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Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-18-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,968
Posted By Jacob'smomma
My son was a major bolting kid and still is at...

My son was a major bolting kid and still is at 4.5 yrs old. My daughter is just starting to bolt. I have never used a harness. If we are in a busy place I will ask him to hold my hand and I put my...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-18-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,592
Posted By Jacob'smomma
I noticed with my son that there was a certain...

I noticed with my son that there was a certain age where I couldn't reason with him and then poof he was able to understand better. This magic # was around 3 yrs for me. With my daughter, she is...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-21-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Thanks for the insight. I believe I am deeply...

Thanks for the insight. I believe I am deeply depressed since I have already seen the secret and as much as it was inspiring at the time it doesn't seem to have any effect anymore. I believe deep...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-19-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Jacob'smomma
So I will start here. I feel I really need...

So I will start here. I feel I really need someone to talk to but I don't feel I have anyone. I feel alone and alienated quite a bit. I feel like I don't fit in anywhere and discourage new...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-19-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8421632)
Personally I will have all children in my room...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-17-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By Jacob'smomma
I don't think you are being petty at all. I...

I don't think you are being petty at all. I would be offended if my Mom did that to me. I wouldn't even set up the toddler bed to make a point back. Do what feels right for you...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-25-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Hi There, What part of the NW do you live in?...

Hi There,
What part of the NW do you live in? I am in Brentwood and am always looking for people to meet me at the park. I have 20 month old girl and a 4 yr old boy...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-25-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,390
Posted By Jacob'smomma
I just wanted to say that I really relate to...

I just wanted to say that I really relate to your post. I am enjoying reading the respnses as well. I don't have much to add but to tell you I am there as well....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-21-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Jacob'smomma
I apreciate your response. Can you give me more...

I apreciate your response. Can you give me more detailed info. Why specifically do you love it? Thank you for sharing this with me http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-20-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Hello Everyone!! I am from Ontario...

Hello Everyone!!

I am from Ontario originally but we recently moved to Calgary Alberta for Dh's work opportunities. Now we are looking at possibly moving to Anchorage Alaska. I know nothing about...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-22-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Jacob'smomma
One thing I did to help with the latch was to...

One thing I did to help with the latch was to squirt a bit of breastmilk on my nipple prior to latching. This seem to help encourage my daughter to open her mouth since she had a taste for the milk...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-05-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Wherabouts are you moving to in Alberta? I moved...

Wherabouts are you moving to in Alberta? I moved to Calgary from Ontario back in April. Looking forward to hearing from you soon http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Family Planning   10-17-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Jacob'smomma
I have two children, the youngest being 13 1/2...

I have two children, the youngest being 13 1/2 months and still very much breastfeeding day and night. My son is 3 1/2 and weaned. I still don't have a period and was wondering the chances of me...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-08-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Jacob'smomma
My 3 1/2 yr old son can have his moments at...

My 3 1/2 yr old son can have his moments at times. I often react in ways I don't feel comfortable with so I am looking for better ways. One example is when he hits someone or throws a toy at someone...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-08-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Quote: Originally Posted by Twocoolboys I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Twocoolboys
I feel alone too. I don't know what I would do without MDC - lol!

So, how do we teach ourselves not to feel alone?

We can have an unconditional loving...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-27-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Jacob'smomma
I need some guidance with my 3.5 yr old little...

I need some guidance with my 3.5 yr old little boy. We have moved from Ontario to Alberta in the past 3 months so there has been a lot of change for him. Also I had another baby last Sept so he has...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-30-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Quote: Originally Posted by faythe I had two...

Quote:
Originally Posted by faythe
I had two of them, I don't think anything of it. One thing that might work, if you think he is ready but doesn't have the motivation to make the leap, is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Thanks, I will try the baby gate idea. Anyone...

Thanks, I will try the baby gate idea. Anyone else have any thoughts? I ask him to say "No thank you" to his sister when she takes his toys and not scream. Also i tried to explain that she is little...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Okay so I completely understand that my three yr...

Okay so I completely understand that my three yr old doesn't know how to share with his 9 month old sister. I get that and I certainly don't expect him to understand the concept of it at his age....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-30-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Hi all, Thanks for all the input. I really...

Hi all,
Thanks for all the input. I really appreciate it and it puts my mind at ease. I just wanted to mention that I have tried cloth on my son and he liked it so much he wanted the wet diaper on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-30-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Hi dolphin, That snack basket sounds like a...

Hi dolphin,
That snack basket sounds like a great idea. Can I ask what you put in the basket? Part of me worries about all this and part of me doesn't. He seems happ and healthy. I guess I am...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2006, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By Jacob'smomma
Oh that makes a lot of sense now that you...

Oh that makes a lot of sense now that you explain it like that, Thanks!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2006, 03:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By Jacob'smomma
By telling your child when they do something...

By telling your child when they do something unkind "That's not nice", do you think that is labelling their behaviour? How do you encourage them to be kind without using the word nice? I almost feel...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-30-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Jacob'smomma
My little boy doesn't eat and has no interest in...

My little boy doesn't eat and has no interest in trying anything I prepare for meals. He likes to have snacks like those rice chips, yogourt, orange Juice, bananas, apples, scrambled eggs and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By Jacob'smomma
What are others thoughts on a 3yr old still in...

What are others thoughts on a 3yr old still in diapers? My son is almost 3 and a half and I have always put diapers on him. I have asked if he wants to try sititng on a potty or toilet. I have asked...
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