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Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By mamatoady
Thank you so much everyone.  So much helpful...

Thank you so much everyone.  So much helpful advice,. but also helpful to know I am not alone.  I've done much better today with staying calm.  I'll be here a lot I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-18-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By mamatoady
I couldn't help but reply because it was at age...

I couldn't help but reply because it was at age 9 that I lost my best friend to another kid.  I had a best friend from 1st grade through 3rd--we were inseparable, spent time after school almost...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By mamatoady
Lol--what a great question!  I ripped my dd up...

Lol--what a great question!  I ripped my dd up and down for peeing on the middle of the floor in the private bath/shower at our local gym.  Cuz that was nasty--we were all in there and I actually...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By mamatoady
Question... Can anyone offer thoughts to...

Question...
Can anyone offer thoughts to change how I see my 11 year old?  She is so much like her father, whom I divorced 3 years ago and it is so many of the aspects that I loathed in him, I find...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By mamatoady
   Work on what you do when YOU are...


 
Work on what you do when YOU are frustrated and want to throw a fit.  Talk out loud about some of the things you're doing and thinking to keep yourself calm and resolve the problem.
 ...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By mamatoady
I have 3 kids--I'm a single mom, full time...

I have 3 kids--I'm a single mom, full time student (graduating in May!) and the kids' dad lives 2 hours away.
 
I am having the worst time disciplining my kids.  Last fall I got really depressed...
Forum: Learning at School   08-29-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By mamatoady
I get that things are different nowadays.  They...

I get that things are different nowadays.  They squeeze so many kids into a tiny space, individual desks take the place of tables and shared learning experiences, and the expectations are...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-20-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By mamatoady
I always come back to mothering.com when the...

I always come back to mothering.com when the sh*& hits the fan!  lol
 
OK, I have an almost 10 year old daughter and a 6 year old boy.  My two year old is a girl, but not part of the story.  It...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-22-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
  tetanus
Views: 172
Posted By mamatoady
I remember reading something in Mothering...

I remember reading something in Mothering archives about if someone say, stepped on a poopy rusty nail, and tetanus was an issue that the doctors could give a shot that would solve the problem...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-06-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By mamatoady
I need some direction in my life.  I've been...

I need some direction in my life.  I've been running away and starting over for the last 25 years...sometimes metaphorically, sometimes literally and at 34 years old, I still have no idea what I...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-16-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By mamatoady
I am struggling so much right now.  I am going...

I am struggling so much right now.  I am going to school and have a 9,6, and 2.5 year old.  I am behind in everything school to the point I really don't think I can catch up.  I can't let go of a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-14-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By mamatoady
Thank you...   well, the strawberries are an...

Thank you...
 
well, the strawberries are an issue because I told her she couldn't have anything else.  She does have a problem with food and we had just had a huge dinner.  She sneaks food...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-14-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By mamatoady
Why are you focusing on the other two that don't...

Why are you focusing on the other two that don't belong to me--they were fine and laying on the floor 5 feet from my bedroom.  The problem is my 9 year old that doesn't follow direction.  She was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-14-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By mamatoady
I am feeling very ineffective as a parent...

I am feeling very ineffective as a parent lately.  I have a 9, just turned 6 and 2.5 year old.  I have always tried to talk to my kids about trust, honesty, respect etc., and I'm finding my older...
Forum: Spirituality   02-05-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,419
Posted By mamatoady
I am a newly declared believer in Jesus as the...

I am a newly declared believer in Jesus as the Son of God.  What has been most difficult for me in making the choice is that I have a very worldly view of other religons and cultures and belief...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-31-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By mamatoady
I am nursing my almost 2.5 year old and for the...

I am nursing my almost 2.5 year old and for the last couple weeks my left side has been hurting a lot when she nurses--kind of felt like a plugged duct, but there's not one and kind of feels now...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By mamatoady
Seriously?   I have been reminded of one of the...

Seriously?   I have been reminded of one of the many reasons I divorced my ex.  At their last visit, I offered to help pay for 2 of them to go to the children's museum, and he needed to pay for...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,866
Posted By mamatoady
When my divorce was final, my mom affectionately...

When my divorce was final, my mom affectionately gave me a CD mix she affectionately titled "allchicknodick" lol...anyway, I only remember 2 songs right now, Landslide and I will survive.  If I can...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By mamatoady
Your daughter is 1 year old?  I wouldn't worry...

Your daughter is 1 year old?  I wouldn't worry about it.  The picture is enough (without a frame).  When she is a little older you can do your part as parent to help her come up with gifts for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-12-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By mamatoady
I have no Christmas spirit, in fact, my mindset...

I have no Christmas spirit, in fact, my mindset is becoming close to that of Scrooge.  I am recently divorced and I have 3 kids.  They are spending this first Christmas with their father 2+ hours...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   09-28-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By mamatoady
can you double check that link?  It wouldn't...

can you double check that link?  It wouldn't work for me and I'm doing a paper for school and would love to have it.
 
thanks!
Sarah
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   09-28-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,690
Posted By mamatoady
9 years, 29 days,9 hours :-)   thanks for...

9 years, 29 days,9 hours :-)
 
thanks for asking!
Forum: Personal Growth   09-17-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By mamatoady
I got married when I was 21 to a man I knew for...

I got married when I was 21 to a man I knew for 2 months.  We were both depressed, lonely, and didn't give a lot of thought to much.  That was 12 years ago.  I just got our divorce finalized this...
Forum: Learning at School   08-10-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By mamatoady
Thanks for the replies.  I did a google search...

Thanks for the replies.  I did a google search and found an MSU website saying that up to 40% of instruction time is spent preparing for MEAP--which is rediculous to me.  My 8 year old is someone...
Forum: Learning at School   08-09-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By mamatoady
For those of you who are against MEAP, CAT or...

For those of you who are against MEAP, CAT or any other tests that are required in the third grade, what are your reasons and what reasons would be somewhat legitimate to get a kid exempt?
 
I...
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