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Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-20-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
My 6 year old has been so overwhelming the last...

My 6 year old has been so overwhelming the last 6 months and I'm not sure what is appropriate discipline. When she does not get her way she cries and screams and even occasionally hits me. She...
Forum: Montessori   08-24-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
So my 1st grader is in a Montessori program. I...

So my 1st grader is in a Montessori program. I found out yesterday that the teacher is doing some things I'm not okay with and would like ideas on how to approach the subject. I would also like...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-28-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I have a 3.5 year old son. Recently I find...

I have a 3.5 year old son. Recently I find myself being the parent I didn't want to be that yells and even occasionally spanks. I rarely if ever did so with my oldest, but he pushes every button.Of...
Forum: Montessori   09-28-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
At my daughter's Montessori preschool we also...

At my daughter's Montessori preschool we also had little to no communication. Luckily at 3 & 4 my daughter would give me some tidbits about her day though I realize not all kids will. I was welcome...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-10-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I have an almost 5 year old dd. I think it is...

I have an almost 5 year old dd. I think it is completely reasonable for her to sit still while I brush her hair, help her put on her pajamas, and help her brush her teeth. She is definitely capable...
Forum: Montessori   01-25-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
We pay about $4,000 a year for Montessori. We...

We pay about $4,000 a year for Montessori. We use our tax money as it is not in our budget to pay monthly. We definitely could use that tax money for other things, but I have never regretted paying...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-24-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
My first child slept through the night at 3...

My first child slept through the night at 3 months old, she was also bottle fed formula, and she slept in her own room in a crib. She actually preferred the crib to co-sleeping though as we were...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-24-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
Honestly I would tell my 4 year old daughter...

Honestly I would tell my 4 year old daughter that I do not like the way she is speaking to me. I would then give her a nicer way to say it and ask her to repeat it though not word for word or...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-21-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I do think what GD means to one parent can vary...

I do think what GD means to one parent can vary with what it means to another parent based on the needs of their individual child. We found around age 2 that when my daughter was in tantrum mode she...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
For us we have a pretty strict bedtime for our 4...

For us we have a pretty strict bedtime for our 4 year old and a less strict one for our cosleeping, breastfeeding 2 year old. My 4 year old gets notices that bedtime is coming soon from 8-8:15pm....
Forum: Montessori   01-19-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I love living here. I will say though that I...

I love living here. I will say though that I have not been many other places, but I feel it is a very safe city as long as you are in West Omaha, Papillion, Bellevue, or any of the smaller...
Forum: Montessori   01-18-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I live in Omaha, NE. My daughter attends The...

I live in Omaha, NE. My daughter attends The Montessori Childrens Room. It goes from preschool thru sixth grade. There is also a private Montessori middle school/high school called The International...
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I'm open to the idea of a child having her own...

I'm open to the idea of a child having her own room, but I also see many benefits to sharing a room. I say this because I have a 4.5 year old whom adores her own room and space but almost takes it...
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,456
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I truthfully would be concerned. I'm not...

I truthfully would be concerned. I'm not necessarily concerned that she is being sexually harmed, though I wouldn't rule that out and would seek a specialist to look over that area and see if there...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-11-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
Honestly my daughter had sensory issues and...

Honestly my daughter had sensory issues and refused any type of diaper and pullup. She peed the bed almost every night from age 2 to age 4. Honestly cleaning the sheets daily really wasn't that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-11-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I have a 4 1/2 year old daughter and a 25 month...

I have a 4 1/2 year old daughter and a 25 month old son so I definitely have seen my share of this.
In our home there are certain toys that belong only in my daughter's room (most have small pieces...
Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I would probably get involved, but with a very...

I would probably get involved, but with a very open mind. The peanut butter sandwich part does not bother me, my daughter does not like jelly or any type of meat sandwiches so for her it would be...
Forum: Babywearing   11-10-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 6,883
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
Four years ago when I was pregnant with my first...

Four years ago when I was pregnant with my first child I bought a Baby Bjorn simply to use when carrying my newborn around the grocery store. I now wear my baby for so many other reasons like...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-26-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I agree with the other posters...complete GD...

I agree with the other posters...complete GD with no punishments other than logical and natural does not work for every child. I think once my children get older than it will be so much more...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-18-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
In our home it works to diffuse the situation....

In our home it works to diffuse the situation. With my 4 yr old daughter it gives her a moment to calm down where she most likely would not if able to follow us and continue on with her tantrum....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-01-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
My son Aidan is 20 months old. He is very sweet...

My son Aidan is 20 months old. He is very sweet and very affectionate and loving most of the time. He also is very smart and is close to being potty trained, so he does have an understanding of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-29-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,687
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
My son is 20 months old and we just started...

My son is 20 months old and we just started potty training three days ago. He wanted his diaper off so I just decided in that moment that we would give it a go. We are staying home and letting him...
Forum: Family Safety   05-22-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,182
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
No way! The thing I think about is what if...

No way! The thing I think about is what if someone broke in, could my child defend themselves at all and would they be able to handle a traumatic experience like that. During the day I might leave...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-22-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,155
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
I would definitely look into a 3-6 Montessori...

I would definitely look into a 3-6 Montessori program that would take him a bit early as my daughter's school would. Montessori definitely would fit his needs as it would have works suitable for a...
Forum: Parenting   05-21-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,658
Posted By Aliyahsmommy
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