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Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-10-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By stacyyork
Ahh...I love this question!  I always say that...

Ahh...I love this question!  I always say that the "Terrible Twos" are really the terrific twos because when a child is tantruming and testing, they are doing what they are supposed to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-10-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By stacyyork
A couple tips that I have learned from my own...

A couple tips that I have learned from my own kiddos and working with other kiddos...they never know the answer to "WHY?"  "why" is an abstract concept and kids won't start being able to answer this...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-10-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By stacyyork
I'm not sure if any of you have heard of...

I'm not sure if any of you have heard of Time-In.  I view Timeouts as used for when the adult needs a break...to get away from the kids so that the adult (me) can calm down, regroup, and then...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-08-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By stacyyork
I am right there with ya right now!  I have a...

I am right there with ya right now!  I have a wonderful 5.5 year old daughter who talks to me with her hands on my hips and says things like, "Mother, when you tell me "no" that's rude and it hurts...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-04-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,355
Posted By stacyyork
Thanks for such brutal honesty in posting.  A...

Thanks for such brutal honesty in posting.  A few things come to mind.  First, where is he at emotionally?  Sometimes we confuse emotional versus chronological age.  You mentioned that attachment...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-04-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By stacyyork
So glad you posted this!  I have a 5 year old...

So glad you posted this!  I have a 5 year old girl and 4 year old boy.  They are 13 months apart and two strong-willed kiddos!  We spend a lot of time in the car...traveling to relatives house, but...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By stacyyork
I can remember feeling this same way!  Even now,...

I can remember feeling this same way!  Even now, as my son is crying in the store because he wants something and we have gently set a limit.  I know that he is crying because he is sad and accepting...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-03-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By stacyyork
Ladies, This information is exactly what I am...

Ladies, This information is exactly what I am looking for. Thank you for sharing!  I know that for myself and most of the parents who come through my office doors, we talk about our parenting...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-02-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By stacyyork
Hello!  I was recently asked to do a parenting...

Hello!  I was recently asked to do a parenting video about the challenges parents face.  I know for me there are several and I thought I would go to the experts...all of you and see what your input...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-02-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By stacyyork
Great thread! As a family, we have been working...

Great thread! As a family, we have been working on active listening since the kiddos were just wee babes.  We talk about taking turns when talking and then repeating what they hear.  Both my husband...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-01-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By stacyyork
Hi!  Sounds like you have done everything I...

Hi!  Sounds like you have done everything I would have done...chatted with the dr and are tuned it to see if anything else changes in a major way.  I say keep doing that.  If you notice a change in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-01-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By stacyyork
My son falls asleep around 8-830 and wakes up at...

My son falls asleep around 8-830 and wakes up at 730, no naps.  It took him FOREVER to sleep through the night (3 years!).  Now, he does pretty well.  My daughter falls asleep around 730 and wakes...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,775
Posted By stacyyork
We just found a lite brite at a garage sale for...

We just found a lite brite at a garage sale for $1 and it has kept my 4 year old son busy for hours!  
 
We also have contests to see who can build the longest tracks (for trains, cars, lego).  We...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By stacyyork
We have had good luck making friends through our...

We have had good luck making friends through our children's activities.  We had them in a music/movement class for awhile and we met some fun people.  We also met another nice family through a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By stacyyork
Such a great question!  I have seen hundreds of...

Such a great question!  I have seen hundreds of kids in my private practice and notice that the ones who are struggling the most are the ones who parents aren't really tuned into what is going on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By stacyyork
This is a great discussion!  I have a 5 year old...

This is a great discussion!  I have a 5 year old daughter and 4 year old son and we are constantly talking about want vs. need.  A couple years ago, I started to do something with them that has...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-27-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By stacyyork
Hi!  I just wanted to take a moment to introduce...

Hi!  I just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself.  I am Stacy York, mother of 2, wife of 1.  This looks like a great community of world changers!  That's what I call moms and caregivers...
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