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Forum: Parenting   12-08-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By ShyDaisi
My friend does not do Santa with her daughter...

My friend does not do Santa with her daughter for religious and moral reasons. I weighed the pros and cons when my son was little, and in the end decided to "do" Santa. I am comfortable with both of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By ShyDaisi
I haven't had an opportunity to check out the...

I haven't had an opportunity to check out the library for the previously suggested books, but I really need to share and get some insight on my evening. I have to be doing something wrong...
 
I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-23-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By ShyDaisi
  Thank you both for your responses.   ...


Thank you both for your responses.
 
Yes, I am a single, solo parent, working outside of the home 45ish hours per week and up until this semester, I was going to school too (I had to take some...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-21-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By ShyDaisi
Original post: I need some overall guidance on...

Original post:
I need some overall guidance on how to handle some of my son's behaviors... I am feeling not so competent at this parenting thing today.
 
1. Name calling - preschool-ish name...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-18-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By ShyDaisi
Indoors -- We have several of the...

Indoors --
We have several of the non-character Imaginext sets...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By ShyDaisi
Worth every penny. I bought my son a Haro...

Worth every penny. I bought my son a Haro (~$100) for his 2nd birthday. He still rides it over 2 years later even though he rides his pedal bike now too.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By ShyDaisi
If you find one the right color underneath all...

If you find one the right color underneath all of the stickers, you could assemble it yourself or request the stickers not be put on. My son is pretty short for his age, so I was desperately looking...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-17-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,305
Posted By ShyDaisi
We have had the Haro for just over 2 years. It...

We have had the Haro for just over 2 years. It has held up fairly well. There are a few nicks and scratches in the paint from the abuse my child has placed on it - falls, spills, bumps, and drops -...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-01-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By ShyDaisi
We don't do TV and I have a high needs LO, so I...

We don't do TV and I have a high needs LO, so I can completely understand the dilemma. What about finding a craft that he can complete by himself (maybe allow him to glue a variety of items like...
Forum: Site Help   11-21-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,753
Posted By ShyDaisi
I really think this forum is necessary. I have a...

I really think this forum is necessary. I have a 3.5 year old, and when I look at the threads in the Toddler forum, there are literally no threads that apply to him. RIght now the threads there are...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-21-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By ShyDaisi
My son is 3.5 years old and during that time,...

My son is 3.5 years old and during that time, his father has never laid eyes on him by his own choice. I told him that I was pregnant immediately after discovering I was; we have spoken on the phone...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,542
Posted By ShyDaisi
Micah is 3.5, and I am working on compiling a...

Micah is 3.5, and I am working on compiling a Christmas wish list. He has some DUPLOs and loves playing with them. I wanted to add to his collection so he can build more, but at this stage, I am...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-20-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,831
Posted By ShyDaisi
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by tabrizia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-13-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By ShyDaisi
Micah started doing this with Toy Story just...

Micah started doing this with Toy Story just after he saw it for the first time several months ago. He literally wanted to watch it back-to-back-to-back, all day long. I tried to curb the number of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-29-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By ShyDaisi
She is wanting to play instead of sleep, but not...

She is wanting to play instead of sleep, but not crying, right? If that is the case, let her up to play for 5 to 15 minutes or until she shows signs of sleepiness again (crying, laying down on the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-26-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By ShyDaisi
My house has been baby-proofed for Micah's age...

My house has been baby-proofed for Micah's age and abilities since birth and the level has morphed as time has gone on. I didn't add a lot of gadgets or gates or anything like that; I just moved...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-24-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By ShyDaisi
I don't have this particular glass, but Micah...

I don't have this particular glass, but Micah has been drinking out of a glass cup for quite some time. I really like the idea of this and would have totally bought it when he was first learning. I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-24-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By ShyDaisi
Micah was around 2, I think? Sometimes he...

Micah was around 2, I think? Sometimes he needed/needs to use his other fingers to help get a particular finger in position, but once it is there, he can hold it there (usually it is adding his...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,600
Posted By ShyDaisi
Last year Micah was 2.5. He dressed up like a...

Last year Micah was 2.5. He dressed up like a monster, and we went to a bonfire party where they had a cookout, horse rides, and just generally hung out and had a good time. Afterwards, just so he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By ShyDaisi
For general coloring pages I like education.com...

For general coloring pages I like education.com (http://www.education.com/worksheets/coloring/?cid=55000.0067245&s_kwcid=TC|8363|coloring%20pages||S|b|3817270315&gclid=CLTEmPaKgqQCFZBd2godj1k0GA)....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By ShyDaisi
I know you asked specifically about girls, but...

I know you asked specifically about girls, but just wanted to add that my son doesn't do that. I wonder if he is the odd one out...Usually when he is nursing, his hands are on my breast. When he was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By ShyDaisi
Micah is 3.5 and still naps every day during the...

Micah is 3.5 and still naps every day during the week. On the weekends, he only naps if we are in the car during that time of the day or if I am willing to take a nap too. Otherwise, he is too...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-12-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By ShyDaisi
That is a great idea!! Anyone else?

That is a great idea!! Anyone else?
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-11-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By ShyDaisi
Micah has started to utilize his imagination (or...

Micah has started to utilize his imagination (or his friends' imaginations...not sure) to create monsters. He hasn't really shown a fear to this point, per se, but has voiced concerns over them. He...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-02-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By ShyDaisi
Quote: Originally Posted by Turquesa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Turquesa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15690358)
OK, so I tried this last night and it...
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