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Forum: The Childhood Years   06-15-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bellasmama06
Please help me to respond better....   ...

Please help me to respond better....
 
Tonight my almost 5yo, who has recently needed to fall asleep in my bed with me (and asks to be moved to her bed after she falls asleep), lays down and can't...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-20-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 14,370
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by mamabain...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamabain http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14891261)
i forget where i read it but here is how i...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-18-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By bellasmama06
Thanks, Lauren, for moving the thread. I put it...

Thanks, Lauren, for moving the thread. I put it under Waldorf because this is the community that I associate with "less is better", "simplifying life", etc. and I didn't know this forum was here....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-15-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By bellasmama06
I'd really like to minimize my 3.5yo DD's toys....

I'd really like to minimize my 3.5yo DD's toys. I did this "project" once before but it's still too cluttered. Being a bit of a pack rat, this is not an easy thing for me..... Does anyone have any...
Forum: Waldorf   02-08-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By bellasmama06
Yes, I do I do!!! Media crazed DH, loving...

Yes, I do I do!!! Media crazed DH, loving father.... working from home.... it's tough. My 3.5yo DD and I used to have NO TV (or maybe an occasional 30 min/week) but I also got sloppy during...
Forum: Waldorf   09-13-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By bellasmama06
Hi! I'm looking for a good Waldorf book with CD...

Hi! I'm looking for a good Waldorf book with CD that has songs and poems with which you can do gesture games, etc., so I can listen with or learn and do with my 3yo.

I've been on www.bobnancy.com...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-10-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by mommy amber...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommy amber http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14361486)
I think that the aversion has transferred...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by mamassong...

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Originally Posted by mamassong http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14359827)
hugs, mama. This is so hard. I've been...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-10-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By bellasmama06
I'm also in this boat and it is tough! I'm 38...

I'm also in this boat and it is tough! I'm 38 weeks pregnant so I'm worried about the transition with the new baby and trying to wean 3yo dd. Like OP, my dd only nurses to sleep and when she wakes...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by destinybound...

Quote:
Originally Posted by destinybound http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14358606)
bellasmama06, I could have written this...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by D_McG...

Quote:
Originally Posted by D_McG http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14358198)
I could not have put this better myself. You...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by Epona...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Epona http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14358195)
In the nap situation you described, I just put...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by LynnS6...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LynnS6 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14357362)
I'm going to sound cruel and heartless, but my...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by _betsy_...

Quote:
Originally Posted by _betsy_ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14356981)
For the nap part, can you set a timer for 5...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-09-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By bellasmama06
I have a similar thing going on so am interested...

I have a similar thing going on so am interested in these responses. I'm also preggy, about a week ahead of you, and am worried about dealing with this behavior along with a new baby too. Sorry...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-09-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By bellasmama06
I feel like I am losing it with my 3yo dd. I try...

I feel like I am losing it with my 3yo dd. I try so hard to follow gentle discipline.... it feels right to me. But, when it doesn't seem to work....???? My 3yo has always tested my patience but I've...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bellasmama06
Ahh, I found it - thanks to Sarahlynn83. ...

Ahh, I found it - thanks to Sarahlynn83.

here it is in case others are interested:

Loving Two

I walk along holding your 2-year-old hand,
basking in the glow of our magical relationship....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bellasmama06
Hi, All - I am dying to find this poem I had...

Hi, All - I am dying to find this poem I had once read (within the last year) on the MDC board somewhere (I think it would be in Birth & Beyond) about the emotions we go through while pregnant with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by MyZoeJane...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MyZoeJane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14182533)
My DD6 is OBSESSED with all things human...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by ivymae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ivymae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14182496)
With our daughter, we talked and talked and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-03-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By bellasmama06
Ok, a month later..... sorry! Thanks for your...

Ok, a month later..... sorry! Thanks for your reply, Delly.

Here's an update. I haven't aggressively tried to nightwean in the last month but instead focused on talking to my 3yo dd about how...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By bellasmama06
Hi, All! I am 32 mos pregnant and have been...

Hi, All! I am 32 mos pregnant and have been thinking about how I prepare my 3yo dd for my upcoming birth and, in general, the new baby. My most immediate concerns are: 1) preparing her for my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-25-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by delly...

Quote:
Originally Posted by delly http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13986113)
OP, I can totally relate! My DD just turned 3...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-24-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By bellasmama06
Quote: Originally Posted by GradysMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GradysMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13972306)

I will add that I usually found at the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-24-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By bellasmama06
Thanks, Everyone, for your replies! The support...

Thanks, Everyone, for your replies! The support means alot!!

Ideally, I hope I can try to do this again with the help of DH. I need to wait, however, for his work to slow down a little so he can...
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