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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-27-2003, 12:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,256
Posted By DaisyD
Nurse and cuddle/rock, then lay her down in her...

Nurse and cuddle/rock, then lay her down in her crib awake. I leave my hand on her back (no rubbing) until she is asleep. Some nights I can leave beofre she is asleep, some nights I can't. Her crib...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-11-2003, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By DaisyD
My dd has been falling asleep at night on her...

My dd has been falling asleep at night on her own for the past weekhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/partytime.gif
She started falling asleep without nursing for her naps and I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-05-2003, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By DaisyD
I would imagine that your DH has trouble...

I would imagine that your DH has trouble expressing his emotions. My DH does, but we have a girl, so he is ok with her feelings.
Im sorry I don't have any real advice for you.
Forum: Parenting   06-05-2003, 11:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,315
Posted By DaisyD
Quote: Originally posted by Tigerchild 3....

Quote:
Originally posted by Tigerchild
3. Allow you to get away with not holding your children during an important activity.

I don't understand. I like holding my DH's hand when we go for...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-28-2003, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By DaisyD
My dd is rarely nursing to sleep for her naps...

My dd is rarely nursing to sleep for her naps anymore. I try and if she latches off and gets distracted I sit her up in her crib (side car arrangement) and i lay down next to her. She plays for...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-26-2003, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By DaisyD
Maybe he is ready to learn how to fall asleep...

Maybe he is ready to learn how to fall asleep without nursing?
Forum: Parenting   05-24-2003, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By DaisyD
I am a very routine oriented person. it was a...

I am a very routine oriented person. it was a difficult adjustment, at first, to have a newborn in the house. I don't think we developped a real daily routine until a couple of months ago, except...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   05-23-2003, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By DaisyD
I prefer Captain Optimism's advice. Trying to...

I prefer Captain Optimism's advice. Trying to make your partner feel guilty is manipulative and not very productive.
The best you can do is express your feelings in an honest way and then the rest...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-23-2003, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,853
Posted By DaisyD
Dd loves peekaboo. I put a receiving blanket...

Dd loves peekaboo. I put a receiving blanket over her head and when she pulls it off I yell "Peekaboo!" and she squeals like a dickens. Lately we have been putting the blanket over the cat and she...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2003, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
  Poll: Suppertime!
Views: 1,095
Posted By DaisyD
We really make an effort to all eat together, it...

We really make an effort to all eat together, it doesn't happen every night but usually 5 out of 7.
Growing up, everyone ate together at my dad's, but not at my mom's. I remember liking meal times...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
  Poll: Suppertime!
Views: 1,095
Posted By DaisyD
What does suppertime look like at your house?

What does suppertime look like at your house?
Forum: Parenting   05-21-2003, 10:58 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,080
Posted By DaisyD
I voted sometimes, but I don't CIO for sleeping...

I voted sometimes, but I don't CIO for sleeping purposes. You might consider this CIO, I don't know...
Last week she threw what I can only describe as a temper tantrum. I thought she was tired, so...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-19-2003, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By DaisyD
Does he cry if you leave him to fall asleep on...

Does he cry if you leave him to fall asleep on his own? I was wondering if it may be too stimulating for him to have you beside him. Of course if he cries then you can't leave him. But if he doesn't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-18-2003, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By DaisyD
If he has trained himself to do this and you...

If he has trained himself to do this and you don't think he is hungry (I doubt he is) can you try moving to more of a schedule? (I know not popular). Sleep in another room and you go in to nurse him...
Forum: Parenting   05-18-2003, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By DaisyD
I don't think people who let their kids CIO...

I don't think people who let their kids CIO really want them to be independent, they want their kids not to bother them when they wake up in the middle of the night.
Forum: Parenting   05-17-2003, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By DaisyD
My mom seems genuinely supportive of the...

My mom seems genuinely supportive of the decisions that dh and I make. EXCEPT, she is truly sad that I may not return to work. She went back to work when I was 4 months old because her career was...
Forum: Parenting   05-17-2003, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By DaisyD
Quote: To date, I have seen this woman...

Quote:
To date, I have seen this woman verbally abuse her boy, who is about two-and-a-half, about three or four times -- roughly grabbing his arms and semi-shaking him, getting in his face,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-15-2003, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By DaisyD
I have definetly considered those factors. It...

I have definetly considered those factors.
It is just kind of creepy to watch. And she is so tired while it is going on. Sleeping peacefully and then a big jerk. Its a tired cry that she makes when...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-15-2003, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By DaisyD
Dd has had bouts of sleeping really well and...

Dd has had bouts of sleeping really well and then not sleeping so well. I have read the No Cry Sleep Solution and that helped my dh and I in many ways, but I don't know what is going on with my dd...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   05-13-2003, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By DaisyD
Before you and your SO had children did you...

Before you and your SO had children did you discuss your roles as parents?Who would stay at home or when you would go back to work? Who would probably end up being more strict? etc.
I am just...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   05-13-2003, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By DaisyD
Negotiate the time with your dh. And then when...

Negotiate the time with your dh. And then when you have reached your agreement, stick to it. If you get every sat morning to yourself from 8-12, use it.
I find that I don't always use my time and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-10-2003, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By DaisyD
What does his doctor say? I am not one to rush...

What does his doctor say?
I am not one to rush off to the doctor, but to be honest I am concerned that he is so high needs all the time. I am not implying that a diagnosis of any kind will...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-10-2003, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By DaisyD
Give her the NCSS. I wish I had read it before...

Give her the NCSS. I wish I had read it before dd was 3 months old (that is when we started co-sleeping).
As for "Babywise", you are not being intrusive if you send them the studies that show it...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-06-2003, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By DaisyD
I mentioned on another post that I don't think...

I mentioned on another post that I don't think CIO is when a loving father tries to settle a crying baby. Yes it is hard to listen to because as the mommy you know you can do it faster, but the down...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-06-2003, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By DaisyD
You'll want to check the coverage on your auto...

You'll want to check the coverage on your auto insurance ( if you plan of going anywhere with them). I know when I recently changed insurance that one of the questions I was asked was " will you be...
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