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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-09-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,279
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Starling&diesel, I would love to know what you...

Starling&diesel, I would love to know what you would do if your child did use those words, especially if they were used in a moment of anger? My daughter uses stupid and hate whenever she gets...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,128
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Snapdragon your message was blank. ?

Snapdragon your message was blank. ?
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Oh my, I could have written this post! The only...

Oh my, I could have written this post! The only difference is that my daughter is the spirited, demanding, extrovert and my son is the can't-play-alone-or-stand-to-be-in-another-room extrovert. So...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,128
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Katelove- so your three year old only eats corn...

Katelove- so your three year old only eats corn for a veggie? How do you handle offering other veggies? And do you implement the "you have to try at least one bite of everything" rule? It's not as...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
We're getting my 3.5 year old a boy doll and a...

We're getting my 3.5 year old a boy doll and a green toys ferry boat. His Grandma is giving him Squigz which I KNOW he will love!! Check them out on amazon..they look so fun.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,128
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I wanted to add that I've also tried the "don't...

I wanted to add that I've also tried the "don't talk about the food and don't respond to complaints etc." and it doesn't work either. If I ignore them and don't encourage them to eat SOMETHING then...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,128
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
AAAGH! I'm so at my wit's end with my two kids...

AAAGH! I'm so at my wit's end with my two kids (5 and 3) and they're dinnertime behavior and eating.  They've never been easy to feed, never eaten large amounts of food, and never been accepting of...
Forum: Toddler Health   10-02-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
400 is a minimum. I've heard that we should have...

400 is a minimum. I've heard that we should have much more, espec ially during the grey months. Problem is, I just don't know HOW much more we need.
Forum: Toddler Health   10-01-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I'm not sure this is the best place to post this...

I'm not sure this is the best place to post this but I'm curious as to whether or not many of you give your LOs Vitamin D?
My kids are 5 and 3 yr old, but I also want to take it. We live in the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-13-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,313
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I just wanted to say that it takes courage to...

I just wanted to say that it takes courage to reach out and ask for help. You've making steps towards becoming a peaceful parent--by acknowledging that you need to change. Good for you. I wish you...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-13-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I'm following this thread, as I posted a similar...

I'm following this thread, as I posted a similar one just a few minutes ago. Dealing with older sibling hitting younger sibling and how to affect a change in their behavior?!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-13-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I keep reading over and over (in new threads and...

I keep reading over and over (in new threads and old) that hitting and name calling are NOT ACCEPTED in their homes. I get it, but what do you do when a child does hit or says hurtful things? We've...
Forum: Gardening   06-26-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Momsteader~what did you plant this year? 

Momsteader~what did you plant this year? 
Forum: Gardening   06-26-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I'll join in (post pictures later)! We just...

I'll join in (post pictures later)! We just finished our broccoli and kale (highly recommend trying your green thumb at both these)..they were very productive. The chickens are enjoying the pulled...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-25-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I'm not sure this is the best place to post this...

I'm not sure this is the best place to post this question. I've been wondering for some time how other parents handle finding a  left-behind toy or clothing item at a public place like a park?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-16-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Oh, and regarding the sibling sharing stuff, I...

Oh, and regarding the sibling sharing stuff, I do still feel that she's on the extreme end of her lack of sharing with her brother. It's really pretty awful, and seems more than just typical sibling...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-16-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Hi, thanks for the replies. We haven't explored...

Hi, thanks for the replies. We haven't explored any medical issues. I do find that her snottiness and tone of voice seems to be connected to the quality of her sleep, and SLEEP is a constant issue...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-11-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Our family is really struggling because of our 5...

Our family is really struggling because of our 5 yr old DD's behavior. DH and I are really stressed by it and it's a constant issue in our house but I'm feeling pretty lost in how to handle her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-05-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Thanks for the thoughtful replies! I appreciate...

Thanks for the thoughtful replies! I appreciate your suggestions. I have realized that I am at fault for not putting DD first more often and the past few days I have really begun to right that...
Forum: Potty Learning   04-25-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Wow, your son sounds just like mine and same...

Wow, your son sounds just like mine and same ages! I'm loving these suggestions.
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-24-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Help! My DD, 5, has made several comments about...

Help! My DD, 5, has made several comments about how she thinks I love her brother (3) more than her, that I talk to him more (?), cuddle him and am always "busy" with him. It breaks my heart into...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-05-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,054
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I LOVE it! That doesn't mean I don't have crazy,...

I LOVE it! That doesn't mean I don't have crazy, frustrating, just-at-my-wit's-end kind of days with my kiddos though. Of course I do, but I am realistic and KNOW that if I worked outside our home I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-05-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
I don't have any suggestions, as we're in the...

I don't have any suggestions, as we're in the same boat with both of our kids! When I had my second child, daddy had to take my place as our first child's cuddle buddy, BUT she is still so attached...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-11-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
Help! My DD is nearly 5 and we've had rough...

Help! My DD is nearly 5 and we've had rough times off and on since age 3, but this "new" patch of trouble is no fun. Things feel out of control and little brother is picking up on it all quickly and...
Forum: Allergies   11-08-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By luckymamaoftwo
A grand total of 4 mucousy, awful poops today....

A grand total of 4 mucousy, awful poops today. Poor babe. Gotta get this figured out ASAP.
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