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Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-02-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By mummyofan
I htink you need to make some time for yourself,...

I htink you need to make some time for yourself, insetad of grabbing guilted moments, then feeling awful, just assign time to yourself during the day and make it yours and don't feel guilty.
also I...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-02-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By mummyofan
Which state do you live in don't chastise...

Which state do you live in
don't chastise yourself.
I'll be back puting children to bed...
Forum: Parenting   10-02-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By mummyofan
Go out in the evening, party like a rockstar at...

Go out in the evening, party like a rockstar at a karaoke bar, have sex with DH anywhere in the house, fall int o blissfull sleep and then lie in the next day, nursing a hangover/singing headache!
...
Forum: Parenting   08-28-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By mummyofan
She sounds to me like a normal 17 month old....

She sounds to me like a normal 17 month old. Mine liked me to hold their bottle for them, indeed, i think it's an important cuddle time.
my son, at 4 will sometimes not eat stick or messy things....
Forum: Parenting   07-20-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By mummyofan
I love this forum; People always seem to 'walk...

I love this forum; People always seem to 'walk away' feeling a little better.
Don't know what to suggest. I have no support network here, but I do have fantastic neighbours.
Mine are 4 and 2, and...
Forum: Parenting   07-20-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By mummyofan
Quote: Originally Posted by Katwoman...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Katwoman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15640271)
Wrong word choice on my part, I should have...
Forum: Parenting   07-19-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By mummyofan
yeah, I'd say no to going back.... i think...

yeah, I'd say no to going back....
i think it's just going to have to be disturbed sleep for a while, but you could put a pad with a waterproof base on the bed; they're cheap ( they're the ones...
Forum: Parenting   07-15-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,065
Posted By mummyofan
Yeah, I'm with you, and thanks for putting this...

Yeah, I'm with you, and thanks for putting this up there....
here's mine.... I was in San Fran, in a dep. store, with my mother visiting, she had gone to check out some shoes just a little way...
Forum: Parenting   07-08-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By mummyofan
cant think of anything sensible to write, you've...

cant think of anything sensible to write, you've probably tried these, but library, to find 'jobs we do' books,
go visit a fire station,
playdates
television, a little is surely ok?
ask your DH...
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,336
Posted By mummyofan
yup, another "you're a normal parent" vote here....

yup, another "you're a normal parent" vote here.
I think you're giving them a healthy independance.
I used to walk 'many' miles to school as a child....I think it's 1-2.... with my younger...
Forum: Parenting   07-03-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,790
Posted By mummyofan
Quote: Originally Posted by Twocoolboys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Twocoolboys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15582878)
Wow! I came back to the thread to a bunch...
Forum: Parenting   07-03-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,790
Posted By mummyofan
I would ask my child to pay 1/2 900 is more...

I would ask my child to pay 1/2
900 is more when you're a child.
He probably should have been supervised on it for his safety, so it's not totally his fault; not TRYING to make to feel bad!
...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,798
Posted By mummyofan
Quote: Originally Posted by alfabetsoup...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alfabetsoup http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15528177)
Also, perhaps her job is quite stressful...
Forum: Parenting   06-28-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By mummyofan
I used to have a 1:1 ratio policy till both my...

I used to have a 1:1 ratio policy till both my children could fit into safety accessories, and my son can swim with them now. There must always be a lifeguard paying full attention when I go (but...
Forum: Parenting   06-28-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,502
Posted By mummyofan
reading your last posts, I would DEFINATELY talk...

reading your last posts, I would DEFINATELY talk to the Mom; she may be glad that SOMEONE is acknowledging it. She may need to talk to someone who was there... get closure herself.
Forum: Parenting   06-28-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By mummyofan
my heart is breaking for you. My step...

my heart is breaking for you.
My step Daughter's Mum died as a result of breast cancer when she was 4. (I know this is not what you want to hear) And the way they 'dealt' with it was to keep ALL...
Forum: Parenting   06-28-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,502
Posted By mummyofan
oh, my goodness. You sound amazing; I hope...

oh, my goodness. You sound amazing; I hope you're there if mine ever got into some trouble.
I think you should keep bugging them. If you have the time, contact the manager again, even under false...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,630
Posted By mummyofan
haven't read any yet, but italy is THE place to...

haven't read any yet, but italy is THE place to go for child friendly living!
I'm the same that even before children at our wedding we asked families to bring their children, and we ALLL had great...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,012
Posted By mummyofan
yes for my son as he doesn't like Alex but uses...

yes for my son as he doesn't like Alex but uses sander. we call him sander and alexander
no for my daughter as she hasn't found one she dislikes.
Forum: Parenting   05-24-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By mummyofan
Hi again, I'd say that if it's worked out on...

Hi again,
I'd say that if it's worked out on Wednesdays then he's a pretty sure thing for the future, and the routine works when it's simple, but for other needs, call him alot!
AND... summer is...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By mummyofan
magnetic white board, magnetic letters and...

magnetic white board, magnetic letters and numbers and whiteboard markers.... our children love sitting on the floor playing with these....

Lakeshore learning center do them.

sounds like you...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,840
Posted By mummyofan
My son always 'waters the plants' when he needs...

My son always 'waters the plants' when he needs to...
Ignore them.It's REALLY very normal.
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By mummyofan
Wow, you have one amazing child! I'd be proud,...

Wow, you have one amazing child!
I'd be proud, too, and also annoyed, but not sure how much; it's human to forget something out of routing, but for a child.... someone elses?? If my friends ask me...
Forum: Parenting   05-09-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,873
Posted By mummyofan
Quote: Originally Posted by choli...

Quote:
Originally Posted by choli http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15378206)
For what it's worth, I strongly suspect that...
Forum: Parenting   04-14-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By mummyofan
sometimes, I say to mine, if they're not...

sometimes, I say to mine, if they're not listening; do you need me to get cross?? and although all I do when i get cross is shout, they say 'no' and immediately do whatever I've asked them. Then I...
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