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Forum: The Childhood Years   10-21-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By MissNo
I understand your frustration, big hugs to you...

I understand your frustration, big hugs to you for trying everything. We are currently using a modified behavior chart for my 4.5 yr old girl, who is having accidents for attention. She and her...
Forum: Parenting   10-01-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,318
Posted By MissNo
In our state, pre-school starts at 3 years old....

In our state, pre-school starts at 3 years old. Anything younger than that is day care. I don't feel it helps me to judge what other people do with their kids, unless it is dangerous to the child....
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-12-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By MissNo
Yes and YES!

Yes and YES!
Forum: Television   09-07-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,430
Posted By MissNo
Quote: Originally Posted by workjw...

Quote:
Originally Posted by workjw http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15780967)
I did not realize that Law and Order had been...
Forum: Book Clubs   09-07-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,449
Posted By MissNo
I read somewhere that she was going to stop at...

I read somewhere that she was going to stop at 13. We shall see. I was a bit annoyed with DITF, it almost felt like an addendum to book 9. It was very scattershot, and I think it should have been...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-07-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,774
Posted By MissNo
The Red Tent is fantastic. I loved it. I...

The Red Tent is fantastic. I loved it.

I like Phillipa Gregory. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane was also very good.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-07-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By MissNo
The second and third books in the trilogy are...

The second and third books in the trilogy are very good, although the third suffers from a dry spot just as the first one did.

The small amount of violence in the first book was intense, but it...
Forum: Television   08-25-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,101
Posted By MissNo
Quote: Originally Posted by Barbie64g...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Barbie64g http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15764181)
Me neither. That outfit? HAWTT!!!!! I want...
Forum: Television   08-25-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By MissNo
Rome was fantastic, and Starz just finished a...

Rome was fantastic, and Starz just finished a mini-series of "Pillars of the Earth" that was similar to the Tudors, just an earlier period. DH and I enjoyed that very much.
Forum: Television   08-25-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,430
Posted By MissNo
I am waiting for my cable shows to come...

I am waiting for my cable shows to come back...Sons of Anarchy, Dexter, and a few others. The cancellation of Law and Order put me off network tv for a while.
Forum: Television   08-25-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,862
Posted By MissNo
I am a huge Monty Python fan, but I really fell...

I am a huge Monty Python fan, but I really fell for AbFab and Father Ted. Hilarious!
Forum: Television   08-23-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,489
Posted By MissNo
I am disappointed with the development of Sam in...

I am disappointed with the development of Sam in the series. When I first saw his flashback, I thought of a second rate Bill and Lorena. I like that Sam is sympathetic and straightforward, but with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-23-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,956
Posted By MissNo
Quote: Originally Posted by minkajane...

Quote:
Originally Posted by minkajane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15762604)
ETA: Is there any way I can get a legal...
Forum: Television   08-23-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,584
Posted By MissNo
I have to agree with you, Gina. I am so...

I have to agree with you, Gina. I am so sensitive to all sorts of content now ("Gone, Baby, Gone" just wrecked me) where I wasn't before the girls arrived. Can't wait for the new season of Dexter,...
Forum: Television   08-23-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,101
Posted By MissNo
I have to separate the books and the show,...

I have to separate the books and the show, because I just get annoyed. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif

The storyline with Jesus and LaLa is good, but it is getting...
Forum: Parenting   08-22-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,055
Posted By MissNo
My oldest DD is already telling me she isn't...

My oldest DD is already telling me she isn't going back to school. The past month has been rough, I didn't want to overschedule, so our 'summer' activities ended about three weeks ago. Mistake. I...
Forum: Parenting   08-09-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By MissNo
I don't know how long you guys will be...

I don't know how long you guys will be traveling, but we used a lot of Scholastic DVDs from the library, and the girls loved them. They are very gentle re-tellings fo classic stories....
Forum: Parenting   08-08-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By MissNo
We were given ear drops from DD's pediatrician....

We were given ear drops from DD's pediatrician. I am sure the Hyland's drops will be fine, as long as they are for pain. The ear plugs we found in One Step Ahead, we used them as a backup in case...
Forum: Parenting   08-08-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By MissNo
I vent. If I didn't, I'd explode. It is...

I vent. If I didn't, I'd explode. It is difficult to vent on the internet, because people can't always gauge my tone. I have some good friends that might not parent in the same way, but that doesn't...
Forum: Parenting   08-08-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By MissNo
The first thing I'd pack would be ear drops and...

The first thing I'd pack would be ear drops and ear plugs. After that, toys, books/vidoes or a laptop if you have one. Crayons, paper, other non-messy craft stuff, paintbrushes and construction...
Forum: Parenting   08-08-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,055
Posted By MissNo
mamapisces, I could have typed that post...

mamapisces, I could have typed that post word-for-word. What a relief to read that someone else is dealing with it. This summer has been really tough, even with a pool to play in. It was too hot for...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-07-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By MissNo
Lynn, I might try the lying down next to the...

Lynn, I might try the lying down next to the child suggestion, we are in a similar spot with our DD.

My only suggestion is to shorten the routine. Our oldest is 4.5 now, and she has never slept...
Forum: Parenting   08-06-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,055
Posted By MissNo
Oh thank you! I am so glad this post is here. ...

Oh thank you! I am so glad this post is here.

Mom to a spirited 4.5 year old, and I am struggling. No sleep, no peace, some days I want to hang it up! Lately, with no summer camp or swimming...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-06-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,533
Posted By MissNo
I think you are reading a lot into this woman's...

I think you are reading a lot into this woman's expressions and tone, (she looked like she wanted to hit her kid?) and it makes me uncomfortable.

My children spitting food at someone is not to be...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-02-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,468
Posted By MissNo
My oldest is 50 pounds, and four feet tall....

My oldest is 50 pounds, and four feet tall. She's 4 and a half. My youngest is 37 pounds, 3 feet tall, and 35 months old. My ped told me both of them were 'off the charts' and obese, and I know that...
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