking point for me. Small children need...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By rubelin
I'd actually start looking into physical causes...

I'd actually start looking into physical causes and needs before dissecting the emotional component of a 4 yr olds anger.

biting & chewing a lot sounds like molar teething and the clockwork 5pm...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-16-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By rubelin
Welcome back to MDC. I'm sorry for the reasons...

Welcome back to MDC. I'm sorry for the reasons you've had to come back and find support, but glad we're here =)

My boys are similar ages to your 2 oldest (mine just turned 15 & 11 in the last 2...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-12-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By rubelin
these 2 shops on Etsy have really cute &...

these 2 shops on Etsy have really cute & inexpensive silver rings
https://www.etsy.com/shop/debblazer
https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilverSmack

I wish you all the best with your dress. I'm a...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-03-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By rubelin
I haven't remarried yet, by I know so many people...

I haven't remarried yet, by I know so many people who had super simple ceremonies/ parties in their backyards or a ceremony at the courthouse or church and a party at the house afterwards, even for...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-03-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By rubelin
I agree with the PPs that you should have told...

I agree with the PPs that you should have told them when you first moved out, but telling them asap is the best you can do now.

My kids were just turning 7 & 3 when we told them about a month...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,229
Posted By rubelin
humans are biologically designed to nurse into...

humans are biologically designed to nurse into early childhood (the worldwide weaning age is 4.8, that's counting the millions of westerners who barely nurse a months or 2) Little kids, especially...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By rubelin
everyone has a different normal. My oldest was...

everyone has a different normal. My oldest was super sensitive to anything going on with his body and expressed his upset, the youngest, not so much. Pulling off when nursing was one sign that was...
Forum: Women's Health   05-06-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By rubelin
OH, I do hope the cyst is nothing. I remember how...

OH, I do hope the cyst is nothing. I remember how scary the attacks of pain were when I had a teeny baby and a pre-schooler and we were moving, etc. As if we aren't tired and emotional enough after...
Forum: Women's Health   05-04-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By rubelin
I started having gallbladder attacks soon after...

I started having gallbladder attacks soon after my 2nd son was born and ultrasounds showed some large stones. I really did not want to have my gallbladder removed and deal with the issues that can...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-03-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By rubelin
Yeah, what Hilly said. Make yummy plans to do...

Yeah, what Hilly said. Make yummy plans to do things that you can't do with the kids or is easier/faster without them, even if it's boring stuff like the grocery shopping. Take long showers, watch...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-03-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By rubelin
she needs to meet with some lawyers in her area...

she needs to meet with some lawyers in her area and find out what is regularly awarded in divorce cases. Generally, the court will assign temporary child support and spousal support and allow one of...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-29-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By rubelin
I'd also look into the EU laws regarding...

I'd also look into the EU laws regarding traveling between countries - they might be a lot looser than the laws in North America, where most of us are. Can you have their identities flagged as flight...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-25-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By rubelin
yes, I would make a report to CPS, listing what...

yes, I would make a report to CPS, listing what you've said here. At the least, they can get your sister help with parenting classes, and possibly with have her placed with another family member who...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By rubelin
Yes, definitely open a separate account for biz...

Yes, definitely open a separate account for biz use. I originially just added a secondary checking account to my main account at my bank (credit union) but they now have super basic biz checking that...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-13-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,086
Posted By rubelin
The OP has no mention of her ex retaliating or...

The OP has no mention of her ex retaliating or being scared of him. I got the sense that she was trying to be "nice" and let him off without holding him to account through the courts and she doesn't...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-13-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,086
Posted By rubelin
I see 2 sides to this. One the one hand,...

I see 2 sides to this.

One the one hand, it's really not cool for your BF to make this about you putting your Ex above him (or parenting your kids, as you asked about in your other thread) and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-13-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By rubelin
your GF (wife?) can talk to her son's school...

your GF (wife?) can talk to her son's school about getting free support for him through the school counselor or other services they offer.

I totally understand not being able to afford psych...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-04-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By rubelin
You don't need to go through a doctor to start an...

You don't need to go through a doctor to start an elimination diet (unless you are already ill), and if your babe is willing to only have breastmilk while you work this out - you only need to pay...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-03-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By rubelin
That absolutely does NOT sound like anything to...

That absolutely does NOT sound like anything to do with EC; of the many hundreds of ECers I've known for the last 14+ years, the only time there was a pooping problem, it was caused by diet or...
Forum: Site Help   03-25-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,031
Posted By rubelin
WOO!! thank you for fixing it :thumb

WOO!! thank you for fixing it :thumb
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-25-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By rubelin
oh, for a moment, I thought you might really be...

oh, for a moment, I thought you might really be getting some loveliness on a holiday =P

I'm sure it will be easier once he's an adult and past his immaturity to see how you were always there for...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-25-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By rubelin
while the OP might have been fake, trolling to...

while the OP might have been fake, trolling to upset the peaceful parents around here, that part of the post is not incorrect. EC is not potty training and it's meant to begin at birth, since all...
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